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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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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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