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Stop the chase

Oct 20, 2014 7:45 AM

Source: Stratford Beacon Herald

As a small number of bingo players trickled into the Stratford Agriplex, representatives from the Responsible Gambling Council bet on an awareness program to help anyone struggling with a gambling...

Japan casino plan likely delayed again, official says

Oct 20, 2014 3:33 AM
By: tetsushi kajimoto and yuko yoshikawa

Source: Yahoo! Canada

By By | Reuters – 5 minutes ago Business News » NEW YORK (Reuters) - Microsoft Corp. is preparing to launch a smartwatch within the next few weeks that will passively track a user's heart rate...

Casino opponents’ lottery forecast based on faulty data

Oct 19, 2014 9:43 PM

Source: Boston Globe

Jessica Rinaldi/Globe Staff A man scratched a lottery ticket at Tan-Thang Market in Chelsea. Casino opponents are forecasting a doomsday for the Massachusetts Lottery if casinos are allowed to open...

Gambling prevention week wrapping up

Oct 18, 2014 3:52 PM

Source: Bayshore Broadcasting Corporation

Problem gambling prevention week highlights help for family and friends. (Hanover ) - This week, Oct. 13-19th,  is Problem Gambling Prevention Week and the Responsible Gambling Council (RGC) is...

Ministry Muzzled Expert on Gambling Addictions

Oct 17, 2014 4:26 AM

Source: TheTyee.ca

Kuldip Gill told to say risks of putting slots on BC Ferries beyond her 'area of expertise.' Apparently the B.C. government is an expert on gambling experts. Slots photo via Shutterstock. ...

River Rock, Starlight casinos saw $27M in suspicious transactions this spring

Oct 17, 2014 1:18 AM
By: cbc news

Source: CBC

A investigation has discovered a rush of suspicious money totalling almost $27 million flowed through two B.C. casinos this spring. Most of the mystery money that came in from mid-March to mid-June...

Bwin.party Director Says AGA Has Betrayed Online Poker – CardsChat.com

Oct 16, 2014 10:31 PM
By: news

Source: Pokerknave

Bwin.party Director Says AGA Has Betrayed Online Poker CardsChat.com The American Gaming Association (AGA), the premier lobbying group for gambling in the US, is usually recognized as a powerful proponent of poker in general, but the director of one...

Responsible gambling promoted at Flamboro Slots

Oct 16, 2014 6:32 PM
By: brenda jefferies

Source: Flamborough Review

Representatives from the Responsible Gambling Council (RGC) will be educating the public on safe gambling at Flamboro Downs from Oct. 17-19. The group is in the midst of its...