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Business in Vancouver | BIV Today's Business News:-November 5, 2012-: BCLC shows cards over Luongo poker fee; Unions take foreign miner fight to courts; Cars line up for Port Mann toll discount

Sports and Leisure Luongo’s poker endorsement fee and expenses revealed Vancouver Canucks’ goaltender and BC Lottery Corp. poster boy Roberto Luongo was paid $160,000 last year for endorsing the Crown corp’s online poker site and appearing in casino poker tournaments, Business in Vancouver has discovered. Transportation   More than 200,000 cars registered for Port Mann Bridge toll More than 200,000 drivers have taken advantage of a half-price deal being offered to encourage early registration for a new toll that will be charged on the expanded Port Mann Bridge when it opens next month. Mining and Energy   Unions ask courts to refuse foreign mine workers Two major B.C. unions have applied to have the Federal Court overturn a decision to give work permits enabling more than 200 foreign workers to work at HD Mining Ltd.’s planned Murray River underground coal mine near Tumbler Ridge. Junior miners looking for new funding o