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Miami is where the Americas will meet as Clarion Gaming co-locate major brands - GiGse and Jeugos Miami says Kate Chambers. Interview by Sophie Behan
What are the key distinguishing factors that make Juegos Miami so unique?
As the first operator to acquire an online licence in Colombia, WPlay holds a unique position in the country and across the Latin American region. Ahead of his seat on the dedicated Colombian panel at this year’s Juegos Miami (May 30 – June 1, Biltmore Hotel, Miami), Julio Tamayo, Managing Director at WPlay.co, explores the myths surrounding gaming in the region, how the company has transformed the local economy, and why players are a priority for the online market.
The Vicca Group is one of a growing number of Colombian operators who will be attending Juegos Miami, the bespoke C-Level event created by Clarion Gaming for the Pan Latin American and Caribbean industry. In advance of his attendance at The Miami Biltmore (May 30 – June 1), CEO, Rodrigo Afanador Carrasco, explains the development of the company's online gaming brand ZAMBA.CO, argues why Latin America needs to claim its own space, and highlights the lessons to be learnt from the Colombian gaming experience.
‘The most exciting thing we’ve seen since the early days of the Internet’ is how John Caldwell, Director of Advocacy at the CasinoCoin Foundation, describes the ever-expanding world of Blockchain. Ahead of a dedicated panel on Blockchain technology at this year’s Juegos Miami (May 30 – June 1, Biltmore Hotel, Miami), Caldwell addresses the legalities for the solution in Latin America, the burgeoning possibilities for operators and users in the region, and why Blockchain is ‘perfect’ in regards to social responsibility in gaming.
Hugo Baungartner, COO at Brazilian consultancy RCT Gaming, is one of the many expert authorities taking part in this year’s Juegos Miami (May 30 - June 1, Miami Biltmore Hotel).
GiGse, one of the most popular networking and knowledge exchange events for US facing C-Level gaming professionals, has added to its packed two-day programme securing a further five inspiring speakers.
Ahead of their presentation at this year’s GiGse, (The Biltmore Hotel, Miami, May 31 – June 1), co-founders of the artificial intelligence-based algorithms and software specialists nQube, Dr. Jason Fiege and Dr. Stasi Baran, took the time to discuss their burgeoning business, why they’ve used their expertise to target the gambling sector, and the power of creating a positive experience.
Can you outline what has happened to the business in the 12-months since you won the Launchpad competition at GiGse 2017?
Evert Montero, non-executive Chairman of Juegos Miami and President of Colombian trade body, Fecoljuegos, sets out the key objectives of this year’s event, why Latin American is a continent full of surprises, and his aspirations for Juegos Miami to become the biggest event in the world.
Have you set out any objectives for your term of office as Chairman of Juegos Miami – what do you hope to achieve?
The Young Gamblers Education Trust (YGAM) has made history by becoming the first charity partner of ICE London (6th – 8th February, ExCeL, London, UK).