On 7 June, the 1st OVWG expert round took place at the Haus des Sports in Vienna on the topics of player protection and sports sponsoring. After a keynote by Claus Retschitzegger, President of OVWG, on the sponsoring activities of online providers, Josef Lässer and Johannes Schmied from CASHPOINT SCR Altach gave the participants an insight into the importance of sports sponsoring for top Austrian and popular sports. Afterwards Prof. Dr. Gabriele Fischer, the renowned head of the drug outpatient clinic, addiction research and addiction therapy at the Medical University of Vienna and specialist for psychiatry and neurology, dealt with the topic of gambling addiction and player protection and gave an interesting insight into her work.

In the course of this event it has been shown once again that our members take their responsibility seriously. Not only do they invest 50 million a year in marketing/sponsoring, they also comply with the highest standards of player protection. The online sector in particular offers many new technical solutions that make it possible to address players individually and tailor-made.Would you like to find out more about our activities in the field of player protection and sports sponsoring? Please contact us!

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