888 Poker Releases Control Centre in the UK for Online Poker Controls

888 Holdings is dedicated to offering a responsible gaming environment. So much so, the operator recently decided to launch the Control Centre in the United Kingdom. The new option allows players to be more in control of spending on online gambling sites, including 888poker. All 888 products offer the Control Centre, which provides real-time information on spending habits and controls that can be used to cut down on spending via sites.

Safer. Better. Together.

The initiative by 888 is titled Safer. Better. Together. Players will find the Control Centre has been designed as a simple and quick option to provide quality tools for better spending habits and responsible gambling activity.

In discussing the new initiative last year, CEO of 888, Itai Pazner, commented that as part of the Safer Gambling Week initiatives, the brand is rolling out the Control Centre, first launching the UK and then on to other areas in the future.

The first phase of the new program focuses on safer gambling tools. Customers will have more options accessible to them. Additional product features will be integrated with time to create an even safer gambling environment for 888 members.

From the Control Centre, players can review their balance, deposits made, withdrawals, and win/loss tracking. With this information, players can view how much they have been spending and decide if any changes need to be made.

Tools of the Program

At the top of Control Centre, 888 has provided simple to reach sections. These sections can be viewed in 24/7 mode from the last ninety days. The Controls settings can be used to limit deposits which is connected to your 888poker account. Use this control to set limits whenever you like for safer gaming.

888 utilized widgets to provide visual guides for activity. The Insights widget is a nice addition, which shows a pie chart tracking activity over a 30 day time frame. This pie chart can easily show the player if they have perhaps spent too much time or money on online poker gaming.

The Control Centre also has an information section that takes you to Safer Gambling Tips, FAQs as well as the Responsible Gaming Policy for 888. Useful links can be used to be more responsible with your gameplay.

The tool also uses Account Restrictions to help players take a break or even exclude themselves from online poker gaming if they choose to. 888poker members can utilize this function and cut down on access when needed.

888 Holdings has plans to use the Control Centre has an integral part of the product offering from now on. The tool reflects the commitment of the brand to invest in resources to help players enjoy a safer gambling environment. The brand is fully committed to investing in technology and its teams to prevent gambling-related harm among members.

A wider rollout of the Control Centre is expected. However, it is just offered in the UK as of right now. We shall see in the coming weeks and months which other countries add this new tool to 888 platforms.

Conor Stack
Conor Stack

Conor is one of our main writers on USGS focusing on a wide range of industry coverage across sports, casino and poker.