Tyrone Dobbin

Managing Director, Sportingbet South Africa


Tyrone Dobbin is co-founder, and Managing Director of Sportingbet South Africa. Responsible for launching South Africa’s first licensed online sportsbook in 2007, he has a passion for developing the credibility of online sports betting and gambling in South Africa. Tyrone is a prominent role player in industry related regulation developments and a frequent contributor in the South African houses of Parliament. He has also assisted regulators and officials in Uganda, Kenya, Nigeria, Ghana and South Africa on regulation and policy development with a focus on technological innovation. Tyrone holds a computer science degree from the Kwa Zulu Natal Technikon and currently serves as Chairman of the Western Cape Bookmakers Association, a position he has held for the past 4 years.
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