Gateway Casinos & Entertainment discusses possible casino
Canadian casino giant, Gateway Casinos & Entertainment is set to give an update on its possible London casino at a committee meeting on Monday. The group will present to politicians in the city, their plans to expand their operations in the Western Fair. Read more here…
AMAZON ECHO SPEAKERS LIVE IN CANADA
With Christmas around the corner, Canadians can now ask Santa for an Amazon Echo. Amazon’s voice-controlled speakers that enable Alexa – a digital assistant is now available in Canada. Read more here…
The Stars Group Sells Jackpotjoy Shares
The past Wednesday, a subsidiary of The Stars Group, Stars Interactive Holdings made a statement saying that they are looking to sell their stake in Jackpotjoy. The company has shares that are worth 5.6 million. Read more…
IS CONOR MCGREGOR DONE FOR GOOD?
Sportsbooks are horrified with the rumours spreading that the Irishman, Conor McGregor, may have thrown his last punch. This after Dana White, the UFC President admitted that they are unsure of what is to happen in the fighter’s future. Read more.
Yggdrasil Gaming joins The Sun Vegas Line Up
Swedish online gaming software provider, Yggdrasil Gaming Limited, will be adding their games to The Sun Vegas online casino. As the latest deal in 2017 for the game developer, this will be another feather in their cap. The Sun Vegas is owned by Tabcorp Holdings Limited and News Corp UK and Ireland Limited. While an amount was not disclosed, it’s highly likely that the deal will see Yggdrasil games at the online casino for the next decade. Read More
Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation
The Ontario Gaming and Lottery Corporation announced that they are planning on expanding their mobile and internet sports betting size. The corporation is on the look-out for a corporation to assist them in the expansion. The expansion will also open doors for more off-beat kinds of gambling, such as betting on eSports and novelty betting. Read More
Miss Universe 2017 crowned in Las Vegas
Miss South Africa, Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters, made victory at Planet Hollywood casino-resort in Las Vegas on Sunday. The South African became her country’s second Miss Universe in nearly four decades. The glitzy star-studded event took place at the casino’s AXIS theatre. The first runner-up for the pageant was Miss Colombia Laura Gonzalez. Followed by Miss Jamaica, Davina Bennett, as second runner-up. Read more.
LOOT BOXES IN VIDEO GAMES UNDER PRESSURE FROM GOVERNMENTS
Loot boxes in video games are coming under intense pressure from gamers, the media, and several governments. The whole was recently set off by Electronic Arts (EA) and its new Star Wars Battlefront II video game. Due to the way the loot boxes were implemented in the game, many started questioning if these could be seen as a form of gambling. This is especially worrying considering the large number of younger video game players. Read More.
JUSTICE LEAGUE ONLINE SLOT
Justice League is one of the most expensive movies made, with an estimated production budget of $300 million! Naturally, the movie had to be transformed into an online slot, and Playtech stepped up and delivered an earth-saving slot. Read more here…
ICE Totally Gaming 2018
The biggest gaming industry conference is happening in February 2018. ICE Totally Gaming will be held in London, and by the looks of things, it is going to be the largest since 2012. They have recently increased their floor space to accommodate more exhibitors. This shows the significance of the conference and its growing popularity amongst industry experts, businesses, and players alike. Read more here…
SPORTSINTERACTION.COM LAUNCHING PLAYTECH BRANDED VIDEO SLOTS
Mohawk Online Limited, a Canadian online casino operator has recently signed a deal. This deal will see the SportsInteraction.com domain start to offer a variety of Playtech branded video slots. These slots will feature some of the most iconic and popular superheroes known to mankind. Read more here…
METAL CASINO ADDS OZZY OSBOURNE AS BRAND AMBASSADOR
Ozzy Osbourne, also known as the Prince of Darkness, has turned his attention to online gambling. The ‘Rock God’ has just been named brand ambassador for Metal Casino, a metal-themed online casino. As a musician, Osbourne created some great music, shaping the genre for decades. So, it’s long overdue that he takes part in a casino that features metal music. Read more here…
STAMPEDE – BETSOFT RELEASES A NEW ONLINE CASINO SLOT
Stampede slot is an online casino slot game presented by Betsoft. The game offers players an amazing experience as they spin the slots to win in multiple ways. The game grants players with a variety of features which lead to spectacular pay-outs. We provide a scope of the game and all the features offered. Read more here…
CHOCTAW TO VOTE ON A NEW PROPOSED CASINO
The Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians will tomorrow, November 15 2017, vote on whether they approve of the tribe’s fourth casino. The tribe currently owns three casinos namely; Golden Moon and Silver Star casinos based in Choctaw, and the Bok Homa Casino which is sitting near Laurel. Read more here…
GAMESENSE IS MGM’S LATEST RESPONSIBLE GAMBLING CAMPAIGN
The GameSense project serves a contradiction to a conservative popular opinion on the gambling industry. No, the gambling industry, land-based and online does not promote winning only, in fact, this latest campaign from MGM Resorts tells gamblers that they must expect to lose. Read more here…
BREEDER’S CUP DELAYS PAYING WINNERS, INVESTIGATING RESULTS
The Breeders’ Cup has run into some controversy with its yearly Breeders’ Cup Betting Challenge. The controversy has actually caused the organisers to delay paying the inner. The whole situation has been caused by numerous players accusing the winner of collaborating with at least one other player, in a way that violates the rules of horse racing. Read More.
MORE ONLINE BANKING OPTIONS FOR GAMBLERS
Online banking payment methods have made the lives of shoppers and gamblers convenient. They don’t have to leave the comfort of their homes to make purchases or enjoy gambling on their favourite casino games. The use of online payment methods is only growing as new, different methods are introduced. Read more…
NEW OMNI-CHANNEL SYSTEM FOR CANADIAN ATLANTIC LOTTERY
In recent online gaming news, Scientific Gaming has announced their successful launch of the latest generation omni-channel lottery gaming system. The gaming system was launched in Canada and put in place for the Atlantic Lottery. The system, which is now live, supports all of the retail sales of lottery gaming as well as online gaming sales. Additionally, they support mobile for multiple provinces. Read more…
Wynn Resorts Buys More Property in Boston
Wynn Resorts is a Las Vegas casino operator with a plan for Boston harbour. Currently, they are building a brand-new integrated resort in Boston. So, their plan to spend US$100 million (CA$128 million) on properties around their US$2 billion (CA$2.5 billion) resort is a little early. The resort will only be opening in mid-2019, but at least 13 Wynn Resorts subsidiaries have bought properties around the site. Read more.
SPORTS WITHOUT GAMBLING SOON TO BE A DISTANT MEMORY
Watching and engaging in sports without gambling is on the decline. The mere thrill of the unexpected is simply not enough for millennials. In other words, sports is just not as exciting as it used to be. Read more…
Great Canadian Gaming Issues a Statement About Money Laundering Allegations
Great Canadian Gaming is the company that owns the Rivers Rock Casino Resort that has been in the news lately. The casino resort has been reported be involved in money laundering. For a while, after the 2016 report was released, the company was mum about the allegations. However, on Monday they broke the silenced and finally released a statement. Read more.
OKLAHOMA CASINO GETS HIT BY TORNADO DURING BEACH BOYS CONCERT
Saturday the 21st of October saw tickets to the Beach Boys show sell out in minutes. The show as planned kicked off at the Riverwind Casino in Norman, Oklahoma. However, the concert was short lived as a small tornado interrupted the show. Read more…
LEBRON JAMES IS THE SPORTS STAR OF THE MOMENT
LeBron James is not just a basketball player; he is thee basketball player. So, it would come as no surprise that he would be among the favourites to win the NBA MVP. Winning the NBA MVP would make it Lebron’s fifth time! Read more…
eSports Gambling Growing in Canada
In 2017, eSports has taken over as one of the biggest events in sports betting. From professional tournaments to casual gaming, this industry is booming. Canadian professional teams earn millions from these events hosted by game developers from across the globe. Added to this, betting on eSports has become as popular as other tournaments. Read More…
RESORTS WORLD LAS VEGAS READY TO BEGIN CONSTRUCTION
The President of Resorts World Las Vegas, Ed Farrell, has recently said that the massive project is moving forward. In addition to this, major construction will soon begin on the Asian-themed casino resort, which will boast 3000 rooms when completed. Read More…
Another Winner on Mega Moolah in Less than a Week
A lucky online slots player has hit the progressive jackpot on Mega Moolah less than a week after another one. It was on 1 October when this latest winner was playing the popular slots casino game. The game had accumulated to a staggering £1.4 million (C$2.33 million) jackpot. The lucky winner was playing at Betway Casino. Read more.
British Columbia Casinos Used for Organised Crime
In April of this year, the Gaming Policy Enforcement Branch passed on a memo to the minister of the provincial government of British Columbia. This memo stated that organised crime has now become a ‘viable threat to public safety’. Read more…
Antwerp Police under Investigation in Belgium
The Belgian Gaming Commission has begun investigating officers of the Antwerp Police force following identity theft concerns. Law enforcement officers in Belgium are strictly banned from gambling in the country, whether online or on land. Legislation in the country requires that all officers’ national identity numbers be added to a database. Read more…
CAESARS EXITS BANKRUPTCY
The daughter company of the world’s most diversified casino-entertainment supplier, Caesars Entertainment Corporation is back on its feet after suffering nearly three years of complex bankruptcy. Caesars Entertainment Operating Company exited bankruptcy after its parent concluded a restructuring plan which saw it chop down $10 billion off its debt of 18 billion dollars. Read more…
HIGHLANDER ONLINE SLOT TO SATISFY FANS
The Highlander online slot is based on the cult classic feature film – Highlander. Fans of the film and online gambling are in for an action-packed treat with this combination. The film achieved international acclaim and was quickly turned into a franchise, which included a series of the same name. Read more…
THE MAN RESPONSIBLE FOR THE LAS VEGAS SHOOTING
The deadliest shooting in the history of the USA happened Sunday Night by a man named Stephen Paddock. He was in his Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino room when he set up a gun to shoot at music festival attendees. Paddock was able to kill 59 people and injured 527 others from the 32nd floor of the hotel. Read More.
GAMBLER IS DENIED MILLION DOLLAR JACKPOT WIN
Jerry Rape, an Alabama gambler has been avidly trying for seven years to claim the Poarch Creek Indians Casino $1.37 million (CA$1.71 million) Bingo Jackpot, which he had won in 2011. Read More.
PAC-MAN ARCADE GAME COMING TO A LOCAL CASINOS
Gamblit Gaming has partnered with Bandai Namco to bring casino players the Pac-Man inspired real money casino game, Pac-Man Battle Casino. The casino game will be multiplayer where two to four gamblers can wager real money and play the game together. Pac-Man Battle Casino will debut at the Global Gaming Expo happening in Las Vegas. It will only reach casino floors in 2018. The casino game will be made available through the Model G Interactive tables. Read More
LAKE CITY CASINO KELOWNA TO ADD NEW RESTAURANTS
Western Canada, the home of Lake City Casino, have recently made confirmed that around CA$3 715 365 is going into the addition of restaurants to the casino. The casino operator, Gateway Casinos and Entertainment Limited, announced that not only do they plan to add two new restaurants to the Kelowna Casino, but they are looking to make updates to the gaming floor of this casino. Read More.
NIAGARA FALLS COULD BE BANKRUPT IF CASINO DISPUTE REMAINS UNRESOLVED
Niagara Falls has become a popular gambling destination for Canadians and Americans, with a good selection of casinos on both sides of the border. However, across the border in the United States, things aren’t looking all that great for the city of Niagara Falls. Niagara Falls is part of New York State, which is currently having a dispute with the Seneca Nation of Indians. The Seneca run three casinos throughout the state of New York, including one in Niagara Falls. Read More
DAVIS CUP WORLD GROUP – TEAM CANADA VICTORIOUS
For the first time in 21 years, the Davis Cup World Group returned to Edmonton. The prestigious tennis championship saw Canada take on India to secure their place in the elite 16-team World Group next year. Team Canada won thanks to young tennis star Denis Shapovalov. Other members of team Canada included Daniel Nestor, Brayden Schnur, Vasek Pospisil and at the helm captain Martin Laurendeau. Read More.
YGGDRASIL GAMING SET TO RELEASE JUNGLE BOOKS SLOT
Canadian gamblers will soon be able to go on a thrilling jungle adventure with Yggdrasil Gaming’s Jungle Books slot. The innovative online video slot is said to use all of the unique features that Yggdrasil has become famous for. This instant play online slot is based on Rudyard Kipling’s famous book about Mowgli, an abandoned child raised by wolves. Read More.
HURRICANE IRMA CAUSES CASINOS TO SHUT DOWN
Hurricane Irma has resulted in devastation in the Caribbean and the USA, with at least ten dead and a whole island (Barbuda) severely damaged. The hurricane is recorded as the strongest storm to date that has hit the Atlantic in over ten years, shattering the land with strong winds of 289 kmh. Read More.