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Unikrn Germany CEO to Speak at VIGE2018

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May/02/2018

Vienna - The second edition of Vienna International Gaming Expo is going to be held on the 31st of May at Melia Vienna and promises to bring yet another quality day of learning and networking.

The agenda of the event will focus on the latest developments in terms of compliance in Austria, Malta, Italy and Romania and will feature panel discussion about fraud detection, customer retention, artificial Intelligence, AR/VR, casino technology, eSports, daily fantasy sports, cryptocurrency and use of blockchain.

You can view the detailed agenda on the following link.

The latest announce speaker will you the “eSports – growth opportunity for European operators” panel discussion.

eSports is a rapidly expanding industry with widespread popularity across the globe. In fact, according to a recent study by Super Data Research, based in the US, the market scraped in a value of $892 million (around £717.6m) in 2016. They believe that this year this figure will soar to over $1 billion.

The panelist are going to give their insights of the industry in Europe and the confirmed speakers are: Daniel Sherlock (Founder of Game Mentorz), Manuel Haselberger (Head of Communications and PR at Austria’s national eSport Federation “eSport Verband Österreich – ESVÖ”), Niklas Timmermann (Vice President of the German eSports Association – ESBD) and Tom Lemke (General Manager at Unikrn Germany).

Tom Lemke (General Manager at Unikrn Germany)

Tom has been an active participant in the esports world since 1999, playing Counter-Strike on the highest German level, co-founding teams such as Mousesports and BIG. In 2007 Tom began his career in the betting industry, starting out as a live-trader for football, while studying journalism and Korean history in Berlin. In 2012 he created a comprehensive esports book, offering Starcraft 2, League of Legends, Dota2 and Counter-Strike, developing submarkets such as “First Blood” and “Pentakill”. In 2015 he joined the Seattle Start-Up “Unikrn” as their Vice President of Business Development. He got promoted to General Manager in 2017, overseeing the betting operation in Europe and leading the German Unikrn team.

About Unikrn

Unikrn is the worldwide leader in esports betting. You can bet legally, for free, anywhere in the world using Unikoins, our virtual tokens. Back your picks with Unikoins or real money and feel the rush when you watch the next big match.

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