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MONDAY 27 APRIL CEST 10:00am - 10:15am UK 9:00am - 9:15am

CEST 10:15am - 10:45am UK 9:15am - 9:45am

CEST 10:45am - 5:30pm UK 9:45am - 4:30pm

CEST 4:30pm - 5:30pm UK 3:30pm - 4:30pm ET 10:30am - 11:30am

WELCOME FROM SBC

INDUSTRY KEYNOTE

LEADERSHIP IN BETTING

Andrew McCarron

Carsten Koerl

Track 1

SPORTS BETTING MASTERCLASS

TUESDAY 28 APRIL CEST 10:15am - 10:45am UK 9:15am - 9:45am

CEST 10:45am - 4:00pm UK 9:45am - 3:00pm

ET 10:00am - 1:30pm UK 3:00pm - 6:30pm

INDUSTRY KEYNOTE

LEADERSHIP IN GAMING

LATAM MARKET DAY

Jesper Kärrbrink

Track 1

Track 2

WEDNESDAY 29 APRIL CEST 10:15am - 10.45am UK 9:15am - 9:45am

CEST 10:45am - 3:10pm UK 9:45am - 7:00pm ET 10:00am - 2:00pm

WELCOME FROM GLMS

LOTTERY DAY

Ludovico Calvi

Track 1

THURSDAY 30 APRIL CEST 10:30am - 10.45am UK 9:30am - 9:45am

CEST 10:45am - 3:10pm UK 9:45am - 2:10pm

ET 10:00am - 1:30pm UK 3:00pm - 6:30pm

OPENING ADDRESS

PAYMENTS DAY

Sam Barrett

Track 1

BETTING ON SPORTS AMERICA TRACK Track 2

FRIDAY 1 MAY CEST 10:15am - 10:45am UK 9:15am - 9:45am

CEST 10:45am - 3:10pm UK 9:45am - 4:30pm

ET 10:00am - 10:30am UK 3:00pm - 3:30pm

CEST 4:30pm - 5:30pm UK 3:30pm - 4:30pm ET 10:30am - 11:30am

INDUSTRY KEYNOTE

DIGITAL MARKETING DAY

Stuart Simms

Track 1

A VISION FOR THE FUTURE OF AFFILIATION

DIGITAL MARKETING MASTERCLASS

Jesper Sogaard

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LEADERSHIP IN BETTING MONDAY 27 APRIL 2020

CEST

10:15AM 10:45AM

UK

9:15AM 9:45AM

KEYNOTE

Carsten Koerl, CEO / Founder, Sportradar, Founder of Bwin, SBC Hall of Famer

CEST

10:45AM 11:30AM

UK

9:45AM 10:30AM

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PANEL: BUSINESS CONTINUITY IN THE FACE OF COVID-19

The pandemic has affected all businesses, but how have operators been fighting their way back from the CoronaVirus? What has been filling the void left by sport? How have firms been deploying their workforce? SPEAKERS George Daskalakis, CEO & Founder, Stoiximan / Betano Tim Heath, CEO & Founder, Coingaming Group Jesper Svensson, CEO, Betsson Group Shay Segev, COO, GVC Holdings MODERATOR Jordan Levin, Group CEO, SG Digital

CEST

11:30AM 11:50AM

UK

10:30AM 10:50AM

PRESENTATION: VIRTUAL SPORTS SHOWCASE

Looking at the latest development that can help bookmakers during this economic and societal change. SPEAKERS Martin Wachter, CEO, Golden Race

CEST

12:20PM 1:00PM

UK

11:20AM 12:00PM

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PANEL: OFF THE BENCH – WHAT IS THERE TO BET ON?

With so much sport postponed, what are betting firms turning to in order to entertain their customers? What are they finding most interesting? Have there been any new trends on live streaming? SPEAKERS Dominik Beier, CEO, Interwetten Alexander Martin, CEO, SKS 365 Minja Bolesnikov, CEO, MaxBet Tyrone Dobbin, Managing Director, Sportingbet South Africa MODERATOR Ebbe Groes, CEO, EveryMatrix

CEST

1:00PM 1:40PM

UK

12:00PM 12:40PM

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PANEL: AN OPPORTUNITY TO REVISIT THE OMNI-CHANNEL APPROACH?

How can companies with large retail estates manage their human resources effectively during the COVID.19 outbreak? Can they be redeployed to online services or is it a case of ‘furloughing’ them until shops can re-open? Does this enforced stoppage allow us to revisit the omni-channel experience? SPEAKERS Fabio Schiavolin, CEO, Snaitech Per Widerstrom, CEO, Fortuna Entertainment Group Giovanni Garrisi, CEO & Founder, Stanleybet Johnny Hartnett, CEO, Superbet MODERATOR: Simon Westbury, Head of Sales Department, Digitain

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LEADERSHIP IN BETTING MONDAY 27 APRIL 2020

CEST

2:00PM 2:20PM

UK

1:00PM 1:20PM

SPORTCALLER: HOW FTP CAN ENGAGE AND RETAIN YOUR AUDIENCE DURING THE LIVE SPORT SHUTDOWN Sportcaller discusses the latest development that can help bookmakers during this economic and societal change. SPEAKER Cillian Barry, Managing Director, Sportcaller

CEST

2:30PM 3:10PM

UK

1:30PM 2:10PM

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PANEL: ESPORTS – LET'S GET DIGITAL

One of the few sports that has been able to continue during the outbreak has been the esports sector. While some bookmakers have found major success in esports previously, some have been more reluctant. What has proved popular and what are the pitfalls?

- CEST 4:30PM - UK ET 10:30AM 11:30AM 5:30PM

3:30PM 4:30PM

SPORTS BETTING MASTERCLASS: WHO WILL WIN THE PREMIER LEAGUE? HOW TO BUILD A FOOTBALL LEAGUE LONG TERM SIMULATION

In this tutorial taken from his online course for soccer odds compilers, Jonathan demonstrates how to build a simple league winner simulation in Excel. Viewers follow on-screen instruction to create a program that can be updated as a season progresses, and which can be adapted to include multiple long-term markets. The completed version of the simulation is also available for you to keep at the end of the videos. TUTOR Jonathan Smith, Founder, Sportsbook Training Services

SPEAKERS Paris Smith, CEO, Pinnacle Sergey Portnov, CEO, Parimatch Pavol Krasnovsky, CEO, RTSmunity MODERATOR Andrea McGeachin, CCO, Neosurf

CEST

3:40PM 4:25PM

UK

2:40PM 3:25PM

PANEL: ESPAÑA Y COVID-19, CONTINUIDAD EMPRESARIAL Y LA VISIÓN GLOBAL DE LOS LÍDERES

La pandemia ha afectado a todas las empresas, pero ¿cómo están luchando los operadores para volver a la normalidad durante y después del CoronaVirus? ¿Qué ha estado llenando el vacío dejado por el deporte y cómo están abordando las medidas restrictivas sobre publicidad? ¿Cómo han estado desplegando las empresas su fuerza laboral y cómo afrontan los líderes en la industria su papel estos días? PANELISTAS Xabier Rodriguez Maribona, CEO, Retabet Mikel López de Torre, President, JDigital Eñaut Ruiz Luisa, General Director, Kirolbet MODERADOR Santiago Asensi, Director, Asensi Abogados

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LEADERSHIP IN GAMING

TUESDAY 28 APRIL 2020 – TRACK 1 CEST

10:15AM 10:45AM

UK

9:15AM 9:45AM

KEYNOTE

Jesper Kärrbrink, Chairman and Creative Director, Green Jade Games

CEST

10:45AM 11:30AM

UK

9:45AM 10:30AM

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PANEL: GAMING – THE INDUSTRY’S LIFELINE

With very limited sport options, casino gaming is now the go to gambling product. How has customer behaviour changed over the past few months? Has there been a spike? Can it still be marketed in a way that is sympathetic to the situation and not tone deaf? SPEAKERS Alexander Stevendahl, CEO, Videoslots Ariel Reem, CEO, Genesis Group Alex Tomic, CEO, Alea Itai Zak, CEO, GoWild Gaming MODERATOR Ivan Filletti, COO, Gaming Malta

CEST

11:30AM 12:00PM

UK

10:30AM 11:00AM

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PANEL: POKER TO THE RESCUE?

Traditionally, there has been a healthy overlap between the sports betting sector and the poker demographic. With betting at the mercy of the Covid-19 pandemic, is poker going to step up? What does poker offer the modern bettor? SPEAKERS Dmitry Starostenkov, CEO, Evenbet Gaming Ivonne Montealegre, Founder & Event Director, Malta Poker Festival Sergii Romanenko,COO, POKEROK MODERATOR Jonas Odman, Founder and CEO, Rising Sun Media

CEST

12:20PM 1:00PM

UK

11:20AM 12:00PM

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PANEL: SAFER GAMBLING DURING SELF ISOLATION

Customer behaviour is undergoing a drastic change, with players changing product, player patterns and potentially affordability. How are operators ensuring that compulsive gambling doesn’t also spike in society? SPEAKERS Martin Lycka, Director of Regulatory Affairs, GVC Holdings David Williams, Director of Regulatory Affairs, Rank Group Avigail Nir, COO, Mansion Casino Yanica Sant, Head of EU Affairs & Policy, Malta Gaming Authority MODERATOR Andy Danson, Partner, Bird & Bird

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TUESDAY 28 APRIL 2020 – TRACK 1 CEST

1:00PM 1:40PM

UK

12:00PM 12:40PM

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PANEL: LIVE CASINO IN LOCKDOWN

As the world comes together in isolation and lockdown, the live casino studios are under threat. How is the sector responding? Live is a great alternative to land-based where physical venues have been temporarily shuttered, but can live casino continue to meet demand during the crisis? If so, how? SPEAKERS Tim de Borle, COO, Napoleon Sports & Casino Sam Brown, CCO, Hero Gaming Jeremy Taylor, MD, Genting Online Richard Atkinson, Head of Live Casino, William Hill MODERATOR Karolina Pelc, Owner, Basic Strategy

CEST

2:30PM 3:10PM

UK

CEST

3:15PM 4:00PM

UK

2:15PM 3:00PM

ESPAÑA, OPERACIÓN PUESTA EN MARCHA – LA EJECUCIÓN DE LA ESTRATEGIA

Con opciones deportivas muy limitadas y la falta de canales de adquisición, cuáles son las distintas alternativas que los expertos en cada área de la operación están ejecutando. ¿Son los juegos de casino la única opción? ¿Qué reto tecnológico supone esto? ¿Cómo ha cambiado el comportamiento del cliente en los últimos meses? ¿Cómo se están comunicando los operadores con sus públicos? PANELISTAS David Plumi, Managing Director Spain, Betsson Group Eduardo Miranda, MD Bingosoft, Rank Group Alex Zubizarreta, Country Manager Spain, Interwetten MODERADOR Samantha Asensi, Regional Manager, Bet Entertainment

1:30PM 2:10PM

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PANEL: MARKETING SLOTS IN THE NEW ENVIRONMENT

How do operators perceive the tricky balance between promotion and opportunism when it comes to marketing their slot portfolio? Has the map been redrawn when it comes to sign-up bonuses and free spins? Should marketing strategies change? Who is leading the way? SPEAKERS Jan Urbanec, CEO, Endorphina Neill Simpson, Brand Director, William Hill International Ross Parkhill, Managing Director, Rizk Casino Tobias Svensen, CEO, Casino Grounds MODERATOR James Bennett, Director, Square in the Air

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LATAM MARKET DAY

TUESDAY 28 APRIL 2020 – TRACK 2 ET

10:00AM 10:45AM

UK

3:00PM 3:45PM

REGULACIÓN EN LATINOAMÉRICA: OPORTUNIDADES Y DESAFÍOS PARA EMPRESAS EUROPEAS

A medida que mercados clave, como Brasil y Buenos Aires, avanzan en la regulación del juego online, ¿qué oportunidades habrá para las empresas europeas que buscan entrar en la región? ORADORES Andrea Avedillo Builla, Responsable del área Legal, Lazcano Sámano Antonio Salord, Gerente de Ventas para Latinoamérica, Magellan Robotech Karen Sierra, Directora de Relaciones Gubernamentales y Desarrollo de Negocios para Latinoamérica y el Caribe, GLI Sebastián Vivot, Gerente de Modernización y Tecnologías de la Información, Lotba

ET

12:00PM 12:45PM

UK

5:00PM 5:45PM

PANEL: UPDATE ON BRAZIL: DELAYS, DECISIONS AND A RACE FOR MARKET SHARE

With the roll out of Brazil’s new regulatory framework delayed, this is the time for both operators and suppliers to prepare for what will be Latin America’s most important market. What is the regulatory outlook? How do you best grab market share? And what growth potential does Brazil hold? SPEAKERS Andre Gelfi, CEO, Suaposta Neil Montgomery, Founding and Managing Partner, Montgomery & Associados Arthur Silva, Head of Sports Operations, Sportsbet.io MODERATOR Christian Tirabassi, Senior Partner, Ficom Leisure

MODERADOR Juan Ignacio Juanena, Fundador,iGaming LATAM Consulting - Gerente de Negocios de Juego Interactivo, Enjoy

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¿QUÉ SIGUE PARA COLOMBIA? LECCIONES DEL PAÍS PIONERO EN LA REGULACIÓN DEL JUEGO ONLINE EN LATINOAMÉRICA

10:45AM 11:30AM

UK

3:45PM 4:30PM

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PANEL: THE FUTURE OF LATIN AMERICAN SPORTS BETTING

Sportsbook will drive growth in Latin America over the coming years. How is the market shaping up? In what ways does sports betting in key territories in the region differ from Europe? What marketing opportunities are there and how do you best engage sports fans from Mexico to Argentina? SPEAKERS JD Duarte, CEO, Betcris Alberto Alfieri, COO, Vivagol Gonzalo Pérez, CEO, Apuesta Total Alessandro Fried, Chairman, BtoBet

12:45PM 1:30PM

UK

5:45PM 6:30PM

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Colombia es un caso de éxito a nivel regional, que sirve como modelo a aquellos países que quieren desarrollar un marco normativo para regular la actividad. ¿Cuál es el próximo paso para un mercado online que ha registrado un crecimiento constante desde su puesta en marcha en 2017? Con casi una veintena de operadores autorizados, ¿hay espacio para nuevos competidores? ORADORES Julio César Tamayo, CEO, Wplay Evert Montero Cárdenas, Presidente, Fecoljuegos Juan Pérez Hidalgo, Presidente, Coljuegos MODERADOR Macarena Rodicio, Editora, SBC Noticias

MODERATOR Kristal Rovira, Legal and Research Director, Americas, VIXIO Regulatory Intelligence

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LOTTERY DAY

WEDNESDAY 29 APRIL 2020 CEST

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12:20PM 1:00PM

UK

11:20AM 12:00PM

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CEST

10:15AM 10:45AM

UK

9:15AM 9:45AM

OPENING ADDRESS

Lotteries and the need for cooperation. SPEAKER Ludovico Calvi, President, GLMS

CEST

10:45AM 11:30AM

UK

9:45AM 10:30AM

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PANEL: HOW LOTTERIES ARE ADAPTING TO THE OUTBREAK

Lotteries are regarded as an everyday part of people’s lives, but how are they adapting to this new reality? What role can lotteries play as society feels the strain of enforced isolation? SPEAKERS Sami Kauhanen, VP, Betting, Veikkaus Arno de Jong, CMO, Nederlandse Loterij Ludovico Calvi, President, GLMS MODERATOR Harmen Brenninkmeijer, CEO, Quanta

CEST

11:30AM 12:00PM

UK

10:30AM 11:00AM

INNOVATION IN TECHNOLOGY

As Covid19 threatens to create the deepest global recession ever seen, we look at what companies can do to survive and thrive in a post lockdown environment. We also consider three new innovations that could have an immediate positive impact on iGaming businesses helping them to emerge from this period better equipped to compete on the global stage?

PANEL: COVID-19: IMPLICATIONS FOR SPORTING INTEGRITY

Have integrity risks for sports betting changed with the disruption to sport? How are operators, data suppliers and integrity providers working to identify, control and mitigate the risks of potential corruption in competitions that are still running? What have past experiences taught and what are the lessons for the future? SPEAKERS Gilles Maillet, Director of Sport Integrity, La Française des Jeux (FDJ) Rupert Bolingbroke, Head of Trading, Hong Kong Jockey Club (HKJC) Andrew Ashenden, Chief Commercial Officer, Stats Perform Matt Fowler, Director of Integrity, IBIA MODERATOR Lee Richardson, CEO, Gaming Economics

CEST

1:00PM 1:40PM

UK

12:00PM 12:40PM

PANEL: LOTTERY IN SOCIETY – POST-CORONA POSITIONING

How is the business planning to get back on track in this time of uncertainty? Could there be more cooperation between lottery operators to boost liquidity? What plans can be made to serve players who have had their retail behaviour completely transformed? SPEAKERS Marko Stokuca, Deputy Director of the Gaming and Game Development Division, Hrvatska Lutrija Thanos Rigas, Trading Director, OPAP Jens Nielsen, Sportsbook Director, Danske Spil MODERATOR Andrew Gellatly, Head of Global Research, Vixio

SPEAKERS Robert Urwin, CEO, Odds Bods Martin Clarke, Director of Product, Digitain Jeremy Cornwall, Global Sales Leader - Braintree, PayPal Group MODERATOR Paul McNea, Director, iGaming Performance

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LOTTERY DAY

WEDNESDAY 29 APRIL 2020 CEST

2:00PM 2:30PM

UK

1:00PM 1:30PM

KPMG: STRATEGIC NAVIGATION IN EXTRAORDINARY TIMES

Rough seas make good sailors. Indeed, it is at times like these that our strategies are put to the test. But how can you prepare for something no one was expecting? And now that we’re in the midst of the situation, what can we do to mitigate and navigate through the storm? Vanessa Borg, Director of Strategy at KPMG Malta, presents the Strategy Nerve Centre, identifying key initiatives prioritised to address the evolving landscape and how they could impact an organisation’s business model. SPEAKER Vanessa Borg, Director of Strategy, KPMG Malta

CEST

2:30PM 3:10PM

UK

1:30PM 2:10PM

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PANEL: BEING MOBILE – HOW LOTTERY CAN STILL REACH ITS PLAYERS

With whole populations house-bound, how can lotteries reach their customers? Are mobile phones the most effective way to sell tickets and maintain sales and liquidity? What are the most effective, and safest, ways of communicating with players in the digital environment? What is deemed too obtrusive? SPEAKERS Jari Vähänen, Partner, Finnish Gambling Consultants Oy Stuart Godfree, MD, Mkodo Chris Armes, CIO, GiG MODERATOR Steen Madsen, Chief Executive Officer, A Game Above

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10:00AM 10:45PM

UK

3:00PM 3:45PM

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PANEL: STATE OF PLAY – US LOTTERIES DURING THE CORONAVIRUS The US has been one of the worst hit areas during the coronavirus outbreak, but how has that hit the state lotteries and the funds they generate for their regions? What has been effective? Is more cross-state cooperation likely in the future? SPEAKERS Barry Pack, CEO, Oregon State Lottery Gordon Medenica, CEO, Maryland Lottery May Scheve, Executive Director, Missouri Lottery MODERATOR Richard Weil, Consultant & investor, Gaming business

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1:00PM 2:00PM

UK

6:00PM 7:00PM

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EXTERNAL WEBINAR: BUILDING BLOCKS: PHYSICAL PLANNING FOR SPORTS BOOKS

As states continue to legalize sports betting, casinos are faced not only with the operational impacts of this new form of gaming, but also the physical challenge of incorporating these operations into their facility. From creating an area for a few kiosks or retrofitting existing space for a small sports book to full-on expansion, how you determine the best route for your market, property, and players? During this webinar, experts in operations and design who have lived through the experience will offer guidance on the process, share what worked for them, and provide insight into roadblocks they encountered that you can avoid. SPEAKERS: Paul Hannon, VP of Strategy & Retail, Pointsbet Paul Herekatis, Principal, WESTAR Architects Erich Zimny, VP of Racing Operations, Penn National Gaming MODERATOR: Dr Brian Wyman, Senior Vice President, Operations & Data Analytics, The Innovation Group

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PAYMENTS DAY

THURSDAY 30 APRIL 2020 – TRACK 1 CEST

10:30AM 10:45AM

UK

9:30AM 9:45AM

OPENING ADDRESS

How payments are adapting to the new normal. SPEAKER Sam Barrett, Director of Gaming, Trustly

CEST

10:45AM 11:30AM

UK

9:45AM 10:30AM

PANEL: VIRUS CHECK: PAYMENTS, FRAUD AND ID

With everyone’s regular habits thrown out of sync, what effect has this had on the regular checks and processes that usually occur? What challenges has the closure of offices brought when maintaining stringent measures? Is there any flexibility required given the current circumstances? SPEAKERS Rahul Das, Head of Payments, VirginBet Steven Armstrong, Group Director of AML, William Hill Roger Tyrzyk, Country Manager – UK&I, Malta and Cyprus, IDnow MODERATOR Joe Streeter, News Editor, PaymentExpert.com

CEST

12:20PM 1:00PM

UK

11:20AM 12:00PM

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PANEL: BANKING CRISIS

Businesses in the gambling industry are finding it harder and harder to find banks willing to take their custom, which can be particularly difficult if regulations stipulate different accounts for player funds. Where can companies turn for sensible banking and what can be done to thaw out relationships with normal banks? SPEAKERS Mickael Marceau, Head of Payments, Kindred Group Alfredo Lazcano, Chairman, Lazcano Samano Olga Golikova, Head of Billing, Parimatch Tal Itzhak Ron, Chairman and CEO, Tal Ron, Drihem & Co., Law Firm MODERATOR Andrea McGeachin, CCO, Neosurf

CEST

1:00PM 1:40PM

UK

12:00PM 12:40PM

PANEL: AFFORDABILITY & ID CHECKS – WHAT NOW FOR KYC?

The current situation has thrown the legacy KYC processes into some doubt. How can operators enhance existing procedures to take into account the latest advances in technology and improvements in data quality? Can technology bring together all the disparate checks into a unified experience for operator and consumer? And ensure customers are playing within their means? SPEAKERS Thees Buschmann, Head of Compliance, Red Rhino Paloma Gonzalez Mascaraque, Head of Payments / MLRO Betconstruct Alex Kaganovich, Director of Legal and Regulatory Affairs, Genesis Group MODERATOR Peter Murray, Head of Global Sales, W2

CEST

2:00PM 2:20PM

UK

1:00PM 1:20PM

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PRESENTATION: BIOMETRICS: REMOVING FRICTION AND ENHANCING SECURITY

With a single frictionless biometric interaction, The Hong Kong Jockey Club customers can access their accounts easily but securely. Biometric can also be used in any gaming eKYC processes to ensure it’s a real person signing up for new accounts or in contacts centre to automatically and quickly verify callers. SPEAKERS Clive Bourke, President EMEA and APAC, Daon

CEST

2:30PM 3:10PM

UK

1:30PM 2:10PM

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PANEL: BLOCKCHAIN PAYMENTS AS A DRIVER IN CRISIS

As blockchain solutions continue to grow in popularity, the number of industries planning to adopt the technology in 2020 is set to increase. From Juventus to JP Morgan, businesses globally are seeing potential in the technology. In what ways can blockchain improve bettor protection, strengthen compliance and improve payment infrastructures? And how can blockchain technology support operators cope with COVID-related complications? SPEAKERS Isabelle Delisle, Head of Payments, Pinnacle Max Krupyshev, CEO, CryptoProcessing.com by CoinsPaid Lloyd Purser, COO, Funfair Technologies Tom Bloor, Sales Manager, Cryptopay MODERATOR Rebecca Liggero, Lead reporter, Ayre Media

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10:00AM 10:45AM

UK

3:00PM 3:45PM

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12:00PM 12:45PM

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5:00PM 5:45PM UK

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PANEL: UPDATE ON STATE LEGISLATIVE EFFORTS IN 2020

PANEL: THE TRIBAL GAMING LANDSCAPE

A look at which states have legalized so far in the US and the expected progress on operationalizing. What other states are still considering if/when their sessions are resumed? What about those states who have already legalized? SPEAKERS John Pappas, Founder/CEO, Corridor Consulting Steve Brubaker, President, Brubaker Public Relations Stacie Stern, Manager, Governmental Affairs, FanDuel Matt Carey, Reporter, Vixio Regulatory Intelligence MODERATOR George Rover, Managing Partner, Princeton Global Strategies

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10:45AM 11:30AM

UK

3:45PM 4:30PM

PANEL: M & A AND INVESTING IN SPORTS BETTING COMPANIES

How has COVID-19 impacted investment activity, risk appetite, and the cost of capital within the industry? How must industry participants adapt to ensure its future success? Where is the opportunity for innovation and investment amid the current climate? SPEAKERS Tom DiEnno, Managing Director, KPMG Philadelphia Adam Greenblatt, CEO, Roar Digital Wayne Kimmel, Managing Partner, SeventySix Capital Julian Fialkow, Senior Investment Associate, Drive by DraftKings MODERATOR Lloyd Danzig, Founder & CEO, Sharp Alpha Advisors

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11:30PM 12:00PM

UK

4:30PM 5:00PM

PRESENTATION: DARTS DURING LOCKDOWN

Case study: The technology behind launching the Remote Darts League from data collection to in-play betting. SPEAKERS Dave McDowell, CEO, FSB Sam Lawrence, CTO, FSB Kevin Dale, CEO, Faraway Sports

Where do tribes fit in the overall landscape in terms of assistance and aid from the federal government? How will their recovery back to normal differ from commercial gaming entities who don’t have the social responsibility of an entire tribal nation? SPEAKERS Sheila Morago, Executive Director, OIGA Jonodev Chaudhuri, Partner, Quarles & Brady LLP Conrad Granito, General Manager, Muckleshoot Casino MODERATOR Josh Swissman, Founding Partner, The Strategy Organisation

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12:45PM 1:30PM

UK

5:45PM 6:30PM

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PANEL: ALTERNATIVES FOR SPORTS BETTING WHEN TRADITIONAL SPORTS ARE SHUT DOWN

Whether it’s unusual sports, those in more obscure countries or new non-sporting events, gamblers are looking at what they can bet on. This session will look at the options now being explored to offer product through the duration. Hear what folks can take action on during these unusual times. SPEAKERS Jamie Shea, Head of Sportsbook - Digital, DraftKings Max Bichsel, VP, US Business, Gambling.com Group Keith O'Loughlin, SVP, Sportsbook & Platforms, SG Digital Jason Scott, VP, Trading, Roar Digital MODERATOR Robert Davidman, Partner, Slapshot Media

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1:30PM 2:00PM

UK

6:30PM 7:00PM

FIRESIDE CHAT – IN CONVERSATION WITH JAN JONES BLACKHURST

As the final session of the day, we’re delighted to host an exclusive closing discussion with Jan Jones Blackhurst. This will delve into her vast experience in the US betting scene, from her successful tenure as Mayor of Las Vegas, to her recent work as part of Caesars. SPEAKER Jan Jones Blackhurst, Board Member, Caesars Entertainment

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DIGITAL MARKETING DAY FRIDAY 1 MAY 2020

CEST

10:15AM 10:45AM

UK

9:15AM 9:45AM

KEYNOTE

Stuart Simms, Group CEO, XL Media, and former CEO of Rakuten Marketing

CEST

10:45AM 11:30AM

UK

9:45AM 10:30AM

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PANEL: AFFILIATION IN THE TIME OF COVID-19

How are the major affiliate businesses addressing the coronavirus outbreak? How has it impacted operationally? What trends have developed since countries have gone into lockdown? SPEAKERS Stuart Simms, Group CEO, XL Media Jonathan Edelshaim, General Manager, Natural Intelligence Simon Pilkington, CEO, KaFe Rocks Ricardo Pinto, CMO, Clever Advertising Group MODERATOR Lasha Machavariani, Founder & CEO, Setanta Sports Media

CEST

11:30AM 12:00AM

UK

10:30AM 11:00AM

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PANEL: FUTURE OF SEO

D. COVID has completely changed consumer behaviour. This has led to rapid innovation. Interesting campaigns and product variations have suddenly emerged. Which of these will turn into a long-term trend? And how will they impact iGaming Seo strategy for years to come?

CEST

12:20PM 1:00PM

UK

11:20AM 12:00PM

PANEL: BRAND CONTROL – WORKING WITH AFFILIATES

How tight a rein do operators need to hold when it comes to their marketing partners? SPEAKERS Eitan Gorodetsky, Director of Acquisition, Betsson Group Marcos Oliveira, Chief Affiliate Officer, Clever Advertising Group Ivan Liashenko, Chief Marketing Officer, Parimatch MODERATOR David Clifton, Director, Clifton Davies Consultancy

CEST

1:00PM 1:40PM

UK

12:00PM 12:40PM

SESSION SPONSORED BY

PANEL: GAMBLING IN SOCIETY

With people pulling together in local/regional/national ways, what role can the gambling industry play in their communities? Is now the time to emphasise the social aspects of gambling? How can the gambling industry re-appraise its position and regain the trust of its customers? SPEAKERS Tom Galanis, Director, TAG Media Erik Bergman, Founder, Great.com Ivan Filletti, CCO,Gaming Malta Carolyn Harris MP, Chair, APPG Gambling Harms MODERATOR Alex Tomic, CEO, Alea

SPEAKER Edoardo Ganetti, SEO Expert, Betsson Group Lee Beirne, Head of SEO, Ladbrokes Coral Koen Bongers, Head of Search, Blexr MODERATOR Nick Garner, Founder, Rize Digital

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AGENDA

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TRACK SPONSORED BY

DIGITAL MARKETING DAY FRIDAY 1 MAY 2020

CEST

2:00PM 2:30PM

UK

KPMG: LEADING REMOTELY

1:00PM 1:30PM

Leaders have been forced to remotely steer their organisations through troubled waters, adding a further layer of difficulty to a challenging time for business. This session will provide insights from KPMG specialists, developed through discussions with key stakeholders and by applying industry best practices. SPEAKER Matthew Scerri, Associate Director, Digital Solutions, KPMG Malta Claudine Borg Azzopardi, Associate Director, People and Change Advisory Services, KPMG Malta

CEST

2:30PM 3:10PM

UK

1:30PM 2:10PM

PANEL: THE THIN LINE BETWEEN MARKETING AND ENTICEMENT

Gambling has been successfully using marketing techniques from other industries for 20 years, but given the nature of the product, does it need to be more circumspect?

ET 10:00AM 10:30AM

UK

3:00PM 3:30PM

A VISION FOR THE FUTURE OF AFFILIATION Fireside chat with Better Collective CEO & co-founder Jesper Sogaard MODERATOR Andrew McCarron, MD, SBC

- CEST 4:30PM - UK ET 10:30AM 11:30AM 5:30PM

3:30PM 4:30PM

DIGITAL MARKETING MASTERCLASS

Veteran digital marketer, Lee-Ann Johnstone will present an exclusive Masterclass to SBC Digital Summit attendees, providing up to the minute learnings on digital trends and insights related to the growth and development of affiliate marketing programs. TUTOR Lee-Ann Johnstone, Founder & CEO, Affiliate Insider

SPEAKERS Clive Hawkswood, Chairman, RAIG Mathew Symmonds, CEO, Web Analysis Solutions David da Silva, CEO, EasyOdds Ian Sims, CEO, Rightlander MODERATOR Dan Phillips, CEO, NEL Advisory

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The SBC Digital Summit delivers a full virtual event experience - straight to your home office. Besides the Networking Lounge where you can connect with other attendees, the event also offers a selection of additional themed networking opportunities and entertainment.

ENTERTAINMENT RED TIGER SLOT TOURNAMENTS – CASH PRIZE HOSTED BY RED TIGER Date: Time:

Monday 27 April – Friday 1 May 10am-12pm & 2pm-4pm UK Time

Please Note: All attendees must be registered to the SBC Digital Summit to attend this networking event.

HOW TO GET ACCESS Sign up in the Entertainment & Product Display Lounge or the Red Tiger stand

SBC DIGITAL SUMMIT POKER TOURNAMENT HOSTED BY EVENBET Date: Time:

Wednesday 29 April 4:00pm UK Time

EvenBet is hosting an exclusive poker tournament for SBC Digital Summit attendees Tuesday evening. An excellent opportunity to test your poker skills and network with industry colleagues.

HOW TO GET ACCESS Sign up in the Entertainment & Product Display Lounge or the EvenBet Stand Please Note: All attendees must be registered to the SBC Digital Summit to attend this networking event.

JUICY STAKES FREEROLL HOSTED BY JUICY STAKES Date: Time:

Thursday 30th April 7.00pm UK Time

Thursday night also offers an opportunity to network and learn your colleagues and competitors “tells”.

HOW TO GET ACCESS Sign up in the Entertainment & Product Display Lounge Please Note: All attendees must be registered to the SBC Digital Summit to attend this networking event.

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NETWORKING – TUESDAY 28 APRIL SAFER GAMBLING Q&A MEET-UP Date: Tuesday 28 April Time: 1:30 - 2:30pm CEST / 12:30 - 13:30pm UK Location: SBC Digital Summit Networking Lounge

SPECIAL GUESTS Paul Buck, CEO, Epic Risk Management Lee Willows, CEO, YGAM

WE WILL BE DISCUSSING: COVID RG measures in the UK and elsewhere Are they temporary or could they be permanent? What else the industry needs to do? Does the industry deserve more recognition for what it has done?

HOW TO GET ACCESS Meet at the SBC Digital Summit Networking Lounge, from where you can access the event Please Note: All attendees must be registered to the SBC Digital Summit to attend this networking event.

CHAIRED BY Martin Lycka, Director, GVC Holdings

WOMEN IN GAMING NETWORKING POWER HOUR HOSTED BY ALL-IN DIVERSITY PROJECT

Date: Tuesday 28 April Time: 3:30pm UK / 4:30pm CEST / 10:30am ET Location: SBC Digital Summit Networking Lounge All-in Diversity Project is hosting a Women in Gaming Power Hour at the SBC Digital Summit - an opportunity to come together to discuss the key issues impacting women in the industry during COVID-19. This is a "no holds barred" session where we can ask questions, voice concerns and support one another during a time when we need it most. Our aim is to ensure that during this time of isolation and increased pressure, we continue to create a space for women to feel connected, supported and stronger together.

SPECIAL GUESTS Lee-Ann Johnstone, Founder, AffiliateInsider Karolina Pelc, Strategic Advisor, Basic Strategy Suzi Read, Head of Talent Development, Kindred Group Paris Smith, CEO, Pinnacle Sports Micky Swindale, CEO, KPMG Islands Group (KIG) HOW TO GET ACCESS Meet at the SBC Digital Summit Networking Lounge, from where you can access the event Please Note: All attendees must be registered to the SBC Digital Summit to attend this networking event.

SBC LATINOAMÉRICA NETWORKING

SPONSORED BY

HOSTED BY SBC NOTICIAS Date:

Tuesday 28 April/ Martes, 28 de abril

Time:

6:30pm UK / 1:30pm ET / 2:30pm CST

Location: SBC Digital Summit Networking Lounge/ Encuentranos en el Networking Lounge de SBC Digital Summit, desde donde podrás acceder al evento Acompañe al equipo de SBC Noticias y a nuestro panel de expertos en un encuentro informal destinado a conversar, reflexionar y compartir diversas opiniones y experiencias en torno a los desafíos y oportunidades que enfrenta la industria en Latinoamérica. Conéctese con profesionales de la región y póngase en contacto con representantes de Europa para debatir estrategias que permitan sacar adelante y fortalecer al sector. CHAIRED BY Macarena Rodicio, Head of Latam, SBC Lucia Gando, Journalist, SBC

SPECIAL GUESTS Fernando Garita, Responsable de Desarrollo de Negocios para Latinoamérica, Betcris Gonzalo Pérez, CEO, Apuesta Total Karen Sierra-Hughes, Directora de Relaciones Gubernamentales y Desarrollo de Negocios para Latinoamérica y el Caribe, GLI Evert Montero Cárdenas, Presidente, Fecoljuegos Anna Shahbazyan, Regional Director of Latin America, BetConstruct HOW TO GET ACCESS Meet at the SBC Digital Summit Networking Lounge, from where you can access the event Encuentranos en el Networking Lounge de SBC Digital Summit, desde donde podrás acceder al evento Please Note: All attendees must be registered to the SBC Digital Summit to attend this networking event.

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NETWORKING – WEDNESDAY 29 APRIL ASIAN MARKET NETWORKING HOUR Date: Wednesday 29 April Time: 10:00am UK / 11:00am CEST Location: SBC Digital Summit Networking Lounge Asia's casinos have been largely shuttered, so now is a good time to see what the cross-over is between landbased and online players. Has online casino been given a boost in recent weeks, and how have live dealer operators fared? Are eSports or Virtual Sports the way to go for sports books? Come and join a friendly, lively chat on which products and markets are showing the most promise right now.

SPECIAL GUESTS Jane Guan, Chief Commercial Officer, Pinnacle Nick Hill, Director, Premier Consulting Rory Anderson, Consultant, 12Bet HOW TO GET ACCESS Meet at the SBC Digital Summit Networking Lounge, from where you can access the event Please Note: All attendees must be registered to the SBC Digital Summit to attend this networking event.

CHAIRED BY Ros Wade, Managing Director, Asian Gaming Brief

CIS MARKET NETWORKING HOUR Date: Wednesday 29 April Time: 4:00pm UK / 5:00pm CEST Location: SBC Digital Summit Networking Lounge The CIS Market Networking and Q&A will bring together industry leaders from the region and those companies developing their business here. We'll talk frankly about the issues affecting this market, where opportunities exist and how to overcome challenges. This is a chance to meet new colleagues, build your network and expand your business. CHAIRED BY Lasha Machavariani, CEO/Founder, Setanta Sports Media

SPECIAL GUESTS Irakli (Marcuss) Davarashvili, CMO, Adjarabet Maxim Afanasyev, CPO, Liga Stavok Anrdreii Suslenko, Chief Communications Office, Parimatch Paruyr Shahbazyan, Founder, Rating Bookmakers HOW TO GET ACCESS Meet at the SBC Digital Summit Networking Lounge, from where you can access the event Please Note: All attendees must be registered to the SBC Digital Summit to attend this networking event.

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NETWORKING – THURSDAY 30 APRIL ESPORTS NETWORKING HOUR Date: Time:

Thursday 30 April 12:00pm UK / 1:00pm CEST / 7:00am EST

This is a casual discussion around esports and betting; how then nature of esports titles provide ample opportunity for markets, and how, due to sports being on pause, the two worlds are merging all the more from London to Las Vegas CHAIRED BY Sam Cooke, MD and Co-Founder, Esports Insider

SPECIAL GUESTS Moritz Maurer, CEO, GRID Marek Suchar, CEO, Oddin Adam Savinson, Head of Esports, Betway Marco Blume, Trading Director, Pinnacle Tom Goedde, CMO, DraftKings HOW TO GET ACCESS Meet at the SBC Digital Summit Networking Lounge, from where you can access the event Please Note: All attendees must be registered to the SBC Digital Summit to attend this networking event.

PAYMENTS Q&A MEET-UP HOSTED BY PAYMENT EXPERT Date: Time:

Thursday 30 April 4:30pm CEST / 3:30 - 4:30pm UK

Following on from an insightful day of discussions, sit down and enjoy a more relaxed approach to networking with the Payment Expert Networking Hour. Featuring members of the newly founded advisory board, this hour aims to connect like-minded professionals to discuss topical issues. CHAIRED BY Payment Expert

SPECIAL GUESTS Steven Armstrong, Group Director of AML, William Hill Andrea McGeachin, Chief Commercial Officer, Neosurf Paul Bolton, Ex-GVC Head of Payments Warren Russell, Founder and CEO, W2 Global Data HOW TO GET ACCESS Meet at the SBC Digital Summit Networking Lounge, from where you can access the event Please Note: All attendees must be registered to the SBC Digital Summit to attend this networking event.

NORTH AMERICAN MARKET Q&A MEET-UP Date: Thursday 30 April Time: 8:30pm CEST / 7:30pm UK / 2:30 pm ET Location: SBC Digital Summit Networking Lounge After a full day of conference sessions, join the Betting on Sports American team and our featured guests to unwind, make new connections and network with leaders in this market. We'll be chatting about the opportunities and challenges facing businesses in the US, sharing thoughts and re-connecting with each other as we deal with COVID-19. CHAIRED BY Sue Schneider, VP growth & Strategy - Americas, SBC

SPECIAL GUESTS Joe Asher, CEO, William Hill US David Purdum, Writer, ESPN Katie Lever, Director, GBank Financial Holdings Inc. and Chief Legal Counsel HOW TO GET ACCESS Meet at the SBC Digital Summit Networking Lounge, from where you can access the event Please Note: All attendees must be registered to the SBC Digital Summit to attend this networking event.

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NETWORKING – FRIDAY 1 MAY AFRICAN MARKET Q&A MEET-UP

SPONSORED BY

Date: Friday 1 May Time: 12:00 - 1:00pm UK / 1:00 - 2:00pm CEST Location: SBC Digital Summit Networking Lounge

SPECIAL GUESTS Sab Jhooti, CEO & Founder, Black-op Gaming Richard Hogg, Director, Betgames.tv

After a full day of conference sessions, join the Betting on Sports American team and our featured guests to unwind, make new connections and network with leaders in this market. We'll be chatting about the opportunities and challenges facing businesses in the US, sharing thoughts and re-connecting with each other as we deal with COVID-19.

HOW TO GET ACCESS Meet at the SBC Digital Summit Networking Lounge, from where you can access the event Please Note: All attendees must be registered to the SBC Digital Summit to attend this networking event.

CHAIRED BY Mathew Symmonds, CEO, Web Analysis Solutions

SBC DIGITAL SUMMIT CLOSING PARTY Date: Time:

Friday 1 May 4:30pm UK

JOIN ZOOM MEETING https://us02web.zoom us/j/85841361258?pwd= ZUhKNnhiakZ5MCs2cnN0VXBCV0JwZz09 Meeting ID: 858 4136 1258 Password: LetsParty

We did it! We pulled off the largest and most successful online event our industry has ever seen… and we did it all from the comfort of our own homes. But the one thing we’ve been missing is a PARTY! So grab your drink, turn on your webcam, set up that virtual background and join us for our first VIRTUAL CLOSING PARTY! Let’s round this week out in true SBC Style.

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