EGBA Announces Date for European Safer Gambling Week 2023

June 5, 2023 | Government

15 online gambling associations will participate to this year’s European Safer Gambling Week

Brussels (June 1, 2023) – The European Gaming and Betting Association (EGBA) is pleased to announce the third edition of the European Safer Gambling Week is set to take place from 13 to 19 November 2023. The annual cross-border initiative promotes safer gambling in Europe and is coordinated by EGBA and its members.

This year’s edition (ESGW23) will be organised by a partnership of fifteen European online gambling associations and there will be a range of activities and events organised across Europe to raise awareness about safer gambling and to share the latest developments in safer gambling regulation and research.

“We’re delighted to announce the third edition of the European Safer Gambling Week. As an organisation, EGBA and its members are committed to promoting a strong culture of safer gambling every day and during the week itself you can expect to see a concerted effort across Europe to raise awareness about safer gambling. The initiative provides a fantastic opportunity for Europe’s gambling sector to come together to promote an issue of common importance: safer gambling.” – Maarten Haijer, Secretary General, EGBA.

Save the date for ESGW23 and join us in promoting safer gambling in Europe. More details about the event will be announced in the coming months and if you would like to be kept informed about ESGW23 please sign up here.

Interested to get involved?

If your company or association is interested to organise an event or initiative during ESGW23 then please contact us for more information.

Organising partners

  • AOJND – Asociația Organizatorilor de Jocuri de Noroc la Distanță (Romania)
  • APAJO – Associação Portuguesa de Apostas e Jogos Online (Portugal)
  • BAGO – Belgian Association of Gaming Operators (Belgium)
  • BGC – Betting and Gaming Council (UK)
  • BOS – Branschföreningen för Onlinespel (Sweden)
  • EGBA – European Gaming and Betting Association (Europe)
  • GBGA – Gibraltar Betting and Gaming Association (Gibraltar)
  • IBA – Irish Bookmakers Association (Ireland)
  • IBIA – International Betting Integrity Association (International)
  • iGEN – iGaming Executives Network (Malta)
  • JDigital – Asociación Española de Juego Digital (Spain)
  • LiAB – Latvian Interactive Gambling Association (Latvia)
  • NBO – Norsk Bransjeforening for Onlinespill (Norway)
  • NOGA – the Netherlands Online Gambling Association (Netherlands)
  • Rahapeliala – Rahapeliala Ry (Finland)

About EGBA

The European Gaming and Betting Association (EGBA) is the Brussels-based trade association representing the leading online gambling operators established, licensed, and regulated within the EU, including bet365, Betsson Group, Entain, Flutter, Kindred Group, and William Hill. EGBA works together with national and EU authorities and other stakeholders towards a well-regulated and well-channelled online gambling market which provides a high level of consumer protection and takes account of the realities of the internet and online consumer demand. EGBA member companies meet the highest regulatory standards and, in 2021, had 225 online gambling licenses to provide their services to 29,8 million customers across 21 different European countries. Currently, EGBA members account for 33% of Europe’s online gambling gross gaming revenue (GGR).

SOURCE: The European Gaming and Betting Association (EGBA).