The responsibility for supervising and regulating gambling businesses
in Alberta lies on the local gaming and liquor commission (also known as
AGLC). In its turn, the organization is comprised of two departments: the
Corporation and the Board. The Corporation represents the functional mechanism of the system, while the Board
carries the governmental policy into effect through the triggers under its control.
The organization elaborates the strategic directions and policies as well as delivers the implementation in conjunction with the largest financial institutions of Canada.
AGLC is empowered to ensure the compliance of local gambling businesses with the fundamental principles indicated in Criminal
Code as well as the documents adopted by the organization itself.
In fact, the organization holds the power to license, regulate and monitor
games of chance activities located in Alberta.
The province occupies the second position in the list of the
major Canadian gambling provinces, ceding the leadership role to Ontario.
The organization is characterized by a relatively loyal (by the standards of
Canada) attitude towards gambling activities and/or enterprises, looking forward to
conduct their business in Alberta. Therefore, AGLC adopted
a far-famed charitable license model that helps dozens of organizations to raise funds for a