Q&A: Interblock CEO charts electronic table game growth and online expansion

Q&A: Interblock CEO charts electronic table game growth and online expansion

Article brief provided by The Nevada Independent
  • Howard Stutz, The Nevada Independent
November 27, 2023 8:40 PM
  • Howard Stutz, The Nevada Independent
  • United States
  • Nevada

John Connelly spent his first years as CEO of Interblock Gaming getting the North American casino industry comfortable with the idea of offering customers electronic table games.

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Connelly was a top executive at slot machine giant Bally Technologies for 11 years before it was acquired by Scientific Games in 2014 for $5.1 billion. A year later, he joined Interblock, a privately held Slovenian-based company, to help increase the company’s market share in the U.S.

Interest in electronic table games — traditional table games that are played through an interactive video format much like a slot machine — grew in his eight years as Interblock’s CEO.