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Gambling News - Archive 2012-10
Celebrating Halloween!!

Today we are taking a short break to celebrate Halloween! The day when we all dress up as our favorite character from television or the movies, or the classic spooky ghost or witch! Let's all have fun today as we Trick or Treat and scare each other! Even take the time to visit your favorite online casino or gambling site as they are sure to be offering special games and promotions to celebrate the holiday! (31/10)

New York Man Wins $1 Million Lottery Prize

Everyone who plays the lottery dreams of winning a million dollar prize. This dream is now a reality for one New York man after a stop for a few groceries resulted in a large lottery win. Richard Watkins Jr., stopped at a local market in Wellsville and decided to play the lottery on a whim on September 26th, only to find that he won $1 million! (30/10)

Omaha Man Wins Large Keno Jackpot

The game of keno is a popular lottery style game that can be found in restaurants and bars around the United States. The game is easy to play and takes only a few minutes before a winner is announced. The game is also affordable to play and pays out handsomely, just ask Scott Chrastil of Omaha! Scott was playing the game just a few days ago at a local bar when he won just over $127,000! (30/10)

Mobile Casino App Updated by All Slots Casino

All Slots Casino has announced they are keeping up with today’s technology by updating their mobile gambling application. The online casino has already upgraded their mobile gaming option and players can now enjoy a wide range of high definition games from their tablet or Smartphone. (26/10)

Bet365 Poker Helping Players Improve Their Game

Every new player wants to be able to improve their card game but many do not know the proper steps to take to learn exactly how to play the game. Online poker room, Bet365 Poker, is currently helping players improve their poker game by launching a new application. The new application is title Bet365 PokerPal and will give players the facts and figures they need to make the right decisions during a game of poker. (26/10)

Roulette and Blackjack Released by Betsoft Gaming

Online gaming creator, Betsoft Gaming, has announced they are now offering the game of roulette and blackjack for mobile devices. Players will now be able to enjoy these classic games on the go, no matter where they are headed! (25/10)

RedBus Bingo Offering Special Halloween Game

RedBus Bingo, like many other online bingo sites, will be hosting a special bingo game on Halloween night. Players will be able to compete for special prizes after they are done enjoying the special spooky night! The special game is titled the (25/10)

Boyle Games Announces Halloween Slot Event

Boyle Games has announced they are offering a special Halloween event for players who enjoy the real money games. A special contest has been launched which will see twenty players earning cash and prizes for competing. (24/10)

NFL Microsite Launched by Betdaq

Betdaq, a top online betting exchange, has announced they have now launched a new microsite which will offer NFL fans the best information on NFL games. Players will be able to log on to the microsite each and every week to check out what betting options are available for the National Football League. (24/10)

Inaugural World Championship Launched by Mahjong Logic

Mahjong Logic is a top provider of peer to peer mahjong software options for online gambling providers. The group has been very busy as of late, signing new companies as licensees for mahjong products and now the group has announced they are working on yet another project. Mahjong Logic has announced that they are now getting ready for their inaugural World Championship of Online Mahjong which will take place starting this November. (23/10)

Tombola Bingo Announces Two £10K Winners

Online Bingo site, Tombola Bingo has been a top choice for gamblers for many years now. The site has offered players a great gaming selection for many years and continues to provide great options for game play such as tournaments and jackpot options. The site recently announced that they have rewarded two nice jackpots to two different players, both of which were worth £10,000! (23/10)

NCAA Pulls Out of New Jersey

The state of New Jersey recently announced that they will be handing out licenses for sports betting as of January 2013. Because of this statement, the NCAA has made a strong statement of their own. The governing body of college sports has announced that they are pulling the hosting rights for five NCAA championship events which were supposed to take place in the state during 2013. (22/10)

Grande Vegas Casino Player Wins Big

A player named Gilles R. is the most recent winner at online casino Grande Vegas and the player was able to win a very large jackpot of $260,000! The player was enjoying the Triple Twister game at the casino when several large and small jackpots were won to total the massive amount. (22/10)

Sky Poker Launches New Priority Club

Sky Poker has announced that the site is now offering a new Priority Club for their players. The new option will be instantly available to players so they will be able to take advantage of special promotions as well as offers, deals and competitions. (19/10)

Moby Duck Slot Game Launches at Lucky Club Casino

Online casino Lucky Club is a top choice for online gamblers. The site has a nice selection of online casino games and players will be excited to hear that the site now has a new game for players to enjoy. The online casino has now launched the Moby Duck slot game, which was created by NuWorks Gaming. (19/10)

OB Cues Official Sponsor of Three Special ESPN Events

ESPN will be hosting three special billiard events next week and it was announced the OB Cues will be the official cue for the events. ESPN will be hosting the International Challenge of Champions, the International Tournament of Champions and the World Cup of Trick Shots next week and all the cues used in the event will be provided by OB Cues. (18/10)

Premier League Cancelled Due to Lee’s Suspension

Stephen Lee was suspended from World Snooker play last week after World Snooker decided to open an investigation on the pro. Lee was supposed to play mark Allen at the Premier League but now the event was not going to be able to take place. Since the match was cancelled, World Snooker decided to cancel Neil Robertson and Stuart Bingham’s match as well. (18/10)

Jackpot Capital Offering up $70,000 Over Next Few Weeks

Online casino Jackpot Capital is currently offering their players a special contest titled Ghosts of Jackpot Capital Past. This contest will give players the opportunity to compete for bonus cash worth up to $700. The casino will give away a total of $70,000 to players from now until November 11th. Players simply enjoy their favorite casino games such as slots, blackjack and roulette, to be able to earn points to try and win the special cash prizes. (17/10)

Genting Casino Offering Special Slot Contest

Genting Casino is an online casino that many people enjoy on a regular basis. Players have a large selection of games to enjoy at the online casino and now, Genting has announced they are offering players a special contest with their Jumpkin Jackpots slot games. Players will be able to unlock special cash vault prizes totaling £25,000. (17/10)

Grand Vegas Casino Offering Halloween Giveaway

Grand Vegas Casino, a top online casino option, is currently offering a special Leaderboard Challenge as part of their Halloween festivities. The online casino has already given away $5,000 and will be giving away $5,000 more on October 31st. the casino is also giving away up to $500 in a special raffle which is free to enter on October 31st as well. (16/10)

Mahjong Logic Signs Another Licensee

For the past few years, online mahjong software provider, Mahjong Logic has continued to sign new licensees to their company. The group has added companies to use their mahjong software on a regular basis and this has allowed the company to provide their software options to many different companies. This time, the group signed BetMotion, which will allow Mahjong Logic to enter the Latin American market. (16/10)

Bwin Covering 2014 FIFA World Cup Qualification Matches

Fans of the World Cup can now follow every aspect of the sport thanks to a new partnership deal with SportFive and Bwin. SportFive is a sports marketing agency and the two companies recently signed a deal to work together. Bwin now offers live action of the 2014 FIFA World Cup including qualification matches. (15/10)

Halloween Costume Contest Offered at Bingo3X

Online bingo players have a fun new contest available just in time for Halloween at Bingo3X. Players can participate in a special Halloween costume contest for the chance to win a cash prize. The contest is located at the online bingo site’s Facebook page and is titled Hallo-Fun-Ween. (15/10)

Suspect Gets Three Years in Roulette Scam Case

Charbel Tannous is part of a small group which schemed the L’Auberge du Lac Casino in June of 2011 and Tannous will now serve three years of supervised release for his crimes. Tannous was found responsible for creating the roulette scheme that involved rigging the roulette games at the casino. (12/10)

EZ Baccarat Progressive Launched at Gaming Convention

G2E Las Vegas 2012 is a popular event that is hosted each year for businesses, entrepreneurs and players to be able to view the latest gaming options. DEQ Systems Corp. is always part of the convention and they have now decided to launch their new EZ Baccarat Progressive at this year’s convention. (12/10)

Scorpion Cues Johnny Archer Classic to add Events to Schedule

The Scorpion Cues Johnny Archer Classic is set to take place on October 13th and 14th with a main pro event and now the organizers of the event have announced that two more events will take place. A women’s open and a Sunday One Day Pro-Am tournament will also take place during the Classic. (11/10)

Ladbrokes Bingo Offering Mega Match Bonus

Online bingo site Ladbrokes Bingo has announced they are now offering players a special bonus option. Ladbrokes understands that players are getting bored as the weather turns cold so they have decided to spice it up. The online bingo site will be offering a minimum of £10 with £50 in bonuses for players to take advantage of. (11/10)

Maryland Now Allowing Fantasy Sports Betting Option

Fantasy Football leagues have been a popular gaming option for sports fans for many years. Across the United States, friends, co-workers and family members would play in various leagues, trying to acquire the best football team in their league to win prizes such as cash and other miscellaneous items. However, the state of Maryland was unable to offer the gambling option due to a 2006 opinion of the state attorney general which defined gambling as a process that requires decisions, the element of chance and a prize. (10/10)

iPhone Blackjack Now Available at PKR Poker

PKR is a top online poker room in the poker industry because they offer up players something different. The online poker room has three dimensional poker offerings and players can enjoy their favorite poker games as well as casino gaming options. The online poker site has now announced they have launched a new mobile application for the game of blackjack that can be enjoyed on the iPad or iPod. (10/10)

Student Masters 2013 Freerolls begin at Paddy Power Poker

Paddy Power Poker has announced that players who would like to perform in the Student Masters of 2013 can now earn a shot at a main event seat thanks to Paddy Power Poker. The online poker room is hosting a series of freerolls which will give away seats to the main event for free. (09/10)

Colorado Grandmother Wins Large Jackpot

A Colorado grandmother is the recent big winner at online casino Jackpot Capital. The grandmother had deposited just $200 into her account and managed to turn it into $125,000. The player won the cash after her account got as low as $16. (09/10)

Winners Wall for September Announced by Fortune Lounge Group

The Fortune Lounge Group is an online casino operator which handles many online casinos. The group recently announced that several players won great prizes at their online casinos and they have now posted the latest Winners Wall names for the month of September. (08/10)

$202 Million Powerball Jackpot Goes to Iowa Couple

Last Thursday, an Iowa couple, Mary and Brian Lohse, were announced as the winner of the $202 Million Powerball jackpot. The couple arrived at the Iowa Lottery headquarters last week and claimed the large prize. The couple has three children and Mary works as a medical technician while Brian works as an attorney. (08/10)

Slotland Launches New Turbo GT Slot Game

Slotland is a top online casino that has provided online gambling games for many years. The online casino is constantly adding to their gaming options and the site has just announced they have another slot game for players to enjoy. The new game is titled Turbo GT and is action packed with race symbols to get players into the game! (05/10)

HoGaming Offering Live Casino Games For Tablets

HoGaming has announced they have now launched a new solution for online gamblers to be able to enjoy live gaming options on their tablets. Players will be able to use the live gaming technology to enjoy baccarat, blackjack and roulette at a moment’s notice with their tablets! (05/10)

OB Cues to Host Free Cue Contest

OB Cues has announced that they will be hosting a cue contest this October. The company will be giving away a OB Pool Cue worth $675 in a model 408. The winner will be able to choose which shaft they would like on the cue which is in the following categories: OB-1, OB-2, OB Classic or the OB Classic Pro. (04/10)

Full Tilt Poker Names Gus Hansen as Ambassador

Full Tilt Poker is set to relaunch this November and the online poker room has announced that Gus Hansen will be acting as the new ambassador for the site. Hansen has been named as the new face of the poker room as they get ready to enter back into the poker industry. (04/10)

New Live Casino Launched by Fun88

Fun88 is a top provider of casino and sportsbook options and they have announced they are now offering players a new Live Dealer option. Players will be able to enjoy a new suite of products which have been supplied to Fun88 by Bodog Gaming. These new gaming options include sic bo, roulette, dragon tiger and baccarat. (03/10)

Stephen Lee Faces No Charges for Allegations of Match Fixing

It was recently announced that snooker pro Stephen Lee will not be facing any charges for the case of match fixing in which he was involved. The snooker governing body announced that Lee has been cleared of the allegations he faced. (03/10)

Bulldog777 Begins Summer Dream Slot Tournament

Online casino Bulldog777 has now started their special Summer Dream Slots Tournament for players to enjoy. The tournament will offer €100 every Tuesday and then on Thursdays, players will be able to take advantage of another special offer. (02/10)

BetOnline Sports Upgrades Software

BetOnline is a top online sportsbook that is available all across the globe, including the United States. The site recently announced that they upgraded their software and now offers even more choices for their players. The site is now stating that they offer the ‘best live betting platform available.’ (02/10)

Canadian Dollar Bingo Offering Prizes

Online bingo site, Canadian Dollar Bingo, has announced that they are offering $50,000 in cash as well as prizes for their players. The site is offering a special Pick A Prize contest this month which will reward large cash prizes as well as a weeklong vacation in Cancun. The tournament will run until the end of the October and players will be able to win games by participating in special bingo games. (01/10)

iGaming Business Adds New Speakers to Conference Schedule

The Social Gambling Conference is set to take place this November and iGaming Business has now announced that three more speakers have been added to the list of industry specialists who will speak at the conference. The conference will take place on November 16th and will be the first of its kind to take place. The conference will feature online gambling space and social gaming space as well as how the two intersect. (01/10)

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