Posts Tagged ‘Interviews’

Reconstructing the parts, Synthesizing into the whole: Rethinking the Gaming Experience

Wednesday, June 18th, 2014

* Interview of George Zenzefilis, Intralot Group Chief Products & Services Officer, at Public Gaming magazine

PGRI Introduction: INTRALOT’s booth is buzzing with activity at the ICE Totally Gaming show in London. George Zenzefilis just completed a panel discussion at the ICE Conference on Accelerating the adoption of new technology. It’s hard for a panel discussion to get past the surface and deep into the real issues. So I asked George if we might have a discussion to drill down. What emerged is a comprehensive perspective that helps me to better understand how so many moving parts relate to, and interact with, each other. As a business driven technologist whose mission is to focus his team on the player experience, George has a gift for simplifying otherwise complex issues. (more…)

Around the Globe: Ioannis Pantoleon

Tuesday, June 10th, 2014

* Interview of Ioannis Pantoleon, Intralot Group Chief Operating Officer, at La Fleur’s Magazine

In Jules Verne’s 19th century classic, Around the World, in 80 Days, Phileas Fogg wagers he can circumnavigate the globe in just 80 days. That is aquaint notion in an era when the same journey today takes 80 short hours and a ton of frequent flier miles. Ioannis Pantoleon is INTRALOT’s modern-day Phileas Fogg. As INTRALOT’s COO, Pantoleon is at the company’s helm, piloting its vast and varied portfolio of offerings. (more…)

Discussing the Asian gaming market

Monday, April 28th, 2014

* Interview of Marios Mitromaras, General Manager of Intralot Asia & Deputy Managing Director of Asia Pacific, at Public Gaming magazine.

When INTRALOT decided to enter Asia back in 2004, it was with the expectation that the emerging Asian gaming market would soon become the land of opportunities for the gaming sector.

Today, after nine years of hard work, major investments in the region, and a strategy that focuses on sustainable long term growth, INTRALOT has managed to establish a strong presence in several countries and become very well positioned in numerous others.  The investment of human capital and the experience of global operations is just as important as vital to developing a market as products, services and materiel.  With six local offices joining forces in Asia Pacific region, INTRALOT now offers world-class, industry-recognized gaming solutions and services to five countries. (more…)

Sportsbetting: the king of gaming

Wednesday, February 19th, 2014

* Nikolaos Konstakis, Intralot Group Head of Trading, talks to eGaming Review about what it takes to successfully serve the new sportsbetting landscape.

Sportsbetting continuously reconfirms its dominant position within the gaming industry. In an increasingly competitive environment where operators are exploring the dynamics of new games, numbers confirm that sportsbetting remains the king of any gaming product portfolio. Notwithstanding new games taking a piece of the gaming pie, sportsbetting not only maintains its primary position but steadily gains revenue growth. (more…)

INTRALOT Inc. Scales New Heights

Thursday, February 6th, 2014

* Interview of Tom Little, President and CEO of Intralot USA, at LaFleur’s magazine.

Tom Little, President & CEO, INTRALOT Inc., has the heart of a mountain climber. Over his nearly four-decade long career, he has been at the foundational stages of two of the great lottery companies, Scientific Games and INTRALOT. His ascension to the c-suite of two of the best known brands in the gaming world gives him a unique prospective on both where the lottery has been and where it’s headed. (more…)

G. Zenzefilis, General Director of Intralot Interactive, at ICE 2013

Tuesday, March 5th, 2013

Mr. George Zenzefilis, General Director of INTRALOT Interactive, talked to Paul Jason of Public Gaming Research Institute (www.pgritalks.com) at INTRALOT Interactive booth during ICE 2013, London, February 5th.

Main focus of the interview was the latest trends in the gaming industry and how operators should adapt to the new consumers’ habits. Here are some highlights.

“The introduction of digital technology to the gaming industry transforms the player base from an anonymous crowd to a well known quantity. From the moment a player registers we can monitor his habits and preferences, therefore gathering data become a very important part of our business. That’s where gaming technology needs to invest in order to extract valuable information out of a vast amount of data.”
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Only 6 weeks to go…

Thursday, September 13th, 2012

6 + reasons why you should vote Intralot for National Greek Champion in the European Business Awards 2012

Vote for INTRALOT! Because it has persevered as a gaming industry leader and remains committed to its strategy of sustainable and responsible leadership in spite the uncertain economic international environment. (more…)

Vangelis Apostolakopoulos, CEO of INTRALOT de Peru talks at Public Gaming Magazine

Wednesday, August 29th, 2012

PGRI Introduction:  The markets, gaming cultures, and political structures vary widely throughout Latin America.  Not surprisingly, so too do the regulatory and taxation models.  A model being adopted with more frequency throughout the world is to license the operation of the government lottery to a commercial company.  INTRALOT  SA is one of the major global suppliers of terminal systems, sports-books, and other gaming products and services to government gaming operators.  As its wholly owned subsidiary, INTRALOT de Peru is a  licensed commercial operator of lottery, sports-betting, and other games in Peru.  Vangelis Apostolakopoulos discusses the huge potential for the industry in Latin America, and the ability of INTRALOT de Peru to contribute to this industry that supports Good Causes – or “Beneficiencias” in Peru. (more…)

George Zenzefilis, General Director of Intralot Interactive talks about Social Gaming

Wednesday, July 18th, 2012

We recently had the chance to meet George Zenzefilis, General Director at Intralot Interactive, and make an interesting discussion on the impact of social gaming to the more traditional formats of gaming, such as the Lottery Industry.

Social gaming is becoming increasingly popular, especially among younger audiences. This bears new opportunities and new challenges for synergies that might shape the future of the lottery industry. (more…)

Constantinos Antonopoulos, CEO of Intralot Group, talks at EL Magazine

Thursday, June 28th, 2012

“Intralot’s technology is shaping the future of gaming”

Q. You have recently launched the “Universal Gaming Experience” framework, which addresses a real and exciting need of the Lottery Industry, unifying the gaming environment across all distribution channels: interactive, retail and home users. Can you please elaborate on your strategy and plans for the implementation of Universal Gaming Experience?

A. It is our strong belief that innovation now transcends all of our players’ habits and certainly those related to mobile interaction as well as Internet and home entertainment. We have managed to seamlessly integrate all of our technologies so as the player is now the center of attention. Although player centricity has been a much-desired dream for a lot of companies, this has been no challenge for us since from the early start we have adapted those practices and design principles that have led to Universal Gaming Experience. Our valued customers now benefit with a unique player view, irrespective of his desired interaction with the lottery, while at the same time the player enjoys a continuous and seamless game journey. (more…)