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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

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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Reports & Disclosures

Featured Reports

Annual Report 2016/17

  • BCLC achieved record net income of $1.3 billion
  • 80% player satisfaction of our games and amenities
  • 73% public recognition of positive contributions
Annual Report 2016/17 [PDF, 1214kb]


Social Responsibility Report 2016/17

  • $96.8 million in payments to host local governments
  • 79% player awareness of responsible gambling activities
  • Level of Greenhouse Gas emissions – 833 metric tonnes CO2e

Annual Reports

Every year we release reports about our financial performance and goals. In this section you’ll find our Annual Reports and Service Plans.

Service Plan 2017/18 – 2019/20

Annual Report 2016/17

Community Benefits

Thanks to our players, billions of gaming dollars have funded provincial, community and charitable programs in B.C. Find out where gambling proceeds are being invested near you.

Community Impact Report 2015/16 – B.C.

Community Impact Report 2015/16 – Abbotsford

Community Impact Report 2015/16 – Prince George

Expenses and Compensation

In this section you’ll find reports on expenses and payments for BCLC’s board members, executive team and some employees, as well as the service providers and vendors we work with.

Executive Compensation Report 2016/17

Gambling Service Provider Commissions Report 2016/17

Financial Information Act Report 2015/16

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BCLC proactively discloses information and reports about how we operate our business, including our social responsibility efforts, Freedom of Information requests, lottery retailer compliance, and employee engagement results.

Social Responsibility Report 2016/17

Freedom of Information Quarterly Report FY 2017-18 Q1

New Horizons in Responsible Gambling conference costs 

See all Accountability reports and disclosures>

Responsible and Problem Gambling

This section includes some of our most recent facts and reports on responsible and problem gambling, including B.C. Voluntary Self-Exclusion statistics and research findings.

Voluntary Self-Exclusion Statistics Q1 2017/18

Fact Sheet - Responsible Gambling

Fact Sheet – RG Check


Find out about the key policies and procedures we have in place to conduct our business with integrity.

Standards of Ethical Business Conduct for BCLC employees (SOEBC)

Travel and Expense Policy

Whistleblower Policy