Tag Archives: EPIC Risk Management (EPIC)

EPIC hires Martin Bland to support international growth strategy

As the company looks to maintain momentum in 2022 and expand its presence in the UK and US, EPIC Risk Management has hired Martin Bland as its Director of Business Development. In his new role, Bland will work to develop relationships with key industry stakeholders and maintain EPIC’s customer experience track record, in support of the gambling harm minimisation consultancy’s …

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Les Murray appointed to oversee ‘period of rapid expansion’ at EPIC

EPIC Risk Management has appointed Les Murray as its new Managing Director, with responsibility for coordinating the group’s European and US-focused efforts as it goes through ‘a period of rapid expansion’. As Managing Director, Murray will work closely with Paul Buck, the CEO of the gambling harm reduction consultancy, to ‘maximise awareness’ of its education programmes and ‘thought leadership’ surrounding …

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EPIC to launch UK-focused Gambling Harm Education Programme

EPIC Risk Management has formed a tripartite partnership with addiction and mental health practitioner WHYSUP and mental health training organisation Teen Tips to launch its Gambling Harm Education Programme in UK schools. The programme will be delivered to UK pupils aged 15-18 at across 200 state secondary schools and colleges throughout the UK during the 2021-22 academic year, whilst the …

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Safe Bet Show: Technology is the greatest asset for responsible gambling

Responsible gambling has become a key focus of many operators, with numerous companies launching  initiatives, but EPIC Risk Management’s Brianne Dora-Schawohl believes that more can and should be done, particularly with regards to leveraging technology as an asset. In the latest episode of Martin Lycka’s Safe Bet Show, the VP of US Policy and Strategic Development at EPIC spoke to …

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Mike Holinski: Safer gambling in esports ‘must be proactive rather than reactive’

Esports has become an increasingly popular form of entertainment in recent years, with more fans now wagering on the outcomes of various different events. As with many other sports and forms of entertainment which act as betting commodities, this has not only generated revenue for the industry, but has also brought about unique challenges with regards to player safeguarding – …

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EPIC selected as CSPPA gambling awareness partner

EPIC selected as CSPPA gambling awareness partner

EPIC Risk Management has been selected by the Counter-Strike Professional Players’ Association (CSPPA) to become its global Gambling Awareness Partner. This agreement, lauded as the ‘first of its kind’, will see EPIC and CSPPA work together to minimise gambling-related harm within the esports sector. “We’re delighted to announce such a landmark  agreement. I must applaud the leadership of the CSPPA …

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EPIC gains UKGC approval for problem gambling funding

Gambling harm prevention consultancy EPIC Risk Management (EPIC) has become one of the first private companies to be listed on the UK Gambling Commission’s RET register. EPIC joins counterparts GambleAware, GamCare and YGAM on the list of approved organisations to which gambling companies are required to make social responsibility financial contributions in order to meet their licence conditions.  Under UKGC licence …

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