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  • Gambling Portal


    A website that offers information on various gambling-related topics, such as casino reviews, promotions and bonuses, casino games, etc. It may also have a forum for gamblers, gambling news, gaming tips, game rules, and more.

  • Play Bonus

    Casino Game

    a bonus that is offered by a casino for playing purposes only and which cannot be withdrawn from the player's account.

    Synonym: Sticky Bonus, Non-cashable Bonus

    Antonym: Cashable Bonus

    See also: Bonus, Promotion

  • Casino Spam

    Delivery of casino or bonus advertisements, or new player solicitations to the persons who did not express a desire to receive them

  • Parental Control

    Services or arrangements that prevent children from gambling and do not allow any kind of underage gambling activity

  • Gambler Support

    Assistance for gambling addicts and their families, often meant by availability of a self-exclusion option at the casino or offering support groups

  • Non-payment


    A casino's practice of refusing or indefinitely delaying winnings payout. Read our Rogue Casino Practices page find out how to avoid non-paying casinos.

  • Corner Straight

    PokerVideo Poker

    A poker hand containing an Ace, King, Duece and two more adjacent cards from either side, e.g. K-A-2-3-4. Some video poker games, such as Multi Win Videopoker by Amatic, offer payouts for corner straight.

  • Asterix and Obelix

    Casino Game

    A combination of cards: Ace and Eight (A8). The nickname is inspired by the French comic book series The Adventure of Asterix by René Goscinny. Asterix has the matching initial with Ace, and Obelix resembles an 8 with his shape.

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