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The Upcoming European Gaming Congress Focuses on Regulatory Updates for Several Jurisdictions

- October 8, 2018 By Oliver Young -

The European Gaming Congress, a specially-designed gaming event with the aim of putting industry’s experts, operators, regulators and service providers together, is about to take place in a week, on October 16th. The event serves for discussing key issues regarding updates and licensing that markets face, as well as for networking and presenting regulatory updates for certain jurisdictions.

This years’ edition of the European Congress will take place in the Grand Hotel Union, Ljubljana, Slovenia and will give attending delegates an opportunity to go through the regulatory updates from Greece, Malta, Austria, Slovenia, Germany, Italy, and France, to name a few.

The European Gaming Congress will take place in the Grand Hotel Union, Ljubljana, Slovenia on 16th October

The European Gaming Congress will take place in the Grand Hotel Union, Ljubljana, Slovenia on 16th October

What’s on the Agenda?

The Preliminary Agenda of the European Gaming Congress includes panel discussions, a lot of networking breaks between discussions, fireside chats, and an official networking party.

After the registration which starts at 9 am, the first panel discussion on the agenda is with the Focus on Slovenia and Croatia, the second is Highlighting the Balkans and Southeast Europe (with the focus on Serbia, Montenegro, Bosnia and Herzegovina, and Greece), the third one is Market updates from Mediterranean Europe (with the focus on Spain, Malta, France, Italy, and Portugal), then you have the Horus Session – Responsible Gambling AML/CFT/KYC, then the DACK Regional Update for Austria and Germany and finally you have the IMGL MasterClass™ – Advertising for gambling – a new minefield for operators.

As emphasized in the Agenda, there are some very important updates in several jurisdictions, such as the Italian Dignity Decree, the ban on all kinds of gambling advertisements that passed in the government, and the UK Gambling Commission’s new updated rules regarding gambling advertising that will take effect from October 31st.

Who Sponsors the Event?

The general sponsor, as the organizers proudly announced will be ORYX Gaming, a top-notch turnkey solutions provider that offers impressive gaming solutions for the iGaming industry, such as leading iGaming Platform, Sportsbook, Live Dealer, Slot, and Casino Content, and Lottery solutions.

In fact, its aggregator platform features games by other magnificent games studios, including over 6,000 aggregated state-of-the-art titles, and a mix of 3rd party and proprietary games created by ORYX. Needless to say, ORYX aggregated platform is in compliance with all the major regulatory bodies and gaming jurisdictions.

In addition, there are other highly reputed companies that support the event such as BetConstruct, BtoBet, and NSoft which are also respected software developers providing high-end gaming solutions, as well as DDK Advokati, which a law firm.

Who Organizes the Event?

The boutique event organizer that will host the European Gaming Congress is European Gaming Media and Events, a company behind many renowned European conferences such as Vienna International Gaming Expo (VIGE), Mare Balticum Gaming Summit, Central and Eastern European Gaming Conference (CEEGC), Prague Gaming Summit, and Central and Eastern European Gaming Awards (CEEG Awards).

As you see, the company is in charge of the most important international events optimizing networking opportunities for experts in the global and local industry. Its main goal is to provide inside information from world-class gaming experts that are found in the EU and beyond.



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