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Disallowing winnings as a part of self-exclusion agreements

July 25, 2014 (Toronto, ON) – In 2013-14, RGC undertook a review of the practice of disallowing winnings with a view to assessing its advisability as a component of self-exclusion programs. The review also offers 9 best practices for introducing, managing and communicating the practice to ensure optimal delivery.

Canadians expected to wager $210 million on the NHL playoffs

April 14, 2014 (Toronto, ON) – With the Stanley Cup playoffs looming, a new survey from the Responsible Gambling Council (RGC) shows that Canada’s national pastime is fertile ground for Canadians looking to gamble. Canadians are expected to wager $210 million on the grueling two-month hockey tournament with 18 per cent of the adult population intending to place a bet.