After the New York Sports Betting USA and Investor Summit Success, Eyes Now Turn to New OrleansPublished December 3, 2019 by Lee R
A litany of expert speakers and senior level decision-makers shared their insights in New York, with New Orleans clearly in sight.
A record number of attendees passed through the doors at the third edition of New York’s Sports Betting USA & Investor Summit.
Day 1's Opportunities and Challenges
Launched with the one-day NYC Sports Betting Investor Summit taking a look at current opportunities and challenges in the new wagering industry, with event sponsor Morgan-Stanley estimating the total value of the industry at up to $7 billion per year by 2025.
Sports Betting Debate and Networking
Two days of debate and networking followed, with a focus on sports betting receiving record attendances for a stellar line-up of industry speakers.
Speaker highlights included New York Senator Joseph Addabbo Jr's sharing of his state’s vision for sports betting; with another by retired Senator Raymond Lesniak, a key proponent in the battle to legalize sports betting in neighboring New Jersey.
Other key speakers included senior executives representing leading operators, suppliers and media companies such as William Hill USA; Penn National Gaming and Sportradar; and representatives of sporting organizations including the NFL, NBA, NHL, MLB, MLS, PGA Tour, and NASCAR.
Looking to New Orleans
Event Director Rory Credland called the show an ideal springboard to ICE North America in New Orleans from May 13-14, 2020.
Leader Expressed Confidence
Credland credited the feedback from Sport Betting USA & Investor Summit as the basis for his confidence that “we are now putting on events of real value..in a crowded marketplace (where) people have options these days.”
ICE North America
Credland promises ICE North America will be even bigger and better, with more details leading up to the event being released in the coming weeks and months.
With ICE North America open to all in 2020, the record-breaking numbers at New York Sports Betting and Investment Summit are clearly positioned to gain a premier foothold in the North American market.