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Possibility of Casino in Saanich According to Councillor

Every month we hear rumblings of new casino developments bubbling up somewhere over the horizon. There are so many things that play a role in creating the perfect casino for a particular province, and attention has to be paid to the area in which the project is planned. In fact, there seem to be new projects and developments happening all the time, or at least talk of them happening.

For instance, we have recently seen discussions about a new Sudbury Casino underway between Gateway Casinos & Entertainment, and the Greater Sudbury authorities. This is just one of a number of different projects that Gateway has been spearheading over the past year or so. And there seem to be new projects, or plans for new projects, happening all the time.

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Well, it now seems that there is the potential for a casino to be built in Saanich, at least according to one councillor. Way back in 2016, there was talk of the possibility of a casino being built here, and Saanich even submitted options for sites to build the casino. However, it appears that this fell through, and nothing really came to fruition as a result. After narrowing the choices for the casino site down to Victoria and Saanich, it seems that Victoria emerged, well, victorious!

However, Saanich suddenly finds itself back in the mix, as Victoria no longer seems interested in hosting a casino, and there is the very real possibility that we might see a casino Saanich in the near future. Following the issues with criminal activity, and Vancouver getting serious with anti-money laundering across Canada, authorities have been quick to point out that things are just at the discussion stage, nothing more. Indeed, Mayor Fred Haynes claimed, “It’s not to be interpreted as an outright strong support for a casino.” But, is this a good sign? Councillor Susan Brice certainly seems to think so.

This could have huge benefits for the area, and it will give BCLC another project to help them generate some additional revenue. Injecting some cash into B.C. by way of new casinos is so important, and the province needs to work on making casinos positive again, following money laundering problems, and strike action.

The fact of the matter is that the casino and gambling industry in Canada is big business, and brings in a lot of money for the country. So, a new casino development, if planned and carried out properly, can be a really positive and impressive move. There is, of course, the possibility of negative aspects relating to the casinos. But, it is a case of weighing up the positives and negatives. Now that Victoria has stepped aside, Saanich has shown renewed interest, and this is certainly as positive for the future.

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