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iGaming NEXT: Podcast

Dylan Slaney: Insights and Predictions on the Future of iGaming: Key Markets, Challenges, and Growth Strategies

iGaming NEXT: Podcast
iGaming NEXT: Podcast

🎙 Podcast #132 Pierre Lindh and Dylan Slaney, Executive Vice President & CEO at Light & Wonder

  Pierre and Dylan delve into the Q1 report on iGaming from the perspective of industry experts. The discussion then turns toward the expectations of Authentic Gaming in North America and Light & Wonder's key markets. Dylan discusses the GGR and how it looks outside of the US and predicts what the US market will look like in the next 5 years. They also debate the differences between land-based and online gambling. The conversation then shifts to Light & Wonder's targets of growth. The video concludes with predictions for the future of the industry. 


00:00 - Intro 

00:23 - Q1 report from the iGaming perspective 

04:32 - Expectations of Authentic Gaming in North America

09:14 - Light & Wonder's key markets 

15:00 - GGR and how it looks outside of the US 

20:48 - Predictions for the US market in 5 years 

24:03 - Land-based vs. online gambling 

27:43 - Is the North American market facing the same challenges as Europe? 

33:04 - Light & Wonder's targets for growth 

40:11 - The competitive element in Light & Wonder and some predictions.


As CEO of iGaming Dylan leads strategic growth plans for the iGaming business across our global digital markets, overseeing product and game development, operations and sales of the iGaming ecosystem and games. Dylan joined in Oct 2017 and under his leadership our iGaming business has seen year-on-year record growth, and a series of successful and highly strategic studio acquisitions, including the launch into live casino.  Dylan joined Light & Wonder from dunnhumby, a world-leading data science business where he held a variety of senior commercial and product roles. With more than 15+ years of experience spanning media, data and analytics, product & consulting, gained from outside the Gaming industry, Dylan continues to drive the agenda on enriching customer and player experiences through data-driven insight.


  This episode of the iGaming NEXT Podcast is hosted by Pierre Lindh, Co-Founder/MD at iGaming NEXT and is brought to you by:

 Pragmatic Solutions. – Leading iGaming platform technology.

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