Risk Management and Responsible Gambling

Risk Management and Responsible Gambling

October 15, 2019, 3:00 PM - 3:45 PM

Special Events Stage
This session will cover mission-critical information regarding management of risks related to operating online gambling products, in particular, sports betting products. Covering consumer-related risks, business-related risks and a research collaboration to identify and address those risks, this is a session you can't afford to miss. Topics covered include: • Consumer-related risks with a focus on gambling addiction/responsible gambling, customer verification and data protection – tools, policies and programs and their implementation; • Business-related risks – prevention of match fixing/fraud/money laundering; • Regulatory/licensing risks – tools, policies and programs and their implementation; • Evidence-based identification of risk for gambling-related problems. Using open science practices with academic research partners to understand customers from a public health and responsible gambling perspective; • Evidence-based education and outreach. Using empirical findings and evidence-based tools to inform employees and the general public about safer Internet gambling and sports wagering; and, • The path forward: modeling the promise of academic-industry partnership.


  • Debi LaPlante


    Director, Division on Addiction; Assistant Professor

    Cambridge Health Alliance; Harvard Medical School

    Dr. Debi LaPlante is the Director of the Division on Addiction (Division) at Cambridge Health Alliance and an assistant professor at Harvard Medical...

  • Martin Lycka


    Director of Regulatory Affairs

    GVC Group

    Martin Lycka, solicitor, is Director of Regulatory Affairs at GVC Holdings. Martin has been an in-house legal and regulatory counsel to global online...

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    Sports Betting Symposium