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Bet Regret is the sinking feeling you get the minute you make a bet without thinking it through. Often when drunk, bored or chasing losses.

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Bet Regret and David James

Sometimes we all do things without thinking them through. Maybe it’s a bad haircut we’d rather forget or making a bit of a fool of yourself at a wedding.

Ex-England international goalkeeper David James is no different. As an ambassador for Safer Gambling and to help raise awareness of Bet Regret, David’s been been getting himself into some pretty regretful circumstances to get more of us to think twice.

How you or your club can get involved?

As part of BeGambleAware's partnership with the Football Supporters' Association and the Bet Regret campaign, a digital 'safer gambling hub' has been created.

This hub hosts a number of materials available for free download for football clubs and fans to help create a safer gambling environment for all supporters. The hub aims to raise awareness amongst football fans of the risks of impulsive betting, and the FSA and BeGambleAware welcome football fans, clubs and associated groups to use any of these assets.

For more information and to download please visit the link here.

Bet Regret within the Community

Last year we launched the Bet Regret Cup. A nationwide 5 aside tournament in partnership with the FSA and Powerleague. 170 teams across 26 of Powerleague’s centres took part in the tournament. The competition allowed participants to come together over their love of football and discuss the necessity of moderating gambling behaviour.

The final of the Bet Regret cup culminated in a show down against an all-star team of ex-footballers, including Sol Campbell, David James, Shaun Wright-Phillips, Joleon Lescott, Paul Konchesky and Carlton Cole.

Fancy getting one past David James? Keep your eyes peeled for the 2020 Bet Regret Cup, which promises to be even bigger and better than last year.

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