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HIPTHER FESTIVAL takes place between 8-12 November and includes 5 conferences hosted by the #hipthers.

We are really thankful for the interest which has been shown towards our meetups / virtual conferences and especially the HIPTHER FESTIVAL XXI. We would like to send you this reminder note that today we are going to open the virtual doors and welcome you and +6000 other participants on the virtual stage of European Gaming Q4 MeetUp.

To kick things off we would like to thank our sponsors for their support: Plaid, Altenar, nanocosmos, Play’n GO, Nordic Gambling, PLANZER LAW, and All-In Global.

The mega speaker lineup is the result of a great collaboration with our strategic partners, GameOn and Square In The Air.

Here is the breakdown of today’s program:

Day 4 – European Gaming Q4 MeetUp – 11 November

    • Panelists:
      • Albert Malikov
      • Zoltán Tűndik
      • Panelists:
        • Simon Planzer – Partner at PLANZER LAW
        • David Foster – Head Of Regulatory Affairs at Entain
        • Panelists:
          • Liesbeth Oost – Sustainability Manager at Aspire Global
          • Birgitte Sand – CEO at Birgitte Sand & Associates ApS
          • Rasmus Kjaergaard – CEO at Mindway AI
          • Charmaine Hogan – Head Of Regulatory Affairs at Playtech and Non Executive Director at greentech
          • Jessica Maier – Head of Government Affairs at Play’n GO
        • Moderator: Iris Den Boer – Group Responsible Gaming manager at Kaizen Gaming
        • Panelists:
          • Simon Planzer – Partner at PLANZER LAW
          • Jeremiah Maangi – Managing Director of Bizin Africa
          • Panelists:
            • Oliver Lietz – CEO at nanocosmos
            • Chris Strijbosch – Vice President Of Business Development, Nanocosmos
            • David Mann – Chief Commercial Officer at Swintt
            • Petra Maria Poola – Head of Business Development at OneTouch
          • Moderator: Zoltán Tűndik – Co-Founder at HIPTHER Agency
          • Panelists:
            • Minna Ripatti – Founding partner and legal advisor at Legal Gaming in Finland
            • Rolf Sims – Manager Public Affairs at Kindred Group plc
            • Ann-Sofie Olsson – Secretary General at BOS
          • Moderator: Morten Ronde – CEO at Danish Online Gambling Association and Managing Partner at Nordic Gambling
          • Panelists:
            • Lazar Miučin – VP of Strategic Partnerships at NSoft
            • Nadiya Attard – CCO at Relax Gaming
            • Ondrej Lapides – CEO at Tom Horn Gaming
            • Rory Kimber – Account Management and Marketing Director at 1X2 Network
            • Robert Dowling – Chief Commercial Officer at GlobalBet
            • Vladimir Malakchi – CBDO at Evoplay Entertainment
            • Armen Tatarevic – Business Development Global at ORYX Gaming
          • Moderator: Domenico Mazzola – Commercial Director at Altenar
        • 15:00 – 15:45 CET – How SPACs & Innovative EMIs Disrupt The IGaming Space
          • Panelists:
            • Shay Kronfeld – Co-Founder & SPAC Expert at PurePlay
            • Simas Simanauskas – Head of Payments at ConnectPay
            • Tal Itzhak Ron – Chairman & CEO at Tal Ron, Drihem & Co., Law Firm
            • Assaf Stieglitz – Founder & CEO at 1x2odds & PlayWiseCasino
          • Moderator: Genia Gurevitz – Head of Banking and Payments Services at Tal Ron, Drihem & Co.


The full agenda of the conference (times and speakers) can be found here:

All the session can be joined via ZOOM, YouTube, or in NEOS Metaverse in collaboration with ViARsys.

Register here for free!

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Here a few things you should remember:

Conference Stream

To access the live stream and engage with the speakers, you have multiple options:

Option 1 (by app):

Join directly with your Zoom app (you can download here) and use the below details to join the meetings between 8-12 November:

Direct ZOOM link:

Meeting ID: 528 624 7083
Passcode: #hipthers


Option 2 (via WireUp):

Log into your WireUp account and hover your mouse to “Events” and click on the “Live Streams” option. Enter your name, email and click Join


Option 3 (just watch via browser):

To only watch the raw live stream, you can visit or subscribe to our YouTube channel to be notified once we go live:

The HIPTHER FESTIVAL focuses on some of the most talked-about industries and is powered by the agency’s media outlets.

Hipther Agency is the parent brand of European Gaming, PICANTE, WireUp Zone and Gaming Americas and the team is excited to invite interested parties to review their android news app on the Play Store.

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For sponsorship/speaking inquiries, make sure to reach out to Andrada Marginean (B2B Sales Executive at Hipther Agency) on [email protected]

For media-related inquiries, please contact Alexandru Marginean (Marketing Specialist at Hipther Agency) on [email protected]

Hipther Agency press contacts:

Zoltan Tuendik, Head of Business
[email protected], +40 735 559 234

Alex Marginean, Marketing Specialist
[email protected], +40 731 394 220


Michael Owen Announced as Brand Ambassador for Punt Casino



Michael Owen Announced as Brand Ambassador for Punt Casino
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English football icon and BT Sports pundit Michael Owen has officially joined the Punt Casino team as its new Brand Ambassador.

Michael Owen started a professional career in football with his Premier League debut in 1997 as a striker for Liverpool FC. Known as one of the “greatest living footballers” in Pelé’s FIFA 100, Owen is one of only 10 players to have scored 150 goals or more in his Premier League career.

Michael Owen has also received the most prestigious award in football, having claimed the Ballon d’Or trophy in 2001. He has played in three FIFA World Cups and even captained the England national team.

With this partnership in the bag and a true football icon on their side, Punt Casino is making 2022 a year to remember with the hottest action the industry has ever seen.

Hitting the back of the net

As a strong advocate for crypto and blockchain in general, Michael, along with his influential media presence and 3.7 million Twitter followers, will see Punt Casino secure its position as the fastest-growing crypto casino in the industry.

“Online casinos are more exciting than ever these days, but with its crypto focus, Punt Casino is doing something different – they really are changing the game,” said Owen, who has been involved with numerous crypto projects in the past.

He went on by saying “I’m a strong believer in the power of crypto, so teaming up with an innovative platform like Punt Casino feels like a natural fit.”

As a world-famous football commentator, respected businessman, and active media personality, Owen is the perfect representative to stand behind such an innovative crypto project. Digital currencies need every ounce of positive publicity they can get, and an endorsement from such a reputable name stands for a lot.

Michael Owen’s stamp of approval

The announcement comes with exciting news for crypto gaming enthusiasts, as Punt plans to take the industry by storm with huge prize-packed competitions.

With the 2022 FIFA World Cup fast approaching, Punt players can expect unique Michael Owen merchandise and football-related giveaways throughout the year in the build-up to the tournament.

Speaking on the announcement, Alexander Bowring, Head of Marketing at Punt Casino, said: “Michael Owen is a football icon in every sense of the word, so to have him come on board as our brand ambassador is a major moment for us. Since launching last year, Punt Casino has been changing the game, delivering exciting crypto casino action that our rivals just can’t match. Expect big things from Punt Casino in 2022 and beyond.”

Punt Casino is revolutionizing crypto gaming

Punt Casino has quickly become a strong player in the crypto casino scene with its super-powered giveaways and outstanding online casino platform. Players also get to take advantage of 24/7 customer support available instantly from the site to answer any questions or queries.

With a next-level gaming experience delivered by over 200 crypto-friendly (and handpicked!) casino games, Punt offers its players the advantage of using leading cryptocurrencies to deposit, withdraw, and play.

As crypto enthusiasts know, this allows for faster, safer, and totally anonymous transactions, which is yet another reason why Punt has become such a prominent online casino destination.

#OWEN10 has arrived at Punt Casino

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Bidstack onboard Highbrow Interactive with 4 exclusive new partnerships



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Bidstack, the leading in-game advertising platform, is pleased to announce an exclusive new partnership with Highbrow Interactive which will see four exceptional simulation games added to their portfolio. Founded in 2013, Highbrow Interactive specialises in game production, virtual reality and augmented reality and has seen over 80 million installs across its library of games.

The first two new titles to be added to Bidstack’s portfolio are Euro Train Simulator alongside its successor Euro Train Simulator 2. Boasting over ten million and five million downloads respectively, both games have provided train aficionados with first-class gameplay faithful to real-life experiences, with Euro Train Simulator 2 being the first mobile train simulator to feature officially-licensed trains from Germany’s largest railway company Deutsche Bahn.


Indian Train Simulator also joins the Bidstack portfolio. A game with stunning attention to detail, it has seen over ten million lifetime installs and has enabled access to a more diverse player base through translations. Indonesian Train Simulator is the final game to be added. With high-quality graphics and sophisticated AI trains contributing to a comprehensively authentic railroad environment, it is no wonder the game has garnered over ten million installs.

Through Bidstack, Highbrow Interactive will be able to take advantage of their in-game, in-menu and rewarded video products creating a new revenue stream whilst also contributing to the accuracy of its games without compromising on the player’s experience.

The addition of these four games to their portfolio will see Bidstack’s simulation vertical continue to grow, allowing them to provide brands with a greater selection of high-quality inventory for them to reach and engage diverse audiences.

Of the partnership, CEO and Co Founder at Highbrow Interactive Jeno Manickam Durairaj said, “We’re excited to be taking this step forward with Bidstack in enhancing our players’ experience through the use of non-intrusive advertising. Bidstack’s revolutionary technology that makes advertising seamless and organic in open-world games perfectly fits our catalogue of simulation titles. We believe that this partnership will help our games grow closer to the thrill and reality of trains and railways whilst also diversifying our revenue streams. The Bidstack team has been consistently attentive making onboarding and integration simple and hassle-free.”

Bidstack’s VP of Gaming Antoine Jullemier added, “We’re delighted to be partnering exclusively with renowned game developer Highbrow Interactive. The addition of four of their high-quality games to our growing mobile vertical stands testament to the quality of our technology and gives our brand partners access to a rich global audience of gamers.

The highly detailed gaming environments provide optimal housing for seamless in-game ads, accurately simulating true train travel without detracting from the gaming experience. We look forward to a future of delivering first-class campaigns for our new partner.”

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N1 Partners shortlisted in two categories at AffPapa iGaming Awards 2022



N1 Partners shortlisted in two categories at AffPapa iGaming Awards 2022
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N1 Partners, an affiliate program, shortlisted for the AffPapa iGaming Awards in two categories at once – Affiliate Management of The Year and Multi-brand Affiliate Program.

The AffPapa iGaming Awards is an online event dedicated to affiliates and operators who have proven themselves to be excellent partners and contribute to the development of the industry.

N1 Partners is the nominees in two categories – Affiliate Management of The Year and Multi-brand Affiliate Program. Each of these nominations confirms the basic principles of N1 Partners – reliability, transparency, and honesty in relations with partners and clients. These principles are the platform for building long-term relationships with partners and strengthening the company’s position in the market.   In the first quarter of 2022, more than 800 new partner accounts increased to the program, and affiliates’ payouts doubled.

The nomination of N1 Partners in the Multi-brand affiliate program of the year underlines the company’s desire for continuous development and growth among other members in the iGaming market. The product portfolio of N1 Partners Group includes such brands as N1 Casino, Slot Hunter, Joo Casino, and others.

Online voting for the best brand in each category will begin on May 23 on the award website. And on June 27, the AffPapa team will announce the winners.


About N1 Partners Group

N1 Partners Group is a company with expertise in the sphere of online entertainment. The team’s goal is to provide high-quality casino and betting products that meet the needs and expectations of players and partners alike. Today, N1 Partners Group unites N1 Casino, N1 Bet, Slot Hunter, Fight Club, Joo Casino, DasistCasino, and the N1 Partners affiliate program.

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