February 15, 2023 8:24 PM
The lineup of speakers and sessions for the third SBC Summit North America is staring to come into focus.
Scheduled for May 9-11 at the Meadowlands Exposition Center in New Jersey, the summit will focus on areas including data-driven betting; the surging popularity of esports and the impact of fantasy sports on revenue generation.
New this year will be a Sports Betting Product conference track, in addition to nine additional tracks. Other scheduled topics include Leadership, Converging Worlds, iGaming Americas, Sports, Teams & Media, Marketing and Affiliates, Emerging Tech, iGaming Products, Fintech & Payments, and New Markets.
Scheduled panels include:
- “A Macro Look at Micro-Betting,” with Betr CEO and Co-Founder Joey Levy; Scott Kaufman-Ross, the NBA’s VP, Head of Fantasy and Gaming, NBA); and Caesars Entertainment Head of Sports Ken Fuchs. Dan Zucker, president of Zucker Media Group, will moderate.
- “Are ‘Suggested Bets’ the Future of Data-Driven Sports Betting?” will include panelist Shannon Knapp, the president of Invicta Fighting Championships;,Hard Rock Digital SVP Predictive Analytics Earl ‘Mitch’ Mitchell; and Jeff Cadillac, NFL Analyst with the Bettor Sports Network.
- “Esports – turning pro and here to stay” will be moderated by Anthony Gaud, the chair of the New Jersey Regulated Esports and Video Game Committee. Panelists include Players Lounge Co-Founder Zach Dixon; Justin Dellario, managing director of esports at Entain and Unikrn CEO; and Bayers Esports COO Amir Mirzaee.
- “The Road to Revenue – does fantasy need to change its image to be a serious money maker?” will feature Brandon Stakenborg, the founder and CEO of Underdog Fantasy; Stokastic CEO Tom Kennedy; and Champions Round Co-Founder Chase Payne. Wayne Kimmel, Managing Partner of Seventy-six Capital, will moderate