BCLC Hosting Free Virtual Session on Safe Gambling
November 6, 2020
The British Columbia Lottery Corporation is launching a free, virtual session on December 1, 2020 about the financial industry’s role in supporting safer gambling.
"Banking on a Different Perspective: The Financial Industry’s Role in Safer Gambling" will feature speakers from the UK financial industry who will explore how financial services firms can help improve the financial well-being of their customers. The session will also address the use of data analysis to better understand the relationship between spending and gambling behaviours, as well as projects focused on designing effective tools to offer customers more control over their financial lives.
The session is part of the New Horizons in Responsible Gambling conference is adapting its traditional format, and offering this session as the first of two, free virtual pre-conference sessions prior to hosting a two-day virtual conference in March 2021.
BCLC has been offering gambling entertainment and contributing to B.C’s future for more than three decades. It notes it is committed to being a leader in responsible gambling through research and innovation and wants to encourage all British Columbians to make healthy choices around gambling.