Smurfit’s GAN under starters’ orders

Dermot Smurfit jr’s GAN looks set to strike gold, now that the US Supreme Court has given betting the green light

Barry J Whyte

Chief Feature Writer @whytebarry
20th May, 2018
Dermot Smurfit jr: ‘We’ve had to crawl through the desert in order to reach the oasis’ Picture: Bryan Meade

‘Let’s just rehash, will we?” Dermot Smurfit jr, chief executive of GAN, formerly Game Account Network, has seen some twists and turns in the last five years.

He got another one last week after – of all things – a US Supreme Court ruling, but first he wants to give a summary of the journey.

GAN’s journey goes back a while. The company was founded in 2002, as Game Account Network,...

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