Gambling News
Gambling News - Archive 2009-06
Liz Taylor Wins New England Women’s Tour Event

After winning last month’s Northeast women’s Tour event, Liz Taylor has done it again. She outlasted the eighteen other ladies at the event hosted by The Green Room in Uxbridge, MA to take the first place win yet again. (30/06)

VictorChandler Casino Signs Deal with CryptoLogic

VictorChandler recently announced they have signed a multi-year licensing deal with CryptoLogic, a leading software developer. The deal will see the online casino receive at least ten of the most popular virtual slot games added to their website. (30/06)

New Online Poker Site Launches Offering Subscription Services

HogWildPokerLeagues is the newest online poker website to offer subscription services. The new site is US friendly and players can enter competitive leagues to compete against others as well as friends. (30/06)

Student Wins School Snooker Title, Now Moving Toward Nationals

Lalit Dahiya entered the Delhi Schools Snooker Tournament and did so well that he won the event and was picked to receive a special training session. Dahiya will be subject to a weeklong special training session with Subhash Agarwai, a national coach, in Mumbai next week. (30/06)

New Slot Games Added at Cherry Red Casino

Cherry Red casino offers their players a wide variety of online casino games and now that list has grown. The online casino has added four new slot games for their players to enjoy and hopefully hit the jackpot! Mystic Dragon, Sea Captain, London Inspector and Loose Caboose are now available at Cherry Red Casino. (30/06)

FoxyBingo Adds More Bingo Rooms

FoxyBingo has made a few changes to their online bingo room. The site has added more bingo rooms bringing their total rooms up to over 50. The site has also changed their guaranteed weekly jackpot games to offer more money for players on a weekly basis. (29/06)

$1 Blackjack Back at Sahara Hotel and Casino

It has been five years since the Las Vegas Strip has seen the $1 minimum blackjack games but it has now made its return. Players will find they can afford to play the game of blackjack at the Sahara Hotel and Casino whether they have the smallest bank roll or the largest. (29/06)

Backgammon Tournaments held in Riga

The Association for Development of Sports in Latvia organized the first ever long and short backgammon tournament to take place in Riga. A total of forty people competed in the first competition which lasted well into the night. (29/06)

Hard Working Man Wins $39 Million Jackpot

There are many hard working people living in the United States. Many of them work more than one job just to help support their family. It has become a necessity for many to do this. Clyde Persley is one of those men. He works three jobs to support his family, one of which is a limo driver. But after this past week Persley will never have to work again if he so chooses. (29/06)

Sergio Garcia and Vijay Singh Bookermakers Favorites to win Travelers Championship

Online bookmakers are backing Sergio Garcia and Vijay Singh to win the Travelers Championship taking place in Cromwell, Connecticut. Leading the pack is Hunter Mahan but Singh and Garcia are not very far behind. (29/06)

Taylor Road Productions announces New Dates for Women’s 9-Ball Open Event

The Women’s 9-Ball Open event has been changed due to conflicting schedules with the Women’s Professional Billiard Association tournament. Taylor Road Productions recently announced the new dates for the 9-Ball Open event. The new dates are September 11th through the 15th. (26/06)

Former Executives of BetOnSports Plead Guilty to Racketeering Charges

Neil Scott Kaplan, Lori Beth Kaplan-Multz and Penelope Ann Tucker have all pled guilty to Federal racketeering charges in US District Court in St Louis. All parties agreed to forfeit millions of dollars to keep from going to jail. (26/06)

RTG Casinos Gain Four New Games

Real Time Gaming, a software provider for online casinos recently announced they have released four new casino games for players to enjoy on the RTG powered sites. Such sites include Slots Plus Casino, Las Vegas USA and Vegas Casino Online. (26/06)

Ricky Walden and Lee Gorton Work Together to Form New Snooker Hall

Lee Gorton is well known on the Whitchurch snooker scene and for the past two years he has managed the career of snooker player Ricky Walden. Now both are working together to launch a new snooker hall. (26/06)

Dutch Woman wins over €4.3 million playing Mega Fortune Jackpot

A Dutch woman was visiting online casino Unibet and decided to play the Mega Fortune progressive jackpot slot machine. This was one good decision as the lucky won earned the top jackpot worth over €4.3 million. (26/06)

Las Vegas Hilton Hosting $100,000 Three Card Poker Tournament

The Las Vegas Hilton hotel and casino is known for holding casino tournaments. This July the casino will be hosting a $100,000 Three Card Poker Tournament which is part of their $100,000 table game series. The tournament will take place on the 5th through the 7th of July. (25/06)

Virtue Fusion Gains another Software User

Virtue Fusion is an online bingo software provider and they have become very popular among online bingo operators. So much so, that many of the bingo websites are changing to use the Virtue Fusion software. The latest site to sign a deal with Virtue Fusion is BetFred Bingo. (25/06)

New Zealand Lottery Officials to Meet with Latest Big Winner

This past Wednesday one lucky player of the New Zealand lottery won over $36 million. The winner is unknown at this time but New Zealand (NZ) lottery officials are set to meet the big winner and have yet to say if the winner is local or not. (25/06)

Mansion Poker Player Wins $60,000 on Jacks or Better

An online player from the United Kingdom had a good day this week as they hit a large jackpot at Mansion Poker while playing Jacks or Better. The lucky player had place only $1.25 for a spin and the Club Royal Flush was hit and the jackpot was won. (25/06)

Cherry Red Casino Launches Blackjack Tournament

Cherry Red Casino has launched a new blackjack tournament that will last fourteen weeks. The new tournament is called 7’s Summer Series and it features a multi level live blackjack tournament. The first level will see players competing in satellite tournaments and the winners will move on to the next level. (25/06)

Odds Shorten on Murray and Federer for Wimbledon

Andy Murray and Roger Federer’s odds for winning Wimbledon have shortened as news was released that Raphael Nadal had pulled out of the competition. Nadal pulled out because he had suffered a knee injury and now both Murray and Federer are getting shorter odds from bookmakers. (24/06)

WagerWorks Reveals New Transformers Slot Game

WagerWorks is a manufacturer of gaming equipment and they recently revealed a new twenty five pay line slot themed after Transformers. The new game features original characters as well as graphics and sounds from the long time beef between Optimus Prime and Megatron. (24/06)

Artex Studios Released Mahjong Zodiac for Linux

Linux users will be glad to hear the Artex Studios has released Mahjong Zodiac for their gaming enjoyment. Mahjong Zodiac is now available for Linux users as the Company wanted to offer the Windows game for everyone by spreading to a wider audience. (24/06)

SmartLiveCasino Offering Large Bonus for Live Roulette and Baccarat Games

SmartLiveCasino offers their players live casino games so they can enjoy playing in a ‘real’ like setting. Live dealers are seen during the games to make the player feel as if they are in the casino. The casino recently announced that players can now take advantage of a special bonus for players who want to play the Live Roulette or Live Baccarat Games. (24/06)

Craps and Other Video Table Games Approved by New York Lottery

State run casinos recently received approval from the New York Lottery to add video craps, baccarat, roulette and blackjack to their casino floors. If all goes well, the casinos should be able to add the new games by next year. (24/06)

Jasmin Ouschan Wins WPBA Great Lakes Classic

The Blue Chip Casino in Michigan City, Indiana hosted the four day long Great Lakes Classic just a few days ago and sixty four players registered to compete. It would be Jasmin Ouschan who came out on top to earn the first place prize during the tournament. (23/06)

Rome Casino Players Experience Software Glitches

Top Game is the software gaming developer for Rome Casino and recently the software has been experiencing glitches while players are playing slot games. The problems surfaced from players on the casino message boards and now an official complaint has been filed with the casino. (23/06)

Tredegar Snooker Tournament to air on Cuesport TV

The annual Tredegar Constitutional Club Pro-Am Snooker tournament will begin to air on the Cuesport TV channel on WebTV this Thursday and will continue to air every Thursday until a one week break on the 23rd of July. The final will be played on August 13th. (23/06)

Mikey Hughes of Big Brother plays Charity Bingo Games

Mikey Hughes is known for barely losing in the Big Brother television show last year to fellow competitor Rachel. Hughes gained a large following while on Big Brother 9 and he now will use this fame to make money for charity. (23/06)

WSOP Event #29 Won by Leo Wolpert

Event #29 of the WSOP was a $10,000 Heads up world championship and it was Leo Wolpert who managed to outlast the field and take the $652,682 first place prize. Wolpert had to take on several top poker players in heads up play to earn the win. (23/06)

Florida Lottery announces big Lottery Winner

The Florida Lottery has announced that the Saturday Powerball drawing produced a winner from another state. The lucky $86 million winner is from North Carolina and managed to match all five numbers plus the Powerball to win the large prize. (22/06)

Denver Casinos Offer Free Craps Lessons

Gamblers in Colorado got a chance to learn the game of craps this past weekend as local casinos get ready for a few changes. Fortune Valley Casino in Central City offered players the chance to learn the game at the 16th Street Mall to get players ready for the addition of a few new games. (22/06)

Hard Rock Casino Announces 24/7 $10 Blackjack

The Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino began offering Blackjack, Baccarat, Mini-Baccarat, Pai Gow Poker, Let it Ride and Three Card poker. To celebrate one year of these offerings the casino is expanding the special $10 minimum bet Blackjack tables to a 24/7 available basis. (22/06)

RTG Sees another Let’Em Ride Jackpot Winner

Real Time Gaming operated casinos have been very popular over the past few weeks as several jackpots have been hit. Caribbean Stud Poker was the hot draw for online gamblers but now the Let’Em Ride game has really taken off. (22/06)

New Backgammon Platform Launched at Bwin

A new online backgammon platform has been launched by online gaming provider Bwin. Bwin customers will be able to play the game of backgammon even better now that the new platform has been launched. (22/06)

MediaLive Casino Shows New Live Baccarat Game

MediaLive Casino Limited showed their new live game title last week at the Global Gaming Expo Asia 20009 in Macau. Players will now be able to enjoy playing baccarat live online. MediaLive is licensed by Malta’s Lotteries and Gaming Authority and they offer blackjack, Texas hold’em and roulette as well. (19/06)

Josh Brothers Wins Blaze 9-Ball Tour Stop in Pennsylvania

Drexeline Billiards in Drexel Hill, Pennsylvania hosted the latest Blaze 9-Ball Tour stop this past week and thirty eight players registered to compete. It would be Josh Brothers who would earn the first place finish at the $1,000 added event. (19/06)

World Snooker Announces Wild Cards for Pro Tour 2009/2010

The World Snooker Association has announced the wild card places for the pro tour season of 2009/2010. Ian Preece, Andrew Norman, David Gray and Joe Jogia have earned the wild card places on the tour. (19/06)

Bookmakers Release NFL Super Bowl Picks

Since the ice hockey and NBA seasons have ended, bookmakers are now making their picks for the 2010 Super Bowl. The NFL season begins September 10th and already the New England Patriots are in the lead as the team to beat. (19/06)

UltimateBet Signs Brandon Cantu to Poker Team

UltimateBet recently announced the addition of a new player to their poker team. Twenty eight year old Brandon Cantu is now the newest member of Team UB. Brandon is from the United States and is nicknamed The Bounty Hunter for his playing style. (19/06)

Carol Joy Cole Wins American Backgammon Tour US Open

The American Backgammon Tour’s US Open recently took place on June 4th through the 7th in Washington D.C. Twenty four players competed in the event and it was Carol Joy Cole who managed to outlast the field and take down the win. (18/06)

Oklahoma Man Wins $1 Million Prize Playing Lottery

Allen Passmore of Oklahoma has played the lottery on a regular basis for years now but has never won a large amount of cash, until recently. Passmore bought a ticket from a store near his home, the Camelback Corner, and he matched all five of the white balls which give out the $200,000 prize. But since Passmore opted for the Power Play option he got the multiplier of five and it gave him the $1 million prize. (18/06)

Roulette Scammers Charged in Ontario

The Great Blue Heron Casino in Scugog recently found that a worker of the casino and two customers were scamming the casino at the roulette table. Illegal payouts were being made and now the three have been charged after their arrest on June 6th. (18/06)

Skill Games Website Debuts New Game

WorldWinner is an online skill gaming provider and the website recently announced the addition of a new skill game to their list of offerings. The new game is called The Money List and players must test their knowledge in pop culture to win great prizes. (18/06)

Caribbean Stud Poker Jackpots Hot This Week

The online casino game Caribbean Stud Poker has been hot this week especially at US friendly online casinos. It has been popular for some time now and it seems that the Caribbean Stud Poker jackpot was hit every few weeks but now the game has seen two wins in just a few days time. (18/06)

Lucky Players Win Slots Game on Same Day While Playing Same Game

It is not unusual to find a player winning a good deal of money while playing a slot game at an online casino. What is unusual is when two players playing at two different gaming sites win big while playing the same game. That is what happened to two players this past week, one from Sratch2Cash and one from Hopa. (17/06)

Football Team Owner States his Feelings on Sports Betting

Robert McNair is the owner of the Houston Texans NFL football team and he recently commented on sports betting in the NFL. The NFL is trying very hard to keep sports betting from taking place within their sport but many believe it is eventually going to happen and that includes McNair. (17/06)

Leonardo DiCaprio to Star in Gambling Movie

Reports were released recently that state that Leonardo DiCaprio will be starring in a new movie about online casinos. The new movie will be produced by Paramount pictures with Brian Koppelman and David Leviev of Oceans Thirteen fame will be creating the movie. (17/06)

Man Burns House after Wife Denys Money for Mahjong

Previous articles have included players who have suffered comas, heart problems, broken bones, death and many other afflictions. It seems that marathon sessions of mahjong are the problem behind these conditions but one man recently did something outrageous because he was denied money to play the game. (17/06)

Candywriter Creates Blackjack Application for iPhone and iPod Touch

Software creator, Candywriter, has created two new applications for the iPhone and iPod touch. Candywriter created a World of Blackjack Pro game as well as a Ruby Red Slots game. Both games were made to simulate the real experience of playing the casino games. (17/06)

Poker After Dark Running Sit-n-Talk Series This Week

NBC’s poker television show Poker After Dark features different series each week. This week the NBC show is titled Sit-n-Talk and will feature those who are known at the poker table for their chatting abilities. (16/06)

Brunswick Billiards to Show Zanzibar Pool Table Later This Month

Brunswick Billiards will be showing players a new unique table at the Great Lakes Classic in Michigan City, Indiana later this month. The table is called Zanzibar pool table and finalists of the tournament will be able to play on the limited edition luxury table. (16/06)

Trinity Hall Snooker Club Searching for New Members

The Trinity Hall Snooker Club in Henley has seen their number of snooker player’s drop over the past few years so they are looking to find new members. The club would like to have amateur as well as experienced players come to the club and help build it back up to where it once was. (16/06)

Gone Bingo Offers Players Huge Welcome Bonus

Online gamblers love bonuses and bingo players are no exception. Most bingo sites offer new or existing players a welcome or deposit bonus. This bonus gives the player extra money just for depositing and playing in the bingo room. Gone Bingo has taken the welcome deposit to a whole other level by offering players a 300% bonus for their first three deposits. (16/06)

Virgin Casino Giving Away Michael Jackson Tickets

Online casinos give their players all kinds of prizes for playing their casino games. Gifts can range from casino gear to free money to cars; the options are endless depending on which online casino you are visiting. Virgin Casino is giving away an unusual prize that many will most likely be trying to get their hands on: Michael Jackson tickets. (16/06)

Man Blames Wife’s shopping for his Craps Habit

Richard Weiler of Green Bay, Wisconsin is taking his wife to court for his gambling problem. Weiler states that his wife’s habit of shopping made him go to local casinos and play at the craps tables. This in turn led Weiler to gain a gambling problem. So now Mr. Weiler is suing his wife, who he has been married to for twenty seven years, for $1.5 million. (15/06)

UK Enjoying Live Roulette at Online Casino

Smart Live Casino is one online casino that has started offering their players live dealer games. These games allow players to experience different casino games with a real person as the dealer. This makes the experience seem as real as if the player was actually sitting in the casino. (15/06)

Lucky Player Wins Let’Em Ride Jackpot

Real Time Gaming is an online software provider for online casinos. The software provider accepts United States players so the number of players online is always good at RTG casinos. Recently the Caribbean Stud Poker games have been awarding large jackpots but just this weekend one lucky player earned a nice payday while playing the Let’Em Ride game. (15/06)

California Man Wins Lottery Jackpot Twice in Two Days

Sean Sanders of Southern California had no idea that when he went to claim his $1,400 lottery prize that he would win an even bigger amount on another ticket. But that is exactly what happened. After picking up his claim for $1,400 he checked his Mega Millions ticket and found that he had won just over $140,000. (15/06)

Whatcom Dispute Resolution Center Raises $1,100 during Charity Backgammon Tournament

The Whatcom Dispute Resolution Center in Bellingham held their first ever Compete for a Cause Backgammon tournament on May 30th to raise money for the center. The backgammon tournament was able to raise $1,100 in funds which will help the center educate and train people in peaceful conflict resolution. (15/06)

Grace Nakamura Teams up with OB Cues

Grace Nakamura has been a pro billiards player for more than twenty years so it is no wonder that OB Cues, the manufacturer of performance cues and cue shafts has teamed up with the pro to their team. Nakamura has won numerous titles and accomplished plenty in the industry. (12/06)

Hussain Mahmood Qualifies for Arab Snooker Semi-finals

Hussain Mahmood is a member of the under twenty one Bahrain snooker team and his recent performance in the Arab Snooker championship showed that he has the skills to make it to the top. Mahmood recently beat Fadhel Mahmood to enter into to semi-final play. (12/06)

Video Poker Winner Earns Small Pay Day for Machine Glitch

The Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corp. came into some trouble recently when one of their video poker machines told a player he was a million dollar winner two days in a row when he really did not win. The Ontario Lottery Gaming Corp had to shut down all 296 machines to check for glitches. (12/06)

SuperSlots Offering 2009 Summer Slots Series

Slot players will be excited to find that SuperSlots has already begun their 2009 Summer Slots Series. This is a very large slot tournament and players will be able to earn a piece of the $700,000 total prize pool. (12/06)

United States Being Pressured by EU to legalize Online Gambling

The European Union is strongly pressuring the United States to find a solution to their issues with internet gambling. The EU has urged the US to drop their ban on online gambling companies. This week the EU stated again that the UIGEA passed by the Bush administration violates the world trade agreements. (12/06)

RummyRoyal Hosts Ultimate Rummy Challenge

The Ultimate Rummy Challenge is currently taking place at RummyRoyal, an online gin rummy website. Players will have the ability to earn a piece of the $2000 prize pool while competing in the competition against the other rummy players. (11/06)

Caribbean Casino Installing Live Betting Cameras

Caribbean Casino is installing live betting cameras at over 2,000 casinos in fifty one countries so players at their online website can play roulette and baccarat in an interactive way. The cameras will follow the live game that is being played at regulated casinos and players can wager as if they are actually playing at the casino. (11/06)

Another Mahjong Player Gets Hurt While Enjoying the Game

Mahjong is an extremely popular game all over the world and it seems that most diligent players come from Asia, where the game originated. Reports have surfaced that players have went into comas, suffered heart attacks and other crazy things while playing marathon games of mahjong. The most recent player broke a bone while playing the game. (11/06)

California Poker Room Moves and Adds Table Games

The Turlock Poker Room in California will be closing its doors this Monday after five years in operation. The poker room will be reopening at the Turlock Cinema Center which is just down the road. Players will find that the move will benefit those who frequented the poker room as they add new table games including Three Card Poker and Let It Ride. (11/06)

JackpotCity Bingo Brings Games to Sweden

JackpotCity Bingo recently brought their services to Sweden and since that time the online bingo room has seen great success in the Scandinavian country. JackpotCity Bingo has brought a good variety of online bingo games to the country that the players are taking advantage of. (11/06)

Georgia Grandparents win $500,000 Lottery Prize

Brenda Lee and her husband Bobby are the most recent winners of the Georgia Lottery. Brenda won the instant game Jumbo Bucks of the Georgia Lottery and earned a $500,000 prize. Brenda bought the ticket at an Ambe Food Mart and scratched it in her car to realize she had won the large prize. (10/06)

Toronto Man Wins Large Prize Playing Daily Keno

Keno is a game enjoyed by many players and on a weekly basis there is usually a winner announced. Players can win a good deal of money rather quickly by playing keno so that explains why the game is so popular. Recently Peter Bashucky experienced the joy of a quick keno win, by earning $255,000. (10/06)

Fort McDowell Casino Offers Players Many Choices When it comes to Blackjack

Fort McDowell Casino in Arizona offers players many choices when it comes to Blackjack and they have very “player friendly” rules to let players enjoy the game more efficiently. Players will find a blackjack game for every bank roll and many ways to win the game at the casino. (10/06)

Betting Suspended on Zlatan Ibrahimovic Joining Barcelona Team

Speculation has increased that Zlatan Ibrahimovic will be leaving Inter and coming to join the Barcelona team. Gossip has increased as Italian bookmakers have stopped taking bets on whether Zlatan will be moving to Barcelona. (10/06)

Intertops RED Casino Gets First Slot Winner

The Intertops RED Casino just opened two weeks ago, giving United States players the opportunity to play casino games online. The casino has already had a big slot winner in the few short weeks the casino has been operating. The lucky winner earned $200,090 while playing the T-Rex slot game. (10/06)

Johnny Archer and Allison Fisher Elected for BCA Hall of Fame Induction

Long time pool pros, Johnny Archer and Allison Fisher have been elected to be inducted into the Billiard Congress of America (BCA) Hall of Fame. Voting was conducted by the United States Billiard Media Association and both Archer and Fisher were voted to be inducted. (09/06)

Khan and Sajjad to Represent Pakistan in Snooker Championship

The 6-Red Ball International Snooker Championship is set to take place on July 7th and will continue until the 12th in Bangkok. Players will be competing from all over but it will be Raees Khan and Muhammad Sajjad will be representing Pakistan in the competition. (09/06)

Land Based Bingo Operators Working Together to Move Online

Land based bingo operators in the United Kingdom are looking to expand into the online market. To do this they are working together to move into the large marketplace. Gala Bingo and Mecca Bingo are already in the market but they are not dominating so there is room for the smaller land operators to move online. (09/06)

iPoker Hosting Special Celebrity Bounty Tournament

Online players will be excited to hear that the largest online poker network (non-US) iPoker Network will be hosting a special celebrity bounty tournament. The special tournament will take place during the World Series of Poker and twenty one amateur players will be able to compete against top poker pros for large cash prizes. (09/06)

PartyGaming and Channel Five Team up to Create Online Casino

Channel Five in the UK has been trying to develop their digital strategy and now they will be working with PartyGaming to develop their company further. PartyGaming had a deal with ITV to run e-gaming services but that deal has ended so PartyGaming will now work with Channel Five. (09/06)

VIP Casino Craps Tournament Has One More Week of Competition

VIP Casino began a Craps tournament on their website on June 1st with players posting only $10 to enter into the tournament to win a piece of a $1,000 prize pool. This is a great opportunity for players to try out a craps game and VIP Casino offers a very “real” experience. (08/06)

Tainan Judge Let Go for Playing Mahjong

Tainan Branch Judge of the Taiwan High Prosecutors office, Hsu Hong-chi, has been let go from his judging duties for playing the game of mahjong. Hsu was let go because he chose to rule the former Tainan county Council speaker Chou Wu-liu innocent in a vote-buying lawsuit back in 2001. The problem was that Hsu and Chou played mahjong together. (08/06)

Slotland Progressive Jackpot Growing and Waiting to be Hit

Slotland is an online slot provider that sees many people hitting jackpots on a regular basis. The large progressive jackpot at the online slot website is past due a winner as it is usually hit every six to eight weeks. It has been over two months since the last win so it could be hit any day now. (08/06)

Jadestone New Backgammon Network Goes Live

Jadestone Networks is the Swedish owner and operator of GamArena and DiceArena which are multiplayer skill gaming networks. Jadestone recently went live with their new backgammon network which can be found on bwin and Finland’s Paf. (08/06)

Sportingbet Looks to Move into UK

Executives at Sporting bet have stated that they are looking into increasing their sports booking business in Britain. The company is adjusting their marketing strategy to focus on bringing their business to the United Kingdom. (08/06)

State Representative Wants NCAA to Keep Options Open for Montana Teams

Denny Rehberg is a United States Representative that is trying to convince the NCAA to think about a rule that may disqualify Montana football teams from hosting playoff games in their state. Montana offers legalized betting on fantasy sports leagues and they are trying to work with the NCAA to show that these offerings do not violate the NCAA’s belief against wagering on sports events. (05/06)

Bobby Chamberlain Wins Virginia State Amateur Championship

Diamond Billiards in Midlothian, Virginia hosted the Virginia State Amateur Championship this past weekend and early Monday morning Bobby Chamberlain was able to earn the win after outlasting the fifty two other players in the competition. (05/06)

Lucky Territorian Man Wins Over $1 Million Playing Keno

One lucky Territorian man learned he was a millionaire this week after a good friend called and let him know. The man did not know he had won because he was babysitting his grandchildren. Luckily a friend was watching and called him up to say he had won the large keno prize. (05/06)

Lismore Workers Club Hosting Annual Snooker Open This Weekend

This weekend the Lismore Workers Club will be holding their annual snooker open with around fifty people competing for the first place prize. Four tables will see players competing in the best of five frames knockout competition. The finals are scheduled to run on Monday. (05/06)

Online Casinos to add New Games from Microgaming

Online casinos that use Microgaming software will be adding new games to their roster as the online software developer has created new games. Four new games have been created by Microgaming, three slot games and one table game. (05/06)

Paddy Power Poker Offers One Player Chance to Live Like a Poker Pro

Online poker players will be glad to hear that Paddy Power Poker is offering one lucky player a chance to live the life of a poker pro. Paddy Power Poker is working with Bluff Europe to provide the lucky player with over €100,000 in prize packages. (04/06)

Richard Taylor Convicted in Connecticut Craps Scam

Richard Taylor had been on trail for some time for being the lead man conducting a casino scam in Connecticut. Taylor was convicted of cheating at the Foxwoods Resort and the Mohegan Sun casinos after begin found guilty in May. (04/06)

New Online Scratch card Game Launched by NeoGames

A brand new online scratch card game has been launched by NeoGames for players to compete with at Scratch2Cash and Hopa. The new game is called 3WOW and it is expected to be one of the best online scratch card games ever. It has a record breaking £1,000,000 jackpot for players to try and earn. (04/06)

Uli Koch Wins London Open Backgammon Championship

The first ever CasinoRip London Open Backgammon Championship concluded this past weekend and it was German Uli Koch who bested Julian Fetterlein during the final to take the first place prize. (04/06)

Two New Slot Games Added to SlotoCash Website

Online casinos add new games to their websites to keep game play interesting as well as offer new titles for players to enjoy. The latest online gaming site to add new games is SlotoCash. The website has added two new slot games, Rock On and Money Magic, for their players to enjoy. (04/06)

Bodog Player Wins Three Millionth Player Package after Placing Sports Bet


First Time Ticket Buyer Wins $1 Million

The South Carolina state lottery claim center was quite busy this past Monday as players were bringing in their tickets to claim their prizes. A young twenty nine year old man walked into the office and waited until the waiting room had cleared before he approached the counter. He was quiet and wanted the clerk to check and see if he had read the ticket right. Indeed he had and he was now the winner of $1 million. (03/06)

IGT Introduces Electronic Baccarat Game

Electronic table games have become very popular at land casinos and International Game Technology has created a new electronic game for casinos to enjoy. IGT has created an electronic version of the popular casino game Baccarat and the Four Winds Casino Resort in Michigan is the first casino to install the new game. (03/06)

Ladbrokes Casino Offering Free Blackjack Tournaments

Who doesn’t love the word Free? Free food, free drink, free gift…anything free is good right? Well Ladbrokes Casino has gotten in on the free action and is offering their players Free Multiplayer Blackjack Tournaments. (03/06)

Marathon Mahjong Session Puts Man in Coma

Mahjong is an ancient Chinese game that is popular on an international level. The game involves skill, strategy and calculation and can be found in progress just about anywhere in China. However the game is so popular that sometimes players may find themselves hurting instead of winning. (03/06)

Aisling Collins Wins PartyPoker Women’s World Open

The PartyPoker Women’s World Open poker tournament ended recently in London and television producer Aisling Collins outlasted the field of tough competitors to take the first place win of $50,000. Several international poker players competed in the event and Collins had to face Kim Wooka in heads up play to take the win. (02/06)

Golden Casino Hosting Large Slots Tournaments in June

Golden Casino is hosting a huge amount of slot tournaments with a total of $260K in prizes. The site will be hosting fifty free slots tournaments which are called Free-Nominon. The slots tournament series began on June 1st and will continue throughout the month. (02/06)

Ladbrokes Casino Proves Advertising Works Wonders

For decades now advertising has continued to grown and help businesses promote their services and bring in more customers to their business. Online casinos have begun to strongly promote their online websites by offering special incentives for players. The most recent advertisement by Ladbrokes Casino has largely increased the casinos traffic. (02/06)

John Alicea Wins Predator 9-Ball Tour Stop in Queens

Master Billiards in Queens, New York recently held the third A-D event of the Predator 9-Ball Tour. Sixty players registered to compete in the event and New York’s best amateur players showed up to participate. John Alicea was one of the top amateurs competing and he managed to outlast the field and take the win. (02/06)

Arjun Lavingia Wins Cargo Star Open Snooker Title

The Cargo Star Open Snooker Title took place just a few days ago at the Dar es Salaam Gymghana Club Gallery and it was Arjun Lavingia who was able to take down the tournament with large scores in his matches. (02/06)

Wife of Former Craps Record Holder Speaks On Husbands Broken Record

Twenty years is a long time to hold a record of any kind and Stanley Fujitake was the proud owner of a twenty year record for the longest craps roll ever. That is until just a short time ago when Patricia Demauro of New Jersey broke the long standing record. (01/06)

Online Gambling Approved for State of Illinois

Last week legislators in the state of Illinois approved to allow online gambling along with betting for their residents. A bill was approved by the state House that will allow betting on horse races at websites online. (01/06)

NASCAR Not Worried About Legalized Sports Betting

Many sports organizations have joined the NFL bandwagon against legalized sports betting in the United States. The NBA, NCAA and others have stated, along with the NFL, their opposition of sports betting being legal in the United States. One sports organization that is not worried is NASCAR. The racing giant is not worried about their players gambling as long as they don’t bet on their races. (01/06)

$232 Million Lottery Won in Winner, South Dakota

You would think a city named Winner would be producing “winners” in every capacity but that is not the case. The city in South Dakota was named Winner to establish the small town along the railroad back in 1909. Well now the city can live up to its name because one lucky winner has hit the $232 Million Powerball lottery jackpot. (01/06)

JackpotJoy Offering Seven Times the Winnings during June

Online bingo is a popular pastime for many people throughout the world. Players log on every day to participate in games as well as chat in communities and play with friends. One online bingo site is bringing guaranteed tournaments with large cash prizes for their players throughout the month of June. (01/06)

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