UK GC Casino 36 Penalty Package

On Jul. 11, UK GC issued penalty for AML, social responsibility failures.

  • Relates to money laundering / social responsibility failures by operator Casino 36.
  • UK GC investigation revealed the operator had failed to ensure adequate customer enhanced due diligence, source of funds, source of wealth checks for 33 customers.
  • During the relevant period, from Nov. 10, 2017 to Oct. 8, 2018, these customers
    were allowed to gamble a total of £147,741, without adequate checks conducted.
  • The firm also failed to ensure that sufficient customer interaction was taking place when its customers were potentially displaying signs of suffering gambling harm.
  • Casino 36 acknowledged policies at the relevant time were ineffective, has evolved policy, invested in improving AML/responsible gambling as part of ongoing process.

Penalty Package

  • Casino 36 will divest £147,741 and make a £152,259 payment in lieu of a financial
    penalty which UK GC would otherwise impose for licence/codes of practice breaches.
  • Personal management licence holders at Casino 36 must undertake extra training.
  • Casino 36 will have further conditions added to its licence as part of the settlement.