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Finding Help


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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David Leblanc holding a big cheque

Winning $500,000 Renders Qualicum Man ‘Extra’ Speechless

Like many people often do, David Le Blanc has always dreamed about what he would say or do if he won lottery. However, now that he really has won, he is speechless.

michael jansen

Prince George Daily Grand Top Prize Winner Laughs His Way to the Bank

Self-professed jokester Mike Jansen from Prince George started buying Daily Grand tickets as a joke to tease his wife. If he won the lottery, he would retire – but that meant she would have to spend a lot more time with him.

Brian Fear PlayNow Winner

North Vancouver BC/49 Winner To Relive Youth with a New Dream Car

Brian Fear of North Vancouver has dreamed of owning a muscle car ever since he was 16 years old. He will soon be behind the wheel of one, thanks to his $2 million winning ticket, purchased from, for the January 27, 2018 BC/49 draw.

Play it Forward

Of every dollar you play,


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).


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

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January 31

BCLC Launches Interactive Live Casino Experience on Studio operations support 50 new, local jobs in Metro Vancouver

BCLC today launches a unique new Live Casino experience on, featuring live table games streamed in real-time video, to enhance entertainment experiences for players while creating new, local jobs in B.C.

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Work for an innovative organization that gives back to the province of BC.

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