We aim to provide guests with a world-class gaming experience and are committed to the prevention of problem and underage gambling in our leisure facilities. As such, we partnered with responsible gaming organizations and trained our casino staff to identify players suffering from problem gambling.
WHAT IS PROBLEM GAMBLING?
Gambling becomes problematic when done excessively and when it harms one's physical or mental health, schooling or work, finances, and interpersonal relationships.
Gambling is a form of entertainment. Play within your limits.
SIGNS OF PROBLEM GAMBLING
Below are signs of problem gambling. If you exhibit any of the signs below, seek professional help or consult non-profit organizations such as the Family Link Philippines Foundation.
- Constantly thinking or talking about gambling
- Spending more time or money on gambling than you can afford
- Finding it difficult to control, stop, or cut down gambling, or feeling irritable when trying to do so
- Feeling empty or lost when not gambling
- Gambling more in order to win back losses or get out of financial trouble
- Thinking your gambling will get under control as soon as you get that "big win"
- Borrowing money, selling things, committing or considering committing criminal acts in order to get money for gambling
- Having increased debt, unpaid bills, and other troubles because of your gambling
- Often gambling until all of your money is gone
- Needing to gamble with larger amounts of money or for longer periods of time in order to get that feeling of excitement
- Experiencing extreme highs from gambling wins and extreme lows from losses
- Gambling to escape personal problems or to relieve anxiety, depression, anger, and other negative emotions
- Getting irritated more easily or being more impatient when dealing with daily activities
- Feeling guilty about gambling
- Getting criticized by others for your gambling
- Having arguments with friends and family about money and gambling
- Refusing to discuss gambling with others or lying to cover it up
- Hiding bills, past due notices, winnings, or losses from your partner or family member
- Gambling instead of attending to family or other social functions
- Neglecting family or household responsibilities because of gambling
- Neglecting work or school because of gambling
- Neglecting personal needs (e.g., food, sleep, hygiene) because of gambling