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Wager Wars LLC

Wager Wars is a peer-to-peer sports wagering platform that enables friends, families & rivals to bet against each other. PPM available.

  • Stage Prototype Ready
  • Industry Gaming
  • Location Houston, TX, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded March 2012
  • Employees 2
  • Website WagerWars.co

Company Summary

Wager Wars is the combination of two enormous fronts: social media & the billion-dollar sports wagering industry. We bring the human emotion of competition & rivalry into the sports wagering world by making it a social affair. Our platform enables users to bet on sports head-to-head, create their own spreads, directly challenge friends privately, & pick-up/place bets publicly on the Community Challenge Board. We are the Xbox Live of wagering

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    William Garrett Webb
    Co-Founder

    William Webb studied at the University of Virginia where he was a part of the entrepreneur club. He transferred to Southern Methodist University where he majored in advertising and marketing with a focus in business & entrepreneurship. He has been working for an institutional, middle-market private equity fund in Dallas, TX for the past 5 years, where he specialized in business strategy, operations, valuation & returns.

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    Ben deTar Wilhite
    Co-Founder

    Ben deTar Wilhite studied at the Jindal School of Management at the University of Texas at Dallas where he majored in finance and accounting. He has been working for an institutional, middle-market private equity fund in Dallas, TX for the past 5 years, where he specialized in mergers & acquisitions, debt coverage, valuation and liquidity events.

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    Ryan Smith
    Business Intelligence Analyst & Consultant

    Ryan Smith graduated from the University of Richmond in 2008, then went onto receive his M.A. from Baylor University in 2010 in Communication Studies. Since then Ryan has finished his PhD course load at the European Graduate School in Switzerland; he is currently writing his dissertation. Over the past two years, Ryan has also worked in the Information Technology sector for two different companies.

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    Jonathan Galaviz
    Advisor

    serves as the Managing Director and Chief Economist at Galaviz & Company LLC, a strategic advisory firm that advises foreign governments & Fortune 500 companies on business development, public relations strategies, economic analysis and technology strategy. He has consulted to leading technology start-up firms in Silicon Valley on strategies for growth & international joint ventures. Mr. Galaviz also served as Sr. Project Analyst for MGM Resorts.

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    Bo Bernhard
    Advisor

    Dr. Bernhard is the Executive Director at the UNLV International Gaming Institute, where he now oversees all research and academic functions. Representing the university, he has delivered over 200 keynote addresses in clinical, regulatory, government, and policy settings. he works frequently in jurisdictions as diverse as South Africa, Australia, Singapore, Macao, Mexico, Taiwan, Argentina, Brazil, Portugal, Austria, Greece, England, & Canada.

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    Kevin Smith
    Advisor

    Kevin Smith is the Vice President of Corporate, Government, and Community Relations at Logic Nation Inc., a tech start-up based in Shreveport, LA. Prior to joining Logic Nation, Mr. Smith worked government business development for the past 5 years in the information technology industry and spent 26+ years in the United States Air Force retiring in 2007 as a Colonel.

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    John deTar
    Advisor

    Along with being the CEO of ROIx, John deTar has successfuly led multiple international launch campaigns for companies around the world. For example, John was the lead online consultant on the Hulu launch. John has also been a Partner in several other companies, including Launch Ideas and Brand Affinity Technologies.