June 12-13, 2019 in Atlantic City
East Coast Gaming Congress & NexGen Gaming Forum
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About ECGC

The 2018 East Coast Gaming Congress & NexGen Gaming Forum was organized and produced by Spectrum Gaming Group, an independent research and regulatory consulting firm, Cooper Levenson, Attorneys at Law, Friedmutter Group Architecture & Design Studios, and Sysco Corporation. For sponsorship information, contact Donna Vecere.

The ECGC recognizes attendees have limited time & budget, and priced & scheduled this conference with these factors in mind. This event ensures all critical issues are covered within the same forum. We bring leaders from government, suppliers and operators, who collectively set policies and make decisions, into one place where their ideas can be placed in the broadest context.

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Heard at ECGC 2018
“This is the best conference the industry has. ” – Geoff Freeman, President & CEO, American Gaming Association
Conference Venue
Harrah’s Casino & Hotel, Atlantic City, NJ
ECGC Schedule
Learn about the schedule, topics and auditoriums of the 2018 conference.
Day 1
Registration will be open all day to pick up your badges.
ECGC is a two-day conference that includes the NexGen Gaming Forum, which will focus on emerging forms of gaming such as online, fantasy sports, e-sports, skill-based gaming, etc.
Having proven it is more than a passing trend, esports has evolved into a major industry, with cities from Katowice to Las Vegas clamoring to host the biggest events. Casino host cites – and casinos themselves – want a big piece of the action. Is esports just another form of sports entertainment like boxing or MMA? Or could it become a major driver of sports-betting revenue? Professionals from both esports and the gaming industry discuss the synergies.
Bitcoin. Blockchain. PayPal. Venmo. In-play sports betting. iGaming. Credit cards. Debit cards. Cross-border cashouts. As payment technologies advance at a fast pace, is the ever-expanding legal gambling industry keeping pace? How do gaming providers balance what consumers want with what technology allows? Experts from both industries discuss the possibilities, the expectations and the legal and regulatory issues that arise within an industry that operates under different rules for each state.
Although 42 states have some form of casino gambling, almost all of them have been reluctant to authorize online gaming – despite the robust – and still-growing – results in New Jersey since its launch more than five years ago. At the same time, states are clamoring for sports betting, which in order to reach its potential must include the online/mobile component. Will the rush to legalize sports betting also usher in the long-awaited world of online casino gaming? Experts from both the gaming and betting sectors examine the future of igaming and betting.
Moderator: Lynne Levin Kaufman, Esquire, Partner, Cooper Levenson, Attorneys At Law
Speakers:
  • Susan Hensel, Director of Licensing, Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board
  • Eric Frank, Deputy Compliance Office and Director, Legal Affairs, The Stars Group
  • David Rebuck, Director, New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement
  • Quinton Singleton, VP of Corporate Strategy and Government Affairs, SG Digital
  • Yaniv Sherman, Senior Vice President, 888 Holdings