GVC joins US problem gambling body’s President’s Circle

GVC joins US problem gambling body’s President’s Circle

Thursday, September 20, 2018 Posted by News Team
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Operator to help fund US gambling prevalence study

GVC Holdings has joined the President’s Circle of the National Council on Problem Gambling (NCPG), the US body’s highest-level membership. 

President’s Circle members are denoted as such as they agree to become multi-year contributors to the NCPG, supporting its operations, sustainability, future growth and commitment to innovation. GVC joins Las Vegas Sands and MGM Resorts International in the President’s Circle.

The top tier is preceded by Director’s Circle membership, with Mohegan Sun currently the only member, and Executive Level, for which International Game Technology and Caesars Entertainment are current members.

As part of its commitment to supporting the NCPG’s drive to provide the advocacy, awareness and assistance required to promote responsible gambling, GVC is to help fund a major new study into the prevalence of gambling across the US. The survey also looking to identify potential problems that arise as a result of gambling, giving stakeholders in the US gaming industry a clearer idea of the issues, allowing the sector to develop effective treatment and prevention measures. 

“We are delighted to become a member of NCPG supporting the invaluable work that they undertake in advocating on problem gambling issues,” GVC chief executive Kenneth Alexander said. “Joining the NCPG’s President’s Circle reinforces our commitment to ensure that GVC promotes the highest standards of responsible gaming while ensuring our customers can enjoy our products in a safe environment.”

NCPG executive director Keith Whyte added: “We warmly welcome GVC to the President’s circle. 

“As a global leader in online gaming, GVC’s experience and operational excellence are a huge asset to NCPG and we look forward to working with them to develop and affirm national standards in responsible gaming.”


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