Sports betting takes center stage at East Coast Gaming Congress

2 May 2019

(PRESS RELEASE) -- With Tennessee and Iowa on the verge of becoming the 9th and 10th states to legalize sports betting and other states preparing to follow suit, sports betting will be a focal point at the 23rd annual East Coast Gaming Congress & NexGen Gaming Forum, which takes place 12-13 June at Harrah’s Waterfront Conference Center in Atlantic City at Harrah's Resort Atlantic City.

The two-day ECGC panel will feature four sports betting panels: The iGaming/Sports Betting Nexus, So Far, So Good?, The Leagues’ Perspective, and What’s Next in Sports Betting?

In addition, sports betting will be discussed by three prominent keynote speakers:
New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy,
Ted Leonsis, Founder and CEO of Monumental Sports & Entertainment, and
Bill Miller, CEO of the American Gaming Association.

Additionally, sports betting will be discussed by CEOs participating in the ECGC signature Leadership ThinkTank, as well by experts in other panel discussions.

The ECGC sports betting panels will include the following speakers:
Max Bichsel, Director, Kambi
Richard Carter, Chief Executive Officer, SBTech
Brad Cummings, Founder & Chief Executive Officer, EquiLottery
Frank Fantini, Chief Executive Officer, Fantini Research
Eric Frank, Deputy Compliance Officer and Director, Legal Affairs, The Stars Group
Roger Gros, Publisher, GGB Magazine
Melanie Gross, Vice President of Online Gaming, Caesars Entertainment
David Isaacson, Vice President, Spectrum Gaming Capital
Parikshat Khanna, Chief Executive Officer, CG Technology
Jeremy Kudon, Partner, Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe
Moti Malul, Chief Executive Officer, NeoGames
Marquest Meeks, Senior Counsel, Office of the Commissioner of Baseball
Kevin O’Toole, Executive Director, Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board
Itai Pazner, Chief Executive Officer, 888 Holdings
David Rebuck, Director, New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement
Dan Shapiro, Vice President, Strategy & Business Development, William Hill US
Dan Spillane, Vice President & Assistant General Counsel, National Basketball Association
Mor Weizer, Chief Executive Officer, Playtech
Seth Young, Chief Innovation Officer, PointsBet

The ECGC theme for 2019 is “The Dynamic Convergence of Gaming.” The conference this year includes a three-track format that includes Sports and Gaming, Gaming Operations, and Gaming Market Analysis. The conference will also feature the first-ever gaming Leadership ThinkTank, where industry leaders come together and share their insights on the future of all things gaming.

More than 500 gaming operators, equipment manufacturers, regulators, attorneys, architects, analysts, public officials, investors and other gaming-related professionals are expected to attend ECGC.

ECGC is organized and produced by Spectrum Gaming Group and the Cooper Levenson, Attorneys at Law. Other co-organizers and co-producers are The Friedmutter Group, an industry-leading architectural and design firm based in Las Vegas, and Sysco Corporation, the global leader in selling, marketing and distributing food products to restaurants, healthcare and educational facilities, lodging and gaming establishments.

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