Tag Archives: Edgewater Casino
- BCLC picks Victoria to host new casino; Edgewater Casino stingy with the paddles
July 12, 2016
British Columbia’s provincial gambling monopoly has approved a new brick-and-mortar casino but let’s hope this one is a little less uptight about sharing badly needed medical gear in an emergency. Last week, the British Columbia Lottery Corporation (BCLC) announced that it had selected the city of Victoria on Vancouver Island...
- GPEB launches expanded review of Paragon Gaming’s BC casino project; development could be scrapped
November 18, 2014
Las Vegas-based casino operator Paragon Gaming has become the subject of an expanded review by the British Columbia Ministry of Finance and the Gaming Policy and Enforcement Branch (GPEB) to determine whether the development of the Edgewater Casino in Vancouver by Paragon subsidiary Edgewater Casino ULC continues to meet the...
- Graydon misses BCLC repayment deadline; Vancouver ties Paragon’s hands
July 25, 2014
Former British Columbia Lottery Corporation (BCLC) president Michael Graydon (pictured) has missed the deadline for paying back a disputed portion of his infamous golden handshake. Graydon abruptly resigned his BCLC post in January only to announce one week later that he’d taken a position with PV Hospitality, a subsidiary of...
- Paragon proposes urban resort in place of nixed casino plan in Vancouver
September 25, 2013
Paragon Development is determined to set up business in Vancouver even after its previous plan to expand the Edgewater casino in 2011 was ultimately rejected. This time around, the Las Vegas-based company has a new proposal, dubbed as an "urban resort" that will carry a cost of $535 million, that...
- Sports betting kiosks under scrutiny in Nevada; loan sharks swim in BC casinos
September 22, 2011
The Nevada Resort Association (NRA) is keeping a close eye on the growing phenomenon of sports betting kiosks operated by Nevada-based Leroy’s Sportsbook. The ATM-like kiosks have been popping up far from casino floors, in such venues as bars, restaurants and other ‘restricted locations’ that by law cannot contain more...
Evolution Gaming enters Canada via BCLC live casino deal
April 4, 2017
BCLC’s online casino earns 46% of revenue from 619 players
February 25, 2017
British Columbia warns international gambling sites off its turf
September 21, 2016