KYC for the Gaming & Gambling Industry

With online gambling and gaming operations often in the media spotlight for responsible gaming and AML infractions, it is essential for those within the industry to ensure that they comply with the latest legislative changes. Businesses must be seen to be doing all they can to look after their customers and conducting their business in a reliable and conscientious manner.

The Gambling Commission have issued record breaking fines recently in several high-profile cases that have caused those within the industry to take stock of their own controls and processes – can you be sure that your business is compliant and doing all it can to prevent a similar story?

Capita Identity Solutions offers a complete Anti-Money Laundering and Know Your Customer solution that uses world leading technology to both confirm a customer’s identity and provide consistent and reliable age verification to a website via its web based portal or embedded API.  It provides compliance with all aspects of the Gambling Act, and ensures that your business is future proofed against current or incoming legislation.

Industry Legislation

The Gambling Act 2005

The Gambling Act 2005 was designed to control all forms of gambling, including remote gambling.  It transferred authority for licensing gambling from the magistrate’s courts to local authorities, and facilitated the creation of The Gambling Commission, the regulatory body which is responsible for governing the industry.

The objectives of the Act are to prevent gambling from being a source of crime or disorder, being associated with crime or disorder or being used to support crime; To ensure that gambling is conducted in a fair and open way; And to protect children and other vulnerable persons from being harmed or exploited by gambling.

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Why choose Capita Identity Solutions?

Capita Identity Solutions has continued to lead the way in technological innovation within the identity verification market sector. We are partnering with world leading technology providers and multiple Credit Reference Agencies with the aim of delivering market leading resilience and a choice of data provider - ensuring increased match rates and alternative methods when traditional KYC checks fail.

We are growing our international data footprint with the intention of becoming a global provider, all whilst working to increase platform usability and stability for our ever-growing global client base.

In the long term, Capita Identity Solutions will continue to explore new technologies and opportunities. Development to the platform will ensure that as the selection of checks grow, clients will continue to be offered a world class service that is always at the cutting edge of identity verification.


The Benefits of CIS


Accurate 2+2 ID verification
UK & International verification
Reduce on-boarding risks
GDPR compliant
Streamline your business process
Innovative solutions designed to increase match rates when traditional KYC checks fail
Easy to use platform which can be easily integrated with existing websites
Offer you choice of data references
PEP’s & Sanctions Monitoring
Retain AML Verification for audits and regulatory visits
Excellent pricing without compromising on quality of product or service

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