Details About International Gambling Conference Released

The Crown Hotel Plaza in New Zealand will be the host site of the International Gambling Conference for 2012. This year’s event will be the 4th anniversary of the conference, marking a significant dedication to safe and responsible gambling around the world.

This year’s theme is “Shaping the Future of Gambling – Positive Change through Policy, Practice and Research”. Researchers, operators and problem gambling advocates from around the world will gather at the event to present and share their ideas about where the gambling industry is headed. Topic are likely to include online gambling, mobile gambling and regulation.

On the first day, two very influential individuals will make keynote speeches. Manuka Henare, Associate Dean of the University of Auckland Business School will speak about the link between entertainment and gambling while former rugby player Ashley Gordon will present his views on problem gambling in aboriginal communities.

Nick Xenophon will also make an appearance at the event. On February 24th, he will present his views on gambling reform, an issue that is well-known to be very important to him.

With these events and more, New Zealand’s International Gambling Conference is expected to be a an important examination of safe and responsible gambling in the country.

NZ Problem Gambling Foundation to Host Conference

In February, the New Zealand Problem Gambling Foundation will host its fourth annual International Gambling Conference. The event is expected to draw in hundreds of organizations from around the world, helping them work together to fight gambling addiction on a vast scale.

The event will take place from February22 to February 24, and problem gambling advocates from all over the world are invited to attend. At the conference, the NZ Problem Gambling Foundation encourages attendees to share their ideas for battling rising problem gambling rates on an international scale. Those who attend are invited to share research, proposals and other information regarding problem gambling.

Workshops and lectures will allow groups from around the world to share information about curbing problem gambling rates. The NZ Problem Gambling Foundation states that the topics these events will cover are: treatment options, international collaborations and research projects.

Last year, 220 organizations were represented at the event, and the Problem Gambling Foundation hopes for an even more impressive turnout this year. To get involved, contact Cynthia Orme of the Problem Gambling Foundation of New Zealand at [email protected]