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Entain launches player protection initiative across UK brands

Leading betting and gaming operator Entain will launch its Advanced Responsibility and Care (ARC) player protection initiative across its 14 UK-facing brands by this summer.

The initiative will identify UK customers who are at greatest risk of potential financial problems and proactively implement stake limits and tighter affordability checks.

With affordability checks [...]

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Sweden’s Public Management Agency confirms rise in unlicensed gambling

The latest report by Sweden’s Public Management Agency shows that an increasing number of consumers are gambling with unlicensed offshore operators.

The findings lend weight to claims by Sweden’s licensed operators, who argue that the country’s strict regulatory framework is driving consumers to illegal operators.

The report shows that 88 per cent [...]

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Golden Nugget partners Conscious Gaming to roll out PlayPause solution

New York-listed iGaming operator Golden Nugget Online Gaming (GNOG) has partnered Conscious Gaming to advance its responsible gaming initiatives across the United States.

GNOG will launch Conscious Gaming’s PlayPause platform in jurisdictions where it operates, including New Jersey, Michigan and upcoming launches in Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia and Illinois.

“It is our [...]

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FanDuel enhances responsible gambling initiatives with Gamban deal

Flutter Entertainment-owned FanDuel Group has become the latest US operator to provide customers with the ability to block access to online gambling sites using the Gamban software.

As part of its continued responsible gambling initiatives, FanDuel will offer Gamban’s blocking software to customers who choose to self-exclude from its real-money gaming [...]

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GeoComply secures minority investments from Blackstone and Atairos

Geolocation and compliance technology specialist GeoComply Solutions has reached a definitive agreement for minority investments by funds managed by Blackstone Growth and Atairos.

The partnership represents the first commitment of institutional capital to the company and will support GeoComply’s continued growth in its core markets and help accelerate expansion into new [...]

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Conscious Gaming

Conscious Gaming establishes new advisory board

Conscious Gaming has appointed three members to its newly created advisory board to strengthen responsible gaming and exclusion programs across regulated iGaming and sports betting markets in the United States.

Conscious Gaming’s new advisory board will guide efforts to build technical solutions based on evidence-based research to better help people deal [...]

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Entain Foundation partners RGC to research Ontario iGaming and betting market

Entain has announced that its non-profit Entain Foundation will fund research into consumer practices, preferences and behaviours in Ontario, as regulators prepare to legalize iGaming and sports betting for the first time in the Canadian province.

The research will be conducted by Toronto-based Responsible Gambling Council (RGC), a leading advisor on [...]

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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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Kindred Group extends Gamban availability to Unibet in the US

Online gaming operator Kindred Group is offering customers in the United States the ability to block access to gambling sites using the Gamban software.

Kindred has used the Gamban solution since 2017 in Australia and Europe and is now making it available to Unibet players in the US, allowing them to [...]

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FanDuel joins AGA’s responsible sports betting campaign

FanDuel Group has become the first sportsbook operator to join the American Gaming Association’s responsible sports betting initiative.

Signing on to the AGA’s national campaign to promote the fundamentals of responsible sports betting, FanDuel is making a multi-million-dollar commitment of its media inventory, as well as league and team assets, and [...]

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Bettor Safe

Conscious Gaming launches Bettor Safe consumer awareness campaign

US non-profit responsible gambling proponent Conscious Gaming has launched Bettor Safe, a national campaign to educate consumers about the risks of betting on illegal websites.

The campaign leverages a multi-channel approach that will reach consumers through advertisements, videos, an informational website and state-specific resources, which include Bettor Safe New Jersey and [...]

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John Whittingdale MP assumes responsibility for gambling

DCMS minister John Whittingdale has assumed responsibility for gambling and will now lead the UK Government’s gambling review launched last December, taking over from Nigel Huddleston MP.

Whittingdale has previously served as Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, as well as Chair of the Culture, Media and Sport Select [...]

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