Identity Cards Now Welcome At UK Casinos

UK casino operators can accept the Government's new compulsory identity cards for foreign nationals as proof of ID - provided they meet money laundering regulation requirements, according to the Gambling Commission.The new cards for foreigners from outside the European Economic Area and Switzerland are being phased in over the next three years by the UK Border Agency.

The Commission has said casino operators can accept the cards for identification purposes but may need to alter their procedures ( link to: ) and must ensure that requirements under money laundering regulations are still met.

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