The East Coast Gaming Congress is coming to Atlantic City June 13-14, providing attendees with information on several aspects of the gaming industry, including fantasy sports, online gaming, e-sports, skill-based gaming and more. Harrah’s Casino & Hotel will play host to the event. The two-day conference will include sports betting as a main focus of content, considering the recent ruling by the US Supreme Court declaring the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act (PASPA) of 1992 unconstitutional.
Keynote addresses will take place during the conference and will include familiar faces within the gaming industry. On the schedule are:
- Geoff Freeman: CEO and President of the American Gaming Association (AGA)
- Timothy Wilmott: of Penn National Gaming and AGA Chairman
- Richard Carter: CEO of SBTech
Along with the keynote speakers, the conference will include panel discussions, where attendees can gain insight into sports betting and learn more about the upcoming industry. According to snjtoday.com, the conference will include over 500 individuals will be in attendance, including gaming operators, regulators, equipment manufacturers, architects, attorneys, public officials, investors and other gaming related industry professionals.
The full schedule of events, as well as registration, can be found online with an early-bird registration option open through the 31st of May. The hotel of Harrah’s is offering special rates for attendees taking part in the conference.
Michael Pollock, the ECGC co-founder and Managing Director of Spectrum Gaming Group, commented on the upcoming conference by stating: “The East Coast Gaming Congress – where leaders address other leaders—is the perfect forum to identify the opportunities and challenges that will accompany the implementation of sports betting.”