Gambling News
Gambling News - Archive 2012-07
WPBSA Believes Jogia Ban Shows Seriousness of Corruption Threats

Joe Jogia was recently banned from the game of snooker for two years as part of a suspicious betting case. The World Professional Snooker and Billiards Association handed down the ban and they are hoping the long ban will show how serious they are taking the threat of corruption of the game of snooker. (31/07)

2012 BCA Summit A Great Success

From July 18th to the 20th, the Renaissance Schaumburg Convention Center and Hotel in Schaumburg, Illinois hosted the Billiard Congress of America’s Summit 2012. The event, formerly known as the International Billiard & Home Recreation Expo, was a great success after ticket sales showed a large increase in attendance. (31/07)

32Red Casino Hosting Special Birthday Celebration

32Red Casino is celebrating their 10th anniversary in the online gambling industry this year and they are getting ready to offer players a special contest. The site is keeping the contest a secret and it will be released soon. The excitement is mounting and many players are logging on to the site in the hopes of finding out soon what 32Red will be offering. (31/07)

Party Poker No Longer Offering High Stakes Cash Games

High stakes cash game players will no longer be able to enjoy this option at online poker room Party Poker. The online poker room announced recently that they will no longer be offering this option. The site will only offer no limit hold’em cash games of $10/20 or less. (31/07)

Iowa casino under investigation for underage gambling

The Grand Falls Casino located in the state of Iowa is under investigation for underage gambling. Investigators of the Division of Criminal Investigation has found that employees of the Big and Rich band, which were underage, were on the casino floor, playing the game of blackjack. (31/07)

Roulette Gambler Loses Cash To Thief

Abednigo Lamola enjoyed a nice night at the roulette tables on July 7th at the Emperors Palace casino. The gambler played long into the night and won R135, 000 and because of his big win, the casino offered him a room for the night. The gambler decided to retire to his room at seven in the morning and a short time later, the player had lost all of his winnings. (30/07)

Records Set by North Carolina Lottery

With millions of people purchasing lottery tickets on a daily basis, it is no surprise that records are set. Whether it be from ticket sales, the amount won, or the amount contributed to state programs, lottery sales are constantly rising and setting new records. The North Carolina Lottery recently set records for their sales as well as contributions for 2012. Not only has the lottery set records in the lottery industry but they have also made over thirty people instant millionaires! (30/07)

Olympics Set To See Millions in Wagers

The 2012 Olympic Games are beginning this week and the sports betting industry is expecting to see betting skyrocket. There will be many different betting options from online sports books and sports gambling facilities around the world. (30/07)

Bet365 Bingo offering Special Competition

Online bingo site Bet365 is one of the top operators of online bingo available today. The brand has been involved in the gambling industry for many years and they provide nothing but the best online bingo options. The site recently announced that they are offering a special bingo contest from now until August 12th with thousands in prizes available. (30/07)

Playtech Pays Out Large Progressive Prizes

Playtech is a top provider of online gambling games and they recently saw two players earning large cash prizes. Playtech provides many different online gambling sites with a variety of games including the progressive jackpot games. Two slot players recently walked away with over £1 million in cash prizes. (30/07)

Liz Lovely Wins MissCues Tour Stop

On July 14th and 15th, 8-Ball Sports Bar & Billiards located in Columbus, Ohio hosted a $500 added event on the MissCues Regional Ladies 9-Ball Tour. The event saw only sixteen players competing and it was Liz Lovely who remained undefeated during the competition to earn the first place win. (27/07)

Ireland Betting Bill Leaves Out Poker

Many countries are starting to create new legislation that involves online gambling and the most recent country to do so is Ireland. Officials of the country created a new bill titled Betting (Amendment) Bill 2012 and they created new taxes for online gambling but did not include online poker. (27/07)

New Jersey Casino Employees Pickett Casino

Freedom of speech is a right that we all appreciate. One way to exercise this right is to picket. A union in the state of New Jersey has decided they do not like the way they have been treated so they set up their second picket in just two months this past week. (27/07)

888 Ladies Bingo Celebrating their Birthday This August

This August, online bingo site 888 Ladies Bingo will be turning fifteen. The online bingo room has been providing online bingo players with the best in bingo games, tournaments and contests for well over a decade and they are going to be offering their players special games and prizes in honor of their birthday. (27/07)

Taxi Driver Kills to support Gambling Addiction

Gambling addictions can become quite serious. So much so, that the addicted gambler will go to major extremes to be able to play their favorite games to get a thrill. One gambler from Southport recently was arrested after he killed two people to gamble. (27/07)

Victoria Gamblers Hooked on the Pokies

Gambling addiction specialists have announced that as many as 10,000 players are addicted to pokie gaming. The Victorian Gamblers Helpline has announced that the new figures show that this many people are seeking help for pokie addictions. (26/07)

Commerce Casino Adds New Baccarat Gaming Option

Commerce Casino has recently decided to take advantage of the baccarat offering by DEQ Systems Corp by installing ten new HawkTM Electronic Shoes on EZ Baccarat game. The casino has added the new option to their baccarat games to be able to offer the best in baccarat gaming to their players. (26/07)

Mohegan Sun adds Blackjack to their new club

The Mohegan Sun at Take Leffingwells has decided to open up a new lounge which is sure to bring in players. The new club is titled Vista Lounge at Wombi Rock and is set to debut at the end of July. The new club will offer a new nightlife option for residents of the area and the club will feature blackjack tables. (26/07)

Sky Vegas offering new Roulette Gaming Option

Sky Vegas has announced that they are now offering a great new roulette game for players to enjoy. The new game of Double Action Roulette has been added to the casino lobby this month and is ready for players to enjoy. The game offers double the excitement as players have the ability double their winnings. (26/07)

Olympic Themed Slot Game Released Just in Time For 2012 Games

The Olympic Games kick off this coming Friday and to celebrate, online software company Playtech, has decided to create a new slot game in the spirit of the games. the new game is titled Wild Game and is based on the Olympics but with animal athletes. (26/07)

Racetrack Owner Wants to offer gambling options

The owner of the Meadowlands is really interested in offering gambling options such as casino games. Jeff Gural, the owner of the Meadowlands Racetrack, would love to expand and offer the gambling options and would even be willing to pay a higher tax rate if the state would allow gambling options outside of Atlantic City. (25/07)

Social Casino Now Available Via Williams Interactive

Williams Interactive is a top online gambling provider of content as they design and develop custom gambling options. The group recently announced that they have launched a new social casino option for Facebook. The new option will be in beta launch and was branded like Jackpot Party. (25/07)

Poker Pack Network now offering more rake opportunities

This August, the Poker Pack Network is going to offer players the maximum in their rake returns. The network is hoping to bring players in by offering their regular players an awesome rake back opportunity. The entire month of August will offer player san opportunity to earn a minimum of €200 as well as €40 in cash, not to mention a special bonus worth €100. (25/07)

Karen Corr to be inducted into the Billiard Hall of Fame

It has now been announced that pool pro Karen Corr will be inducted into the Billiard Congress of America Hall of Fame. The pool pro will be inducted this year and she has been in the industry for over a decade. (25/07)

777 Jackpot at Rummy Royal

Rummy Royal is a great online gaming site which offers the best in gin rummy gaming options and variants. The site has a long list of rummy games as well as tournament options so players can enjoy the game of rummy at any time! One option the site provides is 777 Jackpot Rummy. (25/07)

Snooker Pro dating Actress

Ronnie O’Sullivan is one of the best snooker players in the business who has since started discussions to appear on a few different reality television shows. Apparently the acting bug has really kicked in because O’Sullivan is now dating Laila Rouass, the star of Footballer’s Wives and Strictly Come Dancing. (24/07)

Online Bingo Site Closes Down

With hundreds of online bingo sites available, many do not mange to remain open. Online bingo sites must gain a large player base quickly and continue to provide top online bingo options to remain in the industry. It was recently announced that online bingo site SpinWin Bingo has shut their doors after only being open for just a few short months. (24/07)

William Hill Mobile Offering Great Gaming Options

William Hill has long been a top provider of gambling options. From bingo to gambling and casino options, the gambling brand offers it all. The gaming provider recently decided to add a mobile options and players have continued to log on to the mobile casino in record numbers to be able to enjoy all the new gaming options. (24/07)

Large Group Arrested for Mahjong Gambling

In Asia, the game of mahjong is one of the most popular forms of gambling. Millions of players love the game and it comes in many forms, giving players many entertainment options. The game is most popular in tile form which is played on a game board in the country. Players have been known to become so addicted to the game that they make bad decisions, sometimes resulting in jail time or even death. (24/07)

California Woman Earns Jail Time for Baccarat Scheme

Yuli Eaton, age forty seven, has earned jail time after being caught up in a baccarat scheme involving Station Casinos. The gambler was sentenced to five months of house arrest as well as five months in prison for her part in a $1 million baccarat gambling scheme. (24/07)

Georgia Lottery Decides to Move Online

In the US, one of the main sources of gambling that is available in the majority of the state is the lottery. Players purchase tickets each and every day across the United States to try and be the next big winner. One state which offers lottery options is Georgia. The state has now announced they will soon be offering their tickets online for players to purchase. (23/07)

Casino Player Hits Large Slot Jackpot

Slots are one of the most popular gaming options at a land casino. Players have many different options when it comes to casino game play from the low prices for wagering to the various types of slot game play. From movies to television shows to characters and odd balls, slots come in many different forms. The Seminole Casino Hollywood, in Florida offers a nice selection of slot games and they recently announced that one player has earned a nice win from the Bally’s Super Touch Lotto game. (23/07)

Casino Player Hits Large Slot Jackpot

Slots are one of the most popular gaming options at a land casino. Players have many different options when it comes to casino game play from the low prices for wagering to the various types of slot game play. From movies to television shows to characters and odd balls, slots come in many different forms. The Seminole Casino Hollywood, in Florida offers a nice selection of slot games and they recently announced that one player has earned a nice win from the Bally’s Super Touch Lotto game. (23/07)

Hawaiian Man Earns Large Roulette Payday

Roulette is a favorite game for many gamblers. The game is very exciting, especially in land play, as you wait to see where the ball is going to land on the roulette wheel. Recently we came across an amazing story out of Las Vegas. Apparently a gambler was visiting from Hawaii and decided to wager a massive amount at the roulette table and ended up winning! (23/07)

Roxy Palace Casino Announces Video Poker Win

Roxy Palace Casino is a popular choice for online gamblers as it offers players a large selection of online casino games. The site recently announced a few big winners and instead of the normal slot gaming wins, this time the lucky players were enjoying the video poker options. (23/07)

Football Star Reveals Pokie Machine Addiction

Nathan Hindmarsh is the captain of the Old School Parramatta team and he recently released an autobiography about his life. In the book, Nathan revealed how he was addicted to pokie machines and spent six years of his life with the addiction as well as lost over $200,000. (20/07)

Monmouth Park to Launch Sports Betting

Dennis Drazin of Monmouth Park in New Jersey recently spoke with the Bergen Record and stated that he is hoping to offer sports betting options on both college sports and professional options. The racetrack will offer these options despite the legal ramifications. (20/07)

WCOOP Schedule Announced

The 2012 World Championship of Online Poker is quickly approaching and PokerStars has now announced the preliminary schedule for the series. The tournament series will run from September 2nd to the 23rd and sixty one events will take place. (20/07)

Red Hawk Casino launches mobile option

Mobile technology has advanced in many ways over the past few years but the most popular option is the many applications made available to owners. Applications come in many forms and one option that gamblers are really enjoying is online casino applications. Many online casinos and gambling sites have launched mobile applications for their gambling options so players can log on to their existing accounts and play their favorite games via their mobile device. (20/07)

888 Casino Launches New Sports Slot Options

888 Casino offers their players the best in online casino gambling. The site has a long list of gambling games available for players to choose from, like blackjack, poker, table games and more. The site recently announced that they will be celebrating the summer sports options such as the Olympics, Wimbledon and Euro 2012 by offering four new sports themed slot games that are all connected to progressive jackpots. (20/07)

Game of Mahjong Causing Divorce

The game of mahjong is very popular all across the world and has proven to be a very addictive game especially in the Asian community. The game has caused players to fight, become sick and even die because of marathon game play. It has now been released that the game is also the result of divorce for many couples. (19/07)

Snooker Fans Excited About Snooker Championships

The game of snooker remains a popular sport in the United Kingdom. Fans love to watch their favorite snooker players in action. Some of the best events take place in the United Kingdom and fans love to cheer on their favorite players as they fight to win some of the best titles in the industry. One such event is the World Snooker Championships. (19/07)

New Bingo Site Goes Live

Online bingo is one of the most popular forms of online gambling available today. Players love logging on to their favorite online bingo sites and playing bingo games while chatting it up with their online friends. It was recently announced that bingo players now have one more site to enjoy with the launch of new bingo room Zingo Bingo. (19/07)

BCA Decides to Rebrand Instructors Program

It was recently announced that the Billiard Congress of America has decided to change the name of their Instructor Program. The program will now be called the Professional Billiard Instructors Association and the change is part of a new marketing campaign for the program. (19/07)

Massachusetts Lottery Reclaims Lottery Tickets

$5 Double Platinum Payday lottery tickets have now been reclaimed by the Massachusetts Lottery after they found the tickets have errors. The ticket errors were created by the ticket vendor at the time of printing. The problems include duplicate tickets as well as the incorrect bundling of cads. (19/07)

Online Poker Room Files Dismissal of Charges

Just last week, online poker room PokerStars filed a motion in court to see the civil charges against them dismissed. Several of the company’s subsidiaries were served with civil charges just last year from the Department of Justice in the United States. (18/07)

Online Gambling Operators Get Ready for German Market

Online gambling has opened up in the German market and seven operators have now been given licenses to operate in the country. The operators are now getting ready to set up shop in Germany and offer their many gambling games for the players to enjoy. (18/07)

Police Officer pleads guilty to sports betting

In the United States, every state has their individual rules and regulations on gambling. Some states offer a great deal of gambling options like Nevada and New Jersey, while other states do not have any gambling options. The states that offer less gambling activities are the states that have the most problems with illegal activities. (18/07)

CoolCat Casino launches new Roulette game

Online casino CoolCat has decided to launch a new roulette game that players are sure to enjoy. The new game is a multi player style and is similar to a French style roulette game. The game is sure to be a hit at the online casino since players have the ability to have a unique experience against other online players. (18/07)

32Red Casino Launches New Dark Knight Game

32Red Casino is one of the most popular online casinos available today. The online casino is a top provider of online gambling games and they are constantly providing their players with new and exciting games to enjoy. The online casino recently announced they have added a new slot game based on the popular Batman movie franchise The Dark Knight. (18/07)

Virginia Lottery Player Wins Lottery Prize Twice

Lottery players dream of winning a large lottery prize but imagine winning the lottery more than once! It would be amazing and that is exactly what happened to a lucky player in the state of Virginia. The lucky player managed to win the lottery twice in just three months! (17/07)

EnsenaSoft Launches New Mahjong App

EnsensaSoft is a top software development company that is independent and creates various types of games for players to enjoy. The company recently announced that they have published a new application for a Windows 8 Release Preview and the new game available via the app is a new version of Mahjong. (17/07)

U.S Open Announces Seeding

U.S. Open tournament directors have announced that they have decided it is time to increase the number of seeded players in the event to sixty four. The group will be using the combined list of WPA, BCA and ABP to figure out the sixty four seeded players. The group stated that are away that many players will be duplicated on most of the lists and they will determine the ranking when the list comes out by starting with the top seed and finishing with the 64th player. (17/07)

Barry Hawkins Wins Australia Goldfields Open

The Australia Goldfields Open has finished up and snooker pro Barry Hawkins has won the event. The snooker pro defeated Peter Ebdon in the final 5-3, earning four consecutive 50+ breaks to earn the first place win. (17/07)

Shuffle Master Still Involved in Baccarat Dispute

Shuffle Master Inc and LT Game International Ltd are still in disputes over an Asian baccarat game. The fight is heating up as Lt Game International Ltd filed a suit this past week against Shuffle Master stating that the company has attempted to undermine the business prospects of LT Game. (17/07)

EuroGrand Offering Extra Comp Points This Month

Online casino EuroGrand is a top online casino for online gamblers. The casino offers a wide selection of games and features which players take advantage of on a regular basis. Currently, the online casino is offering players a great opportunity to earn double comp points. Players can log on and begin earning extra points today to be able to earn exclusive rewards! (16/07)

Georgia Police Still Fighting Video Poker Machines

For the past ten years, police in the state of Georgia have been fighting video poker machines. The machines are not legal in the state if players earn cash or prizes from playing them, but that does not stop people from offering the games for entertainment purposes. Just recently, police in Forest Park raided a gas station and took down video poker machines as part of an ongoing investigation involving illegal video poker machines. (16/07)

Jackpotjoy Bingo Option Becoming Quite Popular

Online bingo site Jackpotjoy is a popular destination for online bingo players as they offer the best in online bingo games. The site has many different options for players to choose from, one of which is Bingo Royale. The new bonus option has become very popular at the online bingo site and players continue to log on to enjoy this great feature. (16/07)

Pokie Player Steals From Employer to Fund Habit

An avid pokie player has been sentenced to at least two years in jail for taking over $800,000 from her employer to fund her gambling habit. The player, Leanne Michelle Scott, recently plead guilty in Adelaide Magistrates Court to forty one counts of theft. The gambler admitted to stealing from two of her employers to play the pokies for over seven years. (16/07)

Kerching Casino Launches New Slot Game

Kerching Casino is an online casino that offers a wide variety of slot gaming options. The online casino has a long list of slot games and that list just got longer as Kerching has announced they have now launched Monopoly Plus, a five reel, thirty pay line game to their site. (16/07)

Josh Roberts Remains Undefeated to win Billiard Tournament

The Great Southern Billiard Tour stopped at Myrtle Beach’s Shore Thing Bar & Billiards to host a $1,500 added billiard tournament and fifty two players registered to compete in the event. The tournament took place on July 7th and 8th and in the end it was Josh Roberts who remained undefeated to win the event. (13/07)

Ronnie O’Sullivan Taking Break From Snooker To Dance

Ronnie O’Sullivan has decided to take a break from the game of snooker to enjoy a little dancing. The snooker pro will be replacing the snooker cue for dancing shoes as he appears on the show Strictly Come Dancing. The snooker pro is in advanced negotiations to dance on the popular show and says he will be taking a break from snooker on an indefinite basis. (13/07)

EA Launches New Poker Mobile Application

Electronic Arts, known as EA, is a top video game developer who recently announced they have launched a new branded mobile application for poker players. The new application was created in a partnership with Caesars Interactive Entertainment and is patterned after the World Series of Poker. (13/07)

Red Flush Casino Rewards Players Handsomely

Online casino Red Flush has announced that they have handed out a ton of cash to slot game players at their site. After handing out close to $50,000 in cash prize to a lucky Mega Moolah player, the casino announced they continued to reward over forty other players with a ton of cash prizes. (13/07)

Bulldog777 Casino Has Launched Live Dealer Games

Online casino players will now be able to enjoy their favorite table games in live dealer form at Bulldog777 Casino thanks to Microgaming. The online software company has partner with the online casino to offer their Diamond Edition suite of live dealer games which includes a large selection of table gaming options. (13/07)

Mahjong Time to Host Mahjong Tournament

Mahjong Time is a top provider of online mahjong gaming options and the company recently announced they have partnered with Mah Jongg Madness to provide an online mahjong tournament for players to enjoy. The two will be pairing up to host an officially sanctioned Global Mahjong Tournament Master Points event. (12/07)

Canadian Online Casino Decides to Release Roulette Ebook

Maple Casino is an online casino based in Canada that offers players in the area nice casino gaming options. The casino has recently announced that they have released a new ebook which will teach players how to play the game of roulette. The casino wants players to be comfortable with all of the games they offer and this is one way to teach players the game of roulette. (12/07)

Fabulous Bingo Offering Great Makeovers

Online bingo site Fabulous Bingo has announced that they are offering their players a unique option. Players will now be able to participate in prize drawings till the end of the month to try and earn a nice unique prize. (12/07)

University Profile Shows Most Australian Gamblers are addicted to Pokies

The Flinders University School of Medicine recently conducted a profile study of problem gamblers. The study found that four out of five problem gamblers in the South Australia area are addicted to the pokie machines. These numbers are surprising since online gambling and sports betting have grown in the area. (12/07)

Casino Pulp Now Available for Mac Users

Online casino players can now enjoy Casino Pulp with their Mac systems now that the online casino has launched a new version of their casino. The online casino wanted to make their games available to every player and adding the Mac option was a great way to do so. (12/07)

Bovada Casino hosting special Video Poker Contest

Top online casino provider Bovada has announced they are currently offering a special video poker contest. Each Wednesday until August 8th players will be able to participate in a special contest titled Video Poker Wednesday. This contest will offer players an opportunity to earn bonuses. (11/07)

Seven People try to Scam New Ohio Casino

Casinos encounter cheaters all of the time and a few cheaters decided to hit up a new casino in the state of Ohio but were caught in the act. The Horseshoe casino located in Cleveland just opened back in May and they have already found seven people trying to cheat at the table gaming options. (11/07)

Gala Bingo to change software platforms

Online gambling sites are constantly updating their sites and many times and updates involve a brand moving to a different software platform. Gala Bingo is the latest online gambling site to announce that they are moving to a different software platform. The online bingo site will now be powered by Virtue Fusion. (11/07)

Japan Resident Wins Baccarat Challenge

The Tinian Dynasty Hotel and Casino hosted the 4th Baccarat Challenge this past weekend and the winner of the event was a baccarat player from Japan. Nishikido Shigeru was able to outlast the competition to take down the first place finish. (11/07)

Iowa Lottery Reveals Winners of $241 Million Prize

The Powerball jackpot was hit in the state of Iowa last month for a whooping $241 million. This was the largest win in the history of the Iowa Lottery and officials have now come forward to reveal the names of the group that won the large prize. (11/07)

Nebraska Town Searching for Keno Operator

The game of keno is a very popular lottery option. The game is a lottery style game that players can win large jackpots on. Players love to simply choose their numbers and then wait to see if they are able to match the drawn numbers. The city of York in Nebraska is getting ready to offer the game of keno and to do so they need to choose a keno operator. (10/07)

Online Casino launches new poker option

Olympic Online Casino recently announced that they are now offering a new poker option titled Speed Hold’em. The new option is available from the iPoker Network, which is what Olympic operates on. The online casino now offers Speed Hold’em for Texas Hold’em poker options and players will be able to play even more poker than ever before. (10/07)

Neil Robertson wants Goldfields Open Win

The Goldfields Open is set to begin very soon and snooker pros are hoping to be the next big winner, especially Neil Robertson. Robertson has won major snooker events in the past including the Masters earlier this year. However, he wants to claim the Goldfields Open title as his own. Robertson commented recently in the press that he wants not only the title but also the large $435,000 cash prize. (10/07)

International Billiards Tournament to change Venues

The U.S. Open 9-Ball Championships has taken place in Chesapeake for almost two decades and now the event is set to move to Virginia Beach. Barry Behrman is the promoter of the event and he has decided to change venues after his relationship with city officials became difficult. (10/07)

Bet365 Offering Marvel Bonus Option

Marvel Comics are possibly the most popular comic book franchise in the world. The characters such as Iron Man and X-Men are some of the most recognizable characters in the world. This is why many online software gaming companies have created slot games based on the Marvel Comic books. In just a few days, online casino Bet365 will be hosting a special bonus opportunity for players to take advantage of in honor of the Marvel company. (10/07)

Mahjong Logic Signs Yet another Licensee

Mahjong Logic is a top provider of peer to peer online mahjong software solutions. The company has been able to grow considerably over the past few years as they continue to sign new licensees to their label. The site recently announced they have now signed King58 as their latest partnering project. (09/07)

Omni Casino to host Video Poker Tournament

Omni Casino is a popular online casino that is known for their tournament offerings. The online casino is constantly hosting different tournaments with a variety of casino games and the casino will now be hosting a special video poker tournament this coming week. (09/07)

Sparkling Bingo offering Special Birthday Bingo Bonuses

Online bingo is one of the most popular forms of online gambling. Players love to be able to log on to their favorite online bingo site and play alongside their friends. Players can chat while playing their favorite games, which makes the experience even more entertaining. Sparkling Bingo is one option that players can enjoy and the site is now celebrating their fifth birthday. (09/07)

New Mobile Option Available at Online Casino

Mobile gambling is quickly becoming the most popular choice for gamblers. Players can easily access their favorite casinos via their mobile site and then play their favorite games. Online casino, Casino, has decided to launch a new mobile version of their online casino for players to enjoy. (09/07)

Casino Gambler Goes On Long Winning Spree

Online player Gloria H. was enjoying the many games available at Slotastic Casino when she decided to cash out. The player had earned a nice chunk of change and was ready to not press her luck, but at the last moment she decided to cancel her withdrawal. Because of the cancellation, the gambler continued to play at the casino and managed to win almost $100,000! (09/07)

Star Casino to Stop Blackjack and other Promotions

The Star casino has been using certain tactics to bring in patrons to their casino. The casino has now decided to stop using these tactics after the state gambling board has begun investigating their methods, according to the Sun-Herald. (06/07)

Online Bingo Player Puts Win to Good Use

Jackpotjoy is a favorite online bingo site for many online gamblers. The site is based in the UK and thousands of players log on each day to enjoy the online bingo site. Jackpotjoy has a large selection of bingo games and tournaments and they are always handing out nice jackpot prizes. The site recently announced that one of their winners is putting her new cash to good use. (06/07)

Residents of Same California County Win Large Lottery Prize

During a one week time period, two residents of Alameda County in the state of California have won a nice lottery prize. One of the players was extremely lucky and earned a lottery prize of $2 million from the Set for Life game. (06/07)

Single Ladies looking for mahjong players

Most single women looking for a man want a nice guy that is funny and moderately good-looking. However, a group of women from the Sichuan province are looking for another type of attribute, the love of mahjong. Thirty six businesswomen, all of whom are quite rich, are now looking for a few good men who can put up with mahjong game play. (06/07)

Delaware to offer online poker

The state of Delaware is now the second state in the United states to sign an online gambling bill into law. The governor of the state, Jack Markell, signed the Gaming Competitiveness Act into law just a few days ago just hours after it was passed in the state senate. (05/07)

Platinum Play launches new pokies

Platinum Play is an Australian online casino that offers players exciting new casino games. The site is constantly adding to their list of available online casino games and they recently announced that they have added yet another game for players to enjoy. (05/07)

Red Flush Casino Player Wins Big

Red Flush Casino is a top choice for online gamblers. The site has a large selection of online casino games from progressive jackpots to table games. The site recently announced that the Mega Moolah Progressive Jackpot was hit by one lucky player, sending them a very large cash prize! (05/07)

Pakistan to send snooker players to China

The Pakistan Billiards & Snooker Association has now received funds from the Sindh government to be able to send snooker players to the World Under-21 Snooker Championship in Wu Xi, China. The event will take place from July 14th to the 22nd and the association has chosen which players they would like to send. (05/07)

Cary Coss Wins National Singles Championship

Cary Cass is a pool player who enjoys the game but does not play it professionally. The player decided to compete in the American Poolplayers Association National Singles Association and was able to outlast the field of 478 players to earn the first place win. (05/07)

Bet365 Bingo rewards player with large prize

Just last week, online bingo site 365Bingo rewarded one lucky player with a very large online bingo prize. The online bingo site offers a large selection of online bingo games as well as tournaments and other options. The online bingo winner was able to make a small deposit to win a very large cash prize! (04/07)

Sterling Asset Management Second Annual Kingston International Backgammon Tournament Results

The Sterling Asset Management Second Annual Kingston International Backgammon Tournament finished up last weekend and it was Alastair Macbeath who earned the first place win. Macbeath was able to defeat Bruce Levy in the finals to earn the $300,000 first place prize. (04/07)

Playtech Partners with Paddy Power for Gaming Launch

Online software developer Playtech has decided to team up with online casino Paddy Power to provide mobile casino games for the online casino’s mobile gambling offering. Paddy Power players will now have access to a great line up of casino games for their mobile device. (04/07)

Queens Bookmaker Charged in Illegal Sports Betting Ring

Charles Cicalo is a bookmaker who has now admitted to being part of a high end illegal sports betting operation. The group operated in Queens County to Nevada and even in parts of Florida as well as Costa Rica. The group would use sports betting sites to manage several gambling accounts. The money in the accounts was collected and then distributed to partners in the US. (04/07)

Income Program Bans Participants from Pokies

Pokie players in the Adelaide community will no longer be able to enjoy the game if they are part of a new income management pilot program. Almost 1,000 families have signed up for the program which was created to ensure that children earn proper care. The benefits from the program are supposed to go toward the children in the household, not extra likes gambling, alcohol and cigarettes. (04/07)

Warren Billiards Team Wins International Pool Championships

A Warren women’s billiards team decided to take on the VNEA’s 32nd Annual International Pool Championships just a few days ago and they ended up earning the title win. The women’s team was created with a group of friends and they began to see great success which allowed them to enter in the tournament. (03/07)

Pam Anderson launches new Facebook Poker App

Facebook is the most popular online social networking site available today and billions of users have created accounts on the site. Facebook is not only known for their networking but also for their gaming options. Many different casino style games have been popping up on the site and Pamela Anderson is the latest to join in on the casino gaming trend. (03/07)

CryptoLogic signs deal with online casino

CryptoLogic is a top provider of online gambling games and many companies seek to work with the top rated group. The company recently signed a new agreement with online casino operator Betsson, to provide the company with a large suite of gaming options. (03/07)

WPBSA Responds to O’Sullivan’s Wildcard Comments

Ronnie O’Sullivan, a top snooker pro, took to a social networking site to state that he would like to play in the 2012 Shanghai Masters. O’Sullivan commented that he has yet to sign his new tour contract as he thinks it is too restrictive, so he plans on competing in the event as a wildcard. However, the World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association have other ideas. (03/07)

Betsson Player Wins Mega Fortune Progressive Jackpot Prize

Online gambling site Betsson has made one player very rich. The online gaming site offers player smany different gambling options, one of which is progressive gaming options. The site recently announced that one lucky player is now €3.1 million richer after winning the progressive jackpot tied to the Mega Fortune progressive game. (03/07)

Hollywood Casino Columbus Begins Dealer School

With many new casinos popping up in the United States, the need for table game dealers has increased. A table game dealer position can pay quite well; so many people try to land a job at the new casinos. The Hollywood Casino Columbus’ is one such casino that is going to be in need of new dealers. The casino recently started their new dealer school and many students have begun to learn the ways of the table games in the hopes of earning a position. (02/07)

City Official Fired and Fined for Mahjong Gambling

In Asia, the game of mahjong can get people into trouble. The game is played in a board style fashion with tiles and the game has been popular in the area for centuries. Players can quickly become addicted to the game and make poor decisions in the process. This is exactly what happened to one city official in Meizhou City of the Guangdong province. (02/07)

Lucky Player Wins Large Jackpot at Bingo Site

Online bingo is a popular choice for online gamblers. Thousands of players log on each day to various online bingo sites to enjoy the various bingo games and hopefully win a nice jackpot prize. One site that offers a nice selection of online bingo games is Jackpotjoy. The online bingo site is constantly rewarding players with nice jackpot prizes and the site recently announced that one player has won her third jackpot at the online bingo site! (02/07)

Keno Pays Out Well for Rockhampton Man

A fifty five year old man from Rockhampton is celebrating two keno wins after an exciting weekend at the Brunswick Hotel. The man, who wishes to remain anonymous, won not one, but two keno prizes just a few days ago. (02/07)

New Roulette Game Launched by 888 Casino

888 Casino has been busy launching new casino gaming applications for mobile devices and the latest launch is for the iPad. The online gaming company had launched a roulette application for Android users to great success so they now are offering a similar option for iPad users. (02/07)

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