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Diagnosing gambling addiction – or not

Gambling Addiction misdiagnosis or incomplete diagnosis Gambling addiction is a serious challenge under the best of circumstances. What makes it even more difficult to face? A gambling addiction misdiagnosis. A gambling addiction can't be diagnosed by taking a blood...

Responsible Gambling Week 2018

Why we’re not excited about it, but could be, if it was for real The gambling industry is very good at talking about responsible gambling, but it’s less good at action. It’s no wonder it has come under increasing pressure in recent years. Still, we do want to help in...

GambleAware chooses gamban®’s gambling blocking software

GambleAware's decision was the result of an independent evaluation that compared six different products Southampton, 10 October 2018 – gamban® announces that UK based charity GambleAware has selected gamban®’s gambling blocking software as a tool to be available to...

Payday Loans & Gambling

In theory, payday loans exist to help consumers make ends meet when they need temporary help in a short amount of time. In practice, this type of fast and easy-to-get credit products are the only option – apart from loan sharks - for thousands of individuals and...

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...