Gambling News
Gambling News - Archive 2011-12
Dream Club’s Mahjong game set to entice male gamers

Dream Club is a gaming company that produces many gaming titles particularly sex styled gaming options. The company recently announced that they are going to be launching a new mahjong game which is sure to appeal to the male gaming audience as the women featured in the game are scantily clad. (30/12)

Asian Billiards pros join promotional group

Bugsy Promotions is a group owned by Ceferino Mariano which showcases the best billiards players in the industry. The group recently signed two new members to the promotional group: Jung-lin Chang and Pin-yi Ko. (30/12)

Florida Men try to cheat casino at 3 Card Poker

Two men from the state of Florida were taken to jail after trying to cheat the Sands Casino in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. The casino found that the two men were switching cards as they played 3 Card Poker at the casino on December 16th. (30/12)

Boxer cashes out on Football Sports Bet

The more money one has the more money there is to wager. This statement makes perfect sense especially for celebrities and sports figures. Both types of people are constantly seen at casinos or on television competing in poker events. They have the money to wager and they tend to up the ante many times! Recently a report surfaced that Floyd Mayweather Jr. wagered a good bit of money on a football game and managed to win! (30/12)

Midnight Free roll option at Rummy Royal

Rummy Royal is an online gin rummy site that offers players many different rummy gaming options. From free rolls to regular games and tournament play, the online gin rummy site has it all. Rummy Royal has four free roll options for players to choose from: Morning Free roll, $20 Free roll, $10 Free roll and the Midnight Free roll. (30/12)

Paul Davison hopes to play Judd Trump in German Masters

The German Masters is set to take place this February and snooker star Paul Davison is hoping to play Judd Trump in the event. Davison must play an amateur before he will be able to face Trump in the German Masters. (29/12)

Grande Vegas Casino to host special tournament in 2012

Grande Vegas Casino is getting ready for the New Year by hosting a special tournament. The online casino will be hosting a tournament beginning on January 1st and the tournament will last for almost a week and offering players $2,012 in prize money. (29/12)

Bet365 launching special bingo games

Online gambling operator Bet365 has decided to offer bingo fans a ton of guaranteed cash games. Bet365 will start running online bingo games on New Year’s Day and a total of £500,000 will be up for grabs to those who are competing. (29/12)

Sky Vegas launches new slot game

Online Casino Sky Vegas has launched a new slot game titled Rainbow Riches which should be a big hit with online gamblers. The new slot game has five reels and twenty pay lines and was created by software developer Barcrest. (29/12)

Paddy Power Poker offering Irish Open 2012 packages

Paddy Power Poker is offering their players seats to the Irish Open 2012 at a very low rate! Players can log on to their account at the online poker room and begin competing in the Cheap Seats contest to earn a prize package to the Irish Open 2012. (29/12)

Red Star launches new sports betting site

Red Star is a top provider of online poker options in Russia and they recently decided to partner with Sports Betting Tech to create a new sports betting site. Red Star Sports has now launched and will offer players in Russia and other Eastern European countries the ability to wager on their favorite sports teams and games. (28/12)

Utah Representative working to stop online gambling

Representative Stephen Sandstorm is working hard on online gambling, but not to start it, to keep it from happening. The representative does not want online gambling to come to the state of Utah and he is currently drafting a bill which would make sure gamblers are not able to wager online in the state. (28/12)

New Mahjong option available for iPad

The game of mahjong is very popular amongst gamers and gamblers and both will be excited to hear that a new mahjong game is now available via the iPad. Silly Tale a software company has now launched a new game titled Mahjong Dynasty 1.1.2 for the handheld device and players can now download the new application. (28/12)

Long Island Lottery Player wins Mega Millions

The Mega Millions lottery is a popular choice for United States residents as it offers players very large jackpot prizes. Every gambler who plays the lottery dreams of being the one person who wins the large lottery prize. Sometimes the prize is won by one person and sometimes the prize is won by multiple people. This past week, the lucky winner of the Mega Millions lottery prize was one single person. (28/12)

Baccarat Cheater escapes from hospital

Kim Tae Dong age fifty four has been in the St. Luke’s Medical Center located in Taguig for the past few months due to medical complications. Dong was arrested for being part of a baccarat cheating operation which was investigated by the Bureau of Immigration as well as other law enforcement agencies. Dong has now escaped from the hospital and is on the run. (28/12)

Dan Cintron wins Second Straight Tri-State Event

Dan Cintron has had a few good weeks in the game of pool as he recently earned his second win in a row on the Tri-State Tour. The tour stopped in Bayside, New York at the Cue Bar to host an even on December 18th to host a $1,000 added A/D handicapped 9-ball event which saw 34 players competing including Cintron. Cintron remained undefeated in the competition to earn the win which was his second in a row! (27/12)

Galway to host International Snooker Tournament

This March, Galway will be hosting the Professional Tour Championship at Bailey Allen Hall in NUIG. The event is going to be a big one and the best of the best will be coming to Galway to participate in the event. (27/12)

Slots Player wins big at JackpotJoy

JackpotJoy is a large online slot company which provides players with a large selection of online slot gaming choices. From classic slot games to progressives and much more, the online gaming site has it all! JackpotJoy recently announced that one player recently earned a big win after playing the Wonderland Slots game. (27/12)

Switch Poker brings online poker to Android devices

Switch Poker is an online poker gaming site which recently decided to offer their services on a mobile platform. The online poker company’s new platform was limited to certain mobile devices which did not include Android’s but now that has changed. Switch Poker has now announced they have a real money poker app available for Android users. (27/12)

BoyleSports launches new online casino

Online gambling operator BoyleSports has announced they have launched a new casino. BoyleCasino is in full service and is now available for players to enjoy a wide selection of online casino games. From classic slots to progressives, the online casino has it all. (27/12)

GammonVillage to distribute new backgammon sets

Backgammon is an age old game and professional players as well as leisurely players like to have their own set to take to tournaments as well as to enjoy the game with friends. Wycliffe Brothers Tournament and the Freistadlter Professional Series has now released a new line up of backgammon sets which are sure to excite fans as they have already have made quite an impression on professional backgammon players. (26/12)

SkyBet launches unique mobile sports betting option

SkyBet is one of the first online gambling operators to offer a unique option for mobile bettors. Now available on the operators mobile platform is scorecast betting. SkyBet is now offering this option and they are one of only two bookmakers who have the capability to offer this option. (26/12)

Omaha Keno Parlor hoping to earn liquor license

Alcohol plays an important role in gambling. Players love to be able to enjoy a nice drink while they gamble and when a gambling facility does not offer alcohol, players tend to go to other establishments where they can drink. Keno King, a gaming facility in Omaha, is currently trying to earn back their license for liquor after losing it last year. (26/12)

Mecca Bingo hosting special end of the year party

Mecca Bingo is one of the top providers of online bingo games available online today. The online bingo site is getting ready to ring in the New Year with a fabulous online party! The online bingo site will begin to offer special gaming offerings which will continue until New Year’s Day! (26/12)

Florida Lottery player wins $50 Million on Christmas

Lottery players dream of winning a large jackpot. That’s why gamblers play the lottery; they hope that each time they purchase a lottery ticket; it will be the one that makes them an instant millionaire! And quite often, there are players who manage to do just that. On Christmas Eve, the Florida Lottery held a drawing and someone managed to win $50 million dollars! (26/12)

Small Farming Village shares $3.3 Billion Lottery prize

A small farming village in the northern Huesca province has something to celebrate after the entire village is now $3.3 billion richer! The village won the Christmas Lottery which gave 180 jackpots to the village each of which was worth $5.2 million. (23/12)

New Dice Game to be promoted by consulting company

A new dice game has been created by Brill Entertainment of Dallas titled Scossa. The game is similar to the casino games of craps and it was recently announced that A.G. Peralez Consulting will be promoting the new game across the United States. (23/12)

Fake Keno investigation taking place in Montana

When it comes to lottery games, there will always be people who cheat the system. By stealing tickets, creating fake tickets, or any other way they can try and win cash without spending any money. In the state of Montana, there is an investigation taking place over fake keno tickets. (23/12)

New York Racino opens electronic gaming options

The Aqueduct Racino in New York has made a few changes that gamblers are sure to be happy with. The casino has announced that their second floor has now opened and gamblers will be able to enjoy a fabulous dining experience as well as play electronic versions of their favorite casino games including sic bo and craps. (23/12)

Foxy Bingo offering players New Years Eve Bonanza

Foxy Bingo is a popular bingo site that thousands of players visit on a regular basis. Members will be happy to hear that the online bingo room is ringing in the New Year in a big way! The online bingo room is offering their players a special New Year’s Eve Jackpot game which will have a guaranteed jackpot of £31,000! (23/12)

Indiana Gaming Commission confiscates gaming machines

New Haven, Indiana has been subject to a large gambling raid after officials were tipped off that illegal gambling was taking place at Internet Sensations located in the city. The Indiana Gaming Commission was able to go to the business and confiscate several machines. (22/12)

Playtech updating casino technology after acquiring new companies

Playtech is one of the most respected and advanced software companies in the gaming industry. The company is always signing new deals to ensure they stay on top of technological developments in the industry and after acquiring Mobenga a short time ago, the company has now acquired Ash Gaming as well. (22/12)

Bwin launches sports betting app for Smartphone’s

Bwin is one of the largest online gambling firms in the industry and they are constantly adding content to their gambling sites. Bwin has now moved into the mobile betting options with a new sports betting application available to those who own Smartphone’s. The new application can now be downloaded and used to place sports wagers on several different teams and genres. (22/12)

Sky Poker announces UKOPS returning

Online poker room Sky Poker has announced that after a successful inaugural UKOPS, they are now about to launch the UK Online Poker Series yet again. The series will be back at the end of the month with four special events instead of the regular eight events of the series. (22/12)

New Christmas Slot Game released by Top Game

Top Game is a prominent software provider for online gaming sites and they recently announced they have released their first Christmas themed slot game. This new option comes in video slot form and is titled Merry Bells. The developers of the new game made sure to use just the right decorations and background to create a festive mood which plays well against the Jingle Bells background music. (22/12)

Christina Aguilera celebrates her birthday with backgammon and games

Pop star and judge on The Voice Christina Aguilera recently celebrated her thirty first birthday in Los Angeles. Many would think the singer would have celebrated with a lavish party with hundreds of people in attendance, with booze flying and dancing all night. However, Aguilera decided to go a different route and offered her guests a chance to play backgammon and other board games. (21/12)

Texas woman jailed for stealing money for video poker habit

Patricia Mancuso Janowski is a sixty two year old resident of Spring in the state of Texas and over the past few years she made a few bad decisions. Janowski decided to steal from her employer to fund her video poker habit and over almost ten years, the woman managed to steal $1.7 million that she instantly gambled away. (21/12)

Love for Mahjong saves woman’s life

Mahjong is a popular game played by millions of people around the world. The game can be played in many forms from online game play to classic style. The classic style of mahjong game play is the most popular in Asia and the game recently helped save one woman’s life. (21/12)

Georgia man wins large keno prize

The game of keno is a popular one across the United States. The game is easy to play and offers players a chance to win large jackpots. Keno can be played at restaurants and bars across the country and just recently a man from Georgia was able to win a six figure prize while playing the game. (21/12)

Online bingo site offering up Santa Surprise

Sparkling Bingo is an online bingo site that offers players many opportunities to play online bingo games. The site has a large selection of games as well as tournament options and recently the online bingo site announced they are offering a special opportunity for their players just in time for the holidays. (21/12)

Norris Brady wins Great Southern Billiard Tour stop

Norris Brady was on a hot streak this past weekend when he participated in the Great Southern Billiard Tour stop in Sanford, North Carolina. The event took place at the Speakeazy Billiards room and a large field of fifty two players showed up to compete. (20/12)

Judd Trump looks forward to upcoming snooker events

Judd Trump is on a snooker high after defeating Mark Allen in the UK Championships. The twenty two year old has proved he has what it takes to be a top snooker pro and he now is looking forward to competing in the upcoming events for 2012. (20/12)

Swiss Gambler suing casino over slot win

Swiss gambler Behar Merlaku was visiting the Bregenz Casino which is located in Austria back in March of this year. While he was there, Merlaku earned a large win of $62 million while playing a slot game. However the casino denied the win and Merlaku is now suing them for not paying out the jackpot. (20/12)

Online Poker blamed for Kim Jong II passing

Just a short time ago, the leader of North Korea Kim Jong II passed away. Reports have now surfaced which state that Kim Jong II died due to a heart attack caused by a bad beat playing online poker. This is unusual circumstances and more information on this case continues to surface with each passing day. (20/12)

Casino Games could be coming to Facebook

Facebook is a popular online social media site which offers members the opportunity to connect with friends, family and coworkers on a regular basis. The site offers members a chance to play games, earn coupons and so much more. Now the online social media site may begin to offer even more gaming options. (20/12)

Bingo770 launches new mini game

Mini games play a big part in online bingo. While gamblers love their online bingo games they also love mini games. gamblers can enjoy the mini games while they play their favorite bingo games, between breaks and while they chat with friends. Online bingo site Bingo770 has just announced they are now offering a new mini game for players to enjoy. (19/12)

Malta Keno Prize still remains unclaimed

The game of keno is a popular choice for players all across the globe. The game is easy to play and players can win nice cash prizes by wagering small amounts of cash. The game can be played at many outlets from casinos to shops and restaurants. Most times, players claim their prizes at soon as possible but in Malta; one player has yet to claim their prize. (19/12)

Florida Lotto and Powerball continues to roll over

The lottery is a popular choice for gamblers and across the United States there are many options for players to choose from. From individual state lottery games to the Powerball which is connected to several states, gamblers have many options. The Florida lottery recently announced that their main jackpot has rolled over yet again and the Powerball as well. (19/12)

Atlantic City Casinos to offer smaller value gaming chips

Atlantic City Casinos have decided to focus on everyday gamblers by offering lower value chips. Many casinos focus on the high rollers but Atlantic City has seen the value in players who spend smaller amounts on wagers. The casinos asked permission to offer lower value gaming chips and the request was recently approved. (19/12)

Kenya launches sports betting options

Residents of Kenya now have many sports wagering options thanks to the launch of Gaming International. The Sports Gaming Company is now live after this past week and gamblers can now wager on a wide range of sports from tennis, boxing, cricket and football. (19/12)

Online and Cell sports betting options dropped from NJ betting proposal

Over the past few weeks we have brought you updates on the proposed sports betting law in the state of New Jersey. The law has been steadily moving forward and it was set up to allow players to place sports wagers at casinos, race tracks, from home via their computer or mobile device. Now the law has hit a bump and lawmakers have dropped the online and Smartphone options. (16/12)

Same Keno Numbers pay off for gambler twelve years later

Most lottery players play the same numbers for years if not decades to try and get a large win. Players choose their numbers based on special dates such as birthdays, anniversaries, etc and sometimes the numbers pay off. For a lucky Maryland keno player, the same numbers paid off, just over a decade later. (16/12)

Gossip Bingo offers players chance to spin the wheel for cash

Gossip Bingo is a top online bingo site which offers players a large amount of cash games as well as tournament options. The online bingo site has recently launched a new offering called Spin the Wheel which allows players to earn extra cash. (16/12)

Sky Poker launches Santa’s Grotto tournament

Online poker room Sky Poker is celebrating the holiday season by offering the Santa’s Grotto event this week. Players will need to play in specific cash games over the next few days to be able to qualify to compete in the free roll which will take place on December 23rd. (16/12)

$12,000 New Year Tournament at Rummy Royal

Top online rummy site Rummy Royal is launching a special gin rummy tournament for the New Year. Beginning in 2012, the online rummy site will offer players a chance to play in the 2012 Kickoff tournament which will have $12,000 up for grabs! (16/12)

Judd Trump continues to triumph in 2011 UK Championship

Judd Trump of England is a very happy snooker pro after taking down a top pro at the 2011 UK Championship. Trump faced Neil Robertson in the semi final round and managed to win by a final score of 9-7. Trump showed that he was determined to win throughout the competition and was able to defeat the pro to move further in the competition. (15/12)

Toys for Tots billiards tournament this weekend

On December 17th, the Ledge located in Georgia, will be hosting a special billiards tournament to raise money for Toys for Tots. Charli and Paul McAllister the North Georgia American Poolplayers Association League operators will be working with Terry Wanzer the owner of the Ledge to create this event. (15/12)

Caribbean Stud Poker jackpot sitting large at PKR

Online poker room PKR is famous for their 3D poker games but they also offer players mini games which includes many casino gaming options. The online poker room offers many choices including Caribbean Stud Poker. PKR has announced that the jackpot for the Caribbean Stud Poker game has increased to over $149,000 and will continue to increase until one lucky player walks away with the cash prize! (15/12)

Video Slots pay out twice for online gambler

Online gamblers dream of winning a nice cash prize while playing their favorite games online. Being able to play casino games from home is a big reason why online casinos are so popular, as well as the large amounts of cash available for winning. Winning a large prize is conceivable but one lucky gambler did the inconceivable by winning two jackpots in the same day! (15/12)

PlayNow Casino to use Paddy Power services

PlayNow Casino is an online casino option in British Columbia that has been struggling for some time now. The online casino has now struck a deal with online gambling provider Paddy Power to use some of their service options beginning in 2012. (15/12)

Police warning Australian sporting bodies of corruption

The police in Australia have been studying legal and illegal offshore betting and they have now stated that offshore betting options have proven they have the potential to cause serious corruption in professional sports. The potential for corruption has been underestimated according to police and they are warning sports operators that they need be aggressive in protecting their codes. (14/12)

Michael Jackson hair to become roulette ball

Everyone knows that really bizarre things can be purchased online. Online auction sites as well as stores sell odds things as many people like to collect odd things. The most popular bizarre items purchased at auction or at online stores belong to celebrities. People will purchase hair, half eaten food, cups and many more odd things that a celebrity has touched or used. Recently an online gambling site made an unusual purchase which has everyone in the industry talking. (14/12)

Mahjong Robbers finally arrested

On July 29th 2011, five masked men entered a mahjong room in the Jinshan District and robbed thirteen people while they were enjoying the game of mahjong. The men got away with almost $11,000 and have been on the run ever since. The men were finally arrested this week after an intensive investigation. (14/12)

North Carolina Woman wins record breaking lottery prize

The North Carolina lottery has announced that a recent win is a record breaker. Christine Williams of Gates County has won $50,000 while playing the North Carolina Education Lottery and this is the largest win to ever occur in the county. (14/12)

Online Bingo player wins jackpot on birthday

The older one gets the less they want to celebrate their birthday. No one wants to grow old so when birthdays come around, many just seem to forget about them. However one lucky bingo player is sure to remember her birthday after she won a nice jackpot prize at online bingo site JackpotJoy! (14/12)

Dave Causier earns number one spot in Billiards World Ranking

Dave Causier is one happy billiards player after he was moved to the top rank spot in the sport of billiards. Causier is thirty eight years old and has been playing the sport of billiards since he was a teenager and has just now earned the top spot in the world rankings. (13/12)

Ronnie O’Sullivan to be featured in Bulgaria Snooker Show

Top snooker pro Ronnie O’Sullivan will be featured in a special Bulgaria snooker show this evening in Sofia. The pro will be facing off against a young gun in the snooker industry as part of the Black Ram Snooker Show. (13/12)

WinADay launches new slot game

WinADay casino has announced they have launched a new slot game for players to enjoy. The online casino now offers players the opportunity to play Enchanted Gems a visual fantasy game. The game features free spins and bonus games to help players win even more cash! (13/12)

Virgin Games launches mobile casino

Virgin Games is a top provider of online gambling options. The company has their hand in many different genres of online gambling including bingo and casino options. The brand recently announced they now have another option available for players. Virgin Games has now released a mobile casino so players can enjoy their favorite games via their mobile device. (13/12)

Poker Player suing the French Government

A French poker player is suing the government on unusual grounds. The online poker player is addicted to online poker and he apparently lost more cash then he planned on so he is now suing the French Government because they did not prevent him from accessing the online poker sites. (13/12)

Bank Teller Steals from Employer to fund baccarat habit

Sephoen Tsang is a former employer of a Chase bank branch in New York. Tsang was working at the bank when he stole over $240,000 to fund his baccarat gambling habit. Tsang stole the money from his employer then left a note for his supervisor. Tsang was found days later in Atlantic City playing baccarat and was arrested. (12/12)

San Jose Woman wins $1 Million after back for missing groceries

A San Jose woman was planning on making one of her husband’s favorite foods but she forgot one ingredient: eggs. Instead of sitting around listening to her husband complain, the woman left her house and went back to the store. When the woman went to purchase the eggs, she decided to buy a lottery ticket and ended up with eggs and $1 million dollars! (12/12)

Zynga launches gambling game on Google TV

Zynga is a company known for offering social media and mobile gaming apps. The company has many games available at many different outlets and they have now announced they have launched one of their gambling games for Google TV. (12/12)

Bingon launches new Portuguese site

Online bingo site Bingon offers players all over the world online bingo games and the site recently decided to launch a new sub site in the Portuguese language. Players in Portugal and Brazil can now play their favorite online bingo games in their native language. (12/12)

New Jersey Sports Betting Law one step closer to fruition

The state of New Jersey is trying to pass a new sports betting law which would allow residents of the state to use their computers and Smartphone’s to wager on their favorite games and sports teams. The law has moved one step closer to fruition last week after a state Assembly approved the proposal. (12/12)

Mark Allen faces disciplinary action after using foul language

Snooker pro Mark Allen recently went on a tirade after defeating Marco Fu and he now will have to face disciplinary action for his remarks. Allen went off on a tirade stating that his fellow players do not have the ‘b***s’ to speak their mind when it comes to their feelings on the governance of the game of snooker. Allen’s words about Barry Hearn the World Snooker chairman have now gotten him in trouble. (09/12)

Cristina DeLaGarza signs with Tiger Products

WPBA pro billiard player Cristina DeLaGarza has now signed with a top manufacturer of pool and billiard products. Tiger Products Inc has now signed the pro in a sponsorship deal. DeLaGarza will be representing the brand in competition beginning in 2012. (09/12)

New Slot Game released at Red Flush Casino

Top online software provider Microgaming is constantly coming up with new gaming options for online gamblers and now the provider has launched a new game for players to enjoy. Immortal Romance is a new slot release by Microgaming that players can now enjoy at Red Flush Casino. (09/12)

iPOPS sees great turnout

The iPoker Network hosted their first iPoker Online Poker Series, which started at the end of November, and they have announced the poker series was a great success. Over 60,000 players competed in the various events and one million dollars was shared amongst the top players. (09/12)

Online casino announces big win

Slotland is a popular online casino where thousands of players log on in a regular basis to enjoy all they have to offer. The online casino has many games to choose from including those that offer large progressive jackpots. The online casino recently announced one lucky winner has earned a jackpot worth just over $200,000! (09/12)

Chicago man robbed after major baccarat win

Kenny Chan, an elderly man from Chicago, visited an Indiana casino this past week to enjoy a little baccarat. Chan was very lucky and won a large amount of money only to be robbed at gunpoint when he was on his way back home. (08/12)

Pet Poo Lottery a success in New Taipei City

New Taipei City has come up with a unique way to keep their city streets clean; a Poo Lottery. The city has asked people to pick up their pet’s excrement and bring it to the lottery office. For each bag turned in, a person will receive one lottery ticket. The lottery ticket prize has enticed people to pick up after their pets and the city has become to be excrement free. (08/12)

Unibet moving into the pool betting market in Asia

Unibet is a large gambling company that has their hand in many different genres of gambling. The company has a B2B subsidiary called Kambi Sports Solutions which recently signed a new deal to provide specific betting options to the Asian marketplace. (08/12)

Blackjack pays off big at Bodog Casino

Bodog Casino is a top choice for online gamblers when it comes to any type of casino game. From craps to blackjack, poker and roulette, Bodog Casino has it all. The online casino recently produced several winners after the blackjack cards got really hot! (08/12)

Tombola Bingo produces big bingo winners

Online bingo site Tombola Bingo is a large provider of online bingo games and tournaments and players have been really lucky as of late, earning large cash prizes. Tombola Bingo has a large selection of various bingo games as well as tournament and special options so players can get the most for their money as they gamble online. (08/12)

O’Sullivan’s Big Pay Day irritates other pros

Ronnie O’Sullivan is a popular and well known snooker pro who plays in and wins the top events in the industry. Recently, O’Sullivan rocked the boat a bit when he demanded payment to appear in a snooker tournament. Other players were upset that the pro was paid to appear while they only competed and earned prize money. (07/12)

Turning Stone Classic XVIII taking place this month

The Turning Stone Classic XVIII is scheduled to take place at the Turning Stone Event Center from December 15th to the 18th. The venue is located in Verona, New York and the best of the best in the industry will be on hand to compete for the first place prize. (07/12)

No-download option upgraded at 888 Casino

When logging on to an online casino, players have two options: no download or download option. Many players choose the download version because they have access to all the games available however many do not like to wait for the download and they choose to play the no download version. 888 Casino has decided to upgrade their no-download version and it is now live for members. (07/12)

Bodog Poker upgrades software

Bodog Poker has been an industry leader for many years and they continue to be a top provider of online poker gaming options as they are constantly updating their site with the latest technology. The online poker room recently announced they have upgraded their software to be able to offer the most cutting edge technology. (07/12)

Mega Moolah pays out millions to lucky gambler

Mega Moolah is a popular online slot game that can be found at many online casinos. The game is popular because it offers players a large jackpot prize and the jackpot was recently hit on the Casino Rewards Network for over 3.8 million! (07/12)

Tournament options at Spadester

Spadester is an online spades gaming site where players can enjoy the game of spades in a tournament setting. Players can access many different tournament options at Spadester and be able to compete with players from all across the globe. With multi-table options as well as Sit & Go’s, the online spades site has it all! (06/12)

Cantor Gaming and The Palms to create new online sports book

Cantor Gaming has signed a deal with The Palms casino group in Las Vegas to create a new sports book option for bettors. The new sports book will use technology from Cantor Gaming which will use mobile betting devices at the Palms. (06/12)

Mahjong could be added to Intangible Culture Heritage Items in China

The game of Mahjong has been around for centuries. The game is one that has been able to last the test of time and can be enjoyed in many forms. The game has circulated the world over the years and almost every nation understands the game and enjoys game play. The game is most popular in Asia and one organization is hoping to add the game to the world list of Intangible Culture Heritage Items as it plays a large role in the culture. (06/12)

Three Card Poker game pays out well for Atlantic City Gambler

Three card poker is a popular gambling game that is enjoyed by many people but it does not get the coverage that Texas Hold’em poker receives. The three card poker game is a variant of poker and can be enjoyed at land casinos as well as in online play. The game recently paid out quite well to a gambler at an Atlantic City casino. (06/12)

Rough night of work and keno causes woman to pass out

Gambling is serious business to many people. Many gamblers hit the casinos everyday to be able to play their favorite games even if they are too tired to be driving. Some gamblers hit the tables during the late night time hours if they have to work during the day. One woman from Massachusetts was woken by police after she fell asleep after a long day of working and keno. (06/12)

Martin O’Donnell knocks out Yasin Merchant in Snooker Championship

The IBSF World Snooker Championship is in full swing and Yasin Merchant’s dreams of winning the competition may be over. Merchant lost to Martin O’Donnell during the second day of tournament play and now has to wait a few days to see if he will be able to make the knock out stages of the tournament. (05/12)

Johnny Archer and Jeanette Lee to team up for Mixed Doubles competition

The Taobao World Mixed Doubles competition is set to take place very soon and two billiards have teamed and are sure to be a tough team to beat in the competition. Johnny Archer and Jeanette Lee will be coming together for the first time to play for the USA. (05/12)

Omni Casino launches revamped slot games

Omni Casino recently announced they have launched two new slot games which have been revamped for a better entertainment experience. The slot games Fantastic Four and the Incredible Hulk have both been revamped from their earlier released versions. (05/12)

Posh Bingo offering players special games this December

Posh Bingo is a favorite spot for online bingo players in the UK, as thousands of players log on each day to enjoy their favorite online bingo games and tournaments. Posh Bingo has decided to make the month of December a special one by offering players an extra £1,000 to play for! (05/12)

PokerStars signs Martin Staszko to Team

PokerStars has decided to add another pro to their Team PokerStars Pro and the latest member is Martin Staszko. Martin was the runner-up of the WSOP Main Event and the thirty five year old was able to earn just over $5.4 million for the finish. Martin’s showing at the WSOP as well as his career in the game gave him the ability to be signed by the top online poker room. (05/12)

Barney Frank announces his retirement

Barney Frank, a representative of the state of Massachusetts, has announced he will be retiring after his current term. Frank has been a key player in trying to give United States residents the right to enjoy online gambling options. (02/12)

Nebraska Ministry hopes to use Keno funds to help those in need

The game of keno is used in many different states as a means to help those in need. Many states have set up accounts for gambling funds to be used to help schools, government programs and much more. The Low Income Ministry of Dodge County, Nebraska is asking the government for funds from the game of keno to help those in need. (02/12)

Georgia man wins $1 million lottery prize for the second time

Everyone dreams of winning the lottery at least one time but many stop there. No one really believes they will win the lottery once much less more than one time! But that is exactly what happened to a man from Atlanta, Georgia when he played the Georgia Lottery. (02/12)

Killer jailed for Mahjong stabbing after almost three decades

The game of mahjong is serious business for many people, especially those who live in Asia. Stories are reported on a regular basis of mahjong players who take the game a little too far and to crazy things. Players have been known to play marathon sessions and have died, had heart attacks, have fought people, stabbed and shot people and even killed fellow players. A man from Singapore has finally been arrested for killing his mahjong opponent after being on the run for twenty eight years. (02/12)

Sports Bettor earns payout after fighting the Nevada Gaming Control Board

Back in September, Steven Frith was visiting the city of Las Vegas to enjoy a weekend of sports betting. The gambler decided to wager on the USC/Utah football game since he is a USC fan. During the game a betting a rare scoring change caused Frith to lose his bet along with many others. Frith was very angry over the loss and fought the system and finally received his check. (02/12)

Pankaj Advani hoping to break his slump at IBSF World Snooker Championship

Pankaj Advani is a top snooker player who has won the world championship title in the sport of snooker seven times. Advani is a seasoned player but has been in a bit of a slump this year. However, the pro is hoping competing in the IBSF World Snooker Championship will see him breaking his slump even though the competition is set to be fierce! (01/12)

Black Widow announces two billiard clinics

Jeanette Lee, otherwise known as the Black Widow, is a top billiard player who is well liked and admired by players and fans alike. The Black Widow has announced that she is going to be hosting two Black Widow Experience clinics next year both of which will be affordable and educational. (01/12)

North Carolina Casinos to add table games

The Cherokee Indians of North Carolina and the Governor of the state have now came to an agreement that will allow the casinos to add live table games. this past Monday the agreement was reached and the casinos owned by the tribe will now be able to add table games in exchange for the local school districts to gain a piece of the profits. (01/12)

Victor Chandler Poker begins Christmas Season this Thursday

The Christmas season is quickly approaching and online poker room Victor Chandler is getting ready to start their 25 day Advent Calendar contest. This Thursday the online poker room will be offering the special contest and each day up until Christmas Day, players at Victor Chandler will be able to earn a special prize. (01/12)

WagerWorks launches new slot game

International Game Technology owns WagerWorks, a casino software group, and they have now announced a new slot game has been created. The new game is titled Grand Monarch and it is based on butterflies. The Grand Monarch is the king of butterflies and the slots game can now be found at many online casinos including Virgin Casino. (01/12)

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