Fifth Annual International Symposium on Internet Gambling Law and Management Features Stellar Lineup

19 June 2001

LARCHMONT, New York--(Press Release)--June 19, 2001--The Fifth Annual International Symposium on Internet Gambling Law and Management, sponsored by Mary Ann Liebert publishers and presented by Bioconferences International to be held Nov. 25-27 at the Shelbourne hotel in Dublin, Ireland, features a stellar lineup of speakers who will focus on four main themes --- new markets, new laws, new competitors and new technologies.

Chaired by Anthony Coles, Partner, Jeffrey Green Russell in London and Joe Kelly, Professor of Business Law, SUNY College at Buffalo, the conference features speakers including Steve Beason, Hong Kong Jockey Club; Adrian Brink,; Eric Brown, Camelot; Mickey Charles, The Sports Network; Gary Collins, Antigua; Tony Fontaine, Station Casinos; Michael Frendo, Gatt Frendo Tjufigno; Bill Galston, Galston Associates; Fred Gushin, Spectrum Gaming; Marc Lesnick,; Gary Locke, Casino Promote; Quirino Mancini, Sinisi Ceschini Mancini & Partners; Isaac Marrache, Marrache & Co.; Vince Monical,; Christopher Murphy, Mann & Partners; David Outhwaite, COO, CryptoLogic; I. Nelson Rose, Professor, Whittier College of Law; Johan Sigvardsson, CEO, Boss Media; Michael Tew, Bear Sterns; Andrew Tottenham, Harrods Online; Thibauld Verbiest, Libert-Mayerus and many others. Full program details and online registration is available at

The conference will feature sessions on the burgeoning Asian and Latin American markets; new entrants into the field from land-based gaming and other industries such as Harrods and Playboy; new jurisdictions such as Jersey, Isle of Man, Alderney, Channel Island, Malta and Gibraltar; new laws and regulations in Antigua, St.Kitts, New Zealand and other jurisdictions; the latest in Internet gaming technology including streaming, wireless, border control and voice systems; the growth in Internet lotteries around the world; major developments with online sportsbooks, pari-mutuel sites and Internet casinos.

The Annual International Internet Gaming Innovator Awards will be presented at a luncheon on Nov. 26th at the conference. Past recipients of these coveted awards have included Antigua, Bally Gaming Systems, Casino Promote, Elot, Inland Entertainment, Microgaming, National Center for Responsible Gaming, Plus Lotto, Starnet, William Hill and You Bet.

The conference also features a Technology Showcase by various software, telecommunications, marketing and other vendors serving the Internet gaming industry.

Past sponsors/exhibitors include World Gaming, Cable & Wireless, Casino Promote, The Sports Network, Softnec, Internet Global Management, Internet Gaming Commission, Net Pro,, Orbis, Safebet,, Online Gaming Systems, Casino International, Predict It, and many others.

Each year, this conference draws attendees from 40 different countries around the world.

Mary Ann Liebert, Inc. is a privately held, fully integrated media company that is known for publishing new and cutting-edge journals, books and newsletters in the gaming, law, medicine, biotechnology, business and other fields. Among its publications are Gaming Law Review and Internet Gaming International. Bioconferences International, Inc. organizes and runs conferences in law, medicine, biotechnology and other fields.

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