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Kelowna man wins $1.48M at Chances Casino Kelowna

KELOWNA - Greg Moroso was in complete disbelief upon realizing that his $3.00 wager on a Powerbucks Wheel of Fortune Lucky Coins On Stage slot machine won him a stunning $1485994.62 jackpot on March 22. The Kelowna resident was playing on a Powerbucks progressive slot machine at Chances Casino Kelowna when the win happened. Moroso had initially…
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Kelowna man wins $1.48M at Chances Casino Kelowna
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Comfy casino chair floors Kelowna man with nearly $1.5M win

A Kelowna man couldn't believe his luck after he realized he won $1.485 million on a Wheel of Fortune Lucky Coins slot machine at Chances Casino. "Holy cow, that's not possible!" Greg Moroso said of his jackpot win on March 22. He was making $3 wagers on a Powerbucks progressive slot machine. "Quite frankly, I just wanted to sit down in a nice,…
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Global News

‘Holy cow, that’s not possible!’ B.C. resident wins $1.4 million on slot machine

An Okanagan resident is the province's newest millionaire after parlaying $3 into a seven-figure windfall. Playing a slot machine at a local casino, Greg Moroso of Kelowna beat almost impossible odds when he won $1.4 million on a $3 wager. According to the B.C. Lottery Corporation, Moroso was playing a progressive slot machine, called Powerbucks,…
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‘Holy cow, that’s not possible!’ B.C. resident wins $1.4 million on slot machine
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The Free Press

Check your ticket: B.C. lotto player wins $58M jackpot

There's a new multimillionaire in B.C. Someone in the province matched the 10-digit raffle number in Wednesday night's (March 6) Lotto 6/49 $58-million Gold Ball Jackpot. The ticket was purchased online. The winning numbers were: 18041531-05. Prize winners have 52 weeks from the draw date printed on their ticket to come forward to claim their…
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Vancouver Sun

B.C. PlayNow ticket wins $18-million Lotto Max jackpot

A B.C. lottery player who bought a ticket on PlayNow.com has landed an $18-million Lotto Max jackpot. The lucky winner matched all seven numbers to win the top prize in Friday's draw: 8, 16, 24, 28, 40, 41 and 47. The B.C. Lottery Corporation says the ticket was purchased on its online site, the only legal, regulated gambling website in the…
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B.C. PlayNow ticket wins $18-million Lotto Max jackpot
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The History of Gambling: From the First Casinos to Online Casinos

Check out the history of casinos and online gambling in the US | How the industry continues to change October 1994 was the auspicious month when the online casino first entered the gambling market, changing the future of betting forever. One of the earliest online casinos in the US was called'The Gaming Club'. The casino was powered by Microgaming,…
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The History of Gambling: From the First Casinos to Online Casinos
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Top 10 Crypto Gambling Sites To Earn Free Bitcoins!

The crypto industry is recording a persistent rise, indicating a growing interest of users in it. With the crypto token hype increasing, websites are introducing unique ways to attract users. One such innovative trend that received quick success was the crypto gambling website. Cryptocurrency gambling is a flourishing trend in the industry as it…
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The Golden Star

Kootenay Rotaries feel the pinch after gaming branch scuttles online Bingo

Community groups across the province will be impacted by decision to cancel online Rotary Bingo The provincial government's Gaming Policy Enforcement Branch (GPEB) has effectively shut down the Rotary Community Online Bingo. As of Aug. 25, the GPEB policy on Charitable Licensing reverted back to its pre-COVID rules and will no longer issue bingo…
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Kootenay Rotaries feel the pinch after gaming branch scuttles online Bingo
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The Numbers Game: Interesting Statistics in Online Gambling

The online betting sector has been growing fast over the last five years. Inventors have scaled the rate of releasing new technologies which have positively impacted virtual gambling. Statista reports that the sector has been growing by 20% per year since 2019. In Canada, research shows 63% of males and 57% of females gamble. Here are fascinating…
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The Numbers Game: Interesting Statistics in Online Gambling
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B.C. commits $1.4M to continue research into gambling addictions, policies

UBC's researchers have been looking into the links between gambling, video gaming and loot boxes A B.C. centre for gambling research plans to look into the psychological characteristics linked to personal risk factors for addictive behaviours - among other major programs - with renewed funding from the province. Public Safety Minister Mike…
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B.C. commits $1.4M to continue research into gambling addictions, policies
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Best Legal BC Gambling Sites 2023

My evaluation of a British Columbia online casino puts welcome bonuses, payment methods, and key features into the spotlight. Fortunately, I've tried them all. Here is a list of the top BC online casino sites in 2023: 100% Match up to $1000+ 120 Free Spins No code required TonyBet offers great promotions like a generous welcome bonus, plus you can…
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Vancuver News

B.C. woman and sister share $5M Lotto 6/49 jackpot

A Vancouver Island woman and her sister in Ontario plan to travel together after winning a $5-million B.C. lottery jackpot. Heather Andrews, who lives in Sidney, told the B.C. Lottery Corporation she was home watching TV when she decided to check her ticket for the Oct. 23 Lotto 6/49 draw. "I looked at the ticket and checked (online) two or three…
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B.C. woman and sister share $5M Lotto 6/49 jackpot
Cloverdale Reporter

Turn off the Hard Rock: Coquitlam casino rebrands with Great Canadian company name

Coquitlam's casino is Hard Rock no more, but live music will play on. Great Canadian Entertainment's property will become Great Canadian Casino Vancouver in December, around the time a new Gordon Ramsay Burger restaurant opens at 2080 United Blvd. Ten years ago there, in 2013, Boulevard Casino was rebranded as Hard Rock Casino Vancouver. The Great…
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Jackpot Blitz Receives GLI Certifications

VANCOUVER, B.C. - Jackpot Digital announced it has passed all scheduled testing and received multiple certifications from Gaming Labs International (GLI) for the company's next generation Jackpot Blitz® dealerless electronic multiplayer poker tables. The company has been working since early 2023 toward GLI certification for its newest Jackpot Blitz…
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Jackpot Blitz Receives GLI Certifications
Terrace Standard

Council eyes revenue boost by increasing number of slot machines at casino

Terrace city council members have accepted a proposal by the provincial crown corporation which runs the legal gambling business in B.C. to lift the cap on the number of gambling machines at the Terrace Chances Casino. The current cap of 75 machines, put in place by council in 2007 when the proposal for a casino was first introduced, is…
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Council eyes revenue boost by increasing number of slot machines at casino
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BCLC shows the downside of gambling offshore

This time last year, BCLC launched an advertising campaign for its PlayNow.com gambling site. An earnest 30-second anchor spot showed a parade of British Columbians extolling the virtue of betting with "the only legal gambling site in B.C.," namely that all profits go back to the province. But now, BCLC and its agency One Twenty Three West are…
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BCLC shows the downside of gambling offshore
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Second CFKF $1 Million 50/50 Super Jackpot Live Now

Vancouver, B.C. - The Canucks for Kids Fund (CFKF), in partnership with Ascend Fundraising Solutions (FS), is thrilled to announce the second $1 million 50/50 super jackpot of the season with the lucky winner taking home a guaranteed prize of $500000. The raffle, which started at noon on March 24th, will run for eight days and span the Canucks away…
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Second CFKF $1 Million 50/50 Super Jackpot Live Now
Casino Reports

Canadians Should Be Mindful of Fake Lottery Ads Online

Canadian Facebook users should be on alert for another scam circling the online spaces. It was recently reported that fake advertisements have been going around urging people to try a free lottery game. However, the posted link takes individuals to an unrelated website which is not in any way affiliated with one of the provincial lottery…
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Canadians Should Be Mindful of Fake Lottery Ads Online
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Evolution Integrates Live Dealer Titles into BCLC’s Offerings

British Columbia Lottery Corporation is looking to further enhance its offerings on its digital gaming platform PlayNow in collaboration with Evolution. The latter is a leading supplier of iGaming products to the industry and a long-term partner to the Crown agency. Via the new agreement, the company delivered new high-limit live casino games to…
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Evolution Integrates Live Dealer Titles into BCLC’s Offerings
Casino Reports

Gateway Casinos Strikes Affiliate Marketing Deal with OLG

This week, Gateway Casinos & Entertainment and the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation announced that the companies have inked a new affiliate marketing partnership. Via this collaboration, the operator will promote OLG's online slots, table games, live casinos, and digital sportsbook, PROLINE+ on OLG.ca to guests of its 14 gaming locations…
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Gateway Casinos Strikes Affiliate Marketing Deal with OLG
WJTV

How legal and illegal gambling compare in the industry

For nearly as long as humans have been alive, they've fallen under the allure of placing bets and winning big. Evidence of gambling dates back to 3000 B.C., when archaeologists uncovered six-sided dice in what is now modern Iraq. When anthropologist Alfred Kroeber published his 1948 survey of world cultures, he found it much easier to count the…
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How legal and illegal gambling compare in the industry
Casino Reports

Elements Casino Chilliwack Helps Out Numerous Charities

Last week, Elements Casino Chilliwack made its largest contribution to charities since its opening. The gaming amenity handed a CA$802832 cheque to the Knight Road Legacy Association on April 11, 2023. The money will be now split between 47 charities and non-profit organizations, most of them based in the Chilliwack region in B.C. Located at 8180…
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Elements Casino Chilliwack Helps Out Numerous Charities
Blockchain Reporter

Top Crypto Gambling Sites for 2023

If you're looking for the best crypto gambling sites in 2023, you have come to the right place. Cryptocurrencies have been gaining traction in the online gaming community and there is no shortage of options when it comes to crypto gambling sites. From B.c Games to Wild.io, we'll cover some of the best cryptocurrency gambling sites available right…
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Casino Reports

Evolution Introduces its Mega Ball in B.C.

British Columbia Lottery Corporation continues to enhance its online gaming offerings for bettors. Most recently, Evolution announced that it has inked an agreement with the Crown agency to debut its Mega Ball on BCLC's PlayNow online platform. Now, the province will become the first client of the provider in North America to integrate the title…
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Evolution Introduces its Mega Ball in B.C.
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ONWIN Takes On Bitcasino And BC.Game To Become The Top Crypto Casino

Crypto-gambling is a growing market and, hopefully, is here to stay. According to Casinos Crypto, there are 900+ crypto gambling decentralized apps and over 2000+ crypto and gambling casino sites. Crypto gambling is a new alternative to traditional casinos and online betting websites. Since it is still a nascent industry, players don't have to deal…
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Jackpot Digital to Deliver ETGs to Minnesota Casino

After the strong conclusion of 2022, Jackpot Digital now shifts the momentum into 2023, as the British Columbian gaming supplier signs another important partnership agreement. Just this week, the provider of gaming machines informed that it has struck an agreement to supply Casino Mille Lacs in Onamia, Minnesota with two of its innovative Jackpot…
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Jackpot Digital to Deliver ETGs to Minnesota Casino
Sask Today

New live gaming feature added to PlayNow.com

Players can play and interact with live dealers on new feature on Saskatchewan's gaming platform. SASKATOON - The PlayNow.com platform has added a new live gaming feature to enhance the playing experience for its users. The new feature launched this week on the Saskatchewan Indian Gaming Authority's platform, offering live table games complete with…
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New live gaming feature added to PlayNow.com
Casino Reports

Treasure Cove Casino Introduces a Cash Giveaway

Treasure Cove Casino realizes that the winter holidays could have a heavy toll on one's financial situation. That is why the Prince George's casino is hosting a special giveaway which allows locals to enter for a chance of winning CA$2500 in cash. The new contest is named Random Act of Kindness and it will conclude at the start of February…
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Treasure Cove Casino Introduces a Cash Giveaway
Vancuver News

Surrey, B.C., woman wins $1.1M jackpot on slot machine

When Shelley Araki decided to play her last few spins on a slot machine one Saturday night, she didn't expect to leave the casino a millionaire. But that's exactly what happened, in what she calls "a dream come true." Araki was getting ready to end her night at Elements Casino in Surrey on Aug. 20, when the winning spin happened on a Powerbucks…
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B.C. Players Cash Out CA$802M in Lottery Prizes Last Year

The British Columbia Lottery Corporation has sent out another successful year in terms of lottery winnings in the Province of B.C. In its annual report, the Crown agency reveals that in 2022, local lottery players have cashed out over CA$802 million in prizes. Resulting in more than 100 million winning tickets sold at provincial retailers or online…
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B.C. Players Cash Out CA$802M in Lottery Prizes Last Year
Saskatoon News

Sask. online gambling site launches

Legally regulated sports betting is now live in Saskatchewan. The province launched PlayNow on Thursday, the first legal online gaming platform in Saskatchewan since the federal government legalized single-game sports betting in Aug. 2021. "I think it's also important to point out that this was all made possible by a historic agreement that we…
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Delta Optimist

GameSense advisor builds relationships at new Delta casino

BC Lottery Corp. provides GameSense advisers in every casino Gambling is not a way to make money. Put another way, you're not going to get rich. It's just for fun, whether it be dabbing the final letter on a bingo card or getting lucky with the spin of the roulette wheel. To keep people aware of that, BC Lottery Corp. provides GameSense advisers in…
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GameSense advisor builds relationships at new Delta casino
The Gazette

Gambling is a ‘profit deal’

Steve Martin plays the intellectually challenged character Navin Johnson in the 1979 movie, "The Jerk." Navin's lack of weight-guessing ability at the fair is losing money for the owner. Informed of this, Navin responds, "I get it, this is a profit deal!" The same insight came to me 32 years earlier. Dad had been invited to teach a USC summer…
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NHL

$1 Million 50/50 Super Jackpot Tickets on Sale Now

Vancouver, B.C. - The Canucks for Kids Fund (CFKF) is excited to announce today the first 50/50 super jackpot of the season, with a guaranteed $1 million jackpot and a minimum take-home prize of $500000. The raffle will run for six days, spanning the Canucks away game in Calgary on December 14 and their home game vs Winnipeg on December 17. Tickets…
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$1 Million 50/50 Super Jackpot Tickets on Sale Now
Vancouver Sun

Lotto 6/49 jackpot worth $5 million won in Richmond

Somebody in Richmond is about to get an early Christmas present. A ticket for Saturday's Lotto 6/49 draw purchased there matched all six winning numbers for the classic $5-million jackpot: 4, 18, 26, 36, 41 and 42. It was the fifth 6/49 jackpot win in B.C. this year. The winner or winners have a year to claim the prize after the Dec. 3 draw date.…
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Lotto 6/49 jackpot worth $5 million won in Richmond
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Cash Falls Pirate Trove Online Slot At Borgata Is Stacked Fun

Every online casino slots game, in its own way, is (duh) just a little bit addictive. Each time you tap the "spin" thingee on your phone, you're like a rat getting some sugar water. Or something like that. You know what I'm talking about. This doesn't make online slots inherently bad; I mean, I can count about 100 things that give me pleasure that…
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Cash Falls Pirate Trove Online Slot At Borgata Is Stacked Fun
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AG 2022: Undercover agents 'effectively confirm' casino money laundering still works

Undercover "mystery shoppers" hired by Ontario's auditor general were able to launder money through casinos on multiple occasions. The agents tested four casinos. At two, they were able to get clean casino cheques for between $4900 and $10750 "on multiple occasions, with limited play and no proof of casino winnings, effectively confirming that they…
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AG 2022: Undercover agents 'effectively confirm' casino money laundering still works
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Gateway's Cascades Casino Delta in BC to open its doors on September 29

Canadian gaming operator Gateway Casinos & Entertainment's new facility, Cascades Casino Delta, is set to open on Thursday, September 29. The CAD 99 million ($74.5 million) investment will feature 160000 feet of entertainment space in Ladner, just north of Highway 99/17A interchange in Delta, British Columbia. According to the announcement, the…
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Jackpot Digital Signs Deal With Chumash

VANCOUVER, B.C. - Jackpot Digital has signed a licensing agreement with Chumash Casino Resort to install four Jackpot Blitz® electronic table games at their property. The licensing agreement is subject to obtaining the customary regulatory approvals. Chumash Casino Resort is located in Santa Ynez, CA near Santa Barbara and hosts a 94000 sq. ft.…
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Jackpot Digital Signs Deal With Chumash
The Columbia Valley Pioneer

B.C. Gaming branch to bring Kootenay online bingo to a halt

steve@columbiavalleypioneer.com The B.C. Gaming Policy Enforcement Branch (GPEB) is reverting back its pre-COVID-19 pandemic rules and will not renew or extend a temporary gaming license that had let a group of Kootenay Rotary Clubs (including Invermere) run their wildly-popular online bingo program. The branch had first changed its rules to…
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Casino Reports

Gateway Casinos Commits to Western Fair District

Gateways Casinos & Entertainment has confirmed that it has reached an agreement to continue operations at the Western Fair District in Ontario. The gaming leader said that it has extended its lease with the WFD and is already working on potential improvements on its Gateway Casinos London which will expand its gambling operations. The company is a…
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Gateway Casinos Commits to Western Fair District
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BCLC Launches its PlayNow.com in Saskatchewan

Today, BCLC launched its PlayNow.com to a third province in Canada, with its industry-leading online gambling platform now available to players in Saskatchewan. As part of a partnership with the Saskatchewan Indian Gaming Authority (SIGA) and SaskGaming, Saskatchewan players can now enjoy more than 400 entertaining casino and sports-betting…
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BCLC Launches its PlayNow.com in Saskatchewan
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Province launches first legal online gambling website

Legally regulated sports betting is now live in Saskatchewan. The province launched PlayNow on Thursday, the first legal online gaming platform in Saskatchewan since the federal government legalized single-game sports betting in Aug. 2021. "I think it's also important to point out that this was all made possible by a historic agreement that we…
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Province launches first legal online gambling website
Kelowna InfoNews

Kamloops renter about to become homeowner with online slots win

A Kamloops woman won more than $500000 playing online slots during her lunch break. Tammy Harden won $503116.45 playing Cleopatra, an online slot game through PlayNow.com - the B.C. Lottery Corporation website. "No more rent," was her first thought, according to a release from the lottery corporation. Initially, it was hard for her to believe she…
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Kamloops renter about to become homeowner with online slots win
Casino Reports

Jackpot Digital Completes Installation of Two ETGs

Just this week, B.C.-based gaming provider Jackpot Digital revealed that it has completed the installation of two electronic table games at Sac & Fox Casino, which is located in Kansas, U.S. The product in question is the supplier's popular Jackpot Blitz® machine, which will now further bolster offerings at the Kansas casino property. Headquartered…
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Jackpot Digital Completes Installation of Two ETGs
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Online gambling in Canada: the risks and how to stay safePipa News

Online gambling in Canada: the risks and how to stay safe ABBOTSFORD, B.C. - The Oilers have just come off a day of dating in beautiful British Columbia and are looking to see if the added camaraderie turns into chemistry in the long run. "I thought yesterday was a very good day for us. We had the chance to spend some time together in a beautiful…
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Jackpot Digital to Showcase Products at G2E Las Vegas

This week, leading electronic table game manufacturer Jackpot Digital announced that it would be making an appearance at this year's edition of the Global Gaming Expo in Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S. At the industry's largest gaming convention, the British-Columbia-based provider will be showcasing its next-generation Jackpot Blitz® Dealerless Poker…
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Cloverdale Reporter

VIDEO/PHOTOS: Delta’s new casino opens with 500 slots machines, 600 jobs at tunnel-side site

The new Cascades Casino Delta officially opened Thursday (Sept. 29) with 500 slots machines, 40000 square feet of gaming, 18 live table games, employment for close to 600 people and a promise to be a landmark venue for entertainment in the South Fraser region. Gateway Casinos & Entertainment's $99-million facility features close to 160000 square…
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VIDEO/PHOTOS: Delta’s new casino opens with 500 slots machines, 600 jobs at tunnel-side site
Casino Reports

Jackpot Digital Sees Continued Growth in August

Jackpot Digital continues to build on its impressive results in 2022, as the British-Columbia-based gaming leader has reported impressive fiscal numbers for August. In its latest financial report for August 2022, the electronic table games developer has reported a new monthly high. This is the highest monthly volume since February 2020. The company…
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Jackpot Digital Sees Continued Growth in August
Travelweek

Las Vegas' rebound in the Canadian market comes with new attractions and jackpot deals

VANCOUVER - Travel agents attending the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority's'Vegas is Back' event last night were not only wined and dined at the luxury D/6 Bar & Lounge at Parq Vancouver, they also heard how Las Vegas is reshaping itself with new attractions and jackpot deals to get clients into airline seats. Air Canada Vacations is…
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Las Vegas' rebound in the Canadian market comes with new attractions and jackpot deals
Business Upturn

Myths and realities regarding gambling

Through thousands of years of gambling history, realism mixed with gambling myths and facts, starting with a set of dice discovered in an Egyptian tomb from 3000 B.C. From gambling on the streets of Ancient Rome to 10th century Chinese card games. Along with the exponential growth of gambling brought on by contemporary technologies and low minimum…
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Myths and realities regarding gambling
Surrey Now-Leader

Cascades Casino Delta to open Sept. 29 as a $99M investment for Gateway company

Thursday, Sept. 29 is the opening date of Cascades Casino Delta. Gateway Casinos & Entertainment's new facility will feature close to 160000 square feet of entertainment space in Ladner, on a site just north of the Highway 99/17A interchange. "Gateway is proud to invest over $99 million in Delta and bring up to 600 new employees to the community,"…
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Cascades Casino Delta to open Sept. 29 as a $99M investment for Gateway company
Casino Reports

Treasure Cove Casino Contributes CA$44M to Local Economy

Now, that casinos are up and running in British Columbia with no health restrictions, they are able to properly contribute revenue to the local coffers. That is the case of Treasure Cove Casino, which according to the British Columbia Lottery Corporation, has contributed almost CA$44 million in financial 2021-2022 for its host community - Prince…
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Treasure Cove Casino Contributes CA$44M to Local Economy
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Treasure Cove Casino in Prince George pulls in nearly $44 million

Treasure Cove Casino brought in $43.9 million in revenue during an abbreviated 2021-22 fiscal year, according to the B.C. Lottery Corporation. The figure is down $7 million from the amount the casino has typically reached in past years, but likely because it had to wait three months to reopen when pandemic-related restrictions that closed the…
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Treasure Cove Casino in Prince George pulls in nearly $44 million
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Lotto 6/49 celebrates its 40th birthday by offering more jackpots

Lotto 6/49 turned 40 this year, and to celebrate, the game lottery players have loved for decades will now offer players a chance at two multi-million dollar jackpots every Wednesday and Saturday starting in September. Players will have the chance to win the Classic $5 million Jackpot and the growing Gold Ball Jackpot, which starts at $10…
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Lotto 6/49 celebrates its 40th birthday by offering more jackpots
Casino Reports

BCLC Warns Locals Not to Bet on Illegal Gambling Sites

The time has come for another exciting NFL football season, and the British Columbia Lottery Corporation has used the occasion to remind its bettors of something very important. Once more, the Crown agency reminded local sports fans that its PlayNow.com platform is the only regulated website in the province, and by playing on it, users contributed…
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BCLC Warns Locals Not to Bet on Illegal Gambling Sites
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This BC Woman Had A Dream She Won The Lottery & Then Scored $1.1M On A Slot Machine

This jackpot winner from B.C. actually had a dream that she was going to win big one day and just last month, she actually did. Shelley Araki from Surrey, B.C. scored a whopping $1.1 million jackpot from a slot machine at Elements Casino on August 20. Originally, Araki thought she had only won a small amount of $100 at first and was then shocked…
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This BC Woman Had A Dream She Won The Lottery & Then Scored $1.1M On A Slot Machine
Casino Reports

Jackpot Digital Reports a Remarkable July 2022

Jackpot Digital is recovering well from the unprecedented situation according to its most recent monthly report. Just last week, the British-Columbia-based gaming developer of electronic table games released its financial report for the month of July 2022. During which the company recorded its highest revenue for a single month since way back in…
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Jackpot Digital Reports a Remarkable July 2022
Kelowna InfoNews

Kelowna man's 'mind was blown' after winning $1M on a slot machine

A Kelowna man is now a millionaire after landing an enormous lottery win recently. Joshua Alexander was at Playtime Casino Kelowna for just 20 minutes when his $5.25 wager on a Powerbucks slot machine won him a stunning $1032361.83 jackpot on July 29, 2022, according to a media release by the B.C. Lottery Corporation. He was playing the slot…
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Kelowna man's 'mind was blown' after winning $1M on a slot machine
Casino Reports

Cascades Casino Delta is One Step Closer to Launch

Gateway Casinos & Entertainment informs the public of Delta and B.C. that its Cascades Casino Delta is one step nearer to an official launch. On Tuesday, August 23, 2022, the gaming leader hosted a tour of the nearly completed casino for press and local business leaders and stated that the new 165000-square foot property should reopen by the end of…
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Cascades Casino Delta is One Step Closer to Launch
Kelowna InfoNews

B.C.'s latest millionaire to be revealed in Kelowna

The province's newest millionaire will be revealed tomorrow in Kelowna. Someone, the B.C. Lottery Corporation isn't saying who, won a $1032361.83 jackpot playing a Powerbucks progressive slot machine at Playtime Casino in Kelowna, according to a BCLC media release. The winner will be announced, and presented with the massive cheque, tomorrow, Aug…
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B.C.'s latest millionaire to be revealed in Kelowna
Casino Reports

Delta Selects Tsawwassen Artist for New Casino Mural

At the end of last week, Delta announced that it will be tasking Tsawwassen artist Gary Nay with the responsibility of painting a mural for the new Cascades Casino Delta. The mural is 150-square-metre big, and it is set to be unveiled the Gateway Casinos & Entertainment's gaming amenity will make grand opens in the fall of this year. After previous…
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Delta Selects Tsawwassen Artist for New Casino Mural
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Chances Casino Kelowna has dabbed its last bingo card

Chances Casino Kelowna has shut down bingo for good - and some customers are not happy. Owner Stan Walt made the announcement on the casino's website on Aug. 15, citing declining attendance numbers and living under a pandemic for over two years as reasons for the permanent discontinuation of bingo operations. "This decision has not been made…
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Chances Casino Kelowna has dabbed its last bingo card
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Chances Casino Kelowna Suspends Bingo Activities

Despite casino properties in British Columbia returning to normal, the effects of the unprecedented situation still echo through the industry. This week, Chances Casino Kelowna informed the public that it will permanently suspend bingo activities at its premises. Management indicated that the offering is no longer a viable option for the…
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Chances Casino Kelowna Suspends Bingo Activities
Global News

B.C. woman wins $31 million jackpot through online Lotto Max subscription

West Kelowna, B.C., resident Jennifer Cole won a life-changing jackpot this summer. "I heard that the jackpot was won on PlayNow.com, so I logged on to my account," said Cole, who has had a lottery subscription since May. "When I saw the number in my account, it was a lot more than expected." It's the largest lottery prize ever awarded from a…
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B.C. woman wins $31 million jackpot through online Lotto Max subscription
Vancouver Sun

West Kelowna resident wins $31-million Lotto Max prize online

A B.C. lottery player who switched to buying her tickets online a couple of months ago has scored a $31-million Lotto Max jackpot. Jennifer Cole of West Kelowna made the decision to get a lotto subscription at PlayNow.com in May, then won the life-changing prize in the July 8 draw. She claimed her prize on Friday at B.C. Lottery Corp. head office…
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West Kelowna resident wins $31-million Lotto Max prize online
Casino Reports

Gateway Casinos Hosts Five Job Fairs in B.C. This August

The construction of Gateway Casinos & Entertainment's brand-new gaming property in British Columbia is going well according to plan. Last week, the gaming leader informed that it will be hosting a total of five in-person job fairs to recruit staff for its new project branded Cascades Casino Delta. Now, the company is looking to add 500 more…
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Gateway Casinos Hosts Five Job Fairs in B.C. This August
Casino Reports

Jackpot Digital Agrees on Contract with Eswatini Casino

On August 2, 2022, the leading developer of electronic table games, Jackpot Digital, announced that it has inked a licensing agreement with Piggs Peak Hotel & Casino in Eswatini, Africa. The deal would allow the British Columbian company to supply the casino with four of its cutting-edge Jackpot BlitzTM Electronic Table Games. However, the…
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Jackpot Digital Agrees on Contract with Eswatini Casino
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BCLC Reminds of Expiring CA$15M Ticket

The clock is ticking as the British Columbia Lottery Corporation reminds its players of an expiring Lotto Max ticket worth millions of Canadian dollars. The ticket in question was purchased last August somewhere in Vancouver and it is worth the amazing CA$15 million. However, almost a year later, the winner has still not emerged to claim it. Lotto…
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BCLC Reminds of Expiring CA$15M Ticket
North Delta Reporter

Hundreds of jobs to fill at new Delta casino before fall opening

Gateway Casinos & Entertainment is holding a recruitment drive to staff the soon-to-open Cascades Casino Delta. Construction of the new brand-new 160000 square foot facility is well underway, and Gateway is looking to fill hundreds of positions before the casino opens this fall. "Our goal is to create memorable experiences for our guests. To do…
Jobs
Hundreds of jobs to fill at new Delta casino before fall opening
Casino Reports

Gateway Casinos to Host Online Job Fairs for Delta Site

Soon British Columbia is set to welcome its newest gaming property - Cascades Casino Delta. And if you are looking for a job, its operator, Gateway Casinos & Entertainment, has announced that it will be hosting several online career fairs on Indeed. According to the company, it will need to fill up to 600 positions for its Delta gaming venue. The…
Jobs
Gateway Casinos to Host Online Job Fairs for Delta Site
Mail & Guardian

How gambling has evolved world-wide

Gambling activities have been around for much longer than most of us imagine. According to historical resources, the earliest signs of gambling date as far back as 2300 B.C. This means that gambling appeared around 1700 years before money as a currency was introduced, players wagering their belongings, food, and cattle instead. And while the…
Lottery
How gambling has evolved world-wide
US Bets

Ontario Regulator Fines Ottawa Casino For Multiple Violations

With money laundering through casinos a red-hot topic in Canada recently, Ontario's gaming regulator handed out a substantial fine to a casino in the province. Last Wednesday, the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Canada issued monetary penalties totaling $227250 (CAD) to HR Ottawa LP, which is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the…
Gaming Authorities
Ontario Regulator Fines Ottawa Casino For Multiple Violations
Casino Reports

Elements Casino Chilliwack Renews Payments to Charities

It has been a while, but Elements Casino Chilliwack is now able to contribute again to the local charity organizations. For the first time in several years, the gaming amenity made its annual payment to a group of local charities that form the Knight Road Legacy Association. The cheque was presented to KRLA officials and it was worth…
Bingo
Elements Casino Chilliwack Renews Payments to Charities
Sports Handle

New Online Gaming Site In Saskatchewan Plans November Launch

An online platform for casino games and sports betting in the Canadian province of Saskatchewan could be up and running just in time for the Canadian Football League's Grey Cup this fall. November will see the anticipated launch of the Saskatchewan Indian Gaming Authority's new gaming site, according to Alanna Adamko, SIGA's director of…
Industry
New Online Gaming Site In Saskatchewan Plans November Launch
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Columbia Valley, Cranbrook, East Kootenay, Elk Valley, Kimberley, Ktunaxa Nation

B.C. has a new multi-millionaire after a $30.8-million Lotto Max jackpot win. The seven winning numbers were 7, 12, 14, 18, 46, 47 and 49. The ticket was purchased on BCLC's PlayNow.com, which is the province's only legal, regulated gambling website, where B.C. players can make lottery purchases, place sports bets and enjoy online casino games. The…
Lottery
Columbia Valley, Cranbrook, East Kootenay, Elk Valley, Kimberley, Ktunaxa Nation
Casino Reports

Jackpot Digital Delivers ETGs to South Dakota Casino

After its recent agreement with a Californian casino, Jackpot Digital continues its expansion across the U.S. markets. Last week, the British-Columbian-based supplier of electronic table games announced that it has inked a partnership with Rosebud Casino in South Dakota. Via the agreement, it will install two Jackpot Blitz™ ETGs at the casino…
Winnings
Jackpot Digital Delivers ETGs to South Dakota Casino
Aldergrove Star

Coleman defends role in casino oversight as money laundering report released

A former Langley MLA and solicitor general defended his actions during the province's casino money laundering crisis, while current MLAs lobbed criticism. "The word corruption has been tossed around irresponsibly by media and politicians for several years, but the Commissioner has found that to be utterly false," said former Liberal MLA and cabinet…
Incidents
Coleman defends role in casino oversight as money laundering report released
The Bridge

Win money in online casino roulette: a brief guide of best games in India

In this article, we will briefly talk about gambling that is popular in India: roulette, poker, blackjack. What are the basic rules, what are their features. After reading this article, the player will be able to improve his chances to win money in online casino roulette. To start playing, you must know: The value given to each card. The Ace has a…
Roulette
Win money in online casino roulette: a brief guide of best games in India
Global News

‘No stress:’ Meet the Quebec man who won the $70M Lotto Max jackpot

A lucky man from Quebec, who is $70 million richer, has been unveiled after snagging the golden lottery ticket. Marcel Lussier, who hails from Brossard on Montreal's south shore, had a feeling after purchasing his last ticket. He is a now a multi-millionaire. The prize winner learned the news earlier this week, when he went to check the numbers…
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‘No stress:’ Meet the Quebec man who won the $70M Lotto Max jackpot
Casino Reports

BCLC Informs Public of Scratch Ticket Bug

British Columbia Lottery Corporation informed the public that there has been a problem with its new CA$3 Road to Riches Scratch & Win products. According to the Crown agency, there has been a bug in a system that validates whether a ticket is a winning one or not on launch. That is why the Crown advises everyone to double-check their tickets. The…
Scratch Games
BCLC Informs Public of Scratch Ticket Bug
Sports Handle

Saskatchewan Selects B.C. Lottery As Online Gaming Vendor

There's good news for the residents of Saskatchewan, as the British Columbia Lottery Corporation (BCLC) has signed a vendor agreement with the Saskatchewan Indian Gaming Authority (SIGA) to develop an online gaming platform, the two parties announced Monday in a. BCLC, a government-run corporation that already operates its regulated PlayNow online…
Lottery
Saskatchewan Selects B.C. Lottery As Online Gaming Vendor
Vancouver Is Awesome

A parade of gambling commercials during TV hockey games

Never thought I'd miss the beer commercials during the hockey game. Have to say this, though: at least the I! Am! Canadian! guy only pandered to misplaced patriotism, and didn't non-stop nag me to place a bet every time the whistle blew. This has been the defining feature of this year's Stanley Cup playoffs: a tsunami of gambling ads. Feels like…
Hockey
A parade of gambling commercials during TV hockey games
Newsweek

'I Just Kicked Her Out': Mother Backed for Evicting Gambling Addict Sister

Members of a popular internet forum stood behind one young mother after she explained her decision to evict her older sister. In a viral post published on r/AmITheA**hole, 22-year-old Redditor u/SisterOut2928 (otherwise referred to as the original poster, or OP) said her sister had been living with her and her 3-month-old daughter since she lost…
Gambling Addiction
'I Just Kicked Her Out': Mother Backed for Evicting Gambling Addict Sister
Campbell River Mirror

Ladysmith resident wins $1 million playing virtual slots

A Ladysmith resident won a cool $1 million playing online slots. Cheryl Gourley was a winner when playing Powerbucks at PlayNow.com. "I won these free spins, and the wheel came up and the needle started spinning and then there was a big flash that I won," said Gourley in a press release from the B.C. Lottery Corporation. "I saw the amount and I was…
Winnings
Ladysmith resident wins $1 million playing virtual slots
The Paris Star

Vancouver Island woman’s family to court over $3m lottery jackpot

Two of the adult children of a deceased Vancouver Island woman who won $3 million in the lottery last year are suing two of their siblings in a bid to get what they consider to be their share of the jackpot. In July, Frances Lloyd was enjoying a low-key Sunday morning at her Parksville home when she decided to open up her laptop and check her…
Winnings
Vancouver Island woman’s family to court over $3m lottery jackpot
Casino Reports

B.C. Parent Unhappy with Gambling Education Campaign

Most recently, a Vancouver parent has come out and criticized a B.C. gambling education group for its latest educational campaign and branded it as inappropriate. The parent is unhappy with the fact that a local group is handing out cartoon storybooks, yo-yos, and bouncy toy dice and even called out the group as a gambling lobby. However, the local…
Lottery
B.C. Parent Unhappy with Gambling Education Campaign
The Spread

The Rise of the Canadian Online Gambling Industry in Numbers

Canadian Gambling Industry Numbers Last year, the federal government gave provinces the nod to legalize single-sport betting. This law has been ten years in the making and has failed to pass at least twice in the past. Mobile sports betting is a $14 billion industry, according to analysts. This does not include the more than $1 billion Canadians…
Industry
Hometime Station

The Growth of Online Casinos in North America

This year, the online gambling industry is projected to generate more than $90 billion, according to research firm Statista. The growing legalization of online casinos in the US is one of the reasons the industry is surging. For clarity, states in the US have had the legal leeway to legalize online casinos since 2011. However, many of them got…
Covid
The Growth of Online Casinos in North America
Lynnwood Times

Lynnwood man wins $2.4 million jackpot at Tulalip Casino Resort

TULALIP, Wash. (March 21, 2022) - A Lynnwood man scored big at the Tulalip Resort Casino with its largest-ever jackpot of $2369748.95 shortly after midnight on March 20, easily eclipsing the resort casino's previous jackpot record of $1101976.12. The new $2.4 million jackpot record is the largest known slot machine win at any casino in state…
Winnings
Lynnwood man wins $2.4 million jackpot at Tulalip Casino Resort
Northern Ontario Business

North Bay's new casino opened March 9

Cascades Casino in North Bay held a "soft open" on March 9, and a grand opening is planned for later this spring. The $31-million facility has faced lengthy delays due to COVID, but has now opened the doors to the gaming floor and MATCH restaurant. "I feel the reception is going to be amazing," said James Sweeney, the casino's general manager of…
Covid
North Bay's new casino opened March 9
Nelson Star

Nanaimo woman wins $2.1 million playing casino slots

A boat for her husband and a holiday in the tropics are in the near future for a woman who won $2.1 million playing the slots at Casino Nanaimo. Erralyn Joseph, a Snuneymuxw First Nation band councillor, was playing the casino's Wheel of Fortunes Exotic Far East slot machine with her husband Joshua on Feb. 23, and was down to one of her last plays…
Winnings
Nanaimo woman wins $2.1 million playing casino slots
Nanaimo News Bulletin

Snuneymuxw councillor wins $2.1 million playing the slots at Casino Nanaimo

A boat for her husband and a holiday in the tropics is in the near future for a woman who won $2.1 million playing the slots at Casino Nanaimo. Erralyn Joseph, a Snuneymuxw First Nation band councillor, was playing the casino's Wheel of Fortunes Exotic Far East slot machine with her husband Joshua on Feb. 23, and was down to one of her last plays…
Lottery
Snuneymuxw councillor wins $2.1 million playing the slots at Casino Nanaimo
CTV News Vancouver Island

Nanaimo lottery winner: Woman wins $2.1M jackpot from slot machine

A Nanaimo, B.C., woman was stunned to learn she won a whopping $2.1 million jackpot from a slot machine in the Harbour City last week. Erralyn Joseph won the jackpot from a "Powerbucks" slot machine on Feb. 23 at Casino Nanaimo. According to the B.C. Lottery Corporation, Powerbucks slot machines have a jackpot that start at $1 million, then the…
Winnings
Nanaimo lottery winner: Woman wins $2.1M jackpot from slot machine