BC 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...
Best real dealer casinos for live online gambling in Canada. The gambling industry has evolved immensely in the last two decades. Right around the turn of the century, land-based casinos were usurped by the emergence of online gambling sites. Suddenly, every casino game imaginable could be played on a computer, for real money or...
It’s been almost four years now since Gateway Casinos made its initial proposal to build a new casino in the Greater Vancouver Area. It’ll be about another year before the plan finally comes to fruition, granting residents of Delta, BC and beyond access to the new upscale gaming facility....
When it comes to moving money – as with so many things in life – we want it to be easy. We don't want to worry about potential problems to come. With that in mind, the following is a short list of the three easiest web wallets for Canada online casino goers; methods...
City officials are of the opinion that if you don't take cash in the first place, you can't become an open port for money laundering. As such, they are looking closely at the possibility of opening Cascades Casino Delta as the first Canadian casino to adopt 100% cashless gaming. The city is requesting...
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...
The British Columbia Lottery Corp (BCLC) released its latest financial data, reporting revenue for the provincial gaming market in the fiscal year ending March 31, 2019. On the surface, the figures looked good. Underneath it all, however, a clear message was unveiled, telling the public just how effective the new anti-money laundering (AML) laws...
According to recent reports, an as-yet-unnamed employee of British Columbia's gaming enforcement agency, GPEB, has been accused of intentionally misrepresenting migrants who applied for a workers permit at the Hastings Racecourse in Vancouver. The employee allegedly falsified work documents, entering incorrect job titles and submitting misleading photographs for personal gain....
With roots dating back half a century, MGM has become one of the most respected members of the global gaming market. Many accolades have come their way over the years, but perhaps none so honorable as their latest endowment. The National Council on Problem Gambling (NCPG) has recognized MGM Resorts for its impressive efforts...
The promotion of healthier gambling habits is a major issue among government regulatory bodies all over the world. Here in Canada, self-exclusion programs are becoming more and more prevalent among the nation's provinces. Based on recent evidence, however, it would seem that some are more effective than others....