OLG In Hot Water After Audit Results Revealed

Ben Hamill - October 20, 2021

The Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation (OLG) was subjected to a federal audit, with the final phase having been completed in December 2020. But the results of that audit have only recently been published, and the findings are less tha...Read More

Lottery Scratch Ticket Pays Out Over CA$600k

Ben Hamill - October 18, 2021

The British Columbia Lottery Corporation (BCLC) have reported yet another major lottery winner. In this case it was in the Set for Life scratch card department that the win occurred, with the winners due to be paid out an impressive CA$67...Read More

ALC Now On Track For Ground-Breaking Year

Ben Hamill - October 14, 2021

It has been a difficult time for most, with the world health crisis causing dire financial hardships. But, despite these difficulties it is turning out to be a bumper year for the Atlantic Lottery Corporation (ALC.) The company, which spe...Read More

Ontario’s Latest Lottery Millionaire Revealed

Ben Hamill - October 13, 2021

There are a number of lotteries that Ontarian residents can choose from, including Ontario 49. Ontario 49 is considered a localized alternative to Lotto 6/49, not paying out as much per draw, but available on a daily basis. In the latest ...Read More

Lottery Millionaires Yet To Claim Jackpot Win

Ben Hamill - October 11, 2021

Another week has passed and as such the national lotteries have again held their draws. It isn’t uncommon for no big winners to be declared, but in this case a pair of lucky Canadians managed to strike it lucky. The British Columbia...Read More

CA$20 Lotto Max Jackpot Keeps On Growing

Ben Hamill - October 08, 2021

The Lotto Max jackpot just keeps on growing, heading into the stratosphere. Since it was not claimed the amount has rolled over, meaning that it will now be exceeding the already impressive CA$20 million. How large it will get remains to ...Read More

Lucky Canadian Wins Second Big Lottery Prize

Ben Hamill - October 06, 2021

Many say that it is extremely unlikely to win in a lottery game, and this is indeed true to a certain extent. Some Canadians, however, manage to win not just once when playing the lottery, but twice. This is the case with 76-year-old Leo ...Read More

British Columbia Millionaire To Go Public

Ben Hamill - October 01, 2021

There is little as life changing as suddenly realising that you are $70 million richer. It is the sort of money that can buy almost anything, including and beyond an entirely new life. But, on the other hand, what if that millionaire had ...Read More

Lighthouse Keeper Lotto Winner Ready for Bright Future

Ben Hamill - January 24, 2020

Ivan Dubinsky, a lighthouse keeper who works near Port Hardy in British Columbia, has just claimed a $1 million nest egg in the nationwide Lotto 6/49. The draw is held every Wednesday and Saturday, after 7:30 pm Pacific Time, and offers a...Read More

OLG Does Its Bit For Local Communities

Ben Hamill - January 24, 2020

The OLG has been an on going boon of financial support to the communities hosting its various casinos and gaming venues across Ontario. Canadian casino legislation determines that all operators donate regular allocations to their individu...Read More

Lottoland Launches Its Very 1st Sports Book

Ben Hamill - January 15, 2020

Online Lottery betting giant Lottoland has confirmed having sealed a deal whereby the operator will for the first time ever be in a position to offer sports betting offerings to its customer base. Lottoland recently confirmed that as a di...Read More

Two Men Arrested For Attempted Lotto Fraud

Ben Hamill - January 10, 2020

Winning the Lottery is a stroke of luck not destined to befall everyone during their lifetime. People embrace a variety of good-luck superstitions and charms in an attempt to make those winning numbers drop and some have even claimed repe...Read More

Lotto 6/49 Winners Aim To Stay Down To Earth

Ben Hamill - January 04, 2020

Big lottery wins are almost always life-changing events. As exciting as they are, they can also bring their fair share of challenges. Winners can have friends and relatives demand money, and can spend irresponsibly until their fortune ...Read More

BCLC Appoints New Chief Financial Officer

Ben Hamill - January 03, 2020

The British Columbia Lottery Corporation has appointed Alan Kerr as the new Chief Financial Officer as well as the new Finance & Corporate Services Vice President. His official duties, which he’ll discharge from the BCLC head...Read More

What Type of Lottery Player are You?

Ben Hamill - December 28, 2019

As social beings, people are interested not only in what their fellow humans are doing, but in how and why they are doing it. Professional (and armchair) anthropologists study different behaviours and try to put reasons and numbers to ...Read More

Making New Year’s Resolutions That Stick

Ben Hamill - December 23, 2019

New year’s resolutions: good or bad idea? This is a surprisingly contentious issue for people, especially near the end of the year. Almost everyone is familiar with that burning desire to start the new year off “be...Read More

Spain’s Amazing Christmas Lotto

Ben Hamill - December 15, 2019

It’s the second oldest Lottery in the world; beat to the time post by the Netherlands’ De Lotto only; having survived a civil war and even an outbreak of global influenza that wiped out millions; and nothing says Christmas ...Read More

The Superstitions That Help Us Win The Lotto

Ben Hamill - December 07, 2019

You just gotta love superstitions. And especially the colourful, interesting and at times absolutely whacky ones perpetuated by Lottery players as their personal secrets to jackpot success. And its not only Lotto players who hold on to...Read More

Richmond Player Celebrates A Lotto Birthday

Ben Hamill - November 27, 2019

Richmond Lottery player Marlon Coronado won’t be likely to forget his 36th birthday. The lucky man celebrated another year in the land of the living right ahead of the Lotto 6/49 draw that saw him win a fantastic CA$1 ...Read More

Gold TV ISP Ruling May Mean iGaming Changes

Ben Hamill - November 25, 2019

A recent federal court ruling stipulating that local Canadian ISPs are to block all online traffic to and from Gold TV may mean significant implications for local and foreign online gaming providers. Gold TV has officially been added t...Read More

Scratch Cards Setting Guinness Book of World Records

Ben Hamill - November 21, 2019

If there’s one itch that demands to be scratched, it’s without a doubt the Lottery scratch off itch! Scratch Off tickets are very popular, mainly because of the fact that they are quite cheap and readily available at just a...Read More

2 More Lotto MAX Big Wins Announced In B.C.

Ben Hamill - November 06, 2019

Lottery excitement is at an all time high in the provinces as Lotto MAX continues to do its thing. British Columbia is the focus at present as there are currently not one, but two, big draw jackpot prizes awaiting the claim. Lottery pr...Read More

Quebec Players Treated To Super Jackpot Wins

Ben Hamill - October 31, 2019

Quebec players are treated to the very best that the casino games, Lottery and Poker world has to offer. Poker recently paid it forward to one of its loyal players when Fadi Seeman grabbed hold of a really lucky opport...Read More

Loto-Quebec’s Latest Report Reveals Player Preferences

Ben Hamill - October 30, 2019

Canadian operator Loto-Quebec has released its latest financial and revenue report. According to the first-half of 2019/2020 assessment, Quebec players are now more than ever before choosing to spend time and money on casino gaming ent...Read More

Scientific Games & BCLC Ink Extended Deal

Ben Hamill - October 29, 2019

Scientific Games will be providing the BCLC with its range of tech products and support services for another 5 years, a recent press release confirmed. This thanks to the two parties having recently entered into an extended contract th...Read More