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Gambling News - Archive 2010-02
PartyPoker Adds Two New Team Members

PartyPoker recently announced they have added two new members to their poker team. Dragan Galic and Fancesco Totti are the latest additions to the online poker sites poker team. Both have signed deals to represent the site as ambassadors for PartyPoker. (26/02)

Slots Challenge This Weekend at Club World

This weekend Club World Casino is hosting a special slots challenge. Players are being challenge to try to the progressive jackpots at Club World Casino as the jackpots are at an all time high. For the next four days Club World Casinos are giving away a special bonus so players can have a large amount of cash to compete in the tournament. (26/02)

Fifth person to plead guilty in online gambling case

William D. Cammisano Jr. became the fifth person to plead guilty in an online gambling case in Kansas City. Cammisano plead guilty in federal court to charges that he participated in an online gambling operation in Missouri. (26/02)

International Olympic Committee to support poker as a game of skill

The International Mind Sports Association will be added the International Federation of Poker as a member in April. This means that the International Olympic Committee will be adding the game of poker to their list of skill games including Chess and Go. (26/02)

New Online Casino Launches with Style

VictoryPoker is a new online casino and its creators recently launched a major party to kick off the launch of the new site. The Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas held the launch party which saw poker pros and celebrities celebrating the new casino. (26/02)

Mika Immonen Wins Mezz Billiards Stop

The Mezz Pro-Am Tour stopped at the Atlantic City billiard club in Egg Harbor, New Jersey on February 21st to host a $1,000 added event. The field as fifty players strong and it was Mika Immonen who outlasted the field and defeated Eddie Abraham to claim the title. (25/02)

Microgaming launches new bingo side games

Microgaming, a leading software provider, has announced the launch of five side games to their online bingo side game series. The games are created to keep players entertained between bingo games. The side games include slots, table games and fruit machine games. (25/02)

NJI Junior Championship Offering Players Incentives

It was announced recently that next month at the Karachi Gymkhana, the winner and the runner up of the NJI 8th National Junior (Under 21) Snooker Championship will be making an appearance at the NJI 35th National Snooker Championship 2010. This announcement has caused more players to sign up to compete in the tournament. (25/02)

New Jersey to join lawsuit over federal ban against sports betting

Lawmakers in New Jersey recently approved a measure that allows the State Senate President Steven Sweeney to join legal action over a federal ban on sports betting in the state. Senator Ray Lesniak sponsored the resolution and a suit was filed last March that challenged the eighteen year old ban. The ban limits sports betting to Nevada, Delaware, Oregon and Montana. (25/02)

Slot Player Wins Large Jackpot

Recently WinADay Casino announced that a player won a large jackpot on the Vegas Mania Slot game. The player was Sara M a special Ed teacher. Sara gave up going out with friends to enjoy slots at WinADay and she ended up earning a win of $115,803. (25/02)

Players Scam Casino via Roulette Machines

Two men, Miguel A. Rivera and Santos A. Rosado, recently took the Sands Casino Resort Bethlehem for over $1,000 when they duplicated My Sands cards and loaded them with credits and cashed out after light gambling. (24/02)

Hundreds Celebrate Chinese New Year by playing Mahjong

About three hundred people came to the Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library in Memphis, Tennessee to celebrate the Chinese New Year. The people gathered to honor 2010 as the Year of the Tiger. Mahjong games took place as well as kung fu and colorful dancers. (24/02)

Play65 Backgammon Announces new tournament

Play65 Backgammon is an online backgammon room which hosts backgammon games and tournaments on a regular basis. The site recently announced a new tournament based on the Roman Empire. The tournament will take place on February 28th at 20:00 GMT. (24/02)

Three Card Poker Players Busted for Card Swapping

Four players recently tried to cheat the Swansea casino out of money while playing at the three card poker tables. Ozgur Aytekin and three accomplices were playing three card poker and passing card to each other under the table. This was not a subtle move so the casinos security system picked up on the cheaters. (24/02)

Lottery Win Sees No One Claim Ticket

Lotteries are hit almost every day with players winning small amounts of cash to millions of dollars. Everyone who wins is very excited but sometimes players forget to check their tickets and a win goes unclaimed. Most of the time it is small amounts of cash but just recently a $1 million prize went unclaimed. (24/02)

Baccarat is Booming in Las Vegas

The game of baccarat is known as a high rollers game. The game is popular in the Asian community and recent reports have shown that the game is booming in Las Vegas. Baccarat games at casinos in Las Vegas saw $1.3 billion was wagered on the game in the month of December. This is a record for wagers in one month in the state of Nevada. (23/02)

Pennsylvania Casino Applies for Poker License

Legislation in Pennsylvania recently changed to allow table games at the state’s casinos. Casinos are now applying for gaming licenses so they can include poker to their casino floors. The Las Vegas Sands Corp., runs the Bethlehem casino and they recently sent in a formal application to add poker as well as other table games to their casino. (23/02)

WPT Celebrity Invitational down to six players

The World Poker Tour Celebrity Invitational is now down to the final table and it is an interesting bunch of players. The event saw 567 competing over the weekend and the tournament is now down to the final six players. (23/02)

Hawaii Considering Online Casino Gambling

Hawaii may be the next state of the United States to begin offering legal casino gambling. Several legislatures in Hawaii are pushing to legalize gambling in the state. Hawaii is already a large tourist attraction but they have never had gambling. Now with the economy in shambles, the state is hoping that gambling would bring in the missing tourist dollars. (23/02)

National Snooker Championship to feature 34 Snooker Players

March 2nd through the 8th will see the thirty fifth edition of the NJI National Snooker Championship take place at the Karachi Gymkhana Billiards Hall. The Pakistan Billiards Association recently announced the event this past Saturday. (23/02)

Unclaimed Indiana Jackpot Finally Claimed

The Hoosier Lottery had announced that the August 19th drawing winner of $2.5 million would not be awarded because the time limit had expired. Then the lottery found that they had miscalculated the deadline. This was a wonderful thing for Eric White as he had the winning ticket and he was able to claim the $2.5 million prize. (22/02)

Brothers Plead Guilty in Sports Gambling Case

Brothers, Michael and Anthony Sansone, the grandsons of a Kansas City organized crime boss, have pleaded guilty to operating an illegal sports gambling operation. Both were in court on Friday on charges for their roles in an internet betting operation. (22/02)

Online Gambling Group Adds New Slots to Casinos

Odds On, an online gambling group, recently announced they have added four new slot games to their online casinos. Players can now enjoy the new slot games at all Odds On casinos. The four new games added are: Vampire Vixen, City of Gold, Fire Hawk and SHAAARK!. (22/02)

Free Keno at Online Bingo Site

Golden Hat Bingo is currently offering their players a chance to play keno for free. This week is the only time the online bingo site is offering keno for free so many players will most likely be taking advantage of it. the game is available for everyone who is a member of the bingo site and game play is unlimited. (22/02)

Middleborough Woman Steals due to Online Bingo habit

Sujata Chaudhry of Middleborough is addicted to online bingo. So much so that she racked up major debt on her credit cards and debit card. Chaudhry would play online bingo every night due to her addiction and it drove her to steal money from her employees to fund her habit. (22/02)

Sands Casino Submits Application for Table Games

The Sands Casino Resort Bethlehem recently submitted an application to the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board to see if they could add table games to their casino. If the application is approved then the casino can start adding games, which should be around 80, to the casino floor. (19/02)

Mark Berry Wins BCW Open 9-Ball tour stop

On February 14th the BCW Open 9-Ball tour stopped at Master Z’s in Waukesha, Wisconsin to hold a tournament. the event saw fifteen players competing and it was Mark Berry who walked away with the first place win. (19/02)

Harrah’s Entertainment Expanding their Empire

Harrah’s Entertainment is a top company in the gambling industry and while others seem to be suffering due to the economy, Harrah’s seems to be thriving. The company recently announced they are going to open an online casino for US citizens as well as open a Las Vegas Strip Resort. (19/02)

Baccarat Gambling a high earner for 2009

Since the state of Nevada is the Mecca of gambling for the United States it is the ring leader when it comes to earning revenue via casino games. The state has been the hardest hit since the economy is down and players are not taking trips to enjoy the casinos. However, one game is still a revenue earner and that is baccarat. (19/02)

Matthew Stevens Heading to Weston Event

Snooker events are popping up all over the world as of late and one of the next events to take place is the Weston event in April. The event is set to begin on the 2nd of April and former UK snooker champion Matthew Stevens is headed to the event. (19/02)

Bookmakers have Germany as the one to beat at Winter Games

By February 28th we will know who the top performers are at the XXI Olympic Winter Games. The Games are in full swing and bookmakers have Germany as the nation to dominate the Games. The Olympics are taking place in Vancouver, Canada and many bookmakers name Germany as their top pick. (18/02)

$88 Million Lottery Win for UK Couple

The EuroMillions Lottery was won this past weekend by a British Couple. Justine Laycock and Nigel Page won $87.71million this past Friday which is half of the record-breaking jackpot lottery of $176.98. The other half of the prize went to a person from Spain who has yet to be identified. (18/02)

New Bingo Site Launches This Week

The Titan group which owns Titan Poker and casino recently launched their very own bingo site. The new site is called Titan Bingo and it operates under Playtech software. Players will find the site is easy to use and is very enjoyable. (18/02)

888 Casino adds keno and other games

Online casinos are constantly adding new games to keep their content current and fresh. Players are always looking for new games and 888 Casino recently added new games to their site. Players will find new keno, card, arcade, scratch cards and slot games. (18/02)

Ladbrokes Casino offering Blackjack Drawing

Just last month Ladbrokes Casino began offering their players a live blackjack option. Now the online casino has announced a special blackjack drawing that will take place each day until the 28th of February. Players can win a prize each day during the special drawing. (18/02)

Gold Rally Slot Produces Large win

Betfred Casino recently announced that their Gold Rally progressive slot game has produced a winner in the UK. The game saw one lucky player, Gary T, win 655,498 while playing the game. Gary has been a longtime member of Betfred and this was his largest win. (17/02)

International Olympic Committee working hard to prevent sports betting

Since the Winter Olympics are in full swing the International Olympic Committee is working hard to try and prevent illegal betting and match fixing from taking place during the games. The IOC has set up a system that will be monitoring the betting patterns to make sure nothing is going on. (17/02)

North Carolina DA working to remove video poker machines in businesses

District Attorney John Snyder is working hard to get rid of the increase in video poker machines in Union County, North Carolina. The Attorney has stated that business owners have two weeks to remove video poker machines from their establishments or they will face fines and the video machines will be seized. (17/02)

Man Dies after Marathon Mahjong Session

This past Sunday a middle age man of Kaohsiung passed away after a marathon session of mahjong. The man was playing mahjong with his friends when he was rushed to the emergency room of the local hospital around 10pm at night. The man had suddenly collapsed after a 10 hour mahjong game with friends at his home. (17/02)

Baccarat Gambler Ordered to Pay Casino

Harry Kakavas is a high stakes problem gambler who has been ordered to pay a casino over one million dollars. Kakavas must pay the Paradise Island Casino to make up for what he borrowed on a line of credit back in 2006. (17/02)

ANZPT Adelaide Results

The PokerStars Australia New Zealand Poker Tour stopped in Adelaide last week at the SKYCITY casino and a total of 236 players competed in the $3,000 Main Event. The players created a prize pool of $644,280 and the first place winner earned a prize of just over $165,000. (16/02)

Sylver Ochoa Wins Lone Star Billiards Tour Event

Valentine’s Day Weekend was the start of the first event of the Lone Star Billiards Tour 2010. The event took place at Bogies Billiards and Games in Houston, Texas and fifty four players showed up to compete. The open event was won by Sylver Ochoa and Terry Petrosino won the women’s event. (16/02)

New Online Casino Launches

21GrandCasino is a new online casino that just launched. The new site uses a custom gaming platform which is powered by Rival. Players will find all of their favorite games at the new casino including blackjack, baccarat, craps and roulette. (16/02)

Sky Bingo offering daily jackpots of large scale

Sky Bingo is an online bingo room that is offering players a daily jackpot game. This game has a guaranteed jackpot so players know that no matter what they are guaranteed a prize. Tickets are low in price and players have a chance to enter every day. (16/02)

Ronnie O’Sullivan Burns through Second Round of Welsh Open Snooker

Ronnie O’Sullivan has made it into the quarterfinals of Welsh Open Snooker after besting Jamie Cope 5-0 this past Thursday. O’Sullivan took only fifty five minutes to earn the victory and his spot in the quarter finals. (16/02)

New Jersey Woman Accused of covering up Skill Game operation

Terrian L. Paxson of Newark has been charged with covering up her business’ illegal skill game activities after a raid took place this past January. Paxson has been indicted on one count each of tampering with evidence and prohibited conduct while operating a skill based amusement machine. (15/02)

Blackjack Bowl III Finale this week

The Blackjack Bowl III tournament finale will take place this week on the 17th. The tournament began in October 2009 and over $55,000 in prizes will be given away to those who participated in the weekly and monthly qualifiers. (15/02)

Large Lottery Win Left Uncashed

Most of the time when a lottery player wins a large jackpot, they don’t waste any time getting to the lottery offices to cash in their ticket. Players have only a certain amount of time to claim their win before it is void. Recently the Hoosier Lotto announced that a winning lottery ticket worth $2.5 million has expired without anyone cashing it in. (15/02)

Loto-Quebec to begin Online Gambling

Loto-Quebec recently announced they have been given the go-ahead to begin offering online gambling. Beginning in September of this year citizens of Quebec will be able to gamble online legally. However this decision does not come without controversy as many of the citizens of Quebec see the move as helping gambling addiction. (15/02)

WinADay Player Wins $115,000 Jackpot

Online casino WinADay has announced yet another winner from their online casino. Special education teacher Sara M is the latest winner and she won $115,000 from the Vegas Mania slot machine. (15/02)

Jason Stemen Wins NGB Amateur Billiards Tour Event

The NGB Amateur Billiards Tour stopped at Mr. Cues II in Atlanta, Georgia on February 6th to host a 7-ball event. The tournament saw 64 players competing and it was Jason Stemen who earned the first place win. (12/02)

Stephen Lee arrested for snooker cheating

Yesterday snooker star Stephen Lee was arrested on the suspicion of cheating. Lee’s arrest was part of a two year investigation into match-fixing. Lee is ranked 25th in the world in snooker after falling from 4th place. (12/02)

Super Slots Casino to Host Slot Tournament this March

Super Slots Casino is set to host a special slot tournament this March. The casino will be giving players a large slot tournament to go along with college basketball. The March Madness Tournament will take place in March and players are sure to enjoy the tournament. (12/02)

New Casino Launched by Olympic Entertainment Group

The Olympic Entertainment Group is an Estonian land based casino operator and they recently announced the launch of their very first online casino. The new casino is called OlympicOnline and offers over 150 games in both the English and Russian language. (12/02)

PaddyPower Celebrating Rugby Six Nations Championship

Last weekend the Six Nations Championship in rugby took place and PaddyPower is celebrating the event. The online gaming site has added a new arcade style game which features stars from the rugby event including Sebastien Chabal of France and Jonny Wilkinson of England. (12/02)

Board Votes Yes for Keno in Bennet Village

In Nebraska, the Bennet Village Board has decided to allow the game of keno in their area. On Monday the chairman, Don Murray, decided to change his mind and vote yes for the game. The board voted 3-2 to approve a resolution that will authorize an interlocal agreement with the city of Lincoln and Lancaster County. Both the city and the county have to approve the agreement before the game can begin. (11/02)

Bodog Casino Announces Weekly Winners

Bodog Casino is a top online casino that sees thousands of visitors a day. The online casino offers the best in casino gaming and the site recently released the big weekly winners. The largest win came from Caribbean Stud Poker with two players earning five figure paydays. (11/02)

Shanghai’s Elderly Taking Drugs for Mahjong Marathons

A state newspaper has reported that middle aged and elderly residents of Shanghai are turning to drugs to get them through marathon gaming session of mahjong and cards. People are using ketamine, cocaine and methamphetamine to be able to compete for long periods of time. (11/02)

First Person Charged in Online Gambling Operation

A federal judge presiding over an online gambling operation has been jailing gamblers for their refusal to testify. The judge believes that those involved should testify to their knowledge of the operation and if they do not then they should serve jail time. Recently one person involved waived his right to trail and pled guilty to his charges. (11/02)

Owner of Video Poker Business Linked to Mob

Casey Szaflarski is the owner of a multi-million dollar video poker business in Chicago and reports have surfaced that he is now subject to an investigation which links him to the mob. Szaflarski has been linked to the organized crime families in the state and is a key component of an ongoing federal investigation. (11/02)

South Florida Tracks hope Virtual Blackjack will bring in patrons

South Florida has become a battleground for the game of blackjack. The Seminoles are the only gambling operators that offer traditional blackjack so to stay in the running horse and dog tracks in south Florida have added virtual blackjack to try and bring in patrons. (10/02)

ESOB Announces Big Money Events

The European Series of Backgammon has announced the first of their regular online championships. The championships will be a big money cross-continent online tournament and it comes with the launch of the ESOB website. (10/02)

Millionaire Casino Hosting Roulette Tournament

Millionaire Casino is a top online casino and they are so popular because they offer their players various tournaments throughout the year. Players enjoy competing in casino tournaments and Millionaire Casino is sensitive to their players needs. The site recently announced a new tournament which will begin this week in the game of roulette. (10/02)

Sorority Hosts Spades Tournament to Benefit Breast Cancer

The Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority the Chi Rho Omega Chapter has been working hard to raise money for Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Awareness. The group recently hosted a special spades tournament to raise funds for the charity. (10/02)

Virtue Fusion to work with Foxy Bingo in Sweden

Virtue Fusion recently announced they will be supplying Foxy Bingo with their online bingo solution in Sweden. Virtue Fusion is a leading developer and licensor of online bingo products and they will be working with PartyGaming which owns Foxy Bingo now since taking over for Cashcade last year. (10/02)

World Series of Slots Set for April

The Second Annual World Series of Slots is set for April 16th through the 18th at the Golden Nugget Las Vegas. The two day event will see players competing head to head in elimination rounds of slot play to try and win a piece of the $250,000+ prize pool as well as a championship bracelet. (09/02)

Higgins almost at top snooker ranking

It looks as though John Higgins is going to claim the number 1 seat in the world after his recent win at the totesport Welsh Open. Higgins beat Ali Carter 9-4 in the final to win his first ranking title of the season, which was his twenty-first of his career. (09/02)

Poker Player to win Sky Dive trip with Joe Sebok

UltimateBet is offering poker players a unique experience. The online poker room is offering players a chance to win a skydive trip with poker pro Joe Sebok. UB is hosting the 2010 UB Pro Social Free roll Challenge and poker pros will be hosting the various free roll events and offering their own prize for the winner. Sebok is up first and he is offering skydive trip. (09/02)

Sportsbooks to move to same platform

PlayersOnly, Sportsbook and SuperBook, all of Jazette Enterprizes, have signed a new deal which will see all of their online poker activities to move to the Merge Gaming platform. The transfer of the sites should be complete by mid-April. (09/02)

New Billiards Tour Launches

Mezz Cues and Mika Immonen recently announced the new Mezz Pro-Am Tour. The new tour is a one day Open Tournament which has a staggered entry fees and additional cash prizes for the A/B and C/D division top two finishers. The North East region will be the area of tournament events. (09/02)

Man Attacks Girlfriend over winning lottery ticket

Winning the lottery can be an exciting time for a person especially when you have someone to share it with. But what happens when your significant other does not want to share? Sometimes a lottery win can result in jealousy and rage and that is just what happened to one Antioch, California man when he attempted to murder his girlfriend over a winning lottery ticket. (08/02)

Connecticut Governor Wants to Try Keno Again

Keno seems to be the game of choice for those who are looking to raise much needed revenue for their state. Connecticut governor M. Jodi Rell is hoping to bring the game back to the state to raise revenue that is much needed. (08/02)

Tuesday’s Child the Charity of the month for Bingolore

The month of February will be dedicated to the Tuesday ‘s Child charity at online bingo site Bingolore. Bingo games will be set up the entire month at the site to raise money for the charity organization. Bingolore supports several charity organizations throughout the year on a regular basis at their bingo site. (08/02)

Sussex Tech to offer Baccarat Dealer Classes

Sussex Tech Adult Division in Delaware is working with Gatlin Educational Services to offer dealer training courses for those interested in becoming card dealers. The training courses will be highly interactive online programs and will provide live and in person instruction and practice for those participating. Courses will be available for baccarat dealers, blackjack and poker dealers. (08/02)

Iowa Legislatures pushing for expansion in sports gambling

A proposal is working its way through the Iowa Senate that will see an expansion in sports gambling in the state if it is passed. Gamblers will be able to place bets on football, basketball and other professional sports. Several lawmakers in the state are pushing legislation that would allow sports betting in the seventeen casinos in the state. (08/02)

High Stakes Poker Coming Back to Television

February 14th is an important day and not for what you may be thinking. Of course it is Valentine’s Day but it is also the day that the sixth season of High Stakes Poker is back on the air. The new season kicks off on the 14th on the Game Show Network and it will feature poker pros and newcomers competing for large prizes. (05/02)

Video Poker Machines Removed from Store in Kentucky

Video poker machines are illegal in many areas of the United States and reports are always surfacing about machines being removed from businesses or homes for illegal activity. The most recent story comes from Martin County, Kentucky near Inez. (05/02)

Seaside Robbery at Malta Casino

Criminals try to rob casinos on a relatively regular basis. Sometimes they get away sometimes they are caught. Most of the time when they get away it is because they had a vehicle standing by to take them away. However in a recent casino robbery it was a speedboat that took the robbers away from a casino. (05/02)

Microgaming to Create Lord of the Rings Slots Game

Just two days ago, online software provider, Microgaming, announced that they have entered a multi-year licensing agreement with Warner Bros. Digital Distribution. Microgaming will now be creating video slots games based on the popular movie trilogy The Lord of the Rings. (05/02)

Mahjong Club Offering 2010 WSOM Seats

The 2010 World Series of Mahjong is coming up this august and the Mahjong Club is getting ready to offer players seats to the competition. The WSOM will begin on August 19th and it will continue until the 22nd at the Venetian Macao-Resort-Hotel. (05/02)

Gin Rummy Association Hosting Desert Classic Tournament

The Gin Rummy Association has announced their latest tournament, the Desert Classic, which is set to take place next weekend. The tournament will begin on February 22nd and continue until the 23rd. the tournament will take place at the Aqua Caliente Casino and Hotel in Rancho Mirage, California. (04/02)

Steve Davis to Appear at new snooker center opening

A new snooker center is set open soon in Lancaster and Six Times World Snooker Champion Steve Davis is set to appear at the opening. The new club, Rack’Em, will be opening on the 27th of February and Davis will be giving people a chance to challenge him in one frame. (04/02)

Executive Billiards to Support ZO & Magic’s 8-Ball Challenge

Executive Billiards recently announced they are lending their support to the ZO & Magic’s 8-Ball Challenge. The Challenge will be kicking off the NBA All-Star Weekend in Dallas on February 11th. The Challenge is an annual fundraiser that supports the missions of the Magic Johnson Foundation and the Alonzo Mourning Charities. (04/02)

Omaha Adding new Keno Game locations

Keno is the game of choice for several states in the United States who want to try and gain extra revenue for their budgets. The game seems to do well in some areas while others do not see the estimated revenues they thought they would be earning from the game. Despite the chance of a loss, Omaha, Nebraska is adding the game to new locations to try and make up losses. (04/02)

Skill Games Arrive in Ohio Gas Stations

Skill games are considered legal in many areas of the United States and that is how operators are able to offer players various casino like games. If a player’s skill determines the outcome then the game is considered a skill game. In the northeast area of Ohio, many gas stations have added games that look like slot machines but they are actually skill games. (04/02)

PlatinumPlay Sees Large Slot Winner

Ruth A is the recent lucky player who earned a nice win from the PlatinumPlay casino. The online player earned a win of €17,250 while playing the Fortune Lounge slot game. The Fortune Lounge slot game is a five reel nine pay line slot game that is very popular with slot fans. (03/02)

Soccer Options Increased at SportingBet

SportingBet is an online sports betting provider and they recently announced their expanded offerings of soccer in-play betting markets. The site now includes leagues from over one hundred nations all around the world. (03/02)

Woman Hoping to Introduce Mahjong Game to Area

Mahjong is a very popular game in Asian culture and other countries have started to pick up on the trend. The tile matching game is enjoyed by many and one Hampshire woman is hoping to make the game popular in her area. (03/02)

NordicBet Launches New Tournament

NordicBet is an online casino that offers a large selection of casino games for their players. The site recently announced the addition of new casino games and players can check out the new games by competing in the New Games Special tournament which runs weekly at the online casino. (03/02)

Virgin Bingo Offering free Bingo Week

Bingo fans will be glad to know that online bingo site Virgin Bingo is offering their players free bingo for one week. This week only, bingo players can visit Virgin Bingo and try their luck at the games available at the online bingo site. (03/02)

Has Isildur1 Changed Names?

Over the past few months the name Isildur1 has been in the news with various stories about how the mystery player is losing or winning at the high stakes games at Full Tilt Poker. The player has remained a mystery and no one knows who he is. Now it seems as though the mystery has taken on a new name. (02/02)

Borana Andoni wins Tri-State Tour Stop

A total of 28 B-D players participated in the Tri-State Tour stop in Brooklyn, New York this past weekend. The tournament took place at Gotham Billiards and it was Borana Andoni who took the first place prize after besting Justin Muller in the final match. (02/02)

SEGA Casino Launches SEGA slots games on new Casino

When you hear the name SEGA you automatically think of Sonic the hedgehog and other games that could be played on the SEGA consoles. But now SEGA has introduced a new SEGA Casino that now has added special games created after SEGA games. (02/02)

John Higgins Wins Welsh Open Snooker Title

Allister Carter just barely missed out on the chance to be the winner of the Welsh Open Snooker tournament when he was beat by World champion John Higgins 9-4 this past Sunday. Carter was the defending champion but Higgins was able to take the title trophy in the tournament. (02/02)

Keno Type Game added to Montana Lottery

Keno and keno like games are very popular these days especially in the United States. It seems every few weeks a new state or area in the United States is adding the game in the hopes of earning extra revenues. Sometimes the games bring in a much need boost the economy while other times the games are not so successful. (02/02)

Texas Store Sells $144 Million Lottery Ticket

This past Friday the Mega Millions held a drawing and the winning ticket was found for $144 million dollars. The lucky winner purchased the ticket at the Short Stop Market in Katy, Texas yet the winner has yet to come forward. (01/02)

Jacks or Better Jackpot hit over the weekend

This past weekend one lucky player enjoyed a nice jackpot win courtesy of the Jacks or Better game SupaJax. Early Saturday a player was enjoying the Microgaming card game when the jackpot was hit for $38,989. (01/02)

Bingo Player Wins $90k jackpot

Gala Bingo is one of the top online bingo rooms available on the internet and they recently announced a large jackpot of $90,000 was won. A player named theberry was playing in the Sharon Club when the Cash Climber bingo jackpot was hit. (01/02)

Microgaming adds Blackjack Live Dealer Games

Microgaming recently announced the addition of the game of blackjack to their Live Dealer Gaming options. Players will now be able to play live blackjack via a live video stream. Players will be able to enjoy the action of blackjack as if they were at a casino but in the comfort of their own home. (01/02)

Ohio Gas Stations Testing Slot Machines

A new type of slot machine is currently being tested in Ohio gas stations. Reel Vegas Slots of New Jersey is testing the slot games in eight Spee-D-Foods gas stations in Akron and Canton. Reel Vegas Slots states that the slots are legal because winning the game is based on skill, not luck. (01/02)

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