The recent regulation of online gaming in Portugal allows for the exploration and practice of such activities, with the necessary protection and legal framework that is given both to the operators and the players.
The Responsible Gaming is associated with the behavior of players that guides their game options consciously and rationally, exerting full control of time and money that they can consciously spend, without jeopardizing their family, social and professional responsibilities.
The game should be seen as a leisure activity and entertainment whatever way it is played online or in casinos and bingo halls (land based gaming).
In situations where the player does not present these values and principles and does not act in accordance with them, the game can generate harmful effects, affecting players with repercussions in the social environment in which they live and can lead to extreme situations of excessive gambling and unregulated and addictive behaviors and practices.
Gaming should be an activity that provides joy and fun allowing players to enjoy its entertainment component.
In order for gaming not to become a problem, the Responsible Player should keep in mind that:
Face gaming as a fun and safe activity and enjoy its recreational aspect. Do not adopt behaviors that can lead gaming to become a problem, often difficult to overcome and with irreversible effects.