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Violation Tracker UK Individual Case

Company: Gala Coral Group Ltd.
Current Parent CompanyEntain PLC
Parent at the Time of the Penalty Announcement: Gala Coral Group
Recap of Ownership Changes: Ladbrokes acquired Gala Coral later in 2016, becoming Ladbrokes Coral. Ladbrokes Coral was acquired by GVC Holdings (later renamed Entain plc) in 2018.
Penalty: £876,600
Year: 2016
Date: 27 April, 2016
Offence Group: consumer-protection-related offences
Offence Type: gambling industry violation
Violation Description: Gala Coral agreed to pay £846,600 restitution in settlement of a finding by the Commission that the company's anti-money laundering and social responsibility processes failed by allowing a customer to spend that amount of money before being jailed for stealing it from a vulnerable adult.
Action Type: agency action
Settlement Type: Regulatory Settlement with payment in lieu of penalty
Agency: Gambling Commission
HQ Country of Parent: Isle of Man
Ownership Structure of Parent: publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: entertainment
Specific Industry of Parent: sports betting
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Source Notes: Penalty details taken from Public Statement