ICE London organizer Clarion Gaming announced Thursday that the ICE Consumer Protection Zone has been shortlisted in two categories at the Vixio Global Regulatory Awards, while also receiving recognition from safer gambling charities across the UK. Launched by Clarion at ICE 2018, sponsors for the Consumer Protection Zone have so far raised £146,000 ($157,300), earmarked to safer gambling organizations.
David Richardson, strategic partnership manager of Better Change, said: “It [the Consumer Protection Zone] has brought player protection front and center. The contribution we received as a result of being part of the Consumer Protection Zone at ICE 2022 has helped us develop our product range and continue to strive towards our mission of protecting everyone from gambling-related harm.”
“We believe working with operators and in collaboration with all industry stakeholders is the way to achieve this and we look forward to working with the industry in 2023 and beyond,” he added.
GamCare, the Responsible Gaming Council and Better Change at ICE Consumer Protection Zone 2022. Rob Mabbett, director of external engagement at Gordon Moody, said that ICE London has played a key role in progressing the safer gambling debate and providing a platform for organizations in the space. “The introduction of the ICE Consumer Protection Zone in 2018 has meant that organizations including Gordon Moody have been able to raise awareness and network with key stakeholders from all areas of the sector.”
“Generating a focus for safer gambling and gambling therapy services provides organizations such as Gordon Moody with a voice, which is invaluable,” Mabbett further commented.
Rob Mabbett, director of external engagement at Gordon Moody Ewa Bakun, director of industry insight and engagement at Clarion Gaming, said: “The zone has grown in importance and reputation which has been reflected in its inclusion on the shortlist of organizations and brands across two categories in the Vixio Global Regulatory Awards. Just to be shortlisted is recognition of the work that’s been ongoing since 2018 which has seen the feature take up a prominent position in a high footfall area of the ICE show floor.”
Ewa Bakun at ICE London this year “ICE London was the first business-to-business gaming event to recognize the importance of safer gambling and has led the way in bringing providers and operators together. We will shortly start allocating stands and we are expecting all of our 2022 supporters to return next February as we highlight the industry’s commitment to reducing gambling-related harms,” Bakun concluded.