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 […]
Continue reading…

 

BC Outdoor TV Show Producer/Host Wins CA$1 Million from BCLC’s Extreme Millions ScratchCard

Michael Mitchell, editor of BC Outdoor Magazine and producer/host of BC Outdoors Sport Fishing TV show, bought an Extreme Millions Scratch & Win ticket from Stave Lake Esso in Dewdney Trunk Road, Mission, British Columbia. Apparently, Mike bought the scratchcard without any thoughts or hopes of becoming an instant millionaire, since he waited until after […]
Continue reading…

 

OLG Awards East Gaming Bundle to Great Canadian Gaming’s Ontario Gaming East Limited

The Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation (OLG), has chosen the Ontario Gaming East Limited (OGEL) as the successful applicant for the East Gaming Bundle.  The OGEL is a partnership group partly owned by the Great Canadian Gaming Corporation, to which the latter has 50.1% in shareholdings. The OGEL partnership has already signed a Business Transition […]
Continue reading…

 

Kahnawake Gaming Commission and Jersey Gambling Commission Signs MOU

The Kahnawake Gaming Commission (KGC), regulator to many Canada-facing online casinos such as Aztec Riches, Captain Cooks, Casino Classic, Golden Reef and Golden Tiger to mention a few, has announced that it has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Jersey Gambling Commission (JGC). The latter being the regulatory body created by the […]
Continue reading…

 

Loto Quebec Sees Profit Growth in Q1 of 2015 after Experiencing Five Years of Decline

Quebec’s lottery and gambling operator Loto Quebec has announced that the provincial crown corporation has posted increases in both gross revenues and net earnings in the first quarter of the 2014-2015 fiscal year. Overall revenues realized from April 01 to June, 29 2015 reached CA$860.5 million equating to about 0.9 percent (.09%) growth. Still, despite […]
Continue reading…

 

Canadian Court Thwarts High Roller’s Attempt to Evade CA$9.2 Million Casino Debt

A Canada-based Asian high roller named Jian Tu had run up gambling debts totaling CA$9.26 million (S$9.94 million) after gambling at the Marina Bay Sands Singapore back in February 2013. He tried to put one over The Marina Bay Sands Casino by burying his head deep in the sand, so to speak; and by filing […]
Continue reading…

 

Rugby Stars and Lucky Zodiac Online Slots Arriving at Microgaming Casinos on September 2015

Microgaming has announced that its Star Slots Series will have another sports-themed title coming to online gambling facilities on September 09, 2015. Called Rugby Star, the new sports-themed title will be deployed along with another fresh slot content called Lucky Zodiac. To pique the interest of avid online casino players always on the lookout for […]
Continue reading…