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Robyn McNeil

Robyn McNeil

Robyn McNeil is a Nova Scotia-based writer and editor. She lives in Halifax in an empty nest with a mischievous cat and a penchant for good stories, strong tea, cheeseburgers, yoga, graveyards, hammocks, gardening, games, herb, adventure, and hoppy beer.

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Anaxi Tech Brings Mobile Gaming to Chickasaw Nation’s WinStar Casino

December 7, 2023 | By: Robyn McNeil

Anaxi, the real money gaming division of Aristocrat Leisure Limited, announced the launch of its Mobile on-Premise gaming solution in partnership with the Chickasaw Nation’s WinStar World Casino and Resort in Oklahoma. Thanks to the deal, casino guests can now access three of Aristocrat’s “iconic” Class II gaming titles directly through their mobile devices. Tribes […]

Swedish Study Finds Link Between Gambling Disorder & Long-Term Work Leave

December 5, 2023 | By: Robyn McNeil

According to new research out of Sweden, those with gambling addiction have an increased risk of requiring long-term sick leave in the years before and after a problem gambling diagnosis. Published in Psychological Medicine, the study suggests swift detection of gambling addiction can minimize gambling harms. It bears the title: The risk and development of work […]

Evolution’s Crazy Coin Flip and Super Sic Bo Live Games Make US Debuts

Crazy Coin Flip live slot went live for New Jersey online casino players on Monday,  just weeks after the game’s maker, Evolution, announced the title’s impending US launch. According to a release shared today, Crazy Coin Flip is now streaming live in New Jersey directly from Evolution’s live dealer casino studio in Atlantic City. Evolution […]

Operator Data Reveals Most Gamblers Pass on Available RG Tools

November 29, 2023 | By: Robyn McNeil

According to data revealed by DraftKings and Penn Sports International (PSI) during Monday’s Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) meeting, many Bay State online gamblers choose to pass on using available responsible gambling (RG) tools. According to Draftkings’ Q3 presentation, fewer than 0.1% of their Massachusetts Sportsbook customers opted to set time limits. Further, DraftKings data showed […]

Caesars, IGT Deal Brings Popular Titles to West Virginia Online Casino

November 27, 2023 | By: Robyn McNeil

Caesars Entertainment has signed a content deal with International Game Technology (IGT) to bring popular IGT online casino titles to its Caesars Palace Online Casino and Caesars Sportsbook & Casino brands in West Virginia. The agreement, announced in an IGT media release, gives Caesars online casino players access to IGT’s PlayDigital game catalog. Notably, that […]

AviaGames Accused of Using Bots Against Players in Skill Games Case

November 24, 2023 | By: Robyn McNeil

A proposed class action lawsuit against AviaGames accuses the company of using bots against human players on its purportedly peer-to-peer skill-based games. The accusation arises from claims made during the discovery phase of a separate patent lawsuit against AviaGames by its rival, Skillz. This new action on behalf of AviaGames’ customers argues that such use […]

Fake Online Casino Ad Scams Canadians, Should Americans Worry Too?

November 22, 2023 | By: Robyn McNeil

Atlantic Canadians hoping to try their luck at what appear to be new online casinos tied to the region’s only legal casinos are being warned the widely shared ads promoting hefty deposit bonuses are a scam. Online scammers are using ads on Facebook and Instagram featuring Casino Nova Scotia and Casino New Brunswick branding to […]

Tweak to New York Voluntary Self-Exclusion Connects Gamblers in Crisis Directly to Help

November 21, 2023 | By: Robyn McNeil

A new voluntary self-exclusion (VSE) support program launched by the New York Council on Problem Gambling (NYCPG) as part of the state’s Responsible Play Partnership (RPP) will connect gamblers in crisis directly to available support. The NYCPG is a neutral body dedicated to increasing problem and compulsive gambling awareness. It also advocates for support and […]

Social Casino Class Action Accuses Amazon of ‘Racketeering’

November 17, 2023 | By: Robyn McNeil

According to a new lawsuit, Amazon.com Inc. earned billions through an Illegal internet gambling enterprise by distributing social casino apps and facilitating the purchase of virtual chips. In addition to breaking multiple laws, the brief argues, the actions of Amazon and the “Social Casinos Enterprise” amount to racketeering. The complaint, filed by Nevada resident Steven Horn, […]

ESPN Bet Launch Day Starts Slow, Ends at #1 in the App Store

November 15, 2023 | By: Robyn McNeil

ESPN Bet, the sportsbook collaboration between Penn Entertainment and Disney-owned ESPN, launched Tuesday in 17 states. Hollywood Casino, billed as a “new casino experience,” is also available within the sportsbook app in four legal online casino states. The launch followed the August announcement of a $2 billion, 10-year deal granting Penn rights to the ESPN […]

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