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Are You Protecting Your Children from Skins Gambling Sites?

Thousands of kids in the UK fall victim to skins gambling sites every day You know there are plenty of threats facing your kids online. You want to protect your children...but did you know they may be lured into compulsive gambling through simple quirks and...

gamban® Awarded Cyber Essentials Certification

gamban® is pleased to announce it has been awarded Cyber Essentials accreditation. Cyber Essentials is a government-backed, industry-supported scheme to help organisations protect themselves against common online threats and helps guard against the most common cyber...

gamban® Awarded EGR Software Rising Star

We are pleased to announce gamban® has been awarded 'Software Rising Star' at the EGR B2B Awards 2018. We'd like to thank the judges and all involved – and apologise for not being there on the night to collect the award! gamban® are looking towards the industry and...

Belt & Braces: Why More than One Tool Can be Helpful

The truth is you may need more than blocking software to stop gambling online... And that's coming from us at gamban®. We say this because we understand problem gambling and we've been there ourselves. gamban® is great as a tool to help you get on the path to recovery...

Update: Block Page

We have made a big change to our block page. With gamban® installed, if you try to access a gambling site you get diverted to a page with a large colourful map. By clicking on your local area on the map, you will find all the help and support in your area. gamban® is...

Animation on Addiction

This powerful animation encapsulates the journey many of us have taken or are taking with gambling. "When the fun stops, stop" is a good slogan but we can see from this animation that the character takes little enjoyment from the stimulus towards the end – it's...

Migration update – Windows, Mac, iOS & Android

Out with the old, in with the new. The roll-out of gamban® v4 (Mac/Windows), v2 (iOS) and v30 (Android) has been successful and you are now able to explore the latest in gambling-blocking protection. What we offer is the very best gambling-blocking protection on the...

gamban® and General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR)

The gamban® privacy policy covers everything from the data we collect, how we use it, why we need it, how we communicate with you and your privacy rights. Other than automatic emails that YOU trigger by completing an action (password reset, licence generation, etc),...

gamban® Supported by National Union of Students (NUS)

NUS is proud to announce a new partnership with gamban® – helping users to block access to online gambling. The app is available for free to any student with a verified ".ac.uk" university address. Last year, we released advice for students on how to stay safe whilst...

gamban® v4 (Desktop) and v2 (Mobile) – Update

It's April 10th, we haven't yet released our new versions and for that we apologise. Here are the answers to the two questions you may have: Why the delay? At present we are putting our new sales site, Mac OS X, Windows and iOS through final testing and so far, the...

A History of Problem Gambling

Problem gambling goes back as far as gambling itself.  For when that was, here is Wikipedia: “Gambling dates back to the Paleolithic period, before written history. The earliest six-sided dice date to about 3000 BC in Mesopotamia. However, they were based on astragali...

gamban® v4 (Desktop) and v2 (Mobile)

We bring exciting news this Easter! gamban® is pleased to say testing of the new versions is progressing very well across all operating systems – Mac OS X, Windows, iOS and Android and the release date is 8th April 2018. Over the past few months we picked up on...