Expected Value for the Casino Gambler

It’s probably obvious to most poker players or sports bettors who are serious about their gambling why “expected value” is important. But expected value is equally important for the casino gambler, and this holds true even if the gambler in question is just a recreational gambler. You might have heard the phrases “house edge” and/or “payback percentage” […]

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Legal Sportsbooks Could Be Coming To Ohio

A new bill has been introduced in Ohio by two state lawmakers that would legalise and regulate  sports betting within the borders of the state. House Bill 149, submitted by State Representatives Brigid Kelly and Dave Greenspan comes less than a month after Senate Bill 111, another sports betting bill, was submitted by State Senators […]

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UKGC Looks Deeper Into Gambling Harm To Youth

Along with sending out a reminder to online casinos that new rules for identity and age verification are now in effect, the United Kingdom Gambling Commission (UKGC) has put together a new system intended to better measure gambling-related harm among children and young people. Ipsos MORI developed the system, in collaboration with GambleAware, the Advisory […]

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New Canadian Casino May Go Cashless

Council members from the city of Delta, a small city that sits just outside Vancouver and, oddly enough, has no casinos, are reviewing an idea that just might help the troubled area solve its recent high-profile problems with fraud, organized crime, and money laundering. Casinos and local governments in British Columbia have been looking for […]

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Dutch Gambling Authority Looking For Ways To Reinforce Rules After Fines Show Little Effect

The Dutch Gambling Authority, Kansspelautoriteit (KSA), has admitted that its ongoing use of fines against operators to punish illegal gambling violations within the Netherlands has had “little effect” toward reducing the volume of online gaming. In a consultation document on its 2019 strategy, the KSA has stated that a significant amount of the fines they’ve […]

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