Carlo Todaro Wins Spring PlayNow Poker Champ

Ben Hamill - May 08, 2019

Carlo Todaro was the official last man sitting down at the recent 2019 Spring PlayNow Poker Championship. The event was hosted by the Farmery Estate Brewery and culminated in a very grand $400 No-Limit Hold’em Big Blind Ante event. ...Read More

Alberta Expected To Enter The iGaming Arena

Ben Hamill - February 08, 2019

In Canada, the scope and extent of gambling products and services is different in each province. Provinces are given the option as to whether regulated gambling has a place and to what extent. The province of Alberta, despite having been ...Read More

IWG and BCLC Sign Exclusive Content Deal

Ben Hamill - November 02, 2018

Premium supplier of online instant-win lotto games, Instant Win Games (IWG), has reportedly entered into a new content deal with the British Columbia Lottery Corporation. The partnership agreement will see the provider supplying its compl...Read More

NetEnt to Enter Regulated Canadian Market

Ben Hamill - October 02, 2018

After reporting exceptional growth in its latest financial report, Stockholm-listed expert in casino software development NetEnt has recently revealed its entry into two new, regulated iGaming markets. In...Read More

Record Attendance at the 2018 Fall PNPC

Ben Hamill - September 26, 2018

Over the past couple of years, the PlayNow Poker Championship (PNPC) has been establishing a reputation for itself as an essential stop on the Canadian poker tourney schedule. The bi-annual event takes place once in sprin...Read More

BCLC’s Record-Breaking 2018 Earnings

Ben Hamill - September 06, 2018

The British Columbia Lottery Corporation earned record-breaking revenues in its most recent financial year, thanks to an exceptional performance from its online gaming arm. The BCLC recently revealed its fiscal results for the 2017-18 pe...Read More

$50 Million Lotto Max Prize Claimed by Multiple "Winners"

Ben Hamill - January 16, 2016

Langley BC

It took almost 2 years for the winners of the $50 million Lotto Max ticket, sold in Langley in March, 2014, to come forward. Friedrich Mayrhofer, 67, his wife, Annand, and his son, Eric, have been named as prize winn...Read More

Problem Gamblers and Casino Responsibility

Ben Hamill - December 27, 2015

Gambling addicts in BC have turned to the courts in an attempt to hold casinos responsible for their gambling habits. In British Columbia, gaming addicts are suing casinos and the B.C. Lottery Corporation, claiming that, as part of the BC...Read More

BC Casinos Suing the BCLC Over Trust Money Collections

Ben Hamill - December 19, 2015

Great Canadian Gaming, one of British Columbia’s largest casino companies is suing the B.C. Lottery Corporation for more than $18 million dollars. The Great Canadian Casinos Inc. filed suit in the B.C. Supreme Court, stating that,...Read More

Protected Gambling in British Columbia

Ben Hamill - August 04, 2015

The provincial government of British Columbia, as part of a mandate to offer safe gambling in a protected environment, established the British ColumbiaResponsible&Problem GamblingProgram. Via its...Read More

Protected Gambling in British Columbia

Ben Hamill - August 04, 2015

The provincial government of British Columbia, as part of a mandate to offer safe gambling in a protected environment, established the British ColumbiaResponsible&Problem GamblingProgram. Via its...Read More

Highlights of the Lottery in British Columbia

Ben Hamill - July 12, 2015

British Columbia is celebrating 30 years of gambling entertainment via the British Columbia Lottery Corporation. The BCLC delivers high quality gaming entertainment for BC players along with revenue for charities and public projects in th...Read More

Anonymity for Canadian Lottery Winners?

Ben Hamill - June 24, 2015

A Dream Come True

Almost everyone dreams of winning the lottery. It’s a fantasy of paying off debts, indulging in some luxuries, helping out family and, basically getting a break from today’s ever-present financial w...Read More