In order to provide NCiF members and the public with as much assistance as possible, we have included a list of useful links to related websites
Tel: (0121) 230 6500
the Gambling Commission is the Government regulator for casinos in Great Britain.
If you know or suspect that illegal activity is taking place then help keep gambling safe by calling the Commission on (0121) 230 6655.
Dept for Culture Media and Sport - The Government Department that sponsors the gambling industry.
The Responsible Gambling Trust (RGT)
The aim of the Foundation is to make it less likely that people will become problem gamblers and more likely that those who do will be able to seek and to secure effective help.
The Responsible Gambling Strategy Board
The Responsible Gambling Fund
The Society for the Study of Gambling
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BACTA (the Trade Association for gaming machines)
Tel: 020 7713 7144
British Amusement Catering Trades Association.
The Bingo Association
Tel: 01582 860 900
The Remote Gambling Association
The RGA represents remote gambling companies
eCOGRA, a non-profit organization, is the independent standards authority of the online gaming industry, specifically overseeing fair gaming, player protection and responsible operator conduct.
The Sector Skills Council for the Hospitality, Leisure, Travel and Tourism industries
abb - Association of British Bookmakers
Business resource for the global gaming and gambling market
For advice regarding problem gambling, contact any of the organisations listed below for free confidential help and advice.
Helpline 0808 8020 133
Provides information, advice and counselling to individuals who have concerns about problem gambling.
Gamblers Anonymous (GA)
PO Box 88, London SW10 0EU
Helpline: 08700 50 88 80
A self-help fellowship of compulsive gamblers wanting to address their gambling problems. The sister organisation, GamAnon, runs groups for partners/families of compulsive gamblers. Groups are held weekly throughout the country.
The Gordon Moody Association
186 MacKenzie Road, Beckenham, Kent BR3 4SF
Tel: 020 8778 3331
A hostel providing accommodation, therapy and rehabilitation for compulsive gamblers.
51-53 Hagley Road, Edgbaston, Birmingham, B16 8TP.
Tel: 0808 808 4000
Offers advice and support to enable callers to deal with their debts in a pro-active and informed way. Self-help information packs are sent free to individuals with debt problems.
CNWL National Problem Gambling Clinic
Treatment for problem gamblers living in England and Wales aged 16 and over. Service includes short-term treatment of co-existing mental health conditions.