Lottery Archive

Then & Now: Gambling laws of Canada on land and online. What is gambling? It is the act of placing a bet. A bet is placed when an individual risks something of value on the outcome of something that hasn’t happened yet in hopes of winning an equal or larger thing of value in...
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...
BCLC awaits winning lottery ticket claim from the Feb 22nd $25.9M Lotto Max jackpot drawing. Imagine for a moment what it would feel like to win $25 million? Now imagine being the winner of that incredible prize, and not even knowing it? Crazy right? But that’s exactly what’s happening right now in British Columbia,...
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...
Appeals Court will hear case of ALC’s arguably unfair Video Lottery Terminals. In major gambling destinations—Las Vegas, Reno, Atlantic City, all the casinos of Southern Ontario—slot machines are the norm. They are the most commonly played gambling devices in North America. Aisle after aisle, bank after bank, slot machines line the floors of casinos...
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....
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...