Responsible Gambling

What is Problem Gambling?

Problem gambling is a compulsion to continue gambling despite the negative consequences it may have.
This behaviour can seriously impact the gambler as well as those closest to them. On top of the potential financial impact it can also cause stress, depression, and anxiety.
If gambling is affecting you or someone you know in this manner, it is considered a gambling problem.
What we can do is help you to identify behaviour that might suggest you should seek professional advice.

Stay in Control. Bet Sensibly

If you are unsure whether your (or someone else's) gambling has become a cause for concern, please ask yourself the following:

If you were to answer yes to 2 or more of these questions above, we would suggest that you seek advice by either by contacting a professional problem gambling support service - or by speaking to a family member or friend.

Organisations Who Can Help

If you believe you may have a problem with gambling, or know someone who does, please seek help with the below confidential organisations.
These support organisations specialise in assisting problem gamblers, and will offer you the right support and advice and help you combat this problem.
The following organisations are available to provide free and confidential advice on matters of problem gambling.


GamCare is a registered charity that provides information and advice to anyone suffering through a gambling problem.
GamCare operates a national telephone and online helplines and provides both face to face and online counselling.
GamCare can be contacted on 0808 8020 133 (Freephone), 0845 6000 133 (local rate from UK) -

Gamble Aware

Gambleaware promote responsibility in gambling and to provide the facts about gambling in an accessible manner.
They support programmes that help prevent problem gambling, to minimise gambling-related harm and to support those in need -

Gambling Therapy

Gambling Therapy offer online support to non-UK residents addicted to gambling and those who show problematic gambling behaviour. Further information can be found at

Gamblers Anonymous

Gamblers Anonymous provide confidential telephone support and face-to-face counselling to anyone who is affected by problem gambling. Further information can be found at