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Gambling News - Archive 2008-02
Microgaming Canceled License With Tusk Investment Corp.

Microgaming, one of the worlds leading online casino software providers has canceled their license with Tusk Investment Corporation. (29/02)

Punjab Is Adding Online Lotto

Lottery is a way for countries and individual states to bring in revenues to increase their spending budgets. The more ways for gamblers to spend their cash the more money the government can get (28/02)

Rushmore Casino Now Offering Craps

Rushmore Casino is providing one of the best interfaces to make throwing the dice more fun. There aren't any players dancing around impatiently waiting for you to place your bet. (28/02)

800 Gambling Sites Added To Australian's List

Online bingo game operators and bingo halls in the UK are going to be interested in the latest list of gambling web pages that have banned by the Australian government. (28/02)

Supercasino in Manchester Has Been Officialy Scrapped

The government has officially announced what we already knew what was coming, the proposed super casino idea was completely scrapped. (28/02)

India to Have First Ever Poker Tour

This is going to be a major event and it will host four exciting tournaments that will attract some of India's and the world's best players to compete for their part of the expected $1 million dollar prize pool. (24/02)

Video Poker May Become Monitored

The government is currently exploring the possibility of installing high tech monitors on poker machines to ensure that the operators are paying the right amount of taxes. (24/02)

Keno Is Back On BingoHall.com

Keno is back and better then ever and players at BingoHall.com are glad to see it back (21/02)

New HorseShoe Casino High Limit Slot Promotion

The HorseShoe Casino in Hammond, Indiana is launching their new high limit slot promotion. The promotion is set to begin tomorrow and will run for the next five consecutive Fridays. (21/02)

Money From Pokies Not Necessarily For Communities

Pokie Players have put more then $54 million into video poker machines at local pubs and clubs throughout Redlands last year. But is the money that was collected going back into communities as it supposed to. (21/02)

Casino Action Has 6 Suspended eCOGRA Seals

Casino Action, the Australian online casino group had six of their eCOGRA "fair an safe" seals suspended this week and expects to the group reinstated shortly (21/02)

FIFA Teams Up With Online Casino and Bookmakers

To help curb the epidemic the FIFA, the international body governing soccer has taken online casinos and bookmakers as their partners to help prevent future scandals. (21/02)

Illinois Governow Wants to Make Lotto Private

His plan to pay for it all, raise other businesses taxes, make the lottery private and increase casino taxes. (20/02)

Video Poker Ma Become Legal In Allegheny County

Poker machines could soon be legalized to replace Allegheny drink tax. (20/02)

Record Jackpot Won at Blackjack Ballroom

The jackpot was their highest ever progressive poker jackpot and the winner will be sitting pretty having won $309,766 from the Blackjack Ballroom. (20/02)

Fight For Revenues From Meadow's Casino

Revenue from the casino is supposed to be split among several communities in the area, but people want to know who is getting what and how much. (20/02)

RummyRoyal Launches New Tournament

RummyRoyal is home to more then 25,000 register players and is fastly becoming the site of choice for online Gin Players. (19/02)

Red Lounge Casino Conducted Survey on Roulette

Red Lounge Casino powered by Cantor Gaming recently conducted a survey among their customers to find out what players prefer about online Roulette. (19/02)

Las Vegas Sands to Offer Baccarat in the Sky

Also considering a similar idea is the Las Vegas Sands Corp., there plans involve two L-1011 jets and a few baccarat tables. (19/02)

Boss Media May Partner with GEMed

Boss Media says that a revised offer by GEMed was unanimously recommended by their board of directors. (19/02)

Wagerworks Adds Double Attack Blackjack

This new games will join the Player's Suite series and will be titled Double Attack Blackjack and also offers many player advantages. (19/02)

CasinoMan.net Adds Slots Video Previews

CasinoMan.net online slots website is going to do more then just provide independent reviews of their online slots games, their teaming up with YouTube to create a YouTube video preview. (19/02)

New Home for Nautica Charity Poker Festivals

The 2008 Nautica Charity Poker Festivals, now in their forth season are going to move from their 20,800 square foot tent that is only operated on a seasonal basis to a new year round location that is going to be located inside The Powerhouse at the Nautica Entertainmnet Complex. (18/02)

Sex Offender wins !0 Million That Gets Police Attention

A man that is listed as one of the state's most dangerous sex offender has won $10 million in the Massachusetts lottery, but the attention from the win may have landed him in hot water. (18/02)

William Hill Being Sued by Graham Calvert

Graham Calvert, a gambling addict that says he told bookmakers to refuse his bets us now suing William Hill for "allowing" him to lose 2 million pounds. (18/02)

Foxy Bingo Offers Mouse on the House Prize Package

Foxy Bingo is going to give one lucky plater a once in a lifetime trip to Disney World in Florida, this prize package isn't just for one but for the whole family. (15/02)

Michael Spencer Invests in Probability

Michael Spencer, Conservative Party treasurer has invested £1.7 million in mobile gaming and online bingo games software firm Probability. (15/02)

Online Casino City Adds Mahjong and Rummy

In a new effort the make finding sites earlier for players, Online Casino City has added Mahjong and Rummy as categories in their searchable database of over 2,150 online gaming sites. (15/02)

Bill Could Allow Gambling in Churches for Non Profit Purposes

A bill has been passed by the state Senate subcommittee that will allow churches and other non profit groups to raise money through gambling. (15/02)

Strip Poker Series in Las Vegas

The third annual no limit Texas Hold'em Celebrity Poker Tournament or "Strip Poker" series as it is also called that will benefit the Opportunity Village is Saturday at 1pm in the Caesar's Palace poker room in Las Vegas (15/02)

PokerNews Cup Austria Freerolls

Titan Poker and PokerNews are going to host the seven €1,500 PokerNews Cup Austria Freerolls that will be exclusively offered to PokerNews Players. (15/02)

Record Breaing Megah Moolah Progressive Slot Jackpot

The Mega Moolah progressive slot at 32Red.com is only $117,087 short of hitting a record $9.75 this week. so 32Red.com has offered to make up the difference if the win occurs at it's site. (15/02)

Pacific Lottey Announces it's Master Agreement

Pacific Lottery is very happy to announce that it now has a Master Agreement with Privilege Relationships LLP of London to assist in elevating it's present contingent quotation of securities to a listing of it's securities at the entry standard on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange. (14/02)

Pool is Hot in New Orleans This Weekend

The Boost Mobile to, the 8-Ball Challenge Celebrity Pool Tournament and the Shaquille O'Neal and Reggie Bush "Welcome to New Orleans Big Easy Billiards Bash and After Party are going on this weekend in New Orleans. (14/02)

Net Entertainment Signs Agreement With Online Bingo Oper.

Net Entertainment, Scandinavia's leading casino software development company has signed a license agreement with a Swedish online bingo operator who wishes to remain unknown at this time. (14/02)

Sport Relief Charity Event

A top Snooker player turned circles today for Sport Relief at the Welsh Open tournament in Newport, South Wales. (13/02)

Baccarat Games in Vegas Helped Close Out 2007

Las Vegas, Nevada Casino's have recorded another record making haul from gamblers in 2007. (13/02)

Brewers Opening Game Seats Lottery

Brewers fans only have until Thursday at 12pm to register online for the opportunity to purchase up to four tickets for opening day. (13/02)

TableMAX Holdings LLC Announces Their New CEO

One of the largest electronic game developers, TableMAX Holdings LLC, has named gaming industry veteran Stephen Crystal as their new CEO. (13/02)

World Mahjong Tour Makes New Acquisition

World Mahjong Tour, Inc. (WMT) a leading Asia focus gaming company announced today that it has acquired 945i.com, a leading China gaming software development company that is based in Chengdu, China. (13/02)

GTECH Trying to Push Keno in Ohio

Governor Ted Strickland had said that Ohio would gain $73 million a year by launching Keno based on the experience of neighboring states that have Keno, such as Michigan and West Virginia. (13/02)

Roulette Expected in Deleware Casinos by Fall

Roulette fans in Delaware may soon be able to enjoy the great spin of the wheel. (13/02)

California Casino's Will Soon Add 17,000 Slots

California can soon call themselves home of some of the world's largest casinos, thanks to voter approval on Super Tuesday's four ballot propositions. (13/02)

Gamling Comm. Will Investigate Into Malta Cup

The Gambling Commission will soon be investigating matches that were held in the Malta Cup after irregular betting patterns were discovered at the invitational tournament. (13/02)

Two Men Ran Outta Town After Video Poker Scam

Two Kentucky men Christoper Horn (37) and Charles Fibson (50) have been charged with one felony and one misdemeanor count each connected with allegedly cheating on a video poker machine at the Avalon Hotel and Conference Center in Wisconsin on January 11th. (13/02)

Adirondack Billiards Final Day is Wednesday

After being a fixture in the downtown area of Glens Falls, New York for 15 years, Adirondack billiards will be closing its doors on Wednesday when the business will close for good. (11/02)

BetSafe to Launch New Casino

BetSafe has plans to launch a new casino that will provide access to sportsbetting, poker and over 100 other casino games to play. (11/02)

New Blackjack Game heads to SuperCasino.com

There is going to be a new live blackjack program launched from London based interactive television firm NetPlay TV. (11/02)

Platinum Jackpot Winner

Online bingo players who play in the UK National Bingo Game will be finding out that another granny has picked up a sizable prize. The Bingo winner picked up £95,000 in cash after winning the Platinum Jackpot. (11/02)

New Online Poker Room Opens Thursday

New Astrian Online Poker Room Win2Day.com opens Thursday. (10/02)

Penn National Race Course Scheduled to reopen 2/12

Penn National Race Course sheduled to reopen on Tuesday pending board approval. (09/02)

The Gin Game Debuts in Pacheco California

A story about two seniors that play Gin Rummy in a retirement home opening on February 8th. (09/02)

Baccarat Games In Las Vegas for Chinese New Year

Casinos are pulling out all the stops because for them the upcoming Chinese New Year means big Baccarat business. (09/02)

54 Year old Contractor Dies Following Mahjonh Fight

Man killed leaving the restroom following a heated mahjong game at a local area restaurant. (09/02)

£95m is Jackpot in EuroMillions Lottery

£95m is up for grabs tonight in the EuroMillions jackpot the world's biggest ever lottery prize. With the high payout every one is trying to get a slice of the huge prize and tickets are expected to go at a rate of 1.5m an hour. (08/02)

Nick Kalavrouziotis Memorial Eight-Ball Tournament

The Nick Kalavrouziotis memorial eight-ball tournament has been a competitive pool tournament for the past 12 years. (07/02)

Pechanga Resort and Casino Announces EZ Baccarat Tables

The Pechanga Resort and Casino in California has announced it has replaced 5 standard baccarat table games with five EZ Baccarat tables. (07/02)

New Online Video Keno releases at CasinoUnreal.com

Video Keno is now being offered at CasinoUnreal.com. (07/02)

Doyles Poker Offers Luxury Prize Package

Doyles Poker room offers a chance to win a seat to the 2008 WSOP and much more. (07/02)

Wild Jack Casino Launches New Blackjack Game

Wild Jack Casino adds newest Blackjack variation, High Streak European Blackjack Gold. (07/02)

Plans For New Supercaino in Manchester in Jeopardy

Plans for a new Las Vegas styled Supercasino in Manchester, England are being scrapped by Prime Minister Gordon Brown (06/02)

Fortune Lounge Opens $150,000 Slots Tournament

The Fortune Lounge Group of online casinos in conjunction with the International Slots League have opened a new slots tournament with $150,000 in cash and prizes. (06/02)

Mansion Casino Offers Double Points Day for Jacks or Better Players

Mansion Poker has announced a plethora of extravagant Valentines day promotions. (06/02)

Mother and Daughter Charged with Illegal Video Poker Operation

Mother and daughter are arrested in Statesville, North Carolina for running a illegal video poker operation at four different locations. (06/02)

Ex-World Champion at Exhibition Match

Shaun Murphy Ex-World Champion Snooker player was at Flexseys Club in Acrefair. (06/02)

Employee Alledgely Steals $136K From Charity Bingo

A Grand Forks man is accused of stealing more than 100 thousand dollars from Bingo Palace, a charity bingo hall. (05/02)

Backgammon Makes iPod Debut

The iTunes store has introduced three new games this month, including Backgammon and Chess. (05/02)

HollyWood Poker Raises Grand Tournament Guaranteed Prize Pool

Hollywood Poker has announced the increase of the Hollywood Poker Grand XX Tournament prize pool. (05/02)

9 Ball Championship Now GenerationPool.com 9 Ball Championships

There has been some improvements announced for the 9 Ball championship event for 2008. The billiard Congress of America has announced the name of the event will be changed to be GenerationPool.com 9 Ball Championships. (01/02)

Mike Sexton Will Emcee Charity Poker Tournament

Mike Sexton, will emcee the first ever charity poker tournament and live auction benefiting them Paralyzed Veterans of America organization. (01/02)

Snooker Marathon For Charity

24 hours is what it took for a group of talented snooker players to raise more than £1,300 for a children's charity. (01/02)

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