Under Age Gambling SMS2Bet Betting Services T/A Eazibet takes its responsibilities to prevent access by under-18s very seriously, gambling under the age of 18 is a criminal offence. SMS2Bet Betting Services T/A Eazibet commitment Whilst we want our customers to enjoy betting and gaming with us SMS2Bet Betting Services T/A Eazibet are committed to providing our customers with an efficient, secure, fair and socially responsible service. We are committed to minimising the negative impact of problem gambling. For some people gambling can become a problem. It may help you to keep control to remember the following: You can access a full history of transactions, withdrawals and deposits to check on how much you are spending and your balance is always available whilst you are logged into your account. You should keep track of how much you are playing Gambling is for fun and not be seen as an opportunity to make money Don’t continue to bet in order to try to recover losses and only gable with money that you can afford to lose Eazibet has a self-exclusion policy, if you feel you are gambling too much please email firstname.lastname@example.org with the email titled ‘Self exclusion’ then enter your account details on the email and we will suspend your account for 6 months at which time you can either play again or elect to self exclude for another period The website www.responsiblegambling.co.za/ is a good sources for information on problem gambling Some advice for taking control: Strategies for change If your gambling is causing problems in your life, there are things you can do to stop it being an issue. You can take steps to change your life. Set some goals Setting short-term and long-term goals may help you to stay focussed and clear about cutting down or giving up your gambling. Avoid high-risk situations High-risk situations, such as the use of credit cards, taking out loans, carrying large amounts of money with you, using gaming venues for socialising or gambling as a reaction to emotions, will weaken your resolve to control or stop your gambling. Talk about it Talking about gambling problems with somebody you trust who is not judgmental can ease the pain of bottling it up. It can also reduce the stress that causes you to continue gambling. Ask for help If you are finding it difficult, you do not have to handle your gambling problems on your own. Many people seek professional help. Face the feelings Becoming aware that you could be a problem gambler may cause feelings of shame and guilt. Self- blame and self-harm can increase stress and may cause you to gamble more. However, acknowledging the problem and taking steps to seek help can help you change your life for the better. Be kind to yourself Stop beating yourself up over your gambling problem and focus on the steps you are taking to overcome it. Acknowledge your positive achievements; write them down to remind yourself of your strengths and attributes.