Guidelines for Responsible Gaming

Gambling and enjoying your favorite game with friends is fun, but how do you know if you have a problem? Or if someone you know is at risk?

We're here to help you be more mindful of the way you play and guide you to a safer way of gambling. Here are some ways to stay safe:

  • Play for entertainment, not to make money.
  • Play with money you can afford to lose.
  • Set up limits to better manage your money.
  • Never chase losses.
  • Don't play when you're upset.
  • Balance your gambling with other activities.

Could gambling online have a negative effect?

Yes, gambling comes with certain risks that could have a negative impact on one's life. Spending money you can't afford to lose or feeling anxious about your finances can be a sign. By identifying the risks before they become a problem we can reduce them and create a positive gambling experience.

How can I identify the risks?

There are many ways to identify if someone is at risk. If gambling is creating financial stress, anxiety, depression, or affecting life in a negative way, then it might develop into a problem.

How can I reduce the risks?

Make use of the tools we're providing to better manage your playing experience. Setting up limits can help to keep an eye on the money and time you spend while playing.

Learn more and find which tools are right for you by visiting our Responsible Gaming section. Or read about them in our Help Center.

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