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European Dealer Championship moved to November

European Dealer Championship
Amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, the European Casino Association has taken the decision to postpone the European Dealer Championship until Q4 2020.

ECA appoints industry veteran Hermann Pamminger

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ECA welcomes Industry veteran Hermann Pamminger as the new Secretary General of the European Casino Association At the meeting of the Board of the..

ECA confirms new board structure and welcomes new member

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The ECA approved a new structure for its board, along with a new member, the Czech Casino Association, at ICE London this February, while the trade association has also issued three more certificates for Responsible Gambling.

Tracy Damestani steps down from ECA board

Tracy Damestani ECA
Tracy Damestani has left her position as vice-chair of the European Casino Association. Damestani ends a five year term during which she substantially contributed to the growth and diversity of the association.

ECA announces Philip Easthill departure

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After three years of working with the asssocation, ECA secretary general Philip Easthill announced has announced his departure as of 1 September. Philip Easthill successfully led the ECA for the last three years and worked towards strengthening the positioning of the ECA in Brussels and beyond and ensuring the association’s commitment to key sector issues such as tackling illegal gambling,...

ECA welcomes Malta as 30th member country

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Innovation, technology and the role of advertising were the key topics discussed at the annual Industry Forum organised by the European Casino..

ECA kicks off campaign highlighting licensed casino industry’s positive impact

Per Jaldung ECA
The European Casino Association (ECA) has launched a new campaign highlighting the positive impact of the licensed industry for economies and societies

Industry Leaders meet in Cannes for ECA Forum

ECA INDUSTRY FORUM
Innovation, technology and the role of advertising were the key topics discussed at the annual Industry Forum organised by the European Casino Association (ECA) and hosted by the JOA Royal Casino in Cannes-Mandelieu. Members and partners of the ECA gathered for two days in the exceptional JOA Royal Casino on the French Riviera. The Forum represented a unique opportunity to...

Tamas Adam crowned European Dealer Champion 2019

EUROPEAN DEALER CHAMPIONSHIP
The European Dealer Championship 2019 culminated on 1 May with the final that saw Tamas Adam from Switzerland come out on top. Over two days, 38 competitors from 20 countries fought hard for the prestigious title at Olympic Park Casino in Tallinn, Estonia. Dealers were rated on their technical skills, control of the game and above all od their hospitality...

Luxembourg’s Casino 2000 certifies according to ECA Responsible Gambling standard

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Casino 2000 in Luxembourg has been certified according to the ECA Responsible Gambling Framework after an independent audit conducted by the Global Gambling Guidance Group (G4). This shows Luxembourg’s land-based casino acting in line with the latest standards in Responsible Gambling for the licensed land-based casinos industry which were updated by the ECA at the beginning of 2018. “It is a...

Casino Cosmopol certifies according to ECA Responsible Gambling standard

Casino Cosmopol, ECA, Responsible Gambling standard
Sweden’s Casino Cosmopol has achieved certification according to the ECA Responsible Gambling Framework after an independent audit conducted by the Global Gambling Guidance Group (G4). The certification shows the state-owned company acting in line with the latest standards in responsible gambling for the licensed land-based casinos industry that were updated by the ECA at the beginning of the year. “Our mandate...

Casinos Austria certifies according to ECA Responsible Gambling standard

ECA responsible gaming standard
Casinos Austria has achieved certification according to the ECA Responsible Gambling Framework after an independent audit conducted by Austrian Standards. This shows the company acting in line with the latest standards in Responsible Gambling for the licensed land-based casinos industry that were updated by the ECA responsible gaming standard at the beginning of 2018. Casinos Austria joins the growing number...

GBG forms partnership with the European Casino Association

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The European Casino Association (ECA) has announced a new partnership with GBG, global identity data intelligence specialists. By becoming a partner of the ECA, GBG joins the land-based casino community represented by the ECA, sharing the aim of a strong and lively casino industry in Europe. Alongside other ECA partners, it becomes a part of the association’s future development and...

ECA Vice-Chair Hoscher calls for increased action against unlicensed online gambling providers at national level

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On the occasion of the 12th Conference of the European Association of the Study of Gambling (EASG) on Malta, ECA Vice-Chair Prof. Dietmar Hoscher gave a keynote on the challenges of illegal online gambling and the need for strong national actions. As Hoscher highlighted, relevant case law and secondary legislation at EU level clearly underline the principle of subsidiarity and...

EU countries “lacking enforcement” against unlicensed gambling, ECA says

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The European Casino Association (ECA) has warned that online gambling providers are continuing to target jurisdictions without the mandatory licence in the respective country. It is estimated that up to 50 percent of total online gambling revenue is generated in countries where the respective operator does not hold the required licence. In a statement, the association said: “Despite tools being available to...

Monte-Carlo Société des Bains de Mer joins ECA

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The luxury casino operator in one of the most famous casino destinations in the world, Monte-Carlo Société des Bains de Mer Casinos, has been accepted as the newest member of the European Casino Association.   Monte-Carlo Société des Bains de Mer runs 4 casinos in Monaco, including the iconic Casino de Monte-Carlo and is a key cornerstone in the state’s long-standing...

Passport Technology partners with European Casino Association

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The European Casino Association (ECA) has confirmed the London-based technology provider, Passport Technology, as its newest partner as of June 2017.   Passport Technology, which develops technology-based products and services for worldwide payments, gaming and financial services markets, has joined the land-based casino community represented by the ECA. Its international portfolio includes attended payment kiosks, cash access systems, server and web...

ECA underlines AGA partnership ahead of G2E

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Earlier this year, the European Casino Association (ECA) and the American Gaming Association (AGA) announced a new partnership to tackle illegal gambling. The alliance, according to the associations, marked the first step to addressing and developing specific tools to combat illicit operations on both side of the Atlantic.   Speaking to International Casino Review ahead of this year’s G2E in Las...

Importance of unity underlined at ECA Summer Meeting

Venice ECA Summer Meeting
On June 28-29, European Casino Association (ECA) members and associate members convened at the Casinò di Venezia in Venice, Italy, for the association’s annual Summer Meeting.   The two-day event brought together more than 40 representatives from all key branches of the European casino sector. Maurizio Salvalaio, president of the historic Casinò di Venezia, welcomed delegates to the meeting and said...

Casinos Austria director speaks on CSR at Las Vegas conference

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Responsible gaming needs certification, according to Casinos Austria director and ECA vice president, Dietmar Hoscher.   Once every three years, Las Vegas becomes the backdrop for the world’s most important scientific conference on gambling-related issues. This year, Casinos Austria director Dietmar Hoscher gave a speech in his capacity as vice president of the European Casino Association (ECA) on the certification of...

Ray de Rozario wins European Dealer Championship

Ray de Rozario European Dealer Championship
The Netherlands has marked a homecoming victory, as the country’s Ray de Rozario is named European Dealer of the Year.   Amid a lively international crowd at Holland Casino Breda in the Netherlands on May 12, Ray de Rozario went straight into the finals of the 10th European Dealer Championship, before scooping the European Dealer of the Year trophy and a...

European Dealer Championship heads to the Netherlands

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Following a successful event at the Hit Nova Gorica casino in Slovenia last year, the 2016 edition of the European Dealer Championship is scheduled to take place at Holland Casino Breda, Netherlands, on May 11-12. Organised by the European Casino Association (ECA), the European Dealer Championship was created to highlight the importance of dealer training and promote best practices in...

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