Casino

Great Canadian Entertainment appoints new CFO

Casino operator Great Canadian Entertainment has announced the appointment of Pauline Alimchandani as its new Chief Financial Officer (CFO), effective March 31. The company is looking to bolster its financial and operational foundations across its expansive portfolio of 25 entertainment locations…

Parq Vancouver Casino appoints new president

Parq Vancouver, a British Columbia gambling and hospitality operator, has announced Jeff Craik as its new President, starting Feb. 1, 2024. Craik previously spent 18 years at Casino Rama in Ontario, where he was first appointed Director of Finance and later became Vice President of Marketing,…

AGCO fines Fallsview Casino $70K for AML failings

The Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO) has issued a penalty of $70,000 to MGE Niagara Entertainment Inc., operator of Fallsview Casino Resort. The fine was issued for failing to comply with regulations designed to minimize unlawful activities, including money laundering. The incident…

Two Ontario Municipalities Receive $2.6M from OLG

Ontario municipalities Windsor and Chatham-Kent have received third-quarter payments from the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation (OLG). Windsor and Chatham-Kent received $2,146,955 and $435,454, respectively, from casinos located in their districts: Caesars Windsor Cascades and Casino Chatham.…

Social media casino fraud cases on the rise

The gambling industry in Canada is facing challenges with the rise of fraudulent advertisements, particularly on social media platforms like Facebook and Instagram. Recent incidents in Manitoba, Québec, New Brunswick and Nova Scotia have highlighted the issue of phishing scams involving the use of…