Social Responsibility

News on the industry’s social responsibility resources

All-in Diversity Project announces survey into pandemic DEI impacts

The All-in Diversity Project (AiDP) has launched an industry-first survey examining the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on diversity, equality and inclusion (DEI) in the betting and gaming industry. Initiated globally, the survey is free for all participants and will allow employees and employers to share their thoughts and experiences on how the pandemic has affected their attitudes and approach …

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GamCare links with Samaritans in suicide-awareness partnership

National gambling support charity GamCare has partnered with suicide prevention group Samaritans, to develop a new range of awareness raising training materials for betting and gaming operators. The training tools will focus on developing awareness of gambling-related suicide and assist betting company staff with enhancing the skills and confidence needed to support at-risk customers. GamCare also emphasised that 11% of …

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32Red strikes landmark Rangers sponsorship extension

Betting brand 32Red – part of the Kindred Group – will continue as the front-of-shirt sponsor of Scottish Premiership team Rangers, securing the largest sponsorship agreement in the club’s history. As part of the contract, 32Red will appear on the front of both Rangers’ home and away shirts, whilst sister brand Unibet will also feature on players’ jerseys during domestic …

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G4 accreditation ‘a feather in the cap’ for Enteractive

G4 accreditation ‘a feather in the cap’ for Enteractive

Enteractive has been recognised for its commitment to responsible gambling practices after receiving a Global Gambling Guidance Group (G4) accreditation. The accreditation, described by Enteractive as a ‘feather in the cap’ for the company, demonstrates that the retention and acquisition specialist “puts responsible gambling at the centre of its revenue generation activities for partner operators”. “We’re incredibly proud to have …

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EveryMatrix enhances social responsibility with Kids Academy expansion

EveryMatrix has enhanced its social responsibility credentials via the establishment of two educational hubs for Romanian children as part of its wider Kids Academy initiative. The Malta-based iGaming supplier intends to utilise the two centres to provide high-quality educational programmes to children at social risk, with full-time teachers offering courses in COmputer Science, English and Maths among other disciplines. “We …

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Smarkets and Mansion join sports boycott of social media 

Online betting exchange Smarkets and Gibraltar bookmaker Mansion Group have confirmed that they will participate in a global sports boycott of social media platforms, protesting online abuse and racism.  The betting incumbents will unite with global sports’ governing bodies, clubs, athletes, sponsors and broadcasters to pressure social media platforms to eliminate online hate, as well as ensure that online environments …

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YGAM widens educational scope with Parent Hub launch

The Young Gamers and Gamblers Education Trust (YGAM) has launched its ‘Parent Hub’ website, aimed at supporting parents of young gamers with information concerning online safety. Features on the new site include a range of custom designed tools and resources, such as a ‘Gaming Glossary’ and ‘Game Guides from select games across various platforms. The charity intends to support parents …

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GambleAware’s new strategy to harmonise community and public health collaboration on gambling harms

GambleAware has pledged that it will deliver an ‘integrated approach‘ to help the UK’s public health and community stakeholders minimise problem gambling harms across all levels of society.  Publishing its ‘Organisational Strategy’ this morning,  GambleAware outlined the charity’s new ‘five-year strategy’ aimed at bolstering its social directives relating to the research, education and treatment (RET) of problem gambling and its …

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Pinnacle enhances safeguarding via GamBan software signup

Online sports betting operator Pinnacle has enhanced its self-exclusion capabilities via a partnership with GamBan, taking advantage of the latter’s blocking software. The partnership will see Pinnacle utilise GamBan’s software to offer effective, free-of-charge safeguarding to customers, enabling those who wish to self exclude to not only block themselves from its own website but also from thousands of other gambling …

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Kindred sees high risk player revenues decline to 3.9%

Kindred Group has underlined the continued progress on its corporate sustainability objectives as its revenues generated from harmful gambling decline to 3.9%. The Stockholm-listed online gambling group published its latest ‘safer gambling update’, informing stakeholders that its ‘share of gross-win revenue derived from high-risk players’ had decreased from 4.3-to-3.9% during the trading period. At the start of the trading year, …

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