The launch of a brand new responsible gambling mobile app in the United States has been announced by the Entain Foundation, a not-for-profit organization funded by BetMGM and Entain.
Entain Launch a US Facing Responsible Gambling App
The app has been produced in partnership with Epic Risk Management and RG24/7, ‘Gamble Responsibly America’ is now free for citizens of the United States to download using the latest mobile devices.
The app features a variety of educational resources and tools that can be used to support users who are potentially facing issues with problem gambling.
Entain launch a US facing responsible gambling app that can help support anyone experiencing the effects of problem gambling.
The app also includes information on how to set deposit limits and time-outs when playing online. Users will have access to a self-assessment to see if they could change their playing habits and a gambling diary for app users to note down their gaming and betting choices.
A First Point of Call
The app will also include information that can be useful in helping identify harmful behaviour related to online gambling. Once users download the app they can access a 24/7 live chat function which will connect them with helpline specialists. Additionally, there will be a list of where to find more information and further assistance on problem gambling issues.
Excited about their new launch Martin Lycka, Entain’s Senior Vice President for American Regulatory Affairs and Responsible Gambling said “We are incredibly proud to be launching the Gamble Responsibly America application as our commitment to responsible betting and gaming is unmatched within the industry.”
He later added, “Through this first-of-its-kind app, we are determined to continue helping individuals by providing the resources and programs necessary to ensure everyone is betting and gaming responsibly.”
Tackling Problem Gambling Head On
The mobile app follows a series of partnerships and programs in the States which includes a player education initiative around sports betting with professional sports leagues and colleges across the US with Epic Risk Management.