Genting’s AML efforts awarded at the Global Regulatory Awards

Casino operator Genting UK were crowned winners at the third annual Global Regulatory Awards.

The Anti-Money Laundering (AML) team at Genting UK were awarded the AML Team of the Year Award.

Genting described the victory as recognition that the team has taken “proactive measures” to align their company with the various AML directives set by gaming regulators.

The Gambling Compliance Global Regulatory Awards recognises excellence in the field of responsible gaming and gambling compliance.

Following the awards, Jon Duffy, director of corporate assurance & regulatory affairs, Genting UK, commented: “Anti-money laundering is incredibly important to the business and as a team we will always go above and beyond to ensure that we are in line with all industry regulations.

“I am absolutely thrilled that the team has been presented with this prestigious award.  It was a fantastic evening and really showcased the hard work that goes on within the casino industry. I would also like to say a massive thank you to everyone on the team. Without their hard work and support this success would not have been possible.”

Now in its third year, the event was attended by 400 industry professionals and was hosted by actor and comedian Stephen Mangan.

The awards took place at the De Vere Grand Connaught Rooms in London.

Overall the night featured 17 winners from 93 finalists nominated across all award categories with the aim to shine a spotlight on those who drive commitment to compliance within their organisations, or the organisations that advise it.

Paul Willcock, president & chief operating officer at Genting UK said: “On behalf of everyone at Genting UK, I would like to take this opportunity to say a huge congratulations to the team for their win. I know how hard the team have worked over the last year and they fully deserve to walk away winners.

“At Genting UK we are committed to creating a safe a secure gaming environment for both our valued customers and staff. The team go and above and beyond what is required on daily basis to make this possible.”