Practical controls to stop gambling
Here are some practical controls that can help put barriers between you and gambling.
Install an adblocker to help reduce the amount of advertising you see online. Search online for 'best adblockers' to find the right adblocker for you. This type of software is usually free.
There is a range of blocking software available to use to protect your devices. For more information visit begambleaware.org
We are proud to be part of the TalkBanStop campaign, bringing together free help and practical tools available to those who are struggling with online gambling. TalkBanStop promotes the use of GAMSTOP alongside GamBan device blocking software and bank transactional blocks together with accessing help and support via the National Gambling Helpline.
You can install Gamban, which is gambling-specific blocking software for phones, tablets and computers, for FREE by contacting the National Gambling Helpline.
Delete all gambling apps from any phones and tablets you have access to.
Unsubscribe and unfollow
Unsubscribe from any emails you receive from gambling companies, and unfollow gambling sites on social media accounts such as Facebook and Twitter.
Contact your bank
Several banks now offer the option of blocking yourself from making gambling transactions.
For more information visit gamcare.org.uk.
Other self-exclusion services
If you also gamble offline, it's a good idea to self-exclude from other types of gambling too. See other self-exclusion services.
Betting shops and bookmakers
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