Responsible Gambling

Your well-being is our priority. Gambling should be fun, but it's important to stay in control. If you or someone you know is experiencing problems with gambling, help is available.

Recognizing Problem Gambling

Problem gambling can manifest in various ways. Here are some common signs to look out for:

  • Spending more money and time on gambling than intended: If you find yourself exceeding your gambling budget or spending hours gambling when you planned to play for only a short time.

  • Neglecting personal or professional responsibilities: Missing work, neglecting family, or not fulfilling other responsibilities because of gambling.

  • Borrowing money or selling possessions to gamble: Resorting to extreme measures to fund gambling activities.

  • Lying about gambling habits: Hiding the extent of your gambling from friends, family, or colleagues.

  • Feeling distressed when unable to gamble: Experiencing anxiety, irritability, or restlessness when not gambling.

  • Chasing losses: Trying to win back money lost through gambling by continuing to gamble.

Tips for Responsible Gambling

Here are some tips to help you gamble responsibly:

  • Set a Budget and Stick to It: Decide on a fixed amount of money that you can afford to lose and do not exceed this limit.

  • Set Time Limits: Allocate a specific amount of time for gambling and stick to it. Take regular breaks to ensure you are not spending too much time gambling.

  • Balance Gambling with Other Activities: Ensure that gambling does not become your only pastime. Balance it with other enjoyable activities.

  • Never Chase Losses: Accept losses as part of the game. Do not try to win back lost money by continuing to gamble.

  • Avoid Gambling When Upset or Stressed: Gambling should not be used as a way to escape from stress or emotional problems.

  • Know the Odds: Understand the odds of the games you play and remember that gambling outcomes are based on chance.

Get Help

If you need help, there are many resources available:

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