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Kindred cites increased intervention measures behind Q1 3.3% problem gambling rate

Kindred Group hits out at proposed Swedish measures

Kindred Group has detailed that its share of revenues derived from problem gambling fell further during Q1 2021 to 3.3%, as it continues to work towards its 0% target by 2030. Issuing an update, the international betting and gaming group revealed that its problem gambling revenue share had declined from 4% in Q4 2021, coupled with a 79.2% improvement rate …

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Epic Risk Management educates on gambling harms throughout rugby

Epic Risk Management has partnered with the Rugby Players Association (RPA), Rugby Football Union (RFU) and Premiership Rugby to produce an educational gambling awareness programme. Epic has stated that it will use ‘first-hand experience’ to educate players on the risks of problem gambling and gaming, while illustrating when and how to get help. The programme will also include crucial anti-corruption …

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BOSE: Cross-sector responsibility in the betting ecosystem

The expansion of the betting and gaming industry internationally has accelerated rapidly in recent years, attracting the attention of those with concerns about the potential harmful side-effects of gambling.  This fast-paced growth and the increased threat of gambling related harm requires responsibility and action from a variety of actors in the wider betting ecosystem, according to a panel of industry …

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EPIC Risk Management: Customer interaction must ‘not a tick box exercise’

For EPIC Risk Management, player protection and customer affordability is a process requiring strong understanding of and interactions with customers. Sharing their views in this two part interview, three of the gambling harm consultancy’s core team members – Head of Safer Gambling, Dan Spencer; Vice President of Prevention US, Dan Trolaro and Head of Delivery US, Mark Potter – highlighted …

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EPIC Risk Management: The need for cross-industry player education

Affordability checks have long been touted as an effective method for operators to counter gambling related harm, and the prospect of a mandatory enhancement of such measures still remains in the UK. Speaking to SBC in this two part interview, EPIC Risk Management’s Head of Safer Gambling, Dan Spencer; Vice President of Prevention US Dan Trolaro and Head of Delivery …

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EPIC Risk Management extends partnership with boxing prospect Quarless

Gambling harm consultancy EPIC Risk Management has announced an extension of its sponsorship arrangement with boxer Nathan Quarless. The contract renewal will see the partners cooperate on gambling harm reduction and awareness programmes, building on the Merseyside-born fighter’s own experience with gambling addiction. Lived-experience focused organisation EPIC has been sponsoring Quarless for the past two years as part of a …

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EPIC strikes multi-level gambling awareness partnership with cricketers body

EPIC Risk Management will provide gambling awareness education to members of the Professional Cricketers’ Association (PCA), under the terms of a four-year partnership. Describing the agreement as a ‘first-of-its-kind’ deal, EPIC will also deliver educational sessions with women’s county and regional squads. The first year of the partnership will focus on all county academies and women’s regional teams, before moving …

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EPIC: Lived experience as a tool to balance commercial and responsibility commitments

For Mark Potter, Head of Delivery US at EPIC Risk Management, lived experience is a vital tool for the development and implementation of strong social responsibility and safer gambling initiatives across the industry. Speaking at a recent Breakout Session hosted by Kindred Group, Potter discussed his own experience with problem gambling and the negative impact it had on his professional …

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EPIC Risk Management recruits Dan Trolaro to strengthen US focus

Dan Trolaro, a problem gambling prevention specialist, has joined EPIC Risk Management as the harm minimisation consultancy’s Vice President of Prevention, as the company looks to expand its focus in the US. Effective from 9 August 2021, Trolaro’s new role will see him work to implement EPIC’s ‘blended, four pillar approach’ combining lived experience, prevention, policy, research and evidence, in …

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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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