Category Legal & Law

How to Explain That Poker is Not Gambling

As a poker player, the question of whether poker constitutes gambling may arise frequently. Indeed, certain aspects of the game do involve elements of gambling – you risk something of value in hopes that something of equal value (money) may…

What Lottery Game is Replacing Hot Lotto?

Hot Lotto officially concluded on October 28, 2017 under the Multi-State Lottery Association (MUSL), consisting of 13 members at its conclusion and will be replaced with Lotto America, consisting of 13 members as of its conclusion. All 13 agreed to…

How to Beat Poker Machines

As it can be challenging to win against poker machines, it’s vital that you gain an understanding of their operation before beginning play. First step to understanding a game’s pay table is understanding its value. These tables can be found…

Is Online Gambling Legal in South Carolina?

South Carolina is one of the strictest states when it comes to gambling laws, prohibiting land-based casinos and prohibiting all forms of gambling outside of lottery and bingo; video poker machines have also been prohibited in South Carolina. If you…

Are All Video Poker Machines the Same?

Video poker is a casino game with an element of skill, similar to slot machines in that players must invest money, pull the handle/button and then select which cards they would like to keep from their original hand before discarding…

Do All Cryptocurrencies Have a Finite Supply?

Money comes in two varieties — precious metals like gold and fiat currencies that derive their value from being backed by governments. Cryptocurrencies represent a third form of money: digitally stored and transferrable without central authorities or bank middlemen –…

Are Crypto Currencies in Trouble?

Cryptos like bitcoin are attractive investments for investors searching for alternatives to traditional stocks, bonds and mutual funds. Unfortunately, however, the crypto sector is also plagued by fraud and lack of regulation, raising concerns over tax evasion and cybersecurity among…

What Does Cyber Safety Mean?

Cyber security refers to a set of policies, practices and processes designed to reduce harm caused by information technology (IT). This encompasses digital risks like phishing scams, identity theft, malware infections, spam mail messages, hacking attempts, stalking harassment bullying sextortion…