Gaming News Archive

SG scores propitious acquisition of Sidepaly eInstant games studio. Scientific Games is a company built on a foundation of mergers and acquisitions. It began as a small manufacturing unit, producing the world’s first instant lottery ticket in 1974. In 2000, that company was the subject of an acquisition by the near century-old Aututote Corporation....
A propitious start for one-wager sports betting in Ontario. Sports fans all over Canada have always believed sports betting shouldn’t be limited to multi-pick parlays. It took nearly a decade for a majority of the nation’s lawmakers to agree. In June, it finally happened. Single-event betting was made legal via the passage of Bill...
Las Vegas Back to Business as Usual – Visitors are gambling at Vegas casinos in higher volume than ever, bringing in record wins for Nevada....
Popularity still rising for mobile gambling in Canada in 2021. Throughout history, we’ve experienced a plethora of fads and social crazes. They’ve impacted our lives in everything from fashion, to entertainment, to socialization. As you surely know, a fad is not a long-term thing. It is something that comes along, enjoys a brief spike...
Word coming down the newswire confirms Alberta casinos will install new slot machine cabinets from AGS....
AGS Mobile Slots spread across Canada with Quebec, Ontario launch. Online casino gaming is nothing new in Canada, but there’s been a remarkable surge in player interest over the last year or so. To accommodate the growing player base and motivate Canadians to log into the home-grown iGaming portals of their home province, gaming...
Senates Passes C-218: Legal Mobile Sportsbooks to Compete in Canada. It’s all-but official. The Canadian government is moments away from legalizing single-event sports betting. Not only will we be able to bet on single game results, we’ll be able to do it with a variety of competing bookmakers, online and on land. It’s truly...
From Alberta to Nova Scotia, some casinos of Canada are getting the go-ahead to welcome guests once more. After more than a year, some parts of daily life are getting back to normal – or as normal as can be expected. One such return is this week’s announcement that some Canadian casinos are re-opening...
Only two weeks left to pass Canada single game betting bill. For nearly a decade, Canada’s appurtenant politicians have been working to amend federal laws as they pertain to gambling on sporting events. The act is not illegal, mind you. Current laws provide for a sports lottery, in which bettors can select multiple outcomes;...
Canada’s Bragg Gaming acquires Spin Games for instant foothold in US. M&As continue to shake up the interactive gaming market from one side of the world to the other. The fast-paced expansion of iGaming in the United States has a lot to do with it. The world’s largest online gambling corporations are operating in...