Tag Archives: Ice 2018

Caesars Entertainment’s Jan Jones Blackhurst – Industry needs to get smart on diversity

Jan Jones Blackhurst, the former Mayor of Las Vegas and current Vice President of Public Policy & Corporate Responsibility at Caesars Entertainment has highlighted gender equality concerns facing the global gambling community. Speaking to casino industry news source CasinoBeats (SBC.Global subsidiary), Blackhurst detailed that the sector had tainted itself during ICE 2018, a global gambling conference in which the sector …

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Winning Post – Concern rises over blame game as regulator aims to clean up ICE

Regulus Partners, the strategic consultancy focused on international gambling and related industries, gives an insight into some of the key developments in the gambling industry as part of its ‘Winning Post’ column. It is likely that this year’s ICE will be chiefly remembered for the Gambling Commission’s attacks on the use of promotional girls at the expo – and follow-up …

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Richard Flint: Tough conversations needed in order to create a ‘sustainable industry’

Speaking at ICE 2018, Sky Betting & Gaming (SB&G) Chief Executive Richard Flint has urged stakeholders to create a ‘sustainable industry which can be trusted by regulators, politicians, and above all, by our customers’. As an industry executive, Flint has been one of the more vocal leaders at expressing concerns relating to social responsibility. In his address, Flint tells ICE …

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Mor Weizer: Playtech –  ‘Local Heroes’ can overcome 2018’s challenge

Opening the ‘Playtech Academy’ at ICE 2018, Group Chief Executive Mor Weizer details that company leadership is unfazed by the radically changing regulatory landscape impacting all industry stakeholders. Leading Playtech Plc since 2007, Weizer states that his firm’s services and operations have helped tier1 clients overcome all previous regulatory challenges, 2018 is therefore no new phenomenon for the FTSE technology supplier. …

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Sarah Harrison – UKGC – Diversity can help tackle the industry’s ‘ugly side’

Issuing her final industry address as Chief Executive of the UK Gambling Commission (UKGC), Sarah Harrison reflects on her two and half year leadership tenure, stating that she has seen ‘the good, the bad and ugly’ of the sector. Speaking at today’s ‘World Regulatory Briefing’, ahead of ICE 2018. Harrison seeks to breakdown the current industry priorities, that UK betting …

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World Cup diary – Breaking the ICE on BetRegal’s plans for Russia

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BetRegal.com, a new sportsbook created to provide its customers with the “highest possible value” in prices, is on the road to Russia for this summer’s FIFA World Cup. In the first diary of this new World Cup series, Aly Lalani is talking about the importance of trade shows for a start-up company, as the industry’s annual London meetup draws closer. …

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