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GVC hosts ‘research symposium’ on gambling addiction

SBC News GVC hosts 'research symposium' on gambling addiction

FTSE betting group GVC Holdings is today hosting a ‘symposium on research into safer gambling’ showcasing the academic progress of its partnership with the Cambridge Health Alliance – a Harvard Medical School. A key directive of its ‘Changing for the Bettor’ social responsibility mandate at the start of 2019, GVC formed a $5.5 million multi-year partnership supporting Cambridge Health’s ‘Division of …

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Kenneth Alexander: GVC – ‘Industry cannot be turned into a political football’

SBC News Kenneth Alexander: GVC - ‘Industry cannot be turned into a political football’

GVC Holdings’ Chief Executive Kenneth Alexander has responded to criticism of his leadership, made public this week by the ‘All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Gambling Related Harm’. Opening the ‘Reputation Matters – gambling sector in the spotlight’ keynote event, Alexander spoke on GVC and the industry’s combined efforts to reduce problem gambling harms and further support treatment and research networks. …

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GVC forms ‘US Foundation’ driving new responsibility agenda

SBC News GVC forms 'US Foundation' driving new responsibility agenda

GVC Holdings has expanded its recently launched Global Foundation directive to US shores, announcing the formation of its new ‘US Foundation’ corporate responsibility programme. The US Foundation will lead the FTSE betting group’s North American strategy and standards for responsible gambling, corporate compliance and sports integrity disciplines. Supporting the development of US safer gambling and compliance frameworks, GVC is set …

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Sports Minister Mims Davies praises GVC’s commitment to research on problem gambling

SBC News Sports Minister Mims Davies praises GVC's commitment to research on problem gambling

Mims Davies MP, the UK Minister for Sports & Civil Society (DCMS) has praised GVC Holdings new safer gambling and mental-health research commitments, announced yesterday alongside the launch of the firm’s new ‘Changing for the Bettor’ campaign. A core corporate commitment for 2019 and beyond, GVC governance has detailed that the FTSE100 enterprise will lead the industry in reducing problem-gambling, tackling …

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Boyd promotes Christine Spadafor as Governance lead

SBC News Boyd promotes Christine Spadafor as Governance lead

US Casino and leisure operator Boyd Gaming (Boyd) has confirmed the promotion of Christine Spadafor as its Chair of Governance & Nominating Committee for its Board of Directors. Spadafor has been a board member of Boyd since 2009, the promotion will see her lead Boyd’s governance initiatives and procedures, playing a key role in qualifying board prospects and appointments. “As …

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