Traditional Sports, Esports and Fantasy Sports: Assistant Manager at KPMG Malta Mark O'Sullivan To Tell About the Future of the Industry at Betting in face of COVID-19

Traditional Sports, Esports and Fantasy Sports: Assistant Manager at KPMG Malta Mark O'Sullivan To Tell About the Future of the Industry at Betting in face of COVID-19

On April 17, Betting in face of COVID-19 (Europe) will feature a panel discussion in the format of big battle, where experts will discuss the future of traditional sports, esports and fantasy sports after the pandemic. Assistant Manager at KPMG Malta Mark O'Sullivan will become the first participant of the event.

Mark’s key expertise involves esports, video games, DLT, gaming, iGaming, gambling, e-commerce, process improvement, business analysis and GDPR. He started his career at KPMG Malta in 2018 as an Advisor (gaming), becoming Assistant Manager (gaming industries) in 2019. KPMG is one of Big Four accounting firms, providing professional tax and consulting services in a wide array of spheres.

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

Key points:

  • how cancellation of sports matches almost stopped the sportsbook;

  • esports adopted well by moving to online and creating a constant vertical for betting providers;

  • affiliates can change the focus to less efficient niches to stay in the game;

  • fantasy esports can offer a new line for many operators as the focus is changing to esports bets.

Battle participants will discuss the current situation on the European betting market influenced by the coronavirus outbreak. They will discuss cancellation of matches and the improvement of esports and fantasy sports positions in the industry. Summarizing the discussion, experts will make forecasts for each segment after the ending of pandemic.


Find out about the key strategies of overcoming the crisis of betting market at Betting in face of COVID-19. Join the online conference on April 17!

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