Vojtech Chloupek – Partner in the Czech Bird & Bird office and Head of the Intellectual Property, Tech & Comms and Media groups in Czech Republic and Slovakia EEGReport Magazine: Could you give us some details about your background and your expertise? Vojtech Chloupek: I am a partner in the Prague office of Bird & Bird where I head the Intellectual Property, Tech & Comms and Media groups in the Czech Republic and Slovakia. My…"Market Update: Czech Republic – Vojtech Chloupek (EEGReport Magazine – Issue 6 – June – September 2017)"
Roman Neßhold is born in Austria and since 2008 president of the Gambling & Addiction Institute. He is well known as responsible gaming man and delivers player protection for all European countries especially Germany, Austria, Switzerland and Malta. Our team managed to learn more about the institute Roman runs during the Vienna International Gaming Expo and has also asked a few questions to gain an inside perspective of the market. EEGReport Magazine: Could you give…"Market Update: Austria – Roman Neßhold (EEGReport Magazine – Issue 6 – June – September 2017)"
EEGReport Magazine: Mr. Retschitzegger, you are the President of the recently established Austrian Association for Betting and Gaming (OVWG). Could you provide us with some more details of the Association, of its aims and goals and why it has been founded? Retschitzegger: The Austrian Association for Betting and Gambling (in short OVWG) is an Austrian interest group founded in 2016, aiming to create awareness towards opinion leaders in the area of online betting and gambling in…"Market Update: Austria – Claus Retschitzegger (EEGReport Magazine – Issue 6 – June – September 2017)"
Dr. Joseph F. Borg is currently a Senior Advisor to WH Partners, a law firm specializing in Gaming, Corporate, IT, Telecoms and Intellectual Property Law. He also lectures Gaming Law at the University of Malta and is the Secretary General of the Malta IT Law Association. Before joining WH Partners he occupied the post of Chief Regulatory Officer of the Lotteries and Gaming Authority – Malta. Joe was also an elected Member on the Board…"Market Update: Malta – Joseph Borg (EEGReport Magazine – Issue 6 – June – September 2017)"
Mr. Dan Iliovici has been appointed in March as President of the National Gambling Office ONJN – the Romanian gambling regulator, monitoring and controlling authority. EEGReport Magazine: We know that you are well known in the gambling industry, however I would like to ask you to give a short briefing of your career to our readers. Iliovici: After a 20-year career in management, I have ventured into the gambling industry. This happened 6 years ago, when…"Exclusive Interview: Dan Iliovici – President Of The Romanian National Office For Gambling (EEGReport Magazine – Issue 6 – June – September 2017)"
The third edition of SiGMA broke all records. The island has never witnessed an iGaming bonanza this spectacular, this successful: everyone walked out a winner. The organisers anticipated close to 3,000 attendees, with the final numbers edging 4,000, double last year’s numbers. This was clearly visible on the expo floor, which was extremely busy on both days. The iGaming storm came to Malta on 16-19th November. The organisers behind SiGMA pulled off an impressive number…"Event Reports: SiGMA raises the bar with mega successful show (EEGReport Magazine – Issue 5 – February – May 2017)"
Two Sides of the Same Coin There are two sides to the multi-display equation: multi-window and omni-channel. An online bookmaker needs to consider both elements, as well as the interactions between the two, in order to offer an enhanced, seamless experience, boosting brand loyalty and company profits. First of all, it’s vital to take account of the differing psychologies and behaviors that apply to desktop, mobile and in-shop betting. Mobile UI/UX currently needs to be…"Innovation Talks: SBTech-Multi-Display Betting (EEGReport Magazine – Issue 5 – February – May 2017)"
As the sports betting industry settles after a year of major consolidation, SBC – Sports Betting Community is planning to provide the sector with the tools it needs to thrive in 2017. SBC has grown considerably in the past few years as the sports betting industry responded positively to its services. Alongside its SBCNews.co.uk news portal, the company also offers sports betting consultancy work through its SBC Media brand. But it’s the SBC Events division…"Event Reports: SBC bringing a global perspective to sports betting industry (EEGReport Magazine – Issue 5 – February – May 2017)"
Piotr Dynowski is a partner at Bird & Bird Warsaw office and Head of IP/TMT practice. He advises on all aspects of gaming law, in particular online gambling, social gaming and e-sports. His expertise covers licensing regimes, regulatory issues as well as advertising and provision of B2B services for gambling industry such as payment services etc. As an expert on Polish gambling law, Piotr frequently comments on case law developments for Gambling Compliance and speaks…"Market Update: Poland (EEGReport Magazine – Issue 5 – February – May 2017)"
Klas Winberg is the Chief Commercial Officer at Catena Media and proud father of two. We have managed to catch Klas to pick his brain about what makes Catena Media be Catena Media. EEGReport Magazine: Hi Klas, tell us a bit about yourself, how did you venture into the gaming industry and what are your key activities within the niche? Klas: I’m a proud father of two with very stereotypical interests such as travelling,…"Affiliate Affairs: Interview with Klas Winberg-Catena Media (EEGReport Magazine – Issue 5 – February – May 2017)"