Land-based casinos face regulatory action

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Five casinos have faced enforcement action following the UK Gambling Commission’s assessments of their businesses.


All of the casinos were found to have failed to follow social responsibility and anti-money laundering rules set by the commission and therefore the commission put their operating licences under review.

Clockfair and Shaftesbury Casino will both pay a £260,000 regulatory settlement, Les Croupiers Casino will pay a £202,500 regulatory settlement, Double Diamond Gaming  will pay a £247,000 regulatory settlement and A&S Leisure Group will receive a warning and pay a £377,340 fine.

Richard Watson, the commission’s executive director, said: “These failings were identified as part of our ongoing drive to raise standards across the whole gambling industry.

“Every single operator must ensure they are following rules that are in place to make gambling safer and prevent it being a source of crime.”

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