GiGse 2012 Attendees
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How Effective is a ‘Play for Fun’ Site?
That is the million dollar question that many U.S. based casino operators are asking. Currently, most U.S. casinos have well designed websites that not only provide details on gaming marketing promotions and upcoming entertainment updates but also allow individuals to book rooms, purchase show tickets and set up restaurant reservations. It would seem then a natural extension of their existing site to add a link to direct users to try their hand at an on-line casino games. So what exactly is a Play for Fun site, and what can land based casinos expect to gain from establishing one now before on-line gaming is legalized in the U.S.? Read more by downloading GiGse Article - Frank Pracukowski.
Forming One or More Partnerships for Regulated Online Gaming in the US
From a brick and mortar operator’s perspective, the online gaming business can be summarized in two words: daunting and complicated. However, dozens of companies have been successfully operating heavily regulated online gaming sites in Europe and elsewhere for more than a decade. Therefore, the task for US brick and mortar operators is how to best harness all of the technology and experience available via a partnership with an online gaming expert. While the list of considerations is plentiful, below are just a few of the areas to take into account when deciding both whom to partner with and how to structure that partnership. Read more by downloading GiGse Article - Anshu Kalhan.
DoJ ruling raises expectations for the launch of legal iGaming in the USA in 2012
New York and Illinois lotteries’ online plans have been given green light on December 23rd when the Justice Department, to a surprise of the entire gaming industry, released a memorandum on the legality of non-sports gambling on the internet. Experts agree that the ruling is an important step that might facilitate the legalization of internet gaming in the USA. Find out more by downloading Download WireAct-Special Report-GCAmericas.
The US Online Poker Data Report by Gambling Compliance
The US internet poker market is revered by the industry analysts as the largest in the world. With a substantial adult population, a high rate of Internet penetration, a sophisticated payments system and, most importantly, a healthy appetite for poker, the country’s Internet poker market appears ripe for regulation.
This report looks into the US poker market during three distinct periods; pre-the passing of the Unlawful Internet Gaming Enforcement Act (UIGEA) in 2006; post-the passing of UIGEA; and post-the recent so called ‘Black Friday’ indictments against the top three operators remaining in the US market. The report aims to understand the underlying factors affecting the US poker market.
Click here to download the full report prepared by Gambling Compliance.
History of Tribal gaming can provide lessons for the current iGaming debate
GiGse Interview with W. Ron Allen, Chairman, Washington Indian Gaming Association. Read more by downloading the interview.
Brick & Click: Bringing facts to the table on integrating land-based and online gaming
GiGse Interview with Marko Hietala, Chief Security Officer, RAY. Read more by downloading the interview.
GiGse Start-Up LaunchPad: Make the most of it; this is your 15 minutes of fame!
GiGse Interview with Klas Moberg, CEO, Tajitsu Industries, EiG 2011 LaunchPad finalist. Read more by downloading the interview.
GiGse is becoming more social
GiGSe Interview with Gideon Bierer, Executive Vice President, Interactive, IGT. Read more by downloading the interview.
Convergence of social gaming and gambling
GiGse Interview with Lou Castle, Chief Strategy Officer, Shuffle Master. Read more by downloading the interview.
Loc-aid White paper
To download the whitepaper and read more click here.
SplashDot White paper
To download the whitepaper and read more about Increasing Revenue While Forging a Successful Path to iGaming: 3 phases to success click here.