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W2: The Gambling Act review is an opportunity to enact real change

W2: The Gambling Act review is an opportunity to enact real change

As the review of the 2005 Gambling Act makes its way through the various stages of parliamentary proceedings, there is one thing on everyone’s mind: will the Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport (DCMS) enforce the changes that the gambling industry really needs? Or will the industry’s current stigma bring about unwanted reform? With the findings of the review …

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W2 and Crucial Compliance: Simplifying the compliance burden for igaming operators

Crucial Compliance

Writing a shared account for SBC News, Warren Russell from W2 and Crucial Compliance’s Paul Foster explain why the move towards tighter enforcement for global regulators leaves operators needing to strengthen their compliance efforts today. Global regulators continue to tighten regulations to ensure licence holders meet the highest possible safer gambling and AML standards. As part of these efforts, regulators …

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Peter Murray: W2 affordability takes central role in the safer gambling arena

affordability

The ‘laser-like’ focus of the UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) on player protection, combined with the likely compliance updates from the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) led review of the UK Gambling Act, could mean that adoption of W2’s new real-time affordability solution becomes vital for the country’s gaming operators. We spoke to W2 Head of Sales Peter …

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W2 releases first real time affordability solution for UK operators

affordability

W2 has launched a new real-time affordability check solution to support the needs of operators adapting to evolving compliance guidance from the UK Gambling Commission (UKGC). UKGC guidance requires licensees to put affordability at the heart of their safer gambling commitments for 2021, and will undoubtedly become a central focus in the Gambling Act review, particularly as so many fines …

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W2 forms tech alliance with Crucial Compliance ahead of critical 2021

Digital KYC, compliance and risk assessment solutions provider W2 Data has formed a strategic partnership with Gibraltar-based igaming consultancy Crucial Compliance. The partnership will focus on delivering custom-made data solutions for licensed igaming operators, allowing brands and subsidiaries to navigate multi-regulatory complexities and further optimise their operations and customer services servicing multiple jurisdictions. Recognised as a leading developer of compliance …

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1account: Driving revenues through effective KYC solutions

1account: Driving revenues through effective KYC solutions

Utilising effective KYC and player ID systems can help betting and gaming operators to increase the number of verified players, and ultimately drive revenues. That’s according to 1account, a company shortlisted in the Fraud and Compliance Solution of the Year category for the SBC Awards 2020 (Wednesday 9 December), having been recognised for its KYC and age verification solution. The …

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