It’s no surprise that Aintree was called off this week. Matthew Holley reflects on what could have been and with a Virtual Grand National what could still be…
With recent global events The Cheltenham Festival really does seem like a distant memory. I’m going to be honest here. The festival is one of the highlights of my year. However this year felt strange. Looking back it feels like the last week of normality for me. As I avidly tuned in daily I knew that we were heading for a global crisis. However by watching the racing daily everything seemed normal.
What a crazy time we all find ourselves in. This unprecedented international crisis that leaves many of us on lockdown in our homes has certainly taken its toll on our industry and our businesses.
We have been following the Government advice on the Coronavirus pandemic very closely and as a result the KnowNow events schedule for 2020 will be significantly changed.
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How do we get our commercial teams to work closely with player protection? How do we build it into the core of our business rather than simply seeing it as an annoying box to tick?
This will be discussed by a panel at our forthcoming Player Protection Forum. So we hand over to one of the panellists, Perrin Carey, to give his views on changing the compliance narrative.
Player protection and the promotion of safer gambling feature high on the agenda for operators. Pressure is increasing on operators to improve efforts in this area. Here’s KnowNow MD, Paula Murphy with a look at a recent news story and an introduction to our forthcoming Player Protection Forum.
Don’t miss YGAM and GamCare at the Player Protection Forum. Lee Willows, YGAM and Mike Kenward, Gamcare will delivering a joint presentation on the UK’s first national education programme. They will be covering the programmes progress to date, intended impact and how the programme will be evaluated.
We’ve got a great afternoon panel discussion at the Player Protection Forum with Peter Murray, Director of Alexem Services moderating. The panel will discuss how to get our commercial teams to work closely with player protection. How can we build it into the core of our business rather than simply seeing it as an annoying box to tick?
So time to introduce the moderator and two confirmed panellists.
Yes! We’ve got a full agenda up for our Player Protection Forum May 21st. Last years event was a great success. So to provide a subtle introduction and a few thoughts on gambling in general we hand over to our Marketing Director Matthew.
So following our successful 3rd Annual conference in January our MD Paula couldn’t wait to get to ICE 2020. Here’s her take on some of the negative post press coverage…