iGaming Summit

  • iGaming Summit

    The 3-day G2E Asia Conference is designed to provide the most comprehensive gaming education in Asia.

    Content is developed by leading gaming experts, ensuring participants access with practical and cost effective insights into market developments, emerging trends, incoming regulations, pertinent topics and strategies to stay relevant and ahead of the game.

    The iGaming Summit, with Asia Gaming Brief (AGB) being the official industry supporter, will be held on 19 May 2016. It will bring the communities together to learn how to better leverage digital opportunities, forge valuable partnerships, and embrace the future. Industry experts will shed light on:

    • The state of play of igaming in Asia;
    • Innovations & technological advances in online gaming;
    • DFS VS eSports;
    • iGaming customer acquistion strategy

    The most popular topics:


    The Most Popular Topics:
    iGaming Product Innovation and Latest Trends
    Moderated by :
    Shaun McCamley, Partner, Gaming Market Advisors LLC.
    Vin Narayanan, CEO, Vinisic Gaming
    David Jung, Chairman, Hero Poker, Calvin Ng, CEO, 21Pink  



    Innovations & Technology: Advances in Online and Mobile Betting Options
    Moderated by John English, President, WEBE Gaming
    Barry Martin, CEO, KPI Gaming Consultants
    David Leppo, Chairman & CEO, Footballbet.com
    Tal Itzhak Ron, Chairman & CEO, Tal Ron, Drihem & Co Law Firm


    G2E Asia 2016 iGaming Summit

    Thursday, May 19th

    09:00  Chairman's opening remarks

    Rosalind Wade, Founder & Co-Managing Director, Asia Gaming Brief

    09:10 iGaming State of Play - Asia

    Asia is one of the largest untapped igaming markets in the world, with many jurisdictions in the pre-regulation stage. This session will investigate the status of iGaming regulation across key countries in Asia including:
    ● Philippines
    ● Cambodia
    ● Vietnam - Sports betting regulation
    ● Russia - Poker, forced sponsorship
    ● India
    ● Australia - In-play, Click-to-Call, Barry O’Farrell Review
    ● China - Lifting the ban - implications for the market
    ● General - Match Fixing, Corruption
    Moderator: Harmen Brenninkmeijer, Managing Partner, Dynamic Partners
    Roderick McAlpine, Director, Norfolk Island Gaming Authority (Australia)
    Albert Climent, Founder, BlueSea Gaming (Vietnam)
    Geaspar Byrne, Head of Investor Relations, AGTech (China)

    10:05  Innovations & Technology: Advances in Online and Mobile Betting Options

    As in other parts of the world, iGaming depends on sports betting in Asia. At this session, learn about the possibilities for virtual sports and in-play betting. Understand how hedging exchanges and binary options work, and their feasibility in Asia. Hear about the latest payment processing solutions and why they make sense in the region, as well as advances in cash-out and stop-loss functions for responsible gaming issues.
    ● Hedging exchanges – The future?
    ● Binary options - How does it track?
    ● Virtual sports – Will we see further innovation from this product?
    ● In–play betting – What innovations can we expect over the next few years?
    ● Cash-in/ Cash-out solutions for Asia
    ● Incorporating cash-out and stop-loss functions into your products
    Barry Martin, Founder, KPI Gaming Consultants & former CEO, 666Bet
    David Leppo, Chairman & CEO, Footballbet.com
    John English, CEO, WEBE Gaming

    10:55 Networking Tea Break

    11:25 Capitalizing on the eSports Phenomenon

    eSports is growing at a phenomenal rate in terms of viewership and revenue. Asia was the birthplace of eSports, so how can gaming operations in the region take advantage of this phenomenon? At this session, learn how betting on eSports could be a strong revenue platform for operators across the region.
    ● eSports betting market size, demographic globally vs. Asia
    ● Is the eSports betting market still all hype or does it present real opportunity?
    ● How can one profit from this industry, besides betting? (Where is the money?)
    ● Fantasy eSports vs Fixed-Odds Betting model
    ● Barriers of entry, how to enter the market
    Borislav Borisov, COO, UltraPlay

    12:15 Skill gaming: a new frontier

    ● Appealing to millennial mentality - the secret to skill gaming
    ● Understanding Chinese gameplay preferences and bonusing
    ● Incorporating elements from casual and online role-playing games
    ● Experiential immersion in a skill game
    Myles Blasonato, Creative Director & Michael Moretti, Digital Marketer, Royal Wins

    13:00 Lunch

    14:00 Going Mobile: Staying Ahead of the Game

    Technology is hurtling along so quickly, the mobile programs that facilitate betting are often outdated before they are released. At this session, learn to avoid the pitfalls of obsolescence and hear about some of the latest technologies. The advances in mobile technology is breathtaking, especially in the areas of smartphones and wearable devices. Learn how to get the most of your mobile marketing, how to maximize mobile payments with NFC technology, and whether native applications are more appropriate than downloadable apps.
    ● What haven’t we done to get the most out of our customers’ smart devices?
    ● Mobile marketing – have we reached our creative limits already?
    ● Wearable technology – smart watches, smart bands
    ● Mobile payments and utilizing NFC technology
    ● Native application vs download
    John English, CEO, WEBE Gaming

    14:50 iGaming product innovation and latest trends

    What are the latest product innovations to come out of the iGaming industry globally, and how could these be introduced to Asia?
    ● The rise of RNG
    ● Innovation in live dealer
    ● Online Poker - Take up in Asia, what's next?
    ● Social gaming / further gamification
    ● Incorporating skill gambling
    ● Virtual reality / new technologies - application into igaming
    ● How are junkets diversifying into online VIP play?
    ● Proxy betting - Philippines the new sweet spot for Chinese VIP play? 
    Vin Narayanan, Consultant, former Managing Editor, Casino City
    David Jung, CEO, Hero Poker
    Calvin Ng, CEO, 21Pink (Tentative)

    15:30 Afternoon Tea Break

    16:00  Moving towards an omni-channel model for customer acquisition and retention

    ● Using iGaming products as a retention and CRM tool
    ● How is igaming relevant for land-based operators - given Macau’s decline?
    ● Play for fun - will it work in Asia?
    ● Using data analytics to profile and target high-yield customers
    Shaun McCamley, Partner, Gaming Market Advisors  
    Rhys Jones, Managing Director, Ha Tien Vegas
    Tim Shepherd, COO, Silver Heritage

    16:45 Close of iGaming Summit


    Sponsored By ROYAL WINS


    For iGaming Summit  Program registration, click here.
    For speaking and sponsorship opportunities, please contact Sean Chen.

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