Schedule

Gaming Summit North America (All times are EST)
2021-06-22
Gaming Summit Latin America (Buenos Aires Time)
2021-06-23
10:00 - 11:00
(East Side) US Legislation Round-up

Moderator: Bill Pascrell

The panel explores some of the recent state-by-state regulation updates in sports betting and igaming on the East Side.

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Bill Pascrell, III
Partner at Princeton Public Affairs Group, Inc.
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Martin Lycka
SVP for American Regulatory Affairs and Responsible Gambling, Entain
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Dallas Baker
Head of International Operations, BetMakers
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Mario Malave
Co-founder & CEO, Wagr
11:00 - 11:45
The Gaming Gold Rush has to consider the implementation of Responsible Gaming measures

Moderator: Keith Whyte

The panel points out some of the most important strategies that brands need to take into consideration when it comes to the future of the industry in North America.

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Keith S. Whyte
Executive Director of the National Council on Problem Gambling (NCPG)
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Martin Lycka
SVP for American Regulatory Affairs and Responsible Gambling, Entain
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Tammi Barlow
Director of Responsible Gaming and Corporate Social Responsibility at Caesars Entertainment
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Wendy Anderson
Chief Executive Officer at RG24seven
11:45 - 12:30
The Canadian Gaming Industry Updates with Chantal Cipriano

Moderator: Chantal Cipriano

A traditional panel discussion moderated by Chantal Cipriano that explores the recent updates in Canada.

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Chantal Cipriano
Senior Director, Legal & Compliance at Mazooma
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M. Neil Erlick
Chief Corporate Development Officer at Nuvei
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Nic Sulsky
Chief Commercial Officer at PointsBet Canada
12:30 - 13:15
Focus on Yahoo Sports’ sports betting strategy in North America

Moderator: Geoff Reiss

Yahoo Sports provides opportunities to wager via its BetMGM partnership/integration which is now live in nine states. Continuing to serve as a leading fantasy sports platform and build on its 20-year+ legacy in fantasy sports, recently launching offerings such as Draft Together and Yahoo Fantasy Plus. The powerhouse is also a go-to destination for fans and delivers quality editorial sports content.

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Geoff Reiss
GM of Yahoo Sports
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Sarah Crennan
VP & Head of Content at Yahoo Sports
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Minty Bets
Yahoo Sports’ lead betting reporter and analyst
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Jon Shaw
Sr. Director, Business Ops & Strategy at Yahoo Sports
13:15 - 14:15
(West Side) US Legislation Round-up

Moderator: Dr. Laila Mintas

The panel explores some of the recent state-by-state regulation updates in sports betting and igaming on the West Side.

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Dr. Laila Mintas
CEO at PlayUp US
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Adam Fiske
Co-Founder of iRival Media / CEO of Dimers.com
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Daniel Wallach
Founder at Wallach Legal LLC
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Elizabeth Suever
Vice President of Government Relations at Bally’s Corporation
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Ryan Butler
Gaming Specialist at The Action Network
14:15 - 15:00
Innovative payment technologies and the regulators catch up

Moderator: Rich Roberts

The panel focuses the recent payment technologies and the interpretations of the Wire Act.

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Rich Roberts
Non-Executive Board Member with Webis Holdings PLC
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Mark Hemmerle
VP, Gaming & Compliance Counsel at Shift4 Payments
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Adrianna Cuccinello
VP, Online Gaming & Compliance Operations - US at Maxima Compliance
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Andrew Crowe
SVP of Business Development at Sightline Payments
15:00 - 16:00
M&A, Making of Unicorns and how VCs are reshaping the future of the sports betting industry

Moderator: Wayne Kimmel

The panel focuses on the top M&A of 2021 and on the investment opportunities in the sports betting and online gaming industry.

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Wayne Kimmel
Managing Partner at SeventySix Capital
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Matt Davey
President & CEO at Tekkorp Capital LLC
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Lloyd Danzig
Founder & Managing Partner at Sharp Alpha Advisors
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Daniel Bernard
Investor and General Partner at Mindspring Capital
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09:30 - 10:30
Regulation in the spotlight: Brasil (operators, payment methods, legal update) (Portuguese to English)

Moderator: Alasdair Townsend

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Fernando Sussesso
Sales Manager LATAM, Nuvei
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Alasdair Townsend
Managing Partner at Sherlock Communications
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Neil Montgomery
Founding and Managing Partner at Montgomery & Associados
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Roberto Carvalho Brasil Fernandes
Senior Lawyer at Brasil Fernandes Advogados
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Danilo Gennari
Sócio-Diretor na Distrito Relações Governamentais
10:30 - 11:30
Hear from the industry stakeholders in Argentina (operators, software providers) (Spanish to English)

Moderator: Georges Didier Flores

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Georges Didier Flores
Latin America Government Relations and Business Development Representative at Gaming Laboratories International
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Pedro Extremera
Regional Director at Playtech
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Victor Arias
Vice President LATAM at Pragmatic Play
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Cristian Acuna
Head of Sales LATAM at Play'n GO
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Salo Leder
Business Development Executive at Codere
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11:30 - 12:30
Responsible Gaming Programs across LATAM (English to Spanish and Portuguese)

Moderator: Juan Espinosa García 

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Juan Espinosa García
Ministerio de Hacienda Espana
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Martin Lycka
SVP for American Regulatory Affairs and Responsible Gambling, Entain
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Seth Palansky
Vice President, Corporate Social Responsibility & Communications at Conscious Gaming
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Richard Bayliss
Senior Regulatory Affairs and Compliance Manager at Playtech
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12:30 - 13:30
Regulation in the spotlight: Argentina, Costa Rica, Peru, Curacao (regulators, lotteries representatives) (Spanish to English)

Moderator: José Carlos Figueroa

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José Carlos Figueroa
Caribbean Government Relations and Business Development Representative Gaming Laboratories International, LLC (GLI®)
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Sebastian Vivot
Head of Modernisation and Information Technology, Loter'a de la Ciudad de Buenos Aires
Manuel San Román
Dir. Gral. de Juegos de Casino y Máquinas Tragamonedas de Perú
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Esmeralda Britton
President of Social Protection Board (JPS) of Costa Rica
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Jamir Barton
Acting Chairman of the Board of Directors at the Curacao Gaming Control Board
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