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  • 02 June 2006

    Absolute Poker's 'Win Your Tuition' College Finalists Move On to the Final Table

    Thursday June 1, 9:01 am ET Live tournament and free party at Crobar in New York City; mtvU to interview the winner SAN JOSE, Costa Rica, June 1 /PRNewswire/ — Absolute Poker, the fourth largest online poker website in the world, recently announced the six finalists of its ‘Win Your Tuition’ Spring tournament.

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  • 02 June 2006

    GET "MILLION MANIA" AT KIWI POKER!

    Kiwi Poker’s “Million Mania Tournament” is coming. The $1 million tournament takes place on Sunday, July 16. The event calls for a $1000 entry fee and $100 buy-in. But Kiwi Poker is offering a lot of ways to qualify. The Multi-Table Qualifiers happen twice daily – and there are ongoing Sit ‘N Go satellites that afford the opportunity to pop right into those Multi-Table Qualifiers.

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  • 02 June 2006

    King Neptune's rides World Cup fever with monster slot

    King Neptune’s Casinohas found a synergy with the biggest sporting event in the world to crate a great new attraction for its online casino customers. In commemoration of World Cup 2006 (that’s soccer to us in the U.S., and ‘football’ to everyone else),King Neptune’s now has the World Cup Mania Video Slot, with five reels and 15 paylines. All wins are tripled, and ten free spins are offered to some lucky players at random.

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  • 02 June 2006

    Bingo Cabin players get thrill of craps with "Alpine Dice"

    Bingo Cabin offers a slew of super special games to its players – so many we don’t have enough space to list them all! But one of the more intriguing is “Alpine Dice,” which brings an element of the game of craps into bingo. In Alpine Dice, players will receive a bonus if they achieve bingo on a “craps number.” So what’s a craps number, you ask? Well, it’s a number whose digits represent a combination that can be rolled in a craps game.

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  • 01 June 2006

    Kiwi Casino Does it Again!

    Kiwi Casino has done it again, only two weeks after one of their players walked away with $30,000 in their very first hour; another player has won over $6000 after playing just two hands of Three Card Poker.

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  • 01 June 2006

    BingoGala has Jackpots for Any Occasion!

    BingoGala always has the best promotions and specials! Look what’s on tap for the month of June: The progressive bingo jackpot will start out at $3000 and $1000 will be added to it each and every day in June! Don’t forget to join BingoGala every Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday for Fred’s Flying Jackpots where 75 ball blackouts wil be played.

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  • 01 June 2006

    Bingonanza brings the heat with "Countdown to Summer" contest

    Bingonanza takes its players up to the first day of summer with an incredible promotions designed to heat things up considerably in the month of June! It’s the “$21,000 Countdown to Summer Contest,” where Hot Dog, Burger and 6-pack patterns are up for grabs, with $50 minimum payouts.

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  • 31 May 2006

    Blackjack Strategy Articles Added

    We’ve added thirty (30) new blackjack strategy articles to our Games and Casino online casino blackjack section today. Get advice and recommendations on the most profitable way to play virtually every hand you would face at the blackjack table. Our blackjack strategy library contains over forty (40) articles to help you make money playing blackjack.

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  • 29 May 2006

    Politics of US gambling makes for odd bedfellows

    Politics of US gambling makes for odd bedfellows By Edward Alden in Washington Published: May 26 2006 22:36 | Last updated: May 26 2006 22:36 Financial Times Of the 50 states in the US, in only two – Utah and Hawaii – is it impossible to find a place to gamble legally. Casinos dot America’s landscape, from the neon palaces of Las Vegas to some 400 more modest facilities on Indian reservations.

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  • 29 May 2006

    Time for gamblers to fold - At least if you play online poker, which becomes a felony on June 7

    Saturday, May 27, 2006 Seattle Post-Intelligence By SAM SKOLNIK AND VANESSA HO P-I REPORTERS Beginning next month, Washington residents who play poker or make other types of wagers on the Internet will be committing a Class C felony, equivalent under the law to possessing child pornography, threatening the governor or torturing an animal.

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  • 29 May 2006

    US mobile operators may get into gambling

    Place your bet from a phone the INQUIRER By Tony Dennis: Saturday 27 May 2006, 16:31 FRESH LEGISLATION aimed at preventing online gambling in the USA may entice mobile network operators into the gambling sector. Particularly if MVNOs move in to take advantage. A bill sponsored by Republican, Robert Goodlatte, aims to make it illegal for US banks to process financial transactions involving online gambling. He raised the old chestnut of gambling undermining families to justify it.

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  • 29 May 2006

    CelebPoker Adds 'Pick a Tournament' (PAT) to Lineup

    The players have spoken and CelebPoker has listened! Introducing CelebPoker’s new ‘Pick a Tournament’ or PAT; a live event format to suit all players! PAT’s are satellites to live poker events anywhere in the world! CelebPoker is running the PAT $2,000 package which consists of $2,000 travel and accomodation money plus the $10,000 entry value for the tournaments. The best part is you, the player, gets to choose the tournaments to buy into with your $10,000.

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  • 29 May 2006

    Hollywood Poker Raises $30,000 For 4th Annual Dennis Quaid Charity Weekend

    Wednesday May 24, 1:05 pm ET AUSTIN, Texas, May 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — HollywoodPoker.com, where the stars come to play, raised $30,000 for the 4th Annual Dennis Quaid Charity Weekend with 100% of the money benefiting four Austin, TX children charities. The Austin, TX event was held May 4-7, 2006. New to this year’s event was the HollywoodPoker.com Texas Hold ‘em Celebrity Challenge, helping the organization raise over $300,000 during the entire weekend.

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  • 29 May 2006

    U.S. PUSH TO ALLOW ONLINE GAMBLING

    By William Roberts Bloomberg News MONDAY, MAY 22, 2006 WASHINGTON MGM Mirage, Harrah’s Entertainment and other U.S. casino operators are increasing pressure on Congress to consider legalizing online gambling – at the same time that lawmakers are seeking to tighten criminal penalties for it. The companies are trying to take advantage of a congressional backlash against gambling set off by the Jack Abramoff scandal, involving his lobbying on behalf of Indian casinos.

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  • 29 May 2006

    "World's Sexiest Woman" signed by Titan Poker

    Joanna Krupa, ‘World’s Sexiest Woman’, has just signed on as official spokesperson for Titan Poker. Joanna comes by that title honestly, having been voted ‘sexiest woman in the world’ by magazines in Australia, Czeck Republic, England, Germany, South Africa and the USA, not to mention appearing on the cover of Playboy. Joanna recently played in a Trump Tower charity poker game and that was all it took to hook her on the game of poker.

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  • 29 May 2006

    Blackpool Bingo to Hold Six Freeplay Games in June

    Let me introduce you to Blackpool Bingo, a new 90 Ball Bingo site operating out of England. Blackpool Bingo is now offering their players the chance to play in six freeplay bingo games, each game having a £100 Cash Jackpot. And this isn’t the first time Blackpool Bingo has done this! They held the same freeplay games this past April on the opening of their site and the event was a huge success! The games will start at 6:00 pm UK time with another game every 30 minutes.

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  • 29 May 2006

    Backgammon Club Keeps Growing

    Times Community Newspaper – of Greater Dayton 5/25/2006 2:30:00 PM By SARAH FOSTER Special WriterRoger Foster of Enon, founder of the Miami Valley Backgammon Club, has been playing the game for 25 years. ENON – For those who want to kick back, relax, or try a new hobby while beating the summer heat then backgammon may be the game for you.There is a backgammon club in the area called the Miami Valley Backgammon Club. Roger Foster of Enon founded the club in February of 2002.

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  • 29 May 2006

    Phil Hellmuth Launches the Third Edition of Camp Hellmuth, the Ultimate Weekend of Poker

    Poker Players Get a Weekend Crash-Course to Take Their Game to the Next Level! LAS VEGAS, May 26 /CNW/ – Post Oak Productions, a Toronto-based event production company, announced today the launch of the third edition of Camp Hellmuth, Phil Hellmuth’s poker fantasy camp weekend. Led by nine-time World Series of Poker Champion Phil Hellmuth, Camp Hellmuth will run from August 11th through August 13th, 2006, at Caesars Palace, in Las Vegas, NV.

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  • 29 May 2006

    Recent Survey - Playing Backgammon Helps to Protect your Brain

    Recent Survey – Playing Backgammon Helps to Protect your BrainNewswireToday – /newswire/ – Limassol, Cyprus, Greece, 05/26/2006 – Recent research shows that playing backgammon, whether it is online backgammon or the board game, can help protect brain deterioration, and also prevent various brain related deceases.A recent survey, conducted by 1on1backgammon.

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  • 27 May 2006

    New Video Poker Section Launched

    We’ve updated and redesigned the Online Video Poker section of Games and Casino. We’ve added new section’s with Video Poker Game Reviews and Video Poker Game Stratgey & Rules. See below for direct links to pages and areas included in the new Video Poker section.

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  • 27 May 2006

    New Casino Affiliate Program

    There are a few new affiliate programs out there. One that is interesting is the 400 Affiliates program. It includes This is Vegas Casino, Davinci’s Gold, Cocoa Casino and Paradise 8 More affiliate programs can be found at the Casino Webmaster Page and at the Casino Affiliate Programs page. The 400 Affiliates offers casinos that have very unique slots. These slots have entire story lines and are quite addictive.

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  • 27 May 2006

    PokerShare Gives Away 8000 Gallons of Gas to New Yorkers!

    How cool is this! Friday, May 26th PokerShare.com gave away over 8 thousand gallons of gasoline to hundreds of people in New York! The line to get gas stretched for over 10 blocks, even blocking traffic on the Brooklyn Bridge. PokerShare employees joined the gas station employees at 6 AM at the Westside Highway gas station, where they began pumping full tanks (up to 40 gallons) of free unleaded gasoline per customer, with PokerShare picking up the tab!

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  • 27 May 2006

    Microgaming Reaches Milestone in Progressive Payouts

    All over the globe, there are approximately 6000 people who have one thing in common. They’re all Microgaming progressive jackpot winners, taking home a piece of the more than $200,000,000 progressive jackpot amount Microgaming has paid out in the last three years. Some have won more than others, but overall, it averages out to $18,000 paid out daily since the launch of Microgaming progressive games. Way to go, Microgaming! $300,000,000 is just around the corner!

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  • 27 May 2006

    Unfair, totally unfair - US battles ruling of WTO

    Antigua Sun Monday May 22 2006 Last week we were made aware of the latest move of the United States in their continued battle against the implementation of the ruling of the World Trade Organisation in relation to cross border trading in services, particularly Internet gaming, in favour of Antigua & Barbuda.

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  • 27 May 2006

    MGM, Harrah's Press Congress for Piece of Online Gaming Action

    May 22 (Bloomberg) — MGM Mirage, Harrah’s Entertainment Inc. and other U.S. casino operators are increasing pressure on Congress to consider legalizing online gambling — at the same time lawmakers are seeking to tighten criminal penalties for it. The companies are trying to take advantage of a congressional backlash against gambling triggered by the Jack Abramoff scandal, involving his lobbying on behalf of Indian casinos.

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  • 27 May 2006

    BingoTek Licenses Bingo to Riverbelle.com

    23-05-06 May 23, 2006 (London, UK) – BingoTek has become the online gaming industry’s latest major arrival and will power free online bingo on River Belle (www.riverbelle.com), one of the world’s largest and most respected online casinos, powered by Microgaming software (www.microgaming.com).

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  • 27 May 2006

    CelebPoker Has $20,000 Freeroll!

    Mark your calendar and set your clocks! CelebPoker has a $20,000 freeroll June 25th at 14:00 GMT. You’ll have to qualify in one of CelebPoker’s daily qualifiers to take part in the prize pool but you can pick one of these up easily enough since they are run 5 times every day! The daily qualifiers do have a qualifying requirement of 25 raked hands inthe previous 24 hours so do your home and come prepared to win it all at CelebPoker!

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  • 27 May 2006

    TIGER GAMING'S "VEGAS SWEEPSTAKES" OFFERS EXPERIENCE OF A LIFETIME

    It would be hard for any internet poker room to beat Tiger Gaming’s sweepstakes offer – the $5000 Vegas Getaway Sweepstakes. Sign up for free at Tiger Gaming, and you’re eligible for a package that, as they say, “puts you in with the Vegas high rollers.” It truly does. The package includes: RETURN AIRFARES FOR TWO — Round trip from anywhere to Las Vegas and back. THREE NIGHTS OF ACCOMMODATIONS — At a prestigious hotel right on the Las Vegas Strip.

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  • 27 May 2006

    THE POKER CLUB MAKES SOMEONE "LUCKY" FOR A BUCK!

    It’s only 100 cents, but when they call it a “lucky dollar” at The Poker Club, they really mean it! With a buy-in of just a dollar, a player an compete for a $2500 added prize pool at The Poker Club, through the Lucky Dollar Tournament. No Limit Hold’em is the game – Lucky Dollar 2500 is the name. Tournament events are held every Saturday at 3 PM. For the person who likes to stay up late, the Midnight Oil tournaments are worth checking out as well.

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  • 27 May 2006

    CATCH A HOT STREAK, SCORE HUGE AT FAIR POKER

    If you’re a “streak” player, there’s probably no better place to get paid for it than at b>Fair Poker. The Rio Jackpot Sit ‘N Go tournaments carry a $20+$3 buy-in. Win six consecutive Rio tournaments and win a $25,000 jackpot prize. Finish in the top two six straight times and win a $300 prize. The Dirty Dozen Jackpot Sit ‘N Go tournaments are six players per table, with a $2+.40 buy-in.

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