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BCLC Denies iGaming Revenue for Kamloops

BCLC Denies iGaming Revenue for Kamloops

The city of Kamloops in British Columbia relies partially on revenues from its casinos to sustain its economic health. When its two casinos – Cascades and Chances – closed in mid-March to prevent the further spread of the coronavirus pandemic, it hurt the community. For the past month, Kamloops representatives...

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The 8 Most Common Casino Superstitions

The 8 Most Common Casino Superstitions

When it comes to gambling, almost everyone has a superstition of some sort. Sure, there are a few of those logical, calculated players who’ll tell you that carrying around a lucky rabbit’s foot won’t change the odds in a game, but those who have superstitions believe in luck. They believe...

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Burgers & Bracelets: The Story of Calen ‘Big Wheel’ McNeil

Burgers & Bracelets: The Story of Calen ‘Big Wheel’ McNeil

Poker is a cutthroat business. Those at the top of the game make a living off of exploiting weaker opponents, using their chips as weapons, and bullying the smaller stacks. They will bluff and check raise an adversary into oblivion with no qualm. Calen ‘Big Wheel’ McNeil is one of...

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Canadians Took Titles in First WSOP Super Circuit Online

Canadians Took Titles in First WSOP Super Circuit Online

The first-ever WSOP Super Circuit Online Series for international poker players is now in the books. It marked the first time that the WSOP Circuit took a hiatus in the middle of its season because of a global pandemic, the first time the WSOP partnered with GGPoker, and the first...

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Memorable Fictional Characters Who Love Gambling

Memorable Fictional Characters Who Love Gambling

Having some fun in a casino is a part of our day-to-day fabric that we even see in fictional shows, characters, and movies too. From classic shows like The Simpsons to time-honored movies like Star Wars, we’ve seen plenty of fictional characters dive into some gambling. With that in mind,...

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WSOP Circuit to Close Season Online in America

WSOP Circuit to Close Season Online in America

Canadian poker players and fans of all stripes have missed many poker opportunities thus far in 2020 and will miss more. The coronavirus pandemic shut down all casinos and poker rooms in the US, Canada, Europe, and most places around the world two months ago. Many of them have yet...

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Poker Pros Who’ve Gone From Big Pots to the Big Screen

Poker Pros Who’ve Gone From Big Pots to the Big Screen

You’ll be hard-pressed to find anyone in poker more famous or with more cameos than Phil Hellmuth. He secured fame, fortune and poker immortality after winning the 1989 world championship. At the tender age of 24, he denied Johnny Chan his third straight title in the process. Hellmuth has gone...

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Largest Canadian Casinos Begin to Plan for Reopenings

Largest Canadian Casinos Begin to Plan for Reopenings

It is possible that the coronavirus pandemic is subsiding in its intensity and eagerness to spread. More than two months of stay-at-home orders and self-quarantines throughout Canada may have stopped COVID_19’s expansion. After Canada watched it tear through Asia and Europe at the beginning of 2020, its government and health...

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The 5 Best Game Themed Slots & Where to Play Them

The 5 Best Game Themed Slots & Where to Play Them

A game is a game. That is not always true. Board games are not the same as online slot games. Television game shows are not the same as online slots. However, people who enjoy games have many of the same qualities, as they love challenges and taking risks. Enter: game...

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The Future of Casino Gaming

The Future of Casino Gaming

Advancements in technology have had a huge impact on the future of casino gaming over the last 10 years. They figure to have an even bigger impact in the coming decade. For the most part, it’s online casinos that have advanced the most of late. But if land-based casinos want...

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