Gambling News

  • 18 December 2014

    DDos Attack Postpones America’s Cardroom Tournament

    An attack by a hacker group disrupted an America’s Cardroom poker tournament this week, causing the company to cancel its Winning Millions tournament until February.The issues arose when hackers deployed a Distributed Denial of Service attack on America’s Cardroom, which flooded the site with false traffic, taking the tournament offline in the process.

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  • 16 December 2014

    Vera&John Leaves Canada

    Internet casino Vera&John has announced that it is leaving the Canadian betting market with immediate effect, surprising the players and affiliates who supported the casino.The announcement was made in an email to players and affiliates, notifying them of the closure but reassuring them that all money owed will be paid in full.

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  • 13 December 2014

    Gambling Addict Has 440,000 Euro Debt Wiped Out

    A habitual problem gambler has won a court case in Austria against developer Novomatic, which will see his 440,000 Euro debt to the gaming company wiped out. The gambler won the case after a psychiatric evaluation revealed that the man had a gambling problem, and that his weakness was exploited by Novomatic placing slot machines outside of actual gambling establishments. The gambler had racked up debts of 800,000 Euros in the past, although the win will undoutedly wipe out a good portion of that.

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  • 13 December 2014

    SkillOnNet Adds Evolution Live Games

    Internet gambling platform company SkillOnNet has announced that it has signed a deal with Live Dealer developer Evolution Gaming, and will offer their games as a result.As a result of the deal Evolution’s Live Dealer games will be available as an option for SkillOnNet’s clients to choose for their betting games. All of Evolution’s games are included in the deal.

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  • 13 December 2014

    Net Entertainment's The Invisble Man Slot Goes Live

    Months after it teased its The Invisible Man slot, Net Entertainment has released the game to its casino partners.The 5 reel game is based on the Universal monster movie from 1933, and sees punters testing their luck on the 20 paylines. Features in the game include Free Spins, Wilds, Re-Spins, and two bonus rounds “Griffin’s Rage” and “Police Spins”. Players looking to test the game can do so at any casino offering Net Entertainment’s gaming library.

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  • 13 December 2014

    Restoration of America's Wire Act Fails in Congress

    US politicians have declined to attach the Restoration of America’s Wire Act to the CRomnibus spending bill, which will be used to fund the government next year.There had been widespread speculation that House Republicans would attach the bill in an attempt to appease gambling magnate Sheldon Adelson, who donated heavily to their campaigns this year. Fortunately, that speculation turned out to be false, and it appears that the RAWA will not be discussed until next year at the earliest.

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  • 13 December 2014

    Microgaming Teases Upcoming Slot "Gung Pow"

    Internet gambling software company Microgaming has announced that they will be releasing a new slot next month called “Gun Pow”, which features a Chinese New Year theme.Gung Pow is a 5 reel, 243 Ways to Win video slot that includes Free Spins, Wild Symbols, and wins of up to 90,000 credits.

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  • 10 December 2014

    Casino Saga Adds Play’n GO Games

    Interactive online betting site Casino Saga has announced that it has signed a content supply deal with gambling software developer Play’n GO, and will offer their games as a result. Casino Saga is a Malta licensed online casino that includes RPG elements and leveling systems, and will add Play’n GO games to its library. Games making the transition include Gemix, Crazy Cows, Golden Ticket, and more.

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  • 10 December 2014

    BetEasy and Crown Resorts in Sportsbetting Agreement

    Australian land casino firm Crown Resorts has announced that it has signed a deal with online sportsbetting firm BetEasy to help develop its online sportsbetting presence. Details on the deal have not been made available by either firm, but the deal is certainly a coup for BetEasy, which was purchased earlier this year and beat out several larger companies such as Sportsbet, William Hill, and TAB to secure the bid.

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  • 07 December 2014

    Chinese Lawmaker Believes Macau Needs to Diversify

    The Chairman of China’s Basic Law Committee Li Fei has told the media that he believes Macau’s economy is too dependent on gambling and is at risk of suffering hardship due to political events on the mainland. Speaking to the press Fei said, “One must not focus on economic growth and tax revenue alone when looking at Macau’s overall well-being, given the close connection between its economy, especially the gaming sector, and the [Chinese] mainland.

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