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Canada’s Gaming Industry Believes Current AML Controls Work

   

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Paul Burns: The future of Canadian gaming is bright

Canada is currently positioning itself as an alternative gambling destination in North America. But with Las Vegas just around the corner, Canada needs to work double-time in order to compete with one of the world’s premier gambling hub. Paul Burns, vice president of Canadian Gaming Association, pointed out that Canadian government and stakeholders are teaming-up…

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July 26: Monarchs’ return? Plus other letters to the editor

Bet on disagreement Re Greater Toronto Should Say No To More Casinos (July 25): In 2015, Toronto City Council voted to accept an expanded gaming facility – with conditions – at Woodbine Racetrack. While the process has been slow-moving, it has been moving forward. An operator will soon be selected, and serve as a catalyst…

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Ipsos Summit Research

The Canadian Gaming Association (CGA) commissioned a research study from Ipsos in Spring 2016 for the Canadian Gaming Summit. The data was presented by Paul Lauzon during the Canadian Gaming Summit in Ottawa in June 2016. The focus for the study was to examine how casinos could improve the overall offer, not only to keep…

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Canadian Gaming Association Joins Sault Ste. Marie Education Partners For Unprecedented Examination Of The Training Needs Of The Canadian Gaming Industry

Algoma University, Sault College, Sault Ste. Marie Innovation Centre to oversee national needs assessment beginning in June TORONTO, ON, May 9, 2016 – The Canadian Gaming Association (CGA) and the Sault Ste. Marie Education Partners (SSMEP) have teamed up to undertake a needs assessment of the Canadian gaming industry, with the goal of creating a…

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Canadian Gaming Association Undertakes First Ever Examination of Perceptions of Community Leaders on Casino Development in Canada

Almost 71% of Community Leaders who are currently living with a casino in their community would accept a casino again today according to the recent Opinions of Community Leaders Study, a powerful endorsement of the benefits that gaming brings to cities across Canada. Commissioned and distributed by the Canadian Gaming Association (CGA), the study is…

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CGA Update – Looking Ahead to 2016

As we turn our attention to the year ahead, the Canadian Gaming Association (CGA) would first like to applaud the role that Canadian gaming companies play on the global stage as leaders in innovation, product development and online gambling. Companies like Amaya and Intertain continue to dominate in markets all over the world and technology…

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Toronto City Council Puts Gaming Expansion Back on the Table

Gaming expansion is back on the table in the Greater Toronto Area after majority of councillors, including Mayor John Tory, voted on April 1 to direct the city manager to draft a report on the economic and social implications of increased gaming at Woodbine Racetrack. Toronto City Council under former Mayor Rob Ford had previously…

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