Responsibly Gambling Policy
ClutchBet has a strong commitment to responsible gambling as well as promoting responsible practices and awareness of problem gambling to ensure our customers have an enjoyable betting experience. For most people gambling is an exciting and fun recreational pursuit.
For some individuals, gambling may result in addiction with devastating consequences for them, their families and friends. At ClutchBet we understand the dangers of gambling beyond your means and we wish to protect our Customers. We want you to stay in control of your gambling and not allow gambling to control you.
At ClutchBet we work with Your Life Iowa, the Iowa Racing and Gaming Commission and the National Council on Problem Gambling to help anyone who is affected personally or by a loved ones' compulsive gambling. Through these channels, you can access information about problem gambling, connect to a treatment professional or just talk to someone who cares.
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What is Responsible Gambling?
Responsible gambling is a broad concept that aims to ensure gambling is conducted in a manner where the potential for risk is minimised. ClutchBet’s aim is to ensure our clients can make informed decisions about their gambling, and when or if required, always have access to gambling help and services.
What is Problem Gambling?
Problem gambling is when gambling that was once a fun & recreational, has started to create problems in your life, such as debt, relationship problems, stress or depression. Whilst gambling is a popular pastime, it can be addictive in which there may be a loss of control, causing yourself and your loved one’s harm.
How do I know if I am developing a Problem?
If you answer yes to any of the following, your gambling may be starting to become a problem.
- Spend more money and time than you intend to on gambling
- Feel guilty and ashamed about your gambling
- Try to win back your losses
- Miss important things like family time, work, leisure activities or appointments because of gambling
- Think about gambling every day
- Have arguments with friends and family about your gambling
- Lie or steal to get money for gambling
- Get into debt because of gambling
Recognising that you may be developing a gambling problem is the first step to regaining control.
- Gambling should be entertaining and not be seen as a means of making money
- Only gamble what you can afford to lose
- Avoid chasing losses
- Keep track of the amount of time and funds you are dedicating to gambling
In just a few minutes, completion of this anonymous self-assessment questionnaire which will determine your gambling risk level. Should you be deemed a problem gambler we encourage you to seek advice.
Living with a gambling problem can be tough, but you are not alone. Confidential help and counselling are only a telephone call away at Your Life Iowa 1-800-BETS OFF with free counsellors who understand that you need a safe anonymous place to seek such information about problem gambling.