Entain, the global sports betting, gaming, and interactive entertainment group, has been named as 2022 LatAm Socially Responsible Operator of the Year by leading industry experts at SBC.

The award completes the “triple crown” for Entain, having already been named by SBC as its global and North American Socially Responsible Operator of the Year. Entain was commended by the independent panel of judges for “leading the industry in both its safer betting and gaming programmes as well as its broader commitments to ESG and sustainability”.

The award is further recognition of Entain’s successful implementation of its safer gaming strategy and Sustainability Charter. In the past year, the Group achieved GamCare’s Advanced Safer Gambling Standard as well as being EGR North America’s Safer Gambling Provider. Additionally, Entain is a member of both the FTSE4Good and Dow Jones Sustainability Index.

Robert Hoskin, Chief Governance Officer at Entain, said: “We are delighted to pick up this third award from SBC in the critically important area of responsible betting and gaming as well as for our comprehensive approach to sustainability. Doing what is right for our customers including responsibility, is at the heart of our strategy and is fundamental to the way we do business. We work hard to provide our customers with the safest and most trusted environment to play, whether online or in our shops, and are committed to continuing to lead the industry to the highest standards of social responsibility in the longer-term.”