How do I report someone with a gambling problem?
The National Council on Problem Gambling operates the National Problem Gambling Helpline Network (1-800-522-4700). The network is a single national access point to local resources for those seeking help for a gambling problem.
What do you do if you have a gambling problem?
When you feel like you might gamble again, or if you do gamble again, helpful strategies include:
- Talk to your support person.
- Write your feelings and actions in your gambling diary.
- Control your cash.
- Fill in the gap that gambling has left with new things to do.
- Practise your relaxation.
Are casinos banned in Singapore?
Casinos are allowed in Singapore in the form of integrated resorts (IR), such as Marina Bay Sands and Resorts World Sentosa, where the casino is integrated in a major resort property that includes a hotel, together with convention facilities, entertainment shows, theme parks, luxury retail and fine dining.
Can Singapore residents gamble?
SINGAPORE: Parliament on Friday (Mar 11) passed a Bill to legalise social gambling as well as criminalise underage and proxy gambling, while prohibiting more vulnerable people from gambling as part of tighter safeguards.
How can I stop gambling in Singapore?
To work out the best way to approach the conversation you can:
- Call the All Addictions Helpline at 6-RECOVER (6-7326837) or National Problem Gambling Helpline at 1800 6 668 668.
- Connect with our para-counsellor anonymously through a confidential live chat.
How do you stop someone from gambling?
Reach out for help. Contact state-sponsored resources or gambling addiction help in your area. Check into a treatment center or rehab, and consider joining a Twelve-Step program such as Gamblers Anonymous. Seek help if you’re struggling with substance abuse or other issues that make it harder to stop gambling.
What happens when you call the gambling Helpline?
The helpline is strictly a referral service, guiding people in the right direction for resources that best fit the needs of the caller. And sometimes that means talking a caller away from the edge.
Can Singaporean gamble in Singapore?
Who regulates gambling in Singapore?
the Gambling Regulatory Authority
With the GRA Bill, the Gambling Regulatory Authority (the GRA) will be established as the sole regulator for all forms of gambling activities in mid-2022.