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Gambling News - Archive 2010-12
Online gambling ban delayed in Cyprus

Before the year 2010 ended the government of Cyprus wanted to have an online gambling ban implemented. The government submitted their proposal for the online gambling ban in September to the European Commission but the EC has yet to approve the proposal and the proposal is currently delayed. (31/12)

Urangan couple wins $1 million dollars playing keno

An Urangan couple’s life has now totally changed since they were the recent winner of a very large keno jackpot. The couple played the keno game at their Hervey Bay Boat club when they suddenly realized they had earned the $1 million dollar jackpot! (31/12)

Community College of Beaver County offering dealer classes

With table gaming options opening up all across the United States there is a great need for dealers. New gaming facilities are popping up as well as additions being made to existing casinos that are creating a need for table game dealers. To help fill this need the Community College of Beaver County of Pennsylvania are offering table game classes to train dealers in craps, blackjack and roulette. (31/12)

Back2SchoolBingo announces first big jackpot win

Back2SchoolBingo is a relatively new online bingo site and they recently announced that a player has earned the first every progressive jackpot over £1,900. The site had yet to see a big winner until just recently. The win is a big progression for the online bingo site as they have been working hard to gain a player base. (31/12)

Virgin Games adds new slot game

Virgin Games the master mind behind Virgin Casino, Virgin Bingo and Virgin Poker has announced they have launched a new game for their online casino. Virgin Casino now offers players Snakes and Ladders, an online slot game created by Mazooma Interactive Games. (31/12)

Ronnie O’Sullivan worried about Masters Competition

Ronnie O’Sullivan is one of the top snooker pros in the world so it was a huge surprise when he was knocked out of the UK Championship tournament during the first round. O’Sullivan was surprised himself and he has started to worry about how he will fair in the upcoming Masters. (30/12)

WPBA Masters Event Schedule released

The Women’s Professional Billiard Association has released the scheduling information for the upcoming WPBA Masters. The event will kick off the 201 for the Women’s Pro Tour and The Soaring Eagle Casino and Resort will be hosting the event. The pros will be competing from January 5th to the 9th. (30/12)

UB starts UBOC satellites

The Ultimate Bet Online Championship series is set to begin very soon so the online poker room is getting ready to offer satellites to the final event. The satellites will begin in January and players will be able to compete for one of at least one hundred and thirty five seats. (30/12)

Twenty four players split Florida’s Fantasy 5 lottery game

Everyone dreams of winning the lottery! Millions of players purchase lottery tickets everyday in the hopes that they will be the next millionaire. Sometimes players will play the lottery and they will be the only player to win a large prize and other times the lottery win will be split between several people. When a prize is split it can be very disappointing since the big prize will be not so big when it is split. This is exactly what happened recently in the Florida Fantasy 5 lottery game. (30/12)

Bellagio doing away with $25,000 chip after robbery

If you have been living under a rock somewhere you may not have heard about the craps robbery that took place at the Bellagio casino in Las Vegas. A man in a motorcycle helmet came into the casino with a gun and stole over $1 million in chips. The chips taken were the $25,000 value amount and now the Bellagio is going to get rid of that option. (30/12)

New App available in Nevada for sports wagering

The Nevada Gaming Commission recently approved a new application that will allow residents of the state to place sports wagers via their mobile devices. The application is called the Leroy App and was developed by the Leroy Group. (29/12)

Elderly in Japan enjoying new Healthy Mahjong

There is a new type of mahjong available that is gaining popularity especially within the elderly Japanese community. The new game is called Kenko Mahjong which means healthy mahjong. The game has been gaining ground especially with elderly players. The game has become popular since betting, drinking alcohol and smoking have been banned during the game. (29/12)

Wink Bingo hosting special New Year’s Eve Party

Wink Bingo has announced they are hosting a special New Year’s Eve Party this Friday. Bingo players can take advantage of this special party as a way to earn extra points as well as bonuses and prizes. The part is a Pajama Party and players can party the night away at Wink Bingo. (29/12)

Viejas Casino announces large slot winner

Slot games are a favorite among land casino visitors and online gamblers as well. Players at land casino especially love the slot games because they have low buy-ins and still offer nice size prizes. The Viejas Casino recently announced a lucky player won a very large prize by simply playing a twenty five cent slot game. (29/12)

888 Casino offering Live Blackjack Games Every Sunday

888 is a very well known gambling brand as they offer players a variety of online gambling options. 888 have an online casino; bingo room and poker room of which thousands if not millions of players visit on a regular basis. The online casino at 888 is now offering players a chance to enjoy live blackjack games every Sunday. (29/12)

Corey Deuel now number one in BCA Ranking

Many pool players dream of being the best at the sport. It takes many hours of practice to become one of the best players in the game and one way to show you are the best is the Billiards Congress of America rankings. The BCA rankings show who is on top of their game in the billiard industry and the number one spot was recently taken over. (28/12)

Pakistan Players to participate in First Ever 6-Red Asian Snooker Championship

In February 2011 a new event will be held in the snooker industry. Snooker players are looking forward to the inaugural 6-Red Asian Snooker Championship. The event will be held in Thailand and Pakistan will be sending a two player team to compete in the event. (28/12)

Illinois could see gambling expansion in the New Year

The New Year brings many changes, some small and some large. The state of Illinois is looking to make a big change in 2011. Lawmakers are hoping to offer their citizens more gambling options than what is currently available. So the New Year could mean expanded gambling options for the state. (28/12)

New You Tube Channel created by All Slots Casino

You Tube is an online sharing site that is visited by millions of people each day. People can upload their own videos and become instant online sensations just by having people view their videos. There are millions of videos on the site from people singing their favorite songs to funny pranks. Many businesses have also started to use You Tube to advertise their products through videos and their own You Tube Channel. All Slots Casino is one online casino that has started their own channel. (28/12)

Slovakian Poker Pro joins Team PokerStars

Team PokerStars Pro is full of the best poker pros in the business, both online and offline. The online poker site has tried their best to create the ultimate poker team and they have now added yet another player to the lineup: Dag Palovic. (28/12)

Latest Powerball Winner Comes from New York

The New York State Division of Lottery recently announced that the latest Powerball winner comes from the city of Wilton. The winning numbers were drawn this past Saturday and a lucky player is now almost $50 million dollars richer. The lottery office is now waiting on someone to claim the prize. (27/12)

All Slots Casino Releases Caribbean Draw Poker Game

All Slots Casino recently announced the news that they have added a new Caribbean Draw Poker progressive jackpot game to their site. The new game was created by Microgaming and offers players the chance to play the poker game with the chance of winning a nice jackpot! (27/12)

Underage Gamblers Cause Casino to pay out major fine

Underage gambling is a no-no in the United States. Players must be twenty one to even get onto the gambling floor much less play a casino game. However many minors disregard this rule and manage to get on the gaming floor and sometimes play a casino game or two. This is exactly what happened to the Showboat casino in Atlantic City and the casino is now paying for it. (27/12)

Play65 Partners with European Backgammon Tour 2011

Play65 is a top online backgammon operator which provides gamers with many different backgammon opportunities. The online backgammon operator will be working the World Backgammon Association for the upcoming European Backgammon Tour for the 2011 season. (27/12)

Mahjong Player Killed during game

The game of mahjong is very popular in Asian culture as well as all around the world. The game is played by millions of people and sometimes it can become so addicting that things can get out of hand. Players have died during marathon gaming sessions as well as hurt themselves or other people. (27/12)

New Slot Games Released at Winner Casino

Slot games are one of the most popular forms of gambling entertainment found on the internet. Online casinos have many games for players to choose from but most times the slot machine options are the most plentiful. Online casinos add new slot games constantly and the latest casino to add new games is Winner Casino. (24/12)

PokerStars Macau releases 2011 Schedule

Poker players will be happy to hear that the PokerStars Macau at the Grand Lisboa Casino has announced the schedule for 2011. The schedule is full of events that will take place in the largest poker room in Asia. The first event will kick off in February and will continue throughout the year. (24/12)

Ladbrokes Bingo offering 50% off sale

Ladbrokes Bingo knows how to make their players happy. They continue to offer the best deals as well as bingo gaming options. The online bingo site has tournaments galore as well as regular bingo games. The site recently announced they are going to offer a special bingo ticket sale starting the day after Christmas. The perfect Christmas gift for the bingo lover! (24/12)

Betfair Casino offering many blackjack options

Betfair Casino is an online casino favorite of many gamblers as they offer a large variety of online casino games. The casino has a large selection of blackjack options and players have found these games pay out quite well. (24/12)

Go Casino hosting special Weekend Madness Tournament

Go Casino is a favorite online casino of many gamblers since they offer a large selection of tournament options. From Blackjack to slots tournaments, Go Casino has it all. The online casino is finishing up a tournament right now and today is the last day. But not to worry, starting this weekend players will be able to compete in another tournament. (24/12)

Talk Show Host admits gambling losses after illegal gambling charge

Joseph Schlosser a Connecticut radio talk show host known as Sebastian was recently brought up on criminal charges for his part in an illegal sports betting operation. Police have charged Schlosser as well as another dozen or so people for their part in illegal sports betting. (23/12)

WPBSA Announces First Snooker Shoot Out Details

The World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association recently announced the details for the first snooker Shoot-Out event in the history of the sport of snooker. The event is set to be a big won and the draws have already taken place. (23/12)

Online Bingo Player wins nice jackpot prize

Online bingo is a favorite pastime of many online gamblers. Everyone is hoping to pick up a big bingo jackpot and bingo cards can be purchased for very little money so it is an ideal choice. During the holidays bingo play tends to pick up as players want to earn extra cash to spend on presents. One lucky bingo player recently earned a nice jackpot at Ladbrokes Bingo and she says it will definitely be a good Christmas this year. (23/12)

Parx Casino adds new Asian Table Games

The Parx Casino in Pennsylvania recently made more additions when they added a new table gaming section. The new table games are all popular Asian games and they went live just yesterday. The casino also added a new noodle bar as part of the new additions. (23/12)

USBA 3-Cushion Nationals Dates Announced

May 10th to the 14th of 2011 will see the 3-Cushion National Championships coming to Las Vegas. The United States Billiard Association and Professor Q-Ball promotions are sponsoring the event and the Tropicana Las Vegas will be hosting the event. (23/12)

Mahjong Players not happy about possible smoking ban

Nanchang a city in China may soon be smoke free if health authorities have their way. Smoking takes place everywhere from hospitals to schools, cabs, elevators, restaurants, bars, etc. health officials would love to see smoking cease but people are not going to be happy if a ban is enforced, especially mahjong players. (22/12)

Phantom EFX releases new slots game

Phantom EFX is a developer of casino and card games for PC and they also publish the games they create. The company recently announced they have released a new slot game called Reel Deal Slots: Adventure III “World Tour”. (22/12)

Keno winner earns record jackpot

On December 5th Mike Arocha of Ontario won a very large keno prize while playing the Keno Rolling Jackpot Bonus which is part of the Oregon Lottery. The prize was so large that it broke the previous record for the largest Rolling Jackpot Bonus won from the keno game. (22/12)

ATM Stop results in lottery win for Kansas man

Stopping at the ATM usually means a person is out of money and they are going to be out of more money since they are taking some out. However for one Kansas man an ATM stop turned into a $25,000 reward! (22/12)

Gibraltar Raising Taxes for online companies in the New Year

The New Year is a fresh start for everyone. Changes are made in most every ones lives and this includes companies, businesses and governments. Gibraltar a British territory recently announced they are making changes for the New Year that will affect online gambling companies. Gibraltar is going to raise taxes for all gambling companies in the New Year. (22/12)

Changes made to 18th US Bar Table Championships 2011

The 18th US Bar Table Championships are set to take place February 2011 and there have been changes this time around. The championship will take place from the 21st to the 27th and offer players new events as well as more money added to the events. (21/12)

Pakistan Snooker Team to visit Iran for weeklong session

The Pakistan Snooker team is heading to Iran next year to compete against the home team in snooker series. The Pakistan Billiards and Snooker Association announced the series this week as the Pakistan team received a formal invitation from Iran. (21/12)

Crazy Vegas Launches new Games for Holidays

The holidays are upon us and as we get in full on Christmas mode, online casinos are adding new games for players to enjoy. Themed games often pop up during the holidays to bring in more players to the online gaming sites. The latest online casino to launch new holiday games is Crazy Vegas Casino. (21/12)

Phil Hellmuth to Dance on Reality Television Show

Poker pros have been known to do some crazy things. From outrageous prop bets to days on end of poker play, the pros can really surprise fans as well as other pros. One player who is always up to something is Phil Hellmuth. The poker pro can be one of the most outrageous and he recently made a statement that has the whole poker industry talking. (21/12)

William Hill Launches new mobile betting option

Online sports book William Hill has announced they are now offering their players a new mobile betting application. The new application can be used for horseracing bets and players can use the new application via their iPhone. (21/12)

WinADay Casino Progressive Jackpot Grows Larger

WinADay Casino has many different casino games that are connected to their progressive jackpot. Players have continued to enjoy these games at a rapid rate, so much so that the progressive jackpot has grown to a very large amount. The jackpot is now sitting at just over $125,000 and continues to grow every day. (20/12)

Wink Bingo Offering Chance to win Mini Cooper

Wink Bingo is one of the top online bingo sites in the world, especially in the UK. The online bingo site offers their players many options when it comes to online bingo gaming such as the best bingo games and tournaments. The online bingo site is now offering players a chance to win a Mini Cooper 1.6 car. (20/12)

Electronic Roulette coming to Yonkers Raceway

Electronic versions of classic casino games are very popular at land casinos in the United States especially those that are not allowed to offer basic table games. Electronic roulette is a popular choice for operators to add and the Empire City Casino at the Yonkers Raceway is now offering an electronic roulette game via Shuffle Master (20/12)

Young Woman Admits to Stealing Lottery Tickets

The Michigan Lottery recently saw tens of thousands of lottery tickets stolen from the East Side Produce which is located in Michigan City. Tiffany Borolov, just twenty two years old, has admitted to stealing the lottery tickets from her employer, which is the East Side Produce. (20/12)

Illinois Blackjack Dealer Convicted for Corruption

Mike Waseleski a blackjack dealer from Illinois was recently convicted on corruption charges for his part in the Tran Organization investigation. Waseleski worked with the Organization back in 2009 when he would take a payoff for false shuffling. (20/12)

HD Version of Mahjong Epic now available for download

Mahjong is a very popular game for players all over the world so it is no surprise that the game is one of the top downloaded games on mobile devices. The game comes in many variations and forms and one option is the Mahjong Epic game from Kristanix Games. The company recently announced the HD version is now available for download at the App Store. (17/12)

Tinian Dynasty Casino Crowns Blackjack Champion

The Tinian Dynasty Casino is located in the South Pacific and they hold a blackjack tournament twice a year that has become quite popular with blackjack players. The tournament takes place twice a year and this past weekend the second tournament took place. There were just over one hundred players competing and in the end it was Kohara Naoki of Japan who earned the first place prize. (17/12)

16th Thailand Open Backgammon Tournament set for January 2011

Backgammon tournaments are few and far between so when a major backgammon event takes place the top pros and fans of the game make sure they head out and attend. The Thailand Open Backgammon tournament is a big backgammon tournament and January 2011 will see the 16th edition of this event taking place. (17/12)

Rummy Royal Offering Special Kalooki Tournament

Rummy Royal is an online rummy site that offers players many options of online rummy play. The site has many different variations of rummy available and players can play for fun or money. There are also tournaments that players can compete in as well. The online rummy site recently announced they are offering a special Kalooki tournament this weekend and it is offering up $10k in prizes. (17/12)

Unibet changing software providers for their bingo sites

Unibet is an online gambling company that operates several online gambling sites. The company recently announced that they have changed software providers for their online bingo sites. Unibet owns Bingo, MariaBingo and other white label bingo sites and they will now be using Playtech software. (17/12)

Pankaj Advani’s Hopes of second IBSF World Snooker Title Dashed

Pankaj Advani is one of the top snooker pros in the world and he was in good standing to win the IBSF World Snooker title this year. Advani was hoping to win the championship title for the second time in his career but his hopes were dashed when he lost to Dechawat Pomajaeng of Thailand in the finals. (16/12)

Brian Capps wins Ozone Billiards event

The Ozone Billiard Tour stopped in North Carolina recently to host a $1,000 added nine ball tournaments. The event took place on December 4th and 5th and Randolph’s Billiards played host to the event. The tour also held a $500 guaranteed 8 ball events as well, which took place on the 5th. (16/12)

Demark New Gambling Tax Law Draws Attention of the EU

Land casinos in Denmark pay an amazing seventy five percent of their gross revenues to the government in taxes. The country recently opened up to online gambling sites and they are only taxing these operators twenty percent of their gross gaming revenues which is a big difference from what the land casinos are paying. This difference has upset many in the industry and they have complained to the European Union, who is now looking into the matter. (16/12)

Royal Vegas Online Casino Launching new slot games this January

This January players at Royal Vegas Casino can look forward to new games being added to the casino’s options. The online casino recently announced that beginning in 2011 they will be offering four new slot games that are unique in it to offer players more choices when it comes to slot gaming. (16/12)

UBOC Returns this January

The New Year is upon us and poker players will be glad to hear that UB has announced their popular online championship will be back in action. The UB Online Championship is scheduled for January 16th to the 30th and will feature $5 million dollars in prize money spread out over twenty nine events. (16/12)

Australian Government looking into new technology for video poker machines

The Australian Government is looking for a way to enforce the loss limits that people experience when they play video poker games in the country. A report in the Sydney Morning Herald recently stated that the government is looking to use fingerprint technology to keep track of player’s losses. (15/12)

Jackpot City Casino offering customizable roulette options

Online casino Jackpot City recently announced they have added a new game to their casino offerings. The online casino has added a new roulette game for players to enjoy but this option is not your average roulette game. This version of roulette gives players the option of customizing their own online roulette table. (15/12)

Huge Arizona Lottery Prize goes to Substitute Teacher

On December 1st there was a Powerball drawing for the Arizona Lottery and this time there just so happened to be a winner. A substitute teacher who lives in Fort Mohave was the lucky winner of the prize and she came forward just this week to claim her prize. (15/12)

Keno Sales Down in Michigan due to smoking ban

The game of keno is played in bars and restaurants around the country and everyone knows that a good bar is full of booze and cigarettes. So when the state of Michigan decided to create a smoking ban, those who offered the game of keno knew they would see a decrease in sales. The smoking ban has hurt the game of keno considerably, since most players liked to smoke while they played the game. (15/12)

Live dealer gaming now available at online casino

Live dealer gaming is one of the most popular forms of online gambling available today. Live dealer gaming gives players the opportunity to play their favorite casino games in a realistic setting. Players will watch as real live dealers deal the chips and cards and the outcome will be live as well. Class1Casino recently announced they are now working with Playtech to offer live dealer games. (15/12)

Gambling Addiction leads nun to steal

Addictions can be hard to overcome no matter what the addition is. People can be addicted to food, alcohol, drugs and many other things, including gambling. Many people quickly become addicted to gambling and if they do not seek help they may make choices to do things they might not normally do. Take Sister Marie Thornton for example. The catholic nun was recently arrested for embezzling money from her workplace to fund her gambling habit. (14/12)

Kelly Fisher named KWIKFIRE Tour Champion

The KWIKFIRE tour has come to a close and billiards pro Kelly Fisher has been named the champion of the event. Kelly was able to win three of the four tour events and this gave her the title of champion. Kelly is also a large sponsor of the tour. (14/12)

Gus Hansen takes first place at Full Tilt Poker Million IX

The Full Tilt Poker Million IX finished up this past weekend and it was poker pro Gus Hansen who earned the first place prize. Many top poker pros competed in the event but it was Hansen who was able to outlast the field to earn the first place prize. (14/12)

Mark Williams to retire from snooker

Mark Williams is one of the top competitors when it comes to the sport of snooker. There are many tough competitors in the sport and Williams is one of the best. However after a loss to John Higgins in the UK Championship final, Williams has announced he will be leaving the sport. (14/12)

Christmas Slot Tournament available at several online casinos

The Fortune Lounge Group recently announced that their online casinos are currently offering a special slot tournament to celebrate the holiday season. The online casino operator has announced the $20,000 Christmas Cracker slots tournament. This tournament is part of the International Slot League and players can compete from now until December 24th. (14/12)

$8 Million Dollar SuperLotto Plus Prize Claimed

Becoming a millionaire is a dream of many and to enhance this dream would be to throw in a few million dollars. But the chances of winning a multi-million dollar prize are many times just that, a dream. However dreams of a multimillion dollar win came true recently when a Daly City woman won the SuperLotto Plus drawing. Rosemary Roncal has come forward as the lucky winner of the night before Thanksgiving lottery drawing. (13/12)

Casino for iPad offers players large selection of online casino games

There are thousands of applications available for mobile devices such as the Apple iPad. The best of the best make the top applications list and one such application is the Casino for iPad. This application offers players the opportunity to play such casino games as roulette and slot games on their mobile device. The game was released just a few months ago and has become very popular. (13/12)

Rule Changes could lead to more cash for gamblers in South Dakota

Gamblers in the state of South Dakota have been enjoying Caribbean stud poker and other games for some time now. Players have been able to win nice size jackpots but they could soon see a large increase in the prize pools available. Shuffle Master has proposed rule changes which if passed would see an increase in prize money. (13/12)

Free bingo this month from Moon Bingo

Bingo is one of the most popular games to play online as it costs very little money to play. Players can usually find games for just a few coins and hopefully win a nice prize in the process. But what players love more than a low cost game is a free game! Many online bingo sites offer free games on a regular basis and this month Moon Bingo is offering free bingo games every day! (13/12)

Land Casinos warned of new blackjack card counting application

Card counting has plagued land casinos for decades but now with technology seeing advances on a regular basis, casinos now have to be on top of new methods that can be used for cheating. Casinos have now been warned about a new card counting application that has been released. Players have been caught with the new application in California so casinos across the country are learning more about the new application. (13/12)

Keno Robber Arrested this week

Andre Payne was arrested this past Tuesday after police connected him to an attempted murder, battery and robbery from this past November. Payne has been accused of attacking a man at a PT’s Pub while he claimed his keno winnings. (10/12)

Wisconsin man $1 million richer after remembering anniversary

Many men can’t seem to remember anniversary dates, from the first date to the wedding date; men tend to forget these important dates. However one man is now $1 million dollars richer because he values his anniversary dates. (10/12)

Russian Government working to shut down online gambling

The Russian government has been working for some time to restrict if not ban gambling in many areas of the country. Back in July of last year the government shut down their land based casinos and gambling was restricted to four specific zones in the country. The government is now working to shut down online gambling, which has surged since the 2009 ban. (10/12)

Posh Bingo offering free bingo options

Online bingo is one of the most popular forms of online gambling entertainment. Gamblers love to play bingo online because they have so many different gaming options. Online bingo operators offer players many options including tournament play as well as various bingo gaming options. Posh Bingo is one of the online bingo operators that offer such options and they even offer free bingo games. (10/12)

Betfair signs deal to offer live sports betting action

Betfair, a top online sports book, recently announced that they have signed a deal with a sports rights and marketing agency to offer their bettors a new live streaming option. Betfair has teamed up with the Sportsman Media Group GmbH to offer their players the live streaming product created by the agency. (10/12)

Man arrested after acting out due to blackjack losses

Everyone knows when you decide to gamble you win some and you lose some. Most people can deal with this aspect of gambling but there are a few people in the world who cannot take a loss well, like Ut Muoi Ngo of Grand Forks, North Dakota. (09/12)

Turning Stone Classic XVI 9-Ball Open Announced

The Turning Stone Classic XVI 9-Ball is set to take place very soon and the sponsors of the event have announced the details for the event. The Turning Stone Resort & Casino as well as Mike Zuglan’s Joss Northeast 9-Ball Tour are sponsoring the event which will take place from the 16th to the 19th of December. (09/12)

Online casinos could benefit from poker networks new security device

Online gambling operators have to stay on top of the latest technological advances in security options if they want to run a successful business. Players rely on the operator to provide a safe and secure gaming environment and if that environment is violated, it can ruin a business’s reputation. One online poker network has released a new security device that may change the way online casinos and other gambling operators protect their sites. (09/12)

Online Poker Player signs with PKR

PKR is known as one of the best online poker rooms available on the internet today because of their innovative 3D software. Players love to log on experience a different type of gaming setting and many times these players end up doing well and they become known at the poker room by other players. One player has become so well known that he has now signed a sponsorship deal with PKR. (09/12)

Virtue Fusion launches new slot game

Virtue Fusion is a software developer for online gaming companies and they recently announced they have created a new online slot game. The new game is a five reel, twenty five line video slot game called Zodiac Supernova. The game went live on December 7th and is now available for players to enjoy. (09/12)

Online Bingo Site Launches new bingo rooms

Online bingo is one of the most popular forms of gambling and gaming entertainment available on the internet today, especially in the United Kingdom. Thousands, if not millions, of players log on everyday around the world to enjoy online bingo gaming from hundreds of different online bingo sites. One online bingo site recently announced they are now able to offer their players more options since they now have new bingo rooms available. (08/12)

D.C. Councilman looking to bring sports betting to the area

Michael A. Brown is a councilman in the Washington D.C. area and he recently created a proposal which would add online poker and sports betting to the D.C. Lottery options. Online poker and sports betting is a hot topic these days and if Brown is able to have his proposal approved then it would be a major step forward in the online poker and sports betting legalization movement in the US. (08/12)

Three Women to Split $1 Million Prize in Idaho

Many times when a lottery prize is won, more than one person has won the prize. Players can tend to pick the same numbers and one person might win from one area of a state while another person may win from the opposite side of the state as well. Players also purchase tickets together to split the cost of the ticket as well as the prize if they were to win. The latter is exactly what happened to three Idaho women in the recent Idaho Lottery. (08/12)

CrazyVegas adds new casino games

Online casinos are constantly adding new content to their gaming sites to stay current as well as keep their players happy. One online casino, CrazyVegas, recently announced they have launched four new casino games, one of which is based on Caribbean stud poker. (08/12)

William Hill launches special Skill Game Tournaments

William Hill is one of the top online gambling operators in the world. The name William Hill is respected in the gambling industry as one of the best in the business and they offer players the opportunity to enjoy casino gaming, bingo, sports betting and much more. The online casino of William Hill recently released five new skills tournaments, all of which will take place during their William Hill Winter Skills Festival. (08/12)

PokerStars Asia Pacific Poker Tour Sydney Grand Final Main Event Begins today

PokerStars is the top online poker room and players look forward to competing in the many tournaments the online poker room provides. Players can choose to compete in live events as well as online tournaments and today marks the main event of the APPT Sydney Grand Final. (07/12)

Ronnie O’Sullivan out of UK Championship

Snooker fans were shocked when they saw the pre-tournament favorite Ronnie O’Sullivan exiting the tournament in the early stages. O’Sullivan was knocked out just yesterday when he faced Stuart Bingham in the tournament. (07/12)

Gameday Group to re-launch backgammon room

Gameday Group is an entertainment and online gaming company that owns the online gaming site Gameday Poker. Players can visit Gameday Poker to enjoy both poker game play as well as backgammon options. The company recently announced they have partnered with a new company to re-launch their online backgammon and poker room. (07/12)

Bet365 adds new Playtech slot games

Bet365 is a top online casino that offers players a large selection of some of the best games in the world. The online casino recently announced their game offerings have expanded as they now have added twenty four new titles to their lineup. (07/12)

2011 Ranking Schedule released by Billiards Congress of America

The New Year is quickly approaching and with the New Year comes a new schedule of events in the billiards industry. Pool players can get ready for next year’s ranking events as the Billiard Congress of America has announced the schedule for 2011. (07/12)

Florida man claims October lottery prize

Everyone dreams of hitting a million dollar prize while playing the lottery but not everyone gets to experience a big win. One Florida man recently had a dream come true as he claimed his lottery prize that he won back in October. (06/12)

Backgammon School available at Gammon Empire

Many online gambling sites offer players an opportunity to attend an online school to learn such gambling games as roulette, poker, blackjack, etc. players can attend the gaming schools to learn how to play the games they do not know how to play or fully understand. One online gaming site is currently offering players a chance to learn the game of backgammon. (06/12)

Mahjong Triplet HD Popular Choice for iPad/iPod Users

Mahjong is a popular game for both gamblers and gamers alike. The game can be enjoyed for fun as well as for cash, depending on the situation. Those who like to play the game for fun can find hundreds of variations online to enjoy. Players can enjoy the game via their PC, Mac or mobile device. One of the most popular versions of mahjong available for mobile device users is the Mahjong Triplet HD Version. (06/12)

Another big keno winner out of Australia

Just a few days ago we brought you the news that a mystery man from Sydney had won a large $1 million plus keno prize. Well now there has been another big keno winner and he has won over $1 million dollars as well! Combined the two men have won $2.56 million from playing keno and it all happened the span of one week! (06/12)

New video poker game launched at WinADay Casino

WinADay casino has a long list of online casino games available for players to enjoy and now the online casino has added one more. The online casino has launched a new video poker game called Double Double Bonus Poker for players to enjoy. (06/12)

IMG Chairman Questioned for Betting on Tennis Star

In recent sports betting news, a top executive of a sports company has been questioned for placing a bet on a client. Ted Forstmann is the chairman of IMG Worldwide Inc, which is a sports management company. Forstmann works for Roger Federer a top tennis pro and he supposedly placed a bet on his client. (03/12)

Rummy Royal launches new game

Gin rummy players will be excited to hear that one of the top online rummy sites has launched a new game. Rummy Royal has announced the addition of canasta to their gaming offerings. Players can now enjoy the South American card game at the online gaming site. (03/12)

New Games launched at InterCasino

Online gamblers will be happy to hear that they can now enjoy three new games when they visit InterCasino. The online casino recently announced that they have launched three new games to their already extensive line up of casino offerings. (03/12)

Mystery man wins million dollar keno prize

The game of keno is very popular for gamblers, especially those who frequent restaurants and bars. The game is normally enjoyed with a meal or a beer at local restaurants and bars and players can win great prizes while playing. Recently a Sydney, Australia man played the game of keno at a bowling club and he earned a $1.5 million win! (03/12)

Bullhead City looking for large lottery winner

Bullhead City, Arizona has been abuzz ever since the recent drawing of the Powerball. The city was the home of the winner of the $95.3 million dollar prize but no one has stepped forward yet to claim it. Everyone in the town is wondering: ‘who could it be?’ (03/12)

Top Snooker Pro Pursued by Bollywood

Pankaj Advani is a top snooker pro and the face of Indian snooker sports. Advani has been approached by several filmmakers who create films in Bollywood. They want him to appear in their films but Advani has had to turn them down due to scheduling conflicts. (02/12)

Cyprus proposes gambling ban bill to EU

Legislators of Cyprus recently proposed a bill to the European Union that will ban all forms of online gambling, except sports betting, if it is passed. Cyprus had to request permission from the EU to enforce this ban since any restrictions put on the exchange of services in the country or between countries must be approved by the EU. (02/12)

Tom Dwan suffers major loss to Cadaillac1944

Tom Dwan is one of the best poker players in the industry especially in online play. The young twenty four year old can take on anyone and the majority of the time he is going to win. However this past week the young poker pro managed to lose almost one million dollars in an online matchup. (02/12)

Tombola Bingo launches unique new bingo game

Tombola Bingo is one of the more popular online bingo sites available due to the fact that they offer players unique bingo games such as Cinco, Bingo Roulette and Bingo 80. Players love a new challenge and Tombola knows how to keep their players happy with new options. The online bingo site recently announced they have launched another new bingo game and this one is quite unique. (02/12)

Pool Player Excuses Towel Donating Proceeds to Charity

Pool Player Excuses is an online store that sells pool players hand towels so they have an excuse as to why they missed their shot. They have six different examples of towels for players to choose from and currently 10% of all towel sales will go toward the Humane Society. (02/12)

Sports Betting Approved by New Jersey State Senate

Just a few days ago the Senate Economic Growth Committee of New Jersey voted six to one to approve a measure that will allow sports betting in the state. An amendment was put forth to the board which would amend the state constitution and allow sports betting to all who live in the state. (01/12)

Rummy Royal’s All Star Leader board Competition

Rummy Royal is one of the top online rummy sites available today and they offer players many options when it comes to tournaments and competitions. Players can compete in jackpot tournaments against just a few people or leader board tournaments against thousands. The site has started a new competition called the All Star Leader board and players can compete to be an All Star at Rummy Royal. (01/12)

Queensland Slots Robber gets more than he bargained for

The Highlands Tavern located in Queensland, Australia was robbed recently when a man decided to break in and steal money from the slot machines. What he did not know was that he would be apprehended and suffer from the hands of a dog as well as a taser gun. (01/12)

Slotland announces big jacks or better winner

Slotland is a top provider of online casino gaming and they recently announced that one lucky player has taken down a big Jacks or better jackpot. The online player known as ROBINSONJ was playing the jacks or better video poker game when she won just over $78,000. (01/12)

In Poculis releases new mahjong update

In Poculis is a software developer that creates games for players to enjoy. The company recently announced they have released an update to their popular free mahjong game which is available for Windows and Mac OS X. the new version is called Mahjong In Poculis 3.5 and is currently available. (01/12)

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