Online Gambling Archive

BC Canada online casino and gambling halls a boon for economy. Talk of gambling economics in British Columbia, Canada has been rampant for nearly two years. Much of it has been negative, pertaining to nearly a decade worth of money laundering at BC casinos. Many residents believe there was government involvement, or at the...
Gambling in Canada so prevalent the country ranks among world’s highest. If you’re anything like the majority of Canadians, you enjoy a good gamble now and again. As for me, I learned to play poker and a few other traditionally bet-based card games like blackjack and Scat (31) from a young age. As we...
Land-based casinos in Alberta, Canada see no problem with online gambling regulation in the province. There is no lack of gambling taking place in the charmingly picturesque province of Alberta, Canada. A spattering of commercial and tribal casinos paint the southern landscape. The Great Northern Casino and Boomtown Casino are a bit further north. Bingo...
Are aggressive online casino promotions normalizing gambling? In times past, a woman in the workforce was unheard of in mainstream society. Over time, and especially instigated by during World War II, the need for more laborers saw a welcoming of female employees. Slowly the stigma faded into history. It became normal for women to...
Betsson Group now exhibiting eCOGRA Safe and Fair Seal. In the earliest days of online gambling, safety and security were major issues. The same problems exist today, but within a remarkably smaller fraction of the iGaming industry. The difference came with respectable operators seeking out ways to exhibit accountability, thereby gaining a reputation for...
Ireland to update antiquated gambling laws with new regulatory body. As a consistent purveyor of multifarious news relating to the live and online gambling industry, I’m constantly researching the current and historical legal status of gaming in Canada and other jurisdictions all over the world. As such, I’ve come across a lot of outdated...
Switzerland’s new online gambling laws to require licenses in 2019. Switzerland has long been known for its neutral position among leading nations. Come January 1, 2019, that stance will no longer apply to online casino games. A few months ago, the Swiss government adopted new internet gambling regulations. Implementation of the Swiss Gambling Act...
BBB warns postal gift exchanges are a pyramid scheme, constituting illegal gambling in Canada. Day in and day out, the Better Business Bureau (BBB) is tasked with investigating claims of industrial malpractice. They warn the public of any duplicitous activities they find along the way. For the last few years, the organization has been...
New evidence suggests online casinos better at keeping minors out. Gambling is a very popular pastime, but one that comes with a notable amount of risk. Therefore, gambling should only be undertaken by those responsible enough to understand that risk. Governments all over the world are well aware of this, enforcing age restrictions on...
Extrapolating Canada’s reluctance to amend federal online gambling laws. Did you ever wondered why Canada is among the few remaining major nations of the world still under the ‘grey market‘ label for online gambling? Most European nations have either authorized or prohibited it. Likewise, most US States now have specific laws on the books,...