CCSA Publishes New Gambling Awareness Guide

Ben Hamill - September 17, 2021

As casinos once again resume operations across Canada, the Canadian Centre on Substance And Addiction (CCSA) has likewise decided to step up efforts. The organisation has officially released a new awareness guideline document, aimed at he...Read More

Florida Government Vetoes Lotto Ticket Warnings

Ben Hamill - July 04, 2019

It’s no secret that national Lotteries officially contribute more towards providing affordable healthcare and education than what most local governments are able to. Florida Governor Ron DeSantis is acutely aware of the fact, especi...Read More

Japan Looks To Canada For Healthy Gambling Info

Ben Hamill - May 15, 2019

Japan acted in the best interests of its citizens when it approved the long-awaited IR Resorts Bill that could see the first of the country’s land-based casino resorts open their doors by as early as 2020. Now, its once again lookin...Read More

Bingo Player Calls for Support for Female Gamblers

Ben Hamill - January 16, 2019

An overwhelming majority of bingo players are able to have a healthy, normal relationship with their gambling game of choice. However, there is a small percentage that suffers from addiction, as with all gaming-related activities, and tho...Read More

Alberta’s Gaming Revenues On the Rise

Ben Hamill - January 07, 2019

Following two years of concerning revenue decline, gambling revenues in Alberta have managed to turn themselves around of late. Earnings grew by $4 million during the course of 2018, driven primarily by increased use of video lottery term...Read More

Principal Secretary Blames Gambling for Fraud

Ben Hamill - December 28, 2018

Last week was a much-anticipated one for the Canadian province of Manitoba, as local courts dealt with yet another gambling addiction case hearing. Heather Grant-Jury was once the Principal Secretary to former Manitoba Premier Greg Seling...Read More

MP Grewal Resigns Due to Gambling Problems

Ben Hamill - November 29, 2018

As many as 3% of all Canadian residents suffer from problem gambling and gaming addiction – and nobody is immune to it. Even Member of Parliament Raj Grewal has been forced to resign from his seat due to the issue, which is a growin...Read More

Shorelines Launch Raises Addiction Concerns

Ben Hamill - November 18, 2018

The Shorelines Casino Peterborough was proud to open its doors in mid-October this year, boasting 500 slot machines, 22 table games, and a 230-seater buffet diner. Also on offer is a 40-seat a la carte restaurant and plenty of entertainm...Read More

Social Games Popular Among Canadian Teens

Ben Hamill - November 01, 2018

A study published by a group of Canadian researchers has revealed that free social casino games are surprisingly popular among teenage high school students. According to the data, about one in eight local teens have enjoyed playing them o...Read More

Novomatic Ordered to Pay Player €2.5m

Ben Hamill - October 30, 2018

An anonymous slots player recently made headlines across the world when they filed a lawsuit against Austrian gambling giant Novomatic. Following the scandal, the company was ordered to pay the plaintiff a hefty €2.5 million in compe...Read More

William Hill Tackles Problem Gambling Head-On

Ben Hamill - September 07, 2018

Prolific UK bookie William Hill has now pledged its dedication to embracing new ideas as part of its newest responsible gambling initiative. In a recent SBC News interview, Will Hill Director of Strategy, Brand and IR Lyndsay Wright highlig...Read More

The Hope Of Winning Is The Real Jackpot

Ben Hamill - January 02, 2017

The thrill of “hoping to win” may actually be more fulfilling than actually winning.

Why do people play casino games? According to recent research, the thrill of “...Read More