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BetBlocker Dutch language app launched

by ThePOGG - September 13, 2021

September 13th 2021BetBlocker, in partnership with casino network L&L Europe, today launch their new Dutch language app. This collaboration was announced in May this year and means that BetBlocker will now be able to offer a full native Dutch language service. This included the app on all available platforms alongside the BetBlocker website and full user technical support […]

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The History of Slots

by ThePOGG - February 15, 2021

By far the most popular games found in online casinos today are the slots games. The simplicity of these games, requiring no significant knowledge to play, alongside the huge variety in both function and appearance gives these games a wide appeal and ensures that there is always something new and engaging to find. @import […]

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Are Online Casinos Rigged?

by ThePOGG - February 18, 2021

One of the most common questions amongst players is 'have I been cheated? This is perfectly understandable. Many of the most popular games offered by casinos are 'high variance'. This means that there are rare big payouts balanced out by large numbers of smaller losses. Some players are lucky and get more than their fair share of the big wins. Others are unlucky and see […]

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Is Online Gambling Legal in the Republic of Ireland?

by ThePOGG - May 17, 2021

Where is the Republic of Ireland and how is it Governed?To be found in the North Atlantic, the Island of Ireland is divided geopolitically into the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland which fills around a sixth of the land mass. Northern Ireland is part of the United Kingdom whilst the Republic of Ireland is a stand-alone country in its own right. The Republic of […]

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Is Online Gambling Legal in Canada?

by Dame de Coeur - May 7, 2021

As with so many questions connected to online gambling, we wish the answer to this question was as simple as yes or no. In reality gambling legality in Canada is a complex area. Different types of law take precedence over others and local and national government initiatives have different priorities. We will do our best to give you a comprehensive overview of the status […]

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Is Online Gambling Legal in New Zealand?

by Dame de Coeur - May 12, 2021

Where is New Zealand and how is it Governed?To be found set in the Pacific Ocean, the island of New Zealand sits to the east of Australia - the two being divided by the Tasmanian Sea. Like Canada, New Zealand shares a monarch with Great Britain – currently Queen Elizabeth II – the Governor-general is her representative in the country. Again, like Canada, the monarch […]

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An Expert Guide to Slot Bonus Features

by Glenn Baird - May 3, 2021

An Expert Guide to Slot Bonus FeaturesSlots were invented at the turn of the 20th century and for decades they followed the same basic system of reels and symbols (read our article on History of Slots). A lever was pulled, wins were awarded when 3 matching symbols appeared on the middle row and that was all there was to it.The introduction of video slots changed all this […]

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Slots Bonus Buy Features – What Do They Really Cost?

by ThePOGG - May 5, 2021

Recent years have seen a proliferation of slot games being released that offer players the option to ‘buy’ the bonus feature rather than having to play the main game until the feature triggers. As bonus features are the part of the game that tends to give the player the best chance of hitting a big win, this option is naturally very attractive to players.If […]

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A Beginner’s Guide to Joining an Online Casino

by Dame de Coeur - March 26, 2021

This article was written by Dame de Couer.Here at ThePOGG we completely understand how overwhelming it can be as a beginner looking to play at an online casino. Undoubtedly you will have many questions whirling around in your head that you’d like answered before you make any decisions. Questions like: How do I know if the operator can be trusted? How can I tell the […]

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A Beginner’s Guide to Playing at an Online Casino

by Dame de Coeur - March 26, 2021

This article was written by Dame de Couer.Players often ask for our top tips for playing at an online casino so we decided to put them all in the one place so that anyone can access them. If you want to know how to tell which games are most player friendly or how to be sure that an operator is reputable then you have come to the right place.Our Top 10 Tips for Playing at […]

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The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland sits to the north-west of mainland Europe. The United Kingdom shares a border with The Republic of Ireland and has coasts on the Atlantic Ocean, Celtic Sea, North Sea, Irish Sea and English Channel. The population of the UK is approaching the 67.6 million mark leading to a fairly densely populated land mass. The gambling sector in the United Kingdom is entirely regulated and licensed by the UKGC – the United Kingdom Gambling Commission. Should players resident In the UK wish to gamble with foreign based operators there is no history of this being treated as a criminal offence, but high levels of protection exist for UK residents playing with UK licensed operators.