The Numbers Are In: Just How Big Was G2E 2016?

Last month’s presentation of the 2016 Global Gaming Expo (G2E) was one for the record books. According to a new report from the AGA, the world’s premier international gaming trade show and conference presented by the American Gaming Association, attracted nearly 27,000 gaming professionals. All...

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aga2Last month’s presentation of the 2016 Global Gaming Expo (G2E) was one for the record books.

According to a new report from the AGA, the world’s premier international gaming trade show and conference presented by the American Gaming Association, attracted nearly 27,000 gaming professionals.

All told, that’s an increase of seven percent in attendance over last year, AGA’s announcement reads.

“G2E 2016 showcased the evolving innovation in the industry, discussions about legalizing sports betting nationwide and ways to combat illegal gambling,” the statement adds.

As for the highlights from this year’s show? According to the AGA, they include:

  • Game and product demonstrations from University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) students and academics in the first-ever Innovation Lab on the expo floor;
  • Educational program tracks that explored current and future trends, such as eSports and the 2016 election; and
  • Products and technologies from more than 450 exhibitors showcasing table games, slots, iGaming and other non-gaming solutions.

For more insight about G2E 2016, click here.

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