Upcoming Event on Anti-Money Laundering: Case-Based Training

September 7, 2023 | money-laundering

Odense C, Denmark (September 1, 2023) — The Danish Business Authority, the Danish Security and Intelligence Service, the Danish Financial Intelligence Unit, the Danish Gambling Authority, th...

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Coljuegos Signs Inter-Institutional Cooperation Agreement with the UIAF and “Agreements for Legality”

August 29, 2023 | money-laundering

Emphasis on the fight, prevention and detection of possible money laundering operations, financing of terrorism and financing of the proliferation of weapons of massive destruction.  The agreement...

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Landmark Reforms to Reduce Gambling Related Harm and Money Laundering

August 29, 2023 | money-laundering

Overview By the end of 2025, Victorians will have the strongest gambling harm protections in Australia. The Victorian Government has announced new reforms to reduce gambling harm and money launderi...

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Call for NSW Premier to Establish a Gambling Royal Commission

August 20, 2023 | money-laundering

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia (August 18, 2023) — According to a loca media outlet the head of the Independent Liquor and Gaming Authority warned the NSW government two years ago that organised crim...

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Betway Joins EGBA’s Anti-Money Laundering Guidelines

July 22, 2023 | money-laundering

Betway has become the first brand outside of EGBA’s membership to sign up to the organisation’s pan-European guidelines on anti-money laundering. Brussels, 19 July 2023 – The European ...

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Administrative Court Annuls the Gaming Authority’s Decision on a Warning and Penalty Fee Against ATG

July 10, 2023 | money-laundering

Linköping, Sweden (July 7, 2023) — The Gaming Authority (Spelinspektionen) decided on 17 November 2022 to issue AB Trav & Galopp with a warning and that the company would pay a penalty ...

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Cibelae, in the Agenda of Activities of the WLA

June 27, 2023 | money-laundering

Buenos Aires,  Argentina (June 22, 2023) — In the agenda of activities of the World Lottery Association (WLA) two events stand out in which the Ibero-American Corporation of State Lotteri...

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AUSTRAC and Crown Agree to Proposed $450 Million Penalty

June 1, 2023 | money-laundering

AUSTRALIA (May 30, 2023) — Crown Melbourne and Crown Perth (together Crown) and AUSTRAC have filed joint submissions with the Federal Court of Australia, proposing a $450 million penalty over...

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Watertown Father and Son Sentenced to Prison for Decade-Long Lottery and Tax Fraud Scheme

May 30, 2023 | money-laundering

More than 40 Massachusetts lottery agent licenses are to be revoked or suspended BOSTON, MA (May 25, 2023) – A father and son were sentenced today in federal court in Boston for orchestrating an ...

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Use of MitID in Connection with Customer Due Diligence

May 26, 2023 | money-laundering

DENMARK (May 25, 2023) — The Danish Financial Supervisory Authority (FSA) has published guidance on the application of MitID (every resident’s personal key to digital services in Denmar...

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Swedish Government Urges Strengthened Cooperation Between Spelinspektionen and Finansinspektionen to Counter Illegal Gambling

May 8, 2023 | illegal gambling

Strängnäs, Sweden (May 5, 2023) — The work to ensure a healthy and safe gambling market and the fight against illegal gambling is of the highest priority for Spelinspektionen, the Swedish G...

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Suspicious Financial Transaction Reports Grow 13.5 Percent Year-on-Year in Q1

April 28, 2023 | money-laundering

MACAU, SAR (April 25, 2023) — The total number of suspicious transaction reports (STR) filed by Macau financial entities and gaming operators increased 13.5 per cent year-on-year to 817 in t...

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Gambling Regulation Bill 2022: AML Update

April 17, 2023 | money-laundering Subscriber Only

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William Hill Group Businesses to Pay Record £19.2m for Failures

March 30, 2023 | Responsible gaming

BIRMINGHAM, U.K. (March 28, 2023) — Three gambling businesses owned by William Hill Group will pay a total of £19.2 million for social responsibility and anti-money laundering failures. WHG...

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EGBA Publishes New Pan-European Anti-Money Laundering Guidelines For Online Gambling

March 9, 2023 | money-laundering

The new guidelines strengthen EGBA’s anti-money laundering leadership by introducing a set of standards that online gambling operators should apply to ensure the highest level of compliance with...

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Update to the FATF’s List of High Risk Jurisdictions

February 28, 2023 | money-laundering

DENMARK (February 27, 2023) — Persons and undertakings, including gambling providers, are required to conduct enhanced customer due diligence (EDD) pursuant to art. 17(1) of the Danish AML ac...

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AUSTRAC Cements Partnership with United Kingdom to Intensify Fight Against Financial Crime

February 21, 2023 | money-laundering

AUSTRALIA (February 18, 2023) –The Australian Transaction Reports and Analysis Centre (AUSTRAC) has deepened ties with the United Kingdom (UK) this week, signing Memoranda of Understanding on...

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