Things to Know this Problem Gambling Awareness Month

Mar 14, 2022 Gambling & Gaming

Things to Know this Problem Gambling Awareness Month

The observance of Problem Gambling Awareness Month (PGAM) is performed every March as dictated by the National Council on Problem Gambling (NCPG) and the gaming industry. The PGAM theme for this year is “Awareness and Action.

DraftKings, one of the well-known gambling companies, educate their customers by providing them with resources. That way, responsible gaming will be observed through their platform. In connection to that, DraftKings provides the following concepts for their customers to be guided accordingly.

Previous Outcomes Have No Influence on Potential Results

People with gambling problems may assume that if they keep playing, their fortune will change. Moreover, they’ll win back the money they’ve lost. However, previous outcomes, including the losses have no bearing on the way bettor will fare in the future.

A Random Number Generator’s Result Is Uncontrollable

Customers have no control over the result of any game that creates random numbers. Similarly, it is simply not true that changing seats, playing at random times of day, or being on a “hot streak” will lead to a better outcome.

Gaming Shouldn’t Be a Way to Make Money

Customers are encouraged to play only for fun and just for entertainment instead of making it a source of cash.