Keynote speakers announced for Spanish conference

20 October 2010

LONDON, England -- (PRESS RELEASE) -- iGB Espana 2010 is proud to announce that Ivan Garcia Pelayo and his CIO, Cristobal Prieto, will be keynote speakers at the Madrid conference on the 5th and 6th of November 2010. Ivan Garcia Pelayo is the son of the notorious Gonzalo Garcia Pelayo, who rose to fame in the early 90s when Gonzalo devised a game system that took advantage of the minimum balance faults found in roulette tables. With the help of the family, especially son Ivan, the Garcia-Pelayo clan won over 250 million pesetas by breaking the roulette systems in casino all over the world – starting in Madrid and continuing on in Las Vegas, Australia, Austria, Denmark and Holland, amongst many others. The pinnacle of their roulette-breaking career came in 2004, when the Supreme Court ruled in their favour and gave them the right to enter any casino in Spain, their system validated by law.

Not content with conquering roulette, the Pelayos have continued working in the field of probability, studying and developing methods that take advantage of games of chance in the field of iGaming, with a specific focus of online poker. Ivan Garcia Pelayo, CEO of Group Los Pelayos (, will be speaking on not only his infamous past, but more importantly the future of online poker. With poker on the rise in the Spanish marketplace, he will be vindicating the idea of using poker schools as a channel of optimization, acquisition, retention and data mining of users.

"We are proud of what we have achieved at Los Pelayos Poker and," said Ivan. "We are looking forward to presenting our business model to the online gambling Spanish elite and devising new and better ways to promote online poker worldwide. iGB Espana is a fantastic opportunity for us to promote our brand and meet the key players within the industry."

iGB Espana is a niche event dedicated to the Spanish speaking sector of the online gambling industry. The list of speakers includes representatives from the powerhouses of the hispanic online gambling industry, including; BetFair, EducaPoker, Bingo Winzingo, Kanvas Media, Bet365, MiApuesta, Betclic, ADEAPI and A full list of speakers, schedules and exhibitors is available at The conference will be in Spanish but live English translation will be provided. As usual affiliates attend completely free of charge; non-affiliate entry is €400+IVA, which includes two days of conference, 3 networking parties, access to the exhibition and lunch.

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