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​​​​​​​08:30   REGISTRATION AND COFFEE

09:00   Welcome Speech
            Yudi Soetjiptadi - MD, Eventus International Limited

09:15    Opening Remarks from the Chairperson
             Tim Shepherd,
Co-Founder - Silver Heritage Group Ltd

09:30    Regulatory Address: “The latest regulatory developments in 

             India”

10:00    International Keynote Address from the Chairperson:

             “Show me the money: How is the global gaming industry 

             responding to the liberalisation of gambling regulations in

             and the growth in demand from India’s burgeoning middle

             class and how can you capitalise?”
             Tim Shepherd -
Co-Founder,Silver Heritage Group Ltd

10:30    NETWORKING TEA BREAK

11:00    Presentation: “Let’s talk about Tax: Is GST in India a game

             changer?”

11:30    Panel: Gambling and betting in sports legalisation in India –

             The sleeping giant


  •              Where are we now?
  •              What is the future prospect?
  •              Why sports betting should be legalised?
  •              Legalising sports gambling pros and cons – The Oxford                           Debate
  •              How should we regulate it?


             Panellists:
             Jay Sayta –
Founder, Glaws.in
             Ranjana Adhikari -
Co-head Media Entertainment & Gaming

                                              Practice, Nishith Desai Associates
             Susan O’Leary – CEO, Alderney eGambling Limited
             Vidushpat Singhania -
Managing Partner, Krida Legal
             Vaibhav Gaggar –
Managing Partner, Gaggar & Associates

12:30    NETWORKING LUNCH BREAK

13:30    Presentation: “Comparing India’s Casinos to Other Gaming

             Offerings Globally”
             Kit Szybala -
Director of Research and Analysis, Global

                                  ​  Market Advisors

14:00    Panel: The Casinos of India


  •              How can growth be achieved in the face of restrictive                               regulation?
  •              Experiences in several Indian jurisdictions: Goa, Sikkim                           and Daman
  •              What is the growth potential and is there room for new                             entrants?
  •              Navigating the licensing and regulations in different Indian                       jurisdictions

           

             Panelists:
             Albert Climent –
Director, Bluesea Gaming
             Manoj Jain –
VP, Deltin Group

15:00    Presentation: “Analytics in the Gaming and Sports Betting

             Industry”
             Andrew Pearson –
Founder & Managing Partner, Intelligencia

                                             Limited

15:30    NETWORKING TEA BREAK  

16:00   Panel: Status of lotteries in India


  •             Understanding how lottery sits alongside other gaming verticals
  •             Bringing traditional lotteries into the digital era
  •             What are the legal challenges today?
  •             What are the legal justifications for state monopolies in India? 
  •             Is the lottery industry in India changing with innovative lottery                 solutions?

            Panellists:
            Arvind Upadhyay –
Co-Founder & COO, Glück Games
            Ratul Sethi –
Director of Operations, Golden Gaming International 

                                  Pvt. Ltd.

17:00   Panel: "Sports integrity: The key to a successful regulated

            sports betting market”

  •             Recent issues on match-fixing and sports betting.​
  •             How betting can partner with sport to reach a new audience


           Panellists:
           Thierry Pujol -
Director of Sports Integrity, Française des jeux

                                    (FDJ)

18:00    Closing Remarks From the Chair

 

AGENDA

DAY ONE - Sports Betting

Tuesday, 27 February 2018

SportsBettingEvents.com

​DAY Two - Game of Skill & Gaming

Wednesday, 28 February 2018

08:30   REGISTRATION AND TEA

09:00   International Keynote Address from the Chairperson:
             “Exploring key growth markets and opportunities in India: lottery, sports 

             betting,  land based and online gaming - how to foster further growth?”
             Christina Thakor-Rankin – Principal Consultant, 1710 Gaming LTD.


09:30    Presentation: Roland Landers – CEO, All India Gaming Federation

10:00    Presentation: “The Rise & Rise of Fantasy Sports” by FIFS
            
“A detailed overview of the phenomenal growth of the Indian Fantasy

             Sports Industry: from 3 lakh users in 2015 to 2 crore users in 2017, and

             set to hit 10 crore users by 2019. This  presentation will include Fantasy

             Sports’ market size, contribution to the sports industry, regulations,

             operator landscape and growth potential.”
             Harsh Jain -
CEO & Co-Founder, Dream11

10:30    NETWORKING TEA BREAK

11:00   Panel: Fantasy Sports unicorns:

  •   Is it a game of skill?
  •   The difference between fantasy sports and legalized sports wagering

            Panellists:
            Aahna Mehrotra –
Sport Laws & Management consultant
            Benjamin Carlotti –
Managing Director, Oulala Games Ltd

            Daniel Simic - Founding Director and CEO, Fantasy Sports Global Ltd
            Harsh Jain -
CEO & Co-Founder, Dream11
            Nandan Kamath –
Principal Lawyer, LawNK
            Nitin Mittal -
Associate, Krida Legal

12:00   Panel: Mobile gaming market in India: opportunities, monetisation

            challenges & solutions:

  • How to increase your revenue through the utilisation of mobile gaming
  • Social and mobile the new frontier for innovation in gaming?

             Panellists:
             Harsh U. Kothari - 
COO & Co-founder, Neon Gaming Studio Pvt. Ltd.
             Laxmi Khanolkar -
CEO and Co-Founder, Apar Games
             Nitish Mittersain –
Founder & Managing Director, Nazara Technologies Pvt

                                             Ltd.

13:00   NETWORKING LUNCH BREAK

14:00    Panel: Betting on Horse Racing in India: The Look Ahead

             Panellists:
             Catherine Chauvin -
PMU (International Development)
             Gowree Gokhale -
Partner, Nishith Desai Associates
             Gautam Karhadkar -
Associate, Krida Legal
             Tom Waterhouse -
CEO, William Hill Australia

15:00   Panel: Poker & Rummy in India

  • Recent legal developments: Ordinance issued by the Telangana government banning rummy, litigation in Gujarat High Court, Supreme Court etc.
  • Analysing the rummy market: Growth, geography, potential and strategies
  • Exponential growth of poker: Is poker reaching all four corners of the country?​
  • Sportifying poker and other card games: Are poker leagues here to stay?


            Panellists:
            Alexandre Dreyfus –
CEO, Global Poker League
            Anuj Gupta –
Founder, Adda52
            Pariekshit Maadishetti –
Founder, Taj Rummy
            Pranav Bagai –
CEO, Poker Sports League

16:30   NETWORKING TEA BREAK

17:00   Panel: eSports in India:

  • What’s the potential for eSports in India?
  • Is India heading towards an eSports boom?
  • eLeague strategies & opportunities
  • Diversity & Demographics


            Panelists:
            Andrew Pearson –
Founder & Managing Partner, Intelligencia Limited
            Benjamin Föckersperger –
Co-Founder, the-esports.com
            Gowtham Reddy –
Founder & Managing Partner, Tesseract Esports LLP
            Mujahid Rupani -
Co-Founder & Global CEO, Cobx Gaming Pvt Limited
            Purvish Kothari -
CEO & Co-founder, Neon Gaming Studio 


18:00   Closing Remarks From the Chair

                                                *** End of SBGI 2018***