The X-Factor Games is all about having as much fun as possible - but it’s very important to us that you play responsibly, and within your limits. Here you’ll find all the info you need to enjoy The X-Factor Games as it should be enjoyed - safely and responsibly - as well as friendly places to turn to should you feel yourself or a loved one is in need of help.
Whilst we want you to enjoy all the amazing games we have on site, your wellbeing is important to us, too! If you think you’re spending too much time at The X-Factor Games, or if you’re concerned for a loved one, we’ve got your back. Here’s a bit of general advice to start off with:
Sometimes it can be hard to recognise our own patterns of behaviour, so getting an outside perspective can be super useful. That’s what we’re here for - to provide you with as much help and guidance as possible so that you can make sure you’re playing responsibly and within your limits. Have a look at the list of statements below, taken from the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders. Don’t let the title put you off - the following behaviours may help you to determine whether or not you’re spending too much time on site. If you recognise yourself in any of them, it might be that you’re experiencing the beginning of a gambling problem. In this case, please seek professional help - it’s important that you keep yourself well!
Worried about how much time you’re spending at The X-Factor Games? We’ve got some helpful tools on site to put you in control. The following options can help you to mediate your playing habits:
There’s lots of options available to you if you’re worried that yourself or a loved one may have developed a gambling problem. To start with, you could install certain software to block/filter certain gambling sites to reduce the amount of time spent on these. We recommend:
There are also many organisations that can lend a helping hand to those suffering with a gambling dependency:
If you suspect a loved one of having a gambling problem, compare their behaviour to the list below. If it sounds all too familiar, the person in question may have developed a dependence on gambling, in which case they should seek professional help.
We take responsible gambling and the welfare of our players very seriously. That is why we want to provide you with tools that help you keep your gambling in check. Click here to take a self-assessment test on responsible gambling.