Australian lotteries and betting operator Tabcorp has revealed that Mandy Ross is to step down as its chief information officer in order to take up the role of chief digital officer with Griffith University in Brisbane.
Veikkaus has announced that it will speed up the implementation of its social responsibility strategy, by introducing new marketing controls and bringing forward the introduction of compulsory identification on slot machines by a year.
A new study into the potential risks and rewards that would arise from Norway’s current gambling monopoly being replaced by a regime allowing offshore operators into the market has concluded that such a move could see problem gambling rise. This could also result in funds generated by Norsk Tipping for Norwegian society fall by as much as NOK1.3bn.
Clarion Gaming, the parent company of iGaming Business, has partnered SiGMA Group for a new Asian gaming event under the ICE banner. The event will take place from 7 to 9 June next year, at the SMX Manila in the Philippines.
New research into gambling marketing and advertising has suggested that operators could be doing more to ensure promotional material is socially responsible and does not appeal to minors, especially on social media.
Svenska Spel’s Research Council has selected five new research projects to support, issuing grants totalling SEK5m to initiatives looking to find ways to better treat and understand gambling addiction.
Danish regulator Spillemyndigheden has established a new whistleblower scheme allowing employees of gambling operators to report evidence or suspicions of wrongdoing in relation to money laundering laws.