BC Canada Archive

The promotion of healthier gambling habits is a major issue among government regulatory bodies all over the world. Here in Canada, self-exclusion programs are becoming more and more prevalent among the nation's provinces. Based on recent evidence, however, it would seem that some are more effective than others....
The vast majority of live casinos – even those we refer to as Canadian live casinos – are actually streamed live from casino warehouse studios in Europe. They dot the continent, from London, England to Riga, Latvia, to Portomaso, Malta. We call them “Canadian” operators for the mere fact that they accept Canadian players,...
BC Canada online casino and gambling halls a boon for economy. Talk of gambling economics in British Columbia, Canada has been rampant for nearly two years. Much of it has been negative, pertaining to nearly a decade worth of money laundering at BC casinos. Many residents believe there was government involvement, or at the...
Is the government in cahoots with BC casinos to cover bury money-laundering scandal? Some certainly seem to think so, after a labor group is reportedly being charged a ludicrous fee to release files under the Freedom of Information (FOI) clause. Unite Here, the labor union that represents casino workers in British Columbia, submitted an...
Review of current online gambling laws in British Columbia, Canada In Canada, gambling laws are mandated on a bilateral platform. On the highest level, the federal government determines what does and does not constitute gambling. However, the duty of legalizing and regulating gambling activities is left to the discretion of each province and territory....
BCLC live and online casino Canada releases Social Responsibility Report 2016-17 The British Columbia Lottery Corporation (BCLC) is the regulator of gaming activities in the province. The Crown Corporation is responsible for all brick-and-mortar gambling activities, as well as PlayNow.com, the home-grown online casino Canada players from BC and Manitoba have access to. On...
A few years ago, the British Columbia Lottery Corp (BCLC) launched a socially responsible gambling strategy called GameSense. The provincial regulator has since rolled out the new program at all 35 of its land-based casinos and gaming facilities. It has a simple purpose, but involves a much deeper, interactive process than the casino world...