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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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A Closer Look at the $70M Record Lotto Jackpot

A Closer Look at the $70M Record Lotto Jackpot

Last year, Lotto Max underwent some changes, one of which allowed the jackpot to cap at $70 million, quite a bit higher than in the past. This month, just one week into 2020, one ticket holder from Brampton won the $70 million jackpot, the largest thus far in Canadian lottery…

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WSOP Adds Value Menu and Offers Hotel Discounts

WSOP Adds Value Menu and Offers Hotel Discounts

The World Series of Poker is doing everything to get players exciting about the 2020 WSOP. Yet another announcement last week introduced the Value Menu, many tournaments with $1,000 buy-ins or less. There are also ways to book those Las Vegas trips already, using a special WSOP promo code. Latest…

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Highest Online Slot Jackpots on Jackpot City Casino

Highest Online Slot Jackpots on Jackpot City Casino

Almost every online casino offers an array of progressive jackpot slot games. Jackpot City is one catering to Canadian players that offers the most lucrative jackpot games in the business. Perhaps the online casino’s name provided a clue? Jackpot City knows that players love their…

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OLG Enters Procurement Process for Windsor Casino

OLG Enters Procurement Process for Windsor Casino

Earlier in 2019, Eldorado Resorts announced its intention to buy Caesars Entertainment. The multi-billion-dollar deal was one of the largest in the gambling world. At that time, employees at Caesars Windsor in Ontario were assured that the deal would not affect them. That is not true. Barely six months after…

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WSOP Adds More Tournament Dates to 2020 Schedule

WSOP Adds More Tournament Dates to 2020 Schedule

One month ago, the World Series of Poker announced its core dates for the 2020 WSOP summer series. In the weeks that followed, its executives have revealed more tournament dates, along with starting chip stacks, level timing, and reentry information. A total of 31 tournaments have now been confirmed. More…

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Top 6 BCLC Lotto Winners of 2019

Top 6 BCLC Lotto Winners of 2019

The British Columbia Lottery Corporation (BCLC) has been offering gambling entertainment for 34 years. When it says that 2019 was a record-breaking year for distributing lottery winnings, that is quite a feat. As BCLC and lottery operators around Canada prepare for 2020 and the new $70…

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Playground Poker Prepares for World Cup of Cards

Playground Poker Prepares for World Cup of Cards

As a hub for poker players in Montreal and all surrounding areas, Playground Poker Club is always busy. During the winter months, though, the card room is running one promotion after another. Next up is the World Cup of Cards tournament series. 2020 World Cup of Cards Poker players…

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Compulsive Gambler Sues Caesars Windsor and OLG

Compulsive Gambler Sues Caesars Windsor and OLG

The plaintiff’s lawyers called him a compulsive gambler in their statements about a player who lost hundreds of thousands of dollars at Caesars Windsor Casino. That player is suing the casino and the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation (OLG) for allowing him to gamble. The player, Tarwinder Shokar, wants his…

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New Game of the Week: Legacy of Dead by Play’n GO

New Game of the Week: Legacy of Dead by Play’n GO

The first game to be released by a major online slot developer in 2020 is Legacy of Dead on January 2. Play’n GO couldn’t wait to launch its first game of the new year by taking players back to ancient Egypt. First of 52 Legacy of…

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Top Canadian Poker Pros by 2019 GPI Rankings

Top Canadian Poker Pros by 2019 GPI Rankings

Every year, the Global Poker Index reveals the top poker players from around the globe. And on the first or second day of the new year, GPI presents the rankings from the previous year, complete and in order of points earned. For the 2019 year, two Canadians topped important GPI…

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A Closer Look at the $70M Record Lotto Jackpot

A Closer Look at the $70M Record Lotto Jackpot

Jennifer Newell
January 22, 2020

WSOP Adds Value Menu and Offers Hotel Discounts

WSOP Adds Value Menu and Offers Hotel Discounts

Jennifer Newell
January 20, 2020

Highest Online Slot Jackpots on Jackpot City Casino

Highest Online Slot Jackpots on Jackpot City Casino

Jennifer Newell
January 17, 2020