Games are an entertaining hobby for many people, but especially when there is money involde, such as at bookmaking and poker, there is an increased risk of addiction development.
Dependence on games about money is referred to in everyday speech as ludomania.
We want to alert our users to the risks involved in gaming and encourage professional help if one finds that one's own game habits takes over and you are either in or out of a situation in which you lose control.
Only play what you can afford to lose!
An increasing addiction to gaming will most likely result in the budget that you have to play for persistent becoming bigger and / or you get unrealistic expectations of gaining huge profits through their games.
The best recommendation for maintaining control and minimizing the risk of ludomania is simply setting your budget so the amount available to play is an amount you can afford to lose. The fact is that in any game there is a risk of losing the whole bet, which is often the first to be blind to the ludoman.
Ludomani is extensive and will often have consequences not only for the dependent person but also for his family and community. The National Board of Health defines ludomania as an addictive state characterized by frequent repeated episodes of play, which dominate the person's life at the expense of social, occupational and family values and obligations. In addition to having extensive economic consequences at times, ludomania also means that contact and intercourse with family, friends and colleagues are often affected.
Everyone can be hit!
Ludomani can hit everyone, regardless of the area in which they have their gaming skills. It has been shown earlier that people who play slot machines are at greater risk of becoming addicted than others, but that does not mean people with passion for bookmaking, poker, casino, lotto, tramsport, etc. must feel for sure reason. On the contraryLudomani can hit everyone, regardless of the area in which they have their gaming skills. It has been shown earlier that people who play slot machines are at greater risk of becoming addicted than others, but that does not mean people with passion for bookmaking, poker, casino, lotto, tramsport, etc. must feel for sure reason. On the contrary.Ludomani kan ramme alle, uanset indenfor hvilket område man har sin spillelidenskab. Det er ganske vist tidligere blevet påvist at personer der spiller på spilleautomater har større risiko for at blive afhængige end andre, men det betyder ikke at personer med lidenskab for bookmaking, poker, casino, lotto, travsport mv. skal føle sig på sikker grund. Tværtimod.
With the increasing playing offer on the internet, this picture changes significantly from day to day. The Center for Ludomani, which offers independent counseling and treatment for gaming dependence, continuously reports on an increasing number of inquiries, depending on, inter alia, bookmaking and poker.
You have the opportunity to exercise your rights by writing to Tipya at the following e-mail address: firstname.lastname@example.org.
It is noted that your use of Tipya voluntarily and if you choose to exercise your rights, Tipya may not be able to or wish to continue to use Tipya.
Below is a list of 10 check questions, such as the Center for Ludomani, among others. uses when deciding whether a person to address has a dependency problem. Can you answer yes to 4 out of the 10 questions, there is every reason to stop and seek help.
Are you strongly absorbed by games. Are you absent when you play or think about games?
Do you need to increase efforts to achieve excitement?
Are you restless or irritated when you have to leave the game?
Do you play to avoid thinking about everyday problems?
Are you returning to the venue to win the lost back?
Do you lie to family and circle of interests to hide your participation in games?
Have you committed crime, for example. checkout, theft or understatement in order to play?
Have you lost or brought friendships, jobs or education at risk because of games?
Have you left it to others, relatives or institutions to save yourself from financial problems that you've only come across because of games?
Have you repeatedly attempted to bring your playlists under control or attempted to completely stop your game without success?
The Center for Ludomani (Denmark) makes an anonymous self-test available that can be taken here