More than 100 participants confirmed for Brasilian Gaming Congress

8 October 2013

LONDON -- (PRESS RELEASE) -- Clarion Events announced Tuesday that over 100 participants are confirmed for the invitation-only Brasilian Gaming Congress, and there is clear picture emerging about its international importance.

Many of the world's biggest brands are confirmed to be attending the Congress, which will take place Nov. 18-20 in Rio de Janeiro.

They will travel there to speak with Brazil's key government and regulatory authorities and discuss their experiences of gaming regulation, sports integrity and lottery innovation.

Globally recognized brands such as Codere, INTRALOT, Ladbrokes, PaddyPower and La Française des Jeux will all be joining the debate as speakers, while delegates are confirmed from the Austrian Lottery Oesterreichische Lotterien GmbH, PMU France, Novomatic, Bally and Playtech.

"Brazil is at a critical time as prepares for the enormous challenge of hosting a World Cup and Olympics between now and 2018," said Magnho José. "Ensuring there is a strong regulatory environment to protect the integrity of these sports is of paramount importance to their authorities, and engaging with international sports bodies, other regulators and gaming operators is a very progressive and important step to being ready for these major sporting events."

In addition to many of the world's largest commercial gaming brands, there are many leading regulators and industry representatives heading to Brazil from Spain, Italy, France, Denmark, Finland, the UK and the U.S. From Latin America there will be senior officials coming from Chile, Uruguay, Peru and Argentina.

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