Test your gambling

Take this gambling test to find out what sort of gambler you are. It will help find out if your gambling is sweet as or if there is more of a problem. The gambling test is completely anonymous.

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Test results

Things are under control

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From what you’ve told us, your gambling sounds like it isn’t causing you any problems at the moment.

If things change you can always come back and do the quiz again.

Staying in control is easier when you arm yourself with knowledge. This website has a range of tools to help keep you gambling in check. See the information in the red box below.

If you ever want to talk to someone about your or someone else’s gambling, the Gambling Helpline is available 24/7 on 0800 654 655 or text 8006. Don’t hesitate - it’s free and confidential to call.

There are some things to keep an eye on. Take control.

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It sounds like there are one or two things that may be causing some harm, but with early action, you can ensure you stay in control.

Many people who’ve given answers like yours are unaware that their gambling could be causing some stress or affecting others. Now is a great time to check out our self-help tools. We’ve listed some tips in the red box below, including a budgeting tool and information on activities you could do other than gambling.

It can be really helpful to chat to someone else about your gambling too. Don’t hesitate to call our friendly staff at the Gambling Helpline - it’s free and confidential. They can help to assess the situation and can provide ongoing support if you need it.

For free 24 hour support, call the Gambling Helpline
on 0800 654 655 or text 8006

Your gambling is causing some harm. It’s a good time to act.

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It looks like your gambling is causing harm and maybe even affecting people you care about. This is not good news but you have already taken a step in the right direction. And we’re here to help.

Now is a good time to speak to someone about getting it under control. The Gambling Helpline are here, any time, day or night – it’s completely confidential and it’s free. Our friendly staff can also connect you with free face to face support services in your area if you wish.

You may also like to check out the range of useful self-help tools in the red box. Your road to freedom begins here.

For free 24 hour support, call the Gambling Helpline
on 0800 654 655 or text 8006

Your gambling is causing you harm. Let us help.

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It looks like your gambling is hurting you and maybe people you really care about. This is not good news but you have already taken a step in the right direction. You’re not alone. We can help you sort things out.

Now is a good time to speak to someone about getting it under control. The Gambling Helpline are here, any time, day or night – it’s completely confidential and it’s free. Our friendly staff can also connect you with free face to face support services in your area if you wish.

You may also like to check out the range of useful self-help tools in the red box below. Your road to freedom begins here.

For free 24 hour support, call the Gambling Helpline
on 0800 654 655 or text 8006

  • How often have you bet more than you could really afford to lose?
    Never
    0
    0
    Some of the time
    1
    0
    Most of the time
    2
    0
    Almost always
    3
    1

    You have often felt guily about the way you gamble or what happens when you gamble.

  • How often have you needed to gamble with larger amounts of money to get the same feeling of excitement?
    Never
    0
    0
    Some of the time
    1
    0
    Most of the time
    2
    0
    Almost always
    3
    1

    Concern for: How often have you needed to gamble with larger amounts of money to get the same feeling of excitement?

  • Have you gone back on another day to try to win back money you have lost?
    Never
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    0
    Some of the time
    1
    0
    Most of the time
    2
    0
    Almost always
    3
    1

    Concern for: Have you gone back on another day to try to win back money you have lost?

  • How often have you borrowed money or sold anything to gamble?
    Never
    0
    0
    Some of the time
    1
    0
    Most of the time
    2
    0
    Almost always
    3
    1

    Concern for: How often have you borrowed money or sold anything to gamble?

  • How often have you felt you might have a problem with gambling?
    Never
    0
    0
    Some of the time
    1
    0
    Most of the time
    2
    0
    Almost always
    3
    1

    Concern for: How often have you felt you might have a problem with gambling?

  • How often have people criticised your betting or told you you had a gambling problem, whether or not you thought it was true?
    Never
    0
    0
    Some of the time
    1
    0
    Most of the time
    2
    0
    Almost always
    3
    1

    Concern for: How often have people criticised your betting or told you you had a gambling problem, whether or not you thought it was true?

  • How often have you felt guilty about the way you gamble or what happens when you gamble?
    Never
    0
    0
    Some of the time
    1
    0
    Most of the time
    2
    0
    Almost always
    3
    1

    Concern for: How often have you felt guilty about the way you gamble or what happens when you gamble?

  • How often has your gambling caused you any health problems, including stress or anxiety?
    Never
    0
    0
    Some of the time
    1
    0
    Most of the time
    2
    0
    Almost always
    3
    1

    Concern for: How often has your gambling caused you any health problems, including stress or anxiety?

  • How often has your gambling caused any financial problems for you or your household?
    Never
    0
    0
    Some of the time
    1
    0
    Most of the time
    2
    0
    Almost always
    3
    1

    Concern for : How often has your gambling caused any financial problems for you or your household?