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Casino contenders list reduced

Nov 25, 2015 6:03 AM

Source: North Bay Nugget

The Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corp. has whittled down the number of contenders to run gaming operations in North and southwest Ontario. In the North, which includes Casino Sault Ste. Marie, OLG...

Casino for Sudbury moves forward

Nov 25, 2015 12:52 AM

Source: Sudbury Star

As many as five private companies remain in the running to operate casinos in Northern Ontario, including one in Sudbury. On Tuesday, the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corp., whittled down the number...

'Final step' before service provider chosen to run certain day-to-day gaming operations for regional gaming bundles

Nov 24, 2015 6:38 PM

Source: Sault Star Online

SAULT STE. MARIE -  Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corp., has whittled down the number of contenders to run certain day-to-day gaming operations for both North and Southwest gaming bundles. In the...

Casino company tips hand with plans for new $25M gaming facility in Penticton

Nov 23, 2015 8:18 PM
By: joe fries

Source: Penticton Herald

Gateway Casinos and Entertainment finally tipped its hand Monday, unveiling a $25-million plan to build a new gaming facility on one of Penticton’s most visible corners. Cascades Casino Penticton...

Veteran Hollywood Actor & L.A. King Legend Challenge DraftKings and FanDuel

Nov 23, 2015 3:56 PM

Source: Sys-Con Canada

HOLLYWOOD, Calif. , Nov. 23, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- John Oliver's coverage of DraftKings and FanDuel collected more than 2.5 million views in the first week as the impact of the daily...

When gambling becomes an addiction

Nov 23, 2015 12:24 PM

Source: CNN

Wearable Technology: Untold Potential for Online Gambling

Nov 23, 2015 8:48 AM
By: news team

Source: DirectorsTalk

Wearable technology is not all that popular right now, but neither was the internet when it was first created. Google, Samsung, HTC, Sony, LG and Apple have all tried their hands at some form of...

Alcohol, gambling problems tackled in the heartlands

Nov 22, 2015 11:13 AM

Source: Today Online

SINGAPORE — Mental health professionals have gone into the community and the heartlands to make addiction treatment more accessible, and one recent initiative includes a joint collaboration between...