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Betting and iGaming BiG Africa Summit and Exhibition 2014

Hours & Event Dates :

Monday 6th October, 2014. 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday 7th October, 2014.
Wednesday 8th October, 2014.

Where :

Emperors Palace
South Africa

Categories :

Gaming, Conference, Workshop
The Betting & iGaming BiG Africa Summit & Exhibition 2014 is a unique chance to look at the developments, challenges and opportunities in Africa's gaming sector.

The summit and exhibition will include high-level presentations and discussions on key issues related to The DTI action plan for remote gaming regulation in South Africa, exploring the future development of legal remote gaming and betting in Africa, insights on how can land-based casinos prepare themselves for remote gaming, assessing the opportunities and challenges in South Africa’s/Africa's sports betting industry, future technology in mobile gaming, what gaming start-ups need to know about venture capital funding and many more.

The attendees in the summit will consist of CEO's, senior directors and key people in the gaming industry, such as casino operators; regulators; LPM & Bingo operators; bookmakers; horse racing, betting & tote; lotteries; wagering & betting solutions; gaming software providers; equipment suppliers & manufacturers; investors; venture capitalists and payment providers.

Programme Highlights:

  • Update on the development of online gambling regulations

  • Understand the gaming opportunities and how large is African market

  • Get a grip on strategies to enter and operate in the gaming market

  • Forward thinking debates and presentations – Bitcoin, sports betting, online lottery, iGaming

  • Fresh ideas from the real influencers – hear from a diverse, high level speaker line up

  • Connect with leaders and captains of the industry for an unparallel networking opportunities

The Summit Includes:

  • A 3-day summit and workshops covering all aspects of Africa's gaming industry

  • An exhibition where visitors will meet new and existing customers and partners and to see what is happening in the market all together

Hear from leading experts:

  • The Hon. Geordin Hill-Lewis, Shadow Minister, Department of Trade and Industry, South Africa

  • Prof Linda de Vries, Chairperson, National Gambling Board & School of Business and Finance, University of the Western Cape

  • Prof Brian Kantor, Chief Economist & Investment Strategist, Investec Wealth and Investment

  • MacDonald Netshitenzhe, Chief Director: Policy and Legislation, Department of Trade and Industry, South Africa

  • Michael Weare, Managing Director, Betting World

  • Lance Michael, Owner, LM Bookmaker

  • Tyrone Dobbin, CEO, Sportingbet South Africa

  • Daniel Kustelski, General Manager: Sports Betting, Sun International

  • Samantha McMurtrie, General Manager, BetFlash

  • Garron Whitesman, Managing Partner, Whitesmans Attorneys

  • Wayne Lurie, Director, Lurie Inc

  • Denise Lee, Associate Director, Deloitte & Touche

  • Collen Weapond, Board Member, National Lotteries Board

  • Alpheus Matsebula, Compliance Product Manager, Bally Technologies

  • Marc Samouilhan, Director, Betting Partners (a division of NewMediaLogic)​

  • Jonathan Hoehler, Key Account Manager, Digitata Limited

  • Andrew McHenry, Chief Coin Collector, Rorotika Mobile

International Speakers:

  • Rick Campbell, iGaming Interactive Marketing, American Casino & Entertainment Properties

  • Richard Hogg, CEO, EGS Consult (UK)

  • Marvin Jones, Esq., Managing Director, QuickyCoin.com

  • Yahaya Maikori, Partner, Law Allianz, Nigeria


Workshop A

Big Data and Marketing Analytics in Gaming: Turning Insight into Action

Facilitator: Rick Campbell, iGaming Interactive Marketing, American Casino & Entertainment Properties

Workshop B

Step-by-Step Legal Guide to Establishing Successful Online Gaming Partnerships

Facilitator: Garron Whitesman, Founding Partner, Whitesmans Attorneys

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