Darcy Krough, Amaya’s Vice President of Business announced that it was ''exciting time for Amaya with the United States’ legislation unravelling itself for the legalization of online gambling.’’ GiGse was pleased that David Baazov, Amaya CEO, was a panellist discussing the convergence of gaming content and technology across multiple channels at the keynote opening session.
Next time remember to maximize your time at GiGse and ScS 2014 by viewing who is attending, and contact selected delegates to set up meetings with them the event. All registered delegates will receive access to an online/mobile networking tool which will allow them to plan their time more effectively enabling them to connect with the people they want.
The popular start-up competition returned to GiGse and was also be open to the Social Casino Summit delegates. From a number of high-level submissions we received, five start-ups were selected to pitch in front of gaming investors and casino and social gaming executives for the winning vote and to be crowned the most innovative start-up of 2013.
To help avoid the lines of Tuesday morning, the first day of GiGse, delegates were able to collect their passes to GiGse and ScS on Monday evening, whilst maximizing their face-to-face time with fellow delegates. The Monday social event, recently added to the GiGse agenda, kicked off a busy networking schedule that included an Official GiGse and ScS Party, sponsored by IGT, which took place at Slide.
Five start-ups competed again at the LaunchPad, dominated, unsurprisingly, by the social gaming theme. Following start-up pitches, drilling by the judging panel, a commitment to invest by one of the judges and interactive audience voting, it was ISIS Lab to win the crown of the most innovative GiGse start-up.
‘Taking Action: Why your iGaming Strategy Can’t Wait’, a white paper authored by ACEP executives discusses five steps to building online success and emphasizes the value of immediate action.
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As states move forward in legalizing iGaming, multi state compacts are expected to take place in absence of a federal solution. Widely discussed at GiGse 2013 as the way for state-by-state gaming to generate revenue for both states and businesses, they will be given an in-depth analysis at the upcoming World Regulatory Briefing USA on October 22-23 in Philadelphia, PA.
‘Digital & Interactive Gaming’ report, released by Eilers Research, summarizes the main discussions that took place over the three days at both GiGse and the Social Casino Summit, and provides a series of takeaways – a valuable report for those who missed the event (or selected sessions) and for those who attended and want a re-cap.