Quebec Skater Adds To WC Podium Finishes

Ben Hamill - March 11, 2021

Canadian world champion short track speed skater Courtney Sarault has added yet another stunning accolade to her champion’s medal haul at the short track world championships in Dordrecht in the Netherlands. Sarault first won a bron...Read More

Superior Court Rules In Favour Of Breeders

Ben Hamill - August 04, 2020

The Superior Court of Canada, in a recent landmark ruling, ordered those individuals affected by the cancellation of government’s Slots at Racetracks program, deserving of monetary compensation for damages suffered. The way in which...Read More

Canadian Court Rules On Taxable Tips

Ben Hamill - February 14, 2020

Canada may not impose taxes on winnings generated by gambling activities but according to recent court ruling, the same doesn’t apply when it comes to tips earned by local casino workers. The reason for winnings not being taxed is t...Read More

Ottawa Youths Head To Court Over Climate

Ben Hamill - October 29, 2019

Young Ottawa residents and climate change activists are attempting to re-write how their own stories unfold by resorting to extreme measures in an attempt to get federal government to listen up and take action. The group is demanding t...Read More

Positive Attitude To Betting On the Rise In The USA

Ben Hamill - October 15, 2019

The 2018 repeal of PASPA and the nation-wide ban on sports betting by the US Supreme Court is most likely the reason behind more Americans now than ever before having done a complete one-eighty regarding their feelings...Read More

Right To Be Forgotten Ruling Under Fire

Ben Hamill - September 30, 2019

It appears natural an assumption that we should all be at liberty to decide about a right of access to our own personal data. Some would refer to this as a right to privacy. But not everyone agrees that we should be gr...Read More

Aristocrat To Challenge Ainsworth In Court

Ben Hamill - July 12, 2019

Major casino tech and games giant Aristocrat Technologies is more than just calling the bluff or blowing the whistle on industry rival Ainsworth Game Technology for what Aristocrat has described as “more than just copyright infringe...Read More

Court Orders Man To Split 30M Lotto Win With Ex-Wife

Ben Hamill - July 02, 2019

It looks like the familiar old saying “it’s not over till it’s over” applies to marriages too. So ruled the Montreal Court of Appeals following an application by a $30 million Lottery jackpot winner to hol...Read More

NCAA Reconsiders Sports Betting States Ban

Ben Hamill - May 11, 2019

The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) has said that it plans to revoke its ban on the hosting of collegiate sports events in the states that have legalised sports betting.  It appears to be very much a m...Read More

Venture Capital Firms Zoom In On Sports Betting

Ben Hamill - April 18, 2019

More and more venture capital firms are starting to show a definite interest in the legalised US sports betting market. The 2019 strike-down of the federal ban on sports betting by the US Supreme Court has literally op...Read More

ALC Fighting VLT Ban in Canada’s Supreme Court

Ben Hamill - March 31, 2019

The Atlantic Lottery Corporation (ALC) has made its intent to fight for its right to continue to operate Video Lottery Terminals (VLT’s) across Canada as clear as day. The corporation has been fighting more than one fire on the cont...Read More

NJ Sports Betting Produces Exceptional Results

Ben Hamill - March 21, 2019

Every once in a while, someone comes up with a simply brilliant idea, in business as well as otherwise, leaving the only question remaining on everyone’s lips, “why didn’t anyone think of that sooner?”.  Such...Read More

Prof. Redlick Talks Canadian Betting Laws

Ben Hamill - February 04, 2019

Since the US Supreme Court overturned PASPA last year, the US’s sports betting market has grown exponentially in size. However, this growth has given rise to another question, namely: where does this leave Canada’s own wagerin...Read More

Class Action Lawsuit Filed Against VLT’s

Ben Hamill - January 02, 2019

Most of us are familiar with the term “cognitive distortion”. Magicians refer to its effects as sleight-of-hand and its generally accepted that this kind of visual deception only works because of each person having a number of...Read More

Gateway Casinos Hits Unions With Legal Action

Ben Hamill - October 06, 2018

Gaming operator Gateway Casinos and Entertainment will take two workers and several individuals to court over claims striking workers at four of its venues engaged in unlawful behaviour. The operator filed a notice of civil claim at the S...Read More