Casino Life & Business Magazine June editorial
Gambling has no time to rest
We should just take a look at the events that came to pass in May, both here and abroad.
Our country hosted one of the most important gambling events, namely the 2013 General Assembly of EUROMAT – European and Amusement Federation. This organization aims to build a favorable environment as possible in the European Union for everything that represents this delicate sector of gambling.
Between 21 and 23 of May, our publication ‚ Casino Life & Business Magazine’ also attended Gambling Expo Belgrade, a famed international fair in Serbia, where we had our own booth as the only mass-media representatives from Romania.
The Advisory Board of the Business People in the Romanian gambling for the National Gambling Office was established this month. This Board will have the possibility to inform the authorities about the reference issues in this industry, as the Romanian Government stated via its Mass-Media Office. The normative act sets up the general criteria regarding the monitoring activity of the online gaming and the main operating rules of the Monitoring Committee, a deliberative and decisional structure in gambling.
Another good news comes from PokerFest tournament, which goes on with its events and even crosses borders. Two of its legs will be played in Gavgelija, Macedonia, between 24 and 28 of June. The host will be Ramada & Princess Hotel and Casino. In October, PokerFest will reach Budapest, in Hungary. This international leg of PokerFest will be hosted by Tropicana Casino.
And we are not stopping here – Metropolis Casino came out strong this summer for the players. Three guaranteed prizes, amounting USD100,000, were given away at Metropolis Casino, on June 1.
Going abroad, our publication ‚ Casino Life & Business Magazine’, was the only media partner from Romania at Woman in Gaming Awards 2013. This event acknowledges the female leaders in the casino industry and their valuable contribution to the success of this specific business. The international gala took place on May 16, at Jumeirah Carlton Tower Ballroom, located in the high-end Knighsbridge in London.
Italy hosted the European Dealer Championship, where Romanian Luiza Caradeanu was crowned the winner and whose exclusive interview can be read in our pages.
The European Poker Tour in Monte Carlo was won by Steve O’Dwyer, while the great Romanian player Daniel Negreanu placed on the fourth position. Two more Romanian players participated in the competition – Toni Judet and Liviu Ignat, who were ranked as 52 and 58, respectively.
Our publication ‚ Casino Life & Business Magazine’ covered all the above events, to give you – our readers – the opportunity to be informed in due time about the latest in gambling, both in the magazine and on our site. Starting with May, the weekly newsletter will be another Friday pleasant reading for you.