Playing Bingo Responsibly
In this section we will tell you everything that you should know about the following issues:
- Gambling Tips
- Help For Gamblers
To ensure that you play the game responsibly, make sure you follow a few basic gambling tips to help you know you limits and play the game without stress or worries.
- Try and establish limits for purchasing, wagering and even losses before you start gambling. Daily deposit limits can be set by contacting support.
- Consider how long you wish any gambling session to last before commencing and be sure to keep an eye on the clock.
- Gambling should never interfere with your daily responsibilities.
- Gambling is not advised if you are trying to deal with any addictions or are under the influence of alcohol or any other substance.
- Do not turn to gambling as an alternative source of income or as a way to get out of debt.
- You should only ever spend as much as you can afford, so make sure you set a reasonable limit and stick to it.
- If you have ever felt depressed or anxious over losing Bingo, contact a gambling support network or councilor.
- If you crave the fun and social aspect of the chat rooms but cannot afford to buy tickets, speak to the Chat Host on duty and tell her that you would like to still be able to chat, but don’t buy tickets just to stay playing the game for as long as possible.
Help For Gamblers
If you feel that your gambling is becoming a problem, then don’t despair – there are support groups and organizations that offer help for gamblers.
Here are the largest gambling support groups and their contact information:
- GambleAware offers advice and tips on gambling awareness. Visit www.gambleaware.co.uk, or call +448456000133.
- Gamblers Anonymous offers a support group for gambling addicts. Visit www.gamblersanonymous.org.uk , or call them on one of their regional phone numbers.
- GamCare is a gambling safety association. Visit www.gamcare.org.uk or call 0845 600 0133.
- Gambling Therapy offers therapy and support. Visit www.gamblingtherapy.org or call 01384 241292.
Make sure you are playing Bingo responsibly to get the most from your game.