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  • Talk about your gambling with somebody you trust who won’t judge you. This could be a family member, friend or professional counsellor.
  • Reduce financial risk factors such as the use of credit cards, taking out loans and carrying large amounts of money.
  • Avoid using gambling venues to socialise and don’t use gambling as an escape.
  • Find an alternative recreational activity or hobby to fill the gap left when you stop gambling.

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Reviewed on: 06-03-2023