Gambling News

  • 27 May 2006

    Microgaming Reaches Milestone in Progressive Payouts

    All over the globe, there are approximately 6000 people who have one thing in common. They’re all Microgaming progressive jackpot winners, taking home a piece of the more than $200,000,000 progressive jackpot amount Microgaming has paid out in the last three years. Some have won more than others, but overall, it averages out to $18,000 paid out daily since the launch of Microgaming progressive games. Way to go, Microgaming! $300,000,000 is just around the corner!

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  • 27 May 2006

    Unfair, totally unfair - US battles ruling of WTO

    Antigua Sun Monday May 22 2006 Last week we were made aware of the latest move of the United States in their continued battle against the implementation of the ruling of the World Trade Organisation in relation to cross border trading in services, particularly Internet gaming, in favour of Antigua & Barbuda.

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  • 27 May 2006

    MGM, Harrah's Press Congress for Piece of Online Gaming Action

    May 22 (Bloomberg) — MGM Mirage, Harrah’s Entertainment Inc. and other U.S. casino operators are increasing pressure on Congress to consider legalizing online gambling — at the same time lawmakers are seeking to tighten criminal penalties for it. The companies are trying to take advantage of a congressional backlash against gambling triggered by the Jack Abramoff scandal, involving his lobbying on behalf of Indian casinos.

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  • 27 May 2006

    BingoTek Licenses Bingo to Riverbelle.com

    23-05-06 May 23, 2006 (London, UK) – BingoTek has become the online gaming industry’s latest major arrival and will power free online bingo on River Belle (www.riverbelle.com), one of the world’s largest and most respected online casinos, powered by Microgaming software (www.microgaming.com).

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  • 26 May 2006

    MGM, Harrah's Press Congress for Piece of Online Gaming Action

    May 22 (Bloomberg) — MGM Mirage, Harrah’s Entertainment Inc. and other U.S. casino operators are increasing pressure on Congress to consider legalizing online gambling — at the same time lawmakers are seeking to tighten criminal penalties for it. The companies are trying to take advantage of a congressional backlash against gambling triggered by the Jack Abramoff scandal, involving his lobbying on behalf of Indian casinos.

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  • 13 May 2006

    BANNING ONLINE POKER

    PR NEWSWIRE – MultiVu Interest Groups Go All In To Fight For Their Rights Story Summary: THIS IS A MULTIVU SPECIAL REPORT. WITH THE U.S. HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES CONSIDERING LEGISLATION TO BAN ONLINE POKER, A GROUP CALLED THE POKER PLAYERS ALLIANCE IS VOICING ITS OPPOSITION ON CAPITOL HILL ON BEHALF OF THE MORE THAN 23 MILLION AMERICANS WHO PLAY POKER ONLINE.

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  • 13 May 2006

    The Bingoroom Network signs licensing deal with 1Gaming Inc.

    iGamingBusiness 11-05-06 In just over three years, The Bingoroom Network has evolved into the largest and most active online bingo network on the Web. Today in strategic partnership with 1Gaming, Bingoroom announces plans to raise the stakes even higher – by launching the first truly international online bingo hall for enthusiasts worldwide. Peter Jackson, the CEO of Bingoroom Network, calls it the crucial step “in our mission to lead the industry into the next decade.

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  • 12 May 2006

    PLANS ANNOUNCED TO MERGE MAJOR ONLINE CASINO GROUP TRIDENT ENTERTAINMENT INTO CARMEN MEDIA GROUP

    Proposed consolidation advantageous for both successful companies Two of the most successful and established online casino and poker room groups in the online gaming industry have announced plans to create a new Internet super-group. Trident Entertainment Group out of Kahnawake in Canada is in discussions with regard to a proposed merger of its operations into Gibraltar-based Carmen Media Group.

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  • 07 May 2006

    888 Accused of Spam to Increase Web Presence

    PLEASE SIGN THE 888 PETITION HERE. 888.com/Casino-On-Net, along with Pacific Poker, have been accused of stealing webmasters content to increase their search engine positions. This practice, termed scraping, is a spam technique and condemned by all the major search engines. Most webmasters consider this practice underhanded and disrespectful to other website operators. Casino Affiliate Programs (CAP) is recognized as the leading resource for online gambling affiliate programs.

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  • 07 May 2006

    888.com Cited for Spamming Message Boards

    As early as January of this year, 888.com was cited by Silicon.com for spamming message boards. In an article dated Monday 23, January 2006, Silicon.com ran an article about well known internet casinos knowingly partnering with compaines that heavily spam message boards. This article Identifies 888.com and PartyGaming specifically. You can read the entire article here You’ll notice that 888.com had declined to answer questions from silicon.

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