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Rush Street Interactive appoints director of corporate social responsibility

New York-listed gaming operator Rush Street Interactive has appointed Tammi Barlow as director of corporate social responsibility.

Barlow brings over a decade of experience building and managing responsible gaming and corporate social responsibility programs in the gaming industry, most recently at Caesars Entertainment following its acquisition of William Hill.

She also served [...]

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Entain extends SportsAid partnership and doubles funding

London-listed betting and gaming operator Entain has extended its long-term partnership with British sports charity SportsAid.

The Entain Foundation will double its financial backing to SportsAid, taking its total commitment to around £500,000 to provide critical funding to the most talented young British athletes all the way through to the Paris [...]

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Relax Gaming to create exclusive LGBTQ+ avatars for Kindred players

Stockholm-listed gaming operator Kindred Group is collaborating with casino supplier Relax Gaming to create exclusive LGBTQ+ avatars for its customers.

The partnership is a result of an internal Kindred LGBTQ+ Network meeting to celebrate Pride Month and provide an alternative option for customers to present themselves online.

“The accumulative impact over time [...]

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Playtech joins All-in Diversity Project

London-listed gaming technology supplier Playtech has signed up to the All-In Diversity Project as part of its global sustainability strategy.

Playtech’s Sustainable Success strategy aims to grow the business in a way that has a positive impact on its people, communities, the environment and industry.

“We are delighted to partner with All-In [...]

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PointsBet strengthens player protection efforts with new hire

Sydney-listed online betting and gaming operator PointsBet has appointed Teresa Fiore as responsible gambling and corporate social responsibility manager.

Fiore joins the operator from the Massachusetts Gaming Commission, where she oversaw GameSense, a $3m responsible gaming program that served over 300,000 patrons across three land-based casinos.

"I am delighted to have [...]

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Entain lists class of 2021 SportsAid Recipients

London listed betting and gaming operator Entain has announced the 50 British athletes it will support through SportsAid in the third year of the grassroot initiative.

The ongoing partnership between SportsAid and Entain sees the recipients receive an annual award of £1,000 for training, after being nominated by their respective sports [...]

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Betting firms to donate Royal Ascot race profits to UK charities

Members of Britain's Betting and Gaming Council (BGC) have pledged to donate profits from the Britannia Stakes at Royal Ascot to Prostate Cancer UK, Marie Curie, three Armed Forces charities and Care Radio.

Betting providers bet365, BetVictor, Betway, Entain, Fitzdares, Flutter Entertainment, Kindred Group, Rank Group, the Tote and William Hill [...]

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Entain Foundation partner with Chance for Childhood

London-listed betting and gaming operator Entain has agreed a new partnership with the Chance for Childhood charity via its Entain Foundation.

The global charity supports the most vulnerable children, including those living on the streets or affected by disability, conflict or incarceration.

The new partnership begins with the Change the first 1,000 [...]

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Gisele Bündchen joins DraftKings as special advisor for ESG initiatives

New York-listed sports betting and fantasy sports operator DraftKings has named environmental activist Gisele Bündchen as a special advisor for environmental, social, and governance (ESG) initiatives.

As outlined in its recently released inaugural ESG report, DraftKings is committed to fighting global sustainable development challenges, including climate change, in alignment with [...]

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888 Holdings

888 commits to ESG improvements with new board committee

London-listed betting and gaming operator 888 Holdings has established a new Environment, Social and Governance (ESG) committee under its board of directors.

The new ESG committee is chaired by non-executive chairman Jon Mendelsohn, with senior independent director Anne de Kerckhove and non-executive director Mark Summerfield also serving as members.

The committee will [...]

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Entain Foundation names Lt Gen Ed Davis as independent chair

London-listed betting and gaming operator Entain has appointed former Gibraltar Governor Ed Davis CBE as independent chair of the Entain Foundation, with German Olympian Franziska van Almsick named as an ambassador.

Having launched its global foundation in November 2019 to support its initiatives and donations around the world, Entain is now [...]

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Flutter Entertainment

Flutter Entertainment creates new director of Inclusion and Diversity role

London-listed betting and gaming operator Flutter Entertainment has appointed Greg McCaw to the newly created role of group director of inclusion and diversity.

McCaw will be instrumental in developing and executing the group’s Inclusion and Diversity (I&D) strategy and will work with the board, business leaders and HR colleagues to identify [...]

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