Blog and updates

A collection of articles documenting the progress of the initiative and news regarding self-exclusion and other responsible gambling issues, as well as relevant data analyses, opinions, and discussions.
Progress Report #4: Survey Among Experts and More Feedback
Progress Report #4: Survey Among Experts and More Feedback Read about the Initiative's progress over the summer of 2021 and the results of an anonymous survey among gambling industry professionals. 21 Sep 2021
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Progress Report #3: Feedback from Problem Gambling Help Organizations
Progress Report #3: Feedback from Problem Gambling Help Organizations Read about the Initiative's progress in June 2021 and feedback from problem gambling help organizations all around the world. 21 Sep 2021
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Progress Report #2: Feedback from Trade Associations
Progress Report #2: Feedback from Trade Associations Read about the Initiative's progress in the past month, including additional feedback from regulators and reaching out to trade associations. 21 Sep 2021
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Matej Novota: Complaints Reveal Issues with Self-Exclusion
Matej Novota: Complaints Reveal Issues with Self-Exclusion Casino Guru's Matej Novota shares issues with current self-exclusion solutions he encounters in player complaints and how to solve them. 21 Sep 2021
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Progress Report #1: First Feedback from Regulators
Progress Report #1: First Feedback from Regulators Read about the early stages of the Global Self-Exclusion Initiative and its official launch in the first blog post documenting the initiative’s progress. 21 Sep 2021
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Global Self-Exclusion Initiative Officially Launched
Global Self-Exclusion Initiative Officially Launched Casino Guru announces the launch of the initiative to build a global self-exclusion system. Learn more about this initiative and its goals. 19 Mar 2021
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Knowledge base

Learn about self-exclusion and responsible gambling in general, with the focus on current implementations, best practices, and regulations.
19 Mar 2021 What Is Self-Exclusion and Why Is It Important? Learn about self-exclusion as a responsible gambling tool available to casino players, as well as its importance in reducing gambling-related harm.
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24 Jun 2021 Overview of Self-Exclusion Regulations around The World A look at 10 of the world’s most important gambling regulators and their approach to regulating self-exclusion.
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Coming soon Possible Benefits and Risks of Global Self-Exclusion System Overview of benefits a global self-exclusion system could bring to players, operators, regulators, and governments, as well as the involved risks.
Coming soon Self-Exclusion Best Practices for Online Gambling Operators Our view on how self-exclusion should be handled by online gambling operators to maximize its effectiveness and minimize involved risks.

Media coverage

Read what industry-oriented or general media outlets wrote about the initiative and its progress.
Casino Guru: Simon Vincze’s Big Idea That Might Change The World
Casino Guru: Simon Vincze’s Big Idea That Might Change The World As a part of my series about "Big Ideas That Might Change The World In The Next Few Years" I had the pleasure of interviewing Simon Vincze 18 May 2021 medium.com
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Achieving Full Potential
Achieving Full Potential Simon Vincze, responsible gambling projects manager at Casino Guru, discusses the affiliate’s new Global Self-Exclusion Initiative 30 Apr 2021 www.gamblinginsider.com
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Casino Guru: creating effective barriers for online gambling
Casino Guru: creating effective barriers for online gambling The ambition of creating a "reliable global self-exclusion system" was documented last month by Casino Guru, 05 Apr 2021 www.casinobeats.com
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Casino Guru launches global self-exclusion initiative
Casino Guru launches global self-exclusion initiative Casino Guru has announced it will build a global self-exclusion system, aiming to offer better protection to players. 22 Mar 2021 www.gamblinginsider.com
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