Gambling problem is a serious concern. It is associated with severe mental health issues. In addition to that it leads to unhealthy relationships, work problems, and poor academic performance. There are countless cases where gambling problems have led to personal financial ruin and crime.
Playing with real money should be a form of entertainment.
The company makes every effort to provide a safe space where it’s customers can have fun without inflicting serious damage on themselves.
The company does not allow anyone under the age of 21 to avail its services.
The company does not advertise their products and services to minors or mentally vulnerable people.
The company guarantees that their advertising, sponsorship, and marketing activities do not contain any information aimed at attracting underage people to use its products and services.
As a responsible user you are expected to take the necessary precautions to restrict access to minors and vulnerable people who share your personal computer or mobile phone.
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The company does not encourage excessive spending on its products and services.
As a quick method of personally checking gambling addiction, answer the following questions with either a “Yes” or “No”.
Are you excessively spending above your means for gambling?
Do you borrow money or steal to continue gambling?
Have you been spending less time with the significant people in your life because of gambling?
Do other people deem you as a gambling addict?
Do their opinions irritate you?
Did you begin losing interest in your hobbies or usual leisure activities?
Do you feel depressed because of losing?
Do you lie to cover up the amount of time or money that you have spent on gambling?
If you answered “Yes” to most of the questions above, then it is likely that you have a gambling problem.
It’s never too late to address gambling addiction.
Here are a few recommendations to help you handle potential risk of developing gambling addiction:
1. Do not consider gambling as a source of income.
2. Put a limit on the amount of money and time you will spend on gambling.
3. Only play with the money that you can afford to lose.
4. Stop chasing your losses.
5. Do not gamble if you are under the influence of alcohol or drugs.
6. Do not gamble when undergoing depression.