Lottery Archive

The easiest way to tell you're playing a Class II pull-tab game is to look on the borders of the screen. The casino cannot completely hide the fact that it's really an electronic bingo game. Therefore, they must display the bingo card you're really playing each time you press play. Top or bottom,...
Buying ten thousand Lotto Max tickets (at $5 a pop, that's $50,000 btw) isn't going to put a dent in your 1 in 28,633,528 chance of winning. The lottery really is about luck. If you buy a ticket, and you get supremely lucky, you might win it. But as a 79 year old...
The latest revenue reports are telling a much different story than previously expected. Not only are the gambling-related tax coffers still generating an influx of money, the lottery and gaming regulator is seeing record breaking revenue in the 2018-19 fiscal year, and they've got a host of new online casino games and budget-minded...
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...
BC Canada online casino and gambling halls a boon for economy. Talk of gambling economics in British Columbia, Canada has been rampant for nearly two years. Much of it has been negative, pertaining to nearly a decade worth of money laundering at BC casinos. Many residents believe there was government involvement, or at the...
Gambling in Canada so prevalent the country ranks among world’s highest. If you’re anything like the majority of Canadians, you enjoy a good gamble now and again. As for me, I learned to play poker and a few other traditionally bet-based card games like blackjack and Scat (31) from a young age. As we...
BCLC awaits winning lottery ticket claim from the Feb 22nd $25.9M Lotto Max jackpot drawing. Imagine for a moment what it would feel like to win $25 million? Now imagine being the winner of that incredible prize, and not even knowing it? Crazy right? But that’s exactly what’s happening right now in British Columbia,...
Land-based casinos in Alberta, Canada see no problem with online gambling regulation in the province. There is no lack of gambling taking place in the charmingly picturesque province of Alberta, Canada. A spattering of commercial and tribal casinos paint the southern landscape. The Great Northern Casino and Boomtown Casino are a bit further north. Bingo...
Appeals Court will hear case of ALC’s arguably unfair Video Lottery Terminals. In major gambling destinations—Las Vegas, Reno, Atlantic City, all the casinos of Southern Ontario—slot machines are the norm. They are the most commonly played gambling devices in North America. Aisle after aisle, bank after bank, slot machines line the floors of casinos...
Switzerland’s new online gambling laws to require licenses in 2019. Switzerland has long been known for its neutral position among leading nations. Come January 1, 2019, that stance will no longer apply to online casino games. A few months ago, the Swiss government adopted new internet gambling regulations. Implementation of the Swiss Gambling Act...