GRWA returning in August 2017

Australia’s gaming and gambling market is currently valued over US$18 billion. With massive growth comes greater challenges as well as new opportunities.

The 8th annual edition of Gaming, Racing & Wagering Australia is returning on August 14-16, at the Novotel Darling Harbor in Sydney.

New features this year include a first-ever interactive pre-conference workshop, going beyond the basics, focusing on how to stage and market a successful eSports event, and discussing how to acquire and engage the new generation of consumers.

The two-day main summit will delve into important regulatory and business development issues for the casino, clubs, gaming and wagering and racing industries.  The main sessions will include the latest regulatory updates, news from key international markets, innovation, security, diversification strategies and much more.

Confirmed speakers include: 

  • Michael Sarquis, Executive Director, The Office of Liquor and Gaming Regulation - Department of Justice and Attorney-General, Queensland Government

  • Tim Shepherd, COO, Silver Heritage Group

  • David Edwards, Projects Chief Executive - Special Projects Unit, Department of State Development - QLD

  • Duane Mutu, Director, LetsPlay.live & Vice President, New Zealand eSports Federation

  • Ken Gamble, Executive Chairman, IFW Global/IACP – International Association of Cybercrime Prevention

  • Sally Gainsbury, Deputy Director, Gambling Treatment & Research Clinic, The University of Sydney

  • Hai Ng, Co-Founder, Neomancer LLC & Spawn Point Pte Ltd

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