Author: Casey Kaplan

OLG Looking for Help With Online Gambling Website

The Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation has announced that it is looking for technical help in launching its new online gambling website. Until now, the idea of the OLG launching an online casino was just a rumour, but the local lottery commission is showing signs of commitment, issuing a call for applications from professionals in…

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Worries Arise Over VLT Additions

 It has recently been announced that the Atlantic Lottery Corporation is planning on adding 75 new video lottery terminals (VLTs) to locations across New Brunswick. While the additional machines will help to increase government revenue, the idea has caused concern among the community, which believes that adding more gambling opportunities could be detrimental.  According to…

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Online Gaming Giant Zynga Could Be Worth $7 Billion

 Many changes have been taking place in the stock market when it comes to online gaming. Gambling companies like PlayTech have been re-pricing their shares, and other gaming operators are now considering their entrance into the global stock exchange market. Zynga is one of these companies, currently planning to go public.  Zynga has announced that…

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Alberta Natives Want Changes to Gambling Laws

First Nations groups in Alberta have recently called on the government to make some changes to the province’s gambling laws. The groups want the provincial government to examine the way in which First Nation casino funds are being distributed among not-for-profit organizations.  Current laws state that 40% of all gaming revenues from First Nations casinos…

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Expansion of Canadian Gambling Market Creates More Jobs

 Canada has one of the fastest-growing gambling markets in the world right now. Between provincial lotteries launching online gambling websites and their expansion into international markets, there is a great deal of growth going on in the gaming industry in the country.  The Canadian Gaming Association is beginning to see a greater demand for software…

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XBOX Live Users Attacked By Hackers

It has been revealed that a group of hackers is scamming thousands of dollars out of XBOX Live players by tricking them into sharing personal information. This latest hacker attack comes shortly after Playstation’s PSN network was hacked earlier this year, costing the company millions.  The hackers having been using tactics similar to those used…

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