Sportsbettingnerds.com (as referenced by the terms “We/Us/Our”) offers sportsbook and sports betting information and as such we commit to ensuring that a) all visitors to our site gamble in a responsible manner and b) endeavor to keep the act of gambling a fun and enjoyable pastime which doesn’t lead to financial problems associated with excessive gambling.
Those who visit sportsbettingnerds.com are advised to keep their gambling behavior at a safe level and to remind those who do choose to gamble, that they should do so in a responsible manner. See below our advice on how to gamble in a responsible way.
- Never use money that you have allocated for other purposes, to gamble
- Never risk gambling money that is more than you can afford to lose
- Start by setting limits before you start your wagering plans
- Self-help tools to reduce levels of money used for gambling are available (deposit limits and self-exclusion tools for example)
- Avoid trying to ‘chase’ the sums you have already lost
- Never gamble when you are in a depressed state
- Do not gamble when under the influence of drugs or alcohol
- Remind yourself that gambling is a pastime/hobby and should be enjoyed in moderation.
Gambling While Residing with Minors
Those under the age of 18 are prohibited from gaming and gambling activities and therefore if you reside with a minor you must ensure they can not access your login details and/or be able to access your personal accounts. Therefore we suggest you do not save your login information on any shared devices.
As with many facets of life, especially those we enjoy greatly but have potential residual disbenefits, it’s important to act in moderation. Compulsive gambling can prove devastating on yourself and those around you. In order to help you ascertain whether you are in danger of falling prey to compulsive gambling we have put together a list of potential indicators. If any of the following statements/questions are applicable to you, or would result in an answer of “yes” then you may have a gambling problem.
Has your reputation been negatively affected due to your gambling activity?
Do you ever feel regret after gambling?
Has gambling led to you missing work?
Have you resorted to gambling in order to pay off a debt?
When you win do you instantly look to gamble again?
Do you continue to gamble even when you’ve run out of stake money?
Does gambling offer you a form of escape?
Has gambling led to an inability to sleep?
Do you feel gambling has negatively affected your family?
Have you gambled more than you intended?
Has gambling led to you have suicidal thoughts?
If the answer to any of these questions, or indeed more than one, has been “yes” then you should consider seeking help from any of the many organizations created to help those with compulsive gambling issues, see below for the relevant sites.
Even if you are not entirely sure whether you have a gambling problem, we recommend you consider approaching any of the sites below, they are on hand to help you with any concerns you may have.