Responsible gaming with Vavada Ltd.

Vavada Ltd. offers to its players a wide and high-quality choice of online games and other entertainments. Vavada Ltd. cares about its customers, therefore we provide recommendations for responsible gaming in online casino to you.

Based on responsible and fair attitude to gameplay and to each customer in particular, Vavada Ltd. supports the policy of responsible gaming among its customers.

The purpose of Vavada Ltd.’s policy of responsible gaming is to minimize negative impact of gambling games. The key objective of this policy is to take appropriate measures aimed at provision of responsible gaming among the customers.

The main purpose of Vavada Ltd. is to create one of the safest and most technically advanced gaming platforms for persons aged 18 and over. Each customer can choose a type of entertainment without damage of his pocket and get the best service. All the products offered by us are absolutely safe, as Vavada B.V.’s philosophy is fairness, reliability and safety. We’ll make every possible effort to avoid the slightest problems that may arise during gambling game. Along with that the company respects the rights of people playing gambling games in moderation and considers them as a method of entertainment.

Vavada Ltd. adheres to the following three main principles of responsible gaming: safety of each player, game safety and protection from problem gambling. We are regularly studying the recommendations of leading medical centers, research institutes in order to create online gaming infrastructure as safe, transparent and reliable as possible.

Player safety

Vavada Ltd. cares about its customers’ safety. Player protection is based on prohibition to take part in gambling games for persons under 18 as well as protection of player’s privacy, which includes reliable storage and processing of data and payments provided.

Protection from problem gambling

The most of players, who spend their leisure time playing online gambling games, make their bets on sport events and play for fun in moderation. Some habits (such as shopping, sport events, food and alcohol intake) considered to be social norms, may cause strong dependence and addiction for some people. Vavada Ltd. strongly recommends the players with problem gambling signs to suspend their participation in games. In such a case we recommend contacting the relevant organizations for quick and professional consultation and support.

Personal responsibility of the player

The main principle of Vavada Ltd. regarding compliance with responsible gaming policy is that the final decision on the need to continue the game and deposit amount is taken by the player only. This is precisely why the most effective way to prevent problem gambling is adherence to the rules of responsible gaming policy and the player’s self-control of his propensity for gambling. Vavada Ltd. is fully aware of its responsibility for assisting the customers in taking responsible decisions, so it provides the most reliable and transparent products as well as all the necessary information, and follows strict rules of conduct.

Protection of minors

Vavada Ltd. prohibits minors (persons under 18) to take part in any kind of entertainment on its website. For this purpose, it is required to confirm your date of birth and the age of majority when signing up. Vavada Ltd. treats this issue very seriously, however, we also look forward to assistance from parents and guardians in this regard. Your credentials (login and password) should be kept in a safe place only known by you. We also recommend setting up special Internet filter that allows to keep children and teenagers from the undesirable content.

Responsible attitude to the problems

Vavada Ltd. offers a wide range of games and entertainments, which are only the forms of entertainment for the most players. Players addicted to gambling and having difficulties identifying and controlling risk and limits cannot fully enjoy our products and perceive them as one of the form of entertainment. Vavada Ltd. cares about its customers, therefore we reserve the right to block the access to games temporarily for customer’s safety. As it was mentioned above, most of the people play for fun. Moderate participation in gambling games and control of financial capacity is fully acceptable. However, participation in gambling games is a serious problem gambling for some people that needs to be solved immediately.

What is the problematic gaming behavior?

Problematic gaming behavior is a type of behavior that harms people’s lifestyle, job, family and health. Such persons cannot play gambling games for a long time, as it may result in serious negative consequences.

In 1980 pathological problem gambling was officially recognized as a psychological disease by the international classification system. It is determined as a permanent, continual and increasing passion for gaming regardless of such negative circumstance arising from it as breakdown of family ties, property loss, slow career advancement, etc.

Problem gambling cases

Only qualified specialists can diagnose problem gambling. Below you can see the material which helps you to evaluate your own gaming behavior.

Separately worth noting the fact that it is particularly difficult to identify addictions unrelated to intake of any substances due to very fine line between delight and addiction. However, there some signs that can help to diagnose problem gambling. If at least five of the following symptoms are true, there is a high probability of problem gambling progression:
- Player spends too much time playing gambling games, he is always thinking about it;
- His betting amounts are constantly increasing;
- There have been made several unsuccessful attempts to stop or control gameplay;
- Restricted opportunities for play make a person irritable and nervous;
- Gambling games are the way to circumvent the problem or negative feelings;
- Player tries to chase losses;
- Player is lying about his gaming behavior;
- Player commits illegal actions;
- Damaged relations with the relatives;
- Player borrows money to continue the game.

Gambling counselling organisations

GamCare, the leading authority providing counselling, advice and practical help in addressing the social impact of gambling in the UK, can be visited at: www.gamcare.org.uk. Its confidential helpline is: 0845 6000 133. Non-UK residents can contact GamCare for details of International support organizations. * Gamblers Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women who have joined together to do something about their own gambling problem and help other compulsive gamblers do the same. There are regional fellowships around the world. The Gamblers Anonymous international service site is at: www.gamblersanonymous.org.uk. * Gambling Therapy provides support and counselling for anyone adversely affected by gambling. Members of the Gambling Therapy Team operates from locations both within the UK and internationally. Its site can be accessed at: www.gamblingtherapy.org

The main rules of responsible gaming

By following the rules below you’ll be able to enjoy games without harm to your mental health:
- Play only in a relaxed and concentrated state;
- Regular breaks are required;
- Put away beforehand the monthly amount needed for playing games;
- Set constant maximum limit;
- Before each game determine the maximum amount of winning and stop the game after getting it;
- Before the game determine the amount which you can lose;
- It is forbidden to play being intoxicated or under the influence of medications;
- Don’t play being depressed.

Online Vavada Ltd. calls upon all players to be responsible with gambling games and follow the rules provided in this article or you can write to support e-mail [email protected]