Microgaming Casinos Hold “Festive Frenzy” Slot Tournament with “Santa’s Wild Ride”

Take a wild ride with Santa at Microgaming online casinos during the Christmas holidays and have a chance to win a share of the CA$125,000 prize pool at stake in the ongoing “Festive Frenzy Slot Tournament.” The network-wide tournament kicked-off last December 01, 2014 via the Christmas-themed “Santa’s Wild Ride” multi-player slot. The slot continues […]
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Sen. Runciman Says Canadian Sports Betting Bill Up for Senate Voting by January 2015

Canadian Conservative Senator Robert “Bob” Runciman,  the senate sponsor of Bill C-290, an Act to Amend the Criminal Code (Sports Betting), disclosed in an interview with the TSN that the bill would finally go up for senate voting as early as January 2015. Bill C290, aka the Canadian Sports Betting Bill, which the Canadian House […]
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OLG Board Appoints Former Harper Security Advisor Stephen Rigby as New CEO

This week, the Board Chairman of the Ontario Lottery Gaming Corporation (OLG) Phillip Olsson came out with an announcement that the Board has decided to appoint National Security Advisor to the Prime Minister of Canada, Stephen Rigby, as the new OLG President and CEO. Beginning January 05, 2015, Mr. Rigby will assume the position and […]
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Amaya Confirms Quebec AMF Probe Related to PokerStars Acquisition

Pointe Claire-based Amaya Gaming Corporation has confirmed that Quebec’s Autorité des Marchés Financiers (AMF) is currently conducting investigations into trading transactions related to the iGaming company’s celebrated acquisition of the Oldford Group, holding company to Rational Group and its PokerStars online poker business. Amaya Gaming made the confirmation through a statement released last Thursday night, […]
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SBTech Clinches Deal to Support Cherry Online Casinos’ Upcoming Sportsbook Offering

Malta-licensed sport betting turnkey solutions provider SBTech, recently landed a deal to furnish one of Sweden’s leading online gambling companies, Cherry AB, with end-to-end and tailored sportsbook solutions for popular Cherry online casino brands, Cherry Casino, EuroSlots, SpilleAutomater, NordicSlots and NorgesSpill. The newly inked deal will enable the five Cherry AB casinos to participate in […]
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BC Ferries Not Keen on BCLC Profit Sharing Scheme for Proposed Slot Machines on Board

BC Ferries, the former crown corporation turned independent transport organization, took into consideration the British Columbia Lottery Corporation’s (BCLC) proposal to install slot machines on board BC Ferries’ vessels in exchange for a 25 percent share of the gaming revenue, net of prizes paid. Mike Corrigan, the CEO of BC Ferries remarked that based on […]
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The OLG’s Responsible Gambling Program Recognized by World Lottery Association as the Best Overall

The Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation (OLG) announced last week (Nov. 26) that it has received recognition from the World Lottery Association (WLA) for having the “Best Overall Responsible Gaming Program” for 2014. The WLA presented the award during the biennial general meeting, World Lottery Summit held in Rome last November 05, 2014. As a […]
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The Guardian Unravels Prince Edward Island’s Internet Gambling Fiasco

The Guardian recently came out with an investigative report detailing how the provincial government of Prince Edward Island (P.E.I.) had once hoped to become an international online gambling regulator by entering into an agreement with the Mi’kmaq Confederacy of P.E.I. The Guardian had recently unraveled information surrounding the province’s failed online gambling initiatives, including a […]
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BCLC’s PlayNow Celebrates WMS Games Launch with a “Ten Millionth Spin” Promo

This November Williams Interactive Games announced the launch of the company’s entire library of WMS casino games at PlayNow.com, the online gambling facility owned and operated by the British Columbia Lottery Corporation (BCLC). The collection comprises the game content of WMS slot machines created for online gaming by Williams Interactive.   In celebration of WMS […]
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