Gambling News

  • 27 May 2006

    PokerShare Gives Away 8000 Gallons of Gas to New Yorkers!

    How cool is this! Friday, May 26th PokerShare.com gave away over 8 thousand gallons of gasoline to hundreds of people in New York! The line to get gas stretched for over 10 blocks, even blocking traffic on the Brooklyn Bridge. PokerShare employees joined the gas station employees at 6 AM at the Westside Highway gas station, where they began pumping full tanks (up to 40 gallons) of free unleaded gasoline per customer, with PokerShare picking up the tab!

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  • 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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  • 07 May 2006

    WEBMASTERS BLACKLIST OF 888.COM/CASINO-ON- NET CONTINUES

    The word is out. More and more webmasters are joining forces in publicly condemning 888.com for unethical business practices. Blacklists are appearing all over the web denouncing 888.com not just for site scraping and content theft but for other unethical business practices as well. To acquaint yourself with the reasons behind the blacklisting of 888.

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  • 06 May 2006

    CasinoAffiliatePrograms.com (CAP) Revokes 888 Casino’s Certification

    Las Vegas, NV – 05/05/2006 – CasinoAffiliatePrograms.com (“CAP”) a leading online gaming industry resource, announced today that they are revoking the certification of 888 Casino. The decision is in response to 888 Casino’s failure to reach an amicable resolution involving known content theft and blog spamming being performed by their top affiliates and consultants.

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  • 04 May 2006

    ACQUISITION OF THE SPIN PALACE GROUP AND SUSPENSION OF TRADING ON AIM

    FAIRGROUND GAMING HOLDINGS PLC (“Fairground Gaming” or “the Company”) Acquisition of The Spin Palace Group and suspension of trading on AIM The Directors of Fairground Gaming (“Directors”) are pleased to announce that the Company has entered into a conditional purchase agreement to acquire all of the online gaming businesses and subsidiaries, which collectively form The Spin Palace Group (“the Acquisition”) from Roundit Limited, (“the

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  • 02 May 2006

    InterCasino Slots Players Spinning Madly for Record Jackpot of 2.4 Million

    Let InterCasino make you the next multi-millionaire! Millionaire’s Club jackpot has just hit a new record level and InterCasino is hoping to provide the next winner! InterCasino, the Award winning, widely recognized leader in the online gaming industry is so excited about one of their players possibly winning the jackpot, they’ve upped the ante. Win the Millionaire’s Club Jackpot while playing at InterCasino and win a brand new BMW Z4 Roadster!

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  • 02 May 2006

    Slotland Announces Record Win on Mobile Casino

    $163,114 was won this week by Slotland player ‘OlympiaGold’ playing the mobile casino game ‘Lucky Stars’, one of three mobile slots available at Slotland. This jackpot is the largest ever awarded by Slotland, beating the old record of $162,514. OlympiaGold, a Texas resident, had been playing another mobile casino game, Golden 8, but had changed over to Lucky Stars shortly before winning.

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  • 02 May 2006

    Three New Casino Games Raise the Stakes at Belle Rock Entertainment

    Monday May 1, 10:43 am ET Games will include Advanced Roulette and 100 Play Power Poker GIBRALTAR, May 1 /PRNewswire/ — Belle Rock Entertainment has consistently stayed ahead of the curve when it comes to offering players the most entertaining and lucrative games in the industry. With three new additions to their already expansive gaming roster, Belle Rock Entertainment offers players on River Belle Online Casino, Lucky Nugget Online Casino.

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  • 02 May 2006

    Titan Poker Player Wins $100,000 Tournament Prize Without Ever Depositing

    The player was one of three Titan Poker players to win the prize during April. “This has made my family’s dreams come true,” said one of the winners. (PRWEB) May 1, 2006 — A twenty-three-year-old Titan Poker player won a $100,000 Fort Knox Jackpot Tournament Prize in April without ever having made a deposit at the popular online poker room.

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  • 02 May 2006

    Las Vegas From Home.com Entertainment Reports Year End 2005, Fourth Quarter 2005 and First Quarter 2006 Results

    VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA — (MARKET WIRE) — 05/01/2006 — 79% year-over-year Q1 2006 revenue growth and profitable quarterLas Vegas From Home.com Entertainment Inc. (the “Company”) or (“LVFH”) (TSX VENTURE:LVH)(OTCBB: LVFHF)(BERLIN:LVH)(FWB:LVH) today announced results from operations for its year ended December 31, 2005, the fourth quarter of Fiscal 2005 and the first quarter period ended March 31, 2006.All financial figures are in Canadian dollars.

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  • 01 May 2006

    Casino on Net / 888 Casino blacklisted by GamesandCasino.com

    Casino on Net / 888 Casino blacklisted by GamesandCasino.com Casino on Net is a well known casino that has been operating online for many years. During that time, an ongoing debate has been waging between affiliates of Casino on Net (also known as 888 Casino) and the casino itself regarding the casino’s illegal and immoral advertising practices. The debate and ensuing accusations started with the casino’s purported use of spyware companies for advertising purposes.

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  • 29 April 2006

    Millionaire's Club Jackpot Hits New High $2,400,000

    The Millionaires Club Jackpot is over $2,400,000 and growing. Quickly! Adding over $35,000 daily, the very popular game is setting new records every day it remains unclaimed. InterCasino claims the last winner on this game, Richard H. who won $1,067,836 on the 9 line slot game and they want to do it again! Play and win at InterCasino on the Millionaires Club Jackpot slots game and InterCasino will send you packing in a brand new BMW worth $35,000!!

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  • 29 April 2006

    King Neptune's Casino and Trident Lounge Casino Announces the Release of 4 New Games

    Two new slots games, a table game and a video poker game compose the lineup for the newest game releases for King Neptune’s Casino and Trident Lounge Casino. Avalon combines mythology, rich graphics and special features such as scatters, free spins and mystery multipliers to create a truly mystical game sure to be a hit with slots players Twister is a slots game that takes a humorous look at the world of twisters and trailers and TV’s.

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  • 27 April 2006

    eCOGRA Seals Help Poker Players Play it Safe

    New online poker room standards now in force across a range of top sites. (PRWEB) April 26, 2006 — Poker players across the world will now find the familiar eCOGRA “Play It Safe” seal on 7 more quality Internet poker sites belonging to some of the most successful and reliable online gaming groups in the business.

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  • 27 April 2006

    River Belle Sets Another Industry Standard by Merging Flash Casino Games into Poker Software

    River Belle Online Poker now offers players the chance to play casino games and poker all with one download. GIBRALTAR, April 25 /PRNewswire/ — Further separating itself from the competition, River Belle Online Poker now offers its players the unprecedented ability to play poker and any one of 19 different casino games within the same software.

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  • 27 April 2006

    Cameo Casino - Created for Women

    Finally, a casino designed with the female in mind! Introducing Cameo Casino, the world’s first online casino designed especially for women! Did you know women make up at least half of the online gaming enthusiasts online today? Keeping the feminine mystique in mind, Cameo Casino has accumulated over 85 games using the Playtech gaming platform including progressive jackpots, video poker, blackjack, bonus games and slot machines.

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  • 26 April 2006

    Playtech Releases New Tequila Poker Game

    Tequila Poker has been released and you can play it now at Casino Las Vegas! Tequila Poker reminds me a bit of Pai Gow Poker, 5 card draw and Blackjack all blended together and the result is a pretty exciting game. Based on the first 4 cards dealt, you choose to either go for a 5 card poker hand called Tequila Poker or High Tequila. You aren’t playing against the dealer, you’re betting on the outcome of either declared hands.

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  • 23 April 2006

    WILD ABOUT DOUBLE JOKER

    Roxy Palace Casino’s latest 100 hand VP is a winner! The fifth in Roxy Palace Casino’s series of six 100 Play Power Poker VP games, the new Double Joker multi-hand video poker game sets new levels of excitement and action in this popular genre, on which thousands of players have found hours of solid entertainment and reward. Previous game-styles in this highly successful series have attracted large numbers of online gamblers who enjoy the fast paced style that it delivers.

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  • 22 April 2006

    NOW TECHNOLOGY AND THE KING OF CASINO GAMES – A POTENT COMBINATION

    Roxy Palace Casino’s European Roulette Gold is sophisticated and special Roxy Palace Casino is proud to announce the arrival of something really special for fans of quality casino table gaming – European Roulette Gold Series. Always a favorite with roulette fans, this game is now far and away the best of its type on the Internet following a detailed revamp using the latest cutting edge technology.

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  • 22 April 2006

    NEW SLOT FROM ROXY PALACE CASINO WILL HAVE YOU IN A SPIN!

    This game is guaranteed to blow you away There’s a major thrill warning out at Roxy Palace Casino this week as we launch our brand new video slot Twister, a 5 reel, 15 pay-line monster that will blow you away for sure! With Wild and Scatter symbols, a Free Spin bonus feature with spins within the free spins, and a double- your-money gamble opportunity with a 10 000 ceiling, it’s easy to see why this one could have you in a whirl.

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  • 22 April 2006

    A TRULY EPIC SLOT FROM ROXY PALACE CASINO

    From the mists of time, magic lakes and Avalon, a thrilling new game Gird up your loins and unsheath your swords,Roxy Palace Casino’s latest new video slot Avalon is here! Extending our selection of big, epic-themed games, Avalon summons back the mythical past when chivalrous knights roamed the land doing good deeds and magic was everywhere.

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