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iGaming NEXT New York City '22

In 2022, the iGaming NEXT team will stamp their authority in Manhattan.

The coming together of two unique crowds: iGaming and Investment professionals.

Scheduled to take place in “The Big Apple”, iGaming NEXT New York City ’22 will occupy the Convene in Midtown West on the 21st and 22nd of March to gather the biggest brands and influencers from the iGaming industry and investment community with the thrilling and ever-changing landscape of the US gaming market being the focal point.

Surrounded by bright lights, numerous historical landmarks including Lady Liberty herself, iGaming NEXT will allow you to experience New York City’s iconic attractions and diversity through two days of insightful and informative content. Networking will play a pivotal role during the boutique event with multiple evening receptions scheduled at some of the city’s quintessential venues.

Get ready to connect, explore, and experience at iGaming NEXT New York City ’22.

Who's Attending

CFOs & Heads of IR
iGaming C-levels

Connecting iGaming and The Investment Community in...


Agenda for iGaming NEXT New York City '22

5.00pm – 9.00pm ET
Pre-Networking Drinks @ HQ Hotel

Opportunity to become acquainted with your fellow colleagues ahead of the event and collect your badge ready for Day 1.

7.30pm - late ET
NY Knicks @ Madison Square Garden

iGaming NEXT NYC ’22 will host a suite at Madison Square Garden where NY Knicks host Utah Jazz 🏀

7.00am – 8.00am ET
iGaming NEXT NYC '22 Run Club

Opportunity to test your pace around the iconic Central Park. We will offer varying levels of running speed to ensure you arrive fresh and ready for action for Day 1.

9.15am – 10.15am ET
Registration & Coffee
10.15am – 10.25am ET
Welcome from Chair
10.25am – 11.00am ET
Opening Keynote Talk
11.05am – 11.45am ET
Today’s Prize is Yesterday’s News: Trends Driving M&A Activity in US Sports Betting + iGaming

The pace of mergers and acquisitions in the sports betting and online iGaming world has certainly picked up steam in the last six months as it appears $2bn deals are being raised each morning!

Will this trend really continue? Is todays’ “favorite” going to be tomorrow’s old news as each company seeks to be available to be acquired for the right price?

11.50am – 12.05pm ET
Presentation Partnership (Sponsored)
12.10pm – 12.40pm ET
The Debate: Proprietary versus Non-Proprietary

As the markets become ever fiercer, the debate as to whether to own outright or outsource solutions to a third party can make the difference to millions that is lost or won as licences are handed out. What is the best, and what does it mean for the eventual winners?

12.40pm – 1.00pm ET
HEADLINE Talk (sponsored)
1.00pm – 2.00pm ET
Lunch & Networking
2.00pm – 2.40pm ET
Time to Tame the Beast – Will global firms entering the United States suffer from lack of Asian regulation & clarity?

Whilst it is an attractive revenue opportunity, can the complex and non-compliant nature of Asia begin to hinder the opportunity for operators entering the United States as the sector looks to a more sustainable industry and investor demands?

Will this cause a boardroom split or re-focus as some hard-line decisions are made to enter the United States?

2.45pm – 3.15pm ET
Areas of Technological/Product Innovation in Online Sports Betting

As sports betting comes to the forefront, is technology likely to play an even more vital role as companies seek to stake their claim in the competitive market? Who are the likely winners and losers and what new innovative products can we expect to see in 2022 and beyond?

3.20pm – 3.55pm ET
All roads lead to profitability

How do you attract the attention in the new social world and above all convert them to loyal customers? How can passive viewers be converted to sports and iGaming bettors?

4.00pm – 4.15pm ET
Presentation Partnership (Sponsored)
4.25pm – 5.00pm ET
Odd-on favourite with Esports!

With over 200 million viewers worldwide, eSports betting is still in its relative infancy, but it is expected to grow in the coming decades exponentially reaching $13bn in 2025.

With sports betting representing the most popular product among Esports fans can we expect it to be mainstream soon and how do businesses tap into the Gen Z market?

5.00pm – 5.15pm ET
Chair Closing & End of Day 1
5.30pm – 8.30pm ET
Networking Drinks @ The Monarch
9.30am – 10.30am ET
Registration & Coffee
10.30am – 10.35am ET
Welcome from Chair
10.35am – 11.10am ET
Opening Keynote Talk: Tapping into the $1bn betting pool

Six months on from the nine licenses being awarded and an expected launch of wagering at the Super Bowl LVI – what has this brought to operators and media alike and the State of New York?

11.15am – 11.50am ET
Regulatory Land of Opportunity or Obstruction?

Having gone through unfamiliar waters with uncertain futures, 2022 is the start of the revival and new opportunities are coming about. These shockwaves are tearing through the US as many more licenses are awarded and partnerships and M&A activity are moving at a herculean pace. This session looks at the impact on regulation across the US and its impact on revenue opportunities.

11.55am – 12.10pm ET
Presentation Partnership (Sponsored)
12.15pm – 12.55pm ET
The Business of Sports Betting from the League Perspective

The collective billions in potential earnings from leagues will mean huge dividends for some sports stakeholders even after the pandemic. What is the expected outcome and impact of the various deals, and will we see new market entrants over the next 12 months?

1.00pm – 1.15pm ET
HEADLINE Talk (sponsored)
1.15pm – 2.15pm ET
Lunch & Networking
2.15pm – 2.50pm ET
All for one; or many for all? The US from an operator’s perspective

As the industry is seeking to hit $8.5bn in Sports Betting and iGaming in the US by 2025 it is the right time to be entering the US market.  

What is the latest perspective from the operator’s point of view? Do they see the ability to have complete control of their operations or will reliance on third party partners ultimately win in the end?

2.55pm – 3.30pm ET
The State of B2B Technology in the Online Gaming Industry
3.35pm – 3.50pm ET
Presentation Partnership (Sponsored)
3.50pm – 4.25pm ET
The Intersection of Media and Sports Betting
4.30pm – 5.05pm ET
Tribal Gaming: A new frontier in iGaming?

As tribal gaming continues to dominate the land base sector, it is expected that it is a matter of time when not if, the tribal sector begins to reap the benefit of iGaming. With the iGaming sector alone expected to be twice as profitable as sports betting, we examine what opportunity lies ahead for the burgeoning US sector.

5.05pm – 5.15pm ET
Chair Close and End of iGaming NEXT NYC ´22
5.30pm – 8.00pm ET
Post Event Networking
7.30pm - late ET
NY Knicks @ Madison Square Garden

iGaming NEXT NYC ’22 will host a suite at Madison Square Garden where NY Knicks host Atlanta Hawks 🏀

COVID-19 Safety Disclaimer

At iGaming NEXT, the health and well-being of our guests and team have always been at the forefront of our decision-making. As we embark to organise our March New York City ’22 event, we continue to monitor Government guidelines and we are preparing a Covid-19 Safe Event Plan to protect both our Guests and team.

More information around covid-19 rules and requirements will be posted closer to the event!


iGaming NEXT New York City '22