Maple Casino Writer

Jennifer Newell

Jennifer Newell

Jennifer Newell has been writing about poker and gambling since 2004. As the online gaming sectors have changed and grown, particularly in the United States and Canada, she has followed it all and written about it for websites like World Poker Tour and PokerScout. In her free time, she runs a small business, reads, cooks, and enjoys music.

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Major Shareholders Unimpressed by Apollo-GCG Deal

Major Shareholders Unimpressed by Apollo-GCG Deal

When we reported in November that Apollo Global Management planned to acquire Great Canadian Gaming Corporation in a $3.3 billion deal, there were mixed reactions. On one hand, there was relief. After a horrific year due to the pandemic, an infusion of confidence – not to…

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Greenwood Wins Sole Canadian 2020 EPT Online Trophy

Greenwood Wins Sole Canadian 2020 EPT Online Trophy

The first-ever foray into the online poker space for the European Poker Tour ended as a success. It beat its series guarantees and attracted many new players to the EPT experience via the inaugural EPT Online. As the pandemic rages on and keeps players out of most casinos around…

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Canadians Move Closer to Single-Event Sports Betting

Canadians Move Closer to Single-Event Sports Betting

It looks like it’s finally happening. Canada is prepared to legalize single-event sports betting, putting the nation on par with much of the United States and other countries around the world. Nothing is final yet, but the chatter in the industry and among members of Parliament indicate that the move…

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Apollo Global Mgt. to Acquire Great Canadian Gaming

Apollo Global Mgt. to Acquire Great Canadian Gaming

The biggest news in Canadian gaming this year is the pandemic, without question. Not altogether unrelated, a massive transfer of power in the Canadian casino industry is also in process. Great Canadian Gaming Corporation confirmed earlier this month that it entered a definitive agreement to facilitate its acquisition by US-based…

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PokerStars Caters to Small-Stakes Poker with MicroMillions

PokerStars Caters to Small-Stakes Poker with MicroMillions

Many online poker tournament series focus on mid-stakes or high-stakes players. Of course, those players are important and play a key role in the overall poker ecosystem. The vast majority of players cannot afford to play those types of series. There are satellites and qualifiers, which help many…

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Who Will Be the Real 2020 WSOP Main Event Champion?

Who Will Be the Real 2020 WSOP Main Event Champion?

One thing we can say about 2020 is that is has been unpredictable. Remember how the 2020 World Series of Poker played out in the United States and then on GGPoker for the international crowd this summer? It started on July 19 and ran through the…

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Sudbury Casino Opposition Group Ends KED Appeal

Sudbury Casino Opposition Group Ends KED Appeal

The saga of the development and expansion of the Kingsway Entertainment District in Ontario, commonly known as KED, may finally end. The primary group opposed to the project announced that it dropped the appeal of a court decision. If the local planning tribunal approves the project, which includes a casino…

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Ontario Seeks to End iGaming Monopoly with Open Market

Ontario Seeks to End iGaming Monopoly with Open Market

The Ontario government confirms it will introduce legislation to end a provincial tradition. The Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation (OLG) has long maintained a monopoly over the online gambling market. Lawmakers intend to change that. Perhaps it was the coronavirus pandemic that relegated so many players…

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WPT and Playground Take WPT Montreal Online in 2021

WPT and Playground Take WPT Montreal Online in 2021

One of most popular stops each year on the World Poker Tour is in Montreal, Quebec. And it always played out at the ideal location, Playground Poker, a club with poker as its primary focus. And the prize pools for the WPT Montreal Main Event alone always boasted of millions…

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Deadmau5 Tops 7 November Microgaming Slot Releases

Deadmau5 Tops 7 November Microgaming Slot Releases

Each month, Microgaming releases new slots from its ever-growing library of online casino games. Its partnerships with game developers around the world highlight some of the best minds and most innovative creators. All of them share the spotlight to introduce their games on the massive Microgaming platform. November’s releases will…

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Major Shareholders Unimpressed by Apollo-GCG Deal

Major Shareholders Unimpressed by Apollo-GCG Deal

Jennifer Newell
December 2, 2020

Picking up on Poker Patterns

Picking up on Poker Patterns

Dave Golokhov
November 30, 2020

Greenwood Wins Sole Canadian 2020 EPT Online Trophy

Greenwood Wins Sole Canadian 2020 EPT Online Trophy

Jennifer Newell
November 29, 2020