The first edition of the „Exact Time in Gambling” conference, to be held for the first time in Belgrade on June 5th , will feature live casinos, slots and bookmakers, online games and updated gambling legislation in the Balkans, and in Europe.
Serbia’s gambling market, a growing market, is becoming more and more interesting for the entire international gambling industry, and the comparison of Balkan gambling legislation with the rest of Europe has determined Casino Life & Business Magazine to organize this first conference at the beginning of the annual gaming fair „Belgrade Future Gaming”.
The Belgrade Conference will bring to the participants the main representatives of the industry and the local gambling regulators who will debate and seek answers to the hottest issues of the moment in this field. Foreign representatives will also take part in the event, bringing along their expertise in this field.
This first edition of the „Exact Time in Gambling” conference will take place on the first day of Serbia’s international gambling industry fair Belgrade Future Gaming on June 5th , the most important and busiest day of the exhibition.
Speakers of the event are renowned personalities from the gambling industry such as:
Nicholas S. Hammond (United Kingdom)
Nicholas S. Hammond is partner in Hammond-Partnership.
Nicholas S. Hammond opened the first law office in Romania after the 1989 changes. After a few years practicing in Romania he opened Hammond and Associates which has become Hammond Partnership. Nicholas is a highly experienced English speaking commercial lawyer based in Romania having practised both in the City of London and Romania.
He was the first English solicitor to come to Romania in 1990.
His practise covers all aspects of corporate and commercial law including company formations and corporate restructuring, joint ventures and inward investment.
He has advised clients in such varied fields as aviation, insurance, banking, retail, agriculture, project finance as well as venture capital investments. He advises on real estate matters as well as leasing and Romanian intellectual property matters.
He has experience in many areas of law including aviation, natural resources, finance and insurance, intellectual property and employment as well as counselling companies entering the Romanian market. Currently he writes a blog on Romanian law as well as doing business in Romania.
Vasil Stumbov (Bulgaria)
Vasil Stumbov is a veteran of the iGaming industry.
Vasil Stumbov started gamebookers.com back in 2000 and since then occupied various C-level positions at big and small companies from the sector, namely PartyGaming, Sportingbet, Tempobet or Anakatech.
In 2013, Vasil started the consultancy iGamingBulgaria in order to respond to the growing needs of the operators in South-Eastern Europe to establish their presence. Since 2015, Vasil Stumbov has successfully raised funds, as an investor and co-founder, for Dench eGaming Solutions – an innovative turn-key platform provider with focus on AI and behavioral marketing.
Jan Řehola (Czech Republic)
Jan Řehola is an associated lawyer with PS Legal from Prague.
Jan Řehola has over 8 years of experiences in gambling field, both from the public and private sector.
He is a master of Law from the Charles University in Prague. Jan has been working for 4 years for the Ministry of Finance – Czech Gambling regulator, as a Director of Gambling Department.
In his work for the Czech Gambling regulator Jan was responsible for all gambling policy issues, including drafting of new legislation, issuing of gambling licenses and cooperation with other European regulators as a member of European Commission Expert Group on Online Gambling. Jan Řehola is now associated with PS Legal, law firm and with his professional team provide consultancy to the biggest companies on European gambling market. Jan is finishing his doctoral degree at Charles University in Prague and regularly speaks at gambling conferences around the Europe.
PS Legal is Prague based law firm specialized in providing legal services to all sectors of the gaming industry. PS Legal has rich experience in gambling field and provides professional and high quality legal and compliance consultancy to key players on Czech and CEE gambling market.
Hrvoje Vincetic (Croatia)
Hrvoje Vincetic is the Managing Director of Adriatic Casino from Opatija.
Hrvoje Vincetic was born in Croatia in 1962. He studied Engineering in Agronomy and finished it at the University of Osijek. His casino career started in 1990 at the position of craps dealer at the American Palace Laguna Casino in Poreč, Croatia. Afterwards, he spent 5 years at HIT Casinos Group in Slovenia, over 5 years at Casino Mulino (Croatia) and over 3 years as the Managing Director of Royal Casino (Croatia).
He had been managing the Croatian Lottery’s Casino in Vinkovci for about 3 years. Hrvoje was engaged with the Croatian Lottery for about 9 years alltogether on different casino, lottery and betting jobs. In June 2015 Hrvoje was offered the Managing Director position at the Adriatic Casino in Opatija (Croatia) which he’s gladly accepted.
At the same time, representatives of the gambling industry in Serbia such as Zoran Stojanovic, Chief of Laboratory with Military Technical Institute, Alex Petrovic, Senior Partner with Joksovic, Stojanovic & Partners, as well as recognized personalities from Romania such as Bogdan Coman, Executive Director Rombet and Vlad Ardeleanu, Superbet’s CEO. Valentin Korman, Vice-President of the National Gambling Office, will also attend the event.
Other confirmations from brand representatives from other European Union countries are also expected.
As the name reveals, the event is an excellent opportunity for participants to get acquainted with the latest news and developments in the gaming industry in Serbia and beyond.
The conference is scheduled to have three sections: in the first part, the partners of the event will have presentations in front of all participants, and in the second and third part, those present will be updated on the newest openings and developments – legislative or not – in the field, including projects dedicated to Responsible Gambling.
During the event, participants will be able to ask questions, all taking place in an informal atmosphere typical of events organized under the aegis of Casino Life & Business Magazine.
Through organizational structure and current topics, the event will be an important milestone in the agenda for those present at Belgrade Future Gaming 2018.
The main partner of the conference is Superbet and permanent partners of the events organized by our magazine are DGL PRO, GRISOGONO style studio and ROMBET association.
The organizer of the event, Casino Life & Business Magazine, is the media partner of the most important gambling industry events around the world and was awarded twice Best iGaming Media in the Region title in 2016 and 2017 in Budapest, Hungary.