Tag Archives: Steven Armstrong

William Hill matches finance sector screening capacity with Accuity 

William Hill Plc has strengthened all components related to compliance and customer KYC operations by forming a comprehensive agreement with digital control risk solutions provider Accuity. Facing changing compliance and regulatory demands across all core markets, the FTSE betting group has appointed Accuity to ‘transform its customer screening approach with AI techniques’. The partnership sees William Hill install Accuity’s proprietary …

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Accuity – Coming out of lockdown: Gambling, compliance, and the new normal

Global financial crime screening experts Accuity will host the next SBC Webinar on Thursday 9 July (14.30 BST): ‘Coming out of lockdown: Gambling, compliance, and the new normal’. Online gambling’s compliance roadmap has been disrupted by the unprecedented events of 2020, as multiple regulators increase oversight on KYC and customer care demands on both a temporary and long-term basis. A specialist in …

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SBC Digital Summit: Customer circumstance is the hardest dynamic to gauge under a crisis scenario

The first-panel session of the Payments Day track, held on day-four of the inaugural SBC Digital Summit, debated how COVID-19 disruptions will impact all dynamics related to AML, fraud and customer verification measures. Payment Expert Editor Joe Streeter led discussions on key industry disciplines that were in the midst of an overhaul, prior to the virus spreading and creating a …

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Payment Expert brings together industry leaders to conclude Digital Summit Payments track

Concluding a deeply engaging day of discussions on Thursday’s Payments track at the SBC Digital Summit, Payment Expert will be once again bringing together industry leaders to discuss a host of key subjects at the Payments Hour Digital Networking Party. The event will run from 3:30 to 4:30 pm UK / 10:30 to 11:30 am ET and will connect like-minded professionals to …

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Steven Armstrong, William Hill: Betting is the lead actor in combating high risk AML threats

As COVID-19 continues to change the regulatory landscape across the globe, the betting sector plays a key role in evolving and adapting AML procedures for all high-risk businesses.   Speaking to Payment Expert, William Hill’s Group Director of AML Steven Armstrong emphasised the importance of the industry’s ability to pull together when it comes to AML innovation.  Armstrong stated: “As an industry, …

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Betting & gaming operators join line-up for SBC Digital Summit’s Payments Day

SBC Digital Summit Payments Day

The SBC Digital Summit’s Payments Day will see specialists from William Hill, Kindred, Stars Group, Pinnacle and Parimatch sharing in-depth insights about the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the payments functions of betting and gaming operators. With most operators forced to close their head offices, and concerns being raised about players’ gambling spend and habits during lockdown, payments and …

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SBC Magazine Issue 8: International expansion and picking up the sporting slack

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A focus on international expansion and how we, as the betting and gaming industry, will get through COVID-19 are the key themes throughout Issue 8 of SBC Magazine. Now available to view HERE, it starts by tracking the journey of Giovanni Garrisi from a mathematician beating the pools to starting a 50/50 JV with Stanley Leisure, seizing an opportunity to …

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