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Sarah Harrison ends tenure as UKGC Chief Executive

Neil McArthur the General Counsel of the UK Gambling Commission (UKGC), will act as the interim leader of the regulatory body following the departure of Chief Executive Sarah Harrison at the end of this month. Last December, the UKGC announced that Sarah Harrison would not renew her tenure as Chief Executive of the Commission, choosing to join the UK Department …

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William Hill fined £6.2m for social responsibility & AML failures

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The William Hill Group (WHG) is to pay a £6.2m penalty package for “systemic social responsibility and money laundering failures.” A near two year Gambling Commission (UKGC) investigation, undertaken between November 2014 and August 2016, found that senior management failed to mitigate risks, with a sufficient number of staff members not on hand to ensure anti-money laundering (AML) and social responsibility processes were …

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