PlaySmart

Your Gambling Profile

How do you stack up?

Take the test and find out. Finish the following statements about your gambling behaviour and the test will rank the risk level of your play.

The test is used as an evaluation tool designed to maintain healthy habits if you do choose to gamble. This is a great way to learn more about your gambling style and help manage possible risky habits. It will also provide links to different resources based on your results.

All responsible gambling modules are intended for educational purposes only. Users must be 18+ or supervised by an adult. This test is not a diagnostic tool, and should not be relied on to determine or conclude anything about your gambling behaviour. The results are intended solely to help you understand healthy habits if you choose to gamble. If you’re concerned about a gambling problem, links to support resources are provided within this test.

Question 1

I [Never, Sometimes, Most of the Time, Almost Always] BET MORE THAN I CAN REALLY AFFORD TO LOSE.

Question 2

I [Never, Sometimes, Most of the Time, Almost Always] NEED TO GAMBLE WITH LARGER AMOUNTS OF MONEY TO GET THE SAME FEELING OF EXCITEMENT.

Question 3

I [Never, Sometimes, Most of the Time, Almost Always] GO BACK TO TRY AND WIN BACK THE MONEY I LOST.

Question 4

I [Never, Sometimes, Most of the Time, Almost Always] BORROW MONEY OR SELL THINGS TO GET GAMBLING MONEY.

Question 5

I [Never, Sometimes, Most of the Time, Almost Always] FEEL THAT I MIGHT HAVE A PROBLEM WITH GAMBLING.

Question 6

MY GAMBLING [Never, Sometimes, Most of the Time, Almost Always] CAUSES ME HEALTH PROBLEMS INCLUDING STRESS OR ANXIETY.

Question 7

PEOPLE [Never, Sometimes, Most of the Time, Almost Always] CRITICIZE MY BETTING OR TELL ME THAT I HAVE A GAMBLING PROBLEM, REGARDLESS OF WHETHER OR NOT I THINK IT’S TRUE.

Question 8

MY GAMBLING [Never, Sometimes, Most of the Time, Almost Always] CAUSES FINANCIAL PROBLEMS FOR MYSELF OR MY FAMILY AND FRIENDS.

Question 9

I [Never, Sometimes, Most of the Time, Almost Always] FEEL GUILTY ABOUT THE WAY I GAMBLE OR WHAT HAPPENS WHEN I GAMBLE.

Scoring

Each individual response is scored as follows:

Never = 0
Sometimes = 1
Most of the time= 2
Almost Always = 3

Add up your scores for each individual response to get your total score.

Total Score Results
0 GREAT!
Your playing habits don’t seem risky. Keep it up!
1 – 2 SO FAR SO GOOD!
You have low-risk playing habits. Keep gambling responsibly!
3 – 7 CAREFUL!
You could be developing risky play habits. Check out our responsible gambling tools & support to see how you can manage your play.
8 – 27 WOAH!
You may have developed some risky playing habits. We encourage you to check out our responsible gambling tools & support to see how we can help you manage your play.

To learn more about gambling, check out the
How Gambling Works Section.