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Gambling News - Archive 2008-11
Viva Macau Launches New Online Slot Machine

Cleopatra Slots is the newest addition to the Viva Macau online casino. The new slot machine is a five reel game with twenty pay lines that uses free spins, bonus rounds and wild cards to keep the players attention and stay in the action. (28/11)

Poland Casino Executives Want Online Casinos to be regulated

Zibigniew Macioszek is a board member of Casinos Poland. Macioszek has stated that online casinos should base themselves in Poland and operate from there. Macioszek believes Poland can compete with other countries if the right regulations are put in place. (28/11)

Omni Craps Display Launched at G2E by TCS

A new version of Craps was displayed at the G2E stand of TCS John Huxley where people could view the product and see how it is different from traditional craps play. During the launch, viewers could roll and try and win an Aston Martin DB9. Anyone who rolled five 12s in a row would win the car. (28/11)

Washington Man Wins Large Lottery Jackpot

Martin Crabtree, from Aberdeen, Washington stopped at a local market last week to pick up a few things and maybe buy a lottery ticket. Little did Crabtree know his actions that day would result in a $100,000 lottery win. (28/11)

Golden Casino to Hold Slot Tournament This December

The holiday presents will be coming early this year to many players who frequent online casinos. Many online sites are now starting to offer special holiday bonuses and tournaments to entice players to play and many are offering large prize pools with no entry fee. (28/11)

Ohio Keno Revenue Not Up to Par with Estimates

Ohio began offering Keno back in the summer to try and fill the gap in the state’s budget and since that time the game has had a slow start. The weak economy and start up challenges has hurt the game in the bars and restaurants it was set up in. (26/11)

Three Men Charge with Cheating at Roulette

Three New York men have been charged with cheating at a new casino that just opened in Washington. The Snoqualmie Casino recently opened on November 6th and four days later the three men were cheating while playing roulette at the casino. (26/11)

Delaware May Soon Offer Residents Sports Betting Options

New circumstances have arose that may see Delaware lawmakers approve sports betting for the state. The nearby state of Maryland has now voted to create five slot machine facilities that would most certainly compete with Delaware’s three racinos that use slot revenue to stay afloat. A new governor has also been appointed that may help legislation get passed. (26/11)

Florida Attorney General Tries to Stop Blackjack at Hard Rock Casino Yet Again

The Florida Attorney General Bill McCollum is still trying to shut down the game of Blackjack from the Seminole Hard Rock Casino and Hotel in the city of Tampa. This is the third attempt by Mr. McCollum has tried to shut down the game. (26/11)

New Hampshire Could Sell Lottery Tickets at Local Wal-Mart Shopping Centers

Going to Wal-Mart is a daily experience for many people. Boasting low prices, Wal-Mart offers consumers a large variety of goods from food to clothing and medicine. With so many choices, consumers can usually find whatever their heart may desire and pretty soon the state of New Hampshire may have lottery tickets available for Wal-Mart customers to purchase. (26/11)

GigaMedia and CryptLogic Sign Contract

GigaMedia and CryptoLogic have signed a contract that will see the company’s work together to provide online gamers with the best games and new casino software. CryptoLogic just announced the deal which will last for the next few years. (25/11)

Dennis Hatch Wins Joss Tour for Third Consecutive Time

The Joss Northeast 9-Ball Tour took place this past weekend at Snooker’s Pool Lounge in Providence, Rhode Island and Dennis “The Hatchetman” Hatch won the event for the third year in a row. With the win, Hatch’s name was added to a banner that displays at the location for becoming the 20th Ocean State 9-Ball Champion. (25/11)

Preston and District Snooker League Mourn Passing of Colin Bamber

Members of the Preston and District Snooker League committee are mourning the sudden passing of snooker player Colin Bamber. Colin died suddenly last week at the Fulwood Club during his Over-50s match, one he was all too familiar with as he won it two years ago. (25/11)

Wife Sentenced to Jail Time after Killing Poker Pro Husband

Jill Rockcastle was recently sentenced to ten years in prison after she stabbed her poker pro husband fifteen times in their condo in Las Vegas, Nevada. The victim was William Gustafik, otherwise known as The Manipulator in the poker community. (25/11)

PartyGaming Forced to Cancel Bingo Night Live Television Show

PartyGaming built an online bingo website to correspond with a bingo television show that aired in the United Kingdom. Bingo has been increasing in popularity and the show should have done well but after just a few short months, the show has been canceled. (25/11)

Netherlands Bankers Association Protest Online Gambling Act

The Netherlands Bankers Association (NVB) released a formal statement this week which protested a plan that would stop financial transactions that involve other online gambling businesses. The NVB claims the plan is not legal or practical under Dutch law. (24/11)

Online Blackjack Club launches with New Look

The online website, Blackjack, has re-launched their website with a new look and style. The Blackjack website is an online Blackjack Club that offers every variation of Blackjack to players on their website. Blackjack caters to the sometime gambler as well as the high roller and professional player. (24/11)

Man Loses Life after betting it to Backgammon Game

Sergei Smirnitsky is a citizen of Moscow and was recently arrested on murder charges after he attempted to get a neighbor to help him remove a body from his flat. The neighbor called the police and Smirnitsky was arrested for killing Vasily Lobozov after Lobozov offered his life if he lost a game of backgammon. (24/11)

Player Wins Large Progressive Roulette Jackpot

All Jackpots Casino is an online casino where players will find fourteen progressive jackpots along with over three hundred and fifty casino games. With so many selections it is no wonder that people would be playing on the site. Recently one lucky player on the website won the largest jackpot ever hit on the site. (24/11)

Ireland Online Betting Stays Tax Free

Brian Lenihan, the Minister of Finance for Ireland, has stated that online and telephone betting will remain tax-free as other sports betting venues will have taxes raised slightly. The online and telephone betting services could see taxes in the future but for the Government of Ireland needs more time to study the betting industry and decide on the best move. (24/11)

Lottery Winner Shares His Good Fortune

Jim Reardon, a Chicago native, recently won one million dollars. Now this is enough money to change a person’s life but Jim decided he would use his winnings to change others lives as well. As the money has helped Jim become more financially stable he has chosen to help out those who were nice and helped him out when he was not having the best of luck. (21/11)

Harrah’s Auctioning 2008 WSOP Memorabilia on eBay

Since the 2008 World Series of Poker is over, Harrah’s casino thought it would be a good idea to auction off some of the items used during this year’s event. So if you are a fan, you could spend a little cash to own items used by your favorite poker stars or seen at the WSOP Main Event. The auctions end today so bids need to be placed today in order to win items. (21/11)

Adam Kielar Wins Maryland State Billiards Title

This past Saturday the 2008 Maryland State Open 8 Ball Championships kicked off at All-Star Billiards in Frederick, Maryland. Professional Billiards players along with top amateur players could compete falling in line with BCA rules. Fifty five players entered the Championships and Adam Kielar of Pennsylvania outlasted them all and won first prize. (21/11)

Twenty Two People Indicted in Texas Gambling Case

This week in the state of Texas, twenty two people were indicted on illegal gambling charges. The group was connected to Aces Wired gaming centers where illegal gambling operations are suspected to have taken place. (21/11)

Game of Rummy doing well in a Poker World

Poker has been the name of the game for some time in the online world but Gin Rummy seems to be pulling its own weight and moving up in the gaming ranks. According to RummyRoyal, an online gin rummy website, Rummy is doing quite well and has gained popularity since their 2007 inception. (21/11)

Asian Bus Riders Watch Gambling Danger Video on Route to Casino

Asian gamblers on their way to the Mohegan Sun casino in Uncasville, Connecticut via bus ride will be subject to watching a gambling danger video. The video was created by a coalition of concerned groups who want to provide Asian gamblers with information on the dangers of gambling. (20/11)

The Jackpot Factory Announces Top Winners of Grand Final Slot Tournament

The $200,000 Grand Final Tournament is part of the $500,000 World Series of Slots at The Jackpot Factory. The Grand Final took place on November 7th through the 10th and many players participated hoping to win the top prize. (20/11)

Playstation 3 to Offer Mahjong Game Download

The Playstation 3 offers players the opportunity to purchase game downloads on their system so play can begin straight away. This option is great for consumers who want to play a game without the hassle of going to the store and finding what they might like. The PLAYSTATION 3 has a menu where players can search for the genre or type of game they might like to purchase. (20/11)

Gala Coral to Launch DiceArena Multiplayer Games Network

GamArena is a multiplayer skill games network owned and operated by Jadestone Networks. Jadestone has just announced that Gala Coral, a European gaming operator will be one of many operators to launch the new multiplayer games product created by Jadestone. (20/11)

NetPlay TV to Release New Swedish Bingo Site

NetPlay TV is the owner of the Bingos website and recently announced that they will be opening a Swedish speaking bingo website very soon. The website is already available in English, Polish, Spanish and Italian. (20/11)

TableMAX to Show Caribbean Draw Poker and Texas Hold’em Bonus Poker at Global Gaming Expo

The Global Gaming Expo otherwise known as G2E began yesterday in Las Vegas with many of the giants in the gaming industry introducing new products and speaking at the conference. The Expo will continue today and come to a close tomorrow. TableMAX Gaming will be showing two new products that will soon be available exclusively on the ETG platform. (19/11)

Sports Betting Product the Next Move for GigaMedia

GigaMedia have reported a strong increase in revenues in the third quarter and have stated they will be launching an Everest branded sports betting product by the end of this year. GigaMedia saw a 16% increase in the third quarter that resulted in $45.7 million US dollars and saw an 18% year on year growth. (19/11)

Hong Kong Man Sentenced to Jail Time for Running Gambling Websites

A Hong Kong man was recently sentenced to eight years in jail after he was found guilty of running several online gambling websites. The man was also fined 20 million Yuan which is equivalent to 2.9 million United States dollars. The man was running the operation out of the Yunnan Province in southwest China. (19/11)

$9.1 Million Lottery Prize Still Unclaimed in Wisconsin

It is amazing how a lottery prize can increase to the point where the winner would receive an unbelievable amount of money. Lotteries are known to climb in the millions and even into the hundred millions where people never have to work again if their numbers line up correctly. In Wisconsin the lottery is up to $9.1 million and it has been won, except the winner has not come forward to claim their prize. (19/11)

City of Venice Backgammon Tournament Scheduled for November

The City of Venice Backgammon Tournament will begin its twentieth go round this November as the last stop on the 2008 European Backgammon Tour. The event will take place on the 28th through the 30th at the ca’ vendramin calergi, which holds the casino of Venice in its center. (19/11)

Premier League Snooker First Phase Ends November 27th

Players are getting ready for the end of the first phase of the 2008 Party Poker Premier League Snooker series. The last matches will take place on November 27th at Glades Arena. The final three matches of the round robin section will be taking place. (18/11)

Randy Canipe Wins Viking Billiards Tour Stop in Hickory, North Carolina

Randolph’s in Hickory, North Carolina played host to the Viking Cue Amateur 9-Ball Tour on November 8th and 9th with a $3,000 added amateur only event. The tour stop brought out sixty eight participants and Randy Canipe managed to remain undefeated throughout the competition and take the win. (18/11)

32Red Player Wins Two Jackpots in One Month on Same Machine

32Red is an online casino that offers their players a variety of different casino games. The website has won the Best Casino award five times by several different review websites. Recently the online casino paid one lucky player who managed to win two jackpots. The player not only hit two jackpots in one month, but hit both jackpots on the same machine. (18/11)

Sunday $100,000 Guaranteed Bodog Poker Tournament Results

Seven hundred and sixty five players logged on to participate in Bodog’s Sunday $100,000 Guaranteed poker tournament. The lucky winner, Tyrel66 took home $23,600 for his efforts. According to Bodog, Tyrel66 had not played on the website in over eighteen months, but managed to remerge and win his largest prize to date. (18/11)

Free Bingo Week at Mirror Bingo

Everyone loves getting something for free especially if that something for free can turns into money. Players can now participate in a free bingo week at the online bingo site Mirror Bingo and turn their free play into cash prizes. (18/11)

Taiwan Could Be Next Country Entering the Gambling Market

It seems as though the country of Taiwan may be the next to enter the casino gambling market. The countries Parliament is said to be approving three resort casinos for the country by the end of the year. The economy in Taiwan is going downhill very rapidly and adding casinos to the mix could help them jumpstart a rise in their economy. (17/11)

Seminole Tribe Ignores Court Ruling; Baccarat Game is on

Despite a Florida Supreme Court Ruling that states that the Governor of the state violated the law by signing a compact with the Seminole Tribe to allow expanded gambling, the Tribe is still offering the game of Baccarat to their players along with many others. (17/11)

Play Blackjack at Celebpoker to win Seat to Large Poker Tournament

Celebpoker are giving their players a chance to win a seat to their €1 Million GTD tournament in December. Players can play the game of Blackjack on the website to try and win a seat to the poker tournament. (17/11)

Man Wins Over One Million Euro Playing Slots at Casino Tropez

Online slot player, Jesus M. of Valdemoro, Madrid has hit the jackpot, big-time. Jesus was playing online at Casino Tropez for just over an hour on the Global Traveler slot machine before he hit the jackpot worth 1,005,000 Euros. What a great payday for just an hour’s time! (17/11)

Premier League Sack Race Betting Suspended at Paddy Power

Betting was suspended by Paddy Power last week on the Premier League sack race after certain circumstances took place. A good number of bets were posted and rumors spread of a Roy Keane walkout at Sunderland. (17/11)

Gordon Ramsay Restaurant Coming to Australia’s Crown Casino

It seems these days, Chef Gordon Ramsay is better known for his outbursts on reality television than for his cuisine. Staring in Kitchen Nightmares, Ramsay is known to yell profanities and get in the face of those who seek his help. Most recently, Ramsay has teamed up with the Crown Casino in Australia to open a new restaurant. (14/11)

Casino Gaming LLC to Unveil New Roulette Game at the Global Gaming Expo

Frank Mugnolo is the president of Casino Gaming LLC. Mugnolo is known for taking casino games and adding twists to them. His latest venture is taking roulette and tweaking it to a new game called Colors. The new roulette game will be unveiled at the Global Gaming Expo this coming week in Las Vegas, Nevada. (14/11)

Devilfish Poker Adds Caribbean Stud and 32-Card Draw to Website

Online poker rooms are constantly adding new promotions, tournaments and games to their websites to keep customers as well as gain new ones. Devilfish Poker is one such website that has added new games to their list to expand the playing experience for their players. (14/11)

Nebraska Town Approves Keno

Stablehurst is a town in Nebraska that wants to have the game of keno available to their residents. In a recent election the residents were able to vote for or against adding keno to the town. With a vote of 82-20, keno will now be present in Stablehurst. (14/11)

Proposal Lowering Gambling Age in Nevada seems to have stopped

The Gaming Control Board Chairman, Dennis Neilander, mentioned during a conference that he would take a proposal to the state legislature that would recommend lowering the gambling age in the state of Nevada. After his statement, the Senate Majority Leader Steven Horsford and Assembly Speaker Barbara Buckley both criticized the idea. (14/11)

5th Annual XTM Asia 10-Ball Championships Begin

The Hamilton Hotel in Seoul, South Korea is playing host to the Dragon Promotions fifth annual XTM Asia 10-Ball Championships. The event has begun and players from around the world are participating. The winner will receive $10,000 in the men’s division and the women’s division winner will take home $3,500. (13/11)

Florida Blackjack Event Raises Money for Special Olympics

The second annual Jack in the Park Blackjack Tournament fundraiser took place in Winter Park, Florida this past week. The event was sponsored by Highwinds Network Group and more than $60,000 was raised for athletes of the Special Olympics in Florida. (13/11)

Ryan Day Knocked Out of Bahrain Championship

Ryan Day was expected to do very well in the top sixteen of the Bahrain Championship. Instead he was knocked out by fellow player Matthew Stevens during Tuesday night’s match up. Stevens a former Masters and UK champion beat Day with a 5-4 victory. (13/11)

New York Sports Betting Operation Busted; Ten Arrested

Sports betting operation was busted on Monday in New York and ten men were arrested. Two other men are wanted as well who will be brought up on charges as part of a multimillion dollar sports gambling operation. (13/11)

Incredible Technologies Inc to Create Slot Machines

Incredible Technologies, Inc is the creator of the Golden Tee Golf arcade game as well as other popular arcade games. The Company has decided to develop slot machines and other gambling games for the first time ever. The Company is hoping to be completed with the project and have the games on casino floors by next year. (13/11)

William Hill Bingo Signs Deal with Spin Star

The online bingo website, William Hill Bingo, has signed a deal with Spin Star, a United Kingdom television game show. The deal created a sponsorship agreement between the two companies. The deal began on Monday and will last for six weeks. (12/11)

New Zealand Grandmother Earns Big Bucks Playing Caribbean Stud

A Grandmother from Dunedin in New Zealand has achieved something twice in her life that many people will never be able to do. She was dealt a royal flush while playing Caribbean Stud and won $212,737. (12/11)

Vegas Sky Casino Promises New Game Every Month

Vegas Sky Casino is a new online casino that promises to add a new game every month. That means a total of twelve new games a year can be expected to be added to the site. (12/11)

South Carolina Lottery Experiencing Computer Problems

When a person buys a lottery ticket they expect certain things to happen. The person will scratch off their ticket and if they won they expect to see how much they won with the help of the lottery computer. What one does not expect is for winning tickets to lose and losing tickets to win but that is exactly what is happening in the South Carolina Education Lottery. (12/11)

Approval Granted for Neteller Name Change

Yesterday during an Extraordinary General Meeting the shareholders of Neteller approved a requested name change for the company. Neteller will now become known by their new name: NEOVIA Financial plc. Neteller decided a name change would help create a “new life” for the company as they are trying to distance themselves from their dealings with the United States Department of Justice on the subject of internet gambling in the United States. (12/11)

Super Hero Slots come to Everest Casino

GigaMedia is a developer and licenser of online entertainment websites. One such website is Everest Poker. GigaMedia just signed a deal with CryptoLogic which will see Everest Casino launch over forty new games. Included in those games will be new slots. Those new slot machines were created based on famous super heroes. (11/11)

Blackjack Hall of Fame Certifies Barona Valley Casino with Loosest Table Games

Members of the Blackjack Hall of Fame have certified the Barona Valley Ranch Resort and Casino with having the most liberal games. The Barona was certified as having the loosest blackjack in the San Diego area. (11/11)

Police Raid StanleyBet Outlet in Greece

StanleyBet recently opened two betting outlets in Greece and one shop has already been raided by the police. The Athens outlet was raided after a complaint was filed by OPAP, the Greek betting monopoly. The Outlet was accused of having illegal betting activities. (11/11)

Ryan Day and Matthew Stevens to Make Top Sixteen in Bahrain Championship

Ryan Day and Matthew Stevens both won matches yesterday that placed them in the top sixteen in the Bahrain Championship taking place in Manama. Both men will face each other as they work their way to the title. (11/11)

World Series of Poker Champion the Youngest Ever to Win

Peter Eastgate is a twenty two year old poker player who made it to the final table at the World Series of Poker Main Event. Not only did Eastgate make it to the final table but he also won the competition making him the youngest player ever to win the Main Event. (11/11)

Research Shows Mobile Gambling To Continue to Grow

Juniper Research has reported that mobile gambling services is expected to continue to grow and by the year 2013 the total amount of wagers via mobile devices should be more than $27.5 billion. The report showed that a change in operator attitudes is one main factor in the increased earnings. (10/11)

Slingo Game Added to New York Video Lottery Terminal

Slingo Inc has announced the installation of their Slingo Classic Bonus Game to the New York Video Lottery Terminal Market. The game is a progressive lottery and has been added to New York and has plans to expand to other venues in 2009. (10/11)

Dennis Hatch Wins Joss Northeast 9 Ball Tour Stop

Hippo’s House of Billiards was the host for a stop on the Joss Northeast 9 Ball Tour. The event took place on November 8th and 9th and was a $1,500 added event. In the future the event will be called the Al Conte Memorial. Al Conte was a table installer for over 30 years and he passed away on October 20th. Conte’s son, Victor Conte is the owner of Hippo’s House of Billiards. (10/11)

Phillies Second Baseman Shouts Profanity during Charity Bingo Game

Chase Utley is the second baseman for the Philadelphia, Phillies. Utley received a lot of attention for dropping the F-bomb after the Phillies won the World Series. Utley later apologized and stated his words were out of character and he was very sorry. But apparently Utley uses the curse word more often than not. (10/11)

888 Casino Hosting Multiple Tournaments This Month

Gamblers will be able to enter multiple tournaments on 888’s website this month. The online casino will be hosting several tournaments in different game categories. Players will be able to win a piece of the $25,000 cash prizes. (10/11)

Microgaming Sites Block New US Gamblers

Microgaming has announced that they have decided to no longer accept United States players. New online players from the US will be blocked from the Microgaming sites. Any online gambling site that is powered by Microgaming will no longer be able to accept United States players. (07/11)

WPT and Full Tilt Poker Sign Sponsorship Deal

The World Poker Tour announced today that they have signed a television sponsorship deal with Full Tilt Poker. The new deal was believed to be sought out by WPT Enterprises to boost their sponsorship business after low Q3 results. (07/11)

New Version of Gaming Software Launched at Casino Riva

Casino Riva is one of the largest online gaming companies in Europe. To remain up to date on their software and features, the site recently decided to revamp their software. The updated software added a few features as well as improves the overall use of the website. (07/11)

Stanleybet Launches New Ad Campaign

Stanleybet International is a betting group in the United Kingdom. The company has stated they want all European Community gambling markets to be open, fair and give equal access to companies in the EU member nations. To help with their beliefs the company has decided to launch a new ad campaign called Fair Play For Sports Betting. (07/11)

Casino Tropez Adds Two New Slot Games

Online slot gamers will have two new games to try at the online casino, Casino Tropez. The casino just launched two new slot games that are video style with the potential for huge payouts. With the addition of the two new slot games, Casino Tropez now has fifty four online slot machines. (07/11)

New Player Wins Huge Bingo Jackpot

Susan Williams recently moved to the Torguay, Devon area and was unfamiliar with what to do for recreation. A friend suggested they take a trip to the local bingo hall. That trip resulted in Williams winning the almost 47,000 jackpot. (06/11)

WPBA Tour Championships to be aired on Pay-Per-View

It was recently announced by the Women’s Professional Billiard Association that the 2008 WPBA Tour Championships will have select matches available on Pay-Per-View on the WPBA website. The selected matches will take place on the 13th and 14th of November. (06/11)

Roulette69 Teams up with Orbis

Roulette69 is an online casino website that specializes in roulette game play. The site offers live streaming roulette and is geared toward male players. The website has now signed a new deal with Orbis Technology Ltd. The new deal will have Orbis providing the site with technological software that will provide a safe and easy to use site for their customers. (06/11)

Apple App Store Launches Kenny Rogers Blackjack and Casino Games

“You got to know when to hold’em, know when to fold’em” those words are synonymous with one person and one person only: Kenny Rogers. Known as “The Gambler” for his role in the movie and songs associated, Kenny Rogers has joined forces with Apple to create online casino games for the iPhone and iPod featuring “The Gambler” Brand. (06/11)

Massachusetts Couple Win Lottery Twice in One Month

Leo F. Dominie is a retired firefighter and worked in the field for thirty years. Dominie has lived a long seventy two year life and has now had the best luck in all his many years. Dominie won $10,000 in the Billion Dollar Bonanza a few weeks ago and just last week won $1 million on another lottery ticket. (06/11)

Regulated Sports betting Closer for French

The French Budget Minister, Eric Woerth, has stated that the regulations and legislation on Internet sports betting is expected to be in place by late 2009 to early 2010. This is according to a report by Reuters. Woerth was speaking at the Palais Omnisports de Bercy in Paris, France. (05/11)

RedKings Poker Launches 3G Mobile Poker Client

The RedKings Poker website announced this week the launch of their 3G Mobile Poker Client. The Poker Client combines in-game controls and graphics to create a unique playing experience. Players can play poker against online mobile users or the PC. (05/11)

Australian Slot Site Jackpot near $4.5 Million

Online players dream of hitting a large jackpot. To most any jackpot in the tens of thousands or hundreds of thousands is a great win. Players in Australia have a much higher number in mind. One of the biggest jackpots in online history has continued to grow and has yet to be hit. The jackpot is currently standing at almost $4.5 million. (05/11)

UK White List Adds Antigua and Barbuda

During this week Antigua and Barbuda were added to the White List in the United Kingdom. The White List is a list of countries that are allowed to legally advertise gaming within the United Kingdom. These countries listed on the White List are exempt from the advertising ban that went into effect on September 1st 2007. (05/11)

2008 Bodrum Open Championship Results

October 10th-12th was the dates for the Bodrum Open Championship, a major backgammon tournament of the WBF Turkey. The event was held at the Delfi Hotel in Bodrum, Turkey. This is the fifth leg of the tour and the Main Event is Double Elimination Play. (05/11)

InterCasino Launches Seven New Online Games

InterCasino recently added seven new online casino games to their already large lineup. The games are brand new to the site and were added to create variety for their players. Each game is different and offers something for every type of player. (04/11)

Rainbow Bingo Launches New Software

On Saturday November 1st, Rainbow Bingo launched their new bingo platform. Rainbow Bingo was currently using Interactive Play Net software and since that time Interactive Play Net has created a multi-featured bingo wider bingo platform that Rainbow Bingo has now added to their site. (04/11)

Snooker Players Tested For Drugs Out of Season

It was recently confirmed by UK Sport that Snooker players have been tested for drugs during the off season. This is the first time snooker players have been tested when they are not in a snooker season. UK Sport conducted five tests between the months of July and September of 2008. (04/11)

New 10-Ball Tour Announced for 2009

The Northeast/New England area of the United States can look forward to a new amateur 10-Ball tour starting in 2009. Kevin Vidal from the 14and1 website has teamed up with William Dominiak of the DominiakCues website to create the new tour. (04/11)

Tonight’s Mega Million Lottery Up to $31 Million

Tonight’s lottery drawing could be very exciting for lottery players if their numbers are chosen. Since Friday’s drawing resulted in no winner, tonight the jackpot is up to $31 million. One lucky winner could win the large jackpot tonight. (04/11)

In-Run Betting Now Available for Melbourne Cup at Betfair

Betfair Australia has now introduced in-run betting to take place during the Melbourne Cup. A spokesman for Betfair stated that it is believed that in-run betting will most likely dominate gambling in Australia as bettors become more technologically inclined. (03/11)

Mahjong Time Partners with Phantom Fiber Corporation

Phantom Fiber Corporation is a Canadian wireless technology supplier and most recently the company has partnered with Mahjong Time. Phantom signed a multi-year contract with Mahjong Time where mobile telephone handsets will be equipped with mahjong games. (03/11)

Fortune Lounge Creates International Blackjack League

Blackjack players now have a new way to play the game against people from all over the world. Fortune Lounge has teamed up with Royal Vegas online casinos and Platinum Play to create an international blackjack league for players to compete against each other from around the world. (03/11)

Keno Players Robbed in West Virginia

One couple found out the hard way that apparently nowhere is 100% safe. A man and woman were playing keno in the Keno Room of the Embassy Suites in Charleston, West Virginia when two men approached them. It was around eleven pm and the men asked the pair if they had ever been robbed. (03/11)

Slotland Players on a Jackpot Hitting Streak

It seems as though luck is in the air at Slotland, an online slot machine and video poker website. Over the past three months the progressive jackpot has been hit each month awarding the lucky player a six figure pay day. Each time it has been a different slot machine but the pay day has been equally as big each time the jackpot was hit. (03/11)

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