Category: Online Gambling Stories

10 Highest RTP Slots

ThePOGG.com is an online casino portal that has over 1000 casino reviews and over 2000 online slots reviewed. They are one of the few sites to list as many RTP values for slots. RTP of course means return to player and is the inverse of house edge. So a 97% RTP would equal a 3%…

Senators Still Pursue Online Gambling Ban

It has been a while since we heard from Senator Lindsey Graham (R – S.C.) about trying to ban online poker in the United States, so I suppose it was about time for him to try to revive his dead horse. Last week, Graham and Senator Dianne Feinstein (D – CA) sent a letter to…

Net Neutrality Repeal a Disaster for Online Gambling

The Federal Communications Commission released a plan on Tuesday that would roll back net neutrality, a move that will be welcomed by some telecom giants and internet service providers (ISPs), but which could cause serious problems for the online gambling community. The current net neutrality rules, which were put into place by the Obama administration,…

US Senators Bring Back Online Gambling Ban

Advocates of a federal online gambling ban are framing the recent legalization of iGaming in Pennsylvania as a clear signal that the federal government needs to involve itself in gambling at the state level, in a letter sent to the Department of Justice. The letter was co-signed by two of the usual suspects in the…

Which casino games are right for your personality?

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Ever feel like the game never goes your way? Like you place your bets on black for a full hour, switch to red and then suddenly it lands on black? Don’t worry! Lady Luck might not be in a strop with you and demanding you sleep on the couch, you could just be picking the…

A Star Wars Themed Casino Aimed at Kids!

State legislators have called the Electronic Arts Star Wars Battlefront II game an online casino that is preying on children, and hysterical politicians have vowed to take action. And so it begins! Righteous politicians have joined the fray of those rebelling against the aggressive money-making strategy in the new title. Hawaii is Having None of…

Columbia is Cranking Up its Online Gambling Expansion Intensely

Live Dealer games are the newest twist in terms of player engagement coming to the Columbian online gambling market. Licensed online gambling operators will not only soon be able to add Live Dealer casino games and other gaming products to their catalogue, but they will also be linked to global online poker bonuses as well…

Online Casino Games, Poker and Fantasy Sports on Illinois Radar

Illinois came close to passing online gambling and daily fantasy sports legislation this year, but proposed bills didn’t quite reach the finish line. Rep. Michael Zalewski, who has spearheaded efforts on DFS in the state’s House of Representatives in recent years, talked about the prospects for 2018 on these fronts with Online Poker Report. The…

Online and Atlantic City Casinos Go Together Like Peas in a Pod

In case you were unaware, the New Jersey online casino industry is on the verge of celebrating its fourth birthday. After an admittedly rough start, the online gaming industry in this state has gone on to become a runaway success, and it does not seem to be showing any signs of slowing down. Four years…

Benefits of being a Casino Patron

It’s probably likely that you like playing casino games, but how loyal would you say you are to the places where you place your bets? Did you know that there’s some definite upsides to being a loyal customer who goes back to the same place time and again? Well, everyone knows Brick and Mortar casinos…

Are Casino Games Targeting Kids?

Elements of the online gambling industry are coming under fire for marketing and promoting their games in such a way that they are targeting children and young people. In particular, the growing popularity of social media gaming apps is being blamed for potentially creating a new generation of problem gamblers. The argument is that exposure…

Leading women in the online gaming industry

Whether it’s a better understanding of female participation rates in online gaming, the rise of female-first online casinos, or concerted efforts to increase the current underrepresentation of women in ICT and tech industries, there is no doubt that the long-standing perception of online gaming as being an almost exclusively male preserve is changing, and changing…

Pennsylvania Regulations Could Inspire New York to Follow

Online poker advocates are hoping that the legalization of online poker in Pennsylvania will be a catalyst in other states, including Pennsylvania’s northern neighbor, New York. New York is already on everyone’s shortlist of candidates to legalize online poker in 2018 and the Empire State’s odds of passing an online poker bill have likely improved…

New Hampshire Balks at Internet Gambling

New Hampshire jumped into the online gambling conversation in a big way this year. The positive developments in Pennsylvania may have received all the attention, but another state legislature was also considering an online gambling bill last week: New Hampshire. H 562, a placeholder bill seeking to legalize online gambling in the Granite State, was…

Could Pennsylvania Online Gambling End Talk of Federal Ban?

Remember those longshot but nevertheless pesky Sheldon Adelson-funded attempts at banning online casino gaming nationwide? Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf on Monday signed a bill that will establish a regulatory framework for the state’s 12 casinos to be able to offer their games over the internet. The Keystone State will be the fourth in the nation…

The Rise of Wager-Free Casinos

A storm has been brewing in the online gambling world in recent months, and players are generally completely unaware. In May 2015 the Gambling Commission released a Licence Conditions and Codes of Practice (LCCP) notice which required “all licensed gambling operators to include in their advertisements any significant limitations relating to promotions, to avoid misleading…

Online Gambling for Mexico a Bad Bet in 2018

Mexico’s long-delayed rewrite of its gambling laws are a bad bet to be approved before 2018, according to the head of the country’s gambling industry association. Last week, Miguel Angel Ochoa Sanchez, president of AIEJA, told Mexican media outlet Milenio.com that he didn’t see Mexico’s new Law of Games and Sweepstakes passing in the current…

Fun Summer Slots Released by Microgaming This August

Heat waves, vacations, beach time, and relaxation – these are all the necessary ingredients to a great summer (perhaps not the heat waves, though, but we’ll likely have to get used to those). And games – lightweight, simple, and fun summer games, just like the many you can find at https://www.alljackpotscasino.com/. The All Jackpots is…

The Story Of American Roulette

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In the world of roulette, there are two types of wheel that one can play on; the American version, and the European version. There is a small, but crucial difference that separates the two; the number of zero pockets. The European version has only a single zero pocket, while the American version has two zero…

Here Comes Pennsylvania Online Gambling at Last!

Pennsylvania is one step away from becoming the fourth state in the US with legal online poker and gambling. The PA House passed a sweeping gaming package (H 271) on Thursday by a vote of 109-72. That came after the bill was amended and passed by the full Senate less than a day earlier. The…