Sami Kurvinen is an online gambling expert with a rare +15 years of experience in the online casino and betting industry.

His roles vary from leading affiliate marketing departments to building new products as a brand manager to having full responsibility for the daily activities as a head of operations.

Sami is also a co-founder and an active author on the online casino information sites CasinoWizard.com and SvenskaSpelare.Casino.

Apart from his vast experience in the online gambling industry, he is also a passionate enthusiast of slot games and constantly tries, reviews, and rates new online slots released to the market by leading game studios.

Sami Kurvinen also takes an active role in the overall gambling industry by questioning practices and any wrongdoing through publications in major industry media to create discussions and improvements for all parties involved. Through his different roles as an operator in the gambling industry, Sami has also participated in and passed courses in responsible gambling practices that reflect his work on CasinoWizard.com and SvenskaSpelare.Casino, as all content is created with this in mind.

Sami is also a frequent guest on popular gambling-related podcasts, where he discusses recent trends and topics from the industry.
During his active years as a gambling expert, he has visited +30 major gambling-related conferences. He has also taken an active role in participating in discussion panels to share his expertise with other gambling community members.

Another proof of Sami's expertise, attention to detail, and service level is that he has been nominated and passed to the shortlist for the "Best Affiliate Manager" award at the prestigious iGB London Affiliate Conference Awards five times.

During his off time, Sami prefers to dedicate his time to his family and, when time permits, also to improve his swimming and tennis playing skills.

Sami Kurvinen in the media :

Article on Next.oi: Are operators abandoning affilates?

Podcast episode on Next.oi: Are Tier-1 Operators Abandoning Affiliates?

Podcast episode with Affiliate BI: Affiliate Manager Insights with Sami Kurvinen

Times of Malta article: How to start your own part-time affiliate business online

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