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Savvas Iliopoulos

Savvas Iliopoulos

Responsible Gaming and Player Protection Expert, OPAP

Savvas Iliopoulos is an experienced Responsible Gaming professional with a demonstrated history of working in the entertainment industry. The past 15 years Savvas works for OPAP SA. (Greek National Lottery & Online Operator), where he drives Responsible Gaming.

Having an Engineering & Business Administration background, he focuses on the use of state art technology for good cause. He thrives the use of AI technology and Machine Learning tools for RG purposes and for players protection ensuring minimization of excessive play. 

He is responsible for the successful implementation of OPAPs’ Responsible Gaming Strategy ensuring that the customer has a safe environment enjoying participation in Games.

OPAPs’ RG Team ensures that the Company provides best in class entertainment in a responsible and sustainable way. 2023 OPAP won the "Innovation in Responsible Gambling" award at the EGR Innovation Awards for its use of communication through Affiliate Marketing, as part of its initiatives to inform and raise awareness of Responsible Gambling, as well as to protect players from the risks that may arise from excessive participation in gambling. This is a particularly innovative approach, as OPAP is the first company in Greece and Europe which utilized affiliates to promote Responsible Gaming principles and provide useful relevant advice and guidelines to both players and non-players.