The iGaming ecosystem in the United States presents many opportunities and challenges. In order to better understand the legal framework and the players in the marketplace, to know about products and jurisdictions, and consider social-ethical concerns, the International Center for Gaming Regulation, at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (U.S.) is offering to the gaming community a two-day online seminar program: Understanding iGaming: Regulations, Operations & Marketplace. Registration is available here.
This relevant program will run next week at 8:00-11:30 AM PT on Tuesday, August 9th, and Wednesday, August 10th. Led by experts in the iGaming field, attendees of this program will leave with both strategic understanding as well as applicable practices for operating in (or regulating) the iGaming environment.
Some of the education partners that will participate on this session are the following: Cassie Brickman (Managing Director, Betting Hero); Gregory Gemignani (Attorney, Law Firm of Dickinson Wright); Rebecca Giden (Director of Policy, Eilers and Krejcik Gaming); Bruce Dall (President, MotorCity Hotel & Casino); Melanie Gross (Senior iGaming Executive); Jason Lim (General Manager Online, Ainsworth Interactive); Alan Feldman (Distinguished Fellow in Responsible Gaming, International Gaming Institute), and Rick Kalm (Former Executive Director, Michigan Gaming Control Board).
This is the agenda of the seminar:
Day 1 August 9th, 2022: Welcome & Introduction; iGaming Definitions & Laws & Regulation Overview; Comparative State Analysis & Tax and Regulatory Structure; Policy Projections: Near-Term Candidates for iGaming Expansion; Current and Future Market Sizing of the U.S. iGaming Opportunity; Affiliate Ecosystems: How Do They Work? and Retail Demand Substitution.
Day 2 August 10th, 2022: iGaming Operations; iGaming Product Review; Social & Ethical Considerations; Michigan: Lessons Learned, and Program Closing.
OTHER ICGR ACTIVITIES
A top tier 2.0 research institution, the International Center for Gaming Regulation of the UNLV is also preparing other seminars, such as Casino & Gaming Internal Controls (August 17th), and Global Trends in AML Regulation, Enforcement and Illegal Gambling (August 24th). Besides, in September, there will be a very interesting summit. The Gaming Regulation International Policy Summit (GRIPS) will occur from September 11th to 16th.
This is a product of the experts at the ICGR. GRIPS offers a week of unparalleled content, skilled practitioners with current gaming world experience, and leaders from the field. This event includes a complete agenda of activities.
Day 1 Sunday, September 11th, 2022 6-8 PM PDT: Welcome Reception. Enjoy drinks and heavy appetizers as you meet your fellow attendees, ICGR staff and faculty.
Day 2 Monday, September 12th, 2022: Public Policy and Regulatory Concepts
Keynote Address – Why Regulate Gaming? / Public Policy and Gaming Regulatory Structures / Group Project: Policy & Regulation / Current Issues in Gaming Regulation / The Role of ESG in Your Organization / Risk vs Rules Based Regulation / Case Study: Australia
Day 3 Tuesday, September 13th, 2022: Security & Asset Protection
Keynote Address – Protecting the Integrity of Gambling / Protecting and Nurturing Human Capital / Gaming Leadership – Non-Verbal Communication / Anti Money Laundering, Financial Crime and Beyond / Resiliency Planning and Emergency Management / Casino Tour and Q&A / Sponsored Dinner
Day 4 Wednesday, September 14th, 2022: Leadership, Management and Communications
Keynote Address – How Bugsy Blew It: Leadership Lessons from a Las Vegas Legend / Case Studies in Leadership / Understanding Societal Impacts of Gambling / Responsible Gaming / Myths and Misconceptions of the Casino / Crisis Communications
Day 5 Thursday, September 15th, 2022: Gaming & Internet Technology
Keynote Address – Gaming & Internet Technology / Overview of Games and Systems / iGaming and Social Gaming and a Circular Journey / The Future of Gaming Technology / Tour: Manufacturing process and components / Certificate Presentation & Gala Dinner
Day 6 Friday, September 16th, 2022: Integrated Resort Tour
A Tour and a Q&A at an integrated resort in Las Vegas will include opportunities to speak with managers of various departments for active debate sessions.
There will be a selected group of esteemed speakers and keynotes, including: Kristen Averyt (Nobel Peace Prize recipient and Senior Climate Advisor in the Office of the Nevada Governor, Steve Sisolak); Bo Bernhard (Ph.D, Executive Director of UNLV International Gaming Institute); Joe Bertolone (industry leader and former regulator with 20+ years of experience in gaming); Jan Jones Blackhurst (former Mayor of Las Vegas and current Caesars Board Member); Tyler Burtis (former California Department of Justice, Special Agent in Charge); Anthony Cabot (ICGR Core Faculty and UNLV law professor); Alan Feldman (Distinguished Fellow in Responsible Gaming, International Gaming Institute); Greg Gemignani (Attorney, Dickinson Wright; Adjunct Professor, UNLV); J. Brin Gibson (Chair, Nevada Gaming Control Board); Melanie Gross (Senior Vice President & Head of Product, Golden Hearts Games); Becky Harris (former Chair of the Nevada Gaming Control Board); Anthony Lucas (Ph.D., Professor and award winning gaming researcher, UNLV); Paul Newson (Principle at Senet); Amy Pourciau (Senior Director of Learning and Talent Development, Light & Wonder); Jennifer Roberts (VP and General Counsel at WynnBet), and David Schwartz (Ph.D and UNLV Ombuds).
Here’s the link to register to this summit.