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Player Fights 17 Year Self Exclusion Ban

An 82-year-old Canadian man has made it clear he will go after the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation in an attempt to obtain his winnings from a recent slots jackpot. The man has been denied his winnings, which are worth about CAD$10,000, due to the fact that he had signed a voluntary self-exclusion request almost

The Secrets of Tinder Select

Tinder Select Dating App

Not many will have heard of Tinder Select, but this version of the original dating app is around if you know where to look. Tinder Select is intended to serve only the most elite users of Tinder, including high-brow individuals like celebrities, CEOs, supermodels and other coveted names in various affluent industries. Tinder Select has

Are Live Casinos the Future of Online Gambling?

Is Live Dealer the Future?

Live Dealer games have been big news in the online casino world for a while now, creating immersive, engaging experiences that are irresistible to many players. Unlike traditional non-live casino games, the Live Dealer versions use trained dealers and real-life equipment rather than Random Number Generation, graphics and animations. The action is streamed direct to

Bitcoin.Casino Domain Bought For Record Sum

Bitcoin Casino Sale

The growth of Bitcoin casinos within the iGaming industry has been unwavering. Bitcoin is a convenient virtual currency and one of the safest payment methods on the web, and virtual online casinos offering Bitcoin as their main transactional method have grown very popular with players for a number of key reasons. Of course, this has

Bold New Casino Set To Be A Game Changer

PlayOJO new brand from EGO

Canadian casino players who always keep abreast of the latest innovations are in for a treat! A brave new online casino model concept has just been released, offering players around the world a fairer, and frankly more enticing deal. is a brand new online casino that was launched this February, and is already breaking

William Hill To Form Merger

William Hill

William Hill is one of the world’s most prominent online casino and betting brands, but recently, the company has been in the centre of a challenging business period. Around mid-February, the largest part-shareholder in William Hill took initiative by urging the betting giant to pursue a takeover from an outside group to help alleviate some of

Macau Casinos Ring in the Chinese New Year

Macau Casinos

The Spring Festival, as the Chinese New Year is also known, takes place over more than a week. The official date of the celebration is the 28th of January 2017, but the festivities are expected to start before and end after that. The festival is considered the most important one of the Chinese cultural calendar

New Ontario Casino Opens

New Ontario Casino

In Canada’s latest land-based casino news, the Great Canadian Gaming Corporation was proud to announce the opening of Ontario’s new casino on January the 11th. After what came to less than a full year of construction, the new casino was ready to offer over 450 slot machines, 18 casino gaming tables, and a VIP gaming area

$7 Million Lotto 649 Jackpot Still Up for Grabs

649 Lotto Jackpot

The jackpot for Lotto 649, held on Saturday the 28th of January 2017 was not won, and the CAD 7 million prize is still in play! Players around Canada will no doubt be hoping their luck is in for the next draw. The guaranteed CAD 1 million in Saturday’s draw went to a ticketholder from

The Historic Flamingo Hotel and Casino

Flamingo Hotel In Las Vegas

The Flamingo is an iconic and hugely recognisable landmark on The Strip in Las Vegas. It was the third establishment to open its doors on this famous stretch, and is the oldest that still stands, with all others having given way to larger, newer developments. In the decades since its first launch, The Flamingo has