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  • 02 November 2010

    For Sale: Wizard Gaming

    I wish I could say that forums around affiliate community were buzzing with the latest news that Wizard Gaming is currently on the public auction block after its directors decided  it would do better in the hands of more commercial-minded owners. Truth is, most affiliates don’t quite know what to make of the news just yet.

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  • 02 November 2010

    State of Washington Seizes $553K From Online Payment Processor

    It didn’t take long after the Sept. 23rd decision by the state of Washington’s Supreme Court that their ban on online gambling did not violate the U.S. Constitution for their federal prosecutors to seize $553,000 from Secure Money, Inc. Prosecutors asked a U.S. District Court judge to order the balance of 6 bank accounts they say are associated with the Canadian company to be forfeited to the government. According to a civil complaint filed on October, Secure Money, Inc.

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  • 02 November 2010

    Super Slots selected to host $500 G&C Exclusive Slots Tournie

    There is a short list of Vegas Technology casinos that were selected to host the $500 Games and Casino Slots Tournament, and Super Slots is one of the lucky few. Alive and kicking since 1998, Super Slots Casino claims to be the “home for slots online” and it isn’t far off.

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  • 01 November 2010

    Play the $500 Lucky Lady Slots Tournament at English Harbor

    English Harbor Casino is one of the selected hosts for Games and Casino’s exclusive slot tournament featuring the 5-reel, 25-payline favorite, Lucky Lady slots. The $500 prize pool includes: First Prize: $200 Second Prize: $100 3rd Prize: $50 4th Prize: $25 5th through 29th Place: $5 The tournament started at 6pm on Monday, Nov 1st and goes until 11:59pm on Sunday, Nov 15th (all times EST).

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  • 01 November 2010

    G&C Exclusive Slot Tournament Features Lucky Lady

    Lucky Lady online slots, a recent addition to the Vegas Technology slots line-up, is currently the focus of an exclusive slots tournament hosted by Games and Casino. $500 Lucky Lady Slot Tournament--a G&C Exclusive! Featuring 5 reels, 25 paylines, and lots of wilds, bonuses, scatters and jackpots, Lucky Lady is set in a nostalgic wartime with a winning attitude. If you’re participating in the tournament (and why wouldn’t you–entry is FREE!

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  • 01 November 2010

    $500 Lucky Lady Slots Tournament - a Games and Casino Exclusive

    Games and Casino is currently hosting a $500 exclusive slots tournament featuring none other than Vegas Tech’s Lucky Lady slot game. $500 Lucky Lady Slot Tournament--a G&C Exclusive! Starting at 6pm on Monday, Nov 1st and going until midnight on Sunday, Nov 15th, the tournament offers FREE entry to all eligible players with a $5 rebuy. Who’s eligible? Any player that makes a deposit between now and November 15th will be granted automatic entry into the tournament.

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  • 01 November 2010

    Exclusive $500 Slot Tournament from Games and Casino!

    Accepts All Players Vegas Tech casinos offer an exclusive $500 slot tournament from GamesAndCasino, with free entry, and a $200 first place prize for online players! The $500 Slot Tournament begins November 1st at 6pm EST, 2010, and ends November 15th 11:59pm EST. Games and Casino is an online gambling directory for the safest and most direct gaming information.

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  • 30 October 2010

    Chess Tournaments: Meetings of the Minds

    Game Colony offers online chess tournaments.By far the most popular board game in modern times, chess is no longer just for Mensa gatherings or the high school sub-culture. Chess provides an elegant sort of battlefield, with silent and swift moves that can strike loud and permanent blows on their opponents. It’s a game of grace, of strategy, of foresight, and of preparation.

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  • 29 October 2010

    Witch's Brew Slots at Slotland Casino!

    Witch’s Brew slots have arrived just in time for Halloween at Slotland Casino, with 3-reels, 1-pay-line, a progressive jackpot, and extra wilds are produced in caldrons for better payouts! Slotland Casino game makers keep stepping up the pace with their new slots, as Witch’s Brew is able to produce more wilds for extra fun and coins while you play.

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  • 29 October 2010

    The Legality of Blacklisting the BlackBeards

    A recent article in the NY times shared how some in the hotel industry are looking to protect themselves from negative reviews on sites like Trip Advisor. Some hoteliers want Trip Advisor to censor the customer-fed reviews that are malicious in nature and those reviews that accuse the hotel’s staff of legal issues, like discrimination and theft.

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  • 29 October 2010

    Rock-Paper-Scissors: A Game of Skill?

    Sure, Rock-Paper-Scissors is a fun game, but a game of skill? Really?Game Colony seems to think so. And so do thousands of players. “RPS” may have some of the simplest rules of any game, but that doesn’t mean there isn’t strategy involved. And now that there is money at stake, if you’re going to play the game, you better bring all ten fingers.

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  • 29 October 2010

    Imperial Bingo Boasts "No Wagering Requirements"

    Imperial Bingo, home of 5 complete Bingo Halls and an assortment of casino games, announces a welcome package that includes a 350% deposit match bonus on all initial deposits of $10 or more. Current Imperial Bingo fans will get 75% deposit match bonus on each and every deposit they make, plus an additional $10 for deposits made with eWalletXpress. With absolutely no wagering requirements, all bonus cash can be wagered, and all winnings produced from it can be immediately withdrawn.

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  • 28 October 2010

    Slotland is Cookin' with Witch's Brew

    Witch’s Brew, Slotland’s most recent addition to its no-download slots collection, is a frighteningly fun 3-reel, 1-payline slot that brings new meaning to the term “multiplying wild”. Just in time for Halloween, Witch’s Brew features seven possible wild symbols depending on how the reels fall, and some of those wild symbols can happen simultaneously, resulting in the chance for some scary winning potential. And I mean scary in the most triumphant of ways.

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  • 28 October 2010

    Microgaming, Cryptologic & BetsoftGaming Partner with NYX Interactive

    NYX Interactive is an award winning provider of innovative software solutions for the e-gaming industry and in the last couple weeks has been establishing partnerships with some of the leading online gambling software providers in the industry. NYX offers such products as bingo, casino, sports betting, poker and lottery. The Sweden based company announced on Oct 18th, 2010 that they had reached an agreement with BetsoftGaming for the provision of its Slots3TM games.

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  • 28 October 2010

    PDC Poker announces new player loyalty program

    According to PDC Poker, player loyalty now means player royalty. “The Royalty program has one simple aim,” PDC Poker claims, “to reward you in your player wallet: the place where it counts.” And as though being rewarded for something players were going to do anyway, PDC Poker spices things up by not only trading loyalty points for cash, but also giving players the opportunity to trade points in for great gifts and prizes, everything from iPods to vacations.

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  • 27 October 2010

    "Play" in Spades at Spadester

    Online poker tournaments are well known, and by now you know about a few other competitive skill games, like online backgammon and online Rummy. Not to be taken lightly, the game of Spades can be as cutthroat as it can be fun–and that is something Spadester.com takes to the next level.

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  • 27 October 2010

    Rummy Royal offers $5 Free

    Rummy Royal is currently offering a no-deposit, no-strings, no-hard-feelings promotion to new Rummy players: Get $5 free just for completing your registration and trying them out. New players are instructed to use the light desktop version of the software and enter the coupon code “5Welcome” during registration. One email validation later, and voila! Free cash to use at all the Welcome tables (marked with a purple W in the lobby).

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  • 26 October 2010

    Games and Casino Dresses Up for Halloween

    Some people throw sheets over their heads and call themselves ghosts. Some prefer scary rubber masks. Others painstakingly bind and sew and paint and tweak for the most unique blend of absolutely petrifying. Games and Casino goes a different way. Sure, there’s primping and preening and adding and pasting, etc. The finished product, however, is decidedly less scary and definitely more useful. Less like Dracula. More like Casper, the Friendly Ghost.

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  • 26 October 2010

    Celebrate Halloween with "Monsters in the Closet" slots

    Featuring scatters, wilds, free spins, and scary bonus round, Monsters in the Closet online slots is one part Pixar-esque and several parts Microgaming. Five reels, 50 paylines, and several goofy and alarming symbols make this game both frightening and fun, although I wouldn’t worry about playing it too close to bedtime. Free spins retrigger and the choose-your-own-adventure bonus game has several twists and turns that will have you coming back for more chances to win.

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  • 26 October 2010

    Playtime Bingo is "Fangtastic"

    There’s so much going on for Halloween at Playtime Bingo, I’m afraid I don’t know where to start! “Witch” promotion will you sink your teeth into? Between the Guaranteed $250 Halloween Jackpot and the Spooky Kooky Halloween Patterns and the Spooky Halloween Collectible Patterns and the Halloween Costume Contest, there’s so much to do at Playtime that I’ll barely have time to stuff my face full of chocolate in between games.

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  • 25 October 2010

    SlotsPlus USA Turns Patriotic into Promotions

    Building on the popularity of its UK-based SlotsPlus online casino, the Main Street Vegas Group introduces SlotsPlus USA, an American-friendly online casino that welcomes US players with open arms and deposit-friendly terms. The Main Street Vegas Group also includes: Las Vegas USA Casino: Over 80 games with a quick and easy set-up. You’ll be on the virtual Strip in no time. Sun Palace Casino: Bask in the sun with unbelievable progressive jackpots and ever-changing promotions.

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  • 25 October 2010

    Online Gambling at Harrah's

    There has been big news coming out of the world’s largest casino company, Harrah’s Entertainment this week.  One that will directly involve online gamblers and one that will help the company take advantage of any changes financially. It was announced finally after rumors have been heard for a while that this month Caesars Online Casino will be re-launched by Harrah’s using JackpotJoy as the new software behind the site.

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  • 25 October 2010

    Cake Poker Adds Blackjack Love and War

    Games and Casino has a huge collection of online poker tips, and it’s always important to get your finger on the pulse of the online poker community through online poker forums. It’s not often that an online poker room will offer games other than a hundred different ways to play poker. During my last visit to Cake Poker, I noticed there was something different about the place.

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  • 24 October 2010

    Online Cribbage Tournaments Take The Peg

    Game Colony, once again, delivers “the thrill of competition” for another popular game of skill–cribbage. Since October 2001, players from around the world can participate in online multi-player cribbage games. Whether you play the 6-card or the more historically-classic 5-card game, cribbage involves a standard 52-card deck and a race to score 121 points (or 61 points, in the case of the five-card game) over the course of the game.

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  • 24 October 2010

    South Carolina Wrestles with Skill vs Chance

    The South Carolina courts are now tasked with another gambling decision: is poker a game of skill or a game of chance? A statute written in 1802 declares all forms of gaming illegal (that is, all games with cards and/or dice), regardless if real money is at stake. Rather than stick with the literal interpretation of the law, the current administration weighs a game’s reliance on chance versus skill. In essence, the more skill-based, the more legal it becomes.

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  • 24 October 2010

    Paddy Power Games Launches the 24/24 Marathon Madness

    On October 22, Paddy Power Games made history by adding 24 new games to its line-up–all within the span of that day. To celebrate such a momentous occasion, they started to go a little crazy and launch a promotion as well: the Paddy Power Games 24/24 Marathon Madness.Featuring a different newly launched game every day,the 24/24 Marathon is a points rally to the finish.

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  • 22 October 2010

    Get Free Bingo at bet365 Casino

    Accepts all Players Except US Players An apple a day may keep the doctor away, but an hour of free bingo a day, may keep people flocking to bet365 Bingo. Starting on October 21st, in the exclusive Premier Lounge, get free bingo for a whole 60 minutes. How do you get into an exclusive Bingo Lounge, you ask? Meet the wagering minimums on the standard 90 ball Bingo game one day, and voila! You’re in! Every evening, you’ll get a chance to play for £100 in prizes.

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  • 22 October 2010

    Hollywood Poker announces GSOP satellites

    Hollywood Poker has arranged for several GSOP Live in Malta online satellites to give more players opportunities to win Main Event Packages worth $3,000. Now through November 14, 2010, Hollywood Poker players can participate in scheduled or Sit & Go tournaments with buy-ins as low as $2.20. Players can also opt to pay higher buy-ins to jump ahead on the action in the GSOP Live Super Step Coinflips tournaments, where you can also do a direct buy-in to the finale ($320).

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  • 21 October 2010

    Win A Fortune at Win A Day Casino

    Win A Day Casino proudly announced the addition of its Win A Fortune slot game to its unique line-up of instant play slots, video poker, and specialty games. The Win A Fortune slots game has 5 reels, 15 paylines, multiplying wilds, mystery symbols, and bonus features that give you a fighting chance at a good payout. Of course, you can’t have a name like “Win a Fortune” and not have some kind of spinning wheel, and this game actually has two of them.

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  • 21 October 2010

    Backgammon Tournaments at Play65

    As we mentioned in our Skill Games Blog this week, the game of Backgammon is a popular, if dark horse, tournament skill game. While there are hundreds backgammon tournament sites, there are only a few that we can strongly recommend.One of them is Play65.com.It’s hard to know what kind of backgammon tournament to play in, especially when you’re either just learning the game or you’re trying to adapt to multi-player backgammon tournament play.

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