PokerStars Announces Celebrity Poker Event

Ben Hamill - May 07, 2020

is doing more than just its bit for relieving the plight of those affected by the current global calamity. The operator has announced the launch of a special charity initiative called “Stars Call for Action – Powered by Poker...Read More

The Right and Wrong Way to Donate

Ben Hamill - April 15, 2020

We all have different ideas about what it means to constructively pass the time. And when suddenly confronted with more time on our hands than before, our idea of what constitutes boredom and what we consider to be time well spent, varies...Read More

Ben Affleck’s Poker Game Raises $2M For Charity

Ben Hamill - April 14, 2020

Trump’s plans for a “normal” Sunday may not have panned out quite in the way that he – and certainly the world – would have hoped, but that doesn’t mean that Easter was a total no-deal this year. In fa...Read More

How Bingo Generates Millions For Charity Each Year

Ben Hamill - February 21, 2020

Not only is it fun, but Marathon Bingo is also a massive generator of big-business revenue for non-profit organisations and players alike in the state of New Jersey. So much so that one New Jersey town benefits from funds to the tune of $...Read More

Bieber & Binnington To Play For Charity

Ben Hamill - January 06, 2020

Ontario native and superstar pop sensation Justin Bieber made the best of his time of having been “home for the holidays”, and in true NHL style too. Bieber celebrated the last stretch of 2019 by not only announcin...Read More

How Charity Bingo Is Improving Lives

Ben Hamill - December 10, 2019

Over many decades, Bingo has generated literally millions for the benefit of charities all over the world. What makes it so popular as a means towards raising funds is the fact that its fun as well as sociable. The rul...Read More

Televised Live Bingo Comes To Elliot Lake

Ben Hamill - July 30, 2019

Elliot Lake may be a city on a map but this particular one has, unlike so many others, managed to preserve a real community feel. And soon, thanks to a very special project spearheaded by a local community member with a big dream, Elliot ...Read More

WSOP Raises $693,306 For One Drop Charity

Ben Hamill - July 17, 2019

That the World Series of Poker recently did for safe-drinking water charity One Drop is much more than what the Little One For One Drop name of the special Poker event tends to suggest. The event attracted the second-biggest field of play...Read More

Chances Casino Does Its Bit For Food Aid

Ben Hamill - July 12, 2019

There’s nothing quite like good food to set the mood; and that goes for every occasion imaginable. Abbotsford’s Chances Casino had the right idea this Canada Day when visitors were motivated to support Gateway Casinos & En...Read More

Quebec Couple Nearly Forfeit Lottery Win

Ben Hamill - April 11, 2019

It’s the type of eventuality capable of making just about anyone feel two degrees short of insanity. For Quebec couple Nicole Pedneault and Roger Larocque, it was sheer luck that had; a second time round; saved the day by offering a...Read More

Michigan Lottery Continues Record Spree

Ben Hamill - April 08, 2019

The Michigan Lottery has been focused on providing aid to public schools ever since it was first established back in 1972. This may seem like just another statistic, but when that statement is put into actual numbers, it makes a world&rsq...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

Arguments In Favour Of Online Charity Bingo

Ben Hamill - March 27, 2019

Most of us like to feel that we’re making a difference in the lives of others, whether it’s helping family or friends or even complete strangers. Human nature is to assist, and the trick is mostly simply to find one’s ni...Read More

Calhoun Bingo Hall Faces Closure

Ben Hamill - March 14, 2019

A charity gaming hall in Calhoun County is in danger of losing its license, and by default, its livelihood and ability to contribute to charity. The fate of Bingo-night at The Anniston Elks Lodge No. 189 is now very much in the hands of t...Read More

Alberta Charity Game Earnings Drop in 2018

Ben Hamill - January 12, 2019

Looking back at the past year, there were a couple of prominent and interesting gaming-related trends to be seen throughout Canada. Alberta recently revealed its revenues for the 2018 financial year, showing that charitable gambling withi...Read More

Aleeyah Jadavji Gets Her Platinum Pass

Ben Hamill - January 01, 2019

She’s not just instrumental in making things run smoothly from behind the scenes at PokerStars, but she’s also an enthusiastic and capable Poker player herself. And now, she’s won a coveted a Platinum Pass, an opportunit...Read More

Microgaming Soapbox Race Confirmed for 2019

Ben Hamill - December 12, 2018

Isle of Man-based software giant Microgaming is renowned for the development of high quality games, and the team strives to bring new ideas to life with their superb range of slots. But the company isn’t only interested in looking a...Read More

Miss North Carolina Hosts Hospital Bingo

Ben Hamill - November 28, 2018

oung hospital patients at the Vidant James and Connie Maynard Children’s Hospital had the privilege of playing a fun-filled game of bingo alongside local royalty on the afternoon of Monday, 26 November. Inside the hospital’s ...Read More

Moneymaker & Chad Host Reddit AMA Session

Ben Hamill - November 02, 2018

Poker icon Chris Moneymaker recently appeared on an episode of ESPN’s 30 for 30 podcast, casting the spotlight over the 2003 WSOP Main Event winner once more. Following up on that appearance, Moneymaker and WSOP co-host Norman Chad ...Read More

Bingo’s Pros as a Charity Fundraising Tool

Ben Hamill - October 23, 2018

Bingo has been used to for about as long as the modern version of the game has been around! The pastime was first used for a charitable application when Pastor Charles H. Hagus approached Edwin S. Lowe, the inventor of the game, to ask f...Read More

England Football Team Donates World Cup Winnings

Ben Hamill - September 02, 2018

The 2018 English World Cup football team has gained a strong following. They performed well, and even managed to hold it together all the way to the semi-finals. Defeat was eventually suffered at the hands of Croatia and they didn’t manag...Read More

Big Lotto Winners Who Gave it All Away

Ben Hamill - August 27, 2018

When most people think about winning the lottery, they fantasize about the luxury homes, sports cars and exotic vacations they could buy with their newfound wealth. However, – and some big-hearted winners have actually gone as far...Read More

NFL Titans Star Tackles Bingo

Ben Hamill - August 07, 2018

Laurence Gibson, Offensive Tackle for the NFL’s Tennessee Titans, does not have much experience with Bingo. But he nonetheless delighted the residents of Landon Ridge, an Assisted Living and Memory-Care facility in Kingwood, Texas, ...Read More

Delta Bingo Gaming Pays $5 Million to Charities

Ben Hamill - August 02, 2018

The Delta Monte Carlo Gaming Sponsors Association held its annual general meeting on July 19 2018, at the Gale Centre on Thorold Street in Niagara Falls. At this important event, Delta Bingo Gaming (DBG) presented the Association with a s...Read More

A Never Ending Stream Of Unusual Bingo Themes for Charity

Ben Hamill - September 22, 2015

There are so many ways people use our wonderful kids' game! Some of these ways raise money for excellent causes as for instance musical bingo to raise money for local hospitals. Bingo can also be used to simply have fun at the expense of ...Read More