The Spanish Ministry of the Interior, Comisión Nacional del Juego is to provide an update on the future of online gambling in the region at a conference titled Online Gambling in Spain – A Regulatory Update.
As Spain moves closer towards collective regulation governing online gaming, leading regulators, advisers and operators will be convening in Madrid at the conference to discuss issues associated with the upcoming change and offer tangible and working solutions.
Included in the high-level programme is an address by María Ángeles González, Technical Secretary General from the Ministry of Interior, Comisión Nacional del Juego, who will be providing timely and exclusive insight into how the regulatory programme is progressing and what the resultant landscape may look like.
This vital regulatory update, taking place at the InterContinental Hotel, Madrid on 9 March 2009, will provide strategic and tactical market insight for Spanish operators, and international operators considering entering this lucrative market.
Speakers and panelists at the event also include: Artemi Rallo, Director General, Spanish Data Protection Commission; Eduardo Antoja, President, Spanish Gaming Association (FACOMARE); Juan Barrachina, Chairman, Spanish Poker Association; André Wilsenach, Chief Executive Officer, Alderney Gambling Control Commission; Sasha Michard, General Manager Iberia, Betfair Espana; Carlo Costanzia, Chief Strategy Officer, Gioco Digitale, Italy; Fernando Ors, Business Development Director, Codere; Alberto Eljarrat, Chief Executive Officer, Sportium; plus many more experts across the sector.
Xavier Munoz Bellvehi, Managing Partner at Spanish Law Firm, Legal Link who is supporting the event said: "With the spectre of regulatory change looming, operators need light shone on the pathways that this regulation may take and how it will potentially affect their operations and strategy. This event brings together all the leading players – regulators, advisors, operators, and lawyers – to ensure that key risks and opportunities are exposed and that everyone who attends leaves with a very clear sense of direction for the coming months."