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Bacta President urges regulators to take more progressive approach to responsible gaming entertainment

Leading the sector into his second year at the association helm, Gabi Stergides, National President of Bacta, talks about challenges past and present, and for the future, it’s knowledge that may well be the defining battleground.

Reflecting on 2017, what do you regard as being the high points of your first year as bacta President?

Show your Mettle: How Much is Integrity Worth in Sports and Games? By Peter Naessens, Director at The Belgian Gaming Commission

In 2009, as a legal advisor for the Gaming Commission, I provided support for the amendment of the Belgium Gaming and Betting Act, including betting and online gambling under the existing regulatory framework for land-based gambling. The growing impact of online gaming was already emerging at the time, but the impact of online betting on sports, was far less in evidence.
 

Hard Rock International Appoints Ed Tracy CEO of Asia

ORLANDO, Fla., Oct. 26, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Hard Rock International – with presence in more than 73 countries – announces the promotion of Edward Tracy to chief executive officer, Asia. Currently, Tracy is focused on Hard Rock Japan LLC in its efforts to develop a signature Hard Rock Integrated Resort (IR). Tracy's recent appointment is a strategic move designed to support the company's growth plans in the region.