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The Future Is Here: The Rise of Real Money Gaming & How to Win It (Presented by Skillz)

Andrew Bell  (CEO, Big Run Studios)

Alex Tikhman  (President, TikGames)

Adam Smart  (Director of Product Gaming , AppsFlyer)

Jordan Fragen  (GamesBeat Writer, VentureBeat)

Mudita Tiwari  (Senior Director of Developer Experiences, Product, PayPal Inc.)

Kate Paiz  (VP, General Manager, Consumer, Skillz)

Location: Room 2024, West Hall

Date: Wednesday, March 20

Time: 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Pass Type: All Access Pass, Core Pass, Summits Pass, Expo Pass, Audio Pass, Indie Games Summit Pass - Get your pass now!

Topic: Business & Marketing

Format: Sponsored Session

Vault Recording: Not Recorded

Audience Level: All


The gaming landscape has undergone a profound evolution, with Real Money Gaming (RMG) emerging as a game-changer. The thrill of turning skills into dollar bills captured the attention of diverse and growing player communities. But for developers, what new revenue frontiers does this unlock? And why is skill-based, real-money competition poised to shape the future of gaming?

Join us for an engaging expert panel discussion moderated by Venturebeat reporter, Jordan Fragen. This session will deep dive into the expanding RMG market, offering valuable insights, practical learnings, and best practices to navigate and conquer this dynamic landscape. Best of all? You can win REAL prizes in a LIVE tournament during the session. You don't want to miss this!!


Attendees will walk away with a greater understanding of why RMG is rising in popularity and how best to profit from it. Specifically, the session will cover the value and fundamentals of RMG, the player persona, how to acquire them and ultimately - how to unlock revenue through skill-based competition.

Intended Audience

This talk is for any game developer or publisher interested in effectively monetizing their games and gaining a bigger, more engaged audience base. Come for the knowledge, stay to win real-world prizes!

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