Are there any signs that may indicate potential gambling problems?

BeGambleAware sets out the below signs you should look out for:

  • Spending more money and time on gambling than you can afford.
  • Finding it hard to manage or stop your gambling.
  • Having arguments with family or friends about money and gambling.
  • Losing interest in usual activities or hobbies like going out with friends or spending time with family.
  • Always thinking or talking about gambling.
  • Lying about your gambling or hiding it from other people.
  • Chasing losses or gambling to get out of financial trouble.
  • Gambling until all of your money is gone.
  • Borrowing money, selling possessions or not paying bills in order to pay for gambling.
  • Needing to gamble with larger amounts of money or for a longer time to get the same feeling of excitement.
  • Neglecting work, school, family, personal needs or household responsibilities because of gambling.
  • Feeling anxious, worried, guilty, depressed or irritable.

Please check the Play Responsibly section in your Account for more information and help. If you need information and support regarding Safer Gambling, please visit our Safer Gambling page and section of your account.

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