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Olympic Men’s Hockey Roster Firm: Team Canada Odds

The 25-man roster comprising Canada’s chance at Olympic gold in Pyeongchang, South Korea beginning Feb 14 is shot through with enough homegrown talent to get the job done. Team Canada boasts former Toronto Maple Leafs goalie, Ben Scrivens,Β centre Derek Roy of the Edmonton Oilers and Vancouver Canucks, and former forward Rene Bourque of th ...

Novomatic completes 52% acquisition of Ainsworth

While the provincial regulatory authorities struggle with presenting a unified approach to online casino offerings, the diamond grindstone of gambling heaven continues to turn slowly and surely in the international markets. Novomatic announced on Monday that they had finally received international green lights in Australia, South Africa, and Nev ...

Casino Union’s FOI Request Met With $500k Fee Demand by BCLC

After Great Canadian Gaming Corp. filed a court action in November 2017, asking that the second phase of documents not be released to Postmedia (Vancouver Sun) the British Columbia Lottery Corp (BCLC) has now asked a casino workers’ union to pony up about half a million dollars to get their hands on documents related to communications betw ...

Great Canadian and Clairvest Secure West Toronto Bundle

The Western Greater Toronto Area (West GTA) gaming bundle has been awarded to a coalition of Great Canadian Gaming Corp. and Clairvest Group Inc. The companies will develop and operate four casino properties west of Toronto. Great Canadian has casino properties throughout the provinces with a heavy presence in BC and Clairvest is a private equit ...

If Bell is Seeking Internet Censorship, Who’s Next?

Under the auspices of blocking piracy, some of Canada’s largest media concerns seem to be out to undo the country’s robust net neutrality policies. The CANADALAND news and podcast website recently ran an article after coming into possession of a draft proposal to the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications (CRTC) that indica ...

Betsoft Releases Super Hybrid Slot; Legend of the Nile

While many developers are rolling out holiday-themed slots, 3D cinematic gaming innovator Betsoft has struck out in a new direction this December with an Egyptian themed cluster ‘slot’ under the title, Legend of the Nile. Betsoft has been creating unique games for over a decade, but this is the first big 6×6 grid format we’ ...

Gateway’s Plans for New Casino in London Revealed

After bubbling up in the news for a couple of years, Gateway Casinos and Entertainment Ltd have finally announced more detailed plans about the flagship casino they’d like to build to replace OLG Slots at Western Fair District in London, Ontario.

According to a report in ...