Global Interactive Gaming Summit & Expo (GIGSE) 2000 News

Success in Montreal
18 May 2000
We didn't think we could outdo "Vancouver 1999," but the 2000 Global Interactive Gaming Summit, held last week in Montreal, was even bigger and better. The prevailing theme for the week, although not necessarily by design, was the refreshingly amicable coexistence between the virtual and real-world gaming industries. In case you couldn't make it, here's a rundown of what you missed...
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SafeDebit - A Solution to the E-Gaming E-Commerce Conundrum?
17 May 2000
Last week's Global Interactive Gaming Summit in Montreal revealed that some exciting new customer payment methods are in the works, and they might replace credit cards. In particular, Steve Fein with Signature Card Services, a firm that provides merchant credit card processing services for e-cash merchants, is promoting an easily used PIN-based ATM/debit card system that works in real-time. Barring unforeseen events, the system should be available for use within 90 days.
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Futurist Predicts Great Growth in Internet Gaming, to $90 Billion by 2010
15 May 2000
Frank Feather also tells the online gaming industry to weed out unsavory operators and to help protect addicted gamblers.
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Nevada's Top Gaming Regulator: 'Internet Gaming Is Here and It's Here to Stay'
12 May 2000
And the major U.S. casino interests will embrace it, a well-connected Las Vegas lawyer says. The attitude in Nevada seems to be changing.
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dot com To Exhibit New E-gaming Software and Products At Global Interactive Gaming Summit and Expo
8 May 2000
Company to showcase new casino games and Bingo technology in Montreal this week.
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