South Africa accounts for over 80% of the African sports betting industry
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South Africa accounts for over 80% of the African sports betting industry

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A bit more than a year ago, in February 2021, the US business magazine Forbes wrote that Africa represented the continent with the fastest growth. Because: startups earned 450 million $ in 2015 and 2 billion $ in 2019. In this context, the growth within the sports betting industry is primarily due to South Africa. After all: this country accounts for more than 80% of this industry across the continent. Therefore, South Africa aims to have a say in the global sports betting market by 2027. By then, the global market volume is expected to reach $237.2 billion.
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Alice made her first steps in sports journalism while still at school. Thereafter, she also started working with sports betting more than ten years ago. Since then, she has loved writing betting previews. Furthermore, she likes to test bookmakers and to give other tips. Alice, for example, has been a member of the Association Internationale de la Presse Sportive (AIPS) since 2016 and observes the teams on site as often as possible. In addition to her mother tongues German and Italian, she manages English and Spanish. And Alice is happy to use this for her work.