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Casino Update from OLG

Jan 30, 2015 6:58 AM
By: catherine thompson

Source: Bayshore Broadcasting Corporation

6:57 AM by Officials from OLG talked about 10 to 12 gaming tables and 300 slots (Wasaga Beach ) - A casino in our area could include more than first thought. At a special committee of the...

Casino Regulatory Authority slaps MBS with S$65,000 fine

Jan 30, 2015 5:14 AM

Source: Channel NewsAsia

SINGAPORE: The Casino Regulatory Authority of Singapore (CRA) on Friday (Jan 30) announced it had imposed financial penalties amounting to S$65,000 on Marina Bay Sands for breaches...

Xenophon to shut down gambling app

Jan 30, 2015 3:22 AM

Source: West Australian

FIRST ON 7: Independent Senator Nick Xenophon has vowed to shut down a new gambling app that children can access...

How OLG's new online gambling portal could be a boon - or bust - for the province

Jan 29, 2015 11:13 PM
By: john michael mcgrath

Source: TVO.org

At the beginning of January, the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation (OLG) launched its long-awaited online gambling site: PlayOLG. Responding to a directive from the Ontario government to...

S’pore to block gambling websites from Feb 2

Jan 29, 2015 6:52 PM

Source: Big News Network

General Sources Thursday 29th January, 2015 SINGAPORE: Websites that provide, facilitate, advertise or promote gambling services will be blocked from Monday (February 2) when the Remote Gambling...

2015 Super Bowl Expected to Threaten Compulsive Gambling Recovery

Jan 29, 2015 5:24 PM

Source: Enhanced Online News

Florida Council on Compulsive Gambling Anticipates an Increase in Helpline calls as a larger Implication of Sports Betting ORLANDO, Fla.--( EON: Enhanced Online News )--The New England...

Casino cuts table gambling hours

Jan 29, 2015 2:57 PM

Source: Sault Star Online

Casino Sault Ste. Marie is reducing its table game betting hours. Beginning March 2, Casino Sault Ste. Marie won't open up its table games until 6 p.m. each evening. They currently open at 10...

$13.5M-winning lottery ticket bought 7 seconds late invalid, top court decides

Jan 29, 2015 11:51 AM
By: cbc news

Source: CBC

A Quebec man who bought a winning lottery ticket seven seconds too late has lost his Supreme Court of Canada bid to appeal a decision that has denied him half of the $27-million prize. Joel Ifergan...

Single sports betting urged by Ontario Finance Minister Charles Sousa

Jan 29, 2015 10:46 AM
By: cbc news

Source: CBC

Ontario Finance Minister Charles Sousa is urging Canadian Senate to legalize single-event sports betting. Sousa on Wednesday called the change “something that the community is asking for." Bill...

Chinese students in NZ turning to gambling (Newstalk ZB)

Jan 28, 2015 10:19 PM

Source: Yahoo!Xtra

4:03 pm Chinese students in NZ turning to gambling 3:59 pm Cast announced for 'The...