Yesterday VIXIO GamblingCompliance announced the winners of its Global Regulatory Awards. Held virtually for the first time amid ongoing COVID-19 safety concerns, the prestigious awards recognise and reward individuals and teams who work tirelessly to set new standards in the compliance and responsible gambling industry. Awards were given to winners across 18 categories. Big winners included Genting Casino UK, who won three accolades, including two for Jon Duffy who picked up Chief Compliance Officer of the Year, as well as Head of Regulatory Affairs/Government Relations. Both William Hill and GeoComply had nights to remember walking away with two Global Regulatory Awards apiece. Former Sky Bet CEO Richard Flint was recognised with a Lifetime Achievement Award for his progressive work in the field of safer gambling, while Erica Okerberg of Greenberg Traurig won the first award to be given to a Rising Star. For a full list of winners go to GamblingComplianceAwards.com, or click here.
Since their launch in 2017 the independently adjudicated Global Regulatory Awards have become the biggest of their kind, recognising and celebrating those who demonstrate excellence in responsible gambling, and growing in importance as the industry moves towards a stronger culture of compliance.
Frances Fenemore, VIXIO Chief Marketing Officer, said: “Congratulations to all our winners. This year the standard was exceptionally high, so winning an award really is a clear demonstration of a dedication towards regulatory compliance and safer gambling. VIXIO is proud to provide a platform to showcase the great work going on within the industry.” Lena Thakkar, Head of IR and PR SAZKA Group, said: “Well done to all the winners. As an organisation with regulatory compliance, responsible gaming and social responsibility at the core of our business, we are proud to be celebrating with the industry today. These awards underscore the huge amount of work that is going on to ensure player protection and sustainability.”