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Helpful Links

BC Partnership for Responsible Gambling — a source for information on responsible gambling and assistance for those seeking help with problem gambling

Gaming Policy and Enforcement Branch — regulates all gaming in British Columbia, including the operations of BCLC

Responsible Gambling Council — a non-profit organization committed to the prevention of problem gambling

GetGamblingFacts — practical information to help you make informed decisions if you gamble

International Centre for Youth Gambling Problems and High-Risk Behaviours at McGill University

GamTalk — a free online forum for people who want to share experiences and ideas about gambling

Gamblers Anonymous — for those who wish to stop gambling

Gam-Anon — for the spouse, family or close friends of problem gamblers

Publications Library

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    How the Games Work - Three Card Poker

    Bet against the dealer, on the value of your own three-card hand or bet both.

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    How the Games Work - Blackjack

    Also known as 21, Blackjack is a popular casino card game in which players compare thei...

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    The GameSense Guide to Slot Machines

    There are a lot of myths and misconceptions when it comes to slot machines. With a litt...

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    How the Games Work - Baccarat

    Baccarat offers many different ways to play, such as Mini, EZ, Midi and No-Commission B...

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    Voluntary Self-Exclusion

    The Voluntary Self-Exclusion Program can be an important first step in helping you to c...

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    How the Games Work - Pai Gow Tiles

    Pai Gow Tiles is a game of Chinese Dominoes played with thirty-two dominoes, dealt by t...