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Cam Adair joins EPIC as new esports consultant

Cam Adair joins EPIC as new esports consultant

EPIC Risk Management has strengthened its esports expertise by naming Cam Adair as its new Online Gaming and Esports Consultant. In his new role, Adair will help EPIC to expand its work in preventing gambling-related harm across esports and gaming’s intertwined landscape – with a particular focus on the company’s education and professional sports pillars in the UK, Europe and …

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EPIC Risk Management appoints Dr Donna Nicholas to oversee research

EPIC Risk Management has appointed Dr Donna Nicholas to take on its newly created role of Research and Evaluation manager, supporting the group’s wider strategic goals and objectives. Nicholas’ responsibilities at the independent gambling harm consultancy organisation will revolve around providing research and evaluation expertise to operational staff, and assisting with the development of effective research and evaluation strategies. The …

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Double Espresso Show – ‘Science leads industry efforts on overcoming problem gambling’

Speaking on the latest episode of the Double Espresso Podcast, Paul Buck, CEO and Founder of Epic Risk Management, stated that he believes the betting industry is ‘on the right track’ with regards to responsible gambling. In his interview with Rasmus Sojmark, CEO of SBC, Buck highlighted the ongoing review of the 2005 Gambling Act in the UK and the …

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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 receives ‘highly commended’ recognition at Barclays Awards

EPIC receives ‘highly commended’ recognition at Barclays Awards

EPIC Risk Management has been praised for its efforts in reducing gambling related harm, after receiving ‘Highly Commended’ recognition in the Virtual Barclays Entrepreneur Awards 2020 ‘Social Entrepreneur of the Year’ category. Now in its fifth year, Barclays award ceremony recognises entrepreneurs and new enterprises that develop ‘exceptional innovation, for creating social change and growth, providing the perfect platform to …

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EPIC integrates RecoverMe app into education programmes

EPIC integrates RecoverMe app into education programmes

Gambling-harm minimisation consultancy EPIC Risk Management has entered a new agreement with RecoverMe, a mobile health app that aims to empower individuals to manage a gambling addiction from their pocket. Through the partnership, EPIC will use the app to support the delivery of its educational programmes which support individuals who may be at risk or already suffering from a gambling …

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Professional cricketer Chris Wood unites with EPIC

Professional Hampshire CCC cricketer Chris Wood has today joined EPIC Risk Management in a new role as a Pro-Sport Facilitator. The 30-year-old, who has struggled with a betting addiction for 11 years, hopes to help others by sharing his ‘incredible story’ after linking up with the gambling-harm minimisation consultancy company. Wood made his professional debut in 2010 for Hampshire against …

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Michelle Evans: We can’t underestimate the impact of lived experiences in tackling problem gambling

When it comes to raising awareness of problem gambling and issues associated with sporting integrity among athletes, the only way to ensure that players understand the implications is through education and hearing from those with lived experience. That’s according to Michelle Evans, Head of Communications and Wellbeing at PFA Scotland, who was speaking on a panel entitled ‘The Link Between …

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EPIC builds US presence with Kindred training partnership

EPIC Risk Management has upped its commitment to providing training and development sessions across the US after extending its partnership with Kindred Group. The latest agreement builds upon the ongoing collaboration between the two firms, which initially teamed up with one another in 2017 in a bid to make gambling safer and fairer for customers. Maris Catania, Head of Responsible …

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