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The Challenger Series
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The Challenger Series

The US has a complex landscape when it comes to iGaming. While several states have legalized online gambling, there are still many states where it is illegal. It’s important for iGaming startup founders to understand the regulatory environment in the states they are targeting in order to succeed in the US iGaming market. Give yourself the competitive edge and take a deep dive into The Challenger Series videos on-demand below. Filled with everything a startup founder needs to know about the US sports betting and iGaming market, we’ve got you covered.  

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Challenger, meet the challengers 

Because we’re all Challengers and on this journey together.

Kriti Singh

Teaches the art of building customer-centric products

As a product lead at GeoComply, Kriti has seen all the mistakes regularly made by Gaming operators when building and scaling their products. Operators often build for the wrong use case or customer, try to perfect a solution that breaks at scale, or that only attracts customers in the short term. She’s seen it all.

Learn from Kriti on methodologies that work, including the benefits of an agile development approach, encouraging field testing across your entire team throughout the development process, and ensuring you keep your long-term plans at the forefront of what you’re building. Kriti also shares how here at GeoComply, we prioritize aligning our roadmap with yours to help deliver memorable and engaging customer experiences.

Cameron Conn

Teaches the art of compliance

With a family going back centuries in the business, and often dubbed as “casino royalty”, Cameron has a lifelong mission to support the industry with efficient solutions to help grow and protect the industry.

As CEO and Co-Founder of OneComply Inc, a compliance and licensing solution provider for the gambling industry, Cameron has spent the last 20 years in the gambling industry! From casino project development, bricks and mortar operations, and most recently, regulatory technology solutions, he brings multiple angles to the compliance conversation providing what he feels are the must-do’s of the next generation looking to innovate this industry.

Omer Sattar

Teaches the art of cashless and payments

Omer is Co-Founder and Co-CEO of Sightline Payments, playing a pivotal role in establishing the company’s vision as well as overseeing new business development and strategic partnerships.

As an early innovator of payments in gaming, he was one of the first to define the omnichannel experience for the industry, envisioning the roadmap and solutions necessary for operators to provide a smoother and richer user experience for its patrons. Previously, he was the president of UB Ventures, a service provider to the prepaid card industry, and the senior vice president of cash access services for Global Cash Access, Inc.

Jai Maw

Teaches the art of data in winning customer’s hearts

If you want to hear all the tips and tricks from the industry’s leading customer acquisition, retention, and development company, then this video with Betting Hero’s Co-Founder & President, Jai Maw is for you. Betting Hero is best known for helping operators acquire, retain, and develop customers at scale through its three complimentary business units: Betting Hero Activation, Betting Hero Research, and Betting Hero Hotline.

Hear Jai’s secrets to success with helping people enjoy their experience betting on mobile. Nobody understands the sports betting and iGaming customer better than this guy, and having seen over three million in-person interactions and having delivered 300,000+ new depositing customers to its partners, the facts say it all.

Anthony Cabot

Teaches the good, the bad, and the ugly of law

Anthony Cabot is the Distinguished Fellow of Gaming Law at the UNLV Boyd School of Law, where he directs the gaming law program. Before joining the faculty in March 2018, he practiced gaming law for 37 years and was the chair of the gaming law practice and executive committee member at Lewis & Roca. Tony is one of most experienced lawyers in gaming, and is often coined as the one who’s “seen it all”. 

Anthony is no stranger to the global arena. He is an honorary president, serving on the academic council to the Asia Pacific Association for the Study of Gambling and Commercial Gaming, an organization of professors from the entire Asian region, including Taiwan, Japan, China, Macau, and Australia.

Nan Wang

Teaches the art of spending less and getting more

Ever wondered what the single most important role of sports (and esports) in society is? Then this episode is for you!

Nan Wang is the CEO and co-founder of Sleeper, one of the fastest organically growing, pro-backed, and fan-favorite platforms. The Sleeper app is the literal product of lifelong friendships between Nan Wang and his co-founders.

Often dubbed as the man that “doesn’t need to spend a dime on traditional advertising to succeed”, learn what he thinks are the secrets to creating one of the fastest growing sports apps with retention and engagement metrics that rival top social networks.

Chris Grove

Teaches the art of funding and founding

If you want tips from someone who has been alongside startups, sportsbetters, venture capitalists and product innovators across the gaming industry over the past 20 years, this one is for you. Moving from a sports betting industry investor to founder, to executive, Chris Grove brings all his favourite hacks to this episode. 

Chris Grove is an early-stage investor, multi-exit founder, and strategist focused on the U.S. sports betting and online gambling sectors. He is a nationally recognized subject matter expert whose insights are regularly relied upon by analysts, media outlets, publicly-traded companies, and policymakers, some of which include the New York Times, the Washington Post, ESPN, and the Wall Street Journal. Grove is a co-founding partner of Acies Investments – a VC fund providing specialist capital to companies in the global sports betting, online gambling, esports and sports technology industries.

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