Tag Archives: British Columbia
- Vancouver’s newest and biggest casino gets opening date
September 11, 2017
The city of Vancouver’s newest and largest casino finally gets an opening date after lengthy delays and much controversy. This month will witness the grand opening of the new Parq Vancouver casino hotel, the $700m project by Nevada-based Paragon Gaming. The Parq, which originally targeted a 2016 opening, will hold...
- 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...
- Geocomply’s new head office awarded nevada gaming license
February 1, 2017
February 1, 2017 – Vancouver, Canada: GeoComply’s rapid expansion in global geolocation and anti-fraud solutions for the gaming, DFS, and media rights industries has led to the establishment of a new head office in Vancouver, British Columbia. Last month the Nevada Gaming Commission granted a Geolocation Service Provider License to...
- NYX wins BC approval; PlayNow election betting more popular than Super Bowl
November 4, 2016
Toronto-listed gambling technology provider NYX Gaming Group has been approved to provide services in the Canadian province of British Columbia. On Thursday, NYX announced that BC’s Gaming Policy and Enforcement Branch had granted NYX unconditional registration as a Class B Supplier. The thumbs-up will allow NYX to deploy its technology...
- First Canadian Casino & Racetrack to Host an eSports Tournament Located in Surrey, British Columbia
November 2, 2016
‘Street Fighter V Tournament' launches the Grand Opening of Elements eSports Lounge at Elements Casino on December 3, 2016. Surrey, BC (November 2016) – Elements Casino is proud to announce that it will be the first casino & racetrack in Canada to host and co-present the inaugural eSports Street Fighter...
- British Columbia pol under fire for Amaya investment
October 19, 2016
A member of British Columbia’s governing political party is under fire for his investment in Canadian online gambling operator Amaya Gaming. On Tuesday, Business In Vancouver reported that public disclosure documents showed Liberal MLA Jordan Sturdy (pictured) purchasing an unspecified amount of shares of Amaya, the parent company of online...