Gambling News
Gambling News - Archive 2012-05
Virgin Games Partners with Playtech to launch new slot games

Online gambling brand Virgin Games has announced they have now partnered with gaming software provider Playtech. Playtech will be supplying Virgin Games with their online slot gaming solutions. The online gaming site will now offer additional slot games for players to enjoy. (31/05)

Online Bingo Brands to Team Up for Special Bingo Celebration

The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee will begin soon and Paddy Power Bingo and Super Free Bingo have decided to team up to offer a special bingo contest. The two bingo rooms will be running the special contest as part of the special weekend which will run from June 2nd to the 5th. (31/05)

Keno doing well in Nebraska despite smoking ban

The smoking ban placed in Lincoln, Nebraska managed to hurt the game of keno in the state. Players did not want to go to bars and restaurants if they could not play the game and smoke at the same time. However, the recession seems to be over and the game of keno is back in business. (31/05)

Sky Vegas Casino launches new casino game

Online casino Sky Vegas has just announced they are adding a new poker game to their online casino. The online casino already offers a wide selection of games including slots and table games and now the casino has launched an exclusive game titled Hi-Lo Poker. (31/05)

Vegas Palms Casino pays out large slot jackpot

Vegas Palms is a top online casino that offers players many different gaming options. Players can enjoy a long list of casino games from blackjack to poker and slot games. The casino recently announced that one of their players has won a large jackpot by playing the Immortal Romance slot game. (31/05)

Paul Davison earns spot on World Snooker Tour

Paul Davison is a professional snooker player who has had a rough time during the current World Snooker season. As his rank continued to drop, Davison found himself having to participate in the Q School to earn a spot on the tour. The pro proved he still has what it takes and will now have two more years on the World Snooker Tour. (30/05)

Matt Deweese wins Poison Tour Stop

Park Avenue Billiards in Florida hosted the latest event on the Poison Tour. The event took place about a week ago and twenty six players registered to compete. The field would be very competitive, making it hard for any player to move forward, but it would be Matt Deweese, a local, who would take down the first place win. (30/05)

Mahjong Staxx Application Becoming More Popular

Selectsoft is a gaming developer who created a mahjong game titled Mahjong Staxx. The game is downloadable at the Mac App Store and the company has now announced the game is becoming more popular. The game has become so popular, that it is now listed on the Top 40 Board Games at the Mac App Store. (30/05)

NJ Governor to Defy Federal Ban on Sports Betting

Governor Chris Christie of New Jersey recently spoke at a news conference in the state and said that the state will move forward with plans for sports betting, despite the federal ban. Players will be able to wager on sports such as football and basketball this fall after new regulations are released in the next few days. (30/05)

Manurewa Elderly Man steals Pokie Grants

Noel Henry Gibbons of Manurewa has been jailed after taking pokie machine grants of over $600,000. The seventy nine year old man appeared in court just a few days ago and plead guilty to creating false documents to take the pokie money. (30/05)

Hedge Fund Analyst Wins Large Blackjack Prize

Everyone hopes to hit the casino and walk away a big winner. Recently a story has been circulating online about a hedge fund analyst that apparently has a talent for the game of blackjack. It has been reported that Michael Geismer was taking part in the SALT convention when he turned a large profit at the blackjack tables. (29/05)

Sky Bingo offering special Slot Spree Promotion

Online bingo room Sky Bingo is currently giving away a ton of cash as part of their Slot Spree contest. The special contest will offer £2.5 million in cash prizes and there will be a guaranteed 35,000 in cash prize winners. (29/05)

Wisconsin Lottery looking for $1 million winner

The Wisconsin Lottery recently announced that a $1 million winner has been found in the Wausau area and they are now hoping the big winner will come forward. The winning ticket was sold at the Fast Break Mobil convenience store and the drawing took place this past Friday night. (29/05)

Sky Poker adds Three New Features

Online poker room Sky Poker has announced they are now offering here new features in their software. The online poker room has now improved the workability of their site by adding three new features which will be debuted over the next few weeks. (29/05)

CoolCat Casino revamps online website

Online casino CoolCat has decided to revamp their online casino by completing a total renovation. The casino now has a sweet new look and players will be able to enjoy special games, contests and one time offers as part of the redesign. (29/05)

Enjoying Memorial Day

We are taking a break today to enjoy the many different festivities that will take place as part of the Memorial Day Holiday. We celebrate Memorial Day in honor of those who have lost their lives in military service for our country. We willl be back again tomorrow covering all aspects of online gambling. So we wish everyone a nice Monday and we will be back in action tomorrow! (28/05)

Live Dealer Games Close to Fruition at Harrah’s Cherokee Casino

The state of North Carolina is very close to offering live table games. The Harrah’s Cherokee Casino is trying to offer the live dealer games and the Governor as well as the Senate of the state has agreed to allow table gaming options. Now, the casino only needs the House of Representatives in North Carolina to agree to the option. (25/05)

Atlantic City’s Lt. Governor Speech avoids gambling subject

Lt. Governor Kim Guadagno replaced Governor Christie at the East Coast Gaming Congress this past week to give a keynote speech. Those in attendance thought that the Lt. Governor would discuss online gambling and sports betting but she turned the speech into a political campaign. (25/05)

Bet365 Bingo hosting Bingo Party Night

Online bingo site Bet365 has been hosting a special event this month titled May Million extravaganza. This special event has lasted the entire month of May and has given away a ton of cash prizes, but the online bingo site is not done yet! Bet365 Bingo will be hosting a special Bingo Party Night tonight with £100,000 in prizes up for grabs! (25/05)

New Free Play Casino launches at Facebook

Online social networking site Facebook is one of the most popular sites online. The site has opened themselves up to online gambling options and has now announced they have just launched a new online casino option which is free to play. The new option is titled RocketFrog and will offer players the opportunity to play poker, blackjack and slot tournaments with real prizes up for grabs! (25/05)

WinADay Casino pays out big jackpot

Online casino WinADay has been busy as of late paying out major cash prizes. The online casino recently announced that one of their players earned a nice jackpot while playing the Enchanted Gems slot game. The lucky player was Jodie K and she earned the prize of $172,000! (25/05)

National Snooker Championships to be streamed live

The United States National Snooker Championships is one of the most popular snooker events in the United States. The event will be taking place at Embassy Billiards Club this year from May 25th to the 27th and this year the event will be extra special. The United States Snooker Association has teamed up with the Point of View Pool Media group to stream the championships live! (24/05)

Brunswick Billiards launches new Cue Collection

Brunswick Billiards is a popular designer of billiards equipment. The brand is known for their unique approach of billiards tables, equipment and furniture for game rooms. The company recently announced they have launched a new collection of billiard cues for players to enjoy. (24/05)

Chinatown Gambling Ring Busted

The Chinatown area of New York is a popular tourist destination as it evokes the spirit of China with the businesses and establishments in the area. People tour the area each day to enjoy what Chinatown has to offer in way of a cultural experience. However, it was discovered that there was other activities, other than a tourist destination, were going on in Chinatown, underground gambling activities and now several arrests have been made. (24/05)

Las Vegas Police searching for Blackjack Scammers

The police force in Las Vegas, Nevada is currently searching for two men believed to be involved in a blackjack scam. The two men tried to scam the Bellagio Hotel by taking $115,000 in casino chips from a blackjack table. In the process of trying to take the chips, they sprayed the dealer with a substance similar to pepper spray. (24/05)

Party Poker adds new player to poker team

Online poker room Party Poker has announced they have now added a new member to their online poker team. Marvin Rettenmaier has now joined Team Party Poker and is now sponsored by the online poker team. (24/05)

Lottery winner trying to get cash after she trashed ticket

Sharon Duncan recently threw away a lottery ticket worth $1 million and now she is trying to get her winning back. Duncan reportedly threw away the winning ticket unknowingly and another woman got the ticket out of the trash. Sharon Jones took the ticket and then claimed the $1 million prize for herself. (23/05)

Australian Bricklayer wins large keno prize

Keno is a popular gambling game found all across the globe. Players enjoy the game because it is easy to play and rewards nice cash prizes. The game is very popular in Australia and recently a gambler from Kangaroo Flat earned a large prize while playing the game. (23/05)

Betfair launches new Euro 2012 Mobile Betting Application

Online gambling site Betfair is getting ready for the 2012 UEFA European Football Championship by launching a new mobile betting application. The Euro 2012 application has now been launched and players will be able to download the new application in seven different languages to wager on their favorite teams in the championship. (23/05)

Grande Vegas Casino continues Super Heroines Contest

Online casino Grande Vegas has been offering a special contest throughout the month of May titled Super Heroines. Players have been able to compete in a special Facebook option and take advantage of special bonusing opportunities. The leader board continues this week and two Super Heroine Live Raffles are still set to take place. (23/05)

Online Bingo Player wins nice Progressive Jackpot

Bingo Cams is a relatively new online bingo site that offers players a unique online bingo experience. The site encourages bingo players to use their web cams to play bingo at the site for a more in-depth playing experience. The site offers a wide variety of bingo gaming options and they recently announced that one of their players have earned a nice progressive jackpot prize. (23/05)

WinADay Casino launches new slot game

Online casino WinADay is constantly adding new content to their online casino. The game is full of many different casino games from slot choices to table games. The online casino recently announced they have added yet another slot game choice to their long list of offerings. The latest game is titled Joker’s Tricks, a new five reel, twenty pay line slot game. (22/05)

PokerStars launches new poker gaming option

Top online poker room PokerStars has announced they are now offering a new poker game for their players to enjoy. Zoom Poker is now available at the online poker room after a two month beta testing phase. The new game is a ring game option and is available in real money play via desktop and mobile option. (22/05)

NBP National Ranking Snooker Championship begins this week

The DHA Creek Club Billiards Hall in Karachi will be hosting the 4th NBP National Ranking Snooker Championship from May 21st to the 28th and the best cueists in the business are expected to compete. The event will see forty one of the best snooker players in the industry will compete in the national seven day tournament. (22/05)

US Open 10-Ball Championship Results

The US Open 10-Ball Championship took place this past weekend in Las Vegas, Nevada as the Riviera Hotel and Casino played host to the event. The best of the best turned out to compete and in the end it was Dennis Orcollo who earned the win, making it his fourth US Open 10-Ball Championship win. (22/05)

Ohio Gaming Commission gives gamblers a way to handle addiction

There are millions of gamblers all across the United States and responsible casinos create a way for these gamblers to handle an addiction if it gets out of hand. The state of Ohio recently created an exclusion option for gamblers to be banned from casinos if they have a problem with such games as blackjack and poker. (22/05)

South Dakota Gaming Commission working on extended security options

Casinos in South Dakota are going to have more security requirements after the South Dakota Commission on Gaming decided to address concerns over security. The casinos are hoping to catch cheaters and they believe that stricter guidelines will help catch more cheaters. (21/05)

Riviera Hotel and Casino to offer online bingo option

Many United States casinos are getting ready to offer online gambling options and one online casino has announced they are getting to move into the online gambling market. The Riviera hotel and casino located in Las Vegas, Nevada will be taking their only bingo room to the online bingo industry thanks to a new partnership. (21/05)

Jamaican residents arrested for lottery scam

US residents have been subject to a lottery scam out of Jamaica and now police have been able to arrest those involved in the scam. Eight people have been arrested for running a multinational lottery scam after police raided several homes in Havendale, Jamaica. (21/05)

Indiana Casino expecting 10,000 customers on opening day

On May 29th, a new casino will be opening in the state of Indiana and operators are expecting that the casino will be filled to the brim with gamblers. The casino can hold 10,000 visitors and they are expecting that every bit of space will be filled during the first day of operation. (21/05)

Missouri man charged in sports betting operation

Kenneth B. Lovett of Missouri was caught running a sports betting operation last year which had run for just over eight years and now has been sentenced for his crimes. Lovett was running an online operation which allowed gamblers to wager on National Football League games. Lovett originally pled not guilty to the charges he faced but has now decided to plead guilty and is awaiting his sentencing. (21/05)

New Jersey Governor cancels Gambling Conference Speech

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie was scheduled to attend the East Coast Gaming Congress this week to be the keynote speaker but decided to cancel the speech. The gambling conference took place in Atlantic City at the Revel Casino and many believe he cancelled the appearance due to political decisions. (18/05)

Online Betting Bill moves forward in Delaware

Online betting is one step closer to fruition in the state of Delaware after a bill has move forward to the state house for voting. The new bill will allow online betting in the state as well as open up the state for more venues to be create for sports betting and other gambling options. (18/05)

BingoCams offering special prize for funny winning moments

If you have ever won a large cash prize, you have probably made a fool of yourself. The joy of winning cash usually takes over and a winner will carry on like a complete fool. Online bingo site Bingocams wants to celebrate silliness by giving away 1,000 in cash to those who decide to share these funny moments. (18/05)

Sky Vegas Jackpot Continues to Grow

Online casino Sky Vegas is a top provider of online gambling options. Players can log on to the casino and enjoy many different gaming options from slot games to table games. The online casino recently announced that one of their games has reached new heights in terms of the jackpot available! (18/05)

Bakery Workers suing co-workers over Mega Millions Cash

For almost a year now, a group of coworkers at a Chicago Heights bakery have went in together to purchase lottery tickets. About twelve people were in the group and on May 1st the group won $9 and the money was used to purchase more tickets which hit the $118 Million Mega Millions Jackpot. Two of the employees were left out of the second purchase and they are now suing or part of the prize. (18/05)

Florida Casino to offer roulette despite it being illegal

The game of roulette is not legalized in standard Florida casinos but one casino has found a way around the law. The Miami casino Magic City had success with a roulette style slot machine and now the game is coming to Broward County Florida. (17/05)

Vadodara planning on hosting popular billiards and snooker event

The city of Vadodara may play host to the Asian Billiards and Snooker Invitational Tournament in 2014 if Maharaja Pratapsinh Coronation Gymkhana has anything to do with it. Gymkhana is currently planning on organize the tournament. (17/05)

2013 Master Snooker event to be hosted by Alexandra Palace

World Snooker is the top provider of snooker events in the world and they have recently finished up their current season. World Snooker sees various venues hosting special events and they just announced they have decided to extend the contracts of certain events for the upcoming 2013 season. (17/05)

Online Casino rewards player handsomely

Online gambling is a popular pastime of many people across the world. Gamblers love to be able to log on to their favorite casino and play whatever casino game they choose. Being able to gamble from the comfort of your own home is a great option and many players take advantage of it. There are hundreds of online casinos for players to choose from, one of which is Sloto Cash. (17/05)

Sky Poker offer players free Tokens

Online poker room Sky Poker is currently offering players free gaming tokens to enjoy their online poker games. Players can use the free token on sit and go games as well as tournament play. The token is worth £5 and will help players build their bankroll. (17/05)

Baccarat Cheater given short sentence

All across the world, there are people working in casinos that decide they are going to try and cheat the system. Dealers, cashiers, you name a position, and someone has most likely tried to steal from their casino in some type of way and depending on where in the world you live, you will receive a different punishment for your actions. (16/05)

Microgaming launches new online slot game

Microgaming is a software company that is known for creating the best in online gambling games including slot options. The company recently announced that they have launched yet another online slot game. The new game is titled Untamed Bengal Tiger and is a visually stunning game. The game offers 234 ways to win and offers total betting options of 0.30 to 4.50 credits. (16/05)

$5,000 Tournaments at Play65

Play65 is an online backgammon site that offers players a large selection of online backgammon games. Players can enjoy the game in free play mode as well as real money mode. The site offers a wide selection of tournament options to multi player games and currently the site is offering $5,000 tournament each month. (16/05)

Mass Terror Erupts as Florida Bingo Hall is Robbed

Bingo players in Palm Bay, Florida were in for a scary surprise this past weekend as three men entered the bingo hall with guns to rob the place. The incident happened at around 9pm this past Sunday and the players were terrified as the robbers yelled and slung their guns around. (16/05)

Australian player wins big prize at Casino Mate

Casino Mate is a popular online gambling option for gamblers in Australia. The casino offers a wide selection of gambling games and recently announced that one lucky player is now richer after earning a nice prize while playing a great game. (16/05)

Olympic Bettors excited about runners results

In the last Olympic Games, Usain Bolt inspired sports fans by his performance. During the recent Jamaica International Invitation, Bolt took the 100 meters with 9.82 seconds and got fans excited about what is to come with the Olympic Games. (15/05)

Two pros split Tri-State Tour Stop

On May 5th, the Tri-State Tour stopped in East Rutherford, New Jersey to host a $500 added event. The event took place at Castle Billiards and saw thirty players competing. The event was tough competition and in the end it was Mike Zimny and Annie Flores who decided to split the win. (15/05)

O’Sullivan inspires snooker player to earn World Snooker place

Three Q School tournaments will begin this week and amateur snooker players will attend the schools to try and earn a coveted spot on the World Snooker tour. Ben Harrison is one such player who hopes to earn his spot on the tour. Recently, Harrison watching snooker pro Ronnie O’Sullivan and he is hoping the practice pays off! (15/05)

Burraco Champion event at Rummy Royal

Online gin rummy site Rummy Royal currently offers their players many different gin rummy gaming options. Players can participate in tournaments, multi player games and much more at the gin rummy site. One option for players to enjoy is the Burraco Champion event. (15/05)

America’s Cardroom launches new tournament schedule

Online poker room America’s Cardroom has decided to offer their players a new tournament schedule. The new schedule now features a $50,000 guaranteed weekly event which can be enjoyed by all players. (15/05)

Jackpot Party releases new slot game

Online casino Jackpot Party has announced they are now offering a new online slot game. The new game is titled Magic Wand and is a brand new option for online gamblers. The new slot game has twenty five lines and is only available at Jackpot Party. (14/05)

National Lottery to award millions this Friday

The National Lottery is planning on rewarding a few players with a million dollars this Friday as part of the Euro Millions Millionaire Raffle draw. The drawing will take place on Friday and will see 18 UK players join the millionaires club! (14/05)

Researchers claim to have figured out roulette

Gamblers know that the odds are not in their favor during casino game play but that is part of the fun. The odds are always in favor of the house especially when it comes to roulette. Donye Farmer is famous for claiming to have figured out the game of roulette back in the seventies and now a group of researchers are saying he is right. (14/05)

New Jersey Online Gambling Bill moves one step closer

Just last week the state assembly in New Jersey cleared the legalization of online gambling in the state. Lawmakers in the state of New Jersey are working hard to become the first in the United States to offer legalized online gambling. (14/05)

SkyCity/Government Deal could see Pokie Cuts Reversed

SkyCity has agreed to a deal with the government of Auckland to create a new convention centre in exchange for more poker machines in the area. In the past few years, council members adopted ‘sinking lid’ policies which cut the machines, but now a reverse may be in order. (14/05)

Predator Cues to Sponsor special Armed Forces Pool Show

Predator Cues and Dragon Promotions have teamed up to host the Predator Armed Forces Appreciation Pool School Show on May 21st. the show will feature Darren Appleton the current US Open Champion and Charlie Williams the Team USA Captain. The event will take place at the Hard Times Billiards located in Los Angeles, California. (11/05)

Barry Hearn comments on O’Sullivans Snooker events Remarks

Ronnie O’Sullivan is at it again. The snooker pro who recently won the 2012 World Snooker Championship commented on the recent World Snooker schedule, which is nothing new since the pro is always speaking out about something, and now Barry Hearn the chairman of World Snooker is responding. (11/05)

JackpotJoy announces yet another big jackpot winner

Online bingo site JackpotJoy is constantly rewarding their players with nice jackpot prizes. The online bingo site offers a wide selection of online bingo games and tournaments and recently the site announced that yet another player has earned a large cash prize! The lucky winner is known as Nikki W at the site and she is now over £27,000 richer! (11/05)

Stan James expands mobile gaming platform

Online gambling group Stan James has announced they are now offering expanded gaming options on their mobile platform. The group has partnered with Realistic Games to offer a new suite of games for mobile devices which includes blackjack and roulette gaming options. (11/05)

Cantor Gaming getting ready for NFL Sports Betting

Cantor Gaming is getting ready for the upcoming NFL season by releasing the first sixteen weeks of betting lines. Gamblers now have the opportunity to place their bets on games before the season. This is a great choice for football games and the Nevada sports book stays popular because they stay ahead of the game. (11/05)

Mummy’s Gold Casino announces big slot winner

Online casino Mummy’s Gold recently announced that one of their regular players has won a big jackpot while playing at the casino. The win took place on April 26th when the player decided to hit three different slot games. (10/05)

NSW Lottery Officials looking for $25 Million Winner

Officials with the North South Wales Lottery are currently trying to locate the winner of the recent Oz Lotto. The jackpot was hit for $25 million and everyone is wondering which player is the lucky winner! The ticket was sold in Pendle Hill and officials are hoping the winner will come forward soon! (10/05)

7Red Casino to move into mobile gambling market

Mobile gambling has continued to be the growing form of online gambling. More and more online gambling sites are adding a mobile option because players are demanding it. Online gamblers want to be able to enjoy their favorite casino games from their mobile device. The latest online casino to offer this option is 7Red Casino. (10/05)

Lock Poker to purchase Cake Poker Network

In a surprising turn of events, online poker room Lock Poker has announced they are leaving their current network, Merge Gaming. This is surprising but not the most surprising part. The online poker room is leaving their network to purchase another, the Cake Poker Network. With the purchase, Lock Poker will create a new online poker network titled Revolution Gaming. (10/05)

Canadian Roulette Lawsuit thrown out

From the summer of 2004 to start of 2008, four gamblers spent over $2 million playing roulette at the Niagara Fallsview Casino. The group wagered around $1,000 a spin at the roulette tables and they lost so much money they decided to claim the casino was running illegal games. (10/05)

Bangkok Baccarat Gambling Ring Busted

It seems almost every month there is a big illegal gambling ring bust in some part of the world. Gamblers want to have access to wagering on their favorite gambling games and if they do not have access they will create their own. The most recent bust comes from the Wang Thong Lang district of Bangkok. (09/05)

William Hill joins partnership for mobile betting options

Online gambling brand William Hill has just announced they have joined in partnership with Score Media. Score Media created an app titled ScoreMobile FC and now William Hill will be providing the opportunities to place wagers via the application as well as information on the latest football events. The application has been integrated with the iPhone, Windows and BlackBerry Smartphone’s. (09/05)

Dubai to host ‘biggest and richest’ 9 Ball Pool Competition

The UAE Billiards and Snooker Association are working with Dubai Sports Council to host what they are calling the ‘biggest and richest’ 9-ball pool competition. The event will take place from July 2nd to the 4th at the Gloria Hotel Dubai and will be titled the Kolluna Al Emarat-Kolluna Khalifa 9-Ball Open Championship. (09/05)

Stephen Hendry decides to retire from competitive snooker

After losing to Stephen Maguire in the Betfred World Snooker Championship, snooker pro Stephen Hendry has decided to retire from competitive snooker game play. Hendry lost to Maguire 13-2 yet stated that his decision was not based on his performance. (09/05)

Posh Bingo promoting big bingo game this July

Even though July is months away, online bingo room Posh Bingo is already promoting a future event. The online bingo room is offering a special game titled Treasure Island which will have a prize pool of £3,000. (09/05)

Americas Cardroom offering LSOP seats

Americas Cardroom is currently giving their players an opportunity to earn seats to the Peru stop on the Latin Series of Poker. Twenty five players at the online poker room will earn a vacation package to participate in the tour stop. (08/05)

Northlanders spending tons of cash on Pokies

The pokies can be addicting just like any gambling game but in Northland, the pokies are being played at a rapid rate. It has been announced that over $85,000 is being spent each day at the pokies in Northland. The games have been so popular that over $7.7 million has been spent in the first three months of this year alone. (08/05)

$70,000 Greek Gods Giveaway at Intertops Casino

This month, online casino Intertops has decided to launch a special contest. The $70,000 Greek Gods competition is underway and players will have an opportunity to earn bonuses and cash prizes from the large prize pool! (08/05)

888 Casino launches new slot game

Online casino 888 has launched a new slot game for players to enjoy based on the popular movie Clash of the Titans. The movie was remade just two years ago and was based on the original 1982 classic. The new game is a video slot game and was launched in anticipation of the new movie Wrath of the Titans which is the sequel to the original. (08/05)

Video Poker Operator could lose license right after earning one

The state of Illinois just recently legalized video poker games and one operator has already been complained on. Video poker games are now available in businesses across the state and one located in Peoria may soon lose their license. (08/05)

O’Sullivan Bursts ahead of Carter in World Championship Final

Ronnie O’Sullivan faced Ali Carter in the World Championship Final and O’Sullivan was in top form. O’Sullivan was able to burst ahead and dominate the competition. O’Sullivan even earned a total clearance of 141 in the final frame of the tournament to move ahead. (07/05)

Germany awards Betfair with Online Gambling License

It was recently announced that Germany has awarded online gambling company Betfair with an online gambling license. This is one of just a few online gambling licenses available from Germany. The country has three licenses available which will be valid until 2018 and one has gone to Betfair. (07/05)

Cyprus Police searching for casino owners

Police in Cyprus are currently searching for the owners of the Larnaca casino. This casino was raided last week on suspicions of illegal gambling. The casino allowed such games as roulette and card games which is illegal in Cyprus. (07/05)

Glitch affects Illinois Lottery Drawing

Glitches. They are common in most types of technology. If you play video games, you see glitches. If you have a mobile phone with internet access, you can see glitches. Glitches are everywhere and can be hard to avoid when electronics are involved. Glitches even affect lottery system, sometimes in favor of the players and sometimes not. The Illinois Lottery recently announced that a glitch in their system which resulted in thousands of duplicate quick pick tickets produced. (07/05)

Bingo Loopy player wins major jackpot

Online bingo room, Bingo Loopy, recently announced that one of their online bingo players has won a major online bingo progressive jackpot. The lucky winner, Dawn Brookshaw, was playing the Big Top Tombola game when she won just over £83,000. (07/05)

US Representative working on NJ Sports betting bill

Frank LoBiondo is a United States representative that has announced he is working on a bill that will allow sports betting in the state of New Jersey. The bill would be an amendment to the New Jersey constitution and gamblers would be able to enjoy sports betting options in the state. (04/05)

Mississippi man wins large keno prize

Keno is a popular game in the United States that can be found in bars and restaurants as well as gambling establishments. The game is easy to play and offers up very large jackpots, so players continue playing the game in the hopes of being the next big winner. Just a few days ago, a Mississauga man proved that big wins are possible with the game of keno! (04/05)

Illinois Woman tries to defraud lottery

Leandria Williams of Elgin, Illinois tried to defraud the lottery and now she faces jail time. Williams purchased a ticket just eight minutes after the $656 million Mega Millions lottery drawing and she tried to pass it off as a win. (04/05)

William Hill launches new VIP live gaming options

Online casino William Hill has announced they are now offering several versions of live dealer games. The online casino has launched video streaming versions of such games as roulette, baccarat and blackjack. The online casino also is now offering a new VIP area as they work with Evolution Gaming Limited. (04/05)

Online Casino Celebrating Female Super Heroes with special giveaway

Online casino Grande Vegas is celebrating the month of May in a big way! The online casino has decided to devote the month to super heroines such as Cat Woman and Wonder Woman by offering a special leader board contest. Players will be able to compete for cash prizes during the leader board competition as well as earn instant prizes via special raffles. (04/05)

Ali Carter moves on in Championship amongst insults

Ali Carter and Judd Trump faced off in the Betfred World Championships to see who would move on to the quarter finals of the competition. The match was very heated and in a shocking turn of events, Carter was able to defeat Trump 13-12 on the final frame. (03/05)

Bingo Street launches new game for May

A new month has begun and to celebrate, online bingo site Bingo Street has launched a new online bingo game. The £2k May Queen event is ready to begin and players will have almost a week to sign up to try and win one of the prizes available. (03/05)

SC Woman leaves infant in car to play billiards

A Clover, South Carolina woman has been arrested after leaving her infant in the car while she went inside a pool hall to play billiards. The woman is eighteen year old Chelsea Ball and she decided to leave her seventeen month old child in the vehicle while she went inside West End Billiards. (03/05)

CrazyVegas Casino rewards player with nice progressive prize

CrazyVegas is known for being a popular Microgaming powered casino available online as they offer many different gaming options. The casino has a large selection of games for players to choose from and the progressive games are one of the more popular options. (03/05)

Carmen Electra signs deal with Pokerist

Pokerist is an online poker site that offers free play options for online poker fans. The site recently announced they have signed a deal with Carmen Electra, the former Playboy model. Carmen will be the face of the site for their version of the Texas poker game. (03/05)

Let It Ride Poker pays out for gambler

Let It Ride poker is a fun poker variant that does not get much time in the news. The game is an option for players who enjoy online poker games at their favorite online poker site as well as online casino. The game can also be played at land casinos and one lucky player of Pennsylvania earned a nice payday playing the game. (02/05)

Illegal Gambling Network Bust in New Jersey

The New Jersey police were busy over the weekend as they busted several people in connection with an alleged illegal gambling network that focused mainly on sports betting. Police arrested twelve people who were believed to be part of an underground group which conducted an illegal spinoff of the national lottery in the Dominican Republic. (02/05)

Betfair expects 2012 Olympic betting to be epic

Betfair is a large online gambling company that provides a variety of online gambling options. The site is known for their casino, poker room and sports betting options. The company is particularly known for sports betting options and they are expecting to see record numbers when it comes to the 2012 Olympics Sports Betting. (02/05)

$10 Freeroll at Rummy Royal

Gin rummy is a game that comes in many variants, which online rummy site Rummy Royal tries to offer. Rummy Royal has a long list of rummy games from the standard gin version to Kalooki and okei. The site has a long list of selections for multi player game play including special tournament options. The site is currently offering a special tournament for new players which should not be missed. (02/05)

New Video Poker game goes mobile

Apostek Software is a company that develops online gaming options including a long list of poker games. The company has created a large selection of poker games and they recently announced the addition of a new video poker gaming option. This option is titled World of Video Poker and is available on the iPhone, iPod touch and the iPad. This new addition can be played from anywhere and is a great option for those who want to practice their video poker skills before playing real money games. (02/05)

Susan Williams wins Arizona Women’s Billiard Tour Stop

The Arizona Women’s Billiard Tour stopped at Stinger’s Sports Bar and Grill located in Glendale, Arizona to host the second stop of the tour’s new season. The event took place on April 14th and 15th and it was Susan Williams who won the event. (01/05)

Stephen Hendry reaches quarter finals of World Championship

Snooker pros Stephen Hendry and John Higgins faced off recently in the World Championships and it was Hendry who came out on top. The event would be a close one and Higgins would fail to the winner as it was believed he would. (01/05)

SkyVegas launches new slot game

SkyVegas is an online casino that offers players many different gaming options including a long list of slot machine choices. The online casino recently announced they have launched one more new slot game titled Casper’s Mystery Mirror. The new game is a forty pay line slot game with five reels and based on everyone’s favorite friendly ghost, Casper! (01/05)

BetVictor Poker offering special bounty tournament this week

Online poker room BetVictor is planning on hosting a special bounty tournament today. The online tournament will be a bounty style and will feature two dart legends: Keith Deller and Adrian Lewis. Both players will participate in the tournament which will have a buy-in of €5. (01/05)

Titan Casino increase New Player Bonus

Titan Casino is a popular spot for online gamblers as it offers players a large selection of casino games. Players can enjoy blackjack, craps, poker and many other gambling options. Titan Poker is also a top choice for their bonus and promotions selection. Players at Titan Casino can now take advantage of a larger sign up bonus with the new changes at the casino. (01/05)

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