About responsible gambling

Quidco is committed to safer gambling, we promote gambling as an enjoyable leisure activity and believe that it can only remain this way if you stay in control and gamble responsibly.

Responsible gambling is for everyone, regardless of whether you identify yourself as having a problem. We know that for some people gambling can stop being a harmless leisure activity and become a problem, help is close at hand, visit www.gamcare.org.ukor contact the National Gambling Helpline on 08088020133.

How do I gamble responsibly?

  • View gambling as a form of entertainment and not a source of income.
  • Only gamble what you can afford to lose. You can use deposit limits to help manage the amount of money you spend.
  • Never chase your losses, as this can lead to problems.
  • Monitor the amount of time you spend playing. You can use reality checks to remind yourself how long you have been logged into a site.
  • Balance gambling with other activities. When gambling becomes your only form of entertainment you should stop and consider whether you are still having fun.
  • Take regular breaks from gambling. Gambling continuously can cause you to lose track of time and perspective.
  • Do not gamble when under the influence of alcohol or when you are upset or depressed, as it can impair decision-making.
  • Think about how much time and money you spend gambling. You can keep track by checking your activity on the site.
  • Understand your chance of winning and how the product works.
  • Know that if you ever need to talk to someone about problem gambling you can contact a problem gambling support organisation.

Are you responsible?

We strongly believe that the only way to gamble is responsibly. For a small number of people gambling can have a harmful impact. If you have concerns about the way you gamble, there are resources that can help you providing free and confidential advice.

Helpful organisations

GamCare

www.gamcare.org.uk

0808 8020 133

GamCare is the leading provider of information, advice and support for anyone affected by gambling harms. We operate the National Gambling Helpline, provide treatment for anyone who is harmed by gambling, create awareness about safer gambling and treatment, and encourage an effective approach to safer gambling within the gambling industry. The Helpline is open 24 hours every day on Freephone 0808 8020 133 or via Live Chat. Advisers will listen to you, they won't judge and your conversation is confidential.

BeGambleAware

https://www.begambleaware.org

0808 8020 133

BeGambleAware provides information, advice and directs people to support to help keep people safe from gambling harms. They have a 24-7 free helpline and live chat available.

Gordon Moody - Therapy for gambling addiction

https://www.gamblingtherapy.org/

https://gordonmoody.org.uk/

Therapy for Gambling Addiction - Gordon Moody is a charity offering free practical advice and emotional support for anyone affected by gambling. The Gambling Therapy app is free to download on iOS and Android devices.

Gamblers Anonymous

https://www.gamblersanonymous.org.uk/

Gamblers Anonymous provide confidential face-to-face counselling for anyone who is affected by problem gambling. This site offers various aids for the compulsive gambler including a forum, a chat room, literature and most importantly a meeting finder.

NHS - The National Problem Gambling Clinic

https://www.cnwl.nhs.uk/services/mental-health-services/addictions-and-substance-misuse/national-problem-gambling-clinic

0808 8020 133

The National Problem Gambling Clinic treats problem gamblers living in England and Wales aged 16 and over. The team assesses the needs of problem gamblers as well as those of their partners and family members.

NHS - Northern Gambling Service

https://www.leedsandyorkpft.nhs.uk/our-services/northern-gambling-service/

0300 300 1490

The NHS Northern Gambling Service provides specialist addiction therapy and recovery to problem gamblers, covering the North of England and North Midlands. The team also provides help and support to families, partners and carers who may also be affected by problem gambling.

National Debtline

https://www.nationaldebtline.org/

0808 808 4000

The National Debtline is an independent charity, dedicated to providing free debt advice by phone and online to people across the UK.