Wednesday, November 30, 2022

Tag: Social Responsibility

Lee Willows: ‘We should be humbled that addiction levels are coming down: do we really think that big state programmes, funded by a statutory levy and controlled by the...

When it comes to problem gambling, lived experience and recovering from addiction via a suicide attempt, court appearance and relationship breakdowns, Lee Willows turned his life around to become one of the most influential forces in modern methods to dealing with the problem.

Melco Cyprus launches scholarship scheme

Melco Cyprus launches scholarship scheme
Melco Resorts and Entertainment’s Cyprus subsidiary has signed agreements with local universities, opening the door for full and partial scholarships for Cyprus Casinos employees.

RG24seven Announces Partnership with GVC Holdings to Provide Responsible Gaming Training

Wendy Anderson RG24seven
RG24seven, the world’s only, video-based Responsible Gaming training platform is pleased to announce a partnership with GVC Holdings (GVC) to provide Responsible Gaming training for US staff.

Penalty play: Industry regulator sanctions Caesars Entertainment UK for ‘systematic failings’

Caesars Entertainment UK regulator sanctions social responsiblity
An investigation by the Gambling Commission found “a catalogue of social responsibility, money laundering and customer interaction failures” leading to £13m in sanctions and the departure of three of Caesars Entertainment UK’s senior managers

EUROMAT endorses Romanian social responsibility pledge

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EUROMAT’s Executive Committee travelled to Bucharest to witness the signing of a new social responsibility pledge co-signed by representatives of each gaming channel in the country. The Presidents of ROMSLOT, Responsible Gaming  Association, The Romanian Association of Gaming Organizers and Producers, the Romanian Lottery, Romanian Bookmakers - Employers' Organization of Romanian Betting Operators, Romanian Gambling Organizers' Association – ROMBET, Association...

Juegos Miami to put responsible gambling on the agenda

Juegos Miami responsible gambling Susan O'Leary
The adaptation and implementation of social responsibility policies will go a long way to changing the negative narrative surrounding gambling according to Susan O’Leary, CEO of Alderney eGambling, ahead of her seat on the responsible gambling panel as part of the wide-ranging learning agenda at this year’s Juegos Miami conference (May 30 – June 1, Biltmore Hotel, Miami).   Discussing the...

Gambling Business Group endorse ICE Consumer Protection Zone

ICR - Peter Hannibal, CEO of the Gambling Business Group
Cross-sector strategic body, the Gambling Business Group, whose members account for a majority share of Gross Gaming Yield, has given its full backing to the introduction of the Consumer Protection Zone, which has been announced for ICE London 2018 (6th – 8th February, ExCeL London, UK). The Consumer Protection Zone, which will feature a mix of commercial and non-commercial organisations...

Aspers reinforces commitment to player education with SlotGuru

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Aspers Casinos is expanding its partnership with SlotGuru through the promotion of the player education app to its players.   SlotGuru is a mobile app designed to help drive greater awareness and understanding around playing slots and help proactively prevent Problem Gambling. “Aspers has always had a strong commitment to player protection and Responsible Gambling” said Richard Noble, COO at Aspers. “We...

ICE London to feature first Consumer Protection Zone as Clarion Gaming cement commitment to social responsibility

Ewa Bakun Clarion ICE London Consumer Protection Zone
Clarion Gaming will be promoting the social responsibility message at world gaming's most important business event, with the launch of the The Consumer Protection Zone at ICE London 2018.   The Zone will provide a focus for the social responsibility message and feature key organisations that are promoting social responsibility as well as a platform for presentations. The Zone is the...

‘This is going to be good for Africa’ argues Peter Mireku

Peter Mireku, Commissioner for the Gaming Commission of Ghana, believes that the upcoming Gaming Africa (24 and 25 October, Johannesburg) will help to alter some of the negative perceptions that exist of the industry as well as providing a high profile, professional showcase for gaming on the continent. Mr Mireku, one of the thought leaders who will be speaking at...

IGRG lays out reforms for industry code on social responsibility

SiGMA Responsible Gaming code
The Industry Group for Responsible Gaming (IGRG) in the UK today announced number of enhancements that have been made to the Industry Code for Socially Responsible Advertising.   These improvements will form part of the third edition of the Code which is to be implemented by the end of 2017. The Code was originally produced in 2007. The second edition of the...

WrB Chair urges joined-up approach to social responsibility

ICR - Helen Walton WrB responsibility
Helen Walton says gaming needs to take responsibility for product, marketing and customer care beyond the letter of the law   Gamevy Chief Commercial Officer, Helen Walton, who is chairing the upcoming WrB symposium Responsible Gaming Innovation (September 12, OXO2, London), believes the gaming sector must have a shared and joined-up approach to responsible gambling if the industry is to avoid...

SlotGuru joins European Casino Association

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The European Casino Association (ECA) has confirmed that SlotGuru, an information service start-up, has been added as a partner of the association.   SlotGuru, which is behind a unique mobile app that offers slot machine players a way to better understand the array of products on offer, has been named as a new partner for the European Casino Association. The ECA is...

Gambling Commission issues forthright challenge to operators

Casino Review Gambling Commission Sarah Harrison
The Gambling Commission’s Sarah Harrison calls to industry to aim higher in terms of consumer safety and social responsibility.   The Gambling Commission is calling for operators to accelerate the pace at which they are putting consumers at the heart of business decisions. The call came from Commission chief executive Sarah Harrison during a speech to operators at the Commission’s first Raising...