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  • 10 May 2010

    Party Gaming Opens Offices in Los Angeles

    For U.S. online poker players that remember the days when PartyPoker was the biggest online poker site, there may be a glimmer of light at the end of the tunnel. Party Gaming released its Q1 report last week showing gains in revenue of 27% and Chief Executive Jim Ryan said of the U.S. market,“We are seeing increased momentum towards regulating online poker. It’s possible that it could happen this year and we’re prepared if it does.”Party Gaming which dominated the U.S.

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  • 10 May 2010

    $18,000 NETeller Open Tournament at All Slots Casino

    Accepts all Players Except US Players NETeller and All Slots Casino has teamed up to offer its players an $18,000 online slots tournament. This exclusive tournament will take place from May 14th -21st and in order to get in, you first must be a real money player at All Slots Casino and make a deposit using the e-bank NETeller. If you are not a money player at All Slots, then you can sign up now and take advantage of their great sign up bonuses.

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  • 09 May 2010

    New Security Concerns with Absolute Poker and Ultimate Bet

    Just about the time that one of the biggest news stories that hit online poker concerning Absolute Poker and a few months later Ultimate Bet had about died down and concerns may have been laid to rest about software issues and cheating, there are new concerns that broke this week concerning security at these two sites. After the first scandal broke Tokwiro Enterprises, owners of this Cereus online poker network spent millions cleaning up for licensing jurisdiction fines and player compensation.

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  • 09 May 2010

    Beverly Man Charged With Violating UIGEA

    The United States justice Dept. today announced that Todd Lyons, of Beverly, MA, was charged with 36 counts of racketeering and related charges, for running an illegal gambling business in the United States but with the internet site in Antigua. Lyons is one of the first persons charged with violating the Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act (UIGEA). And he is the first to be charged in Massachusetts.

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  • 08 May 2010

    Thunderstruck II at Jackpot City

    The hot online slot ThunderStruck II has just hit Jackpot City! Its predecessor ThunderStruck was launched by Microgaming in 2003 and ever since has been heralded as not only one of the most successful online slots game but also one of the most entertaining ever produced. The slot is based on Norse mythology and loaded with great features giving it good reason to be held in such high acclaim.

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  • 06 May 2010

    No More Online Gambling Barriers in Italy

    Online gambling in Italy will now be less restrictive according to an announcement made by the European Commission. Before today, The Italian Olympic Committee (CONI) and the National Horse Breeders Enhancement Society (UNIRE) had the exclusive rights to sports betting and organizing online gambling. This meant not only could other European gambling operators not offer their services in Italy but even their websites were effectively blocked.

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  • 05 May 2010

    Big Money Swing for Patrik Antonius of Full Tilt Poker

    Let’s just do the math and see where it leads us. If you were to manage to save $50,000 a year (not counting interest) and never touched it, it would take 72 years to do what Patrik Antonius did in merely 3 months. Antonius however did it in reverse. From January 1 to March 15 of 2010, the poker tables at Full Tilt were not kind to Patrik to say the least. He dropped a whopping $3.6 million! This is the largest to date drop by any online poker player. (Brain Townsend tops that list at $2.

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  • 05 May 2010

    Superior Casino is Giving Away $50 Free!

    Do you want free cash with no wagering requirements? Superior Casino is doing it by giving away $50 free to all their new customers who use eWalletXpress! Not only that, but there no strings attached, meaning it’s yours to keep! And while you’re at Superior taking advantage of this sweet offer, you can also get up to $1,000 on casino games. Or better yet if you like playing slots, in your first three deposits get up to $1,900 free!

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  • 04 May 2010

    France to Legalize Online Casino Gambling

    The government of France has decided to legalize online casino gambling. Going in direct defiance of recent actions by Estonia and Belgium, France has drafted a law that would legalize online casino gambling and would allow local and foreign investors to invest in this activity and partake in the more than 1 billion Euros played by French citizens in the last year. France will benefit in a big way from the taxes to be paid by each online casino.

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  • 04 May 2010

    New Bodog Poker Female Poker Pro: Amanda Musumeci

    Bodog Poker was looking for a new female poker pro. This time however, they didn’t send out scouts to the hottest poker places on earth, they looked to their followers and friends on Twitter and Facebook. Needless to say, this worked well. Bodog said they were inundated with applications and due to the high quality of most of the applicants, ended up having to make a very tough decision.

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