One of Canada’s most popular casino resorts has been hacked.
Ontario-based Casino Rama has reported a breach in its database. The casino’s management has told on Thursday that customer, employee, and vendor data were compromised. There is already a risk that the stolen information could be used.
Hacker Accessed More than Personal Data
The Casino Rama Resort reports that the hacker has accessed financial reports, collection & debt information, patron credit inquiries, and payroll details that were stolen last week. Furthermore, the hacker has claimed employee data which includes social insurance number and information. These data is traced back to 2004-2007.
The breach is at least the second time this year that a casino that sits on aboriginal land has fallen victim to a hack, following a breach at the River Cree Resort and Casino in Alberta in March. Casino Rama says that there’s the hacker left no trail and evidence that it was still present inside its database systems. The popular Canadian casino resort is now working with the federal police and cyber security specialists to investigate the database breach.
A Quick Look at Casino Rama’s Revenues
Casino Rama is located in the Rama First Nation complex located 2 hours to drive to the north of Toronto. CHC Casinos Canada Limited is managing its daily operations. CHC Casinos Canada Limited is an indirect subsidiary of Penn National Gaming. Casino Rama welcomes around 3 million guests annually.
Casino Rama boasts of more than 2,000 slot game machines, more than a hundred gaming tables, it has 8 restaurants, an entertainment venue that can accommodate 5,000 guests, and a hotel with 300 rooms. Casino Rama has a gross gaming revenue of C$348.3 million ($259.3 million) in the fiscal year to end-March 2015. Casino Rama brought in C$1.16 billion in overall revenue in the period.