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VIGE2017 announces new set of speakers (Vahe Baloulian, Roman Neßhold and Malcolm Bruce)



The organizers of VIGE2017 announced that the following speakers will be joining their seminars:

Mr. Vahe Baloulian (CEO of BetConstruct), will be among the key speakers in the Innovation Talks panel and will give a presentation about their latest innovation at the company which will bring a new era upon the online gaming industry.

The Innovation Talks panels will be held within the Vienna International Gaming Expo 2017 in the second half of Day 2(21.03.2017) starting from 2:00 PM (Vienna local time).

Vahe Baloulian is CEO of BetConstruct and an award-winning industry veteran, named in 2016 as one of the Gaming Intelligence’s ‘Hot 50’ most innovative and inspiring people in online gaming.

During his long career in the gaming industry, Vahe has served as Director of Gaming at 888, COO of LVFH and CEO of Red Planet Gaming. He is a frequent guest speaker and judge at leading industry events.


Mr. Roman Neßhold (President of the Gambling & Addiction Institute), who will be among the key speakers in the Responsible Gaming panel and will give a presentation about the state of Responsible Gaming in Austria.

The Responsible Gambling in Central Europe panel will be held within the Vienna International Gaming Expo 2017 on the first half of Day 2(21.03.2017) starting from 9:30 AM (Vienna local time).

Roman Neßhold is born in Austria and since 2008 president of the Gambling & Addiction Institute. He is well known as responsible gaming man and delivers player protection for all European countries, especially for Germany, Austria, Switzerland and Malta. As a professional he has a background at different universities all over the world. He studied communication, business and mediation and did some extension in clinical studies.

His Institute is in cooperation with some of the market leaders of betting and gambling and with regulators and authorities. The last years Roman became member of many responsible gaming commissions.


Mr. Malcolm Bruce (Gambling Integrity), who will be among the key speakers in the Responsible Gaming panel and will give a presentation about G4 Certification and Responsible Gaming.

The Responsible Gambling in Central Europe panels will be held within the Vienna International Gaming Expo 2017 on the first half of Day 2(21.03.2017) starting from 9:30 AM (Vienna local time).

Malcolm Bruce is a senior consultant for the Global Gaming Guidance Group (G4) which provides accreditation of responsible gambling for online operators internationally. He is also assessor for the US National Council on Problem Gambling’s Responsible Gambling accreditation program (iCAP); and is an assessor for World Lottery Association Level 4 Responsible Gambling accreditation scheme.

Malcolm has extensive international experience advising and training on Responsible Gambling and consumer protection with governments, regulators and companies. His previous gambling related roles have included Director of Corporate Responsibility for Betfair and Chief Executive of the Responsibility in Gambling Trust, where he was the project director for the first Gambleaware website and public education initiative. Malcolm speaks on gambling consumer protection and social responsibility at academic and industry conferences worldwide.

Malcolm is a member of the European Association for the Study of Gambling; the International Think Tank on Gambling Research Policy & Practice; the US National Council on Problem Gambling; the Society for Business Ethics; and is a Fellow of the RSA (Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce).


Attending the seminars at VIGE2017 requires a POWER DELEGATE status and is subject to availability. All seminars are limited to 250 delegates and the passes can be ordered at an Early Bird Rate of 300 EUR until 19.02.2017. Register as a POWER DELEGATE HERE!

Assaf Stieglitz

Assaf Stieglitz (Founder and owner of to share his wisdom about sports betting in 2018



7 August 2017, Budapest: The organizers of CEEGC2017 are honored to announce Assaf Stieglitz (Founder and owner of as keynote speakers at the second edition of the Central and Eastern European Gaming Conference. An event which is going to take place between 19-20 September at the Kempinski Corvinus Budapest.

Focusing on the online gambling affiliate industry in sports, casino, bingo and poker we can see that there is a similarity. Meaning that it has the same ultimate objectives which are applied across all of the products. With this said, there are different challenges that sports affiliates can face compared with gaming affiliates.

Seasonality plays an important role with sports-focused affiliates as the demand for content relating to a particular sport or event can affect the influx of new customers, depending on their sports preference and the updates they are providing to their users during these times. This applies to both affiliates and operators.

Being focused on the a sports niche you are basically set to a yearly calendar which shapes your work as a sports betting affiliate or sports betting operator during the year, and you are working to more rigid dates.

With 2 main event coming up in 2018 (Winter Olympics and the FIFA World Cup), affiliates are gearing up and starting to set up incentives to bring players towards their promoted operators.

The “Preparing for the World Cup and Winter Olympics 2018 (affiliates and operators)”  panel is scheduled to be held between 15:30 – 16:30 (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).


Sports betting affiliates, Getting ready for the FIFA World Cup” is the title of Assaf Stieglitz’s presentation and the topic is awaited by numerous operators that have shown their interest to attending the event.

Founder and owner of, a Sports Betting Odds Comparison company which operates in partnership with many betting sites through affiliation.

Assaf’s company also provides bespoke B2B services to other companies in the market.

As a Software Engineer with a deep knowledge of sports betting, Assaf started to build the core technology of the business way back in 2003 and in 2004 he launched his first affiliation site.

Since than the company has expanded and penetrated new markets – such as horse racing – while establishing a few dedicated sites for these markets.

As a veteran in the industry, Assaf has extensive knowledge and experience in the sports betting business both as an affiliate and as a service provider to other related companies.


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)

Register here:

For more details visit the official website, or contact the organizers directly by email ( or by phone (0040 735 559 234).

Watch this space for more interesting updates about #CEEGC2017Budapest…

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Two major announcements from BEGE Expo and EEGS: Mark your calendars



The Balkan Entertainment & Gaming Expo (BEGE Expo) and the Eastern European Gaming Summit (EEGS) celebrate their 10th anniversary this year. Due to the big interest for both events the organizers made two major announcements – BEGE will outspread in one more hall and EEGS will start one day earlier than the announced date.

Over 50 leading companies from the industry have already confirmed their presence for BEGE Expo 2017. Well-known leading manufacturers, amongst them being Novomatic, Casino Technology, EGT, Suzohapp, BetConstruct, Interblock, Merkur Gaming, APEX, Alfastreet Trade, Nsoft, JPL and CPI, as well as new participants, such as the leading sports betting company Bet3000 (IBA-Entertainment Ltd.), EXEFEED, Quixant, Zitro, Change Italia s.r.l., Gamebridge Casino Equipment, JCM Europe GmbH, nano Vo sp. Z o.o., Berkotech Kft. and others will exhibit their latest solutions at this year’s BEGE. The great interest for the event forced the opening of new hall, thus making the 10th edition of BEGE Expo the biggest so far.

The registration is already open so you wouldn’t want to miss the chance to register.

Another newness that BEGE Expo 2017 will present is the special Affiliate zone. Following the expansion of the online business in the region, this year the exhibiton will create space for online operators and affiliates from the region to interact and create business partnerships. Affiliate program providers will be able to book their own space in the zone and all affiliates will be admitted for free.

EEGS also promises to reach new heights this year. Reschedule your calendars, because EEGS 2017 will start on 20th of November – one day earlier than intended. This year’s EEGS will continue to follow its main aim – to present the most recent updates from the region, including the countries Serbia, Romania, Greece, Bulgaria, Albania, Slovenia, Montenegro, F.Y.R of Macedonia, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Poland, Turkey and Croatia.

Separate sessions will be dedicated to Sport Challenges, Impact on gaming operators by Anti-Money Laundering Act, GDPR and online gaming. Day 3 will be focused on Tourism & Gaming, Responsible Gaming Academy and marketing topics.

BEGE Expo and EEGS have gradually established as a center for the gaming and entertainment industry in Eastern Europe and for 10th year in a row will be the place where professionals from the field come in order to expand their business, exchange knowledge and promote new products. For any updates you may follow the official websites of the events: and


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Czech Republic

BetConstruct as lanyards sponsor of Prague Gaming Summit



BetConstruct lanyards sponsor

We are delighted to announce the support of BetConstruct, who over the last year has shown a great commitment to bringing together industry peers and helping spread information about regulatory updates and hot topics. BetConstruct will be the exclusive lanyards and badge sponsor at Prague Gaming Summit, an inaugural event in one of the newly regulated gambling markets of Eastern Europe. The conference will take place between 8-9 June, 2017 at Andel’s by Vienna House Prague.

Below you will find the description of the company and make sure you contact them to set up a meeting in Prague, where you will get the opportunity to meet some of their representatives.

BetConstruct is an award-winning developer and provider of online and land-based gaming solutions with development, sales and service centers in 14 countries.
BetConstruct’s innovative and proven offerings include an extensive range of market-leading products and services, including Sportsbook, eSports, Sports Data Solutions, Retail Betting Shop Solutions, RNG Casino Suite & Live Dealer Casino,  VR Casino, Poker, Skill Games, Fantasy Sports, Social Platform and more.
All partners benefit from the BetConstruct Spring platform with its powerful back office tools and all-inclusive services that empower operators’ growth and help contain their costs. From stand-alone set up to turn-key and white label solutions, BetConstruct offers its partners unfettered opportunity to succeed.

For more information, please visit BetConstruct website at
+44 203 709 9010

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