GESE 2009 Presents Online Gambling Topics

Published Thursday, April 09, 2009 - Online-Casinos.com

The Gaming Executive Summit Europe 2009 is set to take place this July 7-9 2009 at the Eurostars Madrid Tower Spain. The high level strategy and opportunity event for the world's biggest and most successful gaming executives will surely prove to surpass expectations.

In its 3rd year, the Gaming Executive Summit Europe 2009 remains the industry's defining event for top decision makers of the world's leading gambling operators. Some of the topics that are on the agenda this year include virtual gaming in a real world, the way forward to a peaceful coexistence, examining the relationship between online and offline gaming, can the two sectors co-exist in harmony? Analyzing the different strategies and approaches for successful convergence between the online and offline sectors. Also, case study examples will demonstrate the opportunities and challenges for convergence at a national, regional and pan-European level.

In depth discussion and knowledgeable speakers will bring to light the potential for European operators as they expand into Latin America including understanding the challenges and opportunities of operating in Latin America where there is a huge gaming demand and a highly conducive market for capital investment. A brief overview of existing and planned projects in Latin America will also be presented.

The debate on online gambling has been expanded and will have industry leaders talking outside the box and giving full and frank opinions as they define the future of the online gaming industry. Workshops on the last day of the conference include emerging markets starting with a critical assessment of Russia's move to shut down all casinos and slot machine parlours outside of four remote gaming zones from July 2009. This session will look at Eastern Europe's emergence as a major area of interest for gaming operators. With the latest news from Brussels this session will spotlight legal and regulatory debates being conducted at a pan-European level, including the sustainability of state gambling monopolies under European law, the latest on European Commission infringement proceedings and the cross-over between land-based and online gambling regulation. All and all this conference is shaping up to be a pivotal event for industry participants and anyone following the fortunes of online gambling operators.

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