Alberta set to rake in $1.48 billion from gaming

Experts are questioning whether current responsible-gambling strategies are enough to curb gaming addicts as Alberta resumes its high-rolling ways.

This month’s budget documents predict Alberta will haul in $1.48 billion in gambling and lottery revenue this fiscal year, the most since 2008 — the year the last economic boom ended. The province’s net proceeds from gaming haven’t topped $1.5 billion since then, but should in 2015, the fiscal plan projects.

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