Best Canada Casinos Online - February 2014 News Archive

This section lists news stories added here to Best Canada Casinos Online on February 2014.

BestCanadaCasinosOnline - News Archive - February / 2014

Canadian Government Looks to Ban the Gaming Competition Added: February 24, 2014

A lot of reports about the "dangers" and hazards" have been conducted by people in the academic world. Some of them come to conclusions that do not paint the online gambling world in a positive light. That is understandable, particularly if one is on the sidelines, or, as they say, "on the outside looking in." The thrust of most of their findings is that there is some kind of "integrity" issue with online casinos. That may have been the problem at one time, but the industry itself, through its internal mechanisms, has done a very good job of checking some of the issues that have surrounded unscrupulous operators.

New Group Fights Adelson's Effort to Ban Online Casinos Added: February 17, 2014

Some entities that have interests in the land-based casino industry have launched a campaign to combat any activity on the part of congressmen to enact a ban for online gambling. It's not that they are protecting anyone's rights, but simply reacting to the efforts of Sheldon Adelson, the CEO of the Las Vegas sands Corporation, who has come out against the legalization and licensing of online operations because it would tend to take away from his own business interests.

Study – Up to Ten States Could Be High on Internet Gambling Added: February 10, 2014

A group called Gambling Compliance studies and tracks legislation that is related to gambling all over the world. The results from their latest survey may surprise a few people, according to the group, up to 10 states within the United States are going to be considering legislation for the purpose of approving or expanding online gambling, which, if true, means that the competition has really opened up. As we speak, there are only three states that permit any form of online gambling, New Jersey, Nevada, and Delaware. However, there are proposals in the works to bring online gambling to 10 more.

BCLC Looks For New CEO After Graydon's Departure Added: February 3, 2014

Michael Graydon must have figured he hung around enough as chief executive of the BCLC (British Columbia Lottery Corporation) and wanted to move on to conquer new worlds. So that is why he offered up his resignation, which was effective at the end of January, to explore opportunities within the private sector. This leaves a big hole, as grading had been the CEO of the BCLC for six years. Meanwhile, the Board of Directors has named Jim Lightbody as the interim CEO for the moment, with his appointment effective immediately.