UK Regulatory Chief Repeats Calls For ICE To Rein In Skimpy Clothing

The debate over sexism in the gambling industry exploded into controversy this week at ICE, the industry's biggest convention, as the outgoing UK Gambling Commission chief executive called on conference organisers to rein in corporate booths with scantily clad hostesses and pole dancers.

On Wednesday, CEO Sarah Harrison renewed her promise that continued commission participation depended on a clean-up.

“I hope that this year will be last year that my female executives, managers and colleagues have to hear the stories of promo girls, bikinis and pole dancers as they start to plan their visit to ICE,” she told the audience at a diversity conference sponsored by Global Gaming Women. “Let's sort out these archaic dress codes.”

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