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 #6: Blue Paper Release & Operators RG Data
Progress Report #6: Blue Paper Release & Operators RG Data Read about the Initiative's progress in early 2022, the upcoming blue paper release, and data we collected about operators' RG tools. 17 Mar 2022
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Failed Self-exclusion Stories: Charlie from Manchester
Failed Self-exclusion Stories: Charlie from Manchester Read an interview with Charlie, a casino player from Manchester who struggles with gambling and is unable to block his access to gambling websites. 17 Jan 2022
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Progress Report #5: Promoting the Initiative at Industry Events
Progress Report #5: Promoting the Initiative at Industry Events Read about the Initiative's progress over the autumn months and learn how we presented our ideas and values at major industry conferences. 03 Dec 2021
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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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Media coverage

Read what industry-oriented or general media outlets wrote about the initiative and its progress.
Casino Guru Embarks on Global Self-Exclusion Initiative
Casino Guru Embarks on Global Self-Exclusion Initiative Casino Guru has undertaken the ambitious task of tackling problem gambling and empowering players in a way that allows them to exclude from gambling. 10 May 2022 www.gamblingnews.com
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Self exclusion is the next stage to responsible gambling
Self exclusion is the next stage to responsible gambling SiGMA speaks with Šimon Vincze, Sustainable & Safer Gambling Lead at Casino Guru about their responsible gaming and sustainability program. 02 Feb 2022 sigma.world
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Going the extra mile to improve sustainable gambling standards
Going the extra mile to improve sustainable gambling standards Endeavours to improve the gambling industry and make it safer for players have always been part of Casino Guru’s agenda. 02 Nov 2021 igamingcapital.mt
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Casino Guru Safer Gambling Efforts Reach Record Awareness
Casino Guru Safer Gambling Efforts Reach Record Awareness Thanks to Casino Guru’s long-term efforts in making iGaming safer and promoting sustainable gambling 26 Oct 2021 gamblingaffiliatevoice.com
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Self-Exclusion Should Be a Reliable Barrier to Gambling Harm
Self-Exclusion Should Be a Reliable Barrier to Gambling Harm The gambling industry entertains people all over the world, but there's another side of such time-spending activity - problem gambling. 24 Oct 2021 logincasino.org
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Over 2/3 of Gambling Experts Believe in Global Self-Exclusion
Over 2/3 of Gambling Experts Believe in Global Self-Exclusion A survey by the world’s biggest casino database, online gambling authority, and activist for sustainable gambling measures, Casino Guru 01 Sep 2021 techround.co.uk
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Join the Global Self-Exclusion Initiative by Casino Guru
Join the Global Self-Exclusion Initiative by Casino Guru Casino Guru has announced that it will be working on a global self-exclusion initiative and we here at BTCGOSU would like to raise awareness. 25 Jul 2021 www.btcgosu.com
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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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