The former CEO of Scientific Games, Gavin Isaacs joined SBTech as non executive chairman three weeks ago, has cautioned the online gaming sector not to underestimate the role existing land based suppliers have to play in the expanding US Market.
In a interview with SBC, he said: “The industry landscape today is changing faster than ever, and the future is very much online.
” You shouldn’t underestimate the big suppliers On the land based side as they are going to a play a significant role in shaping how things evolve, but there are some great companies such as SBTech that are already made huge progress in all the key regulated markets, that are continue to make huge inroads across new and emerging jurisdictions such as the US.
“I will be using my previous experience to help the company to navigate regulated markets, particularly in the US, regulated US States and those states that are considering opening in the coming months and years.”
“After a great deal of thought I felt that I needed to look to the future and asses where I could make an impact with an area where I believe the industry is heading and that is online with sports initially being the main driver.
“The Potential is huge and SBTech is investing significantly in its technology and infrastructure on the ground to enable it to maximise this long term opportunity.