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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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More Family Time for Victoria Set for Life Winner

Angella Gordon-Spence from Victoria is excited to spend more time with her family after winning $675,000 from her Set for Life ticket.


Vancouver Man Extra Happy After Winning $500,000

Rossland McKenna from Vancouver has an extra reason to be smiling this week after discovering he matched 4 out of 4 numbers, to win the Extra prize from the July 2, 2018 Daily Grand draw. This perfect match led him to win a total of $500,000.


‘Extra’ Special Sidney Winner Defies All Odds in Life and Lotto

Doctors told Sidney’s Robert Scott that he might never walk again following an accident in 2003. He defied the odds, however, and was back on his own two feet after a year of rehabilitation and determination. Fifteen years later, Scott has once again defied odds – this time, by one in 3.7 million – to win a $500,000 Extra prize from the Lotto 6/49 draw on June 27, 2018.

Of every dollar you play


goes back into BC.

In 2016, BCLC staff spent 

610 volunteer hours

at the Vancouver Food Bank.

Players like you helped generate


which helps fund public services and support local communities.

June 29

First Powerbucks Progressive Jackpot Won in B.C.

British Columbia has its first Powerbucks progressive jackpot winner. On June 12, 2018, a player at Chances Castlegar won the $1,101,989.79 prize while playing the Arctic Gems™ slot game.

June 27

BCLC Statement on Dr. Peter German Report

BCLC has received Dr. Peter German’s final report from his independent review of B.C.’s anti-money laundering policies and practices in Lower Mainland casinos.

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