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Learn how skill and knowledge factor into games of chance

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Finding Help

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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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‘Extra’ Winner Beats Cancer and Odds of Winning the Lottery

If beating cancer this year wasn’t already remarkable enough, Brian Moore also beat the odds to win the $500,000 ‘Extra’ prize from the April 7, 2018 Lotto 6/49 draw.

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B.C.’s Newest Lotto 6/49 Millionaire is No Joke

British Columbia’s newest millionaire is no joke – despite her family’s disbelief on April Fool’s Day, when she told them she had the winning ticket for the $7 million jackpot from the Lotto 6/49 draw on March 28.

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Courtenay Resident Reels In A $2 Million Catch!

Courtenay resident, Geoffrey Bennett will be spending a lot more time in his happy place thanks to winning the $2 million BC/49 jackpot on March 17, 2018.

Of every dollar you play,

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goes back into BC to fund public services, like healthcare.

In 2016, BCLC staff spent 

610 volunteer hours

at the Greater Vancouver Food Bank.

Players like you helped fund

$907.7 Million

that support the wellbeing of BC communities (2016/17).

February 27

British Columbians Divided on Which Film Will Win Big at 90th Academy Awards

B.C. bettors can wager on the glitz and glamour of the 90th Academy Awards on PlayNow.com. With more than 25 bets and an Oscars Pool, bettors can wager on various categories from Best Picture to Best Makeup and Hairstyling.


January 31

Super Bowl Hype in Full Swing with Prop and Novelty Bets

From halftime show entertainment, potential wardrobe malfunctions and the game’s Most Valuable Player, B.C. sports fans can wager on more than 400 bets for Super Bowl 52 on PlayNow.com


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