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Betway to pay £11.6m for failings linked to 'VIP' customers
Online gambling business Betway is to pay £11.6m, alongside implementing a package of measures, for a series of social responsibility and money laundering failings linked to dealings with seven of its high spending customers.
Interim suspension of operating licence - Addison Global Limited trading as Moplay
We have commenced a review under section 116 of the Gambling Act 2005 (the Act) and, under section 118 of the Act, have decided to suspend Operating Licence No 050970-R-328650-008 Combined Remote Operating Licence – Real Event and Virtual Betting Casino held by Addison Global Limited whilst that review takes place.
Petfre to pay £322,000 for money laundering failures
An online gambling operator will pay £322,000 for money laundering failures. Petfre (Gibraltar) Limited, trading as Betfred, will make the payment following an investigation by the Gambling Commission.
The investigation revealed the operator failed to carry out adequate source of funds checks on a customer who deposited £210,000, and lost £140,000, of stolen money in a 12-day period in November 2017.
Gambling Commission links up with charity LoveBrum
The Gambling Commission has announced a new partnership with popular Birmingham charity LoveBrum. The Birmingham-based gambling regulator, which employs more than 300 staff at its Victoria Square headquarters, has become one of the charity’s patrons with staff now having the opportunity to volunteer for a variety of LoveBrum-supported causes in the city.