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UK – Casumo fined £6m for social responsibility and AML failures

Casumo, which runs casumo.com, will have to pay a £6m fine and undergo extensive auditing after a Gambling Commission assessment revealed social responsibility and anti-money laundering failures. Casumo will also receive an official warning as a result of the Commission investigation. Social responsibility failings included not putting into effect policies and procedures for customer interaction…

US – Caesars recognised for corporate social responsibility and climate action leadership

Rising 42 slots from the previous year, Caesars Entertainment now ranks No. 104 on Newsweek’s list of America’s Most Responsible Companies, occupying the top spot in the Entertainment, Leisure and Dining category. Determined by publicly available environmental, social and corporate governance (ESG) data and survey feedback from 7,500 Americans, Newsweek recognises Caesars out of a…

UK – Praesepe includes social responsibility messaging on Category C machines

Praesepe, the Gauselmann owned AGC and bingo club operator with 160 venues located in 99 towns and cities in the UK, is using its’ entire estate of digital B3 and Category C machines to promote safer gambling. Following last December’s review of the 2019 Responsible Gambling Week and analysis of player exit research, Praesepe has…

Finland – Veikkaus strengthens its commitment to responsibility with new guidelines

Finnish gambling operator Veikkaus has said it will continue to ‘vigorously implement its responsibility development measures during the coming year’ with the Board of Directors approving new guidelines at its December meeting. During 2020, Veikkaus will, among other things, promote mandatory identification in slot machines and other games, significantly reduce the number of distributed slot…

US – Hard Rock launches PlayersEdge program to change casino culture

With the introduction of PlayersEdge, Hard Rock International is evolving gaming floor culture by changing how casino-goers learn about and manage their gambling. The new branded program is the first in the US to apply a comprehensive education strategy to meet the needs of all gamblers — from new and casual players, to seasoned regulars…

UK – Ladbrokes Coral to pay £5.9m for failings in anti-money laundering and social responsibility

Systemic failings at the Ladbrokes Coral has led to a penalty package including a series of improvement measures that must be implemented by new owner GVC and a £5.9m payment, while further investigations into the actions of Personal Management Licence holders continue. An investigation by the Gambling Commission found between November 2014 and October 2017…

UK – ICE plays a vital role in social responsibility debate

Rob Mabbett, Gambling Therapy Manager with leading charity the Gordon Moody Association, has praised the Consumer Protection Zone (CPZ) at ICE London, highlighting the contribution it makes to improving the understanding of organisations involved in research into problem gambling and the education and treatment of people who are at risk of becoming problem gamblers. Speaking…

Bulgaria – Eurofootball honoured for social responsibility

Bulgarian sports betting operator Eurofootball won the grand award for the best corporate social responsibility program in the small and medium business category at the 14th edition of the annual Responsible Business awards at the Bulgarian Business Leaders Forum. The event took place on March 14 2017 and was attended by representatives of the largest…