Safer
Gambling
Week

5-11 OCT 2020

Safer
Gambling
Week

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What is Safer Gambling Week

The National Betting Authority is organising the 3rd Safer Gambling Week (SGW), which will be held from the 5th till the 11th of October 2020 in Cyprus, with the participation of stakeholders in the gambling industry in Cyprus and abroad.

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What we do in this Week 2020

3rd Safer Gambling Conference

The third edition of the Safer Gambling Conference will be held on the 5th of October 2020 and will be broadcasted online

Seminars

During the week, there will be various seminars towards betting premises and casino employees, college students, public health professionals and other stakeholders

Workshop

Interactive workshops will be held during the week that include hands-on training and case studies

Public events

Multiple activities and events are organised for the public in shopping centres, municipalities, universities and more

Speakers

Constantinos Petrides

Minister of Finance

Ioanna Fiakkou

Chairwoman, National Betting Authority, Cyprus

Christina Christoforou

Social Responsibility & Business Development Unit, National Betting Authority Cyprus

Spyros Tsakonitis

Senior Legal advisor, National Betting Authority

Dr. Simon McNair

Policy Advisor (Consumers & Business), The Behavioural Insights Team, UK

Dr. Marc N. Potenza

MD, PhD, Professor of Psychiatry, Neuroscience and Child Study, Yale University School of Medicine, United States

Dr. Michael Auer

Advisor, Director, Neccton, Austria

Vasiliki Panousi

Manager of EU Affairs, European Gaming and Betting Association, Belgium

Program of the Week

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# Topic Speaker TimeLocation
1 3rd Safer Gambling Conference10:00 - 14:30Digital Event
2 Let's Keep it a Game Online QuizGeorge Roussos18:00 - 19:00www.quiz.cy
# Topic Speaker TimeLocation
1 Safe Gambling in the era of COVID-19: Challenges and policies – Training seminar for authorized representatives and betting premises employeesChristina Golna, Innowth10:00 - 12:00Hilton Nicosia, Nicosia
2 Press Conference Young Cities11:00 - 12:30Journalists' house
3 Safe gambling and risk factors- Educational seminar for members of sports federations in cooperation with the Cyprus Sports Organization and Cyprus Football AssociationMatthew Burgiss13:00 - 14:30Digital Event/Zoom
4 Safe gambling and risk factors- Educational seminar for members of sports federations in cooperation with the Cyprus Sports Organization and Cyprus Football AssociationMatthew Burgiss16:30 - 18:00Digital Event/Zoom
5 Let's Keep it a Game Online QuizGeorge Roussos18:00 - 19:00www.quiz.cy
6 Youth and problem gambling - Educational seminar for parents, in cooperation with the Pancyprian Confederation of ParentsIsabella Brobbey18:00 - 19:30Digital Event/Zoom
7 The role of parental guidance in preventing gambling addictionStella Nicolaou18:00 - 19:30Digital Event/Zoom
# Topic Speaker TimeLocation
1 Safe Gambling in the era of COVID-19: Challenges and policies – Training seminar for authorized representatives and betting premises employeesChristina Golna, Innowth10:00 - 12:00Sun Hall hotel, Larnaca
2 Gambling: Risk factors and self-protection measures. An interactive workshop for soldiersΆντρη Ανδρονίκου10:00 - 12:00
3 Let's Keep it a Game Online QuizGeorge Roussos11:00 - 12:00www.quiz.cy
4 When does a hobby become a psychopathologyAndreas Erotokritou13:00 - 14:30Mind Lab offices, Ayios Ioannis
5 Safe Gambling and risk factors - Educational seminar for journalists in cooperation with the Union of Cyprus Journalists and the Union of Cyprus Sports JournalistsChristina Christoforou14:00 - 15:30The Landmark hotel, Nicosia
6 You can win the joker in lifeStella Nicolaou18:30 - 20:00Digital Event/Zoom
# Topic Speaker TimeLocation
1 Safe Gambling in the era of COVID-19: Challenges and policies – Training seminar for authorized representatives and betting premises employeesChristina Golna, Innowth10:00 - 12:00Carob mills, Limassol
2 Gambling: Risk factors and self-protection measures. An interactive workshop for soldiersΆντρη Ανδρονίκου -
3 Young People and Problem Gambling: Training seminar for educational consultants/school counsellorsVerity Bramwell12:00 - 13:30Digital Event/Zoom
4 Let's Keep it a Game Online QuizGeorge Roussos12:30 - 13:30www.quiz.cy
5 Gambling: What Do I Win after all?Dr Eliza Patouris16:00 - 17:30Digital Event
6 Steps towards safer gamblingVaso Theophanous18:00 - 19:30Digital Event/Zoom
# Topic Speaker TimeLocation
1 Safe Gambling in the era of COVID-19: Challenges and policies – Training seminar for authorized representatives and betting premises employeesChristina Golna, Innowth10:00 - 11:30Laxia restaurant, Paralimni
2 Saving someone you know - Safer Gambling Workshop for Casino StaffChristina Thakor-Rankin10:00 - 12:00Digital event
3 Problem Gambling Awareness: Training seminar for mental healthcare providersJamie Bradbourne11:30 - 13:30Digital event/Zoom
4 Safe Gambling and advertising - Educational seminar for Advertising/PR Executives, in cooperation with the Cyprus Communication Agencies Association and the Cyprus Advertising RegulationEartha Heptinstall12:00 - 15:00Digital Event/Zoom
5 Safe Gambling and risk factors -Educational seminar for business executives and managers in cooperation with the Cyprus Employers & Industrialists FederationAndrew Bowring14:30 - 17:30Digital Event/Zoom
# Topic Speaker TimeLocation
1 Informational activity at Mall of Cyprus12:00 - 14:00Nicosia
2 Informational activity at Paralimni square12:00 - 14:00Paralimni
3 Informational booth at Papantoniou and METRO supermarkets10:00 - 11:30Nationally
# Topic Speaker TimeLocation
1 Informational activity at My Mall13:00 - 15:00Limassol
2 "Dying Laughing" - Inspirational Speech from comedian Katerina VranaKaterina Vrana18:00 - 19:30Digital Event
3 Informational booth at Papantoniou and METRO supermarkets10:00 - 11:30Nationally
4 Informational activity at Kings Avenue12:00 - 14:00Πάφος

Consecutive Year

since 2018

30 Speakers

from all over the world in 2019

25 Events

More than 25 events in the island in 2019

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Supported by:

Past Years

2ndResponsibleGamingConference1
2nd Responsible Gaming Conference
Lets_keep_it_a_game_quiz_at_Nicosia_Mall5
“Let’s keep it a game quiz” at Nicosia Mall
SeminarSports PreventionMeasure1
Seminar: Sports as a Prevention Measure