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Dollars & Sense Guide

This handy guide can help you mind your money so you can keep gambling fun.

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GameSense Info Centres

Learn about how to play the games, the odds and randomness.

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Managing Online Content

Block kids’ access to gambling websites.

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Publication Library

Search for information about how the games work and other subjects.

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Managing Your Play

Find tips and resources to help you set a budget and stick to it.

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GameSense Tips

Play for fun, not to make money.

Know how the game works and what the odds are before playing.

Set a budget and stick to it.

Don't chase losses. Accept them as the cost of entertainment.

Balance gambling with other types of leisure activities.

Take frequent breaks.

Set a time limit before you play.

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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...

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    Want to make Sense of it all?

    The more you know, the better equipped you are to keep it fun.
     

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    How the Games Work - Let It Ride Poker

    Let It Ride is a version of Five-Card Stud. You win if your hand contains a pair of 10s...

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    How the Games Work - Texas Hold ’em, Omaha & Seven Card Stud

    Learn the differences of the variant games of Poker, including Texas Hold ’em, Omaha an...

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    How the Games Work - Four Card Poker

    In Four Card Poker, you receive five cards to make your best four-card hand. There are ...