Here are some of the topics and issues discussed at the Pacific Congress on Interactive Gaming held in Australia.
Australia's Interactive Gambling Act
This session dealt with the Australian Federal governments's review of the nteractive Gambling Act of 2001. The different panelists looked at how federal policy affected Australia's operators and the industry.
Sports Betting Landscape
Leading bookmakes talked about the past, present and the future of interactive sports betting in the Pacific/Asia region.
Racing Gambling Landscape
Included an overview of racing's place in the interactive gambling industry by focussing on Asian and Australian issues. Expanded betting platforms and cross-border issues were also discussed.
Veterans of the wireless gambling business discuss new technologies, the wireless market and what it takes to excel in this competitive sector.
Is Online Gambling a goldmine or is this just an illusion? This and other topics such as whether online gambling has not been approached correctly was discussed as well.
I-gaming's niche center was at the center of controversy and the question that was in the media wa whether they should be regulated or banned. This was the topic of this discussion, which was defended by both sides of the argument.
All over the world, lare embracing technology as a means of expansion. The panelists discussed whether interactive media such as the internet and mobile devices can be used as a legally viable solution.
Industry professionals discussed challenges and solutions for payment processing in the I gaming business.
A wide array of cultures and varying regulatory schemes made marketing gambling services in Asia and the South Pacific a challenging task. Representatives from well established gaming groups shared their experiences on being successful in their relative regions.
Gaming Policy in Australia
Interactive gambling has been studied again and again in Australi, and various conclusions have been drawn. A roundtable discussion sought an answer to the question.