Gaming Americas Meetup Announces Official Schedule for Event on the 28th

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Gaming Americas Meetup Announces Official Schedule for Event on the 28th

The Gaming Americas Meetup will take place on January 28 and has just announced its official agenda. The event registered around one thousand registrations and has more than 40 confirmed speakers, turning into a full day dedicated to the betting market in the Americas.

The Hipther Agency team, together with Way Seers from Gaming Americas, developed a program that will cover all possibilities of content for companies interested in updates related to North America, Latin America and the Caribbean.

In addition to the news on regulations in North America, the discussion panels related to Latin America and the Caribbean will be held in Spanish and participants will have the option to check in English as well.

Therefore, the organizers ensure that all participants can have access to everything that will be discussed during the conferences.

Gaming Americas Meetup official schedule

2:00 pm – 2:30 pm – Reclassification of DFS registration fees by the IRS

  • DANIEL WALLACH – Founder of Wallach Legal LLC
  • LAILA MINTAS – CEO of PlayUp US (panel moderator)

2:30 pm – 2:15 pm – Update to US legislation: which states to monitor in 2021?

  • DANIEL WALLACH – Founder of Wallach Legal LLC
  • JESSICA WELMAN – Director of Catena Media
  • STEVE RUDDOCK – Content Director at Betting – USA | Chief Editor of Gaming Law Review
  • J. FISHER – Partner at Fox Rothschild LLP’s Atlantic City office
  • JEREMY KLEIMAN – Gaming lawyer and member of Saiber LLC (panel moderator)

15:15 – 16:00 – The synergy between land and online operations (sponsored by Play’n GO)

  • DOMENICO MAZZOLA – Commercial Director of Altenar
  • MAGNUS OLSSON – Head of Sales and Account Management at Play’n GO
  • ALEX KORNILOV – CEO of BETEGY
  • ADAM NOBLE – co-founder and executive vice president of PlayStar Gaming
  • LAILA MINTAS – CEO of PlayUp US (panel moderator)

4:00 pm – 4:45 pm – The US betting industry seeks innovation (sponsored by Play’n GO)

  • WAYNE KIMMEL – Manager of SeventySix Capital
  • JORDAN PASCASIO – co-founder of Fansure
  • ADAM BERGER – Partner of Duane Morris LLP
  • MAGNUS OLSSON – Head of Sales and Account Management at Play’n GO
  • EVAN DAVIS – Managing Director, Sports Betting and Games at SeventySix Capital Sports Advisory (panel moderator)

4:45 pm – 5:30 pm – The betting industry on the stock exchange

  • ANDREW S. ZARNETT – Director General of Jefferies
  • MOHIT KANSAL – Partner at Clairvest Group
  • TOM DIENNO – Representative of KPMG LLP
  • LAUREN SEILER – Managing Director of Four Wood Capital Partners
  • LLOYD DANZIG – founder of Sharp Alpha Advisors (panel moderator)

5:30 pm – 6:15 pm – Canada – Online games, starting in 2021

  • RON SEGEV – Founding Partner of Segev LLP
  • DEREK RAMM – Director, Division of Anti-Money Laundering Operations of the Ontario Alcohol and Gaming Commission (AGCO)
  • CHANTAL CIPRIANO – Legal and Compliance Director at Mazooma (panel moderator)

6:15 pm – 6:45 pm – Learning the basics: the payments industry in North America

  • ADRIANNA CUCCINELLO – Executive Director of iGaming and Sports Betting at Partis Solutions
  • RICH ROBERTS – VP of Strategic Partnerships at Interchecks
  • ANDREW CROWE – Business Development SVP at Sightline Payments
  • ZOLTÁN TŰNDIK – Co-founder of HIPTHER Agency (panel moderator)

6:45 pm – 7:30 pm – Latin America – Regulatory updates: experience in Colombia, Panama, Argentina, Brazil (Language: Spanish – Live translation: English)

  • CESAR AUGUSTO VALENCIA GALIANO – President of Coljuegos (Colombia)
  • SEBASTIAN VIVOT – Head of Information Technology and Lottery of the City of Buenos Aires
  • MANUEL SÁNCHEZ ORTEGA – Head of the Games Control Board (JCJ) of Panama
  • FERNANDO SAFFORES – Founder and Director of Focus Gaming News (panel moderator)

7:30 pm – 8:15 pm – Emerging Latin American markets – Argentina (Province of Buenos Aires, Province of Mendoza) and Chile (Language: Spanish – Live Translation: English)

  • IDA LÓPEZ – President of the Provincial Gambling and Casino Institute of Mendoza, Argentina
  • VIVIEN VILLAGRÁN ACUÑA – Casino Superintendent, Chile
  • MARIA EMILIA CORRAL – Legal Advisor to the Lottery Board of the Province of Mendoza, Argentina
  • KAREN MARCELA SIERRA-HUGHES – Vice President of Government Relations and Business Development for Latin America and the Caribbean at Gaming Laboratories International (GLI) – (panel moderator)

8:15 pm – 9:00 pm – Focus on the Caribbean region (Language: Spanish – Live translation: English)

  • ALEX PARENTE – Vice President, Casino Operations, Hard Rock International
  • DAVID MONIZ – CFO of Cirsa Dominicana, President of ADCJ, GM, MBA, MDMGC and CPC
  • ORLANDO RIVERA CARRIÓN – Executive Director, Puerto Rico Gaming Commission
  • JOSÉ CARLOS FIGUEROA-TROCHE – Government Relations and Business Development Representative at Gaming Laboratories International (GLI) – (panel moderator)

9:00 pm – 9:45 pm – Debate: Is Latin America learning from European mistakes? (Language: English – Live Translation: Spanish)

  • FERNANDO GARITA – Game Consultant – Head of Business Development at Betcris
  • FRANCESCO RODANO – Director of Playtech
  • ANGELO ALBERONI – Country Manager at Betmotion Brasil (moderator of the panel)

Registration for the event can be done here.