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Saanich narrows preferred sites for proposed casino

In Canada, the leaders of Saanich council now look likely to forward a staff-prepared report on where a possible new casino should be located to the British Columbia Lottery Corporation.

April saw the British Columbia Lottery Corporation narrow the possible home for a potential new Vancouver Island casino to the communities of Saanich and Victoria after revealing that the area’s current gambling venue in View Royal was capturing only $45 million of an estimated $112 million in annual potential revenues.

At their first meeting since May 16, Saanich council leaders declared that…