PlaySmart

Facts, tools and advice

We believe gambling should always be fun.

By giving you tools and information to help manage your budget and customize your playing experience, we’re helping keep it that way. And if it stops being fun, we’ve got resources to help.

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Boost your gambling knowledge with PlaySmart Tools

PlaySmart tools help you improve your gambling knowledge by showing you how it really works. Take a quiz, try a simulator, or take our Slot Play Calculator for a spin!

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How gambling really works

When it comes to gambling, there’s no secret formula or lucky charm that will help improve anyone’s odds of winning. Skill isn’t a big factor either; it mostly comes down to chance.

Learn how gambling works

Taking a collaborative approach

We work closely with government and independent agencies to find newer, better ways to support people who are concerned about their gambling. We focus on key areas like employee training, player education, game design, advertising, treatment, and community involvement.

About the agencies we work with

Want help taking control of your gambling habits?

Join the OLG Self-Exclusion program.

It's available to every adult, regardless of who you are or what your history with gambling is like.

Learn more about Self-Exclusion