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  • 19 May 2011

    Quicktender Issues Statement About Withdrawals

    The management of Quicktender would like to make the following statement regarding the current situation with UseMyWallet/Quicktender withdrawals:’ “We have operated a reputable & reliable payment mechanism for US customers since 2006. Our reputation is important to us, & until recently there has never been any question that players & merchants would be paid.

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  • 18 May 2011

    PokerStars Returns $100 Million to U.S. Poker Players

    There were 4 online poker sites named in the FBI indictment on April 15th and an agreement was reached on April 20th by two of those sites, Full Tilt Poker and PokerStars to be able to use their domains again to process U.S. poker players request for withdrawal. So far PokerStars is the only site that has publically commented on those withdrawals. Since the very beginning, PokerStars has had this on the FAQ page about U.S. players. Your account balance is completely safe.

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  • 16 May 2011

    Another Casino Group Rolls Up the Welcome Mat

    Casino Coins, a large Vegas Technology online casino operator, announced today that it will no longer take on new players. In an email sent out to all of its affiliates, Casino Coins stated that this new policy will be effective immediately (May 16, 2011) and includes all of their brands: English Harbour, Caribbean Gold, Millionaire Casino, Silver Dollar, Slots Galore, Super Slots, and VIP Slots.

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  • 16 May 2011

    Summertime Rafflepalooza: As fun to say as it is to play

    Over $300,000 in cash and prizes is ripe for the taking at Grand Vegas Casino’s newest big-dollar promotion, the Summertime Rafflepalooza. Over the course of 16 weeks, Grand Vegas makes it easy to be in the running for luxury travel packages, iPad2‘s, and lots and lots of cash. Starting on May 1st and going through August 22nd, the Summer Rafflepalooza is all about rewarding weekly game play with raffle tickets.

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  • 16 May 2011

    Doyle Brunson Leaves DoylesRoom.com

    Collateral damage? Maybe, but it has been announced that Doyle Brunson will be leaving the online poker site that bears his name, DoylesRoom.com. It seems in the wake of the FBI indictments and “Black Friday”; Brunson is leaving the site but has mentioned a possible return when the United States fully legalizes online poker.According to a DoylesRoom representative, “Doyle Brunson was a sponsored pro of DoylesRoom and he has left his endorsement contract.

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  • 13 May 2011

    Queen of Bingo Sends Out Garden Party Invites

    With so much royalty in the news recently, we’d be remiss not to mention the latest happenings of the Queen of Bingo at Jackpot Joy. New online bingo players who deposit just £10 into their new accounts will get £30 to play with, courtesy of the Jackpot Joy welcoming committtee.

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  • 12 May 2011

    Paddy Power Casino's Race to Dublin and Euro Vision Drop Contest!

    Accepts UK Area Players Join the Race to Dublin at Paddy Power casino for a chance at £/€3,000 in daily prizes, plus, play the Euro Vision Drop Contest with £/€4,000 in prizes! There’s really more to the Race to Dublin than just £/€3000 in daily prizes, players also have a chance to get VIP tickets to the Europa League Final in Dublin and a special VIP trip to Dublin.

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  • 12 May 2011

    Absolute Poker Signs Agreement to Return U.S. Players Funds

    Now it seems that Absolute Poker will be paying back U.S. poker players according to prosecutors on New York City. Wednesday the announcement was made that Absolute Poker signed an agreement with the U.S. government to allow withdrawals to U.S. players and to continue operations to all foreign players. According to U.S.

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  • 11 May 2011

    USA Bingo is the Home of the $30 Free

    Accepts all Players USA Bingo claims to be America’s favorite online bingo, and with over $100,000 paid out everyday, you can definitely see why. As part of the World Bingo Network, USA Bingo has access to a wide variety of online bingo games as well as high-dollar jackpots–two very big reasons why it has over 14,000 active subscribers. If you’re not one of those 14,000 online bingo players, USA Bingo makes it pretty tempting to hop the border into their bingo nation.

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  • 11 May 2011

    Playtech Trumps Top Trumps Without Trump

    When Playtech software released its new Top Trumps Celebs online slot game, it failed to include Donald Trump in its list of celebrities. And many online slots players would argue the games is all the better for it. You’ll find high-resolution photos of your favorite Hollywood celebrities serving as high-value symbols, and you’ll even be able to customize who plays the role of the wild symbol (and the source of the 10,000-coin jackpot) in this game.

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  • 11 May 2011

    Top Trumps World Football Stars Slot - Play it at Playtech Casinos!

    Top Trumps World Football Stars online slots have 5-reels and 25-paylines, with bonus games, two-way play, wilds, scatters and free games, plus a gamble feature you can play! Read our Top Trumps World Football Stars slot review to get all the information on how the game is played. We also have a list of games, of old slots and new slots, on our Playtech slots reviews page.

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  • 11 May 2011

    Forget Mother's Day, Try Mother's Week at Silver Dollar Casino

    Silver Dollar Casino celebrates moms with a Mother’s Day Spa Slots Tournament starting on May 9, 2011 and going until Friday, May 13th. The grand prize is a luxury spa vacation for two, one being your mom, and the other being her favorite child (which would be you). To round out your week, take advantage of the other promotions that Silver Dollar is cooking up.

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  • 11 May 2011

    Carbon Poker Loves Losers. And the occasional Winner.

    Carbon Poker offers free online poker software, competitive poker bonuses, and a sleek interface that makes just about everything look cool. Bad Beats, for example, have never been more socially welcomed, and that’s partially due to the Carbon Poker Bad Beat Jackpot (currently over $190K). If you scored a hand with quad 7′s or better and you lose the hand to someone with quad 8′s or better, you have a shot at that enormous Bad Beat jackpot.

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  • 09 May 2011

    eCOGRA Revises Requirements; Aligns with CEN Workshop

    It was announced at eCOGRA today that it is aligning its core Generally Accepted Practices (eGAPs) with the CEN Responsible Remote Gambling Measures in an effort to put itself on the front line of accredited operators. As one of the first initiatives since becoming an independent council, the eGAP revisions come at a time when the online gambling community has shown it needs a little guidance, as we’ve seen recently with Absolute Poker and Blanca Gaming of Antigua.

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  • 09 May 2011

    Get a Win A Day at Win A Day Casino

    With it’s low play-through requirements and impressive–and exclusive–online game mix, Win A Day Casino is a diamond in the rough of cookie cutter online casinos. Featuring a random draw that includes every player who deposited and played within the last 7 days, Win A Day takes its name seriously, awarding up to $100 to the lucky player who’s name is drawn. Additionally, Win A Day Casino has a list of long-running promotions for new and current players.

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  • 09 May 2011

    Costa Rica Agents Raid Absolute Poker Offices and Residents

    April 15th 2011, known as “Black Friday” in online poker circles, is when Federal indictments were handed down and the U.S. government shut down Absolute Poker, UB Poker, PokerStars and Full Tilt poker. Since then PokerStars and Full Tilt reached agreement with the U.S. to regain usage of their websites for the sole purpose of letting U.S. online poker players withdraw their money.

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  • 06 May 2011

    Indicted Poker Site Plans to File for Bankruptcy; Poker Players At a Loss

    According to the Games and Casino Gambling News blog and other news sources around the country, the parent company of Absolute Poker and UB Poker is planning on filing for bankruptcy protection. This solidifies some poker players worst fears: losing all the money in their accounts. Blanca Gaming of Antigua announced to its shareholders via email that it plans to file for bankruptcy protection in Norway.

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  • 05 May 2011

    Say "I Love Mom" with a $10,000 Online Bingo Coverall Jackpot.

    Nothing says, “Thanks for raising me” like an online bingo jackpot worth $10,000. That’s a lot of flowers. The $10,000 Colossal Coverall Jackpot is actually going on right now, and plays three times every night of the week. The jackpot can be won at any time, and all you need to do to get your piece of it is to beat the online bingo balls to a jackpot. As an online coverall bingo game, the more balls that play, the smaller the amount of the jackpot.

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  • 05 May 2011

    Absolute Poker and UB Poker Heading Towards Bankruptcy

    It seems as though the U.S. indictment of at least one of the three online poker companies will leave poker players the possibility of never getting their money back. This will go for all their players and not just those in the United States. Blanca Gaming of Antigua which is the parent company of Absolute Poker and UB poker (formerly Ultimate Bet) told shareholders in an email that it planned to file for bankruptcy protection in Norway.

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  • 05 May 2011

    Hollywood Poker adds another $192,000 in monthly guaranteed tournament prizes

    While some may argue that adding another $192,000 to an already impressive $16,000,000 in monthly payouts is really just chump change, others would argue that any addition of guaranteed online poker tournaments is always a good thing. I would agree with the latter, especially when the additional cash allows new online poker players a chance to test the water.

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  • 04 May 2011

    Pyramid Plunder new Game of the Month at Win A Day Casino

    Current players of Win A  Day Casino know that every month a new game is chosen to give players more chances to win each day. This May, the new Pyramid Plunder online slots wins the spot of honor, and now its players can reap the benefit. For every 500 rounds you play on Pyramid Plunder slots, you’ll earn a ticket for a drawing at the end of the month for a chance at $250 in bonus cash!

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  • 03 May 2011

    Climb Everest for $500 Without Standing Up

    Play casino games at  Everest Casino and earn up to $500 in bonus cash without breaking a sweat. What it is: Based on deposits, the Climb the Everest Promotion awards 3 bonuses in 31 days (May 1st through May 31st) and is an entirely skill-free incentive program for online casino players. How to play: The object of the game is to make three successful deposits over the course of the month of May.

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  • 03 May 2011

    Celebrate Mom with a $25,000 Mother's Day Freeroll Slots Tourney

    Grand Vegas announces the Mother of all online slots tournaments: a $25,000 Mother’s Day Freeroll. Starting on Sunday, May 8th at 9am EST and ending on Friday, May 13th at 9pm EST, this free online slots tournament is open to all players. While the tournament entry fee is waived, should you run out of credits, a tournament re-buy is available for $4.99.

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  • 03 May 2011

    Happy Mamma Mia Day from Imperial Bingo!

    Accepts all Players In honor of Mother’s Day, and Abba fans in general, Imperial Bingo is running a huge promotional offer featuring a fully paid vacation at Mamma Mia movie locations on the Aegean Sea. Running from May 1, 2011 through August 31, 2011, Imperial Bingo’s Mamma Mia promotion will culminate with the winner and a guest being whisked away to the 5 star Aegean Suites Hotel on the island of Skiathos.

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  • 02 May 2011

    New Dutch Government Wants Online Gambling

    The Dutch market is set to be opened up to other parties for online gambling, lotteries, poker, sports betting and bingo by 2015 according to plans outlined by junior justice minister Fred Teeven to the Dutch parliament. According to Teeven, the aim under the new government’s plan is to provide a “responsible, safe and modern gambling policy”. On Saturday the Dutch government echoed a sentiment held by many U.S.

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  • 29 April 2011

    Crazy Slots Announces May Slot Tournaments

    May is just around the corner and Crazy Slots online casino wants to make sure you get the most out of it. Here are the highlighted high-dollar online slot tournaments for the coming month. Crazy Slot’s May Kickoff $15,000 Guaranteed Tournament Starting at 10:30pm (EST) on Sunday, May 1st and going until May 6th at 10:30pm (EST), Crazy Slots is hosting its May Kickoff $15,000 Guaranteed online slots tournament, with seven full days of the 5-reel Wheel of Chance slot game.

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  • 28 April 2011

    Club World Celebrates the Royal Wedding with Free Cash!

    As millions around the world watch Prince William and Kate Middleton say their vows, a family of RTG-powered casinos is joining in on the festivities with a generous exclusive bonus offer: $100 free bonus cash. This special flat $100 bonus cash is available to players whether they deposit the $20 minimum or $100 or more. All you need to do to take advantage of the offer is use the coupon code TIETHEKNOT when you deposit.

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  • 28 April 2011

    Celtic Casino Offers Live Casino Games and up to €100!

    Accepts All PlayersExcept US Players Celtic Casino is offering their new players a 50% cash back bonus up to €100 and the chance to play live casino games, like blackjack, roulette and baccarat! Celtic online casino also has the normal style casino games, with Visionary iGaming software, like video poker, slots and a variety of table games.

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  • 28 April 2011

    Iowa Not Given Up On Online Poker

    As the dust starts to settle on the FBI indictment that rocked the online poker world, it looks like some states are stepping up the pressure to approve intrastate online poker. Iowa yesterday to a step forward with gambling as a whole within their state border.A House committee approved gambling legislation Wednesday that if approved would change the way gambling runs in there state. The legislation passed the committee by a 20-3 vote and now heads to the house floor.

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  • 28 April 2011

    Celebrate the Royal Nuptials with Royal Bingo (and £10,000)

    Accepts all Players Except US Players On Friday, April 29th, Bet365 Bingo is crashing the royal wedding, albeit virtually. All of its loyal online bingo players are invited to its £10,000 Royal Bingo Bash at 8:30pm (UK-time) for two hours of Superbooks games, £50 games, and a £4,000 Bingo Linx game.

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