Pause and Plan is the first step in concluding your Voluntary Self-Exclusion. The course provides information about how gambling works and is an opportunity to think about personal experiences with gambling.
You can take the Pause and Plan course online. Begin the course by clicking here.
You will be required to create a unique user name and password. Record this information somewhere safe, as it cannot be recovered if you forget it.
It will take approximately 1.5 to 2 hours to complete the online course. You do not need to complete the course at one time. You may save your progress and return to the site within 30 days. After 30 days of inactivity your username will expire. You will then need to create a new username and start the course from the beginning.
To register completion of the course you will be required to submit your name and birthdate online to Manitoba Liquor & Lotteries.
The course is also offered monthly in-person by the Addictions Foundation of Manitoba (AFM). To register call the AFM at (204) 944-6368. You may also take the course online.
Completing Pause and Plan does not conclude your Voluntary Self-Exclusion. You will remain enrolled in the Voluntary Self-Exclusion program until you write a letter of request and receive acknowledgement from Manitoba Liquor & Lotteries.
Computer System Requirements
High-speed internet is required to access the online course. The course is not designed for tablets or smartphones.
Pause and Plan Troubleshooting
While taking Pause and Plan, each information box and activity must be reviewed and completed in order to proceed to the next page. Be sure you have clicked on every component of information on the page.
If you have a technical question about the course, email firstname.lastname@example.org The email is monitored during corporate working hours.