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The prevention of money laundering and combating the financing of terrorism


1.1 The law concerning money laundering is based on the general and wide ranging prevention and detection of the use of any proceeds of crime, and the prevention and detection of terrorist financing. For some businesses (including casinos) this includes the more specific requirements of the business and its employees to have policies, procedures and controls in place covering the risks they face from money laundering and terrorist financing.

1.2 Using money in casinos, regardless of the amount, that is the proceeds of any crime can amount to money laundering if the person using or taking the money knows or suspects that it is the proceeds of crime. Money laundering offences can be committed by both the customer and casino employees, depending on their respective levels of knowledge or suspicion.

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