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British Columbia Lottery Corporation
Kamloops (head office): 74 West Seymour Street
Kamloops, BC V2C 1E2, Canada
Richmond Office: 10760 Shellbridge way, Suite 100 Richmond, B.C. V6X 3H1 Canada
Internet: http://www.bclc.com
Lottery's Online Gaming Site: www.playnow.com
Phone: (250) 828-5500
Fax: (250) 828-5637
Population: 4.15 million
President & CEO: Greg Moore (Interim CEO)
Start - up: April 1, 1985
Sales FY 2018: $1,174,915,557
Per Capita Sales: $232.38
Number of Employees: 854
Retailers / Points of Sales (POS): 3,481
On-line Vendor: GTECH
Internet Gaming System: N/A
Instant Ticket Vendor: Pollard Banknote Ltd.
Advertising: TBWA Vancouver
Games Offered:

Other:
Scratch & Win, Lotto 6/49, BC/49, Extra Daily 3, Lotto, Super 7, Keno ,Chaser Sports Action ,Breakopen, Bingo, Pulltab
Proceeds: 50% to health care, 50% to Consolidated General Revenue.
Jurisdiction: British Columbia, Canada


Background Information

Pursuant to amendments to the Criminal Code of Canada in 1969 and enabling legislation, British Columbia Lottery Corporation was incorporated October 25, 1984 and is continued under the Gaming Control Act of British Columbia (2002).

Prior to 1985, the Province of British Columbia was a partner in the Western Canada Lottery Foundation. As an agent of the Crown, the Province has designated the Corporation as the authority to conduct and manage lottery schemes within B.C., including the marketing of nationwide and regional lottery games in association with other provinces of Canada
Under current provincial gaming legislation, the Corporation has these responsibilities:.

  • Conduct, manage and operate lottery gaming
  • Conduct, manage and operate casino gaming
  • Conduct, manage and operate electronic and commercial bingo gaming

B.C.'s gaming industry is operated and regulated under the authority and direction of the Minister responsible for gaming, the Minister of Public Safety and Solicitor General. By order-in-council, Government appoints BCLC's Board of Directors.

 

Regional Lottery / Gaming News

 

News Archive
March 3 2021 BCLC Becomes Fifth Lottery to Launch IWG’s Jackpot-enabled e-Instants
February 4, 2021 Former BCLC Chair Tells Inquiry Cabinet Ministers Ignored His Advice to Quit High-End Gaming
Sept 1, 2020 BCLC Releases 2019/20 Annual Report and Accountability Disclosure Reports
July 2, 2020 BCLC Contracts with iTel to Support Lottery Network Services
June 17, 2020 BCLC Awards New Contract for Digital Sports-Betting Services


News Archive for CY2019
September 12, 2019 BCLC Launches PlayPlanner Optional Time and Budgeting Tool at B.C. Casinos and Community Gaming Centres
August 27, 2019 BCLC President & CEO Battling Cancer: Board Member Greg Moore to be Appointed Acting President & CEO
August 9, 2019 B.C. Lottery Corporation Loses Bid to Have Human Rights Complaint Thrown Out
July 18, 2019 BCLC Releases 2018/19 Annual Report and Accountability Disclosure Reports
May 11, 2019 Court Rejects Class Action Against Loto-Québec by Ticket Buyer
May 11, 2019 BCLC Self-Service Terminals Back In Operation: Third-party Certification of Technical Integrity Complete
May 3, 2019 Independent Testing Underway of BCLC Self-Service Terminals
March 18, 2019 BCLC Awards Pollard Banknote 10-Year Contract Extension


News Archive for CY2018
November 22, 2018 BCLC CFO Named One of Canada’s Most Powerful Women
August 28, 2018 BCLC Contributes Record $1.4 Billion to British Columbia
May 31, 2018 BCLC Allows BC's Largest Lotto 6/49 Winner to Stay Anonymous
March 22, 2018 Compulsive Gambler Sues B.C. Lottery Corp.
February 26, 2018 British Columbia Lottery Corporation’s Latest Crossword Instant Ticket Presents Extreme Value Proposition
February 13, 2018 Artist Alleges BC Lottery Corp. Used Maple Leaf Image for Scratch Tickets Without Permission
February 1, 2018 BC Lottery Corporation Launch Interactive Live Casino Experience on PlayNow.com Studio


News Archive for CY2017
November 23, 2017 B.C. Lottery Corp. Given More Oversight to Monitor Casinos Amid Review
October 30, 2017 BCLC Awards Contract to Replace Current Lottery Terminals to Novomatic Lottery Solutions
October 17, 2017 Gender Diversity in the Workplace Is Simply the Right Thing to do for BCLC
October 10, 2017 B.C. Lawyer to Conduct Review of Gaming Industry in Lower Mainland
September 28, 2017 B.C. Government Officially Launches Casino Money Laundering Investigation
August 22, 2017 BCLC 2016/17 Annual Reporting Now Available
August 23, 2017 BCLC’s 2016/17 Social Responsibility Report
April 27, 2017 BCLC Goes to Court Over Records Related to Exit of Former CEO Michael Graydon
April 25, 2017 BC Lottery Corp. Seeks Builders for New HQ
April 4, 2017 Downtown Kamloops Likely to Remain Home for the B.C. Lottery Corporation


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