Boutique gaming event organizer European Gaming Media and Events has announced that the inaugural edition of its Mare Balticum Gaming Summit is due to take place at the four-star Astor Riga hotel on May 8 offering iGaming operators and vendors from around the world the chance to gain valuable insights while touching base with Baltic and Scandinavian regulators.

European Gaming Media and Events revealed that the Mare Balticum Gaming Summit, which is to be limited to 100 delegates, will get underway from 9am with its initial hour-long seminar focusing on the latest developments in the Latvian iGaming market kicking off 30 minutes later. The organizer stated that this session is to feature Valts Nerets from local law firm Sorainen and will see multiple experts sharing their knowledge about the domestic landscape including licensing insights.

The Romanian organizer explained that this is to be immediately followed by a similar hour-long discussion on the iGaming market in neighboring Lithuania featuring legal experts Renata Berzanskiene and Andrius Gabnys before attendees are to be invited to break for a 30-minute networking session.

European Gaming Media and Events declared that the seminar action will then continue from noon with an hour-long talk on the latest industry innovations featuring Max Krupyshev, Chief Operating Officer for Bitcoin transaction platform provider Cubits, followed by a 60-minute complimentary lunch.

The organizer detailed that the state of the iGaming market in Estonia is to subsequently be discussed at a 45-minute seminar getting underway from 2pm before attendees are treated to an hour-long talk on the current state of play in Denmark and Sweden featuring Sissel Weitzhandler from online casino games developer Play’n Go, Gustaf Hoffstedt of the Swedish Online Gambling Trade Association and the Danish Online Gambling Association’s Morten Ronde.

European Gaming Media and Events stated that delegates will then be invited to take part in a second networking break before being presented with a 60-minute seminar from 4pm on the possible ways the iGaming industry in the European Union may be impacted by the upcoming enforcement of new data protection rules.

After attending the Mare Balticum Gaming Summit, European Gaming Media and Events proclaimed that delegates may attend an official late-night networking party being sponsored by Tatkazino, TrioGames, Tonybet, Cubits, Play’n Go and BMM Testlabs while May 9 is to see it host a similar event on a canal boat as it cruises through Riga.

“The inaugural edition of the Mare Balticum Gaming Summit is aiming to create a platform that will allow conversation between the international gambling industry and local regulators in order to improve performance and highlight the key benefits of being a licensed operation,” read an official press release from European Gaming Media and Events.