Lady Luck


Discover the Truth Behind "Lady Luck"

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While many believe in the allure of Lady Luck, the truth is, she's just a myth. A series of wins can happen at any point during play and that’s all part of the fun. However, this should not be mistaken for the illusion that you may be “on a roll” or have control and influence over the game and outcome. Success, especially in gambling, is more about knowledge and strategy than mere chance.


The reality of Lady Luck does not exist. So why bank on her? Instead, invest time in understanding the games you're playing and what the odds of winning are.

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Play better! Use your GameSense.

  • Randomness: Every game has an element of unpredictability. Understanding this will help to manage your expectations. 

  • Know the Odds: Every game, be it cards, dice, or slots, has its odds. Understanding the odds of each game can make a world of difference in your game strategy.

  • Probability: It's mathematics, not luck! Understand the probability of your chosen game, it will help you to make informed decisions.

  • Know the Game: Before placing your bet, know how the game works. This can drastically change your gameplay for the better.

  • Don't Chase Losses: Trying to get back lost money by gambling more can trap you in a harmful loop. When you lose, you might think "just one more game" will fix everything or that your luck must change soon. But chasing these losses usually only brings more losses and doesn’t make the stress go away. 

Gamble smarter and use your GameSense. Get to know how the game works and what the odds are before you play. Remember, there's no such thing as Lady Luck in the real world. Don’t rely on whimsical fantasies of luck.

If you gamble, use your GameSense. 

AGLC’s GameSense Program is a go-to educational resource on gambling. 
GameSense is for Albertans aged 18+ who gamble and want to play smarter.