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Skill & Knowledge

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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Forest Grove Set For Life Winner Says 'Oui' to Paris

Christina Kam from Forest Grove is brushing up on her French as she plans for a dream trip to Paris after winning $675,000 from her Set for Life ticket.

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‘Set for Life’ Dad Drives Off Laughing

Daniel Van Alstine’s life has always been full but after winning $675,000 playing his favourite Scratch & Win game, he can now say he’s ‘Set for Life’.

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A Happy Birthday Starts With A $2 Million Jackpot

What are the chances of retiring on your birthday and winning a $2 million dollar jackpot? Just ask Mr. Ping Kuen Shum from Vancouver, as he hit the mark on all three milestones on the April 28, 2018 BC/49 draw.

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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