Quebec Mulls on Legally Mandating ISPs to Block Unlicensed Online Gambling Sites

The province of Quebec’s budget declaration last Thursday included an announcement that the provincial government intends to address illegal online gambling operations, by passing legislation for mandatory website-specific filter controls. The planned legislative action is to order Quebec-based Internet Service Providers (ISPs) to block the virtual entry of offshore remote online gambling operators via the […]
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Canada’s Amaya Now a Certified UK Licensee Software Provider and Gaming Operator

Point-Claire-based Amaya Inc. is now a UK-licensed business-to-business (B2B) gambling software provider, while the Isle-of-Man-based Amaya Group Ltd., which operates the PokerStars and Full Tilt poker sites, received a UK-license to offer gaming software, general betting services for real events, and online casino games to online players located in Great Britain. Both entities have been […]
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BwinParty Now Part of the Mobile Betting Scene with Release of Bwin Manchester United Casino App

In a move to grow its mobile betting business from strength to strength, online gambling company Bwin.Party Digital Entertainment launched last Monday (March 16, 2015) the Bwin Manchester United Casino betting application. In harnessing its third season of partnering with the football club, Bwin.Party developed a first of its kind sports betting app that delivers […]
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Microgaming Releases Three Fresh Slot Titles at Canada-Facing Online Casinos

In keeping with Microgaming’s commitment to keep its content portfolio dynamic and brimming with exciting real money games, three freshly released slot titles for the month of March are now available in all Microgaming-powered and Canada-facing online casinos. Except for the “Lucky Leprechaun,” which is playable via desktop and mobile devices, the “Golden Princess,” and […]
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Manitoba’s Bet Rite to Distribute Ortiz Gaming’s Video Bingo Games in Canada

Bet Rite, the Manitoba-based supplier of casino gaming products in Canada has entered into an exclusive distributorship agreement with Florida-based Ortiz Gaming, a leading manufacturer of casino and bingo gaming machines. The deal will see to the distribution of Ortiz Gaming’s Class II and III video products lines throughout Canada, as Bet Rite is a […]
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Jackpot Factory Launches “Reel of Fortune” Promo Available to Canadian Online Casino Players

The Jackpot Factory Group, which operates Microgaming-powered casinos accepting Canadian players, has announced the launching of “Reel of Fortune,” a promo contest in game-show format being held in celebration of St. Patrick’s Day. The contest is open to Canadian Jackpot Factory Casino customers and they can join by spinning the “Reel of Fortune,” at All […]
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Atlantic Lottery Corporation Names Scientific Games as Lottery and iLottery Systems Provider

Atlantic Lottery Corporation (ALC) otherwise known in Atlantic Canada as Loto Atlantique has named Scientific Games (SG) as the selected provider of lottery and iLottery gaming systems for the lottery operations in the provinces of New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island. The contract awarded to SG is for a period […]
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IGT’s “Get a Clue” Game Contest Now Underway at PlayNow Online Casinos

International Games Technology (IGT), in coordination with the British Columbia Lottery Corporation (BCLC) and the Manitoba Liquor and Lotteries Corporation (MLLC), recently launched a promotional contest that gives slot players at PlayNow.com an additional prize to win when playing with a selection of IGT online slot games. Entitled “Get a Clue Contest,” the promo kicked […]
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BCLC’s Lower Mainland Casinos Getting a Boost from Influx of Chinese High Rollers

The British Columbia Lottery Corporation (BCLC) and its Lower Mainland partner casinos are riding high nowadays, as they are currently experiencing an influx of patronage coming from wealthy Chinese gamblers. BCLC’s top performing casinos, namely the Edgewater Casino in Vancouver, the Grand Villa in Burnaby, the River Rock Casino in Richmond, and the Starlight Casino […]
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