Gambling Laws Archive

Appeals court reduces sentence of Russian slot machine cheat at Singapore casinos. Have you ever tried to cheat a slot machine? I know I sure have. A few years back, I was playing a classic one-armed bandit – the kind with the coin hopper. In anger, I banged the side of it hoping it...
Is the government in cahoots with BC casinos to cover bury money-laundering scandal? Some certainly seem to think so, after a labor group is reportedly being charged a ludicrous fee to release files under the Freedom of Information (FOI) clause. Unite Here, the labor union that represents casino workers in British Columbia, submitted an...
Atlantic Lottery kicks off 2018 with yet another plea for online casino poker expansion. For well over a decade, the Atlantic Lottery Corporation (ALC) has been providing the provinces Atlantic Canada with a safe, secure and self-regulated online lottery service. In all that time, the online gambling services have been heavily restricted. To start...
Scrutiny and rationalization of online casino gambling laws Yukon. The Yukon is a unique territory of Canada. It is the smallest of the three territories, sharing in their number one economic trade of mining. Despite its location as the northwestern-most region of the country, Yukon’s climate isn’t so extreme as the Northwest Territories (NT)...
Nunavut online gambling laws for international casino players. The Canadian territory of Nunavut is quite unique. It’s the newest territory in the nation, established in 1999 when the federal government chose to divvy up the Northwest Territory. Nunavut is now the largest territory in the country, comprising most of the Canadian Arctic Archipelago. Despite...
Sifting through the legislative evidence to answer the question: Is online gambling legal in NWT? The Northwest Territories of Canada – NWT for short – are a unique region of the world. They make up the country’s third largest land mass, with an area of around 1.3 million km2. Yet, for all that land,...
Saskatchewan Online Gambling Laws: What you can and can’t (legally) do. Online gambling laws can be a tricky thing, especially here in Canada. In Saskatchewan, the legal climate surrounding internet gambling is a bit cloudy. The way the legal system works – split across federal and provincial levels – isn’t helping matters. You see,...
Quebec online gambling laws and why it’s not illegal to bet over the internet, even with international websites. The government of Quebec would love to tell its people that gambling online at an international, offshore website is illegal. In fact, they’ve actually said it on multiple occasions. But according to the law, that’s not...
Cognizant Review of PEI Online Gambling Laws: What’s really legal? Prince Edward Island is the smallest of all Canadian provinces. Made up of one main island, and 231 smaller islands, it only encompasses 5,686 square kilometers. If you happen to live there, you probably already know that. What you may not know, however, is...
EU States with a monopoly on internet gambling “not a priority” for European Commission. Over the last few years, many states in the European Union have been criticized for instituting what some call an inappropriate online gambling monopoly. Complaints were lodged with the European Commission (EC), which agreed to look into the matter. Now,...