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Sportradar hires former NCAA exec, strikes CHL deal

Sports data and solutions provider Sportradar has hired experienced former NCAA executive Jim Brown as its new Head of Integrity Services & Harm Prevention in North America. For the past eight years, Brown has worked for the NCAA in various risk management roles, most recently as the Managing…

Century Casinos sells Calgary casino land

After selling the casino operations of Century Casino Calgary for $10 million in December 2020, Century Casinos has ended its association with the location by selling the land that houses the casino facility. Prior to the sale of the casino, Century Casinos Calgary had accounted for seven per…

Gateway remains committed to Sudbury casino

Gateway Casinos and Entertainment remains committed to the Kingsway Entertainment District project in Sudbury despite recent issues, says a city manager. In late November 2021, site grading at the long-planned project, which includes a $60-million casino to be operated by Gateway and had been…

Playtech to power NorthStar Gaming’s launch

Leading gambling technology company Playtech will power Canadian media and gaming brand NorthStar Gaming's launch in the Canadian market. The agreement will see Playtech fuel NorthStar’s upcoming iGaming launch in Ontario through its IMS platform to deliver what NorthStar says in a press release…

Woodbine takes North America’s largest 2021 handle

Woodbine Entertainment has announced that the 2021 Standardbred racing season at its Woodbine Mohawk Park in Milton, Ont. produced an all-sources handle of over $324 million, the highest total taken by any Standardbred track in North America last year. That new record mark was set despite a…

AGEM Index creeps up to round out 2021

The AGEM Index ended 2021 with an improvement of 11.39 points to 971.59 in December, marking a 1.2 per cent increase on November. Compared to this time one year ago, the index increased by 284.47 points for an annual growth rate of 41.4 per cent. In November, the Index had suffered its first…