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ICE London Consumer Protection Zone sponsors raise £30,000 for responsible gambling organisations

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Sponsors of ICE London's Consumer Protection Zone (CPZ) have already generated in excess of £30,000 for charities and not-for-profit organisations working in the responsible gambling space....

Senet Group welcomes responsible gambling agreement between Ladbrokes and the Scottish Professional Football League

Senet Group welcomes responsible gambling agreement between Ladbrokes and the Scottish Professional Football League
Senet Group, the UK body dedicated to addressing problem gambling through consumer information programmes, welcomes today’s agreement between Ladbrokes and the Scottish Professional Football League (SPFL) to promote responsible gambling.

Clarion Gaming gets behind Responsible Gambling Week

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Clarion Gaming, organisers of a host of leading B2B industry events, including ICE London - the world’s biggest gaming exhibition, London Affiliate Conference, ICE Africa, iGB Live! and Juegos Miami, has given its official support to Responsible Gambling Week, which is being organised by the Industry Group for Responsible Gambling...

EROGamb call for empowered consciousness over restriction ahead of iGB Live!

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“Measures like the £2 FOBT maximum stake would not be needed if gamblers are well-informed and well-equipped to control their gambling independently,” is how Raian Ali sees the future of responsible gambling ahead of his presentation at iGB Live! HQ...

Juegos Miami to put responsible gambling on the agenda

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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...

Responsible gambling messages to be included for entirety of all TV ads under new rules

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The IGRG today announced a further enhancement to the Industry Code for Socially Responsible Advertising.   It requires that throughout each television advert a responsible gambling message or a reference to www.begambleaware.org will appear. The provision will come into force at the end of June 2018. The Code was originally produced in 2007. It was followed by second and third editions in...

Flawed self-exclusion scheme is indeed flawed

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  A startled UK regulator has vowed to act after a BBC reporter found he was still able to gamble in betting venues - despite his photo being circulated to shopkeepers for his own exclusion.   The ambitious and unsophisticated Multi-Operator Self Exclusion Scheme (or MOSES) - which was implemented by the Senet Group with UKGC backing in 2016 - requires betting...

Playtech acquires Bet Buddy to boost responsible gambling services

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  Playtech has acquired Bet Buddy, a responsible gambling analytics solution provider, for an undisclosed fee.   “The integration of BetBuddy’s behavioural identification and modification software into Playtech’s powerful IMS player management system will enable Playtech to continue to lead the industry in the delivery of responsible gambling products and services,” the company said in a statement.   Adding that: “The integration will...

Mr Green enlists gambling psychologist to analyse player behaviour

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Mr Green has taken on a chartered psychologist to evaluate the Green Gaming Predictive Tool launched last month.   Canadian psychologist Dr Richard Wood specialises in the study of gaming behaviour. His research focuses on developing effective responsible gaming strategies and he investigates both the individual causes of problem gambling, as well as the structural characteristics of games that can influence the...

Norsk Tipping commissions major research into responsible gambling practices

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Norsk Tipping, a Norwegian state-owned company, has commissioned two of the world’s leading researchers in the area of responsible gambling to carry out research over the next three years following a competitive research tender.   Dr Mark Griffiths of Nottingham Trent University (pictured) and Dr Michael Auer, director at neccton, a big-data company will lead the project. The purpose of the research...

MGM Resorts confirm no nonsense deal for Responsible Gambling

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This year’s ICE saw Greentube unveil new products and host a world-class darts tournament on the showfloor. The global interactive unit of NOVOMATIC, Greentube, has called ICE a ‘great triumph’ for the company following feedback on its stand and product portfolio. Exhibiting as part of the NOVOMATIC Interactive area, Greentube showcased its latest products games and mobile developments, as well as...

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