Wynn Hosts Responsible Gaming Script Contest Award Ceremony and Drama Show
Event further promotes responsible gaming and deepens education in the community
Macau, December 2, 2019 – In order to work continuously with various stakeholders in the community to promote responsible gaming, Wynn held the Responsible Gaming Script Contest to encourage Macau students and citizens to actively participate in amplifying awareness of the topic via writing scripts in July this year. This effort can help to enhance public understanding of responsible gaming and also provide a stage for local performance enthusiasts to unleash their talent.
The 2019 Responsible Gaming Script Contest was hosted by Wynn, commissioned by the Funny Old Tree Theatre Ensemble and the University of Macau Students' Union with guidance by The Gaming Inspection and Coordination Bureau, the Social Welfare Bureau, the Institute for the Study of Commercial Gaming of the University of Macau, and supported by Gaming Employees Home, Sheng Kung Hui Macau Community Service, Macau New Chinese Youth Association and Macau Responsible Gaming Association. The contest's award ceremony and drama show took place previously at the University of Macau, attracting more than 200 guests, including teachers and students in Macau, participants and their relatives and friends.
The event was divided into open and student groups, overseen by a panel of judges comprised of the organizers, representatives from the guidance and supporting organizations and drama professional. After a detailed review of over 40 entries, the judging panel selected the four best scripts from each of the two groups. Awards were presented to them at the ceremony, with these winning teams also being invited to perform on stage to present their works to the audience. The event aimed to enable the public to deepen their understanding of responsible gaming through the medium of drama.
Officiating guests included Mr. Leong Man Ion, Deputy Director of Gaming Inspection & Coordination Bureau; Mr. Liu Dun, Assistant Director of Department of Social Affairs of the Department of Social Affairs of the Liaison Office of the Central People's Government in the Macao SAR; Prof. Davis Fong, Director of Institute for the Study of Commercial Gaming at the University of Macau; Ms. Serene Chan, Head of Research and Investigation Department of Gaming Inspection & Coordination Bureau; Ms. Bonnie Wu, Division Head of Problem Gambling Prevention and Treatment Division of Social Welfare Bureau; Ms. Vong Iut Peng, Head of Division of Students Support Institution of Higher Education Bureau; Mr. Chan Ngai Hong, Director of Centre of Moral Education of Education and Youth Affairs; Ms. Linda Chen, Vice Chairmen and Executive Director of Wynn Macau, Limited; Mr. Billy Song, President of Macau Responsible Gaming Association; Mr. Posso Ip, Unit in Charge of S.K.H. Gambling Counseling and Family Wellness Centre (Macau); Mr. Pak Kin Pong, Supervisor of Integrated Services Centre of Macao Gaming Industry Employees Home; and Ms. Carmen Sin, Vice Chair of Gambling Prevention Committee of Macao New Chinese Youth Association.
Wynn hopes to gain a deeper understanding of young people's knowledge of responsible gaming in Macau through the creative platform of scriptwriting and stage performance, which will also help the company to promote responsible gaming to all walks of life in the community. In the future, Wynn will continue to organize and participate in various education and promotion activities in the community, highlighting the message and importance of responsible gaming to the public and visitors to enhance the sustainable and healthy development of the gaming industry in Macau.
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