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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

City Council to hold public hearings on B.C. Place casino in February

City council reviewed a several reports relating to developments in the area of Northeast False Creek yesterday, including a report on  the relocation and expansion of the Edgewater

Opposition to Vancouver mega-casino pure political theatre


Could a new mega-casino be heading to downtown Vancouver soon? You bet!

There are times having to watch Vancouver City Council can be very painful. Today was

Christy Clark promises to restore gaming money to arts groups, if elected

To ensure charities and community groups have a stable and sustainable source of funding, BC Liberal leadership candidate Christy Clark has said that that as premier

Council expected to be divided today over motion to suspend gaming expansion

At today's city council meeting, Councillor Ellen Woodsworth will bring forward a motion to suspend the expansion of gaming in Vancouver, while another councillor says now is not

Grandview-Woodland Area council opposes casino development

Grandview-Woodland Area council announced its opposition to  the Edgewater casino expansion at BC Place, according to a press release sent out by Tom Durrie. They are the third

BC Lottery Corp on spending spree while charities reel

A review of the BCLC 2010 annual report suggests that the corporation may transfer up to 73% of its capital expenditure budget directly into private hands annually.

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Strathcona Residents’ Association says no to mega-casino proposal

Citing negative impacts the proposed casino would have on Strathcona from gang activity to a general increase in crime, the neighborhood association's chairperson said the vote was unanimous.

Vanvegas not a lucrative idea for Vancouver

Vancouver citizens and city council will soon have an opportunity to table their demands for benefits from the new "destination casino" at BC Place. They had

Isn’t it kind of strange that Vancouver would have a super-sized casino downtown?

"Isn’t it kind of strange that Vancouver would have a big casino downtown?" Frances Bula asked in a blog post last March. "That’s usually something that you see

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

Province made an “exceptionally” fast decision on BC Place casino, says NDP critic Spencer Chandra Herbert

In March 2009, the BC Pavillion Corporation (PavCo) sent out a call for proposals to develop the land west of BC Place. Sixteen weeks later, PavCo selected a

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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