Betting in face of COVID-19

Online сonference dedicated to Betting Business during the pandemics

April 17, Europe

About the conference

Betting in face of COVID-19 is an online conference dedicated to the peculiarities of operating a betting business in the environment of a global coronavirus pandemic. Event will gather leading representatives of a global market, developers and providers of betting solutions.

Speakers will tell about the latest changes in the industry, providing expert analysis of the current situation on the European market and the directions that could become the most promising during the cancellation of the sports events. They will share real experience of overcoming the crisis, discuss the prospects of the industry and offer recommendations for improving the financial results of the betting business.

The conference will feature:

  • owners of betting shops;

  • developers of the products and services for the betting industry;

  • members of the international sports associations;

  • representatives of the gambling business;

  • affiliates.

Event will be useful to people who want to:

prevent financial losses during the crisis driven by the quarantine limitations imposed in various countries of the world;

understand what measures shall be taken to successfully develop the betting business;

increase the popularity of fantasy sports and esports betting;

learn about the prospects of gambling, betting and esports segments after the end of the quarantine.

Program

Conference

11:00-11:05
Welcome speech of the moderator

Evgeniy Romanenko

Moderator

Evgeniy Romanenko Evgeniy Romanenko
  • #1 moderator of crypto events in the CIS: 80 events in 16 cities, 7 countries;

  • The host at iTuber channel on YouTube;

  • the author of 3000 interviews that gathered 20 mn views on YouTube;

  • has been studying the Austrian school of economics for 10 years;

  • the founder of Digital Georgia, an international initiative aimed at the establishment and development of the digital technologies projects in Georgia.

He will be a moderator at the conference.

Interviewer and host
11:05-11:20
Online betting during the pandemic: current market state, alternative betting lines and further development

Harry Lang

Brand Architects

Harry Lang Harry Lang
  • 13 years of experience in online games segment;

  • from 2012 till 2014, has been the Head of Brand, Casino and Bingo Marketing Department at bwin;

  • has been in charge of Mecca Bingo brand marketing at The Rank Group plc;

  • from 2015 till 2017, has been a CMO at Pinnacle Sports betting operator;

  • held a position of Marketing Director at Genting Casinos UK;

  • co-founder of Brand Architects, a strategic brand and integrated marketing consultancy specializing in online casino, poker, sports betting, bingo and esports betting verticals;

  • provided his marketing services for betting, casino, bingo, poker and esports brands: Pinnacle, bwin, Genting Bet, Party Casino, bwin Casino, WMS Jackpot Party, Pinnacle Casino, Grosvenor Casino, Genting Casino, Absolute Poker, Party Poker, Foxy Bingo, Mecca Bingo, Cheeky Bingo, Pinnacle eSports, CS:GO Empire, Puntt.gg.

Presentation: "Online betting during the pandemic: current market state, alternative betting lines and further development".

Announcement 

Founder
  • The state of affairs in online betting during the COVID-19 pandemic
  • How can sports betting and fantasy sports recover their losses after weeks, perhaps months, of inactivity?
  • Esports Betting - is this the moment it explodes in popularity? If so, what will be the key drivers and who will come out on top?
  • The hypothetical future - what will the post-Coronavirus betting world look like?
11:20-11:35
Earning income on the growing popularity of virtual sports

Martin Wachter

Golden Race

Martin Wachter Martin Wachter
  • founded Golden Race in 2005. The company offers solutions for land based and online gambling shops. Its products portfolio include virtual sports, live casino, keno and lotteries as well as numbers games;

  • has been a CEO at Golden Race since the moment of its establishment.

Presentation: "Earning income on the growing popularity of virtual sports".

CEO & founder
  • best offers in the virtual sports segment;
  • key markets and income strategies;
  • virtual sports before and after the cancellation of traditional sports matches;
  • feedback of betting providers.
11:35-11:50
Esports as the key driving niche of the betting segment

Ian Smith

Esports Integrity Coalition (ESIC)

Ian Smith Ian Smith
  • from 2001 till 2004, has been a partner responsible for sports law at Clarke Willmott;

  • has been a Legal Director at the Federation of International Cricketers Associations and a COO for two years;

  • since 2015, has been an owner of Sports Integrity Matters, providing consulting services to sports organizations in managing and regulating the anti-doping and anti-corruption policies;

  • his clients include: PCA, Masters Champions League, LMA and others;

  • Integrity Commissioner at Esports Integrity Coalition (ESIC) since 2016.

Presentation: "Esports as the key driving niche of the betting segment".

Announcement

Integrity Commissioner
  •  how the ban of public events will influence esports;
  •  esports benefits: accessibility of data and match streams, betting options, 24/7 availability;
  •  the growing popularity of sports simulators;
  •  how operators are going to work with esports in the future.
11:50-12:05
Betting on fantasy sports: Sportsbook prospects and opportunities
12:05-12:30
Discussion panel
The great battle: traditional sports, esports, fantasy sports. The future of each segment after the quarantine
Discussion panel

Mark O'Sullivan

KPMG Malta

Mark O'Sullivan Mark O'Sullivan
  • key competencies: esports, video games, DLT, gaming, iGaming, gambling, e-commerce, process improvement, business analysis, GDPR;

  • from 2018 to 2019, has been an Advisor (gaming) at KPMG Malta;

  • since 2019, has been an Assistant Manager (gaming industries) at KPMG Malta.

About the company: KPMG is a global gaming team helping clients in wide specter of areas, including professional tax and consulting services and audit.

Participant of the panel discussion: “The great battle: traditional sports, esports, fantasy sports. The future of each segment after the quarantine”.

Announcement 

Assistant Manager (gaming industries)

Tiago Aprigio

All-in Global

Tiago Aprigio Tiago Aprigio
  • since 2016, has been a General Manager at Wild and Scatter Ltd;

  • from 2015 till 2016, has been a Business Development Manager at All-in Global – the first company to offer localization and creating content specifically for the gaming industry;

  • has been an operations manager at All-in Global from 2015 till 2018;

  • since 2018, has been a CEO at All-in Global.

Tiago will become a moderator of the panel discussion “The great battle: traditional sports, esports, fantasy sports. The future of each segment after the quarantine”.

CEO
  • Sports event disruption has all but halted sports betting
  • Esports adapted well to the situation, moving events online and thus providing an ongoing vertical for operators to market
  • Affiliates can adapt and shift focus to less effected verticals 
  • Fantasy esports may offer a new line for many operators as the focus shifts to esports betting
12:30-12:45
Decrease of betting companies’ stock value. How to save them?
12:45-13:00
How to keep top positions among the competition: Experience of top betting providers

Valentina Franch

KPMG Malta

Valentina Franch Valentina Franch
  • lawyer with 7 years of experience;

  • has been a Legal Officer at ACT Consultus;

  • has been a Legal Manager at DD Consultus Limited;

  • since 2019, has been an Assistant Manager (gaming industries) at KPMG Malta.

About the company: KPMG is a global gaming team helping clients in wide specter of areas, including professional tax and consulting services and audit.

Presentation: “How top betting providers are fighting crisis during the coronavirus outbreak”.

Assistant Manager (gaming industries)
  • Sports betting difficulties, casino and esports steadiness;
  • Time for refocus. Short term vs. long term action points;
  • The importance of remaining compliant.
13:00-13:15
Postponing matches and the influence on the industry: forecasts of the international sports associations.

Ivan Alonso

Club Nacional de Football (Uruguay)

Ivan Alonso Ivan Alonso
  • former professional football player, striker. Has been playing for River Plate, Deportivo Alavés, Real Murcia, Espanyol, Toluca, Nacional;

  • a key hero of one of the most unforgettable finals of 2001 UEFA Cup between Alavés and Liverpool;

  • has been the best striker of the Mexican league (2011 and 2012) and the best goalscorer of the Uruguayan championship in 2014/15 season;

  • in December of 2019, became a General Manager at Club Nacional de Football (Uruguay).

Presentation: "Postponing matches and the influence on the industry: forecasts of the international sports associations".

General Manager

Speakers

Harry Lang Harry Lang
Harry Lang
Founder
Brand Architects
  • 13 years of experience in online games segment;

  • from 2012 till 2014, has been the Head of Brand, Casino and Bingo Marketing Department at bwin;

  • has been in charge of Mecca Bingo brand marketing at The Rank Group plc;

  • from 2015 till 2017, has been a CMO at Pinnacle Sports betting operator;

  • held a position of Marketing Director at Genting Casinos UK;

  • co-founder of Brand Architects, a strategic brand and integrated marketing consultancy specializing in online casino, poker, sports betting, bingo and esports betting verticals;

  • provided his marketing services for betting, casino, bingo, poker and esports brands: Pinnacle, bwin, Genting Bet, Party Casino, bwin Casino, WMS Jackpot Party, Pinnacle Casino, Grosvenor Casino, Genting Casino, Absolute Poker, Party Poker, Foxy Bingo, Mecca Bingo, Cheeky Bingo, Pinnacle eSports, CS:GO Empire, Puntt.gg.

Presentation: "Online betting during the pandemic: current market state, alternative betting lines and further development".

Announcement 

Ian Smith Ian Smith
Ian Smith
Integrity Commissioner
Esports Integrity Coalition (ESIC)
  • from 2001 till 2004, has been a partner responsible for sports law at Clarke Willmott;

  • has been a Legal Director at the Federation of International Cricketers Associations and a COO for two years;

  • since 2015, has been an owner of Sports Integrity Matters, providing consulting services to sports organizations in managing and regulating the anti-doping and anti-corruption policies;

  • his clients include: PCA, Masters Champions League, LMA and others;

  • Integrity Commissioner at Esports Integrity Coalition (ESIC) since 2016.

Presentation: "Esports as the key driving niche of the betting segment".

Announcement

Mark O'Sullivan Mark O'Sullivan
Mark O'Sullivan
Assistant Manager (gaming industries)
KPMG Malta
  • key competencies: esports, video games, DLT, gaming, iGaming, gambling, e-commerce, process improvement, business analysis, GDPR;

  • from 2018 to 2019, has been an Advisor (gaming) at KPMG Malta;

  • since 2019, has been an Assistant Manager (gaming industries) at KPMG Malta.

About the company: KPMG is a global gaming team helping clients in wide specter of areas, including professional tax and consulting services and audit.

Participant of the panel discussion: “The great battle: traditional sports, esports, fantasy sports. The future of each segment after the quarantine”.

Announcement 

Martin Wachter Martin Wachter
Martin Wachter
CEO & founder
Golden Race
  • founded Golden Race in 2005. The company offers solutions for land based and online gambling shops. Its products portfolio include virtual sports, live casino, keno and lotteries as well as numbers games;

  • has been a CEO at Golden Race since the moment of its establishment.

Presentation: "Earning income on the growing popularity of virtual sports".

Ivan Alonso Ivan Alonso
Ivan Alonso
General Manager
Club Nacional de Football (Uruguay)
  • former professional football player, striker. Has been playing for River Plate, Deportivo Alavés, Real Murcia, Espanyol, Toluca, Nacional;

  • a key hero of one of the most unforgettable finals of 2001 UEFA Cup between Alavés and Liverpool;

  • has been the best striker of the Mexican league (2011 and 2012) and the best goalscorer of the Uruguayan championship in 2014/15 season;

  • in December of 2019, became a General Manager at Club Nacional de Football (Uruguay).

Presentation: "Postponing matches and the influence on the industry: forecasts of the international sports associations".

Evgeniy Romanenko Evgeniy Romanenko
Evgeniy Romanenko
Interviewer and host
Moderator
  • #1 moderator of crypto events in the CIS: 80 events in 16 cities, 7 countries;

  • The host at iTuber channel on YouTube;

  • the author of 3000 interviews that gathered 20 mn views on YouTube;

  • has been studying the Austrian school of economics for 10 years;

  • the founder of Digital Georgia, an international initiative aimed at the establishment and development of the digital technologies projects in Georgia.

He will be a moderator at the conference.

Valentina Franch Valentina Franch
Valentina Franch
Assistant Manager (gaming industries)
KPMG Malta
  • lawyer with 7 years of experience;

  • has been a Legal Officer at ACT Consultus;

  • has been a Legal Manager at DD Consultus Limited;

  • since 2019, has been an Assistant Manager (gaming industries) at KPMG Malta.

About the company: KPMG is a global gaming team helping clients in wide specter of areas, including professional tax and consulting services and audit.

Presentation: “How top betting providers are fighting crisis during the coronavirus outbreak”.

Tiago Aprigio Tiago Aprigio
Tiago Aprigio
CEO
All-in Global
  • since 2016, has been a General Manager at Wild and Scatter Ltd;

  • from 2015 till 2016, has been a Business Development Manager at All-in Global – the first company to offer localization and creating content specifically for the gaming industry;

  • has been an operations manager at All-in Global from 2015 till 2018;

  • since 2018, has been a CEO at All-in Global.

Tiago will become a moderator of the panel discussion “The great battle: traditional sports, esports, fantasy sports. The future of each segment after the quarantine”.

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