BestFootballBettingTips.com acknowledges that, while most people participate in gambling activities in a socially enjoyable and harmless manner, gambling can create problems for some individuals. The extent of these problems ranges from occasional over-spending to the development of pathological gambling addictions.
BestFootballBettingTips.com seeks to create a responsible gambling environment and is committed to implementing and maintaining Responsible Gambling legislation and best practice for the benefit of our visitors, staff and management.
If you feel that you perhaps do have an issue with your gambling then please read the information below and make use of the contact addresses and sites accordingly.
Do You Have a Gambling Problem?
To ensure both enjoyment and safety, BestFootballBettingTips.com encourages visitors to manage their gambling expenditure sensibly.
GamCare offers the following questions to help an individual decide if he/she has a gambling problem:
Have others ever criticised your gambling?
Do you borrow money to bet, spend above your budget or use money allocated for other purposes to bet?
Have you ever lied to cover up the amount of money or time you have gambled?
Do arguments, frustrations or disappointments make you want to gamble?
Do you gamble alone for long periods?
Do you stay away from work, college or school to gamble?
Do you gamble to escape from a boring or unhappy life?
Are you reluctant to spend ‘gambling money’ on anything else?
Have you lost interest in your family, friends or pastimes due to gambling?
After losing, do you feel you must try and win back your losses as soon as possible?
When you are gambling and you run out of money, do you feel lost and in despair, and need to gamble again as soon as possible?
Do you gamble until all your money is gone?
Have you lied, stolen or borrowed just to get money to gamble or to pay gambling debts?
Do you feel depressed or even suicidal because of your gambling?
There are many organisations that can provide support and assistance to individuals who develop a problem with gambling.
The following websites offer advice and guidance. Each one has a help-line number and an email address that you may contact if you would like confidential advice and support.
Gamcare is a national association that addresses the social impact of gambling, and can assist those who are experiencing gambling related problems.
Gamblers Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope, to try and assist others recovering from gambling problems.