Betsson Reaffirms its Support to ICE Consumer Protection Zone

By | January 26, 2024
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Betsson is highly committed to promoting Responsible Gaming practices as a central aspect of its sustainability efforts. The company is dedicated to serving as a role model within the industry, fostering an environment that encourages players to maintain a healthy relationship with gambling. Through its participation in the CPZ, Betsson Group is demonstrating its unwavering commitment to safer gaming practices. The proceeds from the donations of participating companies go to charitable organisations dedicated to consumer protection.

As part of the company’s sponsorship, the company representatives Jonna Danlund, Head of Sustainability, Myriah Abela, Lead Compliance Manager and Andre Gelfi, Managing Partner, Brazil Betsson Group and President, Brazilian Institute of Responsible Gambling (Instituto Brasileiro de Jogo Responsável IBJR), will participate in various discussions as featured speakers. They will share their expertise and insights on the latest innovations in safer gambling.

Jonna Danlund, Head of Sustainability at Betsson Group, will be sharing her insights on a panel dedicated to cooperating to promote consumer protection and broader sustainability standards across the industry.

The panel will be held on Tuesday, 6 February 2023 (14:30 – 15:30 GMT), and will explore the following topics:

  • Educating partners on the changing standards and need to adopt them
  • Understanding the steps for effecting change across the industry: from data collection to standards enforcement
  • Legal, policy and/or regulatory limitations to what you can do
  • Beyond consumer protection: the place for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) and environment considerations in your interactions and negotiations.

Myriah Abela, Lead Compliance Manager at Betsson Group, will contribute to the panel discussion “Towards positive play – blending compliance and marketing into an integrated communication with players.”

The panel will be held on Wednesday, 7 February 2023 (12:15 – 13:15 GMT), and will explore the following topics:

  • Ensuring one personalised message from the start
  • Reflecting integrated messaging in internal cooperation between compliance and marketing teams
  • Creating one voice of care to tap and retain a truly recreational customer base.

Andre Gelfi, Managing Partner at Betsson Brazil (and President of the Brazilian Institute of Responsible Gambling, IBJR), will contribute to the panel “Safer gambling in new markets – ensuring consumer protection is instilled into the markets’ DNA from the inception.” The panel will be held on Thursday, 8 February 2023 (12:00 – 13:00 GMT).

For the second year, Betsson has joined the ranks of companies sponsoring the Consumer Protection Zone (CPZ), contributing to the event’s fundraising efforts. In 2023, Betsson contributed to collecting £52,800, distributed among four charitable organisations dedicated to responsible gambling: AGOG (Netherlands), National Council on Problem Gambling (USA), Better Change (UK) and Betknowmore (UK).

Some of the exhibitors at the Consumer Protection Zone 2024 include UK Gambling Commission, Gamcare, Mindway AI, Responsible Gambling Council, Crucial Compliance, Department of Trust, Gordon Moody, Institute for Consumer Health, BetBlocker, Safer Gambling Training, Rightlander, SG Certified and National Council on Problem Gambling.

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