A Good Friday for Canadian Gamblers as Ontario Casinos Get Ready to Reopen

A Good Friday for Canadian Gamblers as Ontario Casinos Get Ready to Reopen

Provincial government lifting restrictions Gamblers in the Canadian province of Ontario can pursue their in-person pastime once again as at least 12 brick-and-mortar casinos will soon reopen. 11 Great Canadian Gaming Corporation (GCGC) properties have announced that they will resume operations on Friday, while Casino Rama Resort in Orillia will follow on July 29. The…

‘Go Ahead and Gamble’ Philippine President Duterte Says in About-Face Amid Pandemic

‘Go Ahead and Gamble’ Philippine President Duterte Says in About-Face Amid Pandemic

Gaming stocks rise after declaration The historically anti-online gambling Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has done a startling about-face in his stance on the subject, with Bloomberg reporting that gaming stocks have risen following his announcement earlier this week. “Go ahead and gamble” was the proclamation issued from Duterte’s office on July 7. Bloomberg took to…

Florida Parimutuel Operator Files Lawsuit to Block Mobile Sports Betting for Seminole Tribe

Florida Parimutuel Operator Files Lawsuit to Block Mobile Sports Betting for Seminole Tribe

An expected legal challenge Florida Governor Ron DeSantis made history in May by approving a 30-year tribal gambling compact in the state. It gave the Seminole Tribe of Florida exclusive rights to offer online and retail sports betting. However, due to the controversial nature of that contract, lawmakers have been anticipating a legal challenge at…