William Hill handed 6.2m GBP fine for money laundering failures

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UK bookmaker and online gambling operator William Hill has been fined £6.2m (€7m or $8.6m) by the UK Gambling Commission for falling short on money laundering checks and not meeting social responsibility regulations. An investigation by The Commission found that 10 customers of William Hill were able to deposit large sums of money that were… Read more »

ASA fines Broadway Gaming 100,000 GBP for ‘misleading’ ads

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The gambling group, Broadway Gaming, has received a hefty £100,000 (€112,578 or $133,787) fine for placing ‘misleading advertisements’ on five of its websites that take customer bets. The UK-based Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) upheld a complaint made about an advert that appeared on the companies Butlers Bingo website. In the advert the company had a… Read more »

888 handed 7.8m GBP fine over self exclusion failings

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Online gambling firm 888 have been hit with a £7.8m fine (€8.5m or $10.1m) for failing to protect vulnerable customers on their websites. The fine has come from the UK Gambling Commission, who had identified 7000 customers who had ‘self-excluded’ their accounts, but were still able to access websites from the 888 gambling group. When… Read more »