We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

International Gaming Conference & Expo in Cancun, in May

In a Little Cafe...
Destination Expert
for Cancun
Level Contributor
10,815 posts
4 reviews
Save Topic
International Gaming Conference & Expo in Cancun, in May

The corporate gamblers and sporting folks are coming to Cancun in May, in this press release, and as further tease to the folks pushing increased gambling in Mexico, in resort cities like Cancun.

The International Gaming Conference & Expo, (IGCE Europe), following very positive results from their two conferences of 2006, in San Jose, Costa Rica and Dublin, Ireland, has now scheduled its first gathering for May 7-9, 2007, in Cancun Mexico. The chosen venue is the Fiesta Americana Condesa Cancun, possibly Cancun's finest resort.

"After our successes in 2006," indicated Cynthia Pagano, Assistant Director of Conferences for the IGCE, a subsidiary of The Sports Network, the premiere international sports wire service in the nation, "we focused on securing locales for North America and Europe, with an eye cast in the direction of yet another in the Far East for 2008, venues that would be our destinations for at least the next three years. Cancun is perfect, easy to reach, a five-star resort for our sponsors, exhibitors, speakers, attendees and we are now in the process of concluding Prague as our European setting with Bangkok, Thailand likely for our Far East offering in 2008.

The focus of the conference in Cancun is billed as "What's Next?" with an intention to attempt to determine the direction of the gaming and gambling industries in the U.S. and abroad, particularly off-shore. "In a society such as ours," Ms. Pagano continued, "where gambling is pervasive, lotteries are held in almost every state, there is an overflow of Indian casinos, Nevada is burgeoning and busting at the seams, wagering is a near obsessive pastime of the populace, odds are published in all of our media, the intention of the government to curtail the activity, with emphasis on the Internet, demands a multitude of questions and answers to determine what is next."

For the Full Story...

www.eog.com/news/industry.aspx?id=18292

kansas city
Level Contributor
1,454 posts
22 reviews
Save Reply
1. Re: International Gaming Conference & Expo in Cancun, in May

I would hate to see casinos take over cancun

Ensenada, Mexico
Level Contributor
462 posts
44 reviews
Save Reply
2. Re: International Gaming Conference & Expo in Cancun, in May

we will be there at the same time! think it will be very crowded! Oh well....Fa condesa here we come!

Cancun, Mexico
Level Contributor
392 posts
Save Reply
3. Re: International Gaming Conference & Expo in Cancun, in May

Hi Dangers.......Great story. Well if they keep it off the hotel zone it could be pretty good for the economy.

When they get here, they can come to My Place for Texas Holdem. Every Wed. and Sun are tournaments.

Thanks for the heads up. Hope to see you guys soon.

Things are picking up and the new hotes are incrediable.

In a Little Cafe...
Destination Expert
for Cancun
Level Contributor
10,815 posts
4 reviews
Save Reply
4. Re: International Gaming Conference & Expo in Cancun, in May

Hola Joe!... I was getting worried about you folks, I hadn't heard from you in so long, I thought you had closed and headed home to snowy NJ/NY. ;-)

Get that Free Beer Bikini Bar ready, Carney's coming, says he looks better in a bikini than you do.

E-mail me when you two get the chance and pass along my best to everyone, especially the Lady Janet.

Oh, and the gambling, should be interesting to see what happens, as you're well aware those longtime rumors about gambling in Cancun seem to inch along, for say twenty years, we shall see.

Better to hold them, then fold them though.

Keep the Light on. ;-)