$18 billion in illegal wagering since Bill C290 entered Senate 469 days ago
TORONTO, June 17, 2013 /CNW/ - The Canadian Gaming Association together with senior representatives from Canada's provincial lottery and gaming corporations will be calling on the Senate of Canada to end the flow of illegal sports wagering. Since Bill C290 entered the Senate of Canada 469 days ago, more than $18 billion in illegal sports wagering has flowed to offshore sports books or local bookmaking operations run by organized crime.
|Date:||Tuesday June 18, 2013|
|Where:||Palais des congres de Montreal, 1001 Jean-Paul-Riopelle|
|Media are required to register in Viger Hall|
|Event will take place at the Canadian Gaming Association booth on the Exhibit Hall 220 B&C|
|Event:||Unveiling of illegal sports wagering accumulator|
Canadian Gaming Industry Gathers in Montreal for
17th Annual Canadian Gaming Summit
June 17, 2012—Over 1,000 gaming industry professionals from across Canada and around the world are gathering at the Palais des congres in Montreal, Quebec for the 17th Annual Canadian Gaming Summit June 17-19th.
The 2013 Summit features over 50 seminars, roundtables and discussions covering all facets of the gaming industry. The educational tracks at the Summit include sports wagering, marketing, online gaming, security and surveillance, gaming operations and technology, and legal and regulatory aspects of the industry. The Summit also features a distinct Charitable Gaming Conference.
The 50,000 square foot exhibit floor features over 50 exhibitors displaying the latest in gaming equipment, products and services.
The Summit will conclude on June 19th with the Canadian Gaming Industry Awards and Charity Gala, which will also feature the 4th Annual Canadian First Nation Gaming Awards honouring achievements in industry leadership. This year, the event will benefit la Maison du Pere in Montreal.
All conference information and a detailed session schedule can be found at www.canadiangamingsummit.com. Media can register onsite at the Palais des congres beginning June 17 at 11 a.m.
The Canadian Gaming Summit is Canada's preeminent annual gaming industry event, co-owned by and produced in partnership with MediaEdge Communications Inc. MediaEdge is a privately held Canadian company with offices in Toronto, Winnipeg, Vancouver and Gainesville, providing a full range of publication, trade show and conference services across multiple markets.
The Canadian Gaming Association (www.canadiangaming.ca) represents the gaming industry's leading operators, manufacturers, suppliers and other stakeholders nation-wide.
|What:||Canadian Gaming Summit -- largest annual gathering of Canadian gaming industry representatives|
|Where:||Palais de congres de Montreal, 1001 Place Jean-Paul-Riopelle|
|When:|| June 17-19, 2012 Note: Exhibit floor opens on June 18th at 1:00 p.m.
Image with caption: "Media Advisory - Canadian Gaming Industry Leaders Call on Senate of Canada to Pass Bill C290 (CNW Group/Canadian Gaming Association)". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20130617_C8972_PHOTO_EN_28110.jpg
SOURCE: Canadian Gaming Association
For further information:
Paul Burns, Vice President
Canadian Gaming Association