Gambling News
Gambling News - Archive 2011-09
World Series of Classic Card Games this October

On October 21st through the 23rd, Grand Prix will be hosting their annual World Series of Classic Card Games. the annual event is in its twelfth season and they are calling it The Farewell Tour. The event will have both a Spade and Pinochle event and both will have a guaranteed place prize up for grabs. (30/09)

Golden Peaks Tournament at Rummy Royal

Rummy Royal is a top online gin rummy gaming site that offers players many great tournaments and gaming options. The rummy site offers players several variations of the game in both real money play and practice. Players can enjoy playing against players in regular game play or tournament play is available. (30/09)

New Betting System popping up in Las Vegas

Las Vegas is known as the betting capital of the world and the city is about to have one more option for gamblers. A new betting system is going to be added to a chain of pubs in the city and will be a new option for sports bettors. Sports betting kiosks are going to be added to several pubs and taverns owned by Golden Gaming. (30/09)

California Man wins $14 Million Lottery Prize

Geral Dixon a resident of National City, California is the recent winner of a very large lottery prize. Dixon purchased a lottery ticket from a local liquor store and found out he was the winner of the large $14 million lottery prize. (30/09)

William Hill Bingo offering chance to win a car every day in October

Winning a car is a dream of millions of people all across the world. Many online gambling sites give players an opportunity to win a car maybe once in a blue moon and only one car is up for grabs. Online bingo site, William Hill, has decided to give players thirty one chances to win a car in October! (30/09)

Michael Wong wins Mezz Pro Am event

The Mezz Pro Am Tour stopped at Rockaway Billiards in Rockaway, New Jersey to host a $1,000 added event this past weekend and twenty five players registered to compete. The top competitors in the tournament were Michael Wong and Matt Krah, both working for their second victory on the tour. In the end, it was Wong who was able to take down the win on the fifteenth stop of the tour. (29/09)

Karnataka State Billiards Association to host World Snooker Championship

Just yesterday it was confirmed that the Karnataka State Billiards Association will be hosting the IBSF World Snooker Championship. The event is set to take place on November 28th to the 3rd of December and many of the top pros in the industry are set to compete. (29/09)

PokerStars EPT London event kicks off today

The European Poker Tour is a popular option for poker players and PokerStars has kicked off the EPT London event starting today. The event will continue to run until October 6th when a champion will be crowned. The event will take place at the Hilton London Metropole in London and some of the top players in the industry are expected to compete. (29/09)

Virgin Casino launches new online video slot game

Virgin Casino has been very busy launching new online casino games and they recently announced that they have launched a new video slot game. The new game is titled Juices Wild and it has thirty pay lines which will give players plenty of chances to create a winning combination! (29/09)

Atlantic City Casinos resume Police Patrols

After the brutal murder/carjacking which took place on September 18th in Atlantic City, the police force has now resumed patrolling the eleven casinos in the city. Patrons need to feel safe as they visit the casinos and the patrol is one way to do that. If patrons begin to feel unsafe, they will most likely not visit the casinos. (29/09)

Barney Frank still pushing for Online Gambling in the US

United States Representative Barney Frank is still working hard to push for online gambling in the US despite recent goings on in the US. A few of his online poker friends were charged with running a Ponzi scheme but he is not going to let that stop him from trying to get legislation passed for online gambling. (28/09)

Ladbrokes Casino Offering Cash Back on Live Roulette Games

Ladbrokes Live Casino is currently offering a great deal for those who enjoy playing live roulette games. The casino is specifically designed for live dealer game play and they are currently offering players a chance to earn cash back by playing live roulette. (28/09)

188Bet adds QuickFire to online gambling site

QuickFire is an offering available from Microgaming Limited which is a top provider of online gaming software solutions. QuickFire has been added to many online gambling sites and the latest is 188Bet, an online sportsbook. The online sportsbook will be using QuickFire to add online casino and soft games to their gambling offerings. (28/09)

Bingo Street adds new Team Bingo Option

Online bingo site Bingo Street is constantly adding new games and options for their players to have a great time playing online bingo. The online bingo site recently announced they have launched new options for those who enjoy team bingo. Buddy Bingo will now be available at the online bingo room and players will be able to team up to earn bingo points for more bonus cash! (28/09)

Mystery Gambler wins millions playing baccarat

The Tinian Dynasty Hotel and Casino is a great place to gamble especially for one lucky person or persons who decided to play in a baccarat tournament. Rumors have been floating around that a prize of $2.5 million was won by a lucky baccarat player and the casino has confirmed that the rumors are true. The casino hosted a special baccarat tournament and the $2.5 million prize was won by a gambler or gamblers who remain anonymous. (28/09)

Ding Junhui hopes to remain Masters Champion

Ding Junhui is determined to hold on to the Masters title and he will get his chance next year as the event moves to a new venue. Junhui won the 2011 Masters and now hopes to retain his title next year when the event moves to Alexandra Palace. The event took place at Wembley for over three decades and now the event will have a fresh start at Alexandra Palace. (27/09)

Joss Northeast 9-Ball Tour Stop Number 2 This Weekend

The second stop on the Joss Northeast 9-Ball tour is set for this weekend and TJ’s Classic Billiards is set to host the event. TJ’s is located in Waterville, Maine and the tournament is a $2,000 added event. The tournament is expected to see a great turnout and one player will end the weekend as the new event champion! (27/09)

Online Casino rewards gambler with largest ever jackpot win

Online Casino Bettson has rewarded one lucky gambler with the largest ever jackpot win! The lucky player was a twenty year old student from Norway who decided to log on and enjoy a few online casino games. The student, who remains anonymous, was playing the Mega Fortune slot game when a prize of $15.9 million was won! (27/09)

Expired Keno Ticket leads to Large Cash Win

Shawnee Cato-Dunsmore a resident of Idaho recently tried to cash in an expired keno scratch game ticket when she made a smart decision. The lucky gambler had thought the keno ticket was good but she found out that it was not. However, in the process she purchased another ticket for just $3 which ended up rewarding her $30,000! (27/09)

Hollywood Poker increases guaranteed prize pools

Hollywood Poker has made an exciting announcement which should make online poker players very happy. The online poker room has decided to increase the prize pools for their guaranteed tournament offerings. The online poker room has taken the five most popular tournaments they offer and increased by several thousand dollars. (27/09)

NASCAR Visit pays off for Massachusetts Woman

NASCAR is a popular sport that many people enjoy watching live and on television. Millions of people go to various NASCAR races each year to see their favorite driver compete. Fans love to see their favorite race car driver win and earn a cash prize as well as recognition. However at one recent NASCAR race, it was a fan that came away with a large cash prize. (26/09)

Major Slot Win takes place today

Every day, millions of people log online to their favorite casino to enjoy their favorite casino games. One gaming category that is constantly busy is slot gaming. Slot machines come in many forms at online casinos from progressive game play to three reel, five reel, video and much more. Gamblers enjoy playing the online slot games because they are entertaining and they pay out large jackpot prizes. Just today, one lucky gambler managed to win just over $90,000 while playing an online slot game. (26/09)

Virgin Bingo offering free and super bingo games

Virgin Bingo is one of the top providers of online bingo games. The online bingo room has been operating for many years now and they have very loyal player base. The online bingo site has decided to reward their loyal members with a few special bingo games. The site is going to be offering special free and super bingo games for the next month with great jackpot prizes! (26/09)

Goa Casino Festival features Baccarat

The World Gaming Festival took place this past weekend in Goa at the Casino Royale and players were able to enjoy three days of gambling fun. The casino offered up a very large total prize pool of Rs50 million for those competing and many gamblers participated in several events. The game of baccarat as well as many others were highlighted during the three day festival. (26/09)

Roulette and other illegal games suspected during Mexico Casino incident

Just a short time ago, fifty two people were killed at a Mexico City casino when drug traffickers entered the establishment and fired weapons and set the place on fire. The Interior Department of Mexico is now asking federal prosecutors to investigate and see if illegal games were played at the casino during the incident. (26/09)

Children’s Charity Billiard Tournament this weekend in Rhode Island

This weekend Bo’s Billiards located in Warwick, Rhode Island will be hosting a special charity tournament which will benefit the organization title A Wish Come True. The organization works in Rhode Island and Massachusetts and gives wishes to children who are suffering from life-threatening situations. (23/09)

Robertson Wins Premier League Scotland Event

Neil Robertson was in top form for the Premier League event in Scotland and managed to stay on top of his game to earn the first place win. Robertson defeated John Higgins and then Ding Junhui in the finals to be able to earn the victory win. (23/09)

X Bingo adds new incentives for online gamblers

X Bingo is a popular online bingo site that offers players great deals on bingo games. The online bingo site has a wide variety of bingo games available for gamblers but they also have a few extras on their site that players are sure to enjoy. The online bingo site has a new Slots X-Travangaza where players can participate each week to win great cash prizes. (23/09)

Online Gambling Petition Created at Whitehouse website

The official website for the Whitehouse in the United States gives people the opportunity to create a petition on many different topics. If the petition gets enough online signatures, then the petition will be viewed by officials. Currently a new petition has been created for online gambling and can be viewed and signed at the Whitehouse petition link. (23/09)

Iowa Lottery looking for $16.5 million winner

Officials of the Iowa Lottery are hoping that the December winner of the $16.5 million lottery prize will come forward soon. The time period to claim this large lottery prize will be up soon and the lottery wants to see the lucky winner claim their prize. (23/09)

Nevada Resort Association worries about sports betting stations

In the state of Nevada there are several sports wagering kiosks available for gamblers to place sports bets. Gamblers love this opportunity but the Nevada Resort Association is not so fond of the idea. They are concerned that this option is blurring the distinction between no restricted gaming which takes place in casinos other areas. (22/09)

Red Hawk Rewards player with large Pai Gow Prize

Pai Gow poker is a popular game at the Red Hawk casino in California and rightfully so since the game rewards players with large jackpots on a regular basis. The casino offers the Fortune Pai Gow Progressive game for players to enjoy and have the opportunity to win extra cash. (22/09)

Epic Poker League to air this October

The inaugural season of the Epic Poker League is set to air this October and Federated Sports and Gaming, the organizer of the league, has released the schedule for the season. The first event of the league took place last month at the Palms Casino and Resort and fans will now be able to watch the footage of the events starting in October. (22/09)

IGT launches new Ghostbusters slot game at MGM Resorts International

Visitors to the MGM Resorts International properties will be excited to hear that a new slot game has been launched. IGT has created a new slot game based on the popular movie Ghostbusters and debuted at the casinos on September 19th. The new game is called Ghostbusters and features famous characters from the movie including Slimer, the team of Ghostbusters and the Stay Puft Marshmallow man. (22/09)

Ladbrokes Casino adds new games to online casino

Members of Ladbrokes Casino will be excited to hear that the online casino has decided to add even more games to their offerings. The gambling company has signed a deal with Ash Gaming and Blueprint Gaming. Both companies will be adding their own selection of gaming options to the online casino. (22/09)

Venetian Macao Million Baccarat Tournament Results

The Venetian Casino in Macao is a hot spot for gamblers from all around the world. The casino has a wide variety of gaming options that bring in high rollers from all across the globe. The casino recently hosted a large baccarat tournament titled the Venetian Macao Million Baccarat. The event was a success as two hundred players competed and the top eight players in the competition earned a cash prize. (21/09)

Ladbrokes Casino offering a large selection of blackjack tournaments

Ladbrokes is a top online gambling brand that has their hand in many facets of online gambling. From casino, sports betting and poker, Ladbrokes covers it all. The online casino at Ladbrokes is a perfect choice for online gamblers especially for those who enjoy blackjack games. Ladbrokes Casino option offers gamblers a wide variety of blackjack games as well as tournament options. (21/09)

888 Ladies Bingo offering new tournament for Gold Members

Online bingo sites are a very popular choice for online gamblers for many reasons but one main reason that online bingo site are so popular is due to the VIP scheme. Online bingo sites offer great VIP programs so players can earn special rewards and incentives. 888 Ladies bingo is one of these sites that offer a great reward program and they recently announced a new daily game that is now available for their Gold members. (21/09)

Keno player earns another large prize

The game of keno is a popular choice for online gamblers as it is easy to play and can reward players with large prizes. just last week, we brought you a story of a lucky keno player at Windows Casino who won a four figure prize and now the online gambler has won yet another four figure prize while playing keno at the online casino! (21/09)

Same Numbers finally pay off for lottery player

When it comes to playing the lottery, superstition plays a large role. Many players will play certain numbers each time they purchase a lottery ticket. Players will use family member’s birthday numbers, anniversary numbers or their ‘lucky’ numbers in the hopes of earning a large win. Every now and then a story will come out about a player that finally wins a big prize by playing the same numbers for years. This is exactly what happened this week in South Carolina. (21/09)

Shaun Murphy wins First ever Brazil Masters Title

The inaugural Brazil Masters snooker tournament took place this past Sunday and the field of competitors was quite fierce. The best of the best showed up to participate and in the end it was Shaun Murphy who earned the first place finish after taking down fellow pro Graeme Dott in the finals. (20/09)

William Hill interested in purchasing Online Gaming Firm

William Hill is a large gambling company that has been in the gambling industry for decades, in both online and land play. William Hill offers their customers online gambling in many ways from bingo to casino and poker games. William Hill is constantly making changes with their company and recently there has been talk that the gambling company was going to purchase the online gaming firm Probability. William Hill has now confirmed they are interested in taking Probability over and they may soon be even larger than before! (20/09)

Joss Northeast 9-Ball tour kicks off new season this weekend

The Joss Northeast 9-Ball tour is a popular option for billiard players. The tour visits several states across the north east of the United States and the tour is getting ready to kick off their fifteenth season. The tour will begin with its first stop this weekend at Premium Billiards which is located in Syracuse, New York. (20/09)

UK Poker Player Threatens Violent Attack after major online loss

Losing is a big part of online poker play. Everyone knows it and most people accept it. However there are some people who are unable to stop wagering on online poker and they end up losing tens of thousands of dollars. Losing a great deal of money can make gamblers do irrational things and one UK gambler recently went off the deep end after taking a major hit to his bank roll. (20/09)

South African Casino experiences armed robbery

The Morula Sun Casino located in South Africa made the news recently due to the face that a large group of armed men entered the casino this past Sunday night and robbed the casino. The men were carrying AK-47s and they were able to leave the establishment with an undisclosed amount of money. (20/09)

Okey Masters at Rummy Royal

Okey is a variant of gin rummy that can be enjoyed at online rummy site Rummy Royal on a regular basis. The online rummy site offers players many opportunities to play the game of Okey including a special game called the Okey Masters. (19/09)

Large Bingo Pot up for grabs this Halloween

Online bingo games are always popular but when it comes to holidays, the online bingo rooms pump up the action. Several online bingo sites that are connected are getting ready to host a massive online bingo game to celebrate the upcoming Halloween holiday. Players will be able to visit the top online bingo rooms to take advantage of the 25k Joy Pot bingo game. (19/09)

Net Entertainment launches new Robin Hood Slot Game

Net Entertainment is a top online software provider that creates and distributes games all across the globe. The company recently launched a new slot game based on the story of Robin Hood. The new game is called Robin Hood: Shifting Riches and it offers players a virtual world of merriment and fun as they fight for the poor. (19/09)

New Sportsbetting App available for UK Bettors

UK gamblers will be happy to hear that there is yet another sports betting app available for those who enjoy mobile gambling. Cellectivity Limited has released a new application called Bet2Go Sports which is a sportsbetting and comparison service. The new application is free and is available at the Apple iTunes Store. (19/09)

Drunken man enters Police Station to purchase blackjack chips

Alcohol can make a person do weird things and sometimes stupid decisions are made while under the influence of alcohol. An Oregon man recently drank too much alcohol and mistook a police station for a casino. The man tried to purchase blackjack chips at the police station and in the process he was tested and found to be over the legal limit of alcohol. So not only did the man lose out on playing the game of blackjack but he also spent a night in jail as well. (19/09)

Sportingbet offering players new gaming options

Sportingbet is a top online sportsbook provider that also offers gamblers a casino option. The gambling provider recently signed a deal with NeoGames International Limited and will be adding several new games provided by NeoGames to their online gambling sites. (16/09)

California woman disappointed after Newspaper Lottery misprint

When playing the lottery, many gamblers will check the newspaper to see if they have won the lottery prize. Most newspapers across the United States will print the winning lottery numbers so players can easily see if they are the big winner. This is a plus to playing the lottery but it can also be the downfall to the lottery if the newspaper prints the wrong numbers. This is exactly what happened in California. (16/09)

Baccarat dealer jailed for stealing gaming chips

Every few months, a new report comes to light that a casino dealer has stolen from their employer. Many times, dealers get comfortable and feel as though they can steal chips without getting caught, but every time, the dealer gets caught. The most recent instance of this happening took place at the Marina Bay Sands. (16/09)

Roulette gambler wins again at King Solomon’s Casino

Mahesan N. is one lucky gambler. The online casino player visited King Solomons Casino about a month ago and won €22,000 while playing the new game called Pinball Roulette. The game is relatively new to the online casino and Mahesan liked the game so much he came back to the online casino to enjoy it again. The decision to log back on was a good one because the lucky gambler was able to earn yet another five figure payday! (16/09)

Sing Bingo giving away points in mascot contest

Sing Bingo is a top online bingo room that offers players a wide variety of gaming options. The online bingo room is currently looking for a name for their mascot so they are giving members an opportunity to name the mascot. The winner of the contest will earn bingo points which can be used at the online bingo room. (16/09)

Investigation clears Michie and Campbell Snooker Match

Jimmy Michie and Marcus Campbell faced each other in the World Snooker Shoot-Out this past January and an investigation stemmed from the match up after a large number of bets were placed on Campbell to win the match. Campbell won the match 32-21 in just one frame and officials became suspicious. However, no action has been taken after the investigation has finished up. (15/09)

Mickey Petersen added to PokerStars Online Team

PokerStars has added yet another player to their online poker team. Mickey Petersen, a Danish poker pro, has now been added to the long list of online pro players at PokerStars. Petersen will now join the ranks of many popular pros that are associated with the top online poker room. (15/09)

Microgaming launches new Halloween slot game

Top online software provider Microgaming is constantly creating new and exciting games which online casinos add to their offerings. Microgaming recently added a new slot game which is sure to be a hit since it is based on the Halloween Holiday. (15/09)

Casino 770 offering new roulette tournament

Roulette is a top choice for many online gamblers but it can be hard to find a tournament that goes along with the game. Most times, online casinos offer slot, blackjack or poker tournaments, but it is rare to find a roulette tournament. Casino 770 has decided to bring a refreshing change to the tournament scene of online casino game play and they will be hosting a regular roulette tournament. (15/09)

Allen Mixon wins Great Southern Billiard Tour Event

On September 10th and 11th the Great Southern Billiard Tour hosted a $1,500 added event at Shore Thing Billiards located in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. The tour stop represented the first time the pool room hosted a pool tournament. The tournament had fifty seven players competing and it was Allen Mixon who walked away with the first place win. (15/09)

Backgammon Game Box suspicious enough to land plane

The game of backgammon is a popular one that can be played online as well as in board game form. When the game is played in board form, many times players will have an ornate or unusual box to hold the pieces of the game. It was such an ornate box created for a backgammon game that recently saw a commercial airplane landing early due to suspicious behavior. (14/09)

Student Dealers hope to be hired at Kansas Star Casino

The Kansas Star Casino has been hosting a casino school for those who want to start a career in casino table game dealing. Eighty students have signed up for the school which is located in Mulvane in an office building. The casino is set to open up in 2012 and they will be hiring all types of dealers including craps and blackjack dealers. (14/09)

New Mahjong game available for iPhone

The game of mahjong is one of the most popular games available for download on Smartphone’s. The game comes in many forms and recently the Winlight Company released a new version of mahjong for the iPhone. The new game is called JanNavi Mahjong Online and the game comes in three to four player game play. (14/09)

AC Casino Operators want voters to approve sports betting

Casino operators in Atlantic City believe that if they were to offer sports betting options that the economy in the state and area would benefit greatly. Operators are hoping that voters will choose to approve sports betting when the time comes. (14/09)

Lottery Ticket Robbers caught after claiming winning ticket

Two men are now in custody after they were caught turning in a stolen lottery ticket. Cory Allen and Christopher Webb of Babylon recently cashed in a winning ticket, which turned out to be a stolen one. The two men were part of a trio which robbed a Williston Park beverage store of over $1,000 in lottery tickets. (14/09)

Illari Sahamies earns record win at PokerStars

Illari Sahamies is a very successful poker player who has won the largest pot ever recorded at PokerStars. Over the past week, Sahamies was able to earn over $800,000 playing online and in the process he earned the most that anyone has ever won in a single pot at PokerStars. (13/09)

World Snooker investigating Shanghai Finals Match

During the snooker finals in Shanghai, pro Mark Williams felt as though the referee cost him the match by making a shoddy call. Because of this, World Snooker is currently looking into the finals match which was between Mark Williams and Mark Selby. (13/09)

Neteller releases new payment solution for online gamblers

Neteller is a safe and secure payment solution provider that gamblers can use to deposit and withdraw funds from their online gambling account. Neteller recently announced they have created a new option for their members. Neteller recently sent out an email of the new option which stated that they have released Neosurf, a prepaid card that gamblers can use to deposit funds into their Neteller account. (13/09)

888 Ladies Bingo getting ready for Halloween

Halloween may be over a month away but 888 Ladies Bingo is already getting ready for the holiday. The online bingo site is planning on hosting a special online bingo game on the 30th of October, just one day before Halloween. The game will offer a very low price per card and a nice sized guaranteed jackpot. (13/09)

Rodney Morris wins Turning Stone Classic XVII

The Turning Stone Classic XVII took place this past weekend at the Turning Stone Casino in Verona, New York and a large amount of players registered to compete. With a playing field of one hundred and twenty eight players, the going would be tough but in the end Rodney Morris would be able to outlast the competition and earn the first place win. (13/09)

Simon Cowell’s Roulette Television could be cancelled

Simon Cowell has been very busy as of late working on a new television show based on the game of roulette. The game is a reality show that sees contestants spinning a roulette wheel to see if they can win prizes. The show has now premiered and it did well in the first week but the second week was way down in viewer numbers. (12/09)

Millionaire’s Son wins major lottery prize

Talk about having a major dose of luck! Brian McCarthy is the son of the Marriott president Robert McCarthy so he was born into a wealthy family. Brian has now become a multi millionaire on his own as he recently won a $107 million lottery prize! (12/09)

Mecca Bingo looking for new bingo calls

Online bingo room, Mecca Bingo, is looking to spice up their online bingo games by creating new call terms. They want players to laugh and have fun when the bingo calls are given out and they feel as though their players may have great ideas when it comes to new calls. They are now asking players to submit call ideas via Facebook and they will be rewarding the winners with cash prizes. (12/09)

Live Roulette pays out big time for online casino player

Live dealer games are a very popular gaming option at online casinos as they provide a realistic gambling experience. Bet24 is one of the many online casinos that offer live dealer games and they recently announced one lucky player at their site is now over €160,000 richer! (12/09)

Clover Rollover Slot pays out large prize to online gambler

Clover Rollover is a popular slot game which is available at many online casinos. The game has paid out millions of dollars over the past year or so and players play the game on a regular basis in the hopes that they will be the next big winner. Recently, the game paid out a very large prize worth six figures to one lucky online gambler. (12/09)

Spreadex to open another online gambling site

Spreadex is known in the gambling industry as a major sports book. Gamblers have been able to place wagers on their favorite sports teams and players for many years and now the online gambling operator has decided to branch out. Spreadex will be launching an online casino later on this month and the announcement comes just after their sportsbook reached record sports betting numbers. (09/09)

South Carolina state group working to eliminate illegal video poker machines

The State Law Enforcement Division in South Carolina is working hard to crack down on illegal video poker gambling. There have been many complaints coming into the division about the machines and how they are taking over convenience stores and other facilities. (09/09)

Jose Parica wins Empire State Championships

Raxx Pool Room located in West Hempstead, New York recently hosted the 4th Annual Predator Tour Empire State Championships on September 3rd and 4th. The tournament was a $2,000 added event and fifty one players registered to compete. In the end it was Jose Parica who earned the first place title. (09/09)

Celtic Casino kicking off Fall with live tournaments

Online casino Celtic Casino has been offering live gaming options for some time now. They held several live tournaments online just a few months ago and they are now about to offer several live tournaments this Fall. The online casino will begin the series of live tournaments with roulette and then host several more tournaments in the coming months. (09/09)

Rummy Royal offering special tournament for Birthday Celebration

Online gaming sites like to reward their players with special promotions and tournament play and many times the sites will host special events when they are celebrating the birthday of their launch. Rummy Royal is one such site and they are currently celebrating their fourth birthday in operation! (09/09)

Lucky Live Casino offering live blackjack tournament

Blackjack tournaments take place on a regular basis at online casinos but it is rare to find a live blackjack tournament taking place. Luckily for live blackjack fans, Lucky Live Casino is offering players a chance to participate in a live blackjack tournament this month. (08/09)

Enjoy Mahjong Towers Touch HD via iPad

Mahjong is one of the most popular skill games in the world. The game of mahjong is an ancient one starting out in Asia and then moving across the world. Fans of the game enjoy playing it on their computer and laptop but now with so many new gadgets available, the game can be enjoyed in many different ways including the iPad. (08/09)

Large Lottery prize won by family with unique name

Some people say that a person’s name means a great deal. That may actually be the case with one family who recently won £3.7 million playing the lottery. The family’s name is Fortune and they certainly own a fortune now after earning the large lottery win. (08/09)

888 Ladies Bingo offering Team Bingo options

Online bingo is a popular game that gamblers love to play because it offers them a chance to win cash prizes as well as chat with friends. Online bingo is a friendly game as most every site offers a chatting option so players will log on and make friends and stay in touch via the online bingo site. 888 Ladies bingo is a top choice for online gamblers and the site is now offering players a way to compete alongside their friends. (08/09)

John Wayne Slot Game launched at Jackpot Party

In online casino play, slot gaming is one of the most popular options. Slot games come in hundreds of options from classic versions, to movie themed and sports themed. There is a slot game to fit every type of person’s needs and new slot games are being launched every day. Recently, online casino Jackpot Party announced the release of a new John Wayne slot game. (08/09)

Intertops Casino offering special football contest for the new NFL season

The National Football League will be beginning their season tomorrow night and to celebrate the new season, online casino Intertops, has decided to host a special football contest. The online casino will be hosting a leader board contest where up to $60,000 in cash prizes will be rewarded. (07/09)

Littlewoods Casino offering Video Poker Tournament

Video poker players will be happy to hear the Littlewoods Casino is hosting a special video poker tournament over the next two days. The tournament will kick off on Thursday September 8th and will continue until September 9th. (07/09)

Idaho woman wins $100,000 playing lottery

Most times, buying groceries is a daunting task. It can be frustrating to navigate the isles and purchase the food items you need for your home. However, sometimes a grocery trip can be rewarding. Cynthia Sawyer of Idaho recently went grocery shopping and it turned out to be a great trip as she won $100,000! (07/09)

September is Blackjack Xtra month at 888 Casino

The month of September is going to be a great one at 888 Casino for blackjack players. The online casino is hosting a special contest the entire month of September with the game of blackjack. The contest is called Blackjack Xtra and will offer players an opportunity to win up to £750 every day of the month. (07/09)

Play65 players find love

Play65 is an online backgammon site that has a large player base. The site offers members a way to enjoy the game of backgammon while chatting with each other. Many players become friends and log on to talk with their friends while they play in backgammon tournaments and various games. Recently, Play65 found out that they have brought one set of friends a little bit closer. (07/09)

World Seniors Championship of Snooker set for this November

Sky Sports is scheduled to air Snooker’s World Seniors Championship which will be back this November. The tournament will take place in Peterborough at the East of England Showground on November 5th and 6th. The tournament will have sixteen players competing, twelve which were invited and four of which earned their spot via a qualifying event. Last year, the senior’s event was held in Bradford and Jimmy White was able to leave the victor. White beat Steve Davis in the final to earn the title. (06/09)

US Open Qualifier taking place October 1st

The US Open 9-Ball Championships is set to take place this October and many players are hoping to compete in the event. One way to earn a spot to the Championships is via qualifiers. The Planet Pool Tour will be hosting such a qualifier on October 1st at Q-Master Billiards in Virginia Beach, Virginia. (06/09)

Sky Vegas launches new online slot game

A new slot game has been introduced to the online gambling market and it is based on the popular television game show Catchphrase. The new game is called Catchphrase! And featured the character Mr. Chips which is the mascot of the television show is involved in this slot game as well. (06/09)

Entraction Poker Network adding more countries to the banned list

The Entraction Poker Network has been banning several countries from their online poker sites. The poker network is taking precautions to make sure they are in clear once certain countries decide to legalize online poker and to do this they are banning players. By September 29th of this year five more countries will be banned from the poker network. (06/09)

Chili Gaming to use WagerWorks Software

Chili Gaming is an online gambling operator that has their hand in many aspects of online gambling including: casino, poker and sports betting. The online gambling operator recently signed a deal with WagerWorks which will see the software company providing the gaming group with casino games. (06/09)

Georgia Church earns donation from lottery winner

Every Sunday, churches in the South pass around a collection plate so their members can make donations to the church. Most times, church members give the church a few dollars or write a check for a small amount that they can afford. However, just a short time ago, a church in Georgia found a lottery ticket in a collection plate worth $80,000. (05/09)

Littlewoods Bingo hosting Fastest Fingers contest this month

Littlewoods Bingo is a top provider of online bingo games and contests and they are getting ready to host a great contest for their players. From September 9th to September 23rd the online bingo site is hosting a Fastest Fingers contest which will give players a way to earn free cash as well as participate in very low buy-in bingo games. (05/09)

Paddy Power Bingo offering special offer on Thursday Nights

Most nights, online bingo rooms offer their players special games or contests. Online bingo players are happy to visit the sites to earn free bingo games, buy one get one free cards or anything other deal the online bingo room is willing to send their way. Paddy Power Bingo is one such bingo site that offers their players many incentives to visit and enjoy their bingo games and they recently announced a new offer available on Thursday nights. (05/09)

New baccarat game now available at Platinum Play

Baccarat is a popular casino game enjoyed by many people across the globe. The game can be found at most land casinos as well as in online play. In online play, the game comes in many forms and variants. Fans of the game will find they can play baccarat for hours on end in online play without getting bored. Platinum Play recently announced they have launched a new version of baccarat for their online casino called Baccarat Gold. (05/09)

Keno game play pays off at Windows Casino

Windows Casino is one of the many online casinos that offer gamblers the game of keno. Keno is a simply lottery style game where players choose a certain amount of numbers and hopefully their numbers will come up during the drawing. If players are able to match all of the numbers drawn they will win a large jackpot prize. Windows Casino offers three versions of keno and they recently awarded one player with a large keno prize. (05/09)

Sky Bingo offering special Happy Hour Games

Online bingo sites are one of the most popular forms of online gambling. Millions of players log on to online bingo sites on a regular basis to enjoy the various games or tournament offerings. Many times the online bingo sites offer special games which players definitely take advantage of. Online bingo sites can offer free games as well as specially priced games. Online bingo site Sky Bingo is currently offering bingo players a special deal which is called Happy Hour. (02/09)

Woman pays $5 for $100,000 prize

It seems like almost every day, someone wins a lottery prize. Whether it is just a few dollars or $100,000, someone is taking home extra cash. Many times, a lottery player will be able to win a large lottery prize with just a small amount paid in. this is exactly what happened to one lucky woman from Orangeburg. (02/09)

Paddy Power Live offering new roulette variant

Roulette is a popular gambling game enjoyed both online and in land play. The game creates an air of excitement every time the ball is dropped on the roulette wheel. In online play, there are many different roulette options available from American Roulette to European Roulette, even unique roulette gaming options. (02/09)

Sports Alive closes leaving bettors in the dark

Sports Alive is a betting agency based in Australia that recently shut down leaving their players wondering what happened. Players are angry that the agency shut down and they have no idea where there money is or what they should do to get the funds they had in their accounts. Customers and investors as well as many others are upset about the sudden shutdown of the sports betting agency. (02/09)

Mahjong Logic launches new online mahjong website

Mahjong Logic is the top provider of online mahjong solutions and they have partnered with many different companies to be able to provide players with various mahjong gaming solutions. Recently, Mahjong Logic announced they have signed a new agreement with Plus-Five Gaming to launch a new website called Mahjong-festival. (02/09)

Executive Billiards to host special Trick Shot Contest

Executive Billiards is a company associated with the billiard industry. The company creates the Delta-13 billiard ball rack and they are now getting ready to host a pool trick shot contest. The contest is for both novice players as well as amateurs and will take place via YouTube a popular video sharing site. (01/09)

New Snooker Application launched for mobile devices

Smartphone’s give owners the ability to download an application to do just about anything. Games, GPS systems, flashlights and spread sheets are just a few of the thousands of application examples available for Smartphone’s. Snooker fans will be excited to hear that a new snooker application has now been launched that allows players to practice certain routines. (01/09)

Bet365 hosting special tournaments this month

The month of September just started and Bet365 is already getting ready to host two special tournaments this month. The tournaments are the same type but will take place on two separate days this month. The Reel Races are a slot tournament which will run on the 3rd and 24th of September. Players will be able to win a piece of the $10,000 prize pool during each tournament. (01/09)

Lord of the Rings slots revamped

Online gaming software creators get their inspiration from many places including movies. Many online casino games are based on popular movies; such is the case with The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring. The video slot game is based on the popular movie and features scenes from the movie in the videos during game play. (01/09)

Poker in the Park set for this weekend

This weekend, thousands of people will be showing up at Hanover Square to take part in the Poker in the Park festival. The festival will play host to several events and have stages set up throughout the square with entertainment as well as games. There will also be several booths at the event where visitors can look at new products and play games. The Main Stage is the big draw of the festival and it will feature live music, poker, celebrity poker, chess and card tricks. The final table of the mahjong tournament will also be featured at the main stage. (01/09)

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