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Gigse 2010 Brochure

  1. 1. 11 M AY 2010 2p pre-c ractical onfe full-d 1. La renc ay unch e wo rksh an iG ing and ops: amin oper Global iGaming Summit & Expo 2. SE O an g bu at sine ing ss d mark affiliate 11-13 May 2010 eting Palais des Congrès, Montreal, Canada Position your company now to capitalize on the most anticipated revolution in the online gaming industry – regulation of the North American iGaming market Hear from the key influencers GIGSE is back after two years to help you: in the North American • Understand how, where and when the regulations will iGaming debate, including: permit iGaming – federal and state perspectives • Review different regulatory scenarios to plan your entry strategy into the North American regulated online gaming market when it emerges • Secure your brand leadership in the most lucrative Sen. Sen. Alison Harvey iGaming market there is, that could be worth US$12bn or Raymond Roderick Executive Lesniak (NJ) Wright (CA) Director, CTBA more annually* • Meet and partner with the key stakeholders that can facilitate your successful entry into the online gaming market in North America and globally, including: land-based casinos • Indian tribes/First Nations • international iGaming companies • state lotteries and provincial lottery Jacob Dale Mitch Garber Appelsmith McDonnell CEO corporations • card rooms • horse racing operators • social/ Chief Assistant Harrah’s skill games and fantasy sports providers Bureau of Director Interactive Gambling & General Entertainment *According to Goldman Sachs Control (CA) Counsel Minnesota State Lottery For more details and exclusive white papers on North Organised by American iGaming, go to WWW.GIGSE.COM
  2. 2. Global iGaming Summit & Expo GIGSE – an established and reputable brand with nine years of history The Global iGaming Summit & Expo, known to the industry as GIGSE, is Clarion Gaming’s flagship event that served the industry since its early beginnings and attracted 1700+ delegates in its peak year. Organized for nine years and deactivated in 2007 due to UIGEA, GIGSE is now re-established to help the industry get a head start in the emerging North American market and: To all members of the iGaming community: • Influence the development of a regulated online gaming environment in North As legislators in both Canada and the USA are revisiting online America gaming regulations in their countries, IMGL is pleased that • Position your company to gain/maintain a leading market share in one of Clarion Gaming’s flagship congress has been reinstated to the most lucrative gaming markets, estimated by Goldman Sachs to be worth $12bn provide a platform to all stakeholders to voice their interests and join forces in the drive towards creating a regulated online • Leverage the strength of the brand and customer base of your land-based gaming market. operations in the online space • Plan the entry strategy into a regulated online gaming market in North As GIGSE’s Lead Association, IMGL would like to invite its America, whether you are an existing online gaming operator, land-based casino, members and all the gaming community to this important media organization, lottery, horse racing operator or free-to-play game provider event where leading legal experts, politicians and regulators • Develop player protection, geo-location and anti-money laundering standards will share important advice on numerous initiatives being for a regulated online gaming industry in North America proposed in the states of California, Florida, New Jersey, • Explore partnership and joint venture opportunities between the land- Illinois, Quebec, British Columbia, and on the federal efforts in based and online businesses to take advantage of the US potential or act on both Canada and the USA . We are certain that the knowledge your global expansion plans shared at the event will offer a clear regulatory roadmap to both commercial and state organizations so that they are ready All new GIGSE – bringing the ‘old’ and ‘new’ players together for the most anticipated decision in the gaming industry – As the dynamics of the iGaming industry in North America have changed liberalization of the US iGaming marketplace. dramatically since 2007 (when GIGSE last took place), GIGSE will welcome new stakeholders from the land-based industry whose voice and interests are critical With the IMGL spring conference scheduled to take place a for enabling any meaningful progress in the internet gaming legislative debate. week after GIGSE, on 19-21 May, we strongly believe that By facilitating networking between North America’s existing gaming industry both events will complement one another, providing in-depth and international iGaming organizations, GIGSE will provide a unique platform for legal advice that will have an important impact on the strategic commercial partnerships that will enable exchange of expertise and expansion decisions of the commercial organizations. Those willing to at- into new markets. tend both events can therefore enjoy substantial discounts and should contact organizers of either conference for details. GIGSE’s interactive formats to reflect interests of all stakeholders in constructive discussions We look forward to meeting you in Montreal at GIGSE. Join all of the stakeholders, with their respective agendas, to contribute to the creation Kind regards, of possible regulatory models at GIGSE’s many brainstorming sessions that will allow you to engage with key influencers, voice your interests and work together to develop common solutions that will give your organization a competitive edge. Opinions as to when and how the North American market will be legalized are divided, but no one doubts that it will happen sooner or later, so be at GIGSE to make sure your interests are not omitted. Robert W. Stocker II Tony Coles Immediate Past Two highly-focused pre-GIGSE workshops to give you practical President, IMGL President, IMGL advice on your operational and marketing challenges If you are new to the iGaming industry and need a quick introduction to the secrets of operating an online gaming business, GIGSE’s workshops are perfect for you. They will provide you with tailored and practical knowledge on what “ As US governments at both state and federal levels stand ready to regulate internet gambling, it is essential that potential operators offshore learn quickly how legislative and political technologies and platforms you need to implement, how to devise and market your product propositions to consumers and what companies and experts can help you to set up from day one. decisions are made in the US. It is just as important for industry If you are part of North America’s huge affiliate network, find out at the SEO/online marketing workshop how legal changes in the USA and Canada can affect you and leaders to understand how best to make the case for regulatory what are the most effective strategies for player acquisition and conversion. structures that support sustainable and profitable business models. I will be speaking at GIGSE 2010 because it provides an GIGSE’s superb networking opportunities help you connect with opportunity for the industry to discuss optimum approaches to those who can give you access to the North American iGaming “ these challenges. Jim Tabilio, Chairman, Secured American Games, LLC market Speed networking, interactive brainstorming sessions, a pre-conference social and the official GIGSE party, long lunches and refreshment breaks will provide an excellent environment for developing partnerships on the ground and globally “ 2010 should be a very big year for online gaming in the United States with efforts moving forward for legalization and regulation in a number of US states. GIGSE gives all of us working at the so that you can expand into new markets and get the necessary expertise to operate in North America. Visit for frequent updates and extra educational forefront of this issue an opportunity to share information and content “ best practices. Melanie Brenner, Executive Director, Poker Voters of America Keep checking the GIGSE website ( where you will find updates on panellists, interviews with GIGSE’s keynote speakers, exclusive excerpts and white papers with more information on the emerging iGaming market in the USA and Canada which will help you to maximize your time at GIGSE. Register now at WWW.GIGSE.COM
  3. 3. 11 May 2010 – 2 Practical Workshops Choose one of the two workshops or select sessions of interest from both: Pre-GIGSE workshop to give newcomers a 360º perspective on Pre-GIGSE workshop on online marketing and SEO for affiliates and operating an online gaming business iGaming marketers Whether you want to expand globally into markets that allow online gambling now or be ready for when the North American market opens up, this workshop In partnership with will take you through all the key steps: • Strategy considerations to prepare your organization for launch Learn about the secrets of online customer acquisition during this interactive, • Technologies, products and platforms so you have the content to compete practical workshop that will bring together potential newcomers to the online • Security, fraud and player protection so you meet the strictest codes of gaming space and iGaming affiliates, crucial for the success of any iGaming site. conduct This workshop will be a perfect platform to start building relationships with • Player acquisition and affiliate relationships so you can get off to a flying start North America’s huge affiliate and network population that will result in …All sessions are tailored so that you can operate successfully from day one. more customers converted to players once the regulated market emerges. This workshop has been developed specifically for: land-based operators, Free to attend for GPWA-certified affiliates Indian tribes, card rooms, legislators and regulators. 08:30 Registration opens. Morning refreshments 09:00 Workshops open 09:00 – 12:45 Workshop framer: Market potential and land-based/ 09:00 – 12:45 Affiliate marketing in North America online synergies Key challenges and opportunities on the eve of the emergence of a regulated • Analyzing the North American market potential for online gambling – find market: out what you would be losing out on • Affiliate marketing 2007 – 2010: How UIGEA impacted the market • Understanding the online gaming demographics and identifying the ecosystem synergies with your existing customer base • Learn how the legal developments on the state and federal level might • Understanding what you need to know before you go ahead with your affect your affiliate marketing online launch • Find out how you can prepare and who might become your potential partner Discussion framer: Choosing your technology platforms and devising in the new iGaming industry your product proposition Top ten tips for successful SEO in 2010 The minimum you need to know to launch and be profitable Learn from a key SEO figure how to maximize your online customer acquisition Brainstorming sessions: Understand the optimal Affiliate panel: Hear from the market’s leading affiliates on their successful product mix that will complement your existing proposition. strategies for player acquisition and Search Engine Marketing Find out what works and what doesn’t – short presentations will be followed Collaboration panel: Building a long-term, optimal relationship between by discussions in roundtables so that you can define your key requirements and affiliates and operators needs for poker, casino, sportsbetting, bingo, lottery, scratch cards etc. 12:45 Lunch 14:00 – 16:30 Security and player protection: Identifying key 14:00 – 16:30 Video as your acquisition tool: How effective video can requirements to create a safe and secure gaming environment for be in maximizing your player conversion your players Social media: Optimising the effectiveness of social media networks, including • KYC and age verification - Make sure your site accepts only players allowed twitter and Facebook to gamble and within the regulated jurisdiction Live session ‘site surgeries’: Direct feedback to improve the effectiveness of • Protect your site from security breaches, fraud and cyber attacks your website, directed by a panel of leading SEO experts Panel discussion and product showcase: Offering comprehensive and safe payment options to your players online With over 10,000 members, the Gambling Portal Webmasters Association Marketing to your players (GPWA) is dedicated to helping its members succeed in the online gaming • Understand the differences in marketing land-based vs. online gaming industry. The GPWA was founded in 2001 to provide affiliate members with • The most effective customer acquisition methods and strategies, including the means to collaborate with other online gaming affiliates around the world media partnerships, social networks, referral programs, bonuses and and to strengthen relationships with affiliate programs. affiliate marketing As the US and Canadian online gaming market emerges, we would like • Affiliate marketing in the online environment – who affiliates are and how to to invite all our members and North America-based affiliates and affiliate work with them in the most effective way programs to join the Global iGaming Summit & Expo in Montreal for three • Customer retention and loyalty programs - converting your visitors to days of networking with North America’s emerging online gaming industry. regular players Workshop experts: Michael Corfman Joe Winert, Senior Vice President, Spectrum Gaming Group President Simon Holliday, Director, H2 Gambling Capital GPWA Chris Gallardo, Legislative Director, Poker Voters of America Moti Malul, VP, Sales and Business Development, NeoGames Please contact Ewa Bakun, Event Director, on +44 (0)207 370 8567 or at if you are interested in speaking on this workshop. 16:30 End of Pre-conference workshops 16:30 – 17:30 Pre-conference networking social in the expo hall Join workshop attendees and other delegates for a pre-GIGSE networking social where you can see who else is attending, start your discussions, exchange your expectations for the event and find out how you can maximize your time at GIGSE. Register now at WWW.GIGSE.COM
  4. 4. 12 May 2010 – Conference Day One 08:30 Registration opens. Morning refreshments • How legislators and commercial organizations can work together to create a secure internet gaming environment 09:00 Chairman’s opening remarks Sen. Raymond Lesniak (NJ) Bill Rutsey, CEO, Canadian Gaming Association Sen. Roderick Wright (CA) 09:15 Strategic keynote debate Lloyd Levine, President, Filament Strategies (Former Key stakeholders discuss the pros and cons of regulating Assembly Member, California State Legislature) Sen. Raymond Sen. Roderick online gambling – envisioning the shape of the Lesniak (NJ) Wright (CA) regulations and its beneficiaries 13:30 Lunch • Outlining North America’s online gaming ecosystem 14:30 Strategic debate • Discussing how to combine the interests of different Intrastate vs. federal initiatives – the way forward stakeholders • Why regulate? Is regulation good for the industry? With both federal and state initiatives now widely discussed and receiving support, which model will prevail and be better • Anticipating the impact of regulations on the future of the for the industry in the long-term; implications for legislators, industry and its ecosystem regulators, government and commercial organizations. • Understanding the existing regulations and UIGEA Lloyd Levine Jacob John Pappas, Executive Director, Poker Players Alliance Former Appelsmith Andy Schneiderman, VP and General Counsel, Commerce Casino Melanie Brenner, Executive Director, Poker Voters of America Assembly Chief Member Bureau of Alison Harvey, Executive Director, California Tribal Business Joe Brennan, Executive Director, iMEGA California State Gambling Alliance Richard D. Bronson, Chairman, US Digital Gaming Legislature Control (CA) Joe Brennan, Executive Director, iMEGA 15:15 Legal roundtables Dan Walsh, Senior Director of Governmental Affairs, Get the low-down on the most discussed legal initiatives Greenberg Traurig and Lead US Lobbyist, IGC and have your strategy ready for when (and if) they come Dale McDonnell, Assistant Director & General Counsel, into force. Minnesota State Lottery Join these hosted roundtables and have experts from each Brett Hale, SVP, Corporate and Governmental Relations, region at hand to answer your specific questions and find out Churchill Downs details about both state and federal proposals in a much more Dale Fuga Andy 10:45 Spotlight keynotes intimate and interactive way. Discussed topics will include: Chief Operating Schneiderman Congressional bills (Frank and Menendez bills) Linda Shorey, Expanding into the online gaming space within an Officer VP & General Partner, K&L Gates existing regulatory environment and preparing for the Manitoba Counsel Kentucky Jon L. Fleischaker, Managing Partner, Louisville, creation of a regulated gaming industry in North America. Gaming Control Commerce Dinsmore Shohl LLP Division Casino With market potential so promising, all major organizations are looking at how they can position themselves today to Florida Robert Stocker, Partner, Dickinson & Wright establish their foothold and start building brand and customer New Jersey Eric M. Bernstein, Esq., Eric M. Bernstein & databases for the future. Here is how this challenge is being Associates addressed by some pioneering organizations. California Martin Owens, Owner, Law Offices of M.D. Owens Jr. Harrah’s Interactive Entertainment case study keynote: And also: Iowa • Canada • Illinois • UIGEA Leveraging the power of land-based casino brands in the Coffee and refreshments served during the session global online gaming space Dale McDonnell Mitch Garber Mitch Garber, CEO, Harrah’s Interactive Entertainment 16:45 Regulatory brainstorming panel Assistant CEO Canada case study keynote: With Quebec, British Columbia, Identifying the best regulatory models for gaming Director & Harrah’s Ontario, four Atlantic provinces and other Canadian provinces and developing key requirements and standards for General Counsel Interactive regulating online gambling in North America. making a move into online gaming, find out what legal and Minnesota State Entertainment • Legislators and regulators working together to develop an commercial implications these changes will have and how you Lottery enforceable regulatory framework need to prepare. • How the best practice of existing iGaming jurisdictions 11:30 Speed networking and coffee break could apply in North America Meet other attendees, exchange business cards, and find out • Developing technical standards for player protection, anti- who you can potentially partner with to get a head start in fraud, security, geo-location and anti money laundering North America or to act on your global expansion aspirations. Jacob Appelsmith, Bureau Chief, Special Assistant Attorney 12:30 Legislative debate General, State of California, Department of Justice, Division of Law Enforcement, Bureau of Gambling Control Brett Hale SVP Bill Rutsey Exploring political risks, revenue opportunities and learning needs of legislative bodies – is there enough political will for Dale Fuga, Chief Operating Officer, Manitoba Gaming Control Corporate and CEO Governmental Canadian change? Commission Relations Gaming Phill Brear, Head of Gambling Regulation, Gibraltar Regulatory According to the US Congress Joint Committee on Taxation, Churchill Association Authority online gambling could raise $41bn in federal taxation over the Downs next 10 years. Legalizing iGaming is estimated to bring $11.5m Moderator: Frank Catania, Partner, Catania Consulting in additional revenue in Iowa, while California’s potential for 17:45 End of Conference Day One poker, according to Global Betting & Gaming Consultants, is estimated to contribute $650m in tax revenue. 21:00 untill late Official GIGSE Party The numbers speak for themselves; therefore both federal Melanie Brenner Alison Harvey and state governments are analyzing the opportunities and risks invoved. • Rationale behind regulating online gambling in the internet era – innovating the industry, raising more state and “ The legalization of internet gambling in the United States could be a disaster for tribal government gaming or it could be a wonderful new avenue for tribal economic development. (…) Unfortunately, tribes have not been Executive Executive consulted in the formulation of the current legislation. If federal revenue … Director Poker Director tribes are not consulted, they will lead the opposition to the Voters of California • Where should the money go to – federal or state governments? America Tribal Business Alliance • Setting up taxation levels that will benefit the governmental budgets and be acceptable to the industry “ legalization of internet gambling. Alison Harvey, Executive Director, California Tribal Business Alliance Register now at WWW.GIGSE.COM
  5. 5. 13 May 2010 – Conference Day Two 09:00 Registration opens. Morning refreshments and what could give them a head start • Possible dynamics between brick and mortar 09:45 Chairman’s opening remarks establishments, international online organizations and Robert Stocker, Partner, Dickinson & Wright, Immediate Past lotteries – will they merge or remain separate business President, International Masters of Gaming Law models 10:00 European case study • What will happen to today’s UIGEA infringers Ed Andrewes Rick Weil CSR and responsible gaming - improving the public image • Shifting geographical interests and investments – what will Managing CEO & of online gambling be the importance of Australia, Asia, Europe etc.? Director Managing With those against online gambling expressing concerns about Joe Brennan, Executive Director, iMEGA Ladbrokes Director the potential negative effects of gambling on the consumer, Jason Kellerman, CEO, PurePlay eGaming SciPlay find out from Europe’s leading operator and winner of EGR’s Mike Rumbolz, Chair, Internet Gaming Committee, Seminole Responsible Gaming Award: Hard Rock International • What are the responsible online gaming standards and Mitch Garber, CEO, Harrah’s Interactive Entertainment how to set them Moderator: Andrew Gellatly, Editor, Gambling Compliance • How to marry responsible gaming with the commercial objectives of your organization 15:00 Strategy debate • How to constantly work with politicians, regulators and the Exploring how you can position your company today to industry to create and comply with transparent CSR and take advantage of the emerging regulated North American Dan Walsh Jim Tabilio responsible gaming rules and models iGaming market Senior Director of Chairman • Find out how you can establish a foothold in North Governmental Secured Hillevi Stuhrenberg, Manager of Responsible Gaming, Betsson Affairs Greenberg American America to be ready for when the market is open Commentary and moderation by: Dr. Jeffrey L. Derevensky, Traurig and Lead Games Professor, School/Applied Child Psychology; Professor, • What you can do now to build your brand and player US Lobbyist IGC Psychiatry; Co-Director, International Centre for Youth databases Gambling, Problems and High-Risk Behaviors, McGill University • Analyze synergies between today’s legal and operational businesses and global iGaming companies to identify 10:30 Brainstorming sessions: partnerships that can give you a head start in the USA Identifying the optimal regulatory models for: • Diversify your revenue streams by adding gambling to • Intrastate gaming your offer – explore B2B partnerships to leverage the • Federal regulation of online gambling experience of online gambling pioneers • Sportsbetting • Launch online operations in regulated markets today to Jason Kellerman Steve Lipscomb • Poker gain expertise for your potential North American launch CEO Founder WPT • Casino • Hear about DoJ settlements and decide if you should PurePlay and CEO Ante4 • Lottery consider that strategy Discussing: state by state roll-out, geo-location, IP blocking, • Analyze partnerships already created: Harrah’s Interactive/ liquidity, master licensor authority, cooperation with off-shore Dragonfish, WPT/PartyGaming, Betfair/TVG & Watercooler, operators, state opt-in and opt-out. Scientific Games/Playtech, Intralot/Cyberarts and others You will first hear a series of 10 minute presentations that Peter Blacklow, CEO, and EVP Digital, GSN will be followed by roundtable discussions with the panellists Ed Andrewes, Managing Director, Ladbrokes eGaming so that you can voice your interests, concerns and ideas Frank Pracukowski, Director of Administration, Foxwoods Peter Blacklow Michael Brodsky on how online gambling verticals should be regulated. Take Development Company CEO Executive this opportunity to influence regulations that have not yet Rick Weil, CEO & Managing Director, SciPlay Worldwinner Chairman materialized, but are now being considered and put in place. Michael Brodsky, Executive Chairman, and EVP Digital Make sure your interests are not omitted. Steve Lipscomb, Founder, WPT and CEO, Ante4 GSN Jim Tabilio, Chairman, Secured American Games Howard Dickstein, General Counsel, California Tribal Business 16:00 Brainstorming sessions Alliance (CTBA) Find out what synergies can give you a head start for your Dan Walsh, Senior Director of Governmental Affairs, North American online gaming operations or for your Greenberg Traurig and Lead US Lobbyist, IGC global expansion. Melissa Riahei, General Counsel, Illinois Lottery • Subscription-based gaming – Jason Kellerman, CEO, Coffee and refreshments served during the session PurePlay • Fantasy sports – Jeffrey R. Thomas, Founder and CEO, Jeffrey R Chris Gallardo 12:00 Strategy debate World Fantasy Games / RapidDraft Thomas Legislative Financial institutions and e-payments in online gambling • Indian tribes – Chris Gallardo, Legislative Director, Poker Founder & Director – understanding UIGEA today and developing a transparent Voters of America CEO World Poker Voters of online payment framework to protect players, prevent • Horse racing Fantasy Games/ America cybercrime and enable an enforceable payment environment. RapidDraft • Social networks, skill games and advertising model – Peter Speakers to be announced. If you want to be involved in this Blacklow, CEO,, EVP Digital, GSN panel, please contact Ewa Bakun, Event Director, on +44 (0)207 370 8567 or at • Land-based gaming • B2B partnerships and white labels 13:00 Lunch Coffee and refreshments served during the session 14:15 North American iGaming industry 2020 17:30 End of GIGSE Impact of the iGaming regulations in North America on the industry’s dynamics Melissa Riahei Frank General Pracukowski • Who will dominate the gaming market in North America Counsel Director of when the regulated market emerges Illinois Lottery Administration • How the key stakeholders can position themselves now Foxwoods Development Company Register now at WWW.GIGSE.COM
  6. 6. Sponsorship/Exhibition at GIGSE Are you a supplier looking to build your B2B brand in front of leading gaming companies that will need your technologies, products and expertise once the market opens up or to act on their global expansion ambitions now? At GIGSE 2010 you have the option to exhibit for three days in the main networking hall or to contribute to the agenda as a Thought Leader by hosting one of the many workshop sessions. The GIGSE Party and cocktail receptions are excellent options to host your existing and potential clients or there are numerous branding opportunities to raise your corporate profile which may be combined with your delegate registrations for the event. All budgets and objectives can be accommodated, so please contact the Clarion Gaming team today to discuss how to get involved. Playtech, Intralot, UC Group, CWS Gaming, Dragonfish are amongst organizations that have recently established their foothold in North American iGaming. Make sure you don’t stay behind. Get involved NOW to secure your share of the supplier market! GIGSE 2010 sponsors and exhibitors include: Previous GIGSE sponsors included: GIGSE 2010 Lead Association GIGSE 2010 media and associations Contact GIGSE team Sponsorship/Exhibition enquiries: Speaker/Programme enquiries: Media/PR enquiries: Michelle Dencer-Brown Ewa Bakun Yeemay Huang t: +44(0)20 7370 8639 t: +44(0)20 7370 8567 t: +44(0)20 7370 8579 e: e: e: Brian McDonald Delegate enquiries: t: +44(0)20 7370 8566 Sam Barrett e: t: +44(0)20 7370 8977 e: Register now at WWW.GIGSE.COM
  7. 7. Delegate Booking Form All delegates booked for GIGSE will automatically be entitled to a discount off the registration fee for: • Spectrum Gaming’s East Coast Gaming Congress on May 24-25, 2010 in the Atlantic City Convention Center. To find out more about East Coast Gaming Summit, go to • IMGL Spring Conference on May 19-21 2010 in New York, NY. To find out more about the IMGL Spring Conference, go to Contact: Anna Pinch, Tel: +44 20 7370 8578, Fax: +44 20 7370 8562, Email: To guarantee your place at GIGSE please complete the form below and return with credit card details for payment. If you are unable to pay by credit card please contact us to discuss other payment methods. Please note that we must receive payment in advance of the event. All fields marked * are obligatory. *Mr / Mrs / Ms / Miss / Dr / Prof *Surname: ___________________________________ *First Name: _______________________________________________ *Job Title: __________________________________________________________________ *Company: ________________________________________________ *Type of Company (please circle): Academic Affiliate Association Finance Government Legal Other Please specify: Media Operator Regulator Retailer Consultant Supplier *Correspondence Address: _______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ *Postcode: _____________________________ *Country: _________________________ *Tel: ______________________________________________________ *Email: _________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ * How you heard about GiGSE 2010 (please circle): Direct mail Press release Telemarketing Internet search Word of mouth Email Past attendee Magazine/website Specify: Exhibitor/sponsor referral Specify: Association Specify: Other Specify: *Signature: ________________________________________________________________ *Date: ____________________________________________________ FEES: All transactions will be processed in US dollars. No VAT is payable on the delegate places for this event due to Canadian tax law. Early Bird Rate Standard rate Late/onsite rate All rates are per person (until 26/03/10) (27/0310 to 23/04/10) (from 24/04/10 onwards) Individual (1-2 places booked at once) $1,495.00  $1,695.00  $1,695.00  Multi rate (3+ places booked at once) $1,295.00  $1,495.00  $1,695.00  Regulator/Government (including US and Canadian lotteries) $795.00  $895.00  $895.00  Workshop day (add-on to conference purchase) $395.00  $495.00  $495.00  Workshop day only (no conference) $595.00  $695.00  $695.00  Number of registrations: ___________________ Total Amount Payable: _________________ US Dollars Credit Card Details Card type: Visa  Mastercard  Amex  Card No: ___________________________________ Start Date: ____________________ Expiry Date: ________________________________________________ Security code (3 or 4 digits): ___________________ Cardholder name: __________________________________________________________________________ Address if different from the one above: ___________________________________________________________________________________________________ ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Cardholder’s Signature: _______________________________________________________ Date: ____________________________________________________ ........................................................................................................................... General terms and conditions: 1. Upon making your booking with us to attend GiGSE you must agree to and adhere to our terms and conditions 2. Sending us a completed booking form or completing your details in our online shop constitutes a legally binding contract. 3. It may be necessary for reasons beyond the control of ATL (trading as Clarion Gaming) to change the contents and timings of the programme, the speakers, the date or the venue. 4. Payment is due upon booking your place 5. There is no admittance to GiGSE unless payment has been received in full. 6. In the unlikely event of the programme being cancelled, ATL will make a full refund but disclaim any further liability. 7. Reservations will only be accepted on receipt of this form being completed and will be on a strictly `first come – first served’ basis. 8. Accommodation is not included in the delegate fee. Cancellations: 1. All cancellations must be received in writing and it is the responsibility of the cancelling party to ensure their cancellation has been received 2. Cancellations made up to and including 9 April 2010: A refund will be made minus a 20% administration fee that will be retained by the organizer. If no payment has been made then 20% of the original fee will be due immediately. 3. Cancellations made from 10 April 2010 onwards: No refunds will be made. Full conference delegates will receive the post-conference materials by email. If no payment has been made then 100% of the original fee will be due immediately. 4. Substitutions are welcome for paid registrants at no additional charge with advance notice. We will not disclose your details to third parties (unrelated to Clarion Events) for the purposes of marketing. 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  8. 8. Who you will meet at GIGSE 2010 Engage with, and hear from, all the key The Global iGaming Summit & Expo (GIGSE) will bring together stakeholders in the North American debate: senior executives and decision-makers to discuss how to take Ed Andrewes, Managing Director, Ladbrokes eGaming advantage of the emerging North American iGaming market. Jacob Appelsmith, Special Assistant Attorney General, State GIGSE’s attendees will represent all the key stakeholders, of California, Chief, Department of Justice, Division of Law including: Enforcement, Bureau of Gambling Control • Land-based casinos Eric M. Bernstein, Esq., Eric M. Bernstein & Associates • Indian tribes/First Nations Peter Blacklow, CEO, and EVP Digital, GSN • Card rooms Phill Brear, Head of Gambling Regulation, Gibraltar Regulatory • Free-to-play gaming operators (social and skill games) Authority • Subscription based operators of poker, fantasy football etc. Joe Brennan, Executive Director, iMEGA • State lotteries/Provincial lottery corporations Melanie Brenner, Executive Director, Poker Voters of America • Horse racing operators Michael Brodsky, Executive Chairman, • Gaming regulators/Provincial gaming commissions Richard D. Bronson, Chairman, US Digital Gaming • State legislators, politicians and governments Frank Catania, Partner, Catania Consulting • Lobby groups • Law firms Michael Corfman, President, GPWA • Media groups and holdings Dr. Jeffrey L. Derevensky, Professor, School/Applied Child Psychology, Professor, Psychiatry, Co-Director, International • International online gaming companies (operators, suppliers Centre for Youth Gambling, Problems and High-Risk Behaviors, and vendors of games, content, hardware, software, IT McGill University solutions, payments, fraud, loyalty programmes, marketing etc.) Howard Dickstein, General Counsel, California Tribal Business • Gaming analysts and consultants Alliance (CTBA) • Investors Jon L. Fleischaker, Managing Partner, Louisville, Dinsmore Shohl LLP Dale Fuga, Chief Operating Officer, Manitoba Gaming Control Who attends Clarion Commission Gaming conferences* Chris Gallardo, Legislative Director, Poker Voters of America  CEO/Owner Mitch Garber, CEO, Harrah’s Interactive Entertainment  Board level Andrew Gellatly, Editor, Gambling Compliance Brett Hale, Senior Vice President, Corporate and Governmental  Senior Directors and VPs Relations, Churchill Downs  Manager/Senior level Alison Harvey, Executive Director, California Tribal Business  Executive/Assistant Alliance Simon Holliday, Director, H2 Gambling Capital *based on 2009 event attendees Jason Kellerman, CEO, PurePlay Sen. Raymond Lesniak (NJ) Networking Lloyd Levine, President, Filament Strategies, Former Assembly Member, California State Legislature Need to shake hands with the top decision makers involved in Steve Lipscomb, Founder, WPT and CEO, Ante4 the future of America’s iGaming market? Moti Malul, VP, Sales and Business Development, NeoGames GiGSE is your introduction to the who’s who of the future of Dale McDonnell, Assistant Director & General Counsel, American gaming. Minnesota State Lottery Whether you’re a bold and well-practiced networker happy to Martin Owens, Owner, Law Offices of M.D. Owens Jr. strike up conversations with our 40+ expert speakers after their John Pappas, Executive Director, Poker Players Alliance presentation; or new to the industry, there is a networking event Michael Pollock, Managing Director, Spectrum Gaming Group at GiGSE that will meet your business demands. Choose from: Frank Pracukowski, Director of Administration, Foxwoods • Targeted speed networking sessions: For those new to the Development Company market, this structured networking technique can’t be beaten Mike Rumbolz, Chair, Internet Gaming Committee, Seminole for quickly expanding your network of contacts Hard Rock International • The GiGSE cocktail party for pre-conference chatter and Melissa Riahei, General Counsel, Illinois Lottery scene-setting on May 11 Bill Rutsey, CEO, Canadian Gaming Association • The Official GiGSE party for an exuberant toast to the good Andy Schneiderman, VP and General Counsel, Commerce Casino days coming back! 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