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How Gambling Works


Skill & Knowledge

Learn how skill and knowledge factor into games of chance

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Finding Help


Finding Help | GameSense

If you find yourself gambling too much, or if it no longer feels like a game, there’s help if you need it.

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Thanks to our players, billions of dollars have supported communities and help B.C. grow.

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Player awareness of responsible gambling activities rose to 79% in 2016/17.
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In 2016/17, $695M in prizes was won by lottery and eGaming players across B.C.
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To be more open and accountable, we created a new Reports and Disclosures page featuring key corporate info and stats. 
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A lot more than fun

We're proud to be part of almost every sphere of life in B.C. From fun and great prizes, to rewarding jobs and community funding, the benefits of our business come full circle. We operate lottery, casino, bingo and online gambling on behalf of the Province and we take care to balance the fun and fair so that our games are as secure as they are entertaining.

We’re in the entertainment business, competing among the vast entertainment choices available to our players. Our Player Innovation video shows how we stay competitive.


You can feel the excitement the moment you open the doors to any BCLC facility. Each one has its unique offerings including slots, table games and bingo. What remains consistent is the security and integrity of the games and the operations. We stand behind it.

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Nothing captures the public imagination like a lottery. BCLC has been in the lottery business since we first began in 1985 and we have been providing players the chance to live that dream ever since.

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Online Gambling

The world is changing fast. So is the definition of entertainment. Many players today like having the option to play online and to enjoy the virtual version of their favourite games while connecting with players in B.C. and across the country.

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Governance & Regulatory Oversight

Critical to the successful operation of any organization is the foundation of good governance.

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Player protection and security and the integrity of our games are fundamental to what we do.

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Doing Business With Us

BCLC does business with a lot of organizations across British Columbia.

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