Canadiens Coach On The Mend After Heart Scare

Ben Hamill - August 27, 2020

Montreal Canadiens head coach Claude Julien says he’s feeling good as new after a recent health scare landed him at St. Michael’s Hospital and undergoing a heart procedure during the Stanley Cup playoffs. Following what Julie...Read More

Montreal’s Surprise Whale Visitor Has Died

Ben Hamill - June 11, 2020

Montreal’s Surprise Whale Visitor Has Died The 9.5-metre-long humpback whale that had managed to captivate the curiosity and attention of folks living in the Montreal area in recent weeks, is reportedly suspected t...Read More

Casino Montreal Opens Kitchens For Charity

Ben Hamill - April 21, 2020

Quebec’s Casino Montreal, overseen by regulating authority and Crown corporation Loto-Quebec, may not be able to offer the usual in terms of high-quality and entertainment value to its surrounding communities, but that doesn’...Read More

Hockey Canada Halts Use Of Midget

Ben Hamill - November 21, 2019

It’s a decision that really is almost shockingly long overdue, but Canada’s hockey governing body has finally decided to permanently do away with some of the terms used to define specific age categories in boys and...Read More

Markov Wants To Return “Home” To Montreal

Ben Hamill - August 11, 2019

Russian national and NHL star-player Andrei Markov is a man on a mission. Markov left the Canadiens two years ago but has now set his hopes on making a return to Montreal. He hopes to be offered a 1- year contract by any NHL team, but sa...Read More

Rays Consider Share-Season With Montreal

Ben Hamill - July 13, 2019

New and creative; some would say desperate; ways must be employed if baseball is to remain in Tampa Bay. This according to Commissioner Rob Manfred following the announcement that the Rays will, for a season at least, ...Read More

Inside Montreal’s International Gaming House

Ben Hamill - May 30, 2019

Support for up-and-coming eSports gamers in Canada has stepped up a notch, thanks to the opening of one of the country’s first gaming houses. Located in Ahuntsic-Cartierville, Montreal, the two-storey house has become the base of op...Read More

The Curse Continues–Toronto Leaves Playoffs

Ben Hamill - May 01, 2019

Each year; and this year for the 25th season in a row; the heat is turned up and the mercury pushed into the red, despite the fact that the weather is colder than a brass toilet seat in the Yukon. The wretch...Read More

Clever Weber Ad Revisits 2016 NHL Trade

Ben Hamill - April 18, 2019

Downtown Montreal is abuzz with speculation after a life-sized billboard advertising Weber Grills at the Ville-Marie Expressway appeared to have sprung up out of nowhere. The billboard forms part of Weber’s latest Qu...Read More

Vancouver Ranked Number 5 Top Sports City

Ben Hamill - March 28, 2019

Vancouver is a city among cities; this we’ve always known. But according to an index that was compiled by the Canadian Sport Tourism Alliance (CSTA), not only is Vancouver a top tourist destination and a firm favouri...Read More

NHL Season Heads In To Last 10 Weeks

Ben Hamill - February 05, 2019

Now that its all-star break has concluded, the National Hockey League’s regular season has just 10 weeks remaining. The Toronto Maple Leafs, Winnipeg Jets and Calgary Flames are among the league’s most powerful gro...Read More

Loto-Quebec Scammed Out of $1m

Ben Hamill - December 14, 2018

Canadian gambling operator Loto-Quebec is reportedly investigating a scam that defrauded it out of more than $1 million dollars. Surprisingly, the province’s state-run gaming entity kept this information on the down low for months b...Read More

Xuan Liu Moves Into the World of eSports

Ben Hamill - November 30, 2018

It has been more than 18 months since Canadian poker star Xuan Liu cashed in a live tournament. This may seem odd considering that she has cashed six-figure wins in four different years since 2011 and has earned nearly $2 million in her c...Read More

Pat Serda Wins Big at 2018 WPT Montreal

Ben Hamill - November 09, 2018

The winner of the $5,300 buy-in, No-Limit Hold’em Main Event has emerged! Patrick Serda, a 28-year-old poker professional hailing from Canada, managed to best a field of 792 entries to secure his first ever WPT winning title and an...Read More

Miguel Goncalo Wins WPT500 Montreal

Ben Hamill - November 03, 2018

The World Poker Tour’s Montreal Main Event has just wrapped up at Canada’s Playground Poker Club. Before the tourney got underway, it was headed up by the $500 buy-in WPT500 Montreal – an event that attracted a whopping ...Read More

WPT Montreal Coming Up Soon

Ben Hamill - October 23, 2018

The iconic WPT (World Poker Tour) Montreal will return to the Playground Poker Club for the seventh consecutive year in 2018. The event will take place from October 26 to November 4 this ...Read More

Science and Sweets Make the Perfect Mix

Ben Hamill - October 11, 2018

Mapmaker and tech whizz Karen Morley became interested in chocolate after moving to Canada from the USA and being diagnosed with cancer. She was given only a 30% chance of survival, but survive she did, and...Read More

Brian Gionta Retires From NHL

Ben Hamill - September 27, 2018

Former captain of the legendary Canadiens Brian Gionta has officially announced his retirement as an NHL player after a rich 16-year career. Gionta will now return to the Buffalo Sabres as a part-time devel...Read More

WPT Releases its Montreal Event Schedule

Ben Hamill - September 23, 2018

The World Poker Tour (WPT) and partypoker LIVE have officially revealed a slew of , which will spoil a handful of players with the chance to participate in European and Canadian live events. The promos&r...Read More

Montreal Brewery Takes Over Bingo Hall

Ben Hamill - September 20, 2018

Montreal beer brewers Avant-Garde Artisans Brasseurs are reportedly planning their first microbrewery that will be open to the public for tastings. The new venue is set to open its doors this winter, and will be based in an interesting ga...Read More

Poker Giants Team Up for Canadian Events

Ben Hamill - September 04, 2018

are once again teaming up in a four-year deal to bring players world-class live tournaments in Canada and Europe. The new partnership will facilitate up to seven events during the duration of the agreement, with each tourney offering pri...Read More

Players’ Guide to WSOP-C Playground 2018

Ben Hamill - August 18, 2018

Preparations for the WSOP-C Playground at Playground Poker Club are already underway to ensure that the event runs smoothly from August 23 to September 3. It will see countless players battling it out for several top titles at the iconic ...Read More