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Gambling News - Archive 2010-04
English Premier League Competing for the Fourth Spot

The English Premier League title is up for grabs, most likely going to Manchester United or Chelsea but the most exciting part of the league is currently the fourth spot. The race for fourth has heated up and bookmakers have chosen their picks for who will claim the spot. (30/04)

New Uniforms Created for World Professional Billiard League

Barry Bremner the vice president of World Wide Sport of Billiards has stated that the game of Bonus Ball should be marketed as a sport. Since all professional sports players have uniforms The WPBL has announced new uniforms have been created for the league. (30/04)

Good Morning America to Feature Special Poker Segment

This coming week the morning show Good Morning America will be featuring a special segment called Living the Dream. This segment will be giving each anchor of the show an opportunity to live out a specific dream of their choice. One of the anchors would like to live the life of a poker player. (30/04)

Online player leaves large tip to baccarat player

Live casino gaming has become quite popular over the past year and players have a few gaming options when it comes to live online play. One option is the baccarat casino game. players can enjoy a game of baccarat with a live dealer and hopefully if they play well enough they will win a prize. recently one lucky baccarat player won so much cash he left his dealer a nice tip. (30/04)

iNetBet Celebrating Eleventh Anniversary

iNetBet is an online casino that has been around for quite awhile. The online casino has currently been in operation for eleven years and they are celebrating the milestone with several promotions for new players as well as existing. (30/04)

Michael Hirst Wins Strawberry Hill Backgammon Competition

The Strawberry Hill High Stakes Backgammon tournament took place just a few days ago and it was Michael Hirst who managed to win the event. Hirst has been playing backgammon for thirty years and his hard work certainly paid off. (29/04)

PressOK Entertainment Releases update for Gin Rummy App

The PressOK Entertainment company recently released a new update to their very popular Gin Rummy Game. the game is available for the iPhone and can be purchased via application in the Apple store. The update was created to better the game for players who enjoy it on a regular basis. (29/04)

West Virginia College Begins Table Game Classes

With casinos all across the united States beginning to add table games to their casinos and gambling facilities, more and more colleges are now offering training classes. The casinos and facilities are in need of dealers and so the colleges are offering classes to teach students how to play the games so they can get jobs at the casinos. (29/04)

Man Wins $1.66 Million playing Caribbean Poker Jackpot

A French tourist recently became the talk of the town when he won a cool $1.66 million while playing at the Resorts World Sentosa. The player was enjoying a nice jackpot game of Caribbean stud poker when he hit the large jackpot. (29/04)

Jackpot Bingo offering special games in May

Online bingo site Jackpot Bingo has announced that the month of May is going to be a special one. The online bingo room is going to begin offering special games for the month of May. Penny games and special cash back days will be happening in the month of May. (29/04)

Canadians Discuss Online Gambling at Annual Gaming Summit

This week the annual Gaming Summit took place in Canada at the Stampede Park in Calgary. Those in the gaming industry took a large chunk of time to discuss the government’s trend toward internet gambling. (28/04)

Video Poker Supporters pushing the game for Chicago

Video poker is a touchy subject in the city of Chicago as many are opposed to the addition of the game while others are for the game. Currently the momentum seems to be in favor of adding video poker to the city. (28/04)

World Mahjong Championship to be sponsored by Mahjong Logic

Mahjong Logic recently announced they have signed a sponsorship deal with the European Mahjong Association for the World Mahjong Championship. Mahjong Logic will be the main sponsor for the event which is going to be hosted by the Dutch Mahjong Association and take place in Utrecht, Netherland on August 27th through the 29th. (28/04)

New Online Casino Launches

Jackpot-Games are a newly launched online casino that is licensed in Malta. The new casino is powered by Net Entertainment and is set up to offer player over eighty instant play titles that include several video slot games as well as jackpot slots, blackjack, roulette and video poker. (28/04)

NeoGames launches new Lottery Style Games

NeoGames is an electronic scratch card provider and they recently announced the addition of two new games to their lineup. The new games are of course scratch card games and they are titled Spy Comics and Master Mix. (28/04)

World Pool Masters Field Announced

The 2010 Party Poker World Pool Masters is set to begin next month and Matchroom Sport has revealed the sixty four player field. This will be the 17th annual World Pool Masters event and fans and players alike have been anticipating the event. (27/04)

Ding Junhui pulls ahead of Murphy

Top snooker pros Ding Junhui and Shaun Murphy have been at battle. The two have been competing in the World Championship Snooker match at the Crucible Theatre. Ding and Murphy are evenly balanced during the session which took place this past Monday. (27/04)

New games added to Tea and Bingo

Team and Bingo is a relatively new online bingo site that has been steadily growing. The site has seen their Crown Room become one of the more popular bingo rooms and they event offer special themed nights on Fridays to keep players entertained. The site has now announced the addition of new games for players to enjoy. (27/04)

Community College Graduates first dealers

The first class of casino dealers have graduated from the Northampton table game classes. The first class was full of blackjack dealers who completed their last day of training this past Thursday. The class is hoping to score jobs in Mount Airy. (27/04)

Party Poker Adds Another Player to Site

Online poker rooms are constantly adding new faces to their websites, whether it be players to their online poker teams or players to represent the site. the new players are added to the various poker rooms to pull new player’s in. the latest poker room to add a new player to their site is Party Poker. (27/04)

CrownEurope Adds Live Baccarat to site

Online casino CrownEurope has announced the addition of 8 deck live baccarat. The new offering is a game with live dealers and it uses a real baccarat table and up to seven players can play at the same table. (26/04)

NetPlay signs deal with ITV for Roulette Nation

NetPlay TV is an interactive gaming company that offers players many gaming options. The company recently announced they have signed a six month deal with UK channel ITV1 to broadcast Roulette Nation, an interactive television show beginning in May. (26/04)

CTXM Launches Two New Slot Games

CTXM is an online software creator and they recently announced the launch of two new slot games. The new games are called World Cup Soccer Spins and Battleground Spins. Both games are sure to be hits as they come from a top gambling provider. (26/04)

$41 Million Lottery Won This Weekend

This past weekend a major lottery prize was won. The Western Canada Lottery Corporation announced on their website this past Saturday that the $41 million lottery was hit by a couple of lucky players. The prize had been up for grabs for sometime before the right numbers were hit. (26/04)

Restaurant Gets Keno License after eight years

Restaurant and bar owners are always looking for the next best thing to make their establishment the most popular. Owners will use gimmicks or anything they can think of to keep patrons coming in. where gambling is allowed, many restaurants and bars will add lottery or keno style games to keep patrons interested. (26/04)

Store Clerk accused of Illegal Gambling

A recent report out of Gainesville, Florida stated that a convenience store clerk has been arrested after a gambling raid took place in his place of employment. Thirty one year old Manoj Kumar was arrested at the Pure Food Mart where he works for illegal gambling. (23/04)

Iowa Women win large lottery prize

Every one dreams of winning the lottery and for two women from Iowa that dream has come true. Two women from Davenport, Iowa have won tens of thousands each by playing the state’s lottery game. The women played the instant scratch off game and won $30,000 each. (23/04)

Phil Ivey to have poker room named after him

Phil Ivey is a top professional poker player, one of the best in the business. Ivey has a long list of accomplishments in the business so it is not surprising that he would have a poker room named after him. (23/04)

BCA Pool League Announces Championships

The BCA Pool League has announced the schedule for the BCAPL Southwest Regional Championships. The group is working with the Bad Boys Billiard Productions and Dr. Pool Promotions, Inc. to put together the championships. (23/04)

French Roulette at Roxy Palace

Roulette is a popular gaming choice for online casino visitors and one casino that offers many choices of the game is Roxy Palace Casino. Players will find they have many options when it comes to playing roulette but the most popular seems to be the French Version. (23/04)

Ronnie O’Sullivan the Odds Favorite to Win World Snooker Championship

This week the World Snooker Championship began in Sheffield, England and bookmakers have put Ronnie O’Sullivan as the odds favorite to win the championship. O’Sullivan has won the event three times previous. (22/04)

Jackpot Joy Announces Big Slot Win

Jackpot Joy recently announced they had a winner earn a very large jackpot prize while playing the Deal or No Deal slot game. The lucky winner was Kelly D and she took home £543,627 while playing the five reels, twenty pay line slot game. (22/04)

Casino Joy offering Blackjack Free roll

Online casino, Casino Joy, is currently offering a special blackjack free roll for their members. The site started the blackjack free roll on April 15th and the tournament will continue until the 30th. The tournament is free to enter and takes only thirty minutes to compete. (22/04)

New Bingo Site to be powered by Dragonfish

Dragonfish is a software provider owned by the 888 gambling brand. The provider recently announced they are going to be the software and network provider for a new online bingo site that is being created. Prime Gaming has hired Dragonfish to power their new bingo site. (22/04)

Moonlight Mahjong launched for iPad

The iPad is the latest technological fad to be released by Apple. Fans of Apple items have flocked to buy the device which has a large screen where players can enjoy games and other items of entertainment. The iPad offers players many applications for enjoyment and one that players really seem to like is the Moonlight Mahjong game. (22/04)

Rummy Royal Hosting $40k guaranteed tournament

On May 30th online rummy site Rummy Royal will be hosting a special tournament with a huge $40,000 in guaranteed prize money. The tournament will kick off at 4:30 pm EST and the event will be a multi table tournament. (21/04)

Report Released Urging Countries to Tax Online Gambling

The KPMG is a global accounting and advisory group who recently published a new report. The new report stated that many of the governments around the world would most likely benefit from increased tax revenues on online gambling instead of strict online gambling regulation. (21/04)

Roulette 5 offered at WinADay Casino

WinADay Casino has announced the addition of Roulette 5. The game of American Roulette has now been added to the online casino which mainly focuses on slot and video poker. They have been a top slot provider but now are moving to add more to their offerings. (21/04)

Poker Licenses granted to Pennsylvania Casinos

Poker lovers in Pennsylvania will be excited to hear that the Gaming Board of the state is continuing to grant licenses to state casinos to add various poker games. Three more casinos were granted licenses to add such games as Let it ride poker, three card poker and Texas hold’em. (21/04)

New Mobile Betting Service Released from SkyBet

SkyBet is an online sportsbook and they recently announced the launch of a mobile betting service. SkyBet signed a deal with Mkodo, a leading British mobile services provider to launch the new product. The mobile site is no download version and it has been designed to offer customers information and functionality. (21/04)

Marty Free Wins Southern Billiards Tour Stop

The Great Southern Billiard Tour recently stopped in Greenwood, South Carolina on April 17th and 18th for a $1,500 added A/B amateur event. The event had 44 competitors and it was Marty Free who was able to outlast the field and take the first place win. (20/04)

Online Casino Launches in Australia

An online casino has launched in Australia for online players to enjoy. The casino is called AusCasino and they are currently offer great deals for new players as well as a variety of gaming options including blackjack, online slots, roulette and more. (20/04)

World Snooker Announces Seniors Snooker Championship

World Snooker recently announced a new event called the World Seniors Snooker Championship. This new event will take place each year and put the best snooker players of older age against each other for the right to the title of World Seniors Champion. (20/04)

GameFront Releases new Mahjong Game

GameFront is a gaming software provider and they recently announced the release of their newest game. The new game is called KL Mahjong and it is now available at the App Store to be played on iPhone or the iPod touch. (20/04)

World Poker Tour Adds New Stop

The World Poker Tour recently announced they are expanding their schedule for the 2010-2011 season by adding a new event. This time the tour will be stopping in France and the event will be called the WPT Amneville. (20/04)

Strawberry Hill High Stakes Backgammon Tournament offering big prize

The Strawberry Hill High Stakes Backgammon Tournament is an annual event that takes place in Jamaica and this year the event took place this past weekend. Twenty two players competed in the tournament which offered $2 million in cash and prizes. (19/04)

Powerball Winner Wants to Remain out of the spotlight

Sandra McNeil is the latest winner of the Powerball jackpot which is available nationwide in the United States. Last Friday the New Jersey Lottery announced McNeil as the winner of the $211.7 million jackpot. McNeil has stated she wants to stay out of the spotlight and has declined a check presentation or press conference. (19/04)

New Jersey Lawmakers Calling out NFL for their stand on sports betting

A few of New Jersey’s lawmakers have called the NFL out on their stand against sports betting. The lawmakers have called the NFL hypocritical for opposing legalized sports betting since they do business with networks who openly discuss betting lines and point spreads of the NFL. (19/04)

Australian Native Arrested for involvement in online gambling

Daniel Tzvetkoff a native of Australia was recently arrested for several charges that are based on online gambling. The Dow Jones Newswire recently reported that Tzvetkoff was arrested for charges of money laundering, bank fraud and gambling conspiracy. (19/04)

Crazy Slots Casino hosting special Earth Day free roll

Crazy Slots Casino is hosting a special tournament in honor of Earth Day which is April 22nd. The Earth Day twenty four hour free roll will take place on April 22nd and 23rd and will be a $2,500 guaranteed free roll for players to participate in. (19/04)

Three Ohio Business Owners Fined for Skill Games

Three Ohio Businesses were raided in January and now the owners have been fined for owning a skill gaming business. The owners of Hit It Big, VIP Internet Café and Golden Penny have all been cited for failure to obtain a game room license which is a minor misdemeanor. (16/04)

Titan Bet offering major contest for World Cup Betting

The World Cup is going to take place very soon and Titan Bet is getting ready for the event by offering up a special contest. The online betting site is offering players a large sum of money if they can guess the right outcome of all sixty four games of the Cup. (16/04)

Bodog CEO Offering himself as a bounty in poker tournament

Patrik Selin the CEO of the Bodog Poker Network has offered a bounty to the player who is able to knock him out of the Grand Final of the EPT. PokerStars European Poker Tour Grand Final is set to begin soon in Monte Carlo and Selin is trying to get more people in on the action. (16/04)

Payday Loans Site Partners with Two Snooker Players

Speed e-loans an online payday loans website has just announced a sponsorship deal with two top snooker pros. Ali Carter and Joe Perry are the latest snooker players to cut a sponsorship deal. Carter and Perry are ranked number 5 and 12 in the World Snooker rankings and they will begin promoting the finance brand this month at the Betfred World Championships. (16/04)

Online Bingo Operator Signs deal with Football Club

Tombola Bingo is a top notch online bingo operator and they recently announced they have signed a sponsorship deal with English Premier League Football team Sunderland FC. The deal goes in effect next season and will see Tombola replacing Boylesports as the team’s shirt sponsor. (16/04)

Littlewoods Casino hosting Roulette tournament

Littlewoods casino is hosting their regular roulette tournament and it takes place on April 15th and 16th. Players are given a chance to win three cash prizes during the tournament. Players have a chance to win over $10,000 over the whole roulette tournament. (15/04)

Certain Names are Lucky when it comes to the lottery

Many people hope there is some type of trick or aspect to the lottery that will make them win. We all know it is a game of chance but the National Lottery recently conducted a figure study which shows that certain names are apparently luckier than others. (15/04)

WinADay casino announces largest progressive jackpot ever

WinADay casino recently announced a large jackpot win on the Reel De Luxe slot game. the win was so large it was the biggest ever in the two year history of the online casino. The winner of the large jackpot was a retired widower who earned just over $223,000. (15/04)

Pittsburgh Official wants to add Video Poker

Representative Paul Costa has come up with a new idea to pay for changes needed to roads, bridges and transit. Costa wants to legalize video gambling devices in restaurants, taverns and bars in Pennsylvania to pay for the changes needed. (15/04)

Wholesale Club’s Bid for Keno Game Delayed

BJ’s Wholesale Club in West Quincy would like to have the opportunity to sell Keno-to-Go tickets at their store. The license board looks like they are going to allow the game to be sold at the store but the city councilor does not think the game will go over well with his constituents. (15/04)

Ex-Cricket Star criticized for promoting online gambling

Shane Warne a former Australian cricket player has been representing 888 poker for the past two year. He represents the site at events around the world as well as online. Recently Warne was criticized for using his Twitter to promote the group and was called on for promoting online gambling. (14/04)

New French Sports Website in Development from Play LA Inc.

Play LA Inc is an international online publishing company and they recently announced they are going to be launching a new website that will be a French sports news website. Visitors of the site will be able to view match odds, statistics, player profiles, betting tips, commentaries, news and much more on sports popular in France. (14/04)

Real Time Gaming Drops Online Blackjack Tournaments

Real Time Gaming is a software provider for many online casinos including Cherry Red Casino. Players could visit the online casinos and see the various tournaments available on the homepage. The RTG casinos would advertise the blackjack tournaments on a regular basis but now players who visit the RTG casinos will not find the blackjack tournaments. RTG has decided to cut the tournaments from their offerings. (14/04)

Live Backgammon Tournament in Fethiye

Live backgammon tournaments can be few and far between so when a backgammon player hears of one they usually jump at the chance to compete. Over the next few days a backgammon tournament will be taking place in Fethiye for players to enjoy and this tournament will be in knock out form. (14/04)

All Slots Live Dealer Announces new Baccarat Game

Live dealer games are currently all the rage with online gamblers. Players enjoy these games as they give the land casino experience while the player is still in the comfort of their own home. The games are usually played in a casino or other live setting with live dealers to give players the full experience. All Slots Live Dealer Casino recently announced they have added Baccarat to their list of live dealer games. (14/04)

Jeff Jordan wins Great Southern Billiards Tour stop

The Great Southern Billiards Tour recently stopped in Conyers, Georgia at Classic Billiards to host a $1,500 added event. The stop took place on April 10th and 11th and fifty seven players registered to compete. (13/04)

Ronnie O’Sullivan urging Snooker to support Barry Hearn’s Plans

Ronnie O’Sullivan is in full support of Barry Hearn’s plans to give the sport of snooker a radical makeover. The snooker pro would like to see his fellow players support the changes as well. O’Sullivan announced he is in full support of Hearn’s plans. (13/04)

Challenge Jackpot offering live roulette cash giveaway

Challenge Jackpot is an online group where players can watch live roulette games and bet on the outcome. Players can win great cash prizes and the group has launched the Roulette Cash Giveaway to see players win even more prizes. (13/04)

Fortune Lounge Group announces recent winners

The Fortune Lounge Group is the owner of eleven online casinos and they recently announced the many winners they had on their casino games during the last week of March. Many players were very successful in competing and earning tens of thousands of dollars. (13/04)

Starlight Bingo Offering Caribbean Cruise

Starlight Bingo, an online bingo site, is currently offering a competition that will see one lucky player attending the 22nd Annual World Championship Bingo Tournament and Gaming Cruise this fall. Starlight bingo is currently running their Bingo Cruise competition until August when the top player on the leader board will win the prize. (13/04)

Maryland to spend millions on thousands of slot machines

The state of Maryland’s Board of Public Works recently signed on to agree that the state should sign a $200 million contract to buy around 5,000 slot machines. The initial deal was to purchase thousands more slot machines that would cost an additional $400 million. But the deal was cut down to a smaller amount. (12/04)

Florida Poker Player arrested for murdering his wife

Robert Oulton and his wife Yvonne were well known in the South Florida poker community. The couple was well known at the Pompano Beach Casino and their son owns a poker league that hosts regular games at various bars throughout South Florida. So it was definitely surprising when Robert was recently charged with Yvonne’s death. (12/04)

Ohio Lottery Adds another Jackpot Game

This past Friday the Ohio state lottery added one more way for players to win a jackpot. The state is joining with forty one others that already play the Powerball lottery. The Powerball will not be replacing the Mega Millions instead it will be yet another way for players to win a major jackpot. (12/04)

Bet365 launches live dealer mahjong pai gow game

Bet365 is a popular online casino that offers live dealer games. Many online casinos offer live dealer games but Bet365 recently launched a new live dealer game which is unique to their site. The new game is Mahjong Pai Gow and it is a game that can be found at many older casinos in Macau. (12/04)

Paddy Power Casino offering Blackjack and Roulette Tournaments

Blackjack and Roulette are a favorite of many casino goers and players can easily find the games at any online casino. However, finding a tournament that involves roulette and blackjack can be challenging. Thankfully Paddy Power Casino has a solution. The online casino is offering both blackjack and roulette tournaments each and every weekend for their players. (12/04)

Leading Pros Endorsing New Snooker Training Program

A new online snooker coaching program has launched online called SnookerGuide which features snooker player Daniel Wells. Other famous snooker pros are endorsing the product as well. Ding Junhui and Peter Ebdon are both endorsing the product. The program has a wide range of videos and text tutorials that will help amateurs learn the game of snooker. (09/04)

Scott Simonetti Wins Tri-State Tour Stop

The Tri-State Tour stopped at Castle Billiards in East Rutherford, New Jersey to host a $500 added prize event. Forty seven players registered for the event and it was Scott Simonetti who beat Wilfredo Albay in the final match to earn the win. (09/04)

Massachusetts Man gets probation in Keno Case

Anthony P. Saliba stole over $50, 0000 by playing keno and not reimbursing the store in which he worked. Saliba was ordered a Berkshire Superior Court judge to pay restitution and serve a probation term from stealing from his boss for over a year. (09/04)

Brazilian Series of Poker Doing Well

The Brazilian Series of Poker is in its fifth season and since it began the series has grown to huge proportions. Each stop that takes place on the tour is averaging around 600 players, which is great average for a poker tour. (09/04)

New Online Casino Launches

SupremePlay is a new online casino that recently launched on the Rival Gaming platform. The new casino is giving players major incentives to check out the new online casino. And since they are operating on the Rival Gaming network, which is a highly respected gaming network, the site is sure to do well. (09/04)

Rummy Royal Adds new Payment provider

Rummy Royal, an online rummy gaming provider, has announced the addition of a new payment provider for their site. Players can now use Intercash, the electronic payment solution provider, to make transactions at the site. (08/04)

InterCasino Offering Three Card Poker Tournament

InterCasino is offering several tournaments for the month of April and included in their offerings is a Three Card poker tournament. Three Card Poker tournaments are hard to find so this one is a welcome opportunity in the gambling community. (08/04)

Inventor Creates New Version of Roulette

Edward Launzel is a seventy seven year old retired New York trade-show executive. Launzel has been working hard on a new game called Jackpot Bonus Roulette, which is another version of the popular casino game. (08/04)

Player wins Pai Gow progressive at Rampart Casino

On March 24th Alina Morello was one lucky lady. She was visiting the Rampart Casino in Las Vegas when she decided to play the Progressive Pai Gow poker game. This was a smart decision as she won a major jackpot on the progressive. (08/04)

PartyCasino Launches New Slot Machine

PartyCasino is a popular online casino and they recently announced the addition of a new online slot machine. The new slot game is called Circus and it is the first role-playing slot game released for online play. (08/04)

Alabama Senator Claims Bribery for Vote on Bingo Bill

Paul Sanford a state senator of Alabama is claiming that lobbyist Jarrod Massey offered him $250,000 last year for a yes vote on the bingo bill. Massey has several clients that include an electronic bingo casino. According to the Birmingham news a second senator has come forward stating that he was offered campaign contributions in exchange for his vote. (07/04)

NetBetPoker moving into sports betting

French online poker provider NetBetPoker have decided to move into the sports betting industry since the French gambling market is about to be liberated. NetBetPoker has joined in a deal with France Pari to begin offering sports betting. (07/04)

Ambrosia Announces new mahjong game

Ambrosia Software recently announced they have a new game created that will be released for the iPad. The new game is called Aki Mahjong and Ambrosia recently released a sneak peak of the game for players to see fun the game will be. (07/04)

Lucky Eagle Casino to Open This Month

This weekend a new table gaming club will be opening in Rochester, Washington called Mystique at Main Street. The new club will be located in the Lucky Eagle Casino on April 9th. The new club is called Mystique because it is going to feature talented dancers who will perform every weekend. The club will feature blackjack as the main game and music and beautiful women will be featured as well. (07/04)

Retired Hospital Worker Wins $37 Million playing the lottery

Mitsuko Higashi is a 77 year old retired hospital worker who recently became $37 million dollars richer. On Monday Higashi found that she had won the large prize after she bought a California lottery ticket at a Salinas market for Saturdays draw. (07/04)

Global Live Casino Offering Players Free Vouchers

Global Live Casino is an online casino that offers players live dealer games. Live dealer games are very popular these days as they give players the feel of competing at a live casino while still in the comfort of their own home. The online casino recently announced they are offering free vouchers each day to new players to the site. (06/04)

India Launches First Ever Online Snooker Store

Online shopping is one of the most convenient ways to shop. Customers can visit the store of their choice, browse around and then decide what they would like to buy all in the comfort of their own home. This is a great way to get shopping done when you cannot leave the house or just do not want to get out. For snooker players a new online store has just been launched so they won’t have to leave home just to purchase snooker products. (06/04)

PokerStars Adds New Players to Online Team

Online poker room PokerStars has just announced the addition of two more poker players to their online poker team. The PokerStars Team Online has now added George Lind and Denys Shcherbakov to the team. (06/04)

Washington Man Arrested for Operating Illegal Gambling Site

David Watkins of Spokane Valley was the operator of FantasyThunder, an online website that charged players a fee to pick a team of eight drivers in NASCAR to see who would win a prize. This is considered illegal gambling in the United States so government officials have shut down the site and arrested the owner. (06/04)

Brunswick Billiards Hosting Special Contest

Brunswick Billiards is celebrating their 165th anniversary and fans now have the opportunity to win a trip for two to Las Vegas that is centered on billiards. The trip includes a chance to win $100,000 by making the nine ball on one shot. (06/04)

Missouri Man Hits Lottery for the Second Time

Delbert Becker of Missouri has hit the lottery. This is not the first time Becker has won a lottery prize and I’m sure he is hoping it will not be his last. Many people dream of winning one big lottery prize and some people do but to win two big prizes in a lifetime is an amazing accomplishment. (05/04)

JackpotJoy Bingo Revamps Website

Online bingo site JackpotJoy Bingo is an online bingo site that recently underwent an overhaul. The site has been redesigned for players to have a more enjoyable gaming experience. The site has added free bingo rooms as well as other items for players to enjoy. (05/04)

Littlewoods Casino hosting Krazy Keno Race

Littlewoods Casino is hosting a special Krazy Keno Race at their online casino for players to participate in. Keno is a popular casino game and Littlewoods Casino makes it easy for players to compete and enjoy the game at the same time. (05/04)

Public Officials Arrested for Playing Mahjong

In recent mahjong news, nine public officials in Shenzhen were suspended in an investigation because they reportedly drove to a restaurant to play mahjong during work hours. The nine officials have been reportedly involved in gambling on many occasions. (05/04)

Microgaming Releases Two New Slot Games

Top online software creator Microgaming, has released two new slot games for players to enjoy. The first new game is called Sugar Mama and it is a five reel slot game with fifty pay lines. The second game is called Magic Multiplier and it has five reels and thirty pay lines. (05/04)

888 and Trebax Innovations team up to launch Damn Small Blackjack

Trebax Innovations is a provider of software applications for the gaming industry and they recently announced the expansion of their Damn Small Games platform. The group has teamed up with 888 to create Damn Small Blackjack. The 888 Casino is planning on featuring the game in new marketing efforts. (02/04)

Slots Winner told jackpot was a mistake

Louise Chavez of Denver thought she had won a multi-million dollar jackpot while playing a slot machine but she was soon told that the win was most likely the cause of a computer glitch. The win has now been voided. (02/04)

Atlantic City hosting public hearing on sports betting in New Jersey

The Atlantic City Convention Center will be hosting a public hearing on Monday conducted by the state Senate Economic Growth Committee. The meeting will be discussing legislation for legalizing sports betting in the state. (02/04)

Former Rat Pack Casino Closes Down

The Cal Neva Lodge was once a high profile casino back in the 1960s.the casino was visited by the top dogs in Vegas, from Frank Sinatra to Sammy Davis Jr. pretty much the whole Rat Pack hung out at the casino at the roulette tables and whatever else they decided to get into. (02/04)

Las Vegas Hilton Preparing for Pai Gow tournament

The Las Vegas Hilton hotel and casino in Las Vegas, Nevada is a popular destination for tourists and those who live in the Las Vegas areas as they offer the best in casino gaming. the casino hosts regular tournaments for the most popular games and the casino is gearing up for yet another tournament. (02/04)

Ding Junhui Advances in China Snooker Open

The 2010 World Snooker China Open is currently underway and home favorite Ding Junhui has advanced to the last sixteen players as well as other top players. John Higgins, Stephen Maguire, Neil Robertson and Mark Williams are also in the top sixteen. (01/04)

Tony Piazza Wins Lucasi Hybrid All-American Tour Stop

On March 20th the Lucasi Hybrid All-American Tour stopped at Greenfields Pool & Sports Bar in Lakewood, Colorado to host a $250 added event. Thirty five players registered for the double elimination 8-ball format tournament. In the end it was Tony Piazza who won the event and the $600 first place prize. (01/04)

Victory Poker adds new players to poker team

Victory Poker is an online poker site and they recently announced two new members of their online poker team. The poker team at Victory Poker is called Victory Pros and the two new players to the team are Jonathan Little and James ‘AndyMcLEOD’ Obst. (01/04)

Bingo website joins Unibet network

The Unibet Group recently announced that the Bingo website is going to their network, so players of the site will soon be able to enjoy what Unibet has to offer. Bingo will be combing the gaming liquidity of Unibet’s Maria Bingo and other sites to create what they are calling ‘one of the largest and most international online bingo systems in operation.’ (01/04)

Littlewoods Casino offers Video Poker Tournament

Online poker players can enjoy the video poker tournament at Littlewoods Casino. The casino is an online casino and they host a video poker tournament each month for players to enjoy. The tournament take place the same time every month so players can look forward to competing each and every month. (01/04)

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