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Gambling News - Archive 2009-02
Requestabet Website Ordered to Withdraw Advertisement

The Requestabet website has been ordered by the Advertising Standards Authority to withdraw an advertisement the betting site has created. The ASA monitors advertisements released by online gambling websites and they found this particular ad to be breaking the guidelines. (27/02)

Darren Appleton Wins First Division of United States Bar Table Championships

The Sands Regency Hotel and Casino in Reno, Nevada recently hosted the first division of the sixteen annual United States Bar Table Championships. The event lasted one week and $24,500 was added to the prize pool. (27/02)

Phil Hellmuth Bounty at Las Vegas Poker Tournament

Love him or hate him Phil Hellmuth is one of the best poker players in the world. Fans and haters will have their chance to play against Hellmuth at a poker tournament in Las Vegas. The lucky player who is able to knock Phil out of the tournament will win a $5,000 cash prize. (27/02)

Cocoa Casino Launches New i-Slot Game

Cocoa Casino has launched a new i-slot that they received from Rival Gaming. The new game is called Cosmic Quest: Mystery Planets and it is the second installment of the Cosmic Quest: Mission Control game. (27/02)

Three Card Poker and Other Table Games to be offered at New Pennsylvania Casino

A new casino will be opening this April in Pennsylvania and visitors will be able to play several electronic table games including Three Card Poker and Blackjack. The new casino will be called The Meadows Racetrack and Casino and has cost $175 million to build. (27/02)

South Carolina Judge Rules Poker Game of Skill

Judge Larry Duffy of South Carolina has ruled poker as a game of skill after hearing a recent case in the state. This is just one small victory for those who would like to see the game of poker recognized as a game of skill throughout the United States. (26/02)

Ohio Restaurants to Host Keno Parties

Ohio Lottery Officials have teamed up with Roosters restaurants to host Keno parties to help boost the games earnings for the state. Keno has not done as well as expected but has been called a moderate success. Officials hope the parties will help people learn how to play the game and keep players interested. (26/02)

Students Playing Craps Robbed at Gunpoint

A friendly high school game of craps turned deadly last week as students were robbed at gunpoint in a restroom. A group of students were playing craps when two other students decided to rob them of their cash. (26/02)

Bingo Player Gets Large Payday at Ladbrokes

Mr. H. of St Albans is one lucky man. He recently took a break from his office work and played online bingo at Ladbrokes. This was a great decision as his short break resulted in a win of £109,467. Most of us do not make that in a year on the job and Mr. H. was able to bring it in on just a short break. (26/02)

Mahjong Debt Leads Man to Attempt Murder

We all know that addiction can lead people to do crazy things. People addicted to gambling have done it all. From selling their possessions, lying to their spouse or robbing to pay off their debts, the addiction can lead to it all. One man in China tried to kill his wife to settle his outstanding gambling debt. (26/02)

Korea Officials Detain Mansion Employees for Illegal Gambling

The Korean Times recently reported that employees working for a Korean unit of the Mansion website have been detained by officials for operating an illegal gambling website. Mansion is an online casino, poker room and all else gambling and the kit sponsor of the Tottenham Hotspur, the English football club in the Premier League. (25/02)

Palms Casino to Host Mini Baccarat Tournament

Land casinos are working hard to keep customers coming back to their casinos and hotels especially during the current state of the economy. Less people are frequenting the casinos and many have adopted special promotions to help bring the customers in. (25/02)

First Electronic Blackjack Tournament Held at California Casino

Electronic table games are becoming increasingly popular and many casinos around the United States are adding them it seems on a weekly basis. One version of the electronic table game that is very popular is the blackjack version. The Desert Rose Casino in Alturas, California has added the electronic blackjack machine created by TableMAX and recently held the first every electronic blackjack tournament. (25/02)

New Inexpensive Raffle Game Added to Michigan Lottery

With the current state of the economy, many people are holding tighter to their money. People do not want to spend as much as they have done in the past. Many people would normally buy lottery tickets but have slacked off due to the current economy. The Michigan Lottery has created a new raffle to help players buy tickets at a low price and still have the option of winning a large prize. (25/02)

South African Gambling Site Expands to Sports Betting

Gamblingsa is an online gambling website that provides information to South African gamblers. The website provides gambling information for online websites as well as land based casinos. The website has now expanded and is offering visitor’s information on sports betting. (25/02)

Robbie Williams Now a Regular at Swindon Casino

We all know celebrities like to gamble and can often be seen playing poker or blackjack at casinos around the world. Celebrities are the elite and have the means to gamble a good deal without it truly hurting their pocketbook. One celebrity seen playing poker quite often is Robbie Williams. (24/02)

Yankees Baseball Team Enjoy a Billiards Break

Yankee players received a surprise on Monday when they showed up to team practice. Instead of beginning their usual workout, team manager Joe Girardi took the players to a local pool hall to enjoy a few games. More than sixty players loaded up on a bus and took off for the Tampa area pool hall. (24/02)

Microgaming Releases New Online Slot

Microgaming has released a new slot game for online players called Track and Field Mouse. The new game can be played at All Slots Casino and many are already enjoying it. The new game has many options so you can play the game many different ways. (24/02)

Welsh Open Champion of Snooker is Ali Carter

This past Sunday Ali Carter defeated Joe Swail 9-5 during the finals of the Welsh Open. With the win, Carter became the new Welsh Open Champion. This is the first ranking title for Carter who has been a snooker player for some time now. (24/02)

Red Hawk Casino Thriving Despite Current Economy Status

Red Hawk casino located near Placerville, California has drawn large crowds on a daily basis. Red Hawk opened in mid-December and since then the casino floor has been crowded with patrons. Many casino experts believe that new casinos draw customers in as they believe they have a better chance of winning at a new casino. (24/02)

New Gambling Commission Launched by United Kingdom

The government of United Kingdom has decided to launch a new national responsible gambling commission. The new commission will be filled with a board of experts problem gambling. The new responsible commission will be advising the UK Gambling Commission as well as the Department of Media, Culture and Sport. (23/02)

South Sydney Rabbitohs Partner with Betezy

Russell Crowe’s South Sydney Rabbitohs has signed a partnership with Betezy to open a new website for the Rabbitohs that will offer fans sports and racing odds as well as information. The Rabbitohs will join a long list of teams that have partnered with Betezy which includes the Gold Coast Titans, Newcastle Knights and Cronulla Sharks. (23/02)

Gambling Addiction Expert Says Keno Addition in Canada could lead to Addiction

The Atlantic Lottery Corporation is planning to add electronic keno to two hundred bars and restaurants in Prince Edward Island and Nova Scotia in March. Elizabeth Stephen, a gambling addiction councilor, has stated that she believes the low risk betting game has a danger of becoming a high risk for addictiveness. (23/02)

Florida Gamblers Addiction to Blackjack on the Rise

Recent Statistics have shown that gamblers in the state of Florida are becoming more addicted to Blackjack. In the past, players have been addicted to the game of poker but recent additions of Blackjack to the state have increased the number of those addicted to the game. (23/02)

Online Player Wins Nectar Millionaire Contest at Gala Bingo

Gala Bingo started a new promotion a few months ago called Nectar Millionaire. Players could play online bingo at Gala and they would be entered into the Nectar Millionaire contest. The winner would receive one million pounds that could be spent by using nectar points. The contest has now found a winner in Joan Scales from Dartmouth. (23/02)

American Billiards Players Win Back Guinness World Record

In the Guinness Book of World Records there is a title of Longest Marathon Billiards Match that is held by players in Europe. Well not anymore, as two American players recently played a match and beat the record held the the European players. (20/02)

Alex Higgins Dropped From Charity Event

Alex HIggins was supposed to attend a charity event in Limerick in March but has been dropped from the schedule. This comes after recent reports of Higgins threatening and verbally abusing spectators and a referee at separate events. (20/02)

Rhode Island Lawmakers want to add Sports Betting to the State

Many states are trying to come up with different ways to gain revenue due to the current economic state in the United States. Two lawmakers in Rhode Island would like to add sports betting to the state. Both feel it would help balance the budget and help with their deficit. (20/02)

Online Bingo Software Grows at Parlay

Parlay Entertainment recently announced they will be expanding their ParlayGames Suite when they release their Parlay5 Software platform. Parlay is known as one of the front runners in providing television and Internet bingo software. (20/02)

Vanessa Rousso Poses for Sports Illustrated

It is not very often that poker fans get to see their favorite poker stars highlighted in mainstream magazines. However if you were to open the newest edition of Sports Illustrated swimsuit edition you would find a very familiar face. Poker pro Vanessa Rousso is featured in the famous Sports Illustrated edition and is the first ever poker player to appear in the yearly edition. (20/02)

Decrease in Foreign Travelers Hurting Las Vegas Casinos

Las Vegas hotels and casinos have been hurt by the current economic status in the United States. To maintain their revenues Las Vegas casinos were hoping that foreign travelers would make up for the loss in revenue from travelers from the States. But this has not happened and the casinos are hurting financially. (19/02)

Apache Gold Casino Resort Cuts Keno Games

The economy has affected everyone in every type of business. Reports are constantly coming out that businesses are closing due to the rough economy. In the gambling industry the casinos have been hit hard. Tribal casinos have been affected as well. Even though they operate under different aspects than others the Tribal casinos have had to make changes to keep in step with the current economy. (19/02)

Spades Connection Holding Tournament in March

Knoxville, Tennessee will be the backdrop for the March 2009 Spades Connection Event. The spades event will begin on March 12th and will continue till the 15th. The Spades Connection is an online website that offers spades players information on live events as well as a place for people to make new friends. (19/02)

Play65 Backgammon Wins Readers Choice Award

The winner of Gambling Online Magazine 2008 Readers Choice Awards best Skill Game online was Play65 Backgammon online website. This is the second win for Play65 as they place second in the same category at last year’s awards. Of course this win is extra special as they have moved up from the second place finish to a first place victory. (19/02)

Europa Casino Player Wins Huge Jackpot

Europa Casino recently announced that Mikhael J. an online player from their website has won a very large progressive jackpot. Mikhael was playing Gold Rally when he hit the jackpot which was worth just short of one million Euros. (19/02)

Stanleybet Outlet Shut Down Again

Stanleybet has had more trouble in Athens with the sports betting outlet they opened last year. The store was shut down soon after opening because it was competing with the Greek gambling monopoly OPAP. The store was soon reopened after going to court but now the store has been shut down yet again. (18/02)

Mohegan Sun Reintroduces Five Dollar Blackjack Tables

As we all know the struggling economy has created difficult changes in the gambling industry. Many casinos have been forced to cut jobs, reduce hours and even close for a few days during the week. Most of the changes hurt people in some way. Well one casino has made a change that will benefit those who want to visit a casino and gamble in an affordable way. (18/02)

Rummy Royal Website Wins Award Second Year Running

Everyone knows that poker pretty much rules the roost when it comes to online gambling but other games are starting to see great online success as well. Rummy has been doing very well especially the Rummy Royal website. At this year’s CAP gaming awards Rummy Royal won the Skill Game Affiliate Program award for the second year running. (18/02)

Georgia Woman Wins Large Lottery Prize

Angelia Dotts is a thirty seven year old tire assembler who lives in Georgia who recently won the Georgia Lottery. Angelia bought a Lucky Gold instant game ticket on her way to work. While Angelia was in her truck sitting at a stop sign she scratched her ticket and found that she had won $117,000. (18/02)

Finland Bans More Aspects of Online Gambling

The country of Finland currently has a monopoly when it comes to online gambling. Finland has blocked all external online casinos from conducted business in their country and this has become a problem with the European Commission. Finland’s government has made another decision that vastly effects the free trade agreements of the EU. (18/02)

Fox Sports Network Extends Television Broadcast License for WPT Season VIII

Fox Sports Network and World Poker Tour Enterprises have announced the official extension of the television broadcast license on Fox Sports Network. The station will now include the World Poker Tour Season VIII. (17/02)

Young Snooker Stars Needs Money to Attend European Championships

Eighteen year old Robert Carlisle and sixteen year old Michael Leslie are two young snooker players who have a bright future ahead of them. Both have qualified to play in the European Championships in St Petersburg, Russia yet both do not have the money to attend the event. (17/02)

Ladbrokes Games Player Wins Large Slot Jackpot

Chain Reactors is an online slot machine that can be played on the Ladbrokes Games website. The jackpot for Chain Reactors has been building for several months now and recently one lucky player hit the jackpot. A player from St Albans won just over 100,000 Euros when he placed a three pound bet on the slot game. (17/02)

Foreclosure May be Next for Resorts Atlantic City

Everyone knows that the economy is struggling and that many businesses may have to close or take other measures to account for the revenue not being made. Recent reports have surfaced stating that Resorts Atlantic City is facing foreclosure after not making their loan payments over the past several months. (17/02)

Brandon Shuff Wins Inaugural National Championship Series 8 Ball Championship

The inaugural National Championship Series 8 Ball Championship has come and gone and many competed for the top prize and first place title. But there could only be one winner and Brandon Shuff was able to hold on and take the victory. The Golden Nugget Casino in Las Vegas played host to the first ever event. (17/02)

Thirteenth Bingo World Expo Taking Place in Las Vegas

The bingo industries largest conference is called Bingo World and the thirteenth edition of the expo will be taking place on March 3rd through the 4th at the Riviera Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada. Several professionals in the bingo industry are scheduled to speak at the Conference and hundreds are expected to attend. (16/02)

Casino Card Cheater Admits Scams in United States and Canada

A large casino gambling scam was busted some time ago and twenty six people have pleaded guilty to a wide variety of charges for their involvement in the cheating scam. Tai Khiem Tran is the most recent person to plead guilty in the casino scam and he has admitted to the scams he participated in. (16/02)

London Ritz Casino Suing Property Developer for Roulette Debt

The Ritz Casino in London is suing Nabeel Chowdery, a property developer, over a gambling debt that Chowdery alleged accrued. Chowdery was playing roulette and lost one hundred and sixty Euros within two hours of playing the game. The Ritz is suing because Chowdery still owes the casino for his loss. (16/02)

Twenty in Shanghai Sentenced for Sports Betting Ring Operation

According to the China News Service, a Shanghai court has sentenced twenty people to prison for running an online sports gambling operation. The operation had created a net worth of almost one billion dollars after the operation had collected millions of dollars in bets. (16/02)

iPhone Application a Potential Threat to Casino Blackjack

Technology is constantly changing and evolving to meet the current needs of consumers. One type of technology that seems to be on a faster pace than most is mobile devices. The Apple iPhone and iPod Touch recently added a new application that is a card counting program. This program could help those who play blackjack perform better and win. (16/02)

Jamie Gold Confirms Signing Contract with Aced Website

It has finally been confirmed that Jamie Gold has signed with online poker room Aced. Reports have been surfacing all over the internet and yesterday Gold and his representatives confirmed that he did join the new up and coming poker brand. (13/02)

LuckyCasino18 Adds New Slot Game

Online casinos are constantly adding new games to keep their sites current in the online gaming market as well as adding new content to keep their players happy. LuckyCasino18 recently added a new slot game that offers a nice progressive jackpot as well as a unique gaming experience. (13/02)

3D Internet Casino to be Launched by Lucien Barriere Hotels and Casinos

Lucien Bariere Hotels and Casinos is a French group that owns the Barriere Interactive Gaming. Barriere Interactive Gaming is the online version of the land casino and they recently announced they will be launching a 3D Internet casino later this year. (13/02)

Keno Ticket Sales High Despite Bad Economy

With the current state of the economy it seems that every type of business is slowing down. Most businesses are having to lay people off, cut hours or close completely. Ironically one business that is doing very well despite the bad economy is lotteries. In the state of Ohio the game of keno is doing very well. It seems that even though people are short on cash if they can play the lottery and maybe win it is worth the risk during these rough times. (13/02)

Mahjong Player Suffers From Face Paralysis

Over the years many wild and crazy stories have surfaced about players who have suffered illness or death due to long sessions of playing Mahjong. The game is so popular in many parts of the world that marathon gaming sessions take place for twenty four hours or more. Just a few months ago a man died from playing Mahjong for a long period of time. Most recently a man from Shenzhen suffered facial paralysis after playing the game all night long. (13/02)

Game Village Announces Winner in New Bingo Bonus Feature

Game Village is a new online bingo website in the United Kingdom that powers its own software. The website recently added a Super Ticket bonus feature to their 90 Ball bingo game. In just the first month of its launch a winner has been named. (12/02)

Sports Book Executives Argue Racing at Country Racking Victoria Conference

Top executives from several Sports Books companies came together at the annual Country Racing Victoria conference which took place in Geelong. The topic of course was racing and Robert Nason the TABCORP wagering manager warned those in attendance that country racing administrators that they are facing a funding shortage. (12/02)

Konocti Vista Casino to add Caribbean Draw Poker

Land casinos are constantly adding new games to their casino floors to keep up with the latest technology. One very popular piece of new technology is the electronic table game. Casinos are adding the electronic table games like crazy and the most recent casino to add a game is Konocti Vista Casino Resort in Northern California. (12/02)

Shasta Lake Lottery Winners Come Forward

As I reported earlier in the week, the $76 million lottery had been won earlier this week yet no winner had come forward to claim their prize. Well, the winners realized they won on Monday and have now claimed their prize. Fifteen teachers and administrators at the Shasta County elementary school bought the winner ticket and were very happy to be the winners. (12/02)

Online Gambling Regulation Taking Place in Spain

It was recently reported that the Spanish government is finally making their move to regulate online gambling. In late 2007 the Spanish Congress of Representatives passed a bill that spelled out their plan to regulate and tax online gambling operators. Since that bill’s passing the government has yet to do anything, until now. (12/02)

Mahjong Time Teams up with 343 Sports Group

It was recently announced by Mahjong Time that the provider of online mahjong platforms had signed a partnership with the 343 Sports Group. The 343 Sports Group would be an exclusive licensee of Mahjong Time game software. As the company works together they will create and launch a Chinese facing online mahjong destination, which will play a major role on the 343 Sports Group website. (11/02)

Pennsylvania Casino to Add Virtual Roulette to Game Floor

Land casinos around the United States have begun adding electronic table games to their casino floors. The electronic table games are a nice change and many players enjoy them. Not to mention the casino saves money by providing games such as roulette and blackjack without having to hire dealers. (11/02)

Shuffle Master Upgrades Three Card Poker and Other Table Games

Shuffle Master recently announced that they have added several upgrades to their Three Card Poker table games as well as Ultimate Texas Hold’em. Shuffle Master is the largest manufacturer of casino table games and to remain ahead of the game they have added new wagering options to some of their table games. (11/02)

Valentine’s Day Blackjack Tournament Scheduled for CasinoRip Website

Those who may be spending this Valentine’s Day alone can reach out and meet someone while playing a game of blackjack this February fourteenth. CasinoRip will be holding a special Valentine’s Day blackjack tournament to help promote the social aspect of their website. (11/02)

Mega Moolah Progressive Jackpot Rises Above $5 Million

Online slot players dream of winning a large jackpot. To many people a large jackpot is around $100,000. The largest online slot machine jackpot that has yet to be one is the Mega Moolah jackpot. The progressive jackpot is currently sitting at around $5.5 million and is continuously growing. (11/02)

Movie Uses Backgammon as Key Component in Plot

Backgammon plays a key role in the award winning Bulgarian film “The World Is Big and Salvation Lurks Around the Corner” that was based on the autobiographical novel by Ilija Trojanow. The movie has been released in Bulgaria for a few months now and it has already earned E60, 000. (10/02)

Shaun Murphy Moves to New Training Club

Shaun Murphy is the current United Kingdom Snooker Champion and he recently moved to a new training club. The club is located in Sale, called the Sale Conservative Club. When Murphy moved to the new club he brought along a little something special. (10/02)

Chuck Hill Wins Dominiak Cues Northeast Amateur 10-Ball Tour Stop

The second stop on the Dominiak Cues Northeast Amateur 10-Ball Tour took place on the 7th of February in Latham, New York. The event was hosted by the Diamond Eight Billiards and twenty eight players were competing for the top finish. (10/02)

Vegas Red Celebrates Valentine’s Day with Players

Online casino Vegas Red has created a special Valentine’s Day themed look to help celebrate the holiday. The casino will also host a Valentines Special that will take place on the 11th through the 15th. Players will be able to earn unlimited bonuses for each deposit they make. (10/02)

Spanish Poker Tour Returns for Second Season

Since 2009 began poker players have welcomed the return of their favorite poker tours. From the EPT to the WSOP circuit, poker players revel in the opportunity to face their favorite players or their foes to see who the best at the game of poker is. One of the poker tours returning for a second season this year is the Spanish Poker Tour. After a successful first season, the tour has returned. (10/02)

Betting on NASCAR Begins This Week

Race fans are revving up for this year’s first Daytona five hundred race. With just one week to go fans are placing their bets to see who will win and where others will place. The excitement is mounting as the cars will soon be qualifying for their starting positions. (09/02)

Bingo Cards Could Be Tax Free Soon in Arkansas

Currently Charity bingo operators in the state of Arkansas pay a tax of one penny for each bingo card they use. Operators want legislatures to do away with the tax and have been trying to have a measure passed for the past two years since the tax was added. (09/02)

Golden Casino Adds New Slot Machine to Website

Golden Casino is an online casino that offers players a wide variety of gaming options. One gaming category that they have a good selection of choices is in slot machines. The site is constantly added new games to keep play fresh. The latest game to be added to Golden Casino is Northern Lights. (09/02)

New Baccarat Contest Running at Bodog Casino

Baccarat players can now enjoy a new contest that is currently running at Bodog Casino. Baccarat does now have tournaments or contests running everyday so this one is sure to bring in the players. The contest will last four weeks and those who have played the best will take the grand prize. (09/02)

Oregon Lottery Player Wins $76 Million

It was announced this past weekend that the winning lottery ticket to the $76 million jackpot in Oregon was sold at Circle K in Shasta Lake. The player has yet to claim the large prize and officials and workers of the Circle K are all wondering who has won the large cash prize. (09/02)

This Weeks Poker After Dark to Feature Brilliant Minds

Poker After Dark is a popular NBC late night show that features poker players competing for cash prizes and bragging rights. Each show in Season five is created around a theme and the upcoming episode for this week is called the Brilliant Minds episode. (06/02)

State of Nevada Grants Elektroncek a Gaming License

Elektroncek is a manufacturer of multi-terminal gaming devices. The Company has licenses in nineteen gaming jurisdictions in North America but has not been able to obtain a license in Nevada, until recently. At IGE, Elektroncek announced they had finally gained a gaming license in the state. (06/02)

William Hill Vegas Player Wins Large Jackpot

Another player has had great luck at an online casino recently. It seems almost every week someone is winning a jackpot at an online casino. Neil Foot is the most recent player to take down a big jackpot. A last minute decision made Foot £75,000 richer. (06/02)

888 Website to Receive Live Dealer Games from Evolution Gaming

Live dealer gaming has become increasingly popular in the last year. It seems several online casinos as have added the live dealer gaming tables. There are benefits to adding the machines as the casinos as it gives a more real appearance to online gaming. (06/02)

NeoFun Website Partners with Frosmo to Provide New Skill Games

Adding new games to an online gaming portfolio is a smart move for both the online gaming portal and the players. The website enjoys the benefits of more players coming to the site to enjoy the new games and the players enjoy having new games to experience. (06/02)

World Summit of Pool Dates Announced by UPA

The 2009 Diamond World Summit of Pool dates have been announced by the United States Professional Pool players Association (UPA). The event is scheduled to take place in June 2009 at the Riviera Hotel and casino in Las Vegas (05/02)

Best New Online Bingo Website Award Goes to Wink Bingo

The Bingoport Players Choice Awards of 2009 were held last week at the Novotel Hotel in London and many companies in the online bingo industry received awards. One such winner was Wink Bingo. They were awarded the Best New Online Bingo Website award. (05/02)

No Pay line Slot Released at All Slots Casino

It seems almost every day a new product or game is created that totally changes the look and playing experience for online gamblers. The most recent game to hit the scene that is quite different is called Burning Desire. All Slots casino has released the game and it is unique as it has no pay lines. (05/02)

Allen Iverson enjoys Night of Three Card Poker

It has been reported by several sources that Allen Iverson enjoyed a night out at the Shakopee Canterbury Card Club recently with his pockets full of cash. Iverson was joined by Rasheed Wallace and six other friends for a night of rowdiness three card poker. (05/02)

Old Friends Face Fine for Illegally Gambling on Mahjong

Recently seven men were playing mahjong as friends. The game became a little friendlier when they began to place cash bets on the outcome. This of course is illegal in Malaysia. The men plead guilty to playing the game stating they are old and were just playing to pass the time. (05/02)

PartyCasino Holding Roulette Competition at the end of the Month

Online gamblers are always looking for cool new contests so they can earn more money playing the games they love. PartyCasino will be hosting The Roulette Revolution $10,000 Giveaway at the end of February for those who enjoy playing roulette. (04/02)

More Casinos to Install TableMAX Progressive Blackjack and Caribbean Stud Poker Tables

More and more casinos are installing TableMAX Progressive Blackjack and Caribbean Stud Poker Tables, especially in California. The table games have become very popular and are operated with ease at the casinos as no dealer is required. The most recent casinos to place orders for the tables are the Red Fox Casino and Sho-Ka-Wah Casino. (04/02)

Ohio Man Stealing Scratch off Lottery Tickets and Claiming Winnings

Columbus, Ohio authorities have been dealing with a usual lottery crime for some time now. A man has been stealing scratch-and-win lottery tickets and then claiming the winnings at a different store than where he stole the tickets. The police have now a suspect but he is still on the loose. Robert Carey Cabot is suspected of committing the crime at least twenty times in the past month. (04/02)

Super Bowl Bets Reach $81 Million at Nevada Casinos

The Super Bowl has come and gone but not before sports bettors could get their wagers in. Nevada casinos have reported that sports books in the area took in $81.5 million in bets for the Super Bowl and $6.68 was won according to state gambling regulators. (04/02)

Young Gambling Addict Steals Money from Firm to Pay off Debt

Twenty eight year old Christopher Proudfoot has a gambling addiction. His addiction has placed him in so much debt that he has been embezzling money from the firm he works for to pay off his amassed debt. Christopher admitted yesterday that he has stolen £936,452.32 while working as a finance and credit controller for Highland Network. (04/02)

New Pennsylvania Casino to Offer One Thousand Jobs

The Bethlehem Sands is a new casino that will be opening in the next few months. The casino is located in Pennsylvania and many in the area are looking forward to the opening, not just because you can gamble but also because the casino is brining one thousand jobs to the area. With the economy in its current shape and unemployment rising, jobs are needed and the casino will provide many. (03/02)

32Vegas Casino Player Wins Large Jackpot Playing Slots

It seems more and more winners are popping up at online casinos these days. There have been a slew of winners in the past month but the latest online slot machine winner may top them all. Rene S. from Holland was playing on 32Vegas Casino when he hit a large $2 million plus jackpot. (03/02)

February Poker Race Begins at Titan Poker

Titan Poker has started a new poker competition for the month of February that will see the first place winner add $100,000 to their bank account. The competition is called February Poker Race and cash table players compete to be on the top of the leader board. (03/02)

National Collegiate 9-Ball Championship to be sponsored by Ozone Billiards

It was recently announced that Ozone Billiards will be the presenting sponsor for the Association of College Unions International (ACUI) 2009 National Colligate 9-Ball Championship. Ozone will help students that play billiards participate in national tournaments as well as regional. (03/02)

27th Northwest Snooker Title Won by Suresh Chauhan

This past weekend Suresh Chauhan won his twenty seventh Northwest Snooker title. The event took place at the Lautoka Club on Sunday and Chauhan was in true form. New to the tournament Snooker scene, Sireli Kaci also had a good day and proved his skills at the game of snooker. (03/02)

Cashcade Could Sell to Pay off Large Debt

Foxy Bingo and Wink bingo are just a few of the online gaming sites that Cashcade operates. Cashcade is one of the biggest gaming firms in the industry and they have accumulated a good deal of debt. The company may be up for sale very soon to pay off their debt. (02/02)

Australian Senator Wants Online Casinos to Stop Offering Free Bets to Citizens

In Australia it is not uncommon for citizens to receive offers via email or online offering free bets to those who would return to the online casinos or for new customers. Many in Australia believe this practice is unethical and want to see the offers of free bets stopped. (02/02)

Interwetten and Microgaming Partner Up

European bookmaker Interwetten and Microgaming have recently teamed up to offer gaming solutions. Interwetten is a leading online sports betting provider and Microgaming is of course a leading online software provider. (02/02)

Player Hits Caribbean Stud Poker Jackpot

The New Year has been very profitable for those who like to play the online slots and jackpot games. There have been several winners in the first month of 2009 and hopefully the luck will continue. The most recent winner came from a casino that is powered by Real Time Gaming software. (02/02)

iPhone and WiiWare add Mahjong Zodiac Game

The iPhone and WiiWare for Nintendo Wii will be adding the game Mahjong Zodiac very soon. Artex Studios recently announced the release of the game for both electronic systems. Players interested in the upcoming release can check out the Mahjong Zodiac game at the Artex Studios website, CasualGameStore. (02/02)

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