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New Brunswick gets rid of 25% of VLTs

News Brief: The New Brunswick government is eliminating about 25 percent of the video lottery terminals currently operating in the province.

Hide lottery tickets with the cigarettes: Liberal MLA

News Brief: Lottery tickets should be hidden in retail shops on P.E.I. just like tobacco products, says government house leader Robert Vessey.

Study links gambling and suicide

News Brief: Pathological gamblers are almost four times more likely than the average Canadian to try to kill themselves, concludes a new study that adds to the growing health-related controversy around the government-run casino industry.

Ontario accused of discriminating against native casinos

News Brief: The province of Ontario is discriminating against a northern aboriginal charitable casino by not allowing it to offer card tables, NDP Leader Howard Hampton said.

Ontario city receives over $1 million in slot share

News Brief: Another $1 million plus has entered the city hall's revenue stream from Western Fair Raceway's slots business in London, Ontario.

Charlottetown racino opened Sunday

News Brief: The Charlottetown racino will be open for business this Sunday, but P.E.I. Treasurer Wes Sheridan says there will be no more Sunday openings until at least next year.

Women cashes in on $8.8 million bookmark

News Brief: A pipeline worker from Hinton, Alta., got more than a thrill from her mystery novel when she found the lotto ticket she was using as a bookmark won her nearly $9 million.

Saskatchewan casino lawsuit dismissed

News Brief: A Queen's Bench justice has dismissed a multi-million-dollar lawsuit brought against the Federation of Saskatchewan Indian Nations and the provincial government.

Lotto winner cashes in $8.8M bookmark

News Brief: A pipeline worker from Hinton, Alta., got more than a thrill from her mystery novel when she found the lotto ticket she was using as a bookmark won her nearly $9 million.

Canadian Affiliate Management Company launches new program

The Canadian Affiliate Management Company is pleased to announce the official launch of their new affiliate rewards program, titled CARE Rewards.

Dakota Dunes has strong opening

News Brief: Since its opening, Dakota Dunes Casino has experienced success, and has become an important part of the Whitecap Dakota community, according to casino officials.

New tribal council will share casino cash

News Brief: The new tribal council set to take over control of how North Battleford's Gold Eagle casino spends its profits says both Native and non-Native charity groups in the area will receive 'fair and equitable access to casino revenues.'

Highlights from CAC Montreal, 2007: I am a groupie

I am a CAC groupie. According to Marc Lesnik, that is. I have been to many online gaming conferences in my time and so far I have managed to hit all of Lesnik's shows, big or small. Unfortunately CAC Montreal was rather poorly attended, although we all knew this was going to happen due to location and timing.

Battle over Saskatchewn gaming

News Brief: Legal action has been launched against the Federation of Saskatchewan Indian Nations and Chief Lawrence Joseph by the Battlefords Tribal Council and Gold Eagle Community Development Corporation over the handling of matter related to gaming.

Bodog, Morris Mohawk Gaming Group sign deal

Bodog Entertainment is pleased to announce a brand licensing agreement with Morris Mohawk Gaming Group for operations and marketing of gaming in North America.

AmTote, Attractions Hippiques Quebec sign deal

AmTote Canada, Inc. has entered into a Totalisator Service Agreement with Attractions Hippiques Quebec Inc.

Ontario official can't investigate lottery complaint

News Brief: Ontario's new gaming regulator says it cannot investigate a complaint involving a lottery terminal in Brampton because it doesn't yet have proper authority.

P.E.I. government betting on Sunday racino gambling

News Brief: A positive reaction to racino gambling at the Charlottetown Driving Park on the Sunday of Old Home Week has the P.E.I. government eyeing more openings this fall.

Affiliate Convention in Montreal

Ticonderoga Ventures, Inc. announces the Affiliate Convention will be held on August 27-28, 2007 in Montreal at the Intercontinental Hotel.

Casino trades smoke for slots

News Brief: A native-owned casino north of Winnipeg, Manitoba, is going smoke-free as part of a deal that will see it double its stable of slot machines and share more money with northern reserves.

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