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The Legality Of Online Gambling In Canada

Added on September 27, 2019 in Gambling Articles

Given the expansion of online casinos that cater to Canadian punters, we feel the need to dwell on some key aspects that define the current situation in this North American country in terms of the iGaming industry. The legal gambling landscape in Canada began to take shape in 1969 after the adoption of some important changes to the Criminal Code: from then on, all provinces and territories could raise funds through regulated lotteries. Today, more than 100 land-based casinos across ... Read More

Why is Instadebit one of the most popular payment methods in Canada?

Added on June 24, 2019 in Gambling Articles

Legend says that once upon a time there was a bank transfer payment method that was to easy to use that no one would think it is real. And the ones that were insisting on such sorcery to be actually true, were ignored by society. This legend might not be real, but InstaDebit certainly is! When it comes to the Canadian players, one of the most frequent issues encountered by them is the delay they’re facing every time they try ... Read More

Why Do NJ Casinos Require Social Security Number?

Added on May 13, 2019 in Gambling Articles

In order to prevent underage gambling, protect the integrity of the games, and prevent money laundering, licensed NJ sports betting sites and NJ casinos operated by Atlantic City casinos have imposed a verification check on all players who register on the site. The procedure requires that the registrant provides the name, address, social security number, and other personal information. Unfortunately, this requirement has proven problematic for the New Jersey gaming establishments. Since the passing of the Bank Secrecy Act (BSA) ... Read More

How to Become a Successful Online Casino High Roller?

Added on May 6, 2019 in Gambling Articles

Online casinos offer players a range of chances to hit a win and have fun while they are at it. Most of the time, you can enjoy entertaining gameplay with a smaller bankroll. All it takes is to choose a licensed and reputable operator and find a game you like from their online lobby. Some players can additionally benefit from generous bonus offers, considering that they have read and agree with the terms and conditions. However, there is another type ... Read More

888 Holdings acquires Costa Bingo in £18 million deal

Added on March 21, 2019 in Bingo

888 Holdings, already one of the most established online gambling brands in the world, has further bolstered its already robust online bingo offering with the acquisition of Costa Bingo. Costa comes as part of the purchase of a stable of bingo brands. The sale was agreed at £18 million, with £12 million to be paid up front when the deal closes and a further £6 million to be paid in September 2019. Also included in the deal are City Bingo, ... Read More

Angles & Dangles of Blackjack Myths

Added on January 24, 2019 in Gambling Articles

Whenever the United States Navy submarine leaves the port on a mission, once it reaches the deep water the crew perform an exercise called Angles and Dangles. Consisting of a series of repetitive dives and rises at increasingly steeper pitches that also affects roll and yaw, the purpose of the drill is to locate any item stowed improperly. Under the stress of maneuvers, objects will shift or fall and dangle, revealing origins of clatter that can put the crew at ... Read More

Why is PayPal so popular among UK casino players?

Added on January 8, 2019 in Gambling Articles

Online casino players in the UK have more variety in payment processing options than gamblers just about anywhere else. The choices are nearly unlimited as cashless payment providers compete for the chance to process your gambling dollars into and out of casinos. Payment system organisations need permission to operate in the market. Visa, Mastercard, and PayPal have long relationships with the Financial Services Authority (FSA) and the Gambling Commission. They help to ensure that only licensed gaming sites can use ... Read More

UK Fruit Machines Word Origins

Added on January 7, 2019 in Gambling Articles

If you have ever had a word or phrase stick in your head until you are compelled to travel down every possible rabbit hole on the internet to find its meaning and origin you are not alone. We recently embarked on a journey to find where the term “fruit machine” comes from. In a nutshell, some machines have symbols of fruits on their reels. But like most things, just below the surface of the mud, there’s more mud. So we’ll ... Read More

No Deposit Bonus Opportunities

Added on December 28, 2018 in Casino Bonus Articles

Scott Fitzgerald wrote that “our lives are defined by opportunities, even the ones we miss”. Like his other writings, it can be interpreted in many ways. Including the context of online casino No Deposit Bonuses. Indeed, was he talking about opportunities we miss when we’re given the chance? Or was he talking about opportunities we intentionally decide not to pursue? That’s the beauty of storytelling — in details that the writer leaves to a reader for inner explorations and discoveries. ... Read More

What are the differences between Live Casino and Video Table Games?

Added on December 18, 2018 in Gambling Articles

Ever since the Live Casino feature was first introduced to the public in the mid-‘90s, it had great success among the British gamblers. Now, after more than 20 years, live table games have the same feedback from players. Although some distrust existed at a point, it was nothing compared to the users’ scepticism about video table games. But why did these kinds of discrepancies exist between the two of them although they’re so similar? When you’re thinking about a Live ... Read More

Casino Support for Problem Gamblers

Added on December 18, 2018 in Gambling Articles

On the morning of August 7, 1974, the weather in New York City was beautiful, sunny, with almost no clouds. At a little past seven o’clock, when Philippe Petit made his first step, the temperature was at a pleasant 70° Fahrenheit with a light eastern breeze. Stepping from the unfinished building of World Trade Center into 440 pounds of one inch braided steel cable suspended across 142 feet long gap between Twin Towers at a height of 1,368 feet — ... Read More

Gambling vs Gaming

Added on December 18, 2018 in Gambling Articles

Name it the way you want, they are both about playing games, right? But, hey, if that’s the truth (and it basically is) … …how come children shouldn’t gamble? On the other hand, why is there so much fuss about children playing games? Don’t these two make NO sense at all? Or they actually make MORE sense than we can imagine? Don’t let this shock and confuse you instantly! We shall do our best to explain both of these, the blurry line between them, and how to stay safe ... Read More

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