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Avoid Bet Regret this tournament

Bet Regret is the sinking feeling you get when you place a bet you wish you hadn't.

With so much football to come, anyone could get carried away.

To help you avoid Bet Regret, take a look at our free advice on safer gambling.

Because gambling harms can affect anyone.

Advice for safer gambling

Set a money limit

Before betting, decide how much you can afford to lose. Setting a limit on the gambling company’s website can help.

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Walk away from losses

Like your team, ‘you win some, you lose some’. If you’ve lost the money limit you’d set yourself, it’s time to walk away.

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Be aware of how you're feeling

Taking note of how you're feeling before betting can help you avoid Bet Regret.

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Set a time limit

It's easy to lose track of time when you're gambling. Set an alarm, and when time's up, focus on other things.

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Signs to look out for

"I'm regretting the time and money I've spent on gambling"

Get help with budgeting and spending control

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"Gambling is always on my mind"

Take our quiz to understand if gambling is having an impact on you.

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"I've been keeping my gambling a secret"

No matter how you're feeling, support is available to you.

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"No one ever talks about losses. So, it's really hard to even know if someone's got a problem or not, because if you haven’t won for a while – you just won’t say anything...Hearing other people’s stories that are similar to mine kind of makes you think ‘Wait a minute’… you realise you’re not a million miles away from it."

Watch Ben's story

"I try and set myself limits to keep it under control. You can sit there and say you’re in control – but sometimes you’re not. Having a spend calculator is really helpful….it visually shows how much you’re spending. You can’t ignore it."

Watch Mina's story
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