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Learn how skill and knowledge factor into games of chance

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Finding Help | GameSense

If you find yourself gambling too much, or if it no longer feels like a game, there’s help if you need it.

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Pitt Meadow Winners Keep Calm in Face of Lotto Max Win

The best way to stay calm is to take deep breathes. That’s the advice Danica Flores and Mark Wroblewski want to pass on to other lottery winners. The excited couple from Pitt Meadows matched all seven numbers and won a $500,000 Maxmillion prize from the Lotto Max draw on June 1, 2018. The Maxmillion prize was split with another winner from Ontario.

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Quick-Pick Pays Off for Richmond Grandma

According to Ms. Koon Yung Chan of Richmond, the Quick-Pick is the way to go! Chan matched all seven numbers and won a $500,000 Maxmillion prize from the Lotto Max draw on June 1, 2018. The prize was split with another winner in Ontario.

Jorge Vera and Concha Dick holding big prize

Family First for Lotto Max Winners

B.C.’s newest millionaires, Jorge Vera and Concha Dick, say they are planning to help support family thanks to their big win. The Burnaby couple matched all seven numbers and won the $1 million Maxmillion prize from the record-breaking Lotto Max draw on June 8, 2018.

Of every dollar you play

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goes back into BC.

In 2016, BCLC staff spent 

610 volunteer hours

at the Vancouver Food Bank.

Players like you helped generate

1.3billion

which helps fund public services and support local communities.

June 14

PlayNow Kicks off a Month of High Stakes with World Cup Betting

The FIFA World Cup kicks off this Thursday and soccer fans in B.C. are gearing up for a month of non-stop high-stakes soccer.  


June 12

Hank the Racoon Goes Wild for FIFA World Cup Picks on PlayNow.com

Humans aren’t the only ones hoping to make the perfect picks for 2018 FIFA World Cup betting on PlayNow.com. BCLC has signed the latest animal oracle to pick the World Cup winner as part of its Wild Cup Challenge.


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