While gambling can be fun, and it should be, it can also be addictive. There are a number of resources available to help.

 

If you have questions or concerns about your own gambling or about that of a friend or family member, there are a number of resources and support organisations available.  There are services available free from both mobile phones and landlines. They are completely confidential and staffed by highly experienced profressionals.

 

Gamcare

 

The National Gambling Helpline is operated by GamCare.  Advice on problem gambling can be sort via the Helpline  0808 8020 133 or Gamcare NetLine. Netline is a live chat service operated from 8am to midnight, seven days a week. GamCare advisors are trained to listen and help people affected by problem gambling. The Adviser will listen to you carefully and encourage you to talk about your concerns. Sometimes just telling someone can provide relief.

 

If the service is unavailable try the Samaritans on 116 123, HOPELineUK if you are under 35, on 0800 068 4141 or in an emergency dial 999.

 

UK Gambling Commission

 

The UK Gambling Commission is responsible for ensuring that all the online caisnos abide to very strict rules to protect players and the wider public. The UKGC grants operator license and can take them away. The UKGC acts in the interest of the public. For more information on your gambling consumer rights as it relates to gambling transactions visit there website at http://www.gamblingcommission.gov.uk

 

General Data Protection Regulation

 

GDPR is a European personal data regulation allowing wesbiter visitors more direct control over their data. GDPR direct relates to signing up for a newsletter or leaving a comment on a site. Since the implementatio of GDPR on May 25th 2018, visitors can at any time request access to their stored personal data and request for an export of all that data or for it all to be deleted.