Playing online bingo can be very addictive; this is because it is so much fun. It is entertaining, exciting and incredibly compelling. We are all adults and we ought to know what our limitations are, however this does not always happen. There is the lure of those big cash and other prizes on offer and regardless of the fact that online bingo sites offer these, they are also concerned about the welfare of their members.Chat hosts or chat moderators as they are called at some sites are trained to recognize the symptoms of problem gambling. As are all the other staff members concerned with an online bingo site. However this is not always a simple thing to recognize, particularly as the bingo playing takes place online and if a member does not ask for help. All reputable online bingo sites in the UK are affiliated to groups that do help with compulsive gambling problems such as GamCare.Now although we are writing about online bingo in an effort to promote it, we also have to take a responsible attitude. Everyone has to be responsible, the bingo player and the bingo operator. Bingo is considered to be a soft gambling activity but slots games are not. They are believed to be some of the most addictive forms of gambling available.Bingo players and other gamblers love playing slots. But just as it is a responsible act to ensure that you never exceed your bingo entertainment budget, so is it responsible to set any other kind of gambling budget. These sites are open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and every single day of the year so the gamer always has access to them, and it can be very tempting to play at any time.Although online bingo sites do give away a great deal of free money and have many other special offers available such as free bingo, BOGOF, penny and other cheap games, it is still easy to exceed your bingo budget when playing. Because of their strict licensing codes these sites participate in responsible E-gaming practices, and many sites now include self-exclusion features.If you are concerned about your bingo spend, but not overly so and don’t feel that you need to contact a concern such as GamCare, you are now able to exclude yourself from an online bingo site by means of the self exclusion feature. You can exclude yourself from the site to various amounts of time and this helps to get things under control.