UK Gambling Commission Fines GGPoker for Marketing to Self-Excluding Gamblers

Promotional emails sent out to 125 problem gamblers

by - Wednesday, October 12th, 2022 9:17

UK Gambling Commission Fines

The UK Gambling Commission has announced that it has fined online gambling operator NSUS Limited £672,829 (€765,383) for social responsibility and anti-money laundering (AML) failures.

NSUS, which operates within the UK as GGPoker under the domain, has also received an official warning for the breaches of its licensing conditions.

Social responsibility failures included:

  • Failure to identify those at risk of experiencing harms associated with gambling
  • Failure to interact with those at risk of experiencing harms associated with gambling

The Commission’s investigation also revealed that the company failed to take steps to ensure that self-excluded customers did not receive promotional material encouraging them to gamble. Emails were sent out to 125 customers who had notified the company that they were self-excluding.

Anti-money laundering failures included:

  • Failure to implement risk assessments for suspected money laundering and terrorist financing activities
  • Failure to put in place appropriate policies, procedures and controls to prevent money laundering and terrorist financing


Natasha Lyndon

Based in London, Natasha is a former sports journalist with experience working for some of the biggest athletes & brands in the world of sports and iGaming.

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