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News Release from University of Windsor -- Law professor questions liability of casinos to problem gamblers

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(WINDSOR, ONTARIO, TUESDAY, OCTOBER 20, 2009) – Casinos should not be financially liable to problem gamblers who violate self-exclusion agreements and enter gaming houses, says a UWindsor law professor.

“A problem gambler can never truly contract out their right to enter a gaming...

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Opinion Editorial -- Response to Toronto Sun Article – October 5

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By Paul Burns, VP, Public Affairs, Canadian Gaming Association

In a recent edition of the Toronto Sun, reporter Sharon Lem covers some familiar territory -- but fails to cover the facts related to gambling and problem gambling in Canada. In fact, the article gets it plain wrong on a...

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Canadian Gaming Association Reminds Adults Not to Give Lottery Products To Children this Holiday Season

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The Canadian Gaming Association (CGA) and its members are discouraging parents and other adults from purchasing lottery tickets for their children or other minors through a partnership with the McGill University International Centre for Youth Gambling Problems and High-Risk Behaviors and the...

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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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