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Gambling News - Archive 2010-08
IBSF to introduce shorter version of snooker game

IBSF otherwise known as The International Billiards and Snooker Federation are going to be introducing a shorter version of a certain type of snooker game. the IBSF has figured out a way to shorten the Six Reds game of snooker in the hopes that the game will become more competitive and attractive to players. (31/08)

Ruby Bingo Offering Express Online Bingo Games

Ruby Bingo is one of the smaller, lesser known online bingo rooms available today and they recently made headlines by offering express online bingo games. players who want to enjoy a quick game of bingo can visit the online bingo room and play a quick game at lunch or at other scheduled times during the day. (31/08)

Slot Game Pays out over $4 Million Dollars

Microgaming recently announced that one of their popular slot games have paid out over $4 million dollars. This is a very large win especially since it goes to just one player. The game that paid out the massive amount was the Mega Moolah Summertime progressive slot game. (31/08)

World Poker Tour Partners with FSN

The World Poker Tour recently announced they have teamed up with FSN to create a three year deal. The deal will see the FSN covering the 9th, 10th and 11th seasons of the World Poker Tour and FSN will be airing the seasons during prime time hours. (31/08)

Rack Em Up Third Season Tour to start soon

The popular Rack Em Up New England 9 Ball Tour is set to begin its third season very soon. The first event will take place in Providence, Rhode Island at Bo’s Billiards on September 12th. The tour will stop at five different locations during the third season to hold fifteen tour stops. (31/08)

$133 Mega Millions Lottery Ticket Sold in California

Every lottery player dreams of winning the huge lottery drawing. You know the one that is worth hundreds of millions of dollars? Well one player has done just that according to the California Lottery. The state recently announced that a player from Morro Bay has won the $133 Million Lottery jackpot. (30/08)

Father of Four Wins One Million plus Playing Keno

Gary Sullivan a father of four decided to stop in a local bar for a drink with his wife or her birthday just a few days ago and what a smart decision it was! Sullivan decided to play a game of keno while enjoying his drink and in doing so he is now $1.74 million dollars richer. (30/08)

Father Chooses Blackjack over Children’s Safety

All across the United States stories are popping up on parents who have made bad decisions. Moms and dads are choosing to leave their children in their vehicle while they go inside a casino to gamble. These parents aren’t going inside to get a quick fix or make a small bet. They are leaving their kids outside in the parking lot for hours while they gamble the night away. The most recent instance of this happened in Bensalem, Philadelphia this past week. (30/08)

Star Loses Millions playing Baccarat

Baccarat is a popular game for casino goers especially the high rolling crowd. It is not uncommon for a player to lose hundreds if not thousands while playing the game. However it is uncommon for a player to lose a million while playing the game. Recently Jay Chou a superstar of Taiwan recently lost €1 million while visiting a casino in Singapore. (30/08)

New Mahjong Application on Facebook

Facebook is a major part of everyday society. The online social network is accessed by millions of users each day, as they connect friends and network with others in their field as well as play games and just have fun. The site launches new applications which can be enjoyed by players every day and now Mahjong Time has announced they have launched a Facebook application as well. (30/08)

Best New Table Game Award goes to Triple Attack Blackjack

Casino Journal recently announced the 2010 winner of the Best New Table Games award and the award went to Triple Attack Blackjack which was created by Galaxy Gaming Inc. On August 18th through the 20th the Raving’s Cutting Edge Table Games Conference took place in Las Vegas and the company was given the award. (27/08)

Vegas Casino Fined over baccarat players antics

Back in October 2009 a baccarat player at the Caesar’s Palace casino in Las Vegas walked and danced on a live baccarat table. The Gaming Control board filed a complaint against the casino and just this week the two came to a settlement which will see the casino pay out $250,000 in fines. (27/08)

Michigan Lawmaker Propose Keno Advertising Campaign

Keno is a popular game across the United States and the state of Michigan is no exception. The game is played long into the early morning hours by thousands of people. The game is viewed on large televisions and one lawmaker now has an idea on how to use the game to raise additional funds for the state. (27/08)

Two Idaho Lottery Tickets Remain Unclaimed

Normally when a person wins the lottery they wait a day or two and then head out to the lottery office to claim their prize. Sometimes they may wait a little longer to get legal assistance but in most cases the winner will claim their prize quickly, especially if it is a large prize. However sometimes a ticket will get lost or a player just doesn’t realize they have won and a ticket goes unclaimed. That is exactly what has happened to two tickets in the state of Idaho. (27/08)

Chan Tak Kwan wins World Series of Mahjong

The third annual World Series of Mahjong took place just a few days ago and over two hundred players registered to compete. Players hailed from over ten different countries and it was furniture salesman from Hong Kong, Chan Tak Kwan who was able to claim the win. (27/08)

Snooker Stars to Play in Exhibition Match

Jimmy White and Tony Drago, top pros in the sport of snooker, are going to be playing an exhibition match very soon at the South West Academy which is located in Gloucester. The match is set to take place on October 12th and it will be the first to take place on the arena table at the Academy. (26/08)

BCAPL to host Amateur Event alongside U.S. Open Event

The BCAPL has announced they will be hosting an amateur 9 ball tournament the same time as the popular U.S. Open 9-Ball Championship. The U.S. Open 9 ball championship is scheduled for October 17th through the 23rd and the BCAPL Chesapeake 9 ball challenge is set for October 20th through the 23rd. (26/08)

Europa Casino offering several live dealer games

Live dealer games are quickly becoming the most popular games played at online casinos. Players seem to really enjoy the ‘real’ feel of competing against a live dealer. Players can find live dealer games at the top online casinos in various gaming types such as roulette and baccarat. One of the online casinos that offer a good selection of live dealer games is Europa Casino. (26/08)

Free Bingo at William Hill Bingo

Starting today William Hill Bingo is offering players a special five day period of free bingo. Players will be able to enjoy the free bingo games from the 26th of August until the 30th. This is a great opportunity for players to be able to check out William Hill Bingo without having to wager any money to play the bingo games. (26/08)

Victory Poker moves to Cake Poker Network

The Cake Poker Network is one of the top ten poker networks available to online poker room operators. The Cake network has grown significantly over the past few years and many online poker rooms are switching to the network from their previous networks. The most recent room to make the switch is Victory Poker. (26/08)

InterCasino launches new slot game based from popular movie

InterCasino is a popular online casino that offers a great selection of slot games. the site has a special Hollywood Jackpot series that is very popular which is based on popular eighties movies. The site announced they have now released another slot game to join the list of offerings and it is based on the popular movie Ferris Bueller’s Day Off. (25/08)

West Virginian Magistrate Wins Huge Lottery Prize

Millions of people play the lottery everyday in the hopes of winning a big jackpot prize. all across the United States, lotteries are won by all types of people from all walks of life. The most recent winner of a major lottery prize comes from West Virginia and is an official of the state. (25/08)

Casino Barcelona installs new baccarat system

Casino Barcelona the main casino of Grup Peralada recently announced they have installed a new baccarat system. The casino installed the Novo Flying Baccarat multiplayer system which was created by Novomatic Gaming Spain. (25/08)

International Game Technology to debut new video poker games

International Game Technology, otherwise known as IGT, recently launched several new games at the Oklahoma Indian Gaming Association Tradeshow. The show took place on the 23rd and 24th of August in Tulsa and the company debuted several games including new video poker games. (25/08)

Gambling now illegal in South Africa

All across the world, nations and countries are making a decision to legalize or ban online gambling. It is a big decision for many officials, as online gambling can bring in large amounts of revenues to pay for much needed programs and funding to the area. South Africa recently made the decision to ban illegal gambling last week when the Gauteng Gambling Board made the ruling. (25/08)

Tony Piazza Wins 8 Ball Tournament

This past weekend Table Steaks South in Colorado hosted a $1,000 added bar table 8-ball tournament and the event saw fifty seven players competing. Players came from all over the state and included big name players such as Gabe Owen and Tommy Tokoph. (24/08)

Pakistan Sports Ministry Approves hiring of new snooker coach

The Pakistan Billiards and Snooker Association recently announced that the Pakistan Sports ministry has approved the hiring of a new snooker coach. Sanjay Sawant will be the new coach for the snooker team and he will help prepare the team for the Asian Games as well as the Snooker World Championship, both of which are coming up soon. (24/08)

British Columbia Online Casino Back in Business

Just a few months ago the BCLC, otherwise known as the British Columbia Lottery Corporation, opened the first legal online casino in Canada. The online casino is called PlayNow and it was shut down just after it launched due to security breaches. (24/08)

Bingo Addiction Leads to Jail Time for one bingo player

Gambling addictions can be very common, even though there are many places for addicts to go to get help. Despite the many help options, many people fall through the cracks and end up in jail or in deep trouble. That is exactly what happened to bingo addict Catherine Duff. (24/08)

Kathy Liebert Earns Career Achievement in Poker

Kathy Liebert is a great poker player. She is one of the most accomplished women poker players and she has appeared on numerous poker shows as well as competed in several major tournaments as well over the years. In fact Liebert recently reached a milestone for her participation on the World Poker Tour. (24/08)

Slotland Slot Game Rewards player with large jackpot

Slotland is an online casino that offers players a large selection of slot machine gaming options. Online gamblers love slot machines and Slotland has just what players are looking for. The site recently announced that the Lucky Stars slot game rewarded an online player with a large jackpot of €115.999. (23/08)

Mahjong Journey Launched for DS

MumboJumbo is a software company that is constantly creating new games for players to enjoy. The company recently announced they have launched a new game for the Nintendo DS called Mahjong Journey. (23/08)

WinADay Casino launches new Roulette Game

WinADay Casino recently announced the release of a new roulette game for their players to enjoy. The new game is called La Roulette and it offers players a chance to play roulette for much smaller buy-ins. This new game comes just a few months after the casino launched another new roulette game called Roulette 5. (23/08)

Two companies to pay millions in online gambling case

Allied Wallet Inc and Allied Systems Inc, two payment processors, as well as their owner Ahmad Khawaja, have been involved in an online gambling case. A case was brought against the companies and the owner because they were believed to have been involved in money laundering. (23/08)

Kansas Hospital Receives Donation from Anonymous Lottery Winner

A Kansas hospital recently received a nice surprise when an anonymous lottery winner gave them their winning check. The lottery winner sent an anonymous letter to the hospital and a check with $10,000. Susan Concannon of the hospital opened the check and was very excited over the donation. (23/08)

Rummy Royal Offering Players Free money to try site

Rummy Royal is a top online provider of a wide variety of rummy gaming. The site has a good selection of rummy tournaments as well as special games to keep the rummy enthusiast happy. For new players looking for a rummy site to join, Rummy Royal is offering a free $5 gift. Players can sign up at the site and earn the free $5 without having to make a deposit. (20/08)

New Zealand Man Denied Jackpot due to unusual circumstances

Sothea Sinn recently won $44,000 at a New Zealand casino while playing the Caribbean Stud poker game. It was a nice prize and Sinn was excited until he was told he would not be paid the jackpot since he had banned himself from the casino. (20/08)

Gina Bingo Announces Online Jackpot Winner

Gina Bingo is an online bingo site that players seem to really enjoy. The site recently announced that one of their bingo players earned two bingo jackpots while playing at the site. On the 12th of this month the lucky player, brownie22, won two jackpots worth at total of just over £3,000. (20/08)

Online gambling coming soon to Nokia

Nokia is a manufacturer of mobile telephones and is located in Finland. The company recently announced that they will soon be offering online gambling to those who use their mobile devices. The company is going to be launching a new handset which can be used to connect to the internet. (20/08)

Baccarat not the right choice for Singapore gambler

Every gambler has a favorite casino game they like to enjoy when they visit a casino or play online. Many chose poker while others like the slot games and roulette. Whatever your choice, each casino game is fun and is sure to be enjoyed, but players should be aware of how much they are gambling and no when to stop. A Singapore businessman just didn’t know when to stop playing at the baccarat table and now he is down millions of dollars. (20/08)

PBSA looking to hire new coach

The PBSA, otherwise known as the Pakistan Billiards and Snooker Association is looking to hire a new snooker coach for their snooker team. The PBSA must gain approval from the Pakistan Sports Board before they can hire a foreign coach. (19/08)

Maryland Casino to spend millions on new gaming options

The Oceans Downs casino in Maryland is getting ready to spend millions of dollars to add new gaming options to their casino floor. This past Wednesday the spending panel of the state decided to approve a contract which would over $32 million dollars spend on new slot machines for the casino. (19/08)

Virgin Casino launches new Microgaming Slot Game

Virgin Games online casino, Virgin Casino, recently announced the launch of a new slot game to their casino offerings. The casino has launched a new Microgaming slot game called Mermaids Millions. The new game is a five reel slot game that has fifteen pay lines and offers a nice jackpot. (19/08)

Ultimate Bet Online Poker Championship Series Underway

Ultimate Bet is one of the top online poker providers available today and one of their most popular online tournaments series recently began. The Ultimate Bet Online Poker Championship Series started on the 18th of August and this is the fifth installment of the series. (19/08)

Academic Scholarships announced from BEF

BEF, otherwise known as the Billiard Education Foundation, has announced the winners of the 2010 academic Scholarship program. There were two categories that players could earn a scholarship from, both of which offer nice amounts of scholarship funds. (19/08)

Casino UK Member Wins Large Jackpot

Casino UK recently announced that one of their players has taken home a massive jackpot. The lucky winner, known as DH, won just over 30,000 CAD while playing the Cash Splash slot game. the lucky winner had just joined the site not twenty four hours earlier, what a way to start out at a new casino! (18/08)

DSIWare Launches 3D Mahjong

Those who own a DSI will be happy to hear that DSIWare has launched 3D Mahjong for players to enjoy. This is the second release of 3D Mahjong and players will find there are fifty layouts and creative options on the newly released game. (18/08)

Scranton Men Accused of Cheating at Blackjack

Two men from Scranton recently visited the Mohegan Sun at the Pocono Downs in the Plains Township to play blackjack. Apparently the men tried to cap bets during blackjack game play and they were eventually found out and accused of cheating. (18/08)

Jackpotjoy Bingo Launches Bejeweled Bingo

Jackpotjoy Bingo has been very busy over the past few months. The site has revamped their bingo site to bring in new games as well as bring back original forms of player’s favorite bingo games. The site recently announced they have launched a new game called Bejeweled Bingo. (18/08)

Ohio Women to Split Lottery Prize

Just about every week there are lucky winners in the United States various lotteries. Sometimes one person will win a big prize and other times there will be multiple winners for one lottery prize. The latter is what happened to two women in the state of Ohio. (18/08)

Women to compete against men in World Snooker Open

It was recently announced that two stars in ladies snooker will be competing in the World Snooker Open against an all male field. Wendy Jans and Anita Rizzuti will compete in the qualifying rounds of the event on August 21st at the World Snooker Academy in Sheffield. (17/08)

Danny Satinoff wins Florida State Amateur 9-Ball Championships

The $1,500 added Florida State Championships took place just a few days ago in Fort Pierce at Ultimate Billiards. There were sixty one players competing and the event concluded with sixteen year old Danny Satinoff taking home the first place prize. (17/08)

Europa Casino launches new games

Players will be excited to hear that online casino Europa Casino has recently launched fifteen new casino games to their casino offerings. The site has added a wide variety of new games for players to enjoy. The new additions include roulette, arcade and slot games. (17/08)

888 Poker Offering Aussie Millions Seats

The popular poker tournament, the Aussie Millions, is set to begin in less than six months and already poker sites are beginning to offer packages for players to attend the event. 888 Poker has started offering their Aussie millions satellite qualifiers and players can now compete to qualify for a prize package. (17/08)

Go Casino Announces Big Slot Winner

Go Casino is a popular online casino and one of few that offers casino gaming to United States citizens. The casino recently announced that an American player hit a very large progressive jackpot which was worth almost $1 million dollars. (17/08)

Sports Betting Site re-launches after updates

FootballPools is a sports betting site available to players online who enjoy betting pools. The site recently updated their site to offer more features which make the website easier to use as well as enjoy. FootballPools is owned by Sportech and they are now offering more options as well as tons of cash each week. (16/08)

Lottery Scholarships coming up short in Arkansas

The state of Arkansas rewards students in the state with scholarships thanks to their lottery scholarship program. The program rewards Arkansas Academic Challenge scholarships to students who meet the requirements of the programs. However some students have met the requirements but have yet to get a scholarship. (16/08)

Aqueduct Racetrack in Queens to offer Electronic Baccarat

The Aqueduct Racetrack in Queens, New York is set to open a new racino in a just a few months and officials recently announced the track is going to be offering electronic baccarat and roulette. This will give players more opportunities for gaming instead of the usual slot machines. (16/08)

Mahjong Solitaire Ltd launches new Mahjong Website

Mahjong Solitaire Ltd. recently announced they have launched a new free mahjong site online. Players can enjoy a large selection of mahjong games for free on the new site. Mahjong Solitaire is set up quite well and players will find they offer the best in mahjong gaming. (16/08)

Slots of Vegas offering Major Blackjack Tournament

Online casino Slots of Vegas is currently offering a special blackjack tournament this month which is offering players a very nice prize pool. Players can compete in the Huge August Blackjack Tournament to try and win the grand prize which is worth $10,000. (16/08)

Joss Northeast 9-Ball Tour Announces event

The Joss Northeast 9-Ball Tour recently announced an event to take place in just a few days in New York. The $25,000 added Turning Stone Classic XV 9-Ball Open is set to take place on August 19th through the 22nd at the Turning Stone Resort and Casino which is located in Verona. (13/08)

Big Winner on King Kong Video Slot

888 Casino recently announced that one of their players has won a large jackpot via the King Kong Video Slot game. The lucky winner is known as J.H. and he is from London, England. The player won GBP230,000 while playing the game. (13/08)

England Ladies Snooker Team has new member

The England Ladies Snooker Team recently added a new member to their team and their selection may be surprising. The team has added Jan Hughes, age 61 to their team of snooker players. Hughes has been asked to participate in the Home Internationals event which will be held in Wales this September. (13/08)

Mom arrested for gambling while children stayed in car outside

Parents make really stupid decisions when it comes to their kids and sometimes those decisions lead to serious consequences. A mom from Philadelphia recently was arrested after going to a casino and gambling on the slot machine while her children were waiting in her vehicle. (13/08)

Doubles Poker Championship to Premiere this weekend

This weekend on the Game Show Network the Doubles Poker Championship is set to premiere. The poker action will begin this Saturday the 14th at 9pm EDT. The Golden Nugget hosted the action and viewers of the show will be able to check out the new format that was used in game play. (13/08)

Scholes Teen Wins Huge Lottery Prize

Stacey Bywater of Scholes is the most recent Lotto winner at the young age of eighteen years old. Bywater won £1.1million and is planning on continuing to live with her parents despite the large lottery win. (12/08)

Play65 Backgammon launches new VIP Club

Play65 is an online backgammon site that offers players many options when it comes to backgammon play. The site recently announced they have launched their first VIP club for their members to enjoy. Along with the VIP club the site has also launched a new gift shop as well. (12/08)

Dragonfish to power new bingo site

Dragonfish is a top provider of online gaming software and they power some of the best online bingo sites in the world. The most recent site that Dragonfish will be powering is Bingo Cove which is set to launch very soon. (12/08)

WSOM Winner Coming back for Third Edition of the Series

The World Series of Mahjong is coming back for its third season and players from all over the world are expected to compete in the event. Alex Ho Kwok-Hung was the winner of the World Series of Mahjong back in 2008 and he has announced he will be coming back to compete in this year’s series. (12/08)

Roulette Loss Leads to Mega Slot Win

The best way to have fun at a casino is to go with friends. That is exactly what two friends, Jesse and Brandon did. They were in Saskatchewan, Canada when they visited the Casino Regina this past weekend. The two started off at the roulette table and their steady losses led them to make a very smart decision. (12/08)

Gold Rush Contest at Rummy Royal

Rummy Royal is an online gin rummy site that offers rummy fans the best in gaming entertainment. The site offers several contests as well as tournaments and regular rummy play. One contest the site offers is the Gold Rush Leader board. Players can compete in the Gold Rush games for the opportunity to win extra cash prizes. (11/08)

Online Casinos see many jackpots on Caribbean Stud Poker Games

Caribbean Stud Poker is a popular online poker variant that can be found at many online casinos. The game is so popular because it tends to release a nice jackpot on a regular basis. This past week several players have won nice jackpots while playing Caribbean Stud Poker online. (11/08)

Shannon Elizabeth Visits Pennsylvania to play Blackjack

The state of Pennsylvania recently began offering table games and the addition has seen several celebrities visiting the state to get in on the action. Recently Shannon Elizabeth, of American Pie Fame, visited the state to enjoy a game of blackjack. (11/08)

Yorke Peninsula Man Wins Millions playing Keno

Keno is a popular game with lottery players as it is a quick game to play that can reward large prizes. Recently a Yorke Peninsula man won more than $2 million dollars while playing the Keno Spot 10 game. The jackpot was a record for the game. (11/08)

Ontario to gain online gambling in 2012

Beginning in 2012, Ontario will begin to offer online gambling, thanks to the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corp. the OLG is promising that they will begin the online offering and that it will be secure and regulated to help with problem gamblers as well as young people protection from gambling. (11/08)

Mohammad Sajjad Wins Korat Snooker Cup

The Korat Snooker Cup recently finished up in the city of Nakhon Ratchasima. The event saw Mohamad Sajjad of Pakistan beat Passakorn Suwannawat 5-4 to claim the first title for the country of Pakistan in four years. (10/08)

Online Casino Pays Out Too Much Money to Players

A news site in Sweden recently released a news report which stated that online casino Mr. Green paid out too much money to about 200 of their players due to a glitch in the software. A technical glitch made the casino pay out more money than they were supposed to, to several of their players. (10/08)

Sky Vegas Casino launches Community Cops n Robbers Slots Game

Sky Vegas Casino recently announced that they have launched a new multiplayer slot game called Community Cops n Robbers. This game is unlike a regular slot game and players are sure to find an exciting new way to play slots while enjoying the new game at Sky Vegas. (10/08)

Youngsters Awarded BEF Junior Nationals Scholarships

The Billiard Education Foundation recently held the 22nd Annual Junior National 9-Ball Championships which would see several youngsters earning a scholarship. The event took place on July 7th through the 11th at Northern Illinois University and the winners earned a chance to play in the World Pool Billiard Association World Junior 9-Ball Championships. (10/08)

PokerStars Updates Software yet again

Online poker rooms are a great way for fans of the game to enjoy poker in the comfort of their own home. There are many online poker rooms on the internet for players to choose from but the top online poker room is PokerStars. The site recently announced they have updated their software yet again. (10/08)

North Carolina Governor now open to Video Gambling

Beverly Perdue is the governor of North Carolina and she recently decided to sign a bill that would ban video sweepstakes games. now the governor seems to have changed her mind. She has stated she is now open to listening to a proposal to legalize video poker in the state. (09/08)

Bookmakers Pick Sebastian Vettel to win Formula One Championship

There are only a few races left in Formula One racing and bookmakers have made their pick as to who will win the championship. Bookmakers have chosen Sebastian Vettel to win the championship with Mark Webber not far behind. (09/08)

Microgaming Releases new slot game

Online software provider Microgaming recently launched a new slot game for players to enjoy. The new game is based on the popular movie The Lord of the Rings; The Fellowship of the Rings. The new game has debuted at CasinoAction, an online casino. (09/08)

Man Burns himself after spending all of lottery winnings

Five years ago Sarawak, known as Khoo, of Seria, won a large lottery prize. Khoo won over RM750,000 and he did not spend his winnings wisely. He recently ran out of funds and in what seems like desperation, Khoo burned himself alive. (09/08)

Noesis Bingo to Re-launch with new name

Noesis Bingo is an online bingo site that has had moderate success since their launch. The site is based in Scandinavia and they are planning on broadening their offerings. To help with the increase in gaming the site is going to re-launch as Pingo Bingo by the end of this month. (09/08)

Bookmakers Favor Chelsea Team for this weekend’s match

This weekend the annual Community Shield event will take place at Wembley Stadium and it will be Manchester United and Chelsea competing. Bookmakers have placed their picks for the event and they have chosen Chelsea to win the game. (06/08)

Iranian man jailed for stealing roulette chips

In recent casino cheating news, an Iranian man was sent to prison after he was caught sneaking chips from the roulette tables at two different casinos in Singapore. Aminijam Amin was caught stealing over 200 Singapore dollars from a roulette table last month. (06/08)

Mahjong Elements HD launched for iPad

The iPad is an extremely popular mobile device right now and everyone is hoping to own one. One of the most popular games on the iPad is mahjong. Mahjong is a popular game anyway, online as well as in board game form, but the different versions available for the iPad are very popular. (06/08)

Lottery Winner to use money in odd way

Peter Redikin and his wife Jacqueline recently won a large lottery in the UK which was worth £11,178,334. The couple used the same numbers they had used for many years and it finally paid off big-time! (06/08)

Tunica’s Gold Strike Hosting Blackjack Tournament This Weekend

Tunica, Mississippi is the home of many casinos and one of the popular choices for players is the Gold Strike Casino. The casino recently announced they are hosting a special blackjack tournament this weekend for players to enjoy. (06/08)

Posh Bingo Offering Bingo Tournament This Month

Bingo players love to play online bingo but bingo tournaments are even more popular. Tournaments allow players to play against more players and offer nice prize pools as well. Online bingo site, Posh Bingo, is currently holding an online bingo tournament this month at their online bingo room. (05/08)

New Snooker Game to be promoted by Bird Consultancy

Power Snooker is a new version of the game of snooker that many pros are supporting. The new game is a fast paced version of snooker and it is supposedly going to make the game more popular. The new game is set to be promoted by Bird Consultancy a PR firm located in Manchester. (05/08)

PokerStars Announces New Stop on European Poker Tour

The European Poker Tour is a very popular tour created by online poker giant PokerStars which travels all across Europe stopping at the best casinos. The tour has been all over and recently PokerStars announced they will have a new stop this year. (05/08)

Harrah’s Interactive Entertainment to expand online gambling offerings

It was recently announced that Harrah’s Interactive Entertainment has entering into a new partnership which will see new products coming to the United States and United Kingdom gambling markets. Harrah’s has partnered with Dragonfish to launch several new products. (05/08)

Brunswick Billiards to sponsor Several Events

Brunswick Billiards recently announced they will be the official table for a few upcoming events. Brunswick Billiards will be sponsoring the 5th Annual Ozone Billiards US Amateur Open and the 3rd Annual Poison Dragon Promotions Pro Classic which is both scheduled for August. (05/08)

More Problems Arise from B.C. Lottery Gambling Site

Over the past few weeks we have reported several times on the new B.C. Lottery Corporations Gambling website. At first the site was doing well but then they shut down. We found that the site had shut down due to breaches in security instead of software problems that were first reported. Now we have found that one player has yet to claim his winnings. (04/08)

Main Street Bingo Announces Big Keno Winner

Online bingo sites offer players many options when it comes to gaming online and it is not just bingo. The sites have many side games to choose from including casino games and lottery style games. keno is a favorite of many online gamblers as it is a quick way to try and win extra cash. One online bingo site recently announced a big keno winner from their website. (04/08)

Baccarat Players Accused of Cheating in Ontario

Unfortunately it is not uncommon to find players cheating or trying to cheat at a casino. Many players are addicted to playing and feel they need to make money or players just want to make a quick buck so they will try and cheat the casino. Recently in Ontario, six players were accused of cheating at the game of baccarat. (04/08)

PartyGaming and Bwin Merge

Top online gambling groups PartyGaming and Bwin are planning on merging into to one giant online gambling company. PartyGaming recently announced they are planning on purchasing Bwin Interactive Entertainment and with the merger the two would create the largest online gambling operator in the world. (04/08)

PA Man Charged with involvement in sports betting ring

A Pennsylvania man was recently sentenced to probation for his involvement in a sports betting ring. Mark Fino age fifty two was one of the people involved in a sports betting ring in Wilkes-Barre at the Patte’s Sports Bar. (04/08)

Jimmy White Pays Final Tribute to Snooker Legend

Alex “hurricane” Higgins passed away just recently at the age of sixty one after suffering from throat cancer for many years. Hundreds of people came to Higgins funeral to pay their last respects including many in the snooker industry. (03/08)

New online casino launched by sportsbetting site

Betfair, known for their sportsbetting offerings, recently announced they have launched a new online casino. The casino can be downloaded by new players and there is a large selection of games for players to choose from. (03/08)

Silver Oaks Casino hosting Slot Competition

Silver Oaks is an online casino that offers players many opportunities to play online casino games. One of their options involves friendly competition. Players can compete in the featured game competition which takes place at special times throughout the month. This week the competition is a slots tournament and it will take place on the Tiger Treasures game. (03/08)

State Championship Events Announced by Poison Tour

The Poison Tour recently announced the state championship events for Amateur, Open and Senior billiards players. The events will take place this month on two different weekends. The championships will be taking place in Ft. Pierce, Florida at Ultimate Billiards. (03/08)

PokerStars Announces New Event for ETP Vilamoura Stop

PokerStars European Poker Tour is a very popular tour with stops all over Europe. The online poker site recently announced that the Vilamoura stop of this seasons European Poker Tour will have a unique event taking place. (03/08)

New Roulette Game Launched by Virgin Casino

Virgin Games Casino, Virgin Casino, recently announced they have launched a new game for their players to enjoy. The new game is called Expert Roulette! And it was created by WagerWorks, a major supplier and creator of online casino games. (02/08)

Mass Mahjong Competition a Great Success

A Large Mahjong competition was held recently in Taipei at the arena for students to compete against one another. The event was organized by online gaming companies and over six hundred students from ten different colleges signed up to participate in the event. (02/08)

Florida Powerball Winner Earns over $73 Million

This past Friday it was announce by the Florida Lottery that one lucky woman had won over $73 million dollars. Elizabeth Choras-Hanna came forward after three weeks of winning the large jackpot to claim her prize. (02/08)

Posh Bingo offering Penny Games

Online gamblers love to play various online gambling games including bingo. And while they play they love to spend money but they also love to save money too. This is way many gambling operators offer low price games or specials so players can save as much money as they can. Posh Bingo is one of those operators and they are currently offering player’s penny bingo games, which is a great bargain! (02/08)

Skill Games coming to Italy via Intralot

Skill games are very popular in the online gaming industry so it comes as no surprise that two companies in the industry have now signed a new deal. The GameAccount Network recently signed a deal with Intralot Italia to launch a new suite of skill games. (02/08)

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