RESORTS WORLD LAS VEGAS READY TO BEGIN CONSTRUCTION
The President of Resorts World Las Vegas, Ed Farrell, has recently said that the massive project is moving forward. In addition to this, major construction will soon begin on the Asian-themed casino resort, which will boast 3000 rooms when completed. Read More.
Another Winner on Mega Moolah in Less than a Week
A lucky online slots player has hit the progressive jackpot on Mega Moolah less than a week after another one. It was on 1 October when this latest winner was playing the popular slots casino game. The game had accumulated to a staggering £1.4 million (C$2.33 million) jackpot. The lucky winner was playing at Betway Casino. Read more.
British Columbia Casinos Used for Organised Crime
In April of this year, the Gaming Policy Enforcement Branch passed on a memo to the minister of the provincial government of British Columbia. This memo stated that organised crime has now become a ‘viable threat to public safety’. Read more…
Antwerp Police under Investigation in Belgium
The Belgian Gaming Commission has begun investigating officers of the Antwerp Police force following identity theft concerns. Law enforcement officers in Belgium are strictly banned from gambling in the country, whether online or on land. Legislation in the country requires that all officers’ national identity numbers be added to a database. Read more…
CAESARS EXITS BANKRUPTCY
The daughter company of the world’s most diversified casino-entertainment supplier, Caesars Entertainment Corporation is back on its feet after suffering nearly three years of complex bankruptcy. Caesars Entertainment Operating Company exited bankruptcy after its parent concluded a restructuring plan which saw it chop down $10 billion off its debt of 18 billion dollars. Read more…
HIGHLANDER ONLINE SLOT TO SATISFY FANS
The Highlander online slot is based on the cult classic feature film – Highlander. Fans of the film and online gambling are in for an action-packed treat with this combination. The film achieved international acclaim and was quickly turned into a franchise, which included a series of the same name. Read more…
THE MAN RESPONSIBLE FOR THE LAS VEGAS SHOOTING
The deadliest shooting in the history of the USA happened Sunday Night by a man named Stephen Paddock. He was in his Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino room when he set up a gun to shoot at music festival attendees. Paddock was able to kill 59 people and injured 527 others from the 32nd floor of the hotel. Read More.
GAMBLER IS DENIED MILLION DOLLAR JACKPOT WIN
Jerry Rape, an Alabama gambler has been avidly trying for seven years to claim the Poarch Creek Indians Casino $1.37 million (CA$1.71 million) Bingo Jackpot, which he had won in 2011. Read More.
PAC-MAN ARCADE GAME COMING TO A LOCAL CASINOS
Gamblit Gaming has partnered with Bandai Namco to bring casino players the Pac-Man inspired real money casino game, Pac-Man Battle Casino. The casino game will be multiplayer where two to four gamblers can wager real money and play the game together. Pac-Man Battle Casino will debut at the Global Gaming Expo happening in Las Vegas. It will only reach casino floors in 2018. The casino game will be made available through the Model G Interactive tables. Read More
LAKE CITY CASINO KELOWNA TO ADD NEW RESTAURANTS
Western Canada, the home of Lake City Casino, have recently made confirmed that around CA$3 715 365 is going into the addition of restaurants to the casino. The casino operator, Gateway Casinos and Entertainment Limited, announced that not only do they plan to add two new restaurants to the Kelowna Casino, but they are looking to make updates to the gaming floor of this casino. Read More.
NIAGARA FALLS COULD BE BANKRUPT IF CASINO DISPUTE REMAINS UNRESOLVED
Niagara Falls has become a popular gambling destination for Canadians and Americans, with a good selection of casinos on both sides of the border. However, across the border in the United States, things aren’t looking all that great for the city of Niagara Falls. Niagara Falls is part of New York State, which is currently having a dispute with the Seneca Nation of Indians. The Seneca run three casinos throughout the state of New York, including one in Niagara Falls. Read More
DAVIS CUP WORLD GROUP – TEAM CANADA VICTORIOUS
For the first time in 21 years, the Davis Cup World Group returned to Edmonton. The prestigious tennis championship saw Canada take on India to secure their place in the elite 16-team World Group next year. Team Canada won thanks to young tennis star Denis Shapovalov. Other members of team Canada included Daniel Nestor, Brayden Schnur, Vasek Pospisil and at the helm captain Martin Laurendeau. Read More.
YGGDRASIL GAMING SET TO RELEASE JUNGLE BOOKS SLOT
Canadian gamblers will soon be able to go on a thrilling jungle adventure with Yggdrasil Gaming’s Jungle Books slot. The innovative online video slot is said to use all of the unique features that Yggdrasil has become famous for. This instant play online slot is based on Rudyard Kipling’s famous book about Mowgli, an abandoned child raised by wolves. Read More.
HURRICANE IRMA CAUSES CASINOS TO SHUT DOWN
Hurricane Irma has resulted in devastation in the Caribbean and the USA, with at least ten dead and a whole island (Barbuda) severely damaged. The hurricane is recorded as the strongest storm to date that has hit the Atlantic in over ten years, shattering the land with strong winds of 289 kmh. Read More.
ONLINE BETTING AND CASINOS RULED AGAINST BY ASA
The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has picked up on marketing communication from an affiliate site that is associated with four online betting and casino sites. 888 Holdings, Sky Betting, Ladbrokes, and Casumo, are being slammed by ASA for the advertorial piece that was published on casinohacks.co and 24hourlynews.co.uk. Read More.
VANCOUVER’S EDGEWATER CASINO TO CLOSE THIS MONTH
The Edgewater casino in False Creek, Vancouver will shut its doors for the very last time on the morning of September 29th. However, on this very day, just across the road from the West side of BC Stadium, the new Parq Vancouver will open their doors to the public. Read More.
DRAFTKINGS AND FANDUEL AGREE TO PAY FINES
Daily fantasy sports operators, DraftKings and FanDuel, have been in hot water lately after trying to merge their brands. Early in 2017, this merger fell through, but many states in the USA have moved against the firms. Read More.
CHOOSING CASINO GAMES ONLINE
Choosing casino games on the internet can be quite a difficult task. With thousands of games available online, Canadian gamblers might find it challenging to settle on their favourites. Below are some things that punters should consider when choosing casino games online. Read More.
OTTAWA COUNSELLORS OPPOSED TO HARD ROCK CASINO EXPANSION
A group of city councillors from Ottawa have recently come out in opposition to the planned casino expansion that is set to take place at the Rideau Carleton Raceway. The expansion was announced back in May 2017 by Hard Rock International and the Rideau Carleton Raceway, with the venue undergoing a multi-million-dollar expansion. Read More.
TAMMY GIBSON NEW OLG LOTTO WINNER TO ‘SMASH HER ALARM CLOCK’
Tammy Gibson, a small business owner from Peterborough, Ontario wins massive OLG lottery of CA$ 2 million. Describing herself as a die-hard lottery player, Tammy’s perseverance finally paid off when she purchased the winning jackpot ticket in the Ontario 49 draw. Read More.
MAN BETS ON SCOTTISH REFERENDUM AND WINS £193,333
Would you be more likely to mark an ‘X’ on a ballot next election if you had bet on the outcome? An unnamed British businessman bet a total of £900,000 on the result of the recent Scottish independence referendum, the largest of its kind in British history.
The referendum asked the question, “Should Scotland be an independent country from the United Kingdom?” and Scottish residents could vote ‘Yes’ or ‘No’. When the vote was won 55% to 45% by the ‘No’ campaign, the businessman pocketed £193,333 pounds in winnings Read more
VEGAS PARTNER LOUNGE AWARDS A MASSIVE COMBINED WIN
PRESS RELEASE – Vegas Partner Lounge awarded a substantial sum to a lucky player who struck it lucky not once but amazingly twice! A.G. won a combined amount of €52,400 with the bulk of the sum coming from his winnings on the new Video Slot Terminator 2™; the massive amount of €40,000 was awarded within two weeks of the game’s release earlier in June. The second amount of €12,400 was won on the popular Video Slot Thunderstruck II. Read more
WOMAN WINS CAR AT CASINO BEFORE BEING TOLD SHE CAN’T HAVE IT
A patron at a Florida casino was overjoyed when her name was called as the winner of a new car in a lucky draw. Her ecstatic mood came crashing down soon after, however, when staff told her that she wouldn’t be able to keep the $14,000 vehicle because they couldn’t accept her identification. The casino eventually relented, giving her the value of the prize in cash.Read more
3 REASONS WHY ONLINE GAMBLING IS BETTER THAN LAND-BASED CASINOS
Where there’s smoke there’s fire. Where’s there’s busy buzzing bees, there is bound to be sweet honey. Online casino’s account for one-third of the online gambling market, estimated to be worth €321 billion in total. The honey, of course, lies in the benefits that they offer players, which can be summarized into three main advantages. Read more
BATMAN V SUPERMAN: DAWN OF JUSTICE BREAKS RECORDS
The opening weekend for Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice thought to have grossed in a whopping $166 Million in North America and an Additional $254 million from across the globe.With kind of estimates recorded for an opening weekend, the film has definitely broken all the records it possibly could. However, after the official opening weekend gross figures came in, Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice is not actually the highest grossing Warner Bros Film. This honor still belongs to the 2011 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2, which brought in $169.2 million in its opening weekend. Read more
The Top 10 Gambling Nations of the World
For many online casino players, gambling online is a great pastime. Canadians especially love to spin the reels, try their luck and just enjoy a great casino experience. So many of us love the glitz and glamour of casinos, both on land and online. Which leads one to ask, how many gambling nations are there? Well, recent studies and statistics put those numbers to the test. We at Maple Casino have put those numbers into this infographic for our CA players below. Read More
THE WINNING STREAK CONTINUES: AN INTERVIEW WITH A JULY WINNER
July has been an exceptional month for players with a number of large combined wins as well as huge individual wins (in excess of €90,000) being awarded! We took the time to catch up with one of our players who recently won a substantial amount at one of the Vegas Partner Lounge casinos. D.P. struck loose a combined winning amount of CAD 18600 in July this year. Read More
Trump name to be retained at Taj Mahal Casino
Atlantic City’s iconic Trump Taj Mahal casino is reportedly going to keep the Trump name. A settlement reached in bankruptcy court would see the only surviving Trump casino in Atlantic City continues to operate under the name of its founder, but with conditions attached. Read More
Two bright new games for Maple Casino Mobile players
PRESS RELEASE – Two new titles arrive at Maple Casino Mobile this June each bringing a dose of sizzling and crazy fun. Maple Casino Mobile continues to grow its entertainment offerings with exciting new titles on the HTML5 platform, and June is no different. Those who prefer their gaming mobile have two new titles to explore, namely Beach Babes and Mad Hatters, both available from 4 June. Read More
THE PUSH TO BAN ONLINE BETTING IN THE US – A FRUITLESS BATTLE AGAINST CHANGING TIMES
In the case of online betting in the United States, some conservative interest groups have found themselves standing side by side with their enemy, a key player in the gambling industry itself, in pushing to deny the land of the free access to a form of entertainment enjoyed by responsible adults around the world. Read More
Vegas Reinventing Slots for the Next Generation
In order to adapt to changing times, even a gaming mecca as established as Las Vegas needs to make adjustments. As the millennials come of age and begin to enter the world of gambling they’re looking for something a little different from their parents – they were raised on skill-based video games, and traditional slots just aren’t quite enough for them. Read More
What You Need To Know About Problem Gambling
For most people, gambling is a fun way to relieve stress and take their chances at winning some extra income. However, for others, problem gambling is a major issue. This is why we would like provide you with some more information on what problem gambling is really all about. Read More
Win Your Share of 1000 Free Spins on Avalon II
Fancy a share of 1000 FREE spins on Avalon II at Crazy Vegas Casino? This can be our gift to you just for landing on our spanking new Maple Casino Blog. Yes, you’ve read right. They’re giving 1000 FREE spins on Avalon II. 20 Lucky players will each receive 50 Free Spins. Why? How? Let’s start at the beginning. Read More
Wizard of Oz Themed Casino Planned for New York
Casino patrons in New York may be able to follow the yellow brick road to winnings if the proposed development of a casino with a Wizard of Oz theme goes ahead. The Oneida Indian Nation plans to open a $20 million casino by April in Chittenango, 14 miles east of Syracuse in New York. Read More
YOU KNOW YOU HAVE MADE IT WHEN…
Made it – that deadline, that goal, anything you wanted and now you have it. So how do you know when you’ve made it? Well, many of the richest people in the world all started with something small. A great car, a big house, a handful of diamonds or something a little… Grander. For example, the list below is a comprehensive guide to the biggest splurges made by the creme de la creme of winners and entrepreneurs across the globe. Read More