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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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    • 21 October 2010

      The Money Drop Series Two debuts at bet365

      The popular bet365 Casino proudly announces the debut date for The Money Drop Series 2 game as this Monday, October 25th. Based on the immensely popular TV show, The Million Pound Drop, The Money Drop is a heart-pounding crowd pleaser that gives you your total prize at the beginning of the game to see how well you can keep it intact by the end.

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    • 21 October 2010

      Full Tilt launches Take 2 Promotion

      Earn up to $25 and double your Full Tilt Points when you play in your favorite ring games during Full Tilt Poker‘s Take 2 Promotion. Starting on Friday, October 15th and going until Sunday October 24th, if you play at a minimum of two standard ring-game tables at the same time or any of Full Tilt’s nearly patented Rush Poker tables. Play early and often, and you can also be awarded up to $25 in cash. Accepts all Players All the details are on Full Tilt’s website. Good luck!

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    • 21 October 2010

      CAP has an app for that.

      Casino Affiliate Programs (known to the rest of us as CAP) has announced another contest for its affiliate members featuring a coveted Apple iPad as the prize. Here’s how you can win one of the coolest tech gadgets of the year: Join at least one program via CAP (after October 1st). Send an email with your username to yvette@casinoaffiliateprograms.com Direct at least five real money players who deposit before November 15th. Wait for the result of the iPad drawing.

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    • 20 October 2010

      Desperate Times...call for Desperate Bingo

      Accepts all Players Since we can all still legitimately celebrate the World Bingo Network birthday for another week, I thought I’d peruse the other fun promotions offered by this award-winning bingo group. And what I found both shocked and amused me. Accepts all Players In the heat of passion, some people scream Hallelujah. Some shout names they should (and some they shouldn’t). And some people wake the neighbors with a frantic howling of…BINGO!

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    • 20 October 2010

      Update: GoWildCasino Police Raid

      According to an affiliate program representative posting at the Affiliate Guard forum, there was an issue regarding Go Wild Casino and the police but it is all do to a “vengeful ex-employee that was recently dismissed”. Also expected soon is a press release from Microgaming and Go Wild. Here is what the representative had to say:

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    • 20 October 2010

      Win A Fortune Slots - Live at Win A Day Casino!

      Accepts all Players Win A Fortune slots are a 5-reel, 15-line progressive slot, with several bonus games, including a double-money round, at Win A Day Casino! These new slots first appeared online on 15 October 2010, and there are four different features triggered by special scatter symbols. You can read everything about this game by reading our Win A Fortune slots review, and in our new slots section you’ll find a brief summary of the game.

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    • 20 October 2010

      GoWildCasino Raided?

      According to two Belgrade newspaper reports dated yesterday, Serbian police in an operation they called “Atlantis” arrested a group of foreign nationals that they say were running an online gambling operation in Serbia without permission. One of the sites allegedly said to be operating in Serbia and has since been seized is the popular GoWildCasino.

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    • 19 October 2010

      Dolphin Coast slots has 3125 ways to win

      Accepts all Players Except US Players “Ways to Win” is the new payline, and Microgaming wasted no time in growing the number of potential combinations from 243 to 3125. Dolphin Coast is the 7th and newest member of Microgaming’s “no payline” club, and it’s certain to make a splash. As we elaborate in our Dolphin Coast review, Microgaming packed this game full of fish symbols, two wilds, multipliers, and a free spin feature.

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    • 19 October 2010

      Spartan Slots charges onto the scene with a $5,000 Welcome Bonus

      Spartan Slots spared no detail when it catapoulted onto the online gaming battle for players. And I mean that figuratively and literally, as the Rival-powered casino is both well-appointed as well as scantily clad. Both, I must say, in just the right places. Right now, as a part of their world-domination strategy, Spartan Slots is offering a $5,000 welcome bonus deposit match that spans your first six deposits. Think of it as a welcome bonus that just keeps giving. And giving.

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    • 19 October 2010

      New Jersey Looking at Intrastate Online Gambling

      While the federal government is slowing grinding away at regulating online gambling and the courts deciding that regulating online gambling will be left up to individual states to decide, several states have been trying to work something out including Florida, California and New Jersey. New Jersey Governor Chris Christie has come up with two expansions to help save the New Jersey gambling industry and hopefully help bring his state much needed revenue.

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    • 19 October 2010

      Spartan Slots Casino - New Rival Gaming Casino!

      Accepts all PlayersExcept Canada Spartan Slots Casino has more than 100 online games, in slots, i-Slots, table games, video poker, and others, and up to $5000 free for new players! Spartan Slots was live on 22 September 2010 as a new Rival Gaming online casino, and they offer six deposit bonuses to their new players for up to $5,000 free. Their first two deposit bonus offers will give you up to $1,400 free.

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    • 19 October 2010

      Patriots of Poker: How to Make $7,500 out of 30 pennies

      If you’re like me, you get pretty intimidated by all of the six-figure (or more!!) online poker tournaments out there, particularly if the buy-in is higher than any amount I’ve ever had in my account. Patriots of Poker, part of Everleaf Gaming, hosts a set of tournaments “for the rest of us” featuring ridiculously low buy-ins, yet they also offer opportunities down the line (or rather, up the tournament pole, to play in live tournaments around the world.

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    • 18 October 2010

      Skill Games: Please Scratch My Backgammon

      Last week, I mentioned that I’m on an online tournament hunt for games of skill. In other words, games that require more than just pushing the “Spin” or “Deal” button, but that require less than me moving away from my desk. As it turns out, there is an entire online community dedicated to playing both popular and unique skill games, complete with real money prize pools and satisfying bragging rights.

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    • 15 October 2010

      GamesandCasino declares the Bewinner affiliate program rogue

      Dominique from Gamesandcasino.com has joined many other voices in declaring the Bewinners affiliate program rogue. She says: “I don’t rogue any place easily, but this really takes the cake. There are three situations built into the affiliate contract that allow the program to simply seize all earned monies from the affiliate and effectively stop payments, or, in the mildest case, reduce the percentage to 5 percent. I am sorry, but to me that is outright theft.

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    • 15 October 2010

      Bodog Poker launches satellites for the Punta Cana Poker Classic

      On October 13, 2010, Bodog Poker announced the launch of satellites for the Punta Cana Poker Classic, scheduled to be held from November 10th to November 14th. Satellites will be daily at 7:35pm and 10:35pm for the $10 buy-in; cheap seats satellite tournaments will be held daily at 8:35pm for $1 buy-in. Both tournaments will award guaranteed seats.

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    • 15 October 2010

      Nova Scotia Says No to Online Gambling

      British Columbia was the first to launch a legal online gambling site in North America with their playnow.com site. Ontario and Quebec are also getting ready to follow B.C.’s footsteps. If you remember, Nova Scotia, was right on the heels of this online gambling bandwagon. Back in late August, Finance Minister Graham Steele said it was time that Nova Scotia had its own online gambling for the good of the people.

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    • 15 October 2010

      Make the Most of October: 75% Reload Bonus from Bingo Gala

      Accepts all Players Attention all of you tried and true Bingo Gala fans! You can get a 75% reload bonus match for every deposit you make in the month of October. First-time depositors can grab a 200% First Deposit Bonus. As with any bonus match from Bingo Gala, you don’t have to worry about the fine print. They boldly state their terms and conditions: “No wagering requirements! What ever you win is yours to do with as you please.”

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    • 14 October 2010

      $2000 Halloween Freeroll Tournament at Slots of Fortune

      Slots of Fortune is currently hosting a $2,000 Halloween Freeroll Tournament with a unique twist, time-sensitive twist. Players sign in and get 1,000 credits for 60 minutes. Once the clock winds down, the tournament scores are tallied by the total amount wagered. The top 66 players walk away winners. First prize is $500, second prize $200, third prize $100, and the remaining winners receiver $20 (which can still buy a lot of chocolate).

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    • 14 October 2010

      Roll Out the Barrels Slot - New Rival Video Slot!

      Roll Out the Barrels Slot game, with 5-reels, 20-paylines, bonus rounds, free spins, and expanding wilds, was released at Rival casinos a couple days ago on 12 October 2010. My favorite part of these new slots is when I get to play its Barmaid Bonus, and get a lot of extra coins for serving beer to the bar patrons. Check out Roll Out the Barrels slot full review for all the game information.

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    • 14 October 2010

      Rival Gaming "Rolls out the Barrels" with another new slot game

      Just in time for Oktoberfest, Rival Gaming lines up the kegs for it’s new 5-reel, 20-payline slots game, Roll out the Barrels. With expanding wilds, free spins with a up to a 3x payout, and a bonus game that features the world’s favorite beverage, you’ll find that this game is more than a few Barrels full of beer, it’s also a Barrel full of fun. Read our Roll out the Barrels review for more information, or play Roll out the Barrels right now at Slots of Fortune.

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    • 13 October 2010

      Happy Birthday, Giggle Bingo!

      There certainly are a lot of Bingo Birthdays in October! As we mentioned last week, World Bingo also blew out some candles this month. What is it about the fall season that makes it such a great time to open an online bingo hall? (That or the previous January was a pretty fun time…).It’s hard to believe it’s only been a year since Giggle Bingo first laughed onto the online bingo scene sporting some schnazzy Microgaming software and some great 75- and 90-ball action.

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    • 13 October 2010

      iGaming Super Show: New and Improved for 2011

      Already the New Year holds exciting promise for iGaming Business, the powerhouse behind the award-winning iGaming Super Show. Starting with a more central location in modern Dublin, the iGaming Super Show will also feature a new VIP networking program, a combined expo area, focused B2B content, and a significant amount of marketing to get the best delegates and industry powerhouses to come.

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    • 13 October 2010

      Halloween Slots Tournaments for October 2010

      You can play in Halloween specials this month, beginning with a $100k Haunted Slots Tournament and a $2k Halloween Freeroll Tournament! Both Halloween slots tournaments are special for this season. The Haunted tourney will have a buy-in fee and is played at several Vegas Technology casinos, and of course the freeroll tourney has free entry and can be accessed at Slots of Fortune online casino.

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    • 12 October 2010

      Add Crazy Slots to your "To Do List"

      Crazy Slots announces a new slots tournament tracking tool that allows you to check out its full event calendar, select which tournaments you’d like to participate in, and then load those online slots tournaments right into your personal calendar. What’s better is that there isn’t an operating system “Crazy” doesn’t like–use it with Google Calendar, iCal, 30 Boxes, Yahoo Calendar, etc.

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    • 12 October 2010

      Online Slots: The New Games of Skill?

      I’ve noticed an interesting trend in online gaming recently that I’m going to throw out to the public for feedback. While playing some great new slots at Slotland’s Win-A-Day Casino, as well as other online casinos, I’m starting to see more skill-based features climb into what would normally be a chance-based game.

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    • 12 October 2010

      William Hill Teams Up with Iovation for Fraud Protection

      One of the UK’s biggest bookmakers, William Hill is teaming up with Iovation and their ReputationManager 360 software in their fight against fraud. According to a press release today: Iovation, the device reputation authority protecting online businesses from fraud and abuse, announced that William Hill, the UK’s leading betting and gaming company, has adopted iovation ReputationManager 360 as part of its overall fraud prevention strategy.

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    • 12 October 2010

      Multi-Player Solitaire: Beat Loneliness and Win Cash at Game Colony

      This post is for all the solitaire players out there. You know who you are. Does this sound familiar? You play solitaire at work when you should be filing. If your filing schematic orders everything by suit, color, and rank. You play solitaire when you should be ironing (and are wearing the wrinkled shirt to prove it). You probably play solitaire when your spouse is on another rant about the neighbors and where they park their cars.

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