The odds of gambling responsibly

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Michael Graydon, President and CEO of BCLC, kicks off Responsible Gambling Awareness Week at Chances Gaming Entertainment in Kamloops, Jan. 9 (Samantha Garvey/CBC).


This week is Responsible Gambling Awareness Week in Kamloops.

There will be events everyday, including kiosks throughout the city and an open-house this Friday.

To kick it off, British Columbia Lottery Corporation invited everyone to Chances Casino to explain what it's all about.

Here's President and CEO of BCLC, Michael Graydon, explaining Responsible and Problem Gambling.
       

 
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Does Kamloops have a gambling problem?

We wanted to know what the gambling habits of Kamloops residents are like.

We sent Daybreak's Samantha Garvey outside to find out how often people are gambling.


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When does casual gambling become a problem?

Lorraine Moulton is a registered clincial counsellor in Kamloops.

She joined Shelley Joyce in the studio...


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This is Responsible Gambling Awareness Week in Kamloops.

The British Columbia Lottery Corporation is holding an open house this Friday. 

It's at the Desert Gardens Community Centre on Seymour Street, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

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