Tag Archives: Safer Gambling

London becomes safer gambling melting pot as Kindred plc puts focus on sustainability

SBC News London becomes safer gambling melting pot as Kindred plc puts focus on sustainability

Kindred Group plc has revealed more details around the agenda for its upcoming March conference at the Kia Oval in London, which will adopt the theme of Responsible Gambling.  Titled “Safer Gambling: A look into the future”, the event calls upon experts from within and outside the industry to come together and discuss plans and ideas of how to ensure …

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MGA and Alderney strengthen safer gambling duties with MoU extension

SBC News MGA and Alderney strengthen safer gambling duties with MoU extension

An agreement has been reached between the Malta Gaming Authority (MGA) and the Alderney Gambling Control Commission (AGCC) to extend their Memorandum of Understanding (MoU). The AGCC was first established in 2000 as Alderney’s gaming regulatory body responsible for the supervision of the gaming sector, overseeing the licensing and regulatory enforcement procedures on the island.  Malta’s regulatory body, on the …

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Kindred urges operators to follow suit with safer gambling partnerships

SBC News Kindred urges operators to follow suit with safer gambling partnerships

Kindred’s recently strengthened partnership with Rangers FC demonstrates how a better, safer model of sponsorship and advertising is possible within sports, the operator asserted. Aiming to ‘break new ground’ in Scotland, the deal will see players and staff at the club participate in independent gambling education sessions – led by EPIC Risk Management – designed for top-level sportspeople to facilitate …

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Microgaming in close cooperation with multiple safer gambling charities

SBC News Microgaming in close cooperation with multiple safer gambling charities

Microgaming is demonstrating vast support for responsible gambling practices in partnering with several safer gaming charities.  Some of the charities that have received support from the online gambling provider in 2023 include Ygam, Gordon Moody, Beacon Counselling Trust, Betknowmore UK and Motiv8 Addiction Services. The firm is reportedly in ‘close cooperation’ with each charity to identify projects that will benefit …

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Kindred RG specialist Maris Catania joins SG:certified

Kindred RG specialist Maris Catania joins SG:certified

Sustainability and safer gambling consultancy group SG:certified has confirmed Maris Catania as the latest member of its team. Catania will take on the responsibility of a Safer Gambling Senior Consultant with the firm, contributing to developing up-to-date and effective safer gambling content. Her areas of focus will include training, assessments, recommendations of best practices, benchmarking and research digests, whilst supporting …

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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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bet365 rebrands affiliate programme to bet365 Partners

bet365 Partners

bet365 has rebranded its affiliate programme to bet365 Partners to recognise how it sees relationships with new and existing advertisers.   The new programme, previously bet365 affiliates, includes features designed to support, inform and enhance the relationship between the operator and its partners. It is available in 20 languages with five products to promote – sports, casino, poker, games and bingo.  …

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Making betting safer: Why Mindway AI is the perfect fit for Better Collective

SBC News Making betting safer: Why Mindway AI is the perfect fit for Better Collective

Better Collective kicked off 2021 with the exciting news that it had purchased a further 70% of shares in problem gambling detection specialist Mindway AI – a deal which the sports betting media group says will form a key part of its strategy to ‘make betting safer’. In this month’s Better Collective Spotlight, we sat down with Mindway AI’s CEO …

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GamCare teams up with financial services to launch safer gambling toolkit

SBC News 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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BGC dedicates 20% of advertising to safer gambling

SBC News BGC dedicates 20% of advertising to safer gambling

The Betting and Gaming Council (BGC) has committed to making sure that 20% of TV and radio advertisements from its members are safer gambling adverts. In April, BGC members voluntarily removed all TV and radio product advertising for a period of six weeks during the lockdown. Writing on Politics Home, BGC Chief Executive Michael Dugher explained that the trade association …

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