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- NorthernBearCasino.com closes due to “very competitive” online gambling biz
October 9, 2014
The pioneering online gambling site run by a Saskatchewan-based First Nations group has closed its virtual doors. NorthernBearCasino.com made its debut in 2012 as the brainchild of Bernie Shepherd, CEO of the White Bear First Nation. Shepherd issued a release this week saying the GEObet-powered site had suspended its operations...
- Northern Bear Casino plans expansion as Saskatchewan casino sale fizzles
February 14, 2014
The online gambling site run by the White Bear First Nation in the Canadian province of Saskatchewan is looking to boost its public profile through a major marketing push. Now in its second year in operation, the Geobet-powered NorthernBearCasino.com is planning to ramp up its promotional efforts via an infusion...
- RCMP busts Ottawa credit betting site but treads softly in Saskatchewan
November 10, 2012
The Royal Canadian Mounted Police have brought charges against 21 Ottawa-area individuals accused of running an illegal online credit betting operation. An RCMP spokesman said the gambling site handled “millions of dollars” in sports wagers over the past six months on the NHL, NFL and the Olympics. The ‘Project Amethyst’...