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    This Diwali, “shine a light” on safer gambling

    This Diwali, we’re “shining a light” on the risks of gambling and the importance of having safer play strategies.

    November 12, 2020
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    The New Realities of Land-Based Gaming

    As casinos, bingo halls and other land-based gambling venues re-open across the globe, players are seeing new protocols in place. There is no doubt about it, gambling looks different in a global pandemic. Which begs the question “do player safeguards also need to look different?”

    November 6, 2020
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    Gambling in the time of coronavirus? Plan to play it safer

    COVID-19 has taught us all the value of being prepared. And now, as land-based gambling venues reopen in Ontario, visitors can expect many changes: mandatory face masks, social distancing, sanitizing stations and plexiglass barriers to name a few

    October 9, 2020
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    RG Standards: Committing to player health

    In the second installment of a new collaboration between IAG and RGC – RG Check Director Tracy Parker explains why robust responsible gaming standards are vital.

    October 4, 2020
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    EGR Compliance Q&A with RGC CABP Director Janine Robinson on Playtech Collaboration

    RGC’s Janine Robinson and Playtech director of sustainability, Lauren Iannarone recently spoke to EGR Compliance on cooperating to build better digital resilience among online gamblers.

    September 18, 2020
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    Playtech launches new collaboration with RGC

    Playtech has agreed a research and evaluation-led partnership with the Responsible Gambling Council (RGC) as part of its efforts to combat gambling-related harm. The partnership will examine links between mental health, digital wellbeing and gambling using several research, evaluation and thought leadership initiatives.

    September 17, 2020
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    YGAM spearheads GP problem gambling training initiative

    Dr. Sasha Stark, Senior Researcher at RGC, speaks about the RGC’s role in the training programme behind Mindful Resilience.

    September 17, 2020
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    Responsible gambling: A winning strategy

    In the first installment of a new collaboration between IAG and the Responsible Gambling Council – RGC CEO Shelley White explains the keys to a successful RG strategy.

    August 3, 2020
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    Large majority of Ontarians who gamble are aware of the risks: Survey

    The Responsible Gambling Council (RGC) is delivering outreach programs across Ontario to raise awareness of risks associated with gambling and how people can protect themselves. These public education initiatives are supported by a new RGC survey of Ontarians that explores attitudes and behaviours about gambling.

    January 29, 2020
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    RGC Joins All-In Diversity Project in Support of Diversity & Inclusion in Canada

    The All-In Diversity Project is proud to announce its latest Strategic Partnership with The Responsible Gambling Council of Canada, one of the world’s leading authorities on the prevention of problem gambling and the first Canadian partner for All-In.

    February 14, 2019
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    Remembering Tibor Barsony: Founder of The Canadian Foundation On Compulsive Gambling

    Friends, family and colleagues are remembering an influential and courageous trailblazer who has passed away. Tibor Barsony, founder and executive director of the Canadian Foundation on Compulsive Gambling (CFCG) from 1983 to 1997, died on Friday August 11th, 2017.

    August 25, 2017