US casino operator Caesars Entertainment has agreed to pay an $8m civil money penalty after several failures at its flagship Las Vegas casino property Caesars Palace caused “systemic and severe” anti-money laundering (AML) compliance failings.

The US Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN), a bureau of the US Department of the Treasury, confirmed the settlement Tuesday which related to lax AML controls on high rollers at the venue.

Caesars has agreed to pay an $8m civil money penalty for its “willful and repeated” violations of the Bank Secrecy Act (BSA).

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