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It goes without saying...a gambling addiction is an illness
Many people have no problem integrating gambling into their everyday lives. If gambling is increasingly dominating other areas of your life such as family and career and has become an urge instead of a leisure pursuit, your gambling behaviour may be becoming problematic or may develop into an illness.Learn more
10 practical tips for responsible gambling
To avoid pitfalls when gambling, we have put together a number of helpful tips for you. They can serve as a support, if you wish to become a more responsible player.Learn more!
- Info on games of chance
- Tips for playing responsibly
- Offers for support
The info card for the messenger consultant for gambling concerns is available in German from the order service. It contains the following information:
- Information on messenger consultant
- Contact info and telephone number
- Info on games of chance
- How and why gambling addiction occurs
- Gambling addiction is a sickness
- Self-testing for people affected and relatives
- Recommendations for relatives
- Support services
The informatin for parents "Adolescents and Gambling" is available in German, English and Turkish, and can be obtained from the order service. Parents learn how to recognise the appeal of games of chance in order to minimise or even eliminate the risks for their child.
The flyer for therapists and doctors is available in German from the order service. It contains the following information:
- Pathological gambling in Germany
- Diagnosis criteria
- Short tests
- Treatment options
- Contacts in Berlin
- Acceptance of costs
- Tips for how to proceed
The postcard “Sports betting makes money! But not for you!” is available from the order service in the following languages:
The poster “Sports betting makes money! But not for you!” is available from the order service in the following languages:
Präventionsprojekt Glücksspiel’s newsletter is a regular publication which offers information about gambling addiction and provides an overview about current specialist publications, information about upcoming events and current information about the Präventionsprojekt.
The method briefcase for working with youths aged 16 and up contains 13 different stations for individual and group work, which can be conducted as needed and as appropriate. The method sensitises users to the personal consumption and recreational behaviour, as well as controlled, responsible usage of games of chance.
Roundtable "Migration background & gambling addiction"
In regular intervals, the Präventionsprojekt Glücksspiel holds a roundtable discussion on "Migration background & gambling addiction". The results of the roundtable are recorded in a document and are always being updated. The current documentation (March 2020) is now available for download.
The comprehensive material database of Präventionsprojekt Glücksspiel provides a chronological and systematic overview of the specialist publications on the topic of gambling addiction. The publications can be filtered via full text search or using categories.
If you have any suggestions for the inclusion of and/or changes to materials, publications and methods relevant to gambling, you can enter these into the database yourself. You can find the material database here.
Legal texts in relation to gambling give you an impression of the number of legal regulations which have an influence on gambling in Germany.
- Child protection legislation
- Criminal code
- Code of Trade and Commerce
- Gambling Ordinance
- Race-, Betting- and Lottery-Act
- State Gambling Treaty
- Implementation Act on State Gambling Treaty
- Gaming Arcades Act Berlin
- Minimum Distance Implementation Act Berlin
- Regulations for Implementation of Gaming Arcades Act Berlin
- DKLB (German Lottery Foundation)-Act
- Casino Gaming Act
Information from the Berlin authorities
- Senate Department for the Interior and Sport
- State Office for Residents’ and Regulatory Affairs
- Senate Department for Economy, Energy and Business
- Senate Department of Health, Care and Gender Equality