Discussion Begins Today in Sweden at i-Gaming Forum 2017Published April 6, 2017 by Lee R
General industry expertise will be combined with the latest updates from Sweden.
The sold out i-Gaming 2017 launches today.
Self-styled to challenge itself, i-Gaming Forum 2017 is taking place today April 5th through tomorrow the 6th at Stockholm’s Vasateatern.
The big topic is undeniably the drafting of new legislation opening the Sweden market to foreign operators, raising the larger question of what it mean for the government-owned games and lottery operator Svenskaspel.
Timing is Everything
With the first draft expected in March, the iGaming Forum couldn’t come at a better time to spark debate and discussion regarding the optimal regulation model.
Compliance in Sweden
A full review of legislation at the conference will educate attendees over the next two days with forecasts of how Swedish regulation will is play out, with presentations set to focus on compliance requirements.
Industry Issues Too
The key global issues the event will address is the question of whether operators are challenging themselves enough to optimize and innovate their businesses, within the context of how M and A’s have and best continue to adapt expansion.
Start-ups in the Merger Era
An essential concurrent consideration at the Forum is the ability of start-ups to survive and thrive in the era of competitive mergers and acquisitions when the industry still needs the innovation that start-ups bring to the market to drive product development.
More timely discussions will address the role of technology in innovation; the impact of VR on customer experience; and the impact of data analytics and machine learning on the personalization of product offerings.
Keynote speakers addressing the issues Kindred’s Eric Konings; Warwick Bartlett of GBGC; Jeffey Haas of Draftkings; and Leo Vegas’ Johan Styren.
Back to Sweden
The buzz topic at i-Gaming Forum 2017 nonetheless remains the word in the Nordics about how to best prepare for regulation.
Regulation expertise will be provided by experienced officials including Yael Almor of the Israel Sport Betting Board and Morten Ronde of the Danish Online Gambling Association.
Making Sense of All
Michael Casselli of i-Gaming business is also set to speak. The veteran industry insider and analyst will spell out the ramifications of all the new information revealed at i-Gaming Forum 2017.
With the final proposal for breaking up Sweden’s government monopoly due by the end of the year, i-Gaming Forum 2017 is a golden opportunity to begin preparations for entry into one of Europe’s largest untapped markets.