Gaming in Spain Conference

 November 7-8, 2018       Wanda Metropolitano Madrid 

Juan Espinosa García

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

Key Topics:

  • Market growth: organic growth and onboarding of gray market traffic
  • Tax reduction: now confirmed at 20% of GGR
  • Ceuta and Melilla: a reduced gambling tax rate for resident companies
  • New suppliers and new products (B2B and B2C)
  • Final months of the current licensing window: meet local suppliers
  • Responsible Gaming awareness

Santiago Asensi

Managing Partner
Asensi Abogados

Dan Waugh

Partner
Regulus Partners 

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Pedro López 
Martín-Andino

Managing Partner
MartínAndino Abogado

Pedro Fernández

Socio
Garrigues

Miguel Ferrer Jiménez

Public Affairs
Jdigital

Alberto Eljarrat

CEO 
Sportium Apuestas

To be announced shortly

Key Topics:

  • Market growth: organic growth and onboarding of gray market traffic
  • Tax reduction: now confirmed at 20% of GGR
  • Ceuta and Melilla: a reduced gambling tax rate for resident companies
  • New suppliers and new products 
    (B2B and B2C)
  • Final months of the current licensing window: meet local suppliers
  • Responsible Gaming awareness

AGENDA

THE SPEAKERS

Gaming in Spain 2018: Towards 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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10:00-10:15am

10:15-11:00am

11:00-11:20am

11:20-12:05pm

12:05-12:25pm

12:25-1:40pm

1:40-3:10pm

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4:00-5:15pm

5:15-5:20pm

3:30-4:00pm

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Eduardo Morales Hermo

Senior Consultant 
Ficom Leisure

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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Host venue of the
2019 UEFA Champions League Final

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November 7–8, 2018       
Wanda Metropolitano Madrid 

Additional speakers will be announced shortly.

More Speakers to be Announced Shortly

Mikel López de Torre

President of Jdigital
Digital Director at Sportium

Guillermo Olagüe Sánchez

Subdirector General de Regulación del Juego at DGOJ

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Tues, Nov 6th, 12am
Optional Activity: tickets to be purchased separately
Champions League Group A - Matchday 4
Club Atlético de Madrid v 
Borussia Dortmund
Wanda Metropolitano Madrid

Wed, Nov 7th, 5pm
For registered attendees only
Wanda Metropolitano Stadium Tour
12am
Drinks, Networking and Dinner, Centre of Madrid 
- Sponsored by Betconstruct

 Regulatory and Strategic Affairs

10:00am 

Official opening of the conference 
Willem van Oort, Founder of Gaming in Spain, Tom Washington - Morning Chairman

The Regulator’s View: Next Steps toward a 

Mature Spanish Gaming Market

Keynote Speech

Opening Keynote: 
Spain as seen from Brussels

- Advertising: a licensing tool that guarantees taxes, player protection and regulatory compliance
- Betting and Gaming provides crucial sports funding
- Licensing rules support advertising and protect risk groups/minors


Challenges and Opportunities

Expert Panel





BLOCK 1

Juan Espinosa GarcíaDirector General de Regulación del Juego Ministerio de Hacienda y Función Pública

Maarten HaijerSecretary General at the European Gaming and Betting Association     

Juan Espinosa GarcíaDirector General de Regulación del Juego, Ministerio de Hacienda y Función Pública 

Maarten HaijerSecretary 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;    

AGENDA, Thurs, Nov 8th (All Speakers Confirmed as of October 9 – the order of sessions is subject to change)

BLOCK 2

12:00pm 

12:00pm

Integrity, Responsible Gaming

 Match-Fixing: from Detection to Sanctioning

- Introduction to bespoke monitoring system
- Introduction to Intelligence & Investigation Services 
- Intelligence & Investigation Services: Collaboration with operators 
How we can support operators’ efforts to create long-lasting customer relations with focus on responsible gambling 

Experience in early detection of problematic gambling behavior and early intervention using tailored interview guides for individualized care calls 


Responsible Gaming    

Expert Panel  

The royal decree against the backdrops of European perspective  





Jack Kennedy, Intelligence & Investigation Manager at Sportradar.   

Guillermo Olagüe SánchezSubdirector General de Regulación del Juego

Dan WaughPartner at Regulus Partners

2:00pm

Networking and Lunch

BLOCK 3

3:30pm

Innovation in Gaming and Betting

Live Dealer Games to a new level in Spain

a new gaming experience: 
Live from the casino floor at Casino Talavera


Cybersecurity made in Spain

How to operate securely on a daily basis- made in Spain:  
Proactive Cyberthreat Monitoring
Brand Protection
Data Breach Protection
Fraud Prevention
Counterfeit Detection



Blockchain Matrix: A survival guide for the Gaming Industry

Expert Presentation





Kfir Kugler, CEO at Ezugi

Rais Busom, Founder & CEO of GamingBlock

TBD, Blueliv

Market Intelligence

5:00pm 

BLOCK 4

a 360 Degree view of the 
Spanish iGaming market

Expert Presentation


The second wave in Sportsbetting: 
What will drive success as the battle for market share intensifies?

Expert Panel

Sports betting has driven Spain’s growth and looks set to continue its rapid growth in years to come. But as this growing market attracts international investment, can existing and local operators keep 
up the pace and build market share? 

This panel of sports betting experts will analyse the key opportunities and challenges facing sportsbooks as competition intensifies. From trading strategy and offering a stand-out brand experience, to getting the basics right and adding innovative products, now is the for sports betting operators to invest in the future.

How to improve online operators competitiveness in Spain: need to be different

Presentation

- Main trends online and land based in international markets 
- The trade-off between operators growth drivers and 
regulatory framework 
- Convergence: a global trend 
- Best practices and future outlooks in the gambling sector

Daniel Stone of Gambling Compliance

Matt Stephenson, Managing Director, Betgenius

Peter Lucas, Sportsbook Trading Director, Codere Apuestas

Mauro De Fabritiis, Partner at MAG Consultants

Peter Lucas, Sportsbook Trading Director, Codere Apuestas

Afternoon Chairman: 
Eduardo Morales Hermo, Senior Consultant at Ficom Leisure

Tues, Nov 6th, 12am
Optional Activity: tickets to be purchased separately
Champions League Group A - Matchday 4
Club Atlético de Madrid v 
Borussia Dortmund
Wanda Metropolitano Madrid

Wed, Nov 7th, 5pm
For registered attendees only
Wanda Metropolitano Stadium Tour
12am
Drinks, Networking and Dinner, Centre of Madrid 
- Sponsored by Betconstruct

AGENDA, Thurs, Nov 8th 

(All Speakers Confirmed as of October 9 – the order of sessions is subject to change)

10:00am 

 Regulatory and Strategic Affairs

BLOCK 1

The Regulator’s View: Next Steps toward a 

Mature Spanish Gaming Market

Keynote Speech




Opening Keynote: 
Spain as seen from Brussels

- Advertising: a licensing tool that guarantees taxes, player protection and regulatory compliance
- Betting and Gaming provides crucial sports funding
- Licensing rules support advertising and protect risk groups/minors




Challenges and Opportunities

Expert Panel





Juan Espinosa GarcíaDirector General de Regulación del Juego Ministerio de Hacienda y Función Pública

Maarten HaijerSecretary General at the European Gaming and Betting Association    

Juan Espinosa GarcíaDirector General de Regulación del Juego, Ministerio de Hacienda y Función Pública 

Maarten HaijerSecretary 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;   

Official opening of the conference 
Willem van Oort, Founder of Gaming in Spain, 
Tom Washington - Morning Chairman

BLOCK 2

Integrity, Responsible Gaming

 Match-Fixing: 

from Detection to Sanctioning

- Introduction to bespoke monitoring system
- Introduction to Intelligence & Investigation Services 
- Intelligence & Investigation Services: Collaboration with operators 
How we can support operators’ efforts to create long-lasting customer relations with focus on responsible gambling 

Experience in early detection of problematic gambling behavior and early intervention using tailored interview guides for individualized care calls 



Responsible Gaming 

Expert Panel  

The royal decree against the backdrops of European perspective  





Jack Kennedy, Intelligence & Investigation Manager at Sportradar.  

Guillermo Olagüe SánchezSubdirector General de Regulación del Juego

Dan WaughPartner at Regulus Partners

12:00pm 

12:00pm

2:00pm 

Networking and Lunch

Networking and Lunch

Afternoon Chairman: 
Eduardo Morales Hermo, Senior Consultant at Ficom Leisure

BLOCK 3

Innovation in Gaming and Betting

3:30pm 

BLOCK 3

Live Dealer Games to a new level in Spain
A new gaming experience: 
Live from the casino floor at Casino Talavera



Cybersecurity made in Spain

How to operate securely on a daily basis- made in Spain:  
Proactive Cyberthreat Monitoring
Brand Protection
Data Breach Protection
Fraud Prevention
Counterfeit Detection




Blockchain Matrix: A survival guide for the Gaming Industry

Expert Presentation

Kfir Kugler, CEO at Ezugi

Rais Busom, Founder & CEO of GamingBlock

TBD, Blueliv

a 360 Degree view of the Spanish iGaming market

Expert Presentation


The second wave in Sportsbetting: 
What will drive success as the battle for market share intensifies?

Expert Panel

Sports betting has driven Spain’s growth and looks set to continue its rapid growth in years to come. But as this growing market attracts international investment, can existing and local operators keep 
up the pace and build market share? 

This panel of sports betting experts will analyse the key opportunities and challenges facing sportsbooks as competition intensifies. From trading strategy and offering a stand-out brand experience, to getting the basics right and adding innovative products, now is the for sports betting operators to invest in the future.

Daniel Stone of Gambling Compliance

Matt Stephenson, Managing Director, Betgenius


How to improve 
online operators competitiveness in Spain: need to be different

Presentation

- Main trends online and land based in international markets 
- The trade-off between operators growth drivers and regulatory framework 
- Convergence: a global trend 
- Best practices and future outlooks 
in the gambling sector

Mauro De Fabritiis, Partner at MAG Consultants

Peter Lucas, Sportsbook Trading Director, Codere Apuestas

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Sponsors

Media Partners

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