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Previous versions of the Standard

The Safer Gambling Standard was first published in December 2018 and is updated every year to to take into account developments in regulations, research and best practice.

You can access previous versions of the Standard on this page. You can also download a document which explains the key changes between version 1 and version 2. To access the current version of the Standard (version 3.1), published in March 2021, visit the Standard webpage.

Safer Gambling Standard

Version 2 2020

Second version of the Standard which was published in January 2020 for business-to-consumer gambling businesses. (Note: there was a further minor update to this version in May 2020).

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Safer Gambling Standard

Version 1 2018

First version of the Standard which was published in December 2018 for business-to-consumer gambling businesses.

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Tell our panel what you think about the current Standard and how businesses can ensure a safer gambling environment for all.

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