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Paddy Power Betfair statement


I note that a press release relating to regulatory action taken against Paddy Power Betfair from October 2018 is available on your website, but the public statement referred to in the press release appears no longer to be available. Please could you provide me with a copy of the public statement?


Thank you for your request which has been processed under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (FOIA).

In your email you have requested the public statement relating to regulatory action taken against Paddy Power Betfair from October 2018.

Public statements are only available on the Gambling Commission website for 3 years from the date of issue. However, this information is still available via a digital archive service such as The Way Back Machine:

Internet Archive The Way Back Machine ( (opens in new tab)

Section 21 of the FOIA provides that information is exempt where it is reasonably accessible elsewhere; the information you have requested can be viewed here:

Paddy Power Betfair to pay penalty package for social responsibility and money laundering failures on its gambling exchange ( (opens in new tab)

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Please note, internal review requests should be made within 40 working days of the initial response. Requests made outside this timeframe will not be processed.

If you are not content with the outcome of our review, you may then apply directly to the Information Commissioner (ICO) for a decision. Generally, the ICO cannot make a decision unless you have already exhausted the review procedure provided by the Gambling Commission.

The ICO can be contacted at: The Information Commissioner’s Office (opens in a new tab), Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire SK9 5AF.

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