Gambling News
Gambling News - Archive 2011-10
Powerball Jackpot grows to large proportions

The Powerball jackpot is a popular gambling option for lottery players. The jackpot is usually quite large, in the multimillion dollar range, and millions of gambles play the game on a regular basis in the hopes of winning the jackpot. Officials of the Powerball recently announced the jackpot has grown significantly in the past few drawings. (31/10)

Louisiana men plead guilty to roulette scam

Casino scams are far from uncommon. Most every land casino has succumbed to some type of casino scam. Whether it is a player trying to rig a casino game or counting cards. Some players even go as far as trying to place late bets to win a large amount of cash or even stealing chips from other players. The latest instance of casino scamming comes from Lake Charles, Louisiana and involves the game of roulette. (31/10)

Online bingo player wins large cash prize in just seconds

Online bingo is a popular online gambling game that millions of players enjoy on a regular basis. The game of bingo can be played in many forms at top online bingo sites such as 888 Ladies bingo. Players can enjoy quick games of bingo or play in longer versions as well as tournament play but it is the quick games that seem to be very popular. Players want to earn a quick prize and that is exactly what one 888 Ladies bingo player was able to do. (31/10)

Multiple Rummy Options at Rummy Royal

Rummy Royal is one of the hot spots available online for gin rummy play. The online rummy site offers players a wide variety of rummy variant options as well as tournament play. The site also offers special contests for players to be able to earn extra cash while enjoying their favorite rummy games. (31/10)

Sky Vegas Casino launches new slot game

Online casino, Sky Vegas, has just announced they have launched a new online slot game for their players to enjoy. The new slot game is titled Sky Millions and it was created by software developer Cryptologic Limited. The new game uses millionaire item symbols and is based on a similar theme to the Millionaires Club slot game. (31/10)

Online Casino reaches record number of members

Every online casino launched hopes that they will be the next big thing in online gambling. Operators strive to provide an entertaining and safe environment that brings players back for more as well as bring their friends. Longevity is a key factor to being a successful online casino and one casino that has managed to stay in business is Bet365. Bet365 has been in the online gambling business since the late nineties and they have now reached a major milestone. (28/10)

New Mobile Sports Wagering Application launched on Android

A new mobile sport wagering application has been released by Cantor Gaming for the Android and customers will now be able to place wagers via any Android device. Cantor Gaming, a large gambling operator in Nevada created the new option so customers will be able to place wagers at their sports books. (28/10)

Donut stop pays out $1 million to California Man

Usually a trip a local donut shop only results in a high calorie intake for the person visiting, but just a few days ago in Cerritos, California, a stop at a local donut shop resulted in a $1 million lottery win. The Donuts Donuts shop in Cerritos sells lottery tickets and one lucky patron decided to purchase a Cash Spectacular Scratch ticket and earned a $1 million prize! (28/10)

Keno game does well at Imperial Club

Just a few days ago, we reported on the Imperial Club in Nebraska which was going to be adding new keno games to their gaming options. The Eagles Club in Imperial has now activated the keno games and the first weekend of operation went well according to the owners and employees. In just two days of operation, the new keno games took place one hundred and twenty eight times and almost $300 was earned by players. (28/10)

Bet365 Bingo Cash Avalanche Contest

Bet365 Bingo is a home to many online bingo players because they offer a large variety of bingo games, tournaments and special events. The online bingo site is now getting ready to host a special contest which will have £100,000 up for grabs! The Cash Avalanche is set to take place on October 30th and the contest is the perfect way for online bingo players to earn extra cash! (28/10)

Tour Changes coming to World Snooker

Officials over World Snooker have been making many changes over the past few months to try and revive the sport and bring in renewed interest. World Snooker recently announced that they are planning on making structure changes to the World Professional Tour, which will hopefully help the sport continue to grow. (27/10)

Billiards Groups offering free trips to Party Poker Mosconi Cup

The Party Poker Mosconi cup is a highly anticipated billiard tournament and two billiards groups are offering two trips to the event. Both Hard Times Billiards and Crown City Billiards are offering up two trips for two to the Mosconi cup over the next two months. (27/10)

Three Card Poker player wins $1 million

Harrah’s Resort in Atlantic City recently added the Three Card Poker 6 Card Bonus game to their casino floor and just a few days ago, one lucky player hit the jackpot earning a $1 million prize. The lucky player won the massive amount with just one bet on the new three card poker game. (27/10)

New Halloween Slot launches just in time for holiday

Halloween is just a few days away and many online casinos are launching special games that celebrate the holiday. The latest online casino to launch a special Halloween game is Casino.com. The online casino has announced they are offering a new slot game called Halloween Fortune just in time for the holiday. (27/10)

PokerStars gearing up to achieve yet another milestone

Online poker sites reach many milestones if they are able to have successful operations online. Such milestones are years in operation, hands dealt, player volume and much more. PokerStars is one such online poker site that manages to reach milestone after milestone. The online poker room is getting ready to reach an astonishing milestone. PokerStars is getting ready to deal their 70 billionth hand and players will be able to benefit from this milestone. (27/10)

Online Gambling Firm Employees go on Strike

Online gambling firm, William Hill, has been dealing with serious problems after a few hundred of their employees have gone on strike. Almost two hundred employees in the Israel offices walked out after a certain rumor began circulating. The employees heard that the support center for William Hill was moving to the UK or Gibraltar and they were furious. (26/10)

Sky Bingo offering special Halloween Bingo game

Sky Bingo is taking the ‘unlucky’ number 13 to a whole new level. Players will not be scared to enjoy a special Halloween game next week as Sky Bingo is offering up a prize pool of GBP 13,000 guaranteed prize pool for the special game. The special competition is called Sky Bingo’s Halloween BingoLinx and players will have the opportunity to win a nice amount of cash. (26/10)

Ohio Lottery player wins $50 Million Dollar Lottery Prize

The Ohio Lottery has announced that one lucky player purchased the right ticket in Mt. Adams just a few days ago. The lucky player was able to match the winning numbers for last Monday’s drawing of the Classic Lotto game and the winner is now the owner of $50 million! (26/10)

All Slots Casino launches new mobile games

All Slots Casino is a popular choice for online gamblers because of their many online gaming options. The casino has now announced they are offering gamblers even more games now that they have launched four new mobile games. The new games include one blackjack game as well as slot gaming options. (26/10)

Golden Riviera Casino launches new gaming software

Golden Riviera Casino is an online gaming site that is powered by Microgaming. The casino recently announced that they are now offering new gaming software for online gamblers to enjoy. Golden Riviera Casino will now have a new look with an enhanced functionality as well as new features. (26/10)

Neil Robertson wins Players Tour Championship Event 8

Neil Robertson was in top form this past weekend as he blasted his way through the field of competitors at the Players Tour Championship event number eight. Robertson was on fire and stated he is now a better player than he was when he won the world title. (25/10)

Shuffle Master and OpenBet to provide Canadian Casinos with software options

Shuffle Master Inc. and OpenBet have partnered together to provide Canadian online casino with software options according to a new licensing agreement made between the two companies. OpenBet will be providing online casino games to the Canadian online gaming sites based on Shuffle Masters popular table game options. (25/10)

San Miguel Oktoberfest 9-Ball Open set for this weekend

The San Miguel Oktoberfest 9-Ball Open is set to take place this weekend on the 25th and 26th. The event will be hosted by the San Miguel Brewery, Inc and some of the best players in the industry will be competing in the event. Efren Reyes will be on hand to compete and over P1 million will be up for grabs in prize money. (25/10)

New Zealand TAB earns large turnover with Rugby World Cup betting

The New Zealand TAB was able to earn a very large total turnover for the wagers placed on the recent Rugby World Cup. TAB in New Zealand was able to earn over $30 million in turnover for the wagers placed during the rugby tournament. (25/10)

Americas Card Room Bad Beat Jackpot hit

Americas Card Room is an online poker room that was recently re-launched and with the re-launch the online poker room has now announced an unlucky player has earned a bad beat jackpot hit. The bad beat jackpot was activated this past Friday and the player who lost the hand was able to earn over $129,000! (25/10)

Powerball Lottery Ticket Price to Increase

The Powerball Lottery is one of the largest lottery options available in the United States. Millions of people play the lottery on a regular basis and lottery officials have now announced they have now decided to increase the price of the Powerball ticket. The tickets will now cost $2 each and the power play option will remain at $1. (24/10)

32 Red Bingo offering new bingo game

32 Red Bingo recently announced they are now offering online bingo players a new bingo game. 75-ball bingo has now launched at 32 Red and players will find they can enjoy the game with the opportunity to win large jackpots each day. The game is very affordable, so players of all bank roll types can afford to play the new game. (24/10)

Break Into the Vault at Rummy Royal

Rummy Royal offers gamblers many options when it comes to gin rummy game play. Rummy Royal as several types of rummy available in multi player option as well as tournament options. One tournament option available at Rummy Royal is The Vault option. The lucky player who is at the top of the Vault Leader board at the end of one week will earn a large cash prize! (24/10)

Donald Trump considering online gambling

Donald Trump is a well known businessman who has his hands in many different industries. Trump has owned an Atlantic City casino for many years now and he is now looking at a new venture in the gambling industry. Trump has stated his interest in online gambling and is looking to get into the gaming industry online. (24/10)

WinADay announces large progressive win

Players at WinADay casino are used to earning large jackpot wins and the online casino recently announced that their slot game Pyramid Plunder has paid out a large jackpot to one lucky player. The slot game is a twenty five pay line game and it was a self-employed grandfather who earned the first place prize. (24/10)

Empire City Casino adds Electronic Baccarat

Empire City Casino is a land casino located at the Yonkers Raceway in New York. The casino has a large selection of games for gamblers to choose from and now the casino has added yet another option. The Empire City Casino has now added Electronic Baccarat to the mix. (21/10)

New Mahjong Game released by EnsenaSoft

EnsenaSoft, an independent developer of gaming software, recently announced they have created a new mahjong game for players to enjoy. The new game is available on the iPhone, iPod touch and iPad and is a unique spin on the game of mahjong. (21/10)

Retired New York Transit Officer wins $1 million lottery prize

Glenn Pacifico is a retired New York City Transit officer who recently won a very large lottery prize. Pacifico was buying his morning coffee at a local 7-Eleven near his home when he decided to purchase a lottery ticket for the Sweet Million drawing. Little did Pacifico know, the decision to purchase the lottery ticket would change his life forever. (21/10)

Roulette TV Gaining Ground in the Gambling Industry

Roulette TV is a great option for gamblers in the UK as they offer roulette games via television as well as provide information and reviews of roulette options. Roulette TV recently upgraded their website so players will have even more information on the television channels available for their roulette games in the UK as well as other information needed for players to understand how to play the game of roulette. (21/10)

New Jersey Voters Supporting Sports Betting Option

Operators want to bring sports betting options to the state of New Jersey and to do so they have to get the majority of voters in the state to approve this option. Rutgers-Eagleton created a poll to see if the voters would like to see sports betting options available in the state and according to the poll, the majority of the voters are in favor of this option. (21/10)

World Snooker defends themselves against Ronnie O’Sullivan's comments

Ronnie O’Sullivan is a well known snooker pro who has made a name for himself in the snooker business. O’Sullivan recently made strong remarks about his experience in the Players Tour Championship events and now World Snooker has came forward to defend themselves. (20/10)

Jason Colebrook wins 2011 Australian Masters Games

The 2011 Australian Masters Games have finished up and it was Jason Colebrook who earned the first place win. Colebrook was sure he would win a gold medal at the games and he used his skill to do just that. The fifty eighty year old billiards players won the gold medal in Adelaide after dominating the competition and taking the finals win as well. (20/10)

Casino Software updated at Viaden Gaming

Viaden Gaming is one of the top providers of online software solutions and they recently announced that they have updated their online casino software. The new software now features new payment options, usability improvements and much more. (20/10)

Sky Vegas launches new slot game

Sky Gaming, the owner of Sky Vegas online casino has announced they have launched a new slot game for players to enjoy. The new game is titled Chests of Plenty and with five reels and twenty pay lines, players have many opportunities to win a cash prize. (20/10)

PartyPoker hosting special tournament in November

PartyPoker is going to be hosting a special poker tournament this November in partnership with Matchroom Sport. The online poker room will help host the Premier League Poker Mixed Game Championship on November 13th to the 17th at the Playboy Club in London. (20/10)

Kansas City Area sets up new training center for casino dealers

Starting October 24th residents in Kansas City will be able to attend gambling courses at the Midwest Entertainment and Gaming Academy. The area is getting ready to open a casino in February 2012 and they need to have people trained to work as table game dealers. (19/10)

Polo Bingo offering player’s special Money Train offering

Polo Bingo has announced they are offering a special contest called Money Train this November. The Money Train will pull into Polo Bingo on November 3rd and offer players an opportunity to win a prize from the £20,000 prize pool. Players will need to participate in online bingo games at Polo Bingo on November 3rd to be eligible for the prizes. (19/10)

Play65’s First $5000 Tournament a Success

Play65 is a one stop shop when it comes to online backgammon games. The online gaming room offers players many different options when it comes to backgammon games from multi player options to tournament play. The online backgammon site recently hosted a special tournament with a $5000 prize pool and was a great success. (19/10)

Blackjack in a pool? Harrah’s thinks so!

Harrah’s Resort and casino in Atlantic City is a top destination for many gamblers from across the globe. The casino offers the best in gambling entertainment from gambling areas to restaurants and entertainment options. The casino recently announced they are considering adding a unique gambling option at their casino. (19/10)

Tinian Dynasty Hotel & Casino 5th Baccarat Challenge Results

The Tinian Dynasty Hotel and Casino hosted their 5th Baccarat Challenge this past weekend and one hundred and twenty seven players signed up to compete in the tournament. The tournament offered up a large prize pool and in the end it was Kimio Ando who came out the victor by the end of the competition. (19/10)

Ding Junhui leading the Premier League after week six final

The Premier League of snooker has just completed week six finals and snooker pro Ding Junhui has now moved to the forefront in the Premier League rankings. Junhui faced off against Ali Carter during the week six final and he was able to win the match 3-1 to move to the top spot in the rankings. (18/10)

26th South East Asian Games 2011 to take place this November

It was just announced that the Ogan Permata Indah building at the Jakabaring sports stadium in Palemburg, South Sumatra will be hosting the 26th South East Asian Games. This installment of the 2011 SEA games will take place from November 11th through the 22nd. (18/10)

Online Poker Player arrested for threatening poker room staff

Michael Gallagher a thirty five year old online poker player was arrested recently after he threatened to murder the staff of an unnamed online poker site. Gallagher was made because he wanted to be compensated for the losses he had accrued at the online poker room and he threaten each person at the company headquarters of the online poker room that he would ‘blow their brains out’. (18/10)

Casino 770 opening up German Online casino site

Casino 770 recently announced they have launched a new online casino in Germany. Casino 770 has been working to open up in the European gaming market and they have been able to expand due to their reputation in the UK. (18/10)

Nevada Woman steals from employer to fund slot gambling habit

A Nevada woman has been arrested after her employer found out she was stealing funds from the company to fund her gambling habit. The woman, Laura Jennings-Evans, of Topaz in Douglas County is suspected of taking over $80,000 from Carson Valley Medical Center so she can play penny slot machines. (18/10)

California Lottery Players win large jackpot

The California Lottery recently announced that three gamblers have won the Fantasy 5 ticket drawing. The players were able to match the numbers drawn to win the $488,781 prize. There were three players who were able to match the numbers so the prize will be split three ways. (17/10)

$1,000 Casino Chip Stolen from Baccarat table

Baccarat is a popular casino game that is played at land casinos all across the globe. The game is usually played by experienced gamblers who have cash burning in their pocket. The high rollers hit the baccarat tables with large wads of cash in the hopes of winning big. These gamblers purchase chips in high values and they must remain vigilant of their chips so they do not lose any. Just a few days ago a gambler was playing the game of baccarat at the Sands Casino Resort in Pennsylvania when a $1,000 chip was stolen. (17/10)

Australian Cartoonist denies involvement in Sports betting scandal

Larry Pickering is a famous cartoonist from Australia and he has been alleged to have been part of a large sports betting operation. Pickering denies these claims and says he was not part of the scandal. The sports betting operation saw over one hundred investors lose millions of dollars in the process. (17/10)

888 Ladies Bingo offering special Halloween contest

The weekend before Halloween is a special time at online gambling sites. Online gambling operators will be hosting special Halloween weekends to give gamblers an opportunity to play special games and win special Halloween related prizes. Online bingo site Ladies 888 Bingo will be providing players with such an opportunity to earn scary prizes. (17/10)

888 Casino offers monthly keno tournament

888 Casino is a great place for gamblers to be able to enjoy a large variety of online casino games. The casino has a large player base and they offer players an opportunity to compete in various tournaments each month. The game of keno is a popular choice for online gamblers and the site offers players an opportunity to enjoy a keno race each month. (17/10)

Astraware launches new Mahjong application

Astraware a developer, publisher and distributor of games has announced they have launched a new mahjong game. The new game is a compliment to the existing mahjong game provided by Astraware titled Astraware Mahjong and it provides players with new features to enjoy. The new game, titled Mahjong of the Day, can be downloaded for the iPad, iPhone and iPod touch. (14/10)

Maple Casino adds new payment provider

One of the main factors an online gambler looks for in an online casino is payment options. Online gamblers want to be sure that their online casino offers the most safe and secure online payment options. One such option is Ukash. Ukash is a global e-commerce payment option that players feel secure using online. Online gamblers at Maple Casino will be glad to hear that the online casino is now offering Ukash as a payment method. (14/10)

Nevada Gaming Control Board approves sports betting application for iPhone

American Wagering Inc has been busy over the past few weeks creating a sports betting application for iPhones that will be used by the residents of Nevada to place sports wagers. Before the application could be available, the Nevada Gaming Control Board had to give the application their approval, which they now have done. (14/10)

Oregon woman loses purse while playing video poker

Gamblers have been known to become so immersed in their games that they forget what they are doing. Time flies when you are having fun and many times a gambler can enjoy a game so much that they forget their surroundings. Gamblers should always be aware of their surroundings and one Oregon gambler found this out the hard way. (14/10)

Nebraska club to add keno games

The Imperial Eagles Club in Imperial, Nebraska will be adding keno games very soon thanks to Hastings Keno. Keno players will be glad to hear that as of October 21st the club will be adding the keno games via television screens and machines. (14/10)

Fifteen year old snooker pro dreams big

Jamie Toal is a fifteen year old snooker player that has really come a long way in such a short time. Toal has been playing very well as of late and was even able to help the Scotland team to their first Home Internationals win in almost two decades. The young snooker player from Coatbridge played for the Scotland squad of under sixteen year old and played so well that Scotland earned the win. (13/10)

Realtime Gaming launches new slot game

Realtime Gaming is a large gambling software company that provides online gambling operators with many online gaming options. Otherwise known as RTG, the software company is constantly creating new games for operators to add to their gaming sites. RTG recently announced they have launched a new game for the fans of slot options. RTG has launched Monster Mayhem which is a five reel slot game that has fifty pay lines which gives players plenty of chances to win cash! (13/10)

Brunswick Billiards creates limited edition pool cues

Brunswick Billiards is a large company that creates all things involved in the game of billiards. From billiard tables, equipment and furnishings for game rooms, Brunswick Billiards has their hand in each facet of the sport. The company provides their products across the globe so players have the best equipment to participate in tournaments, practice and just for fun. The company recently announced they have created a limited edition series of special pool cues which will be available this fall. (13/10)

Sky Bingo players preparing for massive jackpot

Sky Bingo has just announced that the 90 Ball Network Jackpot at their site is about to reach the £100,000 mark. Players from across the globe are sure to be logging on to the online bingo room to try and win the massive jackpot. If the jackpot is not won by next week, the jackpot will turn into the Escalator jackpot. (13/10)

Titan Poker upgrades software

Titan Poker has been in the forefront of the online poker industry for some time now and they have now decided it is time to upgrade their software. The online poker room has made a few changes to the software to include new features to their site. Titan Poker now offers a BackBet side game as well as new features at the poker table. (13/10)

Strawberry Hill High Stakes Backgammon Tournament Kicks off this weekend

The Strawberry Hill High Stakes Backgammon tournament is set to begin this weekend and this is the seventh edition of the tournament. The tournament will be sponsored by Audi and will take place at the ATL boardroom at Strawberry Hill, Irish Town, St. Andrew. (12/10)

Euromillions winners decide to share winnings with friends and family

Just a few days ago we brought you the story of an England couple who won the very large Euromillions. The lucky couple, Dave and Angela Dawes, earned $156 million in the Friday Euromillions drawing. The couple now have plenty of money to live out the rest of their lives and now the couple has went public and stated they are going to share their newfound cash flow with family and friends. (12/10)

$10 Keno Bet makes Bundaberg Man Multi Millionaire

Everyone dreams of wagering a small amount of cash and earning a very large gambling win, but it usually does not happen. But for one Bundaberg man, this is exactly what happened. The man, who wishes to remain anonymous, was playing keno at a local club when he wagered just $10 and won over $2 million! (12/10)

WinADay Casino launches new slot game

WinADay Casino is a popular stop for online gamblers. The online casino offers many options when it comes to online casino play including slot games. The online casino always has a great selection of slot games for players to choose from and now the online casino has announced they have launched a new slot game. (12/10)

Barona Resort and Casino brings back Party Pit

The Barona Resort and Casino in California is a popular gambling site for those who live in California as well as those who are visiting the area. The casino offers players a large amount of games on the casino floor as well as tournaments and special events. The casino has now announced they are bringing back the Party Pit, a popular option that gamblers are ready to see the event back in action. (12/10)

Former Snooker Player confesses of match fixing

The sport of snooker is always in the news in some form of another, whether it be about certain matches or tournaments or the decisions of players. Sometimes the reports are not good and more times than not, the game are in the news for questionable activity such as match fixing. This is exactly what has happened recently when a former snooker player decided to speak about match fixing. (11/10)

Sky Poker announces new online poker tournament

Sky Poker has just announced they are getting ready to host a new online poker tournament. The new tournament will begin this month and continue until November with £140,000 in guaranteed prize money up for grabs. Sky Poker’s new tournament is titled UK Online Poker Series and will begin on October 31st. (11/10)

Crazy Vegas Casino celebrating Ten Year Anniversary

There are many online casinos available for gamblers to enjoy on the internet but many do not have the longevity that other online casinos have. It can be hard to create a successful online casino that will last the test of time. One casino that has managed to stay in business online is Crazy Vegas Casino. Crazy Vegas Casino has lasted for a decade online and they are now celebrating this amazing milestone. (11/10)

X Bingo offering Slot Tournament

Online bingo is a popular option for gamblers as they offer many different gambling options, not just bingo. Online bingo sites offer players opportunities to play casino games as well as lottery, poker and other gambling options. One such options is slot gaming. Online bingo sites have many slot options and one online bingo site is offering a special slot tournament for their players. (11/10)

Jundel Mazon earns spot in China 9-Ball Finals

The 2011 China 9-Ball Invitational Championships has been an exciting event and is about to get even more exciting. The competition has dwindled down to the finals and Jundel Mazon, a former Guinness World Series of Pool Champion winner has made it to the finals. Mazon had to defeat Lee Vann Corteza to earn the spot in the finals and he did so in a tight race to the finish. (11/10)

Sportingbet announces Takeover Talks are over with Ladbrokes

For some time now, online gambling operators, Sportingbet and Ladbrokes have been in talks to see Ladbrokes taking over the company. However Sportingbet has now announced that the talks have ceased. After the announcement was made, the shares for Sportingbet dropped significantly. (10/10)

EuroMillions £101 winner claims prize

Everyone has been wondering if anyone would claim the EuroMillions £101 million prize and finally someone has stepped forward with the winning ticket. Lottery officials have released a statement saying the winner has come forward to claim the prize though they wish to remain anonymous. (10/10)

Australian man earns settlement from casino for dealer injuries

Luke Phillips is only twenty five years old but his life is now changed forever. The young man has claimed that working as a table game dealer at the Burswood Casino has left him in pain and unable to work. Phillips recently received compensation from his former employer for injuries he sustained during his job as a croupier. (10/10)

Jackpotjoy pays out nice bingo win to new member

Every day, thousands of people sign up to become a member at a new online gambling site. Bingo is one of the most popular forms of online gambling and players are constantly finding new places to sign up and enjoy a few bingo games. Players love joining new online bingo sites because they can experience new games, people and entertainment. An added plus is when an online bingo player wins a nice prize right after joining a new site. This is exactly what happened at Jackpotjoy to a woman named Paula. (10/10)

Bet365 Casino offering roulette tournament this week

Bet365 Casino is known for offering gamblers the best in online casino games and tournaments. The online casino is getting ready to host a new tournament this week and this time the game featured will be roulette. Players will be able to compete in a European roulette tournament via their mobile device on October 11th at Bet365 mobile. (10/10)

Nine Men arrested in Scottish Premier League Probe

The Merseyside Police Department has been busy investigating suspicious betting patterns in a soccer match involving the Scottish Premier League. Nine men have now been arrested and one of the men arrested in Wayne Rooney Sr, the father of Wayne Rooney Jr, the Manchester United striker. (07/10)

DEQ adds Side Bet to EZ Baccarat

EZ Baccarat is a game that is available at many land casinos and the provider of the game is gaming solution provider DEQ Systems Corp. DEQ has been busy installing the EZ Baccarat game at many locations across the US and now the company has announced they are offering a new side bet for the baccarat game called Panda 8. (07/10)

Retired Germanton man wins large lottery prize

A retired Germanton man is going to be looking forward to his birthday celebration in just a few days as he is now $1 million richer! The lucky man, Ronald Banner, won $1 million after playing the $200 million Extravaganza game. Banner is retired from his job as a mechanic and has survived cancer and the Vietnam War, so he is genuinely deserving of the one million dollar prize. (07/10)

Bingo Street offering special game this Halloween

Online bingo sites love to celebrate the holidays and the next holiday on the list is Halloween. Online bingo sites will begin offering special tournaments, cards, games and much more to get players interested in playing online bingo games during the month of October. One such online bingo site is Bingo Street. Bingo Street recently announced they are getting ready to host a special bingo game on Halloween! (07/10)

QuickFire adding new Multi-Player Roulette option

QuickFire is a software option for online casinos that is provided by top online software company Microgaming. Microgaming has been busy lately as many online casinos are adding the new QuickFire option. QuickFire offers operators a wide variety of gaming options and they have now decided to add a new game to the mix. (07/10)

Snooker Pro needs to qualify for UK Championship

When it comes to the UK Championship, players who are ranked in the top sixteen automatically get a spot in the tournament. Players that drop below the top sixteen ranked spots will have to earn their spot in the championship the hard way. Top snooker pro Stephen Hendry is one such player and he is hoping to earn his to get his chance soon. (06/10)

Billiards Pro breaks record

Bob Marshall is a billiards legend. The pool pro earned the highest break ever back in 1953 when he earned a break of 702. Everyone in the billiard industry thought the record would never be broken but the day has finally come. Australia billiard pro Matthew Bolton set a new record during the World Billiards Championship in Ireland when he earned a break of 831! (06/10)

2011 World Championship of Online Poker Main Event Results

The 2011 World Championship of Online Poker Main Event has finished up and the event brought out over 1,600 poker players, all of which who wanted to end the tournament as the title winner. The tournament had a buy-in of $5,200 and with so many players competing; the prize pool was just over $8,130,000! (06/10)

Penny Slot Player takes home Five Figure Payday

Slot games are a popular choice for both land gamblers and those who enjoy online play. The games are easy to play and require no skill and with thousands of options to choose from, players never get bored! Slot games come in thousands of different themes and play options from three reels to five reel and progressives, among many other types. Players can also enjoy slot games for just pennies and a recent land casino visitor earned a very large win by playing the penny slots! (06/10)

Land Casino brand to move online and mobile

Bally Technologies is the company behind the land casino Bally’s. The company has been in the land casino business for many years and they have now announced they are moving into two new realms of gambling: online and mobile. The casino brand has created a new division called Bally Interactive and they will be creating mobile and online gambling options as well as moving into social offerings. (06/10)

South Carolina men arrested in illegal video poker bust

The Horry County police department recently conducted a search and seizure at the Happy Days Arcade in South Carolina. The arcade was suspected of running illegal video poker machines and police were able to find five video poker machines. Two arrests were made on the night of the bust. (05/10)

New Achievement Option Available at Play65 Site

Play65 is a top online backgammon site that is available to those who enjoy paying online backgammon. Pay65 offers their players many ways to earn rewards including reward systems. The online backgammon site recently announced they have launched a new achievement system where payers can earn several prizes including cash and medals. (05/10)

Intertops picks Patriots to win over Jets

Online sportsbook Intertops is on top of the online sports betting game. They offer wagers on all types of sports including football in the NFL. Fans and gamblers love to place wagers on NFL games and with the season in full swing, Intertops is very busy keeping betting lines open for online gamblers. The online sports book recently released a statement on an upcoming game this weekend between the Patriots and the Jets. (05/10)

Georgia Wins Large Lottery Prize by Mistake

When a person goes to purchase a lottery ticket they are very specific about what type of lottery ticket they want as well as the numbers that they will use. Sometimes a player will get the wrong ticket or the clerk will enter in the wrong numbers. That is exactly what happened to a Savannah, Georgia woman and she is now $25 million dollars richer! (05/10)

Woman steals from employer to fund online bingo habit

Kelly Dunn was working as a manager at a Card Factory shop when she decided she needed more money to fund her online bingo habit. Dunn chose to steal money from her employer to be able to play online bingo and she now has been arrested for her decision. (05/10)

Steve Davis makes Semi-Finals of PTC 6 Event

Snooker event PTC 6 in Warsaw is currently underway and snooker legend Steve Davis has made the semi finals of the competition. Davis has been a snooker pro for many years and is a respected player in the industry. Davis was able to beat out Mark King in the last sixteen of the competition to move on to the quarter-finals and then secure his spot in the semi finals. (04/10)

Poker pros accused of cheating casino

Craps is a popular game played at land casinos and the game is popular among many professional gamblers including poker players. A story recently came out about two poker pros, one which is currently sponsored by PokerStars and one formally sponsored by PokerStars that stated the pros are accused of illegally winning tons of cash by playing craps at the Wynn Casino in Las Vegas. (04/10)

Paddy Power Casino re-launches with new software provider

Paddy Power Casino has been in the online gambling business for many years and the online casino has recently undergone a few changes. The online casino has changed software providers and now operates under a new provider. (04/10)

Virgin Casino launches yet another online slot game

Virgin Casino has been very busy over the past few months, adding new games to their online casino offerings. The casino has announced they have launched yet another new slot game and this time the slot game added is a unique option. The new game is called Da Vinci Diamonds Dual Play and it is an original game from IGT. (04/10)

ABBSA preparing for large billiard tournament

The Antigua & Barbuda Billiards Sports Association otherwise known as the ABBSA is getting ready to host a large billiards tournament this December. The tournament will take place on December 3rd and be a ranking event for those participating. The association is hoping that the event will be a great success and become an annual event. (04/10)

Gambler suing Wynn Las Vegas

The Wynn Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada is currently being sued by a gambler because the gambler says the casino ‘allowed’ him to lose more than he agreed to. The gambler is Konstantin Zoggolis of Germany and he is suing the Wynn because he said he had an agreement with the casino to limit his credit and the casino loaned him more than the agreed amount. (03/10)

Sky Bingo launches two new bingo games

Top online bingo site, Sky Bingo, has just announced they have created two new branded bingo games. The games are called Castle Cashalot and Block Bashers and they will both offer large prizes. The games will also have in-game cash bonuses so players will be able to earn even more cash! (03/10)

LA Lottery Player Wins MEGA Millions Prize

A lottery player from Los Angeles, California has won a major lottery prize over the weekend. The California Lottery announced that one player purchased a MEGA Millions ticket that won the $56.5 million prize! (03/10)

Pennsylvania Casino Operator wants to change up blackjack rules

Gamblers in the state of Pennsylvania are up in arms as a certain gambling operator wants to change the rules of the game of blackjack to their benefit. Greenwood Gaming and Entertainment recently asked the Gaming Control Board of the state to change the rules of blackjack and if they do the odds would then be in the casino’s favor. (03/10)

Leroy’s Sportsbook to power new sports betting kiosks in Nevada

Just a few days ago, we reported on the new sports betting kiosks that are being installed by Golden Gaming in the state of Nevada. Now we have learned that the kiosks will be powered by Leroy’s Sportsbook which is the largest independent sportsbook operator in the state. (03/10)

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