Please Always Bet Responsibly
We believe strongly that betting should be fun. If this isn't the case for you, then you should stop. If you are concerned about the amount of time or money that you, or someone you know, is spending gambling, there are a number of organisations that may be able to help.
Set A Monthly Bet Budget
Set a monthly budget before you spend. You should never bet more than you can afford to lose. Our sister site, CompareTheLotto.com, created a Bet Budget Calculator so you can work out your monthly budget.View Bet Budget Calculator
If you feel like you need help to control your gambling there are several options:
The National Responsible Gambling Programme (NRGP) of South Africa is a premier institution recognized globally for its work in promoting responsible gambling and providing free, confidential treatment and counselling to people and their families affected by problem gambling. As a public-private initiative between the gambling industry and government regulators, it integrates research and monitoring, public awareness and education, training of gambling industry employees, as well as the treatment and counselling services. The NRGP's primary goal is to create awareness about the potential negative impacts of gambling and offer help to those struggling with problematic gambling behavior and its effects.
HelpLines (Phone and Web Chat). You can talk in confidence to GamCare advisers free of charge over the phone or online. They are available 8am - midnight, seven days a week.
Helpline: Freephone 0808 8020 133 (Available for anyone living in England, Scotland and Wales)
GambleAware is a leading charity in Britain committed to minimising gambling-related harm.
Gamblers Anonymous is a twelve-step program for people who have a gambling problem. The only requirement for membership is a desire to stop gambling.
GambleAware is Ireland's national organisation devoted to increasing awareness, improving education and funding treatment for problem gambling.
The main aim of GamblingCare.ie is to broaden public understanding of responsible gambling and to help those that do develop problems, or know someone that has developed a gambling problem to get the support and help that they need quickly and effectively.
Gambling Awareness Trust is an Independent charity setup to fund research, education and treatment services to help minimise gambling related harm in Ireland.