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Gambling News - Archive 2009-05
Online Casino Pays Out Big Time to Lucky Player

When 2009 began United States friendly online casinos were not paying out jackpots very well. A win was few and far between but the past couple of months have seen US friendly online casinos paying out pretty good to a few lucky players. The most recent win came from a Rival Gaming powered casino, which accepts US players and it, was worth almost $250,000. (29/05)

International Game Technology Marketing New line of Electronic Game

International Game Technology is a leading creator of slot machine gaming. The company has decided to change up their business and have now created a great number of electronic games including several baccarat options. Electronic games have become extremely popular at United States casinos and International Game Technology believes it is the right time for them to move into the industry. (29/05)

Two Year Old New Jersey Boy Making Headlines as Pool Prodigy

Keith O’Dell Jr is a normal twenty three months old boy except for one thing- he can play pool. And not just hit the balls around like a normal kid but actually hit specific shots, kick shots and bank shots. The toddler was filmed by his dad back in March and the footage was placed on YouTube. This has propelled the youngster into the pool world and he could not be happier. (29/05)

2009 European Snooker Championships Beginning in Early June

The 2009 European Snooker Championships will begin on June 4th and will continue until the 13th. The Championships will take place in Duffel, Belgium with a record number of players competing. One hundred and forty one players from thirty one countries will be competing in this year’s event. (29/05)

Michigan Club Keno Game Now Connected to Progressive Jackpot

The Michigan Lottery recently announced they will be adding a progressive jackpot to their popular Club Keno game. The progressive jackpot option will give players a chance to win more money and is expected to grow every four minutes. (29/05)

Bolivar Palacios Wins $100,000 Guaranteed Tournament at Bodog

Bodog held their usual $100,000 guaranteed tournament this past Sunday and five hundred and fifty eight players paid the $109 buy-in to compete in the tournament. But it would be Bolivar Palacios who would take the first place win of $23,500. (28/05)

Live Roulette TV Adds New Options

Live Roulette TV has been available for players since 2003 and since that time the show has made several changes. The television show now airs on SKY 866 and it has recently made several changes. The show now offers a larger bonus as well as new games for the players. (28/05)

Woman Finds Old Lottery Ticket Worth $10 Million

A university student in Australia was feeling the strain of not having any money for herself or her family. Hoping to ease the strain the student cashed in old lottery tickets she had forgotten about. When she cashed the tickets in she found that she had won $10 million. (28/05)

$30,000 Mini Baccarat Tournament coming to Las Vegas Hilton

On June 26th the Las Vegas Hilton will begin hosting a special Mini Baccarat tournament which is called the $30,000 Big Bluff Mini Baccarat Tournament. The tournament will take place over a two day period with the first place winner taking home $15,000. (28/05)

New Bingo Room Added to Ladbrokes Bingo Website

Ladbrokes Bingo has decided to add a new bingo room to their website and the opening day of the new room will see five hundred lucky players invited to a special opening party. The room is set to open on June 6th and players can qualify starting tomorrow for a seat to the opening party. (28/05)

Red Wings Still Number One to Win Stanley Cup

The Detroit Red Wings are one step closer to sealing the deal for the National Hockey League Stanley Cup. The Red Wings defeated the Chicago Blackhawks Sunday night six to one which puts then just one win away from reaching the finals. Because of this the Red Wings are still considered the number one pick by bookmakers to win the Stanley Cup. (27/05)

Gaming Corp. Develops Software to Keep Kids from Gambling

The Nova Scotia Gaming Corp recently developed new software to block children’s access to gambling websites. Parents can install the new software at home on their computer and it will block access to the gambling websites their children may come across. It is believed that the new software is a first in the world for blocking gambling access of its kind. (27/05)

Aladdin’s Lamp Slot Game Jackpot Sitting at Over €2,000,000

Slot games are a hot commodity at online casinos as they are the games that pay out the most money. People have their favorites but certain slot games tend to pay out more or more frequently than other games. One slot game that is just waiting to be hit is the Aladdin’s Lamp slot game offered by Boss Media. (27/05)

New Craps Record Set by New Jersey Woman

There are many people who hold records for doing things that many would never dream of doing or even attempting. Pretty much anything you can think of doing you can set a world record for it. In the gambling world there are many records that have been set and some of which have been broken. One of the records that were just broken happened in New Jersey at a Craps table. (27/05)

Players Earn Piece of $30K Prize at Online Vegas Casino

Online Vegas Casino is one of many online casinos that offer their players a wide variety of tournament options. The most recent tournament taking place at the casino was a slot tournament where one lucky player walked away with $10,000 for first place and the other players shared the rest of the $30,000 guaranteed prize pool. (27/05)

Tony Crosby Wins Seminole Pro Tour Stop

The Seminole Pro Tour Stop took place this past weekend at Capone’s in Spring Hill, Florida with many big name pros entering the competition. Tony Crosby was able to remain undefeated during the three day tournament to take the first place win. (26/05)

VIP Casino Roulette Tournament Almost Over

On the 16th of May VIP Casino began a Roulette tournament so their players could enjoy the game with added benefits. The tournament will conclude on May 31st so players still have time to get in on the Multiplayer Roulette action. (26/05)

Harrah’s Entertainment Set to Move into European Gambling Market

Harrah’s Entertainment, a giant in the gambling industry, recently announced they have established a new subsidiary called Harrah’s Interactive Entertainment. Harrah’s plans on using the new subsidiary to move into the European market very soon. (26/05)

RTG Caribbean Stud Poker Game So Popular it Hits Jackpot Yet Again

Real Time Gaming is a software provider which powers many online casinos. These casinos are available to United States players as well as international players and the game of choice seems to be Caribbean Stud Poker. The game has been hit so many times and this past weekend it was hit again. (26/05)

Mohammad Yousuf Earns Wild Card Entry into Event

Snooker player Mohammad Yousuf has something to be happy about as he has been given the wild card entry into the NBP Ranking Snooker Championship for 2009. The Championship will take place at the Karachi Club and the Pakistan Billiards & Snooker Association approved the wild card entry for Yousuf. (26/05)

Pennsylvania Police Commissioner Wants Legal Video Poker

As some government officials of Pennsylvania want to see the legalization of video poker in the state they now have the support of the state police commissioner. The commissioner recently told House lawmakers that the addition of video poker would mean fewer headaches for law enforcement as they would be able to clearly tell which terminals are legal and which are illegal. (25/05)

TableMAX adds more Caribbean Stud Machines in California

TableMAX has been very busy this year adding new electronic gaming machines to casinos across the United States. Several casinos in many different states have added the company’s machines but California and Oklahoma in particular have added more. The most recent addition was at the Hopland Sho-Ka-Wah Casino in Hopland, California. (25/05)

Thirteen is a Lucky Number for Canadian Co-Workers

When you think of the number thirteen you usually think of bad luck or superstition right? That is not the case for thirteen co-workers at the Edmonton, Alberta financial company. The thirteen women work on the thirteenth floor of their office and they recently won $49.9 million playing the lottery. (25/05)

Paddy Power Bingo Championships Competition Coming Soon

Bingo players will be excited to hear that coming in June they can begin competing for the European online bingo championships which is hosted by Paddy Power Bingo. Beginning in June, online players can qualify at Paddy Power Bingo to participate in the championships which will take place on July 4th. (25/05)

Backgammon Game Interrupted at Playboy Mansion

Hugh Hefner, the genius behind Playboy, is known to enjoy a nice quiet game of backgammon. He plays on a regular basis with friends, family or anyone he can get to sit down to a game. A recent weekly game turned into craziness when police showed up after receiving a phone call of shots fired. (25/05)

Video Poker Expert Trying to Prove Game is Not Random

Manufacturers of video poker machines state that the games play randomly and it is a game of chance. Rob Singer, self proclaimed video poker expert, disagrees. Singer has been conducting independent research to prove that video poker machines do not play at random as manufacturers claim. (22/05)

WinADay Player Wins over $100K Jackpot

Online gambler BONDGIRL07 is very happy after playing at WinADay casino. The lucky player visiting the casino after a friend convinced her to try the website. After playing free games, BONDGIRL07 moved on to play for real money and ended up winning over $100K. (22/05)

Sports Books Place Cleveland at Top to Win NBA Finals

It’s down to the final four of the NBA competition and it looks as though Cleveland is the favorite to win the title. The final four is down to Cleveland vs. Orlando and the Lakers and the Nuggets. The winner of each match up will face each other in the finals. (22/05)

Annual Backgammon Tournament set for June

Many businesses sponsor gambling events to raise money for certain charities or organizations. When these events become popular they begin to run annually for people to enjoy and benefit from. (22/05)

Blackjack Pays Out Best at Pennsylvania Casino According to Experts

The Sands Casino Resort Bethlehem in Pennsylvania began as a slots only gambling destination. The casino now offers electronic forms of blackjack, roulette and poker which experts say will pay out better than the slots games. (22/05)

Foxwoods Cheater Denies Charges but Demonstrates Craps Strategy for Jury

Richard S. Taylor is the main man behind the Foxwoods Casino Cheating scam trial. Taylor is accused of conspiracy charges as he was the driving force behind a cheating scam at Foxwoods which involved dealers at the casino. Last Tuesday Taylor turned the court room into a craps table as he demonstrated his ‘strategy’ for winning the game while denying the conspiracy charges. (21/05)

Online Bingo Player wins Jackpot from Mecca Bingo

Mojo6767 was playing on the Mecca Bingo online bingo site when she hit a large jackpot. Mojo6767 enjoys playing Jungle Madness at Mecca Bingo and while playing she hit the jackpot of £20,576 after posting a wager of just £2. (21/05)

US Players Invited Back to Intertops Casino

United States gamblers have had a hard time finding somewhere on the internet to play casino games. Since the passing of the Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act in 2006 United States players have not been able to enjoy online casinos as the UIGEA forces banks and financial institutions from processing requests from online casinos. (21/05)

Equal Chance Poker Club Opens New Kalooki Room

The Equal Chance Poker Club is located in Walthamstow, London and offers players opportunities to play poker. Back in the beginning of May, the Club opened a new room for players to enjoy. The new Kalooki room was opened and offers Sky Sports, Snooker and hot food, and of course Kalooki. (21/05)

Postmistress Helps Couple Win Good Size Lottery Prize

Many people buy lottery tickets on a daily basis. When the ticket holders check their tickets and find it not to be a winner they most likely throw their ticket away. Well imagine if you threw your ticket away because you thought you had lost but in reality the ticket was a winner. That would be devastating to any person. But for one lucky couple who threw away a winning ticket they would have their ticket returned to them. (21/05)

International Slots Challenge Offers $200,000 Prize Pool

The International Slots Challenge has started and players can take advantage of the tournament at several online casinos. Vegas Palms Online Casino, Royal Vegas Online Casino, 7 Sultans Online Casino and Platinum Play Online Casino are some of the casinos that are hosting the challenge. (20/05)

Final Four Teams To Compete for Stanley Cup

The final four teams are ready to compete for the Stanley Cup of the National Hockey League and bookmakers are creating odds on who they think will win. The defending champion the Detroit Red Wings are a large favorite to win this year’s title. (20/05)

Chiva Tafazzoli Encourages Jamaicans to Continue Playing Backgammon

The 4th High Stakes Backgammon Championship took place recently at Strawberry Hills in Jamaica and Chiva Tafazzoli, the head of the World Backgammon Association, played in the completion to try and keep his title as the champion. While there, Tafazzoli saw the advancement of Jamaican players in the game of backgammon and he is encouraging them to continue to compete to get even better. (20/05)

Devilfish Casino Launches New Weekly Blackjack Tournaments

Devilfish online casino has launched new tournaments that will take place on weeknights so players will have more opportunities to play online. The new tournaments will feature blackjack as well as video poker and slot tournaments. (20/05)

LeCroupier Casino Launches Instant Play Version of Roulette and Other Casino Games

LeCroupier casino was launched earlier this year by the Barriere Group, the French luxury hotel and casino operator. The casino was launched in 3D offering players a unique gaming option. The online casino has now launched their roulette and other casino games in an instant play version for those who want to play without downloading any software. (20/05)

English Amateur Finals to be sponsored by Jurys Inn in Sheffield

The English Amateur Snooker Finals will take place May 23rd and 24th and will be sponsored by the new Jurys Inn Hotel in Sheffield. The English Amateur Finals is the oldest snooker matches still active and has produced several famous champions of the sport. (19/05)

Online Casino Waives Tournament Fees for Entire Month

Online casino, Go Casino, has decided to make a change for the entire month of June that players are sure to appreciate. Go Casino will waive all tournament fees during the month of June so players can participate in every slot tournament on the site for free. (19/05)

Amateur Poker Player Wins Canadian Open

The 2009 Canadian Open Poker Championship took place this past weekend at the Stampede Casino in Calgary, Alberta and saw many a poker pro vying for the top prize of $100,000. But it would not be a poker pro who claimed the prize, it would be an amateur online player named Benjamin LaBlond of Quebec. (19/05)

Landon Shuffett Wins Great Southern Billiard Tour Stop

The Great Southern Billiard Tour stopped this past weekend in Greenville, South Carolina at the Palace Billiards for competitors to participate in a $1,500 added A-B handicapped event. The event drew a playing field of fifty five amateur players and it was Landon Shuffett who earned the first place finish. (19/05)

Online Bingo Jackpot Won by Lucky Mom

Karen Gass is a forty six year old mom who has five children between her and her husband. The two recently received very good news when Karen hit a large bingo jackpot of £38,000 after just spending £35 on a game. (19/05)

Baccarat Gamblers $30 Million Trial Begins Against Crown Casino

Crown casino in Australia will go to court today as a result of a lawsuit filed today by property developer Harry Kakavas. Mr. Kakavas is suing the casino for $30 million stating he was allowed to gamble at the VIP tables despite the casino knowing he had banned himself from the casino floor. (18/05)

Washington Lottery Player wins $310,000

The jackpot was high for this past weekend’s Washington Lottery but no one was able to claim the $1.2 million top prize. However one lucky player earned the $310,000 jackpot on Saturday when they bought the winning ticket of the Hit 5 game. (18/05)

Microgaming to Release Four New Slot Games

Microgaming is the top provider of online casino software and recently the company announced the release of four new slot games. These new slot games will have jackpots that will offer players large prizes. One of the new slot games is a new version of Mega Moolah which just recently awarded a player over £6 million dollars. (18/05)

Let It Ride Jackpots Hot At Real Time Gaming Powered Casinos

Online casinos have many different gambling games to choose from so most everyone can find the right game for them to play. Many times players will see that one particular game becomes “hot” and will have multiple jackpot winners over an extended period of time. One such “hot” game is the Let it Ride jackpot at casinos powered by Real Time Gaming software. (18/05)

Illinois could Legalize Video Poker Soon

A new plan is in the works for the state of Illinois which would see video poker legalized as well as other changes. The new plan would help pay for $26 billion needed for the public works program. The plan was announced by several government leaders this past Friday. (18/05)

Bodog Regular Wins Sunday $100,000 Guaranteed Tournament

Only five hundred and thirteen players paid the $109 buy-in to compete in last Sunday’s $100,000 Guaranteed poker tournament at Bodog. The top prize was worth $25,000 and it was online player jjjj who took home the first place prize. (15/05)

Asian Sportsbook Launches New Online Casino

Asian Sportsbook, Fun88, has released a new online casino that players can enjoy with live gaming. The new casino is powered by Entertasia Technology Company Limited and the website went live last month. (15/05)

Foxwoods Casino Craps Case Continues

The cheating scandal which took place at Foxwoods Resorts Casino has been taking place in court and a new person recently testified. Tony Leyko is a former craps dealer at the casino and claims to be the “middleman” between the ringleader of the scam, Richard Taylor, and the other dealers of the casino. (15/05)

Incredible Technologies To Launch New Keno Game this year

Incredible Technologies is known for creating popular arcade games including the Golden Tee Golf game. The Company has now decided to move into the electronic gaming device market and will be creating new and innovative games that players are sure to enjoy. The Company will be launching a new Keno game as well as other electronic games. (15/05)

Lottery Players Enjoy Successful Week in Georgia

Last week was a very successful week for players of the Georgia lottery as several players won large jackpots. The largest won was $1 million followed by a $500,000 win and two $200,000 plus wins. These wins should lottery sales going through the roof in Georgia as people hope to claim the same success as these lucky winners. (15/05)

Delaware State Senate Approves Sports Betting Bill

The State Senate of Delaware met this past Tuesday to vote on a sports gambling bill to allow sports betting in the state. The senate wasted no time approving the bill and all that is left to do is for Jack Markell, the Governor, to sign the bill into law. (14/05)

Free Bingo Games Now Available at 888Ladies Bingo

Free is a nice word any day but especially these days with the current economy. We all like to pay little money or get something for free so that is why online gambling sites offer free games for their players to play. 888Ladies Bingo is now offering their very first free bingo room so players can enjoy the site free of charge. (14/05)

Oklahoma Casino Installs Caribbean Stud Electronic Poker Tables

TableMAX Gaming has been very busy this year installing their new electronic table games. The most popular games to be installed in casinos seem to be the Caribbean Stud Poker System and the Progressive Blackjack System. The most recent casino to add the games is the Creek Nation Casino Eufaula in Oklahoma. (14/05)

Casino Tropez Launches Gladiator Movie Themed Slot Machine

Online casinos are constantly adding new games to keep their customers happy and possibly bring in new customers. Many of the online casinos create games based on movies or other items in pop culture as they make the games more fun and interesting for players. The most recent slot game to be released based on a movie is from Casino Tropez who just released a slot game based on the Gladiator movie. (14/05)

Fallbrook Family Support League Annual Mahjong Tournament a Great Success

Mahjong has been an internationally popular game for many decades. The game can be enjoyed by the young and old online or in the comfort of your home with friends. The Fallbrook Family Support League in California holds an annual mahjong tournament to aid people in their area. This year’s event has ended and was a great success. (14/05)

Play65 Creates Board of Trustees to Clean up Cheating

Play65, the online backgammon room, has created a Board of Trustees to help keep the online backgammon site free of cheaters, mainly those who use bots to win games. The best of the best in backgammon are on the Board of Trustees and the members will look at every suspicious activity and ban those who are found cheating. (13/05)

Craps Course Now Available at Connecticut College

Manchester Community College in Connecticut has started offering their students a unique choice when it comes to elective classes. The college is offering a non-credit course that teaches students how to play the game of craps. (13/05)

Bet365 Holding Blackjack Challenge

Blackjack players will be happy to know that online casino Bet365 has opened registration for their €125,000 Ultimate Blackjack Challenge. Players will be able to earn many prizes and the top winner will earn €25,000. (13/05)

RummyRoyal Sending Players to World Series of Gin Rummy

The World Series of Gin Rummy will be kicking off soon in Las Vegas, Nevada and online rummy site, RummyRoyal, will be sending two lucky players to try their skills at the annual event. The best rummy players in the world are expected to attend and participate in the long running competition. (13/05)

Keno Player Wins $2 Million on Mother’s Day

This past mother’s day, women around the world were celebrated by their family and children. Loads of flowers, gifts and breakfast in bed were served up to moms but one lucky mom got a gift she most certainly did not expect. A Tennant Creek mother has won $2 million while playing Keno at the Memorial Club in the Northern Territory but her name still remains a mystery. (13/05)

£100,000 Raised at PKR Charity Tournament

Charity poker tournaments have become quite popular as online rooms as well as land establishments and poker pros are very involved in various charities. Poker players and rooms can use their influence to raise money and awareness for a number of charities. The latest charity poker tournament to take place was the ninth annual Omar Sharif One to One PKR poker tournament which raised £100,000 for the One to One Children’s Fund. (12/05)

Gone Bingo Redesigns Website

Every now and then online gambling websites take the time to redesign their websites to keep things fresh and exciting for their online players. The most recent online gambling website to do a little redecorating is Gone Bingo. (12/05)

John Higgins Takes Third World Title After beating Shaun Murphy

After a somewhat easy match at the Crucible Theatre in Sheffield, John Higgins bested Shaun Murphy 18-9 to claim his third World Snooker Championship title. With the win, Higgins became only the sixth player to win three or more titles. (12/05)

Stu Warnock Wins Tri-State Tour Event

Castle Billiards in East Rutherford, New Jersey hosted a stop on the Tri-State Tour and saw a good turnout of forty one players. The tournament was a $500 added A-D event and it was Stu Warnock who walked away with the first place finish. (12/05)

Finland Could Soon Ban All Gambling Advertising

The European Commission has been coming down hard on Finland due to their monopoly on gambling in their country. To fight the European Commission, Finland is looking into banning all gambling advertising throughout the nation. (12/05)

Red Wings Top Pick to Win Stanley Cup

Online bookmakers have released their top pick to win the Stanley Cup in June and the Red Wings are standing at the top of the charts. The second round of the NHL post season is happening right now and the team from Detroit is looking to be the team to beat. (11/05)

Online Bingo Player Wins Over £240,000 at Crown Bingo

Glen Johnson is the latest big winner at Crown Bingo, the online bingo room. Mr. Johnson was playing the Lucky Ladies 88 game when he won over £240,000. Mr. Johnson was very excited about the win and really could use the extra cash. (11/05)

$5 Video Blackjack Tables Now Available at MotorCity Casino

Blackjack players in Detroit will be glad to know that the MotorCity Casino is now offering players a lower betting option for the game. The casino has installed $5 a hand blackjack machines that are similar to slot machines. Players can play Blackjack on a video screen while the dealer deals the cards on the screen. (11/05)

Massachusetts Man Stealing Keno Tickets

Many people play the lottery in the hopes of winning big. Tickets can easily be purchased at local gas stations and bars for little money with the possibility of winning big. However some people do not like the odds and try to take matters into their own hands. One man in Massachusetts has been stealing keno tickets and then cashing them out at other stores in the area to earn money. (11/05)

Bodog Announces Latest Jackpot Winners

One of the most popular online casinos available to players is Bodog Casino. Bodog offers players the opportunity to play their favorite casino games in the comfort of their own home. The online casino recently announced the latest winners of their casino jackpots. (11/05)

Charlie Bryant Wins Houston 9-Ball Classic III

Bogie’s Billiards & Games in Houston, Texas hosted the Houston 9-Ball Classic III recently and a large crowd of participants were on hand to compete. Sixty three players registered for the tournament but it was Charlie Bryant who took the first place win. (08/05)

Newspaper Offering Snooker Players a Chance to Compete Against Jimmy White

Snooker fans will be excited to learn that they now have the chance to compete against snooker great Jimmy White. The Croydon Guardian is giving away a chance to play a frame against White as well as a cue and case signed by White, Alex Higgins and John Virgo. (08/05)

Suspect Arrested in Santa Barbara Lottery Scam

Lottery scams are always prevalent and can come in many forms. Over the phone, in person and online are just few ways that crooks can swindle money from innocent victims. In Santa Barbara a woman was scammed out of $12,000 when a man conned her out of her money. (08/05)

Mecca Bingo Player Wins over £100,000 Jackpot

Online Bingo can be very rewarding especially for those who play on a regular basis. Mecca Bingo is one of the biggest online bingo sites available and recently one lucky player earned over £100,000 while playing at the online bingo room. (08/05)

$75,000 Ciao Italia Slot Tournament Coming to Las Vegas Hilton

The Las Vegas Hilton casino will be holding a very interesting slot tournament on May 7th. Players will have the opportunity to win a piece of the $75,000 prize pool but the unique part of this tournament is that not only does the first place winner win big but the last place winner wins big as well. (08/05)

888 Casino Hosting Roulette Tournament May 15th and 16th

888 Casino is a very popular online casino and they offer a good selection of online casino games as well as tournaments. One tournament series that runs every month is the Roulette tournaments. The tournament takes place every month at the 888 Casino and this month’s installment is coming on the 15th and 16th. (07/05)

Blackjack Ballroom Player Wins $5.5 Mega Moolah Jackpot

The Blackjack Ballroom Casino is a nice place to visit when you want to relax at home and play your favorite online casino games. Recently one lucky player of Finland managed to win $5.5 million from the Blackjack Ballroom website. (07/05)

Another Poker Pro Issues Challenge

Several poker pros have issued challenges this year either for themselves or other pros and online players. The latest poker pro to issue a poker challenge is Dusty “Leatherass” Schmidt. Dusty has issued an open challenge that consists of golf and heads up poker with a possible million dollars on the line. (07/05)

Gambling Revenues for Schools Could Be Less Than Initially Projected

Pre-recession projections showed the state of Missouri to expect $105 million to $130 million for schools. That total has now changed as the economy has entered a downturn. Voters approved the repeal of the limit on gambling losses to raise the money but now with the current economy the revenue earned will most likely be $70 million short of previous projections. (07/05)

World Series of Gin Rummy Set for May

The World Series of Gin Rummy is just around the corner as it is scheduled to begin on May 17th. The competition will last until May 20th and will take place at The Orleans Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada. (07/05)

Gold Mega Jackpot Win Could Break Record

It was announced recently that the Gold Mega Jackpot slot game available at Party Casino has passed the $1.5 million mark. This will be an amazing win for one lucky player but what is even more amazing is that if the jackpot continues to grow it could break the record for the most one from the machine. (06/05)

Linx Media Launches New Casino

Linx Media is a casino, poker and sportsbetting provider and they recently announced the addition of a new casino to their name. The new LinxCasino website has launched with more than four hundred casino games for players to choose from. The site also has large jackpots so players can try their hand at winning large sums of money. (06/05)

Valiant Sports Saves Rileys Snooker Clubs

Several Rileys snooker halls in different areas of the UK were in the process of shutting down when Valiant Sports stepped in and saved the day. The Valiant Sports group has saved 129 out of 159 halls all over the area which would have closed due to the failing of Rileys leisure firm. (06/05)

New Online Bingo Site Launched

A new online bingo site has been launched in the United Kingdom and it has the potential of becoming very popular in the online bingo community. The new site, Mr Bingo, has a one of a kind homepage design, new features as well as a plethora of information. (06/05)

Sports Division of WorldSpreads Sold

WorldSpreads Group is a spread betting financial firm in Dublin who recently announced they were selling their sports betting division. The sports betting division was sold for €250,000 to a management buy-out team led by Fergus Rice. (06/05)

Online Gambling Could Increase Due to Swine Flu

Gaming experts have stated recently that in their opinion, online gambling could be on the rise as the threat of the Swine Flu increases. In many countries, large gathering places are being closed or people are just not going for fear of coming in contact with the disease. This has lead experts to believe that people will decide to gamble online instead of venturing out in the public. (05/05)

Florida Woman Wins $200,000 Lottery Prize

Lottery wins are rampant these days and it seems everyday a new one is announced. With the economy the way it is right now it is no wonder that people are playing the lottery to try and ease the strain of their economic status. A Leesburg, Florida woman recently played the local lottery and won $200,000 which should ease her pocketbook. (05/05)

Las Vegas Hilton Hosting Video Poker Tournament in June

The Las Vegas Hilton casino in Nevada is constantly providing players with a great number of tournament options. In June, the casino will be hosting a new video poker tournament called $30,000 Waves of Cash where players will be able to earn a piece of the $30,000 prize pool. (05/05)

Poker Heaven Adds Hand Tracker to Website

Poker Heaven, an online poker website, recently announced they were launching an addition to their game management tools. The website has added the Poker Heaven Hand Tracker to their tools section and players will now be able to keep up with statistics from every hand played. (05/05)

Steve Moore Wins Seminole Pro Tour Stop in Florida

Hammerheads in Holiday, Florida recently hosted a Seminole Pro Tour stop and forty three players registered to compete. The event was a $6,000 added tournament and Steve Moore was able to get by Justin Hall to earn the first place win. (05/05)

Mark Shelby Betting Favorite to Win World Snooker Championships

The World Snooker Championships will take place on May 4th at the Crucible Theatre in Sheffield, England and the top betting websites have placed Mark Shelby as the favorite to win the event. Ronnie O’Sullivan was the top pick to win but Shelby beat O’Sullivan at the BetFred World Snooker Championships and the upset rocked the betting circles. (04/05)

Jadestone Launches Skill Game on iPhone

Jadestone has been steadily in the news lately as their DiceArena software has become more popular. The skill games provided by Jadestone on the DiceArena Software are loved by many but the most popular skill game is the Scarab Solitaire game. The game was recently launched on the Apple iPhone for players to enjoy. (04/05)

Cryptologic to Provide Betfair with Slot Games

It was recently announced that Betfair and Cryptologic have signed a new deal. The new deal will see the software creator providing at least ten slot games to the Betfair website. Betfair is the largest online betting operator online and the new games will only increase their offerings. (04/05)

New Michigan Casino Launches Online Preview

The state of Michigan is building a new casino that will be opening this summer. But even though the casino is not open yet, players can still get an idea of what it will be like to visit the casino. FireKeepers, the company who is building the casino, have launched an online casino which gives players an inside look at the new casino as well as offering casino games to play online. (04/05)

New Television Advertisements Launched for 888 Ladies Bingo

Advertising gives online gaming operators the opportunity to spread the word about their website in different avenues. Operators can advertise my radio, poster or television, not to mention the many other options. The latest online operator to release a new ad campaign is 888 Ladies Bingo. (04/05)

Absolute Poker $150,000 Guaranteed Results

This past week many online poker players logged on to Absolute Poker to compete in the weekly $150,000 guaranteed tournament. One hundred and twenty one players registered for the tournament and paid the $1,000 plus $50 to compete. (01/05)

Bwin Launches New Skill Games

Online casino Bwin recently announced the addition of two new skill games after the successful integration of the ParaDice gaming platform. The two new games are multiplayer dice games called Shoot the Moons and Dice Hold’em. (01/05)

Larry Miller Wins Pechauer All-American Tour

This past weekend the Finish Line Food and Fun in Chenoa, Illinois hosted the Pechauer All-American Tour stop and twenty nine players registered to compete in the double elimination 8-ball format tournament. The $500 added event was won by Larry Miller. (01/05)

Neil Robertson Moves on to Semi Finals of World Snooker Championships

Number two in the sport of snooker, Stephen Maguire, has lost his chance to win the World Snooker Championships. Maguire was beaten by Neil Robertson of Melbourne in Sheffield. Now Robertson will move on to the Semi Finals of the Championships. (01/05)

Online Casino Offering Players a Chance to Drive Fantasy Car

Many people dream of riding around town in their Dream Car. Well one casino is giving players the chance to make that dream come true. Jet Casino, one of the newest and fastest growing casinos online, is giving players the chance to drive a Dream Car for one weekend. (01/05)

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