Jamaica to host IAGR ‘regulating the game’ conference

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The International Association of Gaming Regulators (IAGR) heads to Montego Bay, Jamaica from 30 September to 3 October for its annual conference.


Titled “Regulating the game”, the 2019 event will focus on how best practice in gaming regulation can foster a secure, vibrant, innovative, safe and responsible industry.

IAGR’s President, Trude Felde, said that the event is the key event for gaming regulators and industry stakeholders on the crowded calendar of gambling conferences. “IAGR2019 is an unrivalled opportunity for delegates to connect with and hear from senior gaming regulators, leading researchers and experts, and access the latest international insights on emerging trends and issues and help shape regulatory approaches,’ Felde said.

“We’re really excited to announce the details of our four-day program for IAGR2019, which follows our hugely successful call for speakers.

“We’ll be delivering a thought-provoking mix of keynote speakers, expert analysis and panel discussions on everything from responsible gambling and behavioural insights to the role of AI and big data in gaming regulation.”

Other key themes to be explored include risk and crisis prevention; responsive regulation; strategic interviewing and detecting deception as well as latest development in cyber security, blockchain and behavioural insights that impact gaming regulation.

Vitus Evans, Executive Director of Jamaica’s Betting, Gaming and Lotteries Commission, said they were delighted to be hosting the events, which would be “a great opportunity to engage with our peers in other jurisdictions.

“The impressive speaker line-up with provide valuable insights for all international regulators, particularly those in the Caribbean that are developing or refining their regulatory approaches.”

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