Tag Archives: Seattle

Aristocrat hooks Jeff Karp as new Big Fish Games CEO

Australia ASX-listed gambling technology group Aristocrat Leisure has confirmed the appointment of Jeff Karp as Managing Director & President of Big Fish Games, heading up its recently acquired social gaming subsidiary. Seeking to diversify its corporate entity beyond casino technologies, in December 2017 Aristocrat completed its $1 billion acquisition of Seattle-based Big Fish, from former owner Churchill Downs. Regarded as …

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Super Bowl 50 triggers record betting figures

The Nevada Gaming Control Board have announced that bettors wagered $132.5 million on the Denver Broncos’ 24-10 victory over the Carolina Panthers. That figure topped the previous record of $119.4 million from two seasons ago, when the Seattle Seahawks beat the Broncos. The house won $13.31 million, making a profit for the 25th time in the past 27 years. It was …

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Jay Kornegay – Westgate Las Vegas – Disbelief over Denver win

Less than a week ago we spoke to Jay Kornegay, Vice President of the Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino, ahead of the Superbowl 50 match-up between Carolina Panthers and Denver Broncos. And now, just a few days after the showpiece event, we caught up with a jubilant Jay to discuss his beloved Broncos first title win since 1998, and …

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iPro Inc targets ‘Real Time’ engagement with ringit! app

Mobile sports gaming technology specialist iPro Inc is aiming to change the “watching of the game” experience forever with the launch of its ‘ringit! mobile app’, which will offer instant ‘play by play’ sports predictions combined with dynamic odds. The US start-up founded by former IGT executive Robert Melendres aims to be the market leader in real-time dynamic sports engagement. …

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