@RGCouncil RGCouncilCanada
@RGCouncil RGCouncilCanada

Who is RGC?

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

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Safer Play

Safer Play

What you should know

Gambling is a leisure activity. Whether you or someone you know chooses to gamble, it’s important to understand that gambling comes with potentially serious risks. Because the fact is most people lose when they play the lottery, play a casino game, or place a bet. That’s why you, your family, and your friends should know how to protect yourselves when it comes to problem gambling.

Problem Gambling

Almost everyone who develops a gambling problem thinks it’s just a matter of time until they’ll hit the jackpot. They often gamble to the point that their relationships, finances, and health are negatively affected. That’s why it’s important to make gambling safer.

Tips for Safer Gambling

  • Don’t think of gambling as a way to make money.

  • Always gamble with money that you can afford to lose.

  • Never chase losses.

  • Set a money limit.

  • Set a time limit.

  • Don’t gamble when you are depressed or upset.

  • Balance gambling with other activities.

  • Gambling and alcohol are not a good combination.

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