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Sky Bet chooses Gamban for pilot scheme

Sky Bet now makes Gamban available to long term self-excluded customers, and if successful, the pilot will be rolled out more widely. The software is known to block access to thousands of gambling websites across the globe.

Student gambling is a real problem

About one in eight will eventually gamble more than they can afford to lose, with nearly 10% of UK students having used student loan money to gamble at least once. If you are a university student with an ac.uk email address, Gamban is free for you! Click here to register and get started today.

Self-exclusion and sustainability

Gamban is self-exclusion software. It was designed knowing that individual operator self-exclusion is meaningless when there are thousands of other sites you can sign up and play on. However, the general consensus is that layering multiple self-exclusion tools (specifically financial spend blocking, the self-exclusion register, and gambling-blocking software) protection is more effective.

The silent epidemic made worse by shame and stigma

The fear of social isolation can keep victims of addiction from seeking treatment, as they suffer in silence instead of opening up about the issue. This inhibits long-term harm reduction efforts and damages the victim’s self-esteem and self-worth.

ICE London is getting bigger

Unfortunately, its Consumer Protection Zone is not ICE London 2019 ends today, after a very busy three days where everyone stood up, shook hands, walked, presented, listened, answered questions, exchanged business cards and talked a lot more than they usually do on a...

Improving Your Odds at Slots Is Just a Myth

As they say, “the house always wins.” Slot machines are among the most popular games in the world, both in betting shops and online. You’ve probably heard stories about slot “experts” improving their odds with simple tricks and strategies. You may even wonder how you...

I have a gambling problem

Can I have gamban® for free as part of my treatment? If you are in the UK, the answer is yes. As announced back in October, gamban® has been selected to provide gambling blocking software to GambleAware’s gambling support network. As a result, there are 21...

What is gamban®

gamban® is a software product that blocks access to online gambling. It offers users a secure, reliable, and affordable option to stay away from gambling sites and apps, helping those with a gambling problem to fight the urge. Here are some Frequently Asked Questions:...

Gambling in 2018

Gambling year A lot has happened in 2018, in the gambling industry. Players, operators and regulators are changing their behaviour, and very importantly, mainstream media is now watching. We saw more gambling operators trying to protect their customers, clearly aware...

Get help this Christmas and start your recovery

Getting your life back will be the best gift of all Every day is a challenge when you’re suffering under the weight of gambling addiction, but the holidays can make matters even worse. Addiction often isolates its victims from friends and family. This can be...

The self-exclusion paradox

It's not always as simple as it seems The amount of time I’ve spent in a process engineering world, focused on enhanced bottom-line contribution for large scale business, has forced me to take a real close look at some of the distribution processes involved in the...

Gambling self-exclusion can be effective

Let's put all available self-exclusion tools in place Gambling addiction is a serious problem in many countries. Although this is something that many associate with casinos and high street betting shops, increased access to online betting caused the rate of addiction...

Skins trading – blurred lines

With online gaming gathering an even bigger presence to individuals across the globe, the youth of today may be much more affected than previous generations. Gambling Or Not? Skins trading is an unregulated and very new form of gambling, allowing underage players to...