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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...
Lucky gambler strikes $1.4m gold mine on Gold Rally progressive slot. If you think about it, slot machines are best known for two distinctly different features. On the one hand, they are considered by most to be the worst rip offs in the casino, taking the vast majority of gamblers for every penny they’re...
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,...
Microgaming set to launch a series of fun new slots games onto its Quickfire platform in March 2020. The calendar turns this week, bringing in the month of March, and with it – like every month calendar month – Microgaming is announcing the upcoming launch of its newest digital slot machine creations. The company...
Nova Scotia proposes legislation to avoid the possibility of a future VLT class action law suit in the province. When a pattern of negative situations presents itself, you take steps to avoid similar repercussions. If people keep getting sick at the same restaurant, you avoid that restaurant. If the weather always turns rotten on...
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...
Thailand bans toy-bearing crane machines as illegal gambling games. All over the planet, children (and even some adults) delight in the chance to win a cheap but lovable toy from a claw machine. You’ll find these crane-based, prize-bearing encasements in arcades, malls and department stores worldwide. Or at least, you once did. Don’t expect...
How to play 6 Card PLO, the newest online poker game at PokerStars. It’s not often a new poker variant comes along. Well, that’s not exactly true. New poker games are being conceived all the time, but it is rare that one makes it any further than the cutting room floor. The executives over...
Fall in love with Divine Fortune Mega Jackpot, just like these two ‘divinely fortunate’ winners did on Valentine’s Day 2020! Ahhh, February 14 – the universal day of love. We don’t all celebrate it. Not everyone has a significant when that annual date arrives on the calendar. For those who do, they share in...
Another class action lawsuit is aimed at Canada’s VLT slot machines. Corina Riesebos of Kelowna, BC has filed class action against the British Columbia Lottery Corp (BCLC). The lawsuit targets “video lottery terminals” and “electronic gambling devices”; the most common type of gambling game found in slots parlors and community gaming facilities throughout the...