Wireless Gambling and Its Future to be Discussed at Conference

20 November 2002

LARCHMONT, New York --(Press Release)-- Land-based and Internet gaming operators have discovered that there are many advantages to using innovative wireless technology.

This trend will be discussed at the Sixth Annual International Symposium on Internet and Wireless Gambling Law and Management. The conference, presented by BioConferences International , a division of Mary Ann Liebert publishers, is scheduled for December 8th - 10th Paradise Island, The Bahamas.

The trend for casino operators to turn to wireless gambling is rapidly increasing. Convenience has played a major role in this transformation. With advanced technologies, prospective gamers can participate in wireless gaming via cell phones, PDAs and personal computers. Cutting out expensive travel costs, land-based casino operators now have the ability to market their product more efficiently to a broader range of customers.

The Symposium will cover such topics as the future of the industry, financing, intranets, kiosks and other new media, growth of wireless gaming, regulatory updates, success of online lotteries, rapid growth in sportsbooks, Internet casinos and electronic payment systems.

Speakers include Adam Anhang; Adriaan Brink, Zabadoo; Frank Catania, Catania Consulting Group; Mickey Charles, CEO, The Sports Network; John Clitheroe, Alderney Gaming Commissioner; Tony Coles, Jeffrey Green Russell; David Fleming, World Gaming; Tony Fontaine, Station Casinos; Brian Ford, Ernst & Young; John Godfrey, Alderney Gambling Control Commission; Lorraine Grymala, Vice President, North American Trading Institute; Frederic Gushin, Spectrum Gaming; Julian Harris, Pinsent Curtis Biddle; Jeff Houle, Greenberg Traurig; Joseph Kelly, SUNY College at Buffalo; Marc Lesnick, Startcasino.com; Gary Locke, Casino Promote; Ted Loh, Orient Gaming; Art Mitchell, US Treasury; Christopher Murphy, Mann & Partners; Peter Nolte, Latin American Gaming; Tobin Prior, CEO, Kerzner Interactive; I. Nelson Rose, Whittier Law School; Mark D. Schopper, J.D.; Michael Smeaton, Gamcare; Michael Tew, Bear Stearns and Lisa Wycherley, Microgaming.

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