Alberta Casinos Archive

Modernization in Moderation: Awaiting the AGLC’s pragmatic approach to an Alberta online casino launch. It was about this time last year when the headlines across Alberta were all abuzz with the news that the province may soon join the iGaming race. In mid-January of 2019, the regulators of Alberta Gaming, Liquor and Cannabis (AGLC)...
GCG & Gateway Casino rewards Canada with 50+ locations. There are right around 100 land-based gambling destinations spanning the great nation of Canada. Some are operated by First Nations tribes. A few belong to, or are joint-owned by, international gambling conglomerates, like Caesars and Hard Rock. The vast majority, however, are run by our...
The owner, Gateway Casinos & Entertainment, blamed a “weak economy” for the controversial layoffs, as well as the new operating hours posted for the facility. With too few patrons so justify opening its doors, the casino is now operating just 4 days a week, and for only 13 hours at a time....
CGA researchers say casinos in Canada good for the goose and gander. Let’s face it, everyone has their own opinion about the responsibility and virtue of casinos. Some people see them as just another business offering a form of adult entertainment. Others would call them the bane of society. The Canadian Gaming Association (CGA)...
Is Las Vegas coming to Canada? Proposal submitted to build $5.1 billion MGM Resort Casino in Calgary, AB. The grand city of Calgary, Alberta is in need of cash, and MGM Resorts International has it to spare. The Las Vegas corporation is willing to hand over hundreds of millions in exchange for the city’s...
Gateway’s plans for new casinos in Canada (4 out of 5 ain’t bad!) In the last two years, Gateway Casinos & Entertainment has bulked up a lot, becoming Canada’s largest gambling entertainment company. Much of their growth is due to an accord with Ontario gaming officials. The company has acquired three of Ontario’s regional...
Canada casino gambling giant Gateway ponders sale or IPO. Every other week Gateway Casinos and Entertainment Ltd. seems to make headlines all across Canada. It’s usually because they are securing a new contract with a provincial gaming regulator, building a new casino, or expanding an existing property. This time, the news reports are nothing...