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Sergey Khitrov, founder and СEO of Adwad Group, will explain how to pay only for real customers at RGW 2017
On June 7-8, founder and CEO of Adwad Group Sergey Khitrov will present at Russian Gaming Week 2017, held in Moscow.
The title of his presentation: “Stop wasting your advertising budget and start paying only for real customers”.
The following issues will be touched during the speech:
- What is an affiliate market?
- How to pay only for real customers?
- Which promotion techniques exist in gambling?
Expert will highlight efficient secrets of promoting betting houses, illustrated by alternative advertising methods. Also, speaker will share other interesting case studies from his practice.
Sergey Khitrov received the President’s awards in the nominations “Entrepreneurship” and “IT and innovations”. Has 11 years of experience working in Internet advertising. His customers include such giants of Internet market as Skype, Viber, eBay, and Aliexpress. The first division of Adwad Group was opened by Sergey Khitrov in 2013.
Adwad Group’s most remarkable projects:
- Adwad.ru – affiliate CPA network;
- JetMedia.pro – advertising agency;
- CPALife (cpalife.su) – the largest conference on Internet advertising and affiliate marketing in the RF and eastern European region.
Petr Goryashko, the founder and chief architect of Circus Delight studio, will speak at the thematic cB2B conference that will take place on June 7-8 within the international gambling exhibition – Russian Gaming Week.
He took degree in the architecture theory and completed HoReCa Design advanced training courses in Milan. In 2004, the speaker founded Circus Delight studio, focusing on interior architecture and design in the entertainment industry. Petr gave lessons at the International Design School. Currently, he practices in the studio and gives courses on interior engineering at RMA business school.
At RGW Moscow 2017, the specialist will speak on the topic: Main concepts of casino engineering. He will tell the audience about:
- plan solution and psychological factors;
- casino design history (briefly);
- three approaches to creating an image based on world famous casinos in Monte Carlo, Las Vegas and Macau.
Buy tickets to RGW Moscow 2017, the key event for CIS gambling business.
Iosif Galea is a well-known licensed manager that provides professional consultancy services and assistance to online gambling organizations; key official and leading expert of many global companies.
Listeners of panel discussion within RGW 2017 will learn:
- why Malta has a status of European gambling business hub since 2005;
- how to obtain a remote gambling license from the Malta jurisdiction;
- why Malta offers a beneficial tax regime for gambling business;
- how the stability of political and economic climate is supported;
- how the law protects the interests of remote gambling operators in the Republic;
- what purpose does the Malta Gaming Authority serve.
Russian Gaming Week 2017 is a unique platform for sharing experience and knowledge, establishing partnership relations and presenting the latest advances in the gambling industry. Register to participate in the event.
Project Lead in the Entertainment & Casino segment
How to manage a casino resort? Alexey Mozhaev’s presentation at RGW 2017
Alexey will share his knowledge of managing integrated resorts. Peculiarities of management, indicators analysis, marketing issues, strategic planning, market overview – all important topics regarding management will be discussed.
Main presentation points
- overview of existing casino resorts;
- operating difficulties;
- management peculiarities;
- operating activities of an enterprise;
- enterprise development.
Alexey Mozhaev has worked in the Entertainment & Casino sphere since 1992. In 25 years he climbed the career ladder from the position of a dealer to the director general in a large gambling company. Alexey is involved in consulting gambling zones, analytics, marketing, strategic planning and implementation of new technologies in the Entertainment & Casino industry.
Russian Gaming Week 2017 is a unique platform for sharing experience and knowledge, establishing business contacts and showing the latest achievements in the gambling industry. Don’t miss the opportunity to learn about secrets of business development! Register to participate in the event.
The White Label (WL) partnership scheme is often applied in the gambling business. Besides, there are a lot of ways of its establishments. Ivan Kondilenko, CEO at CASEXE, will tell the audience whether one should use this solution in their businesses and what way to choose.
He has been focusing on marketing and brand management for 11 years. Within his position at CASEXE, Ivan Kondilenko is responsible for online casino projects at all stages: from development to support.
Ivan will speak on the topic: White Label operation mode in online gambling. Advantages and risks for operators. He will answer the key questions:
- What does White Label mean in the online gambling business?
- What advantages does such a form of cooperation give to operators and software providers?
- What risks does the White Label scheme hold?
- What are the differences between WL solutions in gambling and other sectors?
- When does WL application make sense?
The company Ivan works in develops software for the gambling industry. CASEXE not only provides game platforms but also supports projects of its customers, assisting in promotion and technical support.
Independent business consultant
How to use artificial intelligence in gambling? Successful case studies by an independent consultant Roman Bout
Which solutions does artificial intelligence bring to gambling? How to move from theory to its real implementation in business and earn profit? These and other questions will be answered by an independent business consultant in the sphere of gambling and speaker at Russian Gaming Week, Roman Bout
The graduate of the Bauman Moscow State Technical University Roman Bout has devoted 10 years to gambling and carried out several successful projects. In 2011 he started consulting online operators about issues related to attracting clients. He popularizes performance and data-driven marketing in Russian and CIS, regularly gives speeches at thematic conferences.
Roman’s area of interest – advertising technologies and use of artificial intelligence in marketing.
At Russian Gamin Week he will speak about tasks of artificial intelligence in online gambling. You will learn about successful case studies and simple methods of implementing AI in business.
Register for RGW to ask the speaker your question.
Which opportunities blockchain opens for the development of online gambling? Presentation at RGW
On June 8, the second day of the forum Russian Gaming Week, a presentation will be given by Aleksandra Fetisova, the project manager at DAO.CASINO. The speech title: “Blockchain is reshaping the world of online gambling and opens new market opportunities”.
Aleksandra Fetisova is an expert in the field of IT and fintech with eight years of experience in managing large projects. She had a degree in Business Management and Certificate of International Coach Federation.
At the conference, the speaker will tell which opportunities are opened for gambling industry by decentralized blockchain technologies and other innovative P2P communications.
The CIS’s largest gambling and entertainment forum RGW 2017 will take place in ECC Sokolniki on June 7-8.
Tickets to the event are available on the website.
Where do bitcoins come from and why are they so beneficial in gaming. Report by bitcoin enthusiast Maxim Krupyshev
Maxim Krupyshev, one of the founders of the Cubits processing platform, will speak about the concept of cryptocurrencies and technical issues associated with the introduction of bitcoin at the Russian Gaming Week.
Max has master degree in business administration. He’s been interested in bitcoin since the very start of its popularity. Nowadays he gives lectures, consults crypto projects and is known to the participants of the largest cryptocurrency conference in Eastern Europe - Blockchain & Bitcoin Conference.
From his presentation you will learn:
- what is bitcoin, where does it come from and what is mining itself;
- how transactions are conducted;
- why bitcoin is considered an ideal payment method;
- problems and risks gaming operators should be aware of.
Both beginners and experts in the cryptocurrency industry will have something to ask the speaker!
Eric has over 10 years of experience working in and around Financial Technology. He has delivered innovative SaaS systems for some of today’s biggest institutions around payments, identity, and banking infrastructure. Eric has been in the Blockchain space since 2012 and is involved in a number of blockchain and fintech businesses both as investor and board director. He currently serves as Managing Director for one of the UK and EU's longest running Bitcoin exchange and merchant processor, Cryptopay
As part of the XI International exhibition RGW 2017, there will be a presentation given by Levon Nikoghosyan, CEO of PartnerMatrix.
He will talk about the subtleties of managing affiliates and agents through a complex system. The speaker will show typical techniques that simplify the fulfillment of tasks. Besides that, the presentation will cover the issue of financial benefits of using an affiliate platform.
Main theses of the report:
- advantages of using a high-quality affiliate platform;
- how to choose the most beneficial fee schedule;
- what should be avoided when handling an affiliate platform.
Levon has decent experience in the gaming industry, especially in the field of affiliate and agent management systems. He closely worked with large gaming operators in different continents, acquiring useful skills. Speaker held a leading position at BetConstruct, a company that develops online betting software. Currently, he is a CEO at PartnerMatrix that develops affiliate/agent management solutions.
Don’t miss the presentation by Levon Nikoghosyan and other speakers of RGW 2017. Register to become a participant of one of Russia’s largest events in the field of the gambling industry.
Investing in betting, or What makes your business successful? In the speaker’s presentation at RGW Moscow
Betting business brings huge revenues to those who know its peculiarities. That’s the expertise of the operations director of BetConstruct - Sergei Efimenko, who will share his knowledge at the conference of Russian Gaming Week (June 7-8).
The speaker has been engaged in the gambling business for 14 years. He started his career as an assistant bookmaker at BC Nevada-Sport and moved up to the position of operations director at BetInvestGroup. He created and promoted such international brands as Favbet, BetInvest, and worked for Expekt, Bwin, Bet365. Since 2017, he has been working as an operations director at BetConstruct, which provides services for landbased and online gambling.
The title of Sergei’s presentation is “Investing in betting. How to create a successful business using B2B solutions”. He will tell:
- about the characteristic aspects of betting companies’ operation;
- how to negotiate with customers and partners for everyone to remain in a win-win situation;
- what it is important to know to launch your gambling business.
Register for RGW Moscow – that’s the best investment in your knowledge.
Don Best Sports
Benjie Cherniak is a successful gambling business representative with 10 years of experience in the betting industry. Holds the position of Managing Director of Don Best Sports, a leading provider of products and services related to the North American sports betting industry. Company’s offices are located in Las Vegas, Nevada, Vancouver, and British Columbia.
Recently, Don Best Sports has presented two betting solutions:
an in-play pricing product for North American based sports;
a data integrity offering to assist detecting fraudulent betting patterns.
Company’s products have rapidly gained global market acceptance.
At the forum, Benjie Cherniak will tell why bookmakers of the CIS countries will benefit from accepting bets on the US sports: NHL, NBA, NFL, MLB etc. Many of these competitions are already popular in Russia, and some of them have not revealed their huge potential yet.
Speaker will present a case study explaining how to create a high-margin and legitimate sports product aimed at the development of new markets. Besides that, he will compare the culture of sports betting on different continents and review issues of fighting fixed matches.
Exhibition and forum Russian Gaming Week will take place at ECC Sokolniki on June 7-8.
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Konstantin Makarov to tell Russian Gaming Week about influence of betting on eSports development
On June 7-8, Konstantin Makarov will speak at Russian Gaming Week 2017 conference in Moscow. Speaker is the head of Bingo Boom betting company, president of Foundation for computer sports support and development, and head of Self-regulatory Organization of Bookmakers.
Presentation topic: The influence of betting on eSports development.
Key points of the forthcoming presentation:
- increasing bettors’ interest to eSports;
- growing eSports popularity and massive involvement of its audience;
- profit from industry advertising;
- financing via mandatory deductions for using competition names by betting shops.
Being a candidate of legal sciences and experienced head of the betting shop (since 2012), Konstantin Makarov will reveal positive and negative aspects of the new law regulating cooperation between bookmakers and sports organizations.
Special focus will be on financially prospective eSports trend that has been recently included in the official register of Sports of the Russian Federation.
LLC "Legal line"
Mariya Lepshchikova to speak about the conflict of interest after adopting a new law on bookmaking
How to manage bookmaking business under conditions of the latest legal restrictions? This issue has been discussed by all representatives of the betting industry. But at Russian Gaming Week, Mariya Lepshchikova, the lawyer at PL Company, will speak about the conflict of interest among bookmakers after the implementation of a new law.
The expert has worked in the sphere of legal support of bookmaking for 13 years. Over the years, she:
- represented gambling clubs, lottery operators, betting shops and bookmakers in courts of various jurisdictions (including the Supreme Court of the Russian Federation) and won cases;
- provided escort during checks performed by law enforcement in the process of administrative and criminal proceedings;
- filed appeals against public authorities;
- was involved in legal justification of new gambling projects.
At RGW Moscow 2017, Mariya will speak on “The law about special-purpose allocations for Russian sports as an indicator of the conflict of interest in the regulatory environment of the bookmaking business”. She will elaborate upon the following:
- overview of the law enforcement practice according to p.4 a.14.1.1. of the Code of the Russian Federation on Administrative Offenses: which advertising options are allowed;
- which legal requirements events receiving bets should comply with;
- why not all bookmakers are ready to pay newly implemented allocations and how it will affect the bookmaking market;
- enlargement of advertising opportunities for 60 mln a year: does everybody need these new opportunities and do they want to pay for them?
- which conclusions can be drawn concerning a new bill prohibiting non-sporting bets (the bill № 156808-7).
Register for Russian Gaming Week to get practical advice on the bookmaking business from the experienced lawyer.
New challenges in gambling advertising. RGW Moscow speaker: Julia Nemtseva – advertising expert
What betting advertising campaigns are the most efficient? How legislative amendments will influence advertising in this industry? These and other issues will be revealed by Julia Nemtseva at RGW Moscow conference. The speaker is a managing partner at AdConsul and expert in advertising legislation.
Julia Nemtseva is a member of the Department for Control over Advertising of the Federal Antimonopoly Service of the Russian Federation, and the author of MBA advertising right programs. She has held leading legal positions at Gazprom-Media and Russian Olympic Committee (TEAM RUSSIA project) for a long time.
At RGW Moscow, Julia Nemtseva will speak on the topic: Gambling advertising. New campaign. New reality.
She will present a review of advertising legislation changes related with the accepted betting amendments and analyze efficient advertising campaigns in the betting and casino sector. Conference guests will discover marketing opportunities in this area within 2017/2018 football and hockey season.
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Leonid Paramonov, Director of Corporate Sales Department at the satellite television provider NTV-Plus, will make a presentation at the Russian Gaming Week 2017 conference in Moscow on June 7-8.
The subject of the presentation: Prospects for the development of modern TV in betting business.
The first satellite television provider in Russia NTV-Plus follows trends and introduces innovations to its work process. The company's experts consider greater involvement of the audience in the interactive mode as a potential growth.
Sports betting is one of the priorities in the betting business, therefore NTV-Plus offers exclusive terms for betting shops by adding sports channels to their service packages. The platform provided by the company implies24/7 sports channels broadcasting throughout the country - from Kaliningrad to Vladivostok.
The speaker will provide detailed information about the prospects for betting shops, including:
- legal solution that allows legal broadcasting of sports events;
- innovative interactive set-top box (additional services: rewind, pause, delayed viewing);
- joint decisions promotion in betting shops.
Leonid Paramonov has been working in the field of high technologies for 20 years implementing large telecommunications projects in various industries:
- developed innovative projects in the Ministry of Telecom and Mass Communications of the Russian Federation;
- contributed to the digitalization of the Russian Television and Radio Broadcasting Network (RTRS);
- promoted the computerization and transition of federal structures and regions to eGovernment and information society.
Sports.ru & Tribuna Digital
Unconventional advertising campaigns for betting clients, contrastive analysis of digital tools, common mistakes that occur when working with internet platforms. These and other issues will be covered in the report of Russian Gaming Week speaker, Ilya Kotlikov, the head of betting department at Sports.ru and Tribuna Digital.
Ilya dedicated almost half of his career on the digital market to advertising projects for the betting industry. He developed several advertising campaigns for international bookmakers and studied in detail all the requirements of the western audience.
At Russian Gaming Week, Ilya will provide unconventional cases for betting clients.
He will speak about the following issues:
- how to build a strategy on brand promotion and attract new clients using large platforms;
- which advertising tools are better, and which of them shouldn’t be used at all;
- common mistakes of bookmakers when working on internet platforms;
- when and why one should risk.
Listen to the details and learn best practices from Ilya Kotlikov at RGW-2017!
Director of Development
How to develop online betting business legally? Detailed information – at RGW 2017
On June 7-8, Vyacheslav Fedorov, a representative of Yandex.Money, will present at the XI annual forum Russian Gaming Week. The title of speaker’s presentation: “Organization of online betting and tote in a new legislative environment”.
Vyacheslav Fedorov is a specialist in the field of payment technologies with 10 years of work experience. Headed the payment systems department of Yota and the marketing department of “DengiOnline”, held the position of a commercial director at Go2See. Currently, works as a director of development at YandexMoney, and a managing partner at BookingTennis and e-MoneyNews.
Expert provides competent consultancy services in various focus areas connected with the realization of payment infrastructure, fraud protection, development of online business, data processing and analysis, etc. Besides that, Vyacheslav Fedorov is engaged in StartUp schools and well-known business incubators as a mentor and expert, and often participates in specialized conferences.
At Russian Gaming Week, the speaker will talk about current laws that regulate the online betting business operation.
Theses of speech:
- Which payment systems to use to provide the tax authority with data on each transaction according to the new law 54-FZ?
- Online betting and tote operation through Interactive bets accounting centers (self-regulatory organizations).
- Customer acquisition with the help of advertising is half the battle. It is important that a customer pays. Working on customer behavior.
Exhibition and forum RGW 2017 will take place in exhibition center Sokolniki on June 7-8. Registration for the event is available here.
Development manager at Slotegrator Vadim Potapenko to speak about the use of chatbots in gambling at RGW 2017
The topic of his presentation: “The use of chatbots in gambling”.
The speaker will pay special attention to the following questions:
- What is a Telegram bot?
- What are the advantages of creating a bot?
- How does it work?
- How profitable is the technology?
Vadim Potapenko has been in the gambling industry since 2013. At the beginning of his career he worked with traffic attraction for large poker rooms all over the world. In 2015 he became a sales manager at Slotegrator. Next year he was appointed a development manager of the company.
By working with new promising technologies, the speaker gained considerable experience in trends identification. His presentation will be useful to everyone who is interested in the potential of opportunities innovations open to the gambling industry.
Konrad Gill is known as one of pioneers in development and implementation of virtual reality. He is one of those who have managed to find common ground of the land-based and online segment.
Konrad Gill has 18 years of experience in leading positions in the gambling and entertainment industry. He has focused on implementing innovation ideas of land-based and online casino convergence. Speaker is a founder of ViARsys, the first European company developing virtual reality systems and complex solutions for gaming resources.
The entrepreneur asserts that he has been a gamer and technical freak throughout life. Today, Konrad is known as a speaker of international Gaming and iGaming conferences as well as a member of the Board of the Austrian Gaming and CoinOp Association - Automatenverband.at.
His presentation topic at Russian Gaming Week: Virtual Reality and the future of gaming convergence.
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Kevin Williams, the founder of the UK-based company KWP Limited, will make a presentation at the industry conference, which will be held as a part of the XI International gambling and entertainment exhibition-forum RGW Moscow 2017 (June 7-8).
He announced himself in the entertainment industry back in the early days of the computer era in 1984 by designing his first game ‘Bear George’, and remains among those who drive the industry. He has a vast experience in developing and promoting the latest technologies with immersion effect.
In 2004, Kevin founded KWP Limited that provides such services as market analysis, consulting in the field of innovations introduction, technology evaluation and management services, including design, development and marketing. Numerous leading developers require his consulting services.
The work of Kevin Williams is not limited to this. He is a co-author of ‘The Out-of-Home Interactive Entertainment Frontier’ book, a regular columnist for such leading trade publications as Vending Times, Tourist Attractions & Parks, InterGame/InterFun, RePlay Magazine and a VR news service VR Focus. Besides, Kevin is a founder and publisher of the subscription information eNewsletter service - The Stinger Report. He is also the Chairman of the Digital Out-of-Home Entertainment Network Association, which offers and supports new initiatives for the development of the industry.
A well-known developer, innovations consultant and publicist will make a presentation at the Russian Gaming Week conference on the concept of jackpot in mixed reality in the gambling industry. His presentation will include:
- Methods of successful implementation of virtual and augmented reality projects.
- Ways of their market promotion.
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