Gambling and the workplace

This increase in the availability and accessibility of online gambling means gambling in the workplace, and during working hours, is now more possible than ever.

This phenomenon is making businesses more vulnerable to issues arising from problem gambling.

As part of our commitment to preventing gambling-related harm, the foundation has produced:

Cover page of the gambling and the workplace discussion paperDiscussion paper: Gambling and the workplace

The aim of this paper is to broaden awareness of gambling issues, help employers understand the impacts gambling can have on the workplace and explore their role in preventing problem gambling and promoting responsible gambling.

Discussion paper (PDF - 1437.6 KB)

Facts on workplace gambling (PDF - 177 KB)

Guide to developing a workplace policy on gambling

This aim of this guide to help employers establish a workplace gambling policy to reduce the risk or impact of gambling in the workplace.

Download the Workplace gambling policy template (Example) (PDF - 177.5 KB)

Download the Workplace gambling policy template (Interactive) (DOC - 63 KB)

Download the guide to developing a workplace gambling policy (PDF - 236.8 KB)

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