Meeting on Internet Gaming Will Take Place November 28-30 in London

LARCHMONT, N.Y.  Oct. 27, 1999-- The Third Annual Symposium on Internet Gambling and Management will take place Nov. 28-30 in London at the May Fair Intercontinental hotel.

The Internet Gaming industry has shown explosive growth from a mere handful of operators to over 300 today, and is projected to reach $10 billion in the new millenium, up from $600 million today. Once dismissed by the traditional gaming industry, Internet Gaming has become a serious competitor for gamblers' dollars, and some traditional gaming companies are now getting into the Internet gaming market.

The meeting's focus is on the relationship between Internet Gaming vs. Traditional Gaming: Adversaries or Allies? Internet Gaming leaders from more than 28 countries are expected to attend the conference. The complete program can be viewed at www.bioconferences.com.

Sponsored by the International Internet Gaming Association, Gaming Law Review, the leading gaming journal; Internet Gaming International, the leading newsletter in the field and Starnet, Atlantic International, and Casino International, this conference is chaired by Joseph M Kelly, professor of business law, SUNY College at Buffalo and Anthony R. Coles, of the London law firm, Jeffrey Green Russell.

The program will present pragmatic information on Internet casinos, sportsbooks, lotteries, parimutuel wagering, International legal and regulatory frameworks, and financial and marketing issues.

The keynote address, "How the Casino and Betting Shop Industry Views Internet Gambling,'' will be presented by Leonard Steinberg, chairman, Stanley Leisure, plc London, one of the largest gaming concerns in Europe, and owner of more than 25 casinos in Great Britain. Peter Dean, the chairman of the British Gaming Board, will also speak at the conference.

The Internet Gaming Innovator Awards will be presented at the conference in conjunction with Internet Gaming International, the monthly newsletter published by Mary Ann Liebert Inc. (www.liebertpub.com).

For complete program and registration information, please call 914/834-3100 ext. 611 or email phogan@liebertpub.com.


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