The American Gaming Association (AGA) has partnered with the Association of Gaming Equipment Manufacturers (AGEM) to launch a new campaign to combat the unchecked spread of illegal gaming machines across the US.
The campaign will focus on providing state and local policymakers, law enforcement, and regulatory agencies with new resources and tools to stop the [...]
Spain’s Ministry of Consumer Affairs has unveiled plans for a central register that will allow gamblers to restrict their access to credit.
The EFICAZ system is expected to be operational in the coming months and has been billed as a means of strengthening protections for problem gamblers.
The system does not exclude people from gambling [...]
There are some among us who believe the industry’s future will be shaped by how it responds to the responsible gambling challenge. The Hot 50 reflects this trend, with lawyers, regulators and industry advocates featuring heavily.
The role of the in-house lawyer has changed enormously over the past few years, as the best of them [...]
Sports betting and fantasy contests operator DraftKings has appointed Christine Thurmond as director of responsible gaming.
In her new role, Thurmond will lead the expansion of DraftKings’ responsible gaming framework for its iGaming, sportsbook and fantasy sports products.
Reporting into chief compliance officer Tim Dent, she joins DraftKings from the Massachusetts Council [...]
The winners of the 2020 Gaming Intelligence Awards have been revealed at the ICE expo in London, celebrating the diverse achievements of industry’s best operators and suppliers.
The competition was intense this year with more entries than ever before in the most hotly contested categories.
A special mention must go to [...]
In the current climate, this has become one of the most hotly contested and coveted of awards. Betsson’s victory is just reward for a longstanding commitment to responsible gambling.
The Swedish operator has launched a number of RG initiatives, including a free online self-help tool based on cognitive behavioural concepts, and it has [...]
SG VISION by Scientific Games
Scientific Games wins the Supplier Innovation award because SG Vision is not just an innovative slot or an interesting new gamification technique, SG Vision is a breakthrough technology that can verify player age, support responsible gaming, enhance player loyalty programs and create personalised experiences for players – instantly.
Imagine that a [...]
The Gaming Intelligence Awards 2020 shortlist has been revealed with 888, Big Time Gaming, Gamesys, Red Tiger, The Stars Group and Scientific Games each nominated for three Awards.
888 Holdings and Gamesys Group head the Operator Awards, with three nominations apiece (and 888’s Dragonfish is also nominated for a Supplier [...]
The UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) has joined forces with Twitter to help customers limit their exposure to gambling-related content on the social media platform.
Twitter is the first social media platform to work with the regulator on this initiative, creating guidance that explains how Twitter’s safety tools and settings can be adjusted within [...]
The UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) has established three industry working groups as part of a drive to accelerate progress to raise standards and reduce gambling harm.
The working groups will be led by senior industry leaders and tackle high value customer incentives, advertising online, and responsible game and product design. All [...]