September 6, 2005 (London, UK) – Mr. Dave McDowell, Chief Operating Officer and co-founder of GameAccount, the #1 Skill Game and P2P network supplier (www.gameaccount.com), will be providing expert opinion to Las Vegas casino executives and luminaries in the interactive gaming market at the first ever skill games conference held in Las Vegas, September 8-9, 2005.
“It is an honour to be invited by River City Group to speak at the world’s first conference dedicated to Skill Gaming. GameAccount has worked hard to become the #1 provider for online sportsbooks and casinos in the Skill Gaming sector and has increased player value to an industry high,” says McDowell.
Topics Mr. McDowell will present include: I-Gaming InDepth: Skill Games:
Backgammon Case Study: Thursday, September 8th, 11:45am
Conversion Strategies: Friday, September 9th, 10:00 am
The online games market is massive, with current estimations predicting it will reach $3.2 billion by 2006. GameAccount and McDowell have been at the centre of the online games industry for five years and he predicts Skill Games to be the next significant growth area in the burgeoning but increasingly saturated online gaming sector. GameAccount provides an unrivalled integrated network where players can pit their skills against fellow gamers around the world. Fast-action games in multi-player format can be played for free or in competition for as little as 40 cents. They currently promote the world’s largest “SuperCash” Skill Gaming tournaments, with prize pots available from $40,000.
GameAccount has already reported a massive growth in average stake sizes, lifetime customer value and player numbers driven by unique large-scale knockout tournaments and sophisticated turn-based multiplayer games such as Backgammon, Gin Rummy, Mah Jong, Pool and a host of card, strategy and arcade games.
Sue Schneider, President and CEO of River City Group says, “Skill Gaming is one of the hottest iGaming topics at the moment so we’ve put together a 2-day conference dedicated to this speciality area. We’ve brought in leading experts to answer and discuss the issues that impact this special niche of the gaming industry.”
I-Gaming InDepth Skill Games conference and will be held at the Hyatt Regency in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA September 8 – 9, 2005. The two-day conference will study the specialty area of skill gaming and where they fit in the worlds of iGaming and terrestrial gaming.