Since the gambling establishments have taken root in our society we can observe a certain gambling addiction for some players. Following the strong growth of casinos and online, gamblers are becoming more numerous. Switzerland is trying to set up structures to best manage this type of person.
The financial crisis already established several years ago, the casinos suffer the arrival of numerous laws regarding tobacco and the management of people addicted to games. In France, there is a “blacklist” of banned players from gambling establishment. It is a certain cure for some people who can not manage this problem face. But it is a loss of profit for the casinos who suffer from this management.
Practically speaking, we take the example of Switzerland is the country hosting most casinos across Europe. Despite its small size and small population, Switzerland has been a net increase of people addicted to gambling.
The problem is taken very seriously. To fight against this drug, one week will be dedicated to these people by installing a prevention campaign which will run from May 17 to 23, 2010.
But that’s not all, telephone support will be put in place to listen to people affected by this “drug. In Switzerland, about 120,000 people are considered as dependent on gambling. Knowing that this country has over 7.5 million inhabitants. The percentage of players depend gambling is 2%.
For mere information, the telephone assistant is open 24/24h and 7/7j the following number: 0800 801 381. Three languages are available for better management of players. It is therefore possible to get answers on any questions related to gambling addiction.
A simple but interesting for preventing and treating players with problems with casinos or other gambling establishments.