gaming

Police forces across Canada warn of risks involved with playing Pokemon Go

In Vancouver, police have observed the game’s colourful digital characters inside their own headquarters.

City Councillors ask tough questions on casino expansion

“I want to be clear that there was evidence of poor money policing in BC casinos, and that the BCLC was fined by FINTRAC more than $700,000. Is that correct?” Councillor David Cadman asked city...

Vancouver residents oppose downtown casino, Justason Market Intelligence poll finds

A January/February survey of Vancouver residents by Justason Market Intelligence finds that 51% of Vancouver residents oppose the proposed downtown casino development. This opposition includes...

Should Rich Coleman be responsible for promoting and regulating gaming?

Solicitor General Rich Coleman, the minister in charge of managing gaming in B.C., is also in charge of investigating gaming-related crimes. Some see  Coleman's double appointments as a conflict...

Live from Vancouver, a state of the gaming union address

In Vancouver, census statistics have shown that around 1 in 8 households have a video game system. But we're not just a city of video game aficionados. Just like northern California is the centre of...

Provincial-backed casino requires City approval, but can City say no?

The proposed expansion of Edgewater Casino at BC Place requires Vancouver city council approval. Public hearings are slated for mid-December.

Vancouver to have one last chance to weigh in on proposal for BC's largest casino

The new casino will more than triple the number of slot machines - from 493 to 1, 500 - and include an additional 150 table games. Two hotels, with a total of 620 rooms, are also expected to be includ