Specialty Betting Archive

In lieu of regulatory updates, Nova Scotia is encouraging all residents to participate in its self-exclusion casino program survey. When it comes to law making, public consultation is generally a limited affair. Politicians, being the (supposedly) highly educated members of society that they are, tend to believe they know what’s best for the people....
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...
Live keno odds may be terrible, but great for low-budget thrill seekers. If you’ve spent any time playing casino games, or read any good books on gambling strategies, you’ve probably heard that keno is among the worst games to play. Yes, it can be. Or not. It all depends on the question you’re asking....
Bad bots make up 53% of the biggest online gambling websites traffic. Twenty years ago, if you heard “bad bots” would become a major problem, you’d probably think the Terminator movie was coming true, or that the Decepticons might finally take down Optimus Prime. But this is no science fiction screenplay. Bad bots are...
The weirdest myths and misconceptions about Canada. If you were at least a teenager before the internet became a ‘thing’, you remember a time so far removed from today’s modern world of technology. Aside from what we read in scholarly history books, the people of one country rarely knew much about the culture of...
The Canadian Gaming Association welcomes the partnership between NHL and MGM in hopes it will become the catalyst for legal single game betting in Canada. On Monday, we told you about a breaking news announcement in which the National Hockey League (NHL) and MGM Resorts International teamed up in a deal to enhance fan...
Canadian NHL teams miss out on sports gambling deal with MGM. Last weekend, the National Hockey League left us with a teaser announcement. Chris Johnston of Sportsnet said a big announcement was coming on Monday morning; that the NHL would dive into the sports gambling industry. “The league is going to get into the...
The largest lottery jackpot ever – and why it wasn’t. Every US resident from Nome, Alaska to the US Virgin Islands heard the news last week. The Mega Millions Lottery was said to be worth $1.6 billion; the highest lottery jackpot in global history. Even people in other countries heard the news, rushing online...
Top 10 worst gambling losses per capita by country. Here in Canada, most of us don’t see gambling as a problem. Then again, most of us don’t spend a large amount of money gambling—or at least, we don’t think we do. That’s because most of us don’t consider the lottery to be gambling. If...
Online gambling fraud puts Paddy Power Betfair next in line for UKGC paddling with £2.2 million fine imposed. The United Kingdom Gambling Commission (UKGC) continues its warpath this week, with Paddy Power Betfair (PPB) being the latest target. Following an investigation into criminal betting and failure to protect problem gamblers, the Irish company will...