Gambling News
Gambling News - Archive 2008-12
New Rummy Network Launched by RMRoyal Media

A new no-download Rummy network was recently launched by RMRoyal Media that offers players the option of playing rummy without having to wait for a download. The new network is under the name RummyRoyal dot net and works with the original RummyRoyal website platform. (31/12)

$650,000 Lottery Ticket Found After Thrown in Trash

Imagine having a lottery ticket and losing it. Then imagine finding out that the lottery ticket you had could be the winner of a large cash prize. Very frustrating huh? Well one man from Vermont recently became very frustrated when he lost the lottery ticket his mother had given him as a Christmas present. (31/12)

Arkansas Native Wins $900,000 Jackpot at GoldStrike Casino

People from around the world visit Tunica, Mississippi in the hopes of winning it big at many of the city’s casinos. Taryn Tyler is one of those people. She recently made a trip from her home in Arkansas with her friend to Tunica to celebrate her birthday. Little did Taryn know, she would have much more to celebrate. (31/12)

Las Vegas Hilton to Host Cupid Blackjack Tournament

To celebrate Valentine’s Day the Las Vegas Hilton and Casino is hosting a Blackjack Tournament in February. The tournament is called Cupid’s $30,000 Blackjack Tournament and will be held on February 6th and 7th. (31/12)

Czech Republic on the Brink of Offering Online Gambling

After years of hard work the Czech Republic could possibly be about to earn permits to offer online gambling. The Finance Ministry may finally be listening to the Republic’s promise to prevent minors from accessing the sites. (31/12)

Giants the Favorite to Win Super bowl According to Vegas Odd makers

Vegas Odd makers have stated that they favor the New York Giants to win the Super Bowl with 2-to -1 odds that they will repeat their previous victory. There are still eleven other teams in the NFL playoffs but Vegas Odd makers see the Giants taking the win. (30/12)

Dennis Petrillo Wins Tri-State Tour New Jersey Stop

On Saturday a field of twenty seven players competed for the first place prize of the Tri-State Tour stop in East Rutherford, New Jersey. The event was hosted by Castle Billiards and was a $500-added, B-D handicapped tournament. (30/12)

Dennis Taylor Raises Money for Ambulance Fund by Performing Trick Shots

Snooker Ace Dennis Taylor raised more than £2,000 this past week for the North West Air Ambulance Service by performing trick shots and a game of snooker. The Padiham Rotary Club hosted the event which was dubbed the “Dennis Taylor Night” at the Mytton Fold Hotel, Langho. (30/12)

EuropaCasino Adds Five Payment Methods to their Online Casino

EuropaCasino has been working with Moneybookers and with their help the casino added Giropay, EPS, Nordea, Enets and POLi to their payment method list. Each caters to different player’s needs and banking styles as well as their location. (30/12)

Entraction Announces the Launch of European Masters of Poker

Entraction Holding AB is an online gaming software developer that recently announced the launch of a new poker tournament series. The series is called the European Masters of Poker and will consist of five live poker tournaments. (30/12)

InterCasino Releases Spiderman Slot Machine

InterCasino has released another slot machine to their long list of choices for players to enjoy. The latest installment is the slot game Spiderman: Revelations. This game is a five reel twenty five pay line online slot that is based on the Marvel superhero comic Spider-Man. (29/12)

Gala Coral Launches Second Bingo Website

Just before Christmas Gala Coral, the owner of Gala Bingo launched their second bingo website called Minxy Bingo. The Minxy website was launched with little publicity from Gala Coral. The company did not release a press statement announcing the website’s opening or use any other method of advertising. (29/12)

Player Hits Online Blackjack Jackpot worth $150,000

When one hears of someone hitting a jackpot you usually think of slot machines, which is right in most cases. But now with internet gambling in full force you will find more and more people hitting progressive jackpots that are connected to all sorts of casino games including poker and blackjack. (29/12)

Man Hits Sic Bo Jackpot at Macau Casino

Li Chao Yang of China recently visited the Starworld Casino in Macau taking in the sights and sounds of the gambling city hoping to earn a little extra money of his own. While at the Starworld casino Yang decided to play a game of Electronic Sic Bo and that decision would turn out to be a great one. (29/12)

Michigan Man Wins $10,000 Playing Club Keno Game

Right before the official Christmas holiday, one lucky man from Michigan got the surprise of his life when he won $10,000 after buying a $2 ticket to play the Michigan Lottery Club Keno Game. Pat Burris, a taxi driver, came away a lot richer after attending a party on Sunday the 21st. (29/12)

Belgian Man Gives Away Half of His Lottery Winnings to Help Those Less Fortunate

As the holiday season is in full force many people step up to the plate and show what kindness is all about. Whether it be a simple gesture of a home cooked meal or helping someone who is down on their luck it seems there are still honest good people in the world. One Belgian man from a Flemish town near the Dutch border is showing the locals that miracles do happen. (26/12)

Baseball Player/Television Host Indicted on Gambling Allegations

It was reported by the Seoul Central Prosecutors office that Kang bet $1.9 million on the site between the months of May and October of last year and lost half of that amount. Kang admitted to prosecutors that he had begun gambling on the site after receiving text message advertisements on his mobile. (26/12)

Business Exec Arrested for Playing Baccarat with Stolen Money

Ausaf Umar Siddiqui is a businessman who was working as the Vice President for Fry’s Electronics in San Jose, California. Ausaf liked to gamble and would post high stakes on baccarat games in Las Vegas and Atlantic City casinos. In appearance Ausaf seemed to be the ultimate high roller, gambling large amounts and though he lost he did pay his debt, eventually. (26/12)

More Players Win Seats to Lucky18’s BKJK BOWL

Lucky28Casino started a tournament back September called BKJK BOWL. Every Sunday night the casino would award six players with seats to the monthly main event. Players can win one of twelve free seats at the Sunday blackjack tournament in one of three qualifiers held each week. (26/12)

Canadian Wins $500,000 in DAILY KENO Draw

Adajar won $500,000 on the December 19th drawing of the DAILY KENO numbers. Adajar based the numbers he chose on ages, birthdays and wedding dates in his life. Adajar has been playing the lottery for a long time now and finally hit a big payday. (26/12)

Arizona Couple Face Charges for Running Illegal High Roller Poker Club

Over the summer a new club opened in Tucson, Arizona and quickly became a subject of investigation after police received several complaints on the business. On the outside it looks very simple but on the inside a couple was running an illegal high roller poker room. (24/12)

32Red Launches First Television Advertisement for Online Casino

Online casino 32Red has recently announced they will be launching a new television ad campaign specifically for their online casino. The Company has released ad campaigns for television before for their bingo site but has never released an ad for their casino. (24/12)

Jackpot Piñatas Slot Machine Reaches One Million Dollars

Jackpot Piñatas is a progressive slot machine that is available on many top online casino websites. The creator of Jackpot Piñatas, ReatTime Gaming, has just announced that the jackpot has reached one million dollars and is currently going over that marker. (24/12)

Trick Shot Exhibition to be performed by Nick Varner This Weekend

Billiards Enthusiasts will be able to see a true player work their craft this weekend as Nick Varner performs a Trick Shot Exhibition at Main Street Billiards in Mesa, Arizona. Varner is an eight time world champion and an inductee into the Billiards Congress of America’s Hall of Fame. The performance will take place on December 27th. (24/12)

Shaun Murphy Advancing to UK Snooker Championship Final

Scotland’s Stephen Maguire could not come up with the win in the end, and Shaun Murphy will be moving on to face Marco Fun in the UK Snooker Championship. Maguire lost Saturday nights match to Murphy 9-4. (24/12)

Ohio Lottery Still Selling Tickets despite Rough Economy

The state of Ohio has reported that Ohio residents have continued to buy lottery tickets despite the rough economy. Many believe that the sales have remained steady as a result of the addition of Keno and EZ Play games. (23/12)

Nine Men Plead Guilty to Sports Betting Ring Operations in Atlantic City

Authorities in Atlantic City have announced that nine men have pleaded guilty to participating in a sports betting ring that was operating out of a poker room in the Borgata Hotel and Casino. The men reportedly earned millions of dollars while running the illegal scheme. (23/12)

Virtual Dealer Roulette Created by Interactive Media Company Mirada

Interactive Media Company Mirada has created and launched a new product called Virtual Dealer Roulette. The new virtual product is able to be streamed online as well as broadcast on television for players to play. The product can also be played across multiple platforms on a simultaneous basis. (23/12)

Foxwoods Casino Adds Program for Baccarat Players

Foxwoods Resort Casino has created and launched a new program for baccarat players that were created for their Asian players. The program was launched on Monday and is the first promotion offered at a United States casino that is popular in Macau casinos. (23/12)

Freeview Bingo Channel to be launched by NetPlayTV

It was recently announced that NetPlayTV has gained a license to broadcast a twenty four hour channel on Freeview. The new channel will be available in early January and viewers will be able to tune in to channel forty eight to get their bingo fix. (23/12)

Grant Brebner to Get Help for Gambling Addiction

Grant Brebner has admitted he needs help with a long standing gambling addiction and has apologized for gambling on A-League matches. Brebner is the midfielder for Melbourne Victory and was fined last week for betting on two games that included one Victory match. Brebner was also suspended from playing the sport. (22/12)

North Carolina Residents Warned of Lottery Scam

Officials on the Federal level are warning North Carolina residents of a lottery scam that is being run out of Canada. The scam is done in a form of telemarketing and one Gastonia, North Carolina resident lost money as a result of the scam as well as many others. (22/12)

Playstation to Offer New Mahjong Game for PSN this January

According to a recent blog by Playstation, TikGames is about to unveil a new mahjong game on the Playstation Network. The company has been working on a game called Mahjong Tales: Ancient Wisdom for the PS3 and it will be available on the PSN in early January for just under ten dollars. (22/12)

Georgia Man Beaten for Interrupting Craps Game

Gambling is supposed to be fun and exciting as players compete for the best cards or best roll of the dice. It is not supposed to be dangerous but for one Athens, Georgia man it was. A homeless man was walking the streets of the town and decided to rest behind a building but apparently he chose the wrong building to rest behind. (22/12)

Blackjack Website to Host Special Tournament This Friday

Blackjack players will be able to participate in a special tournament this Friday on the Blackjack website which is considered the largest blackjack club in the world. The site will begin the tournament at 9pm GMT and the minimum prize pool will be $300. (22/12)

New Online Casino Launched by Victor Chandler

Victor Chandler is a British poker and online sport betting provider. The group recently announced the opening of a new online casino called VCCasino. The new site is licensed by Gibraltar and uses the Casino Module gaming platform provided by Net Entertainment. (19/12)

Billiard Table Manufacturer and Retailer Files Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

As the economy worsens, many businesses have to cut corners. Some are laying off workers for short periods of time or an indefinite period. Some even have to close down for good. Connelly Billiards, based in Tucson, Arizona, has had to file for chapter 11 bankruptcy protection this past Tuesday. (19/12)

Government to Investigate Snooker after Bookmakers Suspend Betting on Snooker Match

Several news reports have stated that many bookmakers suspended betting earlier this month on the Stephen Maguire and Jamie Burnett televised match that took place in the UK. This action has caused the Government to get involved and investigate. (19/12)

New Football Odds Comparison Product Launched on World Sports Network Website

World Sports Network announced today that they have launched a new football odds comparison tool on their website. This new product gives bettors on the website access to more information. The new product compares odds easily and in a quick fashion. (19/12)

UltimateBet to Host Charity Poker Tournament This Weekend

UltimateBet announced today that they will be hosting a charity poker tournament this Saturday at 7:30 ET on their website. All funds raised during the No Limit Hold’em tournament will be donated to Ante Up For Africa and one of their main supporters, Annie Duke, will be playing in the tournament. (19/12)

Player Wins Two Jackpots from Dash Casino in Short Time Span

Every online gambler hopes to hit a jackpot, especially a big jackpot. No one ever imagines that after hitting one jackpot that they will be lucky enough to hit another one. But that is exactly what happened to Kelly Merlo when she played on Dash casino. (18/12)

Nebraska Keno Spot Robbed At Gunpoint

A local bar and Keno gambling spot in Nebraska was robbed this week after two men entered the premises and drew their gun. Two employees and three customers were inside Bellevue Keno when it was robbed but no one was hurt. The employees at the store were running the last Keno game of the night and closing up when the robbers entered. (18/12)

New York Metropolitan Open Backgammon Tournament to Take Place in January

The Nevada Backgammon Association will be hosting a backgammon tournament this January that will take place at the Hyatt Regency on the Hudson in Jersey City, New Jersey. The tournament will take place on the 8th and continue until the 11th. (18/12)

DiceArena Adds Eurobet to Member List

Eurobet has been added to the member list of DiceArena, Jadestone’s social gaming network. Eurobet was launched this week on the system offering players a new Dice Hold’em game. (18/12)

New Bingo Room Coming to 888 Ladies Bingo

After announcing their addition of the new VIP program the online bingo website, 888 Ladies Bingo, has now announced the soon to be added Golden Treasures bingo room. The new game room will be strictly for VIP players and will be located under the Prize Games tab. (18/12)

Florida Racetracks Want to Add Blackjack

It has been a long going battle between Tribal gaming operators and Florida Lawmakers. Several Tribal casinos have opened blackjack and other table games that are illegal in the state but can do so because of a pact that was signed by the Tribes and the governor. (17/12)

South Carolina Lawyer Must Prove Poker takes Skill in Gambling Case

In April 2006 around twenty five people were arrested for gambling while playing poker. Most of the players plead guilty to gambling and paid a small fine. However there are five players still left who will not plead guilty and want to argue that the version of the poker game they were playing takes skill. (17/12)

Wang Yunhan Wins Mahjong SuperCup

The second Mahjong SuperCup took place last weekend at the Grand Waldo casino with a total of three hundred and fifty players competing. The players qualified from a player pool of around 40,000 players. The event took two days to complete and Wang Yuhan of Taiwan took the first place prize. (17/12)

Cripple Creek Casinos in Denver to Add Craps and other Casino Games

Small towns in the United States seem to have the right ideas when it comes to casinos. As more and more legislation is being discussed on doing away with certain aspects of casino gambling, many small towns are decided to expand. The small town of Cripple Creek, near Denver, Colorado has voted to provide more games, longer playing hours and higher bets to their three casinos. (17/12)

Virginia Man Wins Lottery after Odd Ticket Choices

A Virginia man has won the local lottery but in an odd way. The man purchased eleven tickets with the same numbers. The numbers were a winner so he won the top prize of $100,000 eleven times which equals $1.1 million. (17/12)

All Slots Casino and Spin3 Team Up

All Slots Casino has teamed up with mobile gambling solutions provider Spin3 to supply All Slots players the opportunity to play their games on the iPhone. Spin3 will supply All Slots with their GameWire mobile casino system to run the games. (16/12)

Mike Davis Wins 46th Reno Open Billiards Tournament

Over one hundred and sixty seven players entered the 46th Reno Open to try their luck at winning the $15,000 first place prize. The event took place in Reno, Nevada and Mike “Iron Man” Davis outlasted the field and took the title win. (16/12)

888 Ladies Bingo Launches Golden Ladies VIP Club

Online bingo websites are constantly updating their websites to create a nice and exciting playground for online bingo players. One such bingo website that caters to ladies is 888 Ladies bingo. The website recently added a VIP club called the Golden Ladies that gives players the VIP treatment while playing online bingo. (16/12)

Harvard Medical School Partners with Bwin Casino to Study Problem Gambling

Harvard Medical School and Bwin, the online casino operator, have joined forces to perform a five year study. The study will determine the best way to create responsible gaming conditions that will help prevent problem gambling. (16/12)

PokerStars to Attempt World Record

PokerStars, the top online poker room, is going to try and set a new world record for having the largest amount of players participating in an online poker tournament. The poker room would like to see a ton of players turn out for the event to reach their goal of 35,000 players. (16/12)

West Virginia Race Track Plans to Train Craps Dealers for New Casino Expansion

It was recently reported that the Tri-State Racetrack and Gaming Center in Cross Lanes, West Virginia is planning on spending $250 million on a casino expansion. The addition will include a new hotel, conference center and entertainment center all of which should get underway next year. (15/12)

Oklahoma the Next State to Receive TableMAX Caribbean Stud Tables

TableMAX Gaming has been very busy developing electronic table games and installing them in land casinos. The electronic table games allow casinos to provide players with the same type of casino game but without a dealer. (15/12)

Carmen Electra Deals Blackjack during Playboy 55th Anniversary Party

Playboy, the ultra popular Men’s Magazine, celebrated their 55th anniversary by hosting a large party in Las Vegas, Nevada. To help with the festivities, several “bunnies” were on hand to deal cards to the party’s guest. One such “bunny” was Carmen Electra. (15/12)

Small Group of Gamblers from Ohio Win Major Jackpot

The Mega Million Jackpot has been growing and growing with no one being able to hit the massive jackpot. At the most recent drawing the jackpot had grown to $207 million; so many players were trying their best to hit the jackpot. (15/12)

Tickets Selling Rapidly for the 2009 CAP Awards

The Casino Affiliate Programs Awards (CAP) is set to take place next year in January. The first CAP awards were held last January and were such a success that for the second year’s awards, officials have decided to hold the awards in a larger venue and rightfully so as almost all of the tickets available have been sold. (15/12)

Steve Moore Wins J.Pechauer Southeast Open 9-Ball Tour Stop in Marietta, Georgia

On December 6th Side Pocket Cue Club and Grill in Marietta, Georgia played host to the J. Pechauer Southeast Open 9-Ball Tour stop. The event had a $1,000 added prize purse and Steve Moore fought his way through the competition to claim the first place prize. (12/12)

Chester Snooker League Christleton A No Longer Undefeated

Christleton A had remained an unbeaten snooker team in the Chester league until they were up against Conservative A. The Conservative team played well and managed to claim a victory in the match of 4-2. (12/12)

Jackpot Factory Adds New Deposit Method

Members of the online gaming site, Jackpot Factory, are now rejoicing as a new deposit method is now available on the website. Quick Banking is the new feature that allows players to make a deposit while playing a game; players do not need to enter a banking room to make a deposit, which saves a lot of time. (12/12)

Slotland pays out almost $1 Million in Jackpots This Year

It has been the usual six weeks since the last progressive jackpot was hit at the online slot website, Slotland. The latest win was for $110,125 which creates around $900,000 in winnings for the year. Players are sure to be flocking to Slotland to try their luck at the slots, if they haven’t already. (12/12)

California Hospital Workers Take down Large Lottery Prize

Co-workers often play the lottery together, each placing a small amount of money to buy a ticket or two and then if winnings were earned, the workers would split the prize. Fifteen employees of the El Camino Hospital in Mountain View, California have been playing the lottery for years when it finally paid off. (12/12)

CEREUS Announces New Updates to Poker Software

CEREUS is a new online poker network created when Absolute Poker and UltimateBet joined as one site. Players can still play on their respective websites but CEREUS provides a new poker platform with a 24/7 security center. The new platform launched in late November and has now updated their software to provide players with even more features. (11/12)

Jason Owen Named Mascot for FreeBingoHunter Website

Jason Owen is a four foot tall twenty five year old professional bingo caller. Owen is a former finalist of the Bingo Hall Caller of the Year contest and has now been named the mascot for the FreeBingoHunter website. (11/12)

Single Deck Blackjack added to Backgammon Masters Casino

The BackgammonMasters website recently added a Single Deck Multi-handed Blackjack Game to their all in one casino game lobby. The website has been adding new games to their lineup to add variety to their already large gaming website. (11/12)

Norway Passes UIGEA Style Ban on Poker

Norway parliament has finally made their move to try and ban poker. The parliament passed a proposal this week that will ban financial transactions between Norway citizens and online gambling and poker websites. The ban is similar to the Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act (UIGEA) that was passed in the United States in 2006. (11/12)

20th Venice International Backgammon Tournament Results

The 20th Venice International Backgammon Tournament, part of the European Backgammon Tour, took place on November 28th through the 30th. The event saw many players vying for several top titles of backgammon play. Players could compete on the Championship, Intermediate and Amateur levels as well as play Doubles and other small categories. (11/12)

Delaware Casinos Add Automated Roulette Tables

More and more land casinos are discovering the benefits of adding automated table games to their casino floors. The new automated machines provide players with the same playing experience as a regular table game would but without the presence of a dealer. The Delaware Lottery has now decided to add Alfastreet Roulette, an automated multi-player table game to their casinos. (10/12)

New Sports Betting Site Legal in United States

BetAgainstMe is a new online sports betting website that allows players to bet for free with the possibility to win cash prizes. United States players are welcome and players can play against each other to see who can take home the large cash prize. (10/12)

Online Casino Offers Baccarat Bonus as well as Other Games

With the holidays in full force many online casinos are offering specials to their players as a gift. One such online casino is CasinoPlex. The specials start today on CasinoPlex and will continue until Christmas Day, December 25th. (10/12)

New Jersey Lottery Offers Holiday Themed Games

As the holidays are in full force many businesses have decorated and created a festive mood to entice their customers to shop and spend money. The New Jersey lottery has decided to spice up their games by adding six holiday season offerings that will have Christmas shoppers adding a little more to their holiday shopping list. (10/12)

California Man Wins Caribbean Stud Jackpot

Darrell W. of Indio, California became the first person to win a TableMAX progressive jackpot at the Fantasy Springs Resort Casino this past weekend. Darrell was playing one of the newly installed Caribbean Stud Poker TableMAX electronic table games when he hit progressive jackpot. (10/12)

Australian Player Wins PokerStars APPT Grand Final

Almost five hundred poker players gathered at the Star City Casino in Sydney, Australia to compete in the 2008 PokerStars Asian Pacific Poker Tour Grand Final. The buy-in for the event was AUD $6,000 which created a prize pool of AUD $2,862,000 that the top forty eight finishers would be sharing. (09/12)

Ronnie O’Sullivan Knocks Joe Perry out of Party Poker Premier League Championship

Snooker players Ronnie O’Sullivan and Joe Perry were up against each other in the semi finals of the Party Poker Premier League Championship of Snooker this past weekend to see who would advance to the finals. It would be a tough match and O’Sullivan prevailed and moved on to the next stage of competition. (09/12)

Eddie Abraham Wins Joss Northeast 9-Ball Tour Stop

The Joss Northeast 9-Ball Tour stopped at Raxx Pool Room in Hempstead, New York this past weekend with a $2,000 added event which saw forty three players vying for the top spot. Eddie Abraham would outlast the field and win his first win on the Joss Tour. (09/12)

Harrah’s Casinos in Las Vegas Add Star Trek Slot Machine

“Beam me up Scotty!” Precious words to a Star Trek Fan, those incredible people who worship the popular television show by attending conventions all over the world and celebrating the characters of the show’s fame. Trekkies will now have a chance to enjoy their favorite television show via slot machine as Harrah’s Entertainment casinos in Las Vegas have just added the new machines to the casino floor. (09/12)

High 5 Bingo Very Popular at Gala Bingo

Gala Bingo recently introduced the game of High 5 Bingo to their live bingo clubs and since that time the game has really been a hit with players. Jackpots have been hit since t began and it makes not only the winner happy but those who are playing along as well. The winner gets the jackpot and the others playing split a sum of money as well. (09/12)

Sports Representatives Propose Global Anti-Corruption Agency to Deal with Negatives

A meeting was held in Brussels last week with the European Union and many representatives from several of the major sports around the world including: football, rugby and cricket. The representatives met with the EU to discuss a plan to protect the future of the sports. (08/12)

Web Filtering System Used at US Open to Prevent Online Gambling

The US Open tennis tournament officials decided to take extra precautions this year by adding a Web filtering system to the network supporting the event. The Open provides network access to the players, guests and media at the event and wanted to be sure no one was able to access any online gambling websites while at the Billie Jean Tennis Center at Flushing Meadows-Corona Park, New York. (08/12)

Web Filtering System Used at US Open to Prevent Online Gambling

The US Open tennis tournament officials decided to take extra precautions this year by adding a Web filtering system to the network supporting the event. The Open provides network access to the players, guests and media at the event and wanted to be sure no one was able to access any online gambling websites while at the Billie Jean Tennis Center at Flushing Meadows-Corona Park, New York. (08/12)

Golden Palace Casino Now Offering Mobile Games

As of late, many online casinos are discovering new ways to step up their gambling offerings to their players. One such step is to provide mobile gaming. Golden Palace Casino has now begun to offer mobile gaming to their players by expanding their services in the online casino industry. (08/12)

888 Casino Hosting Roulette Tournament

Online casino website, 888, will be hosting a number of tournaments this month featuring many of their online casino games. One of the largest to be held will be the $17,500 Roulette Tournament. The tournament will take place on December 13th and 14th (08/12)

California Casino Adds Caribbean Stud Poker Virtual Gaming Tables

Fantasy Springs Resort Casino owned and operated by the Cabazon Band of Mission Indians recently added TableMAX multiplayer game tables to their casino in two forms. The first game available for players is Caribbean Stud Poker. Up to five players can play on a system and post a minimum bet of $1 with a side bet available of fifty cents. (08/12)

Maryland Woman Wins $30,000 with Scratch-off Ticket

Debby Holland and her husband Arby went to the local General Store near their hometown for something to eat and to play Keno. The couple also decided to buy a few scratch off lottery tickets. Little did they know that decision would be a good one. (05/12)

RomeCasino Website Offers Multihand Blackjack

RomeCasino is now offering a new blackjack option for those players who like to gamble fast. The new Multihand Blackjack challenges the player to move quickly if they want to play well. It gives players that Vegas feel when they are betting on the cards in the comfort of their own home. (05/12)

New Live Sicbo and Other Games to Be Debuted by Novomatic Next Month

Toward the end of January 2009 a gaming expo will be taking place in London where many companies will be debuting the latest in gaming software and platforms. The next best thing is sure to come out of the expo and hoping it might be them is Novomatic. (05/12)

Peter Jepsen Signs to Ladbrokes Poker

It has just been announced that up and coming poker player Peter Jepsen has signed a new sponsorship contract with Ladbrokes. Jepsen is joined at Ladbrokes Poker with his friend Jonas Danielsson as the new faces on the poker websites team. (05/12)

Slot Credit Mix-up at Pennsylvania Casino

The Hollywood Casino at Penn National Race Course recently discovered a big mistake. Fifty five thousand customers were mailed $500 in free slot machine playing credits by accident. The casino is now trying to straighten out the mess while still keeping customers happy and not losing too much money. (05/12)

IWON and WorldWinner Team up to Provide Skill Games to Online Players

IWON is an online games and sweepstakes website that offers players the chance to win prizes. IWON has announced a partnership with WorldWinner, a GSN affiliated company, to provide IWON players with WorldWinner cash competitions. (04/12)

888 Ladies Bingo Offering Twenty Four Days of Christmas

For the majority of December players at 888 Ladies Bingo will be able to win great prizes while playing bingo. The site has started a new “Advent Calendar” series that offers players the chance to win prizes up until Christmas Eve. (04/12)

Greektown Casino Opens New and Improved High Roller Lounge

Greektown Casino in the state of Michigan has opened a new lounge for all of the high rolling gamblers to enjoy. The new area is secluded from the rest of the gaming floor and offers a luxurious setting along with the best amenities. (04/12)

Korean Pro Baseball Players Caught Gambling Online

It has been confirmed that twelve to fourteen professional baseball players were playing the game of Baccarat online for profit at a gambling website. Prosecutors have been investigating the players for suspicion of betting tens of millions illegally on a constant basis. Many high profile players’ names are on the list of suspects. (04/12)

New Online Casino to offer Live Baccarat and Other Live Games

CelticCasino is a new online casino that will be launching February 2009. The new casino will use the live gaming software created by Visionary iGaming. The new site will provide live online baccarat as well as other live casino games. (04/12)

Couple Will Resume Life as Normal After Winning £7.6million in Lottery

A Norfolk couple, Eric and Sue Tarry, have hit the jackpot. The couple recently won the rollover jackpot in the National Lottery for £7.6million. The couple runs their own business at their home which is an automotive garage and intends to continue running their business despite their large wins. (03/12)

Family Friendly Version of Backgammon Set to Debut February 2009

Endless Games is a specialist in classic board games and they recently announced the debut of a new family friendly variation of backgammon. The new game is called Quackgammon and is a travel style game that will be introduced to the world at the New York Toy Fair in February 2009. (03/12)

“Chinese King of Mahjong” Crowned this past Week

Hu Zhiwei is a twenty nine year old with a Masters degree of Environmental Studies from Peking University. Zhiwei is from Jiangxi and lived a quiet life. But his life will be quiet no longer as Zhiwei was just named the “Chinese King of Mahjong” last week after winning a major mahjong tournament. (03/12)

Casino 32Red Adds New Style of Slot Game

Casino 32Red is an online casino that offers players different types of casino games. Included in those games are one hundred and fifty different slot machine games. That number is about to become a whole lot larger, with the newest addition to 32Red’s slot game line up. (03/12)

Minnesota Man Charged in Illegal Sports Betting Ring

Last week the Minnesota Department of Public Safety’s Alcohol and Gambling Enforcement Division was able to charge a Lakeland man who was being investigated for running an illegal sports gambling operation back in March of 2006. The department had been investigating the man for over two years and finally found enough information to bring charges. (03/12)

Chandra and Advani Meet at the 75th National Billiards and Snooker Championship Final

Top snooker players, Pankaj Advani and Manan Chandra, faced each other yet again at the National Billiards and Snooker Championship Final. Pankaj won the 2007 final while Chandra won the 2006 final, so after this match, one player will come out on top. (02/12)

Scott Simonetti Wins Tri-State Billiard Stop in Queens

Twenty eight players participated in the Tri-State Billiard tour stop in Queens this past weekend. The $500 added event took place on November 29th at the Break, Bar and Billiards in Astoria. Scott Simonetti outlasted the field and held up during two hill-hill challenges to win the first place prize. (02/12)

Bingo Player Wins Largest Jackpot Ever Awarded at Gala Bingo

Gala Bingo provides bingo lovers with a choice when it comes to bingo, online bingo games or traditional bingo hall games. Recently one lucky lady took a trip to her local Gala Bingo hall and for just a small ticket fee; she won the largest bingo jackpot ever awarded by Gala Bingo. (02/12)

EuroGrand Casino Offers Polish Language and New Payment Method for Players

EuroGrand Casino has revamped their online casino site by adding a new payment for their Polish players as well as a full Polish speaking support team to help with any needs that may arise. By adding the new language support update, EuroGrand becomes the first Playtech powered casino to offer full support for Polish players. (02/12)

Bodog Poker’s $100,000 Guaranteed Results

The US holiday of Thanksgiving is over and as people were recovering from loads of baked turkey and cranberry sauce on Sunday, the Bodog Poker $100,000 Guaranteed tournament was unfolding. Seven hundred and twenty nine players managed to stay awake long enough to play in the tournament and try and win a piece of the large guarantee. (02/12)

Jockey Chris Munce Banned from Riding

It has only been a few weeks since Chris Munce was released from jail and he has now been banned from riding for thirty months by the Hong Kong Jockey Club. Munce is a former Melbourne Cup winner and was found guilty of additional charges in the ‘tips for bets’ case that he already served time for. (01/12)

7Spins Online Casino to Launch New Roulette Game

Online casino, 7Spins, has just announced they will be launching new games on their website. Four new games are under development and are expected to be released during the next month or the month following. (01/12)

China Testing Organized Gambling on Horse Racing

The mainland of China has not held a horse race that could be bet on since 1949 when the Communist Party gained power. However, this past weekend the city of Wuhan in Hubei province held a trial horse racing event where spectators could gamble on four races at the Orient Lucky City racecourse. (01/12)

Mega Millions Lottery Jackpot Reaches New Heights

The latest Mega Millions Lottery drawing took place this past Friday and no winner was recorded. That means the lottery jackpot climbed from $111 million to $128 million for Tuesday night. If a winner is found then that person can take the cash out option of almost $85 million or choose the annuity payments of $3.3 million a year in 26 installments. (01/12)

$30,000 Blackjack Tournament Set for December at Las Vegas Hilton Casino

The Las Vegas Hilton Hotel and Casino will be holding a blackjack tournament starting on December 5th. Players can register for the tournament on the 4th with an entry fee of $599 for non qualified players. Play will continue on December 6th with cash prizes awarded that day. (01/12)

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