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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Loto-Québec Celebrates Online Anniversary and New Deals

Loto-Québec Celebrates Online Anniversary and New Deals

This month, Loto-Quebec celebrated the tenth anniversary of its online gaming site. It did it by awarding $54,000 to some lucky players. Meanwhile, Loto-Quebec expanded its online gaming portfolio with Live5 and Everi Digital. There are a lot of good things happening for Loto-Quebec and its players. But the loss…

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Canadians Frustrated by Single Sports Betting Bill Delays

Canadians Frustrated by Single Sports Betting Bill Delays

It doesn’t seem like a far reach to request that the Canadian government change its sports betting laws from parlay-style betting to single-event sports betting. Alas, it is. There seems to be one major stumbling block that has held up proposed legislation in past years. That is the federal…

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Canadians Lead WSOP 2020 Online as Main Event Grows

Canadians Lead WSOP 2020 Online as Main Event Grows

The World Series of Poker has never been more different than it is this year. The famous summer series became the WSOP 2020 Online due to the coronavirus pandemic, and it was split into two parts. The first offered 31 tournaments for players in the American states of New Jersey…

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Canadian Poker Pro Brad Booth Missing from Nevada

Canadian Poker Pro Brad Booth Missing from Nevada

A longtime poker pro has been missing for more than five weeks from Reno, Nevada. The case went from mysterious to worrisome, and his family and friends are desperate for information. The player is best known as Yukon Brad, known for playing quite a bit of poker throughout the Yukon…

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OLG Bonuses to be Paid as Workers and Casinos Struggle

OLG Bonuses to be Paid as Workers and Casinos Struggle

The Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation (OLG) is no stranger to controversy, especially that which relates to salaries and bonuses for its executives. So, when OLG revealed that its executives will be eligible for bonuses this year, just after a pandemic caused revenue to dip by hundreds of millions of…

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Dvoress Captures WSOP 2020 Online Win for Canada

Dvoress Captures WSOP 2020 Online Win for Canada

Canadians have a long history of shining brightly in the World Series of Poker. In fact, Canada is second only to the United States in the number of players winning WSOP bracelets. US all-time bracelets = 1,237 Canada all-time bracelets = 67 The same goes for earnings in official WSOP…

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Gateway Casinos: Tough Future after Merger Cancellation

Gateway Casinos: Tough Future after Merger Cancellation

Gateway Casinos & Entertainment was poised to experience perhaps its best year in 2020. The company celebrated its 25th anniversary in 2017. Just last year, Gateway Casinos employed more than 8,200 people and oversaw 25 gaming properties in Alberta, Ontario, and British Columbia. Those casinos housed more than 420 gaming…

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Nevada Shows Huge Casino Gambling Losses in 2020

Nevada Shows Huge Casino Gambling Losses in 2020

There are few parts of the world that depend on gambling revenue like the state of Nevada. Macau is probably the most dependent on its casinos, but Nevada tops the American states and likely is second only to Macau. The coronavirus pandemic hit many industries when all non-essential businesses closed…

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Microgaming Sets Release Dates for 6 Newest Online Slots

Microgaming Sets Release Dates for 6 Newest Online Slots

Microgaming releases more and more new slot games for online casinos each month. It’s not that Microgaming developers are working at a superhuman speed, though. It is a result of the numerous partnerships with independent studios. Since independent game developers often lack the resources to contact hundreds of online…

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Canadian Stasiak Collects Second Bracelet of 2020 WSOP

Canadian Stasiak Collects Second Bracelet of 2020 WSOP

The WSOP 2020 Online was an experiment in many respects, the first attempt to put the entire World Series of Poker online…in two places. The first portion was on the WSOP’s own site in a part of the US market, but Canada and much of the rest of the international…

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WPT WOC on PartyPoker Declares Main Event Winners

WPT WOC on PartyPoker Declares Main Event Winners

Jennifer Newell
September 21, 2020

Playing it Straight with Phil Ivey

Playing it Straight with Phil Ivey

Paul Seaton
September 18, 2020

Poker Pro Brad Booth Safe According to Family Members

Poker Pro Brad Booth Safe According to Family Members

Jennifer Newell
September 17, 2020