Tag Archives: parents and gambling

Christmas may be for kids, but gambling products aren’t

Each year at this time the McGill University’s Centre for Youth Gambling Problems and High Risk Behaviors and the Washington-based National Council on Problem Gambling (NCPG) partner to deliver a message to parents everywhere: encouraging kids to gamble is a … Continue reading

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New BC liquor laws lead to changes in lottery channel communications

The British Columbia government’s recent moves to modernize liquor regulations have been generally well-received.  But with younger family members now able to enter pubs with their parents, a number of changes were needed to BCLC’s lottery business within bars and … Continue reading

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BCLC recognized for holiday campaign “Joy to give, but not to kids”

The U.S.-based National Council on Problem Gambling together with McGill University’s International Centre for Youth Gambling Problems and High-Risk Behaviors have worked for the past couple of years encouraging lottery organizations like BCLC to warn parents about the risk of … Continue reading

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Should online “social games” be regulated?

Last week I had the opportunity to attend the 15th International Conference on Gambling & Risk Taking in Las Vegas, Nevada.  Compared to other gaming conferences this was a big one.- 450 registrants came together to hear presentations by 200 … Continue reading

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[Guest Post] A Joy to Give, But Not To Kids

This week’s poster, Darren Groth, is by day one of BCLC’s GameSense Team Leaders, but by night and many weekends is an award-winning published novelist.  T’was the night before Christmas, when all through the house Not a creature was stirring, … Continue reading

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