Russia to host online gaming event

Betting Trends Forum will be placed at The Korston Hotel & Casino Hotel in Moscow.

Russia.- Moscow is the host city for the first Betting Trends Forum on March 17, 2016. The new event will feature all segments of online gaming industry in order to improve and clarify their status in the country. The changes in the legislation of these activities will play the main role.

Since 2015, the country has been debating about online bets and sports wagers; the Ministry of Sports of Russian Federation suggested the possibility of regularize the industry by legalising it with possible rights for TV broadcasting of football games. The idea of the forum was presented by Smile-Expo, a company specialised in the organization of industrial events that promotes innovative markets in the Commonwealth of Independent States.

The event plans to gather national market operators, software developers, legal companies, digital and marketing agencies, equipment manufacturers and players from online trending markets. The aim of the forum is to discuss about the state of sports betting market, their future in Russia and the networking between participants in order to organise and renew the complex internet gambling industry. Innovation, upgrades and marketing tools are expected to attract both bettors and investors.