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Violation Tracker UK Individual Case

Company: WHG (International) Limited
Current Parent Company888 Holdings PLC
Parent at the Time of the Penalty Announcement: William Hill plc
Recap of Ownership Changes: William Hill was acquired by Caesars Entertainment in 2021. 888 acquired the non-US businesses of William Hill from Caesars in 2022.
Penalty: £6,276,600
Year: 2018
Date: 20 February, 2018
Offence Group: consumer-protection-related offences
Offence Type: gambling industry violation
Violation Description: William Hill Group agreed to pay £5,000,000 in lieu of a financial penalty, divestment of £1,255,600 and costs of £21,000 in settlement of a finding by the Commission of failings in the company's anti-money-laundering and social responsibility controls
Action Type: agency action
Settlement Type: Regulatory Settlement with payment in lieu of penalty
Agency: Gambling Commission
HQ Country of Parent: Gibraltar
Ownership Structure of Parent: publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: entertainment
Specific Industry of Parent: gambling
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Source Notes: Penalty details taken from Public Statement