ICA Certificate in Money Laundering Risk in Betting and Gaming


Recent years have seen a significant period of change in the gaming industry, particularly from a regulatory perspective.  The growth of online and mobile channels has added to the challenge of keeping the industry operating within required regulations. Significant risks exist within this sector, largely due to its size, the volume of transactions and the number of people who participate.

The ICA Certificate in Money Laundering Risk in Betting and Gaming provides you with an opportunity to understand these key anti money laundering and counter terrorist financing risks and the risk-based approach in managing these risks.  


This course is awarded in association with Alliance Manchester Business School, the University of Manchester. 


Who is the course suitable for?

  • Financial services practitioners who are keen to enhance their existing expertise by learning about another distinct sphere

  • Practitioners (including MLROs, Compliance Managers, Risk Managers, CDD Managers and other financial crime prevention or compliance practitioners) within the betting and gaming environment who wish to certify their knowledge

  • Operational staff, working specifically within the betting and gaming environment, who need to understand the inherent risks they face

  • Regulators or Consultants working within the betting and gaming space

  • Anyone new to the betting and gaming environment who need to understand the inherent risks they face

  • Those with an interest in the subject matter


What will you learn?

In addition to the essential concepts of AML and CTF, you will also cover the following areas:

  • Managing land-based gambling

  • Online risks

  • Identifying suspicious activity

  • Implementing a risk based approach

  • Politically exposed and designated persons

  • Isolating and managing suspicious typologies 

  • Understanding customer due diligence (CDD)

  • Market outlook

  • EU fourth Anti Money Laundering Directive

  • Legal & regulatory context


Entry requirements

The course is specifically designed to be detailed yet accessible. Prior subject matter knowledge will be useful, but is not essential.

To get the most from the course, a good standard of English is required.


How will you be assessed?

At the end of the online course, you will take a one-hour multiple choice closed book examination.


How and where can you study?

The course is fully online so can be studied at any time, wherever you are in the world. You will have 3 months to complete the course.



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