ATLANTIC CITY, NJ--(Marketwired - May 12, 2014) - Brian Mattingley, Chief Executive Officer of, will be the Keynote speaker at the inaugural iGaming Institute at the 18th Annual East Coast Gaming Congress, May 19 - 20. will also be the exclusive sponsor of the iGaming Institute, which launches the conference on May 19. An afternoon of iGaming panels will follow, featuring operators, regulators and legislators who will discuss critical questions that shape the industry. is one of the world's most popular online gaming entertainment and solutions providers. 888 has been at the forefront of the online gaming industry for over a decade, allowing both players and B2B partners to enjoy a world-class gaming experience.

"I am delighted and privileged to have been invited to speak at such a prestigious event and hope I can give an insight to the online gaming world and defend some of the myths which are being unfairly published about our great industry," said Mattingley.

ECGC & iGaming Institute brings prominent industry leaders who collectively set the policies and make the critical decisions into one forum where their ideas can be cross-pollinated and placed in the broadest context. With the many forms of legalized gambling beginning to converge -- from land-based casinos to Internet gaming to lotteries -- ECGC & iGaming Institute provides attendees with the critical insights necessary to understand where, when and how the gaming will be reshaped.

More than 600 gaming operators, equipment manufacturers, regulators, attorneys, architects, analysts, public officials, investors and other gaming-related professionals will attend ECGC & iGaming Institute.

Following the iGaming Institute is a full day of comprehensive sessions on Tuesday, May 20, addressing the most critical issues facing the industry today, including a Keynote Luncheon Address from New Jersey Senate President Stephen Sweeney as well as two panels featuring the CEOs of major East Coast operators including: James Allen, Chief Executive Officer, Seminole Gaming; Scott Butera, President & Chief Executive Officer, Mashantucket Pequot Gaming Enterprise; John Cohlan, Chief Executive Officer, Margaritaville Holdings; Mitchell Etess, Chief Executive Officer, Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority; Virginia McDowell, President & Chief Executive Officer, Isle of Capri Casinos; Keith Smith, President & Chief Executive Officer, Boyd Gaming; Joe Weinberg, Managing Partner, President Gaming, The Cordish Companies; and Timothy Wilmott, President & Chief Executive Officer, Penn National Gaming.

The East Coast Gaming Congress & iGaming Institute is organized and produced by Spectrum Gaming Group, an independent research and regulatory consulting firm, Cooper Levenson, Attorneys at Law, SOSH Architects, and Lockton Companies, the world's largest privately owned insurance brokerage firm. For more information and to register, visit For sponsorship information or media credentials, contact Korbi Carrison at