Sightline Payments has stated that it will sponsor the EPIC Player Protection Symposium in 2021, in collaboration with SBC, after playing a key role in this last week’s Responsible Gaming Education Week.
The symposium, which takes place on November 30, 2021, is the industry’s first high-level gathering dedicated to developing a robust gambling harm prevention ecosystem. It will bring together more than 100 C-level executives from the casino gaming, professional sports, media, and political industries.
Jonathan Michaels, SVP, Strategic Alliances and Government Affairs at Sightline, will participate in a panel discussion on innovation and new markets with other gaming industry experts.
Commitment to ethical gaming and corporate social responsibility
Sightline’s long-standing commitment to ethical gaming and corporate social responsibility is reaffirmed with this news. The business is a founding member of the UNLV International Gaming Institute’s Payments Collaborative, a research project examining how the gaming industry’s move to cashless wagering can assist prevent risky gaming behaviour.
It’s also a supporter of Conscious Gaming’s PlayPause technology, which allows self-exclusion limits to be extended beyond state boundaries.
Sightline Co-CEO Omer Sattar said: “Leading on responsible gaming is a fundamental goal of our business. Sightline is proud to develop new digital tools for responsible gaming, and we’ll never stop innovating until every player is equipped and empowered to gamble responsibly. As digital payments adoption in gaming continues to grow, ensuring that our products help customers wager responsibly is simply good business.”
Joe Pappano, Sightline Co-CEO added: “The United States gaming market has a unique opportunity to bring real responsible gaming measures to this growing industry.
“Through our participation at the EPIC Player Protection Symposium, we look forward to driving innovation with leaders across gaming, sports and hospitality to showcase how digital payments can help revolutionize responsible gaming for our customers.”