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Is Online Gambling Legal in Canada?

by ThePOGG - 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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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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How to Play Slots

by Glenn Baird - April 13, 2021

This article was written by Glenn Baird.Online casinos are seriously big business and there is nothing more popular in the lobby of your average online casino than video slots.Whilst our interaction with these games is essentially no more than the click of a button there is still plenty worth knowing about online slots before choosing your game of choice. In this […]

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Trusted Testing Houses

by Dame de Coeur - April 17, 2021

Here at ThePOGG one of the most consistent complaint topics submitted to our Complaints Manager relates to online casinos being rigged. Players are often suspicious about the integrity of online casino games, particularly if they have undergone a losing streak more than once in quick succession at the same operator. Then they begin to question whether someone may have […]

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How to Choose an Online Casino

by Dame de Coeur - April 21, 2021

One of the most important things any player has to overcome before commencing play at an online casino is how to choose the online casino they will play at. In a market running to thousands of operators, it can feel absolutely overwhelming just selecting one. A number of factors should be taken into consideration before any decisions are made and any money is deposited. […]

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The History of Slots

by ThePOGG - February 15, 2021

This article was written by ThePOGG.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. Trading StimulatorsThe […]

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Online Slot RTPs Explained

by ThePOGG - March 23, 2021

This article was written by ThePOGG.Slots games offer something entirely unique as far as gambling games are concerned. In gambling terms, they are a modern invention. The other games that we associate with gambling are far older and have evolved round more classical ‘instruments of randomness’. What do I mean by that? They all have a physical device that is used to […]

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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.