ICE North America to host 2020 American Gambling Awards

31 January 2020

(PRESS RELEASE) -- Clarion Gaming has teamed up with Gambling.com to host the second edition of the American Gambling Awards at the ICE North America conference.

The Awards are the first and only ceremony dedicated to the regulated online gambling market in the U.S. This year they will take place on 14 May at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans.

Launched in 2019, the awards recognize business and operational excellence within the industry and celebrate the individuals who are enabling future development of the market. Last year’s inaugural event featured 14 categories covering regulated online casino, sportsbook, horseracing and fantasy operators, as well as industry suppliers, policy-makers, lawyers and regulators.

Charles Gillespie, Chief Executive of Gambling.com Group Plc, shares, said: “The American online gambling market is unprecedently dynamic, and as the industry grows, so will the American Gambling Awards.

“For the 2020 edition, we will build on the excitement from last year’s program and expand our footprint with new award categories, judges and a partnership with Clarion to bring the celebration to New Orleans in May.”

Rory Credland, Event Director for ICE North America, added: “As we prepare the best possible conference agenda, networking opportunities and social events for ICE North America in New Orleans, we are excited to partner with Gambling.com Group.

“The American Gambling Awards launched in 2019 to bring positive attention to the leaders making online gambling a reality, and we couldn’t be more excited to host the nominees, judges, winners and guests of the awards, in conjunction with our event.”

Nominations for the 2020 American Gambling Awards will open on February 18th, with finalists announced on March 30th ahead of the ceremony.

The partnership follows the new Clarion has joined forces with the Mississippi Gaming and Hospitality Association to merge the Southern Gaming Summit (SGS) with ICE NA, marrying the best of land-based and online gaming.

ICE North America’s conference program of over 150 plus speakers is available for free, covering a diverse range of topics including casino, sports betting, affiliate marketing, lottery, eSports, payments and hospitality technology.

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