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Gambling News - Archive 2009-08
iPhone Blackjack Card Counter Application Sales Increase

A while back we reported that the popular iPhone had created an application that could be downloaded to help players count cards, aptly named the Blackjack Card Counter. Casinos went into a tizzy once the card counter was released and went so far as to ban the phones from their casinos. New reports have now surfaced that the application is selling like hot cakes and sales have increased significantly. (31/08)

BetClic Player Earns Million Dollar Pay Day

Online gamblers log on to online casinos in the hopes of becoming an instant millionaire. most times though, the gambler ends up winning small amounts or losing their entire bank roll. However for one lucky player at BetClic casino becoming an instant millionaire was exactly what happened. (31/08)

Gala Bingo Launches New Bingo Game

Online gamers love to play their favorite games at their favorite operators. Whether it is casino, skill, bingo or other games players love the thrill of the win. But what players also love is when their favorite gaming website offers new games to enjoy. That is exactly what Gala Bingo did when they introduced the new game called Rollerball. (31/08)

Bronx Lottery Player Wins Mega Millions

This past Friday night the multi-state lottery, Mega Millions, was drawn to see if a player would finally hit the jackpot. Well, there was a lucky winner and that player picked all the right numbers and wins the $166.5 million prize. (31/08)

Delaware Bettors Want More Than Parlays

The state of Delaware was trying to bring their citizens sports betting options and along the way the government became involved. Because of this the state is offering only parlay gambling. Many citizens want to be able to post single game betting and so the parlay betting is not doing very well in the state. (31/08)

WorldWinner Launches New Skill Game

WorldWinner is an online skill games site where players can go and test their playing skills on many of the various games available at the site. WorldWinner is a subsidiary of the Game Show Network (GSN) and they recently released a new skill game to their lineup. (28/08)

Keno a No Go for Connecticut Lottery

Many states in the United States offer their residents a lottery. Within the lottery are several types of games one of which is keno. Some states offer the game of keno while others do not. The opinion on the game of keno is mixed and one state has decided it is not the game for them. (28/08)

Slots Oasis Casino Offers Various Blackjack Tournaments

Blackjack tournaments can be found at many online casinos but Slots Oasis Casino offers players unique options when it comes to online blackjack tournaments. Players are able to compete in Slots Oasis Casino blackjack tournaments by using play money to get a feel for the tournament before they begin playing for money. This can help the average or below average player get a feel for the game before wagering any money. (28/08)

Inaugural Meribel Backgammon Tournament Begins this winter

The Meribel Backgammon Association is set to begin their inaugural tournament this winter when it kicks off on December 10th. The tournament is highly anticipated with many people gathering to compete and try their hand at winning great prizes. (28/08)

Delta-13 Partners with Lone Star Billiards Tour

Delta-13 is a creator of billiard racks for the sport of billiards and they recently teamed up with LoneStar Billiards Tour to become the Tour’s official rack sponsor. During the Lone Star Billiard Tour each table at an event will showcase a Delta-13 Rack, as part of the deal agreement. (28/08)

Former Senator Believes Debate on Frank’s Bill will be delayed

Richard Bryan is a former United States senator and currently a professional gaming attorney. Bryan recently was interviewed by the Las Vegas Review Journal and he stated in that interview that the debate on Barney Frank’s anti UIGEA bill will most likely be delayed until next year. (27/08)

British Columbia will soon have Online Casino Style Games

The British Columbia Lottery Corporation (BCLC) announced recently they will be launching a new website where players who live in British Colombia can play online casino style games. Players will be able to visit the PlayNow website and enjoy games such as roulette, poker and blackjack. (27/08)

Tombola Bingo Offers Players New Option

Tombola Bingo is one of the most popular online bingo sites in the UK and they have recently added a new option for their players when it comes to Bingo 50. Tombola has introduced a new and exciting way for players to play Bingo 50 and it is called Bubble Wrap Bingo. (27/08)

Win Palace Slots Launched at Win Palace Casino

Win Palace Casino is a new online casino that just recently launched. The casino offers players many options when it comes to online casino gaming and the site recently finished their slots options which is called Win Palace Slots. (27/08)

Spanish Casino Adds First Novo Live Roulette Game

Novomatic Gaming Spain S.A. is a subsidiary of Austrian Gaming Industries GmbH and they recently announced that a casino has picked up their Novo TouchBet Live Roulette system. The Gran Casino Aljarafe in Sevella, Spain has ordered the system and installed it in their casino. (27/08)

Bookies Pick Roger Federer To Win US Open Tennis Championships

Online bookies have made their picks for the upcoming US Open Tennis Championships and they have set Roger Federer at the top of the list. The Championships are set to begin this Monday at Flushing Meadows in New York City and the online sports book seem to think that Federer will be earning his sixth consecutive men’s singles title in New York. (26/08)

Craps Cheater Sees Charges Dismissed

Richard S. Taylor has been all over the news for the past few months as he was recently found guilty of cheating at the Mohegan Sun while playing craps. Taylor has already been convicted to more charges had yet to be tried in the case. however a judge dismissed the case of the remaining charges on Monday after the prosecutor stated they no longer cared to pursue the case. (26/08)

Mega Million Sales Take Off as Jackpot Rises

The Mega Million is a multi-state lottery that is held in the United States. Players can play the lottery in California, Georgia, Maryland, Michigan and several other states for their chance at winning a very large jackpot. The jackpot currently sits at $252 million and this has caused an increase in lottery ticket sales. (26/08)

West Virginia Blackjack Dealer accused of Cheating

The Tri-State Racetrack and Gaming Center in West Virginia recently saw two people arrested after a blackjack dealer was accused of cheating while on the job. The state troopers were called in this past Saturday after an employee noticed the blackjack dealer cheating at the table. Video surveillance footage was viewed by the officers and the arrest was then made. (26/08)

3D Mahjong and Other Games Offered by DafaGames

DafaGames announced yesterday that they have released their latest version of their Chinese language software and this software will be showcasing the site’s 3D Mahjong game along with the Dou Di Zhu game. (26/08)

EPT Kiev Event Won by Maxim Lykov

PokerStars first ever European Poker Tour Kiev event took place recently and the main event was won by Russian player Maxim Lykov. Maxim is a twenty one year old poker player from Moscow and he was able to outlast the almost 300 other players to take the first ever title. (25/08)

New Online Mobile Casino Launched by Dennis Publishing

Dennis Publishing owns several popular publications including Men’s Health and Viz. the Publishing company recently announced they have launched a new online mobile casino. Dennis Publishing worked with Mfuse Limited an online software provider, to create the website. (25/08)

Snooker Players Earn Points at 2009 National Snooker Trial

This past Sunday night the 2009 National Snooker Trial got underway at the Dubai Snooker Club. Several players already racked up wins and earned points for the tournament. Among those winners were Abdullah Attar, Eisa Al Saeed and Salim Ali Salim. (25/08)

Undefeated Jethwa Takes Fast Eddie’s Olhausen 9-Ball Tour win

Fast Eddie’s Olhausen 9-ball Tour made its tenth stop of the tour at Fast Eddie’s Billiards in Houston, Texas this past weekend for a $1,000 added event. the stop saw forty seven players competing and it was Andy Jethwa who managed to remain undefeated throughout the competition to take the first place win. (25/08)

Microgaming Releases New Video Poker and Slot Games

Software provider, Microgaming, has been very busy lately creating new and exciting games for their customers to enjoy. Microgaming recently announced the release of one new video poker game and three new video slots which will go live at Microgaming powered casinos on September 1st. (25/08)

Microgaming Launches Eight New Bingo Side Games

Microgaming is the top online gaming software provider for many online websites. The company recently announced they have developed eight new side games for online bingo for players to enjoy. The new games include a combination of scratchcard, video slots, casual and UK pub-style slot games. (24/08)

Las Vegas Casino to Protect Blackjack Dealers from Smoke

For a while now dealers at casinos have been complaining about their health due to the fact that many casino patrons smoke and they are inhaling smoke in close proximity with the patrons on a daily basis. Dealers feel the casinos need to take measures to protect their health and one Las Vegas Casino has done so. (24/08)

Italian Village of Bagnone Searching for Lottery Winner

The small village of Bagnone in Italy is looking to find out who won the weekend lottery prize of 148 million Euros. The announcement was made on Sunday that the winning ticket was purchased at a bar in the center of the village so the town’s people were trying to figure out who was the winner. (24/08)

Go Online Casino Hosting Special MJ Commemorative Slot Tournament

Go Online Casino is an online casino that offers the best in online gaming and they even offer their services to United States citizens. The site recently began a special commemorative slot tournament to honor Michael Jackson. The tournament began on August 21st and will continue until August 29th. (24/08)

William Hill Offering PaySafeCard Payment Option

Online bookmaker William Hill is now offering the PaySafeCard payment option for those who place bets at their website. William Hill recently signed a deal with PaySafeCard to offer the option for their players. (24/08)

United States Decides to Release Winners Funds to Online Gamblers

Players who feel they are owed money by online gambling site, BetOnSports, will now begin to receive their funds thanks to the United States government. The founder of the site, Gary Kaplan, finally reached a plea agreement last week and had to give over $43.65 million to the United States government. (21/08)

Pool Pros to Compete in $5,000 Challenge

Efren Reyes and Earl Strickland have been rivals for a long time in the billiards game. It was recently announced by Taylor Road Productions that the two will be competing in a $5,000 challenge match on September 13th at 8pm. the match is the first of a series of challenges to take place with the Galveston World Classic. (21/08)

11th World Series of Spades and Pinochle Coming This November

Spades and Pinochle players will be glad to hear that the 11th World Series of Spades and Pinochle is set to begin this November. Each event offered is guaranteeing a $3,000 minimum in prizes and players will find several events to participate in. (21/08)

Coral Gives Customers New Way to Bet on Soccer

Gamblers who enjoy betting on soccer will be glad to hear that online sports betting provider Coral is offering players a new way to bet on the game. Coral recently signed a deal with FSB Technology Limited to provide the latest betting concepts to the sports book. (21/08)

Ontario Man Wins Large Keno Prize

We all dream of winning big in the lottery or on our next big casino gamble but most times it is not to be. But every once in a while a player will get lucky and hit a major jackpot. One way to earn a jackpot besides a regular lottery ticket is a Keno game. In many areas keno is similar to lottery as they have a drawing and last week a lucky man from Orangeville, Ontario won $200,000 after playing Daily Keno. (21/08)

Casino Plex Adds New Slot Games

Online casino, Casino Plex, has added eleven new casino games to their library of online games. The new games consist of eight video slot games as well as two classic slot sand one new arcade game called Fortune Keno. (20/08)

Trivial Technology Releases New Backgammon Application

Trivial Technology is a developer of card and board game applications for the iPhone and the iPod touch. They recently announced the release of a new backgammon application called Backgammon Lite 1.5.0. The new application has been OS 3.0 tested and now offers players multi-player support which includes Peer to Peer integration. (20/08)

CostaBingo Rewards Players with Large Bingo Prize

One player was extremely lucky recently at online bingo site, CostaBingo. Anne S. of Northampton earned £14,000 after playing on free big jackpot and instant games just one week after joining the online bingo website. (20/08)

RummyRoyal Adds Rummy 500 to Game Lineup

Poker is the dominate game when it comes to the internet so players who enjoy Rummy or other card games sometimes are unable to play online or they have only a few versions of the game to enjoy at online casinos. Just a short time ago RummyRoyal was launched and players were able to enjoy the game of rummy online along with other variations of the game with ease. The site has now announced the addition of a new rummy game, Rummy 500. (20/08)

Georgia Woman Overwhelmed with Lottery Win

Barbara Brown is a resident of Buford, Georgia and she plays the lottery on a regular basis to help the lottery funded HOPE Scholarship program. Recently Brown’s good nature paid off as she won the August 10th Fantasy 5 drawing earning $377,489. (20/08)

Mahjong Logic Launches New Network

Mahjong players will be excited to hear that online gaming software developer Mahjong Logic recently announced the launch of their Mahjong Logic Network. The new network will target over seven million potential players worldwide where they will be able to compete in mahjong games against each other. (19/08)

PKR Poker Upgrades Site to Include New Jacks or Better VP Game

PKR Poker has added a few upgrades to their online poker room and included in these upgrades is a new Jacks or Better VP game. Jacks or Better has gained popularity quickly online as players are trying out variations of poker and finding games they enjoy. (19/08)

Craps Dealer Pleads Guilty in Cheating Scam

Johnnie Baker is a former Mohegan Sun craps dealer who recently plead guilty to fourth degree larceny for his role in a cheating scam at the casino. Baker has earned a suspended prison sentence for giving a player earnings for illegal bets. (19/08)

WinPalace Casino Offers Players Blackjack Variety

When blackjack players visit an online casino they want to have a variety of game choices. But most times, players will find one or two blackjack games to choose from. However, a recently launched online casino, WinPalace Casino, offers players several options when it comes to the game of blackjack. (19/08)

Adelaide Casino Revenues Up Due to Baccarat and Roulette

Every casino has its moneymaker and according to Adelaide Sky City Casino their money maker is Baccarat and Roulette. The casino reported that their revenues are up to $29.4 million which was higher than the other six casinos owned by the Sky City group. (19/08)

Sportsbetting Site Gives United States Bettors Advice

USAGambler is an online website that offers bettors online sportsbetting information. The site recently announced that United States based gamblers who are thinking about betting on the upcoming National Football League (NFL) should check out their compiled list of accepted sites. This way they know for sure they are safe and secure in their betting. (18/08)

Bobby Chamberlain Repeats Great Southern Billiard Tour Win

The Great Southern Billiard Tour stopped in Midlothian, Virginia to hold a $1,500 added A-B amateur event, the same as they did last year. The event took place at Diamond Billiards and Bobby Chamberlain was able to outlast the field of fifty six players and take the win yet again, the same way he did the previous year. (18/08)

Snooker Legend Dennis Taylor to speak at Charity event

Dennis Taylor, a legend in the game of snooker, will be speaking at a black tie dinner this week at Scunthorpe’s Forest Pines hotel. The engagement is part of the region’s Tour of Britain Celebrations and will raise money for Sport Relief as well as Scunthorpe’s Lindsey Lodge Hospice. (18/08)

Online Casino Pays Out Yet another Progressive Jackpot

Progressive jackpots are extremely popular at online casinos as they give players the opportunity to earn a large amount of extra cash. Players can play their favorite games at online casinos and if those games are connected to a progressive they can wager a side bet for the chance to win a large jackpot. One online casino recently paid out their fourth big progressive jackpot. (18/08)

Michelle Bricknell Wins Betfred Ladies Poker Event

The Betfred Ladies Poker Tour stop in Stockport saw a good turnout of ladies who wanted to compete for the top prize and title win. Seventy one ladies registered for the tournament and in the end it was Michelle Bricknell of Birmingham who earned the win. (18/08)

California Casino Operators Unite to Lobby for Online Gambling Legalization

The list is growing of supports for legalized online gambling in California. Several tribes in the state who run casinos are working together to push changes in legislation. The Morongo Band of Mission Indians is the latest addition of supporters. (17/08)

Employees Enjoy Lottery Win with their Boss

It’s not every day you hear of a boss sharing the wealth with his employees, but that is exactly what happened when an Italian businessman earned $1.36 million when he played the lottery. The businessman, Marco Colombo, decided to share the wealth with his employees. (17/08)

Revenues in Keno Fall Short by Tens of Millions of Dollars

Government officials of the state of Ohio believed that this year the edition of the game of Keno would earn the state a significant amount of money. So much so that the state would not have to make cuts in education funding. However, the game has not done as well as expected and the state has seen the revenues fall short by $43 million. (17/08)

Ohio Officials to Vote on Gambling Age This Week

The State Lottery Commission of the state of Ohio is set to approve several rules this week including setting a minimum age for players to begin playing the new slot machines that the governor will allow at the states racetracks. The rules currently would allow eighteen year olds to gamble on the slot machines as the laws are drafted but many think the age should be raised to twenty one. (17/08)

Rupert Everett Plays Bingo at Byron Bingo Club

Rupert Everett is an actor in Hollywood and locals of the Byron Bingo Club in Hucknall recently were surprised when the star showed up to attend a bingo session. Everett is filming a movie on Lord Byron and he visited the Bingo Clue during a film break. (17/08)

Roulette Tournament Continues at Mummy’s Gold Casino

Mummy’s Gold Casino is an online casino that offers players many options when it comes to online gambling. Players will find a wide selection of casino games to enjoy as well as various tournaments featuring select games. The casino is currently holding a roulette tournament that players can take advantage of for a few more days. (14/08)

Online Gambling May Be State-Regulated in Larger States

Several United States officials are working hard to have the Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act (UIGEA) turned over. Roberto Menendez of the Senate and Barney Frank a U.S. representative have both lobbied for online gaming in the United States and they have proposed new bills to change the UIGEA. However all of their hard work may not pay off as many in the industry believe that some states may opt not to have online gambling. (14/08)

Sun Bingo Adds New Game to Website

Online bingo operator, Sun Bingo, has added a new game to their popular bingo website. The new game is a slot machine that is based on the hit television series X Factor. Players will have the ability to earn large cash prizes while playing the new game called The X Factor Steps to Stardom. (14/08)

Casino Hosting Special Craps Tournament This September

The Las Vegas Hilton Resort and Casino will be hosting a special craps tournament this September and the tournament will be giving away cash prizes. Players will be able to compete in the tournament for two days for their share of the $30,000 prize pool. (14/08)

Lottomatica and GameAccount Partner in new Skill Game Deal

Lottomatica is a worldwide lottery and numeric games operator and they operate most of their business within Italy. So it makes perfect sense that the group would sign a deal with the GameAccount network to provide skill games to the Italian market. (14/08)

Poison Cues Becomes Sponsor of Lone Star Billiards Tour

It was recently announced that Poison Cues will now be the official cue sponsor of the Lone Star Billiards Tour. Fans, players and officials of the tour are very excited about the new partnership and look forward to the new line of Poison cues debuting at Tour stops. (13/08)

WinADay Casino Launches New Video Poker Game

Slotland operated WinADay casino recently launched a new video poker game called Deuces Wild. The new video game will join a long list of games provided for players by WinADay. The new game will allow players to participate in three, five, ten, twenty five or even fifty hands at the same time. (13/08)

Ontario Woman Wins $50,000 playing Keno

Keno is quite popular at bars and restaurants around the world and can be played online as well as at land casinos. Players tend to win quite often, not in overly huge amounts, but players win enough that people keep coming back to try their luck. Recently one woman from Canada was very lucky and earned $50,000 while playing Instant Keno. (13/08)

Tampa Bay Backgammon Club Hosting Event This Weekend

If you find yourself in Florida this weekend and enjoy backgammon you may want to look into joining the Tampa Bay Backgammon Club for a backgammon tournament. The club is hosting a tournament this weekend at the Hampton Inn in Tarpon Springs. (13/08)

New Game to be offered soon at Cocoa Casino

Casinos are constantly added new content to their websites so players will remain happy and continue playing games at online casinos. Rumors have been circulating that Cocoa Casino is going to be launching a new game called I-slot this month and the anticipation is growing for the arrival of the new game. (13/08)

Georgia Couple Wins $275 Million after playing Lottery

This past Monday a Georgia couple changed their lives forever. Living paycheck to paycheck like most people, Robert and Tonya Harris no longer have to worry about money. The couple presented their winning lottery ticket this past Monday to lottery officials and the ticket was worth $275 million. (12/08)

RTG Caribbean Stud Poker Jackpot Hit Yet Again

Real Time Gaming casinos have been very busy this summer as players are trying to be the next lucky person to hit a jackpot. The software provider for many online casinos offers a Caribbean stud poker game which has offered up a jackpot to lucky players all summer. (12/08)

Microgaming Releases New Slot Game

Microgaming is the world’s largest online gaming software developer and they hold on to that title because they are constantly developing and launching new casino games. The latest development from eh company is the five reel twenty pay line video slot game called Wealth Spa. (12/08)

New Blackjack Web Application Launched at All Slots Casino

Webmasters and iGoogle users will find that All Slots Casino recently launched a new web application for the game of blackjack. The new application will give users the opportunity to play the game in an instantly as it is download-free. Players will also have the opportunity to play at All Slots by opening an account through the application. (12/08)

NCAA Title Games Banned in States offering Legal Sports Betting

United States sports leagues are constantly trying to stop states from offering sports betting. The most recent move by a sports league was this past Thursday when the NCAA approved a policy that will forbid any state that offers single game betting from hosting a NCAA championship tournament or game. This policy would be infringed upon Delaware and other states that are trying to offer single game betting. (12/08)

Horace Goodwin Wins Great Southern Billiard Tour Stop

The Great Southern Billiard Tour made its way to The Pool Room in Duluth, Georgia this past weekend for a $1,500 added A/B event. The tournament drew a field of fifty six competitors and it was Horace Goodwin who outlasted the field and took the first place win. (11/08)

PartyCasino Sees One Progressive Jackpot Reach Massive Proportions

PartyCasino is a top online casino that offers players the best in online casino gaming. Online gamblers will be excited to learn that the casino currently has a progressive jackpot sitting at over $3 million. The jackpot game is Gold Mega Jackpot and players now have the possibility of becoming a multi-millionaire when the jackpot is finally hit! (11/08)

Snooker Star Set To Debut in Motorsport This Weekend

Snooker Star Ronnie O’Sullivan is set to move from his normal game of snooker to try and tackle the motorsport industry this weekend. The three time World Snooker Champion will be racing at Silverstone this weekend in his debut race in the Volkswagen Racing Cup. (11/08)

Essex Player Wins Latest Stop on the Grosvenor UK Poker Tour

The G Casino in Luton hosted a Grosvenor UK Poker Tour stop this past Sunday and the event saw a really good turnout with 304 players competing. In the end it was Richard Gryko, a player from Essex, who walked away with the win and it was his first major poker tournament win. (11/08)

888Ladies Bingo Offering Free Games

888Ladies bingo is a leading provider of online bingo games geared specifically for women. The site recently announced they are now offering a selection of free games with guaranteed weekday prizes. The site is also offering the games on the weekends as well with larger prize offerings. (11/08)

Kansas Man Wins Lottery Twice in One Year

Edward Williams is one lucky man. Last September Williams won $75,000 in the Kansas lottery and this past week Williams managed to win almost $900,000 while playing the lottery again. (10/08)

All Slots Casino Selling Tickets to Grand Slam of Slots Tournament

All Slots Casino recently announced they will be selling tickets for players to go directly to their upcoming Grand Slam of Slots EUR 1,000,000 tournament. The event is scheduled to have a 150 EUR buy-in and players can go ahead and get one of the 2,000 tickets available. (10/08)

Panaji Police Constables and Casino Employees Arrested for Cheating at Roulette

The Panaji police recently arrested two police constables and three employees of an offshore casino for cheating in the game of roulette. The people arrested are accused of taking Rs. 1.33 lakh from the casino operator. (10/08)

Seminole Hard Rock Casino Offering $10 Blackjack Tables

The Seminole Hard Rock Casino in Hollywood, Florida only began to offer the game of blackjack just a few months ago and since that time the game has become very popular. When the game first arrived at the casino players could find a $25 minimum table but now the casino is offering $10 tables. (10/08)

Senator Robert Menendez Working To Change Online Gambling Laws in the US

Senator Robert Menendez recently proposed legislation that would see online poker legalized in the United States. Menendez’s movement comes just months after Representative Barney Frank proposed legislation that would legalize and regulate online gambling, so hopefully with both men working hard, something will be done to change the laws in the United States regarding online gambling. (10/08)

New Casino Opens in Michigan

Michigan is pretty far from the bright lights of Vegas or the casinos in Atlantic City but they now have something in common with the gambling cities, a new casino. FireKeepers Casino has now opened in Battle Creek, Michigan and gamblers age twenty one and over can now enjoy all the games and entertainment the casino has to offer. (07/08)

Atlantic City Casino Fined for Underage Roulette Player

A nineteen year old enjoyed the roulette tables at the Atlantic City Hilton Casino resort in Atlantic City, New Jersey and other casino games. The problem is that at age nineteen the player is two years under the legal age to enjoy the casino games. Because of this, the casino was fined $115,000 for allowing the young man to play the games. (07/08)

Posh Bingo Adds Seven New Bingo Rooms to Site

If you are like me you like to have options. No matter what you are doing you want a good bit of options to choose from like a restaurant menu or drink specials. Online gaming sites are a good example as well. The best online gaming sites offer their players a good number of choices so they find something that fits their needs. Posh Bingo is an online bingo site that recently added more options for their players. The bingo site has added seven new bingo rooms for their customers to enjoy. (07/08)

Eddie Abraham Wins Blaze 9-Ball Tour NJ Stop

The Blaze 9-Ball Tour stopped recently in Deptford, New Jersey to host a $1,000 added event. the event took place at Hot Shot Billiards and it was Eddie Abraham who would win over Bruce Nagle in the finals to take the first place win. (07/08)

Ladbrokes Moves Operations to Gibraltar

It was recently confirmed that online gambling company, Ladbrokes, will be moving to Gibraltar and undoing a “gentleman’s agreement to keep running their internet operations in the United Kingdom. The company will now operate offshore. (07/08)

Slotland Launches Fourteenth Slot Game

Online slots site Slotland recently launched another slot game for their players to enjoy. The gaming provider launched their fourteenth slot machine called Reel Riot. To celebrate their newest slot machine Slotland is offering two special promotions from August 10th to the 16th. (06/08)

Mac OS X and Windows Gets In-Poculis Mahjong 2.77

In-Poculis is an independent software developer and they recently announced an update to their popular 3D mahjong solitaire game for Mac OS X and Windows. The new update is called In-Poculis Mahjong 2.77 and players can now enjoy the new version. (06/08)

EUCasino Hosting Special Jacks or Better Tournament

EUCasino announced recently they are hosting two online casino poker tournaments in their Grab a Grand series. The players at the online casino can play the Jacks or Better game or Aces & Faces to earn large cash prizes in the tournament. (06/08)

Seminole Hard Rock Casino Makes Changes in Blackjack

The Seminole Hard Rock Casino in Hollywood, Florida is a very popular casino. They have been offering blackjack for some time now but recently the game saw a change in the rules. Players will need to be aware of these rules and make sure they know which type of blackjack table they are sitting at. (06/08)

iPhone Delivers Casino Gaming to the Masses

The iPhone is an extremely popular cell phone for many reasons. One main reason is the immense number of applications that can be downloaded for all different kinds of uses. Many of the applications seem silly but many are very useful. Casino goers will especially appreciate the newest app which allows players to enjoy eleven different games from their iPhone. (06/08)

NFL Lottery Tickets Issued Despite the Leagues Feelings on Gambling

The NFL has been steadily behind the movement to keep sports gambling from the United States. They have filed a suit against the state of Delaware to prevent betting on sports as well as lobbying against movements made to allow sports betting in the United States. However the league has shown a different side of them as the Dallas Cowboys become the newest NFL team to be featured on lottery tickets. (05/08)

CashCade Limited Launches New Bingo Site

CashCade Limited is a leading online bingo operator and they recently launched a new bingo site called FoxyZero. The new site offers players a wide variety of games which can be played for free as well as for real money. (05/08)

Video Poker could be banned in Peoria County

The state of Illinois recently legalized the video poker and some are none too happy about it. Peoria County, an area of the state, is already considering their own ban on video poker as the state law that was passed gives the option to local jurisdictions to pass their own bans if they wish. (05/08)

Older Couple Claim Large Hoosier Lotto Jackpot

The Hoosier Lotto Jackpot has been hit for $3.5 million and the lucky winners are a seventy five year old barber and his wife, both from eastern Indiana. Yesterday both Cecil and Betty Bell were named the winners of the big lottery prize. (05/08)

Canadian Wins Big at Caribbean Stud Poker

Caribbean Stud Poker is a known popular game online but not so much at land casinos. People often hit the slot machines for a quick win or the blackjack or poker table to enjoy the cards. Because of this many people forget to venture into the world of poker variants such as Caribbean Stud Poker or Let it ride poker, among many others. (05/08)

B.J. Ussery Wins Jacoby Custom Cues Carolina Tour Stop

August 1st and 2nd saw the Jacoby Custom Cues Carolina Tour stop in Goldsboro, North Carolina at Fast Eddie’s Billiards for a $1,000 added event. Thirty players registered for the event and it was B.J. Ussery who came out on top as the first place winner. (04/08)

Virtue Fusion Releases New Slot Game

Virtue Fusion is a leading bingo software developer but they have dabbled in other gaming areas and recently the company announced the launch of a networked progressive jackpot slot game. The new game is called Thor’s Thunder. (04/08)

Sosnoviy Wins PokerStars Sunday Million

This past weekend PokerStars was at it again with their Sunday Million guarantee. This week the winner was Sosnoviy from Russia who earned $236,610 for outlasting the field of 7,911 competitors to take the first place prize. (04/08)

New Online Casino Launches with Large New Player Bonus

When online casinos first open their site to the public they usually offer a special bonus to entice players to coming to their casino and play their games. The special sign up bonuses usually start at around $100 and can go up to about $700, which is the numbers you will usually see. Well, a new casino has just launched and they are offering an amazing number amount for a special bonus, up to $9999, which is really unheard of! (04/08)

Nintendo Wii to Release World Snooker Game

If you have never played on a Nintendo Wii system you are really missing out. The Wii lets people experience console gaming on a whole other level as players are able to interact with the game by using the special controller called a nun chuck and the wii remote. Recently an announcement was made that a new game is about to release on the wii called World Snooker Championship Real 09 which will give snooker players a chance to experience their favorite game in video form. (04/08)

Formula DRIFT Successful in First Ever Charity Blackjack Tournament

The Round 4: All In Event took place at the Aliante Casino and Hotel just a few days ago and Formula DRIFT held their first ever charity blackjack tournament to benefit Wings for Life. The special tournament was part of the promotional activities that took place during the event weekend. (03/08)

Sports Leagues Still Trying to Stop Sports Betting in Delaware

Several pro sports leagues including the NCAA and the NFL are working hard to stop the state of Delaware from allowing sports betting. The leagues recently tried to get a temporary injunction to stop the sports gambling in the state. The suit was filed Friday and has yet to be approved. (03/08)

Online Skill Games Company Releases Games for Facebook and iPhone

One of the largest online skill gaming companies is called King and they recently announced they are releasing games for the iPhone and Facebook, the first time the company has done so. This will be the first of many games launched by the skill games company for social networks as well as the iPhone. (03/08)

Cherry Red Casino Offers Free Roulette and Other Games

Those who are new to online gambling or those who love to test an online casino out before playing for real money love to play free games. Online casino offer free games for players to enjoy as well as practice before moving on to real money. One of the casinos to offer free games is Cherry Red. (03/08)

Alexandria Bay Backgammon Tournament a Big Hit

The Thousand Islands Backgammon Tournament has been taking place for many years now in Alexandria Bay. This year’s tournament has been very successful as it took place over the first weekend of August. The tournament was held at the Pine Tree Point Resort and the Resort will serve as the location for next year’s tournament. (03/08)

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