Tag Archives: MIGS

Lee Richardson – Gaming Economics – Brexit…who wins, who loses?

Returning from the Malta iGaming Summit (MiGs), Lee Richardson, CEO of Gaming Economics assesses the impact of Brexit on gambling’s international stakeholders. Facing an uncertain future who stands to gain the most from Brexit and its wider impacts… _______________________ Late last month Collins, the dictionary publishers, named ‘Brexit’ the word of the year…and in light of the UK’s historic referendum …

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SiGMA to fly 300 affiliates to Malta this November

This year’s SiGMA conference has been moved back to 16-19 November to be further away from BAC and EiG, and to go back to back with MiGS, creating a dynamite Malta Gaming Week. The second edition of SiGMA took place between the 4th and 7th November 2015, as the SiGMA summit cemented itself as the largest iGaming show in Malta and …

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Lee Richardson – Gaming Economics – Sports integrity & betting…who loses?

At last week’s Malta i-Gaming Seminar (MiGS), Gaming Economics participated in an industry panel discussing the issues surrounding sports integrity and betting. One essential question was debated; who has most to lose from fixed matches, corrupt governance, doping scandals and all the rest?  The sport itself, bookmakers, punters or fans? All have a special and vested perspective, of course, yet …

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Malta Economic Secretary Dr Jose Herrera launches MiGs

The seventh Malta iGaming Seminar (MiGS) was launched in the presence of Dr Jose Herrera, Parliamentary Secretary of Competitiveness and Economic Growth, and Joseph Cuschieri, chairman of the Malta Gaming Authority, at the Marina Hotel Corinthia Beach Resort. It will be held at the Corinthia Hotel, St Julian’s between November 16 and 19. MiGS director Jeffrey Buttigieg, who is also …

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MIGS exceeds all expectations

The two-day Malta iGaming Seminar attracted over 400 delegates and reaped praise from various high-profile industry leaders. Declan Hill, the investigative journalist who was a panelist on the discussion of match fixing, delivered the keynote address titled ‘How to fix a football match’. Mr Hill, who is an international speaker, said MiGS 2014 was one of the best conferences he …

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Criminals spend more time avoiding detection by bookmakers than fixing matches

Declan Hill, a journalist and academic who specialises on the topic of match fixing, has warned the gambling industry that it is playing a cat and mouse game while trying to detect match-fixing activity, and the mouse has the edge. Speaking to this month’s Betting Business magazine ahead of his appearance at the Malta iGaming Seminar in November, Hill said …

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Malta iGaming Seminar announces Declan Hill as a Keynote Speaker

The Malta iGaming Seminar partners announced that they have recruited Canadian Investigative Journalist and Academic, Declan Hill, as a Keynote speaker for MIGS 14, the International iGaming Seminar, that will be held this year between the 11th and 12th  November 2014 in Malta.  Mr. Hill is one of the world’s foremost experts on match-fixing and corruption in international sports. He …

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MIGS 2014 dates anounced for November

The MIGS Management has recently announced that the 6th Edition of the Malta iGaming Seminar will be held between the 11th and 12th November 2014 at the Hilton Malta. This follows the successful 5th edition held last November where the conference was attended by a record number of delegates with most of the attendees being executives from foreign countries investigating …

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