Tasracing’s commitment to promoting responsible wagering
Tasracing recognises that while the vast majority of people who gamble do so for enjoyment and entertainment, there are some people for whom this form of entertainment has become a problem, causing them personal and financial distress.
This website provides a discreet means of finding out more.
Responsible gambling occurs in an environment where people make informed and rational decisions about their participation in gambling, based on their own individual circumstances.
4 Tips for responsible Gambling
And remember, gambling for the fun of it – not for the money. If it stops being fun…STOP!
How can I tell if I have a problem?
If you answered YES to any of these questions, you could be heading towards a gambling problem
Support Groups and Counselling
A range of counselling services are available in your state to provide assistance with gaming-related issues. Many counselling services are free or government-subsidised.
Call the national 24 hour Gambler’s Helpline on 1800 858 858 to ask about counselling services in your area or click the correct link below for more information.
Tasmanian Gambling Exclusion Scheme
The Tasmanian Gambling Exclusion Scheme (TGES) is based on the Gaming Control Act 1993. The TGES provides a means for patrons to exclude themselves from gambling. People can be excluded from gambling in several different ways: Click here to view Exclusion Information
Government Brochures and information
All gambling providers in Tasmania are covered by the Responsible Gambling Mandatory Code of Practice for Tasmania. The Code defines problem gambling as being characterised by difficulties in limiting money and/or time spent on gambling, which leads to adverse consequences for the gambler, other, or for the community. Click here to view the Code.