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VIXIO GamblingCompliance Annual Global Regulatory Awards recognise the best in the industry

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Yesterday VIXIO GamblingCompliance announced the winners of its Global Regulatory Awards. Held virtually for the first time amid ongoing COVID-19 safety concerns, the prestigious awards recognise and reward individuals and teams who work tirelessly to set new standards in the compliance and responsible gambling industry. Awards were given to winners across 18 categories. Big winners included Genting Casino UK, who won three accolades, including two for Jon Duffy who picked up Chief Compliance Officer of the Year, as well as Head of Regulatory Affairs/Government Relations. Both William Hill and GeoComply had nights to remember walking away with two Global Regulatory Awards apiece. Former Sky Bet CEO Richard Flint was recognised with a Lifetime Achievement Award for his progressive work in the field of safer gambling, while Erica Okerberg of Greenberg Traurig won the first award to be given to a Rising Star. For a full list of winners go to GamblingComplianceAwards.com, or click here.

Since their launch in 2017 the independently adjudicated Global Regulatory Awards have become the biggest of their kind, recognising and celebrating those who demonstrate excellence in responsible gambling, and growing in importance as the industry moves towards a stronger culture of compliance.

Frances Fenemore, VIXIO Chief Marketing Officer, said: “Congratulations to all our winners. This year the standard was exceptionally high, so winning an award really is a clear demonstration of a dedication towards regulatory compliance and safer gambling. VIXIO is proud to provide a platform to showcase the great work going on within the industry.” Lena Thakkar, Head of IR and PR SAZKA Group, said: “Well done to all the winners. As an organisation with regulatory compliance, responsible gaming and social responsibility at the core of our business, we are proud to be celebrating with the industry today. These awards underscore the huge amount of work that is going on to ensure player protection and sustainability.”

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Japneet Singh Sethi, Country Manager, Khelraja wins the prestigious Rising Star Award at the 2nd Edition of The Business Leadership Awards

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Owing to his contribution to the iGaming landscape in Asia, Japneet Singh Sethi, Country Manager, Khelraja has been awarded with the prestigious Rising Star Award in the Gaming category at the 2nd Edition of The Business Leadership Awards. The award ceremony was held on 29th September at Courtyard by Marriott, Mumbai. Actress Udita Goswami was the celebrity guest on the occasion.

Speaking on the felicitation, Japneet Singh Sethi said, “It is always an honor to be recognized for your work. I was always focused towards building a thriving iGaming ecosystem for the vast community of iGaming enthusiasts and to be recognized for my efforts in this respect is a great boost to the entire industry. I have always wanted to contribute to my country’s economy and I think iGaming is one of the ways I can give back to the nation. I would also want to congratulate all the other nominees and winners who are working towards the development of their respective sectors”.

Khelraja is Asia’s renowned real-money gaming brand that offers sports betting, casino and esports among other categories. Japneet has been instrumental in expanding the brand’s reach in Asia.

Also, speaking on the occasion Ankit Joshi, Founder & CEO, Feather Touch Business Solutions said, “The Business Leadership Award is initiated with the objective of felicitating the innovative businesses who are ensuring that the world becomes a better place with their efforts for growth of the community and society. It is always an honor to meet the entrepreneurs who are helping the country grow through their vision.”

The event witnessed over 120 attendees. Some of the popular categories in which the awards were given included Brand Marketing, CSR, Real Estate, Social Media, Digital Marketing, Startups, Innovation and Strategy, Healthcare and Information Technology.

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IGT Executive Honored at 2022 Women in Gaming Diversity & Employee Wellbeing Awards

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Victoria Dolan recognized with “Leader of the Year” award at the global awards program

International Game Technology PLC  announced that Victoria Dolan, IGT Vice President and Deputy General Counsel, PlayDigital, recently won the “Leader of the Year” award in the 2022 Women in Gaming Diversity & Employee Wellbeing Awards. The annual awards program recognizes individuals and organizations for outstanding devotion to enhancing equality, diversity and inclusion.

Victoria plays a critical, strategic role in driving positive outcomes, mitigating company risk and maximizing growth opportunities for IGT and its customers. Throughout her five-year tenure at IGT, Victoria has continued to grow in her career, mentor others and help the Company achieve its diversity and inclusion goals. Her experience and sustained results in the lottery, land-based gaming and iGaming segments in Europe served as foundation for her new role supporting IGT PlayDigital globally, one of IGT’s fastest-growing and most complex business segments.

“Victoria is a consummate professional and exemplifies the concept of servant leadership by bringing out the best in those she leads while continuously driving exceptional results,” said Christopher Spears, IGT Executive Vice President and General Counsel. “She is a dedicated, enthusiastic leader and mentor and a champion of IGT’s Diversity and Inclusion programs. We thank the Women in Gaming Diversity & Employee Wellbeing Awards committee for recognizing Victoria’s contributions to the gaming industry and we congratulate her on this fantastic honor.”

Victoria serves on IGT’s Global Diversity and Inclusion Council, as well as its EMEA-specific regional council and is a member of IGT’s Advancing Cultural Education (ACE) Diversity & Inclusion Group. Victoria also serves on the IGT Steering Committee for the UK After School Advantage program, helping to inspire children and young adults to pursue careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) industries in the UK.

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GAMOMAT’s Chief Design Officer Sabine Müller lands “Industry pride of the Year” at 2022 Women in Gaming Diversity Awards

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At last Thursday’s Women in Gaming, Diversity Awards GAMOMAT’s Chief Design Officer Sabine Müller landed the Industry Pride of the Year award.

Müller was recognised for her vision, innovative approach and success which has made her an outstanding role model who inspires women to choose a career in the Land based Gaming or iGaming industry. This award was chosen by an esteemed judging panel from the finalists of the seven categories on the night.

The ceremony was held at London’s prestigious Savoy Hotel on 15th September where they honoured excellence in promoting diversity and inclusion within the gaming industry. This year marked the 12th edition of the awards which began life as ‘Women in Gaming Awards’ but made the move to add the Diversity element to reflect the positive changes in the gaming industry.

Further to acknowledging businesses, the Women in Gaming, Diversity Awards also celebrates individuals for outstanding devotion to enhancing equality, diversity and inclusion.

With over 15 years’ iGaming experience, Sabine has been responsible for product innovation, branding and marketing at GAMOMAT since 2019.

GAMOMAT Development GmbH’s Chief Design Officer Sabine Müller said: “I’m incredibly proud to have won the Industry Pride of the Year Award at this year’s Women in Gaming, Diversity event. Our industry offers a vast array of opportunities for women wanting to work within a hugely rewarding environment and being able to inspire more people to carve a path within it brings great joy.”

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