24 & 25 October 2017, Johannesburg

With unprecedented levels of growth on the horizon, Africa represents the world's most exciting  opportunity in global gaming. Gaming Africa will show you how to take advantage.

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Africa's Forum




Join peers and experts for two days of content focused on the African market.

Build your network, explore best practice and share ideas with the industry's best.

Get invaluable intelligence direct from the very best minds in African gaming.

Explore the Future of African Gaming

Clarion Gaming is part of Clarion Events Limited. Company number: 454826. VAT number: GB 843 8456 01. Registered in England and Wales. 
Registered address: Bedford House, 69-79 Fulham High Street, London, SW6 3JW, United Kingdom.

A Word from the Organisers

Content That Looks Beyond the Horizon

The Gaming Africa agenda has been designed specifically with operators and regulators in mind, providing a line-up of expert speakers who will help you to uncover the opportunities that lie ahead...

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Clarion Gaming has always been committed to providing experiences that truly enhance the professional lives of our valued audiences – so I am delighted that we are bringing Gaming Africa to the market to offer a cross delivery platform for online, landbased, affiliate and sports betting in this vital and exciting region. I very much look forward to seeing you there. 

What our delegates have to say: 

“The Nordic region is an incredibly important market in igaming, and a dedicated affiliate event in the region is long overdue. We really look forward to supporting the event and meeting with our affiliate and acquisition partners there.”

“LAC, BAC and the other conferences hosted by iGaming Business are great places for getting up to date with the igaming industry and network with like-minded people. I look forward to meeting up with igaming community in Scandinavia.”



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Africa’s Growing Economy – get a clearer understanding of the African landscape and what sort of influence this might have on the gaming industry.

Payments: is Cash Still King? – learn how to replicate the success of the Kenyan market’s use of Mpesa and unlock the full potential of digital gaming in Africa.

Does Being Responsible Pay? – explore this argument and uncover examples of how this has worked successfully in other jurisdictions.

Anti-Money Laundering and Sports Integrity – discover key solutions to one of the largest inhibitors of progress for the African gaming industry.

Moving Forward with External Investment – explore the international market’s views on African market entry, the operational needs of the market and the domestic view on foreign partnerships.

Best Ways to Manage Public Relations – find out how the gaming industry can work together to change this perception and better communicate the social benefits of a thriving, sustainable market.

Regional Roundtables: East, West and South Africa – share ideas, discuss individual challenges and opportunities with like-minded people with an interest in your region.

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Totally Gaming Academy training: Arjan Korstjens will be delivering the Casino Marketing Academy and Lee Richardson will be delivering the Online Sports Betting Master Class.  

Media Partners

iGaming Business
Totally Gaming
Bingo Life
Casino Life
Focus Gaming News
Calvin Ayre
Ding News

Global Partners

Gioco News
Gambling Insider
Online Casino Reports
G3 247
G3 Interactive
G3 Newswire
iGB Affiliate

Supporting Partners

European Casino Association



Games Magazine
Casino International
Casino & Gaming International

Times and Location

Day One - Tuesday 24 October

  • Registration from 08:00 to 09:00
  • Conference, including breaks from 09:00 to 17:30
  • Networking drinks from 17:30 to 19:30
  • Networking party from 19:30 til late

Day Two - Wednesday 25 October

  • Registration from 09:00 to 10:00
  • Conference, including breaks from 10:00 to 16:00
  • Training Master Classes from 10:00 to 16:00

Birchwood Hotel & OR Tambo Conference Centre
14 View Point Road
Bartlett AH
Boksburg, 1456
South Africa

Tel.: +27 11 897 0000


Getting There


The hotel provides a free airport shuttle which departs hourly from Birchwood at 30 minutes past every hour (starting at 5:30AM), and OR Tambo International bus terminal at 10 minutes past every hour (last pick up 12:10AM). Enjoy FREE coffee & WiFi while you wait at the airport guest lounge

From Domestic Arrivals:

Exit the doors from Domestic Arrivals.  From the greeting area, head right towards International Arrivals. Passing International Arrivals (on your right), look for the signs to car hire and the bus terminal. Bearing left, towards the street, exit the terminal building. Cross the road, following the signs to the bus terminal.

The Birchwood shuttle departs at 10 past the hour from the bus terminal. There is a Birchwood guest lounge where you enjoy free WiFi and coffee while you wait at the hotel's Airport Guest Lounge.

From International Arrivals:

Exit the doors from International Arrivals.  From the greeting area, look for the signs to car hire and the bus terminal. Continue straight, towards the street, exit the terminal building. Cross the road, following the signs to the bus terminal.

The Birchwood shuttle departs at 10 past the hour from the bus terminal. There is a Birchwood guest lounge where you enjoy free WiFi and coffee while you wait at the hotel's Airport Guest Lounge.

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Complimentary Training 

Training plays a vital role in raising standards and creating a professional and sustainable industry.  To satisfy this, we will be bringing the highly acclaimed ‘Totally Gaming Academy' master classes to Gaming Africa.

Globally recognised experts Arjan Korstjens and Lee Richardson will be flying in to guide you through their specialist courses: Casino Marketing Academy, and Online Sports Betting Master Class.

And unique to Gaming Africa's delegation is the chance to participate in these master classes on an entirely complimentary basis (saving you R15,000 on the standard fee for this training).

(valued at R15,000)

Arjan Korstjens
Lee Richardson

Arjan Korstjens

Course: Casino Marketing Academy

Arjan Korstjens is a consultant, speaker and trainer in the international Casino industry. Working from his own company, Explayner, he helps casinos improving the result and effect of their Marketing in both the online and landbased world. He worked for, amongst others, Holland Casino, Grand Casino Luzern, Partouche Casino Oostende, SBM Casinos de Monaco, Sun Monticello Chile and International Hotel Casino Bulgaria.

Arjan has a background in international advertising, being a founder of one of the first digital agencies in The Netherlands back in 1995. After his digital start he worked in traditional advertising, TV and for advertising companies.

Arjan speaks at various conferences around the world, being a speaker at The Slot Summit/Totally Gaming Summit from conception and is a favourite amongst attendees.

Lee Richardson

Course: Online Sports Betting Master Class

Lee graduated with an MBA from the University of Strathclyde and is a Fellow of the UK Chartered Institute of Marketing.

He held senior marketing and commercial roles with the Hertz Corporation in both the UK and Europe, whilst over the past 15 years has had CEO/COO positions with Tote Direct, Coral-Eurobet plc, Chartwell Games International, Boylesports and ONEworks. During this time, he has managed trading rooms in the UK, Gibraltar and Ireland, and led the team which developed the Tote Scoop6, the first new TV horseracing bet in 25 years.

Currently, Lee is the founder/CEO of Gaming Economics, an international e-gaming consultancy and advisory business. He is also a business mentor with Bright Ideas Trust, an award-winning UK charity that provides start-up finance and business advice for young entrepreneurs.

Totally Gaming Academy

These training courses both take place on the second day of the conference, Wednesday 25 October, and places are limited - you can register when you confirm your guest place at Gaming Africa.

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Thought Leaders to Inspire

Gaming Africa is your source of leading insight from the minds that matter - and your chance to network with the gaming industry's best.

Edgar Agaba
James Mbalwe
Jean Claude Mushimire
Lotteries and Gaming Regulatory Board Uganda
Gaming Board of Tanzania
Rwanda Ministry of Trade and Industry

Edgar Agaba

CEO, Lotteries and Gaming Regulatory Board Uganda

James Mbalwe

Director General, Gaming Board of Tanzania

Jean Claude Mushmire

Head of the Services Industry Development Policy, Rwanda Ministry of Trade and Industry

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Kate Chambers

Kate Chambers

Managing Director, Clarion Gaming

From the Agenda Creator

It’s fantastic to be working on Gaming Africa, as it brings a long-overdue event to arguably the most important and exciting region in the world for the future of gaming. My remit is to produce a forum that truly inspires, generates active discussion and gives you invaluable ideas to take back to your organisation. I’m confident that you’ll find Gaming Africa does this and a great deal more.

Curtis Roach

Curtis Roach

Content Lead, Gaming Africa, Clarion Gaming

Global Advisory Partners

Global Gaming Company
Spectrum Gaming Group
Arjan Korstjens

Arjan Korstjens

Course Director, Totally Gaming Academy

Totally Gaming Academy
Michael Meadon

Michael Meadon

Enterprise Solutions & GRC Market Development Lead, Thomson Reuters

Thomson Reuters
Madelein Ozok

Madelein Ozok

CEO and Founder, InMojo Group

Online Gambling Quarterly
Betting Mgz
Gaming Agenda
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BizNis Africa
Casino Journal
Susan O'Leary

Susan O'Leary

CEO, Alderney eGambling

Alderney eGambling

Yahaya Maikori

Senior Partner, Law Allianz

Law Allianz
Industry Group for Responsible Gambling
Nigel Quadros

Nigel Quadros

General Manager, SupaBet247

Law Allianz
Alderney eGambling
Thomson Reuters
Totally Gaming Academy
Rwanda Ministry of Trade and Industry
Gaming Board of Tanzania
Lotteries and Gaming Regulatory Board Uganda
Gaming Intelligence