Online Gambling Archive

Canada’s Favorite Casino: Where we love to play online and on land. There is no “casino strip” of the Great White North. We do not have a single location where gambling halls line the city’s main thoroughfare. Gaming destinations spot the nation’s map sporadically. The largest, most glamorous properties appear in major cities, of...
Industry First: A virtual conference will be held to discuss the future of gambling post-coronavirus outbreak. Every year, a number of conventions and conferences are held in various part of the world to discuss the present and future state of the gambling industry. They talk about all forms of land-based gambling, online gambling, AR...
Responsibility in iGaming: Stop using a credit card in casino cashiers! It’s been nearly twenty five years since the online gambling industry debuted its first real-money slot machines and table games. From day one, internet players have been encouraged to deposit money with a credit card. This is a practice that needs to stop....
Will snide remarks against regulators ensure Stakers Sportsbook never returns to the UK market? When a subjacent is chastised by its superior, the typical response is one of capitulation and acquiescence. An admonished child hangs its head apologetically. An employee ensures the boss that their work will improve. But sometimes – on rare head-turning,...
UK’s Mr. Green Casino loses jackpot, fined £3 million by the Gambling Commission for “systematic failings”. When we talk about major online gambling sites making big multi-million-dollar payments, we usually think of big slot machine jackpots awarding progressive prizes. That was not the case in the UK this week. Media headlines lit up with...
Three ways the industry’s most trusted online casinos (and the other ones, too) are attracting players in 2020. Twenty years ago, attracting new players to an online casino really was as simple as the famous quote from Kevin Costner’s Field of Dreams, – “If you build it, he will come”. Come they did; in...
PokerStars founder voluntarily faces 9-year-old money laundering and illegal online gambling charges in US. It seems so long ago now – the day forever embossed into the hearts of the online poker community as ‘Black Friday’. April 15, 2011. That was the day the US government cracked down on the world’s largest internet gambling...
Flutter+Stars 40% share of UK sports betting market raises CMA flag. Mergers and acquisitions are nothing new to the online gambling industry, especially in this day and age. Consistently tighter regulations are market saturation are sending even the largest operators shuffling for more profitable business models. For two of the UK’s absolute largest brands,...
Where do you turn when there’s no longer a Neteller casino Canada players can deposit with? Years back – what seems like ages ago at this point – the online gambling industry was struggling due to a remarkable lack of trustworthy deposit methods. Security was a huge issue at the turn of the millennium....
Modernization in Moderation: Awaiting the AGLC’s pragmatic approach to an Alberta online casino launch. It was about this time last year when the headlines across Alberta were all abuzz with the news that the province may soon join the iGaming race. In mid-January of 2019, the regulators of Alberta Gaming, Liquor and Cannabis (AGLC)...