High roller Jian Tu, a Canadian citizen, went to Marina Bay Sands in Singapore in February 2013 and asked for a $9.94 million credit line.
He played and lost but he wasn’t willing to honour the marker. One year after, Marina Bay Sands filed a statement of claim over Tu’s unwillingness to settle the debt.
The Las Vegas owned property doesn’t really wait for payment even from VIP players. They had Tu, tracked and found him in the vicinity of Markham in Southern Ontario, Canada.
In the hope of seizing Tu’s local assets to settle the debt, Marina Bay Sands filed a claim in Canada and received a default judgment against Tu last year. They made multiple attempts through courier and registered mail to serve the judgement. However, Tu tried to set aside the judgment.
Because he was running out of options, Tu tried to dismiss the Canadian proceedings and …
The new Cascades Casino in Kamloops, British Columbia, has just opened its doors to the public last August 19.
It was a huge success.
There were a throng of people who lined up outside, waiting to get in the $40-million, 65,000 square feet casino. The stream of people coming in continued for half an hour, Public Relations Director of Cascades, Tanya Gabara, reported.
“We wanted to make sure that when we opened our doors that the customers would have that ‘wow’ experience and I really think that we hit that point,” Gabara said.
And why not? It was a fun and exciting night. There was a surprise musical performance from Colin James.
Aside from live entertainment and three new restaurants, people will also have so many casino games to choose from: 500 slot machines, 18 table games like blackjack, baccarat and roulette plus a three-table poker room.
Despite the delay …
In just a few weeks, Canada’s largest casino, Cabaret du Casino du Montreal, will be opening again. But this time, with an all-revamped area.
On September 3, we will see an enhanced entertainment experience—thanks to major renovations done at the casino.
What new things can we expect?
The new Casino du Montreal will feature a wide range of entertainment options: more restaurants, more casino games in revamped gaming areas, lounge areas, “suspended” bars and show venues.
Speaking of shows…The Cabaret and Theatre Le QUBE has planned a series of exceptional shows for its patrons. And they’re starting the opening with a bang.
Who else but the 18 Grammy Awards winner, Tony Bennett (Get the schedule of his performances here: https://tonybennett.com/), will be performing for the casino’s opening night. His daughter, Antonia Bennett will be the opening act of the cabaret-style intimate show.
And that’s just the beginning.
Expect the …
Two online gaming platforms acquired by Amaya, Inc last 2011 and 2012—Chartwell Technology Inc and Cryptologic Inc respectively—had been bought by NYX Gaming.
The sale cost a total of C$150 million—C$110 million in cash and the remaining in shares. NYX Gaming will also license back to Amaya some of the gaming content for use in their casino sites.
One of the B2B (business to business) online platforms sold, Chartwell, is one of the pioneers of Flash-based gaming and 3D casino lobbies. It was rolled out in 1998 and bought by Amaya for $22.8 million.
Cryptologic, which was formed in 1995, was bought by Amaya in 2012. The sale included Cryptologic’s subsidiary, Wager Logic. The total cost of came up to $35.8 million.
Cryptologic was primarily a financial processor. But it also has a B2B library and operates an online casino service business. Just last year, Amaya sold Water Logic …
Two years ago, the City Council did not give its approval for the expansion of Woodbine Racetrack located in Rexdale, Canada. However, Rexdale has been suffering a 26 percent decline in employment the past ten years.
With that in mind, the current councilors debated on the pros and cons of allowing the expansion. Finally, they voted 25-19 in favour of the proposed expansion project which sees adding a casino in the area.
Woodbine Racetrack, mostly known for horse racing, is being planned to be developed into a full-pledged casino. With the council’s vote in their favour, they are getting closer to make this happen.
Mayor John Tory, who is one of those who backed the proposal, said the expansion will create jobs in Rexdale and boost the local economy. He also stressed he isn’t taking for granted the negative side of gambling, but that his vote arouse out a deep …
- A Canadian woman won $33,000 jackpot in slots by accident.
- The slot machine triggered 700+ free spins.
Not all accidents are bad. Some are a blessing in disguise.
When Shirley Lima, grandmother of 12, went to Casino Thousand Islands, a casino in Canada (play here), to play slots on Seniors Day, it was just a regular day. She usually plays the penny machines every week when she goes to the casino and this she did earlier that day. But after winning a little cash, she moved to the five-cents bet.
Limas was drinking a Pepsi that time. When she reached out to take a sip, she accidentally hit the max-bet button which was for $11.25. She even hit the spin button a couple of times. She didn’t realize what happened because she was busy drinking her soda.
This little “accident” won her 34 free spins. …
The World Wide Web is slowly taking over our world. From social media, shopping services to dot com businesses, you can literally find anything you want and need on the Internet. The rise of this technology has not just paved way to new innovations; it has also given a lot of work and business opportunities to millions of people.
Several entrepreneurs have flocked to the Internet to try their hand in e-commerce. Aside from the countless of gaming and shopping sites that you can find online, there is also a huge market for e-gambling or online casinos. Compared to your regular businesses, dot com entrepreneurs have edge because of where they offer their products and services. Since everyone now has access to the Internet, online entrepreneurs can now reach more consumers.
Some of the top reasons why online casinos are very popular are listed below:
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Most organizations come with their own customized pension plans. But if you still are looking for something more, then maybe you have come to the right place. First of all, we all know what annuity products are, more or less. Have you ever heard the term “superannuation funds”? These are known as organizational pension programs that employees can benefit from. And now, you can control your own superannuation fund through the Self-managed superannuation fund.
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