Author: Casey Kaplan

Major Sports Leagues Threaten Lawsuits Against Sportsbetting

As Canada continues its debate over the single game sportsbetting bill, the major sports leagues vocal opposition to single game bets is getting even louder.  Several Canadian Senators have mentioned their plans to kill the bill in reaction to heavy opposition from the MLB, NHL, NBA, NFL, and NCAA.  The leagues have said the status…

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Montreal Poker Tournament Won by a Canadian

The World Poker Tour (WPT) wrapped up its tournament in Montreal earlier this week, which was considered the grand return of professional poker in Canada.  The tournament had the highest number of participants in the history of Canadian poker, which was one of the signs of the tournament’s great success.  High profile players and professional…

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Caesars Windsor is Second Highest Contributor to Cancer Amongst all Caesars Locations

Caesars Entertainment launched a corporate wide challenge amongst 40 of its locations to raise donations for breast cancer awareness, which was orchestrated to build towards Breast Cancer Awareness Month.  Caesars Windsor has proudly reported they finished second in the corporate campaign, which will result in an extra $8,000 donated on to the Canadian Cancer Society…

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Unusual Bets on 100th Grey Cup Game

It is Grey Cup Weekend in Canada, with fans eagerly filing into Toronto for the 100th Grey Cup game.  People have been spotted wearing jerseys and colours of the home team, but there have been several showings of support for the visiting team and the entire CFL itself.  The game has led to several wagers…

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Toronto Board of Health Votes against Casino

  Toronto city council has until mid-2013 to submit its approval or rejection of a casino proposal to the OLG.  However, the city’s board of health has already voted its rejection of a casino in Toronto.  The vote was 9-1 for a motion submitted by Councilor Joe Mihevc, which rejects the OLG’s expanded gambling plans…

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World Poker Tour Returning to Canada

The World Poker Tour (WPT) is officially returning to Canada.  After several years of withdrawal from the Canadian market, the popular tournament is taking a seat at the tables in the Playground Poker Club, just outside of Montreal.  The tournament is scheduled to begin November 23, lasting through November 27 in a 5 day grueling…

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Armed Standoff Outside Starlight Casino in British Columbia

Gamers visiting the Starlight Casino in New Westminster, British Columbia were greeted with an unwelcome situation Thursday morning.  People were trapped inside the casino when an armed man engaged in a standoff with local police, which resulted in the casino placed under lockdown and traffic diverted from the area.  Police attempted to better communicate with…

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Manitoba First Nations Announce New Casino for 2013

Gamers in Manitoba have a new casino to look forward to.  The casino will be called the Spirit Sands Casino located near Carberry, about 50 km east of Brandon.  Money made from the casino will be used to support First Nations communities throughout the province, with plans in place to distribute money evenly among Manitoba’s…

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