News & Press Releases

November 2023

Decoding Gambling Regulations: Paul Foster on Payment Agenda

Paul joins Payment Agenda to delve into the world of gambling regulations.

November 2023
November 2023

iGaming Compliance: Making Sense of the Multi-Jurisdictional AML Program

Sonia talks to iGamingFuture, exploring the key challenges and best practices for building an AML program in the iGaming industry.

November 2023
November 2023

Interview with Sonia Wasowska

Sonia shares her expertise with Casino Guru during Safer Gambling Week.

November 2023
October 2023

Crucial Compliance Partners with SG:certified

Crucial Compliance and SG:certified join forces to develop a new educational programme on anti-money laundering.

October 2023
October 2023

iGaming Compliance: Are We Seeing The Full Picture?

Sonia catches up with iGamingFuture to discuss the future of compliance and her thoughts on a 360-degree risk management approach.

October 2023
October 2023

Crucial Compliance Bolster Player Protection Tools Through Mutual Integration

W2 and Crucial Compliance announce their integration which represents a significant leap forward in providing operators with a comprehensive suite of tools.

October 2023
September 2023

Multi-jurisdictional iGaming Compliance

iGamingFuture speaks to Paul about multi-jurisdictional iGaming compliance and other regulatory and compliance-related issues.

September 2023
August 2023

Crucial Compliance Shortlisted for SBC Barcelona Awards

SBC Barcelona has shortlisted Crucial Compliance for the Fraud & Compliance Solution of the Year Award.

August 2023
June 2023

Crucial Compliance Wins Fintech Innovation Challenge

Crucial Compliance is chosen as one of the winners of the Fintech Innovation Challenge, winning the Compliance & Transaction Monitoring category.

June 2023
June 2023

Crucial Compliance: Africa is culturally adapted to gambling wherever you go

Following the opening of the company’s African offices based in Rwanda, Crucial Compliance set a precedent to prioritise responsible gambling on the continent through an advocacy workshop in Lagos, Nigeria.

June 2023
April 2023

Crucial Compliance Host Second Safer Gambling Hackathon in Rwanda

Crucial Compliance host their next Safer Gambling Hackathon aimed at encouraging young people to use technology to combat gambling addiction.


April 2023
April 2023

Crucial Compliance Tackle Gambling Addiction in Rwanda

Crucial Compliance have also been expanding their efforts to tackle gambling addiction in Rwanda and other countries in Africa.

April 2023
April 2023

Crucial Compliance Shortlisted for SBC Award 2023

Crucial Compliance have been shortlisted for the Compliance Solution & Partner of the Year Award as well as the Player Protection Service Provider of the Year Award by SBC.

April 2023
March 2023

Crucial Compliance Selected as Finalist in 2023 Isle of Man Fintech Innovation Challenge

We are delighted to have been selected as a finalist in this challenge which provides a unique opportunity to work with government, the regulator and businesses in a leading digital hub, and scale up solutions ready for the global market.

March 2023
March 2023

Adam Bradford & Crucial Compliance Bring Safer Gambling to Rwanda

Adam & Crucial Compliance take a step towards bringing Safer Gambling to Africa.

* Also covered by The Sun & The Express.

March 2023
March 2023

ICE 2023 Highlights

CoinGeek reviews Safer Gambling at ICE 2023.

March 2023
March 2023

Crucial Compliance Offset Carbon Emissions

Crucial Compliance are proud to announce we are now carbon neutral following our work with Co2 Capital.

March 2023
February 2023

Rwanda Hackathon Highlight Video

Highlights of our recently hosted Safer Gambling Hackathon in Rwanda.

February 2023
January 2023

W2 & Crucial Compliance Form NChain Alliance for Future-Proof Solution

W2 and Crucial Compliance have formed an alliance with nChain in a deal that will bring blockchain-powered compliance solutions to operators worldwide.

January 2023
January 2023

The Story of David Bradford, Our Lived Experience Non Exec

The Story of David Bradford, co-founder of BetProtect.

January 2023
January 2023

Fitzdares Selects Crucial Player Protection

Fitzdares has selected Crucial Player Protection system to protect at-risk players.

January 2023
January 2023

Crucial Compliance Sets Out to Tackle Africa's "Underbelly of Addiction"

Crucial Compliance will expand into Africa as it looks to improve responsible gambling processes on the continent.

January 2023
January 2023

Crucial Compliance Host Safer Gambling Hackathon

Crucial Compliance hosts an interactive forum and event to bring forward ideas to mitigate the issues related to problem gambling.

January 2023
December 2022

Crucial Compliance: No Silver Bullet to Gambling Harm, but Tech Can Only Be Positive

Paul assesses the different use of technology in implementing a safer gambling strategy and whether a ‘human touch’ is still needed to identify high-risk players.

December 2022
July 2022

Paul Discusses Gibraltar's Recent Greylisting

Paul joins The Gambling Files podcast to discuss Gibraltar's recent greylisting.

July 2022
July 2022

Crucial Compliance Shortlisted for SBC Award

Crucial Compliance is nominated for Fraud & Compliance Solution of the Year by SBC.

July 2022
June 2022

Crucial Compliance Shortlisted for EGR Award

Crucial Compliance is nominated for Compliance & KYC Supplier of the Year by EGR.

June 2022
May 2022

W2 Launches Gambling Affordability Tool

W2 has released its latest gambling tool that aims to allows operators to conduct affordability checks without affecting the customer’s experience.

May 2022
March 2022

IGB Discusses Practical Blockchain Implementations

Paul discusses how the Blockchain can be used in the world of Safer Gambling & AML.

March 2022
March 2022

The Blockchain Beat: Player Protection Forum London

Crucial Compliance, nChain & W2 discuss blockchain-powered technology in the compliance world.

March 2022
January 2022

Digital Division Selects Crucial Compliance

The company behind leading affiliate portal, Slots Temple, agree partnership that will see them take the full suite of Crucial Compliance products.

January 2022
December 2021

Paul Appears on "Hashing It Out"

Paul appears on "Hashing It Out" to discuss utilising blockchain in dealing with compliance in the gambling and gaming industry.

December 2021
December 2021

Crucial Business Intelligence Deployed for Eyas Gaming

Crucial Business Intelligence platform deployed for Eyas Gaming, providing a single customer view, with advanced behavioural segmentation, predictive modelling and more.

December 2021
November 2021

Paul Discusses the Blockchain & Compliance

Paul appears at iGaming NEXT to discuss how blockchain can provide a higher degree of protection when it comes to compliance.

November 2021
November 2021

Eyas Gaming Selects Crucial Player Protection

Crucial Compliance partners with Eyas Gaming, who will be utilising the CPP system to improve accuracy in review of AML and Responsible Gambling cases.

November 2021
October 2021

NChain Partnership Announced

Crucial Compliance and nChain announce agreement to provide much needed data-integrity by engaging Kensei, a blockchain interface platform to enhance the CPP system.

October 2021
September 2021

BetProtect Co-Founder Joins Crucial Compliance

David Bradford, co-founder of BetProtect, joins Crucial Compliance as a Non-Executive Director. David brings lived experience from the customer side of the gambling industry.

September 2021
August 2021

BetProtect Acquisition

Crucial Compliance acquires the game-changing protection app BetProtect, with the plan to substantially grow the app's reach and engage with at-risk players.

August 2021
July 2021

Crucial Business Intelligence Article

The release of Crucial Business Intelligence allows operators to negate the need for expansive and costly data driven teams utilising a single, robust platform.

July 2021
July 2021

Interview with Paul Foster

CasinoBeats speaks to Paul about the use of affordability checks in the gaming industry.

July 2021
July 2021

The Face Recognition Company Partnership

Crucial Compliance partners with The Face Recognition Company (FRC) to integrate their cutting edge technology into our compliance and BI platforms.

July 2021
June 2021

Crucial Compliance Wins Innovation Award

Crucial Compliance wins the 2021 Gibraltar Federation of Small Businesses Innovation Award for the development of Crucial Player Protection.

June 2021
June 2021

BetProtect Launched

BetProtect, a new mobile app powered by Crucial Compliance, launches and aims to provide self-help tools, safety messages and an informative 'time out' zone for players.

June 2021
May 2021

Crucial Business Intelligence Launched

Crucial Compliance debuts its cutting-edge Crucial Business Intelligence (CBI) platform, allowing operators to negate the need for expansive and costly data teams.

May 2021
May 2021

W2 Partnership Announced

Crucial Compliance partners with W2, aiming to simplify the compliance burden for iGaming operators enabling them to meet the highest possible safer gambling and AML standards.

May 2021
April 2021

Interview with Andy Masters

GamblingNews speaks to Andy about joining Crucial Compliance and what the future holds for the company.

April 2021
March 2021

Interview with Nigel Birrell

EGR speaks to Nigel about his role at Crucial Compliance and the impact of new regulations and new compliance solutions.

March 2021
March 2021

Roadmap to Responsible Gambling 2021

iGamingFuture speaks to Andy to discuss CPP and the issue of responsible gambling during the pandemic.

March 2021
February 2021

Crucial Player Protection Launched

Crucial Compliance unveils safer gambling-led player protection system, drawing on behaviour management and markers of harm to identify at-risk customers.

February 2021
December 2020

Non-Executive Chairman Announced

Crucial Compliance strengthens board with appointment of Nigel Birrell as Non-Executive Chairman, adding significant and unrivalled iGaming experience to the business.

December 2020
October 2020

Interview with Paul & Andy

SBC News speaks to Paul and Andy to discuss expansion, self-regulation and more.

October 2020
October 2020

Chief Operating Officer Announced

Crucial Compliance selects Andy Masters as their new Chief Operating Officer, responsible for advancing professional services & software development.

October 2020
July 2019

Crucial Compliance Launch

Crucial Compliance is launched with the aim to support companies in building a long-term sustainable, effective, and responsible betting and gaming model.

July 2019