The online poker legal action in the U.S. has been the center of attention in the online gaming world for the past few weeks.

And iGaming Business, the masterminds behind the gaming affiliate world’s most popular conferences, is offering affiliates and operators a chance to regroup and discuss these events:  The upcoming iGaming Super Show, kicking off in three weeks in Dublin, has added special sessions dealing with U.S. legal issues and where the industry can go from here.

In addition to a newly announced session at the iGaming Super Show that will directly address the legal implications of the shutdown, organizers also held a pre-show webinar discussing the U.S. situation.

That webinar featured the expertise of industry leaders like iGaming Business editor-in-chief Michael Caselli, Ongame managing director Peter Bertilsson, GamblingCompliance editor Chris Krafcik, and iMEGA chairman Joe Brennan, providing info that will be central to the many discussions at the iGaming Super Show.

Most relevant to the current U.S. situation, the iGaming Super Show’s keynote address is by American Gaming Association (AGA) President and CEO Frank J. Fahrenkopf, Jr., who’ll be speaking on the topic of “Legalization of US Internet Gambling: Where Do We Go From Here?”

“Fahrenkopf will discuss the various stakeholders involved in the potential legalization of online gambling in the U.S., the politics involved and his outlook on what the future holds,” organizers state.

Business as usual
Aside from the U.S. situation, the iGaming Super Show’s jam-packed schedule of elite speakers and top-notch educational sessions will proceed as usual.

The highlights of that schedule are:

• More than 2,500 delegates, from operators to affiliates, and executives to legal experts
• More than 150 exhibitor stands in one huge exhibition room
• In-depth conference tracks arranged six months in advance
• Topics that go beyond the typical iGaming subjects, including analysis of business strategy and advanced online marketing.
• Networking and party events every day — including Bodog founder Calvin Ayre’s 50th birthday!

Here’s a list of some of the other topics being covered:
• Round Table Discussion: Affiliate Issues
• Land-Based Gaming Brands and the Online Migration
• Social Media & iGaming: What you need to knowLive Sports Betting: The Opportunities for Affiliates
• Legal Internet Gaming in Canada
• U.S. state-by-state legal update
• PPC advertising on mobile: Why is it a big deal?
• International SEO: Latest global gaming trends, opportunities & expert multilingual search
• Demon SEO Panel
• M&A and Consolidation – What bwin/PartyGaming has Taught us so Far
• The impact of a regulated marketplace on traditional iGaming licensing hubs

And don’t forget the kick-off event, a charity gold tournament arranged by Fairway Casino. Get full details on that event here.

Register today
Last year’s iGaming Super Show was the biggest iGaming event of the year, and this year is expected to be even bigger. The conference will be held from May 24th to 26th, 2011, in Dublin. Get full details and registration info here. And remember, affiliates attend for free.


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