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UK Gambling Commission awards licenses to PokerStars and Full Tilt

Oct 31, 2014 8:35 AM
By: marv dumon, casino industry examiner

Source: Examiner.com

On Friday, Amaya Gaming Group Inc. (the new owner of Rational Group) announced that PokerStars and Full Tilt have obtained a continuation license to operate in the United Kingdom. The continuation...

SIGA Receives Highest Accreditation For Responsible Gaming

Oct 30, 2014 10:05 PM

Source: MBC Network Radio Online

Written by Manfred Joehnck    Thursday, 30 October 2014 14:32 All six Saskatchewan Indian Gaming Authority casinos in the province get high marks for responsible gaming. They have been...

Kingston aside, don't bet on end to casino fallout

Oct 30, 2014 1:04 PM

Source: Kingston Whig-Standard

Kingston voters had the rare opportunity to answer a referendum question this week on their municipal election ballots. It read: "Are you in favour of a casino being located in the City of...

Plans for Peterborough area casino still on track as Kingston says "no"

Oct 30, 2014 12:16 PM

Source: My Kawartha

PETERBOROUGH -- Kingston's decision to pull out of hosting a casino will have no bearing on any private developer's plans for a casino in the Peterborough area. ...

KINGSTONIANS VOTE NO FOR CASINO

Oct 30, 2014 11:42 AM

Source: Napanee Today.ca

10/30/2014 7:41:11 AM     Kingston residents cast votes for more than just council on Monday. A question...

Problem Gambling Prevention Week event at the Slots at Kawartha Downs, Delta Bingo

Oct 30, 2014 1:20 AM

Source: Peterborough Examiner

The Responsible Gambling Council was outside the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Slots at Kawartha Downs in Fraserville on Wednesday. Representatives are on hand to educate and raise awareness about the...

Study to probe impact of online gambling games

Oct 29, 2014 9:00 PM
By: russell varley

Source: ABC Online

A Southern Cross University researcher says an internet survey is underway to learn more about the effects of online gambling games. Sally Gainsbury said initial research showed about 13 per cent...

Strike averted as union and Great Blue Heron Casino reach tentative agreement

Oct 29, 2014 8:11 PM

Source: DurhamRegion.com

SCUGOG -- It went down to the wire, but the union representing 800 workers at the Great Blue Heron Casino and the company that manages the facility reached a tentative agreement on a contract late...

Gambling addiction survey could mean better future services

Oct 29, 2014 7:02 PM
By: brion robinson

Source: Global News Canada

MONCTON, N.B. – People who deal with addiction services hope a new survey will help problem gamblers find the counselling they need. Cal Maskery is the executive director of the Harvest House...

Young adults most at risk of developing gambling problems

Oct 29, 2014 5:54 PM

Source: Thunder Bay Source

Jodi Lundmark, tbnewswatch.com Know the Score 2 team lead Te-Anna Bailey says program aims to bring awareness to risks, myths and signs of problem gambling. THUNDER BAY -- Young adults are most...