Randomness

Gambling is a lot like a box of chocolates – you never know what you’re going to get because the outcome is completely random. 

Read up on randomness
House advantage

You should always hope to win but expect to lose because the odds will always favour the house.

Learn about house advantage
Skill vs. chance

For some games, you can use strategies to improve your odds of winning. Others are based on chance.

The role of skill vs. chance
Odds and probability

At the casino, odds and probability do not mean the same thing. Do you know the difference?

Odds and probability
Managing your play

Before you gamble, it’s wise to make a plan for how long you’re going to play or how much you’re going to spend—maybe even both.

Limit setting
Spending calculator

Gambling is a form of entertainment, and it comes with a cost. Estimate how much you are spending with this interactive tool.

Try the spending calculator

Here’s to healthy play

Looking for ways to keep gambling safe and fun for yourself, a friend or family member?