Asia Gaming Summit Deemed a Great SuccessPublished November 25, 2017 by Elana K
The first annual Asia Gaming Summit took place between November 8-10 in W Taipei, and organizers are calling it a “great success” and already making plans for a 2018 summit next year.
The first annual Asia Gaming Summit took place between November 8-10 in W Taipei, Taiwan, and organizers are calling it a “great success” and already making plans for a 2018 summit next year.
The summit attracted over 200 gaming professionals, experts, and affiliates, who all came together for the sole purpose of exploring Taiwan’s opportunities in the industry for both land-based and online gaming expansion.
Taiwan was a natural choice for the summit’s location, as the purpose of the event centered on the Taiwanese industry, and also because of the recent Kinmen Islands Referendum, which ruled that there can be no gambling on Taiwan's Kinmen Islands.
Attendees were given an extensive overview of the industry’s latest market trends, as well as updates on the latest developments in the region and the current states of various sectors, including sportsbetting, eSports, blockchain technology, cryptocurrency, cybersecurity, big data, lottery, affiliates marketing and more.
Additional Summit Topics
Gambling in the countries of Vietnam, the Philippines and Japan was also discussed at the Asia Gaming Summit, with various sessions highlighting the possibilities and potential of gaming expansion in those regions. These topics were especially apropos since the Kinmen Islands Referendum effectively shut down gambling options on those islands.
Leading gaming experts in Taiwan attended the summit, including Mooze Lee, Secretary General of WISBET, a leading online gaming Taiwanese service provider, Steve Hsieh, Chairman of Taiwan Lottery, Calvin Shueh, an expert in Asian gaming, and Calvin Yang, Join Law Managing Partner.
Gaming operators in attendance included world-famous brands like BetConstruct, XPG, Taiwan Lottery Corp., and Betradar and Limelight Networks.
The Asia Gaming Summit was organized by Beacon Events, the same company that organizes the iGaming Asia Congress (iGA), one of the longest-running iGaming events in the region. The 10th edition of iGA is scheduled for March 13-15, 2018.