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Canadian Gaming Association Acknowledges Major Milestone To Allow Single-­Event Sports Wagering In Canada

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Bill C-­‐290 passes third reading with all-­‐party support and is sent to the Senate

TORONTO, ON, March 2, 2012 – The Canadian Gaming Association (CGA) today is pleased to acknowledge a major milestone for Bill C-­‐290, An Act to Amend the Criminal Code – Sports...

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Canadian gaming industry matures into one of the largest entertainment industries in the country, the CGA’s Economic Impact Study finds

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Impact spreads: Canadian companies now technology leaders, export gaming products internationally

TORONTO, ON, October 19, 2011 – Legalized gaming has nearly tripled in size since 1995, from $6.4 billion in gaming win to about $15.1 billion (2010) according to the most recent...

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Canadian Gaming Association welcomes changes to allow enhanced sports wagering in Canada

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TORONTO, ON, September 28, 2011 - Joe Comartin, M.P. Windsor Tecumseh, today introduced an Act to Amend the Criminal Code in the House of Commons to permit single-event sports wagering in Canada.

Sports wagering, estimated to be in excess of $10 billion...

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Stakes are high for gaming industry’s small businesses

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HOLLY FRAUGHTON
Special to Globe and Mail Update

Gambling is big business in Canada – about $16-billion worth annually. It's little wonder that large companies are maneuvering to get in on the action.

Small players, however, are forced to find less obvious ways to get their piece...

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Casino New Brunswick not so scary after all, a year after facility opens, concerns have mostly made way to praise

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When it was announced in 2008 that New Brunswick's first-ever casino would be built in Moncton, the word "increase" was often thrown around by local residents: increase in automobile traffic, increase in crime, increase in gambling addiction.


These concerns persisted over the next...

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CGA Letter to Editor in Response to Globe & Mail Article

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Re: Government-Sanctioned Online Gambling: Short-Sighted And Morally Bankrupt (April 20): Internet gambling has been available for more than 10 years. It’s a growing world-wide $30-billion business with the current Canadian market estimated as being in excess of $1-billion.

Over this...

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