• Gambling News

    • 18 February 2009

      Progressive Jackpot Over $120K on 3D Online Casino

      The all new Single Pay Line Sot-O-Matic is becoming more and more popular. With jackpots like this I can see why. Technology is always changing and most of the time for the better. News Release: 18 February 2009 (London, UK) – The progressive jackpot at 3D online casino, has just gone over $120,000 (€97K). It’s only a month since an Italian player hit the WinADay.com jackpot for $120K but if the new three-dimensional casino is anything like its sister casino, Slotland.

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    • 13 February 2009

      Kentucky’s Gambling Online Appeal Continues

      The state of Kentucky has asked the judge to exceed the fifty page limit on the appeal to add 30 more pages to the appeals brief.The Appeals Court in Kentucky voted 2 to 1 that the internet domain names did not fit in the state statutes defined as “gambling devices”, and could not be used to support any civil action.It seems the attorneys in Kentucky need to add more space to add more contortion to the laws that don’t seem to exist to the briefs of the Appeal.

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    • 08 February 2009

      Looks Like Legalizing Online Gambling Could Change

      According to the financial times there could be a new move to legalize online gambling in the near future. Barney Frank is not giving up!! Way to go Mr. Frank.A top US Democrat is launching an offensive to roll back legislation against online gambling passed under the Bush administration, saying the climate is ripe for Congress to unlock restraints that are “impinging” on the freedom of Americans.

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    • 04 February 2009

      New No Payline Slots Released by All Slots Casino

      All Slots Casino has maybe changed the way you play online slots. They have released a new technology in slots. With the release of not one, not 2 but three new slots without paylines, they are leading in technology. Here is their Press Release:

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    • 29 January 2009

      Rival Gaming Pulling out of Canada

      Even though there is no law in Canada that says you can’t play online casinos, Rival Gaming (that is located in Canada) has announced they are pulling out of the Canadian market.As of February 1st, Rival Gaming Casinos will no longer take any Canadian players. Canada players will be able to continue to play till end of January. You can’t make any new deposits, and are asked to withdraw any cash you have in your account by Febuary 1st.

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    • 26 January 2009

      UIGEA Causes New Hampshire Lottery to Lose Millions

      The UIGEA which was forced through the last days of the Bush Administration, and became effective just recently, has cause problems where it was not intended to cause any.The enforcement of these laws had already put a strain on the US financial Industry, by requiring payments both too and from online gambling firms. They did this with out specific terms on what was legal and what was not. It was said that this would cause confusion, and so happens it has started doing just that.

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    • 22 January 2009

      Beshear administration - It's not over yet.

      Online gamblers, poker players, bingo players, et all, have won the battle, but the war is still being fought. In less than 48 hours after a Kentucky Appellate Court ruled against Beshear, saying that an Internet Domain Name is not a “gambling device,” Gov. Steve Beshear’s cronies…err, Justice and Public Safety Cabinet, released a statement to the fact that they are going to take this matter to the Kentucky Supreme Court. J.

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    • 21 January 2009

      Kentucky loses case over seizing 141 gambling related domain names!

      This is a great win for not only the online casinos, such as DoylesRoom, PokerStars and many others, but for players as well. For those that aren’t aware of what’s been happening, Kentucky Governor, Steve Beshear, tried to seize 141 gambling-related domain names back in September, saying they were, basically, “illegal gambling devices.”

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    • 21 January 2009

      Doyle’s Room is Changing Software to get US Back?

      Yes Doyle’s Room has advised their members that big changes will be going on in the near future. Doyles which is now Powered by Microgaming Software, that withdrew from the US market, is thinking of changing to the Cake Poker network that does except US players, in all states but Kentucky.This will be a huge change for this poker site, and hopefully will lead the way for other Internet Casinos to do the same. The market in the US is considered to be the best and most profitable.

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    • 18 January 2009

      iMEGA Lawsuit Hearing Set for April

      iMEGA ( Interactive Media Entertainment and Gaming Association) will challenge the UIGEA Bill in the US Third Circuit Court of Appeals in April. They will be defending Online Casinos against the US Department of Justice as well as the Federal Reserve and Federal Trade Commission. They will ask the court to declare the 2006 UIGEA Bill Unconstitutional. This law suit prevents payment involving online gambling sites.

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    • 08 January 2009

      Social Network Opens at Foxwood

      Could this be the beginning of land based Casino’s migrating to the internet? The MGM Grand at Foxwoods Opened a Casino Social Network, they say to enhance customer’s experience. Will this just be the beginning of things to come? Mashantucket, CT (PRWEB) January 7, 2009 — MGM Grand at Foxwoods launches its new social network today at http://connect.mgmatfoxwoods.com to bolster its customers’ casino experience.

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    • 06 January 2009

      Cryptologic Launches New Casino Game Pack

      Everyone who has wanted new casino games to play, well here they are!! Cryptologic has done it for you. With a new line up that features “Marvel Spider Man”, “Atlantic City Blackjack”, and “Dragon Sword.”

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    • 06 January 2009

      American Banker’s Association Questions the UIGEA Rules

      All the members of the American Banker’s Association have let it be known their concern with the problems and rules on the UIGEA bill, or for the matter the lack of an explanation of the rules. The Bush administration has not given a definition for unlawful Internet Gambling.The government has not complied with the banks request for clarification, therefore leaving it up to banks to determine the legality.But there is some good news to all of this.

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    • 31 December 2008

      Alabama’s Turn to try and Fight Gambling

       With all that is going on in the US, with the economy and financial crisis, some states have their priorities wrong. There is so much more to worry about than gambling. And yet here it is another State trying to fight gambling.

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    • 29 December 2008

      Utah’s Stand on Online Casinos

      Utah feels that regulations of online gambling should be left up to each state and not the Feds decision. They feel that federal acceptance would be an ominous event. State representative, Sheryl Allen is worried that US regulation, and with pacts with other countries would force Utah to allow online gambling.Utah Lawmakers along with Allen are considering, House Joint Resolution 1. This resolution asks the federal government to let each state decide on regulations.

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    • 26 December 2008

      The EU and the Online Gambling Issue with the US

      After Anurag Dikshit pleads guilty, the RGA is urging the EU to take the next steps to protect the Union’s Interest from WTO violations.Clive Hawkswood, stated, “These events show that the outgoing US administration and the Department of Justice have shown a total disrespect for the legal rights of European online gaming companies and those associated with them and a complete disregard for US international commitments under GATS.

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    • 18 December 2008

      Founder of PartyGaming Pleads Guilty

      The US has struck again. PartyGaming founder has pleaded guilty to the charges of illegal web gambling. The biggest shareholder in PartyGaming, the UK-listed online gambling company, has offered to pay US authorities $300m and plead guilty to a charge relating to illegal web betting in the most prominent prosecution so far in the US clampdown on internet gambling.

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    • 18 December 2008

      Retroactive Online Casino Laws by the US is Causing Outrage

      It seems the US is digging their hole deeper and deeper. When will they get the idea of what the people want? It is yet to be seen.The fact that the US continues to ignore questions regarding jurisdiction as well as the written laws of its own country has led Europeans to question the wisdom of doing business with the US.  

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    • 17 December 2008

      3D New Gold Boom Slot Machine

      Three dimensional online casino lobbies now features five unique Slots, and a progressive jackpot currently over $130,000. They have 3D lobbies and virtual casino employees, which provide a realistic casino experience. You can play instant Flash for free and for real money. 16 December 2008 (London, UK) – When 3D casino WinADay.com launched earlier this year it promised to keep the new slot machines coming and they’ve certainly made good on that promise.

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    • 15 December 2008

      Sweden Continued

      It is breaking news today, that Sweden’s Ministry of Finance will let everyone know the proposal for a new lottery law. It was told at a presentation in Stockholm. A lawyer for the police authority and the man charges with formulating the proposal, Jan Nyren, was expected to announce the end of Sweden’s gambling monopoly, in favor of a licensing system open to foreign operators. For the full story: www.GamingIntelligence.com

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    • 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 (www.allslotscasino.com), 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 RomeCasino.com’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. Read the article from the Safe and Secure Internet Gambling Initiative:

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    • 25 November 2008

      GamesandCasino.com 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, Gamesandcasino.com 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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