My husband, a man with a gambling problem, found himself after the long gambling fast, faced with the reopening of the clubs and pubs, his regular preferred venues, and the reawakening of his problem
I am a recovering compulsive gambler. My last bet was in December 2000.
One of our important services is developing community education programs, to raise awareness about gambling harms in the community and provide information on where to get further information, self-help and profession support.
Plans to ban frequent players under new legislation proposed by the Berejiklian Government would expect venues to identify and assist frequent players in laws that mirror current responsible service of alcohol laws.
Recent research conducted by GambleAware UK involved a study of 1,700 users of gambling machines, with assistance from the Behavioural Insights Team (BIT). The study examined how behavioural tweaks in the form of deposit setting limits impacted player’s usage patterns.
Welcome and thank you for attending the Gambling Impact Society’s Annual General Meeting for 2020, our 20th year of incorporation. Incredibly, given the significant local and global issues, this has been one of our most successful years in terms of work achieved with our small committee.