Research & Data Archive

The UKGC had some good news to report in its latest research study. It turns out that minors aren't gambling as much in 2019 as they were in years past. The reduction in numbers wasn't as admirable as regulators would have liked, but it is at least a good sign that their efforts are...
Experts urge parents not to buy scratch-off tickets for kids at Christmas. We’ve all heard the argument… Scratch-off lottery tickets are a form of gambling. Underage gambling is illegal. Don not give children scratch-offs as gifts! Many parents agree with this assessment – many others do not. Every years, untold thousands of lottery scratchies...
Throughout the years, gambling in Ontario has increased dramatically. The province has spent billions of dollars building a regulated gambling framework. It now includes a vast lottery system, land-based casinos, charitable gaming facilities, and a multi-channel online gambling network. Ontario then spent millions of dollars researching the rate of problem gambling associated with those...