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Shaping the future of money at ICE London

Cryptopay MD, Eric Benz is consumed by a desire to ‘shape the future of money.’ A Founding Director of the UK Digital Currency Association, Benz looks ahead to ICE London (6th – 8th February, ExCeL London, UK), where he will be part of the new 4,000sqm section dedicated to the fast moving world of payments
 
ICE London 2018 will comprise over 500 exhibitors from 62 nations occupying a record 43,500sqm of net space. How important is it therefore for Payments to have its own dedicated feature within what is the world’s biggest gaming expo?

M&C Saatchi Board Director to share insights at first ICE VOX eSports Conference

The eSports industry is here and it’s massive. Ahead of his appearance at the ICE VOX eSports Conference (Tuesday 6th February), John Parker, Board Director, M&C Saatchi, shines a light on a phenomenon which is projected to attract bets totalling in excess of $23 billion by 2020.
 
Can eSports really be described as a mainstream activity and what’s the evidence to either confirm or deny?

Show your Mettle: How Much is Integrity Worth in Sports and Games? By Peter Naessens, Director at The Belgian Gaming Commission

In 2009, as a legal advisor for the Gaming Commission, I provided support for the amendment of the Belgium Gaming and Betting Act, including betting and online gambling under the existing regulatory framework for land-based gambling. The growing impact of online gaming was already emerging at the time, but the impact of online betting on sports, was far less in evidence.
 

Hard Rock International Appoints Ed Tracy CEO of Asia

ORLANDO, Fla., Oct. 26, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Hard Rock International – with presence in more than 73 countries – announces the promotion of Edward Tracy to chief executive officer, Asia. Currently, Tracy is focused on Hard Rock Japan LLC in its efforts to develop a signature Hard Rock Integrated Resort (IR). Tracy's recent appointment is a strategic move designed to support the company's growth plans in the region.

Casino Security

It’s not surprising that the initial response by the authorities in Manila to a rampaging gunman, setting fire to gaming tables in the Resorts World casino was to suspect an act of terrorism - especially as ISIS opportunistically claimed the attack as their own. As the investigation progressed, the authorities have dismissed any terrorist or political motivation. The attack was simply a someone with a gambling problem intent on stealing chips! Regardless of the motivation, the outcome was dreadful: 37 people killed and many more injured.

Three great companies. One great Party: FBM, WIN SYSTEMS ZITRO join To celebrate in a big way in Las Vegas

The companies, FBM, Wins Systems and Zitro have teamed up to offer a great party full of fun and excitement during the week of the international trade show G2E in Las Vegas. Under the motto "The Great Pack Party", these three companies will offer all their guests a unique event, to be held in one of the most emblematic venues in the city.