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LeoVegas Group accused of bombarding addict with emails

The Gambling Commission is investigating claims that LeoVegas accepted £20,000 from a problem gambler who had stolen funds from his mother.

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Tougher ID checks on the way say Gambling Commission

The Gambling Commission will bring in tougher ID checks later this year to ensure self-excluded gamblers cannot bypass existing safeguards.

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Online gambling firms fined in UKGC crackdown

The Gambling Commission has hit three online casinos with fines totalling £14m for failures in dealing with problem gambling and money laundering.

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paddy power fined

Paddy Power fined £2.2m for inaction on problem gamblers

Paddy Power have today been fined £2.2 million for a range of failings, including allowing stolen funds to be gambled through its web site.

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32Red to pay penalty package

32Red to Pay £2m Penalty Package

32Red are fined £2m for missed opportunities to help a problem gambler who was offered deposit match offers instead of responsible gambling advice.

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Online gambling firms told to stop 'unfair' promotions

Three UK gambling operators have been told to stop targeting players with 'unfair' promotions as a result of an investigation into their practices.

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Money-laundering fear over UK online casinos

Britain's gambling industry has suffered a fresh blow to it's reputation after the industry regulator revealed that it was investigating online casinos operators.

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gala interactive to pay penalty package

Gala Interactive to pay £2.3m penalty package

Gala Interactive will pay £2.3m for breaching Gambling Commission regulations which protect consumers.

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888 fined

888 fined a record £7.8m by the Gambling Commission

Online gambling firm 888 has been ordered to pay more than £7.8m for not helping vulnerable customers to limit the damage of their gambling addictions.

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lottoland fined

Lottoland fined for advertising failings

An operator who did not make it clear to consumers that they were not actually taking part in a lottery is to pay £150,000 to socially responsible causes.

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cma probe

Online gambling firms face clampdown after CMA probe

The online gambling industry is facing a clampdown after the UK competition watchdog accused companies of unfairly treating customers.

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888 investigated

Online betting firm 888 investigated by Gambling Commission

The Gibraltar registered company '888' said the regulator was looking at the measures it has in place to discourage harmful gambling.

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bgo entertainment fined

BGO Entertainment fined £300,000 for misleading advertising

The Gambling Commission has levied it's first financial penalty for advertising failings after fining Guernsey based 'BGO Entertainment' £300,000.

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half of british people gamble

New research shows almost half of people in Britain gamble

A new Gambling Commission report published today offers a greater insight into gambling participation, attitudes and behaviours in Great Britain.

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Pie-eating goalkeeper to be investigated by the UKGC

Two investigations are launched after Sun Bets offered odds of 8-1 against the Sutton United Football Club reserve goalkeeper eating a pie on the bench.

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youtubers fined

YouTube gamers fined under Gambling Act in legal first

Two popular YouTubers have been fined over an web site that let children gamble using 'virtual currency' on the Fifa 17 game.

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