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View image in fullscreen UK children bombarded by gambling ads and images online, charity warns Young people feel their internet activity is overwhelmed by betting promotions and similar content, says GambleAware Children are “saturated” with betting promotions and gambling-like content while using the internet, despite restrictions on ad campaigns targeting young people, new research reveals. GambleAware,
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A Brief History of Casino Slots The history of slots is a long and storied one which starts all the way back in 1891 in New York City, New York when Sittman and Pitt designed a machine that would revolutionise casino gambling landscape forever. Their machine consisted of five drums holding a total of 50
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In the majority of cases, it’s a win-win situation: players get free funds to wager and casinos get valuable new paying customers. Sometimes however, problems do arise when players try to scam casinos in a variety of ways using these bonuses. While the majority of players are completely honest, it goes without saying that some
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View image in fullscreen NBA hits Raptors’ Jontay Porter with lifetime ban for violating gambling rules Sportsbook reported inconsistencies in prop betting markets Investigation surrounded irregular activity around March game ‘It’s an addiction’: NBA’s ties to betting trouble players The NBA has banned Toronto two-way player Jontay Porter after a league investigation concluded that he
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How Long Does It Take to Process a Casino Payout? There are various factors that can affect casino payout waiting times for players in the UK. Here are some of the things that will have an impact on casino payout times for players: Payment method selected: Some options at the cashier will be faster for
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Key Psychological Aspects of Roulette You might not think there’s much to roulette. After all, you’re just betting on which numbered pocket the ball lands in. There’s nothing you can do to affect the outcome – it’s down to luck alone which number wins. But like other casino games, there’s a lot of depth to
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View image in fullscreen Shohei Ohtani’s translator reportedly discussing plea deal around alleged $4.5m theft Ippei Mizuhara allegedly took millions from star’s account Plea deal will absolve Ohtani of any wrongdoing Shohei Ohtani’s former translator plans to plead guilty to federal crimes related to the alleged theft of money from the Los Angeles Dodgers star,
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Sports & Casino: Luke Garrison Luke Garrison is a professional writer who grew up just outside of Toronto, Ontario, Canada. He currently works at the Canadian Press and enjoys the outdoors in his free time. What Canadians Need To Know Before Playing Online Poker Many Canadians have played poker at some point in their lives.
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View image in fullscreen Slot machine operator being investigated over cancer patient’s activity Staff at Merkur’s Stockport branch reportedly looked away as customer lost £2,000 over two days of play The high street slot machine company Merkur is under investigation by the Gambling Commission over its alleged exploitation of a vulnerable customer, the Guardian understands,
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Human psychology when playing slot machines The fact that slot machines are designed to make casinos money is one that, logically, we all know. So there must be some level of ignorance to that fact in those who choose to play slot games. There is a psychological term which explains this, called ‘cognitive dissonance’. This
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There are various benefits associated with being a part of a casino VIP programme. The benefits include some of the best casino bonuses, exclusive tournaments, numerous free spins, and premium customer service, among others. In this article, we will have an in-depth look into how casino VIP programmes work. Read on to learn moreabout why
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View image in fullscreen Video game firms found to have broken own UK industry rules on loot boxes Government criticised over decision to let companies self-regulate gambling-style features after expert finds numerous breaches The UK government’s decision to let technology companies self-regulate gambling-style loot boxes in video games has been called into question, after some
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View image in fullscreen NBA investigating Raptors’ Jontay Porter after betting irregularities Sportsbook reported inconsistencies in prop betting markets Forward currently listed as out because of personal reasons The NBA has opened an investigation into Toronto two-way player Jontay Porter amid gambling allegations. Raptors coach Darko Rajaković says he learned of the news shortly before
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Sports & Casino: Luke Garrison Luke Garrison is a professional writer who grew up just outside of Toronto, Ontario, Canada. He currently works at the Canadian Press and enjoys the outdoors in his free time. In 1993, MMA quickly became a widespread term after its first documented use by well-known critic Howard Rosenberg in his
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