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B.C. raises stakes for online gamblers

19 August 2009

BC, Canada -- As reported by the CBC: "British Columbians who log onto a government-owned gambling website will soon be able to bet thousands of dollars a week on lottery tickets, sports events and a number of online games.

"The B.C. Lottery Corp. plans to raise the weekly limit on its Play Now website from $120 to nearly $10,000 – a decision that prompted immediate condemnation from opposition politicians.

"The Crown corporation's website sells lottery tickets and lets users bet on sports and play games including bingo and poker for money.

Corporation president Michael Graydon said the decision was the corporation's, not the provincial government's, and he said research shows players can set their own limits..."

 
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