Author: Casey Kaplan

The Eve Of The NFL Entry Draft

The NFL Entry Draft for 2013 begins on April 25, and is considered the most practical source of player recruitment and team rebuilding.  Over the last few drafts, analysts were able to realistically predict which teams would select the eligible players in the draft.  But sports bettors predict the 2013 draft is anyone’s bet. Historically…

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Rob Ford Wants To Take Casino Proposal To 2014 Election

Nearly half of Toronto’s city councilors entrenched themselves firmly against the OLG casino proposal only days prior to Mayor Rob Ford’s casino sub-committee meeting.  The sub-committee is debating the conclusions laid out in a city staff report released earlier this month, and recommendations at the committee will then pass onto the entire city council for…

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US Authorities Shut Down Legendz Sports

Illegal sportsbetting operations, such as the Superbowl betting party in Markham a few months ago, are making international headlines due to the reputations of the online gambling domains.  The US Justice Department made a similar raid on an illegal betting site this week, which reinforce the fact that online gambling and sportsbetting laws in the…

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Restaurant Owners Support Toronto Casino At Convention Centre

The Toronto casino is under intense debate with near equal support and opposition to the OLG proposal as well as viable locations within the city.  Union groups are divided over the net economic benefits over the potential social health risks, while gambling operators and private businesses invest time and money lobbying for the ideal location.…

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Rob Ford Battles With TTC Over Transit Expansion Once Again

Rob Ford is showcasing his elegant art of persuasion at Toronto city hall once again.  The mayor was caught on camera making a fake vomit noise when TTC Chair Karen Stintz suggested raising municipal taxes to pay for the Metrolinx transit expansion that will span from Toronto to Hamilton.  Ford responded by reiterating his position…

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Patience Is Running Out For Toronto Casino

Patience is running thin regarding the Toronto casino and the OLG gaming modernization strategy.  MGM Entertainment, one of the frontrunners bidding for the operating rights to the Toronto casino, demanded the city make up its mind one way or the other. MGM President Bill Hornbuckle was in the province earlier this week, and gave a…

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TSN Opens Online Play Betting Bracket For March Madness

  The NCAA March Madness tournament kicks off this week amid eager anticipation and excitement from fans of the games.  March Madness is a popular sportsbetting event across North America, where gamblers fill out their brackets through sports books and online casinos in order to bet on the tournament.  In Canada, the national sports network…

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Lining Up Bets On March Madness

The annual NCAA March Madness event begins on March 19, which means sports bettors will spend this weekend planning the perfect brackets for the tournament.  Office pools or competitions between friends are as synonymous with March Madness as the college games themselves despite the legal grey area of sportsbetting. In Canada, players are free to…

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Flamboro Downs Slot Agreement Extended

Kathleen Wynne announced on Friday March 8 that a new slot at racetrack revenue sharing program was granted for eight Ontario racetracks.  Today, the Premier officially declared Flamboro Downs as one of those racetracks.  Supporters of the Hamilton track are ecstatic with the news, while casino advocates believe the slot commitment ensures the OLG is…

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