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Gambling News - Archive 2007-11
The Five Diamond Classic Ready to Start

For the sixth time the Bellagio Five Diamond World Poker Classic is beginning in Las Vegas, with the well-known Doyle Brunson who is lending himself to the Main Event. (29/11)

Pennsylvania Video Slot Parlors Take Away Business from West Virginia

John Musgrave, the Director of Lottery in West Virginia, stated that the competition from Pennsylvania in gambling has not affected the lottery has they had feared. (29/11)

Snooker Club Closes after Seventy Years in Business

This past Sunday, the oldest snooker club in Morecambe, in the UK, closed its doors. The club had been open for over seventy years. (29/11)

VictoryLand Wins Bingo Lawsuit in Montgomery Alabama

Macon County sheriff David Warren refused to give Macon County Investments Inc (MCI), abd Reach One, Teach One of America Inc. a license to operate a charity bingo facility in Macon County (29/11)

Another Business Joins Lawsuit Against Seminole Gambling Compact in Florida

Gulfstream Park, a casino and race track in Florida, has joined the fight against a proposed Indian gambling compact. (29/11)

$1 Million Lottery Win Confiscated

Imagine winning the state lottery and then finding out that the your winnings, one million dollars, may be forfeited because even playing is a violation of your probation. (28/11)

Bet24 Opens New Online Bingo Site

Bet24 which currently runs one of the leading online bookmaking sites has now launched an online bingo site as well. (28/11)

World’s First Online Multiplayer Rummy Game Launched

A new site has been launched for all the Rummy players out there. RummyRoyal is a new site that offers Rummy games and players can play the game with up to 4 players. (28/11)

asino Executives Hear from Card Counters at Global Gaming Expo

According to the Channel 8 Eyewitness News, Wednesday morning casino executives spent some time with the most notorious card counters in Las Vegas. It was during the Global Gaming Expo that two people from the MIT blackjack team spoke on a card counting scheme. (28/11)

BackgammonMasters Offers New Live Online Support

Popular backgammon site, BackgammonMasters, has launched a live customer support feature. (28/11)

High Stakes Poker Produces $800K Pot

The new $500,000 buy-in for the High Stakes Poker show so far has seen a lot action and some historic pots. (27/11)

Mini Baccarat Woman Busted Cheating to the Tune of $750,000

Reporters say it took only about 55 minutes for a Chinese woman to pocket more than $750,000 at a mini baccarat table at the Conrad Jupiter's Casino located on the Gold Coast. (27/11)

$12 Million 6/49 Lottery Winner

John Van Der Sluys has a problem must any one would like to have, what to do with the $12, 512,425 check handed to him after winning the Monday's 6/49 lottery draw. (27/11)

$1 million Won At Wheel of Fortune Slot Tournament

The Hilton and Resorts Atlantic City held a winner take all slot tournament Saturday. Thomas Hedenberg of Mantua won $1 million playing Wheel of Fortune. (27/11)

Lost Again, Leaders Down for Second Week

The Warrington Snooker League Division Two saw Gesm a increase their lead by two points after beating the second place league Alford B with a score of 4 to 3. (26/11)

Harrah's offer rejected by Rank PLC

World renowned Harrah's Casino, which is close to being a household name, is wanting to expand their already huge corporation, to test the waters and adding online gambling, which would be based mainly in the UK. (26/11)

Maryland Slots Up For Vote

Free State voters were given the right in allowing slot machine casinos a year from now by lawmakers, and with ballot opposition against the plan starting across the state line, some feel that Martin O'Malley's plan may do well. (26/11)

Barons Backgammon Coming Back

Known for their late-night backgammon, many might have been disappointed with the closing this month of The Kings Cross drinking den, however there are documents that show there are plans in recreating Baron's. (26/11)

Online Bingo Benefits from Land Based Bingo

The new smoking ban that went into affect, along with the UK gaming regulations that have no doubt affected several different establishments. (26/11)

Snooker Champion Signs with VC Casino

Recent signee of VC Casino, Stephen Maguire, has had good fortune in the snooker world. Maguire recently beat his biggest rival, Fergal O’Brien, at the Northern Ireland Trophy in Belfast. (23/11)

Financing Now Available for World Mahjong Tour, Inc

The World Mahjong Tour, Inc has been trying to secure funding for their Tour to provide their players with tournaments. (23/11)

Possible Gambling Taxation for the Online Market in Bulgaria

It has been reported that many millions in Bulgarian currency has been avoiding taxation through online gambling sites. (23/11)

Sportingbet Merges with GameAccount Network

Sportingbet, the onine gambling group, has teamed up with GameAccount Network to combine their backgammon players. (23/11)

Third Major Jackpot Hit on Video Poker Game

The third major jackpot was hit on Slotland’s favorite video poker game by player “SWTGEORGIA”. (23/11)

Stubbs Names New Director At Betfair

There is a new man in town. Well, at least that is true for Betfair as they have just brought in Bruce Stubbs as their new Director of Poker. (22/11)

Bingo in the Skies

While 888 Holding has made recent news with their talks with several airlines to make available online gambling to customers of these airlines such as British Airways and Cathay Pacific at least one of the online games they will offer is bingo as well as other casino games. (22/11)

Bulgaria to Change Online Gambling Regulations

According to reports out of Bulgaria their newspaper Trud has reported that the country is losing millions of leva, being their form of money and this in equation is two Bulgarian leva is equal to one Euro. (22/11)

Full Tilt Poker Responds To Concerns Over Security

When scandal brought regarding the popular Absolute Poker, there was many online poker rooms scrambling for explanations as to how such scandal could not and would not happen in their rooms. (22/11)

Another Big Bingo Win

There have been more bingo players who are walking away with some big cash winnings. During the last three weeks, there have been three Bingo players from the Leigh Area who won more then £160,000 between them. (21/11)

World Snooker Championship will be sponsoring the annual World Snooker Championship and for snooker players or snooker fans this is one of the most awaited events of the year where the entrants will battle down to the last Snooker player. (20/11)

Third Quarter Results for Bwin

Bwin one of the largest online gambling that is Austrian based has seen a drop in their stock during the third quarter while still showing a profit and an increased amount of online players at their casino such as online Bingo. (20/11)

Italy To Make Decision

There have been reports of late that Italy will make a decision by the end of the year of who will be awarded their new Superenalotto lottery license and many online operators will be watching closely the end of December for this decision. (20/11)

Seminole Casino Under Fire

There has been a lot of news coming out of Florida on the Seminole Casino and the sate and the latest reports are that the Florida House and Marco Rubio the Speaker have gone to the Supreme Court to sue the sitting governor Charlie Crist over the controversy that he would permit the Seminole Tribe place slots in their casino. (20/11)

Holland Casino Unsure of New Tax

Recently there has been talk of a new tax by the government in the Netherlands this tax will increase the tax on slots according to the Expatica a Dutch publication and the Holland Casino on online venture of a Dutch operator has come out with their concerns. (20/11)

New Payment System For Bingo Halls

Many of the land based bingo halls are now looking for a way to enter the Internet world of online bingo halls and this caries over to the way their bingo hall players can place money in their accounts and also receive funds for prizes they have won. (19/11)

Harrah’s Casino MAy Go Online in IK

The Las Vegas casino Harrah’s has announced earlier this week they will be entering the online casino venture and stated they will look to base their operation outside of the United States due to the Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act. (19/11)

Ladbrokes Goes 3D

Ladbrokes, online poker site has released its new three dimensional world this week. (19/11)

Lottery Win Didn't Mean Celebration

Usually with a big lottery win there is a lot of celebration but not for Donna Campbell of Miami, Florida who is a former beauty queen. It seems that her husband of 5 years, Arnim Ramdass neglected to tell Campbell about his winning share in the $19 million lottery jackpot this summer. (19/11)

Share Opinions At Red Lounge Casino

Red Lounge Casino has released reports that they have begun an online casino blog for their online players who have opinions at their site they want to share with other Red Lounge Casino players. (16/11)

Harrah’s Entertainment To Jump Into Europe’s Online Poker Market

According to some recent reports and gossip, Harrah’s Entertainment Inc., may be reaching out into the online casino world. It has been stated that Chief Executive Office for Harrah Entertainment Inc. (16/11)

EBay Slot Machines

According to reports the International Game Technology has shown the eBay slot machine at this years Global Gaming Expo that was held in Las Vegas this past week. (16/11)

Showboat Casino-Hotel Lost $150,000 Due To Standoff

Senior vice president and general manager of the Showboat Casino-Hotel in Atlantic City, Jay Snowden, claims that the casino lost an estimated $150,000 due to the standoff on Tuesday November 13th. (16/11)

2008 Bingo World Championship

Starlight Bingo has already started its qualifying for the 2008 Bingo World Championship which will be held on March 16th 2008 at 8pm EST. (16/11)

Quarterly Report Released By has released their third quarter financial statement for the quarter that ended September 30, 2007 and as the largest online bingo hall their CEO commented on their third quarter. (15/11)

I-Gaming Conference To Have Speaker on Skill Games

At the upcoming I-Gaming conference that will be held in Malta Nicky Senyard an expert in affiliate marketing will be speaking on games of skill and how to make the market better as well as other speakers from online casino operators. (15/11)

Sona Gaming Adding Games

It has been reported that the Sona Mobile Holdings Corporation has gotten approval from Gaming Laboratories to add three new games to their line up as a top provider of secure software for gaming. (15/11)

New Video Poker Experience At Ladbrokes

This week Ladbrokes has announced that they will be releasing their 3dimentional video poker software. (15/11)

Ontario’s Alcohol and Gaming Commission To Investigate Lottery Wins

There have been a lot of claims and suspicious claims about certain lottery wins in Ontario. These lottery wins that are under attack started back in January. (15/11)

Nat Arem Interviews About Absolute Scandal

Nat Arem, a player who helped investigate the scandal that rocked Absolute, sat down with Poker News for a in-depth and straight forward interview in hopes of being able to answer the many questions on players minds from around the world. (14/11)

2008 Bingo World Championship Will Take Place Online

The company Starlight Bingo is getting everything geared up to launch for 2008 Bingo World Championship with an amazing prize pool of $10,000 for the actually Championship event. (14/11)

New Ranking System For Backgammon Tournaments

There is new backgammon ranking software out and while it is still in Beta testing it will be used at the UK Masters tournament. (14/11)

New Blackjack Game on the Playtech Network

There is a new blackjack game out that is called 21 Duel Blckjack that has been released on the Playtech Network of casinos such as 32 Vegas Casino, Euro Grand Casino and Casino Tropez. (14/11)

Malta Issues License To Microgamming

Microgamming is the popular software company for online bingo has been issued a Class IV license in Malta by the Lotteries and Gaming Authority who is a part of the European Union being licensed in Malta will afford them a different set of rules, more relaxed rules. (14/11)

Keno Could be Back in Small Nebraska Town

Tuesday is the deadline for Stanton, Nebraska voters to decide to bring Keno to their town. They will have until then to decide and turn in their ballots for the special held election. (13/11)

New Online Casino Games

The online casino site of Real Time Gaming along with Micorgamming has announced that they have released new casino games. (13/11)

Video Bingo Ban Vetoed

Last week the St. Charles Parish Council on New Orleans approved a ban on video bingo. Monday, St. Charles Parish President Albert Laque vetoed the ban. (13/11) Goes Airborne

In an announcement recently 888Holdings has released that they will be introducing online casinos one British Airways and Cathay Pacific Airlines. (13/11)

Slots Guide Hits New Record

The online site new-online-slots is making news as it has announced that they now review over 200 of the online slots sites online for players and they review the leading software slots operators. (13/11)

Math Book Uses Gin Rummy To Teach

There has been a math book that has gotten publicity recently for its unique way of teaching trigonometry, this book has been written by Dr. Yeo Ning Hong. (12/11)

New Pocono Casino

Now the Poconos want to call people back to the pretty mountains and the Mount Airy Lodge is open again as Pennsylvania’s first free standing casino. (12/11)

$100,000 Slots Tournament With All Jackpots

The All Jackpots Casino has announced they will be holding a free four week $100,000 multi-player slot tournament that will begin in the next week. (09/11)

Scratch2Cash Big Winner

Scratch2Cash is one of the few online scratch lottery sites and recently one lucky person won big at their scratch off lottery sight, leaving the site with 200,000 Euros, this is one of the largest wins so far in an online scratch card. (09/11)

International Backgammon Tournament Starts Soon

The nineteenth city of Venice International Backgammon Tournament will be starting shortly and the worlds top backgammon players will be attending this tournament and several of these top backgammon players will be there from (09/11)

EU Trade Commissioner Visits Washington

EU Trade Commissioner Peter Mandelson is turning up the heat on the US for its passing of the Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act (UIGEA). (09/11)

$1 Million Bingo Winner

Bingo has been a very popular game in America for many years. It is often though of as ‘soft gambling’ and a social, interactive form of gambling. (09/11)

New Full Tilt Poker referral code released

Full Tilt Poker recently switched its bonus code program and renamed. guides you through the jungle of the new Full Tilt Poker referral code. (09/11)

Ashley Revell’s Roulette Bet For $135,300

Ashley Revell is the man who has been talked about since 2004 when he sold all his belongings and placed one bet on a roulette wheel, the amount of this bet was $135,300. (08/11)

A Humble $11 Million Winner

Dennis Halliday from a little village of Peers is $11 million richer. The 67 year old trucker was standing with his wife at the Alberta Liquor and Gaming Commission as the media gathered to document the latest Lotto 6/49 winner. (08/11)

Mega Moolah Jackpot Hits $4,000

The Mega Moolah jackpot has hit $4,000 and it is the 5-reel, 25 payline video slots with a jackpot that just keeps growing, being one of the largest jackpots totals online. (08/11)

Blackjack Tournaments

Twenty-four hours a day seven days a week there are blackjack tournaments going on at they hold several types of tournaments, single style and also multi-table. (08/11) and Income Access Celebrate

Since the beginning has attracted online gamblers and today they are one of the top Internet gambling sites for bingo and slots and have partnered up with Income Access and this gives both companies reason to be pleased with the decision to join forces. (08/11)

Poker Pro Starts Web Site

Professional poker player Ryan Fisler has found a way to add to his earnings as a Pro by creating a website called Real Poker Training. (07/11)

Arkansas Tries Again for Lottery

Arkansas has always been one of the few states without a lottery, especially in the South. Every time it has come up in legislation it has been shot down by Arkansas voters. (07/11)

UK Residents and Businesses Voice Concerns

Some strange occurrences in the UK’s computerized gaming industry have local businesses and residents concerned about their neighborhoods. (07/11)

Site to Rate Casinos Launched

There has been a site,, which has been launched that rates online casinos, explains the bonuses and promotions that each casino offers. (07/11)

$100,000 Winner At Scotland

The online casino Scotland announced they had a jackpot winner that left with $100,000 after winning their video poker jackpot. (07/11)

Two More Young Talents Have Signed with Full Tilt Poker

Full Tilt Poker and they signing spree that they have been going on has been all over the news and they certainly are not slowing down any time soon by the looks of things. (06/11)

Caribbean Stud Poker Launched

24h Poker has developed and released its own version of the casino game Caribbean Stud Poker, this software gives the online player more chances to win than other software on other online sites. (06/11)

Lottery Scam Lands Bejing Man In Jail For Life

Just when you thought that the lottery system was set up to where it was so hard to get that winning ticket, think again. (06/11)

River Belle Online Casino Introduces 5 New Games

As they have in the past, Microgaming has brought out five new releases this month and they can all be found at River Belle Online Casino. (06/11)

A Nebraska City May Be Changing Ordinances Regarding Keno

Current city ordinances prevent employees and owners of McCook City Keno outlets from playing the keno games. (06/11)

All Jackpot Casino To Host $100,000 Multi-Player Slot Tournament

All Jackpot Casino, one of the biggest online casinos in the industry that has jackpot slots, announced today a free, month-long $100,000 multi-player slot tournament. (05/11)

Four Virginians Could See A $1 Million New Year

Happy New Year from the Virginia lottery. Four gamblers will ring in the New Year $1 million richer thanks to the Virginia Lottery's second "millionaire raffle" game which guarantees four players will win top prizes of $1 million. (05/11)

Scot Bingo: New Online Bingo Site

A new online bingo site was launched, Scot Bingo, and it specifically has Scotland's bingo players in mind. (05/11)

Skill Game Growing Popular

Doolallys is a site that is well known to many online casino players. They have been offering great information on the gambling front since 2003. (05/11)

Online Gambling Insider Deposit Guarantee

The Online Gambling Insider is premiering a very unique, one of a kind actually, guarantee to online players of participating sites, a deposit guarantee up to $1000. (05/11)

Smoke Free NJ Casinos

Last year, New Jersey’s started banning smoking in public places, but there was an exception to this law, casinos. (02/11)

Increase Your Chance of Winning the UK National Lottery

In the UK you can actually increase your chances up to 1 in 13 for winning the UK National Lottery by using Virtual World Direct e-Lottery ‘Multi-Win’ Syndicate. (02/11)

No Edge House With Betfair

Betfair has launched a new online casino, the name is Casino Zero Lounge, and it offers a "no house edge." (01/11)

King of Baccarat Wins HK$15 Million

Yan Jun, a salesman became a king yesterday. Jun won HK$15 million in a baccarat tournament in what is becoming the gambling capitol of the world, Macau. (01/11)

WSOP Circuit Indiana

Lots of players are gearing up and are on hand to pony up $10,000 for the event at Caesar’s Indiana World Series of Poker Circuit. (01/11)

Mega Bingo

In Minnesota, the American Legion is participating in MegaBingo on Wednesday nights with their normal bingo games. (01/11)

Las Vegas Unexpected Loss

One of the worlds largest casino company the Sands Corp, has stated a big drop in net profits in the third-quarter after players won more in Las Vegas. (01/11)

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