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Professor Kenneth Hobbs, chairman of the GMC's disciplinary committee, told Lawrence: "Your actions in pursuing an emotional and sexual relationship, and in having sexual intercourse with her, were a gross abuse of trust.
And a new offence, abuse of trust, will stop adults exploiting under- 18s in schools, the forces and places of care.
In a gross abuse of trust, Pringle, one of a small number of people with access to the committee room, began taking cashed tickets and re-cashing them for himself.
IPCC Commissioner for Wales Tom Davies said: "This was an appalling abuse of trust by a police officer dealing with three vulnerable women who expected the police to protect them.
He said: "There was a total abuse of trust and extreme negligence.
Dad-of-two Riley, of Lancaster, denies two offences of sexual activity with a child in 2005 and two offences of abuse of trust.
Father Cuthbert Madden, Abbot of Ampleforth, said: "These were most regrettable offences involving a grievous abuse of trust.
Gambling companies must be held to account for this abuse of trust and power.