GAMCARE SAFER GAMBLING STANDARD
As part of their commitment to safer betting and gaming, members of the Betting and Gaming Council agree to seek to adopt the GamCare Safer Gambling Standard.
This is an independent quality standard that assesses the measures gambling businesses have put in place to protect people from experiencing gambling-related harm.
Businesses are required to meet ten areas, and up to 73 criteria, which are the foundation to building a safer gambling approach.
SAFER GAMBLING STANDARD LEVELS
The Standard offers four levels of award from Base Level to Advanced Level 3.
Businesses are required to meet 10 areas which are the foundation to building a safer gambling approach. The assessment looks at 73 criteria, 52 of which are expected of businesses to meet the Base Level Standard, with the remaining Advanced Level criteria measuring the degree to which businesses exceed the Base Level. Three of the Advanced Level criteria are mandatory for any businesses wishing to achieve Advanced Levels.
GAMCARE GAMBLING STANDARD CRITERIA
GamCare is a charity and leading provider of free information, advice and support for anyone affected by problem gambling. Part of their goal is to work with the gambling industry to support customers and prevent people from experiencing gambling – related harm.