Playing the Machines


Written and Directed by Barbara Doran

Narrated by Gordon Pinsent

Featuring John Dunsworth (Trailer Park Boys)

Produced by Rob Blackie

Product Description

Video lottery addiction is a serious problem in Canada, but does the government’s need for revenue mean the enormous social costs are being ignored?

This is a story about a society hooked on gambling and the people trying to force lottery corporations to come clean and take responsibility for what’s happening to people whose lives are being devastated by Playing Machines.

Also at the center of the story, a pugnacious Canadian Actor, John Dunsworth (Trailer Park Boys), who’s gambling addictions nearly destroyed his career.