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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

Amaya Strikes 11th Hour Deferred Payment Deal


Amaya Gaming appears to have saved face following the conclusion of a deal concerning deferred payments for online poker sites. The Canadian online and land-based casino operator owed Isai and Mark Scheinberg more than $197 million following the purchase of Rational Group Ltd. The casino operator bought Rational Group and its poker platforms Full Tilt

Tablet Use on the Rise in Canada

Canadians see a Rise in Tablet Use

The mobile tablets currently available on the market are quite remarkable, with impressive processing power, graphic displays and touchscreen sensitivity. Many users argue that with a tablet they can do anything a conventional laptop can do, while being less burdensome and more immersive thanks to the fact that you use a touchscreen rather than a

RTG Launches Slot with A Brand New Feature

Sweet Slot from RTG

At the start of 2016 RealTime Gaming (RTG) promised fans they’d release new games throughout the year, and that every month there’d be something new to play. The developer stuck to their promise, and in addition to releasing an abundance of new games, they also ensured that their quality never once faltered. Over the course

Thrilling New Live Dealer Games at JackpotCity

Live Dealer available at JackpotCity

JackpotCity has a long history of exceptional games and service, going back to when it was first launched in 1998. Now the casino has added Live Dealer games to its line-up, and players love the new experience. Live Dealer games involve highly skilled and trained Dealers working with real casino equipment in real time. They’re

What Happens to Your Brain When you Play Poker?

Does Poker affect the brain

Poker is the most popular card game in the world, and people are always looking at ways to improve their strategy and gameplay to win more money. Over time this has been done by studying statistics and probability, the psychology of players and, in recent times, the effect and impact of the state of players’

Best Android App Store Alternatives

Play for Real Money on your Android Device

If you own an Android tablet or smartphone, you already know what a life-changing device it is. The demands of today’s busy world are increasing all the time, but the capabilities of Android devices make it more than possible to meet them. As we move towards a society where technology and daily life blend seamlessly