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OLG looking to modernize Hamilton area gambling sites

Oct 25, 2016 6:24 AM

Source: iHeartRadio

It looks like the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation is moving ahead with a plan to modernize some of its Hamilton area gambling sites....

Students count the cost of gambling

Oct 24, 2016 11:46 PM
By: henrietta cook

Source: Melbourne Age

When it comes to gambling, the numbers don't add up. And now the maths class has emerged as a new frontline in the fight against problem gambling. Years 10 to 12 students are using mathematics to...

OLG to seek private bids on Flamboro Downs

Oct 24, 2016 8:12 PM

Source: Hamilton Community News

Ontario's gaming corporation is finally seeking private-sector proposals for gambling operations in Hamilton three years after council vetoed the idea of a downtown casino. The Ontario Lottery and...

Carleton’s Science Café— Mathematics of Gambling and Some Common Gambling Fallacies

Oct 24, 2016 6:00 PM
By: stevenreid3

Source: Carleton Newsroom

As part of Carleton University’s Science Café series, Jason Gao , professor at the School of Mathematics and Statistics will the mathematics of gambling and common gambling fallacies. When : Wednesday, October 26, 2016 at 6:30 p.m. Where : Sunnyside...

UK Government Launches Consultation On Impact Of Gambling Industry

Oct 24, 2016 3:35 PM

Source: London South East

LONDON (Alliance News) - The UK government has launched a consultation on the gambling industry, with a focus on fixed-odds betting terminals amid concerns about the impact these machines may have on...

Casino-Like Betting Machines Likened To 'Crack Cocaine' Face Government Review

Oct 24, 2016 3:33 PM
By: graeme demianyk

Source: Huffington Post UK

David Cameron ditched previous review, Labour wants curb on high street 'blight' Betting machines likened to the “crack cocaine of gambling” face being hamstrung as the Government announced a...

Government to review 'fixed-odds' gambling machines

Oct 24, 2016 12:35 PM

Source: BBC

From the section UK Politics Image copyright PA The government is to review gambling machines amid concerns they may harm vulnerable people. As many as 600,000 people in the UK may take part in...

Ex-Dominion titan to head Ontario’s gambling agency

Oct 24, 2016 11:14 AM

Source: Insurance Business

The former president and CEO of the Dominion of Canada General Insurance Company is to become chair of the board of Ontario’s gambling agency, it has been announced. George Cooke has been nominated...

Atlantic Lottery Corporation held meetings about launching online casino

Oct 24, 2016 10:12 AM
By: jen white, cbc news

Source: CBC

Finance Minister Cathy Bennett says online casino 'not a priority at this time' Members of the Atlantic Lottery Corporation held meetings with the Newfoundland and Labrador government earlier this...

Commission welcomes Government gambling review

Oct 24, 2016 9:54 AM

Source: Gambling Commission

Browser does not support script. Browser does not support script. Browser does not support script. Posted on 24 October 2016 The Gambling Commission has welcomed announcement of...