Author: Mark DaSilva

Daniel Negreanu Wins Rematch Against Gus Hansen

A showdown between rival poker players Daniel Negreanu and Gus Hansen was held on the first day of the European Poker Tournament event in London yesterday.  The square off was highly publicized on Twitter as a rematch between the two players from their faceoff in 2006 when Hansen won a $575,000 pot against Negreanu.  Since…

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Superbowl Gambling Raid Part II

The police haven’t finished investigating an illegal Superbowl gambling party, according to York Regional Police Deputy Chief Bruce Herridge.  Police have been conducting an ongoing investigation into the Platinum Sports Book online casino, and so far have connected the website to an organized crime ring – suspected to be the Hell’s Angels. On February 3…

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Ottawa Councilors Grilled By Public For Accelerated Casino Review

Casino opponents in Ottawa are frustrated with city council for accepting the OLG gaming centre proposal without sufficient review.  Critics believe Mayor Jim Watson accelerated the process without giving community residents sufficient time to express their opinions.  The council seemingly agrees that the public consultation was insufficient, and argues it will rectify that – by…

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New Jersey Officially Legalizes Online Gambling

After a long process with multiple revisions and amendments, New Jersey has finally gone all in with online gambling.  The state legislature passed the latest amendments to the online gambling bill early yesterday afternoon, and Governor Chris Christie signed the bill into law last night. Christie says the new law will yield significantly higher revenue…

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Will A Canadian Cardinal Become The New Pope?

Pope Benedict XVI surprised the Catholic faith this weekend by announcing he will step down from his position as head of the Vatican.  According to the National Post, this will be the first time that a serving Pope has resigned in nearly 600 years.  A possible successor has become a popular betting trend within the…

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Canadian Gaming Association Says Superbowl Raid Justifies Sportsbetting Bill

If the Canadian Senate had passed the single game sportsbetting bill, would the illegal Superbowl sportsbetting operation have happened last Sunday?  The Canadian Gaming Association says Canada’s outdated laws provide criminal organizations a loophole to use unregulated online casinos to garnish money from single game bets.  The CGA argues that legal single game bets through…

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All Slots Offers Table Game Promotion

The All Slots online casino has a reputation of offering rewarding bonuses for gamblers who bet on the table games such as blackjack or poker, and also is highly regarded as the world’s favourite virtual gaming centre for players who love the slots.  All Slots is kicking off February with a relaunch of one of…

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OLG Stays Mum About Casino Hosting Fees

The OLG casino strategy requests interested communities to review the proposals, and submit an official vote to endorse or reject the investment.  Several Ontario communities have held public consultation meetings in order for citizens to express their feelings about the casino on the record.  However, questions should also be asked of the OLG regarding casino…

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