SPiCE India 2023 Recap: As the sun rose over the picturesque shoreline, the Goa Marriott Resort & Spa was alive with anticipation as attendees eagerly awaited the start of Day Two at SPiCE India 2023. Yudi Soetjiptadi, Managing Director of Eventus International, opened the day with an inspiring welcome address to all in attendance, followed by an energizing introduction from Chairperson, Christina Thakor-Rankin, Principal Consultant at 1710 Gaming. Both speakers expressed great optimism for the future of the Indian iGaming industry, emphasizing its vast potential for growth and development. The rich aroma of freshly brewed coffee added to the excitement of the day ahead.
The morning session featured two-panel discussions, the first of which was moderated by Devon Dalbock, General Manager of Gaming Laboratories International. The topic of this panel focused on balancing compliance and the customer experience in the face of restrictive regulation. An esteemed panel of industry experts, including nAni Srinivasan, Head of Operations, India, iTech Labs, Srinivas Kotni, Founder & Managing Partner, Lexport, Vidushpat Singhania, Managing Partner, Krida Legal and Mona Motwani, Director of Sports Content and Partnerships for the Indian Subcontinent, Sportradar, provided valuable insights to the audience. The panel was highly appreciated for the informative dialogue and the actionable advice it provided.
The second panel at the gaming industry event featured an exciting discussion on the threats posed by illegal gaming and how to counter them. Moderated by Harmen Brenninkmeijer, Managing Partner at NYCE International, the panelists included Kuntal Sampat, CCO of LootMogul, and Jyotsna Chaturvedi, Head of Corporate Practice, Maheshwari & Co. Advocates & Legal Consultants. This insightful conversation provided a specific focus on illegal gaming in India, including the latest international lottery technologies presented by Amy Remes, CEO of Kootac Trading.
The panel then continued with an in-depth discussion on improving player protection and responsible gaming. Moderated by Devon Dalbock, the panelists featured industry experts such as Jaydeep Chakravartty, iGaming Consultant India, Satya Mahapatra, iGaming Consultant, ROI Internet Marketing, and nAni Srinivasan, Head of Operations, India, iTech Labs. This debate provided a profound look into how best to ensure an enjoyable and safe gaming experience for players.
The afternoon sessions of the event kicked off with an engaging panel discussion moderated by Rakshit Ahuja, Head of Partner Network at Admitad India, on the dynamic gaming market in India. Participants gained insights into the current developments and what to look out for in the future. The day concluded with two more panels, which focused on sustaining and growing the gaming industry in India in light of the new gaming laws, as well as strategies for tapping into the lucrative Indian gaming market. Attendees heard from a range of experts on the advantages and challenges of a regulated gaming market and how to unlock its true potential.
The exhibition floor was the place to be, as visitors had the chance to meet and connect with the leading providers to get up to date on the latest technologies and services. It was abuzz with networking opportunities, and the energy in the room was palpable as attendees took advantage of the exciting new innovations to help grow their businesses.
The day ended on a high note with closing remarks from the Chairperson, Christina Thakor-Rankin. Christina highlighted the incredible insights shared throughout the day and expressed her enthusiasm for the future of iGaming in India. All the attendees are now eagerly preparing for the much-anticipated USD150 buy-in SPiCE Poker Tournament, an exciting event to round off another successful and informative day at SPiCE India 2023.
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Speakers Experience | SPiCE India 2023 Recap
“Another extraordinary seminar, and a very successful event where I have made several valuable contacts. It was an opportunity to chat with interesting people and make new friends.” – Kuntal Sampat, COO, LootMogul
“It was a great honour to speak among the industry leaders and veterans. This event is full of fresh energy and expertise on all things of iGaming.” – Ashish Rana, Marketing Technology & Automation Consultant
“Thoroughly enjoyed SPiCE India 2023, for me, it has really offered access to new markets and people that I wouldn’t necessarily meet at European conferences. The venue, the weather, the people, everything has been sensational.” – Alex Jones, SPiCE India 2023 delegate, EveryMatrix
“I would say this has been the best SPiCE yet and that is probably because the industry has evolved and matured and as a result of the announcement from the Ministry of Technology it reinvigorated the conversation. We have had some incredibly in-depth conversations about regulation. What has been really interesting is that what has started off looking like it’s just a normal event, has evolved into something that is much more complicated and sophisticated and interesting.” – Christina Thakor-Rankin, SPiCE India 2023 Chairperson, 1710 Gaming
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