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Yolina has followed closely the latest development on the Canadian gaming scene over the past years, monitoring the land-based, lottery, and online offerings up for grabs. The dynamic nature of the local lottery and casino fields, as well as the opportunities lying ahead of Canada fire her enthusiasm for what is to come. A sports betting enthusiast, in her spare time Yolina could be found in her natural habitat โ€“ turning the pages of biographies and catching up on the latest stand-up comedy podcasts.

FansUniteโ€™s Brand Makes Shortlist for Five Renowned Awards

This week, FansUnite announced that its subsidiary customer acquisition, retention, and development brand, Betting Hero has made the shortlist for five categories in the 2023 iGB Affiliate Awards. Some of the categories include Best Sports Betting Affiliate, Best Casino Affiliate, Rising Star and more. Winners will be announced next week.

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Young Adults in New York Suffer from Compulsive Gambling

Online sports wagering has been a major hit in New York over the last year, however, with its surge in popularity, problem gambling cases have also increased. Recently, experts from the New York Council on Problem Gambling reported that more and more young adults from the state have sought help regarding their compulsive gambling habits.

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Pollard Banknote Makes Shortlist in Prestigious Gaming Awards

Manitoba-based Pollard Banknote revealed that two of its subsidiary companies have been selected as finalists in several categories at the 2023 International Gaming Awards. First, Schafer Retail Solutions + has been shortlisted for Lottery Product of the Year. Meanwhile, mkodo limited is a finalist in Lottery Product of the Year and Best Innovat ...

Soloviev Group Selects Mohegan Gaming as NYC Casino Partner

The battle for commercial gaming licenses in downstate New York is getting more and more competitive. Soloviev Group which has previously expressed interest in bringing a casino to Manhattan, NYC, announced this week that leading land-based operator Mohegan Gaming has joined its project. The two share similar values which makes them a great fit ...

NYโ€™s High Tax Rate Could Mean Worse Odds for Bettors

New Yorkโ€™s current tax matrix for mobile sports betting apps, could turn out to be bad news for Empire State bettors, warn sportsbooks. Operators who have debuted in the market have raised concerns about the high tax rate of 51%, and some of them caution that due to this fact, they might feel obligated to pump up the odds for sports betting wa ...

NorthStar Bets to Offer Groundhog Day Wagering

It is time again for the annual Groundhog Day weather forecasting tradition in Canada and NorthStar Gaming has a surprise in store for its players. The Ontario-based gaming brand has recently announced that it will accept online wagers on its NorthStar Bets on the outcome of the groundhog appearance which will appear before fans on February 2, 2 ...

New York Anticipates Major Super Bowl LVII Wagering Activity

With Super Bowl LVII just around the corner, New York is preparing for a busy weekend of sports betting activities. Gambling experts from the industry predict that as a leading sports wagering jurisdiction the Empire State is set to rake in over US$150 million in bets during the February 13 weekend. Thus, ranking second only after Nevada among o ...

CASINOenquirer Talks about iGaming Safety in Canada

With the recent expansion of the online gambling industry in Canada, it is important for bettors to be able to identify safe websites and platforms. That is why iGaming and sports betting review portal CASINOenquirer has taken up the task to discuss the latest safety and security measures that make an online casino a suitable fit for gamblers....

Las Vegas Sands Discusses Potential of a NY Casino

After first initiating interest in a commercial gaming license in New York, Las Vegas Sands is now discussing its potential. In a recent earnings call, the CEO of the company, Rob Goldstein commented that the Empire State provides an extraordinary and unique opportunity for casino gaming, due to its simple dynamic of an enormous market with limi ...

Standardbred Canada Unveils Brand-New Horse Sale Platform

Most recently, Standardbred Canada shared some exciting news with the horse racing industry. On Friday, January 27, 2023, the organization announced that it will be debuting a new online comprehensive platform for the sales and purchase of race horses. The new website branded Bid & Buy will feature tons of handful features and will make life ...