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OLG arbitration hearing will be rescheduled due to arbitrator cancellation

Aug 30, 2016 12:33 AM

Source: Public Service Alliance of Canada

Unfortunately, the arbitration hearing scheduled for August 29 to hear the outstanding contract issues for Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation workers...

MP Brian Masse Continues The Push For Single Sports Betting

Aug 29, 2016 3:50 PM

Source: CKLW 800 AM

02:15 from Teresinha Medeiros ( AM800 file photo) Windsor-West MP Brian Masse continues the push for single sports betting. He recently...

Oh God, is the Toronto Casino Debate Back Again?

Aug 29, 2016 2:01 PM
By: neville park

Source: Torontoist

We hope you like reruns! Oxford Properties’ 2012 casino proposal. Image via Urban Toronto . Time is a flat circle. Three years after we declared a downtown casino “well and truly dead,” it’s back on the table. Here’s a quick guide to what happened...

Is Northeast Casino Scene Saturated?

Aug 29, 2016 2:26 AM

Source: Casino Connection

Is the Northeast U.S. casino market nearing the saturation point? Many gaming experts say the answer is yes. The actions that gaming companies, gaming tribes and executives are taking suggests that...

UK Gambling Commission OKs Bitcoin Payments

Aug 29, 2016 2:26 AM

Source: Casino Connection

Recent amendments made to the UK’s gambling regulations approve virtual currencies like Bitcoin as cash equivalents. However, the commission’s protections only cover UK licensed sites, while most...

Archbishop opposes small lottery expansion

Aug 28, 2016 10:03 AM

Source: Manila Times

STAUNCH anti-gambling advocate Lingayen-Dagupan Archbishop Emeritus Oscar Cruz has strongly opposed moves in the House of Representatives to expand the operations of the small town lottery (STL) on a...

The case for gambling reform is overwhelming

Aug 26, 2016 4:30 AM

Source: Melbourne Age

Australians lost more than $1200 each through gambling last year, according to fresh figures. We know that behind the averages, many of those who lose the most can least afford it. These are shocking...

Philippines Seeks Offshore Online Gaming Amid Crackdown at Home

Aug 25, 2016 10:01 PM
By: cecilia yap

Source: Bloomberg

The Philippines’ state-owned gambling regulator is targeting the overseas online gaming market for more business after the agency’s crackdown at home threatens to shrink revenue. The Philippine...

East end casino project gets seal of approval in Regina from SIGA, awaiting building permit to move forward

Aug 25, 2016 7:05 PM

Source: Meridian Booster

The Eagle West Park project was approved on Monday at the Chief’s Assembly in Regina, a project that will form into a casino on the east end of Lloydminster. The proposal of a casino for the city...

Underage gambling operation carried out at Goodwood Racecourse

Aug 25, 2016 4:23 PM

Source: Chichester District Council

An underage gambling operation was carried out at Goodwood Racecourse during a recent race meeting. The results have highlighted the need for bookmakers to be more vigilant in preventing minors...