Huck Seed Inducted Into Poker Hall Of Fame

Ben Hamill - January 10, 2021

1996 World Series of Poker (WSOP) Main Event winner Huckleberry “Huck” Seed has finally made it into the Poker Hall of Fame. It may have taken him over a decade, but Seed a few weeks ago scored an impressive 76 voter points ou...Read More

Chris Moneymaker Parts Ways With PokerStars

Ben Hamill - January 06, 2021

Chris Moneymaker is after a 17-year-long partnership bidding team PokerStars farewell. Moneymaker has been sponsored by and affiliated with the Canadian Poker powerhouse brand ever since he won the World Series of Poker (WSOP) Main Event ...Read More

Acquisition of Great Canadian Gaming Going Ahead

Ben Hamill - January 04, 2021

After an extended series of negotiations, shareholders in Great Canadian Gaming came to an agreement with Apollo Global Management regarding share prices. The former’s acquisition is now set to go ahead, officially closing in the se...Read More

Joseph Hebert Declared WSOP Winner in Vegas

Ben Hamill - January 04, 2021

The Las Vegas segment of the World Series of Poker recently unfolded at the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino. After taking the lead in the game early on, Joseph Hebert walked away with a memorable victory and a whopping US$1.5 million. U...Read More

How Among Us Helped Us Cope With A Crisis

Ben Hamill - December 29, 2020

Online multiplayer games are enjoying the type of hype and resurgence that can only ever be created by exceptional circumstances. And to popular smash-hit multiplayer game Among Us, that set of circumstances was a ravaging hunger for huma...Read More

Bond Director Admits To Poker Scene Error

Ben Hamill - December 29, 2020

Martin Campbell, who wrote and directed actor Daniel Craig’s first 007 film and James Bond appearance, Casino Royale, has admitted to a small error having sneaked in (initially) undetected in the film’s most climactic scene; t...Read More

Cleveland Indians To Adopt New Name

Ben Hamill - December 15, 2020

The MLB’s Cleveland Indians have decided to change their name. They don’t yet know to what, or when, but according to owner Paul Dolan, the time for change has come. Dolan on Monday told members of the press that the name the...Read More

Timothy Adams Wins GGPoker Super MILLION$

Ben Hamill - December 13, 2020

Canadian champion Poker stalwart Timothy Adams has won his first GGPoker Super MILLION$ title, adding his latest big win to a long list of prestigious events won during his long and successful professional career. The $10,000 buy-in Dece...Read More

Yggdrasil & AvatarUX Launch BountyPop Slot

Ben Hamill - December 12, 2020

There’s a thrilling new slot just gone live from Yggdrasil and YGS Masters-partner AvatarUX. Featuring Yggdrasil’s PopWins mechanic, a mechanic already making waves from its inclusion in the Wild Pop and CherryPop games, is an...Read More

New Christmas Tree Slot From Yggdrasil

Ben Hamill - December 10, 2020

Leading iGaming studio/solutions provider Yggdrasil are wishing fans a Merry Christmas and a cheerful holiday with the release of their new Christmas Tree slot. Decked with lights and colourful Christmas decorations, the latest Yggdrasil ...Read More

Cyberpunk 2077 Release Gets Mixed Reactions

Ben Hamill - December 09, 2020

It’s considered the most anticipated video game of the decade but waxing lyrical isn’t the only thing Cyberpunk 2077 fans around the world are doing following the launch of the latest CD Projekt Red creation. Following numerou...Read More

Dan Bilzerian Named GGPoker’s New Ambassador

Ben Hamill - December 09, 2020

GGPoker has inked King of Instagram Dan Bilzerian as its newest brand ambassador. The notorious playboy joins Daniel Negreanu, Elky, Brynn Kenny, Fedor Holz, and Felipe Ramos, as he steps into his new role. The social media influencer wa...Read More

Quebec NFL Star Named Sportsperson Of The Year

Ben Hamill - December 08, 2020

A Canadian NFL star is one of five athletes named 2020 Sportsperson of the Year: The Activist Athlete by Sports Illustrated. Chiefs lineman Laurent Duvernay-Tardif, who is currently working to fulfil the remaining requirements to become a...Read More

Mega Moolah Jungle Slot Gets Exclusive Release

Ben Hamill - December 02, 2020

Casino software giant Microgaming is back with another fantastic instalment in its Mega Moolah series of progressive jackpot slots. Developed for the iGaming titan by independent studio partner Aurum Signature Studios, Jungle Mega Moolah ...Read More

Yggdrasil’s New Syncronite Splitz Slot Goes Live

Ben Hamill - December 01, 2020

Yggdrasil’s new Syncronite Splitz slot is now live across the studio’s global network of operators, offering players the chance to cash in on up to an incredible 21,168 ways to win. Syncronite Splitz of course follows several ...Read More

Highlights Of The 2020 Annual eSports Awards

Ben Hamill - November 30, 2020

2020 marked the fifth year of the annual eSports Awards – and the most recent edition was by far the biggest yet. The event handed out an impressive total of 32 awards for the year, with the 2020 edition taking on the format of a v...Read More

What The Queen’s Gambit Can Teach Poker Pokers

Ben Hamill - November 30, 2020

American Woman Grandmaster, World Chess Hall of Famer, and Poker player Jennifer Shahade says that Poker players can learn a lot from Netflix’s The Queen’s Gambit. And owing to director Scott Frank’s clean and uncomplica...Read More

The Day Maradona Played For A Toronto Team

Ben Hamill - November 27, 2020

As the world mourns the death of one of the greatest soccer players of all time, former Toronto Italia coach Peter Pinizzotto’s mind inevitably drifts back to the 1996 exhibition game that saw Argentine legend Diego Maradona make a ...Read More

EA Rolls Out Spending Limits For FIFA 21

Ben Hamill - November 19, 2020

Video games maker EA recently rolled out new measures it believes will offer protection to players of its FIFA games that typically feature FIFA Ultimate Team (FUT) packs, which are essentially loot boxes. FIFA Playtime, EA’s versio...Read More

McGregor Could Fight Poirier

Ben Hamill - October 05, 2020

It may not yet be the ultimate stand-off dream opposite Manny Pacquiao come true for Irishman and controversial UFC Mixed Martial Arts fighter Conor McGregor. But UFC President Dana White has tabled an offer that, if accepted, will see Mc...Read More

EA Sports Teases FIFA 21 October Release

Ben Hamill - August 24, 2020

Nearly 27 years ago when EA Sports released its very first FIFA title – FIFA International Soccer – not even what is today the world’s largest sports franchise video games developer could have foreseen the revenue-genera...Read More

2020 F1 Canadian Grand Prix Cancelled

Ben Hamill - July 31, 2020

The ongoing world health crisis has claimed yet another casualty. Due to the high cost of bringing cars to North America from Europe, and with no spectators being permitted in the stands as per the orders of public health authorities, the...Read More

Evolution Gaming Wins EGR Global B2B Award - Again

Ben Hamill - July 27, 2020

Live casino specialist developer Evolution Gaming has done it again. The studio has just for the 11th consecutive year in a row been named Live Casino Supplier of the Year at the EGR Global B2B Awards 2020. Due to the rules of...Read More

Bill Nye Uses Science To Disqualify Racism

Ben Hamill - July 24, 2020

Bill Nye says since colour is a thing only skin-deep, we had better start treating one another as equals. And yes, it’s the same Bill Nye you’re thinking of. The only Bill Nye. The Bill Nye who knows everything there is to kno...Read More

Conor McGregor Is Retiring - Again

Ben Hamill - June 10, 2020

UFC star Conor McGregor says he’s retiring. And it’s an intention UFC big boss Dana White is willing to (albeit tongue-in-cheek) accept.  McGregor on Sunday after what appears to have been yet another spur-of-the-moment d...Read More