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Safer Gambling Interviews & Information

Find information, help and guidance on how to bet safely.

Safer Gambling Week 2022

Safer Gambling Week 2022

Following Aidan O'Brien's advice is a sound way to conduct your betting

‘Seeing losses in clear blue ink is the best way to stay firmly in control’

‘Seeing losses in clear blue ink is the best way to stay firmly in control’

Five leading Racing Post tipsters share their advice on how to gamble safely

Battle against gambling harms takes to the streets amid cost of living crisis

Battle against gambling harms takes to the streets amid cost of living crisis

Betknowmore's Anna Niemczewska talks about the charity's approach to education

Accept reality: bookmakers win more than £3 billion a year from their customers

Accept reality: bookmakers win more than £3 billion a year from their customers

Ace football tipster Kevin Pullein shares blunt facts to consider before betting

‘I went from £10 to putting a grand or more on because now I wanted to win huge’

‘I went from £10 to putting a grand or more on because now I wanted to win huge’

Former cricketer Patrick Foster on the addiction that nearly claimed his life

Breaking the invisible barrier: the stigma of talking about problem gambling

Breaking the invisible barrier: the stigma of talking about problem gambling

Sarah Ramanauskas hears about the work of Neil Platt of Beacon Counselling Trust

On location at the Gordon Moody rehab centre

On location at the Gordon Moody rehab centre

The Gordon Moody rehab centre is turning around the lives of chronic addicts

‘I was working all hours but had no money. Just gambling to extinction’

‘I was working all hours but had no money. Just gambling to extinction’

Founder of Betknowmore Frankie Graham is helping others turn their lives around

‘We can all learn how to be a better friend to a fellow bettor in need’

‘We can all learn how to be a better friend to a fellow bettor in need’

Racing Post football expert Mark Langdon says it's good to talk - even if it's not easy

Paul Merson: in the first lockdown in 2020 I lost our deposit to buy a house

Paul Merson: in the first lockdown in 2020 I lost our deposit to buy a house

James Milton on Hooked, the frank account of the Arsenal star's addiction

The post office manager who stole €1.75m and lost it all

The post office manager who stole €1.75m and lost it all

Richard Forristal in conversation with Tony O'Reilly

Peter Shilton: ‘I’ve lost millions but I hope to help the next generation’

Peter Shilton: ‘I’ve lost millions but I hope to help the next generation’

The legendary England keeper talks to Steve Davies about his gambling addiction

Why it is important to keep a record of all your bets

Why it is important to keep a record of all your bets

Expert Safer Gambling advice for you to consider

Interview with a former betting shop manager

Interview with a former betting shop manager

Rob Mabbett discusses his role in helping gambling addicts

Do I Have a Gambling Problem?

Do I Have a Gambling Problem?

Some questions for you to ask yourself and organisation that can help

Organisations that offer help with problem gambling

Organisations that offer help with problem gambling

You may find some of these organisations helpful if you are considering help controlling your gambling

What is Safer Gambling?

What is Safer Gambling?

An introduction to Safer Gambling and what you should look out for