Wednesday, March 23
10:00 AM - The current state of Esports in the casino, college, finance, and globally.
• What companies are publicly traded esports and what is their current status
• What stories of success/failures have there been in casinos experimenting in esports
• How has esports grown as a "sport" in the college ranks and beyond
11:00 AM - Casino/Igaming Regulatory updates on Esports and video gaming.
• What states have passed laws on wagering on esport events
• Will casinos adopt peer to peer wagering
• With certain states adopting esports wagering what are the revenues so far?
• What are the revenues from the dark market sector?
12:00 PM - Cryptocurrencies used in Esports and Video Gaming, is there a Gambling fit?
• How does a casino adopt crypto and should they create their own?
• What video gaming/esports platforms use crypto today?
• There are multiple cryptocurrencies that are the best for a casino to accept as payment and why?
1:00 PM - Lunch Break / Floor Time
2:00 PM - How NJ dealt with their age limit law on Esports tournaments and participants?
• Why does the age of the player matter?
• What is the reasons you should not approve wagering in your jurisdiction
• What are the reasons that you should approve wagering?
3:00 PM - What else do gamers enjoy? Let's talk about tabletop games.
• How can your casino adopt games like "Magic the Gathering" and "gablify" them
• What about electronic card games like Hearthstone and Gods Unchained?
• What are the numbers behind electronic and tabletop card games, should a casino get involved with it?
4:00 PM - Colleges and Esports the way wagering platforms see the bigger picture.
• The Rising Sport on campus is Esports what does this tell us about how casinos should set up wagering for college Esports?
• Who are the best professional teams in esports and how are they ranked through the wagering platforms
• Where is the money in wagering on esports? How much do bookies see and why are they investing in it?
5:00 PM - KEYNOTE - A Fire Side Chat
6:00 PM - Mixer TBA
Thursday, March 24
10:00 AM - Marketing to a younger demographic, Does the casino market measure up?
• The opinion of a Millennial and Gen-Z on what a casino means to them
• How do we change the narrative at a casino venue and the casino's online platform to attract a younger demographic
• Does a casino have a stigma that it cannot reinvent itself?
11:00 AM - Metaverse how will it affect B&M casinos and their online platforms?
• Igaming is still not adopted in all states and now the talk of a Metaverse emerges?
• Are casinos and their business model just to old to keep up with technology's frantic pace?
• What should a casino do to make changes today before it is too late?
12:00 PM - Lunch Break / Floor Time
1:00 PM - Roller coasters and attractions for casino guests what is available now?
• VR/AR and mix reality on property
• VR/AR and mix reality as a means for gambling?
• Holograms and other "cool" stuff
2:00 PM - Collaboration gap between video gaming publishers & the gambling industry
• What video games are bet on the most and why?
• What are the issues between publishers and gambling and how can we overcome them, is there a stigma or fear?
• Can there be a monetary answer to working with publishers, if so how much of the pie would they want for their IP?
• What are the legal concerns for gaming publishers and how can the gambling industry address them?
3:00 PM - How to connect esports online to your brick and mortar.
• What ideas are there for you to offer your online guests to bring them into the brick and mortar
• Events and entertainment for a younger demographic. Music, video gaming conventions, and other ideas
• How should you market these ideas
4:00 PM - Should my casino offer NFT's as prizes or winnings?
• What does this mean for my casino and how much does it cost for an NFT
• Why are NFTs so popular?
• The value to a younger generation of an NFT
• Should my casino offer a crypto exchange?
5:00 PM - Payment systems and how they can help you adapt to a fast-moving pace
• What are the current payment systems being used today - Cashless was adopted because of the Pandemic
• Does the absents of cash hurt or help the casino industry
• Are casinos and their current governing bodies slow to adopt more modern types of digital currencies
• Mapping the future of a casino and what it will look like in the near future