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Gambling News - Archive 2012-11
Intertops Casino Launches New Christmas Themed Gaming Option

Gamblers who are in the mood for the Christmas holiday need to head over to Intertops Casino. The online casino has announced they are now offering a new gaming option for the holiday season. The site has launched The Elf Wars, a new 50 pay line slot game which is part of the popular holiday series which includes such games as Return of the Rudolph, Santa Strikes Back and Rudolph’s Revenge. (30/11)

Macau Polytechnic Institute Teaching Students the Ways of Table Gaming

The Macau Polytechnic Institute is a learning facility in Macau that offers an assortment of degrees, including casino skills. Degree courses can be found at the school that will teach students how to play the games as well as deal the games so they can start a career in the booming casino city known as Macau. (30/11)

New Columbus Casino Charges Ten With Cheating

The Hollywood Columbus Casino is a new gaming option in the state of Ohio that hundreds of people have enjoyed over the past few weeks. the casino has been a big hit and has seen many different types of players come and go, including cheaters. The casino announced they have charged ten people with some form of cheating, some of which that were told to stop and they continued after the warning. (29/11)

Large Slot Jackpot Won by Ireland Mom

PKR is known as an online poker site that offers some of the best online poker gaming graphics in the industry but they also offer casino style gambling options. The Games Room portion of PKR recently announced that one lucky mom from Ireland is now the winner of over $408,000! The mom was playing a progressive jackpot when she earned the massive prize. (29/11)

Massachusetts Lottery To Launch Keno Game Early 2013

A new keno style poker game is coming to the state of Massachusetts in early 2013. The state will be adding the new keno style game to replace a racing game that has proven to be a dead game. The new game is titled World Wide Poker, for now, and is similar to the game of Keno. (28/11)

Lottery Officials Announce Players Purchasing Tickets at Rapid Rate

With over $500 million up for grabs, lottery players are scrambling to purchase Powerball tickets. Everyone wants to be the big winner and because the prize is so large, an increase in ticket sales has been seen across the United States, especially in the state of Kansas. (28/11)

Matsu Government Hoping 2013 Mahjong Tournament Will Boost Tourism

The government of Matsu is planning on hosting a special mahjong tournament next year in the hopes that the tournament will give a boost in tourism. The tournament will see Matsu hosting their first Championship Battle for Mahjong King and Mahjong Queen and officials are expecting the event to bring in thousands to compete. (27/11)

Bet365 Ready For Bingo This Christmas

Bet365 Bingo is a top online bingo site that is constantly offering their players top quality options of bingo play. The site is part of the Bet365 brand and offers a large selection of bingo games and tournaments. The site is also known for their special deals and they currently are offering the Bet365 Bingo Xmas Xtravaganza, which is a loyalty point award contest and a few prizes are up for grabs as well. (27/11)

Slotland Birthday Party A Big Success

Online casino Slotland recently held a special event in honor of their 14th birthday. The group has proven to have a great track record in the online gambling industry and they offer many great options for players to enjoy. Just recently, the site hosted a slew of festivities and ended up giving away almost $250,000 in honor of their special day. (26/11)

IveyPoker adds James Dempsey

IveyPoker is an online poker training website that was created by poker pro Phil Ivey. Players will be able to learn the game of poker as well as play the game at the site and Ivey has been busy over the past few weeks, recruiting players for the team. Ivey has already signed Patrik Antonius, Jennifer Harmon, Cole South and Greg Merson to the site and it was recently announced that James Dempsey has joined the site as well! (26/11)

Skill Games Offering Cash Back at Bet365

The Bet365 Games is currently offering skill games players and opportunity to earn cash back with a special offering. The online gambling site is offering up to £100 cash back to players who enjoy the skill games at the site. (23/11)

Paddy Power Poker Offering Christmas Early

Online poker room Paddy Power Poker is offering Christmas a little earlier than normal this year with their special Christmas Comes Early Contest. The special contest is offering players an opportunity to win an iPad tablet, touch screen televisions and so much more. The special contest is running now and players will have the opportunity to play their favorite games to win the special prizes. (23/11)

Celebrating Turkey Day!

In the United States, we take a break today to observe the Thanksgiving holiday. We take a break from our gambling duties to eat turkey, watch football and be thankful for our friends and family! (22/11)

Joy of Bingo Donates Large Windfall to Breast Cancer

In October, the online bingo site Joy of Bingo, decided to raise money for breast cancer care. The site committed to raising at least £20,000 and the site has now announced they have raised a total of £31,274 for Breast Cancer Care charity! (21/11)

New Online Gaming Site Launches in Malaysia

Malaysian gamblers have a new gaming site to enjoy with the latest launch of 9Crown. The new gaming site offers payers the opportunity to enjoy slot games, roulette, blackjack and more! The site is not only open to Malaysian gamblers but also gamblers from across the globe! (21/11)

Intertops Offering NFL Stake-Back This Thanksgiving

To celebrate the Thanksgiving holiday, online sportsbook Intertops is offering players several stake-back offers. Players will be able to play wagers on three National Football League games on Thanksgiving and earn cash back in the process. (20/11)

St. Charles Man Robs Video Poker Machines

Four businesses in the St. Charles area have been robbed by a 35 year old man from the Paradis area this past week. The man was identified as Steven A. Brumley and according to police reports; Brumley robbed the businesses to take the money from video poker machines. (20/11)

Mansion Casino Offering Special Crack The Code Contest

Gamblers can enjoy a special mysterious contest at Mansion Casino over the next few weeks by participating in the Crack The Code contest. This special contest will be giving players special bonuses as they hit specific point targets. (19/11)

Octopays Slot Game Launched at Platinum Play Casino

Online casino Platinum Play has launched a new online slot game by Microgaming. Microgaming is known for offering the best in gaming options and the latest release is no exception. The Octopays game has five reels and gives players 243 ways to with the video slot gaming option. (19/11)

FTOPS XXI Launches with Full Tilt Return

Full Tilt Poker has been back in action for a very short time and they have already announced the return of the popular Full Tilt Online Poker Series. The event has always been a success and the site has just launched the schedule for the XXI version of the event. (16/11)

Another Crazy Mahjong Story

Over the years, the game of mahjong has produced many a crazy story. The game is extremely popular in Asian culture and has been known to produce moments of outrageous craziness among its players. Mahjong enthusiasts can become quite extreme and take gambling to a whole new level. (16/11)

Relief Worker Wins Large Lottery Prize

When Hurricane Sandy reached the Jersey Shore, many people prepared to come to the state to help with relief efforts. One man, John Turner, returned to New Jersey after moving to Chicago to help with the removal of water and found him winning $70,000. (15/11)

Jackpot Capital Offering Special Thanksgiving Points Race

Online casino Jackpot Capital has announced they are offering a special Thanksgiving point’s race titled Turkey Escape. The special race will offer $75,000 in bonus prize money! Players will be able to enter the race by playing their favorite games at the casino. The contest in automatic and players will earn points just for gambling. (15/11)

Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino to Cater To Asian Gamblers

The Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino is planning on changing up their gambling options and catering to the Asian market. The casino is currently building a casino within the casino which will feature games that are popular with the Asian community and will be named the Jubao Palace. (14/11)

UK Bingo Clubs Suffer From Online Bingo Sites

The game of bingo has long been a favorite among gamblers in the UK. Gambling sites were prevalent for decades until the 1980s and there are few main reasons behind the decline, including online bingo. Players enjoy having the comfort of their own home to enjoy their favorite bingo games, instead of getting out and about and spending money to get there. (14/11)

Ohio Man Caught Cheating at Roulette Table

Casino cheaters are not uncommon and most are found at the table games. Players who try to cheat the casino have various patterns and schemes they can use to earn extra chips or just plain steal from the casino. Instances of casino cheating happen all over the world and the most recent case took place in the state of Ohio. (13/11)

Gambler Loses Large Amount in US Presidential Election Betting

Last Tuesday, American citizens voted for Barack Obama to continue to be the President of the United States. Obama was up against Mitt Romney and many online sports betting sites created odds on who would win the presidency. Spreadex was one such betting site and they announced that one of their gamblers lost £200,000 betting on Romney to win. (13/11)

WinADay Casino Launches New Slot Game

A new slot game has debuted at WinADay Casino, an online casino that is known for their gaming options. The site announced that they are now offering a new game based on the gladiator days. The new game is titled Gladiator Games and is the 34th instant play game launched by the site. (12/11)

Rich Casino Hosting Thanksgiving Tournament

Rich Casino is a top online casino that offers players the opportunity to play their favorite online casino games on a daily basis. The casino offers many gaming options, one of which is tournaments. The site is currently getting ready to host a special $100,000 Thanksgiving Tournament with a top prize of $50,000 guaranteed! (12/11)

Pink Ribbon Revamps Online Bingo Site

Pink Ribbon is an online bingo site that was launched back in 2010 and has been online for little over two years. The site has gained in popularity and provides bingo games to players thanks to software provider Dragonfish. The site also partners with Breakthrough Breast Cancer Care and they donate a large portion of their revenues to Breast Cancer charities. The site has now decided to revamp their luck and make a few changes. (09/11)

Rummy Royal Freeroll Options

Online rummy site, Rummy Royal, is a top provider of online rummy gaming options. The site offers four different types of freeroll options so players can earn free cash for even more rummy gaming options! The site is open to all players and the freerolls take place each and every month. (09/11)

Full Tilt Poker Back In Action

After more than a year, online poker players can now log back on to Full Tilt Poker to enjoy a variety of poker games and tournament options. the site has been reopened after the site closed down with what is known as Black Friday. The site opened back up on November 6th and now offers real money game play for players around the globe. (08/11)

SkyBet Sports Offering Free Season-Long Bets

SkyBet Sports, a top online sports book, has announced they are now offering a special contest for their members. Players who are new to the site can make a deposit and then be given a free bet worth £5. This offer is up for grabs from now until the English Premier League season comes to an end. (08/11)

IGT Launches New Star Trek Slot Game

International Game Technology is a top developer of online gaming options. The gaming developer has announced they are now offering a new era of slot gaming options with the release of their new slot game titled: Star Trek Against All Odds. The game offers players footage from the 2009 movie as well as a bonus round that is skill based. (07/11)

Video Poker Goes Live in Illinois

This past week, video poker options went live in the state of Illinois. Sixty five locations, such as bars and restaurants, have launched video gambling options. Officials approved the gambling option so billions of dollars could be raised to help fix the roadways and the schools in the area. (07/11)

Pankaj Advani Proud of World Billiards Championship Win

Pankaj Advani was able to outlast the competition of the recent World Billiards Championships and he has stated that the win was special this time around because he has waited three years for the win. The snooker pro is the youngest sports star of India to have won eight world titles. (06/11)

Atlantic City Casinos Open Once Again

After Hurricane Sandy made land fall, Atlantic City casinos were forced to close, like other residents in the area. The governor of the state had issued an evacuation order and the casinos in the state were forced to shut down in the early afternoon hours on Sunday, in anticipation of Hurricane Sandy. (06/11)

MicroMillions Back in Action at PokerStars

Online poker room, PokerStars, recently announced that the popular tournament series, MicroMillions is about to be back in action. The third installment of the poker series will begin on November 15th and continue until the 25th with $5 million in guaranteed prize money! (05/11)

Grandmother Claims $23 Million Lottery Prize 6 Months after Drawing

An amazing lottery story is fresh out of California this week. A struggling grandmother found her winning lottery ticket six months after the lottery drawing took place. The lucky grandmother was able to turn her lottery ticket in and earn the $23 million win. (05/11)

Trump Still In Running for International Championship

Snooker pro, Judd Trump is still in the running for the International Championship final. Trump took a lead of 7-1 over Peter Ebdon in Chengdu this week and this is his first major ranking title since last December in York. (02/11)

New Wild Rockets Video Slot Launched by Net Entertainment

Net Entertainment is a gaming group that develops software for online gaming sites. The company recently announced they have launched a new video slot game for players to enjoy. The new game is titled Wild Rockets and offers players over 700 winning combination options! (02/11)

Costa Bingo Offering Bonfire Bonanza

Online bingo site, Costa Bingo, has announced they are going to be offering great prizes this weekend as part of the Bonfire weekend celebrations. Bingo fans who do not want to get out in the cold to enjoy the fireworks can log on to Costa Bingo and enjoy the warmth of their home as well as bingo games! The site will be hosting special bingo games each night beginning at 8pm and they will last until Monday the 5th. Players will be able to enjoy a great deal of prizes and all of the bingo games are free! (01/11)

Casino770 Launches New Slot Games

Slot games are one of the more popular gaming options that casino goers enjoy. No matter if a gambler is visiting a land casino or enjoying gambling online, a top choice is slot games. Players have hundreds of slot games to choose from online and they get the same experience they would if they were at a land casino. Players love it when online casinos announce new slot games because it gives them an opportunity to enjoy a new gaming option. Casino770 has announced they are now offering new slot games for players to enjoy. (01/11)

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