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Riverboat casino plan for Sudbury floated

Apr 1, 2015 1:32 AM

Source: Sudbury Star

A Sudbury developer is taking his bid to build a casino out on the water. In a move that will surely get tongues wagging and heads turning, Richard Diotte of Citadel Leasing recently unveiled a...

Where China's High-Rollers Go To Gamble After Macau Casino Crackdown: New Report

Mar 31, 2015 11:10 PM
By: johan nylander

Source: Forbes.com

High profile Chinese gamblers are fleeing Macau after Beijing’s crackdown on corruption, with other countries both in the region and beyond now benefitting from their fondness for a flutter. Xi...

What Is The True Legal Status Of Daily Fantasy Sports

Mar 31, 2015 2:04 PM

Source: Big News Network

Forbes Tuesday 31st March, 2015 I am an Associate Professor of Law...

Amaya looks to double business in five years as it expands, adds sports betting

Mar 31, 2015 11:25 AM

Source: Brandon Sun

MONTREAL - Amaya is looking to double its online gambling business in five years as it expands its recently acquired PokerStars brand to new markets and begins to add sports betting and fantasy...

Online gambling in Ontario: 5 facts from OLG

Mar 31, 2015 10:28 AM

Source: CTV News

Ontario officials hope the launch of an online gambling site will keep money that was being spent on international sites in the province. The Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation launched its...

March is Problem Gambling Awareness Month

Mar 30, 2015 10:01 PM

Source: SAMHSA

For many Americans, gambling is a fun, recreational activity.  For others, as many as 6-9 million Americans, gambling is a damaging behavior that can harm relationships, family life, and careers. ...

Mass. Lottery vendors look the other way as minors gamble

Mar 30, 2015 9:55 PM

Source: Boston Globe

Yet the problem is not retailers’ alone. The Massachusetts State Lottery Commission has a share of the responsibility in ensuring its games are played responsibly. Continue reading below Last...

Children exposed to junk food and gambling ads on YouTube vloggers’ sites

Mar 29, 2015 4:30 PM
By: henry austin

Source: The Independent

Their saccharine-sweet video blogs are watched avidly by millions of youngsters on YouTube and the likes of Zoella and her boyfriend Alfie Deyes are said to make a fortune from the adverts that appear before their posts. But an investigation by The...

B.C. Lottery Corporation sued for allegedly taking casino cash

Mar 29, 2015 2:34 PM

Source: Yahoo! Canada

One of B.C.'s biggest casino companies is suing the B.C. Lottery Corporation for more than...