Gambling News
Gambling News - Archive 2012-02
Illinois losing millions financially from video poker ban

A recent study was performed in the state of Illinois involving video poker and gambling. The study found that if video poker continues to be banned in Chicago then the state could lose out on $60 to over $100 million each year in potential revenues. (29/02)

Maine Gambling Facility earns Casino License

Hollywood Slots is a gambling facility located in Bangor, Maine that, in the past, only offered slot gaming and off track betting options. The facility has now been granted a casino license by the Maine Gambling Control Board so they can now add such games as let it ride poker, craps, roulette and more! (29/02)

Bet365’s Live Blackjack Options Becoming Quite Popular

Bet365 is an online gambling operator that has been in the gambling business for decades. The operator offers many different gambling services including online casino options. The Bet365 Casino offers players many different gambling options but one that is becoming very popular is the Live Blackjack option. (29/02)

888 Signs Deal with Irish Airline

Online gambling brand 888 recently signed a unique deal. 888 is now partnering with Irish airline Ryanair to offer their online gambling services. Gamblers will now be able to visit the Ryanair website and be able to access online gambling games thanks to the new deal with 888. (29/02)

Illegal Sports Betting running rampant in South Korea

It may be a few years before it happens, but South Korea is worried about hosting the 2018 Winter Olympics. The county is worried that illegal sports betting will take place since they are having to deal with a widely spread match fixing scandal. The scandal spans to at least five different sports in the nation and will continue to spread if it is not stopped. (29/02)

2012 Scholarship Awards Applications being accepted

Applications are now being accepted by the Billiard Education Foundation. Graduating seniors can now apply to try and earn a scholarship. The BEF Academic Scholarship Program was created for high school seniors to be able to go to college after learning from the sport of billiards. (28/02)

Barry Hearn considers bringing snooker back to Bournemouth

World Snooker is named appropriately as events are held over the world. Chief of World Snooker, Barry Hearn, recently stated that the sport may be heading back to Bournemouth after a decade long absence. Hearn is considering bringing the game of snooker back to the International Centre located in Bournemouth. (28/02)

Sky Vegas Casino launches new Jackpot Cashdrops Contest

Online casino Sky Vegas has decided to launch a new contest which will see players earning extra cash. The new contest is titled Jackpot Cashdrops and during the contest, ten players will be able to earn a £1,000 bonus each time a prize of £50,000 or more is won. (28/02)

PKR Launches New Italian Version of their Poker Room

PKR is one of the most popular online poker rooms available online today because they offer unique poker game play. The online poker room has a 3 dimensional poker room which allows players to have a unique gaming experience. The poker brand recently announced they now have launched a new service for poker players based in Italy. (28/02)

Casino Titan Offering Players a Slots Freeroll

Casino Titan has decided to work with a top tournament promoter to launch a special slots freeroll this weekend for players to enjoy. Casino Titan has partnered with Global Gaming Events to offer a $5,000 freeroll slots tournament on March 3rd. (28/02)

New Baccarat Style Casino Game launched at Crown Casino

Baccarat is a popular choice for high rollers and regular gamblers all across the world. Most casinos offer the game and now in Melbourne, Australia, fans of the game will be able to try a new game which is based partly on baccarat, blackjack and poker. (27/02)

Arizona Robbery Suspect found at Blackjack Tables

A man from Phoenix wanted on several robbery charges was caught last week at a local casino. Forty three year old Ira Junior Byers was spotted at the Valley Casino just last week at the blackjack tables and police were called to apprehend the suspect. (27/02)

Caribbean Stud Poker Player Wins Big in Macau

Caribbean Stud Poker is a variant of the game of poker that is popular to many who visit land casinos. The game can be played at casinos all over the world and popular gaming destination Macau is no exception. It was recently announced that one gambler visiting Macau was able to win a very large prize while playing the Caribbean Stud Poker game. (27/02)

$34 Million Hoosier Lottery Winner Remains Anonymous

Just last week a person or person came forward to claim the $34.5 million lottery prize of the Hoosier Lotto. The winner or winners decided to remain anonymous when most people would come forward and receive their check on camera at the lottery headquarters. (27/02)

Mahjong to be made available on airplanes

The game of mahjong is very popular all across the globe and those who are addicted to the game will be glad to hear that it will now be made available on specific flights in the US. EA, a very well known gaming publisher, has decided to take several of their gaming titles from Pogo and make them available during flights. (27/02)

Keno player vows to never play lottery again

Donavin Akerley loved to play the game of keno made available by the B.C. Lottery Corporation. The player had won a few small prizes but nothing major until the end of January. At this time, Akerley was able to win just over $5,000. However, the player has yet to be able to earn his prize and he now vows he will never play any B.C. Lottery Corporation Game. (24/02)

Blackjack player arrested after trying to claim win

Mateen Johnson was visiting the Philadelphia Park Racetrack & Casino just a few days ago and he decided to sit down at the blackjack tables. The player was able to turn a little money into a $2,500 profit and when trying to collect his winnings, Johnson ended up being arrested. (24/02)

Online Bingo Jackpot Win Breaks Record

Jackpotjoy is an online bingo site that is constantly rewarding their players with large jackpot prizes. The online bingo site recently rewarded a player but this time the win was a bit different. The bingo player won so much cash that a record was broken! (24/02)

Slot player wins large prize at Maple Casino

Canadian online casino Maple Casino has just announced that one of their members is now $50,000 richer thanks to the Fruit Fiesta game. The lucky winner was able to earn the large prize by placing the progressive side wager and getting the appropriate symbols on the reels to activate the jackpot! (24/02)

Software Company creates Baccarat Protection System

eConnect INC, is a company that crate software in the category of proactive video intelligence. The company has created a protection system for the game of Baccarat which they tested in Asia. The software did very well and now the company is releasing the technology in the United States. (24/02)

Ron Casanzio wins Joss Northeast 9-Ball Tour

The Joss Northeast 9-Ball Tour stopped on February 18th to the 19th at Sharpshooters Billiards and Pub located in Amsterdam, New York for a $1,500 added 9-ball event. The tournament saw 46 players register to compete and in the end it was Ron Casanzio who earned the first place win. (23/02)

Snooker players break world record

Two snooker players are now part of the Guinness World Record books after breaking a world record in the sport of snooker. The two players raised money for charity as they played over 53 hours of the game of snooker. The previous record was for 50 hours and they beat that record by three hours, five minutes and fifty six seconds. (23/02)

Keno player hopes to earn her prize soon

Keno is a lottery style game that is played all across the United States. The game can be found in restaurants, bars, stores and the like and players simply choose a set amount of numbers and hope their numbers are drawn. Depending on the amount of number matched, players will earn a cash prize. the clerks at the establishment will reward the prizes. (23/02)

Casino Club changes theme

Online casino Casino Club has changed the theme of their gambling site to celebrate the launch of a new game. The online casino recently launched the Book of the Sphinx and Treasures of the Pyramids on their site and they are celebrating the launch with an Egyptian themed casino. (23/02)

PokerStars earns Malta License

PokerStars is one of the top online poker rooms in the online poker industry if not The Best. The online poker room makes itself available to millions of people all over the world and now officials at PokerStars have stated the site is open to even more players! (23/02)

Manchester City Teams up with Paddy Power

Online bookmaker Paddy Poker has just announced that they have teamed up with the Manchester City Football Club to become their betting partner in the United Kingdom. With the new deal, both Paddy Power and Manchester City will be working together in a wide range of activities. (22/02)

Tropicana Casino hosts $1 Million Blackjack Game

The Tropicana Casino in Atlantic City recently hosted a very unique event. The casino offered a $1 million Blackjack challenge back in December and players had from then until last weekend to qualify to play the $1 million dollar tournament. Just last week, seven players were able to compete in the event for the chance to win $1 million! (22/02)

Keno could be coming to York

The game of Keno is a popular choice for many gamblers. The game is available in most US states and gives players an easy opportunity to earn extra cash. Keno is a simple game to play and offers nice jackpots so players are willing to shell out the cash to play the game. One Nebraska City is now going to decide if they will begin offering the game. (22/02)

Betfred announces major slot win

Online casino Betfred has announced that they have rewarded the largest slot prize ever in the UK. The online casino saw one lucky player win over £5 million by playing the Beach Life slot game. The Beach Life game is a progressive slot machine so the lucky player was able to activate the progressive jackpot to win the large prize. (22/02)

Jackpotjoy rewards yet another lucky online bingo player

Jackpotjoy players have been very happy as of late since the online bingo site has been handing out large jackpots left and right. The online bingo site recently announced their latest winner and it was online player Marcia S. (22/02)

Ding defeats World No. 1 Selby to win Welsh Open

World Snooker ranked Mark Selby was shocked to find himself in second place after the finals of the Welsh Open were completed. Selby faced Ding Junhui in the finals and was defeated by his fellow snooker pro. Ding was able to earn two century breaks over the session to be able to win the snooker event. (21/02)

PA State 9-Ball and One-Pocket Championships back in action

The PA State 9-Ball and One-Pocket Championships are back in action this March as Breakers Billiards and Lounge is hosting the event. On March 17th and 18th, the pool hall will host a $3,000 added purse 9-ball event. Just before this event on March 15th and 16th the pool hall will hold a $500 added purse event for a One-Pocket tournament. (21/02)

Shane Warne involved in Poker/Porn Controversy

A new scandal has broken out in the poker industry and this time it involves poker player and cricket star Shane Warne. Shane has created advertisements for 888 Poker and they have now appeared on an online hard core porn site. The porn site features explicit videos and Warne’s ads have been featured on the site, however, both Warne and his manager stated they have no idea how the ads had gotten on the site. (21/02)

William Hill Casino launches new games and offers

William Hill Casino is a top online casino that has stayed on top by constantly updating their offerings. The online casino makes sure they offer the best of the best in gaming options and features so players will continue to come back for more. The online casino recently announced they have added two new games as well as Live Casino options. (21/02)

Rummy Royal’s Samurai Challenge

Rummy Royal offers their players many different opportunities to play their favorite rummy games and earn nice prizes. Rummy Royal offers one such opportunity in their Samurai Challenge. This challenge is for players who want to earn Honor, Respect and Cash prizes! (21/02)

888 launches reality based online bingo site

Online gambling brand 888 is one of the top providers of online gambling options. The brand is possibly most famous for their online bingo options and they have now announced they are releasing yet another online bingo site. 888 have now created a new online bingo site that is patterned after the popular reality television show Big Brother. (20/02)

Unibet Gambler Wins Major Slot Jackpot Prize

Online casino Unibet recently announced that one lucky gambler is now very happy after their last visit. The online female gambler remains anonymous but we do know that she was visiting the online casino and enjoying the Hall of Gods slot game when she won an astonishing jackpot worth €7.6 million. (20/02)

Wisconsin Lottery Player wins large prize

The Wisconsin Lottery recently announced that one of their players has won the Mega Millions lottery drawing. The lucky winner was able to win the $1 million and this is the second $1 million win in just one week. (20/02)

Sydney man wins large keno prize

The game of keno is played all over the world and has remained a popular choice because it is easily played and costs very little money but can give large rewards. A gambler from Sydney recently found out how large a prize can be won by earning $150,000! (20/02)

Even Celebrities can win at Blackjack

The game of blackjack is extremely popular at land casinos. The game can be played online as well, but there is just something special about sitting down at the blackjack table and facing the dealer, hoping the cards will be dealt in your favor. Anyone can get lucky at the blackjack table and a recent Las Vegas win is proof of that! (20/02)

Prince George Official wants billion dollar casino

Rushern L. Baker III is the Prince George County Executive and he recently stated that he would like to see a billion dollar casino built on the Potomac River. Baker believes that a high end casino in the area would spur economic development as well as tax revenues. (17/02)

Powerball Winner comes forward to claim $1Million prize

The Powerball Lottery is one of the most popular lottery games that players all across the United States enjoy. Millions of players purchase tickets to play the game on a daily basis in the hopes of being the next multimillion dollar winner. Many times a player will win one of the Powerball prizes and fail to claim the prize. The Wisconsin Lottery recently announced that one a Powerball winner has stepped forward to claim a large prize. (17/02)

Michigan Lottery rewards several keno players this week

The game of keno is a popular choice for those who gamble in the state of Michigan and a few players were rewarded this week with nice cash prizes. The players were able to pick the right numbers while playing the game of keno and they were handsomely rewarded! (17/02)

Guaranteed jackpots increased at Wonder Bingo

Guaranteed jackpot games are always popular no matter where they are offered. Online gambling sites offer many different type of guaranteed jackpot games and online bingo is no exception. Many online bingo sites offer guaranteed jackpot games which means the top players of the event are guaranteed to win a certain amount of cash. Online bingo players will be happy to hear that Wonder Bingo has decided to increase their guaranteed jackpot prizes! This means players will be able to win even more cash! (17/02)

Sportsbooks continue to create wagers for rising NBA star

The New York Knicks used to be a team that was passed up quite often when it came to sports betting. However, with the addition of Jeremy Lin, the team has increased their odds of winning the NBA Championship considerably and now sports books have been creating more wagers on the player. (17/02)

Stephen Hendry earns shocking win against Neil Robertson

Snooker pro Neil Robertson was shocked to lose to Stephen Hendry this past Tuesday in the Wales Open. The pro thought he had the win in the bag but it was not to be. The seven time world champion Hendry was able to win the best of seven match up 4-1. (16/02)

Everest Casino changes look of website

Everest Casino is a top online casino that offers a wide range of casino games and special options. The online casino recently announced they have changed the look and feel of their website and have now relaunched with a complete transformation. (16/02)

Sky Poker launches new tournament option

Online poker room Sky Poker has launched a new tournament option for their players to enjoy as part of their fifth birthday celebrations! The online poker room is currently offering their players the new Timed Tournaments options which allow players to play in standard multi table tournaments but on a time limit. (16/02)

Red Flush Casino launches new slot game

Online casino Red Flush recently announced that their portfolio of games has gotten larger. The online casino already offer 500+ games and now they are going to be offering even more games since they have launched two more slot gaming options. (16/02)

Ewa Laurance wins WPBA Masters event

The Soaring Eagle Casino & Resort located in Mt. Pleasant, Michigan recently hosted the Women’s Professional Billiard Association Masters Tournament. The tournament saw the best of the best female pool players came out to compete in the event. In the end, it was Ewa Mataya Laurance who earned the win after taking down Allison Fisher in the finals. (16/02)

Miami Sports Radio Personality owes major money to sports betting site

Sid Rosenberg is the host of a sports radio show in Miami, Florida. It has been reported that Rosenberg owes a sports betting site tens of thousands of dollars for placing wagers on sports. It has been alleged that Rosenberg owes over $44,000 to an online site called 1BetVegas. (15/02)

Betfair Blocks South African Market

South African gamblers will be unhappy to hear that online gambling company Betfair has decided to exit the gambling market. The betting operator will begin blocking access to their site in South Africa and the decision was made after the Bloemfontein Supreme Court of Appeal ruled online gambling is illegal. (15/02)

Costa Bingo offering special game to celebrate Leap Year

Online bingo site Costa Bingo is offering their players a special bingo game this year since 2012 is a Leap Year. The online bingo site will be hosting a special 75 ball bingo game on February 29th to celebrate the Leap Year. The special tournament will offer a 10,000 jackpot that is guaranteed! (15/02)

Pennsylvania Blackjack Rules to remain the same

Gaming regulators in the state of Pennsylvania have been in talks to change the rules of the game of blackjack. Right now the game is in favor of the player but regulators were planning on changing the rules to benefit the house. However, this will not happen, and the rules will remain the same. (15/02)

Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board fears illegal gambling problems with new casino

The Valley Forge Casino Resort is set to open up with spring and the state will then have a total of ten casinos. The casino will offer many gambling options from roulette to blackjack and craps and many officials are worried the new casino may spur criminal activity. (15/02)

Top Snooker Pros heading to Welsh Open

The final qualifying round of the Welsh Open has completed and three top snooker players are now heading to compete. Stephen Hendry, Steve Davis and Ken Doherty, all former world champions, are moving on to the televised stages of the competition. (14/02)

Joss Northeast 9-Ball Tour heads to Amsterdam, New York

The Joss Northeast 9-Ball Tour is a popular billiards tour that takes place each year in the northeastern United States. The tour stops in many different pool halls to host events and this weekend the tour will be stopping in Amsterdam, New York. The tour stop will take place at Sharpshooters Billiards & Sports Pub on February 18th and 19th. (14/02)

Americas Card Room announces Bad Beat Jackpot activated

Americas Card Room is an online poker room that was recently relaunched in the UK. The online poker room offers players many different poker options including a Bad Beat Jackpot. The online poker room announced just a few days ago that the bad beat jackpot was activated and one player earned over $175,000! (14/02)

Slots Tournament World Record set by Bally’s and Pechanga

The Pechanga Resort & Casino in California is the latest gaming facility to earn their name in the Guinness World Records book. The casino worked with Bally Technologies to host a slot tournament and they ended up breaking the record for the World’s Largest Slot Machine Tournament. (14/02)

Golden Nugget Casino owner planning on creating online casino

The Golden Nugget Casino brand is owned by Tilman Fertitta and Fertitta recently announced he is planning on creating an online free-play gaming website. The chain will be partnering with Chili Gaming to launch a new site in the second quarter of the year. (14/02)

Extra Value in Special Rummy Royal Tournaments

Rummy Royal is a popular online gambling site that focuses specifically on the game of gin rummy. The online gaming site offers players the opportunity to enjoy many different variants of gin rummy including Kalooki and okei. The site also has several different tournament options which can help players earn great prizes! (13/02)

Video Poker Machines popping up across South Carolina

The state of South Carolina has many rules when it comes to gambling. There are video poker machines that the state considers illegal and despite this fact, many of the machines have been popping up all across the state. (13/02)

Shuffle Master wins several awards during new awards program

Shuffle Master Inc is a global gaming supplier that offers gambling solutions all over the world. The company is a top provider of these options and their hard work has paid off. The company was recently rewarded with four awards from the inaugural 2012 International Table Games Awards program (13/02)

Partner’s lucky number gives bingo player large win

Everyone has a lucky number. Whether it is your birthday, an anniversary, your old team number or just a random number, everyone has one. People will use their lucky numbers in many situations including gambling games. gamblers will use their lucky numbers in many gambling ways however one online bingo player decided to change the tables. The online bingo player played her partner’s lucky number and managed to win a very large cash prize! (13/02)

Gambler steals from employer to fund roulette gambling habit

Over the past few weeks, we have brought you many articles on the subject of gambling addiction and theft. It seems as though the new trend is stealing from employers once you become addicted to gambling, whether it is online or at land gambling facilities. The most recent incident of this happening is in Perry Barr. (13/02)

Betfair launches improved sports betting application for iPad

Online gambling operator Betfair offers their players many different gambling options including sports betting. The online gambling operator has launched a new and improved version of their Betfair iPad mobile betting application and players can go ahead and use the application now. (10/02)

Lottery winners claim Luck runs in Nottinghamshire

Two lucky lottery players of Nottinghamshire recently became multi millionaires and they claim luck is what earned them the win. Cassey Carrington and Matt Topham are the young twenty two year old couple who recently won the £45 million+ lottery prize and they claim it all has to do with luck! (10/02)

Double Luck Slot game features new bonus option

Online slot game Double Luck is a gambling option available at Slotland that recently added a great new feature. Double Luck now features a new bonus option where players can see their winnings multiplied by thirty two! (10/02)

Taiwan Sports Lottery to offer specialized sports betting option

Jeremy of the New York Knicks has become quite a sensation in the NBA and the Taiwan Sports Lottery is going to take advantage of this occurrence. The lottery will be creating new betting products which will link to Lin or the New York Knicks. (10/02)

iPad offers new layouts for mahjong game

Mahjong is a popular game that is enjoyed all over the world and players tend to enjoy the game online. Players are able to play the game of mahjong via mobile devices as well as handhelds and many players play the Mahjong Dynasty game for the iPad. Software company Silly Tale recently released the game Mahjong Dynasty 1.2 on the iPad with extended layouts. (10/02)

Barry Hawkins makes Championship League finals

Snooker pro Barry Hawkins is one happy player as he has now made the Championship League finals. Hawkins was able to defeat Mark King this past Tuesday night to claim the spot in the finals of the competition. (09/02)

Mike Conway Jr. Wins $1,500-added amateur event

Sixty players showed up at Q-Master Billiards in Virginia Beach, Virginia to participate in a $1,500 added amateur event on February 4th and 5th. The players were ready to compete and it would be Mike Conway Jr. who rallied from behind to earn the first place win. (09/02)

Grande Vegas Casino offering $10,000 live raffle

Next week, online casino Grande Vegas will be hosting a special $10,000 live raffle which will offer up $10,000 in bonuses. Players will be able to earn tickets to this special raffle by logging on to Grande Vegas casino on February 15th. (09/02)

Lock Poker signs new player to sponsored pros

Online poker room Lock Poker has decided to add a new poker pro to their team of sponsored poker players. Lock Poker has a poker team titled LockPro Elite, which is full of the best poker players in the world. The team now has one additional player since Pedro Maia has now joined the team. (09/02)

Video Poker King earns Jail Time

Video poker is a popular game played all over the world. The game is popular because it is a version of poker that is easy to play. The game can be played with just one player, so players can get their poker fix without having to play with other players. The game can be found at many casinos across the world and for the past few decades the game has become increasingly popular with illegal gambling operators. (08/02)

New proposal would allow table games in Maryland

Gamblers in the state of Maryland may soon be able to play a variety of table games if a new measure recently introduced into legislation is passed. The new bill was proposed by Senator Douglas J.J. Peters and would allow games such as blackjack to be made available at the states casinos. It would also allow a new casino to be built in Prince George County. (08/02)

Paddy Power Poker launches new slot game

Slot players will be happy to hear that online poker site Paddy Power Poker has launched a new slot game for players to enjoy between poker hands. The online poker site is the proud operator of Iron Man III which is based on the popular Iron Man movies. (08/02)

Big Time Bingo offering up Big Valentines Celebration

Online bingo site Big Time Bingo is offering up players a nice contest to celebrate the day of love, Valentine’s Day. The online bingo room is launching the Big Time Love contest this month where players will be competing for $25,000 in cash and prizes. (08/02)

Las Vegas makes major profit with 2012 Super Bowl

The 2012 Super Bowl has come and gone and many who wagered on the game were able to make a profit, especially the bookies. Las Vegas is a top gambling destination and they saw tons of wagers taking place on this year’s Super Bowl and managed to make a nice profit. (08/02)

EUCasino adds Flash version of software

EUCasino has made an announcement this week that Mac users are sure to love. The online casino is now offering a no download version of their casino software. The no-download Flash based version of EUCasino is now available for players to use instead of the regular option. (07/02)

Party Poker launches Card Rush Contest

Party Poker is a top online poker room that is now offering a special contest for players to enjoy. Card Rush is now taking place at the online poker room and players can compete for almost two million in prizes from now until the end of the month. (07/02)

John Higgins loses to Stephen Maguire in the German Masters

John Higgins was shocked after his match with Stephen Maguire ended at the German Masters. Higgins is a top snooker player and is used to winning his matches but this time he would never earn get on the board. Higgins suffered his first shutout in sixteen years when he faced Maguire in the German Masters. (07/02)

Vincent Morris wins Tri-State Tour Stop

The Tri-State Billiards Tour stopped in Brooklyn, New York on February 4th to host a $1,000 added tournament. The event saw forty one players competing in the event which was held at the Gotham City Billiards room. (07/02)

Online gambler steals cash from family to fund habit

Online gambling is a fun pastime for millions of people all over the world. Players log on to online gambling sites each day to play their favorite games from blackjack to craps and poker. Most times, online gamblers are smart with their cash but sometimes players can get carried away. One gambler from Leeds recently got carried away while gambling online and ended up stealing cash from his family to fund his online gambling habit. (07/02)

888 and Caesars Interactive Entertainment reach agreement

Online gambling giant 888 and Caesars Interactive Entertainment have reached an agreement to come together and sign a deal to expand their gambling options to the US. 888 will be able to offer their gambling options in the U.S. if the federal government legalizes online gambling. (06/02)

Sports Betting options to expand in Kenya

Sports betting has been in Kenya for decades now but the options have been on the low scale. However, gambling company Gaming International has been in the country investing money and creating sports betting options. The company has already invested over $305 million and they are now getting ready to expand to major cities in Kenya over the next six months. (06/02)

JackpotParty launches new slot game

Online casino Jackpot Party is getting ready to launch a new slot game for gamblers to enjoy. The online casino has announced they are planning the release of Mermaid’s Gold this week. The new game will be a five reel, twenty five pay line slot game and will go live on February 9th. (06/02)

Florida lottery player holds $12 million winning lottery ticket

The lottery is very popular in the United States as most states offer some type of lottery game option. The state of Florida is one that offers lottery games and one lucky player is now the winner of a $12 million prize. However, the lottery does not know who the lucky winner is. (06/02)

Tombola Bingo rewards players with large cash prize

Online bingo site Tombola Bingo is a popular choice for online gamblers and they recently announced they have rewarded a few players with several large cash prizes. Players enjoying visiting Tombola Bingo because they offer large progressive jackpots as well as fixed jackpot games where players can win large cash prizes. (06/02)

Missouri man charged for stealing keno funds

The William C. Anderson Memorial American Legion Post 331 earns money from several different ventures including the game of keno and basketball. The group is able to save tens of thousands of dollars this way and now they have found out that a member has stolen around $70,000. (03/02)

Florida woman wins $700,000 playing lottery game

The lottery definitely pays off to those who want and a Clearwater, Florida woman can attest to this fact. Alexandra Chaar decided to play the $1 million Monopoly Scratch-off game just a few days ago and the lucky woman managed to win $700,000! (03/02)

Microgaming new and improved live dealer games

Live dealer games are quickly becoming one of the most popular online gambling options for gamblers. The games are very life like and remind players of playing their favorite games at land casinos. The games are played with live dealers and other players from around the world. Microgaming, a top provider of online gaming solutions, offers player live dealer gaming and they recently announced they have made changes to their live dealer gaming options. (03/02)

Spin Palace rewards player with large slot prize

Spin Palace is a large online casino powered by Microgaming and offers a wide selection of online casino games. The online casino has a large selection of online slot games that many players enjoy and just last month, one lucky player won a large cash prize while playing one of their online slot games. (03/02)

Mahjong ruling could affect online poker status in the US

A recent case court case involving the game of mahjong in New York may help determine the outcome of the game of poker in the United States. Mahjong is a popular game played in the US and recently two people were tried for promoting gambling and possessing a gambling device. The ruling made by the judge was that mahjong is a contest of chance and his findings could help the game of poker be ruled as a game of skill not chance. (03/02)

All American Tour Stop win goes to Tony Piazza

The All American Tour stopped this past weekend in Lakewood, Colorado to host a $1,000 added 8 ball scratch tournament. The tour stop took place at Greenfields Pool & Sports Bar and forty nine players registered to compete. The tournament would end with Tony Piazza earning the first place win. (02/02)

Paul Davison to face Judd Trump in German Masters

The German Masters are in full swing and the top players in the industry are working hard to make it to the finals of the competition. Some players will go home empty handed while others will be able to win prizes, but of course there can only be one winner. Currently several players are making their way through the competition and this includes Paul Davison. Davison recently defeated Krzystof Wrobel and will now face Judd Trump in the next round. (02/02)

William Hill Bingo offering free bingo games this month

William Hill Bingo is starting off the month of February with a nice bingo offering. From February 5th to the 9th, William Hill Bingo will be offering risk free bingo. This means players will be able to play their favorite bingo games and whether they win or lose the amount paid to play the game will be given back. (02/02)

Caesars Interactive Entertainment releases WSOP 2012 Schedule

The schedule for the 2012 edition of the World Series of Poker has been released by Caesars Interactive Entertainment so players can begin to work out which events they want to compete in. this is the 43rd annual edition of the World Series of Poker and the series will kick off on May 27th. (02/02)

Intertops Casino offering special Super Bowl Road Trip Contest

Intertops Casino is currently offering a special contest to celebrate the Super Bowl. The online casino is launching a special Super Bowl XLVI contest this month to celebrate the popular football event. The contest will be a leader board tournament and will offer $70,000 in prizes. (02/02)

Utah representative introduces legislation against online gambling

Stephen Sandstrom is a representative for the state of Utah and he has decided that online gambling is not something that should be legalized. Sandstrom has introduced a new piece of legislation which if passed would prevent online gaming to be played on mobile devices and well as block other gambling alternatives. (01/02)

Finland gambler wins very large slot jackpot

Slots are one of the most popular gambling options available online today for many reasons. Slot games are easy to play and come in a wide variety of options so players will never get bored. Players can play slots games based on their favorite movies, television shows, themes and much more. Another reason the games are so popular is because they offer large cash prizes. One lucky player from Finland can definitely attest to how much money can be won by playing online slot games! (01/02)

Tiki Challenge at Rummy Royal

Rummy Royal is one of the most popular gin rummy sites available online today. The online rummy site has a large selection of gin rummy variations and gaming options. One such option is the Tiki Challenge. Players can compete in this leader board challenge to be able to win a nice cash prize. (01/02)

Smappsoft planning new video poker game with twist

Smappsoft is a developer of top notch applications and gaming options, especially in the poker genre. The company recently announced they are planning a new video poker game to be released and they have demonstrated the new game at the 2012 Macworld/iWorld Expo. (01/02)

Red Hawk Casino rewards Pai Gow Poker player

Red Hawk Casino is a top land gambling option for those living and visiting California. The casino is located in Placerville and offers players many different gaming options including Pai Gow Poker. The Pai Gow Poker game at the Red Hawk Casino is connected to a progressive jackpot and the casino just announced that a player has hit the large jackpot! (01/02)

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