I-pools is a peer-to-peer pools betting exchange offering simple and engaging online betting games in which players pit their sporting knowledge against the community or against their friends with the sum of the players’ entry fees (minus a small administration fee) is paid out in prizes. It was launched by Tristan MacDonald in February 2014 and in March this year announced a partnership with the Telegraph Media Group to run Telegraph Predictor. Here GamCrowd speak to MacDonald about his hopes for his version of fantasy sports and how the concept for the offering was conceived around a poker table.
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The importance of digital transformation for companies has been stated on numerous occasions. The associated benefits it can bring and the advantages that using the process will give a business over the competition have been well documented by many people, and the most successful companies can attribute much of their success to this.
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