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Gambling Commission tackles crime at Scottish betting shops

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The Gambling Commission has ‘targeted a range of possible gambling offences’ in a joint operation with Police Scotland at betting shops in Falkirk. In cooperation with betting shop operators, the multi-purpose compliance exercise on 19 January was designed to help train police officers on how to conduct inspections of gambling licensed premises, and to raise awareness amongst betting shop staff …

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Ministerial support for industry forum’s integrity plan

The Sports Betting Integrity Forum (SBIF), the government back body containing representatives from the world of sport and betting, has published its Sports Betting Integrity Action Plan. The Gambling Commission-administered body says that while evidence of corrupt sports betting in the UK has ‘so far been limited to what appear to be isolated incidents’, the industry cannot afford to be …

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