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A Caution Regarding Recent Statistics Canada Gambling Data

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A Caution Regarding Recent Statistics Canada Gambling Data Statistics Canada - Perspectives on Labour and Income: Gambling Issue, September 2008

The Perspectives on Labour and Income is a monthly on-line publication produced by Statistics Canada that highlights selected...

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Issues to Consider in Implementing the Socio-Economic Impact of Gambling (SEIG) Framework

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In February 2008, a consortium of 10 provincial organizations* representing gaming regulators and research organizations released The Social-Economic Impact of Gambling (SEIG) Framework, which was created to “guide decision makers and researchers in measuring the social and economic costs and...

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Canada's Gaming Establishments – No Place to Launder Money

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Canada's gaming operators take the issue of money laundering very seriously, and have strict standards and procedures in place to deter and detect criminals attempting to exploit casino operations.

Canada's casinos and racinos are subject to the same legislation and regulations that...

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Canadian gaming industry representatives to gather in Montreal April 29-May 1

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More than 1,200 members of Canada's gaming industry are expected to converge on Montreal over the next three days (April 29-May 1) to attend the Canadian Gaming Summit.

 

The Summit is a three-day event consisting of over 40 workshops and seminars, more than 100 exhibitors of...

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National Gambling Report 2008 CGA Presentation

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The 2008 National Gambling Report was presented on April 29 at the Canadian Gaming Summit in Montreal by Allan Gregg, Chairman of Harris/Decima.The research study of 3,047 Canadians surveyed online during March-April 2008 explores gambling behaviour and attitudes towards the issues surrounding...

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How Prevalent is Problem Gambling? A Critical Overview of Problem Gambling Prevalence Research

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Beginning around the mid-1980’s jurisdictions throughout North America started doing research to determine the prevalence of problem gambling. Renowned researchers Jamie Wiebe, Ph.D. and President of Factz Research and Rachel Volberg, Ph.D. and President of Gemini Research have examined the...

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