Regulation

Tip of the iceberg: Reflecting on 888's financial penalty

In the wake of 888’s recent £7.8m financial penalty for self-exclusion failings, could other operators with legacy platforms in different verticals be just as at risk?

"Safeguarding consumers is not optional,” Sarah Harrison, CEO of the British Gambling Commission, exclaimed after handing out a record financial penalty to 888 recently. The stiff penalty was yet another example of the regulator flexing its muscles in an ongoing quest to drive up industry standards, and other UK operators will almost certainly have kept…

888 Holdings | Gambling Commission | Regulation | Sarah Harrison | Strategy | UK

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