Media advisory - Largest annual gathering of Canadian gaming industry
representatives to be held in Calgary April 26-28

CALGARY, April 26 /CNW/ - Close to 1,200 gaming industry professionals from across Canada and around the world are gathering at the BMO Centre in Calgary for the 14th Annual Canadian Gaming Summit.

The 2010 Summit features over 50 seminars, roundtables and discussions covering all facets of the gaming industry. Highlights this year include a robust I-Gaming track, covering topics such as the evolution of the industry in Canada, finding the right regulatory model for Canada, online responsible gaming programs, and results of an extensive public opinion survey on Canadian's attitudes and opinions towards Internet gambling.

Other tracks at the Summit include a First Nations gaming, corporate social responsibility, security and surveillance, gaming operations and technology and human resource, legal and regulatory aspects of the industry. The Summit also features a distinct Charitable Gaming Conference.

The Summit will conclude on April 28 with the Canadian Gaming Charity Gala and Awards, honouring achievements in industry leadership. This year, the event will benefit the Canadian Red Cross.

All conference information and a detailed session schedule can be found at Media can register onsite at the BMO Centre beginning April 26 at 11 a.m.

The Canadian Gaming Summit is Canada's preeminent annual gaming industry event, co-owned by and produced in partnership with MediaEdge Communications Inc. MediaEdge is a privately held Canadian company with offices in Toronto, Winnipeg, Vancouver and Gainesville, providing a full range of publication, trade show and conference services across multiple markets.

The Canadian Gaming Association ( represents the gaming industry's leading operators, manufacturers, suppliers and other stakeholders nation-wide.

    What:    Canadian Gaming Summit -- largest annual gathering of Canadian
             gaming industry representatives

    Where:   BMO Centre
             1410 Olympic Way SE
             Calgary, AB
             T2P 2K8

    When:   April 26-28
            Note: Trade show floor opens on April 29 at 1:30 p.m.

SOURCE Canadian Gaming Association

For further information: For further information: Media contact: Paul Burns, Vice President, Canadian Gaming Association, Cell: (416) 579-3922,

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