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Who is RGC?

The Responsible Gambling Council (RGC) is an independent non-profit organization dedicated to problem gambling prevention.

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Vision, Mission and Values

In 2013-2014, RGC published its new 3-year strategic plan in which we renewed our vision, mission and values.

Our vision

A world free of problem gambling.

Our mission

To prevent problem gambling and
reduce its impacts. 

We accomplish our mission by focusing on: 

  • ††Empowering those who choose to gamble to make informed and sensible choices. ††
  • Influencing decision makers — policy makers, gaming providers and others — to integrate best practices into gambling products and safeguards. ††
  • Raising public awareness to generate understanding and support for problem gambling prevention.

Specifically, we:

  • ††Build awareness and understanding of the risks associated with and the strategies to prevent problem gambling.
  • Identify and share best prevention practices.
  • ††Establish standards and provide accreditation. ††
  • Bring people together to promote dialogue and find common ground.
  • ††Help connect those with gambling problems to community supports.

Our core values

  • ††Excellence — striving to meet the highest standards of professionalism and delivering on our commitment to provide the best possible expertise, programs, products and other initiatives. ††
  • Integrity — being true to our vision, honest and forthright, respectful of others, and responsible/accountable for all that we do. ††
  • Independence — being impartial and focused on best evidence and objective analysis, operating free from the undue influence of the gaming industry and others — while operating in a collegial, collaborative, inclusive manner. ††
  • Ingenuity — being inventive and resourceful, curious and inquisitive by nature.