Author: Anna Kamber

Macau Launches Responsible Gambling Promotion 2021

Even for gambling and entertainment meccas such as Macau, responsible gambling is a very serious issue. Thankfully, authorities in the region are doing their best to ensure that their casino visitors can stay safe as they gamble. That is what the recently-launched “Responsible Gambling Promotion 2021” is all about. The Macau Gaming Inspection and Coordination Bureau has partnered with the Social Welfare Bureau and the Institute for the Study of Commercial Gaming of the University. Together, they are working towards increasing the level of public awareness of gambling disorders and other kinds of gambling-related harm. This is the second...

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Irish Gambling Operators Agree to New Code of Conduct

Ireland is a very lucrative gambling market and like other gambling jurisdictions across the globe, it also must deal with a lot of issues. Thankfully, the country is always taking steps towards ensuring that the sector is safe for users. The most recent development in this regard is a set of massive changes brought in through the new ‘Code of Practice on Safer Gambling’. Established by the Irish Bookmakers Association (IBA), the new code outlines several industry commitments. These mostly relate to player protection measures. The code is now a minimum set of requirements that the members of the...

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More Wins for Responsible Gambling Advertising Initiatives

Over the past year, there has been an incredible surge in online gambling activity. The pandemic was partly responsible for this but still, we cannot downplay the impact that great marketing had on this. Gambling advertising is still a rather controversial area. Thankfully, concerned parties are always working towards ways of ensuring that responsible advertising is the norm. Several recent developments illustrate this. The most notable highlights so for include: Snapchat’s Opt-Out Feature in the United Kingdom Snapchat stands out for being a very popular social platform. Its model of operation, much like many other platforms, revolves around adverts....

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Entain Partners with McLaren F1 for Responsible Gambling Initiative

The drive to educate gamers about responsible gambling is now more serious than ever before. Now, it is not just regulators and responsible gambling campaigners that are going out of their way to ensure that customers stay in control. Gaming operators are now actively involved and Entain is one of the companies that is leading the way in that regard. Known for being one of the top sports betting and gambling operators on the planet, Entain is working hard to ensure that its customers are protected. The company has recently partnered with McLaren Racing the “Party Responsibly” initiative which...

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Sightline Payments Doubles Down on Responsible Gambling Commitments

Renowned FinTech company Sightline Payments has been very aggressive in its quest to make its services much safer for its users. The company which is best known for its specialization in digital payments solutions for sportsbooks and casino operators has built up quite a reputation as a go-to service provider. Now, it is doubling down on its plans for the same. Just a couple of days ago, Sightline Payments made announced that it has partnered with the  American Gaming Association’s (AGA) Have A Game Plan.® Bet Responsibly.™ campaign and Conscious Gaming’s PlayPause multi-jurisdictional self-exclusion technology. These are monumental developments...

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