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UK – UK Gambling Commission honoured in new regulator awards

Great Britain’s Gambling Commission and New South Wales’s Office of Responsible Gambling (Australia) are the winners in IAGR’s inaugural awards program, the International Regulatory Awards. The award winners were announced last night at a Gala Dinner in Boston during the annual IAGR conference. The awards aim to recognise exceptional regulators who are helping to drive…

US – IAGR to launch International Regulatory Awards

IAGR has launched its inaugural awards program, the International Regulatory Awards, and invites IAGR members to nominate outstanding regulatory outcomes and contributions both in their own jurisdiction and globally. “There has never been a greater need for gaming regulators to be innovative in their regulatory practice,” says Catherine Myers, IAGR Trustee and CEO of the…

US – IAGR confirms September event will go ahead in person in Boston

The International Association of Gaming Regulators (IAGR) have confirmed that their 2021 Conference will go ahead in person from September 12 to 17 2021 in Boston Massachusetts, USA. In announcing the re-scheduled event IAGR President Mr Mabutho Zwane said: “As regulators, we recognise ongoing dialogue and collaboration across nations is vital to the continued success…

US – IAGR and IGSA announce collaboration for effective and efficient gaming regulation

In a first for both organisations, the International Association of Gaming Regulators (IAGR) and the International Gaming Standards Association (IGSA) are pleased to announce a collaboration aimed at maximising opportunities for effective and efficient gaming regulation. In announcing the initiative IAGR President Mr Mabutho Zwane said, “As regulators, we recognise that dialogue with industry is…

US – IAGR survey shows 80 per cent have concerns over confluence of gambling and gaming

The International Association of Gaming Regulators’ (IAGR) report Gambling and gaming – blurred lines was recently released, revealing global concerns about emerging forms of gambling. The report found social gaming, skins betting, loot boxes and esports betting have become increasingly prevalent internationally with regulators from across the world receiving complaints from consumers. IAGR President, Paul…

US – IAGR reschedules Boston conference to next year

The International Association of Gaming Regulators (IAGR) has announced the postponement of its annual conference: Disrupting the Regulator: Sparking innovation in regulatory practice #IAGR2020 Boston until September 12 to 17 2021. After monitoring governmental public health advice and associated jurisdictional developments regarding the COVID-19 pandemic over recent months, the Board of Trustees determined it was…

US – IAGR looks to spark regulatory innovation

The International Association of Gaming Regulators (IAGR) is calling for speakers for its 2020 Annual Conference to be held in Boston, Massachusetts during the week of September 20 to 25 2020. Speaking at IAGR2020 is your opportunity to extend your reach and impact and provoke thinking and debate. To challenge and inspire delegates towards bold…

US – IAGR report reveals challenges and themes in global gambling regulation

A report by the International Association of Gaming Regulators (IAGR) reveals that tackling problem gambling, consumer protection and gambling-related crime remain key challenges for gambling regulators across the world. Birgitte Sand, IAGR Patron and Chair of the IAGR Statistics Sub-committee, says the report, which is broken into two parts, a Markets report and a Themes…

Jamaica – Paul Newson appointed as IAGR President as IAGR2019 wraps up in Jamaica

The International Association of Gaming Regulators (IAGR) has appointed Paul Newson, Trustee of the NSW Responsible Gambling Fund, as President as part of IAGR’s 2019 annual conference, held in Jamaica from September 30 to October 3. The event – IAGR2019 – attracted over 200 gaming regulators, advisors, law experts and industry representatives from more than…