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Tips & Tools

Think you might have had a moment of Bet Regret this week? Well there are some really useful tips and tools to help keep that sinking feeling at bay.

Set limits. Stay in control

Set a money limit in advance

Before you start betting why not set yourself a cash cap on how much you’re willing to bet, to help keep that Bet Regret in check.

Decide when you’re going to bet

Why not set limits on the times you’ll place a bet.

Only gamble with money you can afford to lose

Bet within your weekly entertainment budget, not with your phone bill or rent budget.

You can also set limits through your online gambling accounts and the tools they provide.

Keep Track

Keep track of spending

Why not take a note of your spending? Write it down, make a spreadsheet or even check your bank statements.

You can also keep a track through your online gambling accounts and the tools they provide.

Take time out

Balance gambling with other activities

Take some time away from the betting by planning out other activities throughout your day.

Time Out

Or perhaps you could set an alarm on your phone and when time's up, stop, and avoid that Bet Regret.

You can also set yourself a cool off period through your online gambling account and the tools they provide

For help, support and advice about problem gambling please contact the National Gambling Helpline on 0808 8020 133 or via the NetLine.

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