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Smile-Expo hosted the eleventh exhibition and forum Russian Gaming Week 2017

Publication date: 19 jun 2017

Smile-Expo hosted the eleventh exhibition and forum Russian Gaming Week 2017

On 7 and 8 of June, we hosted the largest exhibition in the CIS countries, dedicated to gambling business – Russian Gaming Week 2017.

Being a grandiose platform to discuss relevant issues of the gambling industry, the eleventh annual event gathered 2500 attendees from different countries. Participants talked about the new laws and preparations for the upcoming FIFA World Cup, considered the opportunity of eSports betting, concluded partnership agreements and presented unique products.

Main activities of the RGW-2017 program:

  • conference: attendees listened to over 20 reports of keynote experts from Russia and other countries of the world;
  • exhibition: the exhibition zone featured the best software and hardware, new games, and other products of the entertainment industry;
  • open lecture session: for the first time ever at RGW, speakers discussed acute topics dedicated to gambling industry in a free format;
  • developer zone: this year, a separate zone was arranged for developers, where they presented gaming software and online casino platforms.

Highlights of the conference

Once again, RGW-2017 conference became a meeting point for leading market players: owners of the gambling business, bookmakers, analysts, economists, lawyers, investors, etc.

This year, the following topics gained resonance:

Legal regulation of the industry. Lawyer of LLC PL Mariya Lepschikova explained which opportunities and restrictions for the development of betting business were associated with the new law on allocations to sports, and representative of AdConsul Julia Nemtseva talked about efficient tools for promoting betting.

Preparations for FIFA World Cup 2018. The head of the training center UB|CONSULTING Elena Rasskasova stated that the human factor could prevent bookmakers from gaining profits during the championship and told how to avoid it.

Betting on eSports and online games. The head of Bingo Boom betting company Konstantin Makarov specified that eSports is no less popular than other sports, so bookmakers should pay attention to it. In his turn, СЕО of CASEXE Ivan Kondilenko showed how to use White Label online gaming platforms.

Cryptocurrency use. The head of Cryptopay Eric Benz made a presentation, explaining how the implementation of bitcoin debit cards would simplify international money transfers.

Presentation of advances in gambling industry

The exhibition became a place for presenting the latest achievements of the industry. Among participants were such major brands as BetConstruct, UB|Gaming, CASEXE, Slotegrator.

Two new activities were added to RGW-2017: open lecture session and developer zone.

There was a full house at the lecture session. Attendees especially liked the workshop for bookmakers run by Elena Rasskasova, report of Denis Kazansky, explaining how to elaborate correct sports forecasts, and report of Eric Benz about the use of cryptocurrencies.

Gratitude to sponsors

The event took place with the support from official betting companies, developers of software, hardware, and gaming platforms. Our company expresses profound gratitude to sponsors: BetConstruct, Golden Race, AZINO777, BetGames, Imperium-Bet, Prospectacy, Аdbetnet, CASEXE, BtoBet, and Fonbet.

The success of the current exhibition means the only thing: the next year we will once again meet in ECC Sokolniki – at the twelves international event RGW. Meanwhile, we will host many other events dedicated to the growth of gambling business.

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