The saying ‘knowing is half the battle’ always rings true, particularly when looking at the complex and dynamic Canadian gambling landscape. Arm yourself with vital knowledge from our summary of the week’s most pertinent gambling news.
You’re on track to win with Relax’s Money Train 3
It’s been two years since Relax Gaming introduced the second instalment of its wildly popular Money Train slot series. Now, a third chapter is set for release and slot enthusiasts all over the world are waiting with bated breath. Money Train releases on 3 September 22 and promises even more thrills than its predecessors.
The high volatility game’s release has been a highly anticipated iGaming event and with a top potential of 100,000x your bet, this comes as no surprise.
The slot’s layout features a 5x4 grid with 40 paylines and the famous quartet of characters, Collector, Sniper, Necromancer and Collector-Payer are back for more action in a steampunk-inspired, post-apocalyptic landscape.
The game also integrates brand new bonus features, namely, Persistent Shapeshifter that transforms into any feature, the Absorber that draws in and boosts multipliers, or the Tommy Gun, that targets one symbol and increases its value.
The Money Cart Bonus Round from Money Train 2 makes a welcome return, and it is still activated by landing three or more bonus symbols anywhere on the reels. Losing spins can trigger the Respins feature where one symbol on the reels is randomly chosen to become sticky and a respin is awarded.
Simon Hammon, the CEO of Relax Gaming, commented,
“Due to the resounding success of the Money Train series, we knew we had a huge task on our hands to ensure this game delivered on the promise of past instalments and I’m delighted to see we have succeeded in that endeavour.”
NetEnt’s feline foray
Major iGaming provider, NetEnt, wants you to get acquainted with the cutest cat you could find on your screen, and win huge prizes in the process. The studio’s new online slot title, Cornelius, transports you to a cosy kitchen, where the chubby kitty protagonist goes crazy for tasty treats.
The game offers the Cash Drop feature, which is triggered by matching at least 3 Cash Drop Scatter symbols. You will be allocated three Respins, where scatters valued from 0.25 to 3x your bet can appear and fill Cornelius’ bowl with his favourite snacks. mouth-watering treats. With every spin, the scatters will shift down by one row, paying out instant awards as they move. Any new scatters that appear will reset the respin counter to three.
If you land 3 or more bonus spins scatters, a highly lucrative bonus game launches with win-enhancing modifiers that take the potential of cash drop scatters to a new level
James Jones, the Head of Business Development at Evolution, said,
“Cornelius is a charming game featuring a kitty who worships food. We have all met at least one cat like that. Our teams have worked hard to create a casual game with a unique set of features in a fun atmosphere with attractive instant cash prizes for slot players. It is high time we let the feline out of the bag.”
Keep it in the family
For A group of four relatives, playing the Ontario lottery together has been an eight-year journey that has ended in triumph.
In an official release, the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation (OLG) revealed that the group had claimed the top prize in the Instant $2 Million Extreme draw. Three of the family members hail from Hamilton in Ontario, while the rest are from Newfoundland.
Patricia Swayze was on hand with some of her compatriots to claim the prize at the OLG Prize Centre in Toronto. She gave a statement where she said,
"When I scratched the ticket and saw the $2 million, I couldn't believe it. I ran up to Natasha to show her and she suggested we check on the OLG App to be sure. I was in disbelief."
Natasha Chenier, another family member from the winning collective, shared that she intends to pay off her mortgage and do some travelling.
Double Maxmillion delight for BC players
While the recent Lotto Max draw left the $70 million jackpot unclaimed, with no winning tickets being sold, two lucky winners in BC have a Maxmillion prize of $1 million each coming to them. The lucky pair hold two of nine winning tickets from a possible 40.
While the winners have not stepped forward as yet, they still have about a year left to claim their winnings.
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Race to the top with LeoVegas
LeoVegas’ phenomenal $10,000 Spinathon slot tournament is on, and you need to get on the starting line if you want to win.
Login at LeoVegas and opt-in to this promotion in-game to let the casino know you’re competing. A handy timer will let you know how much time is left in the current tournament.
Specific games are marked for eligibility each time round, so make sure you’ve chosen the correct title. There will be a bet minimum so don’t cheat yourself out of a winning chance by betting too little.
Each tournament offers a total of 100 prizes for the top 100 players, with a total prize pool of $10,000. If you and another player manage the same score by the time the contest ends, the player who hit the score first will get the higher spot.
The first-place prize is $2,500, second place gets $2,000, and third place receives $1000. 4th and 5th place will claim $200, 6th to 10th place will win $100, 11th to 64th place get $50, and 65th to -100th place will have to settle for $25.
AGCO grows Ontario iGaming family
The influx of top iGaming brands into the Ontario iGaming market keeps on going and the most recent intake is a large one. The Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO) recently shared that nine more brands have gained official approval to join the market. The nine incoming digital casinos have each received a license that allows them to operate for a year.
Apollo Entertainment holds seven of the nine casino brands, and the other two belong to Bettson-owned GWN Limited and Boyd-owned Pala Interactive.
The Apollo Entertainment casinos are Zodiac.casino, Yukongold.casino, Luxury.casino, Grandmondialcasino.com, Casinoclassic.com, Captain-Cooks.casino, and Goldentiger.casino. The two brands operated by Palo Interactive and GWN Limited are on.canplaycasino.com and Ot.betsafe.com, respectively.