September 22, 2022 /3BL Media/ - The largest online gaming operators in the country have come together to agree to the first industry-led responsible gaming standards. The 12-point pledge is a commitment to principles of responsible online gaming and are recommended as the principles for an industry benchmark.
The announcement coincides with this month’s designation as Responsible Gaming Education Month by the American Gaming Association.
The collaboration includes Bally’s Corporation, BetMGM, DraftKings, Entain, FanDuel, and MGM Resorts International.
Written by Julie Hynes, Senior Responsible Gaming Manager at DraftKings
As Americans coast to coast celebrated July 4, our country’s independence, and those who serve to protect our freedoms, top of mind for me is how to better understand U.S. veterans’ gaming-related activities as distinct from other populations. Through recent research, we are exploring the ways in which gaming operators, as well as the academic and research communities, can better serve this population.
BOSTON & UNITED KINGDOM, June 14, 2022 /3BL Media/ - DraftKings Inc. (Nasdaq: DKNG) and BetBlocker, a leading responsible gaming and safer play not-for-profit charity, today announced their collaboration to advance awareness of, and access to, BetBlocker’s acclaimed software. In a first for the gaming industry globally, consumers using BetBlocker are able to set restrictions on their gaming activities across all of their devices at no cost to them, and these restrictions will apply across thousands of gaming sites, whether regulated or not, anywhere in the world.
Recently, our research and training partner, the Harvard Medical School affiliated Cambridge Health Alliance, Division on Addiction, as part of its online Brief Addiction Science Information Source (BASIS), examined a scientific article titled Patterns and correlates of consumer protection tool use by Australian online gambling customers.
Made up of professionals from across the industry, the Global Gaming Alliance has published a thought leadership piece to educate and inspire the gaming ecosystem. The “Responsible Gaming is Everybody’s Business” white paper presents a series of best practices to promote responsible gaming for players, employees, and the gaming industry at large.
Program Open to the 35 State Problem Gambling Councils, With Councils Having Broad Discretion on How the Money is Best Allocated to Further Responsible Gaming
BOSTON, February 3, 2022 /3BL Media/ - DraftKings Inc. (Nasdaq: DKNG) today announced a multi-year financial commitment to assist the state councils across the country providing critical funding which will support the work of local nonprofit organizations. As part of the new initiative, entitled The State Council Funding Program, DraftKings has offered each state council $15,000 per year for three years, a total overall commitment of $1,575,000 over the span of the three-year program.
Sands developed Project Protect to lead positive change and provide lasting solutions for the communities where we operate. Our goal is to ensure that we lead the industry in addressing critical social issues, including the prevention of financial crimes and human trafficking, and encouraging responsible gaming.
For the past seven years, Dr. Bo Bernhard, world-renowned responsible gaming expert, has led the responsible gaming ambassador training program at Las Vegas Sands properties across the globe. Dr. Bernhard serves as the executive director for the International Gaming Institute (IGI) at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV), where he oversees all research and academic functions. Prior to his current role at the university, Dr.
Las Vegas Sands has a best-in-class, global responsible gaming program that aims to reduce gambling risk and improve social safeguards to help our guests make informed choices. The program is designed to directly reach and help patrons before a problem develops, including Team Member training, 24/7 Ambassador assistance, self-limit options, prominent signage for resources, and partnerships with organizations that support this cause.
Comprehensive Global Program Enhances Company Performance in Responsible Gaming, Anti-Money Laundering and Human Trafficking Prevention Practices
LAS VEGAS, August 8, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Aiming to strengthen community safeguards and demonstrate leadership in addressing critical social issues, Las Vegas Sands (NYSE: LVS) today announced Project Protect, a comprehensive global initiative to accelerate its performance in responsible gaming, anti-money laundering and human trafficking prevention.