Internet bookmaker 888 fined £7.8MILLION for vulnerable punter 'failings'



Online bookmaker 888 has been fined a record £7.8 million for "serious failings" in its handling of vulnerable customers, including one who went on a £1.3 million gambling binge after stealing £55,000 from their employer.
The action by the Gambling Commission follows the discovery of "significant flaws" in 888's social responsibility processes, which aim to protect consumers from gambling-related harm.
An investigation by the commission found that, due to a technical failure in 888's systems, more than 7,000 customers who had chosen to self-exclude - when a punter asks... read more

 
31 August 2017 in Regional West, Views: 32
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