Sports Betting & Casino Summit North America

Explore the state of the gambling industry in North America

Compliance updates from the states which have legalized so far in the US and the expected progress of starting operations, as well as projections from the states that are considering legalization. How is North America embracing virtual sports while the regular seasons of sports are suspended? Get the answers during the conference from leading experts of the industry.

The 2020 Summit education program will feature presentations by leading experts in iGaming, sports betting, new technologies, casino/online integration, loyalty/rewards, mobile gaming, lottery, data/analytics, regulatory and legal, finance, community gaming, and more.

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Regulators, Operators, Suppliers, Marketing Managers, C-Level Executives, Policy Makers and more...

From operators to software providers, suppliers, marketing managers, CEOs and policymakers, all are uniting for a two days of talks that inspire gambling industry shareholders to stay on top the current situation and discuss the latest trends, meet their next client or partner, and connect with other people interested in the future of sports betting, casino, lottery, marketing, compliance and more. What about you? Are you among them?

Learn from genuine world-class experts and way seers

Leading industry experts share their knowledge about the state of the gambling industry in North America.

Meet achievers shaping the B2B ecosystem

Opportunity for 500 like-minded industry peers to engage in a global expansion by using an international business sphere that focuses on B2B services and more.

Quality networking and learning opportunities

Quality networking and learning opportunities without interruptions with emphasis on comfort and communication by using a cutting-edge intuitive virtual conference platform.

Leading Speakers

Our 500 attendees are looking to stay on top of the latest trends, meet their next client or partner, and connect with other people interested in the future of the gambling industry in North America.

Partner at Princeton Public Affairs Group, Inc.

Gaming Attorney and Member at Saiber LLC

Advisor and C-Level Executive at Dr. Mintas Consulting

CEO at William Hill US

Partner at MELCHERS LAW

Founder at Wallach Legal LLC

Head of Penn Interactive

61st District in the Michigan House of Representatives

CEO & Co-founder at Chalkline Sports

Chief Executive Officer of OneTeam Partners LLC

Partner at PJT Partners

Head of North America at iGaming Academy

Investor & Board Advisor at Bet.Works

Sports Wagering Consultant with Pivot Sports Group

Managing Director at SeventySix Capital

Founder & Director at Focus Gaming News

Executive Director of the National Council on Problem Gambling (NCPG)

Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder at FSB

Analyst and reporter for VIXIO GamblingCompliance

Managing Director of SG Digital’s Don Best Sports group

Head Of Sales at Oddin.gg

CEO & Co-Founder of Incentive Games

Indian Affairs & Gaming Business Counsel at Foley & Quigley PLC

Co-Founder of Champion Sports

Vice President, Strategy and Analytics at National Football League (NFL)

Chief Commercial Officer at Intralot Inc/US - Head of Sports Betting in the US

Adam Greenblatt

CEO of Roar Digital, LLC

CEO and Founder at Golden Race

Senior Investment Associate at DRIVE by DraftKings

Head of Strategy & Corporate Development at Barstool Sports

VP of Strategic Partnerships at NSoft

Head of US Operations for EPIC Risk Managment

Co-Founder & Director at Gamban

Chief Product & Marketing Officer at A GAME ABOVE ApS

Chairman of G4 (Global Gambling Guidance Group)

Director of Regulatory Affairs at GVC Holdings

Co-Founder at HIPTHER Agency

President at U.S. Integrity

Founder at Slane Advisory

Vice President Race & Sports Operations - Westgate LV Resort & Casino

Deputy Executive Director, Technical Services at N.J. Division of Gaming Enforcement

Chair, Indian Law & Policy Practice at Quarles & Brady LLP

Founding member at Foley & Quigley Law PLC

Schedule

08:00
08:00 - 12:00

Free Networking Session

12:00
12:00 - 12:45

THE STRATEGY OF RESTARTING THE ONLINE SPORTS BETTING INDUSTRY (panel discussion)

A discussion about the key elements that will lead to the restart of the online sports betting industry in the USA.

The discussion will be joined by:

- State Representative Brandt Iden (61st District in the Michigan House of Representatives)

- Kip Levin (President of FanDuel Group)

- David Highhill (Vice President, Strategy and Analytics at National Football League (NFL))

- Jeremy Kleiman (Gaming Attorney and Member at Saiber LLC)


The discussion will be moderated by Dr. Joerg Hofmann (Partner at MELCHERS LAW).

12:50
12:50 - 13:35

NAVIGATING THE SIGNIFICANT CHALLENGES & OPPORTUNITIES IN US SPORTS BETTING & ONLINE GAMING IN AN EVER CHANGING WORLD POST COVID-19 (panel discussion)

An important discussion about the challenges and opportunities of US sports betting and online gaming post-COVID-19.

The discussion will be joined by:

- Bill Pascrell, III (Partner at Princeton Public Affairs Group, Inc.)

- Joe Asher (CEO at William Hill US)

- Adam Greenblatt (CEO of Roar Digital, LLC)

- Benjie Cherniak (Managing Director of SG Digital’s Don Best Sports group)


The discussion will be moderated by Jeremy Kleiman (Gaming Attorney and Member at Saiber LLC).

13:40
13:40 - 14:25

THE FUTURE OF LEGALIZED SPORTS BETTING IN CALIFORNIA, FLORIDA AND TEXAS (panel discussion)

The discussion will be joined by:

- Bill Pascrell, III (Partner at Princeton Public Affairs Group, Inc.)

- Daniel Wallach (Founder at Wallach Legal LLC)


The discussion will be moderated by Matt Carey (Reporter at VIXIO GamblingCompliance).

(more speakers will be added soon)

14:30
14:30 - 15:15

OUTLOOK FOR US GAMING – WHEN CAN WE EXPECT THE US GAMING MARKET TO NORMALISE (panel discussion)

- Nick Papadoglou (Chief Commercial Officer at Intralot Inc/US - Head of Sports Betting in the US)

- Evan Davis (Sports Wagering Consultant at Pivot Sports Group)

- Jon Kaplowitz (Head of Penn Interactive)


The discussion will be moderated by Wayne Kimmel (Managing Partner of SeventySix Capital).

15:20
15:20 - 16:05

LAS VEGAS – RE-LAUNCH OF THE STRIP (panel discussion)

Lined with upscale casino hotels, the neon-soaked Strip is quintessential Las Vegas. The COVID-19 period has certainly taken its toll, but we are going to explore the many new opportunities this restart presents.

The discussion will be joined by:

- Jay Kornegay (Vice President Race & Sports Operations - Westgate LV Resort & Casino)

- Seth Schorr (CEO of Fifth Street Gaming and Chairman of Downtown Grand Hotel & Casino)

- Matthew Holt (President at U.S. Integrity)


The discussion will be moderated by Benjie Cherniak (Managing Director of SG Digital’s Don Best Sports group).

16:10
16:10 - 16:55

ESPORTS BETTING VS CLASSIC SPORTS BETTING IN NORTH AMERICA (panel discussion)

The discussion will be joined by:

- J Moses (Investor & Board Advisor of Bet.Works)

- Grant Johnson (CEO at Esports Entertainment Group)

- David McDowell (Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder at FSB​)

- Mark Robson (Co-Founder at Champion Sports​)


The discussion will be moderated by Marek Suchar (Head of Partnerships at Oddin.gg).

17:00
17:00 - 17:45

VIRTUAL GAMING, IS IT GAINING TRACTION IN AMERICA AND CANADA? (panel discussion)

The discussion will be joined by:

- John Gordon (CEO & Co-Founder of Incentive Games)

- Araksi Sargsyan (Head Of Business Development at DS Virtual Gaming)

- Lazar Miučin (VP of Strategic Partnerships at NSoft)

- Martin Wachter (CEO at Golden Race)


The discussion will be moderated by Jaka Repanšek (Media and TECH Law Expert).

08:00
08:00 - 12:30

Free Networking Session

12:35
12:35 - 13:35

INNOVATION DURING AND POST COVID-19 – HOW IS THE INDUSTRY ADAPTING? (panel discussion)

The discussion will be joined by:

- Dr. Laila Mintas (Advisor and C-Level Executive at Dr. Mintas Consulting)

- Sara Slane (Founder at Slane Advisory)

- Daniel J. Kustelski (CEO & Co-founder at Chalkline Sports)

- Dmitry Starostenkov (CEO at Evenbet Gaming - the leading poker platform provider)

- Ismail Vali (Chief Product & Marketing Officer at A GAME ABOVE ApS)


The discussion will be moderated by Jaka Repanšek (Media and TECH Law Expert).

13:40
13:40 - 14:30

COMPLIANCE AND CERTIFICATION DURING COVID-19 (panel discussion)

While focusing on the restart of the industry, we must also not overlook certification and compliance related topics. We will examine how testing laboratories and industry certification academies are coping with the subject.

The discussion will be joined by:

- Karen Marcela Sierra-Hughes (Director, Latin America and Caribbean Government Relations and Business Development at Gaming Laboratories International)

- Charles Harper (Head of North America at iGaming Academy)

- Pieter Remmers (Chairman of G4 (Global Gambling Guidance Group))

- Eric Weiss (Deputy Executive Director, Technical Services at N.J. Division of Gaming Enforcement)


The discussion will be moderated by Zoltán Tűndik (Co-Founder at HIPTHER Agency).

14:40
14:40 - 15:15

TRIBAL GAMING INDUSTRY – A NEW ERA

The discussion will be joined by:

- Kevin Quigley (Indian Affairs & Gaming Business Counsel at Foley & Quigley PLC)

- Tom Foley (Foley & Quigley Law PLC)


The discussion will be moderated by Jonodev Chaudhuri (Chair, Indian Law & Policy Practice at Quarles & Brady LLP).

15:20
15:20 - 16:05

THE FUTURE OF ONLINE GAMING IN CANADA (panel discussion)

The discussion will be joined by:

- Ilkim Hincer (Executive Vice President & Chief Legal Officer at Hard Rock International)

- Benjie Levy (President/COO at Score Media and Gaming Inc)

- Chantal Cipriano (Gaming & Regulatory Lawyer at Dickinson Wright)


The discussion will be moderated by Fernando Saffores (Founder & Director at Focus Gaming News).

16:10
16:10 - 16:55

RESPONSIBLE GAMING: LESSONS LEARNED FROM EUROPE AND VICE VERSA (panel discussion)

The discussion will be joined by:

- Keith S. Whyte (Executive Director at the National Council on Problem Gambling)

- Martin Lycka (Dir. of Regulatory Affairs at GVC)

- John Millington (Head of US Operations for EPIC Risk Managment)

- Jack Symons (Co-Founder & Director at Gamban)


The discussion will be moderated by Bill Pascrell, III (Partner at Princeton Public Affairs Group, Inc.).

17:00
17:00 - 18:10

THE CURRENT & FUTURE STATE OF THE SPORTS BETTING INVESTMENT LANDSCAPE (panel discussion)

The discussion will be joined by:

- Mohit Kansal (Partner at the Clairvest Group)

- Julian Fialkow (Senior Investment Associate at DRIVE by DraftKings)

- Ahmad Nassar (Chief Executive Officer of OneTeam Partners LLC)

- Chad Stender (Managing Director at SeventySix Capital)

- David VanEgmond (Head of Strategy & Corporate Development at Barstool Sport)

- Don Cornwell (Partner at PJT Partners)


The discussion will be moderated by Lloyd Danzig (Founder & CEO at Sharp Alpha Advisors).

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