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UKGC sanctions Betfred over AML and customer care failings

The UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) has ordered Betfred’s Gibraltar-based subsidiary Petfre Limited to pay a £2.87m penalty over a social responsibility and anti-money laundering...

DCMS announces extensions for Baillie & Seddon as UKGC commissioners

DCMS has extended the stay of John Baillie and Catharine Seddon as commissioners to provide policy guidance to the UK Gambling Commission (UKGC). Baillie and...
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Entain issued UKGC penalty over significant AML failings

Entain Plc has been sanctioned with a £17m penalty over social responsibility and AML failures across its online and retail businesses.  Off the back of...

LeoVegas hit with UKGC sanction over AML and social responsibility shortcomings 

The UK Gambling Commission has sanctioned operator LeoVegas with a £1.2m fine over failings in social responsibility and anti-money laundering.  The group has also been...

Bank of England’s Cunliffe ‘crypto to be the future leader’

Bank of England Deputy Governor, Jon Cunliffe, stated that he believes crypto firms will survive the current crash and go on to become dominant...

UKGC’s Marcus Boyle: The need for regulatory reform in UK Gambling

Boyle cited "persistently failing operators" as one of the main black spots of the industry.

W2 increases client support for affordability check compliance

W2's new 'Affordability for Gambling tool' is set to provide a safety net for operators ahead of the Gambling Act 2005 review.

UKGC issues “stronger and more prescriptive” customer protection rules

The requirements are expected to go into effect from this September, with prior additional guidance being released in June.

UKGC finds that females are increasingly becoming engaged with gambling

According to a recent study by the UK Gambling Commission (UKGC), 42% of women gambled in the previous four weeks, with the most widely...

AML failings lead to £9.4m fine for 888

Betting and gaming operator 888 has been fined £9.4m by the UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) following failures in the firm’s AML and social responsibility...

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