Gambling Law Archive

Are Loot Boxes Video Game Gambling? If you're not familiar with the concept, a loot box is a mystery gift that can be purchased within some of today's most popular MMO style video games. The items within can be anything from character customization items, to more powerful weapons or players....
While it's not exactly the 'new sports book next door', those casinos will soon be the closest we've come to having such wagering conveniences here in the Great White North. Soon enough, anyone with a valid passport or Nexus card can skip over the border to fulfill their live wagering pleasures in New...
All it took was a little browser code observation and alteration, and he was able to place a wager at a New Jersey online casino – one that, by rule and discretion, claims to only be capable of accepting wagers from players psychically located in the state of New Jersey....
According to recent reports, Ontario has decided to discontinue financing an agency known as the Gambling Research Exchange Ontario (GREO). The CA$2.5 million that was expected to go to the research group to fund this year's research has bee canceled. To make matters worse, employees have been given barely 2 months to box...
Today, we're going to take a closer look at what AML and KYC mean to the industry and its customers. You'll learn how they've enhanced one of the world's most financially successful digital commerce markets, and how these two little abbreviations are making online casinos safer....
The most resounding sentiment towards Microgaming, in my commodious experience, has nothing to do with age or game variety. It's no trivial matter. In fact, it may be their most honorable quality. It is that the name Microgaming aligns with unwavering online casino safety and security....
Ontario calls for competitive online gambling market. For decades now, Canadian iGaming laws have been classified in a “grey area” of the law, permeating within a shroud of uncertainty. The Criminal Code is written in such a way that gambling with offshore websites is not expressly legal or illegal, which, by technical standards, makes...
Those of you who remember those days will truly appreciate a new program known as Pay N Play. It's a digital payment platform that is revolutionizing the online casino industry. You may want to hold on to your seats when I tell you this next part... with Pay n Play, you'll never have to...
Ontario voices need for legal sports betting in Canada. Last year, the US reversed a quarter-century old law that gave states the right to legalize sports betting. One by one, states are taking the initiative to do so. Eight states now offer legal single-event wagering, three more plus Washington D.C. have passed bills to...
BC Invests in virtual sports betting to curb appetite for legalization. “Virtual” is a word we use a lot more in today’s modern, high-tech society than ever before. We have virtual reality programs that mimic real life experiences. We have virtual money (cryptocurrency) that pays for real products and services. And we have virtual...