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Strategy to Prevent and Minimise Gambling Harm 2016/17 to 2018/19: Consultation document

Jul 31, 2015 4:56 AM
By: foreign affairs publisher

Source: Foreign Affairs.co.nz

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Ministry of Health – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Summary The Gambling Act 2003 sets out requirements for an ‘integrated problem gambling strategy focused...

OLG modernization process moves forward slowly

Jul 30, 2015 3:24 PM

Source: Sault Star Online

The process to modernize OLG continues to move forward, albeit perhaps a little slower than anticipated, officials with the Crown corporation say. Tony Bitonti, OLG's senior manager of media...

Top Devon cricketer blames sport's 'gambling culture' after losing £300,000

Jul 30, 2015 2:32 PM

Source: Torquay Herald Express

The Exeter Crown Court Top Devon cricketer blames sport's 'gambling culture' after losing £300,00... X Share Tweet Share Pin It Email Copy link to paste in your message / The Exeter...

Glasgow is the gambling capital of Europe

Jul 30, 2015 11:39 AM
By: jenny kane

Source: Deadline News

A new survey has found that . In total 2,400 gamblers within 12 European nations were questioned about their gambling habits. The findings revealed that one in five Scottish males are playing...

Lifting N.L. casino ban 'not on our radar screen'

Jul 30, 2015 4:40 AM
By: rob antle

Source: CBC

Finance Minister Ross Wiseman says the province won't be rolling the dice on a casino, although he can't explain why one of his predecessors asked the lottery corporation to develop a business case...

Macau: Not Your Father's Gambling Destination

Jul 30, 2015 2:05 AM

Source: Investopedia

Dubbed as the “Las Vegas of Asia” owing to its lavish casinos, Macau is a peninsula city on the southern coast of China. Portugal ruled it before ceding it to China in 1999. Gambling was legal in...

N.L. sought help to develop business case for casino

Jul 29, 2015 4:35 AM
By: rob antle

Source: CBC

The Newfoundland and Labrador government solicited outside assistance to look at the potential business case for a casino in St. John's. That's according to documents obtained by CBC Investigates...

FRAUD: Police believe an elderly Mississauga man tried to dupe an older woman in an Ontario lottery scam

Jul 28, 2015 8:54 AM

Source: Mississauga News

INNISFIL — An elderly Mississauga man is facing fraud charges in connection with an alleged lottery scam in which an older woman was duped out of almost $7,000. South...

American Casino Guide App Introduces FREE Instant Casino Coupons For iPhone and iPad Users

Jul 28, 2015 8:50 AM

Source: Yahoo! Canada

/PRNewswire/ -- Travelers looking for savings at U.S. casinos can now get the FREE American Casino Guide app that allows them to...