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Many ways to gamble, many ways to get help

With only one in 10 people with gambling problems reaching out for help, a new advertising campaign and website - gamblershelp.com.au - have been launched to promote help services.

Matt takes control of his gambling

Meet Matt, a 27 year old tradie who has battled with gambling for seven years.

Fight for you wins Media Campaign of the Year

The powerful Fight for you 100 Day Challenge campaign created by McCann Melbourne for the Victorian Responsible Gambling Foundation has won Media Campaign of the Year in the 2013 AdNews Awards.

What happens after 100 days?

A follow up to last year’s highly successful Fight for the real you campaign, Fight for you take 2 follows up two of the participants, almost 12 months on.

Launch video showcases ‘Gambling’s not a game’ and KidBet

'Gambling's not a game' aims to engage young people, parents, teachers, schools, sporting clubs and the wider community about the risks of gambling to young people.

Premier surprises ‘Fight for you’ heroes with a personal thank you

Our 'Fight for the real you' campaign heroes were honoured at an intimate event on Thursday 5 September 2013 at Parliament House, and received quite a surprise when the Premier of Victoria popped in to say thank you in person.

2,500 people take on the 100 Day Challenge to tackle gambling problems

Victorian Responsible Gambling Foundation chief executive officer Serge Sardo says the high number of participants reflects how people with gambling problems have identified with the campaign heroes and felt motivated to reach out for support.

Fight for you hero Matt meets his sporting idols

Fight for the real you’ campaign participant Matt Torcasio rubbed shoulders with his sporting idols at the Collingwood Football Club Community Cup breakfast this morning.

Inspiring stories drive successful problem gambling campaign

After one hundred challenging days, the four brave faces of the 'Fight for the real you' campaign have emerged stronger and more in control of their gambling.

Hundreds sign up for 100 Day Challenge

Over 1,000 people have signed up to take better control over their gambling in the first six weeks of a new problem gambling campaign launched by Premier Denis Napthine.

Problem gambling exposed in world-first campaign

The Foundation has launched a world-first problem gambling campaign 'Fight for the real you' with support from Premier Denis Napthine and Minister for Gaming Regulation Andrew McIntosh.

Talk to us before you talk to them

Our research shows that partners, family members and friends are often the first to notice signs of a gambling problem in a loved one, and can play a significant role in supporting problem gamblers to seek help.

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