Against All Odds… overcoming a £4.8 million gambling disorder
Come along to Social Responsibility for Gambling Operators where Paul Buck, Founder & Chief Executive, EPIC Risk Management will tell his story of how he developed a £4.8 Million pathological gambling disorder.
Find out how he went through recovery and now helps identify and prevent problem gambling in the high risk sectors of professional sports, financial services and the armed forces.
About Paul Buck, Founder & Chief Executive, EPIC Risk Management
Paul uses senior level business acumen, plus the personal experience of suffering, and overcoming, a decade long pathological gambling disorder, and its devastating effects, to now head the UK and Ireland’s leading independent gambling-harm minimisation consultancy. They specialise in the identification and prevention of problematic gambling in high risk sectors.
He has quite a story to share!
EPIC works across the highest prevalence sectors including the armed forces, the criminal justice system, financial services, education and widely across professional sport.
Recently they have conducted the largest and most penetrative gambling education and prevention programme ever completed in any sport anywhere in the world. This is in partnership with the Rugby Players Association, Rugby Football Union and the AVIVA Premiership. They followed this with similar programmes involving professional cricket and the four Irish provinces in partnership with Rugby Players Ireland. EPIC also advise to a number of Premiership football teams including current Premier League Champions Chelsea FC.
By working with EPIC, organisations ensure that they are fulfilling their duty of care to all stakeholders whilst mitigating the financial, brand, reputational and human risks that problematic gambling almost always brings.