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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 Sports Betting Laws Keeping Up with the Jones?

Legal sports betting at a Canada casino in 2020 – What are the odds? For more years than most of you have been alive, Canadians have been able to place a wide range of bets on a vast number of amusements. Horse race betting was always a thing. Bingo and special charity events have been around for ages. We’ve had lotteries since the 1970s, and the first genuine casinos came along in the 1980s. It was around that time the nation’s lottery officials came up with the idea of a launching a sports lottery they called Sports Select (Pari Sportif). Most provinces launched it under the name Pro-Line. Any adult-aged Canadian could walk into a lottery retailer, fill out a Pro-Line slip, and purchase it, just like a 6/49 lotto ticket. For many, many years, we were content with this; especially in the 1990s, when the US government through a … 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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How to Play the Atlantic Lottery Online

The Atlantic Lottery: Play online, win for real with higher odds in the ALC Mobile App. The Atlantic Lottery Corporation (ALC) is the provincially mandated lottery network of New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, and Prince Edward Island. Its services present citizens of region with an exciting way to play for big prizes and, at the same time, help fund all sorts of local events, festivals and community projects, as 100% of all profits are funneled back into the Atlantic provinces. The ALC provides a wide range of lottery products to residents aged 19+. For years, lottery draw tickets, instant scratch’n’win tickets, and pro-line sports tickets have been available for purchase at hundreds of lottery retail locations all across the area. Now, you can play anytime thanks to the ever-evolving ALC Mobile App. Atlantic Lottery Play Online, Win for Real The ALC can now be played at your convenience … 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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Jeopardy James Returns for Tournament of Champions

Pro gambler and Jeopardy! phenom James Holzhauer returning for $250k Tournament of Champions. Earlier this year, the game show loving world was enraptured by the genius mind of one James Holzhauer. He first appeared on Jeopardy! in April 4, 2019, converting his rapid-fire wisdom in a 32-game win streak worth $2,464,216. That total makes him the second highest money-winning player in the 55 year history of Jeopardy, and the fourth largest of nay game show prize earner since the dawn of television. For the countless fans who watched ‘Jeopardy! James‘ in action during his two-month reign, this week’s announcement by long-time host Alex Trebek was a source of immense enthusiasm. For the first time since 2017, Jeopardy! Will host its famous Tournament of Champions, welcoming Holzhauer back for a chance to become the show’s all time highest cash winner. Pro Gambler Jeopardy! James Holzhauer is Back! James’ last appearance on … Continue reading

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The Neutral Nation and the Darker Side of iGaming

A Swiss online gambling study is exposing a problem some of the world’s politicians have feared for more than a decade; the vulnerability 24/7/365 accessibility poses for compulsive gamblers.

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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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