16 Jul 2010 B.C. government milks problem gamblers
National Post, July 16, 2010: The government of British Columbia has just launched an online gambling website, the first government-sanctioned online casino. The B.C. Lottery Corporation will offer 75 casino-style games for the website Playnow.com. There will be bingo, the ability to purchase lottery tickets, betting on sporting events, and all the usual games, like blackjack, roulette and poker. How this sits with the government’s mandate to enforce “responsible gambling” remains to be seen. [Read more here.]
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