BC Casinos Archive

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....
Last month, Scientific Games announced it had secured a new partner in a long-term content distribution deal. Members of Canada’s internet casino operations will have access to the complete online casino games portfolio of Everi Interactive, via the SG Digital Open Gaming platform. Other markets where SG is licensed and regulated will also have...
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 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...
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...
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)...
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....
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,...
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...
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...