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Africa’s First Gaming Trade Show a Resounding Success
26 November 2015
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Gambling Indaba, Africa’s first Gambling Trade Show, wrapped up yesterday, after a 2-day packed Conference & Expo session in Cape Town, sending a message to the International Gaming community that Africa is open for Gaming & Hospitality Business.

The inaugural event was officially opened by Western Cape MEC for Economic Opportunities, Alan Winde – who welcomed the event to Cape Town and expressed his pleasure at the number of new economic opportunities inherent in the Gambling & Hospitality Industry. The show will be an annual event, and to be considered the ‘Gambling Gateway to Africa’.

Among the highlights of the show were the African debut of locally manufactured slots from Atlas Gaming, which are assembled by GrandTellumat. Atlas Gaming has embarked on an ambitious plan to invigorate the Casino market by creating a new world-class, low-cost, ergonomically and environmentally friendly slot machine, with innovative, entertaining and interactive products that deliver exceptional and sustainable performance for Gaming Operators. GPI Chairman Hassen Adams, heralded the new venture to a packed conference hall of industry professionals and media. South African company CDP Gaming, a sportsbetting solutions provider was another debutante at the Gambling Indaba, which organisers see as a proudly African showcase for gaming networking opportunities, slots, equipment and services to the African continent. Africa is increasingly becoming an important market for the international community as sportsbetting shows phenomenal growth and many new business opportunities across all form of gambling including casino, lottery, bingo and AWPs open up across the continent.