The majority of people do gamble responsibly. It may help you to keep your gambling under control by remembering the following:
For some however gambling can become a problem. If you are concerned about the amount you are gambling, and feel it is taking over your life (or you are concerned for a friend or relative) then the following questions may help you, to give you some guidance.
If you feel you are answering 'yes' to the above questions, then it is likely that a gambling problem exists. For friendly and helpful advice from trained counsellors call the National Gambling Helpline on 0808 8020 133. The helpline is open from 8am to midnight, 7 days a week.
Sometimes just telling someone about your problem can be a relief and it is the first step towards dealing with your problem. You can also visit the Gamble Aware website www.begambleaware.org for more information and advice. You can also call the National Gambling Helpline on 0808 8020 133.
If you are experiencing problems with gambling and would like to request that The Royal British Legion exclude you from raffle and lotteries, you can complete our online self exclusion form.
The Royal British Legion and Royal British Legion Poppy Lottery Limited are proud to support The Responsible Gambling Trust with a regular donation via membership of the Lotteries Council, to help with problem gambling research, education, and treatment.
If you feel you have a problem with gambling, visit www.begambleaware.org or call the National Gambling Helpline on 0808 8020 133.