New speakers announced for EGR’s East Coast Briefing

Kambi CEO Kristian Nylén among a number of speakers added to the growing list of experts set to speak at the inaugural event

EGR Global is pleased to announce the addition of new speakers for the East Coast Briefing, with Kambi CEO Kristian Nylén and Rick Wolf of the Fantasy Sports Trade Association (FSTA) set to join a line-up of expert speakers for the inaugural event.

Nylén, who will make a rare public appearance on an industry panel, will joined by Golden Nugget’s Thomas Winter, Penn National Gaming’s Chris Sheffield and Benjie Cherniak of Don Best Sports to discuss what prospective US sportsbooks can learn from successful international sports betting models.

The panel will be moderated by David Sargeant, industry consultant and founder of iGaming Ideas.

The inaugural EGR East Coast Briefing will take place on 26 June at Le Méridien in Philadelphia to coincide with the US Supreme Court’s imminent decision on the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act (PASPA).

Other speakers added to the agenda include Rick Wolf, founding board member of FSTA, who will lead a roundtable discussion on what legalised sports betting could mean for daily fantasy sports.

Jason Barrett of the West Virginia House of Delegates, who was instrumental in the passage of the state’s sports betting bill, will discuss the road to regulation and the lessons to be learned from West Virginia.

Keep an eye out for more announcements over the next few weeks as EGR adds more experts to its line-up of speakers.

The invitation-only event is designed to provide a forum for senior executives from local and international gambling companies to discuss the potential opportunities of US sports betting and the road to regulation.

Delegates at the event will receive a package including complimentary attendance to all sessions, free refreshments and meals, access to networking meetings and a vast choice of roundtable discussions.

For any further information regarding the East Coast Briefing, please visit the event homepage or contact event manager Roxanne Swan on 020 7832 6577 or

The EGR East Coast Briefing will be followed by this year’s EGR North America Awards, which will see operators and suppliers go head-to-head in a total of 18 categories.

You can find out more information about the awards here.

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