NAGRA to collaborate with European counterparts on regulations

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The North American Gaming Regulators Association has signed a partnership to collaborate with the Gambling Regulators European Forum on developing and assessing gambling regulations. 

Collectively, the NAGRA and GREF convene over 100 regulators from both North American and European jurisdictions aiming to expand and exchange gambling regulation knowledge and expertise.

As part of the partnership, the two regulatory bodies will hold meetings, invite members to speak at annual conferences and jointly host seminars discussing emerging regulatory risk threats in both North America and Europe

NAGRA comprises regulators from the federal, state, local, tribal and provincial levels inviting regulatory bodies from the US and Canada to discuss trends and regulatory requirements. 

“The power of partnership and collaboration between GREF and NAGRA is important in this ever-evolving industry,” noted Ryan Winfield of the Arizona Department of Gaming and the President of NAGRA.

“The changing landscape and the future of gaming makes it imperative that we reach out to other organizations in the industry in order to remain informed as we tirelessly serve our communities. This commitment to collaboration and communication will serve people across the globe.”

Meanwhile, GREF features European gaming regulators and the body meets to discuss regulatory supervision, operational control and other wider topics fueling industry debate. 

“With public opinion across the globe more and more concerned about the risks related to excessive gambling offers and with the increase of gambling markets and innovations, exchange between regulators worldwide is crucial,” explained Isabelle Falque-Pierrotin, Chair of the French regulator, Autorite Nationale Des Jeux, and the Chair of GREF.

“Regulators of GREF and NAGRA face the same issues and I believe that this collaboration will improve the protection of our consumers.”