The Responsible Gaming Symposium was held on Tuesday and focused on player protection and preventive measures included in the operational business of ADMIRAL and its regulatory aspects.
The expert panel agreed on taking responsibility for making gambling events and other gambling businesses sustainable. NOVOMATIC took advantage of the occasion to emphasize that the Group is the sole operational entity in the market, possessing well-defined sets of regulations and safeguards for players.
Johannes Gratzl, an executive board member of NOVOMATIC AG, warmly welcomed participants to the Responsible Gaming Symposium. Gratzl commenced the proceedings by underscoring the importance of the Group’s Responsible Entertainment and highlighting the execution of initiatives to enhance player protection and prevention.
Oliver Scheibenbogen and Ute Andorfer, the heads of clinical psychology at the Anton Proksch Institute, focused on the significance of having active responsibility and the implementation of player protection measures by fulfilling legal frameworks and undertaking prevention measures to contribute to sustainable businesses.
Responsible gambling or gaming must be regarded with equal importance by businesses and consumers to combat problem wagering.
Prioritizing the optimization of Responsible Entertainment, Monika Racek, an executive board member at ADMIRAL Casinos and Entertainment AG, discussed the distinctive qualities of player protection that will be guaranteed throughout the Austrian market.
The ADMIRAL network branches include several trained officers who are responsible for bringing youth and player protection measures. Additionally, Bernhard Teuchmann and Jaime Estalella, NOVOMATIC’s managing directors in Spain, explained the concept of sustainable gaming and put forward an innovative, forward-looking prevention program for using new technologies responsibly.
NOVOMATIC is one of the largest international operators and producers of gambling and gaming technologies, employing about 23,900 staff from different parts of the world. It was established by Professor Johann F. Graf in 1980 and currently operates over 210,000 gaming terminals and VLTs (video lottery terminals) in its 2100 or more gaming operations and rental concepts.