Responsible gambling: when should you say "stop"?16/09/2015

November 27-28 in National Exhibition Centre "BelExpo" company Smile-Expo and exhibition Russian Gaming Week for the first time in Minsk will present EurAsian Gaming Forum 2013, conference dedicated to gambling will be held in its framework. Special section of the conference will be dedicated to the pressing issue - the fight against gambling addiction.


Unfortunately, such an enjoyable leisure activity as casino games can become a troublesome necessity for some people – that is gambling addiction. Therefore, modern casino operators are paying great attention to the issue of combating gambling addiction and actively participate in the programs of safe gaming. This participation consists in casino taking responsibility for gambling addiction of the players and introducing specific restrictions. Such a program recently was started in Belarus.


Right now EurAsian Gaming Forum 2013 considers it vital to cover this topic at the world-class conference, which will be held in Minsk - the city that is experiencing a real gaming boom and the influx of junket tourists. During the conference experts will discuss the importance of responsible gaming for casino and state, will tell about the programs of safe gaming, the world's largest casino experience, will answer all burning questions.


• What is pathological gaming activity?

Since 1980 international classification systems DSM-IV and ICD-10 list pathological gambling as a recognized mental disorder. This is sustained, repeated and frequent urge to gamble despite negative personal and social consequences, such as debt, destruction of family relationships and reduction of professional development.


• How to determine that the client is in the risk group?

Diagnosing problematic behavior connected with gambling by experts.


• Terms of responsible gaming.

What rules should be followed to enjoy the game without any misgivings.


• How to help one with gambling addiction.

Detailed analysis of existing behavioral and psychological characteristics of the players who have faced problems related to gambling. Assistance in generation of self-help strategies.


• Deposit limitation.

The rules for setting deposit limits.


• Self-exclusion.

A break from gambling using function of self-exclusion, etc.



Details of Russian Gaming Week 2013 and conference program on the website

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