Feb 28 - Mar 1, 2023


(All Times are East Coast Time)
Day One, Esports and the Casino Industry Intersect

8:30 AM Registration Open
at Alexis Park Resort Grand Ballroom
375 E Harmon Ave, Las Vegas, NV 89169

9:00 AM

Continental Breakfast

  • Enjoy, and Welcome to the CEC 2023

10:00 AM

Esports and video gaming culture 101

  • What is esports and how is it useful to my property or online casino

  • Why is it so popular and what are the mistakes I should know about

  • Why does it matter to the gambling industry that it should have anything to do with esports

  • How do I get started in creating this offering

  • Streaming and influencers how do they fit in

11:00 AM

Blockchain, Crypto dangers, and Avatar and Skins

  • What do these terms mean?

  • Does this matter to my business?
  • Breaking it all down and how this started.
  • How can I use it or don't use it?
  • The FTX collapse
  • Other uses for Blockchain technology

12:00 PM


1:00 PM

Keynote ~ TBA

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1:30 PM

What is Web 2, Web 3, and The Metaverse? Does the Metaverse matter?

  • Web 2 is defined as user-generated content - How can I create my own version of Web 2 or what are the best ways I can utilize some other platform?

  • Web 3 What is web 3? Is this a new type of internet built on blockchain and should I create my own space using blockchain?

  • Where can I go to get help to become part of a metaverse?

  • Gamification in the Metaverse              

2:30 PM

Cannabis Industry and Getting into the Business

  • Political, and Legal Issues

  • Legalization of Cannabis on Tribal Lands and Casino locations

  • Operating a Marijuana Business    

  • Regulating The Cannabis Businesses

3:30 PM

AR/VR/MX and other technologies to entertain visitors in your brick-and-mortar and igaming spaces

  • Do I use this technology for pure entertainment? 

  • What are some of the other uses I can use this technology for?

  • How can or should I use this technology with my new metaverse product

4:30 PM

State Regulators and how they are dealing with advancing technology

  • What is the gap between regulators and how they are dealing with the advancement of technology?

  • how can tech advancements and state regulators close the gaps?

  • How will department of gaming regulators adopt advancements in technology?

5:30 - Keynote

State of technology in Gaming and online gaming

  • What is the best igaming cross-over and what technology is best.

6:30 - 


  • Network and Enjoy!

9:00 AM

Continental Breakfast

  • Enjoy, and Welcome to day two of the CEC 2023

10:00 AM

Ai & Blockchain

  • How can this new technology help regulators track players and gamblers

  • How can Blockchain make it safer for players?      

  • How many blockchains are there and which one is best for your business      

11:00 AM

Wagering on Esports

  • What is taking so long for it to catch on?
    Why haven't publishers sat down with the gambling community to chart a path for business    

  • The Trinity for publishers - make one game with three different version -
    1. E for everyone 2. 18 and older for the gambling communities 3. a professional version for the pros    

12:00 PM


  • Eat and enjoy!

1:00 PM

Marketing to a younger demographic

  • What are platforms like Discord and Tiktok and how do I integrate into them since most young people are ALWAYS online what are the best ways to reach them?

  • What should I promote to them?

  • What activities should I place at my brick-and-mortar and online casino
    What are the different communities?

2:00 PM

Top video games to adopt to take peer-to-peer wagering?

  • Racing games, Simulated sports, VR/AR

  • Online tournaments

  • Live-in-person tournaments        

3:00 PM

Influencers and Streaming on social media

  • What is this and why do I need to implement this into my business?

  • Who are the most well-known influencers today?

  • What are the best platforms to stream content?              

4:00 PM

Technology and trends move fast how do I stay ahead?

  • Hiring staff a tech-savvy staff

  • Hiring video gaming cultured staff

  • Know your audience

  • Know what is trending and make your own trends for others to follow

5:00 PM

Why responsible gaming measures by the industry will make it more successful with a younger audience

  • Distrust from younger players  

  • Transparency and honesty

  • Limiting addictive behavior for the customer's best interest

  • Why being a responsible business will earn you a customer for life

  • A good experience is vital for younger people.