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ICE 2018 to address the use of ‘KYC’ data to identify problematic gamblers

A panel debate at the upcoming ICE Totally Gaming event is set to tackle one of the industry’s most important issues of 2018. The role that data and technology play in the quest to identify problematic gamblers and manage risk, to ensure operators are Gambling Commission compliant. It is set to bring a raft of regulatory changes for gaming operators as the Gambling...

iGaming Academy focus on GDPR compliance

ICR - iGaming Academy GDPR
The iGaming Academy is addressing one of the key regulatory issues currently influencing iGaming, GDPR compliance, with the launch of its new eLearning course.   The leading iGaming training provider, iGaming Academy, has launched a new eLearning course focusing on General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) compliance. It claims the courses content is relevant for all employees who deal with client data, the...

Japan to use casino revenue to fund anti-addiction efforts

Japan casino bill addiction
Newly legalised casinos in Japan may be required to divert funds to anti-addiction efforts, as the government hammers out a regulatory framework for the gambling houses.   A law lifting the prohibition on casinos in Japan last December will allow global operators to build resorts for the first time, although not before lawmakers have put together and passed an anti-addiction bill. The...

SMP eGaming unleash ‘go to’ online compliance platform

Casino Review - SMP EGaming Compliance Academy
Industry consultancy SMP eGaming has launched the new SMP Compliance Academy for digital and land-based professionals and operators.   The specialist consultancy, SMP eGaming, has launced a new bespoke online training platform which it intends to establish as the “go to” portal for the industry. Launched at the company’s high profile first anniversary event at The Shard, London, on 6th February, the...

eCOGRA hit new benchmark as first to offer top I.S.O certification

Casino Review eCOGRA Compliance
In an industry first, eCOGRA has become the primary test house to offer the highest I.S.O. information security management system certification.   eCOGRA has achieved a new standard by becoming the first test house to offer the ISO 27001 certification to operators and service providers. The independent online gambling testing and compliance advisory is the first company to provide the accredited International...

Crown records called upon for money-laundering case

Casino Review Crown
Australian authorities claim that Chinese VIP Dan Bai Shun Jin laundered hundreds of millions of dollars by way of Crown Resorts casinos.   Australian casino giant Crown Resorts has been inadvertently caught up in a money-laundering scandal, after an investigation into one of its high-rolling players revealed massive discrepancies in his accounts. Figures released by a Crown compliance manager indicate that Dan...

Caesars Entertainment recruits new compliance officer

Ann Sullivan Caesars Entertainment
Caesars Entertainment EMEA’s division has appointed Ann Sullivan as its new group compliance director. This will be Sullivan’s first role in the gaming industry, following a wide ranging career in business ethics and compliance spanning the oil and gas, telecommunications and pharmaceuticals industries. “Managing business ethics and compliance within the gaming and casino sector is a significant new challenge, especially in...

Macau: What’s behind the casino crime figures?

Samuel Lung, crime,Macau, Compliance, Ernst & Young
Samuel Lung, director of fraud investigation and dispute services for Ernst & Young and a member of the Asia-Pacific Advisory Committee for the International Association of Gaming Advisors (IAGA), provides a guided tour to Macau’s junket operations and how these crime figures can connect with the territories ‘dark side’.   “In my last column published in the March 2016 issue of...