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Gambling News - Archive 2010-06
Special Blackjack held to determine Shooter of Fireworks

The Odawa Casino Resort recently held a special blackjack game which would determine who would get to shoot off the first fireworks for the community celebration which will take place at Traverse Bay. Carlin Smith represented the Petoskey Regional Chamber of Commerce while Scott Herceg the Harbor Springs Chamber of Commerce executive director represented his community. (30/06)

New Mahjong Game now available for mobile devices

It seems like every week a new mahjong game is launched for mobile devices such as the iPad and iPhone. The game of mahjong is very popular and having the ability to play it on a mobile device is very enticing. The latest offering comes from Joymaster which is based in Taiwan. (30/06)

WinADay Casino Announces big slot winner

Online casino WinADay recently announced they had a big jackpot winner on their video poker game Jack’s Show. The winner was a film student who won just over $200,000 while playing the popular video poker game. (30/06)

Bookmakers Picks for 2010 World Cup

The 2010 FIFA World Cup is steadily going as teams are now into the quarterfinals of the competition. Brazil is now in the quarterfinals but they have fallen in their odds to win the championship. However the team is still a top pick alongside the Argentina team. (30/06)

Trio of Buddies wins large keno Prize

Three great friends now have something more to celebrate than their friendship. Daniel Simmons and two of his friends Graham Dunn and Damien Dunn were visiting The Club Hotel in Lowood this past Saturday night when the won almost $2 million dollars playing keno. (30/06)

Josh O’Neal wins Great Southern Billiard Field Tour Stop

The Great Southern Billiard Tour stopped at Murfreesboro Billiards in Tennessee to host a $1,500 added event on their tour. The event was sponsored by Nick Varner Cues and Cases and the tournament took place on June 26th to the 27th. The event was won by Josh O’Neal who beat Russ Edwards to win the title. (29/06)

Gambling Operators receive awards at EGR B2B Awards

The EGR B2B awards took place recently in London and some of the best in the online gambling business earned awards. Online gambling operators were recognized for their contribution in the industry in several categories. (29/06)

Pakistan Invited to South Asian Snooker Tournament

The Dhaka Club in Bangladesh is hosting the South Asian Snooker Tournament which will begin on July 28th and continue until August 4th. The Pakistan Billiards and Snooker Association recently announced that Pakistan is one of the countries invited to compete in the event. (29/06)

Lacey Jones to be face of LIPS Tour

Lacey Jones is the latest poker pro to be the face of the Ladies International Poker Tour. Jones has been busy lately as she also just signed with Full Tilt Poker to become the latest Full Tilt Red pro. Jones will be making her debut at the inaugural LIPS event in August. (29/06)

GR88 Premiers Live Dealer Games

GR88, an online casino, recently announced they now offer live dealer games. players can now enjoy live dealer games at GR88. Players can play such games as roulette, baccarat, blackjack, sic-bo and five card stud. (29/06)

WinADay Casino Launches new blackjack and slots game mix

WinADay Casino is an online casino that offers players a large selection of casino games including blackjack. The casino recently launched a new game that combines the game of blackjack with slot gaming. (28/06)

New Online Sportsbook Launched

BetBabes88 is a new online Sportsbook that was recently released online. The new Sportsbook is an available for players to enjoy sports betting as well as information on various events in the sporting world. (28/06)

Australian man wins large keno jackpot

A Sydney, Australia man has won a large keno jackpot thanks to visiting a pub. The man who remains anonymous is a truck driver from Canley Heights and he won over $1 million dollars recently while playing a keno game. (28/06)

Virgin Casino Adds White Orchid Slot Game

Virgin Casino has announced they have added a new slot game to their list of slot game offerings. The game is called Wild Orchid and is a five reel slot game with forty pay lines. The game is a video slot game and is one of the new releases from Wagerworks. (28/06)

Ohio Store Clerk Wins Lottery Prize after Ticket Printing Mistake

The Mega Millions Lottery recently held a drawing and an Ohio store clerk just happened to be a winner of a $250,000 prize. However the winning of the prize was completely by mistake. The clerk printed a ticket for herself after forgetting to add an extra game to a customer’s lottery ticket. The clerk then bought herself a ticket for $2 and managed to win the large prize. (28/06)

Three Men Wanted in Video poker Robbery

The Comfort Zone in Louisiana was recently robbed when three men entered the bar with masks on. The men stole money from the cash register as well as a bag of money for video poker winners. The bartender was the employee at the scene of the crime. (25/06)

Play Life Size Backgammon at Michigan’s Henry Ford Museum

The Henry Ford Museum in Michigan is currently hosting an exhibit in which gamers should really enjoy. The museum has a large exhibit called Play which has games such as backgammon and pool in life size models for visitors to enjoy. (25/06)

WSOM Details Announced

The World Series of Mahjong will be beginning soon and the details of the event have now been announced. The tournament is scheduled for August 19th through the 22nd at the Venetian Macao Resort and Hotel. Players can register now to compete in the much anticipated event. (25/06)

William Hill Casino Club Offering Roulette Deal

William Hill Casino Club is a popular stop for many online gamblers and those who enjoy a game of roulette will be glad to hear the latest deal from the casino. The casino is offering a £66 in play money for players to check out the casino games at the site. (25/06)

Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs to donate to United Way

The Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs is holding a table games testing on July 11th and all proceeds from the game testing will go to the United Way. Players will be able to come out to the casino and test the new games from eleven in the morning till seven in the evening. (25/06)

Matchroom Sport Announces World Cup European Qualifier Event

On July 11th the Sporthotel Alpina in Austria will be hosting a tournament that will offer two spots to the 2010 Party Poker World Cup of Pool. Matchroom Sport announced this special tournament and it will have spots for pairs from nations that are not already represented in the World Cup of Pool. (24/06)

Virgin Casino Partners with Microgaming

Microgaming is a top provider of online gaming software and Virgin Casino has announced they have teamed up with the software provider. Virgin Casino will now be adding the gaming titles associated with Microgaming. (24/06)

Tennessee Lottery to now be promoted by Ric Flair, former wrestler

When you hear the name Ric Flair you think of two things: wrestling and WOOOOOO! Flair is known as the nature boy in the wrestling world and had quite a fan base while he was a wrestler. Now the pro wrestler is going to be promoting the Mega Millions game of the Tennessee Lottery with his signature WOOOOO! (24/06)

PokerStars Signs Year Long Sponsorship Deal with Spanish Basketball Federation

For one year PokerStars will be the sponsor for the Spanish Basketball Federation according to a recent press release. The online poker room will be able to market their brand as the Spanish team begins to prepare for the upcoming World Championships. (24/06)

Snooker Game Launched for iPad

iPad users will be excited to hear that a new game has been launched called International Snooker HD. Players can now enjoy playing the game of snooker straight on the iPad. The game comes in multiple modes and looks great on the large screen of the mobile device. (24/06)

Betfair Arcade offers new Casino Games

Betfair’s Arcade offering recently announced they have added six new games which includes baccarat. The new games are from OpenBet Technologies Limited and are part of the Real Deal branded casino games. (23/06)

888 Casino launches an enhanced version of live blackjack

888 Casino has been working hard to create a better casino for their players. To do this the site recently launched an enhanced version of their live casino which includes live blackjack. The enhanced version of the casino makes it easier for the players to enjoy the games since the software does not have to be downloaded like it was before. (23/06)

YouTube to now advertise UK ads related to internet gambling

YouTube has been refusing to add advertisements from online gambling operators for years now but now the site has decided to begin publishing advertisements in the UK for gambling operators. YouTube has always shied away from publishing these types of ads but now measures are in place to make sure the advertisements are shown in a responsible manner. (23/06)

InterCasino Announces Millionaires Club Slot Game Jackpot at Huge Numbers

InterCasino recently announced that their progressive slot game Millionaires Clue is fast approaching the £1,000,000 mark. The slot game has been known to reward large jackpots and the lucky winner of this jackpot is in for a great treat! (23/06)

Sky Bingo Launches New Bingo Rooms for Players

Players at Sky Bingo have been giving the online bingo room feedback about what they would like to see at the site. Sky Bingo found that their players wanted a few new bingo rooms so the site gave their players what they wanted. The bingo site now has three new bingo rooms for players to enjoy. (23/06)

OnGame Network to produce new poker tour

A new live poker tour is in the works thanks to the OnGame Network and a few poker partners. The OnGame Network has teamed up with BetSafe, Betsson and RedKings to create a new poker tour called GSOP Live. (22/06)

Party Poker Announces World Cup of Pool 2010

It was recently announced by Party Poker that the 2010 World Cup of Pool will take place in September. The event will be back in Manila and will see thirty two, two player teams, playing in the event. The event will take place from the 7th to the 12th of September. (22/06)

Indonesia Police to watch Internet Cafes for Illegal Sports Betting

Sports betting is illegal in Indonesia but that doesn’t stop fans from betting on their favorite sports. And with the World Cup currently taking place, many people will be placing bets. To try and keep a handle on things, the police force in Indonesia is going to be keeping a close eye on places that offer internet services such as cafes and clubs. (22/06)

Africa’s Olympics will include Snooker Next Year

History will be made this year as the sport of snooker will be included in Africa’s Olympics next year. The African Billiard and Snooker Federation recently announced that snooker as well as other similar sports will be included in the African Games next year. Africa’s Olympics will be held in Mozambique in 2011. (22/06)

Rome Casino Changes their Look

Rome Casino recently made a few changes and the casino now has look to it. The casino premiered just last week and players can now check out the new look. The site state they now look ‘clean and slick’ and they have maintained their classic elegance and ease of use. (22/06)

Rummy Royal hosting World Cup Free roll Frenzy

Online gaming sites are busy celebrating the World Cup with special contests and games and Rummy Royal is one of these sites. The online rummy site is hosting a Rummy Free roll Frenzy to celebrate the World Cup. (21/06)

Online Bingo Charity Drive Hosted by Bucky Bingo

Bucky Bingo has been hosting an online bingo charity drive and the results have been great. Players are able to Like the Bucky Bingo campaign page on the popular social networking site Facebook and the online bingo site will donate GBP1 for every fan that likes the page. (21/06)

Gas Station announces big winner from Kalamazoo

A Michigan gas station recently announced that the winner of the $36 million lottery drawing is from Kalamazoo. Lottery officials know that the winner of the big prize purchased their ticket from the CITGO One Stop Mart as the owner Kaushik Patel announced the news. The winning ticket was sold last week for the multistate game drawing. (21/06)

China Police Pledge to Stop World Cup Gambling

It was recently reported that the Chinese police have promised to crackdown on World Cup football gambling. In mainland China gambling is illegal and police recently broke up a huge online gambling ring in Hong Kong and police stated then they are working to avoid that from happening again. (21/06)

Real Time Gaming Launches Another New Slot Game

Real Time Gaming is a top online provider of gambling software and they are constantly updating their portfolio with new games. the latest addition to the provider’s long list of available games is a slot game called Ocean Dreams. (21/06)

New Trainer for Blackjack Counting Released for iPhone

Jason Zhang is an independent developer for iPhone applications and Zhang recently released a new application for the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. The application is called BlackJack Counting Trainer 1.1 and the application can be used to help players develop blackjack card counting skills. (18/06)

888Casino announces launch of live casino offerings such as baccarat

888Casino recently announced their launch of new live casino offerings. The casino now offers live dealer games such as baccarat, roulette and blackjack. The new live dealer games use a web browser so players do not have to download any software to play. (18/06)

InterCasino Hosting European Roulette Tournament

Roulette is a great game available at online casinos that players really enjoy playing. The game is easy to play and can be found at most online casinos but many like to participate in roulette tournaments as well. Yet roulette tournaments can be hard to find. Players will be excited to hear the InterCasino is now hosting a roulette tournament for players to enjoy. (18/06)

North Carolina Man Wins $2 Million Lottery Prize

James Goodwin is the latest lucky lottery winner. Goodwin purchased a Powerball ticket and it was worth $2 million dollars. Goodwin is a retired mechanic from Kannapolis and he did not even realize the ticket he had purchased was a winner. (18/06)

Michigan bar Owners Boycotting Keno due to State Smoking Law

Bar owners in Michigan are very unhappy right now with the state, so much so they are staging a boycott. The state placed a new smoking ban over a month ago and bars in the state have been suffering. So they are planning on boycotting the game of keno as retaliation against the new ban. (18/06)

Odds for England to Win World Cup Increase

The 2010 FIFA World Cup is in full swing and bookmakers have posted that England team has doubled their odds of winning the championship. Several bookmakers have posted great odds for the team to win the 2010 World Cup. (17/06)

PayPal now offered at Virgin Bingo

PayPal is one of the most secure methods of transferring money online. Millions of people from around the world use the service as a way to purchase items, send money to family or fund their online gambling accounts. Virgin Bingo recently announced they are now offering players the option of using PayPal to fund their online accounts. (17/06)

NAPT Announces Next Tour Stop

The PokerStars North American Poker Tour is a very popular tour and PokerStars recently announced the next stop on the schedule. This November the tour will be stopping in California and the Bicycle Casino will be hosting the tour stop. (17/06)

Sascha Tege Wins 2010 German Open

The 2010 German Open recently finished up and it was Sascha Tege who earned the first place finish. Tege is from Germany and was able to beat Karl Boyes 8-6 in the finals to win the first place prize. Boyes had to settle for second place during the tournament. (17/06)

Ross Higgins Earns Scottish Snooker Champion Title

The Scottish Snooker Championship recently took place at the Craigpark Masters Snooker Club on May 30th. Several players showed up to compete but it was Ross Higgins who took the title at the young age of seventeen. (17/06)

CrazyVegas offering Freeroll Slot Tournament

On June 25th online casino CrazyVegas will be hosting a freeroll online slots tournaments for players to enjoy. Players will be able to win a piece of the $25,000 prize pool by participating in the tournament. Players can earn their entry at CrazyVegas now and then participate on the 25th. (16/06)

Rhode Island Man Wins Two Keno Prizes in matter of days

Winning a lottery prize is great but winning multiple lottery prizes is huge! A Rhode Island man knows exactly how that feels after winning two nice keno prizes in a matter of days. The man, whose name has not been released, won $4,881 on the Keno Free Ride Jackpot last week and then this week he cashed in a keno ticket for $45,000. (16/06)

WSOM 2010 Challenge Tournaments Announced by Mahjongclub

The Mahjongclub recently announced the final dates for their Challenge Tournaments. The challenge tournaments are for the 2010 World Series of Mahjong and they will be taking place this July. Players will be able to enter into two qualifiers prior to the challenges for just one dollar. (16/06)

Sands Casino Resort in Bethlehem to offer table games July 16th

The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board scheduled for several casinos to begin offering table games on July 6th. However the Sands Casino Resort in Bethlehem was not one of those casinos. The Sands has to wait until July 16th before they will be able to offer table games. (16/06)

Video Poker machines seized at Georgia convenience store

An investigation has been ongoing in Barrow Country Georgia as police have been looking into illegal gambling machines. Just two days ago officers in the county raided a convenience store that housed several video poker machines. (16/06)

Bertrand Grospellier Wins WSOP Tournament of Champions Seat

The World Series of Poker Tournament of Champions is about to take place and one more poker pro has earned a seat to the event. The tournament is a free roll invitational in which 27 of the best poker pros will duke it out for the championship title. Bertrand Grospellier is the latest pro to earn a seat to the event. (15/06)

32Red changes up Casino

Online Casino 32Red has went through a redesign. The creators of the site have decided to give the online casino a new look which they are calling ‘distinctive and glamorous’. The redesign included an easier way to navigate the site which is sure to be enjoyed by customers. (15/06)

Maryland 14.1 Open to be sponsored by Nick Varner Cues

June 19th to the 20th is the dates for the 2010 Maryland Straight Pool Open. The event will take place at Big Daddy’s Billiards and forty players will be competing. Nice Varner Cues has just announced they will be the sponsor for the event. (15/06)

William Hill offering Blackjack for Mobile Phone

Online Casino William Hill is now offering a new casino game for mobile devices. The casino has announced they now have blackjack available for those who would like to play the game via their handheld device. (15/06)

Barry Hearn Negotiating new tournament

Barry Hearn the head of snooker is working to bring a new tournament to the Goffs venue next year. The tournament would be a Senior tournament and Hearn is currently in negotiations to see the new event take place at the historic venue. (15/06)

Florida Gambler wins consecutive jackpots on same slot machine

Winning big on a slot machine is usually a onetime thing. Players might win big once but they certainly do not expect to win another big jackpot especially on the same slot machine. However a recent visitor to a Florida casino won two large jackpots on the same machine two days in a row. (14/06)

Mahjong Epic HD for iPad

Another mahjong game is becoming popular on the iPad. The game is called Mahjong Epic HD and it was just released on June 11th. The game has strong and clear graphics which make for interesting game play. The great thing about the application for the iPad is that the game is absolutely free! (14/06)

Lotto Max in Canada Reaches Record Numbers

Players are jumping at the chance to purchase a lottery ticket in Canada as the Lotto Max total jackpot reaches record breaking numbers. It has been two weeks since the main prize of the Lotto Max has seen winning numbers drawn and now the jackpot climbs to $95 million. (14/06)

Sky Vegas Casino launches new keno game with a twist

Sky Vegas Casino recently launched a new keno game that is sure to be enjoyed. The new keno game combines the game of keno and poker to offer a new twist to the game. Players try to get a great poker hand for a chance to win the keno jackpot. (14/06)

Free Bingo Games Now Available at Bingon

Online bingo site Bingon recently announced they are now offering free bingo games. Most online bingo sites offer the free games but Bingon did not have them on their schedule until now! The site is offering two new free bingo rooms and players can play the games for free to earn cash prizes. (14/06)

Six People Arrested in Illegal Lottery Scam

And illegal lottery scam was taking place in the San Pablo and Richmond area for some time now and now police has arrested six people who were involved in the scam. The suspects were making their own tickets to sell to customers and then using the numbers from the California Lottery to determine who won. (11/06)

Shuffle Masters Reports Earnings Boost from New Casinos

Shuffle Master is a top gaming equipment provider and they recently announced they have seen a boost in their revenues. The boost is due to two new casinos opening both of which are located in Singapore. The result was an increase of the company’s second quarter earnings. (11/06)

Bingo Rooms Earn Bingo Awards

The 5th Annual Online Bingo Summit saw several bingo rooms taking home awards. Those included on the winners list are Virtue Fusion and Tombola. Best Online Bingo Software went to Virtue Fusion while Tombola earned the award for the Best Online Bingo Operator. (11/06)

RM Royal Media Adds new Rummy Game to Portfolio

RM Royal Media has announced they have expanded their internet portfolio. The company now has added a new rummy game called Burraco to their portfolio. This game is also known as Canasta in South America and is very popular there as well as in Italy. (11/06)

PPA Launches new iPhone Application to help poker

The Poker Players Alliance recently announced they have launched a new iPhone application. The Poker Players Alliance otherwise known as the PPA, has launched the new application in the hopes that people will download it and help support the game of poker. (11/06)

Windows Casino Hosting Free Keno Tournament

Windows Casino recently announced they are hosting a free keno tournament. the tournament began on June 7th and will continue until the 13th. The tournament will last one week and players will have an opportunity to play the game to win a cash prize. (10/06)

New Bingo Site to be powered by Microgaming

A new bingo site called Butlers Bingo is set to launch very soon and they will be powered by Microgaming software. The new online bingo site will be launching by the end of the month in both Ireland and the UK. (10/06)

Virginia State 9-Ball Championships to be sponsored by McDermott Cues

The 2010 Virginia State 9-Ball Championships are going to be sponsored this year by McDermott Cues. The Virginia State Pool and Billiards Association recently announced the sponsorship. The event will take place on July 17th and 18th at Diamond Billiards in Midlothian, Virginia. The event will be offering $10,000 in prize money. (10/06)

New Snooker Academy Coming to Gloucester

A new snooker academy is set to open later this month in Gloucester. The new snooker academy will kick off with a charity tournament. the new snooker academy will be able to hold four hundred people and Paul Mount is the person who set up and funded the new facility. (10/06)

Kerching Casino to launch new slot game

Kerching Casino is currently offering players a new slot game to enjoy. The new slot game is called Wild Orchid and it is a five reel slot game with forty pay lines. The game is a penny slot game and offers a max bet of 1,600 coins and rewards a top jackpot of 5,000. (10/06)

Hollywood Casino in West Virginia to offer Roulette and other table games

Starting on July 2nd, players can visit the Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races to play roulette and many other table games. The casino has been rebranded with the addition of the new table games as well as their 5,000 slot games they have available. (09/06)

Malaysian Government Denies Sports Gambling License Approval

Back in May rumors surfaced that the government of Malaysia had approved a sports betting license for Ascot Sports to raise much needed tax revenue. However this is not true according to the Malaysian government. Malaysia has stated they have not issued a sports betting license to Ascot Sports. (09/06)

Mount Airy Casino Setting up Baccarat and other table games

Gamblers near Mount Airy Casino have been waiting in anticipation for baccarat and other table games to come to the casino. Well the wait is finally over as tractor trailers have lined up at the casino today to deliver the new table games. (09/06)

Net Entertainment moving into Italian gaming market with Caribbean Stud Poker

Net Entertainment has recently moved into a joint venture with Intralot Interactive to provide Italian online gamblers with gaming options. The two will work together to move into the Italian gaming market to offer casino games such as Caribbean stud poker. (09/06)

Capitol Spades tournament results

On June 5th 2010 the Annual Capital Spades Tournament took place with fourteen teams competing. The tournament saw over half the teams participating for the first time and players were very excited to compete. (09/06)

Scott Simonetti Wins Another Tournament

The Tri-State Tour stopped on June 5th at Castle Billiards in East Rutherford, New Jersey for a $1,000 B-D tournament. the event saw 38 players competing and it was Scott Simonetti who outlasted the field to earn the first place win. (08/06)

Shaun Murphy Wins Rundili Wuxi Classic

The World Snooker Rundili Classic recently finished up and it was Shaun Murphy who was able to take the first place win. Murphy had to beat Ding Junhui in the finals to take the first place prize. In the end Murphy was able to beat Junhui 9-8. (08/06)

Brian Townsend Leaves CardRunners

CardRunners is an informational site that players can go to find instruction on the game of poker. Players will find that the top pros of the game lend their talents to provide the CardRunners site with information. Pros make videos to teach people how to play the game and only of the best of the best are members of the CardRunners instructional team. (08/06)

Symphony Games Announces Casino Games for Mobile Devices

Symphony Games is a software provider for gaming solution and they have recently announced a new line of games for mobile devices. Symphony Games has launched the Anyplace range of games which are multiplayer casino games. the games can be played on an Android phone, iPad or iPhone as well as a set top box or other device that can use a browser. (08/06)

Sydney Retiree Earns Large Keno Win

Keno is a fun game to play that can rewards players with large prizes. A retired man from Sydney recently found that out when he earned $330,000 while playing Keno. The man was at the Urunga Bowling Club when he earned the large win. (08/06)

North Carolina Man Wins Million Dollar Prize

The Mega Millions lottery had a drawing recently and long time lottery player Kenneth Barbee is the happy one million dollar winner. Barbee has played the same numbers each time he has played the lottery and they have finally paid off. (07/06)

Colorado Couple Devastated after slot game malfunction

Imagine that you have just won tens of millions of dollars. Now imagine that you have been told you didn’t really win that much money? It would be awful right? That is exactly what happened to a Colorado couple just a few days ago. (07/06)

Intertops Sportsbook offering World Cup contest

The World Cup is coming up very soon and online gambling sites have gotten together contests and events for gamblers to enjoy. Intertops Sportsbook is one of these sites and they are offering a $100,000 prize for the player who can match the results of all the World Cup matches. (07/06)

DCMS Discussing New bingo and gaming rules

In the future there could be changes to overseas bingo and gaming operators as the Department for Culture, Media and Sport and the Gambling Commission have been discussing making new measures and rules for gaming and bingo. (07/06)

New Jersey Lawmakers Discussing Online Gambling Options

Many states in the United States are considering adding online gambling options to their gaming options. One such state is New Jersey. Lawmakers of the state recently held a hearing to discuss a bill that would allow the state’s casinos to offer their casino games online. (07/06)

Atlantic City Casinos Fined for Blackjack Games

Two Atlantic City casinos were recently fined large sums of money for operating their blackjack games with fifty one card decks. Bothe the Bally’s Atlantic City and the Showboat Casino Hotel stated that the games running with the fifty one card decks were accidents but they were still forced to pay fines. (04/06)

Charity Poker Tournament This Weekend at Golden Nugget

The Golden Nugget in Las Vegas, Nevada is hosting the first annual All In 4 Autism Charity Poker tournament. the tournament will be hosted by Shanna Moakler, a former Miss USA, and it will kick off on June 4th. (04/06)

Nampa Man Wins Large Idaho Lottery Prize

Kenneth Redmon of Nampa recently had his dream come true. He won the latest drawing of the Idaho Lottery to take home a prize of just over $340,000. Redmon played the Wild Card game and was recently presented with his check at the Gem Stop which is where he purchased the winning ticket. (04/06)

Skill Game Debate taking place in Ohio

In the past state officials of Ohio have tried to take games of skill out of the state but now they are starting to see that the games would be beneficial to the state. Officials are now trying to legalize games of skill and regulate them as well. (04/06)

Virgin Casino offering roulette contest

Roulette is a favorite casino game of many gamblers. Players can find it at just about any online casino but it can be hard to find special tournaments or contests that involve the game. Most casinos focus on blackjack and poker for their tournaments and contests. However one online casino is currently running a roulette contest. (04/06)

WPBA Classic Tour Event to take place during Atlanta Billiard Show

It has been fifteen years since the WPBA has held a Classic Tour event in October but now that is about to change. At the 2010 Atlanta Billiard Show the WPBA will be hosting a Classic Tour event and sixty four of the top women billiard pros will be attending to compete. (03/06)

Former Firm Employee Steals Funds to Gamble

Scott Joy was employed at Node4 Ltd in Derby where he worked as the head of finances. This was not the best position for Joy as he has a gambling addiction. The access to finances was too great and Joy stole over £130,000 from his employer over a two year period. (03/06)

Graeme Dott Fires Manager Pat Mooney

Scandals are common in many sports and they can get players as well as officials in trouble. A scandal in the game of snooker has now cost a popular manager his job. Graeme Dott the world championship runner up recently fired his manager Pat Mooney. Mooney is also the manager of John Higgins and both have been disgraced in the recent scandal where Higgins has been accused of accepting bribes for losing at snooker matches. (03/06)

7Sultans Casino Launches New Slot Games

7Sultans Casino recently announced that they are getting ready to launch two new slot games as well as one game based on three card poker. The games are set to launch this month and players are sure to enjoy the new releases. (03/06)

Taichung Police Officers Found Playing Mahjong with Alleged Gangster

Alleged gangster Weng Chi-nan of Taichung was recently shot just a few days ago and on the scene were a few police officers. This may seem normal but the police officers were not there to help they were playing mahjong and having tea with Chi-nan. (03/06)

Pennsylvania Casino Pays Tens of Millions to offer Blackjack and other games

The state of Pennsylvania recently made it legal for casinos and other gaming facilities to offer table games such as blackjack and roulette. But to begin offering these games the facilities must purchase a licensing fee from the state which can get very expensive. The latest casino to pay the licensing fee was the Presque Isle Downs and Casino in Pennsylvania. (02/06)

Ohio Woman Earns Jail Time after Stealing Lottery Tickets

Lottery options are available in almost every state in the United States and just about each week a lottery produces a winner. But sometimes the winners are not really a true winner. Many times criminals will steal lottery tickets from facilities that sell the tickets and then turn them in as their own. (02/06)

OffsideBet Signs Deal with Rummy Group

RM Royal Media has been working hard to promote their rummy product and now they have recently signed a deal with OffsideBet, a sports book operator. The two companies have signed a licensing deal that will see the promotion of the RM Royal Media rummy product. (02/06)

Bookmakers pick Brazil to win Group G

The World Cup is steadily coming upon us and bookmakers are constantly updating their picks to stay in line with the competition. Currently bookmakers have picked Brazil to win the Group G to advance to the top sixteen teams. (02/06)

Bingo Splash Player Wins large prize

Bingo Splash recently announced that one of their players won a large prize playing the Party Hall Quarters progressive jackpot. The lucky player who plays under the name Candy recently won $7,842 while playing the game on May 22nd. (02/06)

PlatinumPlay Casino Announces New Games

PlatinumPlay is an online casino that is very popular among online gamblers. The site recently announced they have added three new games to their gaming lineup. The games were created by Microgaming and were created by using cutting edge technology. (01/06)

World 9 Ball Championship Set to begin this month

The month of June signifies the beginning of the World 9 Ball Championship. The event is set to take place on the 29th and run through the 5th of July. Players from all over the world will be coming to Qatar to compete for the championship title. (01/06)

Poker Hall of Fame Changes Induction Rules

The Poker Hall of Fame is a prestigious organization in which many poker pros would like to be a part of. The Poker Hall of Fame hosts an induction ceremony each year and players must reach a certain criteria before they can be considered for nomination. The rules for induction have been the same for many years but now the rules have been changed. (01/06)

Illinois House Approves Video Poker Bill

Last Wednesday the Illinois House voted to allow those who want to offer video poker machines in their businesses legally. The machines were illegal but after a vote of 81-26 operators can now run the games legally once the governor approves the measure. (01/06)

World Snooker Chairman Announces new snooker series

Barry Hearn the World Snooker Chairman recently announced he has created a new series for the sport. Players can now participate in the Player Tour Championship which will be three day events and the first of which will begin in Sheffield this month. The tour will have twelve stops and players on the tour will earn Order of Merit as well as world ranking points. (01/06)

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