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Companies: Yggdrasil Regions: Asia Europe US New slots on the block: Part 1 Topics: Casino & games Strategy Slots The casino games supplier space is one of the most crowded and competitive areas of the online gaming industry. Four of the industry’s emerging suppliers discuss how they have used past experience and innovation to carve out market share. Subscribe to the iGaming newsletter The casino games supplier space is one of the most crowded and competitive areas of the online gaming industry. Four of the industry’s emerging suppliers discuss how they have used past experience and innovation to carve out market share.While the early days of the igaming industry were dominated by a small number of suppliers, often working under exclusive agreements with operator partners, a rapid expansion of the sector has been ongoing for a number of years. Today more than 70 studios are producing and releasing games each month, with players now accustomed to a choice of hundreds, if not thousands, of games on an operator’s site.This creates both problems and opportunities for new studios as they look to get their games in front of players. Despite facing such stiff competition, more and more suppliers continue to emerge.iGamingBusiness.com talks to four of the suppliers fighting to become the leading slot developers of the future, discussing the challenges they face in an increasingly saturated and constantly evolving market.Do you feel operators give new games developers enough support to gain traction in the market? Andy Harris, Design Works Gaming (AH): It is challenging for new studios to cut through. This is partly due to the sheer volume of content that currently exists, as well as existing strong relationships between operators and more established content providers. I would also say that operator consolidation has played a role in making it harder. Whereas before you could approach people at two or three different companies, you might only have one person to convince now and that can create a road block to market entry.Simon Hammon, Relax Gaming (SH): This can be highly subjective. Operators ultimately want great content that will appeal to their player-base, which means they are often instrumental in shaping the content and roadmap direction for development studios. On the flipside is the large amount of content now in the market, which of course means that an operator doesn’t have the same amount of time to dedicate to each release or to knowledge share with the plethora of content suppliers in the market.Marketing is a key factor that all suppliers are looking for. Content that worked well a few years ago had a better chance of succeeding because there was less competition, and as a result longer marketing and visibility periods. In today’s market great content can risk not reaching its potential simply because it is not seen for long enough by players to familiarise themselves with the gameplay, nor does it get the appropriate push or spend to enhance its visibility.Stuart McCarthy, Yggdrasil (SM): Today’s market is incredibly tough, and I would say it’s almost impossible for new studios to breakthrough alone without any additional support. You would have to have an outstanding idea, a very thick skin, superhuman stamina and deep relationships with top operators and equally deep pockets to get any cut through. It takes years and years of persistence to gain significant traction.Considering the number of games released each month, is it enough just to offer higher-quality content than your competitors? Do you need to do more to stand out? AH: The simple answer is no, it isn’t enough. There are obviously other key factors that are going to influence the success of your games, such as the relationships you have with your operating partners and tools that enhance the player experience. But, of course, the quality of your content is still important. Knowing that you are going to offer your customers titles that have already been a huge success in strongly related channels [such as land-based and social] is a massive benefit that operators can’t get from many other suppliers.SH: In today’s competitive market your content needs to resonate with operators to reach launch stage, let alone see your content marketed and pushed to players. We’re in a churn market so there’s a huge volume of content being released each month and shorter shelf-lives.We see studios adopting a range of strategies to capitalise on this but, ultimately, it’s a balance of investment in quality, mechanics (which will always be king), marketing, smart market decisions, relationships and remaining in tune with player appetite. Ultimately, this means that the quality proposition and commitment to innovation must be on the agenda, especially for new studios trying to cut through the noise and build a following.There seems to have been a push to offer ancillary features to improve player retention and engagement alongside games; do you feel this is necessary to give your products more chance of succeeding? AH: Absolutely, beyond any doubt. This is key. Fortunately, our years of experience in social gaming has given us an advantage in designing and developing extremely engaging promotional tools. You have to pair great game content with features and functionality to engage players further. We’ll be providing bespoke promotion and retention tools that deliver customisable and flexible incentives and rewards in order to appeal to the widest possible variety of players. These will include quests, tournaments, leader boards, promotional wheels, daily gifts, mini games, and scratchcards.One of the key differentiators in our offering will be that our customers won’t be forced to use the tools only on our games. Our tools will also be made available across multiple product verticals. I believe that we will finally see these features evolve quite rapidly and become an increasingly important part of the player experience over the next 12 to 24 months.SM: Boost has been a major success for us in the past few years, so much so that we see many rivals attempting to emulate us in this area. This proves how important additional features are to increasing engagement and retention rates.Ollie Castleman, OneTouch (OC): Free bets are a very important retention tool, particularly for VIPs. Being innovative in this area is another key to success. We recently released a ‘free credit’ system for Blackjack where players receive a ‘comp’ (complimentary) balance with an in-game wagering requirement. Their balance at the completion of their wagering requirement is immediately awarded to their real money balance.SH: While there are strong opinions on this question, the answer is not black and white. There is a strong case for retention mechanics to boost player engagement. In recent times, we have seen a large upswing in more trimmed down, easy-to-use casinos that have gained rapid traction and underlined that the appetite for a ‘no frills’ experience remains. There is no clear cut yes or no to this question in reality – it very much depends on the player-base and operator-base you are building products for.Read part two here. 1st May 2019 | By contenteditor Casino & games Tags: Mobile Online Gambling Skill Games Slot Machines AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitter Email Address
Under the agreement, BetMGM, the betting brand operated via the joint venture between Entain and MGM Resorts, will become the official sports betting operator of the team. Read the full story on iGB North America. AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitter This will begin with an associate partnership RCR’s No. 3 Chevrolet driven by Austin Dillon, as well as No. 8 Chevrolet driven by Tyler Reddick, at the Nascar Cup Series at event at Daytona International Speedway on February 14. BetMGM will also collaborate with RCR on a range of marketing and activation assets, including primary sponsorship for select races during the 2021 Nascar Cup Series. 4th February 2021 | By Robert Fletcher “BetMGM is at the forefront of the sports betting and online gaming industry and RCR can certainly relate to their pioneering vision,” RCR chairman and chief executive Richard Childress said. “This innovative relationship will provide opportunities to collaborate in new and ground-breaking ways.” Subscribe to the iGaming newsletter Topics: Sports betting Marketing Online sports betting Tags: BetMGM NASCAR BetMGM secures industry-first deal with Nascar team Marketing Regions: US BetMGM has become the first gambling operator to officially partner with a professional Nascar team after it secured a deal with Richard Childress Racing (RCR). Email Address
Oando Plc (OANDO.ng) listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange under the Energy sector has released it’s 2015 annual report.For more information about Oando Plc (OANDO.ng) reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the Oando Plc (OANDO.ng) company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: Oando Plc (OANDO.ng) 2015 annual report.Company ProfileOando Plc is the largest integrated energy solutions provider in Nigeria and internationally. The company has onshore and offshore oil and gas exploration operations throughout Africa and trades in crude refined and unrefined petroleum products. Separate operations are responsible for storing, hauling and distributing petroleum and gas products; providing logistics and other services; and managing aviation activities. Oando Trading supplies and trades crude oil and petroleum products which includes naphtha, gasoline, fuel oil, gas oil, kerosene and bitumen. Oando Financial Trading & Hedging offers a highly centralised and financial risk management framework and is active in most financial energy markets worldwide. Oando Shipping & Chartering has access to a global pool of shipping brokers and vessel owners which means it is able to offer highly competitive rates for shipping and chartering services. Established in 1956 and formerly known as Unipetrol Nigeria Plc, the company changed its name to Oando Plc in 2003. Oando Plc is a subsidiary of Ocean and Oil Development Partners Limited. Its head office is in Lagos, Nigeria. Oando Plc is listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange
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Moonlight Duplex / Salas Design Workshop LLC ArchDaily “COPY” “COPY” ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/96945/moonlight-duplex-salas-design-workshop-llc Clipboard ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/96945/moonlight-duplex-salas-design-workshop-llc Clipboard Save this picture!© Allison Cartwright+ 20 Share Photographs Houses Photographs: Allison CartwrightText description provided by the architects. A speculative development project that addresses the demands of rapid growth in Austin Texas on a low budget, while being environmentally conscious and architecturally progressive.Save this picture!© Allison CartwrightRecommended ProductsWindowsFAKRORoof Windows – FPP-V preSelect MAXMetallicsTECU®Copper Surface – Classic CoatedWindowsLibartVertical Retracting Doors & WindowsDoorsEGGERWood Laminate Doors in Molecular Plant Science InstituteThe project consists of two single family units on a standard 50’x150′ infill lot in an eclectic single family neighborhood east Austin, within walking distance of the city center.Save this picture!© Allison CartwrightThe project strives to be forward thinking and modern but sympathetic to its established neighbors in terms of scale and massing. The two unit project gives both units an independent and free standing ground floor footprint with clear and separate entrances to foster a sense of individuality and ownership of each unit. The project tries to achieve a balance of public and private space with private yards and a roof deck for additional outdoor space. The car is given special consideration and brought down the side of the site on a shared drive to the interior for security and to keep the street facing side of the project from becoming visually cluttered and overwhelmed by cars. Save this picture!© Allison CartwrightOverall construction costs were minimal and the project is detailed and designed in such a way as to elevate standard materials and construction methods to maximize their value.Save this picture!© Allison CartwrightProject gallerySee allShow lessDirichlet Modular Decomposition / Arthur TothArticlesLondon Vibe Cuboid / Ahmed ZayedArticles Share United States Area: 3000 m² Year Completion year of this architecture project Architects: Salas Design Workshop LLC Area Area of this architecture project 2010 Moonlight Duplex / Salas Design Workshop LLCSave this projectSaveMoonlight Duplex / Salas Design Workshop LLC Year: Projects CopyHouses•Austin, United States CopyAbout this officeSalas Design Workshop LLCOfficeFollowProductConcrete#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesDabasAustinWoodHouses3D ModelingUnited StatesPublished on December 20, 2010Cite: “Moonlight Duplex / Salas Design Workshop LLC” 20 Dec 2010. ArchDaily. Accessed 12 Jun 2021.
ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/145526/palma-apartment-pedra-silva-architects Clipboard Area: 160 m² Year Completion year of this architecture project Save this picture!© João Morgado+ 18 Share Photographs Photographs: João MorgadoText description provided by the architects. The intervention in the Palma Apartments main premise was the total restructuring of the existing space to create a new proposal for a more real, more fluid and, above all, more livable space for our clients. The apartment was based on a common typology of the 80’s, where the spatial arrangement was based on partitioning the space. Save this picture!© João MorgadoThe original entrance opened into an entrance hall, this hall was followed by separate distribution areas, for social, intimate and service. From this central distribution space, the various domestic activities were divided separately. Save this picture!New Plan: Open PanelsThe proposal involves the fusion of some of these different areas, in order to create a new domestic experience that is natural, more spontaneous and less formal. A large social central space was created where everything happens. Save this picture!© João MorgadoWith this principle, the house was opened from one end (the kitchen) to the other (the lounge) in a large space that joins the service space with the social space and the entrance area of the apartment. To reinforce the existence of this common space, the fireplace is placed strategically as a unifying core of the living space, visually perceptible throughout this new open space. Save this picture!© João MorgadoIn contrast to this spatial extent is a dynamic set of sliding that are hidden and when closed, adjust the public and private domains of activities according to the clients needs. Through the existence of these sliding walls, support is provided to the usual daily household mutations of the experiences of the contemporary user. Save this picture!Original PlanIn addition, the entire area of the bedrooms have a relatively conventional segmentation that protects domestic intimacy from the rest of its inhabitants. The proposed Palma Apartment conveys experiential spatial fluidity and spontaneity that are important for the inhabitant of today. Thus, domestic activities merge with leisurely living in a continuous form exempt of social ties.Project gallerySee allShow lessMacMag 36ArticlesThe Indicator: Learning from IBMArticlesProject locationAddress:Lisbon, PortugalLocation to be used only as a reference. It could indicate city/country but not exact address. Share Portugal Architects: Pedra Silva Arquitectos Area Area of this architecture project Palma Apartment / Pedra Silva Architects Year: “COPY” Apartments ArchDaily Projects CopyAbout this officePedra Silva ArquitectosOfficeFollow#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousingApartmentsDabasInteriorsResidentialLisbonRefurbishment3D ModelingPortugalPublished on June 24, 2011Cite: “Palma Apartment / Pedra Silva Architects” 24 Jun 2011. ArchDaily. Accessed 12 Jun 2021.
About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving. Tagged with: Giving/Philanthropy Individual giving Major gift Recruitment / people Technology AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis In his column this month Peter Wylie explains how to use your database to find major donors.Author: Peter WylieI had planned to write this month’s piece on a different topic. But then I met a young woman (as in early 30’s young) at a neighbor’s brunch just the other day. Sharp lady. Got her PhD in economics from a prestigious west coast school. Advertisement “What do you do now?” I asked her. “I teach. I’ve become an expert on how universities and non-profits manage their endowments.” Like so many such conversations at social gatherings, ours got cut short with the usual interruptions, “Honey, we should be going’s” and the like. But I did have enough time to garner some compelling information, some of which (as luck would have it) is even related to the general topic of this column.Here are some of the things she recounted:Huge size discrepancies. The endowments of a few schools in the States are gargantuan. So big that these institutions could easily offer free tuition (which will never happen) to many generations of future students. A slightly larger group of schools have comfortable endowments, but nothing like those at the top of the heap. And the rest of the crowd? If they’re private schools, they will continue to struggle to compete for top students and faculty. But sadly, many of them are likely to fall by the wayside because they simply can not offer the things that only money can buy, whether those things be new fitness centers, the latest in scientific equipment, and on and on. (She didn’t talk much about endowments at public higher education institutions, but I got the impression the same pattern-if not magnitude-prevailed in that arena, too.)Big, unanticipated bumps in revenue. In the private sector, there are definitely windfalls. A huge increase in profits or the landing of a monster contract that will ensure job security for thousands of workers for years to come. Those things happen, and when they do, of course, it’s time to break out the champagne. Nonetheless, I’ve never heard of a profit making entity getting an unexpected gift to the tune of 350 million dollars. But as we all know, this kind of thing can and does occasionally happen in the non-profit world. And when it does happen, the institution faces a problem that the-for profits don’t face. Aside from the question of what do we do with all this money (often spelled out by the donor), there is another one: “How does this influx affect our endowment investment strategy?” According to my young friend, the answer is often: “We don’t know because we really haven’t given it a lot of thought.” Luckily they have him and his firm to get help from.Money wasted on vendors. It was at this point in our conversation that I began to see some real overlap between things I’m concerned about and she’s concerned about. While I constantly see universities and some non-profits spending big dollars on third party enhancements of their databases that they don’t use, she sees clients paying money manager fees that could easily be cut to a fraction through some aggressive negotiation and/or screening of competitive firms. But the wastage she sees is much more likely to be in the hundreds of thousands (or more) range. What I see is likely to be in the tens of thousands. But waste is waste, right?Developing in-house staff capability. This is where she and I really hit a consonant chord. (And it was what got me to take a bit of a detour with this month’s piece.) Both of us see universities and non-profits not making enough investment in training and time allocation for junior staff who (were they such training and time to use it) could save their institutions large amounts of money and help them generate that much more revenue. What I’m constantly harping on with my folks is this: “Get somebody on your staff who likes numbers and analysis and free them up to dig into your donor database to ferret out useful information. It will pay for itself many, many times over.” And when it comes to an endowment? How much of a no-brainer can it be to have at least one staff person (1) become an in-house expert on investment strategies in general; (2) an expert on the performance of your endowment over the years; and (3) a keen student of future investment possibilities?Happy New Year! 32 total views, 1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Using your database to find major donors Permission is granted for the reproduction and publication of this column as long as long as the following information is attached:(USING YOUR DATABASE TO FIND MAJOR DONORS is a monthly column published by UK Fundraising (https://www.fundraising.co.uk/) and written by Peter Wylie ([email protected]), a consultant who trains advancement professionals in the basics of data mining and predictive modeling.) Howard Lake | 15 January 2002 | News