iGaming NEXT TV

05 Jun 2021

Podcast by Pierre Lindh #45 – Ben Clemes, CCO, GIG

Ben Clemes
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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.

Presented by:

???? Topic: Past, Present, and Future

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????Ben oversees the Commercial team at GiG, with responsibility for commercial agreements with our various suppliers and pricing models for GiG’s ever-expanding product range. His background is casino management, including MGM in Las Vegas, and Head of Casino Operations for Nordic Gaming Group. Ben joined GiG in 2013, as Head of Casino Operations and co-founder of Guts, and progressed to Managing Director of iGaming Cloud (a vertical in GiG now called GiG Core) in 2016, and was announced as CCO in late 2017.

In this podcast we cover:
???? 00:00 – Introduction
???? 00:49 – Pandemic ending nearing
???? 02:02 – Who is Ben Clemes?
???? 03:00 – GiG strategy
???? 07:03 – Bringing Brick & Mortar casinos online
???? 15:20 – GiG services & platforms
???? 16:20 – Newly regulated market
???? 23:13 – GiG risk profile
???? 36:23 – Who is GiG?
???? 37:31 – Betsson partnership
???? 40:18 – Trade shows during a pandemic
???? 47:00 – US market
???? 51:23 – Closing off

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