03 October 2010Happy Birthday, Slotland Casino!
Slotland celebrates its 12th birthday this week, and wants to get the party started with some unprecedented promotions. SLOTLAND BIRTHDAY CASH: It’s not often that you GET a gift for someone’s birthday, but that’s exactly what’s happening at Slotland casino. All current players need to do is log into your account anytime between now and midnight on October 7th and you’ll find a lovely gift of $50 waiting for you in your account.Read full article
02 October 2010PokerStars folds its cards in Washington State
As we noted in last week’s Gambling News blog, the state of Washington upheld that it’s ban on Internet gambling is not unconstitutional. Now, just a few days later, PokerStars announced that it will no longer be accepting real money players from the Evergreen State, stating on its PokerStars News blog, “We regret this decision, which will no doubt disappoint our customers in Washington State.Read full article
02 October 2010Rummy: The New Poker
When was the last time you played a good game of Rummy? Gin Rummy? Kalooki 51? Oklahoma? I sense your blank look. That’s okay. When I think of a competitive card game, I instantly think of other games. Poker seems to get all the attention in the “skill games” catagory these days. Whether it’s played online, in world championships, or by bunch of guys on a girl-free Saturday night, poker wears the letterman jacket, dates the cheerleading captain, and drives a motorcycle.Read full article
02 October 2010"Wicked Fun" this October at New Bingo Billy's
Today’s the first day of October, and there’s no better time to swoop in on the promotions at New Bingo Billy’s. I happened to be in the neighborhood, (ahem, at my desk, scrolling through my favorite bookmarks) and noticed I arrived just in time to spread the good word on what ol’ Billy had to offer this month. And what I found gave me the chills. In a very good way. Starting October 1st (today!!), you’ll find a whole month of sweets, meets, and treats!Read full article
02 October 2010Millionaire Casino and "The Haunted $100,000"
Millionaire Casino presents a slots tournament that celebrates all that is spooky and fun in October. Play Black Magic slots all month long for your chance to win cash and prizes. Entry fee is $10 and rebuys are available. The $50,000 grand prize goes to the player with the highest balance at the end of the month. Several other prizes are available, too, as well as other ongoing promotions this month. Read our Black Magic slots review and see what frightening adventure is in store for you.Read full article
29 September 2010New Bowled Over Slots at Rival Gaming Casinos!
Bowled Over slots have 5-reels, 20-lines, an interactive bonus game, expanding wilds, and free spins, as the newest i-Slots game available now at Rival Gaming casinos. The bonus round in these new slots is a bowling game which will give you two chances to knock down ten pins. Knock down all 10 pins on the first try to get a strike and extra coins. Bowled Over i-slots can be found in our new slots area, along with all the new slot games that come out during the month.Read full article
27 September 2010Washington State Court Upholds State Gambling Ban
Lee Rousso, is an avid online poker player, the Poker Players Alliance Washington State’s Director, a lawyer and is fighting the online gambling ban in Washington State through the court system. His central argument against the internet gambling ban is, “The central argument is that Washington State’s statute that bans internet poker is protectionist in nature. It protects in-state businesses from out of state competition. The Commerce Clause of the U.S.Read full article
27 September 2010PokerStars 50 Billionth Hand Won
Many people may scoff at the $.02-$.04 NL Holdem tables but not anymore. Think the micro tables don’t pay off? Ask tbvle who plays at PokerStars and you may get a different opinion. Wednesday, Sept. 22nd, tbvle was involved in a hand at the PokerStars NL micro table. Well, not just any hand, the 50 billionth hand. The month long promotion at PokerStars was about to pay off and tbvle not only held off 5 opponents for the $26 pot but also walked away with $56,140.Read full article
26 September 2010Online Gambling Domain Owners Must Show Up in Kentucky
In a very short excerpt in the AP news this week, A Kentucky Supreme Court has again ruled that owners of internet gambling sites must show up in court if they do not want the state of Kentucky to seize their domain names. If you were not aware, back in 2008/09, Kentucky Governor, Steve Beshear, tried to seize 141 gambling-related domain names, saying they were, basically, “illegal gambling devices.Read full article
23 September 2010Canadian Players Banned from Certain Online Casinos
Could all the legal online gambling action involving Canada lead to some online casinos to drop Canadian players? This could be one explanation to the sudden emails sent out by Bwin Interactive, Paddy Power and Casino Club announcing they will no longer take Canadian players effective Sept. 24th 2010. Another interesting development is that all these casinos run the Boss Media software. There is no explanation in the email about why other than citing “new regulations” as the cause.Read full article
23 September 2010Bodog Casino One Day Winners Total Over $115,000
Bodog casino has a lot of great things going for it including fantastic sign up bonuses, loyalty programs and tournaments along with an abundance of games to choose from and of course big jackpots with lots of money to give away. Case in point, Bodog paid out over $115,421 in one day alone. Out of all this money 5 were paid for online slot jackpots. The biggest daily winner was Jack H. from Texas. While playing Aztec’s Treasure, Jack hit it big winning $50,915.Read full article
22 September 2010RIP Spearmaster - Ted Loh
Guys, I am just about speechless. Earlier this week, Spearmaster, Ted Loh, passed away after a struggle with cancer. Ted is well known in the industry. He was the first affiliate I ever met in person, and he made me feel welcome. Ted was outspoken and straight forward. He spoke his mind, even in situations where most people didn’t share his views. And guess what, time usually proved him right.Read full article
22 September 2010Another Big Giggle Bingo Winner
Accepts all Players Except US Players Giggle Bingo is fast becoming the place to be for big wins and now it seems it is not only bongo games paying off. The latest winner at Giggle Bingo won Moneybagslouise, kicked the September 18th weekend with a big GBP20 000 win. Moneybagslouise’s win came on the online casino side at Giggle however player Deuces Wild video poker. No worries to all you bingo players though because those games are paying of big as well.Read full article
21 September 2010Sportingbet PLC to Forfeit $33 million to Settle U.S. Online Gambling Charge
UK Internet gambling company Sportingbet Plc agreed today to forfeit $33 million that it provided to US customers in a deal that they hope will allow the company to resume U.S. online gambling operations sometime in the future if the laws are changed. According to a statement made by Sportingbet as part of this agreement with New York, the company offered online gambling to U.S. residents from 1996 to Oct. 2006.Read full article
20 September 2010Online Poker Affected After California State Sen. Wright Indicted?
What a difference a week makes. California State Senator Roderick Wright (D- Inglewood) seemed to be a light for legalized online poker in the state has now been indicted by a grand jury on eight counts including filing a false declaration of candidacy, voter fraud and perjury beginning back in 2007. If convicted, Wright faces up to eight years and four months in state prison. He pleaded not guilty and was released after posting bail of $45,000. His next court date is October 8th.Read full article
19 September 2010Goldwater Bank To Forfeit $734,000 in Online Gambling Case
Today the bank Ahmad Khawaja and his two firms Allied Systems and Allied Wallet reportedly used to transfer funds to players online poker sites, as agree to forfeit assets. Goldwater Bank, a one branch bank located in Scottsdale Arizona as agreed to forfeit $734,000 that have been tied to money laundering and illegal online gambling operations according to the FBI.Read full article
16 September 2010PokerStars 50 Billionth Hand Dealt Event!
PokerStars is sponsoring a 50 Billionth Hand Dealt event, and when this milestone is reached players will get cash and free tickets to the WCOOP Main Event on September 26th! The PokerStars 50 Billionth Hand Dealt event has four categories to choose from and all poker players can enter to make extra cash. Here are the category options to enter the PokerStars fifty-billionth hand event…Read full article
15 September 2010Goblin's Treasure Slots - Newest RTG Slot Game!
New Goblin’s Treasure slots are live today. A 5-reel 25-line Real Series slot game with random jackpots, multiplying wilds, and free games that have a win-win feature in case you didn’t win enough! I’m totally thrilled about Goblin’s Treasure slot, since in the first half hour I was lucky enough to get five free game features and each one was better than the one before.Read full article
14 September 2010Daniel Tzvetkoff Released from New York Jail
The Australian businessman Daniel Tzvetkoff has been released from a New York jail according to news.com.au. The 27 year old had been charged with money laundering, conspiracy to launder, fraud and conspiracy to defraud. He was facing up to 75 years in jail but after a hearing with a federal magistrate behind closed doors we walked out of jail though there has been no official records released which could mean he is co-operating with federal prosecutors regarding online gambling.Read full article
14 September 2010Royal Vegas Casino Offers an Extra $10 Free!
Join Royal Vegas Casino as a new player now and get an extra $10 free for playing The Lord of the Rings Fellowship of the Ring slots, on top of their regular bonus offers of up to $1,200 free! This is a treat, and if you’ve ever played the new Lord of the Rings slot game the extra ten credits will surely help, plus you’ll have a blast playing.Read full article
13 September 2010Two New Vegas Technology Slots!
The latest Vegas Technology games are, Agent Cash slots the first of its kind with 5-reels and 30-lines, and Paradise Riches slot as another 5-reel 25-payline game. After the arrival of these new slots just a week ago, I would say the spy-featured game with thirty-paylines has got to be the talk of the web, especially with the way it plays and its bonus feature choices.Read full article
11 September 201050 Billion Hand Celebration at PokerStars
It doesn’t seem that long ago that PokerStars was celebrating their 40th billion hand and now here we are getting ready to past another milestone, 50 billion hands dealt. What does this mean to PokerStars players? Well, how about over a million dollars to play for, including milestone hand rewards in cash games leading up to the 50 billion Mega Milestone, Super Sit & Go’s, Depositor Freerolls and a special VIP Club instant cash credit for starters.Read full article
10 September 2010Daily Free Slot Tournaments at Crazy Vegas!
Crazy Vegas online casino has announced their daily online slot freeroll tournaments. Online slot players can now participate in free tournaments with a guaranteed prize pool of EUR100. The top 5 positions are paid out. You can register for these tournaments up to 12 hours before they start and registration closes 23 hours after each tournament starts. Daily Slots Freeroll tournament details: Time: Every day from 20:00 GMT for 24 hours Buy in: Free Add-ons: EUR3.Read full article
09 September 2010WinADay Casino's New VIP Program
For those that have played at WinADay Casino, you know that they have been real good with giving their loyal and frequent players special bonuses and unique benefits. Now however they have created their own VIP Program. Known as a slot and video poker site, Win A Day has recently also added : Roulette 5 (5 wheels, 2 zeroes), La Roulette (European rules), Slot21 and Keno and they are all instant play with no downloading.Read full article
08 September 2010Indian Casinos to Have Legal Online Poker in U.S.
Legal internet poker is coming to the United States, at least on tribal land. In a press release today, Atlantis Internet Group Corp. announced a licensing agreement with Cake Gaming NV which will allow Native American casinos across 30 states to legally play poker online. Cake Poker is one of the faster growing poker networks worldwide and, according to the PR is:Read full article
03 September 2010Barney Frank on Leno Discussing Online Gambling
There have been many politicians that have taken to the stage with Jay Leno and chatted about various issues and trying to get there point across to his demographic. Bill Clinton, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Fred Thompson, Ron Paul, Sarah Palin and even President Obama have all sat in the chair across from Jay with varying degrees of success. The last to do it was Rep.Read full article
03 September 2010Lord of the Rings $100,000 Quest at All Slots
Remember the epic quest in the Lord of the Rings trilogy? Now you can go on a quest of your own with All Slots Casino new promotion coinciding with the launch of the new Lord of the Rings online slot. His promotion will run from September 2nd – October 30th and everyone at All Slots can participate. You may not have to walk through Middle Earth or have the weight of the worlds on your shoulders but you can when a share of $100,000.Read full article
02 September 2010Mega Moolah Progressive Online Slot Hits for $4.1 Million
The jackpot of the very popular Mega Moolah Summertime progressive online slot has been hit for $4,170,128. In a press release from Crazy Vegas, the casino manager Trevor Penn says: “CrazyVegas.com is delighted to announce this latest and most dramatic Mega Moolah win on the Microgaming Network. As a member of the Microgaming Network, CrazyVegas.Read full article
31 August 2010High Noon Casino - New RTG Online Casino!
High Noon Casino is hot off the press today offering $60 free to all players and a 200% first deposit bonus up to $2,000 free! See a fresh new look to RTG casinos with High Noon’s rustic wild-west scenes; in their promotions, which show a moving train, horses and carriage, and a river boat. And in their games preview, where tumble-weeds tumble and old western buildings store all the goodies. And at High Noon you can play more than 130 online casino RTG games.Read full article
31 August 2010New HighNoon Casino Online Bonuses
There seems to be a new sheriff in town and he has his sights set on every online casino player! HighNoon Casino has been officially launched today and is open for everyone including U.S. online players. As you may expect, HighNoon is a Wild West themed online casino running the Real Time Gaming (RTG) software. Here are some of the great promotions currently being offered.Read full article