Gambling News

  • 14 December 2008

    Online Gambling Blocked in Norway

    It looks like some countries want to follow the US and the UIGEA Bill. Does the US know what kind of influence they have on other countries? If they did would they do anything differently?Last week the Norwegian Parliament passed a ban on financial transactions and online gaming sites. It is very similar to the UIGEA that passed in the US in 2006. This is expected to be put in force by the end of 2009. This ban will mean only state owned gambling, like national lotteries will be legal.

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  • 09 December 2008

    Now Live: Jadestone’s DiceArena Multiplayer Games

    We told you it was coming and now it is here!! Jadestone, the leading developer of fully managed online game solutions, has brought this to you. Their headquarters are in Stockholm, Sweden, and is privately owned and funded. December 9, 2008 (Stockholm, Sweden) – Jadestone Networks, the Nordic based online games owner and operator today announced that the multiplayer dice games network DiceArena is now live and open for players across Europe.

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  • 09 December 2008

    Customizable Slot Game by All Slots Casino

    Have you ever wanted to customize your own slot game? Well now you can at All Slots Casino. This could be a fun a different experience, one like you never had before. Create your choice of your own slot reel. KAHNAWAKE, QC, Dec 08, 2008 (MARKET WIRE via COMTEX) — All Slots Online Casino (, a proud member of the Jackpot Factory Group and a leading online slots casino, announced the launch of a unique video slot game called My Slot.

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  • 05 December 2008

    Speed Things Up With New Multi-hand Blackjack

    Rome Casino is a US-friendly online Casino, with more than a hundred high tech 3D graphics and sound effects. US players are more then welcome, and They have over $166K in progressive jackpots. They are speeding things up with their NEW multi-hand blackjack. December 4, 2008 (London, UK) – Players that like the thrill of Blackjack will really love the added excitement of playing up to four hands at one time as they can with’s new Multihand Blackjack.  RomeCasino.

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  • 04 December 2008

    Google and Yahoo Win Lawsuit!

    This is a big win for gambling ads. Finally someone has shown with some sense. We will hope this will stop more of this from happening. A California court has dismissed a lawsuit against Google and Yahoo for displaying gambling ads in search results. California Superior Court Judge Richard Kramer ruled that search engines are immune from liability based on the federal Communications Decency Act, which shields Web sites from liability for material provided by outside companies.

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  • 02 December 2008

    Jadestone’s DiceArena is Joined by bwin

    Jadestone DiceArena is proud to announce one of the leading gaming operators, bwin, will be their launch partner! With Jadestone being a leading developer of fully managed online game solutions, with great games to secure backends, and bwin is a group with over 13 million registered customers, that has platforms for sports betting, poker, casino games, soft games and skill games, this should work as a great partnership.

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  • 01 December 2008

    Washington Post and 60 Minutes on Regulating Internet Gambling

    Could there be a light at the end of the tunnel for Internet Gambling in the US? At least it is being discussed more and more and getting on news more to have it regulated, to bring in revenue for the US. This could mean good news for the US players.

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  • 25 November 2008 Reaction to Microgaming's Pulling out of the US

    You can always count on Games and Casinos to help players find good places to play online. And they have done it again, when sites pull out of the US, they always find new places for you! (PRWEB) November 24, 2008 — When Microgaming announced that it’s online casinos would not accept any new United States players, was quick to locate reliable online casinos to fill the void. GamesandCasino recommends 5 alternate software companies that accept United States Players.

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  • 18 November 2008

    Back on the Agenda is Legalizing US Internet Gambling

    This could mean HOPE for the Internet Gaming. The fact that is back on the Agenda says there is hope, especially in these failing economy days. We will see how it goes. November 17, 2008 (InfoPowa News) — After weeks of negative reports that U.S.

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  • 11 November 2008

    Barney Frank Speaks Out On the UIGEA

    The Treasury Department has finalized the UIGEA Regulations, and is trying to get it passed before the new Administration takes over. This is called midnight drop, when one administration finalizes regulations that are in question before the end of its term.Barney Frank is Speaking out against these regulations.

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  • 05 November 2008

    Selected Microgaming Casinos Suspend New Signups for USA Players

    We just received word from Vegas and Fortune Affiliates, that effective immediately, they are not going to take any new signups from players residing in the United States. Players that currently have account(s) with these casinos and/or poker rooms will not be affected in any way, so if you are one of their customers, please do not worry. It’s business as usual.

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  • 04 November 2008

    eCOGRA’s Study on Responsible Gaming Practices

    eCOGRA is spreading their wings to ensure your safety and fairness, when playing online. Always look for their seal of approval. An EU Private Industry leads first ever benchmark study.

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  • 21 October 2008

    eCOGRA Accreditation to Net Entertainment

    Congratulations to Net Entertainment for receiving the eCOGRA seal of approval!!London, 21 October 2008 – One of the online gambling industry’s top software developers, Net Entertainment, has been accredited by the player protection and standards body eCOGRA following a range of comprehensive software, probity and operating systems inspections by independent auditors.

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  • 15 October 2008

    eCOGRA Will Have Panelists at Asian Conference

    eCOGRA which is know for their Fair Gaming, will have a Advocate at the Asian Conference. Any Site with the eCOGRA seal you can believe they have been found to be fair and honest. Always look for the eCOGRA seal when you play! London, 14 October 2008 – Tex Rees, the Fair Gaming Advocate at the London-based player protection and standards body eCOGRA, will be one of a panel of experts discussing Responsible Gambling at the Asian Gambling Briefing starting in Singapore on the 21st October.

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  • 08 October 2008

    eCOGRA Accreditation Awarded to 32Red

    Another Casino has been accredited as Safe and Fair by eCOGNA, and receives their seal!London, 8 October 2008 – The online gambling player protection and standards body eCOGRA has announced the successful completion of its rigorous inspection and testing process by listed gaming company 32Red Plc and its online poker and online casino operations.

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  • 02 October 2008

    iMEGA Files With Court of Appeals

    All other Gaming Associations needs to follow suit with iMEGA did! IMEGA is The Interactive Media Entertainment Association, and they filed a Brief with the US Court of Appeals on the UIGEA bill. They have been against the bill since it was passed in 2006. Since the UIGEA does not say online gambling is illegal, it does keep banks, and credit card companies, from processing transactions from US players. The UIGEA is severely flawed as pointed out by several online companies.

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  • 27 September 2008


     If you want to know all that is happening in the gaming Industry, Gamesandcasino it where you will find it!!After the recent takeover of the, has now taken over the well established Poker forum Renamed to, this lively Poker message board has also undergone complete reorganization to provide a better platform for Poker players around the globe.(PRWEB) September 27, 2008 — GamesandCasino.

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  • 23 September 2008

    Kentucky censor online gambling within state walls

    Last week, a Franklin County Circuit judge took the unusual step of ordering the transfer of 141 gambling related, internet domain names. This was part of an attempt to prevent illegal and non regulated online gambling within the Commonwealth of Kentucky. Kentucky will go down on record as being the first US state to bring such actions against a gambling operator resulting in a mass domain seizure. The order was served on Thursday.

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  • 22 September 2008

    Hongkongers' dominate the World Series of Mahjong, 2008.

    Last night, Alex Ho Kwok-hung of Hong Kong defeated an impressive field to win the 2nd World Series of Mahjong title. He outlasted the strongest ever assembled field of Mahjong players, to collect the first place prize of US$500,000 in Macau. Hong Kong is a world force at Mahjong. Not only did Ho Kwon-Hung win the illustrious, tongue twister title of “King of Mahjong from Hong Kong”, his two countrymen filled the 2nd and 3rd place spots. Mr.

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  • 19 September 2008

    World's First Multiple Live Deal Casino service released on 23rd September, 2008.

    On 23rd September, LGS (Live Game Systems), an online gaming service provider will unveil the first ever multiple casino live dealer, offered through EIG in Barcelona. This is new LGS product is the first of its kind anywhere in the world, and will be promoted as the first ever live dealing service to come from multiple licensed bricks and mortar casinos. This will enhance consumer trust within the online casino industry.

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  • 18 September 2008

    EU gambling firms hint at possible WTO case against the USA

    It looks as though gambling firms within the European Union are ready to take the USA to task over the American Governments total disregard for international trading laws. Yesterday, a European industry group hinted at the possibility of filing a dispute with the WTO (World Trade Organization). While EU officials were in Washington to delve into U.S. Justice Department enforcement actions.

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  • 17 September 2008

    Olympia Group announce intent to push for casino in Maine, USA.

    With the aim of revitalizing a faltering campaign to push for a casino in Oxford County, Maine, a Las Vegas developer has stepped forward with a $100 Million investment offer. It is now down to state voters in November, who have the opportunity to make this a reality. Evergreen Mountain Enterprises was at the center of a legal battle over this move, causing Rumford Layer, Seth Carey to abandon the long running campaign.

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  • 16 September 2008

    Barney Frank's HR 6870 Bill Approved

    Today, the House Financial Services Committee reviewed and approved Barney Frank’s second version of his Payments System Protection Act. It was voted through by a 30-19 vote. The bill was initially discussed and verbally voted through. Spencer Bachus, a Republican Congressman then stood up and requested a formal roll call vote at 5.00PM ET. This paved the way for the bill to pass through with ease.

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  • 16 September 2008

    2nd World Series of Mahjong Sept 19th - Sept 21st 2008

    The success of the hit TV show Casino, has created interest in Mahjong throughout Asia. The show teaches you the basic game rules. You will be guided through the steps during real game play. The game is played, pitting the  hosts against the guests. If any guest happens to win 5 continuous sets, they will receive a prize of 500,000 NT dollars. The Much-TV show revitalized Mahjong and has made the game fashionable within Taiwanese communities.

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  • 15 September 2008

    Barney Frank Internet Gambling Bill : HR 6870

    On Thursday, Congressman Barney Frank proposed a new online gambling bill, the HR 6870. The bill is scheduled to be recommended tomorrow, Tuesday 16th September 2008 to the House Financial Services Committee. One of five proposals to enter room 2128 of the Rayburn House Office Building, at 1:00pm ET, in Washington, D.C., the HR 6870 offers online gamblers a glimmer of hope.

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  • 06 September 2008

    Pauma Tribe offer Virtual Casino with a Twist

    In an innovative attempt to attract gamblers to its Valley Centre, the Pauma Tribe of North County, California, are now offering online casino games. State regulators are still deliberating whether the games are legal. A gambling watchdog group has also stepped forward to state that the games have no proper licensing. Last month, the Pauma Band of Mission Indians, opened a virtual casino on their website. The games include video slot machines, card and table games.

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  • 28 August 2008

    The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

    Unless you are just back from a 2 year vacation to the moon, you will know there is an ongoing online gambling dispute. The United States Government is behind it. Back in September 2006, money motivated US congressmen devised a scheme to take over online gambling. Tax it in the US, collect revenue and rid the world of dishonesty. True to form, President Bush signed the UIGEA.

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  • 23 August 2008

    Doylesroom Unveils Online Casino and World Record Jackpots

    This week, after the shock demise of ChanPoker, WSOP legend Johnny Chan’s poker room closed its doors forever. At the same time fellow poker legend Doyle Brunson strengthened his own brand, adding Doylesroom Online Casino, to his long standing poker site, Since the implementation of the UIGEA back in 2006, it has been difficult for online gambling sites to survive in what is now, a fiercely competitive industry.

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  • 18 August 2008

    Seizure of Boss Media Network by Pokertrillion!

    This is a BIG news story. This could and will affect a lot of poker sites and Casinos!! Just how much so is yet to be seen. has been successful in its Application to Seize Boss Media Servers in MaltaMalta August 18, 2008 –The online poker site POKERTRILLION.

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  • 12 August 2008

    BetOnSports Case: Three Plead Guilty

    In a Federal court on Wednesday, three Florida men plead guilty to gambling related charges.Read the full story: the part about, The RVs had computers and mobile phone so gamblers could place bets, and one was parked at a Ram’s home game on Oct. 20, 2002. THAT Makes it Illegal Bookies!!! BetOnSports once was one of the largest gambling companies in the world.

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