In 2013, Europol, the European Union’s Joint police body, reported that it had found examples of nearly 700 soccer games around the world whose results seemed suspicious. The high number aside, the allegations of match fixing were unsurprising thanks to the low-scoring nature and commonality of soccer around the world which makes it an easier … Read more Famous Sports Betting Scandals from Recent Years
Online casinos offer a seemingly endless array of options for the best in casino table games and online slots, but many Canadian players feel like they’re in the dark regarding the legality of online casino gambling. As such, we have put together this collection of Frequently Asked Questions regarding online casino gambling legislation in Canada. … Read more Definitive Online Gambling Legislation FAQ for Canada
Casinos and banks might not have much in common on first glance, but they are made equally attractive to thieves for one simple fact: they have vaults and safes full of money. While plenty of movies have been made about bank robberies, the two most notable films centred on casino heists are Ocean’s Eleven and … Read more 4 Casino Crimes Perfect for Hollywood
If you have ever browsed online, there’s a good chance that you have noticed that sometimes, especially on website pages where you need to add personal information, there is a little “s” at the end of “HTTPS” in the URL bar. This “s” is part of the page’s security system, known as Secure Sockets Layer, … Read more SSL Encryption Explained
While the majority of sports betting establishments offer a world of thrills, hair-raising competition and unceasing entertainment, there is a large number that have unfortunately experienced a flood of criminal activity in their midst. It makes sense, considering the amount of money there is and the number of desperate individuals looking to bring in massive … Read more Has Sports Betting Made Criminal Activity Easier?
While most types of gambling were outlawed in New Zealand for many years, the introduction of the 2003 Gambling Act and other changes in legislature has seen it becoming a far more legally accepted pastime. These days gambling is popular and although the county’s population is relatively small, there are a large number of gamblers … Read more Gambling Laws in New Zealand
Everyone knows that casinos have some of the most advanced security systems in the world. You’d have to have a special kind of genius, or perhaps insanity, to beat these systems. Here are eight of the biggest and most impressive casino cheaters in history. Tommy Glenn Carmichael Tommy Glenn Carmichael gained millions of dollars over … Read more Casino Cheaters
Money laundering is the process of making illegally acquired (i.e. “dirty” money) appear legal (i.e. “clean”). It is not confined to casinos: there are multiple methods of money laundering. Casino money laundering is simply one of them. For example, if you have money you received from a bribe, you can get your cash illegally converted … Read more What Is Money Laundering?
Different countries around the world have different legal approaches to gambling in general, and online gambling in particular. In Canada, it is often thought of as a legal grey area. While many forms of offline gambling are perfectly legal, the online gambling laws are a bit unclear. This is because gambling falls under provincial jurisdiction, … Read more Online Gambling Laws in Canada
If you are going to be gambling online with a real money casino, you need to make sure you are safe and your money is secure. Unfortunately, there are many hackers and unscrupulous casino operators out there, so you can never be too careful. Many people are not sure how to know they have found … Read more Online Casino Security