October 8, 2018

Responsible Gaming Conference

Location: Filoxenia Conference Centre

*Participants will receive a certificate of attendance.

*Simultaneous translation both in English and Greek, will be available.


08:30 – 09:00
Registrations & Welcome Coffee
09:00 – 09:15
Welcome addresses

Harris Georgiades, Minister of Finance
Ioanna Fiakkou, Chairwoman, National Betting Authority
Christos Mavrellis, Chairman, Cyprus Gaming and Casino Supervision Commission

9:15 - 9:20
How to transform your experience into something positive

Lee Willows, CEO & Founder, YGam

9:20 - 9:30
Introduction to RGAW - Progress of the National Strategy - Presentation of the main findings of the National Prevalence survey

Presented by Christina Christoforou, Responsible Gaming Officer, National Betting Authority

9:30 - 10:10
Panel Discussion - Regulators

Spyros Tsakonitis, Legal Advisor, National Betting Authority, Cyprus
Marina Yiannikouri, Responsible Gaming and Social Responsibility, Cyprus Gaming and Casino Supervision Commission
Roubini Bakopoulou, Hellenic Gaming Commission, Greece
Sebastian Ionescu, President, National Gambling Office of Romania
Susana Campuzano Fernández, Directorate General for the Regulation of Gambling of Spain
Paulo Duarte Lopes, Director, SRIJ, Turismo de Portugal

10:10 - 10:40
Coffee & Networking
10:40 - 11:00
Responsible gambling strategies for a well-regulated online gambling market

Vasiliki Panousi, Senior Advisor, EGBA

11:00 - 11:40
Panel Discussion – Operators

Andy Pointon, CEO of Shared Services bet365
Nancy Verra, Regulatory Director, OPAP SA
Stavros Michael, Director, National Lottery
Isobel John, Head of Regulatory Compliance, Melco Casino Cyprus

11:40 - 12:00
Responsible Gaming or when the Solution becomes the Problem

Arno Nagelschmied, Course Director, Totally Gaming Academy

12:00 - 12:10
Responsible Gaming Policies

Romina Siaterli, Responsible Gaming Director, OPAP SA

12:10 - 12:20
Responsible Gaming Policies

Isobel John, Head of Regulatory Compliance, Melco Casino Cyprus

12:20 - 12:30
Self-exclusion measures for the Cypriot market

Robert Munro, Responsible Gambling Compliance Manager, bet365

12:30 - 13:00
Gambling Addiction in Women: It is all About Relationship

Liz Karter, Specialist in Gambling Addiction in Women. Author. Media Commentator

13:00 - 13:10
Closing - Wrap up
13:10 - 14:10
Networking Lunch