Tag Archives: Saskatchewan
- Manitoba tribes tell premier they’ll move casino with or without his permission
September 23, 2016
Tribal casino operators in the Canadian province of Manitoba say the provincial government can’t tell them where they can or cannot locate their gaming business. Last week, Manitoba Premier Brian Pallister (pictured) gave an “absolutely no” response to a request by the tribal operators of the Aseneskak Casino near The...
- Manitoba tribes want gaming control; Saskatchewan tribal casinos’ profits up
June 10, 2016
Tribal groups in the Canadian province of Manitoba are pressing for more control over gambling activity, be it land-based or online. Representatives of Manitoba’s First Nations wrapped up a two-day assembly this week by authorizing the drafting of a law that will put them back in the driver’s seat and...
- Saskatchewan gets seventh tribal casino; Conn. tribes say feds support third casino
April 26, 2016
The Canadian province of Saskatchewan will get a new tribal casino in the city of Lloydminster after the provincial government signed off on the plan. On Tuesday, Saskatchewan granted conditional approval for the Federation of Saskatchewan Indian Nations (FSIN) to operate a casino in Lloydminster, a northern city that straddles...
- 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...
- Canadians want sports bets; WMS inks BCLC; Ont. Tory says scrap online gaming
December 13, 2012
As the Canadian Senate continues to debate whether or not to approve the C-290 single-game sports betting legislation, an Ipsos Reid poll conducted on behalf of the Canadian Gaming Association has determined that 64% of respondents favor passage of the bill. Three-quarters (76%) said legalizing single-game betting would boost government...
Law panel leans towards regulating gambling in India
March 20, 2017
Nevada legalizes Parimutuel Betting on eSports
October 17, 2017
BC gov’t accused of burying casino money laundering report
September 22, 2017