The Fifth Estate You Bet Your Life

The Fifth Estate You Bet Your Life

This one-hour program investigates the effects of VLTs — Video Lottery Terminals. Gambling is no longer considered a sin or vice; instead our provincial governments not only operate these terminals, but they also take 50% of the profits. Children are the fastest growing group of compulsive gamblers. The report highlights how the terminals affect compulsive gamblers and the larger impact on our society.

  • 2004
  • 00:38:37
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 06/14/2013
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Metadata

Subjects
Gambling -- Social aspects -- Canada [LCSH] Video lottery terminals -- Social aspects -- Canada [LCSH] Compulsive gambling -- Social aspects -- Canada [LCSH] Compulsive gamblers -- Canada [LCSH] Compulsive behavior [LCSH] Addicts [LCSH] Social sciences [LCSH] Civics -- Study and teaching [LCSH] Psychology [LCSH] Health education [LCSH] Ethics [LCSH] Mental health [LCSH]
Team
Diane Ngui-Yen (Director), Hana Gartner (Journalist), Linden MacIntyre (Journalist), Bob McKeown (Journalist), Brigitte Ayotte-Thompson (Production Coordinator), Sally Reardon (Producer), David Studer (Producer)
Closed captioning
Not available
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