Agenda: European Safer Gambling Week, 17-23 October 2022

The European Gaming and Betting Association (EGBA) is pleased to announce the agenda of the upcoming European Safer Gambling Week (ESGW) which is taking place on 17-23 October 2022.

This year’s edition is being organised by thirteen European online gambling associations, including the EGBA and its members, and there will be a range of events and practical activities organised across Europe to raise awareness about safer gambling.

The agenda for the week can be found below and registration for these events is entirely free.

More events will be added to the agenda in the next days. If your company or association is interested to participate then please contact us for more information.

You can also join the discussions during the European Safer Gambling Week by following us on Twitter @EUgambling and using the hashtag #ESGW22.


Date Time Topic and information Organiser Country Format Register
Monday 17 October 11.00 – 12.00 CEST Minimising Gambling-Related Harm: Contributing To A Better Understanding Of Problem Gambling In Europe EGBA / Gambling Compliance Belgium / Europe-wide Webinar WATCH A RECORDING HERE
12.00 – 13.00 CEST Safer gambling in Sweden BOS Sweden In person N/A
14.00 – 15.00 CEST When Safer Gambling Becomes Personal: an unfiltered account by a former compulsive gambler Betsson Malta Webinar REGISTER HERE
17.00 – 18.30 CEST Responsible gambling: Link between industry and academia – Webinar University of Gibraltar Gibraltar Webinar REGISTER HERE
Responsible Gaming, with former addict Arne Nilis NOGA Netherlands Podcast WATCH HERE
Tuesday 18 October 10.00 – 11.00 CEST Self-exclusion register in Latvia: present and future LiAB Latvia Webinar REGISTER HERE
11.00 – 12.00 CEST Monitoring Customer Behaviour: Harnessing Data And Technology To Support Safer Online Gambling EGBA Belgium / Europe-wide Webinar WATCH A RECORDING HERE
13.15 – 14.00 CEST Podcast with Adam Reuterswärd, expert-by-experience and representative of Spelfrihete NBO Norway Podcast WATCH HERE
15.00 – 16.00 CEST Operator best practice – safer gambling initiatives in 2022 EGR/Safer Gambling Week UK Webinar REGISTER HERE
16.00 – 17.00 CEST Responsible gaming in Portugal APAJO Portugal Webinar WATCH HERE
16.00 – 17.00 CEST UK safer gambling charity updates EGR/Safer Gambling Week UK Webinar REGISTER HERE
Sports Betting Integrity, with Program Manager Chiel Warners NOGA Netherlands Podcast WATCH HERE
Wednesday 19 October 09.00 – 18.00 CEST Sustainable gambling conference Kindred Netherlands Hybrid REGISTER HERE
09.00 – 18.00 CEST Entain Sustain Conference Entain UK Hybrid By invitation only
09.00 – 18.00 CEST Betting integrity and consumer protection IBIA Europe-wide Social media campaign Linkedin


Sustainable sponsoring, with Bob van Oosterhout NOGA Netherlands Podcast WATCH HERE
Thursday 20 October 11.00 – 12.00 CEST Online consumer protection: How to promote a safer internet in the EU EGBA Belgium / Europe-wide Webinar WATCH A RECORDING HERE
14.00 – 16.00 CEST ICAS International webinar on Identifying Gambling Addiction ICAS / ATLAS / iGEN Malta Webinar REGISTER HERE
14.00 – 16.00 CEST Academia and industry collaboration in the responsible gambling field University of Gibraltar Gibraltar In person REGISTER HERE
15.00 – 15.45 CEST Podcast with Antti Koivula, Lawyer at Legal Gaming NBO Norway / Finland Podcast WATCH HERE (in English)
Sustainability, with Laura da Silva Gomes NOGA Netherlands Podcast WATCH HERE
Friday 21 October 11.00 – 12.00 CEST Safer gambling in Ireland: current and future perspectives EGBA / IBA Ireland Webinar WATCH A RECORDING HERE
European Safer Gambling Week recap with NOGA’s Peter-Paul de Goeij and Eric Konings, and EGBA’s Maarten Haijer. NOGA Netherlands Podcast WATCH HERE


About EGBA

The European Gaming and Betting Association (EGBA) is the Brussels-based trade association representing the leading online gaming and betting operators established, licensed, and regulated within the EU, including bet365, Betsson Group, Entain, Flutter, Kindred Group, and William Hill. EGBA works together with national and EU regulatory authorities and other stakeholders towards a well-regulated and well-channelled online gambling market which provides a high level of consumer protection and takes account of the realities of the internet and online consumer demand. EGBA member companies meet the highest regulatory standards and, in 2020, had 234 online gambling licenses to provide their services to 29 million customers across 19 different European countries. Currently, EGBA members account for 36% of Europe’s online gambling gross gaming revenue (GGR).

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