In the wake of the Coronavirus pandemic, online gaming became an escape that allowed gamblers to have fun and win money even when cities were on lockdown. While most major cities in the world have restarted their economies, participants in online gaming are still at an all-time high. This is because online gaming allows people to gamble from the comfort of their homes. It has many benefits compared to live gaming and tournaments can be held remotely with participants from different parts of the world. There are some upcoming online gaming events you might be interested in joining or following up online. These events will keep the online gaming community busy from the end of the year. Some events for next year have also been scheduled.
10 Upcoming Online Gambling Events For You
1. Betting & iGaming Also Known As BiG
BiG is a series of gaming events that pull an international audience but is typically hosted in Accra Ghana. This event is scheduled to take place on the 20th and 21st of July 2020. The BiH Africa Roadshow allows participants to network and share knowledge. If you’re from another continent and you’re looking for an insight into the gaming and gambling industry in Africa, this event might be just what you need. During the early hours of each day, there will be a conference involving gaming operators, clients, and potential clients. After the conference is complete, these people will use the remaining hours of the event for networking. It gives gaming operators interested in breaching the African market an opportunity to generate leads and gather information. While participants need to be physically present, the primary subject of discussion is online gaming and those unable to attend will be able to follow up online.
2. EGR United States Power Summit
If you’re a senior executive of the North American gaming market, you will be eligible to attend the EGR United States Power Summit. While it is an exclusive event, it gives online and land-based gaming operators an opportunity to interact and learn as much as they can from each other. There will be different issues discussed during the program but all these issues will be centered around invocations in gaming. The summit will take place on the second and third of September in Ritz-Carlton Laguna Niguel, CA. Just like other conferences, there will be a lot of networking during the event. Attendees have already received their invitations and programs so they know what to expect.
3. All-American Sports Betting Summit
The All-American sports betting summit is one of the most popular gambling events of the year. It is scheduled to take place on the 14th and 15th of September 2020. Everyone knows that a majority of Americans love American Football and Baseball. More than 15% of the country’s population (about 38 million American adults), placed bets on the 2019 National Football League (NFL) games season. This number doesn’t even cover the NFL fans, only the fans who bet. Recently, the Sports betting rules in the country changed. New rules were put in place by the Supreme Court. Online sports betting operators had to evolve to avoid breaking any new laws. Among other things, the summit will teach international betting operators how to succeed in the American sports betting market without falling short of regulatory requirements.
4. Scandinavian Gaming Show 2020
Another online gaming show you should look forward to enjoying. From September 28 to 29, gaming professionals from all over the world will gather to discuss a range of topics. These include but aren’t limited to innovations in the online gaming industry, regulations, success tips specific to each region. The Scandinavian Gaming Show is a yearly summit and the summits for 2018 and 2019 were a huge success. The 2020 summit is also expected to be a huge success despite the Covid-19 pandemic and all the obstructions it has caused. By the end of the summit, local and international professionals will learn from each other. The goal is to learn more useful iGaming practices that will promote success.
5. iGaming Idol Awards 2020 St. Juliens, Malta
Online like many other award shows in the iGaming industry, iGaming Idol is meant for individuals rather than companies. Everyone nominated for the award show will face a panel of judges and prove that they deserve the award. It doesn’t matter if you’re a man or woman, as long as you have talent in the iGaming industry, you’ll stand a chance to qualify for nomination. BDO Malta, a third party auditing firm will handle the nomination and judging. This way, manipulating the results to make one person will be impossible. It is a single-day event that will take place on the first of October.
6. Balkan Gaming & Entertainment Expo (BEGE)
The Balkan Gaming & Entertainment Expo will take place on the 18th and 19th of November 2020 in Sofia, Bulgaria. Gaming innovators from around the world will attend the event to discuss new trends in the online gambling industry. The attendance isn’t just going to be for online gaming operators alone. Land-based casino operators, payment service providers, suppliers, manufacturers, and media houses will be in attendance. At least 5100 industry leaders from 60 countries will be in attendance. The organizers of the show have promises to introduce a whole new concept this year.
7. Betting on Sports America
Betting on Sports America will take place in East Rutherford, New Jersey from the 1st to 3rd of December, 2020. This would be the second edition of the event and it will involve 50 exhibitors, 200 speakers, and 2,500 delegates. Industry leaders will have a chance to network and look for new ways to increase their target audience while they enjoy state of the art hospitality at the Meadowlands Exposition Center. The business opportunities this event promises to bring are limitless. Another version of the event which is supposed to take place in Europe was postponed from June to October 20th and 22nd because of the Covid-19 pandemic. This version will take place in Stamford Bridge, London, England. There will be 40 Exhibitors, 200 Speakers, and 2000 Delegates. The goal of both events is the same.
8. SBC Summit Barcelona 2020
This summit is completely digital. It is a digital version of the Global Betting & Gaming Show. Since the conference is going to be fully virtual just like the exhibition and networking, delegates from different parts of the world can participate without putting their health at risk. Leading iGaming and online gambling operators, regulators, suppliers and other stakeholders with the same goal can participate in the event from their respective homes. All the topics that will be addressed during the event will be related to the latest development in the online gaming and gambling industry. The conference will start on the 8th of September and end on the 11th of September.
9. Enada Primavera 2020
The Enada Primavera will start on the 30th of September and the 2nd of October 2020. It’s going to take place in the Rimini Expo Center in Rimini, Italy. This is going to be the 32nd edition of the Enada Primavera. The expo will showcase all the latest innovations in the online gambling and gaming industries. Over 25,000 delegates will attend the event to discuss everything from gaming equipment, technology, all the way to payment options. They will also talk about the promotion of legal and responsible gambling on the Internet.
10. ICE Asia 2021
The ICE Asia 2021 was originally supposed to take place on the 8th and 9th of June. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the event has been shifted to May 2021. By joining forces with SiGMA Manila, ICE Asia will offer online and land-based gaming communities an opportunity to showcase technological gaming innovations. While most of the topics will be about online gaming and gambling, they will also talk about technological advancements in the land-based gaming industry. Companies from other parts of the world with interest in the Asian market will learn how to expand their operations with ease.
These ten gaming events are primarily about online gaming but they will also address other aspects of the gambling industry on and offline. The locations and titles might be different but the goals are similar. The hosts of all these games are trying to promote a safer and more exciting gaming environment for the public while working on maximizing profits for businesses.