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Webinar: Putting the Pay into Play -- Experienced Perspectives on Payments & US Sports Betting
2nd October 2019
In the final webinar of their three-part series on payments and the American sportsbook space, Paysafe and Worldpay get granular. In their first two webinars, the payments companies gave a broad yet detailed overview of the role of payments in the evolving US market. Their third webinar zooms-in on established operator Golden Nugget’s payments experience.
Paysafe, Worldpay and Golden Nugget will discuss the operator’s New Jersey-facing sportsbook from a payments perspective. Based on the panelists’ in-depth discussion, webinar attendees will gain actionable insights on:
• Integrating a payments offering into a US sportsbook
• The diverse benefits of a comprehensive range of payment methods
• The role of payments in player acquisition
• The role of payments in player retention
• Payments challenges for operators and overcoming them
• How the payments space could evolve over the short and long term
• The broader future of the US sports-betting market
Following the 45-minute panel discussion, there will be a 15-minute Q&A period for webinar attendees.
Senior Vice President
Joe Pappano joined Vantiv, now Worldpay, in 1992 and during his decades in the payments industry, Joe created and developed several market development teams with a focus on sales, product, strategy, process improvement, revenue optimization, and long-term vision in the gaming industry. Joe has advocated for our industry for more than 26 years and continues to lead the industry in regards to the convergence of gaming/gambling and payments with an emphasis on an omni-commerce player experience.
EVP Business Development
Neil has been a member of Paysafe’s management team for 15 years, as part of the original team which helped grow the company from start-up to multibillion-dollar enterprise. Since 2013, he has been responsible for business development, helping businesses implement fast, smart and secure payment capabilities.
SVP and GM, Online Gaming
Thomas Winter is SVP and General Manager of Online Gaming of Golden Nugget, the award winning, US number 1 online gaming operator. Prior to that, Winter served as CEO of Betclic, a major European online sports betting brand, helping the business grow organically 10 folds to $200m revenues over 3 years. He was also responsible for Expekt.com, which he merged with Betclic. Prior to joining Betclic, he spent 9 years in the Telco and Sports Media industries, notably as a Marketing and Sales Director. Thomas Winter holds an MBA from ESSEC business school in Paris