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The UK arm of Australian operator Tabcorp has agreed a £84,000 settlement with the UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) for offering odds on Sutton United reserve goalkeeper Wayne Shaw eating a pie on camera.

The regulator said that Tabcorp UK, trading as Sun Bets, had failed to properly manage the risks associated with offering novelty bets in relation to the incident, which has since become known as "piegate".

This led to the UKGC conducting a review of Tabcorp's UK operating licence, during which serious failures in its self-exclusion controls were uncovered.

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