Author: Cliff Ritter

New York One Step Closer To Legal Online Poker

US states are incorporating their own regulated online gambling laws that supersede the federal Wire Act against online gambling, with state jurisdictions taking a liberal approach to online gambling that mirrors Canada.  Nevada, New Jersey, and Delaware led the way in the US, with the former two states forming an interstate online poker “compact” and…

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Ottawa Studies The Books Ahead Of Expanded Gambling

Ottawa is reviewing the social and financial implications of expanding on site gambling at the Rideau Carlton Raceway.  The reviews are part of the OLG’s gambling modernization plan, which will install casino table games at the racetrack. One of the requirements for the review is to understand how much profit the city will receive by…

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Borgata Casino Accuses Poker Star Phil Ivey Of Cheating

A new lawsuit is being presented against Phil Ivey, a nine time World Series of Poker champion who is considered by many poker players as the best in the world.  Ivey was at the centre of a lawsuit in the UK regarding supposed cheating at baccarat inside one of the country’s biggest casinos, and now…

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BCLC Shifting Focus To Online Gambling

The BC Lottery Corporation is shrinking the size of its staff.  Jim Lightbody, who took over from Michael Graydon as interim CEO for the organization, announced that layoffs are necessary for the BCLC to remain operational. Lightbody says the layoffs will affect all departments, but confirmed at least 60 people will no longer be employed…

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Alberta Casinos Extend Table Game Operating Hours

Beginning today, casinos in Alberta will keep their betting tables open an additional three hours each night.  The move was recommended and validated by the Alberta Gaming and Liquor Commission, which noted that increased operating hours will provide additional revenues to charities around Alberta that rely on gambling for funding. Table games like blackjack, roulette,…

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How Mobile Gambling Provides Players Choice And Convenience

The mobile gambling market is continuously one of the fastest growing segments of the digital gambling industry.  Developers of online casino games have created mobile applications that are popular among many gamers, who enjoy the convenience of placing a bet while on the go. The numbers alone indicate the potential in the mobile gambling market. …

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Daniel Negreanu Still Leading Numerous World Poker Rankings

.  What began with winning the inaugural WSOP Asia Pacific raised the stakes with cash payouts, WSOP gold bracelets, and honours among the top of poker ranking leaderboards in a triumphant season. Many poker analysts consider Negreanu’s 2013 season one of the best of any elite poker player, and symbolized the rising number of Canadian…

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Century Casinos Announces Plans To Expand Operations Across Canada

Century Casinos Inc is a gaming entertainment firm headquartered in Colorado, with gaming centres in operation all across the world.  The company is continuing to expand into new and developing markets, including various operations across Canada. A spokesperson for Century Casinos confirmed that construction is underway for a racetrack and casino in the Greater Calgary…

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