The second annual Sports Betting West Africa Summit got underway today with UK operator, 1710 Gaming LTD’s Christina Thakor-Rankin opening the event with a welcoming message to delegates and participants. She laid out the agenda for the three day summit that concludes on Wednesday evening with mentions program highlights appealing to a delegation of investors, regulators, law enforcement, start-ups, and blue-chip operators throughout the industry.

The auditorium in the opulent Kempinski Hotel in cosmopolitan Accra, Ghana is this year’s venue location which will see a dynamic mix of delegates from Sub-Saharan and West African areas. Lanre Gbajabiamila, Martin Kollie Charles Wambia and Akin Alabi are just some of the major players who will be in attendance and doing presentations in their respective areas of expertise. Attendees can expect valuable insights into the booming sports betting and gaming industry in Africa.

Today will see such items as Gambling Taxes; Insights To The Growing African Market; and The Responsibility Of Bookmakers discussed in depth with networking opportunities and refreshment breaks for “shop talk” and personal contact with others in the gambling and sports betting fraternity.

For further information on the summit visit Sports Betting West Africa at or email Feel free to contact the Eventus International team directly on the ground on +233 242 666946.

Eventus-International is an independent global event producing company that specializes in gaming conferences and exhibitions. Eventus is based in Hong Kong and South Africa.