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The Money Laundering Regulations 2007

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10.—(1) A casino must establish and verify the identity of—

(a)all customers to whom the casino makes facilities for gaming available—

(i)before entry to any premises where such facilities are provided; or

(ii)where the facilities are for remote gaming, before access is given to such facilities; or

(b)if the specified conditions are met, all customers who, in the course of any period of 24 hours—

(i)purchase from, or exchange with, the casino chips with a total value of 2,000 euro or more;

(ii)pay the casino 2,000 or more for the use of gaming machines; or

(iii)pay to, or stake with, the casino 2,000 euro or more in connection with facilities for remote gaming.

(2) The specified conditions are—

(a)the casino verifies the identity of each customer before or immediately after such purchase, exchange, payment or stake takes place, and

(b)the Gambling Commission is satisfied that the casino has appropriate procedures in place to monitor and record—

(i)the total value of chips purchased from or exchanged with the casino;

(ii)the total money paid for the use of gaming machines; or

(iii)the total money paid or staked in connection with facilities for remote gaming,

by each customer.

(3) In this regulation—

“gaming”, “gaming machine”, “remote operating licence” and “stake” have the meanings given by, respectively, sections 6(1) (gaming & game of chance), 235 (gaming machine), 67 (remote gambling) and 353(1) (interpretation) of the Gambling Act 2005(1);

“premises” means premises subject to—

(a)

a casino premises licence within the meaning of section 150(1)(a) of the Gambling Act 2005 (nature of licence); or

(b)

a converted casino premises licence within the meaning of paragraph 65 of Part 7 of Schedule 4 to the Gambling Act 2005 (Commencement No. 6 and Transitional Provisions) Order 2006(2);

“remote gaming” means gaming provided pursuant to a remote operating licence.

(2)

S.I. 2006/3272 (C.119). There are amendments not relevant to these Regulations.

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