Cam Adair Named As EPIC Online Gaming & Esports Consultant
Cam Adair has been named EPIC Risk Management’s new online gaming and esports advisor, adding to the company’s esports experience.
In his new role, Adair will support EPIC in expanding its work to reduce gambling-related harm in the connected world of esports and gambling, with a particular focus on the company’s educational and professional sports pillars in the UK, Europe and the United States.
To reduce gambling-related damage
“I am excited to partner with EPIC Risk Management to reduce gambling-related damage in games and sports,” said Adair of his new position at EPIC Risk Management.
“With the explosive growth of the gaming industry in recent years and its convergence with gambling through loot boxing, social casino games and esports betting, it is more important than ever that we protect players with the education they need to make informed decisions . “
Before Adair joined EPIC, Adair developed Game Quitters, a support forum for gamers in 95 countries, and is widely recognized as a specialist in the cognitive treatment of gaming disorders. In 2020 he also introduced the INTENTA Gaming Disorder Clinical Training.
Influential and knowledgeable personality
Paul Buck, CEO of EPIC Risk Management, said, “We are excited to bring such an influential and knowledgeable figure from the esports and online gaming landscape to EPIC Risk Management.
“Cam is someone we’ve admired for a while. His addiction work and focus on mental health is something that we believe reflects our own approach to preventing gambling-related harm.
“The esports and gaming landscape is an area that is increasingly under scrutiny, and in Cam we have someone who can help shape our approach and help reach a very important demographic.”
EPIC UK and Rest of the World Director Patrick Foster added, “We are working with some incredible partners in the education sector and are considering offering more educational events on esports and gaming based on their requests for sessions on this one growing topic.
“Also in our professional sport pillar, where we work with Chelsea FC, Arsenal FC, Manchester City FC, English Football League (EFL), Professional Cricketers ‘Association (PCA) and the Rugby Players’ Association (RPA). , we have received similar feedback and requests for their players.
“At Cam, we have a wealth of knowledge that we can use to provide correct and pertinent information to demographics at risk.”