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Jackpot Facts

What happens when someone wins? Where are Canada's largest wins? 
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In 2018/19 lottery winners in B.C. won

When you play with BCLC, you play it forward.

For over 35 years BCLC has generated more than $23 billion in net income to support communities in BC.

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Community Impact Report 2018/19

An overview of how BCLC proudly serves British Columbians. 

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Jackpot Facts

Last year we paid lottery prize winners more than $781 million. That's a lot of dough!

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BCLC Anti-Money Laundering Program

BCLC’s role is to identify and report specified transactions and circumstances to FINTRAC. While BCLC has a role in the prevention of money laundering, BCLC also collaborates with regulators and police, which are responsible to detect, investigate and seek charges against anyone suspected to be involved in money laundering and other criminal activities.

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It's not child's play

Gambling and buying lottery tickets is for adults only, and the Province and BCLC have several measures in place to help prevent minors from gambling.

How are Lottery Numbers Drawn?

Here's an introduction to how lottery draws take place! 

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Host Local Government Payments

Each year, local governments that host casinos or community gaming centres receive a share of net gaming income generated by those facilities. 

Positive Play on has numerous player-health and site security safeguards to ensure that the only regulated online gambling site in British Columbia remains a safe and fun source of entertainment.

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Where The Money Goes

We generate over $1 billion every year that supports communities and programs across the province.

Voluntary Self-Exclusion

BCLC’s Voluntary Self-Exclusion (VSE) program is a resource for people who want to restrict themselves from gambling facilities or

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Thirty-five Gaming Facilities in BC, as well as – RG Check Accredited

Thirty-five facilities across the province have achieved RG Check accreditation. This reinforces our commitment to deliver the best possible programs and services to our players.

Responsible Gambling in B.C.

BCLC’s mission is to conduct and manage gambling on behalf of the Province in a socially responsible manner. We believe that the more people know, the better equipped they are to make healthy decisions about gambling.