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Referendum to take place on a Casino in Kingston

Apr 16, 2014 7:48 PM
By: newswatch@corusent.com

Source: CKWS Kingston News

   KINGSTON VOTERS WILL HAVE A CHANCE TO WEIGH-IN ON THE CASINO DEBATE THIS FALL. KINGSTON VOTERS WILL HAVE A CHANCE TO WEIGH-IN ON THE CASINO DEBATE THIS FALL. IN A UNANIMOUS VOTE...

Cheaters may speed need for data-laden poker chips

Apr 16, 2014 6:18 PM
By: amy langfield

Source: CNBC

Gaming chips with tracking technology have been slow to catch on, but a recent cheating scandal at the Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa in Atlantic City, N.J., may hasten a change. That's the hope at...

Fort Frances puts casino on October ballot

Apr 16, 2014 3:04 PM

Source: Thunder Bay Source

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Betting on horse races from the past could be the future

Apr 16, 2014 12:44 PM
By: guelph mercury

Source: Guelph Mercury

Could the key to a sustainable horse racing industry in Ontario be in machines that allow people to bet on past horse races? Nick Eaves, president and chief...

Expert calls BCLC’s CEO’s contract a ‘failure’ by the board

Apr 16, 2014 8:10 AM

Source: Globe and Mail

An expert on executive compensation says Michael Graydon’s contract as CEO of the B.C. Lottery Corporation was so badly flawed he’s surprised the Crown agency negotiated such a deal. “This is a...

Czechs Seek Tighter Control and Higher Tax Revenue From Gaming

Apr 16, 2014 3:34 AM

Source: BusinessWeek

The Czech government is preparing to tighten control over the gaming industry and boost its contribution to tax revenue as billionaire Finance Minister Andrej Babis seeks to keep the budget deficit...

New online lottery app courts controversy, sets daily playing limit for gamblers

Apr 15, 2014 9:43 PM
By: paula mooney, internet deals examiner

Source: Examiner.com

There’s a new lottery app in town, at least for Illinois residents, and that very first real lottery app is already courting controversy, reports The Chicago Tribune . Indeed, this Internet Deals...

Atari gets into real-money gambling

Apr 15, 2014 5:33 PM

Source: CNBC

Atari, the maker of classic video games like "Pong" and "Centipede," is about to make things a bit more interesting for players. The company said Tuesday that it is getting into real-money gambling...

Gambling - Asia And The U.S. Are 2 Different Worlds

Apr 15, 2014 5:00 PM
By: elliott r. morss

Source: Seeking Alpha

By : ©Elliott R. Morss, Ph.D. All Rights Reserved Introduction In 2009, I wrote a piece on the global economics of gambling . The subject interests me because I had previously...

Gambling in Florida continues to expand

Apr 14, 2014 9:29 PM
By: adam sinclair, elections examiner

Source: Examiner.com

It seems that the all-knowing Florida lawmakers in Tallahassee have once again forsaken the citizens of the state, and declared gambling expansion to be a "dead issue" in early April. The vote for...