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    johnny
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    Self Exclusion

    Sat Dec 21, 2013 3:48 pm

    What happens if you self exclude yourself from a betting website and then they let you join again and then you lose money?
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    David2
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    Joined: Sun May 19, 2013 4:34 am

    RE: Self Exclusion

    Sun Dec 22, 2013 12:12 am

    I'm curious why you want to know the answer to this question?
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    Angelina.
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    RE: Self Exclusion

    Tue Jan 07, 2014 5:28 am

    Hi Johnny & David,

    Again, my apologies for the late reply. It may seem a bit slack but we have had a few staff on leave over Christmas.

    Great question David. Yes, Johnny, this is very concerning. What were the circumstances of the original banning? For example, was a time period orginally specified. Or, did you join under a different name or address/phone number?

    Hope to hear from you & Johnny great to see you here at gambling help online

    Warm regards

    Angelina
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    StopPunt
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    Re: Self Exclusion

    Wed Apr 05, 2017 9:24 pm

    I have banned myself for life on sportsbet because i kept stopping for a month then having big sessions.

    I cant log on at home and have made a conscious decision to limit pub visits.

    Few beers at home with no temptations is a much better option (in my situation anyway)

    The exclusion option is a great option.
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    Jerry (facilitator)
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    Re: Self Exclusion

    Mon Apr 10, 2017 5:43 pm

    Hi Johnny,

    One of the problems with gambling websites is that many of them are based in other countries so they only have to conform to the laws of the country they are based. Many countries don't have strict laws around gambling hence excluding yourself from an online website may not be effective.

    A better strategy is to install gambling blocking software onto your computer or smart phone. Unfortunately they are not free, but are usually much much more affordable than gambling. You might want to try searching for gambling blocking software on google. Try Gamblock, Net Nanny or Betfilter.


    There are many tools available in the fight against gambling. Use them all.
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    E- train
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    Joined: Fri Dec 15, 2017 5:13 pm

    Re: Self Exclusion

    Fri Dec 15, 2017 5:17 pm

    Hi
    How can I start the self - exclusion program ?
    Pokies are my problem..
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    Mona58
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    Re: Self Exclusion

    Fri Dec 15, 2017 6:33 pm

    You have to go to the Venues and get forms.
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    Oregon
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    Joined: Thu Nov 30, 2017 1:08 pm

    Re: Self Exclusion

    Mon Dec 18, 2017 5:58 am

    E- train wrote:Hi
    How can I start the self - exclusion program ?
    Pokies are my problem..
    Every state is different from what I have heard, first step is to google it for your state.
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    Jerry (facilitator)
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    Re: Self Exclusion

    Mon Dec 18, 2017 2:24 pm

    Hi E-train,

    For self exclusion most states allow you to simple exclude yourself by presenting to the venue and asking to be excluded. But there is usually an easier way and you can usually have yourself excluded from dozens of venues with one appointment. But as each state organizes it differently you will need to find out more. While google can help, I would recommend that you call Gamblers Helpline (1800 858 858), they have that information on hand.
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    Chunkyquitter
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    Re: Self Exclusion

    Thu May 02, 2019 7:55 am

    Interesting that Ladbrokes makes you sign a form and tick a box to self exclude.

    One of the conditions you have to tick is that you will not sue them. Honestly they enable to gamble crazy amount with continueous offers to keep you betting knowing full well the average mug should not have that much turnover. Then say you can quit but sign away your rights.

    Anyway from my quick research online looks like no one has ever successfully sued for their gambling addictions anyway. We are responsible for our own actions.
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