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Gamstop question

Discussion in 'Online Casinos' started by Poolking, Feb 10, 2018.

    Feb 10, 2018
  1. Poolking

    Poolking Newbie member

    I heard they were launching gamstop in the UK im wondering if anybody has any idea when?
    If it does what ive heard and stopping people from gambling on any UKGC site i think this is a great tool which should have been brought out years ago imo.

    Any thoughts?
  2. Feb 10, 2018
  3. Nicola

    Nicola Meister Member MM mm1 webmeister

    Casino Affiliate
    Marble Arch, London
    It is in the final stage of testing now and on course for release Q2 2018.

    Beta-testing is open for a small group of problem gamblers currently and if you want to join this group drop me a PM and I'll forward your details on to the development team :)

    This will be a great scheme to help problem gamblers going forward.
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  4. Feb 10, 2018
  5. Poolking

    Poolking Newbie member

    Hi nicola. Yeah think this will be great for problem gamblers. Ive been gambling for years and although i dont see myself as a big problem gambler i do feel like stopping and this would eliminate any temptation to go back.

    Thanks for the offer though i will have a think and let you know.
    Nicola likes this.
  6. Mar 16, 2018
  7. DreamRJ

    DreamRJ Out of this world! MM webmeister

    RJVille UK
    @Nicola a question for ya.

    Once it has been introduced will it mean that any casino you self excluded from in the past even though the self exclusions was not for problem gambling reasons but because we did it out of spite? Will those casinos pass that info onto the GAMSTOP system and it will block us everywhere that has a UKGC license?

    Or do you think it only blocks us if we submit the form via the GAMSTOP website?

    I only ask this because I did a few self exclusions at skyvegas and unibet and a few others out of spite and not because I have a problem because I do not. I just am a bit worried if what I asked above will be the case or not?

    Thanks in advance :)
  8. Mar 16, 2018
  9. RichyJ75

    RichyJ75 Silly Member PABnonaccred

    Dogsbody and personal servant to my kids
    United Kingdom

    Much the same as me. SE at a couple of sites to stop spam and/or to stop any temptation to return to them and am hoping it won't come back to bite me on the arse!

    But, the more I think of it, it would be nice to remove all temptation from chopping and changing sites and to stick to just one ore two trusted casinos, but I presume that will not be possible.
  10. Mar 16, 2018
  11. greylady

    greylady The more I learn, the less I know

    Little Minx :-)
    I have just closed 90% of my online accounts, only 2-3 left open at the moment, which will also be gone by the end of the month if things don't improve - if this does impact on me then I am not too bothered but it is definitely a long time coming for those that can't control their gambling.
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  12. Mar 16, 2018
  13. Gonzo

    Gonzo Abusive troll

    own company
    As long as u dont wont to stop by your self i dont think this program will be suksesfull. people are going to exlude them self on good casinos and the when they cant play there they are going to play on dodgy casinos. That is what i think. The ganestop had to come from the soul and the brain not from a program. Sorry if i sounds negative but im so bad write in english so im trying to not write tu much
    rena35 likes this.

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