Press Releases

The Canadian Gaming Association welcomes NHL partnership on sports betting to provide a new level of fan engagement

Toronto, Ontario, October 29, 2018 – The Canadian Gaming Association (CGA) welcomes today’s announcement by the National Hockey League (NHL) on its first sports betting partnership with MGM Resorts International. The NHL’s decision to establish this partnership with the gaming industry in the United States will bring an exciting new level of engagement for NHL…

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The Canadian Gaming Association Announces Appointment Of Five New Board Members

TORONTO, ON, July 30, 2018 – The Canadian Gaming Association (CGA) today announced the appointment of five new members of the Association’s Board of Directors, which took place during the CGA’s Annual General Meeting at the end of June. Carrie Kormos, SVP Marketing & Communication, Gateway Casinos & Entertainment, Chair Danielle Bush, Partner, Miller Thomson…

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The Canadian Gaming Association Welcomes German Report Recommendation To Enhance Regulatory Framework In British Columbia

TORONTO, ON, June 27, 2018 – The Canadian Gaming Association (CGA) welcomes the release of the German Report and the recommendations put forward to improve anti-money laundering policies and practices in B.C.’s gaming industry. The CGA agrees that it is time for both the provincial government and casino industry to move forward together to build…

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Canadian Gaming Association Available To Comment On U.S. Supreme Court Sports Wagering Ruling

TORONTO, ON, May 14, 2018 – The Canadian Gaming Association (CGA) welcomes the decision by the United States Supreme Court to strike down a federal law that bars gambling on sports betting. Earlier today, the Supreme Court ruled 6-3 to strike down the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act (PASPA), opening the door for regulated…

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The Canadian Gaming Association Welcomes Minister Eby’s Recommendations

TORONTO, ON, March 27, 2018 – The Canadian Gaming Association (CGA) welcomes today’s recommendations by the Hon. David Eby, British Columbia’s Attorney General, to the House of Commons Finance Committee as part of its review of the Proceeds of Crimes (Money Laundering) and Terrorist Financing Act. Minister Eby’s request for enhanced information sharing between law…

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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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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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Organized Crime And European Sports Book Earn Milions Thanks To Canadian Senators

$150 million will be illegally wagered during Super Bowl weekend alone TORONTO, ON, January 28, 2015 – The Canadian Gaming Association (CGA) is today issuing a reminder to Canadians that more than $150 million in illegal wagering will take place during Super Bowl weekend thanks to the ongoing inaction of the Senate to pass Bill…

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Super Bowl And Sports Betting: A Multi-Million Dollar Opportunity – But Not In Canada

Bill C290 languishes due to Senate inaction; cities still unable to capture Super Bowl revenue TORONTO, ON, JANUARY 30, 2014 – Due to the Senate’s failure to act on Bill C290, an amendment to the Criminal Code to permit single-event sports wagering, $26 billion has been put in the hands of illegal gaming operators since…

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