Atlantic Canada Archive

Another class action lawsuit is aimed at Canada’s VLT slot machines. Corina Riesebos of Kelowna, BC has filed class action against the British Columbia Lottery Corp (BCLC). The lawsuit targets “video lottery terminals” and “electronic gambling devices”; the most common type of gambling game found in slots parlors and community gaming facilities throughout the...
Here we are, almost two and a half years later, and we're still getting mixed messages about the value and popularity of so-called skillful gambling games. Every year, games makers bring hoards of new titles to the Las Vegas Convention Center to peddle their latest attractions. Yet each year, the games fail to...
The online gambling industry is looking towards the foreseeable future in the most lucrative regional markets. Thanks to player-friendly laws from our federal government, Canada is right up there with the best of them. Being among the world's most competitive markets, Canadian players should have a lot to look forward to in the coming...
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...
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...