Thursday, October 1st, 2020
12:00 – 1:00 pm EST
Sponsored by OLG
In an era of rapidly expanding online gambling, new, forward-thinking solutions are needed to minimize harms and help gamblers manage their play.
This webinar will support regulators and operators with the information they need to integrate emerging practices related to self-exclusion, player tracking, and individualized player messaging in online gambling. In this session, we will discuss how to implement these industry-leading tools, and explore how to evaluate and articulate the impact they can have on player health and the industry’s bottom line.
Dr. Michael Auer
Managing Director, Neccton
Dr. Michael Auer is a statistician and psychologist. He studied in Vienna, Austria and made his PhD with Prof. Mark Griffiths at Nottingham Trent University. Dr. Auer published more than thirty peer-reviewed articles in the area of online gambling about subjects like limit setting, personalized feedback, self-exclusion and pop-up messages. This academic background and his commercial experience of more than fifteen years in the gambling industry lead to the development of a player tracking tool called “mentor” which is currently used by thirty different online gambling sits across the world. He is also a regular speaker at conferences and consults operators, regulators and policy makers around the world.
Partnerships & Business Development, Gamban
Melissa works extensively with governmental bodies, treatment support providers and commercial organizations guiding on best practice for distribution and strategy in online gambling self-exclusion, enhancing and improving protection for at-risk problem gamblers. Connecting schemes, tools and initiatives, Melissa works to accelerate positive change to ensure that recovery from problem gambling is both possible and achievable.
Moderated by: Janine Robinson, RGC