Responsible Gaming

People are now more attracted towards Poker with each passing day and rightly so! Everyone earns to explore, experiment with, and enjoy a game that can be fun, thrilling, and rewarding at the same time. But we all know that excess of everything is bad and of course, poker is no exception.

We, at PokerTempo, want our players to relish an gaming experience, which also includes indulging in Responsible Gaming. A player who understands the following can be called a responsible gamer.

  • when to play
  • when to take a break
  • how to follow the game rules properly
We must ensure that you don’t get lost while navigating the exciting sphere of poker and in fact, you keep playing and entertaining yourself with all the benefits it has to offer, without being negatively affected by overindulging in it. Let us first understand how you can help yourself achieve the practice of responsible gaming and then we can move on to discussing what we can do to help you.

How can you help yourself?
We are always there for you to ensure you indulge in responsible gaming. However, here are a few steps you can take from your end to be a more responsible gamer.

  • Learn how to manage your bankroll effectively. For this, you must always play within the limits and stakes you can afford. For example, Generally, one should have at least 100+ buy-in for the stakes they choose to play. Of course, this will vary for tournaments with different formats and stakes. But the point is to never play with more than you can afford to lose.
  • Keep a separate budget for playing. Do not play with the money you have kept for some other important or essential purposes.
  • Keep studying and analyzing your game so you can figure out your strengths and weaknesses. Be mindful of your performance so you know when to stop.
  • Keep studying and analyzing your game so you can figure out your strengths and weaknesses. Be mindful of your performance so you know when to stop.
  • Do not play when you are tired, overwhelmed, or under great stress. Moreover, you should also not play when you are in the middle of working or doing something important. Allocate a separate and specific time for playing.
  • Do not chase your losses in an attempt to recoup them at tables with higher stakes.
  • Make sure to draw a firm line between playing for entertainment and playing for money so you know when you are crossing it. Always play for the former.
  • Let playing be just one part of your life and NOT the whole of it. Find other sources of entertainment too so you can maintain a proper balance between playing and other activities and hobbies.
  • Avoid playing while under the influence of alcohol.

How can we help?
Firstly, in order to access responsible gaming options on our platform,
follow these simple steps -

  • Android/Insta Play - More > Responsible Gaming
  • Deposits Limits - Playing and showing your poker skills can be really tempting. But we do not want you to cant deposit more than a certain limit if you select that particular option.
  • Self-Exclusion - If you think that playing poker is harmfully affecting your everyday activities, you can take this option to refrain from playing online poker for a while. When you have self-excluded yourself, you will not be allowed to make any deposits and play any real money game.

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