FansUnite Becomes a Member of the Canadian Gaming Association

FansUnite Is Now a Member of the CGA FansUnite Entertainment Inc, a sports betting and entertainment company announced that it has become an official member of the Canadian Gaming Association (CGA). Announced on November 25 and effective from November 24, FansUnite joined the national trade association of the gaming industry in Canada. As a member of the CGA, FansUnite will have the privileg [...]

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Canada’s Online Casino Industry is on the Rise

Canadians are a diverse people known for their love of leisure pursuits, among various other things. From hockey, to canoeing and mountaineering. there are multitude of ways people like to escape the toils of work and seek pleasure. Like much of the world, a high concentration of the population also allocate a portion of their free time to some carefree, leisurely gambling as a form of [...]

02 December 2020

Tips and Tricks to Find a Legal Casino in Canada

There are several methods that a player can use in order to find a safe online casino in Canada. With so many different gambling sites available for Canadians to play at, it can be difficult to know which ones you can trust and which ones you should stay away from. Thankfully, you don’t have to worry about that because we have done all of the hard work for you. There are many eleme [...]

02 December 2020

DraftKings Is Royal Idea as Canada Embraces Conventional Sports Wagering

DraftKings (NASDAQ:DKNG) is a gaming equity for investors to consider, as Canadian policymakers mull legislation that will allow betting on individual sporting events, according to one analyst. On Monday, Credit Suisse analyst Benjamin Chaiken highlighted the stock as a play based on recently introduced bills in Canada that pave the way for single-game betting. Those proposals, one of whi [...]

02 December 2020

Elys Game Technology Comments on Canadian Legislation to Legalize Single-Event Sports Wagering in Canada

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Elys Game Technology, Corp. (“Elys” or the “Company”) (Nasdaq:ELYS), an interactive gaming and sports betting technology company, today commented on proposed Canadian Federal Government legislation to legalize single-event sports wagering in Canada (Bill C-13 "An Act to amend the Criminal Code (single event sport betting)." The proposed changes would giv [...]

02 December 2020

FansUnite Entertainment becomes official member of the Canadian Gaming Association

Members of the Canadian Gaming Association (CGA) will attain the privilege to foster new relationships with the various entities involved in the gaming industry in Canada that currently collaborate or partner with CGA FansUnite Entertainment Inc (CSE:FANS) (OTCQB:FUNFF) announced that it has become an official member of the Canadian Gaming Association (CGA), the national trade asso [...]

02 December 2020

Canada's Quebec to investigate casinos for possible money laundering

OTTAWA — The Canadian province of Quebec will launch an independent audit to gather information about possible money laundering and criminal activities in publicly owned casinos, the province’s finance minister said on Monday. An external auditor will be appointed to lead the investigation of money laundering and criminal activities, as well as loyalty programs, at four state-owned [...]

02 December 2020

Score Media, Penn Among Potential Winners as Canada Moves Toward Single-Game Betting

On Thursday, Canada’s Liberal Party introduced legislation that would end the country’s ban on single-game sports wagers. That sparked rallies in some equities with exposure to the country’s betting market. Currently, Canadian gamblers can wager on parlays authorized by provincial lotteries. But betting on individual games is prohibited, prompting bettors to either use illegal local b [...]

02 December 2020

Finance minister orders external audit of Quebec casinos after investigation into Mafia perks

MONTREAL -- Quebec's finance minister has ordered an external and independent audit of the province's casinos. The move comes after Quebec French-language news channel TVA's investigative unit found Mafia leaders had received access to luxury perks through the Montreal Casino, including tickets to shows, meals and free hotel rooms.  Finance Minister Eric Girard said he wants a de [...]

02 December 2020

Bragg Gaming Speaks Out in Support of Canadian Legalization of Single-Event Sports Betting

TORONTO(GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Bragg Gaming Group Inc. (TSXV: BRAG, OTC: BRGGF) (“Bragg”, the “Group” or the “Company”), a Toronto-based and innovative B2B online gaming solution provider, today provides commentary on the Canadian government’s proposed federal legalization of single-event sports betting. “We’re very supportive of the move to legalizing single-event betting [...]

02 December 2020

Canadian Gaming Association lauds FansUnite Entertainment membership

FansUnite Entertainment has become an official member of the Canadian Gaming Association, the national trade association of the gaming industry in Canada, with immediate effect. Members of the CGA will attain the privilege to foster new relationships with the various entities involved in the gaming industry in Canada that currently collaborate, or partner, with the authority. “We are del [...]

02 December 2020

Canada well on its way to legalizing single-game sportsbetting

In Canada and proposed legislation that would amend the criminal code so as to legalize single-game sportsbetting nationwide has reportedly passed its second reading before the House of Commons. According to a Wednesday report from SBC News, Bill C-218 was authored by Brian Masse from the left-leaning New Democratic Party and is now undergoing a review ahead of being put to a final vote befor [...]

02 December 2020

Alberta online gambling platform delayed until 2021

It looks like the provincial government of Alberta, the United Conservative Party (UCP), still plans to allow a locally licensed online gambling platform, according to the 2020-21 budget released on February 27. But it doesn’t look like that will likely occur until at least the middle of 2021. This new delay was revealed in an email from Alberta Gaming, Liquor and Cannabis (AGLC) sp [...]

17 September 2020

Canada’s casinos crawling back to life, but still far from lively

Canada’s land-based casino sector is slowly creaking back to life after its long pandemic shutdown this spring. Last Friday, casino operator Great Canadian Gaming Corp (GCG) announced plans to reopen 11 casinos in Ontario that were ordered shut in mid-March as local COVID-19 infection rates spiraled out of control. The venues are scheduled to reopen on Monday, September 28. The Ontario L [...]

17 September 2020

Fort St. John urges province to reopen casinos as city revenue shrinks

The mayor of Fort St. John, B.C., is asking the provincial government to show its cards on reopening casinos, as the pandemic continues to drain municipal coffers. In a letter to Premier John Horgan, Mayor Lori Ackerman said her town's revenue has shrunk since mid-March from nearly $900,000 last fiscal year to around $270,000 during the first six months of thi [...]

17 September 2020

Great Canadian Gaming to reopen casinos in Ontario and New Brunswick Sept. 28

TORONTO -- Great Canadian Gaming Corp. says it will reopen its casinos on Sept. 28 in Ontario and New Brunswick that have been closed since March 16. The Toronto-based company says 11 Ontario casinos will adhere to provincial guidelines, which include indoor limits of 50 people and no operation of table games or other amenities. Its casino in New Brunswick will also open that day, w [...]

17 September 2020

Mayors press premier to work with casinos on reopening plans

LONDON, ONT. -- With casinos still closed in the region, municipalities feeling the financial impacts are speaking up. “You can’t open a casino with only 50 people in the door not in a practical way anyways,” says Drew Dilkens, Mayor of Windsor. In a letter obtained by CTV News, 25 mayors who make up the Casino Host Municipalities Group express concern about the “significant job [...]

17 September 2020

Casino Nova Scotia Halifax, Sydney Relaunch Gaming

Great Canadian Gaming Corporation is here to make a new announcement regarding its daily operation in Atlantic Canada. Casino Nova Scotia is going to relaunch its gaming offerings on October 5, following the implementation of all safety protocols. Both Sydney and Halifax will see the return of in-person gaming come next month. The two casino venues in question had to close for business [...]

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