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Casino News: Aid Haiti

It would have been difficult for anyone not to have heard of the devastating news that came down on one of the western hemisphere’s poorest nation – Haiti. The pleas from the Haitian have been heard. In casino news, the iGaming Community is meeting and will be extending help to Haiti, stating that those who have more, to aid those who have none.

Calvin Ayre, the controversial founder of Bodog and, stated “I want to challenge the rest of this industry to contribute to Oxfam to help out in Haiti and my private foundation will match any proven payment to Oxfam by an online gaming person up to $1,000,000.” Mr. Ayre also stated to casino news that “ I know they have had a tough to go from Mother Nature recently, hurricanes and now this earthquake, but I cannot help but be disgusted with the ruling elite that has driven this country down.”

iGaming Business, the largest media outlet of iGaming world, have sent a message to everyone in the gaming industry. iGaming business have partnered with Oxfam to get the message across. According to casino news, the donations are being taken at with every penny being tracked. There would be a grand culmination to be held on January 28th at the Grange St Paul Hotel. During the iGB Affiliate Awards, they will unveil the total amount and will be doubled by Mr. Calvin Ayre. The iGB Affiliate Awards will be broadcast live on the night as Oxfam gets the cheque. The cheque will be sent to the Haitian team, the broadcast allows everyone to see how the donated amount is being spent, according to casino news.

“We are truly impressed by the iGaming communities’ effort and drive for the survivors of the Haitiearthquake. Access to safe water is one of the most immediate problems to resolve now and with this phenomenal support, we will be able to save lives immediately, by providing clean water and sanitation, as well as shelter for the people who have lost their homes and family.” said Chris Ashworth, Corporate Partnership manager for Oxfam GB. “As one of the world’s foremost Humanitarian relief organisations Oxfam’s international network will continue to support the people of Haiti and work to rebuild their lives and livelihood for as long as it takes. We cannot thank the gaming community enough for this act of generosity at a time of such enormous need” Ashworth relayed further in casino news.

Casino news says that the ball is in the court of all the companies and individuals in the iGaming world to see whether they will be able to accept the challenge and live up to expectations and potentially save several millions of lives. The situation will reflect how far the community can rally together and make something happen in this time of crisis. Casino news says every little donation at will make a difference. Not only that, with Calvin Ayre of Bodog doubling the stakes, it will be an extraordinary accomplishment.

This article was written by Alexis.

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