2017 has been a year of changes and future project setting in the regulated gambling market of Romania. Ms. Odeta Nestor has been replaced by Mr. Dan Iliovici at the Head of the Romanian National Office for Gambling and it seems that the Romanian market is still in climb with more and more operators and vendors approaching the market.

During a recent interview in Issue 6 of EEGReport Magazine, we have asked Mr. Iliovici about what are the major projects that he would like to implement as the President of the Romanian National Gambling Office?

Mr Iliovici has replied the following: “Together with all my colleagues from the National Gambling Office (NGO), we aim to build new stages of performance which will sustain the industry at the level it has reached and why not, even raise the bar higher. This way we assure the predictability on the long run for both sides of the industry: the operators and the players. We would like to make sure that the Romanian gambling industry can provide a safe business environment which is stable and transparent.

We have also set ourselves to reduce the bureaucracy, and one of the first steps will be the use of an efficient IT infrastructure and an information sharing. We would like to make the information much more accessible for the industry and for everyone involved (operators, players, the public and mainstream media). We must, and I strongly believe in this, become a example for an efficient and modern interaction with all stakeholders of our industry.

One of the most important projects is the establishment of the foundation for a socially responsible gaming. From the beginnings of my activity in the gambling industry I was extremely involved in assistance of the problem gamblers as well as on the prevention and education of the risks associated with gambling. This program will benefit from all the power and authority of the institution I represent.”

To read the interview in full, you can follow this link, however we have great news for you. You can ask your questions in person, because Mr. Iliovici will be present in Budapest.

The Romania market will be discussed during the Eastern European panel, which is titled as “The growth of regulated markets in the Eastern European region” and scheduled to be held between 11:00 – 12:00 AM (Budapest Local Time) on the 19th of September (Day 1) during the second edition of the Central and Eastern European Gaming Conference Budapest. (you can view the full agenda here)

The second edition of the Central and Eastern European Gaming Conference (CEEGC) will be held at the Kempinski Hotel Corvinus Budapest and as during first edition, it will bring together the cream of the online gambling industry for two days of fully packed unique networking opportunities.

We have set the dates of 19 and 20 September by carefully synchronizing with the top delegates that will be attending the event and we are looking forward to having you among our guests.

The motto of the 2017 event is “Unfinished Business: Dare to attend” and it will focus on the Latest Innovations, Hot Topics, Eastern and Central European market updates and a special focus on the Balkans.

We are aiming to bring yet another opportunity to harvest a wealth of information about the hot topics and trends which shape the industry in 2017 and will look towards the future awaited regulatory updates.


Recent updates and future plans of the Romanian Gambling market” is the title of Dan Iliovici’s presentation and the topic is awaited by numerous operators that have shown their interest to attending the event.

Dan Iliovici (President of the National Gambling Office ONJN – the Romanian gambling regulator)

Mr. Dan Iliovici has been recently appointed as President of the National Gambling Office ONJN – the Romanian gambling regulator, monitoring and controling authority. During the last six years Mr. Iliovici represented the interests of the gambling operators as executive manager of two of the most important associations of the industry. He was also member of the Consultancy Council from NGO, actively contributing at the new gambling regulatory framework in Romania. Mr. Dan Iliovici is also dedicated to the study of problem gambling, initiating and promoting the most important Responsible Gambling projects in Romania. He participated as speaker at conferences and seminars across Europe and published more articles on responsible gambling topic.




How to secure your seat?

Early Bird Rate is set for 299 EUR an can be booked with the 50% discount until September the 3rd, 2017. Limited seating! (Online payment, Bitcoin or Bank Wire Available)

*25 operators can attend the event for free! Fill out the form below in order to secure your free seat at CEEGC 2017 Budapest!

*Please note: The 25 free seats can be booked until 01.08.2017 and are based on the first come first serve basis.

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Source: CEEGC