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This is your GameSense.

You've learned how the games you play really work, and the odds of winning or losing.  But as smart as it is to learn as much as possible about each game you play, it's also important to know how life situations can affect how you gamble.  

There are many factors that contribute to what you need to know.  And we've started the conversation with a focus on Seniors and Kids.  So whether you're a parent, a senior, or a friend or family member of either, find out what you need to know here.

And check back regularly to see what's new!


Kids & Gambling

Kids are gambling earlier than you might think.

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Seniors & Gambling

Make the most of your retirement. Help keep gambling fun by using your GameSense.

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Budgeting Tool

Try our GameSense budgeting tool and keep track of how much you're spending on Slots and Table Games.

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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 - Pai Gow Tiles

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

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    How the Games Work - Texas Hold ’em Bonus Poker

    To win at Texas Hold ’em Bonus, you must be the player with the best five-card poker ha...

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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 - Roulette

    The roulette wheel consists of numbers 1-36, alternately coloured red and black, plus 0...

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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 - Slot Machines

    Slot machines operate randomly. This is due to a Random Number Generator (RNG) inside e...