Monthly Archives: September 2014

Six Hundred Plus People Walk

Six hundred plus people in Winnipeg and even more people from around Canada took it upon themselves to go for a long walk through various parks around the country in order to raise money for Ovarian Cancer Research & Health Costs. A total of forty different communities around Canada walked for the “Walk of Hope” day that takes place every year on September 7th.

Winnipeg

People who have actually been diagnosed with Ovarian Cancer took place in these walks as well. One woman by the name of Louise Drinnan was interviewed by global news where she said the when she was first diagnosed she wasn’t aware that it was ovarian cancer and that once she knew the serious medical issues that come with this form of cancer she wanted to get the word out, she wanted to earn money for research and she wanted to teach women ways that they can avoid getting Ovarian Cancer.

Roughly around three thousand woman are diagnosed with Ovarian Cancer every year, it is a serious issue that effects the lives of thousands. Many children have had to lose their mothers to this disease, this is one of the reasons why so many people around Canada choose to go on the “Walk of Hope”. The Winnipeg walk at Kildonan Park was able to raise $115,000 alone, this doesn’t include the other thirty nine communities that were able to raise money as well. This money will be used towards medical bills for families less fortunate, it’ll go towards research and it’ll go towards families who have been greatly affected from this disease.

Evaluation Service

The National Council on Problem Gambling revealed today that they have joined forced with “Gambling Integrity Services” in order to give assistance to those American Operators that must comply with the standards created by the NCPG. This in return will allow for the NCPG to evaluate the various online casinos that operate within the USA and thus by will allow for them to find any flaws with any of these online casinos.

National Council on Problem Gambling

The GIS will assist the NCPG by evaluating the variety of online casinos located within the USA by using mystery gamblers. This means that a new player will register with these casinos, deposit money and then evaluate the services of that casino to ensure that they abide by the internet responsible gambling standards.

Keith Whyte, executive director of NCPG, said, “We understand that many Internet gambling operators have responsible gaming policies in place that go beyond the state regulations. They will now have the opportunity to receive an independent assessment of their responsible gaming programs compared with NCPG’s Standards. We want established operators to sign up and become trailblazers for this initiative, demonstrating just how seriously they take player protection.”

You can view each one of the “Internet Responsible Gambling Standards” and gain insight on what your online casino has to abide by going to the National Council of Problem Gambling website. These show each one of the regulations online casinos in the USA must abide by and they also let you inform them of any casinos which are breaking those regulations.