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GSPC 2018 AGM at Fallsview Casino in Niagara Falls

Mark it in your calendar!  The Annual General Meeting (AGM) is the premier event in the GSPC calendar.  It commences with a reception the evening of June 20 and business programing concludes at noon on June 22.  The AGM immediately follows the Canadian Gaming Summit which will also be held in Niagara Falls. You can […]

The 2018 Canadian Gaming Summit in Niagara Falls

The GSPC will once again be very much involved in the Summit and for this coming year will be an Education Program Content Development Partner.  Our lead person on the content development will be one of our Vice Presidents, Kevin Sweeney of BCLC.  If you have thoughts as to education program content for the AGM […]

Responding to a Changing World

At Casino Rama Resort our goal is to provide a safe, enjoyable entertainment environment for our patrons and entertainers. Perimeter protection, access control and security inspections are some aspects to consider. To that end, our property has recently purchased Garrett PD 6500i walk-through metal detectors for use at the entrance of our 5000 seat Entertainment […]

Motorola to buy Vancouver surveillance systems maker for $1 billion US

Motorola Solutions announced Friday that it has entered into a $1 billion U.S all-cash agreement to buy Vancouver based Avigilon, a maker of video surveillance systems. Avigilon high definition video products are used for surveillance in prisons, airports, government facilities, health-care centres, schools and casinos. The company holds more than 750 U.S. and international patents. […]

AML in Canada

As part of one of the most heavily regulated industries in the world, Canadian gaming operators have long shown an ongoing commitment to improving compliance and cooperation with federal and provincial anti-money laundering (AML) legislation and rules. Canadian Gaming Business recently sat down with leading experts from across Canada to get their perspective on the […]

Gambling ring craps out

The Italian car wash boys got soaked Friday for running a lucrative betting ring. The boss, the heavy and an extortion artist all copped guilty pleas relating to the illegal betting websites, which netted nearly $850,000 between February and July 2012. Benedetto “Benny” Manasseri, 50, Stephen Parrish, 36, and Domenico Arecchi, 48 were arrested as […]

Website Development

The new GSPC website was introduced at the 2012 AGM.  Since that time we have made great progress thanks to the website design work done by Nenad Lubura of Saskatchewan Gaming and the editorial work done by Cathy Anastasio of BCLC and Jaude Pominville of Loto-Québec. Comments, questions or suggestions can be forwarded to gspc@gspc.ca .