The money laundering and terrorist financing risks within the British gambling industry
15 - National Lottery (Remote and Non-Remote)
|Sector||Previous overall risk rating||Current overall risk rating|
For this publication, The National Lottery and society lotteries have been assessed separately.
Existing inherent risk rating
There have been a few changes to the inherent risk ratings this year for the National Lottery For further information relating to the inherent risks (including vulnerabilities, consequences and controls), see our 2019 publication: Money laundering and terrorist financing risk assessment within the British gambling industry: 2019 (PDF).
|Vulnerability||Risk||Previous likelihood of event occurring||Previous impact of event occurring||Current likelihood of event occurring||Current impact of event occurring||Change in risk|
|Operator Control||Operators failing to comply with prevention of money laundering and terrorist financing legislation and guidance||Low||Low||Low||Low||No change|
|Licensing and integrity||National Lottery acquired by organised crime to launder criminal funds||Low||Medium||Low||Medium||No change||Customer||Anonymous customers (non-remote)||Medium||Medium||Low||Medium||Decrease||Customer||False and stolen identity documentation||Low||Low||Low||Low||no change|
|Customer||Customer not physically present (remote)||Low||Low||Low||Low||no change|
|Products||Scratch cards/interactive instant win games||Low||Very Low||Low||Very Low||no change|
|Means of Payment||Cash transactions||Low||Medium||Low||Low||Decrease|
New emerging risks
Know Your Customer (KYC) checks
There is a risk of insufficient KYC checks being carried out on high spending customers which could potentially breach the requirement for Camelot to guard against excessive customer play, however due to limited evidence this has been given a low risk rating.Previous section
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Last updated: 27 May 2021
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