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Wednesday, March 25, 9:00 AM - 9:50 AM

  • Room: 3
  • Session Number:EG101
In a world of endless technology and infinite distractions, will the slot machine remain the king of the casino? As new innovations continue to drive casino floor traffic and capture slot players, what is the future of the slot machine and how are game manufacturers and operators  preparing for it?... ...read more...
Speaker(s)
Panelist
Benny Sum
Chief Design Officer and Founder
Global Gaming Group (G3)
Panelist
Joe Kaminkow
VP Casino and PIxie Dust at Zynga
Chief Innovation Officer, Aristocrat
Panelist
Michael Brennan
VP of Product Management
IGT
Moderator
Rob Burke
Editor
Indian Gaming Magazine
Tracks:
  • Panel Presentation

Wednesday, March 25, 10:00 AM - 10:50 AM

  • Room: 3
  • Session Number:EG102
The concept of a Seventh Category of casino floor games began with the passing of SB9 in Nevada. Tribal casinos, however, have been faster and more responsive to the potential of this new category and have led the way in partnering with the new companies providing these games, experimenting, tweaking,... ...read more...
Speaker(s)
Presenter
Eric Meyerhofer
CEO
Gamblit Gaming
Tracks:
  • Appropriate for Everyone
  • Single Presenter

Wednesday, March 25, 11:00 AM - 11:50 AM

  • Room: 3
  • Session Number:EG103
To ensure the long-term viability of Tribal Gaming, it is critically important that we continue to embrace new ideas, risk-taking and innovation. Indian Country has a proud tradition of debuting new concepts, such as ticket-in-ticket-out (TITO) and server-based gaming. But as markets mature, the need to develop and launch new... ...read more...
Speaker(s)
Panelist
Al Thomas
Senior Director, Advanced R&D
Aristocrat
Panelist
Joe Masinter
Studio Manager, Advanced R&D
Artistocrat
Panelist
Raj Jadeja
Director, Advanced Engineering
Aristocrat
Moderator
Mr.  Roberto Coppola
Vice President, Corporate Innovation
Aristocrat Technologies Incorporated
Panelist
Thomas Rizos
Chief Software Architect
Aristocrat
Tracks:
  • Appropriate for Everyone
  • Panel Presentation

Wednesday, March 25, 2:00 PM - 2:50 PM

  • Room: 3
  • Session Number:EG104
How can Artificial Intelligence be used in Tribal Gaming to compete with other consumer entertainment choices that already use A.I.? How can regulators, operators and manufacturers evolve together and create a level playing field with other entertainment options available to technologically savvy consumers? Join us as we look into the... ...read more...
Speaker(s)
Panelist
Mr.  John Bunch
Chief Technology Officer
Pervasive Gaming, LLC
Moderator
Nimish Purohit
Senior Director of Product Risk
Aristocrat
Panelist
Mr.  Oscar Schuyler
Executive Director
Morongo Gaming Agency
Panelist
Tyler Johnson
Director of Corporate Slot Operations and Interactive Gaming
Osage Casinos
Tracks:
  • Appropriate for Everyone
  • Panel Presentation

Wednesday, March 25, 3:00 PM - 3:50 PM

  • Room: 3
  • Session Number:EG105
With the recent legalization of online sports betting in Michigan, tribes will finally get an opportunity to participate in mobile gambling. But tribal gaming has different challenges when players can make a bet anywhere. In this session, experts will examine the opportunities that mobile gaming brings to tribal gaming but... ...read more...
Speaker(s)
Panelist
Dermot Smurfit
CEO
GAN
Panelist
Kip Levin
President & COO
FanDuel Group
Panelist
Mr.  Max Bichsel
Vice President at Gambling.com Group
Moderator
Roger Gros
Publisher
Global Gaming Business Magazine
Presenter
Steve Bodmer
General Counsel
Pechanga Band of Luiseño Indians
Tracks:
  • Panel Presentation

Wednesday, March 25, 4:00 PM - 4:50 PM

  • Room: 3
  • Session Number:EG106
From geek-culture to mainstream recognition, Esports has arrived. This session will go into the history of Esports, how it evolved and how it can be monetized by gaming operations. Our panel will discuss the types of games, metrics for rating players and how prizes can be structured. Attendees will also... ...read more...
Speaker(s)
Panelist
Ari Fox
VP of Business Development
Gameacon.com
Panelist
Chris LaPorte
Founder
RESET
Keynote
Chris Garrow
Gaming Operations Director
Prairie Band Casino & Resort
Moderator
Mr.  Peter Nikiper
Director of Technical Compliance
BMM Testlabs
Panelist
Mr.  Seth Schorr
CEO
Fifth Street Gaming
Tracks:
  • Appropriate for Everyone
  • Panel Presentation
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