Player protection: employees of the Gauselmann gaming group successfully undergo further training


Employees of the Gauselmann Group regularly undergo further training on the topic of youth and player protection. Now they have expanded their knowledge in the "Excellence in Responsible Gaming" advanced training course conducted by the Austrian Institute Gambling & Addiction. This was announced by the gambling group in its press release yesterday, Wednesday.

Player protection: employees of the Gauselmann gaming group successfully undergo further training

It said pathological gambling behavior only affects a tiny group of players. Nevertheless, the gambling company is dealing intensively with the issue. Jan Kowala, head of the central prevention division of the Gauselmann Group, explained:

“Further training in the area of youth and player protection is a top priority, as this is the only way we can ensure that the latest requirements and findings in this area can be implemented in our group of companies”.

For these reasons, the central prevention department has been continuously expanded within the company in recent years. To be broadly positioned in terms of measures, the department also works with external experts such as the Institut Glücksspiel & Abhängigkeit (Gambling & Addiction Institute).

120 hours of advanced training in player protection

The organization's training program comprises a total of 120 hours of training, divided into three modules. According to the Institut Glücksspiel & Abhängigkeit, the advanced training includes all legal requirements on the topic of player protection for both gaming halls and casinos as well as sports betting, lotteries and best casinos in India.

The Gambling & Addiction Institute, based in Salzburg, was founded in 2002 and is recognized as a non-profit organization. To date, more than 20,000 training participants have already taken part in the Institute's prevention training courses. Many other industry sizes would belong among the enterprises, which would have already taken up the training further, besides the Gauselmann group. Thus among other things, the gambling offerers Novomatic, Merkur Casino, Tipico, Interwetten, and Admiral sports bets would have noticed the offers.

Player protection: employees of the Gauselmann gaming group successfully undergo further training

The first of the three modules would have been completed by the participants and participants inside the Austrian Fuschl at the lake. The second module was to be learned in self-study. The content was taught virtually. The focus was on individual learning.

With this blended learning concept, the advantages of face-to-face teaching were combined with those of e-learning. Finally, the participants completed the third module in St. Wolfgang in the Salzkammergut region of Austria. In the end, there was an examination.

The training aimed to convey both the basics and more in-depth information on gambling addiction. The professional handling of persons with conspicuous gambling behavior was trained. Scientific developments and modern methods of player protection were also discussed.

Roman Neßhold, President of the Institute for Gambling and Addiction, summarized the Gauselmann Group's commitment as showing that the company attaches great importance to player protection.