When it comes to mitigating the effects of the global pandemic, Andrew von Hoessslin, Director of Bitville Gaming, advised betting and gaming companies to come up with sustainable betting solutions for virtual sports products – something which he explained will help make up for the lack of live sport.
Speaking to SBC ahead of SBC Digital Summit Africa, Andrew von Hoessslin noted that the event will provide an opportunity to learn more about the constantly changing landscape of the African sports betting market.
What are you looking forward to at the SBC Digital Summit Africa?
To learn more about the ever changing landscape of the African market and sharing our insights with others. We hope to meet new operators and form new relationships.
What would be your biggest bit of advice for betting and gaming businesses trying to mitigate the impact of COVID-19?
My advice will be to have sustainable betting solutions for virtual sports products as in this new situation COVID-19, there is a lack of real sporting events.
What are you promoting at SBC Digital Summit Africa?
The aim is to promote our product portfolio which includes a suite of lottery, numbers betting, fixed odds and jackpot sportsbook products.
What industry innovation will capture the most attention in 2020?
To be able to propose innovation solutions that will adapt current demand.
Which operator has impressed you the most in 2020?
Most of our operators
What partnership has stood out in the past 12 months?
Which parts of the conference agenda have caught your eye?
Almost all parts of the agenda are interesting as it covers all the essential aspects of gambling in Africa and sports betting.