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The 2023 money laundering and terrorist financing risks within the British gambling industry

The Gambling Commission's money laundering and terrorist financing risk assessment for the British gambling industry in 2023.

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  2. 17 - Gaming machine technical (remote and non-remote)

17 - Gaming machine technical (remote and non-remote)

Table actions:

Sector rating

Sector Previous overall risk rating Current overall risk rating
Gaming machine technical (remote and non-remote) Low Low

For further information relating to the inherent risks (including vulnerabilities, consequences and controls), see our previous 2020 risk assessment.

Inherent risk

Vulnerability Risk Likelihood of event occurring Impact of event occurring Overall risk Change in risk
Operator control Operators failing to comply with prevention of money laundering and terrorist financing legislation and guidance Low (1) Low (1) Low (1) No change
Operator control Inadequate or lack of due diligence checks on any third-party providers (for example, test houses) Medium (2) Low (1) Low (2) No change
Operator Control Lack of adherence with Technical Standards Low (1) Low (1) Low (1) No change
Operator control Third-party business relationships and business investors Low (1) Medium (2) Low (2) New risk
Product Gaming machines Category B, C and D, ixed odds betting terminals (FOBTs), self-service betting terminals (SSBTs), ticket-in-ticket-out (TITO) used to launder the proceeds of crime Low (1) Low (1) Low (1) No change
Product TITO-enabled gaming machines used to launder funds when used with Automated ticket redemption machines (ATR) Low (1) Low (1) Low (1) No change
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