Тhe most important event in the gaming and entertainment industry in the Balkans and Eastern Europe – BEGE Expo was held for 8th consecutive year from 24th to 25th November in Inter Expo Center, Sofia. The leading gaming show for Eastern Europe doubled its size than last year. Over 60 companies from the region and around the world attended the event by presenting their latest product developments, inspiring ideas and technological solutions. Over 4000 visitors…"BEGE Expo 2015 recorded a great success! (EEGReport – Magazine – Issue2 – February – May 2016)"
EEGReport Magazine: Well, I can certainly tell you that I am glad that we are in a new year, a year which looks even more promising that 2015 did. You guys managed to end the year in full swing with a new location for BAC, which now took place in Berlin. What is the outcome of the event? Where the number up? Feedback for new faces, etc.? We want to hear all about it! Alex…"Alex Prat -Interview- (EEGReport – Magazine – Issue2 – February – May 2016)"
EEGReport Magazine: Eman, Dennis, now I know you for a while. There is something about doing business with you, which I cannot quite explain. Business seems to flourish at SiGMA, and you guys have created a great informal networking environment. Can you shed light on the recipe to this success? Far too kind with words, Zoltan! It seemed pretty obvious that there was a good opportunity for an igaming show to be held in Malta…"A buzzing show in the heart of the iGaming industry – (EEGReport – Magazine – Issue2 – February – May 2016)"
EEGReport Magazine: The Hungarian online gambling sector has been subject to debate for quite some time now. What are the recent developments, and are foreign operators likely to be able to apply for licensing in the next few years? Gabor Helembai: The Hungarian regulatory environment has not been a success story in recent years. Following some unexpected changes of the Act XXXIV of 1991 on the Organisation of Gambling (the “Gambling Act“), we have finally…"Gabor Helembai -Hungary- Interview – (EEGReport – Magazine – Issue2 – February – May 2016)"
EEGReport Magazine :What are the key updates regarding Responsible Gambling in Romania and what steps are taken to implement it? Valentina Dobre: The responsible gambling subject is a growing topic in Romania, catching the eyes of both authorities and operators. One of the key updates on the matter is the new gambling legislation, which stipulates that a national Fund and a public interest Foundation will be created. Its main objective will be to respect the…"15_Valentina-Dobre-Responsible-Gambling-Romania – (EEGReport – Magazine – Issue2 – February – May 2016)"
The Fourth Anti-Money Laundering Directive (hereinafter the “Directive”), which was approved by the European Parliament on 20 May 2015, will introduce significant changes in the European legislation aiming to prevent the abuse the financial system to launder money or finance terrorism. These changes, intended to adapt AML legislation to new and ever evolving forms of financial crime, will also include the entire gambling sector in the scope of the Directive for the first time; a…"The Fourth Anti-Money Laundering Directive: key developments and impact on the gambling sector – (EEGReport – Magazine – Issue2 – February – May 2016)"
EEGReport Magazine: Since Armenia, a Transcaucasian state is included in definitions of Eastern Europe or histories of Eastern Europe, we would like to know more about the developments of the online gambling in the country and neighbouring countries. What is in your opinion the way these countries need to consider issuing online gambling licenses for foreign operators?(if you could answer per country it would be great). Vahe Baloulian:Although our largest development and service center is…"Vahe Baloulian Interview – (EEGReport Magazine – Issue 1 – October 2015 – January 2016)"
EEGReport Magazine: Experts believe that in the coming years Bitcoin will develop at about the same speed as not so long ago Internet did. Do you also adhere to this theory? Tim Heath: If we look at the speed of disruptive technologies, such as the Internet (http protocol) and Email (smtp), it takes time for such advances to propagate throughout society, specifically the time between the early adopter group and the masses. However the movement…"Tim Heath – INTERVIEW about BitCoin – (EEGReport Magazine – Issue 1 – October 2015 – January 2016)"
Daily Fantasy Sports (DFS) is a relatively new phenomenon. Sometimes labelled as ”the next big thing” after the arrival of poker 10 years ago, this trendy iGaming product is taking North America by storm and slowly knocking on Europe’s doors. The way it works is simple: sports lovers select a team of real-world athletes like football stars Lionel Messi and Wayne Rooney, who then score fantasy points during their real football matches, according to…"The Rise of Daily Fantasy Sports in Europe – Can Daily Fantasy Sports Overshadow Sports Betting? – (EEGReport Magazine – Issue 1 – October 2015 – January 2016)"
EEGReport Magazine: Since the development of social gaming are moving at a rapid pace all around the world, what do you think the outcome of this development will be in Eastern and Central Europe? Do you think it’s going to surpass other gaming sectors in the region? Rasmus Sojmark: Well the good thing about social gaming is that it is flexible enough to work around existing regulations and find a route to market that works.…"Interview with Rasmus Sojmark SBC News (EEGReport Magazine – Issue 1 – October 2015 – January 2016)"