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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)...
The government of Ontario and city of Toronto recognize this need. A few years back, they agreed to an expansion at Woodbine that would see all of this, and more. As construction gets underway, new and exciting announcements are being made, including the introduction of the city’s first live dealer table games, and a...
Ontario sports gambling ring busted for taking illegal online bets. Canada’s gaming industry is vast. It is conducted through gaming facilities, casinos and lottery retailers all across the country. Our most populated provinces offer online gaming portals, as well. There are many different ways to place a wager, both on land and online. Unfortunately,...
Postulating the waning popularity of Speed Demon Slots by Bwin. There are thousands of online slot machines that have made their way off the digital launch pad over the last 25 years or so. Some go on to become forever favorites, like Microgaming’s Immortal Romance or NetEnt’s Gonzo’s Quest. Others never quite get the...
It’s been almost four years now since Gateway Casinos made its initial proposal to build a new casino in the Greater Vancouver Area. It’ll be about another year before the plan finally comes to fruition, granting residents of Delta, BC and beyond access to the new upscale gaming facility....
Last month, Scientific Games announced it had secured a new partner in a long-term content distribution deal. Members of Canada’s internet casino operations will have access to the complete online casino games portfolio of Everi Interactive, via the SG Digital Open Gaming platform. Other markets where SG is licensed and regulated will also have...
It's already been established that, while provincially-run iGaming portals are lucky to generate $100,000 in revenue each year, offshore sites are accepting billions in wagers from the Canadian market. And if LeoVegas is pulling in that many depositors in a 3-month span, no doubt many of them are the very Canadians that find overseas...
Last month, around the same time Flutter was announcing its intentions to bring TSG into the fold, a corporate phenom by the name of Andrew Higginson signed on as a non-executive director of the company board. Mr. Higginson has his fingers in a lot of corporate pies these days, so it didn't raise any...
These new tables are built around stadium-style seating, presenting far more players an opportunity to get in on the action. Take baccarat for example. Instead of sitting around a traditional 7-seat table, there are dozens of seats set up, much like a classroom setting, with a single dealer at the head of the class....
The chart below details the odds of being dealt any particularly hand, segmented by each possible winning hand, versus all losing hands – in a standard video poker game. The following table does not account for specialty games like Deuces Wild or Joker Poker, where extra cards and/or wilds are present....