Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Golden Sponsors

GLI

Gaming Laboratories International (GLI) ®

At GLI, our mission is to provide world-class testing, certification and professional services to the global gaming industry, and to carry out our mission with the highest levels of independence and integrity. Our customers are gaming regulators, suppliers and operators in jurisdictions around the world, more than 475 in total. We help ensure the integrity of the gaming industry and we are proud to say that for more than 25 years, regulators, suppliers and operators around the world have come to rely on GLI.

We have established an unparalleled team of professionals to test and certify equipment, including mathematicians, hardware and software engineers, technical compliance engineers, systems and communications engineers, high-tech engineers and quality assurance specialists. These highly trained experts offer a level of service and experience that can not be matched by any other testing laboratory.

Beyond the trials, we offer a wide range of professional services that include consulting; audit; field inspections; security audits; responsible game; project management; governance, risk and compliance, including the Security Control Standards of the World Lotteries Association (WLASCS) and information security audits and certifications of ISO 27001; GLI University® training; and technical services.

CIRSA

CIRSA is one of the world leaders in the game and leisure activity and the first Spanish company in the sector. It has 18,000 employees in 10 countries. The company had an operating profit of € 1,900 million in 2015. It has 155 casinos, more than 40,000 recreational machines, 68 bingo halls, 165 gambling halls, 2,500 sports betting points, 3,125 lottery terminals and 2,565 video lottery terminals in Spain. , Italy and Latin America. It also develops online gaming activity in Spain, Colombia and Panama with the corresponding licenses.

GVC Holdings

GVC Holdings is one of the world’s largest sports-betting and gaming groups, operating both online and in the retail sector. The Group holds licences in over 20 jurisdictions and employs a workforce of more than 25,000, in 20 offices across five continents.

GVC owns a comprehensive portfolio of established brands; Sports Brands include bwin, Coral, Crystalbet, Eurobet, Ladbrokes, Neds International and Sportingbet; Games Brands include CasinoClub, Foxy Bingo, Gala, Gioco Digitale, partypoker and PartyCasino. The Group owns proprietary technology across all of its core product verticals and in addition to its B2C operations provides services to third-party customers on a B2B basis.

Sportium

The Sportium joint venture was born in 2007, formed by the companies CIRSA and Ladbrokes Coral Group, to operate in-shop sports betting in Spain. The multinational CIRSA is the leading gambling company in Spain and Latin America. Furthermore, the British company Ladbrokes Coral Group has more than 150 years’ experience in the sports betting sector at the international level.

In 2008, the first Sportium betting shop opened in Madrid, and in 2013 we launched the website version of Sportium, thus initiating our online trajectory and making us the multi-channel company par excellence. We currently have more than 3,000 points of sale distributed in casinos, bingo halls, gambling parlours, betting shops and bars.

In 2016, we began our process of internationalization in Latin America, opening operations in Panama. In 2017, we decided to begin our activity in Colombia, with an ambitious expansion plan that is added to the progress within Spain.

At present, Sportium has a team of more than 320 people from 10 different nationalities. Sportium has also been awarded by the eGaming2018 Awards: Best Product by “Fantasy Sportium”, and Best Campaign, for “Apuesta por ti”.

At Sportium, we have always maintained a firm commitment to sport, as demonstrated by our current sponsorship agreements with LaLiga Santander and LaLiga 123, in addition to collaboration with clubs and entities in the sports sector on a regular basis.

Colombia Italtronic Focus

As a result of the networking work carried out in previous years, Italtronic established a headquarters in South America to base its operations: Italtronic Focus Colombia.

Our senior consultants have participated in the most important events about the game and its regulation in Latin America, such as the Ibero-American Gaming Summit, thus opening the way to the network of operators and legislators in this sector.

AmTrust Insurance Spain

AmTrust Insurance Spain is an underwriting agency that belongs to the AmTrust group. It was founded in 2011, its headquarters are based in Madrid (Spain) and has offices in Peru, Bolivia and Paraguay.

In addition to underwriting a wide range of bonds for companies of all sizes that are bidding for projects in the Latin American market, AmTrust Insurance Spain is also specialized in bonds for gambling licenses in Spain, supported by an underwriting team with a 30-year experience in this field. This consolidated team throughout the years, together with our vocation of service, has allowed us to build loyalty amongst the main operators in our country.

We also underwrite gambling bonds in the Italian market, in the form betting corners and bingo halls, also transmitting the same commitment to our new clients.

Today, due to the internationalization of companies and the existence of important Spanish gambling multinationals, we take advantage of our structure to offer them our service, presence and added value in the Latin American gambling market.

Luckia Gaming Group

Luckia Gaming Group is an spanish international group with more than 40 years of experience at the gaming industry. Their main activity is the gaming management at slots gaming saloons, bingo rooms, casinos, betting rooms, and online games. They have complementary activities like game equipment salesment, hotel business,  and restoration. Nowdays, more than 2500 people integrate the team, and they are distributed in the 7 countries they operate: Spain, Croatia, Portugal, Malta, Chile, Peru and Colombia.

The company is inside an ambicious strategic growing plan, with a clear digital strategic approach, and looks to the future with the same passion and ilusion they always had, leaning on a corporative strategy based on their own management, and an orderly growth model. Those are the pillars that let them became a true reference in the gaming sector.

iSolutions

iSolutions is an ISO 9001:2015 certified company founded in 1999 in Parma (Italy) as a company that develops applications of very high technological content. Among the companies worldwide that have been certified by Microsoft as Gold Partners.

Its objective is to become the technology partner able to provide any solutions to customers’ needs, through experience (especially in African, European and American countries) and knowledge of newest and smartest technologies

We are proud to have brought our 3 most successful products to the world:

iSTrust: a centralized monitoring system for gambling boards expressly engineered for regulated markets and for supporting Governments which are now investing lots of resources to fine-tune the regulation and keep it up to date.

Easy to implement, iSTrust enables the Authorities to monitor and record the activities of every single channel of the regulated gaming market in real time achieving a high-level protection of minors and vulnerable groups with responsible gaming policy, increasing tax income thanks to an effective collection of gaming taxes,promoting  legally conducted gaming with the exclusion of unlicensed and illegal operators, contrasting money laundering and forwarding Anti-Fraud prevention.

iSBets:an advanced sportsbook platform with rock solid architecture and extraordinary flexibility adapted to every bookmaker to manage his own business autonomously thanks to the tailored functionalities. It’s an unlimited betting offering for players able to be integrated with Casino, Poker, Skill games, Virtual sports and payment system providers.Customization, reliability, stability and performance are the key points.

iSLotto:a custom-made lottery platform for all draws around the world.A multichannel point of sale for fair types of bets  with risk control assuring balanced profits.iSLotto has the ability to integrate different types of betting with a variety of content: nearly 200 lottteries, multiple draws, easy-to-use interface. Flexibility is the key point.

Microgaming

Microgaming

We supply award-winning online gaming software to the leading operators worldwide.

Microgaming developed the world’s first true online casino software in 1994 and the first mobile casino software in 2004. Our products include Casino, Poker, Bingo, Sportsbook, Land-based and Live Dealer. Home to Immortal Romance, Mega Moolah, Thunderstruck II, Book of Oz and other epic games, not to mention branded blockbusters such as Jurassic World™, Game of Thrones™ and Playboy™ Gold, we launch new titles every month across desktop and mobile.

Did you know?
Our progressive jackpot network is the largest in the world, having paid out more than €1 billion to date. In 2015, it set the GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS title for the ‘Largest jackpot payout in an online slot machine game’ when a Betway UK player won the GBP equivalent of €17,879,645.12 from a 25p spin!

But numbers don’t define us. We genuinely care about the game, our operators and their players. As a founding member of eCOGRA (e-Commerce Online Gaming Regulation and Assurance), we set the standard in fair, responsible gaming. And for all our success, we always find time to give back to our local community, tackling important issues in areas such as health, sport and education through our CSR initiative, Microgaming PlayItForward.

SBC (Sports Betting Community)

SBC are the leading sports betting industry experts, running several of the most prominent and popular news portals as well as some of the biggest dedicated sports betting and casino events, including Betting on Football, Betting on Sports, Casino Beats and SBC Awards.

Celebrating 10 years since the first SBC sports betting event, the company has developed a solid reputation for delivering excellent high level content and a focused audience of senior decision makers at their events.

Silver Sponsors

AGEM

The Association of Gaming Equipment Manufacturers (AGEM), based in Las Vegas with a committee presence in Mexico City, is a non-profit international trade association representing manufacturers and suppliers of electronic gaming devices, lotteries, systems, table games, online technology, sports betting, key components and support products and services for the gaming industry. AGEM works to further the interests of gaming equipment suppliers throughout the world. Through political action, regulatory influence, trade show partnerships, educational alliances, information dissemination and good corporate citizenship, the members of AGEM work together to create benefits for every company within the organization. Together, AGEM has assisted regulatory agencies and participated in the legislative process to solve problems and create a business environment where AGEM members can prosper while providing a strong level of support to education and responsible gaming initiatives. For more information, visit www.AGEM.org.

MDF PARTNERS

MDF Partners is a strategic consultancy company founded by Mauro De Fabritiis and a group of consultants with experience in the gaming industry during the last 15 years.

MDF Partners team has advised the regulatory bodies of Italy (ADM), France (ARJEL), Spain (DGOJ) and Colombia (COLJUEGOS) in the definition and implementation of regulatory models that, based on the state requirements, allow the development of the legal offer minimizing the impact of the illegal market.

MDF Partners has experience with operators and gaming companies in matters like strategy, positioning, startup, business development and M&A in regulated markets.

MDF Partners is present in the main markets of Europe and Latin-America.

Novomatic

The NOVOMATIC Group is one of the biggest international producers and operators of gaming technologies and employs more than 30,000 staff worldwide.

Founded by entrepreneur Professor Johann F. Graf in 1980, the Group has locations in more than 50 countries and exports high-tech electronic gaming equipment and solutions to more than 70 countries.

The Group operates around 255,000 gaming terminals and video lottery terminals (VLTs) in its some 2,100 plus gaming operations as well as via rental concepts.

OPTIMA

OPTIMA is a licensed B2B producer and supplier of the awarded OPTIMAMGS™ turnkey sports betting and gaming solution, with headquarters in Spain and offices in Gibraltar, Belgrade and London.

OPTIMA’s aim is to supply first-class technology solutions supporting real betting and gaming operators in their market leadership allowing them to deliver a premium sports betting and gaming experience. OPTIMAMGS™ platform is certified in all major jurisdictions worldwide.

Espresso Games

The historic brand has been renewed and is proudly taking on the role of “game tailor”.

Since 2002, the Espresso Games brand has always been synonymous with guaranteed quality; the same guarantee that one could expect from a tailor delivering a custom-made suit to his eagerly awaiting customer.

Our legendary Slots continue to be on player top favourite lists as if they had just been released to market and our new generation Slots astonish players, building customer loyalty effortlessly!