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Gambling News - Archive 2011-04
Delaware Casinos worrying about upcoming NFL season

The NFL lockout situation currently has casinos in the state of Delaware worrying about the upcoming sports betting season. The casinos in the state are the only ones in a large area that provide sports betting options for punters and with millions made last year the casinos are wondering if the lock out is going to affect their business. (29/04)

PA Casino Roulette Table Robbed by Gambler

A Pennsylvania casino recently reported that a gambler stole $1,500 in chips from a roulette table and then returned to the casino later that same night to cash in the chips. The gambler stole six chips from a roulette table and then left the scene of the crime with a lady friend. The woman then returned later to cash in some of the stolen chips. (29/04)

Unusual Mahjong style game released for Android

Mahjong is an ancient skill game that has been played for centuries. The game can be found in board form as well as online at casinos, gaming sites and social networks in many forms. There are also applications that can be downloaded for mobile devices for players to be able to enjoy the game. There are hundreds of versions of mahjong that can be downloaded and one company recently released a unique version of the game for Android users to enjoy. (29/04)

North Dakota Lottery Winner takes home more than imagined

A North Dakota man recently won a Powerball lottery prize and was very excited about the win. The man thought he had earned a $100,000 prize but little did he know the prize was actually worth ten times that amount! (29/04)

Betfair Casino hosting special blackjack race

Blackjack is a very popular casino game that millions of people enjoy at online casinos on a regular basis. Blackjack games can be found at most online casino in many variants as well as in tournament form. Betfair Casino recently announced they are currently running a blackjack race where players will have a chance to win a piece of a very large prize pool. (29/04)

NY Giants Star hosting special billiards tournament

For the past few years Justin Tuck, a defensive end for the New York Giants, has hosted a celebrity billers tournament to benefit Tuck’s charity which is called R.U.S.H. for Literacy. The tournament is about to begin again for the third year in a row and major athletes and celebrities are getting ready to compete. (28/04)

Ohio woman pleads guilty to Indiana Casino robbery charges

Amy Hoover is an Ohio woman that played a large part in robbing several Indiana casino goers of their gambling winnings. Hoover was recently in court to face the several charges of robbery and she pled guilty to all counts and now faces many years in prison. (28/04)

Judd Trump continues to dominate World Snooker Championship

Young snooker pro Judd Trump continues to dominate the field at the World Snooker Championship. Trump has been knocking out top players in the competition and he now has a 5-3 lead over Ding Junhui. The two have been competing against each other in the semi-finals and it looks as though Trump is going to clinch the matchup. (28/04)

PokerStars begins refunding cash to players

Online poker players in the United States had been shut out from their online poker accounts at PokerStars since April 15th, when the Department of Justice took the sites domain name. Players were unable to access the money in their accounts and everyone was wondering when they would be able to withdraw their money. PokerStars has now been able to make arraignments for players to be able to withdraw their funds. (28/04)

William Hill Bingo giving away massive amounts of cash

William Hill bingo is known as one of the top online bingo providers in the United Kingdom and they have a very large player base. Apparently though, they want to add even more players to their site and to do so they are giving away massive amounts of cash. (28/04)

California to host Global i-Gaming Summit and Expo this May

San Francisco, California is the destination for the upcoming Global i-Gaming Summit and Expo this May and despite the recent Black Friday events in the US, the event is still expected to take place. However, this time around the Summit is sure to be even more interesting. (27/04)

Windows Casino launching new tennis themed slot game

Tennis is a popular sport among sports enthusiasts around the world so the new tennis themed slot game coming to Windows Casino should be a big hit. The new game is called Tennis Stars and is set to be launched very soon at the online casino. (27/04)

Washington Lottery produces big winner

The Washington State Lottery held a drawing this past Monday and everyone who had purchased a ticket was hoping to be the big winner. The Lotto jackpot was worth $2.4 million which is no small prize. Despite the wishes of the masses, the lottery drawing did not produce a multimillion dollar winner; however one lucky player did win $170,000 in the Hit 5 cash pot. (27/04)

Victor Chandler adds Live Roulette Dealer produce

Victor Chandler recently announced they have added a new roulette product created by Chartwell Gaming. The new option is a Live Roulette Dealer casino product which will fall in line with Victor Chandler’s other live dealer gaming options. The live gaming options are now available at Real Deal, Victor’s Palace and VC Grand, all options of Victor Chandler. (27/04)

Canadian player wins big Jacks or Better prize

Windows Casino has a wide selection of gaming options for online gamblers and the beginning of April proved to be a productive month for players. The online casino saw a big winner from their Jacks or Better video poker option as well as a big winner from the slot game options. (27/04)

Big Bingo Winner from JackpotJoy

JackpotJoy has been on a roll here lately rewarding players with very large jackpots and the most recent big win comes from an online bingo game. The lucky winner took home a jackpot worth over £12,000 while playing the 90 ball bingo game. (26/04)

Nicole Keeney wins WPBA Texas State Title

Casper’s Billiards located in San Leon, Texas played host to the WPBA Texas State Championship which was for the OB Cues Ladies Tour. The event took place on April 16th and 17th and forty four players showed up to compete. In the end it was Nicole Keeney who came out the champion. (26/04)

Judd Trump knocks out Graeme Dott in World Championships

The Snooker World Championships are continuing at the Crucible in Sheffield and the results continuing to be exciting and shocking. Many of the top players are being knocked out by new young guns and the latest sessions are no different. Judd Trump was facing Graeme Dott in the quarter finals and Trump was able to take down Dott 7-1. (26/04)

Another poker room leaves US

Many online gambling sites have decided to leave the United States market to avoid any charges that may be filed by the Department of Justice. Operators are scared they will be put in the same category with Full Tilt Poker, PokerStars and Absolute Poker and will be shut down and prosecuted. Now another online poker room has announced they are leaving the US market. (26/04)

Microgaming pulls online casinos out of US

Online gambling in the United States is starting to look grim. In the wake of the department of justice charging top officials at PokerStars, Absolute Bet and Full Tilt Poker, many operators are starting to pull out of the US to avoid similar charges. One such operator is Microgaming. Microgaming powers many online casinos and they have decided to pull out of the US market to avoid such charges. (26/04)

Michigan bar owner angry over keno losses

Boyd Cottrell is the owner of Sport O’Toole’s bar which is located in Warren, Michigan. Cottrell is very angry over a smoking ban that was created in the state and has taken his case to court. Cottrell claims he is losing out on keno sales as well as liquor and food sales. (25/04)

Elderly woman kidnapped by mahjong partner

The Taichung City police force was finally able to make an arrest in a kidnapping case and find the woman that was kidnapped. A woman named Hsu was kidnapped on April 14th by who has been reported as her mahjong partner. (25/04)

Miss Easter wins lottery prize on Good Friday

Many people believe winning the lottery is all about luck. People will choose to play the same numbers as they feel they are significant to them and hold some type of lucky vibe. Players have all types of superstitions and sequences they go through in the hopes that they will win the lottery. Many residents of Georgia have been talking about the recent win from the Lottery instant win game. (25/04)

Golden Tiger Casino player wins nice jackpot prize

Slots are a very popular gaming choice for online gamblers, especially when the game is connected to a progressive jackpot. Players love to place the side bet on a progressive in the hopes that they will be the big winner. This is exactly what happened when a lucky player logged on the Golden Tiger Casino. (25/04)

Mahjong Logic adds new licensee

Mahjong Logic is a strong hold when it comes to online mahjong options. The mahjong provider has many licensees under their belt and they have just signed another operator to their lineup. Tycoonbet has now been added as a new licensed operator of Mahjong Logic software. (25/04)

Victoria Gambling Minister receives recommendations to help match fixing

The Gambling Minister in Victoria, Australia Michael O’Brien recently received a report that lists many recommendations on how to keep match fixing and sports betting from taking place in Victoria. Des Gleeson, the former racing chief steward in Victoria created the report which is thirty nine pages long and sent it to the minister. (22/04)

Chattanooga bus driver wins large keno prize

The game of keno is known for paying out nice size jackpots and that is exactly what a Chattanooga bus driver was hoping for when she played the KENO! Game at a local food mart. June Atkins decided to play the game and was hoping to win and her hopes came true as she won $75,000. (22/04)

Elderly Friends win $1 million jackpot

Eula Webb and Sam Crecci are great friends. Both of New York, the duo ages 75 and 80 respectively like to do things together. Webb says she likes to keep her friend active so when she needed to go to the store recently she asked Crecci to join her. The trip turned out to be a good idea because they ended up winning a $1 million lottery prize! (22/04)

Sunsoft creates new 3D Mahjong Game

Mahjong has been around for centuries and still remains one of the most popular games in the world. People from all over the world enjoy the game in many forms from board game style play to online casino style gaming. The game of mahjong has remained a mainstay and now a software company has released a new and never before seen version of the game. (22/04)

Code Redman releases new video poker game

Chris Redman is a software developer who works independently to create software mainly for Apple mobile devices as well as others. Redman promotes his offerings by the name of Code Redman and he recently released a new video poker game called Poker 88. (22/04)

Marco Fu out of World Championships

Snooker pro Marco Fu had a disappointing start to the Snooker World Championships as he was knocked out by fellow pro Martin Gould. This is the second time Gould has eliminated Fu from the championships in the first round of play. (21/04)

Poker Players to receive funds after US Poker Shutdown

Online poker players in the United States who were members of Absolute Poker, PokerStars and Full Tilt Poker have been panicking lately as they have had their poker accounts frozen after the three online poker rooms were shut down in the US. Eleven people involved with the companies were served several charges and many players were wondering what was going to happen to their money. (21/04)

Canadian Casino launches new celebrity slot game

Windows Casino Canada is an online casino that offers players a wide variety of casino gaming selections. The online casino recently announced that their list of games has gotten larger as a new slot game has now been launched at the site. (21/04)

Stratosphere Casino almost robbed

The Stratosphere Casino located in Las Vegas, Nevada was almost robbed this past Wednesday when an armed man tried to get away with several gambling chips. The man was confronted by a poker room employee and the robber dropped the chips and escaped from the casino. (21/04)

Euro Tour announces new billiard stops

The Euro Tour is a popular billiards tour that travels around Europe hosting billiard tournaments. The Euro Tour recently announced to new stops on the tour. The new tour stops will take place in Eger, Hungary and will being in September and continue through October. (21/04)

Payment Processor pleads not guilty to online gambling charges

Last Friday eleven people were handed down several charges as part of an online gambling conspiracy case. Three of the top online poker rooms, Absolute Poker, Full Tilt Poker and PokerStars, were shut down by the FBI and Department of Justice in the US. The eleven people were part of the online poker rooms and one of the people involved was Bradley Franzen. Franzen has now plead guilty to the charges he was given. (20/04)

New Jersey sports betting referendum could be passed this fall

In November the state of New Jersey will be placing a referendum up for voting which would see sports betting available in casinos as well as at the racetracks. To see if the voters were in agreement with the referendum a poll was taken statewide. The results showed that over fifty percent were in favor of the options of sports betting. (20/04)

Sky Bingo produces big winner

Sky Bingo is a popular online bingo site that hundreds of players frequent each and every day. The online bingo site is popular like most bingo rooms because they offer players large jackpot prizes. Everyone logs on hoping to be the next big winner! The most recent winner from the online bingo site was Angela who lives in West Yorkshire. (20/04)

Mahjong and other games to get new ratings in China

In the next few months, many of the popular games in China are going to be rated differently. The Ministry of Economic Affairs just announced that games such as mahjong, poker, roulette and rolling dice that are played on computers will now be considered under the ‘Protect’ category instead of the ‘General” category. (20/04)

Kansas Man on Keno Winning Streak

The game of keno is quite popular in the United States as it is easy to play and can be played almost anywhere. One reason the game is so popular is because it can be played several times an hour and offers nice prizes. A Kansas man recently came into a streak of good luck playing keno and has been able to earn over $10,000 while playing the game. (20/04)

Snooker pro wants to give back to family

Judd Trump is snooker pro from Bristol who recently hit headlines by defeating Neil Robertson home from the Betfred World Championship. Robertson was the defending champion of the tournament it was a shock when Trump was able to knock out Robertson during the open day of the tournament. (19/04)

Companies moving away from PokerStars after charges filed

Just this past Friday, three of the top online poker rooms were served with several different charges from the FBI and the DOJ. PokerStars was one of the poker rooms served with charges and now because of the indictments brought against the poker room, many companies that were associated with them have now turned their back on the poker room. (19/04)

Jared McGee wins Great Southern Billiard Tour event

On April 16th and 17th the Great Southern Billiard Tour held a $1,500 added amateur event at Fast Eddies Sports Bar and Grill which is located in Goldsboro, North Carolina. There were sixty players that registered to compete in the event but it was Jared McGee who managed to claim the victory. (19/04)

Ladbrokes backs out of 888 Casino deal

Online gambling company Ladbrokes had been trying to acquire the online casino company 888 for some time now. Just recently Ladbrokes had a change of plans and have now backed out of creating a deal to take over 888 Holdings. (19/04)

WinADay launches new online slot game

WinADay Casino is popular for their online casino games and they are constantly adding new games to their online portfolio. Recently, the online casino launched a new slot game called Fair Tycoon. The new game is seventeen pay line slot game that features special bonus rounds. (19/04)

Grandmother wins large People’s Postcode Lottery prize

Betty Smith of Billingham is the recent lucky winner of the People’s Postcode Lottery. Smith was one of many winners of the lottery and she earned over £600,000 for her prize while one hundred and eighteen others shared the rest of the £2.5 million lottery prize. (18/04)

Audit Commission busting mahjong dens in Hong Kong

Some store rooms and stalls at various markets in Hong Kong have remained empty for years now and the Housing Authority has allowed unauthorized users to host mahjong games in the facilities. The Audit Commission of Hong Kong is now cracking down on the Housing Authority and hosting daily patrols to keep players from enjoying mahjong in the areas. (18/04)

Former players and coach charged in San Diego betting scandal

Two former basketball players and one former assistant coach from the University of San Diego have been charged for setting up and running a sports betting business. A total of ten have been found to be involved with operation so far and the investigation is ongoing. (18/04)

Bingo Roulette Celebrated at Tombola Bingo

Bingo Roulette is a popular gaming option that was created by Tombola Bingo about two years ago. The game is a mix between roulette and bingo and players enjoy the game on a regular basis. Tombola Bingo is now celebrating the two year anniversary of the new game and the online bingo room is offering player special prize pools over the next few days. (18/04)

Facebook Casino to now offer Video Poker Games

Facebook is the most popular social networking site on the planet. The site has billions of users that log on each day to catch up with friends, family and network with others. The site is also popular for their gaming options. Double Down Interactive is one of many software developers that offer applications for players to enjoy games on Facebook. The company recently announced they are going to be offering video poker options for players to enjoy. (18/04)

FBI moving in on online gambling in the US

The FBI has made a major move against online gambling by shutting down two of the largest online poker sites in the world. Absolute Poker, Full Tilt Poker and PokerStars have all been shut down in the US and have been charged with money laundering and bank fraud. (15/04)

NC Father and Son charged with running illegal video poker machines

A father and son from North Carolina have been served several charges after the sheriff’s office found they were running video poker machines illegally. Both Chester Howell Jr. and Chester Howell, a former sheriff’s deputy has been charged with unlawful gaming tables, unlawful keeping of gaming machines as well as unlawful games and betting. (15/04)

Virgin Games launches new slot game

Ash Gaming a top online software provider recently released a new slot game called Leprechaun’s Luck. The game has been added to many online casinos and Virgin Games has just announced they are now offering the game. The online slot game has five reels and twenty pay lines with many ways for players to win. (15/04)

William Hill to spend millions in US sports book purchase

Gambling company William Hill is a very large operation located in the UK. They are well known in the UK and have been in the gambling business for decades. The company is now looking to get into US market and to do so they are making a very big purchase. (15/04)

Illinois Lottery launches new game

The Illinois Lottery recently announced they have launched a new lottery game that players are sure to get excited about. Lottery officials stated they have now added the Cash for Life game which will offer players an extra $2,500 a week until they pass away. (15/04)

Snooker Pro Fined for keeping sickness a secret

Last year at the Euro Players Tour Championship snooker pro Ding Junhui had a very poor performance in his match against Liang Wenbo. Everyone was wondering why Junhui played so bad and it was soon discovered he was very sick during the competition. (14/04)

2011 Ultimate 10-Ball Championships on the horizon

The 2011 Ultimate 10-Ball Championship is set to begin in less than two weeks and players are gearing up to compete. The event is a very popular one in the billiards industry and some of the best players in the world are set to participate. (14/04)

Research Study shows online casino gambling on the rise

The Online Gaming Global Outlook recently conducted a study on the internet habits of the world’s population. The study found that in 2010 there was an increase in online casino gambling. The study showed that ten percent of online activities are some form of casino gambling. (14/04)

Lock Poker signs new player

Lock Poker recently announced they have signed a new player to their online poker room. Jose Macedo a poker player from Portugal and he is now part of the LockPro Elite squad. The online poker team has many members and Macedo has now been added to that team. (14/04)

Illinois reinstates smoking at casinos

There are several casinos in the state of Illinois where players love to enjoy blackjack, poker and other table games. In the past players were unable to enjoy a cigarette at the same time as they enjoy a hand of blackjack or the spin of the roulette wheel. Well, now things have changed. New legislation has been passed that now allows casino goers in Illinois to smoke on the casino floor. (14/04)

William Hill Bingo celebrating Royal Wedding with special bingo games

William Hill Bingo is a popular gambling room in the UK and they will be celebrating the royal wedding along with millions of others. Many online bingo rooms are offering special bingo games to celebrate the royal wedding and William Hill is no exception. (13/04)

Video Poker Tournaments at Grand Vegas Casino

Video poker is a popular online casino game and most all online casinos offer many different video poker game options. One online casino that offers many video poker options is Grand Vegas. This online casino has several video poker games available as well as tournament options. (13/04)

Misprint leads couple to believe they won multi-millions in lottery

Every lottery player believes the numbers that they see, whether it be on television, in print or at the store, are the real numbers. And most of the case this is true but a Colorado couple recently found out that the winning numbers they thought they had were actually not the winning numbers. (13/04)

California Gambler wins Pai Gow Poker jackpot

The Red Hawk Casino located in California recently announced that a lucky gambler visiting their casino has walked away with a large jackpot thanks to the Fortune Pai Gow Progressive game. The lucky players name is Andy and he was playing the game on April 8th when the jackpot was hit. (13/04)

Joss Tour heads to New York this weekend

The Joss Northeast 9-Ball Tour will be hosting their thirteen tournament of the current billiard season. The next event will take place on 16th and 17th in Albany, New York at the Golden Cue Billiard Lounge. The event will offers players the chance to compete as well as the opportunity for fans to watch the action or take part in a special raffle to win a $1,200 Joss Cue that is custom made with special engraving. (12/04)

PokerStars getting ready for SCOOP

One of the most popular online tournaments online is the Spring Championship of Online Poker which is hosted by PokerStars. The online poker room is getting ready to host the event yet again and the schedules as well as other details have now been released. (12/04)

USSA National Snooker Tour Results

The 2011 United States Snooker Association recently held their 3rd event, the Las Vegas Cue Club Snooker Classic. The event was sponsored by the Strachan West of England snooker cloth as well as the Aramith Billiards Balls and saw the host of next month’s event take home the prize. (12/04)

Party Casino breaks record on progressive slot games

Party Casino is a large online casino that is part of the mega gambling brand Party Gaming. The online casino has reached many milestones in their long history of online gambling operation and now they are getting ready to reach another milestone. The online casino recently announced that their Big One progressive jackpot has just crossed the four million dollar mark. (12/04)

Slotland announces yet another progressive jackpot winner

Slotland is a popular online gambling choice for many online gamblers and one reason the site is so popular is because they offer great slot machine gaming choices. The online gaming site is known for rewarding players with big jackpots and they recently announced yet another big progressive jackpot winner. (12/04)

Elderly Armenian Woman hacks internet—literally

An elderly Armenian woman was out collecting scrap metal recently when she accidently chopped the main wires to the internet in the country. The Georgian woman was near Ksani village when she dug up a large fiber optic internet cable which was incased in cement and steel. She thought she had found an amazing scrap metal find and little did she know she had taken out the internet in the majority of Armenia. (11/04)

Keno player leaves toddler home alone to gamble

A Maryland woman has been arrested after leaving her two year old son home alone so she could go gamble. Latoya Shonette Walker age thirty six was arrested after she went out to play the Maryland State Lottery keno game. This in itself is not a crime but when she left her two year old at home to go gamble the decision soon became the wrong one. (11/04)

Baseball Player wins millions after being cut from team

Most young boys dream of becoming a professional sports star. Whether its football, baseball, basketball or soccer, boys practice hard and try their best but only a few will be able to make it to the pros. Joel Torres is one such boy who has now grown into a man. He was playing on the Cleveland Indians farm team when he was cut last month, his baseball dreams shattered. However he now seems a glimmer of hope after winning $1 million playing the lottery. (11/04)

Simon Cowell supposedly creating new roulette game show

There are hundreds of game shows on television these days but little that focus on gambling. However there may be one more gambling show added to the mix if the recent Simon Cowell rumors are true. It has been rumored that Cowell will be created a new roulette television show in the UK which will of course feature the casino game roulette. (11/04)

Casino gambler steals from sicbo player

One of the most recent instances of casino cheating comes from Singapore and occurred just last month. A tourist was visiting Singapore and decided to gamble at the Marina Bay Sands Casino around ten in the morning on March 12th. The gambler, GOH Wing Wal managed to lose all of his money gambling and then decided to steal from another player and then cheat the casino. (11/04)

Iran defeats Pakistan in five day bilateral snooker series

The top snooker players from Iran and Pakistan competed in a five day bilateral series over the past few days and in dramatic fashion, Iran made a huge comeback and defeated Pakistan by 17 points on the final day. (07/04)

Titan Poker’s guaranteed Sunday tournament becoming popular with gamblers

Sunday is a big day for online poker players. The major online poker rooms have large guaranteed tournaments that take place on this day and there are multiple opportunities for gamblers to be able to earn great cash prizes. The top choices for gamblers on Sundays are PokerStars and Full Tilt Poker but now Titan Poker is giving these sites a run for their money. (07/04)

William Hill launches new slot game

Online casino William Hill has announced they have a new slot game available for players to enjoy. The new slot game is Iron Man 2 which is based on the popular Marvel comic. The game is a five reel, twenty five pay line slot game that has many features for players to enjoy. (07/04)

Seminole Pro Tour starts 2011 this season

The Seminole Pro Tour is getting ready to start their 2011 season and the first stop of the tour is scheduled for California. The first event of the tour will take place at the California Billiard Club which is located in Mountain View California. The event will begin on April 29th and continue through May 1st with an entry fee of $115 with $12,000 added to the prize pool. (07/04)

All Slots Casino launches new flash games

All Slots casino recently announced they have launched three new flash games for players to enjoy. Flash games are games that can be played instantly instead of having to be downloaded. The three new games were launched at the beginning of the month, two of which are bingo games and one slot game. (06/04)

KC Chiefs player robs casino of beer during blackjack game

Mike Vrabel a linebacker for the Kansas City Chiefs was recently arrested for theft at an Indiana casino. Vrabel was visiting the Belterra Casino which is located in Florence when he decided to take eight bottles of beer from the casino deli without paying for them. (06/04)

Lottery winner’s assailant sentenced to prison

Eric Hawkinson won over $100,000 in 2009 which is an extraordinary feat but what makes the win bittersweet is that he was shot by a friend after the win. Hawkinson was shot by Carmine Palella four times when Palella showed up at his residence trying to take his winnings. Palella's has now been sentenced to twelve years in prison. (06/04)

Video Poker Gambler Fakes Mugging

Gamblers will go to extremes if they lose a great deal of money. Gamblers have been known to rob from family, friends, employer’s even businesses to try and cover their losses. Gambling can become an addiction and once it does players sometimes will stop at nothing to cover their losses as well as get more money to gamble even more. (06/04)

Costa Bingo hosting special bingo celebration

Costa Bingo is new to the online bingo industry and they are celebrating their second birthday for the month of April. The online bingo site is offering a special 75 ball bingo game that will see a lucky player taking home a huge prize by May. (06/04)

Nebraska Senator wants faster keno

Russ Karpisek, the senator in the state of Nebraska, is working hard to see horse racing stay in the state as well as up the ante on keno. The senator wants to see keno wagers take place at a faster rate as well as kiosks that are computerized set up to take bets. (05/04)

Popular Ladies Snooker Championship set for this weekend

The Greene King World Ladies Snooker Championship is set to start this weekend and continue through next week. The tournament will kick off on April 8th and continue until April 13th. The tournament will take place at the Pot Black Sports Bar and each day will feature different tournaments. (05/04)

New Website launched for World Snooker Championship game

A new game is set to launch soon for the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 that snooker fans are to enjoy. The World Snooker Championship Real 2011 is going to be released for the gaming systems on April 15th, which for those in the know is the night before the 2011 Snooker World Championship will kick off. (05/04)

Atlantic City waitresses suing casino

The Resorts Casino Hotel which is located in Atlantic City is currently being sued by several cocktail waitresses after they alleged they were fired over their weight or body type. The waitresses showed up at a photo shoot for a promotional poster and fifteen of the women were fired after they allegedly could not fit into the dresses for the photo shoot. (05/04)

PKR to host a live event in Germany

Online poker site PKR hosts several live events every year and they are gearing up to host their next PKR Social live event. This time around the live event will take place in Germany and will last two days. The event is titled PKR Social Dusseldorf and it will begin on May 7th 2011. (05/04)

BetSoft Gaming Releases new slot game

A new slot game was recently released by BetSoft Gaming Limited. BetSoft is a software creator that specializes in three dimensional games. The online gaming provider has a library of fifteen Slots3 games which are the 3D games. The company has now released their latest title called Paco and the Popping Peppers. (04/04)

100+ Video Poker Games Seized in Bacliff, Texas

Illegal gambling raids have been taking place all across the United States and one of the most recent ones took place recently in Bacliff, Texas. The sheriff’s office in Galveston County Texas raided two different game rooms and they were able to seize over 134 gaming machines which included video poker and slot games. (04/04)

Sports Betting Ring Busted in Pennsylvania

This past Friday, eight men were charged with operating an illegal sports betting ring in the state of Pennsylvania that was taking in over $1 million in just one year. The District Attorney and the police force were working together to shut down this operation and after an extensive investigation, police were able to bust the gambling ring. (04/04)

Wisconsin gamblers lose out on millions each year

State and national lottery’s see millions of dollars go through their systems each year. Millions of players play the lottery on a daily, weekly, monthly, etc basis and this makes the lottery prizes grow to massive proportions. With so much money at stake it would seem that players would be very careful with their tickets and make sure they check to see if they are a winner. But as it goes in so many cases, players don’t always check their tickets and millions of dollars go unclaimed each year. (04/04)

888 Bingo to celebrate the royal wedding

888 Bingo is a top bingo provider that offers players a large selection of bingo specials as well as regular game play. The online bingo room has stated they will be honoring Prince William and Kate Middleton as they wed. The wedding is set to take place on April 29th and the online bingo room will be hosting a special guaranteed jackpot game. (04/04)

Sports bettors heading to Intertops for March Madness deals

March Madness is pretty much over but bettors still have time to take advantage of the special offers that are currently running at online sports book Intertops. The online sports book offered bets on all of the NCAA Men’s Division I Basketball Championship tournament as well as a special drawing for players to win a nice cash prize. (01/04)

Blackjack Tournament begins today at Lucky Nugget Online Casino

The Lucky Nugget, an online casino, is starting a special blackjack tournament today. The tournament is open to just two hundred and fifty players and has an entry fee of just $5. The tournament will be played on the European Blackjack game and players will be competing for a piece of the $500 prize pool. (01/04)

Former Pastor steals from church to gamble online

Thomas Kreiser age forty five was a former pastor at the church and he has now been charged with stealing $25,000 from the church. Kreiser used the funds to pay for his own expenses including online gambling charges. (01/04)

Gala Bingo brings Gala TV to Internet

Gala Bingo is a top online bingo site that was a pioneer in bringing bingo games to television. Now the online bingo operator has decided to change their television offering to an online offering as well as update and renew the service. (01/04)

Yu-Ram Cha wins WPBA Regional Tour Championship

The WPBA Regional Tour Championship takes place over four days each year and this year the event took place just a few days ago and sixty three women showed up to compete. The tournament is an n invitation only pro qualifier tour event and there was over $13,000 in prize money up for grabs. In the end it was pro player Yu-Ram Cha who earned the first place prize. (01/04)

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