Belfast, Northern Ireland
The International Association of Gaming Advisors (IAGA) will hold its 40th annual International Gaming Summit June 20 – 22, 2023 at the Culloden Estate and Spa in Belfast, Northern Ireland. As a premier event that brings together leaders from all global gaming sectors, the Summit will provide operators, suppliers, attorneys, investors, bankers, regulators and other advisor delegates with an unparalleled opportunity to meet and discuss the most important issues facing gaming.
President & CEO
Tuesday, June 20 | 1:30 – 2:30 p.m.
Grey Market Exposure and Suitability Under Scrutiny: How Grey Can You Go?
Continued M&A activity and market consolidation in the industry and the expansion of new US markets places the foreign activities of operators and suppliers under the microscope, highlighting the need for a robust approach to the legal and regulatory risks presented by grey market gaming. Following industry news about activities in unregulated and illegal markets, this panel will consider the risks attached to grey market exposure, the potential adverse consequences for businesses and investors, the status of grey markets in key markets in the US, EU and UK, protection strategies and the risk of the black market including the fallout for consumer protection and responsible gambling.
VP, Government Relations
Thursday, June 22 | 11:30 – 12:30 p.m.
As Online Gambling Grows, So Does the Financial Crime Risk: A Look at Financial Crime Detection and Prevention Best Practices
With extensive anti-money laundering compliance programs rigidly followed by bricks and mortar operators to ensure compliance with government requirements, the attention is now shifting to whether current measures used to detect online financial crime and fraud are sufficient to handle online gambling’s rapid expansion.
Featuring financial crime experts from the US, UK and EU, this panel will consider whether the boom in online gambling across the US creates opportunities for criminals to launder money or engage in other criminal acts like fraud. Next, the panelists will reflect on lessons learned in the UK and across Europe, with emerging best practices that could be applied in the US.