Subject: Evolving Role of Machine Learning in Sports Gaming | Positive Play Scale

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eNews Edition 6 2019


IAGR President Paul Newson speaks to us about assuming leadership of IAGR and his thoughts about the tremendous opportunity for IAGR to build on its strategic positioning and shape its narrative to bolster its reach and impact and enhance gambling regulation globally. 

This is our final eNews for 2019. We hope you have enjoyed the refreshed newsletter format and we look forward to bringing you more engaging content with a growing cohort of contributing regulators and industry stakeholders in 2020.


Evolving role of machine learning in sports gaming 

It is no secret that Artificial Intelligence (AI) is revolutionizing every industry on earth, but many people are not sure exactly how or why. For most, the term “AI” conjures an image of Arnold Schwarzzenager playing The Terminator, which may be the cause of such confusion.

...those who are able to best leverage modern analytical architectures to extract maximum value from available data sets will be those whose competitive advantage is hard to erode.


Optimizing responsible gambling strategy with the Positive Play Scale: Moving beyond one-size-fits-all approaches.


In October, Neil McArthur, CEO of the Gambling Commission addressed the most senior leaders of the industry setting out the current priorities for the GB regulator as well as challenges for operators, calling for them to make faster progress in protecting consumers.
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Sally Gainsbury, Associate Professor at The University of Sydney writes about online slots causing the most problems when gambling online.


C.J. Fisher and Lea Giosa from the Gaming Practice Group of Fox Rothschild LLP sports betting and the prevalence of market access agreements.

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Speaking at IAGR2020 is your opportunity to extend your reach and impact and provoke thinking and debate. To challenge and inspire delegates towards bold innovation in regulatory practice. To excite conversation, a contest of ideas and influence policy makers, regulatory leaders and industry stakeholders towards more efficient and effective gambling regulation to underpin secure, vibrant, sustainable, safe and responsible industry.


IAGR is pleased to be associated with the International Legislators Agenda (ILA) at ICE London. The ILA brings together regulators from around the world including Singapore, Finland, Australia, UK, Cape Verde & Switzerland to share best practice. The program includes informal discussions on RegTech, common standards and gambling advertising, the Regulators’ Lunch, a networking reception at one of London’s historic landmarks, Tower Bridge, and visits to the Consumer Protection Zone and the eSports arena at ICE.

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