GLOBAL GAMING BUSINESS PODCAST: Brooks Pierce, President and COO, Inspired Entertainment

Inspired Entertainment’s diverse products have helped the company navigate the pandemic. President and COO Brooks Pierce says the virtual sports and online slots business boomed during that time while the betting shops and other locations were depressed.

GLOBAL GAMING BUSINESS PODCAST: Brooks Pierce, President and COO, Inspired Entertainment

In the four years since Lorne Weil became chairman and Brooks Pierce was appointed president and chief operating officer, Inspired Entertainment has become a bigger player in the gaming industry. The company’s diversified product offering has played well during these uncertain times. The company’s virtual sports games soared during times when real sports were shut down, and the recent growth of distributed gaming in the U.S. has positioned Inspired Entertainment in a great place. Pierce spoke with GGB Publisher Roger Gros over Zoom in November.

Articles by Author: Roger Gros

Roger Gros is publisher of Global Gaming Business, the industry’s leading gaming trade publication, and all its related publications. Prior to joining Global Gaming Business, Gros was president of Inlet Communications, an independent consulting firm. He was vice president of Casino Journal Publishing Group from 1984-2000, and held virtually every editorial title during his tenure. Gros was editor of Casino Journal, the National Gaming Summary and the Atlantic City Insider, and was the founding editor of Casino Player magazine. He was a co-founder of the American Gaming Summit and the Southern Gaming Summit conferences and trade shows.
Roger Gros is the author of the best-selling book, How to Win at Casino Gambling (Carlton Books, 1995), now in its fourth edition. Gros was named “Businessman of the Year” for 1998 by the Greater Atlantic City Chamber of Commerce and received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the American Gaming Association in 2012 as part of the annual AGA Communications Awards.