Credit Card ban being considered by UK gambling regulator

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The UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) is seriously considering banning deposits to gambling sites using a credit card. The regulator, who have been rolling out a number of measures to make gambling online safer, stated that consumers should not gamble with money they don’t have. Several gambling operators have argued that credit card deposits are used… Read more »

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 »

Gambling sites agree to change ‘unfair’ bonus promotions

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A number of big online gambling operators, including William Hill, Ladbrokes and PT Entertainment, have agreed to change bonus promotions following pressure from the UK regulator. The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) have said that customers must be able to cash out their money when they want, and not be forced to play more to… Read more »