Author: Casey Kaplan

Majority of Torontonians Want A Casino

Everyone has something to say about the potential for a new casino in the downtown core of Toronto. From American gaming operators to local politicians – everyone has an opinion. However, there is one group of individuals that has yet to weigh in: the people who live here.  According to a recent poll published on…

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Ceasars and MGM Eager for Toronto Casino

Two of the biggest entertainment and gaming companies in the world have their eyes on Toronto, as the city debates the possibility of opening up a casino in the downtown core. While most residents do not seem to be on board with the idea, the local government is eager to get started – and so…

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How Serious is Online Gaming Crime?

With recent reports of a man scamming the online gambling industry for over $100 000 in online casino bonuses, the issue of online gaming crime has risen to the spotlight. Is crime rampant in the online gambling market, and is there anything that can be done to ensure that the industry stays safe for consumers?…

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More Opposition to New Toronto Casino

While the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation is very gung-ho about the idea of opening a new casino within the GTA, but not all areas of the government are thrilled with the idea. OPSEU (Ontario Public Service Employees Union) has demanded that Dalton McGuinty confirm or deny rumours that the new casino will be built…

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Canadians Miss Out on Mega Millions Jackpot

Last week, thousands of Canadians crossed the border to purchase lottery tickets for the biggest Mega Millions draw ever. Originally only open to American residents, the draw was recently made available to Canadians, causing an influx of activity at the border last week. Unfortunately, the prize did not go to a lucky Canadian; instead, it…

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Does Ontario Depend Too Much On Gambling Revenue?

 If you haven’t already heard that the OLG is planning on an overhaul of its gambling services, you must not have a television or the internet. Over the course of the past two weeks, the media has been full of opinion pieces and reports on the lottery commission’s plans. A recent report by the Sudbury…

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Municipalities Must Hold Referendums On GTA Casino

Ontario residents have reacted adversely to the news that the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation has plans to build a casino in the Greater Toronto Area. Rather than being excited about the possibility of a new casino being built in town, residents within the GTA and other areas across the province are not pleased.  Some…

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PS Vita vs. Smartphone Gaming?

Sony has released its new PS Vita, the next generation of handheld gaming in the PlayStation family. The device’s release has been highly anticipated, but it seems that the Vita is falling short of the gaming world’s expectations. Some gaming experts predict that smartphone gaming will outshine the new Sony device.  According to gaming magazine…

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Temporary Casino A Possibility in Ontario

This week, the OLG announced new plans to modernize the province’s gaming market, and building a new casino in the GTA is among the changes that will be made in Ontario. The planning and construction of a new casino could take up to six years, so the OLG is considering creating a  temporary gambling site…

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Cryptologic Finally Sees Profit Increase

It wasn’t long ago that we thought Cryptologic was close to bankruptcy. The online gaming developer, which powers sites like InterCasino, had many problems last years, but things are finally beginning to look up for the company. Following an acquisition by Amaya Gaming, Cryptologic has posted its first profit increase in over five years.  In…

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