Steve Donoughue has been a management consultant specializing in the business strategy and politics of the gambling industry for over 25 years. Becoming KPMG's gambling consultant after working at the University of Salford's Centre for the Study of Gambling, Donoughue has been a freelance consultant for the majority of his career, working around the world on both online and bricks and mortar projects. He has advised most of the major operators and suppliers, governments, trade associations and regulators over this period. Most recently Donoughue has advised the government of the Turks & Caicos Islands on overhauling their gambling laws and the Dutch Finance Ministry on Casinos Holland. He has spoken at, chaired and designed a multitude of gambling conferences over the years and has published many articles, mostly on UK gambling politics. Donoughue is the Secretariat of the UK Parliamentary All Party Betting & Gaming Group, a part-time PhD student researching the history of the Gambling Act 2005 and in 2011/12, Steve was special adviser to the UK Parliament's Culture, Media & Sport Select Committee inquiry into gambling. Donoughue runs www.GamblingConsultant.co.uk Limited, the UK's leading licensing and compliance advisory service.
March 5-7, 2024: SBC Summit Rio, Windsor Barra Hotel, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Produced by SBC Events. For more information visit sbcevents.com.
March 12-15, 2024: Africa Gaming Expo, Eko Convention Center, Lagos, Nigeria. Produced by Africa Gaming Expo Ltd. For more information visit agelagos.com/.
March 18-20, 2024: Casino Marketing Boot Camp, New Orleans, LA. Intensive and hands-on, this three-day workshop gives casino marketers a 360-degree view of marketing and what it takes to gain market share and loyalty. A single-track, shared experience, Boot Camp’s hands-on approach will bring all your great ideas into focus and actionable plans. For more information visit https://casinomarketingbootcamp.com/new-orleans-2024.
March 19-21, 2024: CEC Live!, Agua Caliente Resort Casino Spa, Rancho Mirage, CA. Immersive event will combine esports, virtual reality, augmented reality, table games, future tech and new entertainment forms to captivate casino patrons. For more information visit https://www.ceclive.com.