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Gambling history in Canada: brief overview

Gambling history in Canada: brief overview

Gambling in Canada predates the famous John Cabot voyage to the region. It is quoted by various historians that the game was very popular among the natives of the region before John arrived. The games which Canadian casinos offer are a variety of European and American standards. The fact is that the Canadian natives used sticks in place of cards to ensure that the game moves on. This is very long before the first deck of cards was designed. The Klondike Gold Rush saw the Americans putting efforts to transform the Canadian gambling industry. The modern casino games were developed and the gamblers were lured in by promising returns. The Faro was the first variation which was played by the Canadian gamblers before the regular gaming was introduced. The oldest trace of Faro can be found in 1400 which means that the regional gambling at that time was on high.

The first law

The Canadian law followed the English one in the 1800s and therefore it is important to note that there was an impact on casino industry as well. The betters were strictly prohibited to take all earnings home. The law stated that the loser gets a portion of its share back so that he/she gets another chance. If this was not the case then a portion of winning amount should go to charitable institutes. Fairs at that time were held throughout the region. The law also permitted some games on such occasions. The only difference was that the winnings from these events were not donated. Instead, such winnings were used to reform land and agriculture and it was also incumbent upon the players. Well, two hundred years has passed and United Kingdom still influence on a Canada and world gambling. Will see if Canadian authorities will do something new about online casinos revenue at a time when UK government says to ban credit cards for online gambling as Valley Games informing.

Posted by Douglas Stern on

List of famous Canadian premiers

List of famous Canadian premiers

The three parts which constitute the Canadian Parliament are the Monarch, Upper House that is known as Senate and the Lower House known as House of Commons. The most important of all 3 is the House of Commons that are not only in majority but are also rarely opposed by the other 2 parts of the parliamentary system. The Parliamentary system of Canada ensures that the well-being of the country is taken into consideration and such rules and laws are passed that take Canada forward. The rules and regulation which govern the parliament are strict and it is all to keep things under control. The most important part of the parliament is the premier or Prime Minister of Canada. The post is responsible for all lawmaking matters and must be consulted by the governors for the appointment of senators.

Posted by Ingram Jefferson on

How can everyone get to know Canadian history and geography

How can everyone get to know Canadian history and geography

Learning history is fun and it is all because of the fact that it is the only way of understanding what our predecessors were. The working of people and classes in different sections of society is unraveled by this subject. Canada is one of the very few countries of the world that have very diverse history and therefore it is important that the subject of reference is completely studied. There are many resources which can be used by everyone to ensure that the particular section of history is studied completely. There are many online as well as offline resources which can be used to get the work done completely. Online resources are easy to access and therefore they are highly recommended. Every section of the modern society of Canada can make use of the resources as they are not limited to any particular class. Students, teachers, history lovers and writers can all take full advantage of the resources. The resources used for learning Canadian Geography can also be accessed online. The effect and result of visiting the online geographical resources are same as history. It fulfills the purpose of gaining knowledge.

Posted by Denis Ware on

Canadian demographics and population facts

Canadian demographics and population facts

With 35 million people Canada is one of the least populated countries in the world despite the fact that it has 4th largest land mass. Canada is a dream destination for many families and individuals from all over the world. It is because the density is low and therefore the growth opportunities are high. The resources are in abundance which contributes towards the success of the people of the country. Canada is ranked as 38th largest nation with respect to population and it comprises 0.5% population of the world and also ranked as the most reputable country in the world.