Author: Casey Kaplan

Nintendo’s MiiVerse To Change Social Gaming

When it comes to online gaming for consoles, we seem to have hit a roadblock. While the offerings are expansive, advancements in online gaming have not ventured far beyond competing with friends and strangers online and posting your progress on Facebook. Now, the new Wii U aims to revolutionize the market, offering players from around…

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Montreal to Host Conference on Gambling Addiction

 In November, the 54th ICAA International Conference on Alcohol and Addictions will be held. With hundreds of experts and professionals in attendance, the event will present them with the opportunity to share ideas about various types of addictions, including drugs, alcohol and gambling.  According to  Peter Vamos, President of the International Council on Alcohol and…

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Hindu Community Upset with PlayTech Over New Game

PlayTech’s recent online casino release, Lakshmi’s Gold has recently come under fire amongst the Hindu community. The game has been considered offensive by religious leaders, and they have requested that the game be recalled and that PlayTech issue an apology.  This seems to be a first for the gambling community. While it is not rare…

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Sportsbooks Launch Odds on Outcome of Quebec Student Strike

Online sportsbooks give punters the chance to bet on just about everything nowadays. In addition to offering odds on sports and athletic-related events, bookies are now giving players the chance to wager on entertainment and political events. Recently, a Canadian sportsbook has given players across the country the chance to wager on the outcome of…

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Concordia Receives Gambling Research Grant

Concordia University has become the first Canadian educational institution to receive a research grant for on-going studies regarding gambling. Fonds québécois de la recherche sur la société et la culture (FQRSC) has awarded Professor Sylvia Kairouz with the gambling research chair and $947,738 for the department to conduct studies. This is a first-of-its-kind grant, as…

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Georges St. Pierre Signs On As Poker Pro

Canadian UFC Champion Georges St. Pierre has announced that he is now part of 888 Poker’s professional team. He has recently signed a 12-month deal with the online poker operator to become an ambassador for the brand, including representing 888 in the 2012 World Series of Poker.   888 Poker players will also be able…

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Paul Godfrey Demands Decision on Toronto Casino

While Toronto politicians have stated that a referendum on the issue of a new casino in the city will have to wait until 2014, OLG Chairman Paul Godfrey wants answers now. According to the Toronto Sun, Godfrey does not want to wait for a decision from Toronto politicians if they’re going to take their time. …

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All Slots’ ‘Bonus City’ Promo Continues into May

All Slots online casino is on the cutting-edge of creating innovative gaming experiences, consisting of high-quality games and generous bonuses. Last month, the casino’s ‘Bonus City’ saw significant success, and All Slots has decided to relaunch the promo for May.   The first promotion available is the Spins on the House promotion. All players who…

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New Slots Promotion to Celebrate Avengers Movie

InterCasino is one of the premiere online gambling destinations for Marvel Superhero slots. It hosts the largest collection of Cryptologic-powered Marvel slots on the internet, so it is no wonder that most of the casino’s promotions focus on these games. This month, the casino’s promotion centres on the slot games based on the heroes that…

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Online Gambling and Social Gaming Collide

In 2012, the combination of online gambling and social gaming is expected to come to fruition. According to a report in Venture Beat Magazine, one of the biggest stories of the year so far is the fact that online gambling developers are now exploring their options in the social gaming market.  At the recent iGaming…

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