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Monday, October 22 • 2:40pm - 3:10pm
Hate the Fraudster, Not the Game

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The gaming industry is booming and expected to grow from $71.3 billion in 2015 to $90.1 billion in 2020. Major players have found even more success through in-game spending, with some boosting revenue and profits by double digits. But this growth also makes gaming companies a bigger target for fraud. This will likely increase further following the Supreme Court's recent ruling to legalize sports gambling. Fast-changing fraud tactics, high rejection rates and increasing competition are just some of the challenges. Don’t be duped. Join this panel and learn how to roll the dice in your favor.

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Brad Wiskirchen

CEO, Kount
Bradley J. Wiskirchen is the founding CEO at Kount—the leading fraud prevention solution for card-not present transactions. Kount protects many of the world’s largest card-not-present merchants, and some of the largest payment platforms—such as Chase Paymentech and Braintree... Read More →

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Scott Adams

Former Director of Risk Management, Riot Games; Fraud & Risk Expert, FraudPVP
Scott Adams is well known and respected in the online business community, the card-not-present payment community, and the affiliate and Internet marketing community. He successfully combines exceptional IT skills and cutting-edge anti-fraud mechanics to solve problems and quickly... Read More →
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Nina Diatchenko

Fraud Operations Supervisor, Linden Lab
From a background in banking, Nina joined Linden Lab, the creators of Second Life, a pioneering "virtual world" and home to the world’s largest digital goods economy. Her initial role tackled issues of abuse, billing and fraud. Over the course of three years she further specialized... Read More →
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Dean Takahashi

Lead GamesBeat Writer, VentureBeat
Dean Takahashi is lead writer for GamesBeat at VentureBeat. He has been a tech journalist for more than 28 years, and he has covered games for 21 years. He has been at VentureBeat since 2008. Prior to that, he wrote for the San Jose Mercury News, the Red Herring, the Wall Street Journal... Read More →

Monday October 22, 2018 2:40pm - 3:10pm
Cyber Dome at Murano Ballroom, Level 3