Gambling Laws Archive

Online, casinos can choose their jurisdiction of regulation. The trustworthy nature of an online gambling site is reflected in the laws by which it must abide. And I assure you, not all iGaming jurisdictions are created equal! If you don't know who you're playing with, you could become the victim of a rogue...
Now, for the first time in history, one government is enforcing a new rule that will prohibit operators from offering gambling services – free or otherwise – to any player who has not yet undergone the process of age verification. The idea is to prevent young people – those too young to gamble legally...
On Tuesday, Ontario Superior Court Justice Edward Belobaba denied certification of the proposed class action lawsuit against Casino Rama. The judge found that, due to numerous factors, the case does not qualify under the terms of class action, therefore cannot be tried as such....
Despite the additional revenue pouring in from slots facilities, horse tracks continue to cost government millions of dollars each year. Now, with the racing season about to kick off in Fraserville, proving the viability of the horse racing agenda has become vital to the property's survival....
The vast majority of live casinos – even those we refer to as Canadian live casinos – are actually streamed live from casino warehouse studios in Europe. They dot the continent, from London, England to Riga, Latvia, to Portomaso, Malta. We call them “Canadian” operators for the mere fact that they accept Canadian players,...
Whenever a gambling website goes out of business, it can cause anxiety, frustration and hardship for their players. Everyone who has an account balance will be trying to withdraw at the same time. Whether that money is on its way, sooner or later, depends largely on your due diligence prior to signing up....
Just hours after the budget was published, the CGA issued a press release commending the government of Ontario for its intended actions. The CGA has long been a supporter of iGaming deregulation. The organization is also backing the coinciding push for legal single-event sports betting in Canada....
Then & Now: Gambling laws of Canada on land and online. What is gambling? It is the act of placing a bet. A bet is placed when an individual risks something of value on the outcome of something that hasn’t happened yet in hopes of winning an equal or larger thing of value in...
Stupid moves that will get you kicked out by casino security… Did you ever wonder what it takes to get a player kicked out of the casino? I’m sure you can imagine a few scenarios. There’s all the extreme ones, like stripping down naked and streaking the pit bosses. That will definitely do it!...
The tremors are being felt from the provincial to federal level, but until the government stops twiddling its thumbs and starts scripting legislation, we will continue to be a nation that turns to offshore online and mobile sports betting operations to get our fix....