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    • 03 June 2010

      Bodog Buys Slots.com for over $5.5 million

      Calvin Ayre, founder of Bodog online gaming and entertainment is no stranger to making bold moves and shaking things up. He has his own comic book called Ayre Force which was voted by illustrator Evan Munday as the worst comic book ever. He has Bodog Fight an MMA company and recently offered Tiger Woods a $100 million sponsorship deal with no attached ‘morality clause’ and even going as far as suggesting Tiger should embrace the bad boy image.

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    • 02 June 2010

      Hop-On Inc Seeking Licensees in California for Online Gaming Software

      Hop-On Inc , who’s patents for GSM and CDMA technologies have resulted in license agreements with some of the biggest names in cell phones such as Qualcomm, Motorola, Ericsson, and Nokia to just name a few, has announced today in a press release that they will be seeking licensees for their gaming software for California. From their website,

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    • 02 June 2010

      France to Award 30 Licenses for Online Gambling

      Today the government of France approved a new online gambling bill. The bill passed the French parliament by a narrow 299-233 vote. The French will grant only 30 licenses to operate online casinos and poker rooms within its borders. Though it is now official and France says that licenses will be granted in time for the 2010 World Cup, not everyone is excited about the French market.

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    • 02 June 2010

      See the New Microgaming Slots for June 2010!

      The new Microgaming slot games appearing 2nd June 2010 are Voila slots with five reels, no paylines and 243 ways to win, and Soccer Safari slots with 5 reels, 30 paylines, bonus and wild spin features! There’s more action to greet the eyes in both of these new slot games, more than we have room to write about. You will find the break-down for these two games on our new slots page, some of the info is just below, and on June 2nd they will be seen at most Microgaming casinos.

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    • 01 June 2010

      New Bingo Billy's Exclusive Offer to NEW Players

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    • 01 June 2010

      California Voting Today on Legalizing Online Poker

      California is in a financial bind. It is staring in the face of a $19 billion budget shortfall by the end of this fiscal year (2011). The urgency in producing revenue in the state can be reflected in the introduction of a SB 1485 Friday that will authorize the creation of an online poker system within California.

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    • 01 June 2010

      New Bingo Billy Offers an Exclusive $40 Free to New Players!

      New Bingo Billy is now offering an exclusive $40 free to their new players, only through this ad, and 450% in deposit bonuses! If you have a friend who plays online bingo they have probably heard of New Bingo Billy, or they play there already. If you haven’t heard of them, read our New Bingo Billy review and find out what kind of games they offer, sign up, and give them a try with the exclusive free money offer.

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    • 31 May 2010

      UIGEA Set To Go Into Effect Tuesday

      UIGEA, the Unlawful Internet gambling Enforcement Act, goes into effect on Tuesday, leaving many players wondering just how it will affect the way they gamble online.UIGEA was passed back in 2006, and since then, many lawmakers have been learned much about internet gambling and have changed their stance concerning UIGEA.Under UIGEA’s provisions, the banks are charged with policing internet gambling.

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    • 27 May 2010

      UIGEA Law Takes Effect June 1st: What it Means to Online Poker and Casino Deposits

      Just how this is going to affect everyone that plays online is still in question. The Bankers say that they do not know how they are going to implement this law, since it is so unclear and will take away the privacy from their customers. We will have to wait and see just what does happen when this law goes into effect. ORLANDO, FL, May 27, 2010 /24-7PressRelease/ — The Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act looks to be on track to go into full effect on June 1, 2010.

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    • 27 May 2010

      Full Tilt Poker's 2010 WSOP Main Event Prize Package

      There are a lot of online poker rooms offering ways for you to win a seat to the 2010 WSOP Main Event. At Full Tilt Poker, they have taken it to the max. No matter what your poker bankroll is, Full Tilt has a way to qualify you for one of the biggest live tournaments of the year.

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    • 26 May 2010

      Neteller’s Name Used In Phishing Scam

      One of the oldest and most respected online payment services companies in the online gaming industry, has been used by persons unknown for a phishing scam. Someone has tried to use Neteller’s name on the internet to phish out sensitive information on unsuspecting victims.Before 2006 and UIGEA, Neteller was one of the premier payment services companies servicing the American online gaming industry.

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    • 25 May 2010

      Virgin Bingo Launched New Bingo Rooms

      Accepts all Players Except US Players Virgin Bingo, a part of the Virgin Games network launched in 2004, announced the opening of three new bingo rooms: Roof Gardens, The Lodge and V*ROOM. Virgin Bingo is part of the Virtue Fusion network and offers progressive jackpots, Virgin prize bingo and a range of bingo games that are unique to Virgin Games. The three new bingo rooms reflect how unique this online bingo hall is.

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    • 24 May 2010

      The Great Debate: How To Tax Online Casinos?

      If nothing else, the debate over whether or not to regulating online gambling, has a new, somewhat hurried, question. That question has changed from “do we really want this?” to “how can we best do this and get the greatest windfall?”. To get there from here is going to be testy. On Wednesday, the House Ways and Means Committee heard evidence, pro and con, on how to raise money from online gambling.

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    • 24 May 2010

      Play Freaky Wild West Slots at Bodog Casino!

      Not long ago Bodog Casino launched two new games, their exclusive Freaky Wild West slots and a Casino Hold’em poker table game. The Freaky Wild West video slot is said to be a 3D game and is rightly so during winning combinations. The characters seem to have a life of their own as animations float across the reels during a win. We cannot show you the 3D animations at this time, but we do have a complete Freaky Wild West slot review you can read.

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    • 22 May 2010

      US Land Based Casinos and Foreign Online Casino Operators Getting Friendly?

      Foreign online casino operators, the historic enemy of the US land based casinos, are getting all friendly like towards the US casinos. The new turn of attitudes is likely based on the billions of dollars up for grabs if and when the US legalizes and regulates online gambling. When the licenses go up for grabs, it will be beneficial for the foreign operators to have alliances in place with land based casinos in the US.

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    • 22 May 2010

      Bingo Gala Promotions

      If you are looking for a place to play bingo that really goes all out for their players, then Bingo Gala is the place to be! They are always thinking up new ways to make winners, and the players love it. Here is some of what is going on right now at Gala. Party Dimes: Play for a dime a card every day at 12am – 1am, 4pm -5pm, and 7pm – 8pm EST. These have a minimum prize of $25 along with a dime progressive pot. This was hit on April 14th and is already back up to over $2000!!

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    • 22 May 2010

      Bodog Casino Jackpot Piñatas Winner Gets $634,000

      Ever been told by friends or love ones that you will never win big in online slots, it can’t happen, you’re wasting your time or whatever other reason they can thank of.  That’s what Linda from Indiana was told time and time again.Linda proved that it is possible to hit a online slot jackpot and a big one! Linda was playing the Jackpot Piñatas slot machine at Bodog Casino when she happened to be at the right place at the right time hitting it for $634,000.35.

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    • 21 May 2010

      Congressman Joseph Abruzzo to Provide Keynote at iGaming Super Show

      Over 2,500 delegates from the global online gambling industry are expected to attend the iGaming Super Show. Though relatively new show to the industry, it has a simple goal, “to create a comprehensive show for what has become an established global industry.” The show is expected to include conference streams, numerous networking events and over 100 stands making it one of the biggest exhibitions the industry. All of this will be completely free everyone planning to attend the event.

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    • 21 May 2010

      Oregon Rep. Changes Stand On Online Gambling

      Oregon Representative Earl Blumenauer issued a statement after Wednesday’s Ways and Means Committee hearing on Jim McDermott’s bill, stating that he was wrong to oppose online gambling and that he had learned that it was hypocritical to oppose it. He also cited the continual need for good sources of revenue. He said he no longer wished to restrict United States citizens from playing at online casinos.

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    • 21 May 2010

      Rep Frank Hopes To Bring Gambling Bill To Floor This Year

      Rep. Barney Frank, the Chairman of the House Financial Services Committee has said that he plans to bring his bill legalizing online gambling before his committee in July and hopes to have it passed by the House this year.Frank testified before the House Ways and Means Committee on Wednesday in support of a bill by Rep. Jim McDermott, which sets up a framework for taxing online gambling. The committee was hearing evidence for and against such a proposal.

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    • 19 May 2010

      House Committee Hears Tax Proposal on Online Gambling

      The House Ways and Means Committee held a hearing today on the tax proposals related to Internet gambling. According to Ways & Means Committee Chairman Sander Levin (D-MI), this was not a hearing about the legality of online gambling but, “We meet today to explore the tax implication and proposals to legalize internet gambling. We need to get a sense of the size and scope of this emerging market which is almost exclusively conducted today outside the United States.”

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    • 19 May 2010

      Flying Colors Slots Now at Rival Casinos

      Just yesterday the new Flying Colors slots appeared at Rival Gaming casinos with 5 reels and 20 paylines, free spins, and bonus rounds full of high-flying adventures for online players. I love how the free spins give a full reel of wilds, a win with every free game spin, and double payouts in winning combinations.

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    • 19 May 2010

      Microgaming Coming to State Lotteries through Betware

      An agreement has been reached between Betware and Microgaming where as Betware will now be licensed to sell and market the Microgaming online casino games to lotteries at both the state and national level. Betware is a gaming and solution services vendor that started in 1996 and based in Iceland. It also has established regional offices in Denmark, Spain, Poland and Canada. The company boasts on its website it is “all a lottery or gaming company needs”.

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    • 19 May 2010

      Congress To Alter US Online Gambling Laws?

      On Wednesday, the House Ways and Means Committee will hear a proposal from Rep. Jim McDermott. His proposed legislation sets up a system to tax internet gambling. This legislation goes hand in hand with Barney Frank’s proposed legislation to overturn UIGEA (the Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act) and to also set up a system for regulating internet gambling.

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    • 19 May 2010

      Ireland To Offer Regulated Online Gambling

      With Ireland’s horse racing industry struggling in the current economic downturn, Brian Cowen, the Irish Head of Government, stated that he is looking to regulated online gambling as his solution to helping the racing industry. “This will have the additional benefit of facilitating the extension of the tax regime for the betting industry to all those providing online and telephone betting and so underpin funding for the racing industry”, said Cowen.

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    • 18 May 2010

      New Secure Software for Online Poker Rooms

      Yesterday in a press release, Tokwiro Enterprises announced their new version of the Cereus software for Absolute Poker and Ultimate Bet that uses the Open SSL encryption to secure all Client-Server communication. PokerTableRating, which brought the security issue to the attention of Tokwiro a few days ago, has also confirmed the SSL is operating as it should.

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    • 17 May 2010

      PPA Again Petitions To Have Poker Exempted From UIGEA

      John Pappas, Executive Director of the Poker Players Alliance (PPA), has once again petitioned Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner and Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke in an effort to have poker exempted from UIGEA’s oversight. The petition is also signed by 22 members of Congress.

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    • 17 May 2010

      Microgaming Is Migrating all US Players

      Big announcement! Starting June 1, 2010, casinos operating on Microgaming software will stop allowing US players to play in their casinos.An agreement has been worked out with a new casino called CasinoShare US. This casino is launching on May 17, 2010 and is aimed specifically  at providing United States players a site they can play at.IF you have ever played at Microgaming’s Players Palace casino, then CasinoShare US will be mighty familiar.

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    • 17 May 2010

      Microgaming Casinos Stop Game Play from US Players

      If you live in the USA and play online games at one or more Microgaming casinos, you will no longer be accepted starting June 1st, 2010, for any type of game play. Many US players with existing Microgaming casino accounts will no longer be able to play their online games. However, as of May 17, 2010, CasinoShare US online casino will offer most of the Microgaming software games to US players, minus the progressives, new games, and several others.

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    • 17 May 2010

      22 Congressman Sign PPA Petition

      To a lot of online poker players, dark clouds are on the horizon as June 1st, the day the Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act regulations go into effect, is fast approaching. The Poker Players Alliance is still fighting though and has petitioned the U.S. Treasury Department and Federal Reserve Board to clarify the definition of illegal gambling so that it does not include peer to peer games based on skill like poker.

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