DraftKings Q&A: Playing the long game
June 25, 2020
Despite this being a time like no other, DraftKings has maintained a sense of fluidity to power through current obstacles and setbacks. Ezra Amacher speaks with the Boston-based operator's C suite about how they’re weathering the storm.
Being at the ready: Sun Gaming CEO Q & A
June 22, 2020
Seizing opportunities in the time of the stranded gambler. This article was originally published in the May/June edition of Gaming America.
Betgenius exec: Live suspension strategies can maximise English Premier League return
June 17, 2020
The English Premier League is returning for the first time today since the COVID-19 pandemic caused the season’s three-month hiatus.
Investors Corner: How important is EBITDA?
June 15, 2020
Tim Poole speaks with industry experts to gauge exactly how much value assessing a gaming firm’s EBITDA gives an investor.
Moody's Q & A: Significant Las Vegas decline for coming quarters; improvements in 2021
June 5, 2020
Senior analyst from bond credit rating company predicts short-term struggle but has more optimism for 2021.
US online gaming and esports: The i in team
June 1, 2020
Ezra Amacher examines esports and online gaming in the US as a whole, as it looks to sustain growth in a volatile climate. This article was originally published in the May/June edition of Gaming America magazine.
From the ground up
May 29, 2020
Keeping the customer in control was the primary business model as Mark Thomas set out to create ZenSports.
Watering the flowers
May 19, 2020
Andrew Burke, recently appointed CEO of Bluberi, speaks with Gaming America about his vision for the gaming supplier; this interview was originally published in the March/April edition of Gaming America magazine.
Tribal innovation and sustainability
May 14, 2020
Gaming Arts President Mike Dreitzer spoke to Tim Poole about tribal gaming at ICE London. This interview was originally published in Gaming America March/April.
Sun Gaming CEO: Making lemonade out of lemons in the time of the stranded gambler
May 7, 2020
Casino operators need to think strategically to survive the current coronavirus crisis and create long-term viability, according to Bobby Soper, president and CEO of Sun Gaming and Hospitality.
The importance of class II gaming
May 5, 2020
Russell Witt, Director of Central Determinate Gaming at Incredible Technologies, explains why he believes class II gaming is more important than ever. This article was originally published in the March/April edition of Gaming America.
An undervalued hand
April 29, 2020
Tim Poole caught up with American Gaming Association (AGA) president and CEO Bill Miller at ICE London, for a broad discussion on state-by-state regulation, mobile wagering and public sentiment. This interview was conducted before the coronavirus pandemic.
Is political betting good for business?
April 24, 2020
Before the coronavirus pandemic, 888 Holdings SVP, head of commercial development Yaniv Sherman spoke to Ezra Amacher about political betting within the US.
Betfred US exec: Incremental return to business vital for Las Vegas casinos
April 24, 2020
Gaming America speaks with Las Vegas-based industry expert Stephen Crystal, head of US development at Betfred, about the current lockdown in Las Vegas, the impact of coronavirus on the US sports betting market and Betfred's US development.
Making the most of March Madness
April 22, 2020
Ezra Amacher looks into the betting intricacies of March Madness, one of the busiest weeks on the US sports betting calendar. This feature was written before the coronavirus pandemic and, at this point, provides useful forward-looking analysis should March Madness return in 2021.
Ahead of the game
April 17, 2020
Cathryn Lai, SVP Product Management and Product Marketing at Scientific Games, speaks to Gaming America about gaming innovation and the supplier’s plans for 2020. This interview was conducted before the coronavirus pandemic.
An industry career to remember
February 24, 2020
Before the former Penn National Gaming CEO and American Gaming Association Chairman Tim Wilmott retired at the end of last year, he spoke to David Cook about his time in the gaming industry, spanning three decades, and opened up on what he will miss about the market.
Linq Casino the model to follow, says Hold Gaming Founder
February 11, 2020
Hold Gaming Founder and among the first Double Down Interactive employees, Phil Runyan, says the Linq Casino is the model to follow in terms of organization of casino floors.
Ready to go
February 10, 2020
Anna Shahbazyan, BetConstruct Regional Director for Latin America, speaks to Gaming America about the supplier’s social, fantasy and sports wagering plans for 2020, in both the US and LatAm markets.
Kambi CEO exclusive: Local heroes will be a key part of US strategy
February 10, 2020
Kambi CEO Kristian Nylén speaks to Gaming America about the supplier's future plans in the US. Nylén believes that despite its partner DraftKings planning to merge with Kambi's rival SBTech, its US business will still grow faster than its European business and the strategy for future success in the market will involve partnering with locally-known brands within individual states.
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