Michael D. Lipton

Michael D. Lipton

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Auditor General Calls OLG’s Modernization Plan “Overly Ambitious” and “Overly Optimistic”

In April, the office of the Auditor General of Ontario released a special report criticizing the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation’s Modernization Plan as “overly ambitious” and “overly optimistic”. The...more

6/4/2014 - Canada Casinos Gaming Lottery

Gaming Legal News - May 2014 • Volume 7, Number 9

In This Issue: - AUDITOR GENERAL CALLS OLG’S MODERNIZATION PLAN “OVERLY AMBITIOUS” AND “OVERLY OPTIMISTIC”: On April 28, 2014, the office of the Auditor General of Ontario released a special report criticizing...more

5/27/2014 - Canada Gambling Gaming Gaming Commissions

Gaming Legal News - February 2014 • Volume 7, Number 4: Digital Currency Identified As An “Emerging Risk” In The Canadian Federal...

On February 11, 2014, the Canadian Federal Government released its 2014 Budget. In the 2014 Budget, the Federal Government pledged to introduce legislative amendments to strengthen Canada’s anti-money laundering and terrorist...more

2/24/2014 - Anti-Money Laundering Bitcoins Canada Terrorism Funding Virtual Currency

Ontario Lottery & Gaming Corporation Releases Request for Pre-Qualification

When the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation (OLG) announced its plans to modernize gaming in Ontario on March 12, 2012, one of the most controversial aspects of its plan was the development of a casino in the Greater...more

1/29/2014 - Canada Casinos Gambling Gaming Gaming Commissions

Gaming Legal News - January 2014 • Volume 7, Number 2

In This Issue: - ONTARIO LOTTERY & GAMING CORPORATION RELEASES REQUESTS FOR PRE-QUALIFICATION: When the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation (OLG) announced its plans to modernize gaming in Ontario on March...more

1/17/2014 - Canada Casinos Gambling Gaming Lottery

Bill C-290: From Favorite to Underdog

Canadians can place legal, provincially regulated sports bets through lottery terminals found in popular locations such as convenience stores, grocery stores, and shopping malls. According to the Canadian Gambling Digest, in...more

10/30/2013 - Canada Sports Gambling

Gaming Legal News - October 2013 • Volume 6, Number 22 - Bill C-290: From Favorite To Underdog

Canadians can place legal, provincially regulated sports bets through lottery terminals found in popular locations such as convenience stores, grocery stores, and shopping malls. According to the Canadian Gambling Digest, in...more

10/23/2013 - Canada Gambling Gaming Lottery Sports Betting

Gaming Legal News: Volume 6, Number 17, August 22, 2013

In this issue: - OLG ISSUES NEW “HOSTING FEE” PAYMENTS; NEW OLG CHAIR IS APPOINTED The Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation (OLG) has agreements, known as “Municipality Contribution Agreements,” with the...more

8/23/2013 - Gambling Gaming Gaming Commissions

Gaming Legal News - July 17, 2013 • Volume 6, Number 15

In This Issue: ENFORCEABILITY OF IGAMING DEBTS IN ONTARIO: As previously reported in Gaming Legal News, in October 2010 the Ontario Superior Court of Justice (Divisional Court) ruled in the case of Bérubé v....more

7/19/2013 - Canada I-Gaming Internet Gambling

Gaming Legal News - March 22, 2013 • Volume 6, Number 7

In This Issue: - “NO MORE BETS”: ONTARIO COURT OF APPEAL DISMISSES “FLOATING BALL”1 CASE: “The process of removing a floating ball from the wheel, declaring a ‘nospin’, and rendering all bets void has no...more

3/27/2013 - Breach of Contract Casinos Gambling Misrepresentation Negligence Revenue Unjust Enrichment

Gaming Legal News - February 21, 2013 • Volume 6, Number 5: Bill C-290, Single Game Sports Betting And Organized Crime In Canada

Despite the availability of provincially authorized sports lottery parlay games and offshore betting and gaming (iGaming) operations licensed and regulated in other jurisdictions, unlicensed and unregulated sports books run...more

2/25/2013 - Bill C-290 IGaming Organized Crime Sports Betting

Gaming Legal News - January 9, 2013 • Volume 6, Number 1

In This Issue: - DICKINSON WRIGHT EXPANDS ITS PRESENCE IN PHOENIX THROUGH COMBINATION WITH MARISCAL, WEEKS, MCINTYRE & FRIEDLANDER, P.A., ADDING LEADING INDIAN LAW ATTORNEY: Dickinson Wright PLLC, with offices in...more

1/14/2013 - Gaming Gaming Equipment Licenses Manufacturers Slot Machines

Gaming Legal News - December 13, 2012 • Volume 5, Number 27: Individual Liability For Being An Online Gaming Customer In Canada

When asked whether “gambling” is lawful in Canada, the focus has often been upon the commercial enterprises that provide gaming and betting services to people in Canada. Less frequently asked is the question of whether the...more

12/15/2012 - Internet Gambling

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