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Gambling News - Archive 2009-12
Happy New Years from InsideBet.com!

It's that time of year again! The year is coming to an end and everyone is getting ready for the New Year. 2009 is coming to a close and as we all anticipate the New Year us folks at InsideBet.com would like to wish everyone a Safe and Happy New Year! (31/12)

Sands Casino Resort Bethlehem Reports Theft and Vandalism

The Sands Casino Resort Bethlehem recently reported to the police that the casino had been vandalized and a theft had taken place. Police reported that a blackjack machine had been vandalized and a purse was stolen on the very same day. (31/12)

Bingo Patron Banned from Bingo Halls

The Telegraph recently published a story about an elderly woman who was banned from her local bingo hall due to telling risqué jokes. Patricia Brown has frequented the bingo hall in Swadlincote for the last twenty five years and during that time she has told jokes to have fun. But in her recent visit, Brown was telling jokes and the Presidnet of the club was behind her and did not appreciate her jokes. (31/12)

Snooker must cut back on bathroom breaks

The new boss of World Snooker, Barry Hearn, has been told that the sport needs to change the amount of bathroom breaks a player is allowed to take during a tournament. Apparently players are going to the bathroom too much and it is distracting as well as interrupting televised events. (31/12)

PokerStars New Online Poker Team Announced

PokerStars, the top online poker room, has been searching for online players to be a part of their Team PokerStars Online. The site has been searching for two months through applications of over 2,000 poker players to pick the right people for the team. PokerStars recently announced that twenty three players have been chosen for the poker team. (31/12)

Dave Shlemperis Wins Holiday Tri-State Stop

The Tri-State Tour stopped on December 26th for a $500 added holiday tournament at Castle Billiards in East Rutherford, New Jersey. The tournament saw forty one players competing and Dave Shlemperis was able to come back from a late loss to win the tournament. (31/12)

WinADay Online Casino Launches New Slot Game

A new five reel twenty five pay line slot machine has been launched by WinADay casino called Reel De Luxe. The new slot machine is dedicated to the shopper in all of us with its various shopping themed symbols. (30/12)

Kentucky Lottery Winner Claims Large Jackpot but remains a mystery

Kentucky Lottery Officials announced on Tuesday that someone came forward saying they have the winning ticket for the $128.6 million Powerball Jackpot but they have not claimed the ticket yet. A law firm representing the person or persons claiming to have won contacted the lottery office early this week. (30/12)

Let It Ride Jackpot Hit This Week

New Years week started off with a bang as one lucky player hit the Let’Em Ride Jackpot at a Real Time Gaming casino. Real Time Gaming software runs at many of the popular online casinos and Let’Em Ride is a popular choice. The game is so popular that the jackpot it hit every few weeks. (30/12)

Euro Partners Launches TV Games

Euro Partners recently announced that their casinos are now offering TV Games. Europa Casino, Titan Casino and Casino Tropez, all Euro Partner Casinos, will now be offering the interactive gaming experience. (30/12)

Pittsburgh Penguins Favorites to win Stanley Cups

The National Hockey League is close to the half way point and bookmakers currently have the Pittsburgh Penguins are the favorites to win the Stanley Cup in June. The Pittsburgh Penguins are the defending champions so it is no surprise they are the favorite to win. (30/12)

Aditya Mehta wins VIP Matrix All-India Invitational Snooker tournament

Aditya Mehta outlasted the competition in the VIP Matrix All-Indian Invitational Snooker tournament to win the event. Mehta had to beat Saurav Kothari in the finals to claim the win and he did so with a score of 7-3. (29/12)

Online Casino to return funds embezzled by gambler

An anonymous online casino has stated they will repay a large sum of money to a player who lost funds when her bank roll was embezzled. The arrangement between the Swedish casino and the player remains confidential. The arrangement was set up between the two after a woman in charge of the firm’s financial department gambled away large sums of the company’s funds. (29/12)

Handheld Units make Sports Betting Easy in Vegas

The M Resort in Las Vegas, Nevada has started something so innovative that other casinos in the area should catch on very soon. The casino has started offering a handheld unit that bettors can make sports bets on while they are away from the sports books. (29/12)

WPA to Host World 9-Ball Championship in June 2010

The World Pool-Billiard Association (WPA) recently announced that they will be hosting the World 9-Ball championship in Doha, Qatar. The event will begin on June 25th and continue until July 5, 2010. Qualifiers will take place from the 25th of June to the 27th and the main event will begin on June 28th. (29/12)

PokerStars Sunday Million Tournament Results

This past Sunday the PokerStars Sunday Million saw a very good turnout of players which created an increased prize pool. The tournament had over nine thousand players competing and with the buy-in set at $200 plus 15, the prize pool was increased to $1,868,800. (29/12)

Another Area of Chicago Bans Video Gambling

The state of Chicago gave their cities the ability to choose whether or not they want to have video poker available for their residents. Many of the cities in the state have decided to make the games illegal and the most recent city to do so was Arlington Heights. (28/12)

Bingo Advertisements banned by Facebook

The advertising policies at popular online social website Facebook have been changed and now the site will no longer be allowing bingo and other gambling products to be advertised. The site has listed bingo and gambling products on their list of ‘morally unacceptable’ products. (28/12)

Israeli Citizens Charged in Illegal Online Gambling Case

In recent news, five Israeli citizens were arrested for their part in criminal gambling centers. The five men were involved in a situation which was using illegal gambling operations to cover for money laundering operations as well as other fraudulent activities. (28/12)

North Dakota Adds New Lottery Game

The North Dakota Lottery Division recently announced the launch of a new game to their selection of games. The new gaming selection if the Mega Millions Lottery and it can now be enjoyed by the residents of the state. (28/12)

AllSlotsCasino Player Earns $10,000+ Payday

AllSlotsCasino recently announced that one of their mobile casino players has won a jackpot of over $10,000. The lucky player was enjoying the Tomb Raider casino game when the jackpot was hit. The lucky player was Karin D and she earned a payout of $10,225. (28/12)

Happy Holidays from InsideBet

The Holiday season is upon us and many online gamblers will be taking a break from the poker games and roulette tables to spend time with family and friends to celebrate the holidays. And as the online gamblers take a break so will the folks at InsideBet. (24/12)

Record Number to Participate in 2010 Invitational U-17 snooker open

Twenty participants from ten European Countries are going to be competing in the 2010 Invitational U-17 Snooker Open. The Open is set to take place on January 3rd through the 10th at the Apple Snooker Club in Bugibba and the Jesmond Sporting Club in Hamrun. This is a record number for the event and much anticipation is surrounding the tournament. (24/12)

Mount Airy Casino may have table games by next year

Mount Airy casino operators want to add table games to their casino floors. By summer 2010 they may see their want turn into a reality. Legislators of the state of Pennsylvania are working on a final version of a bill which would add the games to casinos in the state. (24/12)

Rummy Royal Offers Re-Buy Tournament options

Rummy Royal is a popular online gin rummy site which offers players many variations of the game. Players will find various tournaments; games and specials at the site to keep them busy competing for hours on end. (24/12)

Roulette Nation offering Christmas Eve Jackpot

When most places are taking a break during the Christmas holidays, Roulette Nation is still in full gear. Brought to players by Challenge Jackpot, Roulette Nation is a live roulette show where gamblers can place their bets from the comfort of their own home. (24/12)

Johnny Archer Takes Number One Spot

Professional billiards player Johnny Archer was recently announced as the top player on the Billiard Congress of America rankings. Archer takes over the top spot as the 2009 season of pool and billiards comes to a close. (24/12)

North Carolina Court upholds Video Poker Ban

On Tuesday the North Carolina Court of Appeals voted to uphold a state law banning video poker machines. The Court voted unanimously that the machines can be operated only by the Cherokee Indians at the Smoky Mountains casino. (23/12)

William Hill Bingo Launches New Bingo Halls

William Hill is a very popular online gaming site in the United Kingdom and they recently announced the addition of three new bingo halls to their online bingo site. Players will now have three new options when it comes to online gaming at William Hill. (23/12)

iPhone and iPod Touch have new Mahjong Game

Mahjong Wall was released by Russell Wilson yesterday for the Apple iPhone and iPod Touch. The new game is based on Wilson’s original Chinese tile game Mah Jongg Wall. The new game was modified to give cell phone users the ability to play for shorter periods but still provide the same entertainment as a longer game. (23/12)

New York Grandmother Wins $1 Million in Lottery

The New York Lottery recently gave a grandmother of twelve a nice surprise. Linda Jo Stalker of Cherry Creek is one of the latest winners of the lottery and she recently won $1 million dollars. Stalker purchased a Super 9 ticket on November 28th and learned quickly she was the top winner. (23/12)

NBA Commissioner Talks Sports Betting

The NBA and Sports Betting have never been synonymous but in a recent interview with Sports Illustrated, David Stern, the NBA Commissioner, commented that if sports betting were legalized in the United States it would build a reputable relationship between the NBA and sports betting groups. (23/12)

Allen Kessler Wins 2009 Bayou Poker Challenge

The Main Event of the 2009 Bayou Poker Challenge finished up recently and eighty players registered to compete this year. The tournament was a three day event with a $3,000 plus $120 buy-in. the prize pool up for grabs was $221,798 and it was Allen ‘Chainsaw’ Kessler who came out the victor. (22/12)

Mike Dunklin Wins Lucasi Billiard Competition

On December 19th the Lucasi Hybrid All-American Tour stopped at Ride the Nine in Bloomington, Illinois to host a $500 added event. the tournament had a nineteen player field and was a double elimination 8-ball format on 7-foot Valley bar boxes. Mike Dunklin was able to outlast Scott Boyd in the finals to take down the win. (22/12)

Calgary’s Silver Dollar Casino Sells for Millions

The Silver Dollar Casino in Calgary is going to be operating under new management as Century Casinos Inc. has agreed to purchase the property for $10.6 million. the Century company is going to run the Silver Dollar Casino with their Austrian subsidiary and they will be talking over the parent company’s outstanding common stock as well. (22/12)

Snooker schedule announced for Pakistan players

The 2010 schedule for Pakistan cueists has been released by the Pakistan Billiards and Snooker Association and they have listed twelve tournaments on the schedule. The PBSA executive committee approved the schedule and it is comprised of six international events and six domestic events. (22/12)

Florida Casino Adds Virtual Blackjack Machines

The most popular form of gambling right now at land casinos is virtual gambling. Players can sit at a machine with other gamblers and enjoy a game of poker, blackjack or other casino games as if they are at a casino table, but it is all just computerized. (22/12)

WinADay Slot Player Wins Large Prize

Popular online casino WinADay recently announced a slots player enjoying their casino has won a large prize. The lucky player was enjoying the Heavenly Reels game and earned a large prize worth $198,180. This is the fifth time this year a jackpot has been won at WinADay and this is the largest one ever awarded at the site. (21/12)

Virginia Residents may soon have online gambling access

Online gambling is very restricted in the United States but many are hoping soon that online gambling will soon be readily available. The state of Virginia recently announced that they may soon be offering an online gambling service for their residents. (21/12)

Toronto Man Wins Large Keno Prize

Harish N. Malkani of Mississauga was the recent winner of the Daily Keno drawing in Toronto. The lucky winner earned $255,050 on December 7th when the drawing took place. Players must match their numbers to the twenty Daily Keno numbers that are drawn daily to win. (21/12)

Florida Sees Multiple Winners in Latest Lottery Drawing

The state of Florida’s recent lottery drawing saw a good number of players earning a prize. The top winner of the drawing managed to match all six numbers to earn a $13 million prize. Lottery officials announced the multiple winners on Sunday. (21/12)

Caesars Bingo Site coming to UK in 2010

Beginning in the New Year, a new bingo site will be launching in the United Kingdom. The new site is called Caesars Bingo, brought to bingo players by Harrah’s. The Caesars brand is known in the UK as a casino but now the name will be known for bingo as well. (21/12)

Shaun Wilkie Wins Predator Finale

The 2009 season of the Predator 9-Ball Tour has come to an end this past weekend as ninety two players registered to compete. The tournament saw the best of the best turn up to compete for the win. The tournament took place at the Raxx Pool Room in West Hempstead, New York as a $3,000 added event. (18/12)

GamArena Adds New Skill Game to Network

Jadestone Networks is the owner of the DiceArena multi-player gaming system and the GamArena skill gaming network. Jadestone recently announced they have added a new game to the GamArena network, which brings their total offering of skill games to twenty two. (18/12)

WSOP 2010 Details Released

Details of the 2010 World Series of Poker schedule have been released and it could not be soon enough for die hard poker players. The highly anticipated poker series is set to begin on May 27th and continue until July 17th. (18/12)

New Vegas Casino Opens to Much Fanfare

The grand opening of the MGM Mirage’s new resort and casino took place just a few days ago and the opening was a very celebrated event. The new resort has taken more than five years to complete as well as $8.5 billion but it is now finished and open for business. (18/12)

Mahjong Logic now working with Mahjong Club

Mahjong Logic is one of the leading mahjong software developers and they recently announced they are now working with the Mahjong Club. The Mahjong Club will now be using Mahjong Logic technology to bring their players the best in mahjong gaming. (18/12)

Rummy Royal Hosting Special $30,000 guaranteed tournament in January

The New Year will bring a nice tournament to players at Rummy Royal, the online gin rummy site. Rummy Royal is hosting a Kalooki 51 $30,000 guaranteed tournament on January 17th at 3pm ET. Players can currently earn a seat to the event by participating in qualifiers. (17/12)

Blackjack Tournament Coming to Las Vegas Hilton

The Las Vegas Hilton Casino in Las Vegas is one of the hot spots in Nevada for casino gaming and tournaments. The casino hosts a number of tournaments throughout the year and 2010 will be no exception. The casino is getting ready for the $30,000 Beat the House Blackjack Tournament which will take place in January. (17/12)

Ding Junhui Wins United Kingdom Snooker Championship

The Pukka Pies United Kingdom Championship of snooker took place recently and it was Chinese snooker star Din Junhui who took home top honors. At the young age of twenty two, Ding was able to beat Scotsman John Higgins 10-8 in the final. (17/12)

Live Dealer Roulette and other Games Launched at Ladbrokes

One of the more popular online casinos available today is Ladbrokes Casino. On the 15th of this month, the online casino began to add one of the most popular gaming options at online casinos today, live casino games. Players can now enjoy a game of live dealer roulette, blackjack or baccarat twenty four hours a day. (17/12)

First Jackpot Hit at GiggleBingo

GiggleBingo is an online bingo room that has become quite popular. The bingo provider recently announced the winning of their first ever progressive jackpot. The lucky winner earned a nice jackpot just three days after opening their account at GiggleBingo. (17/12)

Online Casino Launches Sports Betting Site

Online casino operator 32Red just announced they have launched a new sports betting service online. The new site is called 32RedBet and visitors will be able to enjoy online betting in the sports genres. 32Red now has their hand in every area of gambling. (16/12)

Colts Still on Top for AFC Betting

The Indianapolis Colts are still on top of bookmakers lists to win the NFL’s American Football Conference but their odds have shortened just a bit recently. The odds shortened after the tea beat the Denver Broncos with a twelve point victory this past weekend. (16/12)

Kansas Keno Player Wins Prize

Dale Simon celebrated his birthday recently and he certainly had reason to celebrate. It is not every day that someone gets a large check on their birthday but that is exactly what happened to Simon. Simon is the recent winner of the 7-spot Keno game in Augusta, Kansas and he was awarded a check for just over $5,300 on his birthday. (16/12)

Las Vegas Casinos Install Progressive Pai Gow Tables

Station Casinos in Las Vegas have become the latest casinos in the area to install DEQ Systems Corp G3 enabled progressive pai gow poker tables. Each of the Station Casinos installed several of the new systems that their players can now enjoy. (16/12)

CryptoLogic Releases New Game Pack

CryptoLogic is one of the largest developer of online gambling games and they recently announced the release of a new gaming pack. The new bundle of casino games includes special movie based games as well as new blackjack and sicbo games. (16/12)

Party Casino Announces Big Jackpot Winner

Every online gambler that frequents an online casino dreams of being the next big winner. Online casinos are constantly announcing their latest winners, from small wins to large wins; they are can be very exciting. Online casino Party Poker recently announced their latest winner. (15/12)

O’Sullivan to Miss Masters for Big Brother

It has been rumored that three time world snooker champion Ronnie O’Sullivan is going to skip the chance to defend his Masters title next month. O’Sullivan is going to be competing on the Celebrity Big Brother instead; this is according to Paddy Power. (15/12)

Scott Bannon Wins Tri-State Tour Stop

The Tri-State Tour recently stopped at Castle Billiards in East Rutherford, New Jersey for a $500 added tournament. On December 12th the tournament saw forty one players competing in the tournament. In the end it was Scott Bannon who earned the top prize of the tournament. (15/12)

Victor Chandler Challenging Poker Players at Conference

Next month the London Affiliate Conference is set to take place and during the conference delegates will be able to take part in the Affiliate Series of Poker. Delegates will be able to compete against Victor Chandler for a chance to win cash prizes. (15/12)

New Thunderstruck Slot Launched at PlatinumPlay

PlatinumPlay is an online casino and they recently announced the release of a new slots game. The new game is called Thunderstruck and it is a video slot game. Players go back in time while playing the slot as they see Thor the Norse god of thunder ruling his kingdom. (15/12)

Another Area in Illinois Bans Video Poker

Last week the Orland Park area of Illinois announced they would be barring video gambling machines from their village bars and restaurants. The state of Illinois approved the games but gave individual areas of the state the opportunity to pass on adding the machines. So far many areas have declined to add the games. (14/12)

Top Online Bingo Site Adding Extra Side Games

Gala Coral is one of the top online bingo operators in the world. The online gaming company recently struck a deal with Dynamite Idea to provide side games for the online gaming company’s bingo sites. One of the new games included in the deal is the Bar X Magic 7 slot machine which is extremely popular. (14/12)

8th Annual Desert Classic Tournament Coming This February

The Gin Rummy Association has announced the 8th Annual Desert Classic Tournament is scheduled for this February. Working with GameColony, an online gaming site, the Gin Rummy Association has been inviting gin players to compete in the three day event. (14/12)

Playtech TV Offers Players Live Casino Gaming

Online gamblers love to play their favorite games from the comfort of their own home but one drawback is the realism of the game. Many times, online games can be lacking in the realism department when compared to live games. That is why many casinos are beginning to offer live games or fully automated casino gaming. (14/12)

Couple Wins $1 Million playing Pennsylvania Lottery

A couple from the aptly named Hollidaysburg area of Pennsylvania have won $1 million. the couple purchased a $20 holiday themed scratch off ticket at Mielnik’s Town and Country Market and then found they had won the large lottery prize. (14/12)

Adam Ellis Wins Derby City Classic Entries

It has been ten weeks of competition in the Viper’s “15-Rack” 10-ball leagues but the competition is finally over. Adam Ellis has come out on top of the competition earning 955 points and the top spot of the tournament. Ellis earned paid airfare and entries into all of the events of the 2010 Derby City Classic in Kentucky. (11/12)

Washington State Governor looking to bring in 4 minute Keno

Governor Chris Gregoire of Washington State is considering a bill that will approve four minute keno games for the state. The game could earn enough revenue to fill the state budget gap which currently sits at $2.6 million. (11/12)

Charity Poker Tournament Set for This Weekend

The Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas will be hosting a special charity tournament this weekend. The tournament will feature celebrities and poker players that will be competing to raise money for Cerebral Palsy. (11/12)

Slots Oasis Casino Progressives top one million dollars

Slots Oasis Casino is part of the Real Time Gaming Casinos and they recently announced that three of their progressive slot games are now over one million dollars. The largest jackpot of the three jackpots is on the Jackpot Piñatas slot which is sitting at $1.5 million. (11/12)

Ronnie O’Sullivan Beats Mark Selby to Reach Semi’s

Mark Selby has seen great success as of late including a nice showing at the Pukka Pies UK Championship. But now, he has been beaten by Ronnie O’Sullivan who beat Selby 9-3 in the quarter finals at the Telford International Arena. (11/12)

Rummy Royal Expands Gin Rummy to Eastern Europe

One of the top online rummy providers in the world is Rummy Royal. The online rummy site recently announced they are moving into the Eastern European market after much success in North America, Western Europe and the Middle East. (10/12)

Australian Casino Prevails in Gambling Case

Melbourne’s Crown Casino has been part of a lawsuit filed by Harry Kakavas who claimed the casino let him continue to place bets all the while knowing he was a compulsive gambler. Kakavas filed a 1.4 billion dollar lawsuit against the casino and this past Tuesday a judge ruled that Kakavas was not exploited. Thus the casino does not have to pay up. (10/12)

Early Payout Blackjack Debuts at CelticCasino

CelticCasino recently debuted a new feature for their live online blackjack. The online casino has added a new feature called Early Payout V2.0. This option gives players a new and unique way to enjoy the game of blackjack. (10/12)

Player Wins Large Jackpot Prize at Mecca Bingo

Mecca Bingo recently offered their players a chance to win a jackpot worth £50,000 and one lucky player has earned the jackpot. The big jackpot was launched alongside Mecca Bingo’s Be Lucky television campaign. (10/12)

Kentucky Lottery Pays Out Thousands of Scholarships

Lotteries in many states use part of their proceeds to fund scholarships and grants for students. In the state of Kentucky this is the case. The state recently released the news that the eastern part of the state has earned almost $37 million in college scholarships and grants from the Kentucky lottery. (10/12)

IGT Releases new video poker game

Video poker is a very popular online casino game as well as at land casinos. IGT recently announced they have created a new video poker game called Hot Pursuit Poker. This new game is based on the Triple Play and Five Play poker games. (09/12)

Tasmania Keno Player Wins Large Prize

The Welcome Stranger in Tasmania recently announced that a player at their establishment has won $278,187.20 while playing Keno. The lucky player has remained anonymous and earned the win at just the right time. (09/12)

Five Israel Citizens Arrested in Online Gambling Case

It was recently reported that five citizens of Israel are being held in Larnaca on the suspicion of conducting illegal gambling operations. The group is suspected of operating an illegal sports betting website and supplying pirated cable. (09/12)

Jadestone Announces Unibet Launched on their network

Owner and operator of the GamArena and DiceArena, Jadestone Networks, recently announced that the iGaming operator Unibet has launched on their backgammon network. The backgammon network was launched back in June and it has now become very popular in Europe. (09/12)

Gaming Technology Solutions to be purchased by Playtech

Gaming Technology Solutions (GTS) is a skill game developer and they are going to be bought out by Playtech, the gaming software company. The purchase price initially is €10.8m and €21.6m may be offered based on the future performance of the business. (09/12)

Daniel McKinney Wins Great Southern Billiard Tour Stop

The Great Southern Billiard Tour stopped this past weekend in Mobile, Alabama to host a $1,000 added A/B amateur event. The event only drew 23 players as the Crimson Tide had just won the SEC championship game and Alabamians were still celebrating. In the end Daniel McKinney was able to win his second Great Southern Billiard Tour Title. (08/12)

Hendry Wins against Davis in UK Snooker Championship

In the first round of the UK Snooker Championship Steve Davis was defeated by Stephen Hendry. Hendry has had a tough time as of late and found the match up tough, but he was still able to come up with a win. (08/12)

Bookmakers Pick England to win Group C

This past Friday the drawing for the World Cup, which will take place in South Africa next summer, took place. In Group C are England, USA, Algeria and Slovakia. Bookmakers have chosen England as their favorite and have set their odds for their favorite. (08/12)

Harrah’s Entertainment Launches New Online Casino

Harrah’s Entertainment, a giant in the land based casino industry, has recently launched a new online casino. The casino is called CaesarsCasino and offers players the best in online casino gaming. However the new online casino does not accept players from the US or Germany. (08/12)

James Akenhead wins Full Tilt Poker Million VIII

The Full Tilt Poker Million VIII has just finished up and the poker pro to earn the $500,000 title prize was none other than James Akenhead. The poker pro has had a very successful year and can now add this title to his credit. (08/12)

888 Starting New Bingo Site

888 Holdings Plc recently announced they will be launching a new bingo site called 888Bingo. The new site will be 888’s second bingo site as they have the 888Ladies Bingo site, which is quite popular. 888Bingo will most likely be similar to the Ladies site except it will be for everyone and not geared toward females. (07/12)

Toronto Store Owner Pleads Guilty to Stealing Lottery Ticket

Hafiz Malik pled guilty this past Friday to fraud and theft for keeping a winning lottery ticket after the real winners brought the ticket to the store where he was working to be validated. Malik stole the winning ticket which was worth $5.4 million in June of 2004. Malik was running the convenience store in Toronto when the original winners came in to validate their ticket. (07/12)

Vegas Visitor Wins Large Pai Gow Poker Jackpot

Pai Gow Poker is a popular game at both land and live casinos. The game has gained even more popularity since it has been created into a progressive jackpot game at many land casinos. One of the casinos that have added the progressive pai gow poker game is the Rampart Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada. The casino recently announced a big winner from the game. (07/12)

Spin Palace offering Roulette Tournament

Spin Palace is a popular online casino known for offering a wide variety of online tournaments. This week the online casino begins to offer several online tournaments one of which is a roulette tournament. (07/12)

All Slots Casino Releases Four New Games

All Slots Casino, a leading online slot gaming provider, recently announced the addition of four new games to their lineup. The new games include one for the Gold Series table games and three video slot machines. (07/12)

Nebraska Keno Revenues Drop

The game of keno has been very successful in the state of Nebraska for many years as it brought in a steady stream of revenue for the state. Officials have now released a report that revenues of the game have dropped most likely due to the economy as well as a new state law. (04/12)

Bingo Player Stops Robbery Attempt

An anonymous woman recently helped stop an attempted robbery after she spent a night enjoying bingo. The woman had just left her local Gala Bingo hall when she was attacked from behind. The woman was fifty six years old and managed to fight off the attacker. (04/12)

Tony Piazza Wins Annual Turkey Shootout in Colorado

The Annual Turkey Shoot by the Lucasi Hybrid All-American Tour took place Thanksgiving weekend in Fort Collins, Colorado at Match-ups billiard hall. The tournament saw sixty four players competing in the $1,000 added event and it was Tony Piazza who earned the win. (04/12)

Pakistan will not host Asian U-21 Snooker Championship

It was recently announced that Pakistan will not be hosting the Asian U-21 Snooker Championship due to security concerns. The event was scheduled for April of next year but the event will now be held in the Indian city of Indore. (04/12)

Tony Cascarino Wins Second GUKPT Title

November 29th was the night the grand final of the Grosvenor UK Poker Tour and Tony Cascarino earned his second GUKPT title win. Cascarino managed to outlast the field of 183 at the Victoria casino and earn a £168,800 payday. (04/12)

Delaware Sports Betting Doing Better than expected

When sports betting first began in Delaware just three months ago, the state was worried about how well they would do in revenues. The state of Delaware was unable to offer full sports betting and officials were afraid this would hurt the state. However reports have been presented that the first three months of sports betting has done better than the initial estimates. (03/12)

WiiWare Launching Mahjong This Friday

This Friday Wii players in Europe will be able to enjoy Mahjong via WiiWare. The new game is being launched by GameOn this Friday and it is expected to be very popular. WiiWare is a program on the Wii that allows players to download games to their Wii. The games cost points which can be purchased on the Wii. (03/12)

Georgia Woman Wins $575k in Georgia Lottery

The night before Thanksgiving one Georgia woman receive a surprise of a lifetime. Efia Miles, age thirty two found out she had won the November 25th Fantasy 5 drawing which awarded her $575,226 in prize money. (03/12)

New Site Launches to help with Live Dealer Games

The hottest new games at online casinos right now are the live dealer games. These games give players a chance to play their favorite casino games using live dealers to simulate real casino gaming. A new website was recently launched called LiveCasinoPro that will help players find sites that offer live dealer games. (03/12)

Slots Revenue Soars at Pennsylvania Casinos in November

Lately land casinos have been hit or miss when it comes to good revenues. Some months they may see a good size increase while other months bring low revenues. This past November, Pennsylvania casinos have seen a very large increase in the revenues for slot machines, a 26.7% increase overall from the previous November. (03/12)

Royal Rummy Turbo Tournaments for a quick game

Those who are looking for a quick game of rummy can find the Turbo tournaments at Royal Rummy. Royal Rummy is an online rummy site that offers a wide variety of rummy tournaments and games. The Turbo tournaments give players the opportunity to play a quick game instead of a full game. (02/12)

Play65 Backgammon Offering Specials for Women

Since early November, Play65 Backgammon has been offering women a special deal when it comes to backgammon play. Ladies can now get a free entry into a weekly tournament at the online backgammon site while men still have to pay a small entry fee. (02/12)

State of Illinois Still Debating the issue of Video Poker

The state of Illinois has approved the game of video poker to be legal in the state. The government gave local governments of the state the ability to opt out of offering video poker. The government passed the game to help with the capital plan, which would be funded by the revenues of the game. But with many local governments opting out, the fund is not going to be funded as planned. (02/12)

West Virginia Group Starts New Online Gambling Help Service

Online gambling can be very fun and enjoyable but sometimes it can lead to gambling problems. Many get hooked and can’t seem to get better unless they get help. A West Virginia organization recently launched a new help site to aid problem gamblers with any problems they may have. (02/12)

Online Casino Offering Many Baccarat Options

Online casinos offer many games to attract players to their online gaming floors. One of the more popular high roller games is baccarat. Many love to get in on the high stakes action at land casinos and the game is quickly becoming very popular online. Royal Vegas Online Casino has many options when it comes to baccarat and high stakes gaming. (02/12)

Paul Everton Wins Two Tournaments Back to Back

Billiards player Paul Everton is on a roll. Everton has won back to back tournament titles in the past few weeks. His second victory came at the Thanksgiving weekend stop of the Tri-State Tour. The B-D handicapped event was hosted by the Sand Castle Billiards in Edison, New Jersey and featured thirty six players competing. (01/12)

PokerStars Buys Mobile Gaming Company

PokerStars recently announced they have purchased Cecure Gaming, a leading mobile gaming software development company. This move could signal that PokerStars will be moving into the mobile gaming market with their extremely popular poker website. (01/12)

Live Dealers Added to Paddy Power

Live Dealer options at online casinos are very popular these days. The live dealers make the action seem more real for the player online, as if they are really at a casino and not in their own home. Online casinos are adding the new feature to their gaming options and the latest to do so is Paddy Power Casino. (01/12)

O’Sullivan the Favorite to win World Title

Despite his recently loss of the Premier Crown, Ronnie O’Sullivan still remains the favorite with 3-1 odds to win the Snooker World Championship this April. Coral bookmakers have O’Sullivan at those odds even though he lost the final of the Premier League to Shaun Murphy. (01/12)

New Television Themed Slots Released

Fans of the popular television series American Idol and Sex and the City will be glad to hear that two new slot games have been created in their likeness. Both of the new slot games were released at the 2009 Global Gaming Expo in Las Vegas just a short time ago. (01/12)

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