IGB L!VE 2023 to feature address from Curacao’s Finance Ministry officials

The IGB L!VE expo, which runs from 11th – 14th July at the RAI Amsterdam, will feature an official address delivered by a senior politician along with a representative of the Ministry of Finance Curaçao. The address will take place at 11.40 am on 12 July.

A video address by the Curaçao Minister of Finance, Javier Silvania, will be followed by a face-to-face update delivered by Sixenne Jansen, the Legal Advisor to the Minister. 

Jansen will address all of the key questions being asked by operators and applicants, including details of the application process and requirements that come into effect on 1st September, the continuity process of the sublicenses license, as well as other details relating to the new legislation and timings.

Sixenne Jansen, Legal Advisor to the Minister

Sadie Walters, Clarion Gaming’s Head of Production, said: “We are delighted to welcome Minister of Finance, Javier Silvania and Legal Advisor Sixenne Jansen to be part of iGB L!VE and to have chosen this platform to address the industry.”

“The future changes to the Curaçao licensing regime are some of the biggest points of interest for the iGaming sector currently and I know that the industry will be listening intently.”

Javier Silvania is the latest senior high-profile government figure to participate in iGB L!VE, a press release issued on the matter stated. The iGB L!VE Opening Panel includes other senior policymakers and advisors representing France, The Netherlands and Malta

The trio comprises Eric Sjöden, Presidency’s Advisor, European and International Affairs, at French Regulator ANJ; Geraldine Huijssoon, Head of Analysis and Research, Kansspelautoriteit, The Netherlands; and Dr Martina Cilia, Senior Legal Counsel, Malta Gaming Authority. 

Prior to the Opening Panel, René Janssen, Chairman of the KSA, will be providing an analysis of the ban on untargeted advertising for online games of chance in the Netherlands. 

According to the press release, the new edition of IGB L!VE provides insight and access to the most advanced online betting and game development, assists business owners to enhance player retention strategies, and converts expert-led insights into tangible business growth strategies.

Organizers further said Affiliates and Operators attending iGB L!VE will maximize their ROI through the development of the very best business partnerships and the conversion of high-quality leads, and forming collaborative relationships.