Gateway Casinos Introduces Match On Wheels

Ben Hamill - July 27, 2021

Gateway Casinos and Entertainment venues are mostly known for offering gambling services to locals, but also for their Match Eatery and Public House brand. The Match restaurants provide an excellent range of customised dishes, only availa...Read More

Century Casinos Reopens Four Alberta Establishments

Ben Hamill - June 14, 2021

Century Casinos, the Colorado Springs-based gaming company, has announced that four of its Alberta establishments have reopened as of June 10, 2021. After the company had to close all casinos in the Canadian province on 13 December last y...Read More

Price Hike Makes GCGC Take-Over Likely

Ben Hamill - May 14, 2021

Following financial and asset vehicle Apollo Global Management Inc.’s concession to increase the price of its bid for purchasing Great Canadian Gaming Corporation, a takeover is beginning to look more likely than ever before. The NY...Read More

Harrah’s LV Introduces Electronic Craps

Ben Hamill - February 18, 2021

Harrah’s Las Vegas recently rolled out a very special Craps table. No felt and no traditional chips, but certainly Craps, their first-of-a-kind Roll to Win Craps table is an electronic table with an LED screen and traditional dice w...Read More

Gateway Loan Causes Stir In House Of Commons

Ben Hamill - October 12, 2020

The CA$200 million Federal Government loan extended to Gateway Casinos & Entertainment as part of government’s Large Employer Emergency Financing project has emerged quite the subject of dissension in the House of Commons. ...Read More

Seneca Resorts & Casinos Cancel Live Shows

Ben Hamill - September 23, 2020

All live performances and music shows previously scheduled by New York’s Seneca Resorts and Casinos for the remaining months of 2020 have been cancelled, the gaming and entertaining establishment has confirmed. Cancelled shows incl...Read More

Station Finally Gives Up Reno Casino Dream

Ben Hamill - September 14, 2020

Las Vegas-based hotel and casino gaming company Station Casinos has thrown in the towel on a 15-year-long battle to raise a successful casino in Reno. According to the Reno Gazette Journal (RGJ), the company recently put all of its Reno ...Read More

CA$1M Poured Into Niagara Casinos Re-Opening

Ben Hamill - August 31, 2020

One million Canadian dollars. Such is the size of the investment poured into improving and strengthening the health and safety barrier in place at Ontario’s Fallsview Casino Resort and Casino Niagara. Now closed for 5 months+, and ...Read More

Leisure Acquisition Scraps Gateway IPO Deal

Ben Hamill - July 20, 2020

It certainly seems as if Canadian casino operator giant Gateway Casinos & Entertainment’s prospects of listing on the New York Stock Exchange in association with special purpose acquisition vehicle Leisure Acquisition Corp., are...Read More

Social Casinos Are Shaping iGaming’s Future

Ben Hamill - July 09, 2020

Human beings are wired for social connections. To connect socially with others and to create are two very primal human needs. And since playing and interacting with games are considered strong creative outlets, we are by our very nature a...Read More

Gateway Won’t Be Listing Publicly Just Yet

Ben Hamill - July 08, 2020

When Canadian gaming operator giant Gateway Casinos & Entertainment announced late last year that it was about to merge with a special purpose acquisition vehicle called Leisure Acquisition Corp. for the purpose of listing on the NY S...Read More

Unifor Seeks Court Relief Re Gateway Demands

Ben Hamill - June 24, 2020

Casino workers’ union Unifor Local 1090 has filed an official violation complaint against casino operator giant Gateway Casinos & Entertainment. The union has said that it is nothing short of appalled at Gateway’s decision...Read More

Ontario Casinos & Hotels Desperate To Reopen

Ben Hamill - June 24, 2020

Those representing Ontario’s local casino industry on Friday voiced their concerns before the Standing Committee on Finance and Economic Affairs, painting a scenario of ‘do or die’ in the face of a slow and harrowing eco...Read More

Genting To Close All UK Poker Rooms For Good

Ben Hamill - June 22, 2020

Really sad news recently handed down to UK-based card playing enthusiasts is that major operator Genting will not be reopening any of its . All rooms situated across Genting’s 42 UK casinos will therefore remain permanently closed e...Read More

North Bay Cascades Roadwork Bid Awarded

Ben Hamill - June 19, 2020

Gateway Casinos & Entertainment has confirmed having now received a long-awaited North Bay Council go-ahead regarding the planned Cascades Casino North Bay roadwork project. Once completed, the upgrade to the intersection connecting P...Read More

Saskatchewan Casinos Issue Layoff Notices

Ben Hamill - April 02, 2020

As the country continues to reel under the new and mostly unprecedented challenges brought about by the Coronavirus pandemic, Canadian casinos are struggling to keep head above water. Uncertainty regarding current as well as future income...Read More

Evolution Gaming en route vers une nouvelle année pleine de réussites

Ben Hamill - February 24, 2020

Le spécialiste des casinos en direct, Evolution Gaming, connaît son âge d'or. Le fournisseur a récemment révélé ses excellents revenus pour les 12 mois précédant le 31 d&eac...Read More

Osoyoos FN Tribe Eyes Okanagan Valley Casino

Ben Hamill - February 22, 2020

First Nations tribes are constantly looking for new and more effective ways of supporting their member communities. Tribal gaming venues are a real boost to tribal economies and obviously a valued benefit to Canadian players and gamers. A...Read More

Macau Casinos To Re-Open Subject To New Rules

Ben Hamill - February 21, 2020

Some may argue that its way too soon, but Macau casinos are expected to reopen for business within the next couple of days following a 15-day period of no trade for fear of the possibility of further spreading the deadly . But the propose...Read More

Microgaming dévoile sa gamme de jeux pour février

Ben Hamill - February 16, 2020

Le mot est officiellement lâché, et la nouvelle est tombée. Microgaming a prévu toute une sélection de nouveaux titres passionnants pour 2020. Le développeur a fait allusion à une grande r&e...Read More

Dealer Schools Currently Thriving In Japan

Ben Hamill - February 06, 2020

Japan’s emerging industry may not be all smooth sailing or budding roses, but this hasn’t stopped a handful of dealer schools from popping up like mushrooms all over the country. Despite the various scandalous stories involvi...Read More

Harrah’s Reno To Halt Casino Operations

Ben Hamill - January 24, 2020

The merger of is in all likelihood the biggest reason behind the legendary Harrah’s Reno preparing to cease all casino and gaming operations later this year. The iconic casino has been around for some 82 years and is currently oper...Read More

Vegas Teachers Call For Casino Tax Hike

Ben Hamill - January 23, 2020

  Las Vegas may be best known for its and legendary Strip, but it’s easy to forget that the region is also home to a fully functioning community. A community focused on the quality of the local...Read More

Gateway Confirms Significant Leisure M & A

Ben Hamill - January 06, 2020

Leading Canadian gaming and entertainment giant Gateway Casinos and Entertainment Limited is embarking on an exciting new business venture that will see its parent company GTWY Holdings not only in a position to finally list its public i...Read More

3 Innovations That Advanced Online Casinos In 2019

Ben Hamill - December 09, 2019

From newly regulated markets to huge mergers, and from new site launches to new games, 2019 has been a thrilling year for the online casino industry in Canada and abroad. One of the most exciting aspects of this year i...Read More

Top Canadian Online Casinos In 2019

Ben Hamill - December 05, 2019

The launch of new Canadian online casinos is among the massive changes seen in the gaming industry every year, and 2019 has been no exception. There are a staggering number of options, and so we have rounded up the bes...Read More

2019’s Top Canadian Land-Based Casinos

Ben Hamill - December 04, 2019

With gambling being legal throughout Canada, it is not surprising that more than 100 land-based casinos vie for players’ attention. Like all types of venue, they go through phases – some years they are hot, and oth...Read More

Skrill Introduces New Cryptocurrency Service

Ben Hamill - December 02, 2019

Popular online casino and digital payments solutions provider Skrill has just rolled out its Skrill Cryptocurrency Service. The service allows players to use Bitcoin in order to purchase other forms of cryptocurrencies...Read More

Casinos Sarnia Expected To Open In January

Ben Hamill - November 19, 2019

Casinos Sarnia Expected To Open In January Truly exciting times are headed in the direction of the residents of Ontario, and more specifically, for the quaint pleasure of horseracing enthusiasts who regularly enjoy a ...Read More

Microgaming Unveils New A Dark Matter Slot

Ben Hamill - October 25, 2019

Let it not be said that big-time casino games giant Microgaming has been resting on its laurels. The developer’s independent studio model is arguably just the best thing that could have happened to the international online casino...Read More

Cascades Casino North Bay Braces For Winter

Ben Hamill - October 24, 2019

If Cascades Casino North Bay seems to be enjoying a great deal of valuable casino news airtime, then it’s for good reason. Once complete and open to the public; which will according to current projections be somewher...Read More

The Canadian Online Gambling Debate Continues

Ben Hamill - October 20, 2019

Canada is, and has been for quite some time, experiencing a right surge in online gambling spend. This applies to money spent on legal online Lottery games offered by crown institutions, as well as money spent offshore...Read More

Larry Flynt Gets Green Light To Fight Casino Ruling

Ben Hamill - October 11, 2019

Hustler magazine founder Larry Flynt has finally succeeded in convincing a panel of California Court of Appeal judges that he should be permitted to challenge a severely out dated 1986 state law preventing those who ow...Read More

Red Tiger Impresses With Well Of Wishes Slot

Ben Hamill - September 18, 2019

Superb content, said NetEnt, and the untapped potential for even more superb content to come, was the number 1 motivation behind the big-games corporation’s decision to acquire market rival Red Tiger Gaming, which it...Read More

MGA Launches New Sports Integrity Unit

Ben Hamill - September 02, 2019

The Malta Gaming Authority (MGA) has established a new unit tasked with promoting integrity in sports and sports betting. The special sports integrity unit is a new addition to the regulator’s forte and will focus on the freeing up...Read More

8 Games Tables Coming To Western Fair Ontario

Ben Hamill - September 02, 2019

The community of London, Ontario, is in for a real treat. Canadian casino operator Gateway Casinos & Entertainment recently afforded local players an elite sneak peak into what the future of gaming may hold at its ...Read More

Hastings Group Now Headed Back To Mexico

Ben Hamill - August 28, 2019

The group of at least 25 workers recently arrested and questioned by immigration police at Vancouver’s Hastings Racecourse will in all likelihood be ordered to return to the country of their origin, being Mexico. The...Read More

Hastings Plot Thickens – BCLC In Hot Water

Ben Hamill - August 25, 2019

The plot has thickened and considerably so for the BCLC after the recent questionings and arrests that took place trackside at the operator’s Vancouver-based Hastings Racecourse. Attendees were shocked when members o...Read More

Immigration Act Arrests Made At Hastings

Ben Hamill - August 24, 2019

Visitors at Vancouver’s Hastings Racecourse recently witnessed more excitement that what they would have bargained on. And, the action did not have much to do with what was unfolding on the track, but instead, had ev...Read More

Genting Malaysia Saves The Day For Catskills

Ben Hamill - August 24, 2019

New York’s Resorts World Catskills will live to see another day thanks to owner Empire Resorts having accepted an offer to purchase from Genting Malaysia and Kien Huat Realty. It was recently revealed that Empire had fallen on part...Read More

Blueprint Launches Super Lucky Charms Slot

Ben Hamill - August 22, 2019

The future has never before looked quite as exciting as at this moment. This is especially true if you’re fan of Blueprint Gaming’s super slot titles. The developer is well known for its offbeat style and is a lead...Read More

Unifor Steps It Up With #NoJobsNoDice Rally

Ben Hamill - August 08, 2019

CA labour union Unifor is holding on to its guns in true lockjaw style. If the workforce top-dog has any intentions of letting go of the rope, then it’s putting up a winning performance at hiding the fact. The latest development in ...Read More

Turf Trinity And Turf Tiara – Second Leg

Ben Hamill - July 31, 2019

The coming weekend is shaping up to be a special and quite exciting one indeed as the Saratoga Race Course gets ready to host the second round in the inaugural Turf Trinity event for 3-year-old live turf racing. August 2 will offer to th...Read More

Unifor Slams Gateway Entertainment Job Cuts

Ben Hamill - July 29, 2019

Gateway Casinos & Entertainment will have to clean up its act if it hopes to enjoy continued support from local communities. Such was the nature of the warning recently issued by Unifor, Canada’s largest gaming sector and privat...Read More

DeBues-Stafford Shatters 34-Year Record

Ben Hamill - July 23, 2019

Canadian track and field champion Gabriela DeBues-Stafford isn’t only super fast out of the staring blocks, but she also has what it takes to keep up the pace, and for all of 1,500 metres to boot. The athlete recently ran the dista...Read More

Casinos Contributing Millions To Communities

Ben Hamill - July 23, 2019

Fingers are often pointed at the global casino industry as being one given to all sorts of negative tendencies, with BC’s long-time money laundering problems being a prime example. It’s as if the province cannot manage to succ...Read More

Ajax Downs Celebrates 50 Years In Business

Ben Hamill - July 21, 2019

The legendary Ajax Downs Racetrack this year celebrates its 50th birthday. That’s half a century in business and a very special achievement by any measure. The track is a popular entertainment hot spot and the only one of...Read More

Cascades Chatham Soft Opening A Big Success

Ben Hamill - July 19, 2019

The Cascades Casino Chatham is the latest of Gateway Entertainment’s pride and joy to have opened its doors, if only for a soft opening. The July 16th introductory event attracted around 150 people from the Chatham and Ke...Read More

Encore Boston Harbor Celebrates Record First Week

Ben Hamill - July 18, 2019

It may have been a fight for dear life on the part of Wynn Resorts and one that saw the group only just barely holding on to its claim to a Massachusetts operator-licence but it appears to have been well worth it in the end. The operator ...Read More

Kawartha Downs Celebrates Its 47th Birthday

Ben Hamill - July 15, 2019

Kawartha Downs is the undisputed home of live racing Peterborough. And this year, the Fraserville racetrack has much more to celebrate; even more than usually.  The racetrack this year turned 47 and to celebrate, the operator staged ...Read More

5% Purse Increase To Up The Race Numbers

Ben Hamill - July 11, 2019

A 5% increase in the prize money on offer at the Fort Erie Racetrack, and most notably the upcoming $400,000 Prince Wales Stake, may very well be just what the doctor had ordered to draw more participants to the races in general. Event o...Read More

NetEnt Debuts Mercy Of The Gods Slot

Ben Hamill - July 07, 2019

Ancient Egypt-themed slots. You either hate them because it’s absolutely everywhere you turn or you’re so stuck on the deity-based undercurrent that you’re hardly able to stick with any other theme for very long before r...Read More

US Family Owns Up To Illegal Bookie Charges

Ben Hamill - July 03, 2019

A family who make their home in Texas, Houston, has owned up to the fact that they have for going on 30 years, been running an illegal bookmaking business. Larry and Judy Tillery, and son Brian Tillery, recently pleaded guilty to a variou...Read More

Pensacola’s Bingo Crooks Charged & Sentenced

Ben Hamill - July 01, 2019

The Pensacola man and woman charged with having operated a rogue charity Bingo business in Fort Walton Beach, Larry and Dixie Masino, have been found guilty on a number of charges ranging from money laundering to fraud and thievery, and h...Read More

Woodbine Brings Back Friday Twilight Racing

Ben Hamill - June 28, 2019

If you’re one of the many Thoroughbred horse racing enthusiasts to have taken to public online forums and even letters to the editor to bemoan the fact that Woodbine did away with Friday Twilight Racing, then its time to take heart,...Read More

First Nation Ex-Chief Denies Gambling Den

Ben Hamill - June 14, 2019

Unlicensed operators are under no circumstances permitted to offer gambling or betting opportunities to anyone present at any given moment within Canada’s borders. Illegal gambling isn’t only dangerous because the people who o...Read More

North Bay Turtle-Controversy Far From Over

Ben Hamill - June 12, 2019

The soil at the site of Gateway Casinos & Entertainment’s new North Bay Cascades Casino has officially been broken, following all of the necessary environmental and construction permissions now having been obtained. But what is ...Read More

Construction Of Cascades Casino Now Underway

Ben Hamill - June 11, 2019

It’s official. Construction of North Bay’s Gateway Casinos & Entertainment Cascades North Bay Casino is finally underway. The official ground-breaking ceremony took place on the last day of May, with most of the conversati...Read More

Colorado Heads Towards Legal Sports Betting

Ben Hamill - June 10, 2019

A public vote with regards to an increase in taxes is the final hurdle to be crossed for the US state of Colorado to offer fully legalised retail as well as online sports betting. Lawmakers are no doubt exhaling a sigh of relief as they ...Read More

Red Rake Releases Super 12 Stars Slot

Ben Hamill - June 07, 2019

Casino games developer Red Rake Gaming has obviously discovered the star attraction that is a themed slots series; a model that has worked magic for developers like Quickspin and Microgaming. People just love a good story, and a slots ser...Read More

Casinos Hosting Race Tracks Want In On Bets

Ben Hamill - June 04, 2019

When PASPA was finally declared dead, buried and abolished last year, the race towards legalised sports betting in most US states was officially on, and the only real remaining question was who would be next to sign off on the legal sport...Read More

Pro-Turtle Group To Inform In Peace

Ben Hamill - May 24, 2019

It’s all-systems-go for the community of North Bay to benefit from the presence of its very first casino ever. The entertainment and gaming venue will be developed and operated by Gateway Casinos & Entertainment, and what with t...Read More

Mama June Hits The Slots

Ben Hamill - May 08, 2019

Here Comes Honey Boo Boo reality TV star Mama June Shannon recently shed more than just a mountain of weight; she also managed to shake down a fair share of her dignity when she and cheating boyfriend Geno Doak were arrested at local gas ...Read More

Call for eBingo To Be Legalised In Alabama

Ben Hamill - May 06, 2019

2011 saw eBingo machines removed from all entertainment and racetrack venues in the state of Alabama. At the time, the official reason provided by lawmakers was that eBingo machines closely resembled typical slot machines. Even though Bin...Read More

Atlantic City’s Casinos Headed For A Storm

Ben Hamill - May 06, 2019

Casinos in Atlantic City face an uncertain future. And whilst the monopoly is safe for now, this may not last indefinitely. The story of Atlantic City’s casinos is one that leaves the reader with a distinct feeling of restless uneas...Read More

Alaska Headed Towards Legalized Gambling

Ben Hamill - April 15, 2019

Attempts to legalize gambling in Alaska have been a long time coming. 1990 was the year that saw the first movement push for legalization, but at the time, a state-wide referendum indicated that the majority of voters; and as many as two-...Read More

China Closes In On Illegal Gambling By Using Drones

Ben Hamill - April 12, 2019

Asian countries are continuously coming up with new ways to implement advanced high-tech equipment in order to fight crime and combat black-market trade. It wasn’t too long ago that we ran a story on Japan’s plans to install f...Read More

Money Laundering Alive And Well In Richmond

Ben Hamill - April 10, 2019

A single rotten apple is all it takes to spoil a hundred more. There seems to be no end to British Columbia’s money laundering problems, despite law enforcement’s most valiant efforts aimed at eradicating the problem for good....Read More

Century Mile Racetrack And Casino Now Open

Ben Hamill - April 09, 2019

The province of Alberta has entered an exciting new phase in terms of internal development to its infrastructure, as well as having started on a new chapter that holds much promise for new income possibilities. Those who have been followi...Read More

Nova Scotia Takes Lottery Applications Online

Ben Hamill - April 06, 2019

In a bid to make it easier for lottery operators to ensure they are regulated, Service Nova Scotia has begun accepting license applications online. According to reports, Minister Geoff MacLellan said the move would cut short the 10-day wa...Read More

Cheating Vancouver Casino Dealers Fired

Ben Hamill - April 06, 2019

Three Parq Casino card dealers allegedly were fired last year for cheating and colluding with players. This according to a CBC report that cited records the broadcaster received from the British Columbia Attorney General’s ministry....Read More

Canada’s High Speed Internet Conundrum

Ben Hamill - April 05, 2019

Broken promises and politics appear to go hand in hand, whatever the nature of the intentions behind the promises. It would certainly be unfair to say that all politicians are in the habit of making far-fetched promises for the sole purpo...Read More

Bitcoin Now Good For Paying Innisfil Taxes

Ben Hamill - April 04, 2019

The future of cryptocurrencies is by no means a certain one. It’s not even clear; made all the worse by the fact that in December of last year, cryptocurrency units valued at nearly $190 million went missing and are yet to be locate...Read More

West Virginia Legalises Online Poker

Ben Hamill - April 03, 2019

The online Poker industry was recently able to utter a sigh of absolute relief after yet another state took the step of legalising online Poker. West Virginia is now the 5th official state to have legalised online Poker. Player...Read More

Delta Tennis Unhappy About Bubble’s Future

Ben Hamill - March 20, 2019

Delta City officials may have bitten off more than what they are able to chew, all as a result of having acted in haste. The construction of the proposed Cascades Casino Delta may very well still be nowhere near the allocation of a start ...Read More

Delta Casino Wants To Go Cashless

Ben Hamill - March 19, 2019

British Columbia has been fighting the good fight against money laundering, but over the course of the last decade or so, there have sadly been more defeats than what there have been victories. The city of Delta, interestingly enough one ...Read More

Gateway May Develop South Huron Casino

Ben Hamill - March 19, 2019

The wheels of conversation have been set in motion, and according to confirmation received from the Gateway Casinos & Entertainment Group a new casino may soon be coming to South Huron. The proposed new development has been discussed ...Read More

Community Receives First Shorelines Funding

Ben Hamill - March 18, 2019

It’s payday for the Peterborough community and mayor Diane Therrien could not be more chuffed at having received the very first contribution from the Shorelines Casino Peterborough. In most parts of the gambling world, it’s be...Read More

Japan To Use Facial Recognition Tech To Fight Problem Gambling

Ben Hamill - March 17, 2019

When the announcement finally came that Japanese lawmakers had given the green light for the development of not one, but three Integrated Resorts, each including a fully functioning casino, many were surprised. But we knew that, consideri...Read More

Gateway Pushes Total Casino Count To 27

Ben Hamill - March 09, 2019

Gateway Casinos and Entertainment is developing its way across Canada at a fast and furious pace. The company has just announced that it is the official new owner of Chances Signal Point, Williams Lake. More Chances gaming venues are loca...Read More

Gaming Industry Promotes Social Awareness in the Workplace

Ben Hamill - March 07, 2019

According to a study conducted by the US Chamber of Commerce foundation, the details of which were recently released by the American Gaming Association, the US gaming industry ranks well ahead of other commercial role-players when it come...Read More

Wasaga Residents Want To Keep Money At Home

Ben Hamill - March 04, 2019

Gateway Casinos and Entertainment has put its money on the small town of Wasaga Beach and has repeatedly confirmed its commitment towards the community. And yet, residents remain worried about one very important aspect: the exact location...Read More

Chances Workers in Favour of Unionizing

Ben Hamill - February 18, 2019

Less than a full month after Gateway Casinos and Entertainment revealed its acquisition of Chances Casino Kamloops to the world, employees at the Kamloops North Shore property have announced that they have voted to unionize. According to...Read More

Cascades Chatham May Open Doors by July 1

Ben Hamill - February 12, 2019

Chatham’s newest casino project could be ready to welcome its first players in time for Canada Day this year. According to the most recent updates from Gateway, the operator of the venture, the property could be up and running by as...Read More

Gateway Casinos on an Expansion Quest

Ben Hamill - January 18, 2019

18After overcoming a series of worrying employee strikes, Gateway Casinos and Entertainment has decided to amplify its business operations in a bid to bounce back. According to a recent press release, the company has purchased Chances Cas...Read More

Illinois Gov. Proposes State Line Casinos

Ben Hamill - January 17, 2019

The newly appointed governor of Illinois has made no bones about the fact that he wants to see more gambling in his state. In a recent interview with a local media outlet, Gov. J.B. Pritzker highlighted his goals to construct brand new ca...Read More

Ontario Gambler Misplaces $2,700 at Seneca Niagara Casino

Ben Hamill - January 09, 2019

It’s not uncommon to hear of gamblers losing hefty sums of money at land-based casinos. While these exciting venues certainly generate their fair share of thrilling cash wins, they can also lead to devastating losses for some player...Read More

Gateway Abandons Western Fair Casino Plans

Ben Hamill - January 07, 2019

The largest private casino operator in Canada, Gateway Casinos and Entertainment, has abandoned its plans for a new hotel, eatery and gambling complex at the Western Fair grounds in London. Instead, the behemoth has signed a deal at a ne...Read More

Changes Coming to Central Gaming Bundle

Ben Hamill - January 06, 2019

Gateway Casinos and Entertainment is without a doubt one of Canada’s leading gambling venue developers and operators. This reputation has also been cemented even further over the past year, with the OLG selecting Gateway for the new...Read More

North Bay Votes Yes To New Cascades Casino

Ben Hamill - December 27, 2018

A vacant plot of land near Pinewood Park Drive in the North Bay area has been a topic of hot discussion due to the proposed construction of a brand new casino and entertainment development that isn’t only set to benefit the North Ba...Read More

Sugar Glider Slot Hits Endorphina Casinos

Ben Hamill - December 21, 2018

With a pays both ways feature, 5 reels, 10 lines, and lucrative expanding wilds, the new Sugar Glider slot is set to offer some big winning opportunities for Canadian players. Czech-based developer Endorphina has now released the title, ...Read More

North Bay Casino Meeting Finalizes Details

Ben Hamill - December 17, 2018

North Bay is reportedly in the process of making an essential decision for the future construction of Gateway Casinos’ most recent planned project. Wednesday, 12 December saw a long-awaited meeting hosted by the City Council, which ...Read More

Leprechaun Carol Slot Hits Canadian Casinos

Ben Hamill - December 10, 2018

With Christmas just around the corner, slots developers are working hard to get suitably festive games to their players around the world this December. The latest such release has just landed at online casinos as well, coming from the exp...Read More

Twitch Outs Illegal Casinos

Ben Hamill - December 10, 2018

It’s hard to keep anything a secret these days, and thanks to online streaming platforms like Twitch, it has become even harder to hide illegal and unlicensed goings-on from the wrong (or should we say right?) kind of eyes. The UK G...Read More

Play ‘n GO Wins 2018’s Game Vendor of the Year

Ben Hamill - December 07, 2018

During the course of last week’s Malta Gaming Awards, popular UK software developer Play ‘n GO was awarded an exceptional accolade. The company was officially named Games Vendor of the Year, receiving one of the most coveted i...Read More

GCE May Regret Recent Orillia Deal

Ben Hamill - December 07, 2018

Too many cooks spoil the broth, or so the old saying goes. Sadly, it now appears as if one of Canada’s most prominent and successful gaming and entertainment groups, Gateway Casinos and Entertainment (GCE), will be learning one of l...Read More

Genting Heads To Court With Fox And Disney

Ben Hamill - December 04, 2018

World-renowned casino operator superpower, the Genting Group, which also happens to be the only legal operator in Malaysia, has made known its intention to claim damages to the tune of a cool $1 billion from 21st Century Fox an...Read More

IPO Documents Clarify Gateway’s Operations

Ben Hamill - December 04, 2018

Documents that were filed with the US Securities and Exchange Commission this November have given residents of northern Ontario a deeper look into the company that operates three regional casinos – and is planning to construct anoth...Read More

Gateway Files for a $100m New York IPO

Ben Hamill - November 27, 2018

Canadian gaming operator Gateway Casinos and Entertainment, which runs 26 local properties across the nation, reportedly filed with the SEC last week in a bid to raise up to $100 million in an initial public offering, or IPO. The British...Read More

BC’s Gambling Crackdown Hits a New Phase

Ben Hamill - November 22, 2018

The after-effects of a that has dragged on for over three years have hit casinos across Canada, and in the province of British Columbia, especially hard. The saga has left both local gaming operators and regulators with egg on their fac...Read More

Cascades Casino Delta Gets BCLC’s Approval

Ben Hamill - November 19, 2018

The British Columbia Lottery Corporation (BCLC) has reportedly given its approval to a new casino project that is expected to be built on the site of the old Delta Town and Country Inn. Construction on the gaming venue is set to begin ear...Read More

Black Hawk Deluxe Slot Hits Online Casinos

Ben Hamill - November 17, 2018

Creator of iGaming software Wazdan has revealed yet another new addition to its growing library. This time, the developer is proud to launch its latest slot, Black Hawk Deluxe, which is packed with memorable graphics, big bonus rounds and...Read More

Great Canadian Raised to ‘Buy’ Status

Ben Hamill - November 10, 2018

Great Canadian Gaming (GCG), Canada’s largest operator of bingo halls and other licensed casino gambling facilities, has recently been upgraded by TD Securities analysts from its prior ‘hold’ rating to a ‘buy&rsquo...Read More

BC Casinos Strikes May Soon be Resolved

Ben Hamill - November 08, 2018

Gateway Casinos’ union members have for four months now – but this could soon come to an end thanks to a new development. A tentative deal has now been reached between the local gambling operator and the British Columbia Gove...Read More

Raid, Loot & Win in NetEnt’s New Vikings Slot

Ben Hamill - November 07, 2018

To celebrate NetEnt’s recent entry into Canada through a ground breaking deal with the British Columbia Lottery Corporation, the developer has packed its schedule full of exciting slots releases for local players. Coming up this mo...Read More

Slots Sales Soar at North American Casinos

Ben Hamill - November 07, 2018

The gaming industry has certainly taken some interesting turns this year, both in Canada and in the neighbouring USA. However, one thing has remained relatively consistent: the growth of slots gaming at casinos in both North American nati...Read More

Exploring BC’s Infamous ‘Vancouver Model’

Ben Hamill - November 07, 2018

It was just days after David Eby started his new role as British Columbia’s attorney general (AG) in 2017 that local casino operators issued a warning to him. “Get ready,” they said, informing him upfront that what they ...Read More

VR Casinos Bring the Future Forward

Ben Hamill - October 27, 2018

Anyone who was around long enough to have seen the classic science fiction movies of the 80’s has been asking the same question; where is my virtual reality world, why is it not yet standard, and how long until I can pretend to be J...Read More

Dual Play Roulette Comes to London Casino

Ben Hamill - October 25, 2018

Leading live dealer casino solutions supplier Evolution Gaming has now gone live with yet another once of its Dual Play Roulette convergence tables, this time for . The new table has been installed in the Mayfair, London-based Palm Beach...Read More

Macau Casinos’ Stock Prices Fall by 40%

Ben Hamill - October 19, 2018

The stock prices of the six most successful have collectively fallen by 40% on average since June of 2018. Naturally, this concerning trend has sparked further concerns about a decrease of VIP gamblers flocking to the once-popular gaming...Read More

Wasaga Beach Casino Complex Confirmed

Ben Hamill - October 18, 2018

A new casino venture has just been confirmed, with the establishment likely to be built in the town of Wasaga Beach in Ontario. According to Mayor Brian Smith of Wasaga Beach in a recent press release, a...Read More

BCGEU Dubs Gateway Claim Denial a ‘Victory’

Ben Hamill - October 11, 2018

The British Columbia Government Service Employees Union (or BCGEU) has praised the decision of local courts to deny the authoritative order recently filed by Canada’s Gateway Casinos against strikin...Read More

Land Angelic Cash Wins in Almighty Dollar Slot

Ben Hamill - October 01, 2018

Rival’s newest slots release is set to bring Canadian players plenty of thrilling chances to win big online. Almighty Dollar boasts a delightful selection of Wilds, 3x multipliers, and the intriguingly named Heavenly ...Read More

Gateway Hanover Casino Renovation On the Cards

Ben Hamill - September 30, 2018

Gateway Casinos and Entertainment Limited, Canada’s largest private gambling operator, has recently revealed that it will be pumping $14 million into the renovation of its casino in the small Ontario town of Read More

Land Based Casino Revenues Decrease Globally

Ben Hamill - September 28, 2018

Over the past year, financial profits for casinos across the globe have collectively been falling. Drastic decreases have been seen in many cases, and are seemingly a worldwide phenomenon, encompassing Europe, Asia, Austr...Read More

Greater Sudbury Casino Expansion a Mystery

Ben Hamill - September 27, 2018

The fate of the Greater Sudbury Casino project in Ontario is still a mystery, with discussions about the future of the Kingsway Entertainment District addition still one of the most-covered topics in the ...Read More

ELK Studios Adds Joker Gems to Library

Ben Hamill - September 24, 2018

ELK Studios is always on the ball when it comes to fresh new game releases, and its latest slot is no exception. Joker Gems is a delightful addition to the studio’s growing portfolio, boasting fantast...Read More

Starlight Casino Edmonton Opening Soon

Ben Hamill - September 21, 2018

Over in Western Canada, Limited has now revealed that its $43 million revamp project of the Palace Casino into its upcoming Starlight Casino Edmonton has finally been completed. The new gaming venue is set to officially open its doors in...Read More

NFL to Allow Casino Sponsors

Ben Hamill - September 06, 2018

Over the border in the US, the with its decision to lift a long-time ban on gambling advertising and finally allow land-based casinos a chance to sponsor up to 32 of the teams under the National Football League umbrella. The ground brea...Read More

Heads Up Hold’em Live at Playtech Casinos

Ben Hamill - September 03, 2018

A fresh new poker title has arrived on the iGaming scene, showcasing developer Playtech’s talents in a fun and modern format. Heads Up Hold’em is the supplier’s latest creation, which offers some awesome real money and f...Read More

Popular Bingo Brand Reports 41% Profit Decline

Ben Hamill - August 25, 2018

Major iGaming operator The Rank Group has been quick to develop a turnaround plan after revealing concerning profit drops of 41% in a recent report. Stricter security checks on bettors and slumps in numbers of bingo and casino customers h...Read More

Exec in Hot Water Over BC Casino Probe

Ben Hamill - August 22, 2018