Monthly Archives: October 2017

Daniel Negreanu and Friends Plan To Save Calf

Daniel Negreanu and Friends Plan To Save Calf

Sometimes truth is stranger than fiction, and that is often the case when it comes to stories involving Canadian poker star Daniel Negreanu. It was recently reported that a calf managed to escape a slaughterhouse in Brooklyn – and now Negreanu and Instagram star Dan Bilzerian are plotting to rescue the bull and give it

Great Canadian Gaming Dismisses Money Laundering Reports

Money Laundering Reports

A flurry of media reports alleging money laundering practices at Vancouver’s River Rock casino resort have been dismissed by casino operator Great Canadian Gaming Corp. The operator released a statement denying the allegations that came to light following the publication of a long-forgotten government report into money laundering at British Columbia casinos. According to the

Leisure Suit Larry Series Now Includes Casino

Leisure Larry Casino

Leisure Suit Larry, the video game anti-hero who first appeared in 1987, is now the doyen of a new online casino. The Vegas-style casino combines social gaming with real money slots and other traditional casino gaming. LarryCasino, designed and animated in the style of the video games to look like a Caribbean hotel and casino

PokerStars Making Big Changes

Pokerstar Changes

Online poker brand PokerStars released a formal statement late in September, announcing that certain changes would be coming to its online poker players. One of these changes was the removal of the operator’s Beat the Clock-style tournaments, which were introduced late in 2016 and have now been removed after being on offer for less than

Skills-Based Game Producers Take On G2E

Games Developer

Real-money skills-based game developers are being thought of as the new darlings of the gaming world, and it seems they are ready to take that relationship to the next level. Several developers began rolling out new offerings prior to the G2E Global Gaming Expo in Las Vegas, while others unveiled products at the expo that

Casino Stocks Affected After Las Vegas Shooting

Casino Stocks affect after Vegas Shooting

In the wake of what has now been named the deadliest mass shooting in America, it was only natural that the tourism and leisure industry were affected, both in Nevada itself, and at home in Canada. 59 lives were lost and more than 500 people were injured when a lone shooter identified as Stephen Paddock

NYX Acquisition With Promissory Notes


Gaming giant Scientific Games (SG) has now announced that it will be offering $350 million’s worth of senior secured promissory notes in order to secure funding for its upcoming acquisition of NYX Gaming. SG has since confirmed that the issuance of the notes will be a private offering for NYX, with the promissory notes being

Parq Vancouver Gaming Resort Officially Open

Parq Vancouver

With a single ceremonial dice roll at 11 pm on Friday September 29, the long-awaited Parq Vancouver gaming resort officially opened its doors to Canadian players. It has been over two years since construction first started on the Paragon Gaming-owned complex, and now the $700 million gaming venue has finally become a reality for its