Alberta Gambling Research Institute

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About us

The Alberta Gambling Research Institute is a consortium of the University of Calgary, University of Alberta and the University of Lethbridge. Its primary purpose is to support and promote research into gambling in the Province of Alberta.

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Apply for Grants

The Institute accepts proposals from eligible applicants for a variety of research grant opportunities.

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We provide grant funding to support peer-endorsed academic investigations. See a list of past research projects.

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Learn about research resources related to various aspects of gambling.

Research Opportunity

AGRI Post-doctoral Fellowship

Additional information, including Guidelines & Application Form. Applications due by 4:00 pm, Friday, October 14, 2022.


AGRI Annual Conference 2023

The Institute’s 2023 Conference is scheduled for March 30 to April 1, 2023 at The Banff Centre in Banff, Alberta.


Research Grants

2021/22 Major Research Grants Approved

Six major research grants were funded as part of the 2021/22 grant cycle. For details, see 2021/22 Major Grants.

2020/2021 Annual Report

2020/2021 Annual Report

Performance highlights and audited financial statements for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2021.

Read Annual Report 2020/2021


Casino & VLT Availability in Canada

The following documents provides an overview of the temporary closures and re-openings of commercial gambling venues across Canada by province.