Responsible Gambling

Gambling can be fun, but addiction is a very real risk. Learn how to gamble responsibly and stay in control of your money and time. Our responsible gambling guides below cover all aspects of player safety from the risks of addiction to the various account restrictions available in the UK.

Don't forget to read our full responsible gambling policy.

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By Giorgia Rose/ Dec 15, 2020, 9:55 AM
By Giorgia Rose/ Dec 15, 2020, 9:55 AM

Gambling addiction's disproportionate effects on British women

New research shows the number of women gambling in the UK is at an all-time high, and along with it, so is the number of women facing a gambling addiction. 
By Hannah Timoney/ Nov 18, 2020, 3:00 PM
By Hannah Timoney/ Nov 18, 2020, 3:00 PM

Safer Gambling Week 2020

For Safer Gambling Week 2020, we're providing our readers with a full guide to gambling responsibly, as well as sharing a series of insightful interviews.
By Hannah Timoney/ Oct 21, 2020, 1:02 PM
By Hannah Timoney/ Oct 21, 2020, 1:02 PM

How does BetBlocker work?

BetBlocker is a free to use self-exclusion scheme, blocking access to thousands of gambling sites across all your installed devices. Read more.
By Hannah Timoney/ Oct 20, 2020, 1:56 PM
By Hannah Timoney/ Oct 20, 2020, 1:56 PM

RecoverMe gambling addiction app now available to download

A new gambling addiction tool RecoverMe, a mobile app that uses evidence based therapy to help you control your gambling habits, is now available. Read more
By Hannah Timoney/ Oct 7, 2020, 1:34 PM
By Hannah Timoney/ Oct 7, 2020, 1:34 PM

Study finds that setting deposit limits mean gamblers lose less

Deposit limits aren't just for controlling spending while gambling, the use of the consumer protection tool also leads to reduced net losses. Read more
By Hannah Timoney/ Sep 17, 2020, 3:06 PM
By Hannah Timoney/ Sep 17, 2020, 3:06 PM

How to block online gambling transactions with your bank

When you want to take control of your gambling, gambling blocks at bank level can be useful in limiting your spending. Read more about the services banks offer.
By Hannah Timoney/ Sep 14, 2020, 12:50 PM
By Hannah Timoney/ Sep 14, 2020, 12:50 PM

Using Starling's Gambling Controls

Gambling blocks can be an easy and effective way to curb your spending. Read our guide to find out how to control your gambling with Starling.
By Hannah Timoney/ Sep 14, 2020, 10:26 AM
By Hannah Timoney/ Sep 14, 2020, 10:26 AM

Using Monzo's Gambling Controls

Gambling blocks can be an easy and effective way to curb your spending. Read our guide to find out how to control your gambling with Monzo.
By Max Wright/ Jun 4, 2020, 2:34 PM
By Max Wright/ Jun 4, 2020, 2:34 PM

RGWeek returns, rebranding to ‘Safer Gambling Week’ for 2020

The annual campaign may have a new name, but its goals and message about gambling responsibly remain the same. Read more.

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