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Utopia recap: Episode 6, ‘Respect Your Purpose’



In Utopia episode 6, Jessica must reckon with a shocking revelation as Arby questions his own past. Michael unravels as he searches for answers.

The gang relocates to a new safehouse in Utopia episode 6 and now they finally have their hands on the complete Utopia comic. Pouring through the new pages, Jessica discovers what Arby meant when he was supremely disturbed by the back half of the comic. Graphics show young Jessica being brutalized, taken apart, and sewn back together by Mr. Rabbit and several Harvest members.

According to the comic, Jessica was gassed as a little girl, which is why she doesn’t remember anything and those “big presents” that often showed up at Home were crates containing children. Speaking of Arby, he returns to visit Kevin and cracks a window in the process. His blatant frustration clues Dr. Christie into the fact Arby read Utopia despite being told not to.

We learn that Arby was “made” because they needed someone like him to fulfill a specific purpose. His name, Arby, actually stems from his love of raisins. The scientists had an inside joke calling him “Raisin Boy” which equals R.B. and ultimately Arby.

Despite not bringing Jessica Hyde or Utopia to Christie Labs, Dr. Christie says he’ll forgive Arby just this once since he received a shock, but he’s told to follow through on his purpose and not let newfound emotions cloud his judgment.

Utopia episode 6 is still vague about how Arby and Jessica were “created,” so to speak, and we don’t know what the gift boxes of children were or why Jessica wasn’t allowed to play with them. All we know is that whatever was going on at Home is extremely disturbing.

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Utopia episode 6 recap: Wilson suspects Michael is Mr. Rabbit.

With the new pages of Utopia in their possession, Wilson believes he knows who Mr. Rabbit is — Dr. Michael Stearns. Based on the drawing of Mr. Rabbit in a straitjacket riding on top of a red-striped llama with bat wings, Wilson connects the image to the Peru flag — Peruvian bats — the source of the flu. And who has been discussing the flu on every network since it began? Michael Stearns.

However, Becky points out that In actuality, Mr. Rabbit is riding the llama, meaning he’s using Michael to do his bidding — which we know is more likely accurate. Also at the safehouse, Becky and Ian get closer as they sleep together for the first time and Alice tries to escape, resulting in her coming to blows with Jessica. At one point, Jessica almost shoots her but Grant begs her not to, so she handcuffs Alice to a bed frame instead.

Becky has another Deils episode and is unable to breathe. Jessica creates a makeshift crike to open her airway but it doesn’t seem to work. For all intents and purposes, Becky looks dead. But then she comes back to life moments later. How is that possible? Either way,  her illness has been exposed to the group now. She also shows Ian a tattoo of the virus she has behind her ear and seems to recognize a version of it within the pages of Utopia.

As for Jessica, the next best lead is Michael Stearns. Regardless of whether or not he is Mr. Rabbit, he’s obviously connected to all of this and they easily find his address online. That’s where they’re heading next.

Utopia episode 6 recap: Why does Dale Warwick commit suicide?

Despite being part of the Harvest’s plot, it never appeared like Dale was fully motivated by the mission in the way the group expected him to be. Charlotte’s death and Lily’s disobedience both pushed him farther away from his purpose. After the quarantine zone is dismantled, Dale and Lily return to their “home” in a suburban neighborhood under construction.

It’s obvious their house is just a show house as there is nothing inside of it, no personal effects, no food, and anything that is there still has price tags attached. Michael visits the house to touch base with “Charlotte” and she invites him inside, much to Dale’s horror. Michael isn’t stupid. He immediately notices that something is strange about the house and its lack of detail. Lily can’t even tell him a concrete timeframe for when they “moved in.”

He excuses himself to use the restroom and then sneaks around to investigate the kitchen, which is completely empty. A panicked Dale contacts Dr. Christie to tell him about Michael’s snooping and he calls Michael himself moments later to say he needs to meet him ASAP back in Chicago. It’s obviously a ploy to get Michael out of there and it works.

The next day, Dale goes shopping for decorations, decorative pillows, items to decorate their house, and a teen girl’s bedroom. By the time he’s done, it looks more normal. Then he slaps a sticker for a local petting zoo on the wall and leaves. On his way to “work,’ Dale kills himself by stepping in front of a truck.

At the Harvest headquarters, Thomas rallies the troops to create Dale Warwick and his life so that when people start investigating his highly-publicized suicide, they won’t come up with a dead end. They run with a story that  Dale battled with depression throughout his life and that seeing his fellow Stanford classmate, Michael, succeed at creating a vaccine that saved his daughter when he couldn’t, made him crack.

Utopia episode 6 recap:  Colleen reveals herself as a Harvest plant.

Returning from Chicago and running on barely any sleep, Michael starts investigating Dale after his suicide. He finds the entire thing very strange, especially when he watches an interview of “Charlotte” lamenting her father’s death. He notices the entire house is now decorated despite the fact it wasn’t the night before. Why would a man who was about to commit suicide suddenly go out and buy a bunch of miscellaneous items for his house?

Upon closer inspection, Michael also notices the sticker on the wall. He realizes the petting zoo company has a location in every single major city where the virus has now spread. The flu is coming from the petting farms, which is in line with what we saw last episode, order 2472, the rabbits being shipped out across the country.

As Michael becomes more and more convinced he’s been duped, the news announces that the FDA has freed the vaccine, much to his devastation. When he tries to explain this to his wife, Colleen, she worries he’s having an episode similar to his past mental illness. She thinks he’s being paranoid but Michael tries to convince her he’s right and that he’s going to tell the world everything.

Well, Colleen reveals herself to be a Harvest plant and knocks him unconscious. I had a feeling there was something off about her!

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Odds & Ends from Utopia episode 6

  • Every member of the Harvest team has a dish full of Adderall at their disposal.
  • While handcuffed to a bed, Alice peruses Utopia and notices a new pattern.
  • Alice asks Grant to cut off her long, blond braid with scissors to keep Jessica from ever being able to grab it again. Interestingly, this is the second motif of someone cutting off a long braid that we’ve seen this season — as Lily also cut Charlotte’s off after she died.

What did you think about Utopia episode 6? Let us know your thoughts in the comments below.

All eight episodes of Utopia season 1 are now streaming on Netflix.


What Makes a Good Online Casino?




A quick search for an online casino will reveal hundreds of results. However, these casinos are not created equally. Some are better than others in many ways. That’s why you cannot settle for the first option that catches your eye. You need to do thorough research to ensure you settle for a casino that will give you a better experience – and some good money in the process.

So, what makes a good online casino?

The truth is that there are many reputable casinos online – and new ones keep popping up with each passing day. But the few bad ones spoil the name for the others. These casinos scam people. They are eager to make deposits but not keen to give players their money back, pay their affiliates, or even stick to their terms and conditions. These casinos – scam or rogue casinos – are exactly the types you want to avoid.

Unfortunately, most of these rogue casinos disguise as good ones. You might have a hard time telling them apart, especially if you are just getting started. To help you make an informed decision, here are some qualities that make a good online casino.

It does not feature in the blacklist

One of the easiest ways to tell a good casino from the bad ones is by looking at different online casino blacklists. Different reputable platforms always release yearly blacklists to protect casino players from gambling scams online. They put bad casinos on a list for everyone to see and ensure no one signs up to any of those casinos in the future. Since these sites differ, chances are you won’t find the same casinos on every blacklist. But the fact that a casino makes the list means they have one or more of these problems:

  • Change terms
  • Predatory terms
  • Slow pay
  • Unfair games
  • Nonpayment
  • Marketing spam
  • Licensing and regulation

Choice of games

As a player, you’ll appreciate the choice of picking whichever game pleases you. That’s why you need a casino that offers more games. Browse around to find the casino games that the provider offers to see if it’s a good fit.

It’s fair, secure, and serious

As you may have noticed from above, many casinos end up on the blacklist for many reasons, including unfairness and security issues. Good online casinos use random number generator that determines the chances of winning. On top of that, they work with third parties to check the fairness of games. What’s more, these casinos display various certificates on their platforms, giving you further assurance that things are conducted fairly.

Has good customer service

You can tell a good casino by how their customer support team treats you when you send a request or inquire about something. They will be willing and happy to serve you. they will also have adequate knowledge to address your concerns and be available 24/7.

Accept your payment methods

A good casino accepts a wide range of payment options, ranging from online payment options to instant bank transfers and even credit card solutions. This allows you to use your preferred payment method and not feel locked out. Stay away from sites that provide limited payment options. Some of them fail to get approved by payment platforms, which by itself is a red flag.

Has a bonus offer

It’s easy to assume bonus offers and other incentives, especially if you are new to the game. However, you should work with a casino that provides a consistent bonus offer and not just a good welcome offer. You’ll need these bonuses even as an existing client. Moreover, the site should provide promotions without deposit, reload offers, and many free spins. Don’t feel limited. Many casino sites offer these bonuses, and if the one in question doesn’t, you might as well keep looking.

Free games and easy registration

As a newbie, the last thing you want is to sign up with a casino that doesn’t provide free games. You need to practice without having to deposit money or fear that you’ll lose money. Free games allow you to practice and be good before playing real money. Additionally, the casino should have a simple registration and easy account opening process. If it’s too complicated, then maybe it’s not the right casino for you.

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How Las Vegas became the world’s casino capital





These days, it’s impossible to think of Las Vegas without the image of the lights on the strip and glamorous casinos coming to mind. But the Vegas we know of 2020 wasn’t always that way; and it took a long, long time to get its reputation for being the world’s casino capital. Let’s take a trip down memory lane and get to the root of how Las Vegas became the city that never sleeps.

A historical journey

It’s hard to believe these days, but the Las Vegas region was once an abundant marshland stock full of rich vegetation. That is, until the marsh receded, and the waters disappeared, transforming the landscape into a desert, with the trapped water underground sprouting life and forming an oasis.

It was during the 19th century that the explorer Antonio Armijo from Mexico foraged the way from New Mexico to California on the first commercial caravan. It was a member of the group, Rafael Rivera who rode west to find water and venture through the desert, setting his eyes upon Las Vegas Springs. Las Vegas was therefore named ‘the meadows’ after the grasses found growing there.

Years went on and both Mormon and Mexican settlers began to filter through. In 1890 it was decided by railroad developers that Las Vegas would serve as a spot along the San Pedro, Salt Lake City and Los Angeles railroad route as well as connecting to major cities along the Pacific Coast. From there on, Vegas boomed with stores, boarding houses and saloons popping up around the area. This was the beginning of the Las Vegas as we know it — with railroad workers and ranchers enjoying the gambling and drinking through illegal speakeasies and bootleg casinos operating despite the ban on gambling in Nevada in 1910.

In 1931 gambling once again became legal in the state, with new casinos and showgirl venues opening up along Fremont Street to entertain the thousands of workers who flocked the city during the construction of the Hoover Dam. The first hotel, El Rancho Vegas, opened up in 1941 along Highway 91. Its success inspired others to open up their own hotels along the highway which would one day become the strip. Tourists began to flock to the city over the next few decades to enjoy the casino scene and see incredible artists like Elvis Presley and Frank Sinatra perform.

The birth of the mega resort

It was in 1966 the businessman Howard Hughes purchased the Desert Inn hotel; this was followed by over a dozen more hotel purchases, pushing out the mobster-owned hotels that had previously dominated Las Vegas. The concept of the mega hotel came about in 1989 when Steve Wynn opened the Mirage as the first hotel resort in the city. By 1994, Las Vegas was the home of more than 86,000 hotel and motel rooms with 13 of the 20 largest mega resort hotels in the world. It was during this era that the Strip became populated with more hotels and casinos, with developments inspired by the iconic cities and countries of the globe including Egypt, Paris, New York and Rome.

Las Vegas in the 21st century

The Las Vegas of today is well and truly established as a home for entertainment and casinos — which remain the biggest source of income for the city. However, there’s no doubt that Vegas faces more competition than ever before from the virtual world, with more people than ever before opting to play at an online casino, rather than play in the old fashioned way, but Vegas will always have the advantage. For many, it’s a once in a lifetime trip that an online casino can’t replicate, but do the online equivalents help to increase interest in Vegas?

The bright lights of Vegas is attracting billions of dollars in investment as many try and get a slice of the revenue that the sector has to offer. During 2019 over 42.52 million people came to visit Las Vegas from all around the world. Domestically, it was shown to be the second most popular destination for U.S. traveller’s dream spots after New York.

These days, Las Vegas continues to thrive and be a source of entertainment for millions of visitors from around the world looking to experience what the city has to offer. With new generations becoming interested in casino games — and some incredible musical residencies continuing to be announced — Las Vegas surely will continue to be one best places to go for a unforgettable dream destination for many.

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Land-Based Casinos




What can people find at some of the biggest land-based casinos in Canada? From Niagara Falls to Toronto, there is something for everyone at casinos in Canada, including table games, slots, roulette, blackjack, and other games. There are also many poker and blackjack tournaments held throughout the year and it is easy to find jackpots or slots with free spins at the casinos. Many casinos also have hotels, bars, and numerous restaurants which are perfect for players seeking some comfort. A relaxing casino experience for all ages can be found in many different places in Canada. Choose one from below.

Choosing a casino depends on your tastes and location within Canada. Do you want to experience the grandeur and splendour of nature while placing a bet? Then head to Niagara Falls. Do you want to see a show? Choose a casino with a show that will be perfect for you. If you are looking for pure relaxation, then check out some of the casinos with spas and world-class dining. Entertainment is also a large part of the casino experience in Canada. Musicians, bands, comedians, and other types of entertainment continue to be found at all of the biggest casinos.

Some Big Casinos Near Nature

Casino Niagara is located in one of the most beautiful places in Canada and the world. People from all around the globe come to experience the best of both worlds at Casino Niagara. Players have access to beauty and scenery while spending time at one of the biggest casinos in Canada. The casino has two floors with over 1200 slot machines, poker, and other table games. There are also many different restaurants and even a comedy club. The sports bar and casino was refurbished back in 2017, meaning that it has not lost any of its charm and shine.

ST Eugene Golf Resort: Casino of the Rockies is a golf and nature lovers’ paradise. The location could not be any more splendid. People can find the casino between the Rockies and Purcell Mountains. Furthermore, the casino has an interesting history after it was converted from an Indian Residential School. It was then opened in the early 2000s. St Eugene has table games, electronic roulette, baccarat, and blackjack. There is also a golf course, restaurant, bar, spa, and hotel that is highly rated in Canada. Overall games are limited so most people come for golfing and betting fun.

Caesars Windsor is famously located on the riverbank in Windsor, Ontario. Visitors from both Canada and the States frequent the casino and hotel. Players can see the Detroit and Michigan skyline from the area. There are two floors of slots, table games, and plenty of poker tables. Blackjack, baccarat, and roulette are also available at the casino. It has beautiful restaurants, a gym, bars, slots, and live sports. Check out the Titan 360™, a 10-foot tall slot machine with 5800 pounds of wins at the click of a button. It’s the largest slot machine in the world and great fun.

  • Enjoy the size of Casino de Montreal and Hard Rock Casino
  • Enjoy the big and beautiful Casino Niagara or ST Eugene Golf Resort
  • Enjoy High Culture at Elements Casino Brantford

River Rock Casino Resort – In Transit

Are you passing through Vancouver Airport and have a long transit? Hire a cab and spend some time enjoying slot machines at River Rock Casino Resort. There are slots galore and the different themes make it an enjoyable visit for all. There is even a Dungeons and Dragons slot for gamers. A fourteen-table game room can be found at the casino and international poker tournaments are held regularly. Other features include a VIP area, spa, live music, 24-hour food and drink, as well as other entertainment. Richmond is also worth a quick visit, especially for some delicious seafood.

Casino de Montreal – The Big Gun

Casino de Montreal is 526,488 square feet of casino excitement. The casino has around 20 thousand visitors each day and is one of the biggest casinos on the globe. If you are still unconvinced about the size of the place, then imagine five floors of slots and table games. 3,000 machines and 111 table games make the casino seem even more mammoth. Casino de Montreal games can be played in a smoke-free environment and many players comment on the user-friendly games and helpful staff. Complimentary drinks and top-rated gourmet food is all part of the experience at Casino de Montreal.

Hard Rock Casino – Another Big One

Hard Rock Casino is another large casino located in Vancouver, British Columbia. The casino is over 80,000 square feet, making it a big one in Canada. Hard Rock has gaming tables, slots, baccarat and a poker room. The casino includes 70 casino tables and 1,000 slots. Private rooms and high roller areas are also available. However, the Hard Rock name is known for excellent food and this is what people love about this casino. Many players comment on the quality of the food here. It even has a 1,000 seat theatre, making it great for dining and a show.

Elements Casino Brantford – Enjoy High Culture

Elements Casino Brantford is a historical gem for culture in Ontario. It is a charity casino that was established last century. It includes the Sanderson Centre for the Performing Arts, which is a high society entertainment venue in Ontario. The centre is well known to performing arts enthusiasts in Ontario and Canada. Players come to see a show, enjoy some gourmet food and a game. The casino also has plenty of slots, table games, blackjack, baccarat, sic bo, three card poker, roulette, and other games. There is also a 14-table Texas Hold ‘Em poker room. Enjoy all the excitement.

River Cree Resort and Casino – Sports Lovers

River Cree Resort and Casino is a sport and gaming venue located in Edmonton that should not be overlooked. It has 39 tables of various money limits and over 1,000 slots. There are also a few different places to dine while enjoying a bet and other things to experience. There is a fitness centre, spa and a 200 room resort. However, the most interesting feature of this casino is the two hockey rinks, which are often used by the Edmonton Oilers for practice. It is possible to watch the team practice and go for a meal and some gaming fun.

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