Responsible Gaming Week at Vernons Bingo
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We want you to have fun, but we want you to do it safely and responsibly. At Vernons we work constantly to ensure that you have the tools to control your gambling and are provided with the details of where and how to obtain information and help if you need it. As part of Responsible Gambling Week, we’re giving you some insights into key behaviors of responsible gambling and how to better understand your gambling habits.
What Is Responsible Gambling Week?
Responsible Gambling Week is a cross-industry event encouraging the conversation about responsible gambling . The event is taking place from November 1 to 7 2018 across the UK, and will raise awareness about responsible gambling, whilst coming together with one voice, the industry is able extend its reach and ensure that the message of responsible gambling connects with the widest possible audience
Why Should I Be Aware Of Responsible Gambling?
Gambling is a source of entertainment, and should not be seen as a way of making money. Know your limits, and stick to them. That may sound easy, but some people lose sight of this. It is also important to not chase your losses, thinking just one more bet will fix everything and bring back all the money you have lost. Responsible Gambling allows the player and casino to work together to make sure that your playing is controlled and still fun. There are also plenty of tools are in place so that you can remain in control, and so that gambling does not have any negative effect on your life.
How Can I Gamble More Responsibly?
At Vernons there are many tools you can access as soon as you sign up. You can set your own deposit limits, cooling off periods and even temporary or permanent self-exclusions should you feel you need a break. You can also see how long you’ve been playing with the time-out function reality check. To access any of these tool, simply login, go to “My Account” and click on the “Responsible Gaming” section. Also, in our “Help” section you can find plenty of resources, including a Self-Assessment Test, should you feel that your playing habits have changed in a negative way.
Always keep these in mind when playing real-money games
- Gambling should be entertaining and not be seen as a genuine way of making money.
- Only gamble what you can afford to lose.
- Keep track of the time and amount of money you spend gambling.
- Avoid chasing losses.