|June 8, 2005 (London, UK) – Are skill games the next big thing? Find out at GIGSE, Tuesday June 14th at 11.15am when David McDowell, founder and COO of GameAccount Global Limited UK, provides a comprehensive insight into this fast-growing market.|
The online games market is massive with current estimations predicting it will reach $3.2 billion by 2006. McDowell’s company has been at the centre of the online games industry for five years and he predicts skill games to be the next growth area in this burgeoning sector.
GameAccount (www.gameaccount.com) is the leading provider of P2P skills games solutions to the betting and gaming industry. It operates multi-lingual, multi-currency white-labelled channels for more than 100 global partners and integrated single wallet channels for over a dozen bookmakers and gaming brands. GameAccount also provides and hosts engaging games for non-gaming brands such as FHM.com, Maxim, Wanadoo and the Sun Online.
The Global Interactive Gaming Summit & Expo (GIGSE) is expected to attract iGaming executives from 42 countries from June 13 to 15 at the Palais des Congres Montreal Canada. Over the three days, the conference sessions will address issues critical to operators, suppliers, regulators and industry members.
For more information on GameAccount or skill gaming contact:
Megan Whiteside / Inka Ikonen
+44 (0) 207 828 6988
Megan@LyceumMedia.com / Inka@LyceumMedia.com
GameAccount is the #1 skill gaming supplier for sportsbooks seeking a single-wallet Skill Gaming solution. This balanced portfolio of games appeals to recreational gamblers and provides a vehicle for attracting a broader audience.
GameAccount’s service supports multiple currencies with real-time exchange rates and operates in multiple languages. Multiplayer games include Gin Rummy, Pool and Backgammon. Tournaments include unique knockout tournaments, progressive jackpots and large-scale BigCash tournaments.
About Dave McDowell
David is Chief Operating Officer and co-founder of both GameAccount Global Ltd. and GameAccount Global N.V. GameAccount is the leading provider of P2P skill games solutions to the betting and gaming industry. GameAccount operates multi-lingual, multi-currency white-labelled channels for over 100 global partners, and integrated single wallet channels for more than a dozen bookmakers and gaming brands.
David is a pioneer of the skill games industry and has been building GameAccount since 2000. He has been instrumental in defining the company and the industry through product leadership and distribution strategy. David helped GameAccount to become the first multi-currency skill games company, and he implemented the industry’s first single wallet integration of a skill games channel and the industry’s first truly white-labelled skill-games channel.
Prior to starting GameAccount, David co-founded and was CFO for a Toronto-based computer services company called Student On-site Solutions (“SOS”) and later became a management consultant providing “value-based management” solutions to global clients while working for Stern Stewart Europe Ltd.
David holds a BS in Mechanical Engineering from General Motors Institute and an MBA from London Business School.