Excessive gambling can cause harm to you and your family. If you or someone you know has a gambling problem, there are assistance schemes and counselling helplines available.
Problem caused by excessive gambling are not just financial. It may have negative impact on work, relationships and health. A problem gambler may behave in the following manner:
A simple self-test is available at the National Council on Problem Gambling website https://www.ncpg.org.sg to assess your gambling behavior risks.
If you or someone you know, needs a listening ear or requires information and assistance on gambling problems, you may call:
National Council On Problem Gambling (NCPG)
National Problem Gambling Helpline: 1800-6-668-668
Or visit their website: https://www.ncpg.org.sg
CREDIT COUNSELLING SINGAPORE
Assistance on debt problems
Contact: 6225 5227 | http://www.ccs.org.sg
If you have trouble controlling spending or have impulsive tendencies, try limiting the amount of money you carry. You may consider enrolling in our Pre-Commitment Programme or apply for Casino Exclusions or Visit Limits.
Resorts World™ Sentosa provides the option for patrons to make a voluntary pre-commitment on how much they want to gamble to encourage patrons to plan their gambling expenditure and play responsibly.
There are 3 types of Casino Exclusion and Visit Limit:
1. Self-Exclusion/Voluntary Visit Limit
You may exclude yourself from the casinos in Singapore or limit the number of visits per month.
Singapore Citizens / Permanent Residents may apply for the Self-Exclusion and Voluntary Visit Limit by:
Hardcopy of the Self-Exclusion/Voluntary Visit Limit application form is available at all membership counters.
The minimum period to stay on Self-Exclusion/Voluntary Visit Limit is one year. The Self-Exclusion/Visit Limit is in force indefinitely until it is revoked.
2. Family Exclusion/Visit Limit
If your family member gambled with disregard to your family needs and welfare and he is unwilling to address his gambling issues, you may consider applying for Family Exclusion or Visit Limit.
Call the National Problem Gambling helpline: 1800-6-668-668 to apply.
3. Third-Party Exclusion/Visit Limit
Third-Party Exclusion automatically excludes the following individuals from the casinos:
A Third-Party Visit Limit will be imposed on individuals who are frequent local casino patrons and deemed to be financially vulnerable or have poor credit records. In more severe cases, a Third-Party Exclusion may be imposed.
There is no need to apply for a Third-Party Exclusion or Visit Limit.
Call the National Problem Gambling Helpline 1800-6-668-668 or refer to the NCPG brochures for more information.
Click on the services below for direct access to NCPG links: