G2E Insider – January 2021 Edition

Industry Insiders: Cecilia Wachmeister, EVP Business and Group Functions, Kambi

Cecilia Wachtmeister is the EVP of Business and Group Functions at Kambi. Responsible for functions including business development, partner success, strategy, and marketing, we caught up with Cecilia to learn more about what makes Kambi unique, recent changes Kambi has had to overcome, and the role sports betting will play within the industry this year.

G2E News: G2E Digital Launches

G2E is keeping the gaming industry connected throughout the year with the launch of G2E Digital, your year-round gaming industry resource featuring the latest innovations, educational resources, and industry trends and topics. Engage in conversations, make new contacts, and gain insights through additional channels and tools.

AGA Corner: Welcome Back to G2E Insider

The American Gaming Association (AGA) is thrilled to welcome you back to G2E Insider, offering the latest news, trends, and insights right in your inbox. This month, our focus on sports betting reflects the impressive growth of the legal market in the U.S. and globally. Today, 92 million American adults have legal alternatives to bet on sports in their home state—including in Virginia, right in AGA’s backyard, just last week.

U.S. Sports Betting: Retention-focused Strategies

Even with 25 states and the District of Columbia offering legal sports betting—and an impressive $20+ billion wagered in 2020, the U.S. sports betting market is relatively young compared to the more mature legal markets in Europe or Australia.

Latin America: Sports Betting Growth Continues

The Latin American sports betting industry entered 2021 with seemingly never-ending discussions about online regulation still dominating the headlines. The success of Colombia’s regulated online gambling market has created great excitement for what could happen in the region, but progress has been slow.