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Best Casino Games to Play & Watch on Twitch

Most popular twitch casino games for playing and viewing in 2020. With every notable passage of time, the world changes, as does the people in it, and they way they operate. Progressions in technology have a lot to do with it. It changes the way we work, the way we communicate, and even the way we enjoy pastimes. For casino gamers, the last twenty years have seen a dramatic shift. First came online casinos. Then we were introduced to live casino games – real dealers hosting games from studios, streamed live over the internet. The mobile gambling revolution came next. All of these events were intertwined with an intriguing new entertainment wave, wherein online gambling became worthy of viewership. The video broadcasting website, Twitch.tv, was built on the concept of streaming games. First it was PC and console-based video games that were all the rage. Everything from Call of Duty … Continue reading

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Make the Most of your Online Gambling Experience

Online betting tips and tricks for a safe, fun and rewarding experience. In just over two decades, online betting has grown from a small eCommerce of questionable integrity, to a global, multi-billion dollar industry. Technology – in particular, the technology that secures internet transactions – has evolved into something the majority of the earth’s population trusts. As it turns out, cultivating trust was the key to cultivating a new generation of online and mobile gambling enthusiasts. Those new to the experience may have some questions, and there’s nothing wrong with that. I would be more worried about those who dive in head first, no questions asked. If you’re asking those questions, you’re obviously concerned about personal privacy, security and the integrity of the sites with which you intend to do business. It is for you that I offer today’s beginner’s guide to iGaming. Don’t worry, it’s not some long-winded instruction … Continue reading

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Canada Online Betting, Then and Now

Online Betting Canada: A factual recollection of lawful iGaming. In some ways, it’s surprising just how much online gambling has evolved throughout the world. Far more surprising, however, is the rapid evolution of digital technology. Just look how far we’ve come in the last 30 years. When I was a kid, nascent video gaming consoles were all the rage. I still remember unwrapping my first Nintendo Entertainment System. Not the Super Nintendo. Not the Nintendo 64, or today’s Nintendo 3DS, Wii U or Switch editions. I’m talking about the original NES that came with the original Super Mario Brothers / Duck Hunt cartridge combo, and that laser gun that made every small child wonder how pointing it at a TV worked to shoot down animated ducks. More gaming consoles arrived, followed by computers small enough to put on a desk, and then, the granddaddy of them all – the information … Continue reading

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2-Handed Live Casino Holdem by Evolution

Evolution Live Holdem Reviewed: 2-Handed Casino Holdem rules & strategy. Evolution Gaming has produced some (if not all) of the world’s finest live dealer casino games. Their tables stream out of warehouse studios from Latvia, Europe to B.C., Canada, and a handful of major land-based casinos in between. They are most famous for their blackjack, roulette, and off-the-wall live gaming tables, but they also present some lesser-talked-about classics, live 2-Handed Live Casino Holdem. Today we’ll be taking a close-up look at these 2-handed, house-banked holdem tables. We’ll start with a synopsis of the gaming experience, followed by a quick rundown of the rules, and finish with everyone’s favorite – a basic, easy to follow strategy to ensure the highest theoretical return to your bankroll. Evolution Live Holdem Reviewed Evolution Gaming overhauled its tables in early 2019, giving the whole studio a sleek, monochrome design. Smooth greys of all shades, offset … Continue reading

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The Multifarious Menu of Canadian Gaming

A virtual tour of Canadian gambling opportunities in 2020. Your degree of interest in this information will be directly related to your age. The younger you are, the more common place today’s digital technology will seem to you. The older you are, the more amazing you’ll find the multifarious ways in which Canadians can partake in gaming. And when I say gaming, I don’t mean video games. I mean real gambling games. Casino games, poker games, even bingo games – the kind of stuff you can win and lose money on. Prior to the introduction of the information highway, known colloquially as the world wide web, gaming was something you did as a way to pass an evening. You got together with a friend or two, went to the local gaming hall, and spent your entertainment dollars on fun games of chance. Now, it’s something anyone of legal age can … Continue reading

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The Not-So-Virtual Reality of Internet Gambling

State of Online Gambling in 2020: The future is here and now! As I awoke this morning, slowly blinking away the cobwebs of grogginess, something occurred to me. In less than six weeks, we’ll be ringing in the new year. Not just any new year, but the year 2020. It doesn’t seem that long ago that we were celebrating the turn of a new millennium. Sure, I was a lot younger in those days, but my-oh-my have the times have changed! In 2000, internet gambling barely existed. The internet wasn’t even a household thing yet. Hardly anyone used online banking services, and those who did were mostly eBay auction extraordinaires. Today, everyone uses the internet, everyday, in multiple ways. We buy things, move money, pay bills, send text messages and snap chats, post every passing thought on social media, and in between it all, we access all manner of entertainment; … Continue reading

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The Foreseeable Future of Canada’s iGaming Frontier

Are mobile live casinos the final frontier for gambling in Canada? There’s no denying that gambling is one of the most lucrative businesses in the world. Not for the gamblers, mind you, but for the owners and operators of gambling establishments; casinos, card rooms, bingo halls, race tracks, sports books, etc. Billions of dollars pass through Canada’s commercial casinos every year, and it’s been this way since the activity was legalized so many decades ago. Yes, gambling is one of the country’s most popular pastimes. With the national GDP on a steady incline, the amount of money we spend on this unique form of entertainment is sure to continue rising as well. How we partake in it, however, has been evolving since the dawn of the internet, so much so that the question of stability in the land-based gambling industry is questionable, at best. Are Mobile Live Casinos the Final … Continue reading

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US DOJ Aims to Reverse Online Gambling Laws, Again

US DOJ files appeal to include all internet gambling activities in Wire Act. To the surprise of no one with any knowledge of the situation, the US Department of Justice (DOJ) is still donning their summer flip-flops. Following a sorted history that goes back more than a decade, the federal administration is hoping to see the definitions with in the Wire Act of 1961 altered to include all forms of online gambling. At present – as it has for the last 8 years – the Wire Act makes it illegal to offer sports betting over any type of telecommunication service, including the internet. Such activities can only be offered, where legally regulated, at a licensed retail sportsbook. Since the reversal of the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act (PASPA) earlier this year, sports wagering is being legalized and regulated in more and more US states, which seems to be drawing … Continue reading

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Can You Really Win Free Money Gambling Online?

The Fine Print: How to win free cash at online casinos and poker rooms. For nearly two decades, online gambling sites have been luring players with promotions that promise a chance to win money without investing a single dollar. Do these promotions actually exist? Can you really win free money gambling online? Yes and no… It’s true that online casinos offer free credits to play with. It’s also true that free poker tournaments are available to non-depositing players. But there’s fine print involved in all of them, and if players aren’t familiar with the context of those terms, they could be disappointed, if not irate, before it comes time to collect on any winnings. Can You Really Win Free Cash at Online Casinos? The short answer is yes, and here’s why. If you take advantage of a no-deposit bonus – they are getting more and more rare these days, but … Continue reading

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How Professional Gamblers Justify Wins & Losses

Gambling Terminology: Difference between Luck, Variance and Skill If you’ve ever known a professional gambler, the following content should be extremely familiar. If you happen to be a pro poker or blackjack player, you may recognize some of these traits in yourself. I’m talking about the way gamblers use certain terms, as opposed to the way a dictionary would define them. Three of the most common misinterpretations revolve around the words luck, variance and skill. It’s not that gambling pros don’t know what these words mean. It’s that they don’t always label relative situations accurately. Gambling Terminology: Luck, Variance, Skill Let’s take a close-up look at each of these terms, and what they mean to casual and professional gamblers. Luck success or failure apparently brought by chance rather than through one’s own actions. When the average player thinks of luck in gambling, they might think about winning a slot machine … Continue reading

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