The Message Is...Online Gamble Responsibly

Published Sunday, November 10, 2013 -
The Message Is...Online Gamble Responsibly

In the United States as well as other jurisdictions there are organizations that focus on bringing the public’s attention to problem gambling. In the USA an organization called the National Council on Problem Gambling (NCPG) which along with the Association of Problem Gambling Service Administrators presents the National Problem Gambling Awareness week.

This is one week out of the fifty two that American brings the problem home on a nationwide level. Their research has revealed that 2%-3% of the population in the States will have a gambling problem in any given year. That’s 6 million to 9 million Americans, with only a small percentage of them looking for social services, such as treatment and self induced recovery programs.

Coming up in 2014 the twenty eighth National Conference on Problem Gambling will take place in Orlando Florida on July 11 and 12th at the Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress Hotel.

In the United Kingdom the trusted organization which supplies problem gambling help and support is GambleAwareTM which aims to promote responsibility in gambling. The web page and help line provides information to help people make informed decisions about their gambling. The focus is on education about gambling and what responsible gambling is. The purpose is to understand and recognise problem gambling, and give the individual direction for further information, help and support when needed.

Control is the key to having a good time wagering. Gambling can be a recreation that relaxes and is fun but only when you are the master of your actions. Serious problems arise that can impact friendships, family and work don’t be victim, have the tools to recognize the signs of problem gambling an through the Gamble Aware organization obtain the tools to deal with it.

Every country that cares about it citizens has gambling problem programs available and every jurisdiction has the same message ‘Gamble Responsibly’.

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