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Canadian Gaming Association launches Innovators Launchpad

CGA logo 300.jpgThe Canadian Gaming Association (CGA) has launched the Canadian Gaming Innovators Launchpad, a competition specifically designed to stimulate innovation in the Canadian gaming industry.

The originality, strength and impact of the Canadian gaming industry on the global scene is already well-known. The pace at which the industry continues to evolve is relentless, and Canada remains at the forefront – its companies, technologies, products and expertise are in constant demand.

However, the gaming industry needs to continuously embrace change and innovation to attract a new generation of customers. From mobile wagering and marketing, to providing entertainment experiences that millennials will enjoy, the Canadian gaming industry is looking for fresh ideas…Full story

Will Japan be the world's biggest -- and most expensive -- casino market?

When casino gambling is legalized in Japan, we're going to see an all-out spending war among resort operators because it could become the world's most lucrative market. And because of the potential Japan offers casino operators, the feeding frenzy they promise could also make it the most expensive gambling market in the world....Full story

Virtual reality casino games could be the future of VR

The hot topic among tech companies and enthusiasts in 2016 was undoubtedly virtual reality. With casual consumers being exposed to a new world of gaming opportunities for the first time as Oculus Rift, HTC Vive and PlayStation VR began shipping their products, the mood among analysts and experts was buoyant...Full story

Gambling tourism in Canada

Canada has always attracted tourists with its friendly culture, the Maritimes coast and the stunningly beautiful nature in the West Coast. What may surprise some locals is that some tourists flock to Canada to spend time visiting casinos, as they offer a level of luxury that is difficult to find in most parts of the world...Full story

Industry News

IGT signs agreement with Western Canada Lottery Corporation to install new lottery terminals and ticket checkers, following competitive procurement (CGB)

Casino Nova Scotia & Truro Raceway wager off-track betting will boost sagging revenues (The Chronicle Herald)

Cascades Casino Penticton to celebrate grand opening on April 5, 2017 (CGB)

How technology has improved online gambling security (Trendin Tech)


The attractor factor - The expansion of casino amenities can open untapped markets (CGB)

IGT receives recognition for responsible gaming and player protection (CS Report)

The Responsible Gambling Council’s Discovery 2017 Conference (April 18-20 in Toronto) (Responsible Gambling Council)

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