09:00   Registration & Morning Coffee


09:30   Welcome and Opening Remarks From The Chair
            Christina Thakor-Rankin –
Principal Consultant, 1710 Gaming LTD. (UK)  ​


09:45   The Latest Developments in Online Payment - VoguePay
            Geoffrey Weli Wosu
- Co-Founder & Director of Legal and Marketing, 

             VoguePay, Nigeria
                

10:15   Panel: How Regulators Can Collaborate To Create A Better

            Regulatory Environment Across West Africa

            Moderator:Olafadeke Akeju– Managing Partner, WYS Solicitors

            Panelists:

            Adamu M Sifiwa –  Acting Director General, National Lottery Regulatory
            Commission, Nigeria
            

            Abena Osafo-Mensah  – Deputy Director, Gaming Commission of Ghana            

            Martin Kollie – Director General, National Lottery Authority, Liberia

            Oni​ Tope  Michael – Principal Consultant, e–Ways International, Nigeria 

          Charles KamaraManaging Director, Sierra Leone State Lotto 

​            Company, Sierra Leone

            Akin Alabi – President, Association of Nigerian Bookmakers,

          Seun Anibaba – CEO, Lagos State Lotteries Board, Nigeria          


11:00   Coffee Break

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11:30   Developing A Sustainable Retail Market In Africa
            Johnson Foye – 
Executive Director (Operations), Topserve Gaming &   
            Lottery Limited
                                            

12:00   Panel: Making The Most Of Growing Opportunities In Africa
            Moderator: Akin Alabi President, Association of Nigerian Bookmakers          

​            Panelists:
            Alessandro Fried – Chairman, BtoBet           

            Sudeep Ramnani – CEO, Marawin Ltd. (SportyBet) Nigeria

            Johnson Foye – Executive Director (Operations) , Topserve Gaming &   

            Lottery Limited

            Oni Tope Michael – Principal Consultant, e–Ways International, Nigeria

            Austin Udu – Businsess Development for Africa, Media Stream AG, Nigeria

            EtimbukBassey – Chief Operating Officer, SimplePay, Nigeria

12:45   Lunch


 14:00   New Regulations - New Rules For Playing The Game
            Babatunde Ibidapo-Obe
Partner, Akin Ibidapo-Obe & Co


14:30   Panel: The Challenge Of Changing Customer Betting Patterns
            Moderator: Christina Thakor-Rankin –
Principal Consultant,

            1710 Gaming LTD. (UK) 
            Panelists:
            Sudeep Ramnani –
CEO, Marawin Ltd.(SportyBet), Nigeria
            Martin Wachter – 
CEO, Golden Race.
            
Akin Alabi – President, Association of Nigerian Bookmakers, Nigeria


15:15   Beating the Odds of Reaching more Gamers across West Africa:

​            The Challenge of Internet and Satellite Broadcasting
            Salvation Alibor – CEO, Syscomptech 


15:45   Closing Remarks From The Chair 

​            Christina Thakor-Rankin – Principal Consultant, 1710 Gaming LTD. (UK)         


16:00   End of conference

 

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09:00   Registration and Morning coffee


09:30   Welcome and Opening Remarks from the Chair

           Christina Thakor-Rankin – Principal Consultant, 1710 Gaming LTD. (UK) 


09:45   Opening Address: Government Moves To Streamline Gaming      

            Activities In Nigeria
            Representative of the National Lottery Regulatory Commission, Nigeria 

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10:15   Panel: Tough Economic Times – Threat or Opportunity? ​
            Moderator: Christina Thakor-Rankin – Principal Consultant, 1710 Gaming               LTD. (UK)

            Panelists:

​            Representative of the National Lottery Regulatory Commission, Nigeria           
            Sudeep Ramnani –
CEO, Marawin Ltd. (SportyBet), Nigeria

​            Akin Alabi – President, Association of Nigerian Bookmakers

​            Adedayo Akinbiyi –  Economist, PwC, Nigeria​         


11:00   Coffee break


11:30   Novelty That Revolutionized Gambling And Could Change The Future

            of Betting

​            Tayo Atoloye Director of Sales Africa, BetGames.TV

​            Aleksas Pikturna – Sales Operations Manager, BetGames.TV


12:00   Panel: How Regulators Are Welcoming Foreign Investment In Nigeria
            Moderator:  Olafadeke AkejuManaging Partner, WYS Solicitors, Nigeria
            Panelists:

            Akin Alabi President, Association of Nigerian Bookmakers
            Seun Anibaba
CEO, Lagos State Lotteries Board, Nigeria
           
Representative of the National Lottery Regulatory Commission, Nigeria  
            
                                

12:45   Lunch 


14:30   Panel: Why Is Sports Betting Spreading So Fast Across Africa?
            ModeratorAkin Alabi
President, Association of Nigerian Bookmakers 
            Panelists:
            Johnson Foye – 
Executive Director (Operations)Topserve Gaming &   

            Lottery Limited

            Filippos Antonopoulos - CEO, Vermantia
            Sudeep Ramnani
CEO, Marawin Ltd. (SportyBet),
 Nigeria

​            Oni​ Tope Michael – Principal Consultant, E–ways International, Nigeria 

​           Will Westcott – ​Business Development Manager, Betgenius

                                

15:15   Coffee Break

15:45   How To Prevent Money Laundering In The Sports Betting Industry 
            Emmanuel Ekpenyong -
Managing Partner, Fred & Young LP


16:15   Panel: Playing By The Rules – The Role That Regulators Play In The

            Sports Betting Industry
            Moderator: Abena Osafo-Mensah 
– Deputy Director, Gaming

​            Commission of Ghana 
            Panelists:
            Adamu M Sifiwa – 
Acting Director General, National Lottery Regulatory
            Commission, Nigeria

            Martin Kollie Director General, National Lottery Authority, Liberia

            Charles KamaraManaging Director, Sierra Leone State Lottery

            Company

            Akin Alabi – President, Association of Nigerian Bookmakers 

            Seun AnibabaCEO, Lagos State Lotteries Board, Nigeria


17:00   Closing Remarks From The Chair

​            Christina Thakor-Rankin Principal Consultant, 1710 Gaming LTD. (UK) 


17:15   Q & A Consultation Session

            Christina Thakor-Rankin – Principal Consultant, 1710 Gaming LTD. (UK)

            Olafadeke Akeju – Managing Partner, WYS Solicitors, Nigeria


18:00   End Of Day One

17 - 19 JULY 2017

Federal Palace Hotel & Casino, Lagos, Nigeria

DAY ONE

17 July 2017

08:00    ​​Nigeria Sports Betting Summit
             Hosted by: The Association of Nigerian Bookmakers

​             Topics:

  •         Bridging The Gap Between Policy and Practice
  • ​        The Impact of internal and external factors on business

​ Book your seats for the Nigeria Sports Betting Summit at :

 http://nigeriasportsbettingsummit.com/



               

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19 July 2017

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18 July 2017

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