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Gambling operators from across the globe are being invited to catch-up with the Commission at ICE Totally Gaming in London. 

Colleagues from across the Commission will be delivering speeches, sitting on panels, attending workgroups, and speaking at clinics during the flag-ship gaming show. 

This year the Commission stand will be found in the event’s first Consumer Protection Zone – this area features organisations involved in the delivery of social responsibility, harm minimisation, education and treatment initiatives in relation to problem gambling. 

Commission Chief Executive Sarah Harrison will be delivering a keynote speech entitled ‘Is responsible gambling enough?’ on Monday 5 February and this will be followed by Commission General Council and Executive Director Neil McArthur’s appearance on a panel on corporate social responsibility. 

Other Commission appearances include: 

  • Executive Director Tim Miller will be opening the Consumer Protection Zone (Tuesday) 
  • Colleagues will be hosting a joint event with the Competition and Markets Authority and Advertising Standards Agency to provide an overview of work in the area of unfair promotional terms and misleading practices. 
  • Head of Legal Oliver Sweeney will be on a panel on EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and its impacts (Monday) 
  • Senior Manager Claire Wilson participating in a panel on the 4th Anti-Money Laundering Directive, strategies for GDPR and advertising rules (Monday) 
  • Remote Investigations Manager Chris Sullivan will be taking part in a clinic on managing and mitigating data breaches (Wednesday) 
  • Programme Director Richard Watson will be taking part in a regulator’s question group on Blockchain (Wednesday) 
  • Senior Manager Claire Wilson will be participating in a group on the realities of tackling financial crime (Wednesday) 
  • Programme Director Ben Haden taking part in a working group on Future Tech: Future Regulations (Monday) 
  • Head of National Lottery Licensing and Enforcement James Holdaway will be moderating the clinic ‘With great power comes great responsibility’ which will focus on social responsibility (Wednesday) 
  • Head of Profession for Statistics Chris Rogers taking part in a panel on predictive analytics, adapting business models, tracking problematic behaviour, enabling data science and personalised pricing (Tuesday) 
  • Senior Manager Brad Enright will be speaking at a regulatory update on eSports and responsible gambling (Tuesday). 

A full schedule for ICE visitors is available following registration on the ICE website.


Notes to editors 

  1. More information about how we regulate the gambling industry.
  2. Useful statistics on the gambling industry

Journalists can contact our press office on 0121 230 6700 or email: communications@gamblingcommission.gov.uk

Posted on 15 January 2018