Erik Lögdberg

Deputy CEO, Chief Business Development Officer, Kambi

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Ten years before sports betting was legalized in the U.S., Kambi launched in Europe to serve the legal sports betting market there. So when the U.S. opened up, Kambi was one of the companies with deep experience in the field, so it was a logical partner for casinos unfamiliar with sports betting. Erik Lögdberg, Kambi’s deputy CEO and chief business development officer, tells GGB how the company competes in the market and gives an outline of Kambi’s early experiences in the U.S. Lögdberg joined Kambi parent company Unibet in 2005 where he quickly became head of live betting with responsibilities including operations and product development. This coincided with the growth in live betting and the formation of Kambi. He spoke with GGB Publisher Roger Gros at the ICE trade show in London in February.

Roger Gros
Roger Gros is publisher of Global Gaming Business, the industry's leading gaming trade publication, and all its related publications. Prior to joining Global Gaming Business, Gros was president of Inlet Communications, an independent consulting firm. He was vice president of Casino Journal Publishing Group from 1984-2000, and held virtually every editorial title during his tenure. Gros was editor of Casino Journal, the National Gaming Summary and the Atlantic City Insider, and was the founding editor of Casino Player magazine. He was a co-founder of the American Gaming Summit and the Southern Gaming Summit conferences and trade shows. He is the author of the best-selling book, How to Win at Casino Gambling (Carlton Books, 1995), now in its fourth edition. Gros was named "Businessman of the Year" for 1998 by the Greater Atlantic City Chamber of Commerce, and received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the American Gaming Association in 2012.

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