he New York Times has recently posted: “Europe has opened the way to online gaming” as the US online gaming and betting market should open soon. That’s why the MiE has decided to create an opportunity for a gathering of the players and authorities from the US and European Markets through a panel: “The Winners in the Battle for I-Gaming in America will be…” on Monday 11 October from 16:30 to 18:00.
Prominent personalities have confirmed their participation on this panel:
- Commander Wendeen Eolis, Chairman and CEO of Eolis International Group, a legal and government affair consultancy with a prominent specialty in commercial and I-gaming issues. She has also served as a senior advisor to Mayor Rudy Giuliani and Governor George Pataki and as a consultant to four presidential administrations. This past year she produced a major white paper on the impact of the UIGEA (Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act) for submission to the White House. Commander Eolis expects Congress to approve regulated i-gaming in America in the near future, and she sees a “battle royale” for licenses looming on the horizon. She will be the moderator of the panel.
- Chuck Humphrey, an attorney specializing in gambling law matters, admitted to practice law in Colorado, Michigan and Texas. He is the author and Webmaster of Gambling-Law-US.com, a leading source for information on U.S. State and Federal gambling laws. In 1999 he became the principal investor in and one of the founders of the Tournament of Champions of Poker and the manager of Team Pegasus, an association of professional tournament poker players.
- Professor Nelson Rose is an internationally known scholar, writer and public speaker, and is recognized as one of the world’s leading experts on gaming law. He is co-author of Internet Gaming Law and Gaming Law: Cases and Materials, and co-editor-in-chief of the Gaming Law Review and Economics. Professor Rose has testified as an expert witness and acted as a consultant to governments and industry in North America, Asia and Europe.
Regarding the MiE Market, a number of companies have already confirmed their participation as exhibitors such as Mangas Gaming and its affiliate companies: Tom Horn Enterprise, Telehouse, Telecity, Continent 8, Dragonfish, Keynectics, Spiral Solutions, Inoven, Meracrest, La Representation Fiscale, Largilliere-Finance, Cabinet Ulys, amongst others.