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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Waugh Introduces 2020 Single-Event Sports Betting Bill

Waugh Introduces 2020 Single-Event Sports Betting Bill

Members of the Canadian Parliament have done it before. Nearly every year in the recent past, someone has introduced a bill to amend the Criminal Code with regard to sports betting. For several reasons, though, there is optimism surrounding the bill introduced by MP Kevin Waugh last week. First Look,…

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Top 4 Weekends to Attend 2020 WSOP in Las Vegas

Top 4 Weekends to Attend 2020 WSOP in Las Vegas

This week, the World Series of Poker announced that the schedule posted on its website is final. The 2020 WSOP is nearly ready, only missing event numbers and structure sheets. WSOP executives plan to reveal some series “enhancements” for the 2020 summer series, but the schedule…

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Playground Poker Kicks Off Two Series and Power Weekend

Playground Poker Kicks Off Two Series and Power Weekend

As the Canadian poker hub of Playground Poker prepares to celebrate ten years in business, the poker club is lining up more events than ever. Located in Kahnawake, Quebec, Playground is giving players even more of a reason than usual to head to the club in 2020. Having just wrapped…

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Eric Afriat Makes History at WPT Fallsview Poker Classic

Eric Afriat Makes History at WPT Fallsview Poker Classic

The 2020 Fallsview Poker Classic is in the books. And a piece of it is in the history books as well. The Fallsview Casino poker room, in Ontario and with a view of Niagara Falls, hosted the live tournament series from February 16 through February 23.

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Top 8 Casino Jackpots Primed to Hit at Jackpot City

Top 8 Casino Jackpots Primed to Hit at Jackpot City

The highest-rated online casino available for Canadian players is Jackpot City. And the reason that many players flock to the site by the thousands is because of…well…jackpots. Jackpot City offers 16 jackpot games, 14 of which are video slots, one a video poker game, and…

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BCLC Faces Class Action Lawsuit Over VLTs

BCLC Faces Class Action Lawsuit Over VLTs

The British Columbia Lottery Corporation is at the center of a lawsuit that is likely to garner national attention. A plaintiff filed a proposed class action lawsuit against the gambling regulator and the provincial government for offering video slots. She claims they are dangerous and addictive and violate the…

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How to Play the 14 WSOP Summer Online Bracelet Events

How to Play the 14 WSOP Summer Online Bracelet Events

The slow and steady rollout of the 2020 WSOP summer schedule continued last week. The latest announcement from World Series of Poker executives was a list of 14 online poker tournaments that will award gold bracelets. Anyone visiting Las Vegas – or anywhere within Nevada’s state borders – who…

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Top NetEnt Releases and Deals to Kick Off 2020

Top NetEnt Releases and Deals to Kick Off 2020

NetEnt has been releasing new online casino slot games at an impressive pace since the start of 2020. The themes are wide-ranging, from Gold Money Frog in a nod to the Lunar New Year to a branded slot featuring Gordon Ramsey’s Hell’s Kitchen. Some of Canada’s top-rated online casinos…

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BCLC Ups Deposit Limits and Expands GameSense

BCLC Ups Deposit Limits and Expands GameSense

The two most recent developments out of the British Columbia Lottery Corporation (BCLC) may seem contrary to one another. In January, it offered free licensing of GameSense to members of NASPL to promote player health. Just weeks later, the BCLC increased weekly deposit limits to $100K. Good Sense for GameSense…

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Fallsview Poker Classic with WPT Begins February 16

Fallsview Poker Classic with WPT Begins February 16

The World Poker Tour may be based in the United States but makes several trips each year north of the border into Canadian territories. One of the most popular stops on its main tour is always the WPT Fallsview Poker Classic, which builds on the Fallsview and Casino Niagara series.

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The Best Online Poker Follows to up your Game

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Mike Leah’s Dominant Run to the Top of the Poker World

Mike Leah’s Dominant Run to the Top of the Poker World

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Loto-Quebec Directs Players Online for Lottery

Loto-Quebec Directs Players Online for Lottery

Jennifer Newell
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