Tag Archives: Jan Jones Blackhurst

AIDP adds two new global advisors

The All-in Diversity Project (AIDP) has strengthened its global advisory by confirming the addition of Birgitte Sand and Esu Ma’at as board members. Ma’at is AIDP’s first appointment which the organisation stated is ‘reflective of educational and institutional and organizational change management’. AIDP praised his appointment, pointing out that Ma’at is a ‘trans-disciplinary thought leader’ who has a distinguished track …

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SBC Magazine Issue 9: Esports future, online shift and Brazil betting soap opera

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The future for esports betting, the regulatory soap opera in Brazil, a new COO for LeoVegas and how online gaming can drive the industry’s comeback are just some of the key topics in Issue 9 of SBC Magazine. Available to view online HERE, we start by analysing Sergey Portnov’s “calculated risk” approach to Parimatch leadership, before reflecting on how Carsten Koerl …

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SBC continues to grow media operation with SlotBeats addition

SBC has continued to grow to its news network with the launch of SlotBeats, sister site to leading online and land-based casino news portal CasinoBeats.  SlotBeats is the latest addition to SBC’s expanding media operation, which includes websites that attract a monthly audience of more than 170,000 unique visitors from the gambling and sports industries, as well as the SBC …

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All-in Diversity expands its Canadian presence with Shelley White appointment

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The All-in Diversity Project has strengthened its advisory board with the appointment of Responsible Gambling Council CEO Shelley White. White is hoped to bring with her ““a wealth of experience and industry knowledge” as she joins  fellow board members Susan Hensel, Jan Jones Blackhurst, Richard Schuetz, Sue Schneider and Holly Cook Macarro. All-in Diversity co-founder, Christina Thakor-Rankin, celebrated the new …

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Mark Frissora – Caesars future growth must be guided by responsibility & diversity commitments

Nasdaq-listed Caesars Entertainment Corporation has released its ninth ‘Corporate Social Responsibility – CSR Report’, detailing its sustained commitment to its employees., communities and wider stakeholders. The US gambling group continues its corporate guidance under the ‘People, Planet, Play’ framework which seeks to deliver a positive corporate impact on society. ‘People, Planet, Play’ focuses on five core responsibility dynamics; improving employee …

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Caesars strengthens All-in Diversity Project as founding member

As it continues to champion equality and inclusion within the industry, Caesars Entertainment has become a founding member of The All-in Diversity Project. The lead out initiative from All-in Diversity Project is the All-Index, a global industry standard index measuring progress for diversity and inclusion, which was built in partnership with Oxford Brookes University. It will provide a report on …

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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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