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Paul Dent: Who is responsible for Safer Gambling?

Paul Dent: Who is responsible for Safer Gambling?

With the online gambling industry continuing to grow rapidly, Paul Dent – Gambling Therapy Manager at Gordon Moody Association (GMA) – asks who should be responsible for safer gambling measures? Recent conferences have brought together regulators, operators and organisations representing those harmed by gambling, to share views on industry safeguards, duty of care, customer controls and protections . This shows …

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W2 and Crucial Compliance: Simplifying the compliance burden for igaming operators

Crucial Compliance

Writing a shared account for SBC News, Warren Russell from W2 and Crucial Compliance’s Paul Foster explain why the move towards tighter enforcement for global regulators leaves operators needing to strengthen their compliance efforts today. Global regulators continue to tighten regulations to ensure licence holders meet the highest possible safer gambling and AML standards. As part of these efforts, regulators …

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Spelinspektionen raises awareness of Spelpaus.se with new campaign

Spelinspektionen raises awareness of Spelpaus.se with new campaign

Spelinspektionen, the Swedish regulator, has launched a new campaign to raise further awareness of its Spelpaus.se self-exclusion scheme. The new campaign, which will run until mid-January, will consist of 13 different messages and will predominantly be shown via banners across a range of online platforms.  Commenting on the campaign, Spelinspektionen’s Communications Manager Anders Sims said: “We are now following up …

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Crucial Compliance: Responsible gambling must be at the heart of every boardroom

Compliance, regulations and responsible gambling have been three areas which have become a key focus for the gambling industry in recent years, as companies look to ensure that they are deploying the most effective player protection measures.  SBC spoke with Andy Masters, the newly appointed Chief Operating Officer of Crucial Compliance, and Paul Foster, Managing Director, to discuss company expansions, …

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GamCare teams up with financial services to launch safer gambling toolkit

GamCare has launched a new toolkit for financial institutions, gambling businesses and debt advice agencies across the UK to offer further support for customers experiencing gambling-related harms. Available for free on the GamCare website, the toolkit will feature tailored materials on banking, debt advice and gambling treatment sectors, as well as gambling businesses. Anna Hemmings, CEO at GamCare, commented: “People …

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Gordon Moody Association: Reducing gambling harm through collaboration

In a two-part series, Paul Dent – Gambling Therapy Manager at Gordon Moody Association (GMA) – takes an in-depth look at the concept of harm, analysing what constitutes harmful behaviours and how working alongside gambling operators can help on an academic, community and customer level. Defining gambling-related harm Back in April 2019, the UKGC launched its National Strategy which had …

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GAMING1 uses AI to combat problem gambling

GAMING1 has enhanced its offering of responsible gambling products by releasing a range of Artificial Intelligence player protection tools. The toolkit, which was designed by the company’s in-house product development team, aims to monitor all players activities and detect any early signs of problem gambling. Commenting on the launch, Sylvain Boniver, COO at GAMING1 said: “We’ve created a cutting-edge product …

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KSA launches operator tender for problem gambling helpline

The Netherlands gambling regulator, Kansspelautoriteit (KSA), will appoint an operator for its problem gambling helpline after launching its tender process. The service will offer gamblers access to treatment, advice and support via a website, chat service, email and telephone 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Under the Netherlands’ Remote Gaming Act, the KSA was tasked with running the …

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BonusFinder research finds 94% of UK gamblers aware of RG tools

Research from BonusFinder.com has revealed that 94% of UK gamblers were aware of the responsible gambling tools available to them during the lockdown period. The research, which surveyed 500 UK casino and bingo players, detailed that 31% of players had gambled ‘somewhat more’ between March and June, while 28% admitted to gambling ‘the same’ amount as they would in normal …

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More than just a logo: How Gambling Therapy is providing global support to those most in need

As technology continues to advance, so does the accessibility to gambling services, and the potential for it to become more normalised within our day to day lives. According to Paul Dent, Clinical Manager of Gambling Therapy at Gordon Moody Association, better technology can also be used to offer a wider support network to those afflicted by the issue of problem …

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