Woodbine Announces New Heinz Challenge

Ben Hamill - August 11, 2020

Thoroughbred horse racing colossus Woodbine Entertainment has launched an exciting new charity initiative in partnership with ketchup and cheese giant Kraft-Heinz Canada. The so-called Heinz Challenge will take on the form of a live racin...Read More

Microgaming To Launch More New Slots In August

Ben Hamill - August 11, 2020

Thanks to the inspired and innovative developers that are part of the Microgaming network of independent studio partners, the arrival of each new month is yet another reason to celebrate. Every month, Microgaming announces a slew of hot n...Read More

Pragmatic Play Releases Aztec Gems Deluxe Slot

Ben Hamill - August 10, 2020

Leading online casino games develop Pragmatic Play has just released yet another fantastic addition to their deluxe range of online video slots. Aztec Gems Deluxe, a new-and-improved deluxe version of the developer’s 2018 creation ...Read More

Microgaming Welcomes Eyecon To The Fold

Ben Hamill - August 10, 2020

A newly signed deal between leading casino games giant Microgaming and independent studio developer Eyecon, will now afford to the latter the opportunity to distribute their games to a global network of existing Microgaming partners. Eye...Read More

Record Woodbine Thoroughbred Hi-5 Jackpot

Ben Hamill - August 09, 2020

This coming Thursday promises a strong start to making up for a long absence of horse racing action at Woodbine Entertainment. The Woodbine Thoroughbred Jackpot Hi-5 promises not only the thrill of the ultimate sort of return, but also a ...Read More

New Instant Roulette From Evolution Gaming

Ben Hamill - August 08, 2020

Live casino specialist and live dealer entertainment giant Evolution Gaming has officially launched an all-new multi-wheel-style Roulette game. Instant Roulette, initially teased and introduced at ICE 2020, is the latest exciting Roulette...Read More

Play’n GO’s New Riddle Reels Slot A Hoot

Ben Hamill - August 08, 2020

Play’n GO’s recent big slot release will have Sherlock Holmes-wannabees scrambling about feverishly for their own magnifying glass, houndstooth, and pipe – eager to solve the next big mindboggling mystery. Riddle Reels: ...Read More

Shorelines Casino 1st Phase Upgrade Complete

Ben Hamill - August 07, 2020

With the first phase of a long-delayed road expansion and upgrade now complete, Belleville residents regularly travelling in the vicinity of the famous Shorelines Casino now get to travel effortlessly through the main traffic artery at Be...Read More

Lightning Box Inks Deal With Konami Gaming

Ben Hamill - August 06, 2020

Leading iGaming and land-based slots developer Lightning Box has inked a significant new supply and distribution deal with Vegas-based Konami Gaming. Founded back in 2004, the Aussie developer, with its headquarters based in Sydney, has ...Read More

MATCH Eatery Reopens At Cascades Chatham

Ben Hamill - August 04, 2020

Gambling at the premises of Gateway’s Cascades Casino Chatham may for the moment remain closed, but the good news is that the entertainment venue’s on-site food courts are about to be re-opened to the general public – bo...Read More

Wazdan Rearing To Go With Infinity Hero Slot

Ben Hamill - August 03, 2020

This year more than 10 years in the business of creating great quality games, Wazdan is a team of people self-professing to be “fascinated by gamers”. And the studio’s upcoming Infinity Hero slot is every bit as unique a...Read More

Pragmatic Play Release New Street Racer Slot

Ben Hamill - August 01, 2020

Star casino games developer Pragmatic Play invites players to experience an all-new side to the Vegas Strip in its latest online slot, Street Racer. Burning rubber whilst tearing down the legendary Las Vegas Strip has never seemed quite ...Read More

Rush Street Aiming To List On The NYSE

Ben Hamill - July 30, 2020

An anonymous source has leaked information about social casino and real money games developer Rush Street Interactive’s plans to become a publicly listed company on the New York Stock Exchange. And according to the same source, Rus...Read More

Play’n GO Releases Powerful Win-A-Beest Slot

Ben Hamill - July 28, 2020

A majestic and beautiful creature often overlooked despite its raw power and mighty presence, the African wildebeest, or gnu, is the star of Play’n GO’s new Win-A-Beest online slot – the developer’s second new rele...Read More

Man Uses Prosthetic Mask To Rob Casino of $100k

Ben Hamill - July 28, 2020

The 55-year-old man accused of having donned prosthetic face masks in order to disguise himself as an old man and rob VIP casino customers out of more than $100,000, has been arrested and is currently being detained in Kansas. The man sin...Read More

Little Nugget Casino & Diner To Close Down

Ben Hamill - July 27, 2020

Downtown Reno’s legendary Little Nugget Casino & Diner will close its doors for the second time this year at the end of July – and this time round, it will sadly be for good. A world-wide crisis completely unforeseen as l...Read More

Park MGM May Ban Smoking

Ben Hamill - July 24, 2020

A steal-photograph captured inside of a still-closed Park MGM Casino hints at Park becoming the first casino on the Las Vegas Strip getting ready to ban smoking. And judging by the specific wording of the sign, if such an assumption can i...Read More

Microgaming’s Diamond Inferno Slot Goes Live

Ben Hamill - July 24, 2020

Teased to players as early as the beginning of last month, Microgaming has now made good on its promise and launched the newest slot developed by independent studio developer Triple Edge Studios. Diamond Inferno officially launched on Jul...Read More

Yggdrasil & AvatarUX Present WildPops Slot

Ben Hamill - July 23, 2020

Yggdrasil Gaming and studio-partner AvatarUX have released the second game to make use of the PopWins mechanism – a gamification mechanism that works on the premise of increasing the number of ways to win by replacing each single wi...Read More

Woodbine Gives Social Media Reign To Charity

Ben Hamill - July 23, 2020

Woodbine Entertainment is a proud supporter of local charities, and in particular of those seeking to empower the black youth of Rexdale. And to show just how committed the racetrack is to those youth disadvantaged by their heritage and c...Read More

Gateway’s Sudbury Casino Yet To Reopen

Ben Hamill - July 22, 2020

Since Stage 3 of Ontario’s provincial business reopening plan is now officially in force, casinos and Bingo venues across the province are able to do business for the first time since nation-wide closures in mid-March. Gaming venues...Read More

Casino Tycoon Suing Insurance For Millions

Ben Hamill - July 21, 2020

Billionaire real estate investor and casino-tycoon Phil Ruffin is suing two prominent US insurance giants for millions in damages suffered and income lost as a result of the knock-on effect on business caused by the global health crisis. ...Read More

Play’n GO Unveils New Gold Volcano Slot

Ben Hamill - July 21, 2020

It’s barely been two weeks since star online casino games developer Play’n GO released its Nyjah Huston: Skate for Gold slot, and already the developer giant is back again with yet another new stunning release. Gold Volcano i...Read More

Leisure Acquisition Scraps Gateway IPO Deal

Ben Hamill - July 20, 2020

It certainly seems as if Canadian casino operator giant Gateway Casinos & Entertainment’s prospects of listing on the New York Stock Exchange in association with special purpose acquisition vehicle Leisure Acquisition Corp., are...Read More

NetEnt & Evolution Gaming Post Stunning Q2 Results

Ben Hamill - July 20, 2020

NetEnt AB and Evolution Gaming, the two casino games behemoths currently locked in talks over a possible merger, both posted outstanding results for the second quarter of the current year. This all most likely as a result of a super-hike ...Read More

Two More Canadian Casinos Sign Up With Passport Technology

Ben Hamill - July 18, 2020

Two more Canadian casino properties have now partnered with cash solutions provider Passport Technology in an attempt to streamline their cash responses in management structures in a way that is safe and compliant with current limited-con...Read More

Endorphina’s Chance Machine 100 Slot Launches

Ben Hamill - July 18, 2020

Prague-headquartered casino software developer Endorphina has just launched a new online slots creation called Chance Machine 100. Endorphina Limited is a prolific developer of premium-quality online slots and their latest title follows h...Read More

Ontario Casinos To Reopen From July 17

Ben Hamill - July 16, 2020

Select casinos and charitable gaming venues located in Ontario are celebrating as Stage 3 of the province’s reopening plan is scheduled to come into force on July 17. This according to a recent announcement made by the Ontario Lotte...Read More

888casino Signs Up With NetEnt Live Casino

Ben Hamill - July 16, 2020

So popular have live casino games become, that 888 Holdings’ 888casino brand has decided to add a whole new range of games to its online gaming menu. And, as an added plus, the games are developed by none other than online casino en...Read More

Bang Bang Games Joins YG Masters Programme

Ben Hamill - July 14, 2020

Established earlier this year, emerging young casino games development studio Bang Bang Games has selected Yggdrasil Gaming’s YG Masters program as its global partnership programme of choice. Bang Bang will be drawing on the experti...Read More

Lightning Box Stuns With Spartan Fire Slot

Ben Hamill - July 11, 2020

Spartan Fire is slots developer Lightning Box’s latest attempt at greatness, and good news is that the game is now live and available to play at all participating operators. And even better news is that players can expect to enter a...Read More

BetMGM Benefits From Further Investments

Ben Hamill - July 10, 2020

MGM Resorts International and GVC Holdings have reportedly invested a further $250 million in ROAR Digital, which company trades as the US-focused BetMGM sportsbook and online casino. MGM and GVC originally pushed $200 million in investme...Read More

Gateway & Unifor Reach Benefits Agreement

Ben Hamill - July 10, 2020

Gambling industry labour union Unifor and Canadian operator Gateway Casinos & Entertainment have after protracted negotiations and a threat of legal action reportedly reached an agreement in regard to the extension of employee benefit...Read More

NYC Casinos Struggle As Tribal Venues Thrive

Ben Hamill - July 10, 2020

Commercial New York casinos appear to be falling further and further behind their tribal casino counterparts. And it’s a situation now made all the worse by NY Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s decision that the hotel venues at both Tioga D...Read More

Social Casinos Are Shaping iGaming’s Future

Ben Hamill - July 09, 2020

Human beings are wired for social connections. To connect socially with others and to create are two very primal human needs. And since playing and interacting with games are considered strong creative outlets, we are by our very nature a...Read More

Gateway Won’t Be Listing Publicly Just Yet

Ben Hamill - July 08, 2020

When Canadian gaming operator giant Gateway Casinos & Entertainment announced late last year that it was about to merge with a special purpose acquisition vehicle called Leisure Acquisition Corp. for the purpose of listing on the NY S...Read More

Millions Lost Due To Caesars Windsor Closure

Ben Hamill - July 08, 2020

Caesars Windsor’s inability to trade for what is quickly approaching the 5-month mark could leave a hole the size of at least CA$36.6 million in the local City Council’s annual budget for the current year. This according to th...Read More

Monster Blast Slot Coming To Quickfire

Ben Hamill - July 08, 2020

Exciting news in the world of gaming this week is that Monster Blast, an all-new match-3 cluster slot, is about to go live on Microgaming’s Quickfire platform. The official Quickfire release date has been confirmed as July 20, where...Read More

Las Vegas’ Gambling Focus Back on Track

Ben Hamill - July 07, 2020

Sin City has long been recognised as the world’s gambling capital. But this is not to say that for a considerable amount of time Las Vegas didn’t focus on family-friendly offerings instead. Even so, a recent study conducted by...Read More

Resorts World Host Unique 4th July Fireworks Show

Ben Hamill - July 07, 2020

While Genting Group’s Resorts World Las Vegas won’t be opening before at least the summer of next year, this did not stop its operator from celebrating Independence Day with a fireworks extravaganza displayed on a 100,000 sq. ...Read More

Pariplay Unveils New Spin ‘n’ Hit Slot

Ben Hamill - July 07, 2020

Pariplay’s new Spin ‘n’ Hit slot is 50 paylines of pure reel spinning fun. The 3x5 reel game features an RTP of 96.25% and offers players the chance to trigger an exciting bonus game and a free spins bonus feature. Wilds...Read More

Analyst Pegs Eldorado Shares At 3-Digit Potential

Ben Hamill - July 03, 2020

Eldorado Resorts, the soon-to-be new owner/operator of Caesars Palace, remains a 3-digit promise on the stock market. Shares of Eldorado last week traded at least 10 percent higher (at times showing an even better improvement) on NASDAQ (...Read More

NetEnt To Release Gonzo’s Quest Megaways

Ben Hamill - July 03, 2020

When big-name Swedish gaming giant NetEnt released its Gonzo’s Quest slot exactly a decade ago in 2010, the game made headlines for having been the first-ever online slot featuring cascading symbols that would, after the completion ...Read More

Evolution Gaming Launch New Crazy Time Game

Ben Hamill - July 02, 2020

Evolution Gaming must have been in a very giving mood when it created its latest gameshow-style title. Originally showcased at ICE 2020 and based on the studio’s popular Dream Catcher money wheel live gameshow concept, Crazy Time wa...Read More

NeoPollard Named Alberta iGaming Partner

Ben Hamill - July 02, 2020

Exciting news making headlines this week is that Lotteries ticketing solutions provider, online gaming platform and technology provider NeoPollard Interactive has secured a significant new partnership with the Alberta Gaming, Liquor and C...Read More

iSoftBet Digs Deep With New Gold Digger Slot

Ben Hamill - July 01, 2020

Fancy yourself a talented gold-digger? Then be sure to give iSoftBet’s latest mining-themed slot a go. Gold Digger is the latest attempt at iGaming brilliance by the leading online slots developer. And judging by the inclusion of 8 ...Read More

Supreme Court To Rule On KED In September

Ben Hamill - July 01, 2020

This week, Greater Sudbury businessman Tom Fortin brought an application before the Supreme Court in an attempt to prove that the go-ahead for the Gateway’s Kingsway Entertainment District development was the result of a biased city...Read More

Insiders Say The Luxor’s Days Are Numbered

Ben Hamill - June 30, 2020

One of the highest buildings on the Last Vegas Strip at the time of its official opening in 1993, the Luxor Resort & Casino remains a sight to behold and is as Vegas as Vegas gets to be. It’s so much more than just another popul...Read More

BCLC Working On A Reopening Plan For Casinos

Ben Hamill - June 30, 2020

B.C. casinos were only expected to open during Phase 4 of the province’s reopening plans but may now be reopening well ahead of schedule. And since casinos (and certainly all businesses) have been closed since around mid-March, news...Read More

Live 5 Gaming Secures White Hat Supply Deal

Ben Hamill - June 29, 2020

UK-headquartered innovative online and mobile slots developer Live 5 Gaming have announced the securitisation of a key and significant supply deal with online casino platform administrator and tech provider White Hat Gaming. The deal will...Read More

MGA Confirms Several Licences Cancelled

Ben Hamill - June 27, 2020

CEO Heathcliff Farrugia has stated that 2019 was very challenging, but at the same time it was also a very rewarding year for the casino regulator. It was a year that saw the world’s leading gaming authority stepping up its efforts...Read More

The Stars Group Posts Strong Q1 Revenue Report

Ben Hamill - June 26, 2020

The recent Q1 revenue report release by online casino and Poker operator cements even further the notion that the time to capitalise on a diversified product offering is right now. The Canadian online entertainment colossus has announced...Read More

Atlantic City Casinos To Reopen On July 2

Ben Hamill - June 26, 2020

New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy has cleared Atlantic City’s casinos to reopen on July 2. This means that AC casinos will reopen just in time for this year’s 4th of July celebrations. Occupancy numbers will however b...Read More

Unifor Seeks Court Relief Re Gateway Demands

Ben Hamill - June 24, 2020

Casino workers’ union Unifor Local 1090 has filed an official violation complaint against casino operator giant Gateway Casinos & Entertainment. The union has said that it is nothing short of appalled at Gateway’s decision...Read More

Ontario Casinos & Hotels Desperate To Reopen

Ben Hamill - June 24, 2020

Those representing Ontario’s local casino industry on Friday voiced their concerns before the Standing Committee on Finance and Economic Affairs, painting a scenario of ‘do or die’ in the face of a slow and harrowing eco...Read More

Genting To Close All UK Poker Rooms For Good

Ben Hamill - June 22, 2020

Really sad news recently handed down to UK-based card playing enthusiasts is that major operator Genting will not be reopening any of its . All rooms situated across Genting’s 42 UK casinos will therefore remain permanently closed e...Read More

Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino Re-Opens

Ben Hamill - June 22, 2020

The Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino is yet again officially open for business and welcoming players through its doors. The venue officially resumed business activities on June 18 and players were super excited at finally being able to ...Read More

Latest BCLC Report Shows Casino Allocations

Ben Hamill - June 22, 2020

for the moment remains limited to online gaming platforms, and since the British Columbia Lottery Corporation (BCLC) has declared itself in no hurry to resume in-person gaming, no reopening date has been scheduled for casinos in the prov...Read More

Play’n GO Thrills With Troll Hunters 2 Slot

Ben Hamill - June 20, 2020

Award-winning casino games software developer Play’n GO would definitely have made more than just a few players’ day with the recent release of the studio’s Troll Hunters 2 slot. Many will know that the game is the seque...Read More

North Bay Cascades Roadwork Bid Awarded

Ben Hamill - June 19, 2020

Gateway Casinos & Entertainment has confirmed having now received a long-awaited North Bay Council go-ahead regarding the planned Cascades Casino North Bay roadwork project. Once completed, the upgrade to the intersection connecting P...Read More

First Nations Lash Out At Casino Smoking Ban

Ben Hamill - June 18, 2020

Manitoba’s First Nations have voiced their extreme unhappiness over an ultimatum declared by Premier Brian Pallister regarding the reopening of tribal casinos in the province. According to Pallister, only those casinos willing to in...Read More

Microgaming Releases Stunning June Slots Lineup

Ben Hamill - June 18, 2020

Big-gun online casino software developer Microgaming has released quite the new-games lineup for June. This includes the release of more than 20 new slots developed by Microgaming’s award-winning family of partner studios. Themes he...Read More

Oneida Indian Nation Reopens 3 NY Casinos

Ben Hamill - June 15, 2020

Following months of temporary closures, the Oneida Indian Nation has reopened their Turning Stone Resort Casino (Verona), Point Place Casino (Bridgeport), and Yellow Brick Road Casino (Chittenango) to the general public. All three casinos...Read More

Police Raid Uncovers Tribal Casino Scheme

Ben Hamill - June 12, 2020

A recent police raid carried out on a total of six illegal pot shops reportedly owned and run by the Oneida Nation of the Thames has exposed more than just a secret stash of marijuana. The First Nation had apparently also been working on ...Read More

AGA Reports Record 2019 For US Casinos

Ben Hamill - June 11, 2020

US casinos may currently be reeling from the after-effects of shutdown orders, but according to the latest annual State of the States report as released each year by the American Gaming Association (AGA), 2019 saw quite the opposite state...Read More

Cascades Casino Delta To Plant 500 Trees

Ben Hamill - June 10, 2020

Gateway Casinos & Entertainment’s Cascades Casino Delta will, once complete, become home to more than 500 trees – of which at least 225 trees will be new trees. But in order for this to happen, and certainly in order for t...Read More

Microgaming Reaches Crucial Green Milestone

Ben Hamill - June 08, 2020

Leading online casino software developer this World Environment Day got to celebrate a very special environmentally friendly milestone of its own when the company completed and passed its International Organisation for Standardisation 140...Read More

Gateway Mulling Over Re-opening Procedures

Ben Hamill - June 08, 2020

Gateway Casinos & Entertainment says its currently still evaluating processes and decisions around the reopening of its land-based casinos in the province of Ontario. All physical casinos in the province; as well as the country, for t...Read More

Relax Gaming Goes All Out With Mega Flip Slot

Ben Hamill - June 05, 2020

Leading online slots and casino games developer Relax Gaming is all about creating fresh new takes on beloved casino classics. And the developer has done exactly that yet again with the release of its brand-new Mega Flip ...Read More

Pragmatic Play Releases New John Hunter Slot

Ben Hamill - June 04, 2020

Globetrotting hero and dashing explorer John Hunter could give any Indiana Jones a run for his money. And the good news is that Pragmatic Play has just released the fourth instalment in the studio’s John Hunter series of adventure-s...Read More

Casinos Anxious To Reopen Despite Protests

Ben Hamill - June 03, 2020

As the of Las Vegas and Reno prepare for a desperately needed reopening of the gambling industry on June 4, many now fear the possibility of a protracted financial nightmare caused by the presence of a heavily armed National Guard in the...Read More

WSOP Edging Nearer Pennsylvania Online Poker Entry

Ben Hamill - June 02, 2020

The fight for the keys to the legalised online Poker kingdom in the US state of Pennsylvania is officially good and proper on. And as these things go, current one-man monopoly show PokerStars may soon have competition in the persona of th...Read More

NetEnt Pulls Street Fighter II Slot After 1 Week

Ben Hamill - June 02, 2020

Leading online casino games developer has only a week after having gone live with its Street Fighter II: The World Warrior slot, completely pulled the game from circulation. Based on the popular Street Fighter arcade video games franchis...Read More

Quickspin Man Mats Westerlund Joins Fantasma

Ben Hamill - June 01, 2020

Quickspin co-founder Mats Westerlund, who also happens to have been part of the collective mastermind behind works of genius the likes of Quickspin’s Big Bad Wolf and s Starburst, has just been named the newest senior advisor and pa...Read More

Loto-Quebec Launches Kronos Unleashed Promo

Ben Hamill - June 01, 2020

Loto-Quebec’s online offerings are all the rage right now, and it’s about to get even better thanks to host of new promotions, games and bonuses having been introduced to award-winning and respected Crown corporation online p...Read More

Mayfair Casino Wants Saudi Sheikh To Pay

Ben Hamill - May 31, 2020

Saudi business mogul and Sheikh Salah Hamdan Al Balawi, thought to be at least £100 million strong in liquefiable assets, has reportedly proved successful at convincing a UK High Court judge to suspend a applied to his assets follo...Read More

SG Corp Reveals Contactless Gaming Solution

Ben Hamill - May 31, 2020

Scientific Games, forever at the very forefront of innovation in , is officially rolling out a portfolio of 100% contactless gaming and casino solutions. These, declared the solutions provider, are as a whole designed to assist operators ...Read More

Playtech Owns Up To Past Failures

Ben Hamill - May 29, 2020

Leading casino technology and games provider has said that it is more than willing to assume full responsibility for its former failures regarding social responsibility, and that despite whatever may have transpired in times gone by, the...Read More

Habanero Launches New Techno Tumble Slot

Ben Hamill - May 29, 2020

Leading casino games developer has launched its latest online slot and Techno Tumble is bound to be a futuristic-themed hit among fans of techno and science fiction. The slot even incorporates the spirit of retro-style 60s diners by incl...Read More

Cullen Commission Enters Inquiry’s 2nd Phase

Ben Hamill - May 28, 2020

Tensions escalated this week as the Cullen Commission of Inquiry into in the Canadian province of British Columbia announced its readiness to resume its inquiry and move head into the second phase of the proceedings. The hope and expecta...Read More

King Of Gambling Stanley Ho Dies

Ben Hamill - May 27, 2020

The man who became famously known as the ‘king of gambling’ for having transformed into the modern and world-class casino gambling capital it is today, the enigmatic Stanley Ho, has died at the advanced and celebrated old age...Read More

Aristocrat Finally Settles Big Fish Lawsuits

Ben Hamill - May 26, 2020

Australian slot machine manufacturer Leisure knows all about falling victim to terrible timing. The company has agreed to part with a settlement in the amount of $31 million in order to at long last put a class action lawsuit instituted ...Read More

Seneca Gaming Corp. Appoints Interim CEO

Ben Hamill - May 25, 2020

Native American-controlled Seneca Gaming Corporation (SGC) is looking for new ways in which to boost its stay-at-home-affected casinos and part of the change is not renewing current CEO Holly Gagnon’s contract, which is set to expir...Read More

Microgaming Revamps Immortal Romance™ Slot

Ben Hamill - May 25, 2020

Casino software giant sure has a knack of breathing new life into old classics. Enter Microgaming’s recently revamped adaptation of classic online casino slot Immortal Romance™. It’s been nearly a decade since the initi...Read More

Microgaming Reveal Trio Of Sports Slots

Ben Hamill - May 23, 2020

Online casino games colossus has gone the full Monty on an exclusive range of sports-themed titles. The gaming and entertainment giant have announced that it is ready to debut a fantastic trio of football-themed slots as early as this su...Read More

NetEnt Launch Highly-Anticipated Street Fighter II Slot

Ben Hamill - May 23, 2020

Leading casino software developer ’s new Street Fighter II: The World Warrior slot has officially gone live. The title incorporates strong and popular elements of the famous arcade game from the early 90’s. And since its NetEn...Read More

Gold Rush Files Countersuit In Gaming Saga

Ben Hamill - May 22, 2020

Gaming terminal operator Gold Rush Gaming, Inc., appears to be calling shenanigans by way of a countersuit filed in an Illinois case involving a lawsuit filed Illinois gaming cafés chain Stella’s and Shelby’s. Gold Rush...Read More

Evolution Gaming Signs Deal With Golden Nugget

Ben Hamill - May 21, 2020

Specialist live casino and live dealer games supplier has confirmed having concluded a new partnership deal with the U.S. division of the Golden Nugget Casino group. What the deal effectively means is that Evolution Gaming will make avai...Read More

Safety 1st As Casino Rama Prepares To Reopen

Ben Hamill - May 21, 2020

Gateway’s Resort is in the process of preparing to reopen its doors to its players, the operator’s Rob Mitchell has said. Mitchell is the Director of Communications and Public Affairs for Gateway Casinos and Entertainment. An...Read More

Lightning Box Is Back With New Eagle Sun Slot

Ben Hamill - May 21, 2020

We’re barely clear of a month since we saw casino games developer Lightning Box Games debut its Blown Away online slot, and the developer is back again with something new. Last week, Games confirmed in a press release that they wou...Read More

New Sky Hunters Slot from Kalamba Games

Ben Hamill - May 20, 2020

Sky Hunters is the latest to be released by the enigmatic Kalamba Games. This time around the Malta-based studio went to town on everything from creating a show of natural backdrop beauty, to crafting a game with incredible feature appea...Read More

Red Tiger Release Robin Hood’s Wild Forest Slot

Ben Hamill - May 19, 2020

Fans of Robin Hood popular storytelling culture will be delighted to know that award-winning developer has just released a brand-new storied slot titled ‘Robin Hood’s Wild Forest’. What’s more, in keeping with the...Read More

NetEnt Live Shows Off Its New Live Casino Lobby

Ben Hamill - May 18, 2020

has allowed operators a sneak preview glimpse at its new Live Casino Lobby and Mini-Lobby. The entire layout has been designed with a single goal in mind, explains Director of NetEnt Live, Andres Renfigo, and that single goal is player r...Read More

Sheraton May Join Cascades Casino North Bay

Ben Hamill - May 18, 2020

If all were to go according to plan, the community of North Bay will eventually become the new home of not only the under-construction  North Bay, but also of a 120-room Four Points by Sheraton hotel right next door. Plans surroundin...Read More

Quickspin Unveil New Diamond Duke Slot

Ben Hamill - May 17, 2020

Feeling on the down-low with precious little left to do? Then worry not, because has just released its new Diamond Duke online slot and it’s the ultimate boredom buster. And who couldn’t do with a healthy dose of good old fee...Read More

Mega Moolah Atlantean Treasures™ Jackpot Won

Ben Hamill - May 16, 2020

Not only are players now at liberty to explore everything that the wonderful world under the water has to offer thanks to Microgaming’s Atlantean Treasures™: , but one very lucky player experienced the payday of a lifetime whe...Read More

Cascades Casino Langley Remains Closed

Ben Hamill - May 15, 2020

Gateway’s Cascades Casino Langley may have to remain closed for a little while longer. No possible re-opening date has been announced by the operator as of yet, but the expectation is that casinos may be permitted to open somewhere ...Read More

BCLC GameSense Advisors Now On The Phone

Ben Hamill - May 15, 2020

Just because we’ve been ordered to stay at home unless it’s to leave the house for essential items like food or medicine, doesn’t mean we’re now at the mercy of our own devices when having to keep a healthy balance...Read More

Red Tiger Gaming Stuns With The Wild Hatter Slot

Ben Hamill - May 14, 2020

’s new The Wild Hatter slot is like something straight out of a fantasy novel. Set against a colourful background, the game’s reels are populated by symbols that a wonderfully detailed and almost appear to come to life once sp...Read More

Las Vegas Sands Pulls The Plug On Japan IR

Ben Hamill - May 14, 2020

Not only has Japan; albeit by no fault of its own; lost out on hosting the and Paralympic Games, but according to several market commentators, may lose out on the business of numerous potential gambling industry investors too – thi...Read More

AGS Cites Strong Approach To Rest Of 2020

Ben Hamill - May 13, 2020

Las Vegas-headquartered casino group has apparently discovered the secret to beating all odds. The firm recently documented the impact the current global economic crisis has had on its Q1 performance and has assured its investors that de...Read More

Yggdrasil Packs A Punch In New Neon Rush Splitz™ Slot

Ben Hamill - May 13, 2020

Dogged perseverance has any crisis beat and iGaming developer/distributor is a study in exactly that. The award-winning casino software developer has just released its brand-new Neon Rush Splitz™ slot, complete with built-in custom...Read More

Play’n GO Release Agent Destiny Slot

Ben Hamill - May 12, 2020

Leading casino games developer is obviously in 1st gear and raring to go. The developer’s latest slot hot off the production line is real James Bond-adventure style game. Agent Destiny is in fact like something straight ...Read More

Peterborough Losing Out On Casino Income

Ben Hamill - May 12, 2020

The value of municipal casino allocations is often grossly underestimated. And now that casinos all over , and certainly all over the country, have been forced to closed down indefinitely in an attempt to protect not only their employees ...Read More

NetEnt Release East Sea Dragon King Slot

Ben Hamill - May 11, 2020

has released yet another riveting sea-farer’s slots adventure. The good news is that the developer’s East Sea Dragon King has been released as part of its popular Cluster Pays series of slots, which obviously means that win-m...Read More

Yggdrasil Welcomes True Lab To YG Masters

Ben Hamill - May 09, 2020

Leading casino games developer Gaming’s YG Masters program appears to be growing exponentially, with the latest partner to have been added to the esteemed initiative this week confirmed by the developer as independent games develop...Read More

Police Confirm Major Hong Kong Gambling Bust

Ben Hamill - May 08, 2020

Police have confirmed having busted wide open a massive illegal gambling ring operated by a Hong Kong syndicate. The illegal organisation had allegedly prompted players to play everything from online Blackjack to and dice games on its ro...Read More

Leaked Lenovo Legion Footage Causes A Stir

Ben Hamill - May 07, 2020

Computer systems manufacturer Lenovo has been dabbling in mobile technology for quite some time now and has even released a couple of pretty swanky smart devices – including note pads, idea pads and of course full-on laptop systems....Read More

GCGC Working On A Re-Opening Strategy

Ben Hamill - May 07, 2020

The tenacity and determination shown by casino operators across the country has yet again borne witness to the industry’s commitment to the safety of its employees and of its players. No man; or for that matter, industry; is an isla...Read More

Microgaming To Launch More New Games In May

Ben Hamill - May 07, 2020

It seems as if leading casino software developer and market leader has quite the new-games collection up its sleeve for May. The developer certainly is making good on earlier promises of more games and more diversity than ever before bei...Read More

Starlight Casino London Construction On Hold

Ben Hamill - May 06, 2020

What was supposed to have been a new development right and ready to welcome its first customers by no later than the warmer months of 2021, will now in all likelihood have to bump up its opening-party plans by literally months into the fu...Read More

Las Vegas Casinos Look Into Protective Screens

Ben Hamill - May 05, 2020

When the going gets tough, the tough get down to formulating a new normal. casinos may not yet know the when of a possible post-ghost-town reopening, but they’ll be damned if they’re going to be caught without a how. Since co...Read More

Nolimit City Unveils Harlequin Carnival Slot

Ben Hamill - May 05, 2020

Let nobody accuse Nolimit City of failing to show up at the party. The leading software developer recently unveiled its fabulous new Harlequin Carnival online slot, and its nothing short of a Venice masked-ball extravaganza. A rich explos...Read More

Microgaming Praises Staff-Led PlayItForward

Ben Hamill - May 04, 2020

Now in its 6th year of operation, staff-led PlayItForward initiative has raised more than £120,000 in charitable donations, the majority of which was raised since the entire initiative was entrusted to the gaming giant&r...Read More

Pragmatic Play Wows With Fruit Rainbow Slot

Ben Hamill - May 04, 2020

has just released a colourful new take on the old classic fruit machine slot. Fruit Rainbow is the latest creation by the brand, and certainly promises to live up to the leading developer’s quality online slots reputation. The 40-p...Read More

OLG Municipal Allocations Are Pure Lifelines

Ben Hamill - May 03, 2020

Casinos across Canada’s provinces have shown support and heart to local communities during a time of unprecedented crises. Some have displayed massive hearts of light across hotel towers whilst others have opened their kitchens to s...Read More

Cascades Casino North Bay On Further Hold

Ben Hamill - April 29, 2020

Since the construction of a new casino complex isn’t considered a service humanity can’t do without (although die-hard gaming enthusiasts would disagree!), operator & Entertainment will have to wait a while longer yet bef...Read More

Kamloops Councillor Wants iGaming Allocation

Ben Hamill - April 29, 2020

Times are changing and as the world of gaming heads in an exciting new direction, which just so happens to be mainly in the realm of the digital, the expectation is that certain other support-changes must necessarily be adopted too. This ...Read More

The Stars Group Rebrands BetStars

Ben Hamill - April 28, 2020

The Stars Group is slowly but surely building its brand into a name to be reckoned with. And since knowability is the name of the Fortune-500 game, the group’s recent rebrand applied to its online sports book BetStars – which...Read More

Play’n GO Turns Up The Heat With That’s Rich

Ben Hamill - April 28, 2020

Leading casino software developer is back with yet another fantastic online slot. That’s Rich is everything the name suggests and more: everything that’s needed to create a life of luxury and a glamorous existence fit for the...Read More

Evolution Gaming Credits No Sports For Boost

Ben Hamill - April 26, 2020

significant revenue and profit boost during the first quarter of 2020 is according to the live casino games specialist, the direct result of a lack of sports betting opportunities. Now that nearly all major sports events for what seems l...Read More

Former Aristocrat Pioneer To Join SG Corp

Ben Hamill - April 26, 2020

Leading casino and Lottery tech supplier Corporation has announced that former Aristocrat chief product officer Rich Schneider will be officially joining its ranks in 2021. Schneider, who is considered a true industry-visionary, previous...Read More

NetEnt Wows With New Gorilla Kingdom Slot

Ben Hamill - April 26, 2020

For as long as casino games giant is around, players need never fear the possibility of running out of gaming and entertainment options. The developer has just released yet another top title, this time round featuring the mighty Gorilla K...Read More

Kamloops Officials Want iGaming Allocations

Ben Hamill - April 25, 2020

Unprecedented times call for unprecedented solutions. And since land-based casinos are temporarily out of action, the municipality of Kamloops considers it due and proper that the BCLC should donate a portion of its proceeds to local com...Read More

North Bay Accepting Road Reconstruction Bids

Ben Hamill - April 24, 2020

Not only will the community of North Bay benefit from regular cash allocations once Gateway Casinos & Entertainment’s new has been completed, but a project involving a major upgrade to the roads in the immediate vicinity of whe...Read More

Play’n GO Excites With New Ring Of Odin Slot

Ben Hamill - April 23, 2020

It’s true: players are every bit as interested in Norse mythology and the Asgard, the skyward home of the gods, as they are in Ancient Egypt-themed slots. And so many will be happy to hear that read on the launch with a new online ...Read More

Rob Gronkowski To Trade Fox For Tom Brady

Ben Hamill - April 23, 2020

The show isn’t over for retired NFL footballer Rob Gronkowski. The 30-year-old former Patriots tight-end caused quite the stir when on Tuesday afternoon he made the shock announcement that he is officially coming out of retirement. ...Read More

Special Tribute Celebrates The Life Of Prince

Ben Hamill - April 23, 2020

Tuesday night on CBS would have been an emotional affair for fans of the legendary Prince and his . And to say that former Saturday Night Live comedian Rudolph, whose Prince cover-band Princess performed the tribute to the magnificent art...Read More

Penn National Announces Tropicana Sale Deal

Ben Hamill - April 23, 2020

Casinos all over the world are trying their best not to buckle under the financial pressure of extended closures. No income for extended periods of time means that many have had to furlough workers without pay. And those operators owning ...Read More

EGT Interactive To Launch Rainbow Luck Slot

Ben Hamill - April 22, 2020

Most of us could do with a little colour right now, let alone a healthy dose of luck. The good news is that EGT Interactive has announced the upcoming launch of a brand-new slot titled Rainbow Luck, bringing the best of colour and luck to...Read More

Casino Montreal Opens Kitchens For Charity

Ben Hamill - April 21, 2020

Quebec’s Casino Montreal, overseen by regulating authority and Crown corporation Loto-Quebec, may not be able to offer the usual in terms of high-quality and entertainment value to its surrounding communities, but that doesn’...Read More

Pragmatic Play Unveils Bronco Spirit Slot

Ben Hamill - April 21, 2020

Anyone who’s ever wanted to experience the joy of running wild and free alongside a majestic herd of wild horses across the magnificent plains of the Americas is now in luck. Players will be elated to hear that top online casino gam...Read More

Introducing Absolootly Mad Mega Moolah

Ben Hamill - April 20, 2020

Microgaming’s is to the minds of many, arguably the best progressive jackpot slot ever created. And judging by the game’s popularity ratings, this certainly appears to be the case. And best of all is that thanks to the expert...Read More

Microgaming Confirms New Inspired Agreement

Ben Hamill - April 17, 2020

Leading online gaming giant has now announced having concluded a new content agreement with the UK’s Inspired Entertainment Inc. The agreement provides that Inspired will distribute its games via Microgaming’s content aggrega...Read More

888 Reports Record 2019 Revenue Year

Ben Hamill - April 16, 2020

has been gunning for gold and it now seems as if all of its hard work is beginning to pay off. The operator has released a report tracking its highs and lows for 2019 and the comparative year-on-year study delivered some surprising resul...Read More

Adelson Still World’s Richest Casino Tycoon

Ben Hamill - April 16, 2020

Even despite financial markets being at an all-time low right now, Las Vegas Sands founder and chairman Sheldon Adelson remains one of the richest men on earth. This is according to the latest version of ’s annual World Billionaires...Read More

Rivers Casino Staff Enter Into Furlough

Ben Hamill - April 15, 2020

Many U.S. have no more than a question of weeks’ worth of financial reserves remaining in their operational kitties due to ongoing lockdowns. New York’s Schenectady-based Rivers Casino & Resort recently became the latest ...Read More

Cosmopolitan Drops $500k Suit Against Kane

Ben Hamill - April 14, 2020

The ’s Evander Kane is no goodie shoes. In fact, he’s exactly the opposite. And so, when in November last year the Cosmopolitan Hotel & Casino in Last Vegas instituted a lawsuit against the left winger for some $500,000 in...Read More

Elk Studios Unveils New Blood Lust Slot

Ben Hamill - April 11, 2020

Leading online casino games developer Elk Studios is playing its part in keeping us home and occupied. Elk has just released a and this time round, it’s a vampire-style scare adventure that’s headed for our screens. Blood Lus...Read More

Casino Operators On The Brink Of Bankruptcy

Ben Hamill - April 10, 2020

US casino operators are on their last reserves, reveals a recent report compiled by Macquarie Research. Most companies have, at best, 14.3 months remaining before running completely out of cash and available credit resources. Some have as...Read More

Gen X The Most Likely To Use Credit Cards For Gambling

Ben Hamill - April 09, 2020

So vastly does Generation X differ from ; and even more so from those who make up Generation Z, that the differences in their approach can even be seen in the types of cards favoured to pay for something like gambling - or, as it were, on...Read More

Canadian Hits the Mega Moolah Slot’s Jackpot

Ben Hamill - April 09, 2020

Canadian dollars certainly do appear to be the luckiest currency of them all when it comes to striking it lucky with ’s progressive jackpot slot, Mega Moolah. Just a few days ago the iGaming giant revealed that the first jackpot for...Read More

Red Rake Unveils New 777 Heist Slot

Ben Hamill - April 08, 2020

It’s true that there’s nothing quite like a good old cash heist. And those who have always dreamt of nabbing a piece of fine art or a valuable artefact can now indulge in the adventure in a whole new way thanks to a new slot f...Read More

OLG Says Cash Allocations Will Continue

Ben Hamill - April 08, 2020

Regular casino cash allocations will continue to be paid by venues under the control of the , the Crown corporation this week said. This means that the municipalities of Ajax and Scugog will continue to benefit from cash payments payable ...Read More

IGT Announces Covid-19 Survival Plan

Ben Hamill - April 07, 2020

The gambling industry is unfortunately not exempt from the crippling effects of and operators and business leaders all over the world are increasingly faced with having to make some very tricky and oftentimes downright heart-wrenching de...Read More

Gateway Extends Layoff Benefits To June 30

Ben Hamill - April 07, 2020

What with all casinos across the country having temporarily shut down their operations in a joint effort to help fight the spread of the deadly coronavirus, it stands to good reason that temporary layoffs are now part of everyday life for...Read More

Pragmatic Thrills With The Wild Machine™ Slot

Ben Hamill - April 06, 2020

has just released a new online slot, and players are bound to go nuts for its new The Wild Machine™. The new online slot is a beehive of activities, overflowing with special 3D animation effects, awesome graphics that make symbols ...Read More

MGM Gives Jim Murren a $32M Handshake

Ben Hamill - April 06, 2020

CEO Jim Murren has officially resigned from his position at the head of the table at casino giant Resorts, thereby effectively prematurely ending his tenure by months. Murren’s $32 million-dollar handshake awarded by MGM Resorts In...Read More

Saskatchewan Casinos Issue Layoff Notices

Ben Hamill - April 02, 2020

As the country continues to reel under the new and mostly unprecedented challenges brought about by the , Canadian casinos are struggling to keep head above water. Uncertainty regarding current as well as future income has now caused vari...Read More

Evolution Gaming Closes Its Georgia Studio

Ben Hamill - April 01, 2020

Live casino specialist Evolution Gaming has announced the temporary closure of its Georgia-based live studio. The brand made the announcement earlier on this week and informed shareholders of its proposed plans to cover future shortfalls ...Read More

NetEnt Issues Positive Red Tiger Acquisition Report

Ben Hamill - April 01, 2020

Leading casino games developer and distributer  has reported having significantly streamlined its entire operation company-wide resulting from its Red Tiger Gaming acquisition. NetEnt acquired market competitor and leading developer ...Read More

Yggdrasil Welcomes Azure To The Franchise Family

Ben Hamill - April 01, 2020

has added Azure Tech to its franchising licensing family, the supplier/distribution giant confirmed earlier on this week. The Asian gaming supplier is the second partner to be incorporated into Yggdrasil’s franchise portfolio in as...Read More

Bruno Mars Pledges $1M To MGM Fund

Ben Hamill - March 31, 2020

Pop star Bruno Mars has donated $1 million to be divided between the Employee Emergency Grant Fund and the Children’s Medical Support Fund. The money was pledged to the MGM Resorts Foundation, which foundation is in charge of the t...Read More

Evoplay Appoints Ivan Kravchuk As CEO

Ben Hamill - March 30, 2020

There’s a great deal to be said for the value of long-term experience in any industry. And Entertainment newly appointed CEO Ivan Kravchuk is proof in human, breathing form. Kravchuk is widely considered to be a significant driving...Read More

Hotels & Casinos Lighting Up Hearts In Dark Times

Ben Hamill - March 30, 2020

There are now more than 1,500 confirmed cases of in Ontario alone. Industries all over the province are suffering severe economic consequences because of the Coronavirus-induced lockdown. And while some are able to continue to function a...Read More

Megxit 2 - The Canada Edition

Ben Hamill - March 29, 2020

When Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, announced their departure as senior British royals in January 2020, the world dubbed the move . The play on words was clear; it’s a portmanteau of the words exit a...Read More

Pragmatic Play Unveils Wild West Gold Slot

Ben Hamill - March 29, 2020

There is a positively booming demand for fresh new online casino content right now, made all the more pressing by the global coronavirus pandemic wreaking havoc in the land-based casino industry due to national as well as global shutdowns...Read More

Union Outraged By OLG Layoffs

Ben Hamill - March 28, 2020

Labour unions are calling on Canadian business owners and administrators to draw on any possible means available to them for the purpose of saving jobs and avoiding lay-offs as far as possible. The Ontario Public Service Employees Union h...Read More

Las Vegas Reels As Shutdown Continues

Ben Hamill - March 27, 2020

There are currently 219 casinos trading in Las Vegas. Hundreds of thousands of people are wholly dependent on the casino industry for daily survival. And now that the entire hatch has been closed following a shut-down order issued last w...Read More

ICE North America Postponed Due To Covid-19

Ben Hamill - March 27, 2020

It’s becoming more obvious now than ever, or at least since last year’s Coronavirus outbreak, that is in all likelihood going to be around for some months yet. The ongoing global pandemic has led to various events being postp...Read More

KED Project Now Plagued By The Coronavirus

Ben Hamill - March 26, 2020

Gateway’s controversial (KED) may see even more delays now that the global Coronavirus pandemic has caused a nation-wide commercial stand-still. Matters that were supposed to have been resolved during a meeting on May 5 were earlie...Read More

Playson Releases Sunny Fruits Online Slot

Ben Hamill - March 26, 2020

Playson truly nailed it with their Funky Fruits series of slots. And the good news is that the developer has just released a third title to the popular series. Sunny Fruits is just in time to get us ready for those long and warm summer mo...Read More

Play’n GO Releases Riches of Robin Slot

Ben Hamill - March 25, 2020

It’s not even been a full month since leading games developer released its superb Dawn of Egypt slot, and already the developer is back again with yet another top title. This time round, its Riches of Robin making online casino new...Read More

Online Casinos Booming During Covid-19 Lockdown

Ben Hamill - March 25, 2020

Staying home and national lockdowns are threatening to cripple various industries in many countries all over the world, with the sports betting industry not being the least of these in terms of the severity of the situation that is now un...Read More

Lucky Slots Player Wins Big With Divine Fortune

Ben Hamill - March 24, 2020

It took no more than a 2-dollar bet for one very lucky player to win more than a quarter of a million dollars playing . The 50-year old player is a woman living in the U.S. and accessed the progressive jackpot online slot via Play Sugar H...Read More

Pragmatic Play Unveils Dance Party Slot

Ben Hamill - March 23, 2020

If there’s one party not to be missed, and especially since most of us now have a bit of extra free time on our hands, then its s new Dance Party online video slot. The gaming giant on Tuesday released information about its latest c...Read More

Amazon’s Interest In Gambling Is Evident

Ben Hamill - March 23, 2020

Amazon’s recent talks with the UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) over a possible bid for the UK National Lottery is possibly the clearest indication yet of the tech-giant’s interest in entering the global gambling industry. Local ...Read More

Playtech Halts Dividends Amid Health Crisis

Ben Hamill - March 20, 2020

It’s one thing to have a social distancing-compliant betting platform but it’s quite another to not have anything to bet on. Gambling and betting tech giant  this week said that it will be temporarily suspending its share...Read More

NetEnt To Release Super Striker Slot

Ben Hamill - March 19, 2020

What was supposed to have been a well-coordinated launch so as to coincide with the now-cancelled Euro 2020, has resulted in  having had to make a call on whether or not to go ahead with the release of its new Super Striker slot. Read More

New MOU Agreed To Between The MGA And FIAU

Ben Hamill - March 18, 2020

Leading global regulator the Malta Gaming Authority () has reportedly entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with security and intelligence specialist the Financial Intelligence Analysis Unit (FIAU) for the purpose of sharing da...Read More

Great Canadian Gaming Venues Close Over Covid-19 Fears

Ben Hamill - March 17, 2020

Ontario’s has joined the nation-wide gaming Covid-19 facilities lockdown, and on Monday confirmed that it would be temporarily shutting down all gaming facilities under the corporation’s control. These include facilities in O...Read More

Booming Games Unveil New Gladiator Arena Slot

Ben Hamill - March 17, 2020

is treating its fans to yet another top-notch online slot, and hot on the heels of the previous one too! Its Wild Energy slot isn’t even cold off the production press and already the developer has announced that its ready to premie...Read More

Blueprint Impresses With Wonder Of Ages Slot

Ben Hamill - March 16, 2020

There’s seemingly simply no slamming on the breaks in ’s vocabulary. As the rest of the world enters into a Coronavirus-induced stasis of sorts, developers are releasing new content as if life on earth depended on it. Not that...Read More

Loto-Quebec Closes Casinos Amid Health Panic

Ben Hamill - March 16, 2020

Crown Corporation Loto-Quebec has, amid the panic caused by the , officially closed all four of the casinos and both of the gaming halls under its control in the province of Quebec.  The announcement was made by Loto-Quebec spokesper...Read More

Greentube Acquires CBC’s Crypto Assets

Ben Hamill - March 13, 2020

Novomatic’s Greentube (digital division) has completed a purchase deal that now sees the company owning the majority of the cryptocurrency and related blockchain-tech assets previously owned by CashBet Coin. Greentube first became ...Read More

MGM Suspends Buffets Amid Covid-19 Outbreak

Ben Hamill - March 13, 2020

A global coronavirus panic is in full swing. Markets are struggling to keep head above water and German Chancellor Angela Merkel is preparing for a worst-case scenario, firm in the belief that what with there being no therapy nor immunity...Read More

Quickspin Completes SkillOnNet Content Migration

Ben Hamill - March 12, 2020

Playtech’s Quickspin has just completed a content integration deal long in the making. The company has now ported its entire suite of award-winning iGaming content to SkillOnNet’s multi-supplier platform of games. The deal got...Read More

Aria Sued By Former Employee Over Tip-Pool

Ben Hamill - March 10, 2020

March 2018 saw the Fair Labour Standards Act (FLSA) amended to the extent that casino operators were no longer permitted to pool the tips earned by general employees with tips earned by senior staff, i.e. managers and supervisors. This wa...Read More

Casino Rama Wants Smoking-Friendly Gambling

Ben Hamill - March 10, 2020

It’s a fact that many gamblers are also smokers. Regardless of how any outside party may view the act of either gambling or smoking, or both, that smokers will smoke (whether they’re gamblers or no) remains a given. Smokers ar...Read More

More New Microgaming Slots Coming In March

Ben Hamill - March 09, 2020

is reaping massive rewards following the launch of its independent studio partner model a few years ago. The casino games giant is going all out on variety and volume, none of which would have been possible had it not been for the new ap...Read More

Great Canadian Gaming Posts Stellar Report

Ben Hamill - March 09, 2020

has released details about its financial performance for the 12-month period leading up to December 31st, 2019. It’s good news all round for the operator thanks to a 15% revenue spike. Quarterly improvement proved a char...Read More

Elk Studios Releases New Micro Knights Slot

Ben Hamill - March 07, 2020

has released a new title as part of its ELK Friends Series. Micro Knights is an adventure-style slot that invites the player to become part of a defence force tasked with the honourable responsibility of defending the kingdom walls of Ch...Read More

Nova Scotia To Take Anti-Harm Steps Over VLTs

Ben Hamill - March 06, 2020

, or VLTs, are once again firmly and controversially under the regulatory looking glass. And in an effort to divorce itself from any future ramifications or negative consequences Nova Scotia is stepping up to the plate by way of a propose...Read More

KISS-Themed Casino Headed For Mississippi

Ben Hamill - March 05, 2020

1970s American rock band KISS wants to develop a themed around the group’s rock ‘n roll antics, and they want to do it in Mississippi. If the band’s negotiations with a local casino development company do pan out, fans ...Read More

3 Cops Injured At Encore Boston Harbor

Ben Hamill - March 04, 2020

It’s only fun and games until it’s not. Which appears to have been what had gone down this past weekend at ’s Encore Boston Harbor. The fun and games managed to get out of hand to the extent of law enforcement having had...Read More

Red Tiger Launches Wings of Ra Slot

Ben Hamill - March 03, 2020

Chances are we’ll never tire of Ancient Egypt-themed games. There’s just something positively magical and absolutely promising about them. And to ensure that our insatiable appetite for all things Egypt is being catered for, R...Read More

Caesars Casinoless Resort Coming To Arizona

Ben Hamill - March 03, 2020

The Caesars Entertainment Corp. group is looking to expand its brand by venturing anew into the world of hotels and hospitality. The group recently announced the upcoming development of its first US-based non-gaming . Caesars Republic is ...Read More

The Stars Group Performs Well Beyond Expectation

Ben Hamill - March 02, 2020

Canadian giant The Stars Group has released its financial and performance results for all of last year – the full 12 months. The group is very satisfied with its results post Fox Bet-launch and when looking at the reported financia...Read More

iSoftBet Releases Fishin’ for Gold Slot

Ben Hamill - February 28, 2020

Leading casino software developer has added another slot game to its renowned portfolio. Fishin’ for Gold has an ice fishing theme, and offers various special features including the new Bonus Chance mechanic.

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Chances Kelowna’s Expansion Plans are Approved

Ben Hamill - February 28, 2020

The City Council in Kelowna, British Columbia, has just voted to approve the expansion to the metropole’s popular Chances Kelowna casino. While its owners welcome the decision, main rival Playtime Casino has expressed its discontent...Read More

NetEnt’s Gold & Silver Studios Now Live

Ben Hamill - February 28, 2020

Knowing and following the news that the award-winning studio is ready to launch two new live casino product offerings, it’s safe to say that the developer is about to give its competitors a run for their money. NetEnt earlier on th...Read More

Blueprint Presents Mighty Griffin MegaWays Slot

Ben Hamill - February 27, 2020

Big Time Gaming’s MegaWays mechanic is all the rage right now and has just announced having completed its Mighty Griffin MegaWays online slot. But not only will the game feature the popular MegaWays mechanic, but it will also offer...Read More

Oklahoma Player Refused Winnings By Casino

Ben Hamill - February 27, 2020

Most of us have dreamt about winning big on the and finally being able to do all the things we would otherwise never have been able to do. A gambler from Oklahoma now claims that exactly that had happened to her at the local Newcastle Ca...Read More

Evoplay Teases First RPG Video Slot

Ben Hamill - February 27, 2020

Leading software developer Evoplay has just launched the world’s very first RPG (role playing game) online video slot. It’s exciting, its reality-style 3D and its ominously titled Dungeon: Immortal Evil. The game was introduc...Read More

Endorphina Releases Cash Tank Battle Slot

Ben Hamill - February 26, 2020

Leading software developer Endorphina Gaming is ready for some battle tank action and has just released the latest game to be added to its impressive portfolio of slots: Cash Tank. Simple and uncluttered but most definitely more than up ...Read More

Loto-Quebec Wants To Streamline Reporting

Ben Hamill - February 26, 2020

Crown Corporation is on a mission to streamline its financial reporting model. And even though it does seemingly make sense to want to simplify systems in order to make revenue reports more abridged and to the point, there is a negative ...Read More

Cullen Comm Shocked By 20 Years of BC Crimes

Ben Hamill - February 26, 2020

When former Mountie Peter German first caused the money laundering confetti to rain down all over British Columbia some 3 years ago, it could be argued that even he would not have foreseen the exact nature and scope of the mess that would...Read More

Loto-Quebec Introduce New Video Slots To 2 Casinos

Ben Hamill - February 25, 2020

Video slots have made for a phenomenal addition to a contemporary bustling modern-day casino industry. Interactive features, high payouts and super-fast action have all combined to turn video slots into firm gaming entertainment favourite...Read More

All Eyes On Cullen Commission Of Inquiry

Ben Hamill - February 25, 2020

What with the Cullen Commission of Inquiry into having officially regained traction this February 24th, BC locals are wide-eyed with interest regarding what is expected to become a “big reveal” once the second phas...Read More

NetEnt Makes a Splash With Ocean’s Treasure Slot

Ben Hamill - February 25, 2020

is back with a brand new underwater maritime treasure hunt adventure. The leading developer has just lifted the covers from its latest creation and players had better brace themselves for the awakening of the great and ominous Kraken, pr...Read More

Pragmatic Play Spooks With New Mysterious Slot

Ben Hamill - February 24, 2020

It’s not even Halloween and is treating players to a spooky slots adventure. The award-winning developer has just released its new Mysterious slot, and it’s a Victorian haunted house adventure to die for. Set against a shadow...Read More

Woodbine’s Mohawk Million Race Fully Booked

Ben Hamill - February 24, 2020

 is headed into a year for the books. Not only will Woodbine this year be hosting the 161st edition of the Queen’s Plate, but event organisers have also just confirmed that all -9 of the available spots in this year&...Read More

MGM Ramps Up Security Following Massive Hack

Ben Hamill - February 24, 2020

The personal data of more than 10.6 million people to have stayed at resorts during the period leading up to the summer of 2019, is confirmed as having been breached. Even though no credit card information was successfully accessed by th...Read More

Evolution Gaming en route vers une nouvelle année pleine de réussites

Ben Hamill - February 24, 2020

Le spécialiste des casinos en direct, Evolution Gaming, connaît son âge d'or. Le fournisseur a récemment révélé ses excellents revenus pour les 12 mois précédant le 31 d&eac...Read More

Eddie DeBartolo Presidentially Pardoned

Ben Hamill - February 23, 2020

It’s seemingly unachievable to even begin to imagine what $400,000 would look like when laid out on a table in $100 bills. That’s four thousand $100 bills, to be exact. It also happens to be how former San Francisco 49ers owne...Read More

Evoplay Entertainment Announces New Retro Slots

Ben Hamill - February 23, 2020

Retro is big; in fact, when talking gaming and entertainment, its bigger than big – it’s positively humungous. Which is why the news that Entertainment is bringing Vegas-style retro back is of the simply fantastic variety. Ev...Read More

Osoyoos FN Tribe Eyes Okanagan Valley Casino

Ben Hamill - February 22, 2020

First Nations tribes are constantly looking for new and more effective ways of supporting their member communities. Tribal gaming venues are a real boost to tribal economies and obviously a valued benefit to Canadian players and gamers. A...Read More

Macau Casinos To Re-Open Subject To New Rules

Ben Hamill - February 21, 2020

Some may argue that its way too soon, but Macau casinos are expected to reopen for business within the next couple of days following a 15-day period of no trade for fear of the possibility of further spreading the deadly . But the propose...Read More

New Yorkers Boosting New Jersey Betting Revenue

Ben Hamill - February 21, 2020

New Yorkers are as it turns out, full-on into online and mobile sports bets. No surprises there. The latest market statistics show that New York-based sports bettors spend between US$203 million and US$286 million betting on New Jersey mo...Read More

Vancouver Model At Work In The US Too

Ben Hamill - February 20, 2020

There’s no place like home. Except maybe Vancouver. It’s just a pity that the cost of living in one of the greatest of Canadian cities, and certainly even in the world, has become so exorbitant that its now incredibly pricy to...Read More

Chances Kelowna Ready For Massive Expand

Ben Hamill - February 20, 2020

Chances Kelowna is ready to take on the future of pure entertainment in gaming head-on. The BCLC-operated casino is now pushing hard to have card table games incorporated as part of its entertainment portfolio. Now that City Council&rsquo...Read More

Play’n GO’s Leprechaun Goes Wild Slot Goes Live

Ben Hamill - February 20, 2020

It’s time for a bit of Irish luck to grab hold of the new year, and thanks to the genius collective creative force that is the development team at leading iGaming giant , gaming is about to hit the Irish countryside with a big bang....Read More

Sahara Las Vegas Reopens Its Poker Room

Ben Hamill - February 19, 2020

This Valentine’s Day marked a special occasion for Vegas-based enthusiasts. After 9 long years of having been closed, on February 14th the Sahara Las Vegas reopened its Poker room. The grand opening celebration is yet to ...Read More

Blueprint Impresses With New Megaways Slot

Ben Hamill - February 19, 2020

Digging for diamonds has just become a great deal more exciting than ever before. And it’s all thanks to the creative genius of the design team at leading online casino software developer . Diamond Mine Megaways Extra Gold is the la...Read More

Nolimit CityUnveils Punk Rocker xWays Slot

Ben Hamill - February 18, 2020

The new year is officially fully under way and this is perfectly clear from the influx of in the casino games industry. Malta-based leading casino software developer Nolimit City Limited has just released a new slot of their own and judg...Read More

BCLC Conference To Focus On No-Harm Future

Ben Hamill - February 18, 2020

The BCLC fully committed to a future that is complete free from gambling harm. And future-proofing the gambling industry against the dangers posed by problem gambling will to this end be the main focus of the upcoming New Horizons in Resp...Read More

Caesars Windsor A Boost To Mental Health

Ben Hamill - February 17, 2020

The promotion of mental health in Windsor is about to receive a massive financial boost thanks to a new Social Prescription Program offered by the Hospice of Windsor-Essex County being made possible by an investment by none other than Cae...Read More

Awkwafina To Star In New Baccarat Film

Ben Hamill - February 17, 2020

Phil Ivey plays cards. Poker cards. And sometimes even  cards. But the true brains behind the operation that would ultimately become one of the most notorious edge-sorting schemes in the history of the US casino industry is somebody ...Read More

Microgaming dévoile sa gamme de jeux pour février

Ben Hamill - February 16, 2020

Le mot est officiellement lâché, et la nouvelle est tombée. Microgaming a prévu toute une sélection de nouveaux titres passionnants pour 2020. Le développeur a fait allusion à une grande r&e...Read More

Microgaming Dominates ICE With New Content

Ben Hamill - February 15, 2020

Leading casino games developer positively shone at this year’s ICE London international casino games expo. The team all but dominated the new games presentation action and to sweeten the deal even more, attendees were actually able...Read More

Canadian Court Rules On Taxable Tips

Ben Hamill - February 14, 2020

Canada may not impose taxes on winnings generated by gambling activities but according to recent court ruling, the same doesn’t apply when it comes to tips earned by local casino workers. The reason for winnings not being taxed is t...Read More

Evolution Gaming Set For Another Successful Year

Ben Hamill - February 14, 2020

Live casino specialist is living its heyday. The supplier recently revealed its stellar revenue performance for the 12 months leading up to December 31st and the results are nothing but positively superb. At a super 49% year-o...Read More

Nevada Gaming Report Full Of Surprises

Ben Hamill - February 13, 2020

Nevada’s casinos appear to have for the most part recovered from 2018’s collective dismal financial situation caused at the time by s forced reorganisation, pending bankruptcy. This certainly appears to be the case considering...Read More

Traffic Prompts Hard Rock Ottawa Change

Ben Hamill - February 13, 2020

Expected to attract players from as far east as Hawkesbury and as far north as the Ottawa River, the soon to be expanded Hard Rock Casino Ottawa is perfectly primed to become a true landmark. The original plans for expansion involved exte...Read More

QTech Announces Epic Media Merger

Ben Hamill - February 13, 2020

Major mergers have been known to be the stuff that landmark expansion deals are made of. The latest news populating casino news headlines is a confirmed merger of exactly such a nature and significance, being the merger between leading re...Read More

Oryx Gaming Embraces Gamification

Ben Hamill - February 13, 2020

Gamification: morning, noon and night. Oryx Gaming is fully intent on going the whole hog Sunday-through-Monday on gamification and says that it plans on achieving this via its Group’s brand-new player engagement platform. It used ...Read More

Woodbine Mohawk Park Ready For Million Race

Ben Hamill - February 12, 2020

Woodbine Mohawk Park is amped and ready to turn 2020 into a simply fantastic harness racing year. And to get things going, is this year hosting a brand-new harness racing event expected to shadow all others. Those interested in making ha...Read More

Evolution Gaming Unveils Lightning Baccarat

Ben Hamill - February 12, 2020

industry leader Evolution Gaming has just added a brand-new title to its Lightning series of games: Lightning Baccarat. Following in the footsteps of the smash-hit Lightning Roulette and the equally popular Lightning Dice live casino rel...Read More

Blueprint Announces New Pirates’ Frenzy Slot

Ben Hamill - February 12, 2020

British casino software developer needs no introduction. The Gauselmann Group subsidiary has after all given us some of the best games available on the market today and has just confirmed the release of yet another stunning new slot. Pir...Read More

Cascades Casino Construction Nearly Complete

Ben Hamill - February 12, 2020

The word is out and everyone’s excited. ’s Cascades Casino North Bay is at long last ready for a grand opening this summer. This is a venue that has been a very long time coming, with first ground broken as far back as May las...Read More

Rapper Nelly Involved in Mohegan Sun Casino Brawl

Ben Hamill - February 11, 2020

Rapper Nelly is no stranger to making news headlines for all the wrong reasons. The latest grubby news on the airwaves involves an incident involving the famous “Hot in Herre” rapper getting involved in a heated confrontation ...Read More

Microgaming Unveils New Vegas Single Deck Blackjack

Ben Hamill - February 11, 2020

Love but forever stuck between whether to play American or European variations of the game? Then no problem because Microgaming, in partnership with exclusive Microgaming independent studio partner Switch Studios, has just released Vegas...Read More

Celeb Gambler Gorodetsky Guilty Of Fraud

Ben Hamill - February 10, 2020

When big-time celebrity sports better and gambler Robert Gorodetsky appeared before Chicago Federal Court Judge Elaine Bucklo on February 5, his was a silhouette far removed from the grandiose persona portrayed by the one and same up to n...Read More

Coronavirus Causes Macau Casino Shutdown

Ben Hamill - February 07, 2020

In an attempt to stop the deadly Coronavirus; now declared an international crisis; from spreading from spreading to the point of international disaster, gambling authorities have now ordered a complete closure of all Macau-based casinos...Read More

NetEnt Streetfighter II Slot In The Works

Ben Hamill - February 06, 2020

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Pickering Casino Set For April Launch

Ben Hamill - February 06, 2020

Leading local operator Great Canadian Gaming Corporation is the winning entertainment team behind the new scheduled to open as early as April this year. The operator has now confirmed that construction is on track and that the residents ...Read More

Dealer Schools Currently Thriving In Japan

Ben Hamill - February 06, 2020

Japan’s emerging industry may not be all smooth sailing or budding roses, but this hasn’t stopped a handful of dealer schools from popping up like mushrooms all over the country. Despite the various scandalous stories involvi...Read More

Microgaming To Launch deadmau5 Branded Slot

Ben Hamill - February 05, 2020

Microgaming has a number of top gaming ideas in the pipeline for 2020 and the announcement was made early on already that the year to come will be dominated by branded slot releases. The latest news is that the leading developer is curren...Read More

Vegas Casino’s Poised To Go Cashless

Ben Hamill - February 05, 2020

The benefits of cashless gaming are too many to mention and casinos appear to be catching on in a big way. The Palms Casino Resort, along with Red Rock Casino & Resort, were the first to gambling venues to have given Automatic Cashle...Read More

NY Governor Suggests VLT Allocation Cuts

Ben Hamill - February 04, 2020

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has announced by way of the release of a proposed executive NYC budget for 2020 that some significant changes may very well have to be implemented to the current revenue allocations generated by Video Lotter...Read More

Microgaming To Develop 2nd Tarzan Slot

Ben Hamill - February 04, 2020

Microgaming is without a doubt one of the most player-conscious developers on the block today. Having piloted the very first back in the days when even the internet was a hot new concept, the Isle of Man-based gaming giant has been aroun...Read More

Synergy Blue to Launch Arcade-Style Games

Ben Hamill - February 03, 2020

is gearing up to improve Canada’s gaming offerings even further thanks to its recently signed content deal with Bet Rite. Players across the nation will soon be able to enjoy all-new, premium gaming opportunities because of the exc...Read More

Taxpayers Have Been Footing NY Casino Bills

Ben Hamill - February 02, 2020

The taxes and allocations payable by land-based operators are largely defined by tax and gambling legislation implemented by each individual US state. The main element taken into account by each state is that taxes and specifically alloc...Read More

Aspire Global Partners With Authentic Gaming

Ben Hamill - February 02, 2020

Authentic Gaming is a leading games and Live Roulette specialist developer and has just confirmed having entered into a world-wide partnership service agreement with none other than esteemed casino games platform provider, Aspire Global....Read More

Elk Gaming Releases Hit It Hard 90’s Slot

Ben Hamill - February 02, 2020

The 90’s was an era among eras, and many think back fondly of how they used to “hit it hard” on the dance floor. The good news is that thanks to the creative genius at Elk Gaming, 90’s fans can now relive exactly t...Read More

Yggdrasil Teases Splitz-Mech Temple Stacks Slot

Ben Hamill - February 02, 2020

It’s an exciting time indeed for the team at . The leading developer is getting ready to launch for the very first time its new Publishing division of business at this year’s ICE London, and has just unveiled its very first sl...Read More

Yggdrasil Gaming To Launch Publishing Division

Ben Hamill - February 02, 2020

It’s almost time for ICE London and is ready to launch right off the mark with a promise to customers of their being able to grab hold of the “keys to its kingdom”. What Yggdrasil is bringing to the table this year is a...Read More

Akwesasne Mohawk’s Sportsbook Now Open

Ben Hamill - February 01, 2020

New York-based tribal gaming operator Akwesasne Mohawk Casino launched its much-anticipated sportsbook on January 17th and it’s an operation rolled out in partnership with none other than Canadian gaming giant, the Stars ...Read More

Federal Prison Time For Baccarat Cheats

Ben Hamill - February 01, 2020

There’s been a duo of working the Maryland block and its not Ivey and edge-sorting partner in crime Yin Sun. The FBI recently confirmed certain details of how Chenguang Ni and dealer Ming Zhang in 2017 conned a Maryland casino out ...Read More

Genting Hands Out Donations To NY Lawmakers

Ben Hamill - February 01, 2020

Asia-based casino giant is as it turns out so eager to this year witness a massive expansion on especially the New York casino and betting front, that its willing to put its money where its mouth is as far as contributions go. The group ...Read More

Wazdan Announces 9 New Slots

Ben Hamill - January 29, 2020

is preparing to hit a new-games homerun in celebration of the start of a new year. The developer/supplier will not only be showcasing three new slot titles at the upcoming ICE London gaming expo but has also announced that it will soon b...Read More

Quickspin Launches Its First Slot For 2020

Ben Hamill - January 28, 2020

It’s a spine-tingling combination of tropical island adventure meets the grim face of the reaper, its developed specifically for viewing and playing in portrait first mode, and its without a doubt what we would classify as being &ld...Read More

Gateway’s Sarnia Casino To Reopen Jan 30th

Ben Hamill - January 27, 2020

Some exciting news was announced earlier on last week and that’s that the official re-opening date of , which is situated at Ontario’s Hiawatha Horse Park, a premium horse racing and entertainment center preferred by people fa...Read More

Harrah’s Reno To Halt Casino Operations

Ben Hamill - January 24, 2020

The merger of is in all likelihood the biggest reason behind the legendary Harrah’s Reno preparing to cease all casino and gaming operations later this year. The iconic casino has been around for some 82 years and is currently oper...Read More

IIGET Dead And Buried Due To B.C. Fail

Ben Hamill - January 24, 2020

The fact that industry watchdog Integrated Illegal Gambling Enforcement Team (IIGET) was declared dead and buried in 2009 is now being blamed on B.C.’s budding money-laundering industry, and also indirectly, on the . The manner in w...Read More

Kalamba Releases Joker MAX Online Slot

Ben Hamill - January 24, 2020

It’s the start of a new year and the industry is off to a great start thanks to developers heading head-on into the challenge of making 2020 a promising year for fresh new content. One of the gaming world’s top online slots d...Read More

NetEnt Connect Enjoys International Support

Ben Hamill - January 23, 2020

NetEnt’s new content aggregation platform Connect may be new to the online games aggregation network scene, but that doesn’t mean that numerous top international operators have let the news slip through the cracks. The top ca...Read More

SkillOnNet Now Offers Relax Gaming Titles

Ben Hamill - January 23, 2020

That SkillOnNet is fast clawing its way up the popularity ladder is no secret. The casino software provider’s tireless expansion efforts are beginning to pay off in a big way and its quickly becoming a one-stop-shop for everything f...Read More

Pragmatic Play Unveils 2nd Slot For The Year

Ben Hamill - January 23, 2020

2020 is off to a phenomenal start as far as what the world of online slots is concerned. The creative juices are flowing like never before and leading developer is wasting no time pumping out brand-new online slot content at warp speed. ...Read More

Vegas Teachers Call For Casino Tax Hike

Ben Hamill - January 23, 2020

  Las Vegas may be best known for its and legendary Strip, but it’s easy to forget that the region is also home to a fully functioning community. A community focused on the quality of the local...Read More

MGM’s Flagship Grand Casino Is Sold

Ben Hamill - January 22, 2020

When first announced its intentions of including the real estate on which its flagship Grand Casino proudly stands tall on the Las Vegas Strip in a slew of sales aimed at lightening fixed assets load, it all seemed almost too drastic a m...Read More

Quickspin Ready To Shine At 2020 ICE London

Ben Hamill - January 22, 2020

It’s the start of a new year and this means one thing and one thing only. It’s time again for the internationally acclaimed gaming and innovation expo of the year, 2020 ICE London. This year’s expo show promises to be bi...Read More

Genting Staff Accused Of Discrimination

Ben Hamill - January 22, 2020

Rupaul Race finalist Leo Loren, better known by stage-name Baga Chipz, may wear make-up, but that doesn’t mean that the entertainer appreciates being referred to as a “fella in make-up” by casino door staff, let alone be...Read More

Encore Boston Accused of Replacing Staff With Robots

Ben Hamill - January 21, 2020

When Boston’s Harbour Casino first opened its doors in the Greater Boston area in June last year, much excitement prevailed. Excitement mainly due to the promise of the many new job opportunities that the newest business in the reg...Read More

Betsoft Set To Launch Super Sweets Slot

Ben Hamill - January 21, 2020

Perhaps the most exciting thing about start of a new year is that its bound to bring along with it a bombardment of thrilling new games from the world’s leading developers as each is more eager than the next to make anew a good impr...Read More

Court May Have Been Misled in Kingsway Saga

Ben Hamill - January 20, 2020

The name Tom Fortin is one that has become synonymous with the controversial Greater Sudbury’s Entertainment District (KED) topic of conversation, and not exactly in the most honourable of ways either, especially not following rece...Read More

Starlight Casino London To Break Ground Soon

Ben Hamill - January 20, 2020

Its all systems go now for new Starlight Casino London. Following months of elaborate planning, the official ground breaking ceremony is at long last set to take place by no later than the end of the month. The $75 million Wonderland Sou...Read More

NetEnt Announces Live Roulette Upgrades

Ben Hamill - January 20, 2020

Creating an already-fantastic product isn’t enough; at least not when you’re a major global casino games giant like AB. The developer/supplier recently announced a massive and exciting new update to its existing live dealer po...Read More

Yggdrasil Awarded Isle of Man B2B Licence

Ben Hamill - January 16, 2020

Good news on the growth front is that top casino supplier Yggdrasil Gaming has been successful in its application for a B2B software licence from the Isle of Man Supervision Commission. This serves to secure a situation of long-term prese...Read More

Casino Charlevoix To Celebrate 25yr Anniversary

Ben Hamill - January 14, 2020

Canada’s Casino Charlevoix opened its doors to the public an impressive 25 years ago. To mark the fact that it is this year a quarter of a century in operation, the casino will be celebrating having served its players for so long by...Read More

DraftKings Look Into Celeb Cheat Allegations

Ben Hamill - January 12, 2020

Sports betting giant DraftKings has officially launched in-house investigations into whether Bachelor in Paradise celebrity couple Tanner Tolbert and wife Jade Roper Tolbert had been in unfair cahoots that led to the type of unfair advant...Read More

OLG Has Big Plans For Casino Windsor

Ben Hamill - January 11, 2020

What with more and more Canadians each year flocking in their drones across the US border looking for casino and betting entertainment, Ontario’s Lottery and Gaming Corporation has become increasingly more resolved to up the ante in...Read More

Casino Mogul Donates Millions To Australian Wildfire Relief

Ben Hamill - January 11, 2020

Aussie billionaire, Crown Resorts casino mogul and well-known businessman James Packer and his family have donated some $2.75 million in the hopes of supporting fire fighters currently attempting to stop the monstrous ...Read More

Gordon Ramsay To Launch Branded Casino Games

Ben Hamill - January 10, 2020

Hell’s Kitchen Group owner and potty-mouthed celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay is supposedly planning on launching a series of casino games and online casino offerings based on and themed around his Hell’s Kitchen restaurant and ce...Read More

Poker Cheats Who Made 21st Century History

Ben Hamill - January 10, 2020

There’s an enormous difference between being famous and being regarded as infamous. With the latter being far less desirable that the first-mentioned as far as having one’s name permanently entered into the pages of Poker hist...Read More

Vegas Strip Operators Boosting Society

Ben Hamill - January 09, 2020

Las Vegas today isn’t the same Las Vegas of the 1950s. In fact, it’s a much more mindful and responsible Strip shining brightly against the night sky than what was the case some 50 or 60 years ago and according to Nevada&rsquo...Read More

New CEO At NY Resorts World Venues

Ben Hamill - January 08, 2020

It’s no secret that New York’s gambling playing field is just about as unforgiving as it. What with 4 commercial casinos and no fewer than 7 tribal ones each desperately trying not to succumb to the ongoing canniba...Read More

Massive Illegal Betting Ring Bust By OPP

Ben Hamill - January 08, 2020

The value of the global sports betting market is expected to reach an incredible $8 billion by the time 2025 comes around. This according to the general consensus among panellists at last year’s New York City Sports ...Read More

888casino Announces New Skywind Deal

Ben Hamill - January 07, 2020

World renowned Gibraltar-based online casino giant 888casino has officially joined forces with Skywind Group, a provider of top casino content as well as a superb range of player engagement tools in multiple licensed m...Read More

Divine Fortune Slots Player Wins Big

Ben Hamill - January 07, 2020

Is there any better way to bid a year farewell than by celebrating a massive windfall? We think not, and suspect that the lucky Hollywood Casino player who won a whopping $285,285 playing NetEnt’s famous progressive ...Read More

Woodbine Mohawk Park Rolls Out New Wagers

Ben Hamill - January 07, 2020

When Woodbine Mohawk Park announced a revamp of everything from its guest lobby to its car valet service late last year, we knew that more grandness was on the cards for 2020. And we weren’t wrong. 2019 drew to close...Read More

Playground Poker To Re-Launch Bust The Bank

Ben Hamill - January 07, 2020

The coming Winter months just got a great deal less daunting as cash will be raining down on gaming’s own once more in Kahnawake. The latest news is that host Freeway Frank will be making his return to the venue for ...Read More

Gateway Confirms Significant Leisure M & A

Ben Hamill - January 06, 2020

Leading Canadian gaming and entertainment giant Gateway Casinos and Entertainment Limited is embarking on an exciting new business venture that will see its parent company GTWY Holdings not only in a position to finall...Read More

Ontario Poker’s Land Of Big-Win Champions

Ben Hamill - January 06, 2020

Ontario native Daniel Negreanu needs no introduction. The career Poker champion tournament and cash player first discovered a love for Poker and all things hustling at the age of only 16. His early participation in tou...Read More

Tropicana Likely To Change Hands Very Soon

Ben Hamill - January 06, 2020

Described at the time by the Las Vegas Sun as “lush luxury, extremely good taste, warmth, intimacy and functional efficiency”, the iconic Tropicana Las Vegas first opened its stylish and lavish doors on April 4, 19...Read More

Mega Moolah Does It Again With Massive Slots Win

Ben Hamill - January 06, 2020

Microgaming is in the business of creating wealth for players from all walks of life. And as far as massive life-changing jackpots go, few slots in the developer’s Progressive Jackpot Network top the perennially popu...Read More

Scientific Games Unveils TETRIS EXTREME Slot

Ben Hamill - January 04, 2020

Scientific Games’ latest slots release, TETRIS EXTREME, is a new twist on the beloved, classic video game. Those who played it on their Gameboys in days gone by will appreciate the nostalgia factor, while the action ...Read More

Woodbine Announces 2023 Jimmy Freight Stakes

Ben Hamill - January 04, 2020

Jimmy Freight is the only millionaire son of champion racehorse Sportswriter, and was retired in late 2019 after a very illustrious career with total earnings of CA$1,457,405.00. Now the bay’s progeny will compete in...Read More

BC Opens Independent Gambling Control Office

Ben Hamill - January 03, 2020

The Gaming Policy and Enforcement Branch of British Columbia is about to become the autonomous Independent Gambling Control Office, thanks to an amendment to Canada’s existing Gaming Control Act. The change comes as a direct resu...Read More

Why The GPI POY Race Is A Tight One

Ben Hamill - January 02, 2020

If the copy error that had wrecked havoc on this year’s World Series Player of the Year winners’ list was more excitement that what was bearable, then perhaps don’t read on because the points race for 2019 is far...Read More

Realistic Games Launches 3 New Titles

Ben Hamill - December 31, 2019

The latest exciting news on the new games development front is that top casino games provider and distributor Realistic Games has added an impressive selection of 3 brand new instant-win titles to its growing portfolio...Read More

Predictions For Popular Casino Games In 2020

Ben Hamill - December 27, 2019

With thousands of online casino games already available, and with many more released every year, you can easily understand that titles and genres rise and fall in popularity. 2019 has seen developers and providers rais...Read More

Online Casino Predictions for 2020

Ben Hamill - December 26, 2019

Technology is developing at an incredible rate, and this growth is affecting almost every industry. Online casinos are no exception, and as the decade draws to a close many insiders are looking ahead to what next year ...Read More

Strong Casino Systems Projections Revealed

Ben Hamill - December 25, 2019

A brand new study by QYReports titled ‘Casino Management System Software Market’ has evaluated the scope of the lucrative management systems market. The study has used a methodical range of data that includes recen...Read More

2019’s Biggest Slots Payouts

Ben Hamill - December 25, 2019

2019 is drawing to an end, and it has certainly been a busy year for online casinos and their players. Some truly remarkable jackpots have been won so far this year – and there are still a few weeks left, so more cou...Read More

Cheating Baccarat Dealer Heads To Jail

Ben Hamill - December 23, 2019

Former Maryland Baccarat dealer Ming Zhang had supposedly bitten off more than what he was able to chew when he first decided it a good idea to supplement his income by conspiring to transport stolen funds. The 32-year...Read More

Google To Allow Online Gambling Ads In US

Ben Hamill - December 22, 2019

Google has announced that recent updates to its gaming advertising policies in the US includes an update that will allow the 4 US states to advertise online casino games and offerings. The states included in Google’s...Read More

Mohegan Gaming Celebrates Niagara Success

Ben Hamill - December 22, 2019

The “plan” truly has come together for Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment. The tribal operator has released its financials for 2019’s Q4 and it’s definitely a very far cry from the type of revenue that was prev...Read More

Mobile Tech Making a Major Impact on Gambling

Ben Hamill - December 22, 2019

Managing weight and health, dealing with work documents, and sharing news on social media sites are now all daily activities that are possible in mobile browsers and on apps. As well as these and services for almost ev...Read More

Why Live Dealer Casinos Are Becoming So Popular

Ben Hamill - December 21, 2019

The continued growth in popularity of live dealer casinos has been one of the biggest gaming trends in 2019. Just one example was Evolution Gaming’s reporting that its annual revenue rose by 38% to €245.4m in 2018,...Read More

Cascades Casino Chatham Boosts Business

Ben Hamill - December 21, 2019

Stories about how gaming operators and casinos have literally changed the financial fates of entire communities for the better are often found to be doing the rounds. The good news is however mostly delivered in drips ...Read More

2019’s Biggest Gaming Mergers and Acquisitions

Ben Hamill - December 20, 2019

The never-ending game of musical chairs that is mergers and acquisitions in the gaming world continued at full swing in 2019. Many of the biggest deals were inked in the last few months of the year, and all of them poi...Read More

Best Blackjack Movies To Watch This December

Ben Hamill - December 20, 2019

Is there any game of cards even vaguely comparable to Blackjack? It often features centre-stage to many a casino drama, with talk of players counting cards and being banned from ever setting foot in these here doors ag...Read More

BCLC’s GameSense Now In Two More Languages

Ben Hamill - December 20, 2019

The BCLC has announced that going forward, its proprietary GameSense program will be available not only in English, but also in Cantonese as well as Mandarin, at pre-selected casinos. GameSense is available across the ...Read More

Playtech Aims To Award £30m In Shares To CEO

Ben Hamill - December 19, 2019

Boardroom drama revolving around executive remuneration packages is nothing new. The latest executive pay package to have been scrutinised rather unfavourably is none other than that of Playtech CEO Mor Weizer. The com...Read More

Study Reveals Gambling Habits Set By Age 20

Ben Hamill - December 19, 2019

A UK-based study commissioned by GambleAware tapping into long-term health research data accumulated by the University of Bristol indicates that by the time the majority of young people have reached the age of 20, they...Read More

Microgaming Unveils New Slots Throughout December

Ben Hamill - December 17, 2019

Microgaming is officially in a festive mood and to anyone whose idea of a perfect Christmas is gaming content, this holiday season is going to be nothing short of spectacular. Boredom is indeed nowhere to be found this...Read More

Blackstone Sews Up Bellagio Deal

Ben Hamill - December 17, 2019

It’s by now no secret that MGM Resorts International has sold its famous Bellagio Casino property to Blackstone Real Estate Investment Trust. The $4.25 billion deal was announced as recently as October 25 and is offi...Read More

Casino Heist May Be In The Works For GTA

Ben Hamill - December 16, 2019

GTA fans are a bunch constantly in waiting; or at least, that’s what it feels like. Players are yet again barely hanging on to the edge of their seats whilst waiting in anticipation for the release of a new Grand The...Read More

How PWA Tech Is Changing Mobile Casinos

Ben Hamill - December 16, 2019

If your idea of a good time is sampling your favourite brand of online casino game on the move, then you’re bound to be well acquainted with the specific variety of frustration that goes along with your pastime of ch...Read More

New Las Vegas – From Surprising To Shocking

Ben Hamill - December 15, 2019

What happens in Vegas stays in Vegas. Or so the old saying goes. But something rotten has blown our way and its obvious that whatever was supposed to “stay” in Vegas, hasn’t. Bad news spreads faster than a runawa...Read More

Play’n GO’s Hottest Online Slots Of 2019

Ben Hamill - December 15, 2019

2019 has been another year in which Play’n GO never ceased to surprise players in Canada. Every month brought another exciting online slot from the provider, so finding the best releases of the year has not been easy...Read More

2019’s Biggest Microgaming Progressive Jackpot Wins

Ben Hamill - December 14, 2019

Having paid out more than €1 billion by February this year, Microgaming’s progressive jackpot network is arguably one of the biggest and most generous in the world. The best part about it is that its reputation is ...Read More

Microgaming Increases Table Games Offering

Ben Hamill - December 13, 2019

Microgaming has had a fantastic 2019 in online slots, thanks to a host of new titles from its elite indie studio club. Now, just in time for Christmas, the award-winning provider is in the throes of expanding its table...Read More

North Bay To Implement Lower Speed Limit

Ben Hamill - December 13, 2019

The North Bay area will soon become home to the new Cascades Casino North Bay, with construction already well underway in the vicinity of Pinewood Park Drive. Not only will the venue be providing employment to many, bu...Read More

Apple Reveals Its Best Of 2019 List Of Apps

Ben Hamill - December 13, 2019

Each year, tech giants Google and Apple reveal to the world their lists of top games and apps for that particular year. And this year, Apple decided to make an event out of the announcement. The tech and smart phone gi...Read More

The Best Christmas-Themed Slots

Ben Hamill - December 12, 2019

‘Tis the season to be jolly, and as you probably know, that is not always the easiest thing to do. Sooner or later, we all need a little help to get into the holiday spirit, and that is where playing the best Christm...Read More

Hard Rock Intl To Roll Out PlayersEdge

Ben Hamill - December 12, 2019

The casino industry has come a long way as far as a focus on player education is concerned. The proverbial penny has dropped for operators all over the world and most have by now made the connection between long-term s...Read More

Social Casino Games Booming

Ben Hamill - December 11, 2019

Thanks to big data analysis and the technology driving further progress ever forward in the world of information technology, we are now able to more effectively than ever before understand, analyse and make decisions b...Read More

The Best Microgaming Slots Of 2019

Ben Hamill - December 10, 2019

Veteran software provider Microgaming and its elite creative partners launched a truly exciting selection of online slots in 2019. The best of them are a visual feast, complete with bonus features and special effects t...Read More

3 Innovations That Advanced Online Casinos In 2019

Ben Hamill - December 09, 2019

From newly regulated markets to huge mergers, and from new site launches to new games, 2019 has been a thrilling year for the online casino industry in Canada and abroad. One of the most exciting aspects of this year i...Read More

Gateway & OLG Confirmed As Awards Sponsors

Ben Hamill - December 08, 2019

Gateway and the OLG are in it for much more than just the profit and monetary gain. The operators have both been confirmed as main sponsors of the next instalment of the Outstanding Business Achievement Awards in Sault...Read More

How Big Data Is Doing It For Blackjack

Ben Hamill - December 08, 2019

We’re officially a big data generation. We communicate on more levels than ever before and across plains and barriers; or at least our devices do. Everything we do, everywhere we go, everything we touch; it all leave...Read More

Trustly’s Pay n Play May Be The Future of Gaming

Ben Hamill - December 07, 2019

Trustly’s Pay n Play concept may be described as somewhat of a two-edged sword, despite its immense popularity among players in regions like Denmark and Norway; Germany even. The system basically allows a player to s...Read More

A Brand Agreements Year To Remember for Microgaming

Ben Hamill - December 05, 2019

2019 has been quite the year for leading online casino developer Microgaming. The company not only brought us some of the best slots available online today and at a variety of regulated operators all over the world, bu...Read More

Top Canadian Online Casinos In 2019

Ben Hamill - December 05, 2019

The launch of new Canadian online casinos is among the massive changes seen in the gaming industry every year, and 2019 has been no exception. There are a staggering number of options, and so we have rounded up the bes...Read More

2019’s Top Canadian Land-Based Casinos

Ben Hamill - December 04, 2019

With gambling being legal throughout Canada, it is not surprising that more than 100 land-based casinos vie for players’ attention. Like all types of venue, they go through phases – some years they are hot, and oth...Read More

Hasbro Unveils The Ultimate Monopoly Test

Ben Hamill - December 04, 2019

If you thought that the standard Monopoly we played as kids around the family dining room table squared it off in monstrous fashion with the clock; as in the variety of game able to usurp an entire Saturday’s worth o...Read More

Remembering The Glory Days Of Online Poker

Ben Hamill - December 04, 2019

It has now been just over ten years since the day the online Poker community looked on an absolute anticipation; and in some cases, horror; as the biggest hand in online Poker was played – and won and lost. The two poles at opposite...Read More

Chances Mission To Become Playtime Casino

Ben Hamill - December 03, 2019

Gateway’s Chances Mission is being treated to a complete makeover. The leading casino operator has confirmed that the existing Chances Mission will not only undergo a complete facelift, but that it will also be treat...Read More

Skrill Introduces New Cryptocurrency Service

Ben Hamill - December 02, 2019

Popular online casino and digital payments solutions provider Skrill has just rolled out its Skrill Cryptocurrency Service. The service allows players to use Bitcoin in order to purchase other forms of cryptocurrencies...Read More

GAME BRAiN Teaches Valuable Lessons To Kids

Ben Hamill - December 02, 2019

Learning about the dangers inherent to problem gambling is important and in order for this to be truly effective, it should commence at a very young age. By adopting this approach, conversations about problem gambling ...Read More

NGCB Responds To Steve Wynn’s Exempt Claims

Ben Hamill - December 02, 2019

Nevada’s Gaming Control Board and local casino regulator is sticking to its guns and intention of making disgraced Wynn Resorts founder and former-CEO Steve Wynn pay up for all of his wrongdoings. The shamed Wynn-man...Read More

ELK Studios Launch New Ice Wolf Slot

Ben Hamill - December 01, 2019

Creative leading developer ELK Studios has created a rather special slots experience tailor-made to fit right in with the Canadian winter. Ice Wolf is no typical online slot, and tends to resemble a typical video game ...Read More

Former Tribal Chief Acquitted Of All Gambling Charges

Ben Hamill - November 29, 2019

Former Sheshatsiu Innu First Nations Chief Andrew Penashue has been exonerated of all charges previously instituted against him by a local court in Happy-Valley Goose Bay. The charges, totalling at least 9 in total and...Read More

DraftKings Reveals Huge Veterans Initiative

Ben Hamill - November 29, 2019

Sports betting and fantasy sports giant DraftKings has announced a massive funding initiative in support of its Tech For Heroes project. The bookie has said that for every point scored during professional football game...Read More

Red Tiger Unveils New Dynamite Riches Slot

Ben Hamill - November 28, 2019

Renowned online slots developer Red Tiger Gaming has been at it again, and has just released an exciting new gold-mine-themed game for the win. Dynamite Riches is a right gold and riches digging adventure and features ...Read More

Woodbine Rolls Out Dilawri Valet Service

Ben Hamill - November 28, 2019

Toronto’s Woodbine Entertainment is out on the trot at making the venue not only more attractive to new visitors, but also more comfortable to existing customers. It’s well accepted that folks tend to stick around ...Read More

PlayOn System Cause For Safety Concerns

Ben Hamill - November 27, 2019

Is there anything more annoying than having to get up mid-play because you’ve run out of chips and need to go get more? PlayOn thinks not, which is why the system involves a device that will now enable players to rem...Read More

NetEnt Unveils Second Ozzy Osbourne Slot

Ben Hamill - November 27, 2019

NetEnt has just launched its second Ozzy Osbourne-branded slot and it’s even more impressive than the first in the series. The collaboration with the Black Sabbath lead singer allows the leading online slots develope...Read More

iSoftBet Officially Opens New Malta Office

Ben Hamill - November 27, 2019

Malta is home one of the world’s most acclaimed gambling regulating authorities and now, thanks to a licence granted to top operator and games distributor iSoftBet by the MGA, the supplier was recently able to set th...Read More

Gateway To Host Job Fair For Casino Sarnia

Ben Hamill - November 26, 2019

Exciting times are headed towards patrons of Gateway Casinos and Entertainment’s newly revived Gateway Casino Sarnia at Hiawatha Horse Park once the slots entertainment venue reopens its doors to the general public c...Read More

Yggdrasil Launches New Aldo’s Journey Slot

Ben Hamill - November 26, 2019

Aldo is a world traveller and a merchant in search of the beauty of riches, as well as being the star of a brand-new adventure-style treasure hunt slots game launched by award-winning casino software developer Yggdrasi...Read More

Play’n GO Ramps It Up With 4 New Bingo Games

Ben Hamill - November 25, 2019

The $4.3 billion dollar development that is to become Resorts World Las Vegas will, according to its developer, focus on catering for A-listers. The resort is scheduled for completion in 2021 and will according to thos...Read More

Play’n GO Spreads The Cheer With Xmas Magic Slot

Ben Hamill - November 25, 2019

It’s the season of giving and leading slots developer Play’n GO certainly has come to the party in a big way this year. The developer has just released its latest slot and its one in a long line of games recently o...Read More

Play’n GO Unveils New Black Mamba Music Slot

Ben Hamill - November 24, 2019

Play’n GO has just released its latest online slot and its really good news for music lovers, especially those who count themselves as fans of popular Italian rock band Black Mamba. Music first entered into the equat...Read More

Man Charged With Stealing $200k From Casino

Ben Hamill - November 23, 2019

Crime never pays. Just ask the man convicted of having attempted to steal nearly $200,000 from tribal casino and former employer Wind Creek Montgomery Casino in Alabama. The incident took place in 2018 but had quite th...Read More

Evolution Gaming To Expand New Jersey Studio

Ben Hamill - November 23, 2019

Live casino giant Evolution Gaming has entered the next big phase in its own journey. The company recently acquired the necessary permission from the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement in order to expand its New Jersey-based liv...Read More

Caesars Windsor Goes Green With Bullfrog

Ben Hamill - November 22, 2019

Caesars Windsor is doing its bit for the environment. And whether or not its decision to partner up with Bullfrog Power in an attempt to be greener and environmentally friendlier originates from a place of cunning PR o...Read More

Microgaming Makes Summer Fun In Tiki Mania Slot

Ben Hamill - November 22, 2019

It may be snow-white cold outside, but that doesn’t mean that it necessarily must be freezing everywhere. And thanks to Microgaming’s latest slot, it’s just become a whole lot easier to allow the imagination to t...Read More

Steve Wynn Responds To NGCB Application

Ben Hamill - November 21, 2019

Wynn Resorts founder and former Chief Executive Steve Wynn has apparently filed a 25-page counter-application to the October complaint and motion filed against him by the Nevada Gaming Control Board (NGCB). The NGCB ap...Read More

Caesars-Eldorado Merger Gets The Nod

Ben Hamill - November 21, 2019

What started out as a mere rumour earlier on in March; albeit one of the rocking-the-boat variety; has now come full circle. The latest news on the casino commercial front is that shareholders owning stocks and financi...Read More

Blackstone Concludes Bellagio Deal

Ben Hamill - November 20, 2019

MGM Resorts International has sold its Bellagio property to Blackstone Real Estate Investment Trust. The $4.25 billion deal is now considered concluded and complete, as recently officially confirmed by Blackstone. The ...Read More

Unlikely Vandal Arrested At MGM Springfield

Ben Hamill - November 19, 2019

When reports of a vandal having caused what appeared to be malicious damage to MGM Springfield’s restaurant were telephoned through to the offices of local state troopers, the last person law enforcement officials wo...Read More

Carry On Camping Slot Released By Blueprint Gaming

Ben Hamill - November 19, 2019

Who would have thought that the cast and storyline of the 1969 classic British comedy Carry on Camping would eventually make it all the way into the plot of a slot machine? Blueprint Gaming obviously did, as the leadin...Read More

Casinos Sarnia Expected To Open In January

Ben Hamill - November 19, 2019

Casinos Sarnia Expected To Open In January Truly exciting times are headed in the direction of the residents of Ontario, and more specifically, for the quaint pleasure of horseracing enthusiasts who re...Read More

Floyd Mayweather Eyes Japanese Casino Market

Ben Hamill - November 18, 2019

Controversial boxing legend Floyd Mayweather is reaching for more than fame or the stars. Mayweather wants to build his own casino empire in Japan. And now that the country has begun moving forward with its plans to au...Read More

Microgaming Unveils Rising Royals Slot

Ben Hamill - November 18, 2019

With the launch of their latest slot Rising Royals, Microgaming is going all out, and it’s all thanks to the creative prowess of independent studio partner Just For The Win (JFTW). This is of course the same creative...Read More

WSOP Circuit To Hit Bicycle Casino On November 30th

Ben Hamill - November 18, 2019

A bout of fantastic news on the competition Poker front is that the legendary World Series of Poker Circuit will be making its return to the famous Bicycle Casino in California at the end of November. The event promise...Read More

First-Phase Launch for Taza Exchange

Ben Hamill - November 17, 2019

The CA$4.5 billion Taza Experience, situated in the Grey Eagle Resort & Casino area, has started preparations for an official first-phase launch, named the Taza Exchange. Initial projections stated that it would be...Read More

Woodbine CEO Pledges to Retired Racehorses

Ben Hamill - November 16, 2019

LongRun Thoroughbred Retirement Society (LRTRS) is set to see contributions pouring in from across Ontario thanks to CEO of Woodbine Entertainment Jim Lawson. The chief executive recently expressed his support for the ...Read More

Conor McGregor’s Joker Gambling Ad Bombs

Ben Hamill - November 16, 2019

There is finally something everyone agrees on regarding MMA superstar Conor McGregor. His Joker-themed gambling ad for Parimatch, the sports betting site from Russia, leaves a lot to be desired and fans and critics ali...Read More

GTA In-Game Casino a Success

Ben Hamill - November 15, 2019

The casino feature in Grand Theft Auto (GTA) Online has proved to be a resounding success. Newly released financial results show that GTA Online set a new record for recurrent consumer spending, with a 39% increase. Bo...Read More

Archaeologists Uncover Centuries-Old Casino

Ben Hamill - November 15, 2019

Archaeologists in the city of Pskov, located in north-western Russia, have discovered the remains of what appears to be an underground casino. The team, based at Pskov’s Archaeological Centre, believes the establishm...Read More

BCLC Declares GameSense Roll-Out A Success

Ben Hamill - November 14, 2019

The Seneca First Nation of Indians has been ordered to part with the some $255 million+ that it has been holding on to in its refusal to settle its dues. So determined a recent US District Court ruling. The tribe has b...Read More

New Volatile Slot Released By Microgaming

Ben Hamill - November 14, 2019

Judging by the looks of it, November and volatility get along like a house on fire at Microgaming. The leading online casino games software developer has just released its latest slot; developed exclusively by independ...Read More

Bragg Gaming Enjoys Q3 Revenue Surge

Ben Hamill - November 14, 2019

Toronto based iGaming group Bragg Gaming have finally made public their third quarter report for 2019, covering the three-month period ending on the 30th of September. A quick look reveals that the period sa...Read More

Cascades Casino Delta Aims for 2020 Opening Date

Ben Hamill - November 14, 2019

Gateway Casinos & Entertainment is currently busy with the construction of its latest project, the building set to become the Cascades Casino Delta. Initially, it was projected that the complex’s launch ceremony ...Read More

Wynn Resorts Blames Elaine for Smearing Steve

Ben Hamill - November 14, 2019

Wynn Resorts Ltd., the American publicly traded casino hotel company corporation headquartered in Paradise, Nevada, is accusing Elaine Wynn of a smear campaign against Steve Wynn. The latter is the company’s founder ...Read More

Play’n GO Unleashes Doom Of Egypt Slot

Ben Hamill - November 13, 2019

It’s been quite some time since we’ve seen an Ancient Egypt-inspired slot hit the market.
This is a theme named by millions of players as being their ultimate favourite of all, and thanks to Play’n GO, the ga...Read More

AGS Nabs 2019 Hire Vets Program Reward

Ben Hamill - November 13, 2019

AGS isn’t only a top developer, supplier and distributor of casino games, but the leader in top-class gaming also holds special place in its heart for retired veterans. And its this commitment towards supporting those who have self...Read More

Kristen Bicknell Secures Biggest Career Win

Ben Hamill - November 13, 2019

Kristen Bicknell has just pocketed the biggest win of her career to date. The pro-Poker player did so by winning Event #6 of the 2019 Poker Masters; a win that saw her securing a fantastic $408,000 in super 1stRead More

BCLC Declares GameSense Roll-Out A Success

Ben Hamill - November 13, 2019

The BCLC has completed the rollout of its GameSense Advisor (GSA) program. What this means is that ever casino in BC is now kitted out with a contact station that will be providing guidance and general counsel to playe...Read More

NetEnt’s CEO Comments On Q3

Ben Hamill - November 12, 2019

That NetEnt’s Therese Hillman has one hand firmly on the pulse of the industry and the other expertly directing everyday operations is no secret. This is evident right down to the fact that not even the company’s Q...Read More

IGT Brings Dynasty Live To Niagara Falls

Ben Hamill - November 12, 2019

Last weel IGT brought its own signature brand of gaming and entertainment in a bigger-than-big way to the community of Niagara Falls. The gaming machine and tech giant rolled out is proprietary Dynasty Electronic Table...Read More

O.J. Simpson Wants To See Cosmopolitan Casino Pay

Ben Hamill - November 12, 2019

The legendary Cosmopolitan Casino Las Vegas just cannot seem to steer clear of high-profile legal disputes. The latest in a colourful line of lawsuits instituted against the famous casino has none other than former foo...Read More

Casino Rama’s 2019 Career Expo A Big Hit

Ben Hamill - November 11, 2019

Recent lay-offs at casino venues all across the country have put a particularly negative spin on the casino employment industry. At least 150 workers lost their jobs over the course of the summer and mainly due to oper...Read More

SG Corp Drives A Hard Q3 Bargain

Ben Hamill - November 11, 2019

During a time renowned to have posed new and particularly daunting challenges to many, big-time entertainment player and industry force Scientific Games Corporation has lifted the veil from its financial books for Q3 a...Read More

NY’s Catskills Racks Up Losses For Empire

Ben Hamill - November 11, 2019

The financial non-performance on the part of New York’s Resorts World Catskills; a situation that some month ago already was regarded as having turned officially critical; has now cost operator Empire Resorts a massi...Read More

Jungle Jim And The Lost Sphinx Is Now Live

Ben Hamill - November 10, 2019

There probably isn’t such a thing as a fan of adventure-style slots that isn’t familiar with the special antics and adventures of Microsoft’s Jungle Jim. The best news ever is that the iconic Jungle Jim is offici...Read More

Cascades Casino Sparks Traffic Conversation

Ben Hamill - November 09, 2019

The proposed development and eventual grand opening of the Cascades Casino North Bay; which incidentally is expected to happen as soon as May next year; has been a long and winding and at times exhilarating road and ri...Read More

Slot Machine Revenue Breaks Nevada Records

Ben Hamill - November 08, 2019

It’s true that sports betting has done wonders for Nevada revenue; but four consecutive months of increased house winnings is thought to be the work of mostly slot machines. The Strip and the region in the vicinity o...Read More

Betsoft Unveils Take The Bank Online Slot

Ben Hamill - November 08, 2019

Forget about breaking the bank; Betsoft Gaming is taking the bank instead. The developer has just announced the release of its superb new Take The Bank slot, and this is going to be one for the history books for sure. ...Read More

North Bay Residents To Have Their Say About Casino Cascades

Ben Hamill - November 07, 2019

Residents of the communities surrounding the North Bay’s Casino Cascades development site will soon be able to have their say about what their concerns and feelings are regarding the expansion of gambling in the regi...Read More

Wazdan Has Big Slot Plans For SIGMA 2019

Ben Hamill - November 07, 2019

It’s almost time again for SIGMA. The annual Malta convention attracts thousands of top casino officials and gambling industry role-players, each more eager to network and connect than the next. This year’s event p...Read More

Bobby Baldwin To Chair And Manage The Drew

Ben Hamill - November 06, 2019

Exciting news on the casino and Poker fronts is that Poker legend and former world champion player Bobby Baldwin has been appointed to the position of Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the to-be-completed Drew La...Read More

Great Canadian Gaming Celebrates Top Q3

Ben Hamill - November 06, 2019

It’s all milk and honey and money in the land of Great Canadian Gaming. The operator recently revealed its Q3 performance the public and what was shown was none other than a study in management-driven success. The fi...Read More

Digitain Breathes New Life Into Sic Bo

Ben Hamill - November 05, 2019

Leading iGaming developer Digitain is breathing new life into the legendary Asian game of Sic Bo. The developer has obviously implemented every conceivable strategy to retain the classic nature of the well-loved dice g...Read More

Manitoba Chiefs To Form Gaming Authority

Ben Hamill - November 05, 2019

The members of the indigenous First Nations leadership group Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs (AMC) are outraged about what they refer to as “no involvement” in discussions and decisions about gambling in the province, ...Read More

Ex BIA Chair Claims Threats By Sudbury CAO

Ben Hamill - November 05, 2019

If one a single “certainty” has come from Greater Sudbury’s Kingsway Entertainment District (KED) conversation, then it is that it’s a theme that will prevail for quite some time yet. As if local businessman To...Read More

Meet Play’n GO’s Nostalgic New Big Win 777 Slot

Ben Hamill - November 05, 2019

There’s a lot to be said for the glamour and allure of classic Vegas. These are the games that we think back on fondly when we think back on when we first discovered the magic of gaming. Thanks to top casino software...Read More

Evolution Gaming’s Monopoly Wins EGR Game of the Year

Ben Hamill - November 04, 2019

The undisputed leader in live casino games and technology has done it again. Evolution Gaming has for the second year in a row been crowned creator of the Game of the Year at the 2019 EGR Operator Awards. What nudged t...Read More

Lightning Box Releases Respin Racer Slot

Ben Hamill - November 04, 2019

A Road Runner doppelganger is the star of Lightning Box Games’ new Respin Racer slot. It’s obvious that the game was inspired by the popular Looney Toons cartoon and character and the slot promises to provide hours...Read More

MGM To Sell Off Flagship Grand Property

Ben Hamill - November 04, 2019

MGM is fully committed to the cause of becoming a whole lot less real estate and a great deal more casino operations. CEO Jim Murren some days ago confirmed that the casino and entertainment giant is now officially act...Read More

KED Absorbing CA$500k In Legal Costs

Ben Hamill - November 03, 2019

What was once the making of a dream come true for many living in the Greater Sudbury area is threatening to turn into a financial nightmare. Kingsway Entertainment District (KED) is both proof of what is possible when ...Read More

Microgaming Hits Home With Long Mu Fortunes

Ben Hamill - November 02, 2019

So enamoured are we with online casino software developers Microgaming, that despite the developer’s prolific development speeds, it nearly always feels like ages had lapsed between the release of new slots. Thanks t...Read More

NetEnt Gets Ready To Unleash Reel Rush 2 Online Slot

Ben Hamill - November 01, 2019

November 7 is a save-the-date as it’s the release date for NetEnt’s new Reel Rush 2 slot. And yes, NetEnt may not have the most successful of track records when it comes to releasing sequels, but their latest attem...Read More

Elements Casino Chilliwack To Re-Open Soon

Ben Hamill - October 31, 2019

1 November will see Elements Casino Chilliwack display to locals the fruits of many months of hard work and a complete do-over when it reopens is newly revamped doors to the general public. A change is as good as a hol...Read More

Ex-Casino Staff Embarrassed By Dirty Money

Ben Hamill - October 30, 2019

History is our most valuable teacher. And if any one lesson had to be singled out as being effective right down to its very core, then its that in order for any problem to be solved in a meaningful manner, then a commu...Read More

Hard Rock’s 1st Guitar Shaped Hotel A Smash Hit

Ben Hamill - October 30, 2019

The world’s very first guitar-shaped hotel has been unveiled in Hollywood, and quite befittingly, it belongs to none other than the Hard Rock International Casino & Hotel group. The enormous and certainly very im...Read More

Moulin Rouge Casino To Remain No-Man’s Land

Ben Hamill - October 30, 2019

The latest news on the casino nostalgia development front is that we won’t be witnessing the return of the iconic Moulin Rouge after all; not soon in any event.  Redevelopment plans of the epic Las Vegas site have o...Read More

Andreescu Set To Play In WTA

Ben Hamill - October 30, 2019

Some would argue that the best of 2019 tennis is now practically behind us, what with all four Grand Slams already having been played.  But the actual fact of the matter is that the best; or perhaps a better descripti...Read More

NetEnt Wows With The Wolf’s Bane Slot

Ben Hamill - October 29, 2019

There’s a brand-new slot in casino games town, and its themed around the timeless storyline of the mystical creatures of the night. Werewolves and other vampire-like creatures roam the reels of NetEnt’s new The Wol...Read More

Revenue Slump Reported At Kawartha Downs

Ben Hamill - October 29, 2019

Communities all over the country as well as the world rely on the contributions received from casino operators. Funds received by way of Municipal Contribution Agreements are put to good use in various projects ranging...Read More

PGA Set To Join 2020 Sports Betting Market

Ben Hamill - October 28, 2019

Not unlike the position held by NASCAR and many other sports disciplines, PGA Tour big-boss Jay Monahan believes in the power of sports betting when it comes to gambling attracting more fans to venues and events. To th...Read More

NetEnt Reports Decreased Q3 Revenue

Ben Hamill - October 28, 2019

Volatility, thy name is NetEnt. The leader in casino games and gaming products has been riding a financial rollercoaster for years, and apparently more so than most of its global market contemporaries, when judging by ...Read More

Evolution Gaming Driven By Innovation

Ben Hamill - October 27, 2019

Live Casino specialist Evolution Gaming has dissected all of the elements of its Q3 financials and has reached the conclusion that innovation is the absolute force driving corporate and financial progress within the co...Read More

Yggdrasil Proudly Releases New Age Of Asgard Slot

Ben Hamill - October 27, 2019

Yggdrasil Gaming is particularly fond of the mysteries of Norse mythology. We’ve seen a number of top Norse-themed slots come from developer’s ranks and its just added yet another similarly-themed title to its impr...Read More

Microgaming Unveils New A Dark Matter Slot

Ben Hamill - October 25, 2019

Let it not be said that big-time casino games giant Microgaming has been resting on its laurels. The developer’s independent studio model is arguably just the best thing that could have happened to the international online casino...Read More

Stakelogic Signs Up With Big Time Gaming

Ben Hamill - October 25, 2019

We’re officially in the run-up leading to the end of the year and some pretty big partnership deals are setting the tone for 2020. The latest news is that Stakelogic has inked a deal with Big Time Gaming that will au...Read More

Hard Rock Sets Sights On Vegas Return

Ben Hamill - October 25, 2019

It seems as if UFC MMA fighter Connor McGregor isn’t the only one planning a return trip to Las Vegas; so is the iconic Hard Rock Casino & Hotel. Those who have been following new casino developments may at this ...Read More

Cuomo Calls Time On Niagara Falls Debate

Ben Hamill - October 25, 2019

It was all fun and games while it lasted, but the pay-debate between the Seneca Nation of Indians and the state of New York is officially over, according to New York Governor Andrew Cuomo. Cuomo was obviously referring...Read More

Cascades Casino North Bay Braces For Winter

Ben Hamill - October 24, 2019

If Cascades Casino North Bay seems to be enjoying a great deal of valuable casino news airtime, then it’s for good reason. Once complete and open to the public; which will according to current projections be somewher...Read More

Casino Contributions Support Municipalities

Ben Hamill - October 24, 2019

Many people don’t realise that much of what they see in terms of improved road infrastructure, general repairs to roads, the beatification of cities even, are funded by casinos and other gambling organisations such a...Read More

Konami Gaming To Roll Out Facial Recognition Tech

Ben Hamill - October 24, 2019

Casinos face a daily battle trying to suss out and keep tabs on folks either trying to cheat the system or violating exclusion or self-exclusion rules. In order to embrace a system way more effective than a typical loy...Read More

Evolution Gaming To Provide Live Games To Flutter

Ben Hamill - October 23, 2019

Live casino games specialist and industry leader Evolution Gaming has inked a new agreement with gaming powerhouse group Flutter Entertainment. According to the provisions of the recently concluded deal, Evolution Gami...Read More

Play’n GO Unveils New Cash Pump Online Slot

Ben Hamill - October 23, 2019

Play’n GO has released what must be its most volatile slot to date. The leading casino games developer’s new Cash Pump not only presents players with a total of four games rolled into one, but the super-powered slo...Read More

Wynn Resorts Accused Of Spy Tactics

Ben Hamill - October 23, 2019

Wynn Resorts has faced its fair share of troubles. And judging by the latest wave of litigative complaints, it will be a while yet before the casino group is free from all of the controversy cleaving to its name and br...Read More

Wynn Encore Boston Casino President Resigns

Ben Hamill - October 22, 2019

Encore Boston Harbor Casino President Robert DeSalvio has resigned. This a mere four months after the Wynn Resort-owned venue opened its doors to the public for the very first time. Neither DeSalvio nor Wynn Resorts ha...Read More

Gateway Rethinks North Bay Traffic Circle

Ben Hamill - October 21, 2019

The community of North Bay is set to benefit from Gateway’s new Cascades Casino North Bay in more ways than one. The new casino is scheduled to open its doors to the public halfway into 2020 and the operator is now r...Read More

Google Set To Lift Online Casino Ad Ban

Ben Hamill - October 21, 2019

Google keeps the gate to the world of online advertising. This is no secret. And soon, as early as 2020, online casinos will be able to advertise their games and brands on the search engine in the US following a long-t...Read More

The Canadian Online Gambling Debate Continues

Ben Hamill - October 20, 2019

Canada is, and has been for quite some time, experiencing a right surge in online gambling spend. This applies to money spent on legal online Lottery games offered by crown institutions, as well as money spent offshore...Read More

Greentube’s Bat Stax Slot Arrives In Time For Halloween

Ben Hamill - October 19, 2019

If spooky and scary and bats and black cats are your idea of a good time, then be sure not to miss out on the brand new Halloween-themed slot release by top casino games developer Greentube. Bat Stax is the latest geni...Read More

MGM Finds A Successful Bellagio Buyer In Blackstone

Ben Hamill - October 18, 2019

MGM Resorts International has officially off-loaded its flagship Bellagio casino to Blackstone Real Estate Investment Trust. The $4.25 billion deal will establish a joint operation and property venture between MGM and ...Read More

Quickspin Releases New Wild Chase Slots Sequel

Ben Hamill - October 18, 2019

Fans of Quickspin’s exceptionally popular The Wild Chase slot will be happy to know that Quickspin product owner Playtech has just released a sequel to the famous game. Wild Chase: Tokyo Go is in actual fact a genius...Read More

Novomatic Puts On Impressive Show At G2E

Ben Hamill - October 17, 2019

Austria’s leading iGaming giant and tech-provider Novomatic has made its third platinum appearance at the annual G2E gaming expo event in Las Vegas. The industry giant showed off the full scope of its product and ser...Read More

NetEnt Launches New Asian-Themed Slot

Ben Hamill - October 16, 2019

NetEnt has been expanding its slots portfolio at a dizzying pace. And the developer appears to have identified a gap in the Asia-themed market. Its latest release is a sweet celebration of all that is sweet and decaden...Read More

Positive Attitude To Betting On the Rise In The USA

Ben Hamill - October 15, 2019

The 2018 repeal of PASPA and the nation-wide ban on sports betting by the US Supreme Court is most likely the reason behind more Americans now than ever before having done a complete one-eighty regarding their feelings...Read More

Evolution Gaming & SG Corp Extend Partnership

Ben Hamill - October 15, 2019

Live casino specialist Evolution Gaming is enjoying the fruits of its labour. Elaborating further on previous joint ventures between the two parties, Evolution Gaming and Scientific Games have ended into an extended pa...Read More

River Rock Casino Rolls Out Safety System

Ben Hamill - October 14, 2019

In a show of commendable commitment towards the safety of its workers Richmond River Rock Casino & Resort has launched a new initiative aimed at creating a safe and positive work-environment for all of its employee...Read More

NetEnt Live Partners With Anti-Fraud Specialists

Ben Hamill - October 14, 2019

Let it not be said that NetEnt isn’t going all out on the anti-fraud front. The casino games development giant has enlisted the services of an anti-fraud expert called Live Fraud Solutions in order to protect its new...Read More

Microgaming Unveils Deco Diamond Deluxe Slot

Ben Hamill - October 13, 2019

Microgaming is fully embracing the artsy and the decadently glamorous in its new Deco Diamond Deluxe slot, developed exclusively for the casino games giant by independent partner Just For The Win. The game pays homage ...Read More

Tribes May Soon Benefit From BCLC Income

Ben Hamill - October 12, 2019

As matters stand at the moment, there are a total of 203 indigenous communities spread out all over the Canadian province of British Columbia. First Nations communities are significantly dependent on aid from various p...Read More

Scientific Games Rolls Out New OpenGaming

Ben Hamill - October 12, 2019

Scientific Games is looking at new and more effective ways to make its existing casino games offering more accessible and easier to come by for operators all over the globe. In order to achieve this particular feat, SG...Read More

Grand Blue Heron To Open Hotel In 2020

Ben Hamill - October 11, 2019

Port Perry’s Great Blue Heron Casino will be hosting the ribbon-cutting ceremony in commemoration of the opening of a brand new hotel in July 2020. The casino is constantly looking for new ways to expand on its curre...Read More

IGT Invited To Join Esteemed Steering Group

Ben Hamill - October 11, 2019

The global discussion around diversity in the workplace is one that has gained unprecedented momentum. And with more and more companies declaring a commitment to the cause, the conversation is bound to be levied by eve...Read More

Larry Flynt Gets Green Light To Fight Casino Ruling

Ben Hamill - October 11, 2019

Hustler magazine founder Larry Flynt has finally succeeded in convincing a panel of California Court of Appeal judges that he should be permitted to challenge a severely out dated 1986 state law preventing those who ow...Read More

Booming Games Releases Colossal Fruit Smash Slot

Ben Hamill - October 10, 2019

They guys at Booming Games are the bomb. Its been only 3 weeks since the release of Aztec Palace and the team has yet again ensured its inclusion in top casino news headlines following the release of yet another a bran...Read More

Woodbine To Host 2nd Stronger Together Event

Ben Hamill - October 10, 2019

Woodbine Racetrack will be hosting a second Stronger Together discussion event come October 18th. The discussion will again focus on sustainable thoroughbred horseracing as well as the various issues facing ...Read More

NetEnt Rolls Out 1st Network Branded Casino

Ben Hamill - October 09, 2019

An unwavering commitment to operators and nearly 5 years’ worth of hard work is finally paying off, as NetEnt gets ready to roll out its very first network branded online casino to its Live Casino operator partners. ...Read More

Two Women Arrested Over Bingo Card Scam

Ben Hamill - October 09, 2019

All is fair in love and war, and Bingo apparently. Police have confirmed a Thursday night New Jersey incident during which two players had supposedly taped the missing winning number needed for a win on to their card. ...Read More

Players Still Sceptic About Skill-Based Slots

Ben Hamill - October 07, 2019

Opinions are very much divided over whether or not skill-based slot games will actually enable players to beat the house. A new wave of interest in the capacity of skill-based slots to attract the interest of millennia...Read More

Red Tiger Gaming Launches Hourly Jackpots

Ben Hamill - October 07, 2019

Red Tiger Gaming has definitely done a one-up on its already impressive online casino network with the recent introduction of hourly jackpots. The developer’s proprietary network, despite only having been launched as...Read More

Microgaming Unveils New Boom Pirates Slot

Ben Hamill - October 06, 2019

Microgaming has officially launched its new Boom Pirates slot, created exclusively for the casino games giant by independent games developer Foxium. The game tells the story of Captain Mary and the Jolly Roger, with he...Read More

Holz And Eibinger Have Cracked The Pokercode

Ben Hamill - October 06, 2019

When high-stakes GTO Poker pros open their pie holes, it’s time to listen up. Even if “listening up” will set you back at least $1,549. What high-stakes players Fedor Holz and Matthias Eibinger are proposing is n...Read More

BCLC Goes All In On Trump Novelty Bet

Ben Hamill - October 05, 2019

An unholy alliance between two presidents has now turned into the makings of a rather superb novelty bet. The BCLC is taking full advantage of the big whistleblower reveal involving US President Donald Trump and his Uk...Read More

Court Awards GGAM The Win In Bloomberry Spat

Ben Hamill - October 05, 2019

A 2011 service delivery deal gone sour has only just now reached some form of absolution following a judicial ruling in favour of a Las Vegas company. A 5-year deal was in 2011 signed between Las Vegas-based GGAM Phili...Read More

Habanero Launches Wizards Want War! Slot

Ben Hamill - October 04, 2019

If two powerful Warlocks battling it out in a battle on the reels is your idea of fun, then be sure not to miss out on the latest slot by Habanero Systems BV. The developer has just released its new Wizards Want War! s...Read More

Evoplay Announces New VR Sprinkle Slot

Ben Hamill - October 04, 2019

Developers are constantly trying to decipher a different type of code; that of coming up with fresh new ideas that will keep players entertained. Evoplay Entertainment really is onto something with their brand new Sprinkle slot as the ga...Read More

NetEnt Launches Live Perfect Blackjack

Ben Hamill - October 03, 2019

NetEnt has done it again on the industry pioneer front, and this time round it will be Blackjack fans enjoying the fruits of the award-winning developer’s labour. Over the course of some recent months the iGaming bra...Read More

Stars Group & Flutter Announce Merger Talks

Ben Hamill - October 03, 2019

There is more than one way to skin a cat, or so the old (if nasty) saying goes. And The Stars Group (TSG) appears to have latched on to this particular truth, as is clear from the recent announcement that it has offici...Read More

Woodbine To Trial 3 Months Of No Whips

Ben Hamill - October 03, 2019

Woodbine Entertainment is once again setting the par and horse racing industry standard. The racetrack management corporation has announced that it will be instituting a trilogy of new rules aimed at investigating the ...Read More

Wynn Resorts Slapped With Class Action Suit

Ben Hamill - October 02, 2019

Wynn Resorts Limited just cannot seem to shake the dust of disgraced founding father Steve Wynn from its feet. And if the latest class action lawsuit instituted against the company is anything to go by, it has no parti...Read More

Grand Villa Casino Launches New Pulse Arena

Ben Hamill - October 02, 2019

The bonds of marriage between traditional gambling and general gaming entertainment are growing ever stronger and the dividing line between what used to be classified as a questionable activity and the world of modern ...Read More

Microgaming Signs Deal With Realistic Games

Ben Hamill - October 02, 2019

Microgaming’s award-winning signature Quickfire platform needs no introduction whatsoever. Its been hailed as industry defining and true pioneering in global gaming. Which is why the team at Realistic Games is over t...Read More

Yggdrasil Stuns With New Racing Lovers Slot

Ben Hamill - October 02, 2019

Horse racing enthusiasts will fall head over heels in love with Yggdrasil Gaming’s latest slot release because its all about the thrill of the races. Racing Lovers invites players to go on a trip to a virtual horse r...Read More

Skywind’s New Breed Of Retention Tools

Ben Hamill - October 01, 2019

Skywind Group, in an attempt to strengthen its existing partnerships as well as make its overall offering more alluring to potential new operator partnerships, has created and launched two brand new player engagement t...Read More

Player Wins $1 Million In Catskills Promo

Ben Hamill - September 30, 2019

A player from Ulster Park in New York recently walked away with a cool $1 million in prize money from NY’s Resorts World Catskills Casino. The $1 million in jackpot prize money was presented in the form of a special ...Read More

Microgaming Releases Book Of Oz Slots Sequel

Ben Hamill - September 30, 2019

Those who enjoyed Microgaming’s celebrated Book of Oz slot will be happy to know that the casino games giant has just released the second chapter in the acclaimed series. Book of Oz Lock ‘N Spin was developed for M...Read More

Yggdrasil Unveils New Sahara Nights Slot

Ben Hamill - September 29, 2019

If being whisked away on a magic carpet to a land where the days are warm and the nights are cool and long, where sultans are handsome and the beauty of princesses trumped only by the splendour of a mighty desert nigh ...Read More

Sleight Of Hand Casino Cheat Caught In The Act

Ben Hamill - September 27, 2019

Whilst it may be true that Poker is first of all a game of skill, it certainly doesn’t mean that all odds are instantly out the window. The same goes for dealer-derivatives like High Card Flush. This may be regarded ...Read More

BC Attorney General Fights Dirty Money War

Ben Hamill - September 26, 2019

There’s nothing quite like actual camera footage for driving a message home; proof that a picture or image really is worth a thousand words. British Columbia Attorney General David Eby applied this logic in an attemp...Read More

GiG Calls It A Day On In-House Development

Ben Hamill - September 26, 2019

Gaming Innovation Group, or GiG, has decided to pull the plug on its in-house games development studio, with the official reason provided by the service provider being that of freeing up resources; human as well as fin...Read More

Standardbred Horse Expo Returns To London

Ben Hamill - September 25, 2019

Standard horse breeding enthusiasts are yet again invited to join in on the information sessions and networking opportunities on offer at the upcoming mid-October annual London Selected Yearling Sale. The sale is expec...Read More

NetEnt Teases Upcoming The Wolf’s Night Slot

Ben Hamill - September 25, 2019

We’re yet again heading towards an exciting time of the year. The holidays, and especially the time around Halloween is prime new game development time and this year is already shaping up to be no different. NetEnt, ...Read More

Cosmo Drawn Into Kevin Hart Sex Tape Affair

Ben Hamill - September 25, 2019

If it’s true that there is no such thing as bad publicity, then model Montia Sabbag has just done the Cosmopolitan in Las Vegas a big old favour. An outraged Sabbag has added the famous Vegas hotel and casino to her ...Read More

Fox Bet Is Off To A Platinum Start

Ben Hamill - September 23, 2019

Fox Bet is basking in the glory of the US sports betting sun. The Stars Group / Fox Sports partnership is alive and kicking and recently launched a sportsbook in partnership with Mount Arie Casino Resort in Poconos. Bu...Read More

Microgaming Unveils Colourful Tweethearts Slot

Ben Hamill - September 21, 2019

Microgaming’s new Tweethearts slot, developed exclusively for the casino giant by independent studio partner Just For The Win, is a skyward celebration of love. The game features images of nesting lovebirds and colou...Read More

Mohegan Sun Sues Eugene Melnyk For CA$900k

Ben Hamill - September 21, 2019

Casino group Mohegan Sun wants billionaire businessman and NHL Ottawa Senators owner Eugene Melnyk to pay his dues. The Canadian billionaire had allegedly issued drafts to the Connecticut casino but when the time came ...Read More

New Details Emerge About Bellagio And Grand Sale

Ben Hamill - September 20, 2019

Speculations have been rife following the industry’s first whiff of MGM’s plans involving the selling off of its flagship Bellagio and MGM Grand casino and entertainment venues some months ago. A recent Bloomberg r...Read More

Caesars Entertainment Donates $1M To NCRG

Ben Hamill - September 19, 2019

Casino and entertainment group Caesars Entertainment is celebrating 30 years of unwavering commitment to responsible gambling and the protection of the under-aged. As part of the special milestone celebration, Caesars ...Read More

Red Tiger Impresses With Well Of Wishes Slot

Ben Hamill - September 18, 2019

Superb content, said NetEnt, and the untapped potential for even more superb content to come, was the number 1 motivation behind the big-games corporation’s decision to acquire market rival Red Tiger Gaming, which it...Read More

Pride Of Gaming Awards Winners Revealed

Ben Hamill - September 18, 2019

CasinoBeats’ Pride of Gaming Awards are special in that they recognise those operators and developers doing their bit for the greater good and image of the industry at large. This is important as it highlights the go...Read More

Aristocrat Nabs $3M Castle Hill Settlement

Ben Hamill - September 13, 2019

Aristocrat Leisure Limited has proved victorious in its legal dispute with Castle Hill Gaming Inc. and has been awarded a $3 million settlement in compensation. The US-based Aristocrat subsidiary Video Gaming Technolog...Read More

Microgaming Launches Aurora Wilds Slot

Ben Hamill - September 13, 2019

This week, we don’t only get to thank our lucky stars but also to follow them all the way to the glorious majesty of the Northern Lights. Microgaming has just released the very first title developed by its newest ind...Read More

Pragmatic Play Launches The Great Chicken Escape Slot

Ben Hamill - September 13, 2019

Masters of casino gaming entertainment Pragmatic Play have been at it again and this time round they’ve resorted to life in a chicken coop for the theme for their latest slot. The Great Chicken Escape follows the adv...Read More

Microgaming Introduces Neon Valley Studios

Ben Hamill - September 12, 2019

Innovation, choice and quality in gaming. These are the three pillars of its core strategy, says casino games giant Microgaming. And its from this desire to re-invent an innovate that was born the independent studio mo...Read More

Vegas “Service Fees” Causing Quite The Stir

Ben Hamill - September 12, 2019

Some would say that Vegas isn’t what it used to be. Whilst many may instead of hinting at money matters, actually be referring to some of the old legends having closed down in recent times, others have started to not...Read More

Wynn Wants To Build World’s Biggest Casino

Ben Hamill - September 12, 2019

When talking the future of casino gaming, there’s no place quite like Japan. So says Wynn Resorts Developments Japan President Chris Gordon. And this is precisely why the operator is really ramping up its efforts to ...Read More

Evolution Gaming Granted Pennsylvanian Licence

Ben Hamill - September 11, 2019

Live casino specialist Evolution Gaming has been granted a conditional licence to operate in the US state of Pennsylvania. The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board (PGCB) has granted a conditional Interactive Gaming Manuf...Read More

Virgin Reveals Hard Rock Design Partners

Ben Hamill - September 11, 2019

The Virgin Hotel Group has announced the names of the design companies that it plans on using for the complete overhaul of its acquired Las Vegas-based Hard Rock Casino & Hotel. In February 2020 Virgin will tempora...Read More

Play’n GO’s Hugo’s Adventure Slot Now Live

Ben Hamill - September 09, 2019

Award-winning casino games developer Play’n GO has obviously been going about its development-business rather prolifically, as attested to by the slew of recent new slot releases. Play’n GO’s in-house development...Read More

Casino de Montreal Celebrates Birthday With Music

Ben Hamill - September 09, 2019

If the 1970s and 1980s had any one element in common, then it must be the music. 70s and 80s music, if anything, had spirit of a true electrifying quality. And it’s that very pure music electricity that the Casino de...Read More

NetEnt Impresses With Imperial Riches Slot

Ben Hamill - September 07, 2019

NetEnt demands to be heard, and its platform are its games. Best of all is that the studio has just released the latest addition its jackpot series of slots, and if first impressions are anything to go by, then the new...Read More

Novomatic AG Comments On 68.8% Profit Loss

Ben Hamill - September 07, 2019

All is not well in Novomatic land. One has only to consider the mammoth forces that must have been at play to have brought about a 68.8% decline in profits to realise that Novomatic AG is more than just a couple of deg...Read More

Fox Bet Launches In New Jersey

Ben Hamill - September 06, 2019

Popular online platform Betstars New Jersey will soon be no more. But it’s to be replaced by something bigger and much better: Fox Bet. If the name rings a strangely familiar bell than its because Fox Bet is the resu...Read More

Woodbine Prepares To Celebrate Melmich

Ben Hamill - September 06, 2019

Elgin Stakes racehorse champion Melmich is officially retiring on September 14th. The thoroughbred, now 8 years of age, is ready to embrace the joys of the retiring after a very successful professional caree...Read More

Buffalo Bills 5th Casino-Sponsored NFL Team

Ben Hamill - September 05, 2019

The NFL’s New York-based Buffalo Bills have become the 5th NFL team to clinch a casino sponsorship deal. The tribal-owned Seneca Resorts and Casinos is officially the team’s first casino partner ever. Th...Read More

New Pixies vs. Pirates Slot By Nolimit City

Ben Hamill - September 05, 2019

Casino software developer Nolimit City is renowned for its high-quality slot games. The developer has just released a new slot titled Pixies vs. Pirates and its every bit as impressive as all of the other stunning game...Read More

Hard Rock Criticized Over Summer Promo

Ben Hamill - September 05, 2019

Atlantic City’s Hard Rock Casino recently made a Brooklyn player’s year when she won a stunning $1 million in cash as part of the casino’s millionaire promotion. The promotion ran through August 31st a...Read More

All-In Diversity Project Launches 2nd Survey

Ben Hamill - September 04, 2019

The All-In Diversity Project has called on iGaming and casino businesses all over the world to participate in its second annual survey. The survey’s results will be used by the project to create its All-Index report....Read More

SAHARA Las Vegas Returns

Ben Hamill - September 04, 2019

Not only has SLS Las Vegas undergone a complete transformation ever since the venue was sold to investor Alex Meruelo in April 2018, but the iconic casino has also been given its equally legendary name back. Thanks to ...Read More

Seneca Dead-Set On Non-Payment Of Its Dues

Ben Hamill - September 04, 2019

The friction between New York state officials and members of the Seneca First Nation of Indians continues because of the absolute refusal on the part of the latter to do good by surrounding communities. Seneca tribe ha...Read More

Pariplay Unveils New Viking Glory Online Slot

Ben Hamill - September 03, 2019

Not only is Pariplay’s new Viking Glory online slot the second game released in a single month, but this late August release also boasts more special bonus features than any other slot released by the Gibraltar gamin...Read More

Gateway Announces Edmonton Job Cuts

Ben Hamill - September 03, 2019

One would assume that after the recent staff cuts at Gateway’s Casino Rama in Ontario, and especially after the absolute pandemonium that ensued afterwards as unhappy workers and unions made it their business to take to the streets...Read More

New Jersey Leads The Sports Betting Race

Ben Hamill - September 03, 2019

The old adage rings true: the more things change, the more they stay the same. New Jersey is fast establishing itself as the overall winner in the US sports betting race after having yet again out-performed close rival...Read More

Yggdrasil Impresses With Yokozuna Clash Slot

Ben Hamill - September 03, 2019

Sumo wrestling is very much a classic cultured sport in that it is very much intertwined with and part of Japanese tradition and culture. Yggdrasil Gaming has based its recently–released Yokozuna Clash slot on th...Read More

MGA Launches New Sports Integrity Unit

Ben Hamill - September 02, 2019

The Malta Gaming Authority (MGA) has established a new unit tasked with promoting integrity in sports and sports betting. The special sports integrity unit is a new addition to the regulator’s forte and will focus on...Read More

Aspire Global Awarded UK Bingo Licence

Ben Hamill - September 02, 2019

Casino tech and games platform provider Aspire Global has its sights set firmly on the European iGaming market. This has been true ever since the company was founded back in 2005. The UK is a significant market for the...Read More

8 Games Tables Coming To Western Fair Ontario

Ben Hamill - September 02, 2019

The community of London, Ontario, is in for a real treat. Canadian casino operator Gateway Casinos & Entertainment recently afforded local players an elite sneak peak into what the future of gaming may hold at its ...Read More

Microgaming Welcomes Rootz Ltd. To The Fold

Ben Hamill - September 01, 2019

Leading casino software developer and distributor Microgaming continues to improve on its global reach. The developer enjoys the support of a rapidly expanding network of licensed operators, with the latest to have bee...Read More

US Sports Betting Market A Revenue Machine

Ben Hamill - August 30, 2019

Sports betting is now legal and sportsbooks officially open in a total of 13 US states. And needless to say, the US sports betting industry is experiencing its heyday and generating literally billions in revenue income...Read More

Playtech Celebrates Record Jackpot Payout

Ben Hamill - August 30, 2019

Playtech has just paid out its biggest online jackpot awarded to date to a local player. The London-listed developer’s Gladiator: Road to Rome slot was the title responsible for the landslide win, and the lucky playe...Read More

British Columbia The Home of Big Winners

Ben Hamill - August 29, 2019

There’s no shortage of jackpot money flying about British Columbia. August 20 marked a very special day in the life of Prince George resident Brittany Hammell. And really, any day capable of adding a superb CA$1,060,...Read More

Why Great Canadian Wants To Keep It Local

Ben Hamill - August 29, 2019

The Great Canadian Gaming Corporation (GCGC) is fully committed towards “keeping it local” and it hopes to ramp up the initiatives connected to this level of commitment by continuing to focus on hiring local talent...Read More

NetEnt Launches Butterfly Staxx 2 Slot

Ben Hamill - August 29, 2019

Casino software NetEnt is expertly versed in the art of stepping it up a notch. This is yet again evident following the recent release of the newest addition to its award-winning portfolio of slot games. The new Butter...Read More

Hastings Group Now Headed Back To Mexico

Ben Hamill - August 28, 2019

The group of at least 25 workers recently arrested and questioned by immigration police at Vancouver’s Hastings Racecourse will in all likelihood be ordered to return to the country of their origin, being Mexico. The...Read More

Playtech Unveils Its New Blue Wizard Slot

Ben Hamill - August 28, 2019

Playtech is all about creating epic storylines and a high-quality gaming experience. This we know. Which is why we’re excited about the fact that the studio has just launched another instalment in its famous Fire Bla...Read More

Phil Ivey’s WSOP Winnings Seized

Ben Hamill - August 28, 2019

The Borgata may not have completely gotten its own back following the 2012 Baccarat edge sorting scam pulled off by disgraced Poker player Phil Ivey and partner-in-crime Kelly Cheung Yin, but it did at least recover a ...Read More

Introducing IGT’s Ocean Belles Megajackpots Slot

Ben Hamill - August 27, 2019

IGT’s brand new Ocean Belles Megajackpots slot is finally out and we’re excited about the possibilities presented by the new release. The name suggests huge wins and the possibility of winning a million bucks playi...Read More

Pragmatic Play Launches Vampires vs. Wolves Slot

Ben Hamill - August 27, 2019

Masters of iGaming entertainment Pragmatic Play have just released the latest slot to be added to their already impressive portfolio of games. Vampires vs. Wolves is an elaboration on the famous battle of the ages and ...Read More

Chances Chilliwack To Get 6 New Games Tables

Ben Hamill - August 26, 2019

The B.C. community of Chilliwack may only have earned recognition in terms of being classified as a city a couple of decades ago, but there is much more to the Canadian gem than pleasant weather and a lot going on for ...Read More

Mobile Gaming Now A Billion-Dollar Industry

Ben Hamill - August 26, 2019

Its no secret by now: online gaming; mobile gaming especially; is a royal money making mint. So successfully has the industry been, in fact, that its now estimated that the global gaming market will be worth an incredi...Read More

Hastings Plot Thickens – BCLC In Hot Water

Ben Hamill - August 25, 2019

The plot has thickened and considerably so for the BCLC after the recent questionings and arrests that took place trackside at the operator’s Vancouver-based Hastings Racecourse. Attendees were shocked when members o...Read More

Baton Rouge Seniors Enjoy Bingo With PD

Ben Hamill - August 25, 2019

Many have sung the praises of Bingo, and as it turns out, there’s even more reasons to celebrate the game than its social and charitable attributes. Bingo is able to bridge any divide and is the perfect catalyst for ...Read More

Synergy Blue Brings Skills Games To Vegas

Ben Hamill - August 25, 2019

There are few things in life quite as exhilarating as a good old lucky strike. The big win that comes your way when you least expect it to. And that’s part of the thrill really, luck. But it’s also true that some p...Read More

Immigration Act Arrests Made At Hastings

Ben Hamill - August 24, 2019

Visitors at Vancouver’s Hastings Racecourse recently witnessed more excitement that what they would have bargained on. And, the action did not have much to do with what was unfolding on the track, but instead, had ev...Read More

Digital Wallets 1st Choice For Online Players

Ben Hamill - August 24, 2019

Digital are the future of online payments, and especially so in the online gaming sector. This is according to a report compiled by global leaders in financial technology, FIS. What this means is that digital wallets, ...Read More

Genting Malaysia Saves The Day For Catskills

Ben Hamill - August 24, 2019

New York’s Resorts World Catskills will live to see another day thanks to owner Empire Resorts having accepted an offer to purchase from Genting Malaysia and Kien Huat Realty. It was recently revealed that Empire had...Read More

Kalamba Unveils New Caribbean Anne Slot

Ben Hamill - August 23, 2019

Fancy yourself a lover of maritime adventure and a believer in the hidden treasures of the deep? Then look no further because Kalamba Games has just released a fresh new take on the old pirate treasure hunt. Caribbean ...Read More

Hard Rock Las Vegas To Undergo Virgin Makeover

Ben Hamill - August 23, 2019

Regulars frequenting the Las Vegas-based Hard Rock Casino & Hotel will have to get their entertainment fix elsewhere come February 2020 because the legendary venue will shut down operations for a short time so that...Read More

Blueprint Launches Super Lucky Charms Slot

Ben Hamill - August 22, 2019

The future has never before looked quite as exciting as at this moment. This is especially true if you’re fan of Blueprint Gaming’s super slot titles. The developer is well known for its offbeat style and is a lead...Read More

Microgaming Introduces Gameburger Studios

Ben Hamill - August 21, 2019

Microgaming has embarked on a true American-style development adventure and the skilled team at independent development house Gameburger Studios have been mandated to see that the job gets done. The driving force behind the inclusion of ...Read More

IGTs’s Little Green Men Nova Wilds Slot Lands

Ben Hamill - August 21, 2019

Gear up for intergalactic slots action in IGT’s latest release: Little Green Men Nova Wilds. The brand new video slot is a vibrant animated affair that is based on the antics of a group of aliens in outer space. The ...Read More

POWERFEST X By partypoker A Super Success

Ben Hamill - August 21, 2019

Online Poker at its very best went down in during the recent POWERFEST X by partypoker. Online players showed their prowess over the course of 15 days of pure Poker glory during which a total of 275 events were played....Read More

Great Canadian Looks Forward to H2 2019

Ben Hamill - August 20, 2019

Canada’s Great Canadian Gaming Corporation is poised to strive for further success after numerous reports showed revenue increases during Q2 of 2019. The company, who recently revealed its new Pickering Casino Resort...Read More

Bookie Spot-On About Area 51 Event Cancellation

Ben Hamill - August 19, 2019

The possibility of meeting one’s maker in an untimely manner appears to be more than enough motivation to dissuade most people from executing a plan. And so, what with the proposed September 20 invasion of Nevada’s...Read More

Introducing Pragmatic Play’s New Hot Chilli Slot

Ben Hamill - August 19, 2019

Red-hot Oriental cuisine is at the order of the day thanks to a newly released slot from the ranks of Pragmatic Play. Hot Chilli is the latest slot to have hit the ether and its bound to spice up the action. The grid i...Read More

Genting May Bail Out Resorts World Catskills

Ben Hamill - August 19, 2019

International involvement may be the only real remedy that will prove effective at alleviating the critical situation that has unfolded at New York’s Resorts World Catskills. New York is currently home to 4 commercia...Read More

Pickering Casino Resort On Track for 2020 Opening

Ben Hamill - August 15, 2019

Great Canadian Gaming is creating employment opportunities in a time that is regarded as particularly volatile from a labour-union point of view. The operator is one of Canada’s largest casino games operators and now officially done...Read More

No End In Sight To Evolution Gaming’s Strike

Ben Hamill - August 15, 2019

Worker dissatisfaction is every bit as contagious as a sticky bout of the influenza. Or at least, so the old saying doesn’t go. Only barely did the raging Unifor-fires at Gateway die down (somewhat, at least) or the relay-team at Ev...Read More

Gateway Concludes Significant NFL Deal

Ben Hamill - August 15, 2019

Gateway is kicking it up a notch on the entertainment front and has entered into partnership with the NFL. According to the terms of the deal, Gateway will leverage its own appeal as well as that of Canada’s National Football League...Read More

Cascades Casino Chatham Grand Opening Day

Ben Hamill - August 14, 2019

If ever there was a royal casino cash fest on the go then that festival went down on August 8th, the day that marked the official ribbon cutting and opening of Gateway Casinos & Entertainment’s new Cascades Casino Cha...Read More

Top Capital Venture Invests $16.5M In Singularity 6

Ben Hamill - August 14, 2019

Forget jabbing away feverishly at a keyboard trying to get on-screen characters to respond to your beck and call, because the future of video gaming is very different to the games we once played. Not that we were in any way stuck in any s...Read More

Online Gambling To Hit $94.5 Billion By 2024

Ben Hamill - August 14, 2019

A statement made by Cambridge Analytica whistle-blower Brittany Kaiser in the Netflix Original The Great Hack comes to mind when considering the future of the global online gambling industry. Kaiser without as much as batting an eye looke...Read More

Sky Betting & Gaming Now Drives The Stars Group

Ben Hamill - August 13, 2019

When The Stars Group first stated its intention to acquire gaming and betting giant Sky, the deal was cited as being the makings of the largest new player in the games and entertainment field. And it turned out to be worth the effort and ...Read More

Red Tiger Gaming Unveils New Phoenix Fire Slot

Ben Hamill - August 13, 2019

Red Tiger Gaming has just released its new Phoenix Fire slot and it offers to players an exciting new opportunity to enjoy the very best in Power Reels entertainment. Power Reels is a popular series of slots described by players from all ...Read More

Digital Era Dawns For Board Games

Ben Hamill - August 12, 2019

Gen Con is board games heaven. And this year’s annual board gamers’ conference really struck a chord with tech-lovers too. The transition from analog to tech has been a slow one in the board games department but judging from t...Read More

Playtech Ready To Launch New iOS Product Line

Ben Hamill - August 12, 2019

Multi-channel gambling games and operator-tech provider Playtech has announced that it now has its finger firmly on the pulse of the global industry’s regulated heartbeat in as far as games offerings relate to future availability, w...Read More

Research Shows Responsible Gambling Ads Fall Short

Ben Hamill - August 10, 2019

Advertisement slogans warning against the dangers of gambling addictions, new research now indicates, aren’t all that effective after all. What’s more, the warnings don’t appear to have any effect on the size of the bets...Read More

partypoker’s POWERFEST X Pays Out Big

Ben Hamill - August 10, 2019

The 10th edition of partypoker’s flagship POWERFEST is currently underway. Since it kicked off on July 28th, POWERFEST X has awarded more than $9.5 million prize money across 91 events. Missed out on the action...Read More

Dispensary To Host Medicated Bingo Night

Ben Hamill - August 09, 2019

Don’t ever claim to have “seen it all” because there’s always more where “that” came from. A medical cannabis dispensary based in Perryville, Carroll County is launching the first ever “medicated&...Read More

Area 51 Event Attracts Bettors Interest

Ben Hamill - August 08, 2019

Members of a Facebook group supposedly intent on actually raiding Area 51 have caught the attention of an unlikely party in its house of nonsense and theatre of comedy. Online bookmaker Bovada is intent on playing ball and making a buck o...Read More

Unifor Steps It Up With #NoJobsNoDice Rally

Ben Hamill - August 08, 2019

CA labour union Unifor is holding on to its guns in true lockjaw style. If the workforce top-dog has any intentions of letting go of the rope, then it’s putting up a winning performance at hiding the fact. The latest development in ...Read More

Yggdrasil Celebrates Nature In Untamed Wilds Slot

Ben Hamill - August 08, 2019

Yggdrasil Gaming is back with a brand new slot. Untamed Wilds is exactly as the name suggests and the game offers to players the chance to get up off their laurels and go on a superb outdoor adventure. The game is a celebration of seasons...Read More

Welcome To New York’s Largest Poker Room

Ben Hamill - August 07, 2019

Poker is coming to New York and it’s nothing short of Vegas-style. As the city looks ahead to an exciting time of change and transformation in the sports betting arena, casino offerings are yet again under the limelight too. It&rsqu...Read More

Blueprint Makes For the Return Of King Kong

Ben Hamill - August 07, 2019

Leading UK casino software developer Blueprint Gaming has been fusing full speed ahead in the development race. The latest game to have come from the ranks of the winning team is a follow up to its King Kong Cash slot in the form of its n...Read More

Gateway’s Casino Rama Job-Cuts Revisited

Ben Hamill - August 06, 2019

Gateway Casinos & Entertainment isn’t exactly topping the popularity charts following the announcement re numerous lay-offs; as many as 70 in total; at its Casino Rama Resort. The Innisfil-based casino and entertainment resort v...Read More

Zynga Reports Above-Average Revenue For Q2

Ben Hamill - August 06, 2019

Its that time of the year again. When all is revealed, and everything laid bare in the world of financial reporting. With the second quarter of 2019 now behind us, its time for a Q2 revenue show-and-tell. Social casino games giant Zynga h...Read More

Blueprint Launches New Genie Jackpots Slot

Ben Hamill - August 06, 2019

Classic fruit-style slots will never go out of fashion. Nothing says classic casino fun quite like the old bell and 7. Blueprint Gaming clearly intends to make the most of the real fruit casino fun thanks to the developer’s latest s...Read More

NJ Sportsbooks Having A Google Heyday

Ben Hamill - August 06, 2019

It’s true that nothing defines a culture as distinctly as its language. But it’s perhaps even more appropriate to say that; especially in an age driven by science and technology; that nothing defines a culture as distinctly as...Read More

Nevada Beats NJ Sports Betting Revenue

Ben Hamill - August 05, 2019

Nevada has emerged the latest victor in the battle of sports betting revenue income against the state of New Jersey. The garden state used to lead by a mile and then some but it now appears as if the tables really are starting to turn. Re...Read More

IGT Reveals Record Second Quarter Revenue

Ben Hamill - August 05, 2019

North America and Italy. Regions cited by IGT as having had an enormous impact on revenue and overall EBITDA for the period leading up to June 30th. The casino-tech giant was particularly pleased to reveal a 3% year on year imp...Read More

Lightning Box Unveils New Piñata Bucks Slot

Ben Hamill - August 03, 2019

Lightning Box is back following the superb success enjoyed by its recently released Astro Cat Deluxe slot, and this time round, it involves a foray into the really fun side of Mexican culture. The developer’s latest release is calle...Read More

Playtech Launches Live Casino Stud Poker

Ben Hamill - August 03, 2019

We are about to discover what bet365 players have been enjoying for an exclusive time: Playtech’s newly launched live Casino Stud Poker. The iGaming specialist and top-class provider of gaming entertainment has declared the exclusiv...Read More

GameCo Has A Special Vegas Event Planned

Ben Hamill - August 02, 2019

Whilst the Star Trek vs. Star Wars score will never be settled, Star Trek continues to enjoy the unwavering patronage of the some of the world’s most passionate sci-fi fans. And those fans had best listen up because they’d be ...Read More

Iconic Moulin Rouge Casino May Soon Re-Open

Ben Hamill - August 02, 2019

If everything proceeds according to plan, the iconic Moulin Rouge in Las Vegas will soon be reopening its doors to the members of the public. Not much of the actual casino remains standing on the former site, but that hasn’t deterre...Read More

Starlight To Get Its London Home After All

Ben Hamill - August 01, 2019

Gateway’s new London, Ontario-based Starlight Casino finally has a home. Ever since plans for the new London casino venue were first announced, uncertainty appeared to plague every step of the future way. Disparity and indecision ro...Read More

Green Jade Games Seals Gamification Deal

Ben Hamill - August 01, 2019

Thanks to a new partnership agreement having been entered into with CompetitionLabs, Green Jade Games will for the first time be including specialised gamification tools into the make-up of its slots and casino games. Green Jade Games is ...Read More

Realistic Launches 1st Progressive Jackpot Slot

Ben Hamill - July 31, 2019

The creative team at Realistic Games may have much to celebrate following the release of a groovy new 60’s-based slot game called Funky Spin, but the developer also achieved an even grander milestone because Funky Spin is officially...Read More

NetEnt Releases New Grand Spinn Slot

Ben Hamill - July 31, 2019

Leading slots developer NetEnt has really been getting its groove on, what with it releasing the one award-winning slots game after the next. The latest release by the industry leader is called Grand Spinn, and best of all is that it feat...Read More

Turf Trinity And Turf Tiara – Second Leg

Ben Hamill - July 31, 2019

The coming weekend is shaping up to be a special and quite exciting one indeed as the Saratoga Race Course gets ready to host the second round in the inaugural Turf Trinity event for 3-year-old live turf racing. August...Read More

Government Steps In To Save Niagara Falls

Ben Hamill - July 30, 2019

The community of Niagara Falls, New York, has eventually caught a bit of a breather thanks to a US$5 million community relief payment received from local government. Government, thanks to tireless efforts on the part of New York Governor ...Read More

Playtech Inks Safer Play Deal With The OLG

Ben Hamill - July 29, 2019

Online casino industry leader Playtech, in a show of ongoing commitment towards safer gambling practices and consumer protection, has inked a new supply deal with the Ontario Lottery & Gaming Corporation. According to the provisions o...Read More

Unifor Slams Gateway Entertainment Job Cuts

Ben Hamill - July 29, 2019

Gateway Casinos & Entertainment will have to clean up its act if it hopes to enjoy continued support from local communities. Such was the nature of the warning recently issued by Unifor, Canada’s largest gaming sector and privat...Read More

Yggdrasil Announces Launch Of New Boost

Ben Hamill - July 29, 2019

Cherry AB-owned Yggdrasil Gaming needs no introduction. The developer is considered to be a world-class content and gaming service provider and recently launched an exciting new version of its Boost gamification product. According to the ...Read More

Betsoft Dynamite With New Gold Canyon Slot

Ben Hamill - July 27, 2019

Slot fans had better hold on tight or prepare to be blown away. So says top games developer Betsoft of its new Gold Canyon slot release. Betsoft Gaming officially released its latest creation on July 23rd and everybody’s ...Read More

Evolution Gaming Eyes Global Expansion

Ben Hamill - July 27, 2019

Growing and posting favourable results are great, but its not enough. This is according to live casino developer Evolution Gaming. The brand recently made known its Q2 performance and no surprises there, the games giant is doing nothing s...Read More

Inspired Elated About Expanded SBTech Deal

Ben Hamill - July 27, 2019

Inspired Entertainment is aiming for bigger things to come and part of the journey involves their having signed a promising 5-year agreement with SBTech that will see Inspired’s portfolio of RGS casino titles migrated to SBTech&rsqu...Read More

Tom Horn Goes Bananas With New Kongo Bongo Slot

Ben Hamill - July 27, 2019

There’s a whole lot of monkey trouble headed our way and it’s all thanks to casino games developer Tom Horn’s new Kongo Bongo slot. Kongo Bongo is no standard-issue jungle monkey either; the ultimate monkey-boss of the j...Read More

Deputy Fire Chief Also A Born Bingo Caller

Ben Hamill - July 26, 2019

Carlisle Fire & Rescue Services Deputy Fire Chief Adam Roth is a natural born Bingo caller. Roth recently did his thing at the Carlisle Fire & Rescue carnival and attendees were left looking on (and listening!) in awe as the deput...Read More

Universal Punts Multi-Currency Game Machine

Ben Hamill - July 26, 2019

Universal Entertainment has confirmed its having lodged a special kind of filing with the JASDAQ Stock Exchange and one that if approved, will see the gaming hardware supplier authorised to distribute its newly-developed multi-currency ga...Read More

Bellagio And Grand May Fetch A Fortune

Ben Hamill - July 25, 2019

The real estate that is home to MGM’s Grand and Bellagio casinos may fetch between $6 billion and $8 billion if sold on the open market. This is according to Macquarie financial analyst Chad Beynon. Beynon has added his voice to a g...Read More

Wynn’s Encore Cleared Of Irregularity Claims

Ben Hamill - July 25, 2019

Wynn Resorts’ Encore Boston Harbor Casino has been cleared of all allegations of wrongdoing brought against the casino by a recent class action lawsuit, the Massachusetts Gaming Commission’s Investigations and Enforcement Bure...Read More

GTA V’s In-Game Online Casino Goes Live

Ben Hamill - July 25, 2019

Rockstar’s Grand Theft Auto is a hot-commodity video game. In fact, GTA V, its current release, is the third best selling video game of all time, beat to it by only Minecraft and Tetris. The current version of the game hit the $1 bi...Read More

Microgaming Launches Break Away Deluxe Slot

Ben Hamill - July 25, 2019

Do you count yourself to be a supreme and die-hard ice hockey fan? Then remember to thank Stormcraft, independent developer for software giant Microgaming, because the smash hit ice hockey slot Break Away has made a comeback and its time ...Read More

Canada Aiming to Beat Own 2015 Pan Am Performance

Ben Hamill - July 25, 2019

Any athlete will readily admit that the most daunting and difficult of records to beat are one’s own. Canada will have to really take the bull by the horns at the upcoming Pan American Games in Lima, Peru, if it has ...Read More

Bookies Reveal Emmy Awards Odds

Ben Hamill - July 24, 2019

Betting is so much fun that it would be absolute folly to stick to horses only. And so of course, we don’t. We bet on everything from newborn royal baby names to when next Trump will come up with a brand new word on Twitter. And of ...Read More

Ivey Continues To Dodge Borgata Judgment

Ben Hamill - July 23, 2019

Phil Ivey is a man on the run. Well, so to speak. If the information contained in documents filed by legal counsel for the Borgata are true, then Ivey has yet to settle a single cent of his outstanding debt that was made an order of court...Read More

US Comedian Calls Sour Grapes On Caesars Ban

Ben Hamill - July 23, 2019

US comedian Doug Stanhope has by his own submission been banned from entering any of Caesars Entertainment’s properties worldwide. Stanhope recently took to social media to rant about the fact that the entertainment giant had addres...Read More

Casinos Contributing Millions To Communities

Ben Hamill - July 23, 2019

Fingers are often pointed at the global casino industry as being one given to all sorts of negative tendencies, with BC’s long-time money laundering problems being a prime example. It’s as if the province cannot manage to succ...Read More

DeBues-Stafford Shatters 34-Year Record

Ben Hamill - July 23, 2019

Canadian track and field champion Gabriela DeBues-Stafford isn’t only super fast out of the staring blocks, but she also has what it takes to keep up the pace, and for all of 1,500 metres to boot. The athlete recentl...Read More

Evolution Gaming Reports A Record Revenue Milestone

Ben Hamill - July 22, 2019

It’s one thing to be considered the ultimate rulers of live casino games, but a special event indeed when the proof can be found in the revenue. And when that revenue marks a 45% year-on-year improvement, its even better. Live deale...Read More

MGM To Sell Off Bellagio And MGM Grand

Ben Hamill - July 22, 2019

In an unexpected twist of events, MGM has decided to sell off the properties on which its flagship Bellagio and MGM Grand casinos and hotels are erected. The building structures will supposedly also form part of the deals. The casino gian...Read More

Bingo Bag Thief Nabbed

Ben Hamill - July 21, 2019

The last thing anyone expects on a fun Monday night out is to be robbed of one’s belongings whilst playing 9 p.m. Bingo, especially when those belongings are carefully placed next to one’s walker. But a daredevil no-good-doer ...Read More

Ajax Downs Celebrates 50 Years In Business

Ben Hamill - July 21, 2019

The legendary Ajax Downs Racetrack this year celebrates its 50th birthday. That’s half a century in business and a very special achievement by any measure. The track is a popular entertainment hot spot and the only one of...Read More

Cascades Chatham Soft Opening A Big Success

Ben Hamill - July 19, 2019

The Cascades Casino Chatham is the latest of Gateway Entertainment’s pride and joy to have opened its doors, if only for a soft opening. The July 16th introductory event attracted around 150 people from the Chatham and Ke...Read More

Wynn’s New Encore Sued Over Irregularities

Ben Hamill - July 19, 2019

One would automatically suppose that controversial casino operator and entertainment giant Wynn Resorts will tread lightly following the recent scare that very nearly incited the Massachusetts Gaming Authority to renege on a decision to g...Read More

Negreanu’s New Record Not What He Hoped For

Ben Hamill - July 19, 2019

Always the bridesmaid, never the bride. Such is the story that seems to have attached itself; and rather unwantedly so; to Poker-pro Daniel Negreanu. Thanks to Keith Tilston’s Event #83 $100,000 High Roller victory, Negreanu is now ...Read More

Microgaming Unveils Magic Of Sahara Slot

Ben Hamill - July 19, 2019

Dreaming of a visit to the celebration of space and raw desert heat and natural beauty that is the mighty Sahara? Then look no further, because Microgaming’s new All 41 Studio-developed Magic of Sahara slot is about to blow your Nor...Read More

Relax Gaming Launches New Powerspin Slot

Ben Hamill - July 19, 2019

In need of a healthy dose of reel spinning action? Then look no further, because Relax Gaming has just rolled out a new slots adventure and its called Powerspin. Better yet, it’s the latest release in the superb Jackpot Stars series...Read More

Encore Boston Harbor Celebrates Record First Week

Ben Hamill - July 18, 2019

It may have been a fight for dear life on the part of Wynn Resorts and one that saw the group only just barely holding on to its claim to a Massachusetts operator-licence but it appears to have been well worth it in the end. The operator ...Read More

Microgaming Jackpots Hit €89M+ in 2019

Ben Hamill - July 18, 2019

We’re only but a little more than halfway into the year and already 2019 is hailed as a super success in Microgaming circles. The games giant has over the course of the past 6 months awarded more than a million wins via its Microgam...Read More

Jungle Jim And The Lost Sphinx Slot Coming Soon

Ben Hamill - July 18, 2019

When Microgaming first released its iconic Jungle Jim El Dorado slot we were glued to our devices for days on end. The good news is that thanks to the progressive creative superpowers of the stellar team that is Microgaming independent pa...Read More

Seniors Outraged About Low-Charge Games Rule

Ben Hamill - July 17, 2019

A group of regular senior Bingo and card game players from Scarborough last month made casino news headlines following their having voiced their absolute dissatisfaction after having been ordered to cease from charging entry fees to card ...Read More

BCLC Not Yet Ready To Roll Out AI Tech

Ben Hamill - July 17, 2019

Artificial Intelligence is a many-faceted thing; some would even go as far as calling it a many-headed monster. But whether you are impressed by the technology for its many uses in terms of safety and security features made easier and mor...Read More

Former NY Governor Now Las Vegas Sands VP

Ben Hamill - July 17, 2019

Upstate New York is currently home to 4 casinos and if former Governor David Paterson were to have his way, more will follow soon. “More” will first up mean an operator licence for the Las Vegas Sands group as Paterson was not...Read More

Playtech Launches Three Live Casino Games

Ben Hamill - July 17, 2019

When top iGaming developer Playtech recently revealed its plans to intensify the focus on the live casino industry, we knew that something big and newsworthy was about to happen. And we were right. The developer has just launched a total ...Read More

Play’n GO Unleash Firefly Frenzy Slot

Ben Hamill - July 15, 2019

They may be becoming an increasingly rare sight in our gardens, but fireflies abound on the reels of a new online slot from Play’n GO. Cute and colourful, Firefly Frenzy has 5 reels and 30 paylines. Set in what could only be an enc...Read More

Evolution Gaming Unveils 2 First Person Games

Ben Hamill - July 15, 2019

Live casino giant Evolution Gaming is going all out with its latest releases. The developer-supplier has just released two new special first person games. They are in essence special new releases of two top existing titles, only this time...Read More

Alabama Sheriff And Brother’s Bingo Battle

Ben Hamill - July 15, 2019

Bingo is yet again at the centre of a controversial legal spat; this time round involving a US sheriff in office suspected of long-time connections with illegal gambling and unregulated Bingo games, family ties with a local businessman an...Read More

Kawartha Downs Celebrates Its 47th Birthday

Ben Hamill - July 15, 2019

Kawartha Downs is the undisputed home of live racing Peterborough. And this year, the Fraserville racetrack has much more to celebrate; even more than usually.  The racetrack this year turned 47 and to celebrate, the operator staged ...Read More

The Stars Group Inks New Deal with Akwesasne Mohawk

Ben Hamill - July 13, 2019

According to recent press reports, Canadian online gambling giant The Stars Group and the Akwesasne Mohawk Casino Resort have entered a lucrative new partnership deal. Under the terms of the agreement, TSG will gain access to the latter&r...Read More

Father’s Account Drained by In-Game Purchases

Ben Hamill - July 13, 2019

UK-based father of four Thomas Carter has lashed out against in-game purchases after his children drained his bank account while playing the popular video game FIFA. According to Carter, his children spent hundreds of pounds trying to &ls...Read More

Aristocrat To Challenge Ainsworth In Court

Ben Hamill - July 12, 2019

Major casino tech and games giant Aristocrat Technologies is more than just calling the bluff or blowing the whistle on industry rival Ainsworth Game Technology for what Aristocrat has described as “more than just copyright infringe...Read More

5% Purse Increase To Up The Race Numbers

Ben Hamill - July 11, 2019

A 5% increase in the prize money on offer at the Fort Erie Racetrack, and most notably the upcoming $400,000 Prince Wales Stake, may very well be just what the doctor had ordered to draw more participants to the races in general. Event o...Read More

La La Anthony Wins $68,000 Playing Slots

Ben Hamill - July 11, 2019

You just gotta love slots! And it can be safely assumed that TV star La La Anthony is a fan of spinning the reels, following her fantastic $68,000 win during a recent visit to New Orleans. And truth be told, the 36 year old Power-actress ...Read More

Habanero Releases New Wild Trucks Slot

Ben Hamill - July 11, 2019

The same masters of slots that gave us Fire Rooster, The Dead Escape and London Hunter; and this is naming but a few of their top titles; has just launched a brand new game and we can’t wait to spin away at the reels. Habanero must ...Read More

Twin River Outraged By IGT Rhode Island Deal

Ben Hamill - July 10, 2019

If a new 20-year no-bid state Lottery deal currently being pushed forward by Rhode Island Governor Gina Raimondo were to be signed sealed and accepted, it will not only create a monopoly in favour of terminal and service provider IGT, but...Read More

Play’n GO Launches New Rich Wilde Slot

Ben Hamill - July 10, 2019

The bond-style legendary hero Rich Wilde is making his return to the world of online slots. Thanks to the genius minds at Play’n GO, everybody’s favourite hero is having a whale of an adventure on the reels of the award-winnin...Read More

NetEnt Debuts Mercy Of The Gods Slot

Ben Hamill - July 07, 2019

Ancient Egypt-themed slots. You either hate them because it’s absolutely everywhere you turn or you’re so stuck on the deity-based undercurrent that you’re hardly able to stick with any other theme for very long before r...Read More

MGA Reports Back After Productive 2018

Ben Hamill - July 06, 2019

The MGA is a brand new dog with a whole lot of bite. August 1st ushered in the dawn of a new era for the regulator following Parliament’s approval of a set of new gambling laws and regulations aimed at empowering the MGA ...Read More

GCGC Announces 10% Share Re-Purchase Process

Ben Hamill - July 05, 2019

Stock buybacks are a popular vehicle often employed by big corporations in order to increase shareholder wealth. It generally indicates sound financial health. Which is why the recent announcement by the Great Canadian Gaming Corporation ...Read More

Yggdrasil Releases The One Armed Bandit Slot

Ben Hamill - July 05, 2019

Yggdrasil has just released its brand new The One Armed Bandit slot, and if you’re expecting cascading lemons and lucky 7’s then maybe move along swiftly instead. The rumblings and tumblings of the Wild West is what the award-...Read More

War Vets Unhappy About Instant Bingo Threat

Ben Hamill - July 05, 2019

Instant Bingo machines installed at the North Fort Myers VFW (Veterans of Foreign Wars) are causing quite the stir. The Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation has warned that if the machines aren’t removed from t...Read More

Macau Introduces AI Cameras To Monitor Players

Ben Hamill - July 04, 2019

The fact that casinos are constantly monitoring the movements of the players present on gaming floors with the help of CCTV cameras isn’t news to most people. This is accepted as a necessary evil and players are informed of the fact...Read More

Top Collab Launches Astro Cat Deluxe Slot

Ben Hamill - July 04, 2019

Few of us are immune to the lure of the waving golden feline paw of good fortune. Its symbolism may be intertwined with Asian culture, but it’s recognised the world over as a creator of good things to come. Best of all is that thank...Read More

NSOP Comes To Niagara Fallsview Casino

Ben Hamill - July 04, 2019

There’s a new player in town and its bound to be a smash hit among the Poker community in Southern Ontario. The newly announced NSOP – Niagara Series of Poker is going down in October and will run from October 24th ...Read More

SLS Reverts To Sahara Las Vegas

Ben Hamill - July 04, 2019

Investor Alex Meruelo was obviously interested in more than merely trying to save a sinking ship when he put down the cash to buy the SLS Las Vegas Hotel & Casino for an undisclosed sum of money back in April. With the deal now offici...Read More

Bookies Announce Props For WSOP Main Event

Ben Hamill - July 03, 2019

Whoever assumed that the bookies are only interested on offering bets on sports events have it all wrong. In fact, there are few things as exciting as a good old prop bet. Prop bets are wagered on everything from politics to Prince Harry&...Read More

US Family Owns Up To Illegal Bookie Charges

Ben Hamill - July 03, 2019

A family who make their home in Texas, Houston, has owned up to the fact that they have for going on 30 years, been running an illegal bookmaking business. Larry and Judy Tillery, and son Brian Tillery, recently pleaded guilty to a variou...Read More

Behind The Wheel of a Tesla Model S

Ben Hamill - July 02, 2019

When delivery starts to exceed production, it can either be very good or extremely bad. When talking Tesla it’s a little bit of both. According to sales figures, the company delivered a total of 33,000 Model 3s to the US and Canadia...Read More

Greentube Releases New Really Wild Slot

Ben Hamill - July 02, 2019

You just know that you’re in for a magnificent slots adventure when a game, by its very name, announces itself to be Really Wild! Greentube; a gaming software subsidiary of Austria’s Novomatic AG; has just released its latest ...Read More

Pensacola’s Bingo Crooks Charged & Sentenced

Ben Hamill - July 01, 2019

The Pensacola man and woman charged with having operated a rogue charity Bingo business in Fort Walton Beach, Larry and Dixie Masino, have been found guilty on a number of charges ranging from money laundering to fraud and thievery, and h...Read More

Encore Boston Harbor Casino Finally Open

Ben Hamill - June 28, 2019

The Encore Boston Harbor Casino has finally opened its doors to the public. Chances are that not all of its players will even realise the sheer volume of blood and sweat that had gone into the operator holding on to its Massachusetts gamb...Read More

Microgaming Launches New Village People Slot

Ben Hamill - June 28, 2019

When talking the 70’s disco music movement, one of the first bands that come to many people’s minds is The Village People. This was the kind of music that instigated crowd participation, whether it was forming the letters of t...Read More

Gateway Unveils Plans For London Silverlight Casino

Ben Hamill - June 28, 2019

Gateway Casinos & Entertainment has unveiled its plans for the development of a brand new casino on the Southwest side of London, Ontario. Gateway’s Starlight Casino development is expected to set the operator back a cool $75 mi...Read More

Woodbine Brings Back Friday Twilight Racing

Ben Hamill - June 28, 2019

If you’re one of the many Thoroughbred horse racing enthusiasts to have taken to public online forums and even letters to the editor to bemoan the fact that Woodbine did away with Friday Twilight Racing, then its time to take heart,...Read More

Play’n GO Releases New Rise Of Merlin Slot

Ben Hamill - June 27, 2019

Many a slot themed around Merlin, the well-known and fabled Arthurian wizard, has been released into the iGaming sphere, and so, given Play’n GO’s widely-broadcast commitment to ideas that are fresh and original, it came as a ...Read More

CGA Report Reveals Vital Data About Casinos

Ben Hamill - June 26, 2019

The gambling industry is a major contributor to Canada’s economy. This is no secret. But even so, and despite the fact that this is widely recognised to be true, few people realise the extent of the casino sector’s immensely p...Read More

High 5 Games Introduces Beer Barrel Bash Slot

Ben Hamill - June 26, 2019

As we head into the second half of the year we can expect to see a large number of new slots being pumped out by the iGaming world’s top developers. It’s an exciting time of year and thanks to a new release by High 5 Games it&...Read More

Niagara Falls Struggles Amidst Casino Non-Payment

Ben Hamill - June 25, 2019

The community of Niagara Falls, New York, is one that has come to rely heavily on the financial aid provided by local casinos operated by the Seneca Nation Indian tribe. The tribe is, according to federal laws, expected to make regular fi...Read More

Global Gambling Sector Worth $565bn By 2022

Ben Hamill - June 24, 2019

The worldwide gambling industry is bigger than big and according to a recent report that was issued following a market survey; it’s expected to burst from its seams by 2022. The “Gambling: Global Market Opportunities & Str...Read More

GTA May Soon Include An Online Casino

Ben Hamill - June 24, 2019

Grand Theft Auto (GTA) is a name that is familiar to most people; so much so that even people who have little to no contact with the world of video games know that the description refers to a game. The brand is an established one. In fact...Read More

The Mouth Makes His Way Back To Poker

Ben Hamill - June 24, 2019

Mike “The Mouth” Matusow reckons he owns Poker media. The blabbermouth is quite able to draw a lot of attention thanks to his words and deeds and the most recent news in Mike-land is the fact that the Poker-style celeb has now...Read More

Icahn Disagrees With Caesars About Shares

Ben Hamill - June 24, 2019

When New York billionaire and entertainment business tycoon Carl Icahn, who also happens to be the single biggest shareholder in Caesars Entertainment Corp., first put Caesars before the ultimatum of “merge or sell”, he must h...Read More

GTA May Soon Include An Online Casino

Ben Hamill - June 20, 2019

Grand Theft Auto (GTA) is a name that is familiar to most people; so much so that even people who have little to no contact with the world of video games know that the description refers to a game. The brand is an established one. In fact...Read More

MGE Makes Historic Move in Niagara

Ben Hamill - June 17, 2019

Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment, as MGE is officially known, is about to assume control of Casino Niagara, Fallsview Casino Resort and the soon-to-open Niagara Falls Entertainment Centre. The deal will officially be closed on Tuesday 1...Read More

Femi Fashakin Wins BIG 50 Poker Event

Ben Hamill - June 16, 2019

Overwhelmed, humbled, excited and grateful. Those are the words that Femi Fashakin used to describe how he was feeling after winning the largest-ever live Poker tournament on 8 June 2019. The Big 50 event was played at this year’s W...Read More

Media Personalities Realise WSOP Dream

Ben Hamill - June 16, 2019

Prominent Poker media personalities Robbie Strazynski and Lane Anderson were fans of the game before they were industry professionals. Playing at the World Series of Poker, or WSOP, has long been a dream for both of them, and this is the ...Read More

Canada Used As An Example In Healthy Gambling

Ben Hamill - June 16, 2019

So renowned has Canada become in terms of being a country considered to have set an exemplary standard when it comes to healthy gambling practices, that Japan is now looking to emulate what Japanese officials describe as a “golden s...Read More

BC Lottery Retailers In Hot Water Over ID Checks

Ben Hamill - June 15, 2019

British Columbia has strict age-related lottery and gambling restrictions in place, but retailers are coming under fire for not enforcing them. Since 2016, the British Columbia Lottery Corporation or BCLB has issued warnings to several of...Read More

First Nation Ex-Chief Denies Gambling Den

Ben Hamill - June 14, 2019

Unlicensed operators are under no circumstances permitted to offer gambling or betting opportunities to anyone present at any given moment within Canada’s borders. Illegal gambling isn’t only dangerous because the people who o...Read More

888 Holdings Reports 6% Increase In Revenue

Ben Hamill - June 14, 2019

Casino group 888 Holdings has just released its latest financials, and things definitely appear to be looking up for the operator. The group has reported a 6% increase in revenue for the period January 1st to May 18 when compar...Read More

Pragmatic Launches New Caishen’s Cash Slot

Ben Hamill - June 14, 2019

There’s nothing quite like images of gold, wealth, opulence and absolute luxury to get the excitement flowing. This is exactly what Pragmatic Play has done with the creation of their latest slot, the Chinese folklore-inspired Caishe...Read More

MLS Gets Approval For NS Rocket-Launch Site

Ben Hamill - June 14, 2019

Nova Scotia may be Canada’s second-smallest province, but it’s also the planned location for the construction of a new rocket-launching facility near Canso. Now that Maritime Launch Services (MLS) has obtained the ...Read More

Bank Of Canada To Terminate Older Bank Notes

Ben Hamill - June 13, 2019

Canada is giving some of its older bank notes the boot. As from January 1st, 2021, the $1, $2, $25, $500 and $1,000 bills will no longer be accepted as legal tender. The phasing out of the current more rarely used bank notes fo...Read More

The Story Of The Powerball Scam Now A Book

Ben Hamill - June 13, 2019

Anyone who has wondered whether a national Lottery has ever been scammed out of millions will enjoy a new book that has just hit the shelves. The book details how famous fraudster Eddie Tipton had very almost managed to defraud America&rs...Read More

Microgaming Launches Le Kaffee Bar Slot

Ben Hamill - June 13, 2019

Microgaming has just released a brand new slot, and this time round, it’s a game that will leave coffee lovers asking for more. The development giant describes its new Le Kaffee Bar as having been “brewed exclusively by All41 ...Read More

New Microgaming Bingo MD

Ben Hamill - June 12, 2019

Casino industry giant Microgaming has made known the identity of its latest appointee. The man of the hour is former Instant Win Gaming (IWG) Chief Commercial Officer Leon Thomas. Thomas will step into the position of Managing Director of...Read More

Alias Name Changes Implemented By partypoker

Ben Hamill - June 12, 2019

Major online Poker operator partypoker, a division of GVC Holdings, has declared war on players making use of HUDs in an attempt to gain an unfair advantage over other, and often-times less experienced, players. The result is that newer p...Read More

North Bay Turtle-Controversy Far From Over

Ben Hamill - June 12, 2019

The soil at the site of Gateway Casinos & Entertainment’s new North Bay Cascades Casino has officially been broken, following all of the necessary environmental and construction permissions now having been obtained. But what is ...Read More

Yggdrasil Gaming Launches Jackpot Raiders Slot

Ben Hamill - June 11, 2019

If the quirky magic that lingers behind the names Sir Bear Buckingham and Sam Campbell sounds like something that may appeal to you, then its time to crank up your computer because Yggdrasil Gaming has just released a brand new slot named...Read More

Construction Of Cascades Casino Now Underway

Ben Hamill - June 11, 2019

It’s official. Construction of North Bay’s Gateway Casinos & Entertainment Cascades North Bay Casino is finally underway. The official ground-breaking ceremony took place on the last day of May, with most of the conversati...Read More

GVC CEO Agrees To Pay Cut To Save Brand

Ben Hamill - June 11, 2019

GVC’s Kenneth Alexander has an old habit of infuriating the operator group’s investors. In March, when Alexander and former chairman Lee Feldman jointly off-loaded $25.2 million in shares on the stock market, causing the value...Read More

Jeopardy! Champ Says Gambling Schooled Him

Ben Hamill - June 11, 2019

According to James Holzhauer, the man who made history following his 31-game winning streak on the popular television gameshow Jeopardy!, its his history as a gambler and sports betting fanatic, more than anything else, that prepared him ...Read More

Colorado Heads Towards Legal Sports Betting

Ben Hamill - June 10, 2019

A public vote with regards to an increase in taxes is the final hurdle to be crossed for the US state of Colorado to offer fully legalised retail as well as online sports betting. Lawmakers are no doubt exhaling a sigh...Read More

No Casino And Hotel For Ontario Place

Ben Hamill - June 08, 2019

Toronto’s Ontario Place will for the foreseeable future, remain casino-free. This is the latest news in a long line of developments following a push by Premier Doug Ford to include a casino as well as an accommodation hotel tower in...Read More

Red Rake Releases Super 12 Stars Slot

Ben Hamill - June 07, 2019

Casino games developer Red Rake Gaming has obviously discovered the star attraction that is a themed slots series; a model that has worked magic for developers like Quickspin and Microgaming. People just love a good story, and a slots ser...Read More

Canada Files Official North Pole Claim

Ben Hamill - June 07, 2019

When former Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper had 5 years ago given the order for a report detailing what Arctic scientists had at the time considered to be true in terms of which portion of the continental shelf ...Read More

Cascades Casino Delta Set To Be 100% Cashless

Ben Hamill - June 06, 2019

Gateway’s Cascades Casino Delta is well on its way towards becoming the very first 100% cashless casino in Canada and quite possibly even in the world. The new venue is scheduled to open in October/November 2020, and its launch-date...Read More

Salon De Jeux Relocate To Cripple Charlevoix

Ben Hamill - June 05, 2019

Plans by the Coalition Avenir Quebec (CAQ) to move the Salon de Jeux casino in Quebec City to a new location could very well bring about dire consequences, especially if the venue is moved to Charlevoix, which happens to be the home of th...Read More

Meek Mill Says Vegas Resort is “Racist”

Ben Hamill - June 05, 2019

Prominent rapper Meek Mill, real name Robert Rameek Williams, has branded the Cosmopolitan Hotel in Las Vegas as racist. The Philadelphia-born star made the accusation after being refused entry to the Hotel on 26 May 2019. Williams was c...Read More

Daniel Negreanu To Split From PokerStars

Ben Hamill - June 04, 2019

Anyone who has been following the more subtle goings-on on the world-wide Poker circuit will agree that although slightly sad because of it being the end of an era, Daniel Negreanu’s announcement that he will no longer be part and p...Read More

Casinos Hosting Race Tracks Want In On Bets

Ben Hamill - June 04, 2019

When PASPA was finally declared dead, buried and abolished last year, the race towards legalised sports betting in most US states was officially on, and the only real remaining question was who would be next to sign off on the legal sport...Read More

Play 'n GO's Unveils New Game of Gladiators Slot

Ben Hamill - June 03, 2019

Leading software developer Play ‘n GO has just released its latest video slot. Titled Game of Gladiators, the new release draws inspiration from this bloody sport, which was a popular entertainment in Roman times. ...Read More

World-First Holographic Casino Games at The Linq

Ben Hamill - June 03, 2019

The interactive lounge in The Linq, a premier hotel and casino on the Las Vegas Strip, may soon feature an experiential gaming space. Caesars Entertainment Corporation, which owns the property, has announced that it hopes to use holograms...Read More

iSoftBet Launches Vegas High Roller Slot

Ben Hamill - June 03, 2019

World-renowned casino software developer iSoftBet has just released an exciting new video slot called Vegas High Roller. The market-leading brand, which was established in 2010, pays homage to the Las Vegas Strip in this latest offering. ...Read More

Disbanded BIA May Benefit Kingsway District

Ben Hamill - June 02, 2019

Administrative processes associated with the City of Sudbury’s BIA processes are slowing down the development of Kingsway Entertainment District. Residents have high hopes with regards to the Kingsway development, and there is much ...Read More

Kane Kalas Announces His WSOP Prop Bets

Ben Hamill - May 30, 2019

Prop bets. They put the wild and wacky fun into bets. And what with 50th anniversary of the World Series of Poker (WSOP) now right around the corner, we’re seeing a fair share of these popping up all over the show. If any...Read More

Open Banking May Re-Invent The Gambling Industry

Ben Hamill - May 26, 2019

Open banking is gaining momentum and the gambling industry best brace itself for some significant and potentially far-reaching changes in the future. It all started in 2016 when the UK’s Competitions and Markets Authority (CMA) rule...Read More

Red Tiger Launches Vicky Ventura Slot

Ben Hamill - May 26, 2019

Red Tiger Gaming has been at it again and the developer has just released its latest adventure-themed online slot: Vicky Ventura. As the name suggests, it’s all about adventure for Red Tiger this time around. The game takes on the t...Read More

Deal Or No Deal Live Casino Game Launched

Ben Hamill - May 25, 2019

When live casino specialists Evolution Gaming first announced that it had developed a blueprint concept for a live casino game version of the popular television game show Deal or No Deal the industry readied itself for something fantastic...Read More

WSOP Celebrates 50 Years With Special Event

Ben Hamill - May 24, 2019

It’s difficult to believe that the World Series of Poker has been doing its thing for going on half of a century! As part of its 50-year anniversary celebrations, the WSOP will be hosting a special First Fifty Honours and Dinner. Th...Read More

Pro-Turtle Group To Inform In Peace

Ben Hamill - May 24, 2019

It’s all-systems-go for the community of North Bay to benefit from the presence of its very first casino ever. The entertainment and gaming venue will be developed and operated by Gateway Casinos & Entertainment, and what with t...Read More

Casino’s Microgrid Offers New Hope

Ben Hamill - May 24, 2019

Northern California’s Blue Lake Rancheria Hotel & Casino has come up with a green-energy system so ingenious that it’s hard to believe that the venue has its prime focus on gambling and entertainment and not on the impleme...Read More

Parq Vancouver Welcomes Reprieve

Ben Hamill - May 23, 2019

Canada’s Parq Vancouver casino has had to face its fair share of problems since opening its doors in September of 2017. It’s been a case of disastrous timing for the casino, as its launch coincided almost perfectly with Britis...Read More

Trump-Tweet Leads To Tribal Casino Delay

Ben Hamill - May 23, 2019

The casino industry has an enemy in Trump, it seems. Not that Trump is in need of any more enemies, what with his already being at odds with just about every non-republican living being, including China. Trump’s latest social media ...Read More

Playtech’s Alan Jackson To Step Down

Ben Hamill - May 23, 2019

Playtech chairman Alan Jackson has been the subject of intense scrutiny for some months now, and the company’s turn-around strategy has made the emphasis on overall performance as well as Jackson’s role in everything that has ...Read More

The Stars Group Celebrates Its SBG Success

Ben Hamill - May 23, 2019

When The Stars Group first announced its interest in acquiring Sky Betting and Gaming (SBG), the entire industry braced itself for what it considered to be one of the most significant acquisitions of our time. The group last year official...Read More

Two New Table Games Hit Microgaming Casinos

Ben Hamill - May 23, 2019

iGaming software developer Microgaming has once again set about redefining the online casino experience it offers its players. This time, two brand new table game releases are on the cards for the supplier, both of which are now available...Read More

Dispute Threatens To Taint Bongo’s Bingo

Ben Hamill - May 23, 2019

A bitter ownership dispute is threatening the future existence of the popular Bongo’s Bingo brand. Bongo’s Bingo is a true Liverpool-based success story, and over the course of the last 4+ years, the brand has grown into one o...Read More

Borgata Group Launches NJ Sports Platform

Ben Hamill - May 22, 2019

The pride of Vegas, namely the Borgata Casino Hotel & Spa, has announced its entry into the world of online sports betting in the state of New Jersey. Borgatasports.com is officially live and promises to bring a world of sports bettin...Read More

North Bay Turtles Face Unknown Future

Ben Hamill - May 22, 2019

The casino industry, just like any other industry, has its supporters and its antagonists. But the development of a new casino in North Bay has attracted more than just the usual array of opinions. North Bay also happens to be home to an ...Read More

GiG Fined Over Geo-Glitch In New Jersey

Ben Hamill - May 18, 2019

The US state of New Jersey fought long and hard for the privilege to offer sports betting and gambling games services and products to its players and bettors and it’s not about to have that privilege compromised in any way. Regulato...Read More

iSoftBet Launches New Piñata Fiesta Slot

Ben Hamill - May 18, 2019

iSoftBet is throwing a Mexican-themed party that’s perfect for the warmer months of Spring and Summer, and everyone’s invited! The developer has released a fun, playful and very colourful new slot called Piñata Fiesta a...Read More

MGM Announces New Gender Equality Foundation

Ben Hamill - May 18, 2019

Casino entertainment giant MGM Resorts International, in a show of commitment towards gender equality, has announced a new venture with it as founding sponsor. The newly formed non-profit foundation will endeavour to advance gender equali...Read More

X-Rated Film Causes Shock at Bingo Hall

Ben Hamill - May 17, 2019

Bingo night at Canada’s Carnival Bingo Hall recently put the luck into Bingo in new and unexpected ways; or so some would say. But not everyone present was equally impressed by the fact that a TV monitor suddenly went all out X-rate...Read More

GCGC Reports Impressive Figures To Investors

Ben Hamill - May 17, 2019

It’s that time of the year again. As we move towards the second half of the year, all and sundry are eager to inform investors of the state of their investments and what to expect when looking ahead to the second half of the year as...Read More

NY’s Underground Poker Secrets Revealed

Ben Hamill - May 16, 2019

New York. The Big Apple. Also, not surprisingly, home to a recently exposed thriving underground illegal Poker network. A network that has, since having had its dodgy ins and outs revealed by an unnamed dealer and inside source on Reddit,...Read More

SciPlay Corporation Officially Goes Public

Ben Hamill - May 15, 2019

Scientific Games subsidiary SciPlay Corporation is putting itself out there and going public. SciPlay Corp. recently announced the pricing structure for their IPO offering, as well as some details about the number of shares on offer, etc....Read More

Japan Looks To Canada For Healthy Gambling Info

Ben Hamill - May 15, 2019

Japan acted in the best interests of its citizens when it approved the long-awaited IR Resorts Bill that could see the first of the country’s land-based casino resorts open their doors by as early as 2020. Now, its once again lookin...Read More

Failed Lucky Dragon Sold To The Only Bidder

Ben Hamill - May 14, 2019

Any salesman worth his vocational salt will tell you: literally anything can be sold, even a sinking ship. Consider the case of that dismal off-the-Strip failure, the Lucky Dragon. The project was recently sold to a developer willing to p...Read More

Grand Villa Casino May Soon Be Slots Paradise

Ben Hamill - May 14, 2019

The Canadian City of Burnaby may soon be getting its entertainment groove on in new and exciting ways thanks to a joint-venture between the British Columbia Lottery Corporation (BCLC) and owner-operator of the Grand Villa Casino, namely G...Read More

Relax Gaming Launches Caveman Bob Slot

Ben Hamill - May 10, 2019

If the title “Caveman Bob” sounds like a Flintstone-style blast from the past, then that’s because its exactly what it is. It’s the title of a brand new slot developed and released by Relax Gaming; a studio famous ...Read More

PokerStars To Celebrate Rags To Riches

Ben Hamill - May 10, 2019

Most of us just love a good old story of rags to riches. We are inherently benevolent by nature and learning of how other managed to rise above their own circumstances gives us a sense of hope and creates in us the notion that if it&rsquo...Read More

Comedian George Lopez Opens Casino Eatery

Ben Hamill - May 10, 2019

Authentic Mexican cooking straight from grandma’s recipe books, a warm and welcoming atmosphere, healthy food and an even healthier dose of humour. This, says comedian George Lopez, is what his brand new restaurant, Chingon Kitchen,...Read More

Wynn Resorts To Retain Massachusetts Licence

Ben Hamill - May 10, 2019

Wynn Resorts founder and former CEO Steve Wynn’s sexual misconduct shenanigans continue to haunt the company, despite the fact that the casino and entertainment group has publically denounced its founding father to the point of bann...Read More

Evolution Gaming Launches Live Super Sic Bo

Ben Hamill - May 09, 2019

Fans of dice-style games (aren’t we all?) take heed! There’s a new live casino version of Sic Bo that is coming to town courtesy of Evolution Gaming. Live Super Sic Bo is officially live and can be accessed from all major oper...Read More

Lucy Hammett’s Latest – National Parks Bingo

Ben Hamill - May 09, 2019

Lucy Hammett’s latest Bingo game pays homage to the Animal Kingdom. National Parks Bingo is already a flying success, in part says Lucy, because animals are out true treasures and wildlife is a best seller, irrespective of the outle...Read More

Mama June Hits The Slots

Ben Hamill - May 08, 2019

Here Comes Honey Boo Boo reality TV star Mama June Shannon recently shed more than just a mountain of weight; she also managed to shake down a fair share of her dignity when she and cheating boyfriend Geno Doak were arrested at local gas ...Read More

Mystery Bingo Singer Ruins Players Games

Ben Hamill - May 07, 2019

A mystery male singer – and apparently one not very good at singing – is ruining Bingo nights at Darfield Community Centre. Senior citizens at the centre in the UK are complaining about what they refer to as a “terrible ...Read More

Call for eBingo To Be Legalised In Alabama

Ben Hamill - May 06, 2019

2011 saw eBingo machines removed from all entertainment and racetrack venues in the state of Alabama. At the time, the official reason provided by lawmakers was that eBingo machines closely resembled typical slot machines. Even though Bin...Read More

Atlantic City’s Casinos Headed For A Storm

Ben Hamill - May 06, 2019

Casinos in Atlantic City face an uncertain future. And whilst the monopoly is safe for now, this may not last indefinitely. The story of Atlantic City’s casinos is one that leaves the reader with a distinct feeling of restless uneas...Read More

Great Canadian Sells Shares To Maverick

Ben Hamill - May 06, 2019

Great Canadian Gaming (GCG) has been looking to sell some the shares owned in Great American Gaming for a while now. The company appeared to be going this way and that on the issue of who to be offloading to, and one can only assume that ...Read More

Poker Streaming Pros To Watch

Ben Hamill - May 06, 2019

Streaming tech; you just gotta love it. And also the fact that Canadians have hopped on board in a big way, especially when talking Poker (no surprises there!). Many have taken up the challenge of putting their own personal daily or night...Read More

Red Rake Launches New Marco Polo Slot

Ben Hamill - May 05, 2019

Independent development studios, the Anime-focused Asian gang and the quirky home-based characters doing their thing on the outskirts of London, Prague and Berlin may be doing their bit for unique and unconventional slots, but that doesn&...Read More

March Madness Attracts $106M In Bets In NJ

Ben Hamill - May 05, 2019

Much like its basketball tournament’s namesake, March really was a month of madness for New Jersey’s sports betting industry. Basketball’s March Madness tournament has seen record betting figures being tallied, a...Read More

Gateway Casino Comes To North Bay

Ben Hamill - May 03, 2019

It’s official: a brand-new Gateway casino development is coming to North Bay. And according to North Bay Mayor Al McDonald, the region is more than ready for a development that will ensure a steady stream of income for its residents...Read More

Starlight Casino Heads Towards London, Ontario

Ben Hamill - May 03, 2019

The city of London in Southwest Ontario may very well soon be in a position of having its cake and eating it too; if it decides to play the hand that it’s been dealt, that is. The city has been approached by the Gateway Casinos &...Read More

Sudbury Casino Finds Possible Interim Home

Ben Hamill - May 03, 2019

The grand opening of a Gateway casino planned for the region of Greater Sudbury may experience a long delay following the announcement that an administrative oversight with regards to an expiring lease may be the making of a major twist i...Read More

No More Poker Or Mahjong In China

Ben Hamill - May 03, 2019

China has a long history of opposing anything its government deems to be too modern or too progressive, forever fearing the worst; forever pre-empting the complete moral and cultural demise of the country’s citizens. China’s r...Read More

Evolution Gaming Celebrates Past Investments

Ben Hamill - May 02, 2019

Good investments always pay in good time. This, according to live casino specialists Evolution Gaming, is the real reason behind the fact that the provider is growing at a rate and scope that appears to be shadowing the rest of the live c...Read More

Canadian Couple Scammed By Dominican Republic Casino

Ben Hamill - April 29, 2019

When Jay Lush and Steve Bungay, a Canadian couple from Newfoundland, booked a vacation to the Dominican Republic via Sunwing travel agency, they had assumed that all was well above board, not for one minute suspecting that financial gloom...Read More

BTG Shares MegaWays With iSoftBet

Ben Hamill - April 29, 2019

Fans of iSoftBet can look forward to an exciting feature in some of the provider’s future online slots. This follows a deal with Big Time Gaming, allowing it to use the Australia-based developer’s MegaWays mechanic. The mecha...Read More

Colorado Wants In On Sports Betting Too

Ben Hamill - April 28, 2019

Sports betting and the promise of a whole new world of excitement have changed the way we do entertainment. The US finally abolished the ban on legalised sports betting when the US Supreme Court declared PASPA void, and ever since, it&rsq...Read More

Casino Rama Undecided Regarding Free Alcohol

Ben Hamill - April 26, 2019

Ontario’s latest budget submission; and one yet to be approved; makes provision for a number of improvements in terms of the casino and entertainment industry. One of the most prominent of the proposed changes is the provision of fr...Read More

Delta Casino Gets Final BC Ministry Yes Nod

Ben Hamill - April 24, 2019

Anyone who has ever had to navigate the red tape of bureaucracy will surely attest to the fact that one of the biggest challenges associated with any prominent new development; and this is regardless really of the particular industry; is ...Read More

Wynn Resorts Partners With Scientific Games

Ben Hamill - April 24, 2019

Thanks to Wynn Resorts’ current Chief Executive Officer, Matt Maddox, having found to be what is referred to as “being in good standing” by the Nevada Gaming Control Board, the group has announced that it will be teaming...Read More

Pragmatic Play Debuts Wild Pixies Slot

Ben Hamill - April 23, 2019

Pragmatic Play is celebrating spring in their latest video slot release, Wild Pixies. The provider has created an enchanted forest backdrop for this 3X5 game, and quirky inhabitants populate the reels to a soundtrack inspired by fairy tal...Read More

The Garden State Sets New Gambling Record

Ben Hamill - April 21, 2019

Recently released figures from the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement revealed that licensed online gambling operators in this part of the US generated income of more than US$39.1 million in March. This is a 53% increase over the s...Read More

Play’n GO Surprises With Crystal Sun Slot

Ben Hamill - April 21, 2019

Play’n GO has just released a brand new slot game and one simply cannot help but wonder whether Crystal Sun is the developer’s version of a re-work of its retracted Starblast, especially since both games were at some point des...Read More

New BC’s Money Laundering Report Released

Ben Hamill - April 20, 2019

Former Mountie Peter German’s second report on the problem of money laundering in British Columbia isn’t exactly new news to some, and BC’s obvious inability to address the issue more effectively than what it has been do...Read More

Evolution Gaming Makes Magic With MONOPOLY Live

Ben Hamill - April 20, 2019

It may be argued that Monopoly is the most recognised board game in the world today. Hard to believe that it that started out as an antidote to the Great Depression. Its creator, Charles Darrow, was said to have developed the game for the...Read More

TRON Makes Online Casino Headlines

Ben Hamill - April 20, 2019

Cryptocurrencies have come a lot way since they were first introduced to the world as anonymous currencies used to pay for things on sites like Silk Road. The initial connection was a slightly controversial one, especially since the FBI c...Read More

Caesars Entertainment Ready For Sale

Ben Hamill - April 19, 2019

Controversial Wall Street investor Carl Icahn has not even held his current 28% piece of the Caesars Entertainment pie in his sticky little mitts long enough for anyone to say “hostile investment” and already he’s feveri...Read More

Demolition Of Future Cascades Site Underway

Ben Hamill - April 19, 2019

It’s the beginning of a brand-new era for the community of Delta. After months of preparation and navigating kilometres of red tape, Delta finally cleared the final hurdle when the demolition of the Delta Town and Country Inn finall...Read More

Government Not Fooled By Empty Tech-Promises

Ben Hamill - April 17, 2019

If tech giants Facebook, Google and Twitter hope to enjoy free regulatory reign in Canadian territory to the extent that they have up until now, then they had better shape up and start to take the value of the country’s democracy a ...Read More

MPN Joins Forces With CGF In Latest Promo

Ben Hamill - April 17, 2019

There’s a hot new online promotion on the block and its all thanks to the Microgaming Poker Network’s (MPN) latest collaboration with Cash Game Festival (CGF). The brand new Cash Game Festival: Wired promotion will afford play...Read More

Endorphina Impresses With Ancient Troy Slot

Ben Hamill - April 16, 2019

It may not be a hot and steamy Brad Pitt but it is Endorphina, and that’s a close second in terms of sheer pleasure, after all. The top-class Prague developer has released a new slot and its hot off the production line and even hott...Read More

Hard Rock Acquires JACK Cincinnati Casino

Ben Hamill - April 16, 2019

Hard Rock International is quickly becoming one of the world’s top casino and accommodation brands and destinations, and currently enjoys a prominent presence in 75 countries. The gaming giant employs more than 40,000 people across ...Read More

Alaska Headed Towards Legalized Gambling

Ben Hamill - April 15, 2019

Attempts to legalize gambling in Alaska have been a long time coming. 1990 was the year that saw the first movement push for legalization, but at the time, a state-wide referendum indicated that the majority of voters; and as many as two-...Read More

Bingo Player Strikes It Rich In Las Vegas

Ben Hamill - April 15, 2019

Bingo recently had its cake in Vegas and got to eat it too. A player, who wishes to remain anonymous, recently walked away with a top $160,000 Jackpot prize thanks to having won the Bingo Dual Daub competition hosted by the famous Rampart...Read More

A Rare Insight Into Little’s Big Poker Life

Ben Hamill - April 14, 2019

Working harder than everyone else at what you’re good at is the golden key that unlocks the doors of success. This according to Poker champion Jonathan Little, the man who has since having discovered online Poker in 2006, won more t...Read More

Gateway Comes Home To Wasaga Beach

Ben Hamill - April 13, 2019

It can be argued that the most important consideration to be made when planning a new entertainment venue is location. Ease of access is decidedly critical so as to ensure feet and support. Casino operator Gateway Casinos and Entertainmen...Read More

Salon De Jeux & Casino De Charlevoix At War

Ben Hamill - April 12, 2019

This town isn’t big enough for the both of us. This is what immediately came to mind when we first learned of plans by the Coalition Avenir Quebec (CAQ) to transform the popular Salon de Jeux in Quebec City into a fully operational ...Read More

Pennsylvania To Issue 2 More Betting Licenses

Ben Hamill - April 12, 2019

Operating a sportsbook in the newly regulated US state of Pennsylvania doesn’t come cheap. But according to the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board (PGCB) this doesn’t appear to be slowing anyone down in their quest to obtain a ...Read More

China Closes In On Illegal Gambling By Using Drones

Ben Hamill - April 12, 2019

Asian countries are continuously coming up with new ways to implement advanced high-tech equipment in order to fight crime and combat black-market trade. It wasn’t too long ago that we ran a story on Japan’s plans to install f...Read More

Play’n GO Unveils Phoenix Reborn Slot

Ben Hamill - April 12, 2019

Play’n GO may have had to face its fair share of corporate challenges over the course of the past year or two, but the fact remains, the developer knows how to create top slots. It cannot be faulted on creativity and engaging conten...Read More

Microgaming’s Fish Party Sit ‘N Go Pays Big

Ben Hamill - April 11, 2019

Fishing trips are great fun and many enjoy the activity as a means to relaxation. But we’re willing to bet that no fishing trip is able to beat Microgaming’s Fish Party Sit ‘N Go progressive jackpot when it comes to big-...Read More

Richard Branson Bumps Back Hard Rock Re-Opening

Ben Hamill - April 10, 2019

The United States presidential elections can be likened to a bull in a china shop when it comes to competing for any form of alternative airtime. Marketing campaigns driving any products or services other than politics tend to get lost in...Read More

Money Laundering Alive And Well In Richmond

Ben Hamill - April 10, 2019

A single rotten apple is all it takes to spoil a hundred more. There seems to be no end to British Columbia’s money laundering problems, despite law enforcement’s most valiant efforts aimed at eradicating the problem for good....Read More

New Feature Added To Deal Or No Deal Live App

Ben Hamill - April 09, 2019

The popular television show Deal or No Deal has enjoyed a lot of attention from developers, and every new game, live casino experience, and genius application has only served to raise even more of a hype over the popular brand. The latest...Read More

Century Mile Racetrack And Casino Now Open

Ben Hamill - April 09, 2019

The province of Alberta has entered an exciting new phase in terms of internal development to its infrastructure, as well as having started on a new chapter that holds much promise for new income possibilities. Those who have been followi...Read More

WSOP Kicks Out Catherine Valdes

Ben Hamill - April 08, 2019

Social media celebrity Catherine “catrific” Valdes has expressed her deep dissatisfaction at the manner in which she was allegedly treated on the weekend by a World Series of Poker official at the World Series of Poker Bally&r...Read More

Evolution Gaming Thrilled With US Growth

Ben Hamill - April 07, 2019

2018 was a good year for Evolution Gaming, and not least because of its continued expansion into North America. The provider’s 2018 report boasted $275.6 million in operating revenues, and $93.8 million in profit, for the year endin...Read More

Casino Goes After Gambler For $43 Million

Ben Hamill - April 06, 2019

Australia’s Star Gold Coast Casino has taken Singaporean businessman Wong Yew Choy to the island’s High Court over an unpaid AU$43.2 million ($30.6 million) gambling debt. According to spokesperson for the Queensland gaming ve...Read More

Nova Scotia Takes Lottery Applications Online

Ben Hamill - April 06, 2019

In a bid to make it easier for lottery operators to ensure they are regulated, Service Nova Scotia has begun accepting license applications online. According to reports, Minister Geoff MacLellan said the move would cut short the 10-day wa...Read More

Cheating Vancouver Casino Dealers Fired

Ben Hamill - April 06, 2019

Three Parq Casino card dealers allegedly were fired last year for cheating and colluding with players. This according to a CBC report that cited records the broadcaster received from the British Columbia Attorney General’s ministry....Read More

New Zynga Spin And Win Pulls Out The Stops

Ben Hamill - April 05, 2019

Thanks to Zynga Poker, players will now have the opportunity to play shorter quick-scoop online tournaments. What’s more, after each win, a lucky prize wheel may be spun for the chance of winning up to 10x the initial buy-in value. ...Read More

Station Classic 2019 Bigger Than Ever

Ben Hamill - April 05, 2019

One of the main reasons Canadian Poker players love spring, besides for the warmer weather of course, is that it also marks the start of one of Western Canada’s most popular and longest running tournaments. The Casino Regina has bee...Read More

Canada’s High Speed Internet Conundrum

Ben Hamill - April 05, 2019

Broken promises and politics appear to go hand in hand, whatever the nature of the intentions behind the promises. It would certainly be unfair to say that all politicians are in the habit of making far-fetched promises for the sole purpo...Read More

Casino Rama Faces Class Action Lawsuit

Ben Hamill - April 04, 2019

There’s nothing quite like a personal data breach or leak on a public system to spark a class action lawsuit. Ontario’s Casino Rama now has to deal with exactly that thanks to the personal data of thousands of its gamblers hav...Read More

Bitcoin Now Good For Paying Innisfil Taxes

Ben Hamill - April 04, 2019

The future of cryptocurrencies is by no means a certain one. It’s not even clear; made all the worse by the fact that in December of last year, cryptocurrency units valued at nearly $190 million went missing and are yet to be locate...Read More

West Virginia Legalises Online Poker

Ben Hamill - April 03, 2019

The online Poker industry was recently able to utter a sigh of absolute relief after yet another state took the step of legalising online Poker. West Virginia is now the 5th official state to have legalised online Poker. Player...Read More

Winter Weather Affects Vegas’ Bottom Line

Ben Hamill - April 02, 2019

Nevada’s casino and entertainment industry is seeing constant green for the first time in a long time, and the industry showed an overall profit to the tune of $1.01 billion last month. On the Vegas Strip itself, however, the situat...Read More

Borgata Ordered To Forfeit Illegal Winnings

Ben Hamill - March 31, 2019

The famous Borgata casino has to date handed over winnings to the tune of $107,000 to the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement; with every last penny being part and parcel of winnings that were won by either self-excluded or underage...Read More

Wazdan Introduces New Big Screen Mode

Ben Hamill - March 30, 2019

As it turns out, Wazdan is more than just a pretty name. It may be true that superbly-developed themes and fair play are two of the most important considerations when it comes down to creating an enjoyable games session, but in-game mecha...Read More

Gila Guns For Two Bingo Guinness Records

Ben Hamill - March 29, 2019

Bingo may not need any introduction what with having been around for a great many years, but a little positive PR every once in a while certainly doesn’t hurt. Thanks to Gila River Hotels & Casinos in Lone Butte, Bingo will on 2...Read More

Amimoca Teams Up With F1 To Create Crypto-Game

Ben Hamill - March 29, 2019

Formula 1 motor-racing will be making its official blockchain game debut thanks to an agreement with Amimoca Brands, a top games, blockchain and AI provider. F1 Delta Time will feature will feature both a collectable component as well as ...Read More

NetEnt Threatens To Sue Play ‘n GO Over Stolen Slot

Ben Hamill - March 28, 2019

An original idea is worth its weight in gold. But by the same logic, copying another’s idea for failure to come up with your own, or even to try and scout some of the support enjoyed by a similar product, is widely frowned upon. Aft...Read More

Player Ordered to Pay Back Winnings

Ben Hamill - March 27, 2019

A California man has learnt the hard way that breaking the law never really pays. He was recently ordered to pay back a dizzying $93,000 in winnings to New Jersey’s gambling regulators. According to the state’s gambling laws, ...Read More

Poker’s Big 3 Under The Looking Glass

Ben Hamill - March 27, 2019

The Big 3 online Poker brands have been in constant competition with one another, and PokerStars, partypoker and 888poker each had its own story to tell when the revenue figures for the latest close of year were recently released. One can...Read More

MGA Invites Input On Unified Self-Exclusion

Ben Hamill - March 27, 2019

The MGA’s commitment to player protection and the cultivation of healthy gambling habits is commendable, and in all likelihood one of the main drivers behind its unbridled success as a world-renowned regulator. Malta’s regulat...Read More

888 Launches First Phase Of Poker 8 Platform

Ben Hamill - March 26, 2019

Poker 8 is the name of a brand new Poker platform soon to be launched by the highly regarded developer-operator 888 Holdings. The new platform will be rolled out in various stages, with the first expected to be launched soon. Once launche...Read More

Inaugural GPA Battling Flawed Voting Process

Ben Hamill - March 25, 2019

The nomination panel tasked with short listing prospective award-winners at the inaugural Global Poker Awards appears to have gotten its lines crossed somewhere along the way. Much unhappiness followed not long after the shortlist for the...Read More

The Showboat Gets Its Casino Back

Ben Hamill - March 25, 2019

Atlantic City’s land-based gambling industry is hot and happening, and it has been so for the most part. But a couple of years back the industry seemed to reach an all-time low, which caused four of the region’s casinos to clo...Read More

Vinicius Lima Wins WSOP Borgata Open Final

Ben Hamill - March 20, 2019

It’s a tournament that started out with 1,415 entries; with each player as hopeful and as determined as the next to make it to the final table. Last Wednesday, one month after the first of the cards were dealt, it was finally time f...Read More

Delta Tennis Unhappy About Bubble’s Future

Ben Hamill - March 20, 2019

Delta City officials may have bitten off more than what they are able to chew, all as a result of having acted in haste. The construction of the proposed Cascades Casino Delta may very well still be nowhere near the allocation of a start ...Read More

Las Vegas Sands Court Case Settled After 15 Years

Ben Hamill - March 20, 2019

The importance of putting pen to paper whenever an agreement is reached cannot be overestimated. Just ask Hong businessman Richard Suen. Suen had supposedly played in instrumental role in putting casino operator Las Vegas Sands in touch w...Read More

Delta Casino Wants To Go Cashless

Ben Hamill - March 19, 2019

British Columbia has been fighting the good fight against money laundering, but over the course of the last decade or so, there have sadly been more defeats than what there have been victories. The city of Delta, interestingly enough one ...Read More

Gateway May Develop South Huron Casino

Ben Hamill - March 19, 2019

The wheels of conversation have been set in motion, and according to confirmation received from the Gateway Casinos & Entertainment Group a new casino may soon be coming to South Huron. The proposed new development has been discussed ...Read More

Major Rebrand And New Look For SG Program

Ben Hamill - March 19, 2019

Advanced-tech casino products and service provider Scientific Games has rebranded its entire SG Digital casino program. According to the company, a major re-shape proved necessary in order to enhance the efficacy and overall quality of th...Read More

Community Receives First Shorelines Funding

Ben Hamill - March 18, 2019

It’s payday for the Peterborough community and mayor Diane Therrien could not be more chuffed at having received the very first contribution from the Shorelines Casino Peterborough. In most parts of the gambling world, it’s be...Read More

Japan To Use Facial Recognition Tech To Fight Problem Gambling

Ben Hamill - March 17, 2019

When the announcement finally came that Japanese lawmakers had given the green light for the development of not one, but three Integrated Resorts, each including a fully functioning casino, many were surprised. But we knew that, consideri...Read More

MGM Looks To Tech To Cut Staff Costs

Ben Hamill - March 15, 2019

Somewhere, way deep down inside, we always knew that smart machines would someday come back to bite us. When rumours about job losses due to certain tasks now being performed by machines start doing the rounds, we can’t help but fee...Read More

BCLC Says North Shore Not A Current Option

Ben Hamill - March 14, 2019

British Columbia’s North Shore area is no longer being considered as a viable option for a new casino development. So says the British Columbia Lottery Corporation, the very same institution that had as recently as 2016, had giant p...Read More

BCLC Demands Answers Regarding Playing Cards

Ben Hamill - March 13, 2019

Whether by oversight, or on purpose, a shredding company outsourced by the Grand Villa Casino in British Columbia, has a major misdemeanor to answer for. ShredWise, a company offering shredding services, had supposedly been instructed by ...Read More

The Price Is Right Comes To River Rock In Richmond

Ben Hamill - March 11, 2019

Richmond residents are in for a very special treat. It was recently announced that this summer, The Price Is Right Live will be making its way to the River Rock Casino for the very first time ever. The Price Is Right is notorious for its ...Read More

Gateway Pushes Total Casino Count To 27

Ben Hamill - March 09, 2019

Gateway Casinos and Entertainment is developing its way across Canada at a fast and furious pace. The company has just announced that it is the official new owner of Chances Signal Point, Williams Lake. More Chances gaming venues are loca...Read More

Century Mile Racetrack & Casino Opening Soon

Ben Hamill - March 08, 2019

Make no mistake; the US may have beat Canada to legalised-sportsbetting heaven, but the ultimate entertainment race is far from over. All bets are off when it comes to Canadian thoroughbred horseracing; there’s just no keeping a goo...Read More

Gaming Industry Promotes Social Awareness in the Workplace

Ben Hamill - March 07, 2019

According to a study conducted by the US Chamber of Commerce foundation, the details of which were recently released by the American Gaming Association, the US gaming industry ranks well ahead of other commercial role-players when it come...Read More

BOSS Gaming Secures Microgaming Content Deal

Ben Hamill - March 06, 2019

BOSS Gaming enjoys the support of gaming industry experts that have more than 80 years worth of experience in the entertainment industry. Its founders ensured that only the best possible foundation would prevail, and it shows when conside...Read More

Playtech Bags GVC Expansion Deal

Ben Hamill - March 04, 2019

GVC Holdings owns an entire range of superb gaming brands, including bwin, PartyPoker and Ladbrokes Coral. Thanks to the extension of a service delivery deal, Playtech will be providing services and products to all of these brands and mor...Read More

Saanich Re-Enters Race For A New Casino

Ben Hamill - March 04, 2019

Now that Victoria is no longer a runner in the race for another casino, the Saanich area is one again back in play. Those who have been following new casino development news may recall that it was actually the British Columbia Lottery Cor...Read More

Wasaga Residents Want To Keep Money At Home

Ben Hamill - March 04, 2019

Gateway Casinos and Entertainment has put its money on the small town of Wasaga Beach and has repeatedly confirmed its commitment towards the community. And yet, residents remain worried about one very important aspect: the exact location...Read More

Aria Removes Ivey’s Name From Poker Room

Ben Hamill - March 03, 2019

Phil Ivey’s glory days are over. Once the golden boy of high-stakes Poker, Ivey has managed to disgrace his good name; and possibly his good fortune too; by having committed the unforgivable sin in the casino world: stealing from th...Read More

Big Fish Games Hit with Class Action Suit

Ben Hamill - March 01, 2019

Social games supplier Big Fish Games has reportedly been hit with another class action lawsuit after the legality of its online casino games was called into question in Washington, USA. Big Fish, along with its owner Aristocrat Leisure, ...Read More

RTG Add Another Slot to Jackie Chan Series

Ben Hamill - February 28, 2019

Real Time Gaming is back with yet another fiery online slot for its players. Another installation in the developer’s Jackie Chan series, Fire Dragon is set to boast rewards of up to 50,000x your line bet, not to mention a slew of ot...Read More

Cascades Langley Launches Renovation Drive

Ben Hamill - February 27, 2019

Cascades Casino in Langley is a regular financial donor to the region and its community, and delivers much-needed support to many of the city’s local projects. The latest of these endeavours is a proposed ‘beautification&rsquo...Read More

$1.5m Buffalo Grand Slot Jackpot Won

Ben Hamill - February 26, 2019

Over in the US of A, punters across the nation have had a great year so far as they scored jackpot after jackpot in their casino and lotto games of choice. Now, the American arm of gaming machine developer Aristocrat Leisure Ltd has revea...Read More

Chances Workers in Favour of Unionizing

Ben Hamill - February 18, 2019

Less than a full month after Gateway Casinos and Entertainment revealed its acquisition of Chances Casino Kamloops to the world, employees at the Kamloops North Shore property have announced that they have voted to unionize. According to...Read More

New Executives Chosen for Resorts World NY

Ben Hamill - February 16, 2019

Resorts World Casino New York (RWC NY) has been very busy of late shuffling its executive board and promoting some of its well-deserving staff members. Brian Reynolds, who previously acted as the resort’s Vice President of Finance ...Read More

Borgata Going After Phil Ivey’s Nevada Assets

Ben Hamill - February 16, 2019

It’s true; some people do manage to escape and run from the reach of the law for a very long time, some even indefinitely. But what’s also true is that disgraced Poker-pro Phil Ivey isn’t one of those people. For the ben...Read More

David Foster Coming to Casino Rama

Ben Hamill - February 13, 2019

Grammy award-winning musician and producer David Foster will soon be launching his first tour on home soil, kicking off on June 3, 2019 in Montreal. The Canadian native also launched his very first US music tour in nearly a decade last ye...Read More

Cascades Chatham May Open Doors by July 1

Ben Hamill - February 12, 2019

Chatham’s newest casino project could be ready to welcome its first players in time for Canada Day this year. According to the most recent updates from Gateway, the operator of the venture, the property could be up and running by as...Read More

Paragon Sells Parq Vancouver to PCB Group

Ben Hamill - February 09, 2019

The long-time owner of Canada’s iconic Parq Vancouver casino has now sold the property to a real estate agency and investment firm based in Ottawa. Parq owner Paragon Gaming, which is headquartered in Las Vegas, recently announced ...Read More

Laundered Casino Money Flows Through Government Accounts

Ben Hamill - February 06, 2019

Canada’s money laundering saga is showing no signs of respite any time soon. Dating back as far as 2015, official investigations have found that a widespread network of illegal activities involving large and questionable financial t...Read More

Northlands Park & Casino Closes For Good

Ben Hamill - February 05, 2019

Canada’s Northlands Park and Casino has officially closed its doors for good, as of last Friday, February 1, 2019. The popular gaming venue’s closure has come a mere three months after horse-racing services came to an end at t...Read More

Paula Abdul Cancels Casino Rama Concert

Ben Hamill - February 04, 2019

Veteran of pop music Paula Abdul revealed her plans for an upcoming Canadian tour last year to her adoring local fans. Unfortunately, the pop star has now been forced to scrap these plans due to what she says are “unforeseen circums...Read More

Casino Rama Workers Green-Light Proposal

Ben Hamill - February 03, 2019

Employees at Canada’s Casino Rama Resort have approved the new three-year work contracts that were produced by a period of negotiation last week. The approval of the deals basically ratified the tentative agreement proposed by Gatew...Read More

River Rock Staff Probed over Laundering

Ben Hamill - January 21, 2019

Although the RCMP’s huge e-Pirate money laundering investigation in British Columbia ended up falling flat, Ontario’s gambling regulator is continuing to delve into whether staff at Richmond’s River Rock Casino were conn...Read More

Gamblit Tristations Offer Canadian eGaming

Ben Hamill - January 19, 2019

Gamblit Gaming has been hard at work developing an innovative product specifically for the discerning Canadian market. Now, the very first interactive electronic gaming experience from the developer in question has landed on local soil, g...Read More

Gateway Casinos on an Expansion Quest

Ben Hamill - January 18, 2019

18After overcoming a series of worrying employee strikes, Gateway Casinos and Entertainment has decided to amplify its business operations in a bid to bounce back. According to a recent press release, the company has purchased Chances Cas...Read More

Illinois Gov. Proposes State Line Casinos

Ben Hamill - January 17, 2019

The newly appointed governor of Illinois has made no bones about the fact that he wants to see more gambling in his state. In a recent interview with a local media outlet, Gov. J.B. Pritzker highlighted his goals to construct brand new ca...Read More

Atlantic City Abuzz with Ocean Resort Sale Rumors

Ben Hamill - January 14, 2019

Ocean Resort Casino (ORC) over in Atlantic City could be back up for sale very soon, despite having been operational for a mere six months to date. Recently, a local news agency released a report on a lawsuit filed by one Joey Morrissey;...Read More

Ontario Gambler Misplaces $2,700 at Seneca Niagara Casino

Ben Hamill - January 09, 2019

It’s not uncommon to hear of gamblers losing hefty sums of money at land-based casinos. While these exciting venues certainly generate their fair share of thrilling cash wins, they can also lead to devastating losses for some player...Read More

Penn Slots Market Thrives in December ‘18

Ben Hamill - January 08, 2019

The festive season turned out to be a fantastic one for operators of slot machines in the US state of Pennsylvania. According to a recent report by the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board (PGCB), slots revenues increased by a whopping 8% lo...Read More

Gateway Abandons Western Fair Casino Plans

Ben Hamill - January 07, 2019

The largest private casino operator in Canada, Gateway Casinos and Entertainment, has abandoned its plans for a new hotel, eatery and gambling complex at the Western Fair grounds in London. Instead, the behemoth has signed a deal at a ne...Read More

Changes Coming to Central Gaming Bundle

Ben Hamill - January 06, 2019

Gateway Casinos and Entertainment is without a doubt one of Canada’s leading gambling venue developers and operators. This reputation has also been cemented even further over the past year, with the OLG selecting Gateway for the new...Read More

Six Nations Paid $4.5m under Casino Deal

Ben Hamill - January 05, 2019

Thanks to a previous agreement, Elements Brantford Casino has been supporting its local economy and the nearby Six Nations community with hefty financial payments. The first of these, coming to an impressive $4.5 million, was recently pai...Read More

Medicine Hat’s Old Casino Gets an Upgrade

Ben Hamill - January 04, 2019

The Medicine Hat Lodge and its Copper Coulee Casino are embarking on a special rebranding and renovation development in the new year. After recently being put under new management, the new name of the old Medicine Hat Casino was finally r...Read More

Shorelines Casino To Re-Open Its Doors

Ben Hamill - January 02, 2019

What could easily have erupted into a labour-union nightmare, the kind where nobody wins, was thankfully resolved when the announcement was made that the popular Shorelines Casino would be re-opening its doors. The casino closed for busi...Read More

Foxium Announces New ‘The Great Albini’ Slot

Ben Hamill - January 02, 2019

Popular slots developer Foxium has just announced that they will be releasing a brand new slot, and despite the fact that it has precious little, if anything, to do with the holidays, its jam-packed with a whole lot of magic! The star and...Read More

Join Cheeky Aliens in ET Lost Socks Slots

Ben Hamill - December 31, 2018

EvoPlay has been hard at working filling the rest of 2018 with brand new, exciting slots and instant casino games. Now, the developer’s latest creation – ET Lost Socks – is finally live at online and mobile casinos, and ...Read More

Shortlist Finalised For Global Gaming Awards

Ben Hamill - December 28, 2018

It’s one of the gaming industry’s top awards events: the Global Gaming Awards London. The shortlist for 2019 has just been released and those who have made the very tough cut are now in the process of being contacted. The comp...Read More

North Bay Votes Yes To New Cascades Casino

Ben Hamill - December 27, 2018

A vacant plot of land near Pinewood Park Drive in the North Bay area has been a topic of hot discussion due to the proposed construction of a brand new casino and entertainment development that isn’t only set to benefit the North Ba...Read More

Wynn Resorts Appoints Five New Executives

Ben Hamill - December 25, 2018

Iconic Las Vegas casino company Wynn Resorts has made some changes to its senior executive panel following the disgrace of its former CEO, President and founder Steve Wynn. In the wake of Steve’s departure, former resort exec Marily...Read More

Sugar Glider Slot Hits Endorphina Casinos

Ben Hamill - December 21, 2018

With a pays both ways feature, 5 reels, 10 lines, and lucrative expanding wilds, the new Sugar Glider slot is set to offer some big winning opportunities for Canadian players. Czech-based developer Endorphina has now released the title, ...Read More

Quickspin Debuts Ivan and the Immortal King Slot

Ben Hamill - December 19, 2018

How many online slots do you know of that are inspired by Russian fairy tales and folklore? Well, if that’s the kind of theme that you’d love to see more of, you’re in for a treat thanks to Quickspin’s latest relea...Read More

Hard Rock Announces The Ultimate Sleigh Ride

Ben Hamill - December 18, 2018

Fancy driving around in your very own 2019 Ford Raptor before the New Year has even officially arrived? Then the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Atlantic City, which is located in the recently liberated state of New Jersey, is the place to be....Read More

Unibet Takes First Steps Into The US Market

Ben Hamill - December 18, 2018

The US sportsbetting and gaming market beckons to all those who are willing to heed the call. One such company is Unibet. Thanks to a live casino partnership with the undisputed masters of live casino, the company will be making its first...Read More

North Bay Casino Meeting Finalizes Details

Ben Hamill - December 17, 2018

North Bay is reportedly in the process of making an essential decision for the future construction of Gateway Casinos’ most recent planned project. Wednesday, 12 December saw a long-awaited meeting hosted by the City Council, which ...Read More

Nancy Matson Wins WSOP Gold Ring

Ben Hamill - December 15, 2018

For Los Angeles-based video editor by day, Nancy Matson, entering the World Series of Poker Circuit Bicycle Casino $1,125 No-Limit Hold’em Tournament wasn’t about fame or even about fortune. Nancy simply wanted to gather enoug...Read More

Gold Horse Casino Set Open Its Doors

Ben Hamill - December 11, 2018

Lloydminster is well on its way towards becoming home to a stellar new casino development. The CA$20 million construction of the long-anticipated Gold Horse Casino has been confirmed as now being in its final stages and may very well be c...Read More

Leprechaun Carol Slot Hits Canadian Casinos

Ben Hamill - December 10, 2018

With Christmas just around the corner, slots developers are working hard to get suitably festive games to their players around the world this December. The latest such release has just landed at online casinos as well, coming from the exp...Read More

Twitch Outs Illegal Casinos

Ben Hamill - December 10, 2018

It’s hard to keep anything a secret these days, and thanks to online streaming platforms like Twitch, it has become even harder to hide illegal and unlicensed goings-on from the wrong (or should we say right?) kind of eyes. The UK G...Read More

Ex Disney Director To Build Sin City in Spain

Ben Hamill - December 08, 2018

For all of the Walt Disney Co.’s refusal to be involved with anything even vaguely smacking of casino games, it’s quite obvious that not all of their top guns share their archaic views. Former Disney Director and top businessm...Read More

MRG Launches 1st In House Slot

Ben Hamill - December 07, 2018

MRG, formerly known as Mr Green, recently established its own in-house game development studio on the back of its far-reaching international success. Now, the studio has officially released its very first online slot: Hammer of Fortune. ...Read More

Play ‘n GO Wins 2018’s Game Vendor of the Year

Ben Hamill - December 07, 2018

During the course of last week’s Malta Gaming Awards, popular UK software developer Play ‘n GO was awarded an exceptional accolade. The company was officially named Games Vendor of the Year, receiving one of the most coveted i...Read More

GCE May Regret Recent Orillia Deal

Ben Hamill - December 07, 2018

Too many cooks spoil the broth, or so the old saying goes. Sadly, it now appears as if one of Canada’s most prominent and successful gaming and entertainment groups, Gateway Casinos and Entertainment (GCE), will be learning one of l...Read More

Hollywood-Inspired Casino Crime in Atlantic City

Ben Hamill - December 05, 2018

The word is still out as to whether it was the movie about the heist, or the heist in the movie about the heist, that inspired a real modern-day casino crime, but the chain of unfortunate events that recently left Ocean Resort and Atlanti...Read More

Hard Rock And GiG Enter US Sports Betting

Ben Hamill - December 05, 2018

It’s an innovative partnership built on equal capability and a shared passion for the entertainment business, and the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Atlantic City and the Gaming Innovation Group joint venture will soon ensure the iconic...Read More

PGCB Grants PokerStars an iGaming License

Ben Hamill - December 04, 2018

PokerStars, the highly popular online gaming brand run by Canada’s own The Stars Group, is reportedly taking its first steps back into the US’s online poker market thanks to a ground-breaking new deal. The successful company&...Read More

Genting Heads To Court With Fox And Disney

Ben Hamill - December 04, 2018

World-renowned casino operator superpower, the Genting Group, which also happens to be the only legal operator in Malaysia, has made known its intention to claim damages to the tune of a cool $1 billion from 21st Century Fox an...Read More

IPO Documents Clarify Gateway’s Operations

Ben Hamill - December 04, 2018

Documents that were filed with the US Securities and Exchange Commission this November have given residents of northern Ontario a deeper look into the company that operates three regional casinos – and is planning to construct anoth...Read More

BC Casino Staff Go Ahead with Strike Plans

Ben Hamill - December 03, 2018

Employees at two local Canadian casinos in British Columbia – Starlight Casino and Grand Villa – have reportedly decided to go ahead with their planned strike action. The picket could prompt renewed labor unrest in the nationa...Read More

Architects Celebrate Parq Vancouver’s Design

Ben Hamill - November 29, 2018

In collaboration with IBI Group, Canadian firms ACDF Architecture and Architecture 49 put great thought into the design of their latest major project – the popular Parq Vancouver casino. The urban oasis boasts a 72,000 square foot ...Read More

Gateway Files for a $100m New York IPO

Ben Hamill - November 27, 2018

Canadian gaming operator Gateway Casinos and Entertainment, which runs 26 local properties across the nation, reportedly filed with the SEC last week in a bid to raise up to $100 million in an initial public offering, or IPO. The British...Read More

Potawatomi Players Hit a New Bingo Record

Ben Hamill - November 26, 2018

Last week, a new bingo record was set at Potawatomi Hotel & Casino over in Milwaukee, US. This record came in the form of an all-time high in terms of the number of winning cards revealed in a game, which was chalked up to being becau...Read More

Evolution Gaming Purchases Ezugi in Landmark Deal

Ben Hamill - November 26, 2018

Live dealer casino software king Evolution Gaming has now taken its first steps into the world of consolidation. The developer has revealed that it is getting ready to acquire one of its biggest rivals, Ezugi, in a takeover deal. Late la...Read More

Gateway Completes Phase 1 of Langley Revamp

Ben Hamill - November 23, 2018

Just after it was revealed that its $70 million Cascades Casino Delta project had received final approval from the British Columbia Lottery Corporation, Gateway Casinos and Entertainment has announced that the first phase of its $18 milli...Read More

BC’s Gambling Crackdown Hits a New Phase

Ben Hamill - November 22, 2018

The after-effects of a that has dragged on for over three years have hit casinos across Canada, and in the province of British Columbia, especially hard. The saga has left both local gaming operators and regulators with egg on their fac...Read More

Victor Adams Wins SFPC $1,000 Main Event

Ben Hamill - November 22, 2018

Local Canadian grinder Victor Adams has won the Seneca Niagara Casino & Resort’s 2018 Card Player Poker Tour Seneca Fall Poker Classic $1,000 no-limit Hold’em main event. The player bested a field of 249 entries to score t...Read More

Canadian Athletes Who Love Casino Games

Ben Hamill - November 21, 2018

It takes a specific kind of personality to rise to the top as a pro athlete, and many of the world’s top sporting icons display a similar set of traits. They’re confident, they’re competitive, and they’re always se...Read More

Cascades Casino Delta Gets BCLC’s Approval

Ben Hamill - November 19, 2018

The British Columbia Lottery Corporation (BCLC) has reportedly given its approval to a new casino project that is expected to be built on the site of the old Delta Town and Country Inn. Construction on the gaming venue is set to begin ear...Read More

Shorelines Launch Raises Addiction Concerns

Ben Hamill - November 18, 2018

The Shorelines Casino Peterborough was proud to open its doors in mid-October this year, boasting 500 slot machines, 22 table games, and a 230-seater buffet diner. Also on offer is a 40-seat a la carte restaurant and plenty of entertainm...Read More

Black Hawk Deluxe Slot Hits Online Casinos

Ben Hamill - November 17, 2018

Creator of iGaming software Wazdan has revealed yet another new addition to its growing library. This time, the developer is proud to launch its latest slot, Black Hawk Deluxe, which is packed with memorable graphics, big bonus rounds and...Read More

Borgata Honors Disabled US Veterans in FPO

Ben Hamill - November 16, 2018

Atlantic City’s has opted to honor disabled US military veterans by holding an appropriately thrilling fundraiser. The gaming venue recently hosted its Borgata Fall Poker Open (FPO), and also held a special event on the final Sunda...Read More

New Rules Set Back Ontario Casino Project

Ben Hamill - November 15, 2018

The proceeding, which recently started at the Local Planning Appeal Tribunal (LPAT) as part of a debate on the proposed , has raised some important questions about a new provincial rule that has come into the fray. According to the rule,...Read More

Record €7.8m Joker Millions Slots Win

Ben Hamill - November 15, 2018

One exceptionally lucky slots player from Sweden has managed to break another world record by landing a humongous cash jackpot on Yggdrasil’s popular Joker Millions progressive title. The player in question took home a cool SEK80, ...Read More

Gateway’s Staff Strike Draws to a Close

Ben Hamill - November 14, 2018

It took nearly five months, but a worker’s union that works closely with staff at Gateway Casinos has finally gotten its just dues. The union had been striking for 19 weeks up until very recently, demanding higher wages and better w...Read More

DraftKings Launch Scarlet Pearl Sportsbook

Ben Hamill - November 14, 2018

DraftKings, North America’s biggest daily fantasy sports supplier, is soon set to open its first land-based sportsbook in the US state of Mississippi. The opening of the venue will also mark the firm’s first established sports...Read More

US Casinos Mull Cross-Border Operations

Ben Hamill - November 11, 2018

Casinos in the US state of Pennsylvania (PA) have used up 28 of the available 39 interactive gambling permits during two recent application periods. The 11 permits now remaining for the state represent tens of millions of dollars in poten...Read More

Great Canadian Raised to ‘Buy’ Status

Ben Hamill - November 10, 2018

Great Canadian Gaming (GCG), Canada’s largest operator of bingo halls and other licensed casino gambling facilities, has recently been upgraded by TD Securities analysts from its prior ‘hold’ rating to a ‘buy&rsquo...Read More

Sizeable Growth for Great Canadian Gaming in Q3

Ben Hamill - November 10, 2018

It’s been a fruitful year for the Canadian gambling industry as a whole, with some operators in particular enjoying great results from their business to date. Great Canadian Gaming (GCG) has also enjoyed notable revenue growth durin...Read More

Global Gaming Shifts Focus to B2C Operations

Ben Hamill - November 09, 2018

Global Gaming has made a surprising announcement in a recent press release. The company has decided to terminate its current white label operations in order to better focus its efforts on its business to customer (B2C) business arm. The ...Read More

BC Casinos Strikes May Soon be Resolved

Ben Hamill - November 08, 2018

Gateway Casinos’ union members have for four months now – but this could soon come to an end thanks to a new development. A tentative deal has now been reached between the local gambling operator and the British Columbia Gove...Read More

Raid, Loot & Win in NetEnt’s New Vikings Slot

Ben Hamill - November 07, 2018

To celebrate NetEnt’s recent entry into Canada through a ground breaking deal with the British Columbia Lottery Corporation, the developer has packed its schedule full of exciting slots releases for local players. Coming up this mo...Read More

Slots Sales Soar at North American Casinos

Ben Hamill - November 07, 2018

The gaming industry has certainly taken some interesting turns this year, both in Canada and in the neighbouring USA. However, one thing has remained relatively consistent: the growth of slots gaming at casinos in both North American nati...Read More

Exploring BC’s Infamous ‘Vancouver Model’

Ben Hamill - November 07, 2018

It was just days after David Eby started his new role as British Columbia’s attorney general (AG) in 2017 that local casino operators issued a warning to him. “Get ready,” they said, informing him upfront that what they ...Read More

Exploring the UK’s Love Affair with Bingo

Ben Hamill - November 05, 2018

When you think of Britain there are a huge number of rather loveable stereotypes that come to mind. The Queen, horse riding in top hats and tails, the inviting warmth of a hot cup of tea, scones with jam and cream and Paddington Bear are ...Read More

Social Games Study Reveals Interesting Facts

Ben Hamill - November 05, 2018

A recent study published by the Canadian Center for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) has shown that free games with gambling themes could be a gateway to playing for real money for youngsters. Furthermore, the study also linked gameplay...Read More

Evolution Gaming Now Offering Live Infinite Blackjack

Ben Hamill - November 05, 2018

Premium live dealer casino software supplier Evolution Gaming has announced its latest game launch, much to the thrill of its millions of dedicated blackjack fans across the globe. The developer’s portfolio has now been expanded tha...Read More

NHL Signs Exclusive Betting Deal with MGM

Ben Hamill - November 02, 2018

The Canadian Gaming Association (CGA) has recently extended a warm welcome to the National Hockey League after the latter organization announced its first-ever sports betting partnership with MGM Resorts International ...Read More

Social Games Popular Among Canadian Teens

Ben Hamill - November 01, 2018

A study published by a group of Canadian researchers has revealed that free social casino games are surprisingly popular among teenage high school students. According to the data, about one in eight local teens have enjoyed playing them o...Read More

Richmond Commuters Want Free Parkade Back

Ben Hamill - October 31, 2018

A Richmond community member and daily commuter has dedicated herself to trying to convince River Rock Casino to re-open a parking lot that was previously both free to use and fully operational. Until very recently, Canadian Catherine Mil...Read More

BCLC Enlists Third Party Auditor

Ben Hamill - October 31, 2018

In the latest Canadian land-based casino news, the British Columbia Lottery Corporation (BCLC) has recently revealed that it has enlisted the services of a third-party auditor. The move comes as part of the company’s bid to ensure t...Read More

3 Companies Fight for Greek Casino License

Ben Hamill - October 30, 2018

As the bidding tender process for a Greek gambling license has kicked off, only three US operators have remained in the race for the chance to run the planned €8 billion Elliniko integrated casino resort. Hard Rock, , and Caesars En...Read More

Bristol’s Casino Plans Divide Town

Ben Hamill - October 27, 2018

A new casino resort facility has been proposed for the vacant Bristol Mall in the city of Bristol, Virginia. However, while town officials are strongly in favor, residents have been vehemently opposed to the new development.

A Differ...Read More

Evolution Gaming Coming to Hard Rock Casino

Ben Hamill - October 27, 2018

, the world’s leading supplier of live dealer casino games, recently revealed that it has signed its latest exclusive licensee: Atlantic City. The brand new Hard Rock Hotel and Casino destination, situated on the iconic Boardwalk o...Read More

VR Casinos Bring the Future Forward

Ben Hamill - October 27, 2018

Anyone who was around long enough to have seen the classic science fiction movies of the 80’s has been asking the same question; where is my virtual reality world, why is it not yet standard, and how long until I can pretend to be J...Read More

The Psychology Of Online Casinos

Ben Hamill - October 26, 2018

Few entertainment industries have seen as much growth as the online casino industry. The adoption rate has been extraordinary, to such an extent that in many parts of the world it is already seen as the standard way to enjoy gambling acti...Read More

OLG Pays Out $36.9m in Non-Tax Q2 Revenues

Ben Hamill - October 26, 2018

Communities that host casinos, bingo halls, and other gaming facilities in Ontario have now received some impressive checks, courtesy of the . Last Friday, the Crown Corporation paid out its Q2 non-tax gaming revenue payments that came ve...Read More

Dual Play Roulette Comes to London Casino

Ben Hamill - October 25, 2018

Leading live dealer casino solutions supplier Evolution Gaming has now gone live with yet another once of its Dual Play Roulette convergence tables, this time for . The new table has been installed in the Mayfair, London-based Palm Beach...Read More

Poarch Band Set To Buy Sands Casino Resort

Ben Hamill - October 24, 2018

Resort Bethlehem, in Pennsylvania, has been sold to an Alabama-based Native American tribe. Details of the deal will be finalized in 2019’s first quarter. Mayor Bob Donchez revealed this information after communicating with the Poa...Read More

Shorelines Casino Peterborough Opens

Ben Hamill - October 22, 2018

The Shorelines Casinos group has proven to be committed to the province of Ontario, where its properties are located, and to its hundreds of players. This is clearly seen in its new Peterborough establishment, which held its grand opening...Read More

Macau Casinos’ Stock Prices Fall by 40%

Ben Hamill - October 19, 2018

The stock prices of the six most successful have collectively fallen by 40% on average since June of 2018. Naturally, this concerning trend has sparked further concerns about a decrease of VIP gamblers flocking to the once-popular gaming...Read More

Wasaga Beach Casino Complex Confirmed

Ben Hamill - October 18, 2018

A new casino venture has just been confirmed, with the establishment likely to be built in the town of Wasaga Beach in Ontario. According to Mayor Brian Smith of Wasaga Beach in a recent press release, a...Read More

Borgata Scrutinizes Ivey’s Nevada Assets

Ben Hamill - October 17, 2018

The Borgata’s latest filing after its longstanding is a motion to have the casino’s docket and its $10.13 million judgement filed in Nevada. It is in this US state where Ivey currently lives and has identifia...Read More

Dean Walsh Wins DeepStacks Main Event

Ben Hamill - October 16, 2018

The was packed with action this year, playing out at Casino Yellowhead from September 29 all the way through to October 8. Over the course of the 10-day tourney, seven events played out,...Read More

Rio Casino May Become an MLB Ballpark

Ben Hamill - October 16, 2018

The focus of the rumor mill in Las Vegas lately has been the Rio All-Suite Hotel and Casino, located off-Strip, and best known to Canadians as the home of the Nevada leg of the . Rekindled reports abou...Read More

Trump Pushes Abe to License Las Vegas Sands

Ben Hamill - October 15, 2018

is now in the midst of yet another controversy. Reports have poured in about his attempts to persuade Japan’s prime minister to choose US casino tycoon Sheldon Adelson as the winning bidder in the Asian nation&rsqu...Read More

BCGEU Dubs Gateway Claim Denial a ‘Victory’

Ben Hamill - October 11, 2018

The British Columbia Government Service Employees Union (or BCGEU) has praised the decision of local courts to deny the authoritative order recently filed by Canada’s Gateway Casinos against strikin...Read More

Kroeker Resigns Amid Regulatory Pressure

Ben Hamill - October 11, 2018

Robert Kroeker, the gambling industry veteran who has long been the chair of the Justice Institute of British Columbia’s Board of Governors, has now opted to resign from his current role. Kroeker...Read More

Canadian Company Wants In On Greek Casino

Ben Hamill - October 08, 2018

A Canadian pharmaceutical company wants a piece of a fancy Greek casino, and it might just get it – at a discount, too. was shortlisted to participate in the purchase of the Club Hotel Casino LoutrakiRead More

Borgata Appeals Phil Ivey Edge Sorting Ruling

Ben Hamill - October 07, 2018

The legal battle between has intensified. This comes after the famous venue reportedly filed a cross-appeal against US District Judge Noel L. Hillman’s initial 2016 ruling. Shortly before that, Ivey and co-defendant Cheung Yin Kel...Read More

Reporter Accuses WSOP Nevada of Thuggery

Ben Hamill - October 06, 2018

A reporter has accused Nevada and its communications executive Seth Palansky of thuggery without merit. John Mehaffey claims the website tried to force him into gambling further when he requested a withdrawal. The iGaming reporter furth...Read More

Gateway Casinos Hits Unions With Legal Action

Ben Hamill - October 06, 2018

Gaming operator Gateway Casinos and Entertainment will take two workers and several individuals to court over claims striking workers at four of its venues engaged in unlawful behaviour. The operator filed a notice of civil claim at the S...Read More

River Rock Staff Arrested In Gambling Raid

Ben Hamill - October 06, 2018

Two River Rock Casino employees found out the hard way that illegal gambling does not pay. The women, both registered gaming workers, were among the 11 arrested in a raid on an illegal gaming den in Richmond. The pair was later released....Read More

UK Regulation Hurts 888 Revenues

Ben Hamill - October 05, 2018

Not even a $60m profit was enough to distract 888 from an 18% drop in UK market revenue year-on-year. The online casino and sports betting provider blamed the lower figures on the country’s tough regulatory environment, which requir...Read More

Third Atlantic Club Casino Deal Falls Through

Ben Hamill - October 03, 2018

The old Atlantic Club casino will remain shuttered for some time to come. The third deal to sell the Atlantic City property, this time between TJM Properties and Stockton University, has ...Read More

Veerab Zakarian Wins MSPT 2018

Ben Hamill - October 02, 2018

At the during the Mid-States Poker Tour (MSPT), Canadian Veerab Zakarian found the perfect opportunity to claim his very first MSPT title. The $63,340 has come has the biggest win of his...Read More

Phil Ivey Ventures Back Into Live Poker

Ben Hamill - October 01, 2018

Phil Ivey is commonly regarded as one of the in the world – and also one of the planet’s strongest professional gamblers. With that said, his controversial gaming tactics have landed him in various sticky situations, one of w...Read More

Big Expansion Plans for The Stars Group

Ben Hamill - October 01, 2018

A few years back, The Stars Group was struggling with debt after being shaken by an insider trading scandal involving its founder and CEO David Baazov. After paying off its debts from the acquisition of PokerStars...Read More

Land Angelic Cash Wins in Almighty Dollar Slot

Ben Hamill - October 01, 2018

Rival’s newest slots release is set to bring Canadian players plenty of thrilling chances to win big online. Almighty Dollar boasts a delightful selection of Wilds, 3x multipliers, and the intriguingly named Heavenly ...Read More

MGC to Further Discuss Steve Wynn Saga

Ben Hamill - September 30, 2018

On September 27, the Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) discussed the next step in the re-evaluation of Wynn Resorts’ suitability to hold a casino operation license. The discussions have come as yet another step ...Read More

Gateway Hanover Casino Renovation On the Cards

Ben Hamill - September 30, 2018

Gateway Casinos and Entertainment Limited, Canada’s largest private gambling operator, has recently revealed that it will be pumping $14 million into the renovation of its casino in the small Ontario town of Read More

Land Based Casino Revenues Decrease Globally

Ben Hamill - September 28, 2018

Over the past year, financial profits for casinos across the globe have collectively been falling. Drastic decreases have been seen in many cases, and are seemingly a worldwide phenomenon, encompassing Europe, Asia, Austr...Read More

Greater Sudbury Casino Expansion a Mystery

Ben Hamill - September 27, 2018

The fate of the Greater Sudbury Casino project in Ontario is still a mystery, with discussions about the future of the Kingsway Entertainment District addition still one of the most-covered topics in the ...Read More

ELK Studios Adds Joker Gems to Library

Ben Hamill - September 24, 2018

ELK Studios is always on the ball when it comes to fresh new game releases, and its latest slot is no exception. Joker Gems is a delightful addition to the studio’s growing portfolio, boasting fantast...Read More

Quebec Fights Against Supreme Court Ruling

Ben Hamill - September 23, 2018

The government of Quebec is reportedly planning to appeal the Supreme Court’s ruling that stated that its amendments to online gambling bans are ‘unlawful’. The aforementioned law requires ISPs to block players’ a...Read More

Poker Masters Pros Talk Top Amateur Leaks

Ben Hamill - September 21, 2018