Author: Casey Kaplan

Microgaming Donates to Charity

It is always so inspiring to see online gambling companies getting involved in the community. In most countries, gambling revenue is used to fund a wide range of charitable initiatives, but it is great to see some companies doing it on their own. Microgaming is one of these companies, having just donated to a heart…

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One-Third of Online Gamers Experience Abuse

 The online gaming world is supposed to be a place where gamers can connect and bond over their mutual interests. However, that doesn’t seem to be the case, as a recent report has revealed that nearly 1/3 of online gamers are abused. Online bullying has been a problem for years, and its extension into the…

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Canadians Authorities Not Concerned With Offshore Gambling

In the wake of the recent shutdown of BoDog.com, a Canadian-owned gambling website, by American authorities, concerns have been raised about illegal online gambling in Canada. While our American counterparts are overly concerned with shutting down online casino websites, the Canadian government seems more relaxed – but why is that? A report on Canada.com covers…

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Canadian Poker Pro Signs Endorsement Deal

The Canadian poker market is full of talented individuals who perform well at some of the world’s biggest poker tournaments. However, very few of them have partnered up with large poker operators for sponsorship deals – but an up-and-comer named Gillian Epp is changing things.  Epp is a professional poker player from the Canadian Rockies.…

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Microgaming Releases Diamond Edition Live Dealer Software

Microgaming is a leader in the online gambling world, always creating new and innovative ways for players from around the world to take part in online casino activities. This month, the company has released a new type of live dealer software that is likely to revolutionize the market. Microgaming’s new Diamond Edition Live Dealer games…

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Zynga Considers Online Gambling

 The online gambling market is developing at a remarkable rate. As more countries regulate the activity, more players are becoming attracted to the idea of playing casino games online. It has proven to be quite a profitable venture for a wide range of gaming developers, and now one of the biggest players in the game…

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Jonathan Duhamel Wins $2 million at PokerStars Event

 When Jonathan Duhamel came out of nowhere to last year’s World Series of Poker tournament, the poker world thought it was just a fluke. However, the professional Canadian poker player has proven that he is more than a one-hit wonder, making a remarkable performance at the recent PokerStars Caribbean Adventure.  At the recent poker tournament,…

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Man Attempts to Write Off Gambling Losses

 Giuseppe Tarascio, a Toronto man, is a Bell Canada employee by day and professional gambler by night. In the past, he has tried to write off his gambling losses as business expenses; however, a refusal by Revenue Canada has forced Tarascio to take the government to court over the matter.  According to a report in…

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Could Ontario Place be Turned into a Casino?

The local government released some sad news this week: the province will be shutting down all Ontario Place venues until at least 2017. The former family theme park has seen better days, with attendance falling over the course of the past few years. Now, the government is thinking of ways to revitalize the property, and…

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OLG Launches New Game

A new lottery game is now available from the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation. Rock, Paper Scissors is based on the classic game of the same name, in which players must choose one of three materials in order to beat their opponent. With an impressive top prize of $1 million, the game is sure to…

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