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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Octogenarian Set for Life with CA$1,000 per Week Scratch Card Win

Spencer Dyson, an 83-year old retiree from Chilliwack City in British Columbia, Canada, got the surprise of his life after scratching out the “Set for Life Scratch & Win” ticket he bought at Wal-Mart. The scratched out surface of the ticket revealed three “CASH-25 Years” identical symbols in the same game area, which was all […]
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PokerStars Gets Bi-Weekly Media Exposure via Quebec’s RDS TV Sports Talk Show

In preparation for its likely arrival in Quebec’s regulated gambling market, PokerStars clinched a deal for the insertion of a segment about poker games in a talk show of Réseau des sports (RDS), a Canadian French language TV channel owned by CTV Specialty Television, Inc.    The deal gives the PokerStars brand exposure via the […]
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Toronto’s Imperus Technologies Buys Out Tel Aviv Social Games Developer Diwip

Imperus Technologies Corporation (ITC), the Toronto-based social games company that recently discarded its ISIS Lab trade name, has announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire the entire issued and outstanding shares of Tel Aviv-based social and mobile games developer Diwip Ltd. The acquisition transaction entails payment of an agreed Closing Purchase Price (CPP) […]
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Only Three Bidders Deemed as Qualified in OLG Lottery Privatization Pre-Qualifying Bid

A supposed to be tightly guarded confidential information about the outcome of the pre-qualifying process for the selection of a private provider-operator who will modernize the Ontario Lotteries and Gaming Corporation’s (OLG) lottery business, has been disclosed by unnamed sources. Accordingly, only three of the participating bidders were deemed as qualified, namely the GTECH-Scientific Games […]
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Northern Bear Casino, Saskatchewan’s First Online Casino Closes Shop

Bernie Shepherd, former chief of Saskatchewan White Bear First Nation has announced that Northern Bear Casino’s online operation has been indefinitely suspended as it is about to close shop “due to economic reasons.” Touted as the first tribal nation-owned online casino of Saskatchewan province, Northern Bear Casino launched in November 2012, while operating from the […]
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Toronto’s Brookfield Property Partners Gets Court Approval for Revel Acquisition

Brookfield Property Partners, the international property company based in Toronto, Canada that won the right to acquire Atlantic City’s bankrupt Revel Hotel Casino, received the bankruptcy court’s go signal in proceeding with the auction acquisition transaction. After hearing and turning aside the oral arguments of defeated Revel “Stalking Horse” auction bidder Glen Straub, Judge Gloria […]
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Toronto Firm’s Winning Bid for Revel Casino to be Contested by Defeated Bidder

The bankruptcy auction proceedings for Atlantic City’s debt-ridden Revel Casino Hotel declared Toronto-based Brookfield Property Partners as the winning bidder, but the finality of the Canadian real estate developer’s acquisition bid, is still subject to a U.S. bankruptcy court approval. A matter that might not get off as lightly as hoped for by Brookfield, since […]
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Belgian Gaming Commission Aims to Ban Free Mobile Casino Applications

After successfully enforcing the amended Belgian Gambling Law by blacklisting non-Belgian licenced online gambling operators, the Kansspelcommis or the Belgian Gaming Commission (BGC) is now targeting operators offering free mobile gambling applications, including the major app stores from which the free apps can be downloaded. The Belgian regulatory body deems the offering of free mobile […]
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