• July 22, 2021

EGBA commits to greater safer gambling in new Sustainability Report

The CEOs of the member companies of the European Gaming and Betting Association (EGBA) have committed to increasing safer gambling efforts throughout Europe’s on the net gambling sector.

In the body’s initial-at any time annual Sustainability Report, EGBA members have dedicated to the bigger deployment of safer gambling tools and increased communications.

The annually report aims to “support accountability, transparency and enhance a robust culture of safer gambling in Europe’s online gambling sector,” EGBA stated.

The 2020/21 report outlines the joint initiatives and progress produced by member businesses to advertise safer gambling, safeguard gamers, and eventually lead positively to society in Europe.

Key information highlights from 2020 incorporate 75% of customers having at least 1 safer gambling tool activated – both mandatorily or voluntarily – on their on the web betting accounts, an enhance from 61% of clients in 2019.

A whole of 14.2 million generic communications were sent to prospects to endorse safer gambling, even though 2.8 million personalised communications were despatched. And voluntary contributions to European sport by way of sponsorships and sports streaming legal rights payments totalled €408m ($481.30m), a 20% improve from 2019.

“EGBA and its associates are fully commited to lead from the entrance on safer gambling and our annually sustainability report is aspect of our motivation to be accountable and transparent about our pursuits, keep track of our development and guidance our over-all initiatives to place safer gambling at the coronary heart of what we do,” claimed EGBA Secretary Typical Maarten Haijer.

“The personal dedication of the CEOs to accomplish these targets is critical and welcomed. It is pretty encouraging to see that our associates are now placing their determination into action as a result of the greater deployment of safer gambling applications and by speaking additional than ever prior to to their shoppers about safer gambling, and in an progressively personalised and targeted way.”