Gambling Commission proposes ‘due diligence checks’ before new customers are allowed to gamble

Verification measures to be consulted on as part of a host of new consumer protection plans outlined by the regulator

The Gambling Commission could require all operators to introduce a “customer due diligence” phase before letting new customers gamble, the regulator announced today. The process would mean operators needed to verify their players through a series of checks on areas such as affordability and source of funds. The UK regulator said the new measures were…

Due Diligence | FOBTs | Gambling Commission | Regulation | Social responsibility | Tim Miller | UK