The Toronto Raptors may not have played on the NBA's Oct. 19 opening night, but the excitement was still in the air. That's because the franchise – alongside the (now defunct) Vancouver Grizzlies – had their feature short film "Born Identities" released the night prior. Directed by Kathleen S. Jayme, the flick chronicles the genesis of the Raptors' and Grizzlies' inaugural logos.
Posted on: November 18, 2021 |
The largest lotto prize in B.C. history belongs to Christine Lauzon. The BC-resident pulled a stunning $70 million on the Sept.28 Lotto Max draw, according to the British Columbia Lottery Corporation (BCLC).
Posted on: November 2, 2021 |
The NHL inked a partnership deal with American sportsbook giant DraftKings. The agreement sees the company become the NHL’s official sports betting partner in the United States.
Posted on: October 29, 2021 |
Few moments can take precedence over a father’s focus on his daughter’s wedding. Finding a $20 million winning lottery ticket in your wallet may be one of those exceptions. Manitoba man, Jerry Knott, is substantially wealthier after winning a $20 million Lotto MAX jackpot draw on Aug.24, 2021.
Posted on: October 25, 2021 |
Manitoba gambling changed in a big way in the 2020 – 2021 fiscal year. According to Manitoba Liquor and Lotteries (MBLL) end-of-year report, changes include a $51 million spike in online gaming revenues. Meanwhile, traditional in-person options such as casinos and video lottery terminals (VLT) went the other way.
Posted on: October 21, 2021 |
Meridian Development and P.R. Hotels Ltd., are partnering to create a new Delta by Marriot Hotel at Cascades Casino Delta.
Posted on: October 8, 2021 |
The former director of BCLC's anti-money laundering office says he is the “whistleblower” who blew the top off B.C.’s illegal cash rings.
Posted on: October 1, 2021 |
BetRegal's Mike Mirtl has announced a tentative plan to establish a company headquarters in his hometown of North Bay, Ontario, by 2022.
Posted on: September 30, 2021 |
Loto-Québec will not require the double poke for its employees. The Crown corporation announced on Sept.15 that although visitors require proof of double vaccination against COVID-19, workers do not. The decision comes one week after Québec’s government concluded a $1million vaccine lottery – aimed to increase vaccination rates.
Posted on: September 27, 2021 |
U.S. sports bettors are looking north of the border to get its NFL data. A Canadian tech company, GeoComply Solutions, reported a record number of NFL bets through the league’s opening week (Sept. 9 – 12). 58.2 million was the ground-breaking figure - a 126% increase from the 2020 NFL season.
Posted on: September 24, 2021 |