Araik Tonyan



36 years old

Current Location:

Abuja, Nigeria


Graduated with honours from the Law Faculty of Moscow State University in 2009.

Professional Experience:

2008-2013: Started his career as an associate in the Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP international law firm.


Holds a diploma from the American accelerator, The Founder Institute.


From 2014 to 2016, he founded several online sports startups. From 2016 to 2018, he served as the CEO of a "Bookmaker Ratings" platform. During this time, the company became a leader in the betting affiliate market, and its profits increased fivefold.

Media Holding Company:

In 2020, Araik and partners founded the international media holding company Expert Gaming, specialising in projects related to betting and gambling.

Current Roles:

Since 2021, he has been the CEO of the bookmaker expertise and ranking platform "Vprognoze". Since 2022, he has been CEO and leading betting strategy analyst at VP-Bet Global and VP-Bet Nigeria. Araik has many publications on the betting industry, its regulation and markets.

Personal Life:

He is married and has a son and daughter.