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National Strategy to Reduce Gambling Harms

Publish response to formal consultation on safer online game design and banning reverse withdrawals (GC)

Updates

April 2021

We published the final responses in February 2021 (link to report) and all of the requirements will come into force in October 2021. This will ensure a chance for stakeholders to make all of the necessary changes required to make online slots games safer, as well as provide clarity for slots players.

Executive Summary - Gambling Commission https://www.gamblingcommission.gov.uk/consultation-response/online-games-design-and-reverse-withdrawals/ogdrw-executive-summary

November 2020

The Gambling Commission published the response to the consultation on safer game design and reverse withdrawals in early 2021. The initial implementation of changes will take place during Q4 and more complex changes will be made during 2021-22.

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