Monthly Archive:: May 2017

In the old days of Las Vegas, free casino drinks were the norm. Players at the bar expected to be served, and bartenders were happy to oblige. Frothy beverages and fruity cocktails were liberally poured as an incentive to stay and play. Now, casinos are scraping the barrel for every dollar they can, reserving...
All casino games are created equally – and by equally, I mean they all benefit the house. If you think you’ve found a game that offers players a genuine 50/50 chance of winning a bet, think again. Such bets do exist, but they all come with a 5% casino commission, known as the Vig. The term...
As technology advances, new products emerge, and existing products become more innovative. That’s the way it always has been. The mobile casino gambling industry is no different. With the release of new smartphones like the Samsung S8, and Apple‘s upcoming iPhone 8, there’s no question that mobile gaming will rise to new heights. For...
If you played real money online casino games years ago, chances are you used a credit or debit card to fund your account. These days, credit/debit cards have been swept aside for APMs, or Alternative Payment Methods, as more players now recognize them for providing fast, cheap and easy casino deposits. APMs can cover...
One of the world’s most recognizable casino brands is coming to Ottawa this fall. The Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corp (OLG) announced Hard Rock International as the approved bidder for its Ottawa Area Gaming Bundle. Prepare yourselves – Hard Rock Casino Ottawa is coming! According to yesterday’s press release, Hard Rock will acquire 51%...
Do you live near or travel through Windsor, Ontario? Do you play the 6/49 Lotto much? If you answered yes to both of these questions, you better start looking in all your old pockets, purses, drawers and under the car seats, because there’s a $1 million winning lottery ticket about to expire. Checking our...
About decade ago now, South Africa appeared to be on the verge of legalizing internet gaming. When legislative efforts turned stale, it became clear that gambling online would not become regulated. And since there’s no feasible way to stop internet casinos from accepting players – or to stop players from accessing those sites –...
Celebrations of the Mexican holiday, Cinco de Mayo, are about to kick off all across the Americas tomorrow. As such, Microgaming – ever vigilant in its determination to provide new slot machines for every holiday on the planet – has announced the upcoming release of the Beautiful Bones Slot. Although it wasn’t specifically noted,...
Most of Quebec‘s online gaming enthusiasts will remember the government’s attempt to enforce an IP block against offshore internet gambling websites. It was a complete and utter failure. Perhaps politicians looking to enact Australia online betting reforms should take a page from Canada’s past mistakes. Last week, when discussing a throng of new gambling...