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GamCare provides support, information and advice to anyone suffering through a gambling problem

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25th February 2016

Chatroom hours to be extended

As part of the support we offer to problem gamblers and others affected by problem gambling, we run a daily online Chatroom from 8pm - 9pm. From 8th March we will also be running daytime Chatrooms.

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17th March 2015

GamCare appoints new Chairman

National responsible gambling charity GamCare has today announced that Sir Ian Prosser, the former Chairman and Chief Executive of Bass Plc, has been appointed Chairman of the charity.

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29th January 2015

GamCare Chairman Anthony Jennens passes away

It is with great sadness that GamCare announces the death of Anthony Jennens OBE, who has served as Chairman of GamCare for the last 10 years. Prior to taking up the chairmanship in 2005, Mr Jennens was a member of the Board and has worked with GamCare, almost since its inception in 1997.

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31st December 2014

GamCare Chairman awarded OBE

Anthony Jennens, chairman of the problem gambling charity GamCare, has been recognised in the New Year Honours List, receiving an OBE for charitable services in the Prevention and Treatment of Gambling Addiction.

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4th August 2017

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Win, Lose, Repeat

Guest blogger and counsellor Fay thinks about how we as humans make decisions, and how some decisions may be more harmful than others.

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26th May 2017

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Putting Consumers First

Responsible Gambling Officer Daniel thinks through why it’s so important that the gambling industry puts their customers first and foremost in everything they do.

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19th May 2017

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I feel so powerless...

GamCare was joined by Parkinson’s UK to host a live chatroom supporting people affected by problem gambling linked to Parkinson’s. Here’s a summary of advice and information shared.

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24th March 2017

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Woman to woman...

GamCare hosted a dedicated chatroom for women dealing with gambling problems today, thinking about why it may be more difficult for women to reach out for support. Catherine summarises the discussion.

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9th March 2017

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Women Gamble Too!

In honour of International Women’s Day this week, Susanne is raising awareness about our approach to helping women struggling with problem gambling.

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3rd February 2017

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A Different Perspective

Guest blogger Fay takes a moment to examine how the way we think about a situation can affect how we respond to it, and how a different perspective of gambling behaviour could be helpful.

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