ATLANTIC CITY, NJ, May 02, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- With Tennessee and Iowa on the verge of becoming the 9th and 10th states to legalize sports betting and other states preparing to follow suit, sports betting will be a focal point at the 23rd annual East Coast Gaming Congress & NexGen Gaming Forum, which takes place June 12-13 at Harrah’s Waterfront Conference Center in Atlantic City.

The two-day ECGC panel will feature four sports betting panels: The iGaming/Sports Betting Nexus, So Far, So Good?, The Leagues’ Perspective, and What’s Next in Sports Betting?

In addition, sports betting will be discussed by three prominent keynote speakers:

  1. New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy,
  2. Ted Leonsis, Founder and CEO of Monumental Sports & Entertainment, and
  3. Bill Miller, CEO of the American Gaming Association

Additionally, sports betting will be discussed by CEOs participating in the ECGC signature Leadership ThinkTank, as well by experts in other panel discussions.

The ECGC sports betting panels will include the following speakers:

  • Max Bichsel, Director, Kambi
  • Richard Carter, Chief Executive Officer, SBTech
  • Brad Cummings, Founder & Chief Executive Officer, EquiLottery
  • Frank Fantini, Chief Executive Officer, Fantini Research
  • Eric Frank, Deputy Compliance Officer and Director, Legal Affairs, The Stars Group
  • Roger Gros, Publisher, GGB Magazine
  • Melanie Gross, Vice President of Online Gaming, Caesars Entertainment
  • David Isaacson, Vice President, Spectrum Gaming Capital
  • Parikshat Khanna, Chief Executive Officer, CG Technology
  • Jeremy Kudon, Partner, Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe
  • Moti Malul, Chief Executive Officer, NeoGames
  • Marquest Meeks, Senior Counsel, Office of the Commissioner of Baseball
  • Kevin O’Toole, Executive Director, Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board
  • Itai Pazner, Chief Executive Officer, 888 Holdings
  • David Rebuck, Director, New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement
  • Dan Shapiro, Vice President, Strategy & Business Development, William Hill US
  • Dan Spillane, Vice President & Assistant General Counsel, National Basketball Association
  • Mor Weizer, Chief Executive Officer, Playtech
  • Seth Young, Chief Innovation Officer, PointsBet

The ECGC theme for 2019 is “The Dynamic Convergence of Gaming.” The conference this year includes a three-track format that includes Sports and Gaming, Gaming Operations, and Gaming Market Analysis. The conference will also feature the first-ever gaming Leadership ThinkTank, where industry leaders come together and share their insights on the future of all things gaming.

More than 500 gaming operators, equipment manufacturers, regulators, attorneys, architects, analysts, public officials, investors and other gaming-related professionals are expected to attend ECGC. The two-day conference schedule and registration are available at www.eastcoastgamingcongress.com .

ECGC is organized and produced by Spectrum Gaming Group and the Cooper Levenson, Attorneys at Law. Other co-organizers and co-producers are The Friedmutter Group, an industry-leading architectural and design firm based in Las Vegas, and Sysco Corporation, the global leader in selling, marketing and distributing food products to restaurants, healthcare and educational facilities, lodging and gaming establishments.

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Donna M. Vecere
East Coast Gaming Congress & NexGen Gaming Forum
609.289.2446
dvecere@cooperlevenson.com