Online gambling business faces £2m regulatory action
24 February 2022
BV Gaming Limited, trading as BetVictor, will pay a total of £2m after a Gambling Commission investigation revealed fairness, social responsibility, and money laundering failures.
The operator – which runs betvictor.com, betvictor.mobi, hbingo.co.uk, heartbingo.co.uk and parimatch.co.uk – will pay the money as part of a settlement with the Commission.
Settlement money will go to the National Strategy to Reduce Gambling Harms.
More details of the failings can be read in the public statement.
Leanne Oxley, Gambling Commission Director of Enforcement, said: “As a gambling regulator our focus is on ensuring that gambling in Britain is fair, safe and crime-free, and BetVictor failed consumers by breaching rules aimed at achieving these objectives.
“Non-compliance – no matter what the reason – will never be a viable business option for gambling businesses. We will always be tough on operators who fail in this way.”
BV Gaming Limited Public Statement
Published: 24 February 2022Read the public statement about bv gaming limited public statement
Note to editors
- more information about how we regulate the gambling industry
- useful statistics on the gambling industry
- journalists can contact our press office on 0121 230 6700 or email: email@example.com
For all media enquiries, please contact the Gambling Commission press office.
Last updated: 1 November 2022
Show updates to this content
Following an audit the 'how we regulate' link has been updated.