Tag Archives: responsible gambling

Who’s responsible for gambling responsibly?

I recently ran across an article by Charles Livingstone (of Australia’s Monash University) with a headline that attracted my attention: “Responsible gambling and the spectacle of the ‘problem gambler.’ ”  In the article, Livingstone expresses the view that, while governments, … Continue reading

Posted in Around the World of Gambling, The Nature of Responsible Gambling, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

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

Posted in From the Experts, Online Gambling, Youth Gambling | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Contributing to a Culture that supports Responsible Gambling

It’s fairly well-known that, like other Canadian jurisdictions, BCLC has a regulatory obligation to provide responsible gambling training to front line gambling workers across the Province. Over the years we’ve developed an appropriate curriculum, and made substantial improvements to both the content … Continue reading

Posted in New at BCLC, The Nature of Responsible Gambling | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Have you got “the right stuff” to be a presenter at next year’s New Horizons conference?

It seems like such a short time ago that we hosted a wonderful group of nearly 250 old and new friends at the inaugural New Horizons in Responsible Gambling conference here in Vancouver.  Although we have barely said goodbye our … Continue reading

Posted in Around the World of Gambling, From the Experts, The Nature of Responsible Gambling | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Why a BC gambling research centre makes sense

A couple of weeks ago the Minister responsible for gambling in British Columbia, Rich Coleman, announced an exciting new partnership. BCLC, the Government of British Columbia, and the University of British Columbia will launch a new gambling research centre.  With a … Continue reading

Posted in Around the World of Gambling, From the Experts, New at BCLC, The Nature of Responsible Gambling | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments