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Gambling self-exclusion can be effective

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...

Tricks and traps to keep you hooked

Though many of the following concepts have been academically researched, the aim of this piece is to provide a personal narrative for the commonly experienced tricks and traps from over 10 years of experience as a compulsive gambler. Familiarity in gambling Regression...
Parkinson’s Medication and Gambling

Parkinson’s Medication and Gambling

The link between Parkinson’s medication and impulsive/compulsive behaviour is a problem for some. This can take the form of gambling addiction – even amongst those who have rarely or never gambled prior to taking the medication. gamban® helps individuals and...

The Fallacy of Self-Exclusion

In the wake of the 888 and Ladbrokes Coral fiascos, operators are, once again, reminded of the need to show adequate ‘responsibility’ measures. The pressure is on as the topic of responsible gambling is increasingly becoming a public health concern. We regularly see...

Guest Blog by Derek Webb: Understanding and Controlling Gambling

There is so much noise out there about “responsible“ gambling. It is spread by gambling operators and those acting in conjunction with them. But there is never any rational explanation of what exactly is meant by “responsible” gambling in practical terms. If...