|The vice president of Internet-gaming of the first Las Vegas casino to go online will chair the 2nd Annual World Internet Gaming Summit on March 21-22 in Miami, Florida.|
Tony Fontaine of Station Casino, who recently purchased a 50 per cent interest in SunOnline, will provide conference attendees with an up to date look at the Internet Gambling landscape, offer his insights regarding Station Casinos partnership with Sun Online International, and demonstrate “live” casino gaming applications from GameCast Live, a wholly owned subsidiary of Station Casinos, Inc.
Station Casinos, the leading provider of gaming and entertainment to the residents of Las Vegas, recently purchased a 50% interest in SunOnline, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sun International Hotels Ltd. Last September, SunOnline was awarded one of the first three online gaming licenses granted by the Isle of Man. In December, SunOnline became the first Isle of Man licensee to commence operations when it launched www.CasinoAtlantis.com, its Internet wagering site.
This year’s Summit will also feature complimentary workshops before and after the conference. The pre-conference workshop, hosted by Marc Lesnick, president of Startcasino.com, will provide an unprecedented opportunity for newcomers to the industry to learn the ins and outs of the industry, while meeting the software providers and marketers necessary to succeed. The post-conference workshop, to be hosted by Mickey Charles, president of the Sports Network, will provide a sophisticated interactive experience to show established industry players how to elevate their businesses.
The conference will feature speakers from 6 continents. Experts from the fields of gaming, law, regulation, and government will include: Peter Gold, Director of Business Development, VegasInsider.com, Inc; Joseph Kelly, professor of business law, SUNY College at Buffalo; Frank Catania, president of the Catania Consulting Group; John Clitheroe, attorney with Kingsley Napley & Associates; Ted Loh, president of Orient Gaming.com; Jeff Modisett, a partner with Manatt, Phelps & Phillips; Steve Toneguzzo of GGS and E-Synergies; Gary Collins, chairman of the Antiguan Betting & Gaming Committee; Maryann Morrison, president of gamblegoddess.com and casinowoman.com, and John Dutton, president of JM Dutton & Associates; Christa Taylor, president of Poker.com; Ken Weitzner, president of The Prescription.com; Raj Nanavati, partner with the International Biometric Group; Paul Siegel, vp president business development with Global Cyber Licensing.com; and many more.