1.4. Proof of your age and identity

The verification of accounts in the gambling industry is one of the fundamental requirements in order to prevent, among other things, the participation of minors/under age and self-excluded individuals as well as preventing activities related to crime and money laundering. Marathonbet is a responsible operator and in order to guarantee the security of the gaming platform and ensure a satisfactory gaming experience for all users, we may/will perform security checks:

1.4.1 To register with us you must be at least 18 years of age and above the legal age for gambling in the jurisdiction in which you live (the “Appropriate Age”), as underage gambling is an offence. We are required to verify your age before you are permitted to use the services on the Website.

For account verification purposes, we may require from you:

A copy of valid official photo ID, such as but not limited to:

  • Passport
  • Driving Licence
  • National ID

Customer address information such as but not limited to a:

  • Bank account or credit card statement dated within the last 3 months
  • Utility bill, excluding mobile phone or Internet Service Providers bill, dated within the last 3 months
  • Council/Property Tax bill
  • Official formal letter from local authorities

You will be able to send your documents in electronic format using the secure ‘Upload ID’ function within your Marathonbet account. https://www.marathonbet.co.uk/en/help/frequently_asked_questions/upload-id-guide/

If you are subsequently found to be under the Appropriate Age at the time you placed transactions with us (or we are unable to verify your age for any reason) your account will be closed, all transactions placed whilst you were under the Appropriate Age will be voided and all related funds deposited will be returned. For the avoidance of doubt, we shall not be obliged to pay any winnings which might otherwise have been payable.

As mentioned above, we may undertake a search with an online verification service provider to verify your identity. To do so, such online verification provider may check the details you supply against any information on any database (public or otherwise) to which they have access. They may also use your details in the future to assist other companies for verification purposes. A record of the search will be retained.

1.4.2 To comply with anti-money laundering regulations you may sometimes be asked to provide additional background information about yourself and the source of the funds you use to play on our websites such as but not limited to:

  • Latest P60, director renumeration or dividends statement
  • A payslip or pension statement, dated within the last three months
  • A bank or savings account statement, dated within the last 3 months
  • A Trust Deed

You will be able to send your documents in electronic format using the secure ‘Upload ID’ function within your Marathonbet account. https://www.marathonbet.co.uk/en/help/frequently_asked_questions/upload-id-guide/

In addition to the reasons stated above we may be also required to obtain this information because (not limited to):

  • 1.4.2.1 We seek to ensure that our customers use our offering/website for recreational purposes, enjoy their play and do so within their means. This is a part of our commitment to Responsible Gambling principles.
  • 1.4.2.2 If customers regularly spend high amounts with us, we have a legal obligation to check that the funds being used to deposit and play are legitimate and affordable. This does not mean that we are suspicious about you personally.
  • 1.4.2.3 We may also require this information from you in order to keep the data you provided up to date as per regulatory requirements.

You acknowledge that gambling under the Appropriate Age is not acceptable and is an offence in line with the UK Gambling Act 2005 and The Gambling (Alderney) Law 1999. We may refer any attempts to gamble under the Appropriate Age to the relevant regulator (as applicable, depending on where you are located) who may refer the matter to local prosecution authorities. If you are subsequently found to be under the Appropriate Age at the time you placed transactions with us (or we are unable to verify your age for any reason) your account will be closed, all bets placed whilst you were under the Appropriate Age will be voided and all related funds deposited while you were under the Appropriate Age will be returned (unless you have already withdrawn the equivalent amounts as winnings). However, we shall not be obliged to pay any winnings which might otherwise have been payable.

1.4.3 By registering with this site, you agree to provide any appropriate information needed to meet the requirements mentioned above.

Last Modified Date: 19/08/2019