With restrictions on work and travel resulting in more time at home for many of us, it’s especially important to remember to always gamble safely, responsibly, and make sure you take breaks to enjoy other non-gambling related activities. Please take a moment to read below about tools that can help you do this.
Playing bets is intended to be fun and entertaining. Our commitment is to our customers – sharing the thrill with you. That means it’s our responsibility to give you a safe gambling environment, which is why we’re encouraging everyone to take a look at our ‘tips and advice’ section, to give you all the tools needed to gamble safely and continue to have fun.
Promoting the awareness about gambling addictions and control one's gambling activities comes under responsible gambling. As a measure of provididng help in combating addiction, Many gambling operators such as BET365 and many others provide certain tools allowing players to restrict their own play, Which includes:
- Self Exclusion / Time Out – allowing players to put their account on temporary (reversible) suspension for a certain period of time.
- Reality Check – a pop-up is triggered at certain time intervals to remind players to take a break / stop playing.
- Time Limits – used for setting strict time limits on playing sessions.
- Deposit Limits / Account Tracker – used for enforcing a limit on deposits.
- Permanent Account Closure – lets players close their account, and cut off all contact from the gambling operator.
The industry has also partaken in commitments to prevent those who are not appropriately-aged from participating in gambling activities.Key initiatives have included the efforts of the American Gaming Association (AGA), which adopted a comprehensive guideline for underage gambling, as well as the unattended minors guideline developed with the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children. In 2017, the organization announced a code of conduct for its members, which included specific training requirements for employees to deal with underage gaming.