Tag Archives: responsible gambling

Ohad Narkis: Taking a ‘no nonsense’ approach to PlayOJO launch

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Can an operator’s ability to remain as open and transparent as possible become a unique identifier within the online casino industry? Ohad Narkis, Co-Founder of Maple Marketing, has bet big on ‘player responsibility’ with the launch of new online casino PlayOJO. Will his gamble pay off? Launching a new online gambling property will always test the hardest of stomachs, as …

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Kindred Group: Why Responsible Gambling is a key part of sustainable business

One of the key aims of the week was to ensure that consumers are aware of the tools that are available to keep gambling safe, initiatives like the ‘Gambling Therapy app‘, that Scandinavian operator Kindred recently revealed that it was going to fund. Alexander Westrell, Head of Communications for Kindred, told SBC: “Responsible gambling is a key part of our …

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UKGC strengthens its stance on protecting children from betting-related harm

An article published in the Times on Sunday 8 October accusing online betting operators of using cartoons to ‘lure kids to online gambling’, has caused the UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) to reaffirm its stance on protecting children from betting-related harm. The article claimed that gambling operators utilised flaws in the guidelines enforced by the UKGC and promoted games that appeal specifically to …

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UKGC publishes comprehensive Gambling Behaviour report

Updating the market, The UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) has today published its social research paper; ‘Gambling Behaviour in Great Britain 2015’. The report provides a comprehensive update on gambling trends across the UK, examining the rates of participation, at-risk gambling and problem gambling, and explores the associated characteristics and behaviours. Furthermore, the paper represents the first social update on UK …

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The Senet Group details success in core messaging of ‘When the Fun Stops’ campaign

Issuing a market update, industry independent watchdog The Senet Group has published the results of its survey measuring public awareness of responsible gambling messages relating to its ‘When the Fun Stops’ campaign. Officially launched in2015 ‘When the Fun Stops’ was the Senet Group’s first UK-wide national marketing campaign. Public awareness of core messages is the highest on record, with between …

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INTRALOT Peru gets responsible gaming recognition

INTRALOT Peru, one of the leading lottery and sports betting company in Peru, has been granted Level 3 Responsible Gaming Certification by the World Lottery Association (WLA), becoming one of the first lotteries in the Latin American region to achieve such accreditation. The certification is a result of coordinated efforts and a reward to effective implementation of INTRALOT Group’s industry …

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