July 25, 2022 3 min read


Grupo Pefaco Goes Digital in Africa with Moobifun

Grupo Pefaco, a Spanish casino holding based in Barcelona, has doubled down on expanding its footprint in the African market. To that end, the company has teamed up with Moobifun, a French B2B iGaming company. Moobifun will help Pefaco digitalize its content and conquer iGaming in Africa.

Pefaco Goes Online

Grupo Pefaco’s retail offerings enjoy significant popularity in West Africa. Because of this, the company has decided that it is time to take the next step and go online. Moobifun will use its experience with iGaming and online content to fully digitalize Pefacto’s products. The tech-savvy company will put its knowledge of online marketing to use to make the operator’s new online offer as appealing as possible.

The casino firm’s online offer will first target the six African countries where the company runs casinos. For reference, these include Benin, Burkina Faso, Burundi, the Ivory Coast, Niger and Togo.  Grupo Pefaco’s will capitalize on offerings such as digital scratch cards, number games and lotteries to further boost its brand awareness in the region.

In addition, the agreement will see Moobifun power Pefaco with its proprietary Mobile Money solution, allowing players in the aforementioned six countries to make easy transfers when playing online.

Moobifun Is Excited to Work with the Operator

Louis Mecklembourg, head of business development and sales at Moobifun, shared his thoughts about the deal. He lauded Grupo Pefaco as a very successful business and praised the success of its land-based venues.

Mecklembourg added that he is glad by the opportunity to help Grupo Pefaco’s acclaimed content go online.

Grupo Pefaco has built a very successful business within the bricks-and-mortar casino space and we’re thrilled to help them digitize the African operation. Our localized expertise will ensure that users will have a seamless and enjoyable online experience.

Louis Mecklembourg, head of business development, Moobifun

Grupo Pefaco is a company with almost three decades of experience in the gambling market. It has access to markets in three continents and is keen on expanding its presence even more. To that end, the company keeps on modernizing its approach, as it aims to be in line with contemporary gambling.

Speaking of Africa, many companies have been seeking to grab opportunities in the region’s budding market. 888, one of the biggest gambling holdings, recently unveiled an African arm. Soon after its creation, 888AFRICA appointed Sportech as the company’s full-service betting and gaming platform provider.

Meanwhile, Betfred inked a deal with LottoStar to expand in South Africa.


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