John J. English

    Company: WEBE Gaming

    Email: [email protected]

    John English is President of WEBE Gaming, a serial entrepreneur and veteran Gaming Executive for more than 28 years. John has had a lengthy career specializing in global business development for the regulated gaming industry. His emphasis is on technology, content, and distribution, as well as public relations, government affairs, and operational expertise. John possesses a great deal of global business experience in Asia, UK, Mexico, Latin America, and the Caribbean. Starting his career in the lottery and sweepstakes industry John led one of the worlds largest enterprises that were later acquired by Las Vegas Gaming Inc. Most recently John was an equity partner in American Wagering Inc. (AWI) that operated the largest number of sports books in the United States. Additionally AWI was the very first company to receive Nevada Gaming Control Board approval for mobile sports betting which then became the first Smartphone betting app in the United States to be featured and distributed from the Apple Store. Additionally, John also created the first kiosk sports betting device (SBX) to gain regulatory approval in Nevada. Further John created Million Dollar Ticket, which was licensed by the State of Nevada as a lottery style bonus game played in restricted gaming locations. In late 2012 John was instrumental in the acquisition of his company, by William Hill, the world’s largest bookmaker. John is a renowned worldwide speaker and teacher on the subject of land based and online gaming, and is considered an expert in account wagering, mobile betting, IPTV, and most all forms of gaming technology and content provision. John’s work has been featured on television and print numerous times and he has received several industry awards and accolades.

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