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Annual GIGSE Conference Attracts Record Numbers

Record numbers of I-gaming industry members participated in the annual Global Interactive Gaming Summit and Expo (GIGSE) May 16-18 at the Palais de Congres in Montreal.

Internet Gambling Leaders Address Changes Facing the Industry at GIGSE

Lawrence Lessig opened the eighth annual Global Interactive Gaming Summit and Expo (GIGSE) last week with an appeal to the Internet gambling industry to convince government officials to regulate online gaming.

GIGSE Organizers Raise Money for Gordon House

The Gordon House Association, a UK-based provider of residential support for gamblers recovering from addiction, will be the official charity of the River City Group-sponsored Global Interactive Gaming Summit and Expo (GIGSE).

Montreal Casino Revamp Rejected

News Brief: The $1.2-billion project to revamp the Montreal Casino and move it to a working-class district was axed on Friday after a ten-month anti-casino campgain was successful

Montreal Casino Gets Mixed Response

News Brief: The head of the committee that is examining whether the casino should be moved to the Peel Basin says it is too early for the Quebec government to decide to move Montreal's casino.

Report Could Delay Quebec Casino Plans

News Brief: The Coulombe Report, comissioned by the province to evaluate the Peel Basin Casino project, could put the plans to move the casino on the backburner, according to a report in La Presse.

Montreal Cautious About Casino

News Brief: Loto-Quebec's proposal to relocate the Montreal Casino to the Southwest borough could help revitalize the area but questions remain about public security and the impact on the neighbourhood, the city of Montreal says.

Quebec Casino Plan Gets Slammed

News Brief: A day after public health officials slammed plans to move the Montreal Casino to the Peel Basin from Ile Notre Dame, the Point St. Charles community clinic yesterday asked the Quebec government to reject the project.

Casino Move Not a Good Idea: Health Dept

News Brief: Montreal's department of public health says the plan to move the Montreal Casino is unnacceptable in its current form.

Montreal Casino Still Possible

News Brief: The president of Quebec's Treasury Board says a new billion-dollar casino in Montreal's Peel Basin is still a possibility.

Loto-Québec Presents Responsible Gaming Summary

Loto-Québec executives presented a summary today of the principal actions undertaken by the Corporation to promote responsible gaming since releasing its 2004-2007 Development Plan.

Study Downplays Casino Impact

News Brief: Laval University study says casinos may not have as much of an impact on local neighbourhoods as expected.

Document Fuels Montreal Casino Debate

News Brief: A leaked government document is fueling debate over a proposed casino project in Montreal.

Quebec Casino Draws Opposition

News Brief: Social activist groups across Quebec are demanding that the provincial government hold a legislature committee hearing into the construction of a casino and entertainment complex in Point St. Charles, Quebec.

Montreal Casino Signs Banking Deal

News Brief: The Montreal casino has given the Banque Nationale exclusive bank machine rights on the premises, and is taking a cut of the service charge.

Pointe St-Charles Doesn't Want Casino

Pointe St-Charles residents are opposed to the re-location of the casino in their neighborhood and are petitioning to prevent the Loto-Quebec project.

Montreal Man Hits it Big

News Brief: A 22-year-old Montreal man has struck the third highest jackpot awarded by Casino de Montreal.

Loss of VLTs May Lead to Increased Drug Trade

News Brief: Facing the prospect of losing their lucrative video lottery terminals, Quebec bar owners are being tempted by alternative sources of revenue like a cut from drug deals on the premises. Updates Simpson Odds

Internet wagering on The Simpsons is continuing to take center stage at since the company posted odds on the mystery gay character who will be ‘outed’ in an upcoming episode.

Bookie Posts Odds on Gay Simpsons

Rumors that Springfield will legalize gay marriage on an upcoming episode of the Simpsons is sparking talk amongst fans that one of the main characters will come out of the closet.

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