Online gambling and money laundering: "views from the inside"

G. Brooks

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Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to examine the “relationship” between the regulated online gambling sector in Great Britain and potential for money laundering. Design/methodology/approach – Direct “negotiated” access and a snowball sample were used to secure five interviews with gambling personnel. Findings – The paper shows that respected online gambling sites in highly regulated jurisdictions are helping in tackling money laundering. Research limitations/implications – Only a limited number of people were interviewed. Originality/value – The paper presents interviews with key personnel in the gambling industry, in anti-money laundering, fraud and integrity units.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)304-315
Number of pages12
JournalJournal of Money Laundering Control
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 2012


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