In March, Las Vegas firm Shuffle Master agreed to buy the Ongame Network from bwin.party for €19.5 million. The purchase was intriguing with Shuffle Master joining the growing ranks of US companies gearing up for regulation with a further €10m payment due to bwin.party if and when the US doors open to regulation. One of the key men overseeing the deal is Shuffle Master's chief strategy officer Lou Castle.
If Castle's name seems familiar, it could be because he co-founded video game developer Westwood Studios, which created the legendary Command and Conquer series and sold over 10 million copies worldwide. In this exclusive interview he looks at the current online poker industry and suggests how it may be in need of radical change. You can read the full interview in the lastest issue of InsidePoker Business.