Laws and Policies Archive

TweetOnline gambling win up in Ontario, but still inconsequential for Canada. For years now, several Canadian provinces have been delivering online gaming products to their legal-age residents. For most of those years, regulators have complained that international gambling sties are siphoning millions of dollars offshore. According to a new gambling revenue report, not much...
TweetHow Royal Vegas compares in CMA’s war on unfair online gambling practices in the UK. The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) is currently investigating UK online gambling operators following allegations of unfair practices by a throng of consumers. The CMA highlights several areas of major concern. We’ll take a close look at those findings,...
TweetTrust online casinos that accept Canadian players, but not Americans. The global online gambling industry is tremendous, and could be categorized in a plethora of ways. For today’s intent, we’ll group all internet casinos into 3 distinct classifications. There are those that do accept US players, those that don’t accept US players, and those...
TweetA cognizant discussion of mobile gambling laws in Canada. If you’ve done any online searches into Canada mobile gambling laws, you’ve probably found a lot of regurgitated information. Gambling at internationally regulated (offshore) websites falls into a “grey area” of the law. It’s not expressly legal or illegal. So what is it? What everyone...
TweetRoyal Vegas Online Casinos Self-Exclusion Program and other responsible gambling measures. I’ve written a myriad collection of reviews and how-to articles on Royal Vegas Casino and its abundant offerings. But sometimes, it’s not just about knowing how to play the digital casino games at Royal Vegas, but how not to. Today, we’ll take an in-depth...
TweetProvinces spend $450 million to promote lottery gambling in Canada. Are you one of the countless people who’ve ever wondered how to win the lottery? The odds are stacked so far against you, and there’s no reasonable strategy that can be invoked. So aside from sheer luck, how does anyone do it? The odds...
TweetPlay it safe at Canada online casinos that don’t accept US players. There are literally thousands of online casinos on the world wide web. They fall into a variety of categories. You have your white-label variety, which only accept players from countries where they are legally licensed to operate. Then there are the gray-label...
TweetUK Online bingo giant Gala is in hot water with the ASA over an affiliate’s inappropriate advertisement suggesting gambling relives depression and helps recover from debt. When we find information online these days, do we really know what we’re reading? Something tagged as a medical breakthrough could just be a way to get ‘Likes’...
TweetCan online casinos alter the payout percentage of slot machines? Gamblers aren’t known for being the most trusting individuals. We are a suspicious lot, especially when it comes to the integrity of online casinos, and even the land-based variety. While every responsible gambler knows that entertainment should be the #1 goal when playing slot...
TweetSometimes, it’s best not to play progressive slots at online casinos. The thrill of winning the ‘big one‘ is what drives so many players to gamble at land-based and online casinos. Slot machines with huge jackpots, especially the progressive type, pay out life altering amounts of money. Everyone wants to be that lucky player...