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Gambling News - Archive 2011-06
Teenager robs Rhode Island Casino

Casino goers have to be extra careful when they visit a land casino these days due to a rash of robberies that have erupted across the United States. Times are tough in the US and many people are going to extremes to find extra cash to live off of. The latest robbery in the US took place at the Twin Rivers Casino which is located in Rhode Island. (30/06)

Mecca Bingo releases Britainís Got Talent Bingo Game to Mobile Platform

Mecca Bingo is one of the largest online bingo operators in the world and earlier this year the online gambling company released a mobile version of their online bingo software. The mobile option became quite popular with iPhone and Android users and now Mecca Bingo has released a Britainís Got Talent bingo game via their mobile platform. (30/06)

G5 Entertainment releases two new mahjong games for Android

Mobile phone users download hundreds of apps on a daily basis and the majority of applications downloaded are of the gaming variety. Software developers are constantly coming out with new content and one such provider recently released a suite of five games. G5 Entertainment has released a suite of five games for the Android which includes two mahjong games. (30/06)

Day Two Results for 2011 Australian Goldfields Open Qualifiers

The 2011 Australian Goldfields Open is going to begin very soon so qualifiers have been taking place this week at the World Snooker Academy. Players are trying their best to earn a spot at the event and day two of the qualifiers has now been completed. (30/06)

Online Poker sites Bad Beat Jackpot reaches massive proportions

Bad Beat Poker games are a popular choice for online poker players since the games are connected to large progressive jackpots. In this game, players are trying to be the loser so the progressive jackpot will be activated. The loser of a bad beat hand will earn the largest prize of the bad beat jackpot. Online poker room Paradise Poker recently announced their bad beat jackpot is worth almost Ä1 million. (30/06)

Roger Federer the new favorite to win Wimbledon

The Wimbledon Championships has reached the quarter finals in the menís singles competition and bookmakers have listed their favorites. As of right now, most bookmakers have Roger Federer as the one to beat in the competition. (29/06)

Queen of Pyramids pays out to two players in one week

The Queen of Pyramids is an online slot game that can be found at many popular online casinos. The game has five reels and nine pay lines and is based on an Egyptian theme. Most times, an online slot game will pay out every few weeks or months but this slot game recently paid out two large prizes in the span of seven days. (29/06)

New Baccarat game released for mobile devices

Casino games are a popular choice for mobile gamblers and players can now check out a new baccarat game thanks to Code Redman. Code Redman recently announced they have created a new game called Baccarat 88 and it is now available for the iPod, iPhone and iPad. (29/06)

Multi Million Dollar Blackjack Winner blows money on booze

Don Johnson is the master of blackjack who was able to win about $15 million dollars from several Atlantic City casinos just a short time ago. Johnson turned Atlantic City upside down as he visited a few and took millions of dollars from each while enjoying the blackjack tables. Johnson is now enjoying his new found riches, and according to a recent news report he spent six figures during a weekend in London. (29/06)

Pai Gow Poker player wins large prize at Red Hawk Casino

Pai Gow Poker is a popular casino gaming option for both online casino players as well as land casino visitors. The gaming option is particularly popular with land casino patrons because most times the game is connected to a progressive jackpot. The Red Hawk Casino in California offers such an option and they recently announced a lucky player was able to win a six figure payout. (29/06)

Womenís US Open Billiards Title goes to Allison Fisher

The finals of the Womenís US Open Billiards event was a fierce competition as the best womenís player in the world was up against the defending winner of the tournament. Ga Young Kim had won the tournament last year and is a two time US Open Champion and she was up against Allison Fisher, the most respected female billiard player in the world. The competition was tight but Fisher would pull out in the end and win the event with a score of 7-4. (28/06)

Snooker World Cup going to be tough for UAE Team

When the World Cup of Snooker begins this July, the top pros in the snooker industry will be competing against each other. The draw for the tournament has already taken place and it looks as though the UAE team is going to have a tough go at first as they must face off against Neil Robertson and Ding Junhui before they can move forward. (28/06)

Tropicana Casino & Resort gets major makeover

Casinos know that their players want to have the ultimate experience when they visit. To keep players happy, land casinos are constantly adding new games, entertainment spaces and much more. Casinos will upgrade their hotels and gaming floors to stay up to date with current technologies and trends so gamblers will continue to come back again and again. An example of such upgrades is the (28/06)

New casino games released by Viaden Gaming

Online gamblers can now look forward to a few new casino games now after Viaden Gaming has announced the release of seven new games. Viaden Gaming is a software developer that creates online casino games and they have now released several new games including video poker and keno options. (28/06)

Ladbrokes Poker gears up for Four Billionth Hand of Poker

Ladbrokes Poker is a popular online destination for gamblers who enjoy everything poker. The online poker site has been in operation for years and they are now getting ready for a major milestone. Ladbrokes is about to deal their four billionth hand of poker online and to celebrate they are giving away Ä100,000. (28/06)

Anonymous man wins $1.3 million playing slot game

The St. Albert Apex Casino in St. Albert, Canada recently announced that a lucky gambler won $1.3 million while playing a slot game. The lucky winner chose to remain anonymous and won the jackpot in the late afternoon last Monday. (27/06)

ICE Organizers find new home for exhibition

ICE is a large exhibition where online gambling and gaming operators and creators come together to show the latest products and offerings they have created. The exhibition usually takes place at the Earls Court Exhibition Centre in London but this year organizers have to find a new venue since the Earls Court center is being demolished. (27/06)

Virgin Bingo progressive jackpot rising at massive proportions

Virgin Bingo is a popular choice for online bingo players who enjoy winning loads of cash. The online bingo site recently announced that one of their progressive jackpots is about to pass the £100,000 mark. Players can log on to Virgin Bingo to try and win the jackpot today! (27/06)

Sporting bet in talks to purchase Centrebet

Online gaming operator, Sporting bet, is currently in talks to purchase Centrebet, an online bookmaker located in Australia. It is believed that Sporting bet would like to purchase the gambling company to expand their existing company geographically into the gambling market. (27/06)

East Lancashire couple wins large lottery prize

Geoff and Hilary Bennette consider themselves to be one lucky couple after they recently won £3.5 million playing the lottery. The couple had matching numbers to this past Saturdayís drawing and won the large amount while playing the lucky dip ticket. (27/06)

All Jackpots Casino player wins major jackpot prize

All Jackpots Casino has a large selection of online casino games for their players to choose from. The online casino has a good selection of slot games and just recently the Treasure Niles slot game paid a player just over $225,000! (24/06)

Mobivention releases new backgammon for mobile devices

iPhone and iPad owners will be glad to hear there is now a new version of backgammon available for download thanks to mobivention. Mobivention is a software provider and they have created a new backgammon game titled Backgammon Gold 1.0. The new game has several features like customization which will make the game enjoyable for everyone. (24/06)

Oregon man wins six figure keno prize

Keno is a popular game that can be played at restaurants and bars across the world as well as online. The game is a lottery style option where players must choose a certain amount of numbers and they try to match the numbers that are drawn. The game is different from a lottery however but numbers are drawn every few minutes, giving players more opportunities to win. A man from Oceanside, Oregon recently won a large keno prize by playing at a local Inn. (24/06)

South Carolina friends win $1 million lottery prize

A man from Anderson, South Carolina is a new millionaire after winning the lottery. The man wishes to remain anonymous and plans on splitting the large lottery prize with his friend. The South Carolina Education Lottery Commission spoke with the two men and found out the whole story on how the win came about. (24/06)

Colorado Casino robbed by Costumed Man

Several casino robberies have taken place over the past few months and the criminals involved in the robberies have gotten creative in their appearance. From the Bellagio bandit wearing a motorcycle to the most recent Colorado casino robbery where a man wore a wig and fake beard to get away with the casinoís cash, robbers are taking a unique approach to attacking casinos. (24/06)

Paddy Power Casino brings back Race to Win contest

Paddy Power casino has offered special contests in the past that give players chances to win great cash as well as prizes. players love to take advantage of these special contests and one popular option the casino offers is the Race to Win option. The online casino received great feedback for this contest so they are now offering the Race to Win option yet again. (23/06)

Seminole Pro Tour Challenge to be hosted by Fury Cues

A Seminole Pro Tour event is scheduled to take place on July 8th and 10th at Caponeís billiards which is located in Tampa, Florida. The event will be hosted by Fury Cues and players will be able to win a free pool cue from Fury after the results of the event come out. (23/06)

Ronnie OíSullivan wins season opening event

The new snooker season has officially begun and it was Ronnie OíSullivan who won the first event of the season. The PTC event one in Sheffield kicked off the new snooker season and OíSullivan was able to win four matches on the final day of the tournament to earn the victory after the finals match against Joe Perry. (23/06)

Bet365 Bingo begins Bingo Marathon Tomorrow

Bingo players will be excited to hear that popular online bingo site, Bet365 Bingo, is going to be hosting a bingo marathon starting tomorrow. The marathon will run for seven days and players will be able to win extra cash at the end of the marathon if they outlast the other players. (23/06)

Celebrity Poker players Sued over profits

Several celebrity poker players are now being sued by collectors since they earned money from Brad Ruderman a businessman. Ruderman has been indicted for running a scheme so those who earned money from him are being sued by collectors to recover funds. (23/06)

Paddy Power adds mobile jacks or better and other games

Mobile gaming is quickly becoming the most popular gaming option for online gamblers. Players love to be able to play their favorite casino games via their mobile device, so online casinos are adding gaming options to their mobile casinos. Paddy Power is the latest online casino to add new games to their mobile offering. (22/06)

Virgin Games launches new online slot game

Virgin Games is constantly updating their gaming selection to include some of the hottest games in the industry. The online gaming site recently launched a new slot game created by Ash Gaming titled Midas Millions. The new slot game is based on the legend of Midas and is sure to be enjoyed by everyone. (22/06)

$10 million lottery prize still unclaimed in New South Wales

Sometimes when a lottery prize is won it goes unclaimed. The winner may not realize they have won the prize as tickets sometimes go missing or are forgotten. Lottery winners only have a certain amount of time to claim their prize before the prize is forfeited. The NSW lottery is currently searching for a $10 million lottery winner which took place over a month ago. (22/06)

UK Site to launch unique mahjong game

Mahjong is a game that has stood the test of time. The game is centuries old yet still remains one of the most popular games in the world. Gamers enjoy playing mahjong via their mobile devices as well as online via laptops and home computers. The game can also be enjoyed in board form and has yet to disappear from the gaming market. The game is so popular, online software companies are constantly coming out with new versions of the game. BrainDash is the latest site getting ready to launch a new version of the game. (22/06)

Live Roulette option now available in Spanish at Castle Casino

Live gaming options are a very popular choice for online gamblers these days as they are able to enjoy their favorite casino games in a realistic setting. Many online casinos offer live games, which feature live dealers working the games and interacting with the players. Gamblers will find live options come in many forms including roulette, baccarat, blackjack and sicbo. Online casino, Castle Casino, recently announced they have upgraded their live roulette option in the Spanish language. (22/06)

European Junior Team Cup finishes up

The European Junior Team Cup recently concluded in Budapest, Hungary at the Miami Billiard Club and it was the Germany I team that won the event. Team Germany I dominated over the competition with a three to zero victory over the Slovakia team in the finals to win the tournament. (21/06)

Big Name Snooker Pros eliminated from Players Tour Championships

June 18th marked the first day of the first event of the Players tour Championship and three top snooker pros are already out of the competition. The new snooker season started off with a bang this past Saturday as top players turned out to compete and it was surprising to see Steve Davis, Stephen Hendry and Mark Williams eliminated from the competition early. (21/06)

Jackpotjoy Bingo offering special Ad Break Bingo Game

Jackpotjoy Bingo is a popular online bingo site that offers their players many gaming options. Players can choose to participate in tournaments, special games and much more when playing online bingo. The online bingo site is currently offering a unique bingo game called Ad Break Bingo. This game is played during commercial breaks of the popular show Deal or No Deal. (21/06)

Pennsylvania casino fined for accidental payouts

The Rivers Casino in Pennsylvania is being fined by the State Gaming Control Board after finding that the casino wrongfully paid customers their slot prizes. One instance involved a gambler being paid $25,000 for a prize that should have only been worth $12. (21/06)

2011 WSOP doing well despite Black Friday

After Black Friday took place in April, many poker players as well as top executives in the poker industry believed that the 2011 World Series of Poker would be down in attendance. Despite the changes in the poker industry due to Black Friday, the WSOP has done quite well over the past few weeks and reports are showing that the 2011 edition of the WSOP is showing record attendance numbers. (21/06)

Coldwell Banker Jamaica Realty Backgammon tournament concludes

Backgammon tournaments can be hard to find so players were excited when the first ever Coldwell Banker Jamaica Realty Backgammon tournament was announced. The tournament recently finished up and it was Roy DíCamber, a businessman, who was able to walk away the winner. (20/06)

Attack From Mars Slot game pays out large prize to lucky player

The Barona Resort & Casino in California is a popular gambling spot for those who enjoy the high stakes gambling as well as those who have smaller bank rolls. Gamblers enjoy playing the various casino games available and hoping to be the next big winner. The casino recently announced that their Attack From Mars slot game has produced a big winner, giving the gambler just over $276,000 in prize money! (20/06)

Hyundai Motor Co. discovers workers gambling online during shifts

The Hyundai Motor Company expects their employees to work on vehicles and the other aspects of their job. However the company realized after a recent audit that some of their employees in Asan were using company computers to gamble online. (20/06)

New Keno game available for mobile devices

Keno is a popular game that gamblers enjoy both online as well as in land play at restaurants and bars across the world, especially in the US. Viaden Mobile, a popular software developer, recently created a new keno game that can be enjoyed on the iPhone, iPod touch and iPad. (20/06)

UK Lottery officials looking for Stockport winner

On June 7th the Euro Millions lottery saw a lucky winner earn a £1 million prize with a bet of just £2. The winner has yet to come forward but lottery officials know the winner was from Stockport. Lottery officials are now trying to figure out who the lucky winner is. (20/06)

Ukash offering gamblers new withdrawal option

Ukash is a financial option that online gamblers have to deposit as well as withdraw funds from their online gambling accounts. Ukash is available at online casinos, poker rooms and other gambling websites. Ukash recently announced they have created a new banking product players can use to withdraw funds. (17/06)

Group from Long Island wins $200 million lottery jackpot

A group of employees at a Long Island Costco recently won a $201.9 million lottery prize. The group works in Melville and they are the recent winners of the Powerball lottery. The group may be millionaires now but they plan on remaining at the Costco store. (17/06)

New Mahjong Game released for iPad

Mahjong is a popular game that comes in many different forms. The game can be played in a board game style as well as online in individual play as well as in multi player mode. Apple recently released a new version of mahjong called Excelsior Mahjong which is patterned after the Hong Kong style of Mahjong. (17/06)

Rummy Royal offering new $10,000 guaranteed tournament

Rummy Royal is a popular choice for online gamblers looking for a wide selection of gin rummy games and tournaments. The online rummy site has several tournament options as well as game variants so players can get the most out of rummy play. The online rummy site is getting ready to offer their players a very large guaranteed tournament which is sure to be a big hit! (17/06)

New Video Poker Games released at Casino LaVida

Video poker games are a popular choice for online gamblers and Casino LaVida recently announced they have released several new video poker games. The new selection includes a Reel Play Poker: Jacks or Better game as well as Power Spins: Sonic 7s. (17/06)

Adam Wicheard ready to compete on World Snooker Tour

Adam Wicheard is the snooker pro who won the last remaining ticket to the World Snooker pro tour. Wicheard was able to win the Q School which is the qualifying school created by World Snooker. Many players competed and the winner of the school earned the last spot on the world tour. (16/06)

Womanís Pro Billiard Tour US Open 9-Ball Championships begin today

This morning the US Open 9-ball championships of the Womenís Pro Billiard tour kicked off with the first round of play. The tournament will start out with a double elimination draw and sixty four players will face off against each other. The quarter finals, semiís and finals will be next and ESPN will be taping the footage to air on a later date. (16/06)

New Slot Game released by Realtime Gaming

Realtime Gaming is a top provider of online gaming software to many online casinos and they recently announced that players will now have a new slot game to enjoy. The new game is called White Rhino and is themed after an African safari. (16/06)

Titan Poker resigns two representatives

Online poker rooms are constantly added to their list of representatives by signing new talent as well as celebrities and sports stars that enjoy the game of poker. Online poker rooms such as Titan Poker use celebrities and sports stars to bring in new players to their sites as well as make for more exciting game play as players are able to meet and play against their favorite people. Titan Poker recently announced they have resigned two of their representatives for another year. (16/06)

2011 Ultimate Bingo Championship qualifiers underway

Gala Bingo has already begun to offer qualifiers at their online bingo site for the 2011 Ultimate Bingo Championship. The big event does not begin until November but players can already begin to qualify for the ultimate event! (16/06)

Texas representative sponsors new online gambling bill

A new bill based on online gambling is in the works in the US and Joe Barton a representative of Texas is sponsoring the new bill. Barton is working with the Poker Players Alliance to get the bill ready to be submitted. Bartonís bill focusing solely on online poker Barton will be working to have the bill introduced under the United States Energy and Commerce Committee so he can have the majority of control since he is the chairman of that committee. (15/06)

Louisiana State Police arrest two more people in roulette scam

Just one month ago the Louisiana State police began investigating a roulette scam that had taken place at the LíAuberge du Lac Casino Resort in Lake Charles. The investigation has now resulted in two additional arrests. (15/06)

Former Dealer sues Australian Casino

A former blackjack dealer and supervisor is suing an Australian casino after she was left with post-traumatic stress disorder after an incident at the casino. The former female dealer said an abusive customer left her traumatized and a robbery at the casino that occurred before the incident also left her suicidal as well as psychologically shattered. (15/06)

Ohio man to donate part of lottery prize to charities

Phillip Withem is the latest lottery winner out of the state of Ohio after he won $5 million earlier this week from the state lottery. Withem is planning on helping local charities as well as some of his friends with his new found wealth. (15/06)

Bingo winner to use winnings for IVF treatments

Leanne Jennings is a twenty eight year old mother of one who recently won £100,000 while playing online bingo at Costa Bingo. Jennings has been having trouble getting pregnant after her first child and she will be using part of the prize money to pay for IVF. (15/06)

Randy Jordan takes Great Southern Billiard Win from Josh Roberts

The Great Southern Billiard tour stopped in Conyers, Georgia at Classic Billiards to host a $1,500 added amateur handicapped event. The event took place on June 11th and 12th and it was Randy Jordan who won the tournament after upsetting Josh Roberts. Roberts had been spot on during the competition by winning against each opponent he faced until he faced Randy Jordan in the finals. (14/06)

2011 Snooker World Cup Bangkok draw announced

The World Snooker Association is working hard to get the 2011 World Cup Snooker event in Thailand ready and they have now announced the draw for the event. The tournament is set to take place on July 11th to the 17th in Bangkok and twenty teams will be competing. (14/06)

New Slot games at Crazy Vegas Casino

Crazy Vegas is an online casino that offers players a wide variety of online casino games. The online casino recently announced they have launched two new video slot games for their players to enjoy. Both Gold Factory and Sterling Silver 3D are now available at Crazy Vegas Casino. (14/06)

Video Poker Players win big at the start of June

The month of June has been a good one for gamblers who played video poker games at Roxy Palace Casino. Several players have earned large paydays for playing the many video poker games available at Roxy Palace. The sixth, seventh and eighth of June really paid off for three lucky players. (14/06)

888 signs new brand ambassador

Online casinos and gambling sites often sign professional athletes to represent their sites. The professional athletes will represent the gambling site at live events as well as online. Many top named athletes have been signed to major gambling sites and 888 recently announced they have signed a legendary football pro as a brand ambassador. (14/06)

California Policeman arrested for cheating at blackjack

Just last week, a Chula Vista, California police officer was seen trying to cheat at blackjack at a local casino. A dealer at the Sycuan Casino suspected Jesus Angel Salazar of cheating at the blackjack game and started to investigate. (13/06)

Glitch in New Zealand Keno Game causes big problems

The game of keno is very popular in New Zealand but recently players were very unhappy with the game. Just two days ago, the game of keno in New Zealand reported winning tickets as losers and players missed out on winnings they deserved. (13/06)

Florida Man wins large lottery prize

Everyone dreams of winning the lottery especially a large lottery prize. How wonderful it would be to become an instant millionaire! Millions of people play the lottery each day but very few will actually win a large lottery prize. A Jacksonville, Florida man has now been added to the list of lottery winners! (13/06)

Online Gambling Bill signed by Governor of Nevada

Online gambling is a hot topic issue in the United States. Millions of people would like to have the opportunity to play casino games online and this has caused many states such as New Jersey to try and offer online gambling games. However, legislation is taking some time and now it seems as though the state of Nevada is going to be the first to offer online casino games. (13/06)

Microgaming releases new video poker format

Microgaming is a top online software provider for online gaming companies and they provide new games to operators as they create them. Microgaming recently announced they have released a new video poker game format. The new format is called Reel Play Poker and it is a version of video poker with the addition of slots. (13/06)

Extrabet Customer Base goes to Spreadex

Extrabet a sports betting site has sold their customer base to Spreadex. Spreadex will now have an even larger customer base which will help them become even larger in the sports betting industry. The deal is currently in the transitional period and will complete on June 23rd. (10/06)

Eighteen year old female pleads guilty to robbing casino

Eighteen year old Katelynn Hayes has pled guilty to felony theft for her part in a casino robbery last year. The teenager was in court yesterday to face the charges against her for helping stage a robbery at a casino in Columbia Falls. (10/06)

Betfair Casino hosting live dealer races this month

Live dealer games are very popular right now with online gamblers. Players are able to enjoy their favorite casino games online in a live setting which makes the experience similar to a land casino. Many online casinos are adding live dealer games and the most common games found in live mode are blackjack, craps, roulette and baccarat. (10/06)

Iowa Family wins $1 million Powerball prize

Stay at home mom Mary Tillman was shocked to find that her family had won $1 million dollars after playing the Powerball lottery. Tillman purchased her ticket at a local Caseyís store and couldnít believe her eyes when she realized the large amount they had won. (10/06)

Jackpot Bingo extends their Super Jackpot offering

Online bingo players love a good jackpot and Jackpot Bingo has many great ones up for grabs. One in particular is the Super Jackpots. The Super Jackpot offers players £30,000 in prize money and they have decided to extend this offer. (10/06)

2011 European Snooker Championships in full swing

The 2011 European Snooker Championship is in full swing after starting this past Tuesday. Players are competing to see who will earn the final spot on the 2011-12 tour. The event is being held in Sofia, Bulgaria at the Dedeman Hotel and there are three categories of competition. (09/06)

China Open begins today

Starting today the much anticipated China Open will begin. This is third year in a row the event has taken place and the best of the best in menís and womenís billiards is ready to compete. There will be sixty four men competing and forty eight women competing in their division for a piece of the very large prize pools. (09/06)

Party Casino rewards player with $4 million dollar prize

Almost every week an online casino player will win a nice jackpot prize in the five to six figure ranges, but it is much more uncommon for a player to win a multimillion dollar prize. It is the very large jackpot prizes that get players riled up and ready to hit the casinos and try and be the next big winner! Recently Party Casino announced they rewarded a player with over $4 million dollars after the lucky player hit it big playing an online slot game. (09/06)

Blackjack Tournaments arrive at Omni Casino

Blackjack tournaments are a common occurrence at most every online casino. However there are a few select few that do not offer the popular tournament option. Omni Casino was such a casino, but not anymore. The beginning of June saw blackjack tournaments arrive at Omni Casino and players have three tournaments to compete in this month. (09/06)

Intertops to launch new poker software

The best online gaming sites will update their software on a regular basis to be able to offer their members the best in online gaming. With new technology being created almost every week, online gaming sites must update their offerings to stay on top of their game. Intertops is the latest online gaming site to announce they are upgrading their software. (09/06)

Korean ministry creates stricter punishment for match fixing

Earlier this week the Culture, Sports, and Tourism Ministry announced they have now created stricter measures to fight against match fixing in sports. The new measures are filed under the National Sports Promotion Act. (08/06)

Michigan Lottery Winners cash frozen due to murder suspicion

Freddie Youth won a multimillion dollar lottery prize back in February along with other members of his lottery club and now has seen his part of the winnings frozen. Sixty two year old Youth is suspected of murder and a judge in Wayne county Michigan has now frozen his assets. (08/06)

Littlewoods Casino Video Poker Tournament starts today

Littlewoods Casino is hosting a special video poker tournament this week and it begins today and will continue until tomorrow. The tournament will run as two events so players can compete both today and tomorrow for a chance to win a cash prize. (08/06)

Roman Catholic Priest steals from Parish to fund gambling habit

Gambling, both online and at land casinos, can be great fun. Most everyone enjoys hitting the casinos to play their favorite gambling games. Sometimes you win, sometimes you lose, but most people are able to have fun and they know when to quit. However, there are sometimes when gamblers become addicted to casino games and they make rash decisions based on their addiction. (08/06)

Mark Joyce wins 2011 Pink Ribbon Tournament

The 2011 Pink Ribbon Tournament recently finished up at the South West Snooker Academy in Gloucester and it was twenty seven year old Mark Joyce who was able to come away the winner. Joyce had to face Michael Holt, the defending champion of the tournament, in the final to be able to secure the win. (07/06)

WSOP 2011 attendance up despite Black Friday

After Black Friday, many online poker sites pulled out of the United States to avoid facing the same charges that Full Tilt Poker, PokerStars and Absolute Poker suffered. Because of the many poker sites leaving the US, many felt as though the 2011 World Series of Poker would suffer in attendance. Last year was a record year and attendance was expected to fall this year due to Black Friday. A few events have already taken place and surprisingly the events have seen good field numbers. (07/06)

Fortune Lounge Group adds new games for casinos

The Fortune Lounge Group is a group that owns several online casinos and they recently announced they have added three new games to their casinos. Royal Vegas is one example of a Fortune Lounge casino and since they use Microgaming as their software provider they are able to add the new games which were released by Microgaming. (07/06)

Bet365 Bingo offering new VIP program

Bet365 is a popular provider of online gambling options. The online bingo side of the gambling options recently decided to create a new VIP program. Players can now earn great rewards by being part of the new loyalty program. (07/06)

Tim Miller earns first ever Great Southern Billiard Tour Title

The Great Southern Billiard Tour stopped in Goldsboro, North Carolina to host a $1,500 added event which saw fifty players come out to compete. The event took place on June 5th and 6th and it was Tim Miller who earned the first place win, which was his first win on the tour. (07/06)

Tropicana Casino creating new Party Pit

Blackjack and roulette players will be happy to hear that the Tropicana Casino and Resort in Atlantic City is getting ready to create a new Party Pit which will feature the games in a different way. The dealers of both games will be female and dressed in stockings and bustiers. (06/06)

Shuffle Master showing new baccarat game at Expo

The Global Gaming Expo will begin tomorrow in Asia at the Venetian Macau and will continue until the 9th, as operators and gaming industry leaders show off new products as well as merchandise. Shuffle Master will be in attendance and they will be showing off many new gaming products they have created including a new electronic table game suite which they have become famous for. (06/06)

North Carolina man wins $1 million lottery prize

The Red Hot Millions game is a new game now available in the North Carolina Education Lottery. Players are able to win million dollar prizes by playing the game and the latest winner comes from Franklin. Brian Rowland earned a million dollar win and plans on paying off medical bills as well as putting money toward the future. (06/06)

Jackpot Joy rewards player with large slot jackpot

Big jackpots are always alluring to online gamblers. Players want to be able to take home a massive jackpot prize so they will play the games that offer the largest prizes. Most of the time the games that offer the largest prizes are slot games. Jackpot Joy recently announced they rewarded a slot player with a very large jackpot prize. (06/06)

All Slots Casino adds new video poker game

All Slots Casino has decided to make the summer of 2011 a hot one by adding many new casino games. As the month of June begins, the online casino has decided to add four new casino games which include one video poker game. (06/06)

Round Tourneys at Rummy Royal

Rummy Royal is an online gin rummy site that has many different ways for gamblers to enjoy the game of gin rummy. There are many variants on the site and there are also many different tournaments for players to enjoy. One such tournament is the Round Tourneys. These tournaments allow two to four players to compete in a short or long tournament. (03/06)

Ohio Woman earns $2 Million when all she wanted was a t-shirt

Alma Albaugh is a woman who loves a good deal. She recently took time from a yard sale she was hosting at her home to run to a local gas station to get a free Ohio Lottery t-shirt and coffee mug. Little did Albaugh know, she would be leaving the gas station with much more. (03/06)

New Players enjoy free money at Ladbrokes Bingo

New players to online bingo sites always get the best in rewards. New players can earn free bonus cash as well as special deposit bonuses and promotions. Ladbrokes Bingo is one online site that is offering players a nice bonus to get started. New players can now earn a £10 bonus free without having to make a deposit. (03/06)

Tropicana Las Vegas undergoes changes

The Tropicana Las Vegas casino is hoping that a $180 million makeover will give the casino an edge when it comes to visitors. The casino is one of the oldest on the strip and they are hoping the makeover will allow them to compete with the newer casinos in the area. (03/06)

Woman steals from employer to fund online gambling habit

Samantha Grindrod was a finance manager the GB Car Loan company until she lost her job due to her gambling addiction. Grindrod became so wrapped up in online gambling that she stole a large sum of money from her employer to be able to fund her online gambling habit. (03/06)

New regional billiard tour moving across three states in US

Virginia, Washington D.C. and Maryland pool players will be glad to hear that there is now a new regional pool tour on the billiards scene. The new tour was founded by Ozzy Reynolds and is called the Action Pool Tour. Reynolds created the new tour because he believed there was great talent in the area but a lack of opportunity. (02/06)

Incredible Hulk Slot game rewards player with large jackpot

The Incredible Hulk slot game is a very popular Marvel slot that is available at many online casinos. One such casino is Windows Casino, who recently announced the game produced a big winner. On May 31st a lucky player was playing the game when the jackpot was hit and $24,000 in prize money was earned. (02/06)

Top Snooker Pros to compete in charity tournament

Two of the best snooker players in the world are going to compete in a charity snooker tournament this week. Both Judd Trump and John Higgins are set to compete in the Pink Ribbon charity tournament which will take place this week at the South West Snooker Academy. (02/06)

Merge Network locks out New US Players

After Black Friday, poker players in the United States had a hard time finding a reputable online poker room. After Full Tilt Poker, PokerStars and Absolute Poker had their domain names seized that infamous day in April, other poker rooms began to move out of the US to avoid similar charges. Networks in both the online poker and casino industry are now beginning to move out of the US and now it has been announced that Merge Network has decided to stop taking US Players. (02/06)

Comedian removed from casino for alteration with fanís boyfriend

Jamie Kennedy is well known in the comedic industry as a funny man. He gained fame in the Scream movies as the lovable Randy and went on to create other movies such as Kickin It Old Skool. He also is known for his rap game, with fellow rapper/friend Stu Stone. Kennedy has made a career out of being funny but recently made the news on a serious matter. (02/06)

Mahjong Cub3D preview trailer now available

Mahjong is a popular online game that millions of people enjoy. Gaming company ATLUS has now released a trailer of their new mahjong game so players can see exactly what the game offers. The trailer features main highlights of the game and shows players how fun the game can be on the Nintendo DS. (01/06)

Pai Gow Poker Robbers plead not guilty

The two men who robbed the Rio casino back in February have now plead guilty to the charges they face. Both Hiroyuki Yamaguchi and Edward Land have been indicted on charges that are connected to the robbery. (01/06)

Two UK Teens Hack Online Gambling Site

Two teenagers were recently given a sentence of community service after they plead guilty to hacking several online gambling sites. The two teens got into the sites and stole information such as credit card numbers to be able to sell for profit. (01/06)

National Rugby League banning live odds updates during games

The National Rugby League recently conducted a review of the Rugby polices on gaming and they have now decided to make a few changes. The league is trying to prevent several betting types. They also banned live odds from being updated during the games. (01/06)

Erie Casino hoping to add Let it Ride Poker and other table games

The Presque Isle Downs and Casino in Erie, Pennsylvania is getting ready to hire more dealers to work their gaming floor. The summer is set to be a busy one at the casino and they are going to be hiring fifty people after an eight week training course is completed. (01/06)

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