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Henrik Lagercrantz, Senior Systems Architect of the P5 system, bwin

 Henrik  Lagercrantz Henrik is the lead architect responsible for the new P5 poker platform developed by bwin, Europe's leading online sportsbook and gaming provider. Henrik has worked as an architect in the e-gaming industry for the past 7 years, specializing in the areas of high availability, scalability and integration. During this time he has also acted as lead developer, supporting implementation of core services in the bwin e-gaming systems. Prior experiences include defining and standardizing communication protocols for the telecom industry and software development for hand held devices.

Presentation: "Bwin - P5 a future proof Poker platform"

Time: Wednesday 10:30 - 11:30

Location: Fleming Room

Europe's No.1 online gaming provider has built P5 its new poker platform empowering 25 international poker operators to implement unique white label/SaaS solutions. One of the main challenges has been to combine high requirements on Stability, Scalability and Flexibility.

The vision was to build a system that combines
  • The Stability of a banking system
  • The Flexibility of Lego bricks
  • The Scalability of a Massive multiplayer online game, like World of Warcraft

P5 reached its goals by achieving a unique level of decomposition and modularization. It is built on a single underlying poker integration platform based on SOA and EDA architectural best practices. This foundation supports an increasing range of multinational regulatory gaming requirements enabling various integration scenarios for large scale cost efficiency. Key principles include functional decomposition, environment abstraction and encapsulation of core business logic.

Keywords: Architecture, SOA, Scalability, Availability, Enterprise, High-volume e-commerce, Gaming

Target Audience: Architects, System Desginers and Senior Developers will hear about the challenges of bwin's next generation poker platform in context of complexity drivers like time2market, flexibility for business opportunities & regulative constraints and overall cost efficiency