The 2016 iGaming North America conference officially started yesterday at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino in La Vegas, Nevada.
US.- The 2016 iGaming North America launched yesterday (Tuesday) its sixth edition. The conference is devoted to facilitate and cultivate the convergence of the land-based and online gambling industries in the region. Organisers aim to provide a cost-effective networking environment to help foster understanding regarding the impacts of existing and potential regulated internet gambling in the US and Canada and to provide critical information in terms of players, resources, legislative framework and topics that are important to all of the parties that comprise the important commercial gaming industry. During the inauguration, organisers welcomed operators, consultants, vendors and suppliers focused on the North American audience.
The event producers are iGaming Business North America, Lewis Roca, Rothgerber, Christie, egamingbrockerage.com, Bola Verde Media Group and the Innovation Group. This year’s sponsors are Scientific Games (SG) Intercative, IGT, Pay Near Me, Gaming Laboratories International, Betconstruct, Innovators Circle 2016, Downtown Grand Las Vegas, Continent 8 Technologies and Betcade.
Attendants are expectant to learn who are the winners of the iGaming North America awards, which will be handed out as part of the event. The iGNA awards recognise the accomplishments and initiatives of the people and businesses in the North American iGaming segment.
This year’s nominees are:
Best Marketing Campaign: Borgata, DraftKings, Golden Nugget Online Casino, Mohegan iGaming, Resorts iGaming and Tropicana/Virgin.
Operator of the Year: Borgata, Caesars Interactive, Draftkings, Golden Nugget Online Casino, Pala, Resorts iGaming and Tropicana/Virgin.
Best Social Gaming Operator: DoubleDown Casino, GAN, MyVegas, Playtika, Rocket Games, Ruby Seven Studios and Zynga.
Best Payments System: Neteller (paysafe), PayNearMe, Paypal, Sightline Payments and Vantiv.
Best Fantasy Sports Provider: DraftKings, DraftDay, FanDuel and Star Fantasy Leagues.
Best Platform Supplier: Flower City Gaming (Star Fantasy Leagues,) GAN, IGT, Income Access, NYX Gaming Group, Scientific Games – Interactive and Neteller (paysafe.)
Best Innovation in North American iGaming: Flower City Gaming (Star Fantasy Leagues,) DraftDay, Fast Fantasy, GeoComply, Phrazzing Games, Rapid Games and Traffic Generation.