Have you ever considered if there is an advantage to playing at casino over placing a bet with a bookmaker and vice versa?
GiGse, one of the most popular networking and knowledge exchange events for US facing C-Level gaming professionals, has added to its packed two-day programme securing a further five inspiring speakers.
Ahead of their presentation at this year’s GiGse, (The Biltmore Hotel, Miami, May 31 – June 1), co-founders of the artificial intelligence-based algorithms and software specialists nQube, Dr. Jason Fiege and Dr. Stasi Baran, took the time to discuss their burgeoning business, why they’ve used their expertise to target the gambling sector, and the power of creating a positive experience.
Can you outline what has happened to the business in the 12-months since you won the Launchpad competition at GiGse 2017?
Evert Montero, non-executive Chairman of Juegos Miami and President of Colombian trade body, Fecoljuegos, sets out the key objectives of this year’s event, why Latin American is a continent full of surprises, and his aspirations for Juegos Miami to become the biggest event in the world.
Have you set out any objectives for your term of office as Chairman of Juegos Miami – what do you hope to achieve?
Cross sector industry body, the Gambling Business Group (GBG), has announced a strategic partnership programme with independent charity the Young Gamblers Education Trust (YGAM). The two organisations will collaborate across a range of topics to provide a human context to social responsibility and improve understanding of harm minimisation and how it can be delivered.
Supreme Court Oral Arguments Analyzed by: Professor I Nelson Rose
"Laws are like sausages. It's better not to see them being made."
Otto von Bismarck
On December 4, 2017, the Supreme Court of the United States heard oral arguments in the New Jersey sports betting case. Almost every Justice was actively involved in the questioning, which touched upon everything from obscure statutory interpretation to the importance of states not controlled by the federal government.
A new report released by Textlocal, one of the UK’s leading SMS platforms, reveals today that mobile gambling is set to revolutionise the industry as operators increasingly embrace the SMS platform to help drive activity and integration. The report also highlights how an estimated 4m people already use their smartphone to gamble and that that figure is growing by more than 10% year on year.
Entering into a Brave New World. By Robert Ambrose
The Young Gamblers Education Trust (YGAM) has made history by becoming the first charity partner of ICE London (6th – 8th February, ExCeL, London, UK).
Leading the sector into his second year at the association helm, Gabi Stergides, National President of Bacta, talks about challenges past and present, and for the future, it’s knowledge that may well be the defining battleground.
Reflecting on 2017, what do you regard as being the high points of your first year as bacta President?