SOURCE: East Coast Gaming Congress

East Coast Gaming Congress

December 16, 2014 14:18 ET

19th Annual East Coast Gaming Congress and iGaming Institute to Examine Intersection of Land-Based and Online Gaming, Explore New Gaming Options

ATLANTIC CITY, NJ--(Marketwired - Dec 16, 2014) - The 19th annual East Coast Gaming Congress & iGaming Institute will take place May 27-28 2015, at Borgata Hotel, Casino & Spa. Topics will include the convergence of land-based and online gaming, as well as the future of gaming.

"ECGC's iGaming Institute has earned the reputation as the can't-miss iGaming event of the year," said Lloyd D. Levenson, conference co-founder and CEO of the Cooper Levenson law firm. "The discussion will be expanded to include the topics of social gaming, fantasy sports and sports wagering, all of which are key in the evolution of gaming in the East Coast markets."

"This is the best forum to learn and discuss the issues that both land-based operators and their online suppliers and counterparts will be grappling with in coming months and years," said Michael Pollock, conference co-founder and managing director of Spectrum Gaming Group. "That is why we are committed to assembling an unparalleled array of knowledgeable speakers."

The East Coast Gaming Congress & iGaming Institute program promises a host of expert speakers, including:

  • Tom Ballance, President and COO, Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa
  • Yuri Cameron, Director, Market Planning, Lexis Nexis
  • Dennis Drazin, Chairman, Monmouth Park
  • Mario Galea, Founder and CEO, Random Consulting
  • Will Griffiths, Founder and CEO, The Level Media
  • Honorable Raymond Lesniak, Senator, New Jersey State Senate
  • Joe Lupo, Senior Vice President, Borgata
  • Joe Pappano, CEO, Vantiv Gaming Solutions
  • David Rebuck, Director, New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement
  • Dana Takrudtong, Vice President of Sales, GameAccount Network
  • Eamonn Toland, President, Paddy Power North America
  • Gil White, Partner, Herzog Fox and Neeman

General sessions scheduled for the iGaming Institute include: iGaming at 1.5: Baby Steps?; Challenges & Opportunities; and Roadmap for the Future. New breakout sessions on the 2015 program include Sports & Gaming, and The Next Generation of Gambling, both of which present new gaming options for east coast markets. Full session descriptions are available at

Taking place at the spectacular Borgata Hotel & Casino, the East Coast Gaming Congress & iGaming Institute will provide attendees with valuable insight and education by those most knowledgeable about this evolving industry -- as well as outstanding opportunities for networking, professional development and business-to-business discussions. Attendees will include more than 600 gaming operators, equipment manufacturers, regulators, attorneys, architects, analysts, public officials, investors and other gaming-related professionals, as well as a healthy media contingent.

The East Coast Gaming Congress & iGaming Institute is organized and produced by Spectrum Gaming Group, an independent research and regulatory consulting firm, and Cooper Levenson, Attorneys at Law. For more information and to register, visit