25 August 2012New York Agrees: Poker is a Game of Skill
On Wednesday, August 22nd, Judge Jack Weinstein of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York came to the legal conclusion that the rest of us have believed for years: Poker is a game of skill. In his 120-page ruling, which dismissed a federal criminal indictment against a man accused of operating a poker room, Judge Weinstein states:Read full article
24 August 2012Real Money, US-Legal, Online Poker: Approved.
All five commissioners on the Nevada Gaming Commission gave South Point Poker LLC a thumbs-up for its license to operate a real-money, intrastate online poker site. While South Point Poker has been operating a free poker site for almost a year, this official license approval “is an incredible step forward,” says Lawrence Vaughan, chief operating officer of the Las Vegas company to the Las Vegas Review-Journal. “It’s going to redefine gaming and what the state can do.Read full article
24 August 2012Real-Money Online US Poker Approved
With unanimous approval by the Nevada Gaming Commission, South Point Poker LLC became the first U.S. casino to be licensed to operate a real-money, intrastate poker website. What makes this inaugural member so special? Because South Point Poker is not only the developer of its own online poker software, it is also holding current licenses as an interactive gaming manufacturer and as a service provider.Read full article
23 August 2012Google Penguin Goes Organic
When Google Panda hit the scene in 2011, the algorithm update was anything but soft and squeezable; it was the first time Google launched an obvious initiative that promoted sites with quality onsite content and a solid user experience and demoted the lower-quality sites that primarily existed on a diet of low-level links and low-quality writing.Read full article
22 August 2012Dominique Named in CAP's Top 40 Women of iGaming
GamesandCasino.com’s very own Dominique has recently been selected as one CAP’s recently appointed “Top 40 Women of iGaming“. Described as “powerful” and “persuasive”, Dominique has been involved in the online gaming and online gaming affiliate industries almost since their inception, and she had a hand in developing a lot of what we know to be standard practices today. Dominique is no stranger to iGaming industry awards.Read full article
21 August 2012Do the Impossible with Vic's Firefly Bingo
Whether you like to watch fireflies or episodes of Firefly, the Firefly Bingo promotion at Vic’s Bingo is bound to appeal to you. With its low-risk, high-reward, even higher entertainment value, Firefly Bingo is a great way to wrap up a summer of fun, sun, and dancing lights. Running from August 8th through August 31st, Firefly Bingo takes place between 12am and 6am EST in the Quarter Room.Read full article
21 August 2012Jackpot Joy Boosts Bank Holiday Bounty Promo
Jackpot Joy launched its Bank Holiday Bounty promotion today, and there’s no time to waste participating in it. This £15,000 promotion makes the most of what’s left of the dog days of summer by spreading some love. How to get in on the action? All you need to do is wager at least £20 on Casino or Slot games (or £10 on Bingo) from today (Tuesday, Aug 21) through Monday, August 27th.Read full article
17 August 2012£15k Bank Holiday Bounty at JackpotJoy!
Play the £15k Bank Holiday Bounty promotion at JackpotJoy to win your share of £15,000, whether you’re a bingo, slots or casino player! This promo runs between Tuesday 21st August and Monday 27th August 2012. All you have to do to win your share of £15,000, is visit JackpotJoy and play casino games or slot games or bingo games. And here’s how you can claim your piece of the £15k pot: Either wager £10 on Bingo, Or wager £20 on Casino,Read full article
16 August 2012iGaming Business Takes to the Floor at the 2012 G2E
The Global Gaming Expo is coming up, and it comes with the recent announcement from iGaming Business that it will again sponsor the iGaming Zone at this year’s event. Running from October 1st through 4th, the Global Gaming Expo, affectionately referred to as the “G2E” for those in the know, is one of the planet’s biggest events for the gambling industry. Now in its sixth year, the G2E is poised for the future of online gambling.Read full article
14 August 2012Kahnawake Gaming Commission Update: Absolute Poker Awaits Settlement
In a recent press release, the Kahnawake Gaming Commission provided an update regarding the civil proceedings between the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York (Manhattan) and Blanca Games, Inc (and its related companies, Absolute Poker and UB.com). The suit, which was filed on April 11, 2011, is now in the final stages of a negotiated settlement agreement, and is currently awaiting court approval.Read full article
13 August 2012Loto-Quebec Poised to Sell Online Lottery Tickets
Loto-Quebec, a Canadian state-run provincial lottery operator, is well on its way to providing an online portal for its gambling customers to buy their quick fix tickets. Fans of the draw games Lotto Max, Lotto 6/49, Quebec 49, Banco, and Extra will be able to start purchasing tickets from Loto Quebec’s portal site, EspaceJeux.com, as of August 27th, 2012. While EspaceJeux.Read full article
13 August 2012William Hill Strikes Again; Signs Deal With Las Vegas Plaza Casino
UK’s largest bookmaker, William Hill, has agreed to a long-term deal with the Plaza Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas. What may seem like a notch on the belt of this sports book giant could mean the start of a needed transformation in downtown Las Vegas.As a result of William Hill’s new involvement, major renovations to the downtown Las Vegas hotel and casino are in the works. New video displays, new seating, and a complete lounge redesign are just some of the improvements.Read full article
13 August 2012William Hill Stirs the Pot; Appeals Judgement on Horseracing Levy.
Who is William Hill? Some say he’s a British bookmakeer, a gambling giant both on- and offline. Some say he’s a pot-stirrer. On July 20th, the High Court ruled in favor of the Horserace Betting Levy Board, agreeing that at customers of betting exchange users may not be liable for paying towards the Horserace Betting Levy.Read full article
13 August 2012Slotland Reveals its Greatest Hits
Slotland Software reveals its Greatest Hits. Literally. Greatest Hits is a brand new 5-reel, 19-line online slots game from Slotland Software. It features a progressive jackpot and a scatter-triggered free spins bonus game with up to 5x multipliers that really lets you get into the theme. While you won’t find a lot of bells, whistles, and bonus games with Greatest Hits, you will find a well-themed and well-executed online slot that models itself after the music business.Read full article
08 August 2012Six Extra Bonuses in August at Liberty Slots Casino!
Visit Liberty Slots casino to get six extra bonuses in August 2012, with up to $300 free for the 1st set of three deposits and up to $150 free for the 2nd set of three deposits, from now until August 31st! Liberty Slots casino welcomes U.S. players to play over 150 online games using Wager Gaming software, which were once called Vegas Technology software games.Read full article
08 August 2012Intertops Unleashes New Tournaments in August
Intertops Poker announced several new and improved tournaments for the month of August this week. Here’s a taste of what you can expect when you log in. (Not a player at Intertops? You should be. Let us show you why you should play at Intertops Poker, and then go play online poker there). Intertops $25,000 FPP Race in August Every month, Intertops tempts its players with a $25,000 points race, and August is no exception. Each week a new FPP race worth $6,250 will launch.Read full article
05 August 2012Club WPT Slashes Membership Fee
Lately it’s hard to look anywhere without seeing the Olympic logo, hearing the Olympic theme song, or being thrust into the race for the gold medals. Online poker is no exception. Take Club WPT, for instance. In their “The Road to Poker Gold” promotion, currently running until August 9, 2012, new VIP members can take half off their first month’s membership fee. That means your first month is $9.95 instead of the regular $19.95 (which is more than 50%, if you do the math).Read full article
05 August 2012Are Bots Your Biggest Fan On Facebook?
If you are thinking about creating a Facebook ad presence, you may want to think again. At least, that’s what it would seem from one company’s experience. Limited Run, an internet services company which helps musically gifted folk (and other artists, labels) create their own online stores for selling products and digital downloads. Upon launching their first Facebook ad campaign, they realized that they could verify less than 25% of all ad clicks.Read full article
02 August 2012It Came From Venus Slots - New Slots at Betsoft Casinos
It Came From Venus slots appeared at Betsoft casinos just a few days ago, with 5-reels, 30-lines, bonus games, free spins, 2x-10x multiplier wilds, collapsing wins and a lot of hilarious 3D action! Watch a big-toothed grinning Venus flytrap steal the show and make you smile in these new slots.Read full article
31 July 2012Poker Stars Agrees to Buy Full Tilt; Settles with DOJ
After a meeting of the minds today between federal prosecutors and three large Internet poker companies, the first step of actual progress has been made since the historic “Black Friday” over a year ago. In a settlement agreement with the Department of Justice, PokerStars agreed to pay the government $547 million dollars over the next three years.Read full article
31 July 2012Zynga is optomistic, poised for real-money games
Zynga, the American social media and gaming company that brings the world Farmville and Draw Something, released its half-year earnings this week as well as the company’s plans for 2013. Despite posting disappointing results for the first half of 2012, which it blames on delayed game launches and the poor performance of Draw Something after its acquisition, Zynga is poised to enter the real-money online gaming market.Read full article
26 July 2012Carnival Slots - New Slots at Slotland Casino
Carnival slots, appearing at Slotland Casino on July 13th 2012, have 5-reels and 19-paylines with a bonus feature that offers 10 free spins, a progressive jackpot, and several other bonus games as well! Read our Carnival slots review to find out how they can be played and information on the bonuses in the game. You will find Carnival in our new slots section along with other new slot games for this month.Read full article
25 July 2012Jackpot Joy Starts Daily £500 Promo
The Queen is alive and kicking! Long live the Queen!I’m referring, of course, to the Queen of Online Bingo (no offense to the celebrated Highness, as I have no way of knowing how well she kicks). Jackpot Joy’s Queen Babs is as lively as they come, and their latest promotion just proves it again.This week, Jackpot Joy is sharing the wealth by delivering a £500 top prize every day from July 20th to July 29th.Read full article
25 July 2012$1,000 Freeroll Entry at Rummy Royal!
Rummy Royal is now offering you free entry into a $1,000 freeroll after your first deposit. If you haven’t had the chance to play online rummy, now’s your chance! This offer is only valid through 31st July 2012. Read our Rummy Royal review to learn how to play their games and other information about their site, or visit Rummy Royal now and begin playing (some restrictions apply). Rummy Royal is holding a $1,000 Super Freeroll on 31st July 2012, and you’re invited.Read full article
25 July 2012Jack Hammer 2 Slots - New Slots by Net Entertainment
Jack Hammer 2 slots appeared online just the other day at Net Entertainment casinos, with 5-reels, 99-lines, wilds, up to 20 free spins with an extra wild during each spin, and a sticky win feature! The new slots by Net Entertainment seem to be getting better with each passing month. Visit our Jack Hammer 2 slots review to find out how you should play them. You will see Jack Hammer 2 slots listed in our Net Entertainment slots section and in our new slots section as well.Read full article
24 July 2012Polar Explorer Slots - New Slots by RealTime Gaming
Polar Explorer slots appeared at RealTime Gaming casinos last week, with 5-reels, 25-lines, two random progressive jackpots, and a feature offering one of three bonuses with free games! These new slots also have scatters and wilds, with the wild being the main symbol that is featured mostly in the bonus games, and there is a feature guarantee, too. Read our Polar Explorer slots review for all the information on how to play the game; complete with screenshots, wagering and bonus game info.Read full article
24 July 2012Twin Spires Launches Its "Beat the Champ" Promo
Think you have what it takes to beat Michael Beychok in a battle of the bets? Because TwinSpires has what it takes to pay you if you do–a nice chunk of a $20,000 prize pool. Participating in this TwinSpires promotion is almost ridiculously simple: Place a $10 Wager on four weekend races at Saratoga and Del Mar during the promotion dates.Read full article
23 July 2012Sun Bingo Brings Back "Breakfast Club" Promotion
Just when the summer seems to heat up to it’s most wicked temperatures and foul stormy weather, Sun Bingo gives us something to beat the excessive heat and blasted rain: A brand new online bingo promotion. And not just any online bingo promo, but one that awards one lucky player each day with a chance to bolt for cooler, more hospitable climates.Read full article
17 July 2012Queen's Big Quiz Promotion at JackpotJoy Casino!
JackpotJoy Casino is hosting the Queen’s Big Quiz promotion for ten days with £500 top prizes, running from 20th July through 29th July 2012! And all you have to do to qualify is find the correct answers to the questions in each of those ten days during the promo. Read our JackpotJoy Casino promos review for more information about the Big Quiz promo and other info about JackpotJoy’s bonus offers.Read full article
12 July 2012Two New 3D Slots at Mr. Green Casino!
Two new 3D slots were released at Mr. Green casino in late June 2012, and they are Curious Machine slots and At the Movies slots. Both of these new slots offer free spins, but the Curious Machine slot game offers several other features, like a bonus game and a wild feature to name two.Curious Machine slots – Offer 5-reels, 30-lines, a “Travel Through Time” bonus game, free spins, second chance and double up features, and a wild feature that triggers a type of re-spins feature.Read full article