BC Lottery Corp might build another casino near downtown Victoria

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British Columbia Lottery Corporation is mulling a second casino to be built near downtown Victoria—one that’s considerably closer to it than the existing one in View Royal.

The idea has been analyzed by a third-party consultant which specializes in the casino industry. Population, traffic patterns, tourism and player data of the area have all been examined. And what they found is that there is an opportunity for a second casino facility.

But West Shore politicians disagreed.

They are worried the area is not big enough to support two casinos. Even View Royal Mayor, David Screech, expressed hesitation:

“We question whether the amount of revenue that they feel (BCLC) is missing is, in fact, in this marketplace and whether or not by opening a second facility what you’re going to do is create two mediocre facilities.”

He also added that Great Canadian Casinos holds a permit for a $20 million expansion—one …

Paddy Power reveals partnerships in Canada and Spain



Irish bookmaker, Paddy Power has just revealed has just revealed two key developments in their company:

One, they had just renewed their contract with the British Columbia Lottery Corporation (BCLC) in Canada and a new partnership with Reta, a Spanish betting operator.

Under the renewed partnership with BCLC (know about the company here: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/British_Columbia_Lottery_Corporation), Paddy Power will be offering fixed odds sports betting service within the borders of the Canadian province. Paddy Power has been providing this B2B service in British Columbia for about three years now.

bclcHead of B2B services for Paddy Power, Cian Murphy, said they are happy to continue with the partnership and to be a part of the corporation’s significant market growth for the past three years.


Meanwhile, the Irish gambling company also revealed a new deal they have closed with Reta. Paddy Power will be supplying sports betting products to the Spanish …