Gambling News
Gambling News - Archive 2009-07
Online Gaming Site Lets Players Bet On Skill Gaming

A new online website called BringIt gives United States players a chance to make wagers and it is legal. The site is legal because it is not considered online gambling. The site gives players the opportunity to challenge other gamers for money in video games. The site is not illegal because the players are wagering on their skill of the games. (31/07)

Lucky Player Wins over $80,000 at Slotland

Online slot machines are very popular with online gamblers as they are hit quite often and give players an opportunity to earn substantial amounts of money. The latest big money winner of an online slot game is MARMOTLUB from Slotland. He won $80,369 while playing Slotris. (31/07)

Super Slots Casino Hosting Blackjack Tournament This Weekend

Online players enjoying visiting online casinos to play their favorite casino games and many of these players look for tournaments at their favorite casinos. Tournaments can be enjoyed with just about every type of casino game including slot games, poker and roulette. Super Slots Casino is hosting a special blackjack tournament this weekend that players can enjoy. (31/07)

Utah Man Could Face Fifteen Years in Prison for Running Online Gambling Business

Frank Musil age fifty one of Utah has been charged with possessing a gambling device, four counts of gambling and following a pattern of unlawful activity. Musil is being accused by Salt Lake City police of running an online gambling business from an Internet Café he owned. (31/07)

Platinum Play Casino offering Online Baccarat Guide

Platinum Play Casino is an online casino that is offering players a way to improve their baccarat game. The online casino has created a new strategy guide to help players learn more about the game and how to play better. (31/07)

Live Score Service Added to Sports betting Information Provider

World Sports Network is an online sports betting information provider and they have recently made an addition to their services. The World Sports Network has upgraded their soccer service for their online site to feature the fastest scoring updates for an online provider. (30/07)

Bodog Player Wins Large Prize Playing Jacks or Better

Jacks or Better is a popular variant of poker and many players can be found enjoying the game online. When found online, Jacks or Better is usually played via poker machine and it is usually connected to a jackpot or progressive jackpot. This way players have the opportunity to earn extra cash while playing. (30/07)

Aspinal Casino Adds Multi-Win Roulette

One of London’s most exclusive casinos, Aspinalls, has earned a new game for their casino floor. The Inspired Gaming Group recently installed the bespoke Multi-Win Roulette machines at the casino for their players to enjoy. (30/07)

Elderly Man Robbed After Winning Money From Video Poker

Usually after you win money from a night of gambling you celebrate. Well one elderly man recently had little to celebrate when he was robbed after a night of luck at the video poker machines at his local Tavern. (30/07)

Twitter Creates Online Bingo Application called TwitterINGO

Lovers of online bingo and Twitter can rejoice as both have joined hands. The online social networking website has launched its first ever online gaming application and they decided to go with Bingo. The new application is called TwitterINGO and is being worked on by Definition 6, an interactive marketing agency based in Atlanta. (30/07)

Single Mother wins Large Lottery Prize in Toronto

It’s always exciting to hear when someone wins the lottery especially when it is a multi-million dollar win. But it is even more exciting when you hear of someone who is truly in need of a large lottery win. Lydia Nono age 49 of Toronto had been laid off for sixteen months from her job and is a single mother so times were tough. She had been playing the lottery for twenty years and it finally paid off last Tuesday when she won the $20 million lottery. (29/07)

Beau Rivage Casino Offers Progressive Table Games

The Beau Rivage Resort and Casino in Mississippi recently added a few Shuffle Master progressive table games that have instantly became hits at the casino. The casino is the first outside of Nevada to have the jackpots on the table games provided by Shuffle Master. (29/07)

River City Casino to Hire More than 200 Craps and other Casino Dealers

Pinnacle Entertainment Inc. is planning to open a new casino in Missouri next year and they are looking to hire several gaming dealers. Craps, blackjack, roulette and poker dealers are needed for the New River City Casino. (29/07)

Another RTG Caribbean Stud Jackpot Won

Real Time Gaming and Caribbean Stud Poker must be a good combination. It seems every few weeks if not every week a player is hitting a large jackpot from the Caribbean Stud Poker game offered at RTG. Another lucky player has hit the jackpot yet again and this time won almost $50,000. (29/07)

32Red Wins Awards with Launch of Rummy to their Site

32Red has officially added Gin Rummy to their online gambling site and players could not be happier. 32Red already offers Casino, Bingo, and Poker and spread betting games and now with Rummy added they are sure to see even more players frequenting their site. (29/07)

Sean Davis Goes Undefeated to Win Great Southern Billiard Tour Event

The Great Southern Billiard Tour recently made a stop in Sanford, North Carolina at the Speakeazy billiards to hold a $1,500 added A/B amateur event. The event drew a playing field of 74 players and it was Sean Davis who went undefeated in the competition to take the top spot. (28/07)

Snooker Pro Sajjad wins Third Title of his Career

Mohammad Sajjad is a top snooker pro from his home country and just a few days ago he won his third ranking title in his career. Sajjad won 8-3 against Saqib Butt in the National Ranking Snooker Cup at Karachi Gymkhana to earn the title. (28/07)

Bookmakers Set Darvin Moon as Favorite for WSOP Win

With the November Nine set for the World Series of Poker Main Event Final Table, online bookmakers are now making their picks on who will win. The current favorite among online bookies is the amateur player Darvin Moon. (28/07)

Johnny Chan Returning to Compete in APT Macau

The Asian Poker Tour Macau Festival is set to begin very soon and poker pro Johnny Chan has already confirmed he will be in attendance at this year’s event. Chan enjoyed last year’s event so much he cannot wait to compete this year as well. (28/07)

Online Casino Adds New Game to Offerings

ClassicCasino is an online casino that offers players many choices when it comes to online gaming. The website recently added one more game to their list of available casino games, a slot machine called Pedal Power. (28/07)

Blackjack Dealer Suing Caesars Casino for Health Issues

Tomo Stephens is suing the Caesars Palace casino in Las Vegas because she says she had to quit her job this summer due to health problems from exposure to cigarettes smoke. Stephens was previously working as a blackjack dealer at Caesars. (27/07)

Casino Tropez Offering Live Roulette Pro plus Other Bonuses

Casino Tropez is a popular online casino that offers players the best in online casino entertainment. Casino Tropez offers players several “live” games for a more real playing experience. The casino recently added new live games as well as special bonuses for players to take advantage of. (27/07)

Hard Rock Casino Supports Florida Aquarium by Offering Jaws Slot Game

Beginning on July 20th, the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Hollywood and Tampa, Florida began offering a special slot game for visitors to enjoy helping support the Florida Aquarium. JAWS slot machines, based on the movie, have moved onto the gaming floor and will help raise awareness of the creatures as well. (27/07)

Craps Scammer Sentenced to Ten Years in Prison

Richard Taylor, known as Mr. Casino, has been sentenced to jail time after being convicted of his role in a craps cheating scam at Connecticut casinos. Taylor was sentenced to ten years in prison and three years’ probation after ten years served. (27/07)

Shaun Wilkie Wins New Jersey Stop of Blaze 9-Ball Tour

This past weekend the Blaze 9-Ball Tour stopped in Egg Harbor, New Jersey for a $1,000 added event. Atlantic City Billiards hosted the event and it was Shaun Wilkie who earned the first place win of the event. (24/07)

Keno Winner a Mystery in Gympie

Last Saturday night a lucky person won $25,000 while playing Keno at Billy’s in Gympie. However this lucky person does not know they have won. Conflicting stories have arisen stating the even though no one knows that the person has won it is illegal to announce a winner was found at a certain location, this is according to the people at Jupiters Keno. However government officials state it is ok to announce a winner. (24/07)

Steel Workers Win £2.2 million Lottery

Eight co-workers at the Corus steel plant have something to celebrate today. Each person will be earning £275,000 for winning the £2.2 million Lottery jackpot in the National Lottery. Six of the winners work in the Scunthorpe plant in north Lincolnshire and are glad to have received the much needed win. (24/07)

Snooker Ace Banned From Driving for Six Months

Professional Snooker player Stephen Maguire was banned from driving just a short time ago after he showed reckless behavior on the roadway. Maguire was caught speeding in February and has not lost his privilege to drive for six months. (24/07)

Slot Winners Abound at WilliamHill Casino

WilliamHill, an online gambling operator, recently announced they have had several slot winners over the past thirty days who have earned a combined total of £750,000. The winners have come from progressive jackpot games at the WilliamHill Casino website. (24/07)

Japanese Player Wins Monte Carlo World Championship

The Monte Carlo World Championship took place this past weekend pitting backgammon pros against each other to see who would reign supreme. After a tough battle between the reigning champion Lars Trabolt and Japan’s Masayuki “Mochy” Mochizuki, it was Mochy who would earn the title after winning the final match. (23/07)

Cashcade Network to Launch New Bingo Site

Online bingo is very popular especially in the United Kingdom. There are several online sites that are quite popular and the Cashcade Network is behind most of them. To continue their stronghold on the online bingo market, Cashcade recently announced they will be adding yet another site to their network. (23/07)

Oregon Woman Steals from Elderly Man to Play Video Poker

An Oregon Woman has been sent to prison for more than two years after she talked her way into $242,000 from an elderly man she was working for. The woman used the money to gamble on video poker machines instead of using it for necessities she said she needed. (23/07)

Las Vegas Casino Offering Three Card Poker Tournament This August

The Las Vegas Hilton is known for offering their customers many different tournaments at their casino. Tournaments can range from blackjack to roulette to slot games all with various themes and good size prize pools. This august the casino will be offering their players a chance to compete in a three card poker tournament called Cowboy Up $30,000 Three Card Poker Tournament. (23/07)

Interactive Casino to launch soon in Scotland

It was recently announced that NetPlay TV has signed a television distribution agreement with the STV Group which will see Scotland receive their first live interactive casino to debut on television. The new casino will be shown on a terrestrial channel for viewers to enjoy. (23/07)

Rushmore Casino Adds New Blackjack Events

Rushmore Casino offers their players many options for live blackjack tournaments. The website recently added new events in the multi table tournament options and players are sure to enjoy the new additions. (22/07)

Atlantic Lottery Corporation Planning New Campaign for Electronic Keno

Electronic keno games on Prince Edward Island have experienced lower sales and because of this the Atlantic Lottery Corporation is planning a new campaign to market the game. The hope is that with a new marketing campaign, sales will increase for the game of keno on the Island. (22/07)

Comcast Offering Mahjong and Other Games through Online Portal

Comcast is often a household name as they are a provider of cable television for millions of homes across the United States. The cable giant has now announced they are offering games such as mahjong and solitaire through an online portal in conjunction with RealNetworks. (22/07)

SBOBET Addes Neovia as Payment Provider

Internet sports book SBOBet has signed a deal with Neovia, an Isle of Man based online payment provider to provide payment options for their website. Neovia will be providing the sports book with the option to accept card and non-card payments through different methods. (22/07)

PlayUnited Released Gladiator Slot Game

PlayUnited is an online casino and they have just released a new slot game to their lineup of slot machine options. The new game is called Gladiator and based on the Paramount Pictures award winning movie Gladiator. (22/07)

Taylor Road Productions to Announce U.S. Distribution Deal for Televised Billiard Event

Taylor Road Productions is the promoter of the Galveston World Classic. They will soon be announcing a deal for the United States distribution of televised programming for the upcoming event. Moody Gardens in Galveston, Texas will be hosting the event on September 11th through the 20th and the event will feature over $1 million in prize money. (21/07)

Niraj Khemka Earns Senior Snooker Title

This past Sunday Niraj Khemka earned a senior snooker title after defeating Manish Jain 4-2 in the State Billiards and Snooker Championships. The event took place at the Bengal Rowing Club and many players came out to compete. (21/07)

Richard Sinclair May Move Into Professional Poker Career

Richard Sinclair is a avid poker player from Scotland who recently lost his job. To make himself feel better he went to Las Vegas to try his luck. It turned out to be a good decision as Sinclair won a major jackpot which convinced him that he is ready now to compete on a professional poker level. (21/07)

D.C. Cops Being Investigated for Involvement in High-Stakes Craps Ring

The FBI is currently investigating allegations that were made on many law enforcement officers from the D.C. area. It has been alleged that the officers were involved in a Maryland gambling ring. This ring could be connected to homicides as well according to a report from the Washington Post. (21/07)

Cherry Red Casino Offering High Rollers Bonus

We all wish we could be high rollers at a casino whether it is online or land. However most of us are not so online casinos usually cater to the average person with a moderate to small bankroll. There are options for high rollers but not as much as the average person especially when it comes to bonuses. Well, Cherry Red Casino has made an exception and created a bonus for everyone, high rollers included. (21/07)

Jadestone Networks Partners with World Series of Backgammon

Jadestone Networks recently announced they have signed the World Series of Backgammon for their new backgammon network. Jadestone Networks is a Nordic based operator and owner of multiplayer gaming networks. The areas the network owns are DiceArena and GamArena. (20/07)

Betfair Setting Up Shop for US Gambling Market

Betfair, a popular online gambling company, has begun to set up shop in Silicon valley to get ready to provide the United States with online gambling. Betfair is preparing to offer US residents many forms of online gambling including streaming live horse races from their website. (20/07)

Bookmakers Pick Armstrong for to win Tour De France

Lance Armstrong is aiming for his eighth Tour De France win and online bookmakers are predicting that he will be the winner. The 96th Tour De France is currently underway and Armstrong is currently in third place after ten of the twenty one stages. Armstrong is only eight seconds behind the first place competitor. (20/07)

Sun Bingo Celebrating Online Achievement

Sun Bingo is an online bingo provider who recently reached a milestone. The online bingo provider has awarded players at their site over £100m since they launched online. To celebrate this achievement Sun Bingo will be giving away 100 brand new cars between July 17th and September 27th. (20/07)

Mega Money Mania Continues at All Slots Casino

All Slots casino has been running a special promotion since the end of May for players to earn prizes. The promotion is still running strong and will continue until August 10th. The promotion at All Slots is different than most slot tournaments as players only have to compete to gain entry into a draw as there are no leader boards. (20/07)

New Jersey Man Wins Top Prize in Lottery

Joe Cioffi has been playing the lottery for twenty five years. In that time he has never won a major jackpot, until now. Cioffi is the recent New Jersey $1 million winner after he purchased a winning ticket at a Montclair deli. (17/07)

Poker In The Park Endorsed by GamCare

Bluff Europe, a poker publication, recently announced the upcoming Poker In The Park festival will be endorsed by GamCare, the British registered problem gambling charity. The festival is set to begin in August and Bluff Europe is working with GamCare to make sure the festival is a safe environment. (17/07)

Delaware Casinos Getting Ready for Sports Betting

Since legislation is complete, Delaware casinos are currently getting ready to offer sports betting by this fall. Some casinos have already started construction of betting parlors or other options for those who may be visiting to place sports bets. (17/07)

Online Casino offering New Flash Based Games

Casino-Online is an online casino which includes a poker news section. The casino recently launched a new section of Flash-based games that were specially designed for visitors who want to play for practice or just for fun. (17/07)

Seminole Casino Offering Pai Gow Lessons

Yesterday the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino began offering free lessons for various casino games including Pai Gow. Many players stick to their favorite game because it is in their comfort zone even though they would like to try a new game. The free lessons give players the option to learn the game and then get the confidence to play for real. (17/07)

Sengoku Mahjong and Other Games Now Available in Japan for PS3 and PSP

The PlayStation is a very popular game system. The game system has many cool features but the most used feature is most likely the PlayStation Network. Players can do so much on the network including game demos as well as game downloads. Japan recently announced new game downloads to their network and one of those games is Sengoku Mahjong. (16/07)

Special Online Bingo Domain Created for Denmark

A new site has been created for those who love bingo in Denmark. Bingo fans can now access the KroneBingo website in Danish and enjoy the site in their own native language. The new site features large progressive slot machines as well as good size welcome bonuses. (16/07)

Large Caribbean Stud Jackpot Hit This Past Weekend

Every week or so, we have been reporting that online gamblers have been hitting some major jackpots while playing Let’Em Ride Poker and Caribbean Stud Poker. It seems that if one is hit the other is not far behind so it was only right that the Island Stud Poker game hit this past weekend as the Let’Em Ride Poker game hit just a few days before that. (16/07)

Live Baccarat Launched with Large Bonus

Smart Live Casino is known for offering live casino games. The casino has live blackjack and roulette and now the casino has added baccarat to the game lineup. The live games give players the opportunity to play casino games in a ‘more real’ environment. Players who visit Smart Live Casino will find live baccarat with a special sign up bonus. (16/07)

WorldWinner Releases New Skill Game

WorldWinner is an online skill games website that is owned by GSN the Game Show Network. WorldWinner recently announced a new skill game has been added to the website for their players to enjoy. (16/07)

New Slots Added to RTG Casinos

Several online casinos operate on the Real Time Gaming platform. Players who enjoy the RTG casinos will be excited to learn that RTG has added several new slot games for players to enjoy. Five new slots have been added to give more options to the casino visitors. (15/07)

Winning Keno Ticket Remains Unclaimed

One lucky player won $50,000 last year while playing the Daily Keno game in Southwestern Ontario. However that lucky player did not know they won the large prize and time is running out to claim it. The winning ticket was drawn on July 27th and the lucky player has until July 27th 2009 to claim their prize. (15/07)

Lucky Survivor Gets Lucky in the Lottery

Stephen Newton is a thirty four year old man that has a lot to be thankful for. In 1998 Newton survived an avalanche in which four people died. He now has received another stroke of good luck as he and his family just won £8m on the Lottery. (15/07)

Let’Em Ride is where it’s at

Real Time Gaming has one popular Let’Em Ride Poker game. This game has been hit almost every week or so and players are earning at least $30,000 each time the jackpot it hit! This is amazing for one progressive jackpot game to continue to give players large payouts on a regular basis, it almost seems unheard of! (15/07)

World Series of Backgammon Set to Launch Online Platform

Later this month the World Series of Backgammon is set to launch their online platform. The World Series will be using its third season in Cannes as a launching pad to help the platform. The online site will be a place where players can register and take part in heads up cash games, online qualifying tournaments and much more. (15/07)

Online Bookies Favor Regulated Teams for Promotion

The new Championship soccer season is set to begin in less than a month in England and bookies are already picking their favorites to be promoted for next year. The three teams that are regulated from the Premiership last season are the picks for the online bookies. (14/07)

PokerStars Sunday Million Results

This past Sunday PokerStars had a great showing of players register for the Sunday Million. Among the players was Isabelle “No Mercy” Mercier who outlasted the field and took third. It was online player Zimmy41 who managed to outlast the pro and take the first place prize. (14/07)

Mannan Chandra Gets Top Billing in All India Snooker Event

Mannan Chandra is a former national snooker champion who has earned top billing in the Madras Gymkhana Club All India Snooker Championship. The event took place this past Saturday and many other top cueists were in attendance. (14/07)

Jeff Abernathy Wins Second Jacoby Custom Cues Carolina Tour Stop

Jeff Abernathy won a Jacoby Custom Cues Carolina Tour in February and this weekend he earned his second tour win this past weekend. Abernathy went undefeated this past weekend to take the win. The $1,000 added main event took place at Break Time Billiards in Wilmington, North Carolina with fifteen players competing. (14/07)

Player Support Improved by Online Casino

PlayUnited is an online casino that is constantly updating to keep up with current trends as well as keeping their customers happy. PlayUnited recently improved their levels of local player support by launching special homepages for their customers. Sixteen different European nations now have special designated homepages they can access player support. (14/07)

Lion Slots sees Rise in Let It Ride Players

Players are beginning to move on from poker to partake in experiencing the many variants of the game. One variant is Let It Ride poker. This game has become very popular at several casinos as it usually connected to a jackpot and is known to hit quite often. One such casino is Lions Slots. (13/07)

Mother of Four Wins Large Lottery Prize

Polly Johnson is thirty nine years old and the mother of four children. She recently won a lottery prize that brought her to tears. Johnson was presented with a lottery prize of £80,434 on a small stage outside of the Millers Inn in Low Barugh on Saturday. (13/07)

Blackjack Dealer Arrested in Counterfeit Money Scheme

Most of the time dealers at casinos are colorful people who joke and make the playing experience more enjoyable. But sometimes, dealers are a little shady and decide to break the laws of the casinos or ethics. One blackjack dealer was recently arrested in an alleged counterfeit scheme. (13/07)

Second Name Change for Online Bingo Website

Online bingo websites are constantly changing how they operate or how they look to keep their customers excited about playing online bingo. Although they all make changes most if not all keep their same name. But that is not the case for one online bingo provider. (13/07)

Roulette Nation Giving Away Trip to Vegas

Roulette Nation is a live roulette show provided by Challenge Jackpot. Players can compete live every night at six pm until the early morning hours online or on Challenge Jackpot TV. The Roulette Nation show offers players prizes and they are about to celebrate their one year anniversary and to do so they are giving away a special prize. (13/07)

Mohammad Sajjad Beats John Higgins in Snooker Opener

The 6-Red World Grand Prix Snooker Championship began this past week in Bangkok and Pakistan’s Mohammad Sajjad and John Higgins opened the championship with the first match up. Sajjad prevailed and beat Higgins to move on in the tournament. (10/07)

World Casino Championships Offering Several Game Tournaments

Gamblers who love all types of casino games would really enjoy the upcoming World Casino Championships by Frank Scoblete. The Championships is scheduled to take place at the Clarion Hotel and Suites in Las Vegas on August 14, 15 and 16 and ten different tournaments will take place. (10/07)

Online Casino Offers Blackjack Practice

Vegas Palms Casino is an online casino that offers players the best in online casino gaming. One option available at Vegas Palms is blackjack. The casino offers a wide selection of blackjack games as well as a trial option so players can practice the game. (10/07)

Skill Games Now Available for Mac Download

Mac users will be glad to hear that a good number of skill games are now available for download that have previously been available for PC users. Games such as backgammon, mahjong, Sudoku and crossword puzzles are now ready for players to enjoy on a Mac. (10/07)

World Billiards Event Hosted by Northern Snooker Centre

It was recently announced that the 2009 World Professional Billiards Championship will be hosted by the Northern Snooker Centre in Leeds. The event will take place from September 2nd through the 6th 2009. (10/07)

Barney Frank Gains Two More Co-Sponsors for Bill

Representative Barney Frank has been working very hard to get support for his bill on gambling regulation. The H.R. 2267 gained two more co-sponsors on Tuesday when Representatives Paul Hodes and Edolphus Towns signed on to support the bill. (09/07)

Caribbean Stud Player Hits Major Jackpot Over the Weekend

We have been reporting recently that US friendly casinos have been seeing a good number of Let’Em Ride poker jackpots being hit. Second to the Let’Em Ride game is the Caribbean Stud Poker Jackpot. It seems as though if the Let’Em Ride jackpot is hit the Caribbean Stud poker game will not be far behind. A lucky player hit the Let’em Ride jackpot for around $31,000 last week and on Saturday the Caribbean Stud Poker game was hit as well. (09/07)

PayPal Now Accepted At 32Red Casino

It was recently announced that 32Red Casino will be accepting deposits and withdrawals via PayPal. The addition of PayPal increases the long list of secure banking options that 32Red provides its players. PayPal is a favorite among many around the world for its secure safety features. (09/07)

Golden Casino Announces Special Michael Jackson Slot Tournament

One day after the Michael Jackson memorial at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California, online casino Golden Casino announced they will be hosting a memorial of their own. This memorial tribute will take place in slot tournament form and will be called Remembering a Legend. The tournament will begin in August in honor of Michael Jackson’s birthday month. (09/07)

John Ascuaga’s Nugget to Host Keno Tournament

John Ascuaga’s Nugget casino in Nevada is set to host a $17,000 Keno tournament this weekend. The tournament is set to take place on Saturday July 11th and for a small fee players can enter the tournament and hopefully win a large prize. Accommodation packages are available as well as the Nugget Casino for those who may want an extended stay. (09/07)

Television Advertisements not the focus of Mecca Bingo

According to recent reports, Mecca Bingo will be focusing on SEO and PPC options instead of beginning a television advertising battle with other online bingo operators who are offering free bingo, like Foxy and Gala. (08/07)

Queens Convenience Store Sells $133 Million Winning Lottery Ticket

A $133 Million lottery ticket was purchased at a convenience store and the workers of the store are looking now to find out who holds the lucky Mega Millions ticket. Lottery officials are also looking out to see who will emerge the latest large lottery winner. (08/07)

Russian High Rollers and Roulette Players Welcome at London Casino

The Russian government recently closed casinos in their capital city and will be replacing the casinos with Las Vegas Style gaming zones in four regions of the country. These regions will be rarely visited sectors to try and many think the plan will fail. But for those who still want to gamble a London casino is offering a special package. (08/07)

Montana Casinos See Decrease in Video Poker Play

In most places Video Poker is a high draw for players to come and visit land casinos. But in Montana the casinos have seen a drop in players enjoying the video poker games. Many believe the decrease is due to the economy and players begin pickier on what games they play. (08/07)

Cherry Red Casino Hosting Special Blackjack Tournament

For those who love to play blackjack online, Cherry Red Casino is hosting a special summer blackjack series called the 7’s Summer Series. This tournament will offer a finals round in September with a prize purse of $7777. (08/07)

Online Bookies Favor Sebastian Vettel to win Formula 1 German Grand Prix

Online bookies are favoring Nurburgring local Sebastian Vettel of the Red Bull team to win the Formula 1 German Grand Prix this weekend. The bookies have Vettel in a slight lead over Jenson Button from the Brawn GP team. (07/07)

BetFred Launches Poker Summer Tournament Series

BetFred recently announced a special poker tournament series that will take place over the next few months. The Poker Summer Tournament Series will take place now until the end of August with BetFred adding more than $43,000 over the series. (07/07)

Dawn Fox Wins MALT’s Indiana State Women’s Championship

This Fourth of July weekend fourteen women came to O’Brian’s Sports Bar and Grill in Evansville, Indiana to compete in the MALT’s Indiana State Women’s championship. The $1,000 added event was a WPBA qualifier for the 2009 WPBA U.S. Open and it was Dawn Fox who came away with the win. (07/07)

New Pro Challenge Series Launched by World Snooker

World Snooker has announced a new Pro Challenge Series. This new series will have seven new tournaments taking place during the first season. The series will begin in late July and will be open to all ninety six players on the pro circuit. (07/07)

South Korean Man Sues Casino for Gambling Losses

It was recently reported that a South Korean man, Chung age 67, lost 23.5 million dollars in a span of three years while gambling at a casino. The man is suing the casino for allegedly helping his addiction. Chung is a former South Korean company boss and he is appealing a court ruling from last November which ordered the casino to pay him 2.8 billion won in damages. (07/07)

Couple Wins Big Prize Playing Clover Rollover Slot

A British couple is just over one million dollars richer this week after playing the Clover Rollover progressive jackpot slot at MeccaBingo. The online bingo site offers the Clover Rollover slot game and the lucky couple won over £1.2 million this past Tuesday. (06/07)

RTG Let’Em Ride Jackpot Hits Yet Again

This Fourth of July weekend was a very good weekend for a few players at US friendly casinos. Two good size jackpots were hit one of which was the popular Let’Em Ride game from Real Time Gaming. This jackpot has been hit several times over the past few months and this past weekend it was hit yet again. (06/07)

Play65 Hosting $5000 Backgammon Tournament This Month

Play65 is an online backgammon website that offers players daily tournaments in the game of backgammon. Players will find tournaments of all sizes with various buy-ins creating options for the regular player to the high roller. (06/07)

32Red Launches Rummy Website

A new Rummy website has been launched by online casino operator 32Red. The new rummy website is called 32RedRummy and they offer a wide variety of downloadable rummy games for their players including Gin Rummy, Kalooki 40 and many more. (06/07)

Roulette Nation Offering Special Incentive to Players in Britain

Online casino gaming providers are always offering special incentives to players so they will come and play at their site. The latest operator to offer a special incentive is Roulette Nation, the online roulette provider. Challenge Jackpot powers the roulette site and is offering players in Britain a special bonus. (06/07)

New Bingo Website Now Available Online

EyesDown is a new online bingo website that recently launched for players to enjoy. The new website is powered by Parlay Entertainment. The site is licensed in Malta and it offers players a side game option along with the regular bingo games. (03/07)

InterCasino Hosting Special Roulette Tournament Later This Month

InterCasino is hosting special tournaments for the month of July that require no deposit. Players can participate in the $10,000 tournaments for free and hopefully take home a nice cash prize. Beginning on July 13th players can participate in the Roulette $10,000 Tournament. (03/07)

Colorado Casinos Packed with Gamblers since Adding Craps and Roulette

The state of Colorado recently changed a few things in their land casinos that have really brought in the gamblers. The casinos now have higher betting limits, new games and 24/7 gaming. In fact, so many players have come to the casinos in recent days that business is up sixty percent. (03/07)

Governor Jon Corzine Joins Legal Fight to Allow Sports Betting in New Jersey and other States

It has been officially announced that governor Jon Corzine has formally joined the legal fight to overturn the federal ban on sports betting in forty five states as well as his state, New Jersey. Just before July began Corzine announced he was giving his support to the lawsuit filed in March by Senator Raymond Lesniak. This lawsuit claims the federal prohibition of sports betting discriminates against the forty six states where it is imposed. (03/07)

Buffalo Man Wins $1 Million Playing New York Lottery

Ted Maynard is a retired machine shop supervisor who lives in New York. He likes to play the lottery on a regular basis and this past week it finally paid off. Maynard bought an instant scratch off ticket at Paula’s Donuts and won $1 million. (03/07)

Keno Increases Lottery Revenue for Ohio

The fiscal year for lottery games ended on June 30th and Ohio sales are up. Officials say that the introduction of Keno to the state helped sales go up and they have come close to a record year in lottery sales. (02/07)

Las Vegas Hilton Hosting Special Slot Tournament This Month

The Las Vegas Hilton Hotel and Casino hosts numerous tournaments throughout the year and players from around the world come to Las Vegas to participate. Toward the end of this month the Hilton casino will be hosting a special slots tournament called the $75,000 United States Slot Tournament. (02/07)

InterCasino Offering Free $10,000 Blackjack Tournament

InterCasino is an online casino that offers their players a wide range of casino games. The online casino recently started a special tournament series that lets their players compete with no deposit required. The Free $10,000 Blackjack Tournament began yesterday and will continue until July 12th. (02/07)

DafaGames Relaunches with More Chinese Games

DafaGames is a peer-to-peer online gaming website and they recently re-launched their website. The site underwent extensive technical development as well as a re-branding phase and now is offering more Chinese games such as mahjong for their players. (02/07)

New Deposit Option Available for Norwegian Online Casino Players

Ivobank, a London based internet payment and money transfer system, just announced they are now accepting the Norwegian Kroner. This means that online casino players from Norway now have another option when it comes to depositing funds to their online casino accounts. (02/07)

Wimbledon 2009 Betting Odds for Venus and Radwanska

The betting odds for several matchups of the 2009 Wimbledon have been released by bookmakers and gamblers can now place their bets. Venus Williams is set to play Agnieszka Radwanska and bookmakers have posted their odds for the matchup. (01/07)

Government Bans Casinos and Online Gambling in Russia

All over the world countries are making a decision; whether or not to allow gambling. Some countries decide to allow online and land gambling while others decide to make it illegal. One country who recently made a decision to ban casinos and online gambling is Russia. (01/07)

$2.5 million won in Australian Lottery; Winner Still a Mystery

The owners of the Coolangatta Newsagency in Australia are searching for a recent lottery winner. Michael and Janet Hammond recently found out they sold a winning ticket worth $2.5 million in last week’s Gold Lotto Draw. The couple is encouraging anyone who may have bought a ticket for that lottery to check and see if they won. (01/07)

SmartLiveCasino Adds Punto Banco Variant of Baccarat

SmartLiveCasino is an online casino that provides customers with live online casino gaming. The site already offers blackjack and roulette and now they have added the Punto Banco variant of baccarat to the game lineup. (01/07)

Chili Gaming to Offer Bingo Soon

Chili Gaming recently signed a deal with Parlay Entertainment, a principal software supplier that will see the online gaming company start an online bingo website. Chili Gaming already has the Chili Poker website and now will be opening an online bingo portal as a virtual sister site to their already thriving poker site. (01/07)

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