Monday
Nov042013

Talking tablets with Betting Business

Following my last blog on the launch of the new iPads, I've been talking tablets again, this time with Betting Business magazine.

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Wednesday
Oct232013

A bad Apple or a Golden Delicious? 

Sixty-two days, seven hours and five minutes. For anyone who doesn’t have kids that’s how long we’ve got until Christmas 2013.

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Thursday
Oct172013

Cleopatra named Top of the Slots by GiQ magazine

The votes are in and the most esteemed operators from the betting and gaming industry have spoken: IGT's Cleopatra is officially Top of the Slots.

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Monday
Oct142013

EiG: Everything is Good

Hot off the back of G2E, the next big event in the gaming calendar, EiG, took place this week in the ever-beautiful city of Barcelona.

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Friday
Oct042013

Master of the House

It’s all change chez Nissim. Yes, folks, we bought a dog.

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Monday
Sep302013

G2E: Got 2 Enjoy

This weekend I returned from a very pleasant and productive 10 days in Las Vegas, the world-famous and almost spiritual centre of our industry. Following the internal annual IGT sales conference, this was my second G2E. Both events were fantastic and hugely enjoyable.

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Thursday
Sep052013

Gambling Insider: The winner effect

I recently sat down with Gambling Insider editor Chris Lines to discuss my career in the betting and gaming industry, as well as my role at IGT and the direction we are taking the company in.

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Wednesday
Aug282013

Faster than the speed of... online banking

I work in gambling, one of the oldest pastimes known to man. For an industry with lots of tradition, it’s often cited as being slow to change – a myth that annoys me intensely, so I’d like to try and dispel it.

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Tuesday
Jul302013

The best July ever?

2013 – lucky for some and not for others. But the ‘Great British Summer of 2013’ has to go down as the best this country has ever experienced.

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Monday
Jul012013

Bingo is going the way of poker… really?

Having spent the first five years of my online gambling career an expert in online bingo, I fell in love with the product. By my reckoning, bingo (along with poker), was the first true social gaming experience, with ecommerce attached. Chat was at the centre of the game, tickets were low value and high volume, with crowds of players coming together in their favourite rooms to meet friends and play for prizes. This was pre-Facebook explosion too.

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