The gambling services are a system involving the exchange of money that lends itself to money laundering.

The strong relationship between payouts and betting in certain types of games lend themselves to the laundering of “dirty” money with lower costs than other channels.

Terrorist organizations can use gambling as a system for the transfer of funds.

The control of these crimes lies with the Police forces of each EU member State.

The current directives require obligatory controls by the services providers.

The general overview that the control authority has over gambling can allow the development of effective prevention procedures (such as omissions of control or collusion by concessionaries).