To start off our year in style, we’ve decided to bring back our new quizzes on Quizando! Likewise, we were following some striking big win stories as well as industry-related topics that are worth your while. Stick with us for a little longer, as we take a look back to see what January brought us!
We Are Now Back on Quizando
We have once again teamed up with Quizando to give you guys another chance to snag some incredible prizes! That’s right, you can now play our new quizzes on Quizando completely free and win real cash while tokens are on us!
Players who took part in our quizzes last time sure know what to do, but for those of you who would like to participate for the first time, all it takes is to log in using your AskGamblers account (or Facebook or Google) and answer questions for a chance to win real cash.
New AG Coin at Kingdom Casino, Ready for the Taking
Our next AG Coin is ready to be claimed at Kingdom Casino. As always, the rules are pretty straightforward—to get your hands on the coin you must use our exclusive links and be a new player ready to sign up at the casino for the very first time.
Once you become a member of this online casino (through AskGamblers), they’ll give you a €5 AG Coin attached to a 1x wagering requirement. Just remember, the AG Coin is on the house. And, yes, you can use it to play your favourite games. Neat, right?
Dream Big, Win Big
Player Breaks the Iron Bank Slot
Did you hear that a player found MaxCazino through AskGamblers and broke the Iron Bank with an epic 18,595x win? Yeap! That’s another story you must read, in case you still haven’t.
Since the online casino was keen on finding more details about this big win, their team managed to get in touch with the lucky player and ask a few questions about the winning streak, so make sure you read our article to see why he chose the Iron Bank slot and how he managed to win big!
90K Big Win Scored at Gslot Casino
This month, we witnessed another immense win. Namely, a German player snagged a €90,200 win from a single spin at Gslot Casino and we couldn’t be more thrilled about it. Turns out spinning the reels of Jewel Scarabs was the best decision he made in 2021 thus far. You’ll find all the details in our story.
Important Actions and Industry Thrills
iGaming Debuts in Michigan With Major Providers Joining the Launch
iGaming enthusiasts living in the United States will be happy to find out that following in the footsteps of New Jersey, West Virginia, and Pennsylvania, Michigan is the next US state to launch the online casino market. According to the Michigan Gaming Control Board, nine casino operators were authorised to launch online sports betting and iGaming, whereas the state will benefit from taxes derived from wagering revenue.
Why is Kahnawake Gaming License Becoming More Popular
As Kahnawake was one of the first jurisdictions to foresee the potential of the online gambling sector and decide to regulate it, it is worth mentioning that as of July 1999, the Mohawk Territory of Kahnawake has been issuing licenses through the Kahnawake Gambling Commission to applicants who wish to run online casino sites. So far, they’ve issued more than 250 licenses and here’s why they are becoming more and more popular.
Microgaming's January Calendar
Something’s been cooking in the Microgaming’s kitchen! The software supplier has teamed up with several studios to bring new games to you, dear iGaming aficionados. One thing is for sure, Microgaming's January calendar is packed with new, exciting releases, and games like Shamrock Holmes Megaways™ Slot and Forgotten Island Megaways™ are already live. Now all that’s left for you to do is try them out!
Updates Regarding Responsible Gambling
New National Gambling Treatment Service Campaign Launched
Working together with the National Health Service (NHS), British gambling industry charity – GambleAware – has recently launched a New National Gambling Treatment Service Campaign. Focused on promoting ease of access to treatment, the campaign intends to help people with gambling problems connect with their family and friends again, as they often feel isolated.
New Study Calls for Greater Flexibility in Setting Deposit Limits
Another news regarding GambleAware is about a new study that calls for greater flexibility in setting deposit limits. More precisely, the study was commissioned by GambleAware and conducted by the Behavioural Insights Team on 1,701 customers of bet365. The aim of the study was to find out whether available ‘design of deposit limits’ affects players’ behaviour and you can read all about it in our news article.
GeoComply Gave a $200,000 Donation to Conscious Gaming
Only a few weeks ago, GeoComply announced a $200,000-worth donation to Conscious Gaming - the non-profit organisation it set up with an aim to protect consumers and enhance responsible gaming. In doing so, GeoComply will support Conscious Gaming’s deployment of self-exclusion tool PlayPause.
As usual, we've munched numbers to give you more precise insight into what AGCCS has been working on. Well, throughout January, AGCCS recovered $302,000 player money and resolved 137 complaints. Out of 922 complaints received, AGCCS has processed 249 (with 81 still ongoing, and 31 unresolved). In total, it affected 319 casinos and 755 users.