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Gambling – Impact on Mood

There are several motivations for gambling. It's a powerful distraction; an easy way to escape. Disclaimer: This is a personal view of the effect of gambling on my mood. It will surely resonate with some of you. At the recent National Council of Problem Gambling...

The Flaws of Self-Exclusion

The mechanism of self-exclusion falls into each of the stages of responsible gambling – yet it depends how the operator delivers and upholds the exclusion. The late economist and gambling expert, Bill Eadington, proposed four Stages of Responsible Gambling: Denial,...

The Top 4 Reasons Problem Gamblers DON’T Seek Treatment

Learn to identify the obstacles and take the first step Problem gambling, just like any other addiction, is a serious condition in need of treatment. However, many of those suffering the effects of gambling addiction are hesitant of, or even hostile to the idea of...

Share gamban® – Make a Difference

Is someone you care for suffering from gambling addiction? The path of addiction can seem very lonely. The stigma associated with problem gambling is both isolating and frightening, often forcing victims and those close to them to suffer in silence for years before...

gamban® Adblocking

A question we often get asked: do you block ads? The answer is no. Rather than dilute the quality of gamban® and the suite of blocking products across Windows, Mac OS X, iOS and Android, we decided to focus on what we do best – blocking gambling sites and apps. That...

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...