Articles By Joanne Thompson

Joanne Thompson

Joanne Thompson - Writer / Editor

Small-town girl at heart, self-confessed chocoholic, and online casino enthusiast. When I'm not cheering on the Carolina Panthers, I'm scouring the Internet to find the best online casino bonuses. I come from a family of avid blackjack and poker players, so its no surprise that I have a knack for playing table games. I'm also the ultimate mobile casino fan, so you'll most likely find me getting the inside scoop on the best mobile games.

Investors Look To Evolution Gaming Stock


According to a report created by Grand View Research, Inc., the global online gambling market size is forecast to reach USD 127.3 billion by 2027. It comes as no surprise that the Swedish company Evolution Gaming Group …

Problem Gambling Awareness Month Amid COVID-19


March is problem gambling awareness month (PGAM), a grassroots organization in its 19th year. As with previous campaigns, the National Council on Problem Gambling (NCPG) helps raise awareness of the issue that impacts millions of …

The Return of March Madness Amid COVID-19


For college basketball fans, the timing of the COVID-19 pandemic was the worst. March Madness, the elimination tournament that highlights the season, was canceled in 2020, less than a month before it was to begin. …

How Does Bitcoin Impact Online Gambling?


Many people are familiar with Bitcoin on a surface level – they understand it’s a digital currency, and that’s where their knowledge ends. However, Bitcoin has seen a meteoric rise since its inception, specifically during …

IGT Paves Way to Use Bitcoin at Slot Machines


A few years ago, it would have been inconceivable that a digital “currency” could change how we view digital payment security and transactions. Cryptocurrency has revolutionized online payments.  As of the beginning of 2021, International …

Sheldon Adelson, Casino Magnate, Dies at 87


On January 12, 2021, Sheldon Adelson, 87, passed away from non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma complications. Sheldon Adelson was a business billionaire tycoon and a philanthropist who spearheaded the United States’ casino-resort model. Adelson founded the Las Vegas …

Adobe Flash Is Over – What Happens Now?


Flash is no longer available to download since December 31, 2020, and Adobe will start blocking Flash content on January 12, 2021. Anyone who experienced the Internet will know the glory and joy Flash brought …

The Year in Review – 2020 Edition


The year 2020 has been one of the most eventful years in modern history. There have been many parallels between 2020 and a hundred years ago. In 1920, there was a colossal pandemic called the …