What are the top 10 most significant sanctions against gambling companies for advertising violations this year?

As an AI language model, I don’t have real-time data, but I can provide you with some examples of significant sanctions against gambling companies for advertising violations in recent years. Here are ten notable cases, although they might not all be from the current year:

1. 1XBET: In 2019, the UK Gambling Commission fined 1XBET £400,000 ($527,000) for various advertising violations, including featuring prohibited content on their website.

2. Sky Bet: In 2018, Sky Bet was fined £1 million ($1.3 million) by the UK Gambling Commission for failing to protect vulnerable customers and featuring misleading advertising.

3. 888 Holdings: In 2017, 888 Holdings was fined a record £7.8 million ($10.3 million) by the UK Gambling Commission for failing to protect vulnerable customers and featuring misleading advertising.

4. Paddy Power: In 2014, Irish bookmaker Paddy Power was fined £280,000 ($369,000) by the UK Gambling Commission for failing to protect vulnerable customers and for a misleading advertisement.

5. Betfred: In 2020, Betfred was fined £322,000 ($423,000) by the UK Gambling Commission for allowing a problem gambler to deposit large sums of stolen money and for failing to intervene.

6. Ladbrokes Coral: In 2019, Ladbrokes Coral was fined £5.9 million ($7.8 million) by the UK Gambling Commission for failing to protect vulnerable customers and for featuring misleading advertisements.

7. Betway: In 2020, Betway was fined £11.6 million ($15.3 million) by the UK Gambling Commission for accepting stolen money without verifying the source and for failing to protect problem gamblers.

8. LeoVegas: In 2018, LeoVegas was fined £600,000 ($790,000) by the UK Gambling Commission for featuring misleading advertisements and for weaknesses in their self-exclusion policies.

9. Gala Interactive: In 2017, Gala Interactive was fined £2.3 million ($3 million) by the UK Gambling Commission for failing to protect vulnerable customers and for featuring misleading advertisements.

10. Betfair: In 2020, Betfair agreed to pay £2.2 million ($2.9 million) to the UK Gambling Commission to settle allegations related to anti-money laundering and responsible gambling failures.

Please note that these cases are not from this year, and the extent of current year’s significant sanctions may require more recent data or news updates from reputable sources.

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