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6 February 20236 minute read

Navigating the present and future of the gambling sector: Web 3.0

6 February 2023 3:30pm - 6:30pm GMT

160 Aldersgate Street
United Kingdom

Gambling regulatory regimes are in a constant state of change, but they need to now face the pace of innovation that is rapidly increasing. This is particularly noticeable in the advent of Web 3.0, NFT, the metaverse, crypto and AI turn raising a number of questions around how regulators will attempt to address them in the context of gambling activities.

In a closed and confidential forum, DLA Piper's gambling and regulatory lawyers from various European locations will unite to address latest industry issues with insight our prominent keynote speaker, Matthew Gardiner, the founder of A1 AI, who will address the opportunities for the gambling sector given by Web 3.0. A debate will follow on how these opportunities can be exploited in the highly regulated gambling sector.



Matthew Gardiner

Founder of A1 AI.

Matthew is the founder of A1 AI. He sits on several advisory boards and has invested in and advised leading Web3, NFT, Metaverse, digital asset and DeFi exchanges, platforms and projects. In regulated launches and token presales in excess of USD2bn.

A former Big4 Banking & Capital Markets consultant, Matthew frequently consults on the transition from Web2 to Web3 with Tier 1 banks, FTSE 100 companies, institutional investors, regulators and their legal counsel around the globe.

Matthew has recently spoken at CogX, Next Money, Deloitte, Google, Barclays, The Global Leaders Forum, Money 2020 Asia/ US/ Europe, GITEX, Money 2020 Europe, Institutional Investor, AIM Summit The Global Fixed Income Institute, CSFI and TedX.


3:30pm Registration

Gambling regulatory panel with DLA Piper gambling experts from multiple European jurisdictions



Giulio Coraggio, Partner, DLA Piper, Italy



  • Christoph Engelmann, Counsel, DLA Piper, Germany
  • Paula Gonzalez, Partner, DLA Piper, Spain
  • Viktor Radics, Partner, DLA Piper, Hungary
  • Armin Redl, Lawyer, DLA Piper, Austria
  • Richard van Schaik, Partner, DLA Piper, The Netherlands
  • Kaat Scheelinck, Lawyer, DLA Piper, Belgium
  • António Moura Portugal, Partner, DLA Piper, Portugal
  • Anshul Asri Senior Associate(India qualified), DLA Piper, London

Keynote speech on the opportunities granted by Web 3.0 to the gambling sector



Matthew Gardiner, Founder of A1 AI
5:30pm Q&A
6pm Seminar ends followed by networking drinks
6:30pm Close of event