A new service for gambling fans who feel that they have developed a gambling problem online called gamAid is providing the help that many online casino fans need. Instant gambling assistance for those who feel that they have lost control over their gambling habits has been given the go-ahead to go live this month after a six month trial. With more than 55,000 visits, the service is proving to be a success. It has provided, so far, 1,000 one-to-one help sessions during the first four months of its trial period.
‘Online advice is tailored to a client’s needs and includes one-to-one consultations and information about managing a gambling habit. We also provide online links to support services, forums, and specialist counseling local to the client in whatever country they live,’ said gamAid manager, Tony Roberts. Gambling fans who feel that they need help or someone to talk to can turn to this service for personal assistance that can help change their lives for the better.
Currently, gamAid is the only service that helps gambling sites meet the demands of the UK Gambling Commission, which will integrate the changes to the Gambling Act in 2007. The company is also working in conjunction with regulators to provide the best possible practice use of the program and company so as to ensure gamAid is prominently displayed on every online casino operator’s site in the future. This company will surely benefit many more problem gamblers in the future.