Best Canada Casinos Online - March 2014 News Archive

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

BestCanadaCasinosOnline - News Archive - March / 2014

Morgan Stanley Takes More Restrained View of Gambling Markets Added: March 31, 2014

Morgan Stanley, which studies the gambling industry, and has been observing very closely that part of the industry which is played online, has become a little more conservative with its estimates as to what the United States online gambling market will do by the year 2017. Previously it had forecast that the market would be worth $5 billion, but now they have tempered that and reissued an estimate of 3.5 billion.

Provinces Want More Young People to Buy Lottery Tickets Added: March 24, 2014

How does one make the government-controlled lottery more attractive to the youth of Canada? We have purposely framed that question in such a way as to make it sound odd. But the reality is, that is what provincial lottery agencies are seeking to do, in light of overwhelming evidence that people who are under the age of 35 are not buying their gambling-related product. Andrea Marantz, who works for the Western Canada Lottery Corp., says that her agency is looking very deeply into the problem, and recognizes that it is very real. "Lottery is like any other kind of consumer product," she said. "We have to expend some effort in (research and development) to just keep products relevant."

Hard Rock Vancouver Partners Up with Those Helping Gambling Addicts Added: March 17, 2014

This piece of news does not necessarily apply specificalkly to the subject of online gaming in Canada, but it does bring up some interesting issues for those who see some kind of a problem that is created by any kind of gambling - whether it is land-based or cyberspace - when it comes to the social issue of addiction.

U.S. Politics Surrounding Online Gambling Will Affect Canadian Policy Added: March 10, 2014

It seems they are scheduling a lot of symposiums and panel discussions these days when it comes to the subject of legalized and regulated online gambling in the United States. As most people in Canada already know, New Jersey and Nevada have passed legislation enabling Internet gambling to exist within state borders, and this policy has been implemented. Gaming entities that are licensed in the states, for the most part those who already had existing licenses, are jockeying for position in trying to scoop up every eligible gambler, using all resources at their disposal. Other states, like Delaware, are involved, and there will be many soon to follow. It is not inconceivable that within five years time, there will be as many as 15 states that have legalized online gambling that their citizens can take part in.

Will Sports Betting Be Revisited in Canada? Added: March 3, 2014

With Canada's success in the Olympic Games, especially that of the hockey team, which won gold medals on both the men's and women's side, there has been more talk about sports betting as a political issue in the country, because of the action that was obviously placed by Canadian citizens on Olympic action with sportsbooks. These were not sportsbooks that were located within Canadian borders, mind you, but sportsbooks which were located offshore, in jurisdictions where they are licensed and legal, but where they don't generate a dime in revenue for the government.