The UK’s Safer Gambling Week 2022 is here, a weeklong campaign which highlights the gambling industries commitment to protect players and ensure they gamble responsibly.
This week is the Safer Gambling Weeks fifth consecutive year doing their upmost to educate and protect players. Here at Universal Poker Affiliates we would like to contribute, show our support, and help players keep safe!
Below you’ll some advice on how to control you gambling activity and keep safe.
#1: Play Smart, Don’t Chase Your Losses
When gambling, it can be easy to be at a loss and chase your losses. Well, this is the absolute wrong thing to do! In these cases, you are at risk of losing more and creating a very toxic domino effect of chasing your losses further.
Remember, if you’re not enjoying yourself and feel yourself wanting to chase your losses, STOP PLAYING.
#2: Remember, Gambling Isn’t A Way To Make Money
Although gambling can include financial rewards, you shouldn’t play to make money. Remember, gambling should always be for fun, and not to try make a living or earn an extra buck.
Play to your financial means, and remember, you can even use “play money” on some sites, meaning you can play for free!
#3: Set Time Limits
When gambling, it’s much easier than it seems to get lost in the play and let time fly by. Luckily, sites allow you to set time limits so you don’t have to worry about getting carried away in the game.
It’s important to take advantage of this and set time limits. If you’d like to do this, get in contact with the site you play on and ask support how to do this!
#4: Set Spend Limits
Similar to #3 on our list, you can also set spending limits, ensuring that you don’t just spend too much time gambling, but also so you don’t spend too much money!
Remember, gambling should be for fun, never spend above your means when playing.
Don’t Worry, There’s Help If You Need It
There are a lot of players who don’t realise there is bundles of support available at your fingertips, not just in the form of setting time and spending limits, but helplines and advice forums too.
If you would like to find out more about what support is available for you, visit SaferGamblingUK.org. Here you will find Safer Gambling Tools, Advice, Helplines, and more!
Universal Poker Affiliates supports Safer Gambling Week 2022 – Have fun everyone, stay safe.