Online casino group chooses HooYu for ID verification

News on 8 Sep 2018

The Guernsey-based Bear online casino group, which operates Slingo and Spin Genie, announced Friday that it has partnered with UK-based peer-to-peer online ID verification service HooYu.

Bear Group will use the HooYu platform to ensure mandatory compliance and social responsibility requirements as well as to detect fraud teams, a statement from the company advised..

Ben Nichols, head of payments and compliance at Bear Group, said: “The first thing we noticed when initially testing HooYu Investigate is how highly intuitive it is to use. The visual interface enables us to see all the information and discover connections and data about individuals that would normally go undiscovered. It also gives us access to a lot of the data sources we would use in one application, and this means that our KYC checks are now more in-depth and faster to conduct.”

Dominic Blackburn, product director for HooYu Investigate, said that the technology assists operators to to discover non-obvious relationship awareness information about customers quickly and efficiently,  helping with investigations into source of funds, problem gambling, collusion, multiple accounts and fraud rings.

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