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 »

Children need protection from free-to-play online casino games warns Commissioner

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The Children’s Commissioner in the UK has told the UK Gambling Commission that there is a need for tough new regulations to make it harder from children free-to-play online casino games. Anne Longfield, Children’s Commissioner for England made the comments during a recent meeting with UK Gambling Commission’s outgoing CEO Sarah Harrison and the Commission’s… Read more »

Five online casinos face UK license review

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The UK Gambling Commission has continued its crackdown on online casino operators who are not doing enough to stop criminals using their websites for money laundering purposes. According to The Guardian online, 17 online casino companies have been written to by the commission, who were flagged up for not meeting the strict standards around anti-money… Read more »