Author: Casey Kaplan

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Prince Edward Island Invests in UK Gambling Venture

Most provinces across Canada are working on offering their own online gambling websites, and Prince Edward Island has finally picked up on the trend. After showing its support for the Atlantic Lottery Corporation’s online gambling venture, the local government is beginning to consider new and interesting outlets for the activity. One of its latest projects…

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Solution to Female Online Gaming Abuse Needed

You’d think the online gaming community would be past prejudiced and sexual harassment. The cloak of anonymity that the internet provides should put everyone on an even playing-field – but that doesn’t seem to be the case. Recent reports have shown that female online gamers are being abused by their male counterparts, and women are…

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Potential for Lottery Fraud in Atlantic Provinces

A recent report by the CBC has uncovered that the number of big lottery jackpots cashed in by individuals affiliated with Atlantic Lottery Corporation has increased. This news has alerted officials, as it may mean that some fraud is taking place in the local lottery market. Over the course of 2011, 64 lottery wins over…

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PokerStars’ Claim Attempts to Dismiss Civil Charges

Over a year ago, PokerStars was one of three websites indicted on Black Friday. Along with Full Tilt and Absolute Poker, PokerStars was charged with running an illegal online gambling operation, which forced the company out of the American gaming market. Now, PokerStars has filed a claim, hoping that the American Department of Justice will…

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New Online Gaming Offering From Amazon

Amazon.com is one of the world’s premier destinations for entertainment in the online world. You can purchase just about any book, movie or video game from the website. So, it would seem only natural for the company to venture into the online gaming market – and that is exactly what it has done. The new…

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Program Aims to Discourage Underage Gambling

An issue that is becoming increasingly prevalent in Canadian society is that of underage gambling. Young people under the age of 18 are now getting involved in an activity that is reserved for adults, and a new program from the McGill Centre seeks to discourage them from doing so. In conjunction with the American National…

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PlayNow.com Launches Live Betting Online

PlayNow.com is working hard to become an all-inclusive online gambling destination for players in British Columbia. With online casino games and online poker, the website caters to the needs of most players. Now, PlayNow.com has everything that sports fans could ever want with its new in-game live betting platform.  The new live betting platform from…

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BCLC Pays For Roberto Luongo’s WSOP Entry

 The British Columbia Lottery Corporation has paid for the World Series of Poker entry for Vancouver Canucks’ Robert Luongo. The company has recently coined a sponsorship deal with the famed hockey player, and this will be their first major venture together. Luongo will be playing in the main event of this year’s World Series of…

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Raymond Bitar To Stay In Jail

 Things do not seem to be looking very good former Full Tilt Poker CEO Raymond Bitar. After being granted bail last week, it has been revealed that he will be required to stay in jail as he fails to meet his bond requirements.  The situation has been quite complex, as Bitar has spent at least…

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Largest-Ever Lotto Max Jackpot Offered

The biggest ever Lotto Max jackpot will be offered in the BCLC weekly lottery draw tonight. $100 million is up for grabs tonight, and several lucky players will be cashing in. It is a record-breaking occasion, and players across the province are excited for the event. Since the Lotto Max jackpot is capped at $50…

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