Gaming in Spain Conference

 November 21, 2019       Santiago Bernabéu Stadium Madrid    
November 22, 2019      Wanda Metropolitano Stadium Madrid

Juan Espinosa García

Director General de Regulación del Juego 
Ministerio de Hacienda y Función Pública

Key conference topics

  • Sustainable advertising in an increasingly crowded market
  • Competing for scarce advertising inventory
  • New market entrants and the state of Spain’s iGaming market
  • Product diversification
  • Regulatory and legal updates
  • Ceuta and Melilla’s tax advantages
  • Technology & responsible gaming innovation
  • Reliable brand and market intelligence

Santiago Asensi

Managing Partner
Asensi Abogados

Dan Waugh

Partner
Regulus Partners 

Pedro López 
Martín-Andino

Managing Partner
MartínAndino Abogados

Miguel Ferrer Jiménez

Public Affairs
Jdigital

Alberto Eljarrat

CEO 
Sportium Apuestas

THE SPEAKERS

Sustainable advertising in a maturing market

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  • Gaming in Spain is a large international B2B community with over 3,000 members.
  • Join us on LinkedIn or at our Gaming in Spain website, which offers regular news updates.
  • In 2010, Gaming in Spain organized the very first international gaming conference in Madrid, where Mr Juan Carlos Alfonso of the DGOJ announced the initial online gaming legislation. Further Gaming in Spain conferences were held in 2011 and 2017.
  • Gaming in Spain was founded by Willem van Oort, a Barcelona-based gaming consultant who operates in Spain, France, Belgium, and the Netherlands.
  • Willem van Oort is also the founder of Gaming in Holland, the leading platform for the gaming industry in the Netherlands, offering conferences, expos, as well as a hardcopy industry journal.
  • Willem van Oort is a member of IMGL and IAGA.

Contact: Willem(at)Vanoort.com


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Aurora Merino Salas

CEO 
Asensi Technologies

Alla Serebrianskaia

Partner 
Asensi Abogados

Esther Martín-Ortega

Public Affairs Manager Iberia & LatAm
Paddy Power Betfair

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November 21, 2019       
Santiago Bernabéu Stadium Madrid

November 22, 2019    
Wanda Metropolitano Stadium Madrid
 

Additional speakers will be announced shortly.

More Speakers to be Announced Shortly

Mikel López de Torre

Digital Director at Sportium/President of Jdigital

Peter Lucas, Sportsbook Trading Director, Codere Apuestas

Matt Stephenson, Managing Director, Betgenius

Moderator: Tom Washington

 16.00

Registration

 17.30

Stadium Tour at Real Madrid’s Bernabeu stadium

 19.00

Networking and official Dinner

 16.00

Registration

 17.30

Stadium Tour at Real Madrid’s Bernabeu stadium

 19.00

Networking and official Dinner

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Rais Busom

Founder & CEO of GamingBlock

Mauro De Fabritiis

Partner at MAG Consultants

Juan Espinosa García

Director General de Regulación del Juego, Ministerio de Hacienda y Función Pública

Pedro Fernández

Socio
Garrigues

Hampus Hagglof

CEO at 
FSport AB

Kim Mouridsen

Associate Professor, PhD, 
Head of Neuroimaging Methods, MINDLab, Managing Director Cercare Medical, Founder Mindway AI

Enrique Reyes

Director Gerente Servicios Tributarios Ceuta

Tom Washington

Conference Chair

Ivan Gimeno

Digital Project Manager at Kafe Rocks

Mauro De Fabritiis

Founder
MDF Partners

Innovation in Gaming and Betting

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Maarten Haijer

Secretary General at the European Gaming and Betting Association

Scott Longley

MD at 
Clear Concise Media

Jonas Dam Vesti Petersen

Team Lead of Paid Marketing
at Gaming Innovation Group

Jonas Dam Vesti Petersen

Team Lead of Paid Marketing at Gaming Innovation Group

Scott Longley

MD at 
Clear Concise Media

Christian Khoury

CEO of 
Playfulbet

Xavi Munoz Bellvehí

Partner 
ECIJA Law Firm

Peter Murray

Head of Gaming at 
Alexem Services

Alla Serebrianskaia

Partner at 
Asensi Abogados

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    NOVEMBER 22 | MORNING at Wanda Metropolitano Stadium Madrid

REGULATORY BLOCK

10.00-10:05

Opening remarks

Welcome & introduction of the conference chairs

Willem van Oort, Founder of Gaming in Spain 
Tom Washington, Conference Chair 
Andrew Gellatly, Chair of the regulatory block

COMPLIANCE BLOCK

10:05-10:50 Regulatory

 Regulatory Update

Juan Espinosa García, Director General de Regulación del Juego

Keynote Address
Santiago Asensi, Managing Partner, Asensi Abogados

10:50-11:05 Regulatory | The Political Outlook

Do Elections have Consequences? Parliamentary Arithmetic and Its Ramifications for Spain’s iGaming Sector

Maria Rosa Rotondo, Managing Partner Spain & Portugal at Political Intelligence

11.05-11:55 Regulatory | Advertising Restrictions

Future Advertising Restrictions: The Specter of Italy and the Wider European Perspective

Introduction: Mauro de Fabritiis, Founder of MDF Partners

Panel: 
Guillermo Olagu╠łe Sánchez, Subdirector General de Regulación del Juego 

Maarten Haijer, Secretary General at the European Gaming and Betting Association 

Mikel López de Torre, Digital Director at Sportium/ President of Jdigital 

Santiago Asensi, Managing Partner Asensi Abogados 

Simon Mukerjee, Global Partnerships Director at Genius Sports

Moderator: Andrew Gellatly, Head of Global Research at Gambling Compliance.com

11:55-12:10 Regulatory 

Keynote Address

The State of the Market: What New Entrants Will Encounter

Live from Vienna via Skype: Dominik Beier, CEO of Interwetten

12:10-12:30 Coffee break

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12:30-12:50 Regulatory

New Products

Keeping Curious Customers Aboard: New Games for the 
Regulated Spanish Market?

Hampus Hagglof, CEO of FSport AB 

Alex Zubizarreta Susperregi, Country Manager Spain, Interwetten Group

 Magdalena Podhorska , Chief Commercial Officer at Authentic Gaming 

Moderator: Eduardo Morales Hermo, Sr Consultant at Ficom Leisure

Compliance

12:50-13:40 RegTech

Improving Compliance through Technological Solutions


David Pope, Marketing Director at HooYu 

Jonas Dam Vesti Petersen, Team Lead Paid Marketing at Gaming Innovation Group 

Roger Tyrzyk, Country Lead at Idnow 

Kim Mouridsen, Associate Professor at Aarhus University, Founder of Mindway AI 

Matt Zarb-Cousin, Co-founder & Director of Gamban

Moderator: Peter Murray, Head of Gaming at Alexem Services

13:40-14:10 Compliance

Streamlining Your Compliance and Preparing for Future M&A

Pedro López Martín-Andino, Managing Partner MartínAndino Abogados 

Alla Serebrianskaia, Partner at Asensi Abogados 

Xavi Munoz Bellvehí, Partner at ECIJA

Moderator: Tom Washington



14:10-15:10 LUNCH

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    NOVEMBER 22 | AFTERNOON at Wanda Metropolitano Stadium Madrid

COMPLIANCE BLOCK


Marketing & Media

15:10-15:30 GIS Brand & Market Monitor

Track Your Brand with the Gaming in Spain Market & Brand Monitor

Hans de Jong, MD at Sherloq

Regulatory | Tax & Taxation

15:30-16:00 

Ceuta and Melilla: How to Maximize Your Fiscal Advantage

Jaime Bustillo Gálvez, Hacienda of Melilla 

Felipe Masa Sánchez-Ocaña, Senior Manager at EY 

Moderator: Pedro Fernández, Partner at Garrigues

MARKETING & MEDIA

16:00-16:40 | Advertising

Competing for Limited Advertising Inventory: How to Keep Distinguishing Yourself from the Pack
RaineGeier, Managing Director Sportradar OTT and Digital Services

Rainer Geier, Managing Director Sportradar OTT and Digital Services 

Ivan Gimeno, Digital Project Manager at Kafe Rocks 

Christian Khoury, CEO of Playfulbet 

Casper Pruijn, MD at Engagemore 

Moderator: Scott Longley, MD at Clear Concise Media

End of the Conference

Lunch and Networking

 16.00

Registration

 17.30

Stadium Tour at Real Madrid’s Bernabeu stadium

 19.00

Networking and official Dinner

    NOVEMBER 21 | AFTERNOON at Santiago Bernabéu Stadium Madrid 

Hans de Jong

MD 
at Sherloq

Andrew Gellatly

Head of Global Research at Gambling Compliance.com 

iGaming Derby in Madrid: 
One conference, one city, two stadiums. 

Attend the 2019 Gaming in Spain Conference and visit both the iconic Santiago Bernabéu and state-of-the-art Wanda Metropolitano.

To celebrate this derby, Gaming in Spain Conference attendees may participate in a free draw to win a Real Madrid or Atlético Madrid football jersey!

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Dominik Beier

CEO 
Interwetten

Jaime Bustillo Gálvez

Hacienda 
of Melilla

Rainer Geier

Managing Director Sportradar OTT and Digital Services

Eduardo Morales Hermo

Sr Consultant at 
Ficom Leisure

Simon Mukerjee

Global Partnerships Director at Genius Sports

Guillermo Olagüe Sánchez

Subdirector General de Regulación del Juego

David Pope

Marketing Director 
at HooYu

Casper Pruijn

MD 
at Engagemore

Maria Rosa Rotondo

Managing Partner Spain & Portugal at 
Political Intelligence

Roger Tyrzyk

Country Lead 
at Idnow

Willem van Oort

Founder at 
Gaming in Spain

Matt Zarb-Cousin

Co-founder & Director of Gamban - blocking gambling sites on all devices

Alex Zubizarreta Susperregi

Country Manager - Spain, Interwetten Group

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