Tag Archives: Alberta
- China-linked gang laundered “millions” through BC casinos
June 14, 2017
Canadian casinos are not having the greatest week, dealing with allegations of money laundering and the unauthorized public release of private customer data. On Tuesday, British Columbia authorities announced the arrest of nine suspects in a widespread criminal enterprise that allegedly laundered millions of dollars through local casinos. Police have...
- Charity lottery warns of phishing scam after apparent hack
February 1, 2017
A Canadian charity lottery is warning players to be on the lookout for bogus websites running phishing scams. For nearly a quarter-century, Alberta’s Full House Lottery has been raising funds for the province’s medical needs, contributing over $70m toward things like MRI technology and advanced medical research. Full House is...
- Alberta not yet ready to roll dice on online gambling
December 29, 2015
Alberta isn’t ready yet for online gambling, despite the province’s revenue crunch. That’s according to Finance Minister Joe Ceci. In an interview with CBC News, the finance minister said he knows people are already gambling online. However, Ceci believes the online gambling’s public risks still outweigh the financial benefits it...
- BCLC’s GameSense to curb gambling addiction in Alberta
October 8, 2015
Good luck charms, hot machines and lucky numbers are gambling myths, and chance-based games such as slot machines, baccarat, craps, roulette, keno, lottery, scratch tickets and bingo are based entirely on the unpredictability of the outcome. That was the message that GameSense, a program developed by British Columbia Lottery Corp...
- Everi expands partnership with AGLC, Foxwoods Resort Casino
September 29, 2015
Gaming and payment technology supplier Everi Holdings has expanded its partnership with the Alberta Gaming & Liquor Commission (AGLC) to provide its portfolio of gaming products to casinos across the province. AGLC has approved a live trial of Everi’s gaming machines in Alberta in the coming weeks and once the trial...
- BCLC’s slots glitch; Alberta on the fence; Quebec’s IP-blocking ‘health’ plan
July 13, 2015
Canada’s British Columbia Lottery Corporation (BCLC) has paid out nearly $1.1m to customers after uncovering a software glitch on its online gambling site PlayNow.com. In a statement issued last week, BCLC said a review had uncovered an incorrect configuration setting on its Wizard of Odds slots title that failed to...
BC gov’t accused of burying casino money laundering report
September 22, 2017
Vancouver’s newest and biggest casino gets opening date
September 11, 2017
Quebec’s online gambling site continues to lag west coast rival
September 1, 2017