Posts Tagged ‘Trends’

Leveraging Lottery’s Network of Land-Based Retail, and the Consumer Adoption of Mobile, for Competitive Advantage

Friday, July 10th, 2015

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Interview of Nikos Nikolakopoulos, Intralot Group COO, at Public Gaming magazine

PGRI Introduction: A most telling sign of the enduring relevance of retail: Amazon’s opening of land-based retail stores in 2015. Even Amazon, by far the most successful online merchant in the world, recognizes the value of land-based retail. A picture is emerging for how the landscape of B2C commerce will evolve; and it most definitely includes land-based retail. The successful merchants, and operators of games-of-chance, will all have multiple channels of distribution and communication with the consumer. Digital technologies, social networks, and application of CRM (Customer Relationship Management) tools will permeate the business of gaming, and consumer products marketing, and promise to breathe new life into the retail sector. (more…)

Intralot takes gaming experience to new heights at ICE 2015

Friday, January 30th, 2015

Intralot participates at ICE Totally Gaming Exhibition in London, 3 to 5 February, 2015, with a strong ambition to lead progress in the gaming industry with its complete portfolio of innovative Products and Services. Join us at booth #N6-160 and explore the novel Personalized Gaming Experience, and new products and services in Sports Betting, Lottery, Content, Gaming and Interactive Systems, a portfolio dedicated to fulfill our valued customers’ expectations. (more…)

The New Customer Journey

Monday, September 8th, 2014

* Article by Fivi Rondiri, Corporate Marketing Coordinator at Intralot, at Public Gaming Magazine

How do you know what your customers really want? The best way to figure that out is to step into their shoes and see what their journey with your brand looks like. Their customer journey, that is. The customer journey is not only the sale but rather a complete mapping of how a customer becomes aware of your brand, how they interact with it and what happens afterward. (more…)

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…)

INTRALOT: Engaging through Mobile Lottery

Tuesday, May 27th, 2014

* Article at the European Lotteries Magazine, April 2014

With the startling increase of smartphones and tablets, mobile technology is now omnipresent and universal. The mobile device has become a very convenient tool to handle emails or allowing users to surf to the Web or interact with their friends in the social media. Mobile is like a highly skilled P.A. that discovers the most effective business trip itineraries, finds data on business deals, takes care of shopping or appointments on the go, and the relevant list of services keeps growing as more apps are being added. (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…)

Mobile Lottery: the emergence of a new business model

Friday, February 28th, 2014

* Article of Anny Tzivanaki, Head of Operations at Intralot Interactive, at GIQ magazine

Here’s a few stats: mobile web will overtake the desktop in less than five years. Usage and adoption of mobile web is growing at a much faster rate than the desktop ever did. Mobile subscribers are growing four times faster than the global population is. Global mobile GGR in gaming is estimated to surpass €10bn in 2015. In three years, global mobile business will be more than 40 per cent of the overall online gaming business. (more…)

Synthesizing the new gaming landscape

Tuesday, February 25th, 2014

* Article of Vicky Velitsou, Commercial Manager of Intralot Interactive, at EGR North America magazine

Vicky Velitsou is the commercial manager of INTRALOT Interactive. With a professional background focusing on online advertising, she has been with INTRALOT for more than 5 years and has experience in launching successful online marketing campaigns for INTRALOT Interactive Operationsin various geographic territories. Vicky holds an MSc with Distinction in Operations Research and is a Marketing graduate. (more…)

Intralot blogInnovating in heavily regulated markets – The lottery case

Monday, February 17th, 2014

* Article of Christos Dimitriadis, Intralot Group Head of Information Security, Compliance and Innovation, at iGaming Business.

Innovation has always been considered as a tool towards success, especially within an era of increasingly advancing business, social, and economical environments. According to the Oxford dictionary, to innovate is “to make changes in something established, especially by introducing new methods, ideas, or products”.[1] In business terms, innovation is the “process of translating an idea or invention into a good or service that creates value or for which customers will pay”.[2] (more…)