ICE presence for Swiss Federal Gaming Board

December 6th 2000

    January's International Casino Exhibition is set to play an important role in the process of possible casino deregulation in Switzerland. Members of the Swiss Federal Gaming Board will be in attendance at ICE 2001 to answer any questions from casino equipment suppliers concerning the detail of the deregulation process.

    The Swiss Federal Gaming Board, which is due to report on its findings to parliament prior to September 2001, has received over 50 applications from operators for a possible 25 licences.

    Tim Cullimore, who speaks for the Swiss Federal Gaming Board, said: "The International Casino Exhibition is the biggest event outside the United States and therefore represents an excellent opportunity for us to meet with the key individuals from the world’s casino equipment suppliers."  

    Julian Graves, ICE Marketing & Commercial Director added: "I am delighted that we have been able to bring together our exhibitors and representatives of the Swiss Federal Gaming Board. The potential deregulation represents an important landmark for the international industry. The Gaming Board's decision to take a presence at ICE is a powerful endorsement of the reputation that the exhibition enjoys."

     Members of the Board will be available to meet casino equipment suppliers from Monday 22 January in Room 215 at Earls Court. Appointments can be made in advance by email: or by telephone on +41 31 323 1451.

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