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Posted 17th Nov 2018

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If you or any of your family or friend have gambling problem than this is an excellent measure to self-exclude from majority of online gambling sites in UK.

A great deal and a real win win. There is no fee to signup.

Do not include all the sites but most of the companies as listed below.

PARTICIPATING COMPANIES (Last updated: 12/11/18)

  • 32 Red Limited
  • 888 UK Limited
  • Addison Global Limited (MoPlay)
  • AG Communications Limited (AspireGlobal)
  • Alea Gaming Limited (Slotsmillion, LadyLucks)
  • Anakatech Interactive Limited
  • Annatar Limited (188 BET)
  • Annexio Limited
  • Apollo Entertainment Limited
  • Argyll Entertainment AG
  • Asian BGE (Isle of Man) Limited (Dafabet)
  • Bear Group Ltd (Spingenie)
  • Betclic Everest Gibraltar Limited (Expekt, Betclic, Everestpoker, Everestcasino, Montecarlocasino)
  • Betdaq
  • Betfair Casino Limited
  • Bethard Group Limited
  • BetIndex Limited (Football INDEX)
  • Betit Operations Limited
  • Betulike Limited (PitchFive)
  • BetVictor Limited
  • Betway Limited
  • Bgo Entertainment Limited
  • Binary (Europe) Ltd
  • Binary (IOM) Limited
  • Blue Star Planet Ltd (10 Bet)
  • BML Group Ltd (Betsafe, Betsson, Casino Euro, Mr Smith Casino)
  • Bonne Terre Limited (Sky Bet, Sky Vegas, Sky Casino, Sky Poker, Sky Bingo)
  • Boylesports Enterprise
  • Broadway Gaming Limited
  • Caddell Limited N.V. (White Hat Gaming)
  • CashBet Alderney Limited
  • Cashpoint Malta Limited
  • Casumo Services Limited
  • Co-Gaming Limited
  • ColossusBets
  • Coral Group Trading Ltd
  • Coral Interactive (Gibraltar) Ltd
  • Coral Racing Ltd
  • CZ Holdings Limited
  • Daub Alderney Limited
  • Dedsert (Ireland) Limited (Betbright)
  • Dumarca Gaming Limited
  • Easigames Limited (Redqueencasino)
  • Electraworks Ltd
  • Ellmount Gaming Limited (Casinoroom)
  • EU Lotto Limited (Lottoland)
  • Everymatrix Software Limited (Jetbull)
  • Evoke Gaming Limited
  • Fair Play Bets Limited (Diamond World Casino, Vegas Play, Volt Casino)
  • Fairload Limited (LVBET)
  • Fanleague Limited
  • Fesuge Limited (138.com)
  • FSB Technology (UK) Limited
  • Gala Interactive (Gibraltar) Ltd
  • Gamesys (Gibraltar) Ltd (Jackpotjoy, Starspins, VirginGames, Heart Bingo, MONOPOLYCasino)
  • GAN PLC
  • Genesis Global Limited
  • Go Wild UK Limited
  • Greentube Alderney Limited (Admiral Casino)
  • GS Technology Limited
  • Hillside (Gibraltar) Limited (bet365)
  • Hillside (UK Sports) LP (bet365)
  • In Touch Games Limited
  • Infinity Gaming Solutions Limited
  • Inventive Dragon Limited (OKBET)
  • JA Sportsbook Limited
  • JAXX UK Limited
  • Jumpman Gaming Limited
  • Jungle X UK Ltd
  • Kwiff Limited Malta
  • Ladbrokes Betting & Gaming Ltd
  • Ladbrokes eGaming Ltd
  • LC International Ltd
  • LeoVegas Gaming Limited (LeoVegas, Rocket X)
  • Lindar Media Limited (MrQ)
  • Lotto Network Limited
  • Lottomatrix Operations Limited (Jackpot)
  • Mansion Europe Holdings Limited
  • Marathon Alderney Limited (Marathonbet)
  • Meridian Gaming Limited (Meridian Bet)
  • Merkur Interactive Malta p.l.c. (cashino)
  • Mr Green
  • MT SecureTrade Limited (Gut Gaming)
  • MyLotto24Ltd
  • Nektan (Gibraltar) Limited
  • NetBet Enterprises Limited
  • Novigroup Limited
  • NRR Entertainment Limited (Slottyvegas, Betatcasino)
  • NSUS Limited
  • One Click Limited
  • Paddy Power Services Limited
  • Palatial Leisure Limited (Palace Bingo & Casino Clubs)
  • Pariplay Limited
  • Petfre (Gibraltar) Ltd - OddsKing (OddsKing)
  • Petfre (Gibraltar) Ltd (Betfred, Totesport)
  • Platinum Gaming Limited (Unibet, Mario, Bingo.com)
  • PPB Counterparty Services Limited (Paddy Power, Betfair)
  • PPB Entertainment Limited (Paddy Power, Betfair)
  • PPB Games Limited (Paddy Power, Betfair)
  • Probe Investments Limited (Energy Casino, Energy Bet)
  • Progressplay Limited
  • PT Entertainment Services Limited (Playtech)
  • Rank Digital Gaming (Alderney) Ltd (Mecca Bingo, Grosvenor Casinos, Bella Casino)
  • Reality Gaming Ltd
  • Skill On Net Limited
  • Small Screen Casinos Limited (The Phone Casino)
  • Smarkets Malta Limited
  • Stakers Limited
  • Stars Interactive Ltd (PokerStars, FullTilt, BetStars)
  • STV Elm Limited (Scottish Childrens Lottery)
  • TGP Europe Limited (The Gaming Platform)
  • Tombola (International) Plc
  • TonyBet OU
  • Tradagames (Jersey) Limited (TradaCasino)
  • TSE Malta LP (Paddy Power, Betfair)
  • Tyche Tech Ltd (Bet600)
  • VF 2011 Limited
  • Videoslots Limited
  • Viral Interactive Limited
  • Virtue Fusion (Alderney) Limited
  • Vivaro Limited (Vbet)
  • Webmedia Development N.V. (Betboro)
  • Whale Limited
  • WHG (International) Limited (William Hill, 21 Nova, Eurogrand)

Not really a deal but can help loads of people and potentially save some money.
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If your post just stops one person from throwing their hard earned money away then highlighting this through Hotdeals was (in my opinion) well worth doing.
Will this go hot or cold? Place your bets.
All you need is postcode, dob and email address. Sign your mates up for a laugh
Great stuff. Gambling should never be advertised on the TV.
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Will this go hot or cold? Place your bets.
All you need is postcode, dob and email address. Sign your mates up for a laugh
Great stuff. Gambling should never be advertised on the TV.
This is brilliant. Seen so many peoples lives destroyed by gambling addiction
If your post just stops one person from throwing their hard earned money away then highlighting this through Hotdeals was (in my opinion) well worth doing.
number1andy2 m ago

If your post just stops one person from throwing their hard earned money …If your post just stops one person from throwing their hard earned money away then highlighting this through Hotdeals was (in my opinion) well worth doing.




Or even those that don't work hard for their money! It's still money after all. Heat added. a great initiative.
HEAT!

I've seen the damage gambling additciotn can cause thru a friend

A cracking idea
deleted205526917th Nov

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It's a long way removed from "having no self control". If you're a gambling addict, self control and rational thinking go out of the window so anything that helps that is a good thing.

That said, I actually do agree with you - I certainly think that people who are able to gamble normally and enjoy it should be free to do so.
rooney1017th Nov

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Easy to remember, difficult to execute and vague. Much much much better to say, when you've lost x amount, stop. But gambling sites will never say that.
Heat from me. good for those that need it. Sadly, I'm restricted from so many of those already :-(
I've used this. I spunked thousands during the work cup. I was nearly so close to recouping the losses when I backed England to beat Croatia. Alas they bottled it Arsenal style.
That was the last straw for me.
TeddyB17/11/2018 09:39

I've used this. I spunked thousands during the work cup. I was nearly so …I've used this. I spunked thousands during the work cup. I was nearly so close to recouping the losses when I backed England to beat Croatia. Alas they bottled it Arsenal style.That was the last straw for me.


I bet that isn't your last wager though
Does this not include Camelot/the national lottery?
horsepills11 m ago

Does this not include Camelot/the national lottery?


Should do.
What a fantastic site. I've seen a couple of my friends who have overcome this addiction but the destruction it left in their and the people around them was beyond words. Neverheard of this OP. This should get a monthly mention! GREAT STUFF!!
It's worth a punt
rooney1017/11/2018 08:54

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Ah yes, the anti gambling slogan that Drills in how much fun Gambling is. Could you imagine anti-smoking campaigns with the slogan "Smoking is great but try not to smoke too much"?

As someone who is a recovering addict I could write a laundry list of immoral practices by the gambling industry:

They encourage you to keep increasing your deposit amounts (this is insanely bad as it encourages loss chasing which is how people lose the really big bucks). When you first Deposit you're offered some recommended amounts to pick from: £10, £20, £30, £50, £100, Other. You deposit £50, lose it, go for a second deposit, the options are now £30, £50, £100, £200, £500, other. Casinos make mega money from addicts chasing losses.

You see those "free 50% deposit bonuses" on adverts? They don't mention the playthrough requirements. Say you deposit £20, get a £10 bonus. That has at least a 30x play through requirement. In order to be able to withdraw any amount over £20 (this applies even if you've spent your bonus and win on the last £1), you need to have played at least £900 (oh yeah, the playthrough applies to the entire deposit amount) . Needless to say, the chances of you getting £900 of winnings from £30 are astronomically low.

Don't even think about trying to meet playthrough requirements by doing ultra low risk bets (£5 on red, £5 on black). You will get banned (Casinos are allowed to arbitrarily ban you for any reason and take your winnings back)

Want to self exclude permanently? Have to talk to customer services, who, upon hearing you've lost way too much, will offer you bonuses to try and keep you playing (because that's a moral thing to do to an addict trying to stop).

Those big £5million slot jackpots? Congratulations you won! Too bad the casino only allows £2000 a day or £5000 a week withdrawals. You will never get 5 million.

You've self excluded from a casino? You're free to sign up to any of that companies casinos (they have dozens with new ones added each week).

Oh, and responsible gaming initiatives? They are massively underfunded. Gamble Aware gets something like a third of what it should be required to receive by law from gambling companies. For every anti-gambling advert, that are maybe 10 adverts from casinos and betting shops.
I don’t have a gambling problem, but if I sign up to this, will it make the adverts and emails etc stop? If so, I’m well up for it!
In my experience most gambling addicts just sign up in friends and family names, had this experience once when younger with a once close friend.

The nickname she had for me on the email addresses was something unique that she used to just call me.

Sharp stoppes when my sister kicked her up and down her street after numerous requests to stop
When the fun stops,stop is such a catchy slogan don't you think??So easy to do!
It takes a BIG wake up call to do it.
Been there and wore the t shirt.
abigsmurf17/11/2018 10:05

Ah yes, the anti gambling slogan that Drills in how much fun Gambling is. …Ah yes, the anti gambling slogan that Drills in how much fun Gambling is. Could you imagine anti-smoking campaigns with the slogan "Smoking is great but try not to smoke too much"?As someone who is a recovering addict I could write a laundry list of immoral practices by the gambling industry:They encourage you to keep increasing your deposit amounts (this is insanely bad as it encourages loss chasing which is how people lose the really big bucks). When you first Deposit you're offered some recommended amounts to pick from: £10, £20, £30, £50, £100, Other. You deposit £50, lose it, go for a second deposit, the options are now £30, £50, £100, £200, £500, other. Casinos make mega money from addicts chasing losses.You see those "free 50% deposit bonuses" on adverts? They don't mention the playthrough requirements. Say you deposit £20, get a £10 bonus. That has at least a 30x play through requirement. In order to be able to withdraw any amount over £20 (this applies even if you've spent your bonus and win on the last £1), you need to have played at least £900 (oh yeah, the playthrough applies to the entire deposit amount) . Needless to say, the chances of you getting £900 of winnings from £30 are astronomically low.Don't even think about trying to meet playthrough requirements by doing ultra low risk bets (£5 on red, £5 on black). You will get banned (Casinos are allowed to arbitrarily ban you for any reason and take your winnings back) Want to self exclude permanently? Have to talk to customer services, who, upon hearing you've lost way too much, will offer you bonuses to try and keep you playing (because that's a moral thing to do to an addict trying to stop).Those big £5million slot jackpots? Congratulations you won! Too bad the casino only allows £2000 a day or £5000 a week withdrawals. You will never get 5 million.You've self excluded from a casino? You're free to sign up to any of that companies casinos (they have dozens with new ones added each week).Oh, and responsible gaming initiatives? They are massively underfunded. Gamble Aware gets something like a third of what it should be required to receive by law from gambling companies. For every anti-gambling advert, that are maybe 10 adverts from casinos and betting shops.


I applaud you for sharing this and it is so factual.

You can add closing down accounts and then being able to reopen them within minutes, reversing deposit limits and various other poor practices.

Make no mistake - problem gambling is a massive issue and it’s increasing.
abigsmurf17/11/2018 10:05

Ah yes, the anti gambling slogan that Drills in how much fun Gambling is. …Ah yes, the anti gambling slogan that Drills in how much fun Gambling is. Could you imagine anti-smoking campaigns with the slogan "Smoking is great but try not to smoke too much"?As someone who is a recovering addict I could write a laundry list of immoral practices by the gambling industry:They encourage you to keep increasing your deposit amounts (this is insanely bad as it encourages loss chasing which is how people lose the really big bucks). When you first Deposit you're offered some recommended amounts to pick from: £10, £20, £30, £50, £100, Other. You deposit £50, lose it, go for a second deposit, the options are now £30, £50, £100, £200, £500, other. Casinos make mega money from addicts chasing losses.You see those "free 50% deposit bonuses" on adverts? They don't mention the playthrough requirements. Say you deposit £20, get a £10 bonus. That has at least a 30x play through requirement. In order to be able to withdraw any amount over £20 (this applies even if you've spent your bonus and win on the last £1), you need to have played at least £900 (oh yeah, the playthrough applies to the entire deposit amount) . Needless to say, the chances of you getting £900 of winnings from £30 are astronomically low.Don't even think about trying to meet playthrough requirements by doing ultra low risk bets (£5 on red, £5 on black). You will get banned (Casinos are allowed to arbitrarily ban you for any reason and take your winnings back) Want to self exclude permanently? Have to talk to customer services, who, upon hearing you've lost way too much, will offer you bonuses to try and keep you playing (because that's a moral thing to do to an addict trying to stop).Those big £5million slot jackpots? Congratulations you won! Too bad the casino only allows £2000 a day or £5000 a week withdrawals. You will never get 5 million.You've self excluded from a casino? You're free to sign up to any of that companies casinos (they have dozens with new ones added each week).Oh, and responsible gaming initiatives? They are massively underfunded. Gamble Aware gets something like a third of what it should be required to receive by law from gambling companies. For every anti-gambling advert, that are maybe 10 adverts from casinos and betting shops.


Pretty much everything you have written there is wrong, and if it is happening you should be complaining to either the ASA or the UKGC and they will get into major trouble with extremely large fines. For example, every advert must have significant terms (including the playthrough) stated or be no more than one click away in a few circumstances (twitter for example with you being limited to what you can put). I have had 3 affiliates closed down this week for not doing this. Plus bonus money is not allowed to lock your cash balance in, not allowing you to withdraw.
Any decent casino (pretty much every one listed above) will pay a network jackpot out in full, usually within 28 days, be it £10k or £10 million.

Gamstop isn't very good at the moment, they have major flaws and is extremely easy to get round if someone is an addict and wanting to circumvent the process, the database isn't great and their T&C's say that if you attempt to sign into a site anywhere after you self exclude using them, then you are in breach of your agreement with them and they refuse to help any further. Hopefully it will get these flaws ironed out in the future as, in theory, it could be an excellent tool for people with a gambling addiction to use.
newbs17/11/2018 10:51

I applaud you for sharing this and it is so factual. You can add closing …I applaud you for sharing this and it is so factual. You can add closing down accounts and then being able to reopen them within minutes, reversing deposit limits and various other poor practices. Make no mistake - problem gambling is a massive issue and it’s increasing.


Rubbish. Please give the names of the casinos that allow a self excluded player to open it again within minutes, or changing a deposit limit in under 24 hours, give me some proof and I will send it to my contact at the UKGC and almost guarantee in a few months you will see the license holder get a large fine.
Edited by: "julieallen" 17th Nov 2018
Morrow0017/11/2018 08:48

All you need is postcode, dob and email address. Sign your mates up for a …All you need is postcode, dob and email address. Sign your mates up for a laugh


My brother done this to me as a laugh (yes I did think it was funny) especially as I hadn't a clue he did it and was arguing with numerous amounts of people as to why I couldn't use their betting sites. But be warned as I know there is no going back even though I explained to them what had happened they told me it was irreversible! Still will save me £10 a week for the next 2 years I guess
julieallen17/11/2018 11:03

Rubbish. Please give the names of the casinos that allow a self excluded …Rubbish. Please give the names of the casinos that allow a self excluded player to open it again within minutes, or changing a deposit limit in under 24 hours, give me some proof and I will send it to my contact at the UKGC and almost guarantee in a few months you will see the license holder get a large fine.


I didn’t say self excluded. I said closing down accounts and being able to reopen them.
dannycouzens72 m ago

My brother done this to me as a laugh (yes I did think it was funny) …My brother done this to me as a laugh (yes I did think it was funny) especially as I hadn't a clue he did it and was arguing with numerous amounts of people as to why I couldn't use their betting sites. But be warned as I know there is no going back even though I explained to them what had happened they told me it was irreversible! Still will save me £10 a week for the next 2 years I guess


Yes that is one of the problems currently with Gamstop. What is proposed is that a 72 hour temp exclusion is put in place and then you have to send in KYC documentation for the SE to become final as I've seen this happen more than once.
julieallen3 m ago

Rubbish. Please give the names of the casinos that allow a self excluded …Rubbish. Please give the names of the casinos that allow a self excluded player to open it again within minutes, or changing a deposit limit in under 24 hours, give me some proof and I will send it to my contact at the UKGC and almost guarantee in a few months you will see the license holder get a large fine.


To add - reversing deposit limits have got better over the years.

I don’t gamble anymore so just sharing experiences.
deborahbarry635 m ago

I don’t have a gambling problem, but if I sign up to this, will it make t …I don’t have a gambling problem, but if I sign up to this, will it make the adverts and emails etc stop? If so, I’m well up for it!


No you have to exclude yourself from them just unsuscribe if they carry on after that explain to them the data protection act
newbs17/11/2018 11:04

I didn’t say self excluded. I said closing down accounts and being able to …I didn’t say self excluded. I said closing down accounts and being able to reopen them.


ok, so whats the problem then? You have a problem, SE, you want to close an account and re-open it, don't. You can also set time outs on all UKGC licensed casinos which can't be over ridden. Which casinos are allowing a change in deposit limits in under the set time limits?

Just seen your edit - ok, if you are talking about years ago then I agree but that isn't current, things have got MUCH tighter in the last 2-3 years.
Edited by: "julieallen" 17th Nov 2018
julieallen17/11/2018 11:08

ok, so whats the problem then? You have a problem, SE, you want to close …ok, so whats the problem then? You have a problem, SE, you want to close an account and re-open it, don't. You can also set time outs on all UKGC licensed casinos which can't be over ridden. Which casinos are allowing a change in deposit limits in under the set time limits?Just seen your edit - ok, if you are talking about years ago then I agree but that isn't current, things have got MUCH tighter in the last 2-3 years.


In relation to your first question, a problem gambler will rarely self exclude from all bookmakers. They may well however close accounts and reopen them later. Patterns emerge.

In relation to your second question, this was based on my experience and I can confirm that in prior years (not recently) both coral and William hill allowed deposit increases however as alluded above my understanding is that this is not normal practice now.

P.s - I gambled for 15 years. I was lucky that it didn’t cause a problem per say. Regulations did improve during that period but there is a lot more to be done.
newbs7 m ago

In relation to your first question, a problem gambler will rarely self …In relation to your first question, a problem gambler will rarely self exclude from all bookmakers. They may well however close accounts and reopen them later. Patterns emerge. In relation to your second question, this was based on my experience and I can confirm that in prior years (not recently) both coral and William hill allowed deposit increases however as alluded above my understanding is that this is not normal practice now. P.s - I gambled for 15 years. I was lucky that it didn’t cause a problem per say. Regulations did improve during that period but there is a lot more to be done.


The support is a lot better than it was years ago too although does vary considerably from casino - casino. Any license holder has to watch out for triggers that could indicate problem gambling and act on it. For example if someone was closing and re-opening accounts that could be seen as a trigger. Chasing losses, abuse to chat agents, begging for bonuses, all can, and do, trigger source of wealth checks, or exclusions.This is what happens when they dont theguardian.com/soc…ers
there are numerous other fines, £1 million plus for the same type of thing. As much as the casinos have loads of money (usually) millions in fines isn't what they want!
Gambling Addiction is very real and serious... it's easy to say "just stop doing it" but when you're gambling you dont even realise you're doing it, or atleast not to the extent. Theres always a voice saying "One more time, a big win is coming!"..

Destroyed so many lives and families..

I wish the best of luck to anybody going through it or have family members with it.
I don't have a serious problem with gambling and never lose more than I can afford but I have noticed recently that my gambling is increasing thank you for making me aware from this I have now signed up to this
Pure_Evil2 h, 58 m ago

Great stuff. Gambling should never be advertised on the TV.


Agreed. So sick of seeing Sky Bet advertising every single one of their sports shows, and it's incredibly depressing to see it advertised on hoardings at football matches, or even to have entire leagues or stadiums sponsored by betting companies.

Something's wrong when people are taking their phones out in the stadium at half time to make bets.
We have just paid off my husbands gambling addiction a couple of years ago. We lost at least fifty thousand pound in gambling. I think it is sickening the amount of advertising that is done continually gambling wise on the TV. My husband almost committed suicide over his gambling addiction the more deep he got money wise the greater the bet became because he thought if he put on a bigger bet then he could win more back. One weekend the last weekend he ever bet was ten thousand pound. I didn’t release my husband was addicted to gambling even though we have been married for 25 years. We are ago wise around 50. When we were younger there was a bookies and the pub machines but not the amount of advertisements there are today and fee bets online. People think that if your addicted to gambling your a looser. My husband never stole. But if affects the children and or future grandchildren because we have got at least minus fifty thousand pound that could have been in there pockets one day. Thank you for posting this because any family member can add there loved ones details onto this anti gambling site. I’m lucky I still have my husband some people have lost there loved ones though suicide all because of gambling xxx
number1andy3 h, 43 m ago

If your post just stops one person from throwing their hard earned money …If your post just stops one person from throwing their hard earned money away then highlighting this through Hotdeals was (in my opinion) well worth doing.


Amen
Also...

If you don't gamble it's not a bad idea for security.

I noticed on my credit report 2months ago someone had done a soft search from BetWay and I hadn't gambled for years.
Someone was trying identity theft. Gambling sites are a big hit/target for people to get they've enough information to steal your identity.


So banning yourself has to be a nice safety move
Edited by: "DuckDuck86" 17th Nov 2018
Kristallnacht17/11/2018 11:46

I don't have a serious problem with gambling and never lose more than I …I don't have a serious problem with gambling and never lose more than I can afford but I have noticed recently that my gambling is increasing thank you for making me aware from this I have now signed up to this


Thats the way it starts. I used to play £1 game of texas holdem. It went to blowing the monthly wage and payday loans. Too easy to hide these days and not handing over something physical is a major cause.
ArcAndPie17/11/2018 11:25

Gambling Addiction is very real and serious... it's easy to say "just stop …Gambling Addiction is very real and serious... it's easy to say "just stop doing it" but when you're gambling you dont even realise you're doing it, or atleast not to the extent. Theres always a voice saying "One more time, a big win is coming!"..Destroyed so many lives and families..I wish the best of luck to anybody going through it or have family members with it.


I seen one person have nearly £1000 on one those roulette machines, asked how much they put in, they said £20, asked why not take that as it's a huge profit (cant remember what they said) they never did and lost it all, they saw it as losing £20.
Never understood it, doubling my money makes me stop
Bookies will see a huge reduce in profits once the max bets on FOBT goes to £2 instead of £100.

Recovering addict myself and nearly bet free for 2 years now and that’s from someone who gambled for 18 years!

I believe there should be a mechanism to turn off gambling adverts from online & tv.. if you have this feature on then other adverts show..gives other companies more air time then as well!
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