Published: 10 July 2020 by Richard Bradley
“On the 9th July, the Gambling Commission (GC) launched its consultation on online slots game design and reverse withdrawals.
Proposals include a range of new restrictions aimed at improving consumer protection.
If the new controls are approved, the requirements will be introduced via the Gambling Commission’s remote gambling and software technical standards (RTS).
The GC has stated that speed of play, frequency of betting opportunities and other factors can increase addiction and risk of harm and that proposals regarding the design of slots games are the first step in keeping players safe.
The consultation seeks views on proposals, which:
A number of new Remote Technical Standards are proposed, which include:
The consultation closes on the 3rd September 2020 and the full background details and how to take part can be found here”.
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