What is GameSense?

GameSense promotes responsible gaming in Alberta.

What is GameSense?

GameSense is an important part of Alberta Gaming, Liquor & Cannabis’ (AGLC) ongoing commitment to promote responsible gambling in Alberta.

GameSense is a program designed for players. Whether you’re playing slot machines, table games, vlts, bingo or lottery, GameSense provides valuable information about gambling so you can make informed decisions.

In Alberta, we all have a role to play in being socially responsible. For AGLC this means identifying industry policies, regulations and best practices to develop information and programs that help players gamble responsibly.

GameSense is designed to help players:

  • Learn key gambling facts
  • Discover how games of chance work
  • Disprove commonly-held myths about gambling
  • Practice tips for playing responsibly
  • Access resources if gambling is a problem

What are GameSense Info Centres?

These ‘one-stop shops’ for GameSense are in all casinos and racing entertainment centres in Alberta and are staffed by AGLC GameSense Advisors. The Advisors answer players’ questions about gambling, and they have online and printed information about responsible play. With fun, interactive GameSense educational tools, they can provide ‘hands-on’ demonstrations of what randomness means as well as the real cost of play, house advantage and the odds of the games. They also have support and resources for Albertans wanting help with at-risk or problem gambling.

Working with Casino and Racing Entertainment Centre Staff

The GameSense Advisors educate casino and racing entertainment centre staff on:

  • What is responsible gambling?
  • What can staff do to help promote healthy attitudes towards gambling?
  • How can staff recognize the signs of excessive gambling?
  • What are the programs and services available to help reduce incidences of problem gambling?

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Contact GameSense today with any questions or concerns.

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