IGC Gives Insight on Why and How Canadian Provinces Should Regulate Offshore Gambling Operators

The Interactive Gaming Council (IGC) recently issued a statement containing insights, which the Canadian provinces of Ontario and Quebec should consider while in the process of contemplating recommendations to regulate private remote gaming operations in their respective region. The IGC is a not-for-profit organization comprising members from Australia, Canada, Caribbean, Denmark, Israel, South Africa, Sweden, […]
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BCLC Admits to Undisclosed Slot Machine Foul Ups Caused by Technical Malfunctions

In January of this year, a female customer playing with KONAMI’s “Dragon Fever” slot machine at the Pentincton Lake City Casino won a jackpot amount of CA$99,999.97 as was indicated on the screen. After the officials at the British Columbia Lottery Corporation (BCLC) had confirmed that a jackpot win had actually occurred, the winner received […]
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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 Gambling Research Study Recommends Licensing of Private Online Gambling Operators

Last week, the working group tasked by the Quebec provincial government to assess the impact of online gambling in the province, submitted a 200-page report of their findings. The research was commissioned four years ago in conjunction with the 2010 launch of Loto Quebec’s online gambling facility Espacejeux.com. The group’s primary conclusion is that during […]
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Ontario’s Long Hoped for Online Gambling Facility Soon to Commence

Ontario’s Long Hoped for Online Gambling Facility Soon to Commence with Soft Play Launch Play OLG, the regulated online gambling site that took years of planning is finally coming to Ontario’s gambling market, as the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation (OLG) has announced its forthcoming launch any time soon. The site though will initially go […]
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Intertain Group Receives UK Continuance Licence for InterCasino

Intertain Group Receives UK Continuance Licence for InterCasino and Mandalay Bingo The Intertain Group Limited, a Toronto TSX-listed holding company has announced that the UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) granted approval of its application for a continuance licence, which serves as Intertain subsidiaries InterCasino and Mandalay Media’s authorisation to continue operating in the British market. The […]
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OLG Abandons Casino Plans for Kingston, as “NO” Votes Prevail in Referendum

A day after more than 23,600 of Kingston’s electorate voted “NO” to the government’s Kingston casino plans, Finance Minister Charles Sousa gave assurance that the provincial government of Ontario will not insist on relocating to Kingston City, the Thousand Island Casino currently located in Gananoque, a town in Leeds and Grenville United Counties. The Minister […]
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