Online Gambling in Slovakia, Insights to be Presented at CEEGC 2018 by Štefan Švec (Playtech)

Written by:
C Costigan
Published on:
Jun/04/2018

Budapest – Central and Eastern European Gaming Conference (CEEGC) is the leading boutique gaming conference in Central Europe which gathers the local and global industry together yearly and has become a platform that enables both networking and educations.

The third edition of CEEGC Budapest is scheduled for 25 September and will be held at the Ritz-Carlton Budapest. For more details, visit www.ceegc.eu

The organizers are honored to announce that in 2018, they are adding new market updates to the panel discussion and the Slovakian gambling market update is among them.

As recent news unveiled that Slovakia is set to open its online casino market to internationally licensed operators by revamping its already existing gambling laws with a draft legislation that could take affect by March 2019 and it would rearrange the country’s gambling legal framework completely.

The new law responds to the latest trends in digitization which are also affect the gaming industry and among the goals the legislations is also seeking to increase consumer protection.

Sources claim (CalvinAyre.com) that online casino revenue would be taxed at a rate of 23% (locally licensed online sportsbook operators currently pay 27%).

The State of the Slovakian Gambling Market will be presented by Štefan Švec (Sales Director at Playtech) during the “Focus on Central Europe” panel discussion.

About Štefan Švec

Štefan Švec is an industry professional with over 10 years experience in the retail and online gaming space. Focusing on Central and Eastern European countries, he has co-created several sucesfull projects as Doxxbet and CardCasino and consulted to local market leaders as Synot or Slovmatic. Started as an operator of Poker cardroom in Slovakia and went from Online product manager, Head of products to Head of Sales, Consultant and Managing Director. A year ago he has joined Playtech, the world biggest supplier of gaming products and services, where he leads the sales efforts in Eastern and Central Europe included CIS. He is mostly responsible to develop new Tier1 opportunities, to establish new business prospects and investments possibilities across the region.

The 2018 edition of the “bombastic gaming seminar” will be held at The Ritz-Carlton on the 25th of September and the event promises to once again bring the quality content and networking opportunities for attending delegates.

The subtitle of the 2018 event is “The age of Machine Intelligence and how regulators must keep up with technology” and the agenda is full of high quality content. CEEGC 2018 will once again feature regulatory and compliance related panel discussions about Romania, Bulgaria, Ukraine, Belarus, Slovakia, Czech Republic, Hungary and Poland, but will also focus on Responsible Gambling, AML, Licensing Procedures in the European Union, Innovation and will feature a special IMGL MasterClass™.

Make sure you grab your seat in time and attend the most prestigious boutique style gaming event which gather C-level executives yearly in one of Europe’s most visited city.

Register here!

About the organizer, European Gaming Media and Events (formerly EEGMedia/EEGEvents)

European Gaming Media and Events is a leading media and boutique event organizer company in the European Union.

The live events/conference division is in charge of organizing boutique style executive gaming events that focus on bringing inside information from the top gaming experts in the European Union and beyond. Their first event was held in Budapest on the 19th of September 2016. Since then the team have implemented more destinations into their event portfolio.

In short, they cover most areas of Europe with international events that serve the local and global industry, optimize networking opportunities and bring the hottest topics into scope.

The event destinations include Vienna, Prague, Budapest, Riga and Ljubljana with special focus around emerging markets.

For more details about the calendar, agendas and locations, visit the Live Events/Conferences section on europeangaming.eu

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