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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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