Last week, Harrah Casino hosted the East Coast Gaming Congress (ECGC) and NextGen Gaming Forum. The 23rd Edition of the 2-days conference brought a lot of foot traffic and big names to the city. In fact, the keynote speakers were none other than Governor Phil Murphy and Bill Miller, president, and CEO of the AGA. Plus, the top-level management of various companies like Rush Street Gaming and Mohegan Gaming also join several discussion panels.
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One of the biggest events in the iGaming world
All and all, ECGC is a fantastic platform for industry experts to discuss trends. It’s also the perfect place for leaders to share their views and worries on hot topics. Michael Pollock, a co-founder of the event, believes the conference is a world-class event since it connects decision makers of various organization. Plus, it provides an opportunity to discuss new ways to ensure Atlantic City keeps on flourishing.
This year the hot topics were the future of esports and how it will evolve. And, of course, the Wire Act which causes worries across the industry. Additionally, experts had the chance to discuss the impact of legalized sports betting. Now the outcome of these discussions is any bodies guesses. But, the important thing is that the big names of the industry came together to share their thoughts. And leaders were there to listen to their worries too.
The future of gambling
Steering Atlantic City’s gambling future in the right direction is not a single player game. In fact, it’s essential for companies to find common ground which may help them overcome future obstacles imposed by lawmakers. The truth is, events like the ECGC create a neutral turf for open dialogue and without corporate boundaries. And surely after the success it had, we’ll likely see more events of this genre. After all, the industry is booming. So maybe one event a year isn’t going to be enough as laws, regulations and players’ demands evolve.