The Responsible Gaming Device marketed as Gameplan and introduced to the market by Canadian gaming company TechLink presents a real chance for problem gamblers to control their urges and keep gambling looses under control.
At the moment the device is designed for the use at land casinos, however, it may turn out to be useful for online casino sites as well.
The plug-and-play device can track wagers and results and gives the operator choices to keep the gaming experience safe. The device, running a money management program, lets limit losses in a given time period or bar play either at all or after a certain period of time.
Once the software is installed, the device can be plugged into any machine that will further exchange information with the host machine and set the terms of play for that individual player.
The devise is now being studied by the Internet Gaming Study Committee, and the effectiveness of the device has very has chances to be recommended for standardized usage.