Archive | Comment RSS feed for this section

LeoVegas fined £1.32million for AML and social responsibility failings

The Gambling Commission has today (3 August 2022) announced that on 11 July 2002 it imposed a £1.32million penalty on Malta-based remote gambling operator LeoVegas Gaming PLC, following an operating licence review finding that between October 2019 and October 2020 LeoVegas: breached paragraphs 2 and 3 of licence condition 12.1.1. Anti-Money Laundering (AML) – Prevention of money […]

Might the law of unintended consequences apply to the latest Parliamentary scrutiny of the UKGC?

The Parliamentary All Party Betting & Gaming Group (APBGG) – most certainly not to be confused with the Gambling Related Harm APPG – has commenced “an investigation into the competence and effectiveness of the regulator of British gambling, the Gambling Commission”. The APBGG has published an invitation to stakeholders to submit (by 31 October 2021) […]

Table meals – does size matter?

Arising from the Prime Minister’s announcement on 12 October 2020 of a new three-tier Covid-19 alert system for England, considerable confusion within the hospitality industry quickly emerged in relation to that part of his speech in which he said (when explaining the Tier 3 restrictions, currently only applicable in the Liverpool City Region): Pubs and […]