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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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Facebook becoming a “Face-bookie”?

For several years gambling researchers and problem gambling prevention specialists have voiced concern about “virtual gambling” being conducted on Facebook.  There are hundreds of apps that simulate gambling on slot machines, bingo, and almost any other type of casino or … Continue reading

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Three ways research contributes to quality responsible gambling programs

The responsible gambling field is still fairly young, but it is developing rapidly as governments around the world recognize the need to balance revenue generation with strong problem gambling mitigation strategies. Because it’s new, responsible gambling leaders have also typically … Continue reading

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