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UK Gambling Commission considers RGSB recommendations on new strategy

Niji Narayan

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The UK Gambling Commission has welcomed the recommendations from the Responsible Gambling Strategy Board (RGSB) on the new national strategy, which intends to prevent gambling harms. UKGC is likely to publish the new strategy in April.

The RGSB, which advises the commission independently, has offered a range of recommendations on what the priorities to reduce gambling harm should be, and on the arrangements necessary to implement the strategy effectively.

The advice will now be considered, along with comments from stakeholders and the public which were submitted through a public consultation. The consultation, which ended on 15 February, resulted in detailed feedback from consumers, charities and industry stakeholders on how to develop what will be the successor to the current National Responsible Gambling Strategy.

Helen Rhodes, programme director at the Gambling Commission, said: “We fully welcome RGSB’s advice on the new National Strategy, and will carefully consider these recommendations from our expert advisors on how best to make lasting progress to reduce gambling harms.”

“Alongside the consultation responses we’ve received from a variety of stakeholders, RGSB’s advice is a significant step to develop and launch a strategy to deliver the greatest possible impact to further reduce gambling harms.”

Sir Christopher Kelly, chair of the RGSB, added: “We welcome the Commission taking responsibility for delivery of the next strategy and ensuring adequate and appropriate steps are taken to reduce gambling-related harms from the wide range of stakeholders from whom action will be required. We believe that there is a significant opportunity to make real progress over the next few years. We have made clear in our advice, however, that we think success will require changes in mindset, partnership arrangements, in the approaches to prevention and implementation, and in funding.”

Niji Narayan has been in the writing industry for well over a decade or so. He prides himself as one of the few survivors left in the world who have actually mastered the impossible art of copy editing. Niji graduated in Physics and obtained his Master’s degree in Communication and Journalism. He has always interested in sports writing and travel writing. He has written for numerous websites and his in-depth analytical articles top sports magazines like Cricket Today and Sports Today. He reports gaming industry headlines from all around the globe.

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Interblock Signs License Agreement with National Hockey League

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Electronic Tables Games Decorated with all 31 NHL Team Logos

Luxury gaming manufacturer and electronic table game (ETG) market leader Interblock® announced it has signed a license agreement with the National Hockey League (NHL ®) to incorporate League and Team logos into Stadium and standalone products.

John Connelly, CEO of Interblock commented “The historical synergy between sports and table game players made signing a deal with the NHL all the more exciting.  This collaboration will create a new portfolio of Electronic Table Games designed to attract a new type of patron to casino floors across North America. The NHL has given Interblock the ability to feature all 31 team logos in the design of our machines, where available, across North America.  Interblock will begin introducing the initial products in Q1 of 2020.

 

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Excellence is the destination on Blueprint road map

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‘An invaluable opportunity to outline the Blueprint road map and product credentials to the broader industry’ is how David Purvis chose to describe the brand’s reflections on the recent Autumn Coin-Op Show.

Speaking after Blueprint had completed its post show debrief, which included insight from colleagues at Gauselmann Group sister companies, Praesepe, Regal, Betcom and GeWeTe, Purvis said: “Exhibitions are an opportunity to see the industry from a customer perspective as well as receiving contributions from our sister brands within Gauselmann. Analysing all of the feedback, the theme which recurred time and time again, emanating from every sector of the industry, was the importance that’s being placed on quality and securing products that can authentically be described as representing ‘the best of the best’. The market isn’t interested in second best because their customers, the end-users demand the very best. The bar has most definitely been raised and I’m delighted that both the Wave and the Alphamax cabinets were so well received.”

He continued: “The days of offering consumers a game on an old analogue machine and serving cheap coffee in a plastic cup that’s too hot to hold are long gone. Modern retailing means delivering an excellent consumer experience. Gaming Machines that look outstanding are part of the quality offer that consumers expect and cabinet design is crucial in today’s highly competitive market. We’ve got the added advantage of knowing from our UK Gauselmann Group colleagues what customers in each gaming sector really want and Blueprint will continue to push the envelope in the process identifying the incremental improvements that can transform a good game into a great game.”

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Sportradar to market CEV Tokyo Volleyball European Qualification media rights

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Sportradar, the global leader in sports data intelligence, today announced it is to sell the media rights for the upcoming CEV Tokyo Volleyball European Qualification 2020 on behalf of the European Volleyball Confederation (CEV).

The agreement is part of an existing collaboration between the CEV and Sportradar that has run since 2007, which also includes the exclusive global marketing of media rights for the CEV Champions League and the OTT video platform EuroVolley.tv.

The media rights are for both the men’s and women’s competitions, which run from January 5th – January 12th 2020, with both events deciding the final European teams for the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo.

Sportradar’s Senior Director, Audiovisual Broadcast, Lutz Tigges, said: “Tokyo 2020 is set to be the standout sporting event of next year and is a major milestone moment for athletes, sports fans and broadcasters. To participate in the Olympics is the pinnacle for European volleyball teams, so these qualifiers are primed to guarantee thrilling moments, fantastic competition and big audiences.”

While the men’s qualifier will take place in Berlin, Germany, the women’s will be held in Apeldoorn, the Netherlands. Both competitions include an eight-team group stage, split into two pools, before the semi-finals and the final, with the winner ensuring a spot at the Olympic Games next year.

In total there are 30 matches, which will feature EuroVolley2019 finalists Serbia and Slovenia in the men’s competition and 2019 women’s runners-up Turkey. All matches will be produced in full HD to an international high-end standard with at least 9+1 cameras and international match graphics.

A three-minute highlight package will be produced shortly after each match and made available to broadcasters, news channels and social media platforms.

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