Categories: Betting & Gambling
August 21, 2017
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The Sports Betting & Gaming India Conference To Be Held In February 2018 In Goa

By Zeyb Zubairy

Eventus International To Organise SBGI In Goa Next Year

The Sports Betting & Gaming India Conference (SBGI) is slated between 27-28 February 2018 in Goa, India. The event organised by Eventus International, international global events producing company, looks promising with an extensive conference schedule and an excellent panel of industry experts and speakers.

The expert panel of the SBGI along with the speaker will gauge the potential and possible impact of legalising gambling in the country, where currently it is heavily restricted.

With the government looking to consider and clarify gambling legislation, it will provide for an ideal topic to debate in the conference.  The delegates and speakers in the conference will discuss on various topics like money laundering, the various challenges and opportunities that will come to eSports.

On the first day of the conference the founder of Silver Heritage, Tim Shepherd will address on ‘Show me the money: How the global gaming industry is responding to the liberalisation of gambling regulations and how can you capitalise.’ It will further proceed towards latest developments, GST in India. It will be thoroughly discussed, interrogated and considered, the effects of the GST on sports betting and gaming industry in the country.

The current legal situation of gambling in India will be discussed further under the Two-panel discussion, along with the conventional lotteries will be debated, and the more innovative measure will be considered for it to grow.

Christina Thakor, the Principal Consultant at 1710 Gaming, will deliver the address of the second day discussing the key growth markets and opportunities in India like sports betting, lottery, online gaming and how to sustain growth. The CEO of All India Gaming Federation, Roland Landers, will also deliver further remarks.

The conference will also touch other issues and topics like solutions to retain the player confidence, match-fixing, security, data protection and payments. The panel will also focus on the feasibility regarding growth and restrictions for casino and how is the scope for players entering the Indian market.

Zeyb Zubairy

An architect by profession. She's also a basketball enthusiast, a dreamer, loves science and poetry and has a penchant for writing!

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