A survey published by casino affiliate site bonusfinder.com showed that during the last four months of the lockdown period, 94% of online bingo and casino players were aware of the responsible gambling tools available to them.
The research surveyed 500 UK online casino and bingo players. It revealed that 31% of players had gambled ‘somewhat more’ between in the lockdown period, whilst 28% said that they gambled ‘the same’ amount as they would in regular circumstances.
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Importantly, the survey showed that 94% of gamblers were aware of responsible gaming tools during the March to June. The tools include limits on deposit and session times, taking a break, self-exclusion options as well as information on profit and loss.
Interestingly, of those surveyed, the over 45s group revealed that they were three times less likely to know of responsible gambling tools than the younger age groups. Only 3% of 18-24-year olds were unaware of any responsible gambling facilities.
The responsible gambling tool which was the most recognised was deposit limits. In total 66% of men were aware of deposit limits whilst the number was lower for women (66%).
Fintan Costello, Managing Director, BonusFinder.com, said: “Our research has found that RG tools have been top of mind for players even when many