Nektan CEO to Discuss Industry Outlook at World Gaming Executive Summit 2019

Published by Nektan on 28/06/2019

Lucy Buckley, the CEO of fast-growing international gaming technology platform and services provider Nektan plc (AIM: NKTN), is set to provide her insight into how companies can achieve growth within online gaming’s crowded marketplace at the World Gaming Executive Summit (WGES) 2019.

The platform provider has expanded its international scale rapidly over the previous 12 months through several commercial agreements including MoPlay, FSB, Bede Gaming, BetVictor and more. In addition, its games offering continues to grow with the E-Lite platform close to reaching a key milestone of 1,000 premium games available in its thriving content portfolio, made up of Nektan games as well as content from third-party studios.

At WGES 2019, the Nektan CEO will outline some of the changing consumer habits that will shape the future of the online gaming landscape, including the resurgence of online bingo and the growing influence of gamification and tailored real-time promotional tools incorporated into games, for a more bespoke casino experience.

Buckley will also highlight how increased regulation, higher taxes for operators and restrictions on advertising will create further challenges for the wider industry in the coming years. Plus the growing importance of integrating social responsibility strategies into all parts of the business.

Lucy Buckley said: “The industry is packed full of established suppliers, many of whom are undergoing consolidation while there’s an increasing number of new entrants aiming to disrupt the sector with new technologies. Making yourself heard in a competitive marketplace presents challenges.

“While obstacles do exist, there are still ways to execute successful strategic business growth while upholding strong social responsibility values. I’m looking forward to providing my insight into the subject with my fellow industry colleagues at WGES 2019.”

Buckley will be joined by Per Widerstrom, CEO of Fortuna Entertainment, and Itai Zak, CEO of Go Wild Gaming, in a c-suite panel discussion at WGES 2019 held at 11am on the 4thJuly at the W Hotel in Barcelona.


About Nektan:

Nektan is a fast growing, international gaming technology and services provider, specialising in mobile casino. It licenses its proprietary technology to leading operators including BetVictor and provides end-to-end technology and white label casino services for leading brands including News International’s, The Sun Play.

Nektan’s full end-to-end technology platform, Evolve, enables the management of the full customer experience and back-office operations, allowing partners to focus on marketing the product to their consumers.

The E-Lite platform is Nektan’s B2B gaming content aggregator and bonusing platform that delivers a wide range of premium content from the world’s leading game studios. It is an easily-integrated add on module for operators, giving them an array of options and flexibility on how they manage and distribute a breadth of premium gaming content across their networks.

Nektan has a material stake in US-based interactive gaming operator Rapid Games, which provides US land-based casinos with an in-venue mobile gaming solution. It allows operators to add mobile technology and content making products accessible to players across both cabinets and mobile devices inside casinos.

Headquartered in Gibraltar, Nektan is regulated by the Gibraltar Licensing Authority, the UK Gambling Commission and the Information Commissioners Office. As a socially responsible license holder, Nektan endeavours to deliver a safe, secure and robust player gaming experience.

Nektan plc was admitted to the AIM market of the London Stock Exchange in November 2014.

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