EEGReport Magazine: Eastern European markets are growing at an incredible rate and I don’t think that anyone can argue about the fact the sports betting is the biggest niche when it comes to online gambling in Eastern Europe. Do you feel that this is accurate? Tom Light: In most cases yes, we see that in countries such as Bulgaria, Czech, Hungary, Lithuania & Poland, sports betting is accountable for 75%-90% of the Gaming GGR, which…"Tom Light -SBTech Interview- (EEGReport – Magazine – Issue2 – February – May 2016)"
Tom John Light was born and presently resides in Tel Aviv, Israel. Tom has lived and traveled worldwide and is highly knowledgeable and experienced working in various global regions. Tom has been working in the gaming industry for many years with a focus on casino operations and sports betting. Currently Tom acts as Vice President of Business Development at SBTech. He is renowned for his role as Vice President of Business Development at FashionTV. Additionally…"Tom John Light Biography – (EEGReport – Magazine – Issue2 – February – May 2016)"
EEGReport Magazine: In the last couple of years we have seen a growth in the launch of financial programs, but none of them seems to attract so many new traders as Trade360. The innovation which came with CrowdTrading seems to have swept the enthusiastic traders off their feet and they now choose your platform for their trading activities. What is the real innovation behind this phenomenon? Gal Ackerman: In a nutshell, CrowdTrading is about taking…"Gal Ackerman Crowdtrading – (EEGReport – Magazine – Issue2 – February – May 2016)"
EEGReport Magazine: Revenue Giants refurbished! We took the new Revenue Giants for a spin and have dug deep to find some faults, but haven’t seemed to find any. Can you give us an overview of the recent changes this already trusted program has done to its look and feel? Revenue Giants: We redesigned our website to better meet the expectations and needs of our affiliates. We needed our website to say “come join us, we…"Revenue Giants – (EEGReport – Magazine – Issue2 – February – May 2016)"
EEGReport Magazine: The Lithuanian Gaming Law (the Law) which came into force on the 17th of May 2001 has recently received some new Amendment. Which are the key changes in the law and when does it come into force? Renata Berzanskiene: The amendments of the Law came into force from 1 January 2016. The key changes are related with organisation of online/remote gambling. This was not allowed in Lithuania before. It took nine years to adopt…"Renata Berzanskiene – Interview – (EEGReport – Magazine – Issue2 – February – May 2016)"
EEGReport Magazine: Just to get things started in the right matter. Nicolas, do you see in the future? What are key developments that are going to be implemented this year in gamification that you are looking for to? Nicolas Levi: Let me check my crystal ball. The gamification market is rising sharply. It will grow at 50% rate year on year until 2018-2019, becoming a multi billion dollar market. It’s pretty exciting: in 2010 nobody…"Nicolas Levi-Gamification – (EEGReport – Magazine – Issue2 – February – May 2016)"
Nadya Hambach is a specialized gaming lawyer in Bulgaria and advises for more than a decade gaming companies doing business in Bulgaria and Eastern Europe. Her expertise covers also Corporate and Commercial Law, Administrative Law, Contract Law, IP Law, Competition Law, which helps her using an in-depth knowledge of many relevant legal aspects of the gaming business and combines it with commercial understanding of its specifics. As a Member of the Management Board of…"Nadya Hambach – Profile – (EEGReport – Magazine – Issue2 – February – May 2016)"
EEGReport Magazine: The Bulgarian Gambling Law has been recently updated and the new addition and changes have been added to create a better climate for international operators to apply for licenses. Among these changes we have found that the technical standards have now been made much easier to comply. Could you give us an overview regarding these changes in the legal perspective, based on your expertize? Miglena Dimitrova: First of all, I would like to…"Miglena Dimitrova – Recent Updates on Bulgaria – (EEGReport – Magazine – Issue2 – February – May 2016)"
EEGReport Magazine: The Latvian online gambling sector is quite mature market, what are the recent developments in the market? Are foreign operators allowed to apply for a license? Latvian gambling market is regulated from 1994. Hoverer modern gambling market (as we know it today) is from 01.01.2006, when Gambling and Lotteries Law came into force. Since this law was adopted, there haven’t been significant changes in law. Online gambling became very popular in 2012 in…"Latvia Gambling – (EEGReport – Magazine – Issue2 – February – May 2016)"
Jan Řehola has over 6 years of experiences in gambling field, both from the public and private sector. He is a master of Law from the Charles University in Prague. Jan has been working for 4 years for the Ministry of Finance – Czech Gambling regulator, firstly as a Head of the Legal Unit and later as a Director of Gambling Department. In his work for the Czech Gambling regulator Jan was responsible for all…"Jan Řehola – (EEGReport – Magazine – Issue2 – February – May 2016)"