Angola – GiG debuts services in AfricaBy William - 9 May 2022
Gaming Innovation Group has signed an agreement with Angolan operator, Full Games SA, for the provision of its full Sportsbook and Player Account Management services in the newly regulated market.
The deal is the first that combines the offering from both GiG and Sportnco Gaming SAS and marks a significant milestone for GiG with a new market entry and its first into regulated African markets. The contract is for five years and go-live is anticipated later this year.
Full Game SA is a joint venture between the local partner GRUPO CHAMAVO, a holding of financial participation and business management in several branches of activity, and GRUPO VALISA, one of the largest retail groups for gaming in Spain.
GiG will also support Full Games SA with its end to end suite of turnkey managed services in order for the operator to have quick and efficient access to the online gaming market in Angola.
GiG also anticipates that by securing its first sportsbook and platform deal in Africa that the company will be able over the coming years to build a presence on a broader scale in emerging African markets which are expected to grow significantly in the coming years as the market matures.
Francisco Simão Júnior, Chairman of Full Games SA, commented: ”We are really excited to launch our betting and gaming offer soon in Angola. We think that Sportnco and GIG is the perfect fit to leverage our gaming licence and offer a very attractive gaming solution to all punters from Angola.”
Hervé Schlosser, Managing Director of Sportnco Gaming Group, said: “I am exceptionally happy to have partnered with Full Games SA. The opportunity to implement our sportsbook and PAM in Angola, a fresh and dynamic market, where we see tremendous potential, is a true testament to the Sportnco reputation and the strength of the partnership and offering we now have in combining Sportnco and GiG’s technology, people and service offering.
“I am extremely proud that we are one of the early movers and one of the first to secure a partnership there. We are looking forward to working with and building a long-term relationship with Full Game SA.”