Friday, January 28, 2022

Tag: 888

High street retail returns and online falls as normality resumes for Entain

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Entain, the owner of Ladbrokes Coral and subject of recent takeover bids, has reported a rise in retail but a fall in online growth as gaming revenues trend back towards pre-covid parameters.

The good, the bad and the ugly: Commission delivers first enforcement report

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What was startling about the Gambling Commission’s first ever Enforcement Report wasn’t the detail of its actions taken against the misdemeanours of gaming operators, but the relatively low number of cases it needed to act on within the coin-op sector. Part of a wave of pronouncements from the UK regulator recently, the contents of this particular missive carried the...

888 decision heightens interest in WrB symposium

Last week's announcement that 888 had been fined a record £7.8m for technical shortcomings which served to undermine its self exclusion processes, has given added importance and interest to the forthcoming WrB Responsible Gambling Innovation C-Level symposium organised by Clarion Gaming (September 12, OXO2, London). The fine followed a 13 month long investigation by the UK Gambling Commission which found...

Gambling Commission hands out record fine to 888

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888, one of Britain’s biggest online gambling firms, is to pay a record penalty fine of over £7.8m as a result of its handling of vulnerable customers.   A report from the Gambling Commission said there were "significant flaws" in the firm's social responsibility processes, pointing out that its self-exclusion procedures were “not robust enough and failed to protect potentially vulnerable...