Gambling News
Gambling News - Archive 2012-01
Merge Gaming Network releases new online tournament series

The Merge Gaming Network is a large network of online poker rooms that are very popular with online gamblers. The network recently announced they have created a new online poker tournament that will be spread across the network beginning on March 4th. (31/01)

Croatian gamblers to get online sportsbook

Gamblers in Croatia have had to do without online sports betting for some time but now things have changed. Hattrick Sports Group Limited recently signed a deal with Zukido Limited to offer online sports betting options. (31/01)

All Slots Casino adds Australian Dollar

All Slots Casino is a popular choice for online gamblers and players should be excited to hear that the online casino is now accepting Australian dollars. The casino now accepts one more alternative for those who play real money casino games online. (31/01)

Ewa Mataya Laurance wins WPBA Masters

The WPBA Masters took place just a few days ago at the Soaring Eagle Casino & Resort and it was Allison Fisher and Ewa Mataya Laurance who made it to the finals of the competition. It was a close race but in the end it was Laurance who was able to come up with the first place win. (31/01)

Players getting ready to compete in 37th National Snooker Championship

The 37th National Snooker Championship will begin today and those who make it to the finals will move on to compete in the 28th Asian Snooker Championship this April. The Asian Snooker Championship will take place in Qatar and the top cueists from Pakistan will be competing in the event. (31/01)

Gambler uses counterfeit cash at casino, shows ties to large counterfeit ring

An incident took place this past weekend at the Morongo Casino in Cabazon that has now resulted in the Secret Service getting involved. A man from North Hollywood has been arrested for trying to pass counterfeit $100 while playing at the high limit blackjack tables. The man has now been connected to a very large counterfeit ring. (30/01)

William Hill Bingo offering large jackpot prizes

For the next few days, players at William Hill Bingo have something to be excited about. The online bingo room will be hosting a daily bingo jackpot of £5,000 from now until February 4th. Players have just a few days to get in on the action and try to win a large cash prize. (30/01)

Las Vegas Casinos use Baccarat to bring in revenues

The game of baccarat is a popular casino game especially for high rollers. Those who have the pocketbook to gamble will visit the top casinos in Las Vegas and lay down some serious cash at the baccarat tables. Most top casinos in Las Vegas rely on the game to bring in large revenues each year. (30/01)

JackpotParty rewards player with nice jackpot

JackpotParty is a popular online casino that players log on to on a daily basis to enjoy their favorite online casino games. The online casino recently announced they have rewarded one lucky player with a massive jackpot on a very small wager. (30/01)

Elderly woman robbed after accepting share of lottery winnings

When a stranger offers a person a piece of their lottery winnings, suspicions should arise. Most of the time, the person has a hidden agenda. In the Bronx, a man is wanted for robbing an elderly woman after promising her a piece of his lottery winnings. (30/01)

JackpotJoy pays out yet another online bingo jackpot

JackpotJoy is constantly rewarding their players with large jackpots and this week is no exception. the online bingo site has announced they had produced yet another big bingo winner. the latest winner is Mrs. Louise M who managed to win almost three thousand pounds by playing her favorite online bingo game. (27/01)

Zynga looking to move into online gambling industry

Zynga is a top company that creates online social gaming options. Zynga is a top provider of gaming options at the social network site Facebook with such favorites as FarmVille. The company is now taking the next step and looking to get into the online gambling market. (27/01)

Jackpot Party launched new slot game

Online casino Jackpot Party has launched another new game which has been added to the forty plus games at the online casino. The new game is titled Star Trek Episode 5: A Piece of the Action. The game is part of the Star Trek options at the online casino. (27/01)

Cantor Gaming receives license for sports wagering at Palms Casino

Cantor Gaming just announced they have now received their final approval for licensing in the state of Nevada which will allow them to offer racing and sports betting options at the Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas. The group was approved by the Nevada Gaming Commission and Gaming Control Board this week for licensing. (27/01)

Gamblers arrested for cheating at 3 Card Poker

The Sands Casino Resort is a popular destination for many gamblers. The casino offers many different gambling options and players come from all over the United States to enjoy the gaming options. Just a few days ago, the Sands was the victim of a casino scam involving two players, one from Turkey and one from England. (27/01)

Derby City Banks Billiards title goes to John Morra

The Horseshoe Casino in Elizabeth, Indiana played host to the Derby City Banks billiards tournament and it was an amazing turnout of 404 players. In the end it was John Morra of Canada who earned the victory after taking down Shane Van Boening in the finals. (26/01)

PokerStars and Joe Hachem part ways

Joe Hachem and online poker room PokerStars have had a successful relationship for the past six years but now the two are parting ways. Hachem has decided to stop playing around the world while representing the online poker room and stay closer to home. (26/01)

32Red Casino wins Best Casino of the Year

32Red Casino is a top casino and they have the awards to prove it. The online casino earned the 2011 Casinomeister award for Best Casino of the year in 2011 and this is not the first time the casino has earned the award. The casino has won the award an amazing nine times in a row. (26/01)

World Snooker adds sponsors to major tour events

World Snooker is the cream of the crop when it comes to snooker events. Players dream and fight to be able to compete in a World Snooker event. World Snooker recently announced they have now signed title sponsors for two upcoming events as well as the major events coming up later in the year. (26/01)

New Maine Casino to feature Roulette and other games

The state of Maine is currently planning on building a casino in the city of Oxford. The casino is set to offer table games such as roulette, blackjack and more but will not offer poker. The casino will also offer slot gaming options as well. Maine is in the process of earning a license and they will hopefully have the casino open this June. (26/01)

Sparkling Bingo offering Special Valentine’s Day Game

Sparkling Bingo is a top online bingo site based in the UK and they have recently announced that on Valentine’s Day, they will be hosting a special bingo game. On February 14th, the online bingo site will be hosting the Love Celebrations game which will have a prize pool of £1,402. (25/01)

Sports Betting Tech partners with Betshop

Sports Betting Tech is a top provider of sports betting solutions and they recently announced they have partnered with Betshop, a bookmaker located in Europe. Sports Betting Tech will be providing Betshop with live betting solutions for those who wager online as well as at the betting shops. (25/01)

New slot game launched at Virgin Bingo

Virgin Bingo is a top online bingo game that has now announced they have launched a new online slot game. Slots are a popular form of online gambling and bingo players love to have added gaming options to enjoy in between online bingo games. The new game is titled Andre the Giant and is based on the popular wrestler from the 1970s and 80s. (25/01)

Mansfield Couple wins large Euromillions lottery prize

The Euromillions is a popular lottery choice for many and one lucky couple is now very happy after being the lucky winners of a £40 million prize. Caroline and Gareth Bull are the new winners of the lottery and they could not believe their luck! (25/01)

Armed Robbery suspect found playing video poker

Derek John Bouchet was wanted in the state of Oregon for a string of armed robbery incidents and he was recently captured in an odd place. Bouchet was visiting Porky’s Palace restaurant this past week and was enjoying a little video poker when he was recognized. (25/01)

Neil Robertson wins Masters Competition

Neil Robertson has won his first Masters Championship title after besting Shaun Murphy in the finals of the competition with a score of 10-6. Robertson played well in the competition and just added another win to his long list of wins. The snooker pro earned £150,000 for his efforts. (24/01)

Jorge Rodriguez wins Predator Tour Event

On January 14th and 15th Steinway Billiards in Astoria, New York hosted a Predator Tour event. The $500 added Open/Pro event had twenty one players competing and it was Jorge Rodriguez who won the event after taking down Jennifer Barretta in the finals. (24/01)

Shuffle Master to reveal new roulette option at ICE 2012

The International Casino Exhibition (ICE) is set to take place this week at the Earl’s Court Exhibition Center in London and many of the top gambling companies in the world will be in attendance. One such company is Shuffle Master Inc. Shuffle Master is a large creator of gambling solutions and they will be revealing many new products including a new roulette option. (24/01)

Omni Casino adds three new table game options

Online casino, Omni Casino, has added three new table games to their casino offerings. The online casino has not offered the standard table games like many other online casinos but now they are adding options to come up to par with top online casinos. (24/01)

Titan Poker upgrades poker software

Titan Poker is a leading provider of online poker gaming options and they have now announced that their poker software has been upgraded. The online poker room decided it was time for an upgrade so their players will be able to enjoy improved loading and performance capabilities as they play online poker games and tournaments. (24/01)

Military Veteran wins large lottery prize

Napoleon Elvord is a military veteran that has been suffering from kidney problems for the past few years. Elvord has been trying to get a kidney transplant for some time now but has yet to earn an operation. Elvord’s luck has now changed as he is the recent winner of the Megabucks lottery. (23/01)

Spin Palace player wins large jackpot prize

Slot gaming is a popular option for online gamblers as most of the online slot games offer very large jackpots. From ten figures to seven figures, players have the ability to win many different prizes based on the game they play. Slot games are available at most online casinos and players will quickly be able to see the games are easy to play and offer nice prizes. (23/01)

Parliament to review online gambling advertisements

Members of Parliament are calling for a review of online gambling advertisements due to criticisms placed on many online gambling firms. Members of Parliament have stated that several firms are using aggressive advertisement techniques to try and lure in players. (23/01)

32Red Rewards Video Poker Player

A video poker player is one happy camper after visiting the online casino, Casino Red, two weeks ago. The lucky gambler had been signed up at the online casino for just one day when a jackpot of over £50,000 was won. (23/01)

Bingo win helps player during difficult year

Online gambling can be a bit of an escape for some people. Problems pop up in live and sometimes situations can be just too much and people need some sort of outlet. This is where online bingo can come in. online bingo is a popular form of online bingo that is enjoyed by millions of people who just need an escape from everyday life. (23/01)

Illinois man wins large lottery prize

A man from the state of Illinois is happier this week as he is now an instant millionaire! The lucky man was playing the Merry Millionaire lottery game at a local convenient store when he managed to win the large cash prize! (20/01)

Another Bingo player steals from employer to fund habit

Over the past few days we have brought our readers many stories about how gamblers are stealing from their employers to fund their online gambling habits. Sometimes, players become so addicted to their favorite games they will do whatever it takes to fund their habit. Now, yet another online bingo player has stolen from their employer to be able to continue to play online bingo games. (20/01)

Mahjong Logic earns new Network License

Mahjong Logic is a top provider of online mahjong software options. The company has been very busy since last year adding new licensees to their company and offering up the best in online mahjong gaming. The company provides operators with the best mahjong gaming options and has quickly become a leader in the game of mahjong. (20/01)

Slot player becomes multi millionaire

An online slot player is one happy gambler after winning a multi million dollar cash prize. The lucky player was enjoying the Mega Fortune slot game at PAF when a jackpot of €6.9 million. The player placed just two Euros for the wager and earned a massive jackpot! (20/01)

First Baccarat Challenge of 2012 completed

The Tinian Dynasty Hotel and Casino hosted the first Baccarat Challenge of 2012 and it was Japanese player Noritsugu Hakata who earned the first place win. The tournament had fifty six players competing over the weekend to try and be the top player at the end of the competition. (20/01)

Mark Selby advances to 2012 Masters Quarter Finals

Snooker pro Mark Selby has advanced to the 2012 Masters Quarter Finals after defeating Stephen Lee in the first round of the competition. The World Number One player defeated Lee with a score of 6-4 at Alexandra Palace located in Stock. (19/01)

Jeanette Lee to stop in Jacksonville

Known as the Black Widow, Jeanette Lee one of the top billiards players in the world will be stopping in Jacksonville to play a little pool and meet with fans. Lee will be stopping in Jacksonville as part of her tour across the United States. (19/01)

Complaint filed by poker pros against UB

Just a few days ago, eight poker pros known for high stakes game play, decided to file a complaint against 6356095 Canada, Inc, which was called Excapsa Software which is part of the Ultimate Bet company. The group filed the complaint with the Regulated Industries Complaints Office in California. (19/01)

Pennsylvania Casinos fined for regulatory violations

Two casinos located in the state of Pennsylvania have been fined after the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board sent out the fines for regulatory violations. Both the Parx Casino and Mount Airy have been fined for underage gambling violations and for doing business with a suspended Gaming Service Provider respectively. (19/01)

Top Casinos pay out big to gamblers

Millions of players log on to their favorite online casinos on a regular basis to play their favorite casino games. Players are able to enjoy many types of casino games from table games to poker, slots and video poker games. There are hundreds of gaming options which give players the opportunity to win large cash prizes. (19/01)

New Jersey Sports Betting Bill signed into Law

The governor of the state of New Jersey has officially signed a bill into law which will allow legalized sports betting to take place in the state. Governor Chris Christie signed the bill this past Tuesday and sports betting is now legal but will not be allowed until the federal ban is overturned in the US. (18/01)

Sky Vegas casino rewards slots player

Sky Vegas is a popular online casino where players can enjoy their favorite casino games from slots to table gaming and more. The online casino recently announced that one lucky winner was enjoying the Leprechaun’s Luck slot game when they won a very large jackpot prize. (18/01)

Michigan Woman embezzles funds from employer to play keno

A Michigan woman was sent to jail after she was found guilty of embezzling almost $20,000 from her employer. Lisa Michelle Bleich was working at the Muskegon Polish Union, which is a club in Michigan. Bleich was working as a bar manager and bartender and she stole the cash to fund her keno habit. (18/01)

Southern Carolina Lottery looking for big Mega Millions Winner

The Mega Millions lottery is a popular lottery option for those who live in the United States. Players purchase tickets on a regular basis all across the United States in the hopes of being the next big winner. The lottery gives out large lottery prizes on a regular basis and now one player has won $250,000 yet officials do not know who the winner is. (18/01)

Casino Robbers Trail Date Moved

Back in February 2011, two men were accused of being part of a robbery at the Rio Casino. The two men were supposed to go to trial this year but now the court date has been moved to August. The trail was reset due to the request of the defendant’s attorney. (18/01)

New Casino employment center opens up in Maryland

A new employment center has opened up in the state of Maryland and will be looking to hire employees for a new slots parlor which is set to open up soon. Maryland Live! Casino has opened the new facility and they will be hiring over 1,500 positions at their new slots parlor. (17/01)

O’Sullivan decides to play on his terms

Ronnie O’Sullivan is a big star in the game of snooker and he has been very open with his thoughts on the game, as well as commenting on those in the industry. O’Sullivan has now come forward and stated that he has decided that he will be playing the game of snooker on his own terms. (17/01)

Retired builder wins large keno jackpot

The Stock Exchange Hotel offers players an opportunity to play the game of Keno and many players take advantage of this option. One lucky player, who remains anonymous, has won just over $2.5 million by playing the 10 spot Kwickpick game at the hotel. (17/01)

B.J. Ussery wins Great Southern Billiard Tour Stop

B.J. Ussery has been a top competitor on the Great Southern Billiard Tour, taking down wins and remaining undefeated in many of the events. Ussery competed in the recent tour stop which took place at Brown’s Billiards in Raleigh, North California and managed to come out the victor yet again. (17/01)

Merge Gaming Network announces bad beat jackpot hit

The Merge Gaming Network is a large poker network that connects many online poker rooms. The network offers players a Bad Beat Jackpot which is connected to all the online poker rooms so the jackpot available can get very large. The Merge Gaming Network recently announced that the jackpot was won this past weekend for $1 million! (17/01)

California man wins large lottery prize while visiting in-laws

Daniel Bruckner of San Jose, California is married to his wife Christine and they decided to visit her relatives over the holidays. One would think that Bruckner would not be happy going all the way from California to Long Island to visit his in-laws but the trip proved to be a success as the couple is now $208 million richer! (16/01)

Baccarat improves Nevada gaming revenues

The game of baccarat is a popular game that is enjoyed around the world. Players who enjoy the game are usually high rollers and spend tons of cash while playing the game. Apparently the high rollers have descended full force in Las Vegas over the past few months as the figures that revenues are up from just a few months ago. (16/01)

Businessman earns jail time for laundering money for sports betting operation

A Spring Township businessman has now earned significant jail time for his part in a sports betting scheme. Christopher J. Naso is the president of Hearthstone Homes Inc and he recently pled guilty to bookmaking and engaging in unlawful activity. (16/01)

Betfair adds football themed slot game

The Atari was a popular form of system gaming entertainment and was the first of its kind to be released in the 1980s. The system was very popular until the Nintendo was created and took its place as the popular gaming option. Online sportsbook Betfair has decided to go back to the roots of Atari and launch a new slot game based on a popular Atari game. (16/01)

Win Bingo for a year at XBingo

XBingo has decided to offer their players a new contest in which the lucky winner will earn free bingo for one year. This is a unique contest and players are sure to jump at the chance to play the popular game of online bingo for free for one year. (16/01)

Connecticut Governor believes online gambling is coming to state

Dannel P. Malloy is the governor of the state of Connecticut and he commented this past week that he believes that online gambling is ‘inevitable’ in the state of Connecticut. Malloy believes this due to the recent opinion on online gambling released on a federal level. (13/01)

AI First Place Prize goes to Computerized Backgammon Game

Back in November, the Olympic Games of game programs or as it is otherwise known the Competition for computerized table games took place in Tillburk, Holland. The event took place from the 18th to the 26th and it was a computerized backgammon game which won the first prize in the Artificial Intelligence category. (13/01)

Microgaming launches first ever Mega Spin video slot game

Microgaming is a top provider of online gaming solutions and they have been in the online gambling business for many years. The company has a long list of popular gaming options one of which is the Mega Spin classic slot game. The company has four titles that are very popular and now they have released a new Mega Spin game with a new twist. (13/01)

Woman steals from employer to fund online gambling habit

Online bingo is a popular form of online gambling and millions of people enjoy playing the game on a regular basis. Gamblers enjoy online bingo so much that sometimes they become addicted to the game. Becoming addicted to online bingo or any online gambling game can be hazardous to a person’s life and one woman learned this the hard way. (13/01)

Keno player talks about tips of the game

Keno is a favorite game played online as well as in land establishments. The game is simple to play and requires little skill but one gambler who frequents the WinADay Casino has commented on the strategy of the game. (13/01)

Betfair and IOC to work together on 2012 Olympic Games

Many government officials are worried that upcoming Olympic Games will result in illegal betting or event fixing. The International Olympic Committee has stated they will be working with many betting operators to make sure this does not happen. The IOC has currently announced they will be working with Betfair to watch for suspicious betting patterns. (12/01)

BCAPL National Championships makes changes

The BCAPL National Championships are set to take place in May and it has now been announced that major changes have been made about the event. CueSports International and Mark Griffin have announced that the tournament will change venues as well as time frame for the year 2013. (12/01)

Twitter proves problematic for snooker pro Mark Williams

Former number one snooker pro Mark Williams is in hot water after making certain remarks on his Twitter account. Williams has been accused of using offensive language on his Twitter account and he now faced disciplinary action by way of the World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. (12/01)

Carbon Poker bad beat jackpot reaches large proportions

Carbon Poker is a large online poker room that offers players many options when it comes to online poker. The site is one of many that offer a bad beat jackpot option. Players have the opportunity to win a nice jackpot if they lose with a bad beat hand. Currently the jackpot at Carbon Poker is just over the $900,000 mark. (12/01)

Jackpotjoy player wins nice jackpot

Jackpotjoy has been busy for the past few months rewarding players with nice jackpot prizes. The online gambling site has a large selection of gaming options including slot games and other gaming options. This week a player at Jackpotjoy was enjoying the Monopoly Snap game which rewarded the player with a prize of £3,978. (12/01)

AMI Entertainment Network launches new mahjong game

AMI Entertainment Network Inc. recently released the ML-1 touch screen countertop and they are now proceeding to push the new games they have created. Just this past December the company released their first updates and now they are ready to launch their internet-based platform which they are calling Megatouch Live. (11/01)

Minnesota man wins $1 million lottery prize

Mike Synder of Minnesota made a good decision back in November. The gambling man decided to purchase two lottery tickets a few months ago instead of one and the decision definitely paid off. Snyder was able to win a $1 million prize and this past week was presented his check. (11/01)

Penrith man wins large keno prize

Keno is a popular gambling game that many people enjoy because the game offers large cash prizes. a resident of Penrith is proof of how large a jackpot can be won when he earned a prize of $50,000 while enjoying the game at a local country club. (11/01)

Costa Bingo giving away dream vacation

Online bingo sites are a popular choice for online gamblers as they provide fun and entertaining gaming options. Players can enjoy several types of bingo games and tournaments as well as popular casino and side games. Online bingo sites also offer players great contests and rewards and Costa Bingo is currently offering players a nice contest to win a dream vacation. (11/01)

Men fined for playing illegal gambling game

Playing illegal gambling games is not a smart move but many gamblers enjoy the thrill of playing a game they know they should not be playing. Many players will play the game at their home or in other areas where they will most likely not be caught. However, most times the gamblers are caught and then are forced to pay a fine or serve jail time for playing illegal gambling games. (11/01)

Jeremy Sossei wins Joss Northeast 9-ball Tour stop

The Joss Northeast 9-Ball Tour is back in 2012 and the first stop on the tour for the New Year took place at Fast Eddie’s Billiards in Connecticut. The event took place on January 7th to the 8th and had a $2,000 added prize purse for players to share. The event saw fifty seven players registering to compete and it was Jeremy Sossei who earned the first place win. (10/01)

Randy Lew breaks poker world record

Randy Lew is a poker pro who makes his online home at top online poker room PokerStars. Lew decided he wanted to break a Guinness World Record and he was able to accomplish his goal. Lew is now the world record holder for the most online poker hands played in an eight hour time period while still showing a profit. (10/01)

Embassy Club to host National Snooker Championship

The 2012 United States National Snooker Championship is set to take place from May 25th to the 27th and the United States Snooker Association has announced that the Embassy Billiards Club will be hosting the event. The Club is located in San Gabriel, California and has been a popular host for the tour. (10/01)

InterCasino sending lucky gambler to Rio de Janeiro to Carnival

Carnival in Rio de Janerio is one of the hottest events that take place each year. The celebration is long and colorful and InterCasino has decided they are going to be sending one lucky gambler to the event. The online casino is holding a special contest to send one player to the Brazilian city to party! (10/01)

Special Live Dealer option at 888Ladies Bingo

888Ladies Bingo is a top online bingo site that offers players a large selection of bingo games as well as other casino games. The site launched live dealer gaming options a short time ago and they are currently offering players a special deal when it comes to their live options. (10/01)

Video Poker to be installed in Illinois this year

Many states in the US are deciding to begin offering various gambling options. Some are deciding to add table games to their casinos while others are adding slot games and poker to their gambling facilities. The state of Illinois has decided to add video poker games to their offerings and the new games will be added by this fall. (09/01)

JackpotJoy rewards yet another player with large bingo jackpot

JackpotJoy is a top online bingo site which offers players a large selection of bingo games and tournaments. Players can enjoy their favorite bingo games at the site or they can venture off and play a few casino games as well. The online bingo site has had several big winners as of late and they have just announced yet another one! (09/01)

Facebook launches new social betting option

Facebook is an online social networking site that offers their members a wide variety of options. Members can now place wagers on many different sporting events on the new social betting application that just launched on Facebook. The new application is a great way for beginning sports bettors to be able to practice placing wagers to see how well they do. (09/01)

Slot Player wins $1 million playing at Seminole Casino

The Seminole Casino Immokalee has announced that one lucky gambler is now $1 million richer. The lucky gambler, who remains anonymous, was playing the Wheel of Fortune progressive slot game when a prize of just over $1 million was won. (09/01)

Lottery players surprised when winning checks bounced

Lottery players in the state of Illinois were surprised a few days ago when they went to cash their winning checks and the checks did not go through. The lottery in the state had to apologize to several winners back in December for the bounced checks. (09/01)

New Jersey Government approves online poker

Chris Christie the governor of New Jersey has decided to approve online poker for the state. even though the governor has approved online poker for the state legislation will not begin until the next government session. (06/01)

Snooker Star trying out new gaming venue

Ken Doherty is a top snooker player who has won the World Championship and earned many different successes in the game of snooker. The snooker pro has done well in the game and now is looking to move into other gaming areas. (06/01)

New Microgaming games coming to Red Flush Casino

Online casino Red Flush is getting ready to launch two new slot games. The new games will be provided to the casino by online software provider Microgaming. The new games are titled The Grand Journey and Megaspin Break da Bank Again. Each game offers players special features such as free spins. (06/01)

EPBF Player of the Year 2012 voting officially open

This past Wednesday the EPBF Player of the Year 2012 voting opened up and fans are now able to vote for their favorite player to win the race. Players can vote for their favorite player by visiting the EPBF Player of the Year website. (06/01)

New AC Casino gets first slot machines

Revel is a new casino which has been under construction for some time now. Operators at the casino have been getting the casino ready to open and the casino is now one step closer ot opening day. The casino’s first slot games have arrived as of this week and are being installed. (06/01)

New Study shows online gambling on the rise in Asia

Online gambling is very popular all over the world as players are able to enjoy their favorite casino games from the comfort of their own home. Online gambling is easy and millions of players log on each day to enjoy their favorite casinos. A recent study conducted by PriceWaterhouseCooper’s Global Gaming Outlook shows that online gambling is on the rise especially in Asia. (05/01)

Mahjong becoming popular in Denmark

The game of mahjong has been around for hundreds of years and still continues to be popular to this day. The original game is played with tiles in a board game setting but players can also enjoy the game online in a solitaire mode. The game has been popular for a long time in Asia but for some time the game has begun to spread to other areas across the globe, in particularly Denmark. (05/01)

Harrah’s adds new blackjack options; Diddy to host party

The Harrah’s Casino in Atlantic City has decided to add additional blackjack gaming options at the Pool and to celebrate, the casino is hosting another New Year’s celebration. The New Year’s Eve II part will take place on January 7th and the new six table blackjack area in the Loft will be highlighted. (05/01)

Floyd Mayweather Jr. posts his sports gambling winnings

Just a few days ago we brought you the news of Floyd Mayweather Jr. winning over $1 million dollars by betting on the Patriots to win against the Broncos. Apparently Floyd was very happy over the win and decided to post his other sports betting accomplishments on Twitter. Since Christmas, the gambler has reportedly won at least $854,000. (05/01)

Women use video poker machines to cheat casinos out of thousands

Two women from Lake Charles have been arrested after being accused of stealing thousands of dollars from several casinos in the state of Louisiana. The two women worked together to create a scheme which allowed them to take the money without detection for some time. (05/01)

New Gambling Game added in Montana

The state of Montana has decided to add a new gambling game for residents to enjoy. Gamblers already have access to keno and video poker options and now a new game has been added to casinos across the state. In 2011, legislature in the state decided to allow line games which will give players Vegas style gambling options. (04/01)

Atlantic City Casinos to add more gambling and drinking options

Atlantic City is a top casino destination for millions of people. Gamblers visit the gambling city to enjoy many different gaming options and gamblers will be happy to hear that the city is planning on offering additional gambling options as well as more drinks! (04/01)

Powerball Ticket Prices to double this month

The Powerball is a popular lottery choice for gamblers in the United States. The Powerball is a multi state lottery option and officials have now announced that tickets are going to be increased in price. Starting on January 15th the ticket prizes will double from $1 to $2. (04/01)

Mega Bingo Contest at Bingo liner

Bingo Liner is an online bingo site available in the UK which offers a large selection of online bingo games. The online bingo site has decided to offer a great contest for online bingo players called Mega Bingo and a total of £15,500 will be up for grabs. (04/01)

Slot player wins large jackpot from JackpotJoy

JackpotJoy is a large online gambling site that offers players a large selection of gambling games. The online gambling site is constantly rewarding players with large jackpots and the site recently announced that one lucky winner has earned a nice jackpot from playing the Tycoons Progressive slot game. (04/01)

Mystery Online Poker Player believed to be Phil Ivey

For the past few years an online poker player has shown up at PokerStars high stakes tables and earned nice payouts by playing good poker. The online poker player, known as RaiseOnce online, was recently seen at the high stakes poker tables at PokerStars and players are starting to suspect the mystery poker player is none other than Phil Ivey. (03/01)

Playtech adds their software to yet another casino

Playtech is one of the top providers of online gaming software. The group has a great reputation in the online gambling industry and they have been very busy expanding their company. On top of creating great new gaming options, the group has been busy launching online casinos. The group has launched yet another site this time for Boyle Sports. (03/01)

Bodog Live Casino launches baccarat game

Bodog is a top brand that provides online gamblers with many different gambling options from sports to poker and casino games. The brand also offers players a live dealer site where players can experience ‘real’ gambling options from the comfort of their own home. The live dealer gaming site has now announced they are offering a new baccarat gaming option. (03/01)

Snooker Star Judd Trump does it again

Snooker star Judd Trump has been on a roll for weeks now. The young snooker player won the China Open a few months ago and then finished runner up in the World Championship in Sheffield. Trump has found success yet again in the William Hill UK Championship event. Trump defeated Mark Allen in the finals of the event to win yet another title. (03/01)

WPBA Masters 9-Ball Championship to take place this January

The Women’s Professional Billiard Association has announced that the 2012 Women’s Pro Billiard Tour season will kick off at the end of January with the WPBA Masters 9-Ball Championship. The event will take place on January 26th to the 29th and the best female billiards players will descend on the Soaring Eagle Casino & Resort to compete. (03/01)

Corey Morphew wins Great Southern Billiard Tour Stop

The Great Southern Billiard Tour stopped in Bristol, Tennessee on February 26th and 27th to host a $1,500 added event. The tour stop saw sixty two amateur players register to compete and in the end it was Corey Morphew who was able to take down Russ Edwards in the finals to earn the first place win. (03/01)

Britain’s Olympics Minister afraid games may be threatened

Hugh Robertson the Olympic minister in Britain is worried that the Games, which will take place this year, may be threatened by illegal gambling rings. Robertson is afraid that syndicates will try and fix the results to make a profit. (02/01)

JackpotJoy Bingo player earns large bingo prize

Online bingo is one of the most popular forms of online gambling available. Millions of players enjoy online bingo at various online gambling sites including JackpotJoy. JackpotJoy has seen big bingo winners over the past few months and just a few days ago, the online bingo site rewarded one online gambler handsomely! (02/01)

Galway To Host Snooker’s Players Tour Championship Grand Finals in 2013

Galway is a favorite spot for the Players Tour Championship Grand Finals in the sport of snooker and the event is schedule to head to Ireland in 2013. The event will take place in March of 2013 and will see the best of the best in snooker compete for a top prize worth £100,000. (02/01)

Millbury lottery player wins $7 million lottery prize

The Massachusetts Lottery has announced that a lucky lottery player is $7 million richer after playing the $10 Million Raffle. The winner remains a mystery but lottery officials did announce the winning ticket was purchased at the Goretti’s Supermarket which is located on Providence Street. (02/01)

Bet365 Mobile hosting special blackjack tournament tomorrow

Tomorrow only, Bet365 Mobile’s Casino will be hosting a special blackjack tournament. The tournament will last for just one day and it seems as though Bet365 has decided to start offering a monthly blackjack tournament for players to enjoy and now it’s that time again! (02/01)

New 3D Games available at Castle Casino

Castle Casino is an online casino that has now decided to launch a few new games. The online casino has worked with Sheriff Gaming to produce eleven new casino games all of which will come in 3D. The games will be added to Castle Casino’s suite of games which includes over sixty five existing games. (02/01)

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