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 Rachael Phillips/ Aug 12, 2021, 3:45 PM
By Rachael Phillips/ Aug 12, 2021, 3:45 PM

A Beginner's Guide To GamStop

Find out everything you need to know about the UK's national self-exclusion scheme for when the fun stops.
By Katie Thompson/ Aug 12, 2021, 10:00 AM
By Katie Thompson/ Aug 12, 2021, 10:00 AM

Will Gambling Affect My Mortgage Application?

Getting a mortgage can be affected by a variety of factors, but can the odd flutter stop you from getting your dream home?
By Bret Allen/ Aug 12, 2021, 8:15 AM
By Bret Allen/ Aug 12, 2021, 8:15 AM

Does Gambling Affect Your Credit Score?

Find out whether gambling will negatively impact your credit score and what you should do if it does.
By Katie Thompson/ Aug 12, 2021, 8:00 AM
By Katie Thompson/ Aug 12, 2021, 8:00 AM

Can Gambling Affect Your Benefits?

Find out whether your gambling winnings legally count as income and how it could impact your benefits if not declared properly.
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

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