Vancouver Observer articles on the Edgewater Casino
Posted: November 4, 2010 Filed under: Edgewater Casino | Tags: BC Place Stadium, city limits, Edgewater Casino, Emily Barca, gambling, gaming expansion, Linda Solomon, opposition, Paragon Gaming, PavCo, Sam Sullivan, Spencer Chandra Herbert, Vancouver Observer
The Vancouver Observer has undertaken an excellent series of articles on the proposed Edgewater Casino expansion, irregularities in the process, the problem with a massive casino in a downtown core, and other related issues and questions.
Here are the articles, in chronological order, and the Observer says there are more to come:
August 26 New Edgewater Casino at BC Place will doubling gambling in the city: does it have to happen?
Sept 15 Vancouver to have one last chance to weigh in on proposal for BC’s largest casino
October 14 Provincial-backed casino requires City approval, but can City say no?
October 14 Community service and arts groups ask City to intervene in gaming development
Nov 4 BC Place casino proposal: lack of independent fairness advisor raises questions
Nov 4 Province made an “exceptionally” fast decision on BC Place casino, says NDP critic Spencer Chandra Herbert
Nov 7 Isn’t it kind of strange that Vancouver would have a super-sized casino downtown? by Emily Barca and Linda Solomon
Dec 1 Casino expansion at B.C. Place may lead to increase in organized crime activity, sources say by Emily Barca
Dec 2 Will B.C. casinos’ bad record on money laundering get worse at B.C. Place casino?
Dec 3 False Creek Residents Association votes against BC Place casino
Feb 7, 2011 Inside Edgewater Casino by Emily Barca
Feb 9, Paragon of Haste by Ian Reid