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Remote gambling and software technical standards (RTS) guidance

Gambling software and remote operating licence holders (including ancillary remote betting are required to comply with our remote technical standards (RTS) and requirements relating to the timing and procedures for testing.

You can view the remote technical standards (RTS)

Licence condition 2.3.1

Remote gambling and software technical standards details the specific technical standards and the security requirements that licensed remote gambling operators and gambling software operators need to meet.

It comprises of:

We consulted in 2017 on changes to the remote gambling and software technical standards (RTS).

Requirements that come into force 31 October 2021

The following sections contain new requirements that are due to come into effect 31 October 2021.

  • display of transactions
  • auto-play functionality
  • time requirements and reality checks
  • responsible product design.

We have updated the supporting testing strategy to incorporate any new standards and changes made to the numbering of existing requirements as a result of this consultation.

The new provisions are highlighted in the updated RTS.

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Updates to RTS effective 1 April 2018
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