UK – NSUS Limited to pay £672,829 penalty for social responsibility breachBy Phil - 12 October 2022
Gambling operator NSUS Limited will pay a £672,829 penalty for social responsibility and anti-money laundering failures.
The operator – which trades as GGPoker and operates www.ggpoker.co.uk – will also receive an official warning for the failures.
Social responsibility failures included failing to identify customers who may be at risk of experiencing harms associated with gambling, and failing to interact with customers who may be at risk of experiencing harms associated with gambling.
The operator also failed to take all reasonable steps to prevent any marketing material being sent to self-excluded customers when it sent marketing emails to 125 self-excluded customers Anti-money laundering failures included failing to conduct adequate risk assessments of the business being used for money laundering and terrorist financing, and failing to ensure they have appropriate policies, procedures and controls to prevent money laundering and terrorist financing.