Featured Gambling Conferences and Events: May 2014 Featured Gambling Conferences and Events: May 2014


The inaugural SBC Betting on Football Conference & Awards kicks off on Thursday, May 8th, a one day event arranged by Andrew McCarron, SBC’s new Managing Director.

The venue of Chelsea FC’s Stamford Bridge in Fulham will host a number of speakers covering the changes to advertising regulations post point of consumption licensing, the latest developments in the cashing out trend, match fixing scandals in Italy and marketing opportunities from broadcast advertising to affiliate partners.

After a day of sessions, a brief award ceremony and SBC social will begin at 19:00 and end with the last man standing.  For those who wish to attend just the Awards & social, contact [email protected] for more info.

Andrew McCarron, Managing Director, Sports Betting Community told “The one-day Betting on Football conference is a unique opportunity to explore and discuss the many different ways in which football and betting intersect and how the two sectors can benefit from one another.  There’s also the added spice of the Betting on Football Awards, held at the nearby Octoberfest Pub. Four awards and plenty of pints of German beer & pretzels are up for grabs”.

What: SBC Betting on Football Conference & Awards

When: May 8

Where: London, UK

Register: Online

Japan Gaming Congress (JgC)

This is your opportunity to get involved with the promising Japanese gambling market right from the start.  The Japan Gaming Congress is an educational event designed to bring together the Government, industry leaders, local and international businesses and other representatives to discuss the proposed Japanese regulation.

Integrated Resorts in Japan could mean 10 billion in revenue and will change the gambling industry landscape within the Asia Pacific region.

Rory Credland, Clarion’s Senior Producer responsible for delivering Japan Gaming Congress said, “We are delighted to announce that Japan’s House of Representatives have just confirmed their attendance. Takeshi Iwaya, Chief Secretary of IR GIREN, Koichi Hagiuda and Sakihito Ozawa, Members, House of Representatives will be participating in a keynote panel discussion at 10am on Thursday 15th May. This news represents a major endorsement of the event from pro-casino leaders as Japan looks to ensure future progression and sustainability in the market.”

What: Japan Gaming Congress (JgC)

When: May 14-16

Where: Tokyo, Japan

Register: Online

mGaming & mPayments Summits

Research has shown that mobile accounts for 40% of mobile betting companies revenues and this number is rising.  Online gambling operators that want to succeed in today’s marketplace must master the mobile gambling channel or else they will be left behind.

The mGaming Summit is a one day conference dedicated to the mobile gambling sector and running alongside it is the mPayments Summit dedicated to mobile payment service providers.  Throughout the day experts in mobile and mobile payments will talk on technology innovation, push notifications, social, payment ecosystem, customer service, game design and more.

Tracy Daniel of iGaming Business told, “Mobile is no longer a product, it is a channel and is central to every department in every business. Success for any operator, supplier or affiliate requires new efforts and a new outlook in terms of mobile. The mGaming Summit will provide the very best speakers, sessions and networking which will help delegates to develop solid revenues through the full range of mobile gambling solutions”.

Jarvis Todd, Managing Director of World Telemedia Ltd added, “As we leave the traditional “online world” and enter an age where “mobile connectivity” is dominant – payment providers with a head start in mobile / telephony have a wonderful opportunity to take the sector by storm.  Never before has the partnership between Telemedia and iGaming been so relevant as we bring together the industry that’s developing powerful payment machines and the industry that can provide the super charged rocket fuel to power them!

What: mGaming & mPayments Summits

When: May 15

Where: London, UK

Register: Online

G2E Asia

G2E Asia is the premier Asian gambling trade event and a must attend for companies working within or wishing to work within the Asian gambling market.  The event’s expo floor hosts the most innovative Asian facing products and the conference sessions cover everything from the latest trends, regulations, jurisdictions and technology to marketing strategies.

New this year to G2E Asia is the iGaming Summit, an entire day of sessions dedicated to the online gambling sector and co-organized by our friends at Asia Gambling Brief.

Mike Johnson, Industry Vice President of Reed Exhibitions shared with, “As a UFI certified event, which represents the gold standard in the Tradeshow business, G2E Asia represents the largest and most prestigious annual gathering of the Asian gaming industry. It’s the one time of year when leaders from all existing and emerging markets come together to network, learn, and conduct business”.

What: G2E Asia

When: May 20-22

Where: Macau

Register: Online