Paragon Gaming

Gambling in Vancouver, B.C. under scruitiny

Why Edgewater casino could go bankrupt and leave us holding the bag

Suddenly clouds have formed on the horizon for the planned new Edgewater Casino at BC Place, as news comes that regulators are reviewing the viability of the project and the suitability of former BC...

City should limit BC Place casino's hours and province should collect better data on gambling addicts

Vancouver Not Vegas has a legitimate point when it asks the City to review the zoning of the Paragon casino planned for BC Place and confine the casino to “an appropriate size”. And, as this is ‘...

Vancouver Not Vegas calls for halt to casino development due to doubling of problem gamblers

Former River Rock Casino floor-manager Jason Feng knows firsthand what severe gamblers look like. “We see the same people every day. I’ve kicked people out because they are drunk and I’ve kicked...

Edgewater Casino lease extension rasies questions

“Its time to actually tell the public the truth about what’s happening with this site.”

BC Place casino expansion move set up secretly by PavCo, FOI reveals

Information obtained through a new FOI makes it clear that the BC Pavillion Corporation (PavCo) was planning to relocate Edgewater Casino to the BC Place redevelopment up to a year before issuing a...

Rich Coleman put back in charge of gaming policy: citizens concerned about future of Edgewater casino

Critics say that putting Rich Coleman back on the gaming portfolio will be problematic for the future of gaming projects in B.C., including the controversial Edgewater casino.

Vancouver approves rezoning for Edgewater casino

Anti-gambling coalition says move will open doors to more gambling; councillors disagree.

Casino critics want rezoning vote delayed

Wait til court rules on Edgewater move, they argue.

NPA's Suzanne Anton voices conditional support for casino expansion

Vancouver municipal election 2011: Despite confusion about her position, Mayoral candidate Suzanne Anton said she stands by her decision to vote with council against proposed casino expansions.

Mayor and council vote unanimously against casino expansion

Present facility can relocate, but no increase in local gaming without public consultation.