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Gambling News - Archive 2013-02
Mega Millions on the Rise

Everyone dreams of winning the lottery. Every day, gamblers play the lottery in the hopes of being the next millionaire. A jackpot will rise and continue to grow until one or more lucky players happens to hit the right set of numbers to earn the jackpot win. There are many lottery options all across the United States, one of which is the Mega Millions. The Mega Millions lottery option is one that many enjoy because the payout can be tens of millions! (28/02)

Online Gaming Option Launched by Hippodrome Casino

The Hippodrome Casino in London is a top provider of gaming in the area and they have now launched a new online casino. The casino group is the partner of PokerStars and is now offering a Microgaming powered online casino for players to enjoy. (28/02)

Mecca Bingo Offering Special Mother’s Day Option

Online bingo players enjoy online game play for many reasons. With free games, chat options, special promotions and large jackpots, players always log on to be able to enjoy the best of what online bingo has to offer. There are many top sites, such as Mecca Bingo, that offers players the best bingo options, from special prizes to special tournament game play. (27/02)

Rummy Royal Tournament Options

Online gaming is a top pastime of millions of people all across the globe. Everyone has their own favorite game from table gaming options to poker and more. One option that players enjoy is gin rummy. This game can be played at most online gambling sites but a top provider of the game is Rummy Royal. This site offers a wide selection of gaming options from promotions to special tournament options. (27/02)

Large Blackjack Chip Stack Stolen from Pennsylvania Casino

The game of blackjack is a popular option that millions of people enjoy on a regular basis. Players can play the game online or in land play, but it is land play where players really enjoy the excitement of the game. However, some players take their excitement and love of the game a bit too far and end up making a severe mistake. (26/02)

Billiards Game Turns Ugly

The game of billiards is a nice pastime that many people enjoy. Whether you are visiting a local bar or pub or a regular competitor, billiards is fun to enjoy. The game takes skill and many people have what it takes to take their game to the next level. However, if you mix the game of billiards with too much booze or anger, it can lead to disaster. (26/02)

$1 Billion Gambled on Video Poker By Former Mayor

The mayor of any US city is supposed to honor the town and be a great example for other political leaders in the area. The mayor is supposed to fight for the rights of their city and make sure the city thrives. However, many times, a mayor of a city will do crazy things. The former mayor of San Diego, Maureen O’Connor, has come out to the press, stating she gambled around $1 billion on video poker over a several year span and could now face jail time. (25/02)

Instant Rewards coming to RedKings Poker Site

By next week, online poker site, RedKings Poker, will be offering players a new instant rewards system. The new option is a real-time achievement tool and will give players the opportunity to win tons of cash and tickets to tournaments at the site. All you have to do is accomplish a few challenges to gain access. (25/02)

Foxy Bingo Partners with Rugby Football League

Foxy Bingo recently announced they are now the official bingo partner of the Vikings Rugby Football league. The group will represent at the rugby games and are currently celebrating the new partnership. Players will be able to now compete for a chance to win exclusive Vikings gear and tickets thanks to the new partnership. (22/02)

Snooker Pro Wants to Clear His Name

Stephen Lee is a top snooker pro who has worked his way up in the sport of snooker. Lee has many wins in the industry and has come under-fire by the World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association for match-fixing. Match-fixing is not uncommon in the sport of snooker but governing bodies are trying to eliminate this from happening. The 38 year old snooker pro has been accused of breaking the WPBSA rules in four different instances and is now working to clear his name. (22/02)

Net Entertainment Releases New Slot Game

Net Entertainment AB is a top provider of online gaming options for various gaming sites, including online casinos. The group continues to produce top quality gaming options and the latest installment is a new video slot game titled Wild Turkey. The new game has five reels and twenty five paylines and offers players an opportunity to enjoy the great outdoors. (21/02)

32Red Casino to offer Live Dealer Gaming

Online casino 32Red is known for high quality gambling options. The casino offers a wide selection of casino games from table gaming options to slots and more. It was recently announced that the casino has partnered with Microgaming to offer a live dealer gaming experience. The two will offer a Playboy-branded experience with a live dealer room so games can be played online. (21/02)

Bad Beat Jackpot Reaches Massive Proportions

A bad beat jackpot is a fun option for poker players who want to enjoy poker with an added jackpot option. Bad beat jackpots are available at several online casinos and poker sites, one of which is BetVictor Poker. The BetVictor site has announced that their bad beat jackpot option has now increased to €800,000, which is a massive amount of cash! (20/02)

Keno Winner Happy to Have Won Millions

The game of keno is a gambling option that millions of people enjoy on a regular basis. The game is easy to play and offers multiple jackpots each day so players have many opportunities to win. One player recently spoke with the Courier Mail after his recent $2.33 million win! (20/02)

Toddler Drowns While Mother Plays Mahjong

The game of mahjong is a tile gaming option that millions of people enjoy on a regular basis. The game can be enjoyed in game board form as well as in online play. The game began in Asia centuries ago and continues to be popular today. The game is so popular that many players begin to gain an addiction to mahjong and this addiction can lead to horrible accidents and issues in the player’s life. (19/02)

Drugged Out Lottery Winners blow up home

When one wins the lottery, especially large amount cash, we tend to celebrate. Maybe a nice glass of wine or a scream and shout or two. Most never take their celebrations too far, but two brothers from Kansas who recently won the lottery took their celebrations a bit too far, and their home ended up blowing up! (19/02)

WSOP Ready for 2013

The World Series of Poker is an event that poker players look forward to each and every year. The new 2013 schedule has now been announced by the WSOP, so players can begin their planning for the yearly event. The tournament series will return to the Rio All-Suite Hotel and Casino this May with 48 days of game play and 62 bracelet events. (18/02)

Mr. Green Casino Player Wins Mega Jackpot

Mr. Green is a top online casino that many players frequent on a daily basis. The casino offers a wide selection of gaming options and players usually end up winning a great deal of cash from the many games available. The site recently announced that one lucky player has hit the Mega Fortune progressive jackpot, earning a mega jackpot of €3.1 million! (18/02)

Goldbet Launches Live Dealer Games

Goldbet is a provider of top quality online gambling options from online casino, sportsbook and poker games. The company recently announced they are now offering live dealer gaming options so players can enjoy the feel of a ‘real’ casino experience from their home! (15/02)

BetVictor The Latest To Sign with Mahjong Logic

Online gambling group BetVictor, offers a wide selection of online gambling games to their players. The group is known for a variety of gaming options and now the BetVictor Games site will be offering mahjong gaming options thanks to Mahjong Logic. The two companies recently entered a partnership and BetVictor is now the latest licensee of the group. (15/02)

Lucky Club Casino Adds New Slot Game

Lucky Club Casino has announced they have a new slot game available for members of their site. The online casino has launched a new underwater style game titled: Duel in the Deep. This new game features exotic marine life and how they fight for control of the tropical underwater reef. (14/02)

Sparkling Bingo Celebrating Valentine’s Day

Online bingo site Sparkling Bingo is joining the Valentine’s Day band wagon and offering special bingo options for their members. The online bingo site will be hosting a special love bingo game that will offer a total prize pool of £1,402. (14/02)

Jackpot Capital Revamps Website

Jackpot Capital is a top online casino that offers gamblers a wide variety of casino gaming options. The casino recently underwent a complete redesign and players will be surprised at how streamlined the site now looks. The site is celebrating their redesign with a new bonus opportunity as well as free spins on the Loch Ness Loot slot, a favorite among members. (13/02)

Sky Poker Adds Charlotte Jackson as Poker Ambassador

Online poker room Sky Poker has decided to add a new poker player as a poker Ambassador. The site has announced Charlotte Jackson is the new poker ambassador for the online poker site. Jackson is a Sky Sports News presenter and will now work for the site, representing the poker room in online poker game play. (13/02)

Backgammon Case Leads to Panic Stricken Incident

Suspicion is common almost everywhere, across the globe. It is not surprising that many times, an instance can be taken the wrong way. This is exactly what happened in Circleville, Ohio. Authorities have now charged a local many with causing a panic involving a backgammon case. (12/02)

Oklahoma City Video Poker Player Arrested for Child Neglect

It is not uncommon for gamblers to take a favorite casino game too far. Time and time again, gamblers will get into trouble for making poor decisions and the most recent instance of this comes from Oklahoma City. Thirty year old Andrew Dean Rasdall was visiting Big Dick Roadhouse this past weekend when he decided to play video poker. This is not a horrible idea, but it is when you leave your small children in the car to play the game which is exactly what Rasdall did. (12/02)

Lottery Robbery Goes Wrong

When it comes to the lottery, millions of people play each and every day. Players love the thrill of purchasing a lottery ticket and hoping that they will win a million dollar prize. Tickets can cost just a few dollars or as much as $20 or more, which makes it affordable for most everyone. However, some gamblers want something for nothing and it is not uncommon for criminals to steal tickets. This is exactly what happened in the state of Florida and the attempt went wrong quickly. (11/02)

Intertops Casino Offering Special Mardi Gras Celebration

Intertops Casino is always a top choice for gamblers who enjoy a large selection of online casino games. The site offers a great selection of casino games as well as special gaming options for players to enjoy. The casino is currently offering a special gaming option for players to celebrate Mardi Gras. The special competition will offer $120,000 and will offer $30,000 in bonuses thanks to a special weekly leader board contest. The site will also offer a special Valentine ’s Day slot tournament so players will have a great to enjoy over the coming weeks. (11/02)

Delaware Adds Keno for Chance at Increased Gambling Revenues

The state of Delaware is trying hard to remain competitive in the gambling market. Many surrounding states offer similar gambling opportunities and state officials want to keep residents gambling in the state. To hopefully add to state revenues, legislatures have added the game of keno in the mix. Late January saw the addition of keno games in bars, restaurants and other businesses. (08/02)

OB Cues Offering Special Contest This Month

OB Cues is a top quality pool cue provider who offers players a wide selection of tools for the game of billiards. OB Cues is known for creating top quality options when it comes to pool cues and the company recently announced that they are offering a special contest for the month of February. (08/02)

Tain To Provide Sportsbook Options for Olympian Group

The Tain company is a top provider of online gaming software, particularly sportsbook options. the company recently announced they will now provide the Olympian Group website with sportsbook wagering options. The Olympian Group will be using the Thorium Sportsbook which is Tain’s best option. the Thorium Sportsbook option is used at many online gambling sites including Bulldog777 and GR88. (07/02)

IveyPoker Adds Poker Pro Dan Shak

IveyPoker is a new online poker training site that is currently in development by poker player Phil Ivey. The site will offer poker fans a place to enjoy the game of poker as well as learn the ins and outs of the game. The site has constantly added new poker pros the site for players to compete against as well as to learn from. The most recent pro to be added to the site is Dan Shak. (07/02)

Polo Bingo Offers Kachinga! Game

Polo Bingo is an online bingo gaming site that offers players a wide variety of bingo gaming options. the site offers tournament play as well as regular gaming situations and they recently announced they will offer up one million in bonus chips for a new contest titled Kachinga! The new option is currently running alongside the site as well as the Love Boat contest. (06/02)

Bulldog777 Winner Earns Cash to Replace Las Vegas Trip Win

Bulldog777 is a top online gambling site that players enjoy on a regular basis. The site offers players a wide variety of gambling games and opportunities to win and recently, the site announced that a big trip winner has now settled for cash due to traveling problems. (06/02)

Online Mobile Poker Room Launches New Feature

Mobile Poker Club is a top online poker room that offers mobile gambling options. Players can log on to their mobile device and enjoy their favorite online gambling games. The gambling provider is offering a new feature for real money gamblers that allows for multi-table gambling. The new feature allows for up to four tables of game play simultaneously and can be played with an iPad, Android and an iPhone. (05/02)

Arkansas Couple wins Lottery Twice In One Weekend

Most couples who like to play the lottery will play for fun in the hopes of winning a big prize. The couple will discuss how they would spend a large sum of money if they won and enjoy sharing the spending dream. Imagine if the couple’s dream became a reality. Then imagine the couple winning a second lottery prize on top of the one they just won! This is exactly what happened to one couple from the state of Arkansas this past weekend. (05/02)

Hollywood Casino to Lose 500 Slot Games

The Hollywood Casino Columbus is a popular spot for gamblers who enjoy playing their favorite casino games. From slot games to table gaming options, the casino has it all. The casino did have a large gaming floor, with many slot gaming options, but now the casino has decided to change out 500 slot machines and add in thirty poker tables. (04/02)

Top Gear Bingo App Launches

Top Gear is a popular television show hosted by James May, Jeremy Clarkson and Richard Hammond. The show features automotives and various upgrades and is a manly show, enjoyed by millions across the globe. The show has now teamed up with online bingo to provide a new app for bingo fans to enjoy. (04/02)

Super Bowl XLVII Bettors To Be Rewarded at Intertops Casino

This Sunday, Super Bowl XLVII will kick off with the San Francisco 49ers taking on the Baltimore Ravens in the city of New Orleans. The event is one that is anticipated each and every NFL season and fans are ready to watch their favorite or most hated teams at work! Many fans of the Super Bowl will place wagers with friends and family and even online in the hopes of earning a little extra cash. Online sports book Intertops is currently offering players an opportunity to earn cash back, simply by placing wagers. (01/02)

Fantasy Poker now available at Facebook

Online social networking site Facebook is a top stop for millions of people each and every day. Members love to log on and catch up with friends and family, play games and just waste time. The site recently announced they are now offering a new gaming option for players to take advantage of. Facebook now offers Fantasy Poker so poker fans can face off with fellow friends. (01/02)

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