Decentralizing the Vig with Paul Rogash

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My guest today is Paul Rogash, Founder and CEO of BetU. BetU is a sports, esports & crypto betting platform. Secured by smart contracts and powered by the BETU Token. BetU aims to become a leader in the global sports betting market worth $391 Billion USD. With the goal of taking significant market share from global bookmakers such as Bet365, William Hill, Ladbrokes, DraftKings and FanDuel. BetU will offer traditional bookmaker services along with peer to peer betting resulting in better odds and bigger winnings. BetU Fantasy is a separate game where players can earn real crypto prizes for making fantasy bets on sport and esport events. There is no risk, only real rewards. Betting Platform: The BetU Platform will enable people to become their own bookmaker and bet against their peers. In the wagering industry the BetU platform will be akin to a combination of Bet365 & Betfair. The BetU platform will be available on web, tablet and mobile. Paul founded BetU in May 2021 and BetU had their ICO in late August of '21. Paul is an Australian entrepreneur currently based in Bali. He has been involved with several start up businesses in the fields of Internet Marketing, IT and financial services. Experienced entrepreneur, founded and sold MachineSales.com, Escalated Advertising & Lawyers SEO. Contract marketing roles in crypto saw projects increase 30x & 20x in 3 months. BBA in Entrepreneurship at Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology. In our discussion, we cover BetU, the growth of the Metaverse, nomadic lifestyle, and much more. We begin our conversation by discussing BetU and why gambling and betting is a great use case for blockchain. Paul discusses what makes BetU unique and how they are developing the future of online gambling. Paul also discusses the future fantasy sports and GameFi. Our conversation pivots to the MetaVerse where Paul discusses BetU’s bet on the MetaVerse and their plans of building out a MetaVerse experience. Another interesting topic of discussion was a conversation centered around the future of gambling in the MetaVerse and gambling on crypto-native games. We finish our conversation about the MetaVerse by discussing how Big Tech is beginning to develop a MetaVerse strategy and the importance of building open systems that are interoperable for the future the MetaVerse. The last major discussion topic we touched on was the nomad lifestyle. Paul shares his experience living as a digital nomad and the evolution of work and community. Please enjoy my conversation with Paul Rogash.

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