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Hot Topic: Gambling and Casino Games via Social Media and Online Technologies at Prague Gaming Summit 2020

Zoltan Tundik

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Hot discussions about social gambling and how social media is changing the way of prospecting players at Prague Gaming Summit 2020.

 

Lately, more and more gambling operators have been launching social media games on Facebook, Google+, Bebo, and even MySpace in order to reach more players. Up until the social media gaming giant Zynga launched real money poker on Facebook to their U.K. players in early 2014, all of the social gambling apps on social media were free.

According to Facebook’s guidelines, real money gambling on Facebook is only allowed in specific countries with prior authorization from Facebook. Since only a handful of countries actually meet the criteria, it’s likely that the free games and apps are here to stay and will dominate the social gambling market.

Some of the most popular social gambling games and casino apps on Facebook include free slots, free Texas Hold’em poker and free blackjack. You can play by yourself, with your friends, or with strangers.

Social gaming is a $2.7 billion industry, which is saying a lot because an overwhelming majority of the casino games available on Facebook are free casino games that do not require real cash to play. The gambling operators make their money by offering their players’ in-game benefits, currencies, and virtual goods that can be bought with real money or Facebook credits, which are acquired with cold hard cash as well.

Social casinos pull in millions and millions of Facebook users on a daily basis. About 20% of those users (or hundreds of thousands of players in other words) have paid real cash for in-game goods, benefits, and currencies. The market for social gambling is booming, and it’s only getting bigger and bigger, as more and more big names in the gambling industry are joining in on the fun.

Underage mobile gamers have the opportunity to play social casino games using apps like Double Down Casino, Slotomania, and Zynga. A social casino game is free to play and does not offer real money rewards. Still, simulated casino games get children used to rules and habits of gambling, while introducing them to the brands they might use later on.

At the 4th edition of Prague Gaming Summit you have the unique opportunity to hear more about the subject in the “Gambling And Casino Games Via Social Media And Online Technologies” panel discussion which will be joined by Elina Safargulova (Head of Marketing at Slotegrator), Daniele Alfonso (Head of Gaming at iovation) and Jan Urbanec (CEO at Endorphina).

The discussion will be moderated by Zlatan Omerspahić (Head of Legal and Compliance, Data Protection Officer at NSoft Company).

Make sure to book your ticket now in order to avoid disappointment. The seats are limited and are selling out fast!

Order your Delegate Pass or VIP Package (Delegate Pass +Accommodation) now!

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Prague Gaming Summit 2020 speaker profile: Martin Calvert (Marketing Director at ICS)

Alex Marginean

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The 4th edition of the Prague Gaming Summit will take place on 6 March 2020 and welcomes leading operators, service providers and gambling industry experts from all across Europe.

On the 6th of March at the Prague Gaming Summit, you have the opportunity to dive into several subjects, among which also the “You Thought Millennials Are Hard To Please? Are You Ready For Generation Z”

As mentioned in earlier press releases, Prague Gaming Summit 2020 will bring a brand new format of speeches and more trending themes as it did in the early years.

Among the leading experts that will share their latest information, you have the opportunity to hear more about marketing for Millennials and Gen Z from Martin Calvert – ICS

Martin is the Marketing Director at ICS-digital – an implausibly good content marketing, translations, and digital marketing organization.

With global talent working across 71 languages and 80 territories, the ICS team can bring an *enormous* amount of firepower to help you build an international, personal and effective digital strategy.

Martin enjoys speaking at interesting global events and writing for publications across a variety of industries, from specific eCommerce, gaming and travel niches, to more general titles like Search Engine Watch and Econsultancy.

Do not miss this unique opportunity to learn and networking with the leaders of the industry.

Order your Delegate Pass or VIP Package (Delegate Pass +Accommodation) now!

Here is a testimonial that has been left by Heathcliff Farrugia, one of the attending delegates of the 2019 edition of Prague Gaming Summit:

The Prague Gaming Summit 2019 was very well organised and included a number of key international speakers. Agenda was full of interesting content and panels were aimed at discussing areas of mutual interest.

Heathcliff Farrugia

Chief Executive Officer at Malta Gaming Authority (MGA)

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Prague Gaming Summit 2020 speaker profile: Jan Urbanec (CEO at Endorphina)

Alex Marginean

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The 4th edition of the Prague Gaming Summit will take place on 6 March 2020 and welcomes leading operators, service providers and gambling industry experts from all across Europe.

On the 6th of March at the Prague Gaming Summit, you have the opportunity to dive into several subjects, among which also the “Gambling And Casino Games Via Social Media And Online Technologies”

As mentioned in earlier press releases, Prague Gaming Summit 2020 will bring a brand new format of speeches and more trending themes as it did in the early years.

Among the leading experts that will share their latest information, you have the opportunity to hear more about social gaming and the recent trends that are taking over the industry from Jan Urbanec – Endorphina

Jan Urbanec first self-established business was selling seashells on the beach to tourists in Torredembarra for 100 pesetas apiece. He was just five years old.

During his years of study, his main interests were IT and Economics.

Fast forward to life after college, Jan has gained valuable experience in various executive positions in the financial sector before entering the exciting iGaming industry.

His first contact with the world of gambling was a short career as a poker player, followed by being a manager in a poker club in Prague.

Jan is currently the CEO of Endorphina, an ambitious and trendy online slot game provider. He has been with Endorphina since 2014, when the startup originally began with zero clients. Today, the established company has their games in more than 700 online casinos. Jan is now leading the company to expand in regulated markets.

In his free time, he enjoys martial arts, archery, reading psychology books and playing boardgames.

Do not miss this unique opportunity to learn and networking with the leaders of the industry.

Order your Delegate Pass or VIP Package (Delegate Pass +Accommodation) now!

Here is a testimonial that has been left by Kate Romanenko, one of the attending delegates of the 2019 edition of Prague Gaming Summit:

Prague Gaming Summit 3 brought together Maltese, Romanian and other regulators, software developers, operators, and payment solution providers, to name a few. It was great participating in the discussions with everyone on and off the agenda.

Kate Romanenko

CBO of Evoplay Entertainment

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Prague Gaming Summit gears up for record-breaking year

George Miller

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Fourth annual event set to be CEE region’s largest ever gaming conference 

The Prague Gaming Summit, Central and Eastern Europe (CEE)’s largest betting and gaming industry conference, is ready to smash all attendance records this year with its largest line-up yet.

The fourth edition of the show, organised by the CEE region’s leading media platform European Gaming, will take place on the 6th March 2020 at Vienna House in Prague’s Andel district, starting at 08.45am.

With major speakers set to include Maksym Liashko; Partner at Parimatch, Panagiotis Skyrlas; Head of InfoSec and Compliance at Betano Stoiximan, and Kamil Popiolek; Legal Counsel at Superbet, the summit’s action-packed line up will include numerous leading tier one operators and service providers from across Europe.

With a conference agenda shaped around the CEE region’s hottest developments for 2020, the summit will feature a full day’s track covering key regions including Ukraine, Poland, the Baltics and Greece,  as well as customer personalisation, Gen Z demographics and the convergence of markets in online sports betting.

Zoltan Tuendik, Founder and Head of Business and Events at European Gaming said: “The Prague Gaming Summit continues to go from strength-to-strength and has established itself in the iGaming calendar as the most informative event of the year when it comes to setting the agenda for CEE developments.

“We’re thrilled at the size at which the event has grown, and have no doubt this year will be our biggest yet, with the region’s hottest topics and key executives ready to talk new markets, business strategy, sports betting, payments platforms and C-Level insight. If the CEE region is part of your business plans for 2020, this event is not to be missed!”

In a first for this year, the conference will introduce interactive workshops, roundtable discussions with leading industry figures and additional networking zones for all delegates.

Spotlight on the Czech Republic and Slovakia is one of two main tracks billed for the event’s opening, focusing on the two markets’ unique regulatory environment. The Ukrainian market opening, Greek market re-opening and Poland’s success will also be discussed by three of the market’s leading operators.

The afternoon will feature fireside chats between the CEE’s leading betting and gaming legal heavyweights, as well as panels focused on personalisation in the age of privacy, social media and online gaming tech and market focused discussions from industry leaders.

The conference will finish with its hugely popular invite-only Evening Social Gathering, with the highly prestigious location shared among delegates in advance. As part of European Gaming’s sustainability 2020 initiative, all refreshments and complimentary dining served will also be fully vegan.

With limited seating available, please register at: https://hipther.agency/product-category/praguegamingsummit/

For VIP Packages, including a delegate pass and two night’s accommodation at the official hotel, contact: Andrada Bota, B2B Sales Executive at European Gaming Media and Events, by email on [email protected] .

 

ABOUT THE PRAGUE GAMING SUMMIT:

Even from its inaugural edition in 2017, Prague Gaming Summit has been considered as the leading event in the region which offers a priceless opportunity for local and international operators to get together yearly to network and learn. The conference has recorded considerable growth during the 2018 edition and continues to bring the quality platform with which usual delegates have already gotten used too. You can read the post-event reports from the earlier events on the following links 2017 / 2018 / 2019.

For more details visit www.praguegamingsummit.com

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