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Interactive Gambling Amendment Bill 2016 Banned Online Gambling In Australia

Casino gambling has always been popular in Australia and online gambling laws have been quite loyal to Australian gamblers for many years. The federal laws were ambiguous allowing internet casino operators to offer interactive gambling services and take advantage of them. However recently, legislators paid their attention to the online casino industry since it proved to grow rapidly and be very profitable in the Land down under. The size of the gambling market in the country with the population of 24 million people is about $20 billion. Australians spend more on gambling than people anywhere else in the world.
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A Rabbit’s Foot or a Badger’s Foot? Weird Symbols That Could Be Lucky

Gamblers have always been a superstitious bunch. From blowing on dice for good luck to wearing your lucky boxer shorts for a trip to the casino, gamblers across the world have their own quirks for luck and good fortune.

The jury’s officially still out when it comes to whether these work or not. But for many of those who try, there’s no persuading them otherwise, and their lucky charms are an essential part of their gaming. So what are the weirdest common lucky charms and mascots you’ll find in the pockets and round the necks of aspiring gamblers?
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Popular Casino Games Around The World

Online gambling is truly global. No matter where you are in the world, people are gambling on their laptops, phones and tablets, not to mention in physical casinos and gambling resorts. Of course, in some countries, you’d get your hands chopped off for daring to have so much fun – but where it’s legal, casino gambling is still a favoured way to pass the time.

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2016: The Biggest Slots Jackpot Year Ever?

As 2017 gets into full swing, online gamblers everywhere are dusting off the January blues and getting right back to chasing those life-changing jackpots. With more players joining the action year on year, the jackpots on offer look like they are only getting bigger. Particularly with online slots, some of the prizes scooped up in 2016 are huge, and the three biggest game developers – Microgaming, NetEnt and Playtech – have been at the heart of the action.

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Has online gambling a future?

microgaming magic hour winning tipsI wonder for a while if the online gambling has a future? There were several years of sluggish growth, and I even thought: “Is the online casino gambling dying?”  However, this year the gambling market has slowly rebounded. I think there are some reasons to this. First, the economy is improving. Second, more millennials become interested in gambling online. For me the latter is a very important sign giving us hope that an online gambling will survive. According to The UK Gambling Commission report, in 2008, 10.6% of British citizens aged between 18 and 34 took part in any form of gambling. That figure had increased to 17.5% by 2014.

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What About Gambling With Bitcoins?

bitcoin-playHave you ever bought anything with bitcoin? How do you feel about this cryptocurrency? Besides the fact that this virtual currency appeared just few years ago, in 2009, its popularity has grown enormously. Those who bought bitcoin in 2009 increased their capital noticeably. If in 2009 1300 bitcoins cost $1, in 2013 people paid over $1000 for 1 BTC! Then the price decreased. In 2016 the price ranged from $450 to $750 for 1 bitcoin.

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