The First Live Gaming Summit Makes a Grand Splash in Barcelona

Published October 10, 2016 by Lee R

The First Live Gaming Summit Makes a Grand Splash in Barcelona

All attendees were thrilled and enervated as the future of iGaming arrived.

A successful maiden Live Gaming Summit in Barcelona has left scores of live gaming operators and providers with new insights into live gaming.

Diverse Representation

Industry representatives from no less than sixteen countries enthusiastically interfaced with conference speakers, panelists, and other visitors to generate proactive new strategies for adapting to the age of iGaming online. 

The Proceedings

Professional operators and iGaming professionals in Barcelona September 27th at the five-star Miramar hotel were treated to the insights and innovation of meticulously planned talks and exhibitions from Live Gaming Summit’s most cutting edge regulars and new arrivals alike for one intense, fulfilling day. 

Areas of Focus

Attending live gaming providers, online casino operators, land-based casinos, software developers, brand managers, affiliates, legal experts, media companies, consultants, and more were privy to vital insights from a diverse roster of speakers headed by operating giant NetEnt’s of live casino Sam Brown. Brown was joined by Authentic Gaming managing director Jonas Delin, Playtech Live Casinos Innovations Head Kevin Kilminster, and Ezugi CEO Kfir Kugler.

Themes

All attendees left emboldened by the covered themes of Streaming Live Games from Landbased Properties; Streaming Live Games from Live Casino Studios; Regional & Local Studios servicing Local Players; the Future of Live Casino; and Television Gaming: an Area for Growth. 

Exhibits

On the expo floor itself, particular advantage was provided in the live game sector. A wealth of live dealer games products were on display from such iGaming heavyweights as live gaming pioneers Evolution Gaming.

Live Dealer Phenomenon

Live dealer play is an emerging area for iGaming, with 29.6% of online casino revenues coming from live gaming. Industry experts advised attendees on discuss what live game players want now and in the future, with a full display of the latest live gaming technology, including 4k technology, multi-camera, and blue screen support, including for mobile.

Dual Play

The future of live gaming was delivered through presentations on the newest mobile capability of dual play, in which action on a table in a land-based casino is streamed over the internet straight to the mobile device of the online player.

Outlook

All gleeful participants were enervated against the stunning backdrop of Barcelona Miramar’s fabulous views as the perfect setting for the introduction of live gaming to the world.

With the success and great reception of this year's LGS, we are looking forward to the next edition!

Some sights courtesy of Willem van Oort:

See also

Female Players in the Spotlight at Live Gaming Summit 2018

The 2nd Live Gaming Summit to Explore Online and Land-Based Casinos Collaboration

Mare Baltium Gaming Summit Announces First Speakers

Social Casino Gaming Summit

Looking at the Future Ahead of the Mobile & Tablet Gaming Summit USA


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