iGaming NEXT TV

05 Jun 2021

Podcast by Pierre Lindh #41 – Todd Haushalter, CPO, Evolution Gaming

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Pierre Lindh
Co-Founder | Managing Director

Originally spawning from an iGaming career that started at the age of 17 during the early days of the online poker boom, Pierre Co-founded the event management company Ambassadör Events in 2013. The company specialises in B2B & B2C event concepts targeting the gaming sector with more than 600 successful projects behind them for most of the major organisations within the industry. In 2016, Pierre Co-Founded the primary award show of the gaming industry, iGaming IDOL followed by the content driven conference, iGaming NEXT in 2018.

Todd Haushalter
Chief Product Officer
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???? Topic: Disruption 2021 – Me and Todd will discuss what could disrupt the iGaming industry, and what we can learn from other indsutries that has been disrupted in the past.

✌️Pierre’s iGaming NEXT Podcast is sponsored by Pragmatic Solutions – Leading iGaming platform technology. For more info, click here: https://bit.ly/3lSy1B5

???? Todd Haushalter is Chief Product Officer at Evolution Gaming. Todd is responsible for all aspects of Evolution’s game innovation and new product development, including the creation of award-winning titles such as MONOPOLY Live and Lightning Roulette. Prior to this, he was Corporate Vice President of Gaming Operations at MGM and Vice President of Business Strategy at Shuffle Master. He has a wide and varied knowledge of the casino industry.

In this podcast we cover:
???? 00:00 – Introduction
???? 00:24 – Welcoming Todd Haushalter
???? 01:15 – Topic Introduction
???? 01:43 – What is disruption?
???? 07:18 – Are we living through an electric car revolution right now?
???? 08:15 – Naming disruptive ideas from each decade – 1940 to 2040
???? 09:33 – The next disrupting idea of the iGaming industry?
???? 11:34 – Betsson shifting from pc to mobile gaming in 2012
???? 11:42 – Leo Vegas predicted the shift from pc to mobile and had a competitive edge
???? 12:30 – Start of disruptive innovation comparing game
???? 13:15 – Shoutout to Hardcore History podcast by Dan Carlin
???? 18:18 – Cultivation of innovative ideas
???? 20:40 – Comparing Apple to Microsoft in the innovative spirit
???? 24:08 – Evolution Gaming currently looking into hybrid gaming
???? 29:33 – Big Time Gaming licensed their math model and sold it to their direct competitors
???? 33:25 – 1950’s birth control led to the empowering of women
???? 37:05 – The biggest competitors are industries that compete for leisure time
???? 58:12 – Introducing Clubhouse, a new social platform & mentioning Elon Musk influencing people to join
???? 01:08:44 – Possible disruptions in the iGaming industry
???? 01:29:14 – The game Pong was released which sparked a digital revolution in gaming
???? 1:31:14 – What could disrupt Evolution Gaming?
???? 1:36:34 – Which industries are pandemic proof?
???? 1:46:03 – The importance of being socially responsible
???? 2:01:34 – 2020’s could be the decade for cryptocurrency going viral and frictionless payments

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