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Dirty money fears at casinos overblown: former BCLC president (in BC Politics)

Revelations in the media earlier this month that gamblers in B.C. casinos are exchanging hundreds of thousands of dollars in cash for betting chips raised suspicions among law enforcement authorities that the gaming centres are lax about preventing m…

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Dirty money fears at casinos overblown: former BCLC president (in BC Politics)

Revelations in the media earlier this month that gamblers in B.C. casinos are exchanging hundreds of thousands of dollars in cash for betting chips raised suspicions among law

U.S. congressman cites B.C. as bad gambling example

British Columbia's online gambling record has reached the ears of American lawmakers - as a bad example. Over the summer, during a financial services committee hearing, Alabama

Will B.C. casinos’ bad record on money laundering get worse at B.C. Place casino?

In the shadowy underworld of organized crime, casinos are an ideal place to turn dirty money into legitimate cash, according to a spokesperson from FINTRAC, the federal agency

Casino expansion at B.C. Place may lead to increase in organized crime activity, sources say

"Studies have shown that organized crime will try to infiltrate casinos in many different ways, whenever they’re expanding," Sgt. Randy Morstensen said.

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BC Place casino proposal: lack of independent fairness advisor raises questions

The BC Pavillion Corporation, the crown corporation that owns BC Place, decided not to employ an independent, fairness advisor when choosing a developer for the lands west of

The province moved too quickly on B.C. Place casino expansion proposal and process, critics say

"Abnormal in the extreme," is how Doug McArthur, SFU professor of public policy describes the length of time it took PavCo to select Paragon Gaming. MLA Spencer Chandra

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