Alberta Gaming Commission Approves Live Trial of Everi Gaming Machines in Casinos

Electronic Gaming Machines (EGMs) supplied by Everi Holdings will go on live trial province wide in Alberta casinos, in the coming weeks ahead. The Alberta Gaming and Liquor Commission (AGLC) granted approval for the live trial to commence, with a view to a possible expansion of its existing and enduring business relationship with Everi, the […]
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Year-Round Pilot LTVM Project Goes Underway in Calgary and Edmonton

The Alberta Gaming and Lottery Commission (AGLC) together with The Western Canada  Lottery Corporation (WCLC) has this week initiated a one year Lottery Ticket Vending Machine (LTVM) pilot project. It aims to determine the viability of the self-serve lottery vending technology in the province of Alberta. Last September 21, 2015, the LTVMs were installed in age-controlled […]
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Calgary’s Century Downs Racetrack and Casino Finally Holds a Grand Inaugural Event

Century Downs Racetrack and Casino, the Class A racetrack and casino project which the United Horsemen of Alberta (UHA) had hoped to inaugurate in 2007, finally opened its doors with a Grand Opening Event last April 01, 2015 (Wednesday). Right after the traditional ribbon-cutting ceremony and at exactly 10:00 AM Mountain Standard Time (MST), the […]
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Alberta Looking to Hop on the Online Gambling Wagon as AGLC Invites Gaming Technology Bidders

Last January, the Alberta Gaming and Liquor Commission (AGLC) announced that after determining that customers are hoping to have a regulated online gambling site for legal-aged Alberta players, the government agency is actively reviewing prospects of running an Internet-based gambling website for Albertans. Part of the review includes examining the market and scrutinizing the kinds […]
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Ontario Lottery Gaming Officially Opens PlayOLG’s Virtual Doors to Legal Aged Ontarians

PlayOLG.ca, the online real money gaming site that the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation (OLG) set off with a soft launch in November 2014, is now available to the province’s legal-aged gaming public. The official launch last Thursday (Jan. 08, 2015) fulfills a major aspect of OLG’s modernization initiatives to bring in more non-tax revenue […]
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The Centre for Gambling Research Formally Opens at the UBC in Vancouver, B.C.

Last November 12, 2014, the Centre for Gambling Research (CGR) at the University of British Columbia (UBC) had formally launched and will commence research work aimed at investigating the psychology of gambling, in helping individuals with problem gambling behaviors, as well as for strengthening gaming policies. As part of its “Start of an Evolution” campaign […]
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Quebec’s BTV Social Game Developer to Officially Launch Facebook-Based Pink Martini Casino

Pink Martini Casino the Facebook-based social casino games created by Black Tie Ventures (BTV) will officially launch as a full-fledged social casino games provider in the first quarter of 2015, targeting mainly women social gamers. This was announced by Quebec gaming pioneers David and Ron Weiser who founded BTV with the help of angel investors. […]
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Atlantic Lottery Corporation Observes 10th Year of Responsible Internet Gambling

Only last month, the Atlantic Lottery Corporation (ALC) released an annual report that included justifications supporting proposals to offer regulated online gambling in the same breadth and depth as those provided by other Canadian provinces. This month, ALC is commemorating its tenth year of Internet-based operations, albeit limited to selling of lottery products and offering […]
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