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Gambling News - Archive 2012-09
Microgaming Releases New Halloween Themed Slot Games

Microgaming has been very busy as of late creating new slot games just in time for the Halloween season. Players will be excited to hear that the top online software developer has created two new downloadable slot games as well as two flash games which have perfect themes for the Halloween season! (28/09)

$202 Million Lottery Winner Still a Mystery

Just a couple days ago, a player from Des Moines was able to win $202 million from one Powerball ticket. The ticket was purchased in Bondurant at a local convenience store and as of yet, no one has come forward to claim the prize. (28/09)

Everest Poker Launches New Summit Points Campaign

Online poker room Everest Poker has launched a new Summit Points campaign which will see players earning great rewards! The online poker room is inviting their VIP players to compete in the Cash Dash Summit Points campaign which will kick off this Monday! (27/09)

Bingo Australia Offering Fiji Trip

Online bingo site, Bingo Australia, is currently offering their bingo players an opportunity to win a fantastic trip to Fiji! The lucky winner will be whisked away to the South Paradise Island when they win the trip or they can choose to take AUD$2,000 in cash! (27/09)

Mini Baccarat Winners Win Court Dispute

Fourteen Chinese gamblers will soon be paid their winnings after the Superior Court of New Jersey ruled in their favor. The players were denied their winnings after the casino accused the players of cheating. However, the incident proved to be the fault of unshuffled cards and the casino must now pay the players over $1.5 million. (26/09)

Newburyport Woman Steals Keno Funds

Over $21,000 was found missing from private clubs in Newburyport after a local bartender was accused of stealing the money with the game of keno. Apparently, Darcy Donahue was stealing from private clubs for many years by playing the game of keno without paying for the games. The bartender reached a plea agreement with prosecutors and was narrowly able to miss years in jail. (26/09)

Sky Vegas adds Multiball Roulette Game

Online casino Sky Vegas has launched a new game for players to enjoy that is in the category of the game of roulette. The new Multiball Roulette game is now available and was launched at Sky Vegas by developer Novomatic. The new game is now available in the lobby off Sky Vegas and players will be able to earn great prizes while enjoying the game. (25/09)

Lottery Ticket Thief Still On Lose

The lottery is a past time that millions of people enjoy. Players love being able to purchase as many tickets as they wish and then hope and pray that one of them is the big winner! However, some people look for the easy way out, such as scamming or stealing lottery tickets. Players will go to great lengths to be able to win the lottery without paying for it! This is exactly what happened in Camden over the weekend. (25/09)

John Higgins Wins Shanghai Masters

John Higgins is a top snooker pro that has seen highs and lows in the game of snooker. The pro has battled World Snooker as well as fellow pros to remain one of the top competitors in the industry. The snooker pro recently took down the Shanghai Masters, which was his first title win since the 2011 World Championship final. (24/09)

Lone Star Billiards Tour coming to Dallas

The Lone Star Billiards Tour is getting ready to stop in Dallas, Texas to host a two day, 9-ball event. The event will have three divisions and will take place on October 13th. Hawley’s Billiards will play host to the fifth stop on the tour this year and players are very excited about this decision. (24/09)

Bet365 Bingo Celebrating Music and Bingo

Online bingo site Bet365 has launched a new bingo contest that is sure to be a big hit with players. The site is now offering Bingo Four Tunes, a new contest which sees bingo players partnering up to form a band to try and make it to the top of the bingo charts! (21/09)

New Sportsbetting Site opens up in Peru

Gambling fans in Peru now have an opportunity to enjoy sportsbetting options thanks to Offside Gaming. The sportsbook technology provider has now launched a new sportsbetting site in Peru called Inkabet. The new site will give residents in the area the opportunity to enjoy the latest in sportsbetting and gambling options. (21/09)

Online Casino Gives Away Kindle Prizes

Grand Parker Casino recently rewarded a few of their players with fantastic prizes. The online casino wanted to give players a chance to win an Amazon Kindle Touch e-reader as a thank you for depositing at their online casino for the first time. The special contest saw four lucky players earning a Kindle for participating. (20/09)

Slotastic Launches new Hairway to Heaven Slot Game

Slot fans are going to love the new game that has been released by Slotastic. Hairway to Heaven is the latest slot game to be released by Real Time Gaming and launched on Slotastic. The game features the famous fairy tale Rapunzel and has five reels and fifty pay lines. (20/09)

Mahjong Players Arrested for Illegal Gambling Operation

It seems as though every few weeks, an illegal gambling den is busted in Asia. A large percentage of the time, the illegal facilities will offer the game of mahjong for players to enjoy, since mahjong is a popular Asian gambling game. Just recently, nine people were arrested for running and participating in an illegal gambling den operation. The gambling den had been able to last because the group passed themselves off as an association. (19/09)

$250,000 Lottery Ticket Remains Unclaimed

Winning the lottery is the dream of many people all over the world. Wouldn’t it be lovely to play the lottery and win enough money to set you up for life? This is what most people dream of but is never really a reality. However, some players miss out on life-changing amounts of money from the lottery because they lose their lottery tickets or they forget to check the stubs. This is exactly what could happen to a $250,000 winner in Timonium. (19/09)

Bingo3x Offering Slots Tournament

Online bingo site 3X has announced they are offering a special competition for the next few days. Online slot game Wu-Shi Lion Dance will have a special cash prize of over $1,000 up for grabs and players will be able to earn the cash from now until the 23rd of September. (18/09)

Arkansas Bets Refunded by SportsBettingOnline

SportsBettingOnline is a sportsbook that is available online and offers a wide variety of sports betting options. The online sports book has announced that they are going to be refunding all losing wagers for the Arkansas and University of Louisiana Monroe college football game. The game saw the heavily favored University of Arkansas lose the game to Monroe 34 to 31. (18/09)

Royal Vegas Casino Celebrates Fashion Week

Fashion is being celebrated this month in major cities around the world including London and New York, and online casino, Royal Vegas is getting in on the fashion action. The online casino is hosting a special Fashion Like A Slots Star contest which is giving away over $30,000 in prizes! (17/09)

Costa Bingo offering special from Amazon

Online bingo players will be excited to hear that Costa Bingo is currently offering their players a great deal. The site has created an opportunity for their players to earn a voucher for the Amazon site worth up to £200. This is a great way for players to enjoy their favorite bingo games online and have the opportunity to win extra cash. (17/09)

Slotland Announces Large Progressive Slot Winner

Online casino Slotland, is a top spot for players who enjoy casino games, especially slot gaming options. the casino offers a wide selection of slot games, including progressive jackpots, and the site recently announced that they have paid out a progressive jackpot worth just over $189,000! (14/09)

Sparkling Bingo offering new bingo options

Online bingo room Sparkling Bingo has recently revamped their site and players have a new online bingo room to enjoy as well as new games and prizes. The online bingo room is celebrating the new room by offering several new options for the month of September. (14/09)

David Benyamine joins ISPT

The International Stadiums Poker Tour has been very busy adding top poker pros as ambassadors for their tour. The tour first added Sam Trickett and Michael Mizrachi, who were soon followed by Liz Lieu. Now the tour has added David Benyamine as an ambassador to the tour. (13/09)

Mahjong Game Gets Heated

The game of mahjong is one that many players take very seriously. Games are always fun but the game of mahjong is one that players can fight over and even die for. Players tend to quickly become addicted to the game and then take their game play a bit too far. Recently, a player in Singapore was arrested because he had thrown his mahjong table out of his flat. (13/09)

New TV Campaign for Gala Bingo

Gala Bingo is a popular online bingo site that has provided the best in online bingo entertainment for many years. The site has just announced that they are now launching a new TV featuring Peter Andre, popular pop singer and reality television star. The new campaign is titled Win Win Bingo and is celebrating the multi million pound makeover at the site. (12/09)

Cincinnati Casino Accepting Job Applications

Just last week, the Horseshoe Casino in Cincinnati, Ohio opened up their web site to accept job applications. The casino is looking to hire seven hundred and fifty card dealer and other table game positions and continue to accept applications until September 16th. (12/09)

Illinois Lottery Launches New Lottery Game

The lottery is a popular gambling option for millions of people all over the world. Most every nation offers some type of lottery game and players take advantage of it. Every one dreams of becoming an instant millionaire as it can change your life forever. In the United States, several states offer connected lotteries as well as individual state lottery games. The state of Illinois has a lottery option and they recently announced they have added a new game for players to enjoy. (11/09)

Predator Teams Up With Dragon Promotions Pro Classic

The world’s top cue brand in the billiards industry is Predator and they have been named, again, as the official cue for the Dragon Promotions Pro Classic. The event is a Dragon Promotions production and will be hosted by Emerald Billiards on October 16th in the state of Louisiana. The event will continue through October 20th and offer a open pro event in both 9-ball and 10-ball tournaments. (11/09)

Texas Woman Wins Big at Louisiana Casino

Rhonda Alvarez was visiting Lake Charles, LA during Labor Day Weekend to enjoy the L’Auberge du Lac Casino. Alvarez is from Texas and was visiting the casino with her husband when she won over $1.2 million! An amazing win that took place on just one slot game! (10/09)

California Casino Attempting Guinness World Record

Viejas Casino, located in southern California, is going to be attempting to set a new Guinness World Record on September 13th. The casino is aiming to break the world record for the World’s Largest Blackjack Table. The attempt will take place during the casino’s 21st anniversary. (10/09)

New Sports Casino Launches on Facebook

Facebook is the most popular social networking site and one reason why the site is so popular is because of the gaming options available. There are hundreds if not thousands of games that members can choose from and one category that is picking up interest is gambling. Facebook now has a new gambling option with a new Sports Casino from RocketPlay. (07/09)

Bingo Added to Double Down Casino

Double Down Casino is a popular choice for gamblers who enjoy playing free-play online casino games. the site offers a large selection of casino games and Double Down Casino has just announced that they are now offering online bingo games. International Game Technology has now added their bingo options to the online casino. (07/09)

Intertops Poker Kicking Up Poker Action This Weekend

This weekend, online poker room Intertops Poker is going to be offering players extra tournament action. The online poker room has announced they will now be offering two extra Europe Calling tournaments for their European players to enjoy. (06/09)

All Slots Casino Stops Live Dealer Gaming Options

Live dealer games are quickly becoming the most popular choice for online gamblers. Players love being able to play their favorite games and have the feeling of being in a live casino. Many of the live dealer options use live footage or other options so players are playing along with the casino. Online casino All Slots decided to add the live dealer gaming options last year and have now announced that they will be withdrawing the games from their options. (06/09)

Snooker Star Makes Visit To Benefit Children in Need

Jimmy White is a popular and well known snooker veteran that works hard at the game as well as in life. The snooker pro recently made a stop at the Newcastle Snooker Centre to help children who have special needs. The club in located in Fenham and White competed in a nine frame exhibition match to raise money for the children. (05/09)

Sports Betting Pro Suing Several Gamblers for Death Threats

William Walters is known in certain circles as a sports betting legend. The pro has now taken to the courts a case in which is suing several bettors because they sent him death threats. The players took this action because they lost tens of thousands of dollars for taking betting tips from men who claimed, falsely, that they were affiliated with Walters. (05/09)

Dream Bingo Offering Major Giveaway

Online bingo site, Dream Bingo has announced they are offering a Monster Giveaway. The online bingo site will be offering major prizes in all three of their 90 ball bingo games. Each room will give players an opportunity to win a great prize. (04/09)

Virgin Casino Announces Big Win

Virgin Casino has announced that one of their players has a slot jackpot worth over £50,000. The lucky player was from England and was playing the 100,000 Pyramid video slot game when the large jackpot was won. (04/09)

Taking A Break To Enjoy Labor Day

In the United States, today is Labor Day. A day when most people are allowed to take a break from work duties and enjoy a day off! Many people will be cooking out and enjoying time with their families and some will even hit the felt for a few rounds of poker in home games. Whatever you are doing today, I hope you enjoy it! We will be back tomorrow with even more news from the world of gambling! (03/09)

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