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Wagering: Sports Betting and eSports

May 14, 2019

With legal frameworks still being assessed and regulations honed, a template for an esports betting model has not yet been standardized. In this track we look at what casino operators will need to implement to include esports wagering into their current sports betting operation, the role of inplay, how it will develop in the years to come, and what an esports bookie might look like. 
 
 How do current sports betting models apply to esport wagering?

 What games are suited best for betting?

 What role does peer-to-peer, match play and in play have?

 What will an esports bookie area look like and what role could technology like VR and AR have?  In-Game betting on esports 


Learning outcomes:  

 The difference between sports and esports betting

 Understanding the market: How and when gamers wager

 Connecting the play to the communities

 Considerations to keep in mind when designing an esports betting site

 The time-line for esports integration 


Speakers:  Moderator: Jennifer Roberts, Associate Director of the Internat’l Center for Gaming Regulation, University of Las Vegas Kate Lowenhar-Fisher, Gaming and Hospitality Group Chair, Dickinson Wright, PLLC;  John English, Partner, Global Gaming Advisors Grant Johnson, CEO, Esports Entertainment William Collis, Co-Founder, Team Genji, the "moneyball" of esports 

Speakers
Jennifer Roberts, Associate Director - International Center for Gaming Regulation at University of Nevada Las Vegas
Kate C. Lowenhar-Fisher, Gaming and Hospitality Group Chair - Dickinson Wright, PLLC

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