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  News Archive 01/2007
 PartyGammon Million - a big hit
Category: Casino, Comments (0) - 10 years ago
Andreas Maertens a 33-year-old German is celebrating after winning the PartyGammon.com Million at the Bahamas that took place on 21st-25th January, scooping a world record payout for a backgammon tournament....
 Reported talks between Branson and Australian bookie group
Category: Casino, Comments (0) - 10 years ago
Reuters reported that Sir Richard Branson’s Virgin group is working on a land base gambling resort deal in Macau and it’s valued at over £3 billion...
 New CEO Appointed by Online Casino Operator
Category: Casino, Comments (0) - 10 years ago
Ryan, who brings his extensive experience from the AIM listed software developer and licensor of online gaming applications, replaces Gary Shaw, who will continue to head up the company as Executive Chairman...
 US is Now Without NETeller Connection
Category: Casino, Comments (0) - 10 years ago
NETeller, a publicly traded company listed on the London Stock Exchange, deals with more than $7 billion in financial transactions each year, according to the company's interim report for 2006 with seventy-five percent of the company's revenue coming from the United States...
 Hefty Usage in British Online Casinos
Category: Casino, Comments (0) - 10 years ago
A study, conducted by Nielsen/NetRatings, revealed that users spend a startling average of over 10 hours per month using 888 Poker; PokerStars users are more moderate, spending just over 6 hours; whilst the figures are relatively surprising for Party Poker – whose users will gamble for 3 hours and 43 minutes a month...
 Apple iPhone Giveaway Online Casino
Category: Casino, Comments (1) - 10 years ago
The iPhone, unveiled last week at MacWorld San Francisco, is expected to be the must-have accessory of 2007...
 Co-Founder of NETeller Out on Bail
Category: Casino, Comments (0) - 10 years ago
Lefebvre’s fellow NETeller co-founder Stephen Lawrence, arrested on the same charges simultaneously on the other side of the United States, appeared in court on Tuesday...
 Gutshot Ruling Challenged by Derek Kelly
Category: Poker, Comments (0) - 10 years ago
Following some careful consideration, Mr Kelly has pinpointed that the main focus of his appeal will contest the descriptive values of skill and chance, citing that legislators specify that poker is not included in such values contained within the 1968 Gaming Act...
 Online Casino Revamped by InterXgaming
Category: Casino, Comments (0) - 10 years ago
Changes include the introduction of new games, new site features and an improved overall online experience for all users...
 January Giveaways Announced by Online Casino
Category: Casino, Comments (0) - 10 years ago
World Poker Tour LA ends January with a bang with its $30,000 LA Poker Classic freeroll on January 28, comprising two $12,500 packages...
 Online Addiction to be Cured by Gaming Industry
Category: Casino, Comments (0) - 10 years ago
The BMA claimed the growth in online gambling has led to a marked rise in addiction, and also warned the imminent relaxation in gambling laws could add significantly to the growing number of addicts - particularly among female and teenage players...
 Austrian Open Welcomes Online Casino Champions
Category: Casino, Comments (0) - 10 years ago
The series of satellite tournaments will see players compete for a space in the seventh Austrian Open, at the Casino Bregenz in Bregenz, Austria on March 3-4, 2007...
 Impressive Growth of Bet2Go
Category: Casino, Comments (0) - 10 years ago
The interface allows players to get the latest real time information, odds and betting opportunities from 6 of the UK’s best known bookmakers; Ladbrokes, Sporting Odds, Total Bet, Paddy Power, Victor Chandler and Blue Square, direct to their mobile-phones, with the ability to place instant bets at the same time...
 UK Companies Frowns at Online Casino Gambling
Category: Casino, Comments (0) - 10 years ago
The research reveals that 30 percent had used an online casino, bought a lottery ticket or made a bet while on office time – or new someone who had...
 $16 Billion Mark by 2011 in Mobile Gaming
Category: Casino, Comments (0) - 10 years ago
Despite severe legal restrictions on mobile gambling in the USA, the global market remains strong and expected to rise from the current gross value of $1.35 billion to $16.6 billion by 2011...
 Failure of Deal Admited by Online Casino
Category: Casino, Comments (0) - 10 years ago
As reported on Online Casino News earlier this month, Mansion Poker has been offering $100,000 a day in its online poker tournaments in an attempt to revive interest in the firm...
 NETeller Founders Detained by the Police
Category: Casino, Comments (0) - 10 years ago
It is believed but not confirmed, that the two men have been detained but have as yet had no charges filed against them...
 Free Entry to English Harbour Online Casino
Category: Casino, Comments (1) - 10 years ago
The casino nominates a new game each week for a free roll, with the 5 reel Wheel of Chance game being the current tournament game until the end of play today (January 15)...
 Online Casino Expands Its Language List
Category: Casino, Comments (0) - 10 years ago
Norwegian is to join a long list of foreign languages that the software can be translated into...
 Betfair Sponsorship Deal Cornered by Football Coach
Category: Poker, Comments (0) - 10 years ago
Frank Sorensen, a 31-year-old player who drives a school bus and coaches his local football team, will represent Betfair Poker at tournaments worldwide after winning the site’s Iron Man challenge...
 Festive Winners Announced by Everest Online Casino
Category: Casino, Comments (0) - 10 years ago
For 12 days in December, players at the online casino received deposit bonuses as well as prizes including a 80GB iPod video, a Playstation 3 games console, a Sonic Impact Video-55 sound system, a Sony digital camera as well as $5,000 cash prize, which went the way of a Swedish player...
 Mourinho Exit Predicted by Bookies
Category: Casino, Comments (0) - 10 years ago
The online and offline betting company has changed the odds of the Chelsea manager leaving from 9/4 to 7/4...
 Moneymaker Millionaire is a Canadian
Category: Poker, Comments (0) - 10 years ago
The event concluded at the Atlantis Resort in the Bahamas' Paradise Island on Tuesday...
 Online Casino Platform Released by Net Entertainment
Category: Casino, Comments (0) - 10 years ago
The system, CasinoModule™, has been designed to incorporate itself into existing website infrastructure, and runs fully with the gaming service's brand...
 US Market Abandoned by Pinnacle Sports
Category: Casino, Comments (0) - 10 years ago
Despite the decision being voluntary it is unclear quite why Pinnacle Sports made the sudden move – pulling from the US is certain to see a substantial injury to their growth...
 Games Starts at Online Casino
Category: Casino, Comments (0) - 10 years ago
The new player packages include a game of Money Shot, a 20 Pay-line, 5-Reel Slot game based on the rules of basketball, whilst poker fans can also indulge in a variation of the game known as Five Card Mulligan, where players are pitted against the dealer using a 52-card deck, with the Joker cards removed...
 Reason to Cheer for the Poker Celebrity
Category: Poker, Comments (0) - 10 years ago
The site already began celebrating the milestone at hand number 498,000,000, where the winning player trumped a win of $250 while the games other players received $25 each...
 Acquisition of Online Casino secured by Gaming Giant
Category: Casino, Comments (0) - 10 years ago
The company confirmed that it will purchase the poker brand and its related assets and reportedly go on to license Parbet assets, poker software, payment processing and multi-lingual customer support services to a private Maltese online gaming company which will take over operation of Parbet.com...
 Legal Shadow on Lord Glentoran By BetonSports
Category: Casino, Comments (0) - 10 years ago
A key prosecutor overseeing the online gambling case, that has seen a recent wave of media attention, has reportedly asked a judge to consider the arrest of directors for their ‘wilful disregard’ of the court's proceedings...
 Industry Revelations Promised by Online Casino Survey
Category: Casino, Comments (0) - 10 years ago
The survey quizzed over 10,000 participants from all over the globe, and due to its scale it hopes to represent the clearest interpretation of the online gambling industry from the point of view of the players themselves...
 Updated Odds for Upcoming Super Bowls
Category: Casino, Comments (0) - 10 years ago
The San Diego Chargers remain the odds-on favourite to win the Lombardi Trophy at the Super Bowl at 5/2 odds, followed by the Baltimore Ravens at 4/1...
 High Profile Complaint Answered by PokerRoom.com
Category: Poker, Comments (0) - 10 years ago
The row broke out when players were disappointed to discover they were not playing for the $19,000 they had initially expected...
 Win A Weekend for Two in Monte Carlo Via Online Casino
Category: Casino, Comments (0) - 10 years ago
Players can enter into the tournament for free - without making a deposit – and can qualify daily to earn a position in the final games, which will be taking place on the website on March 15...
 Online Casino Announces Mobile Gambling
Category: Casino, Comments (0) - 10 years ago
The new Zero36 mobile casino platform allows mobile network carriers and casino operators to bolster their profits by offering players a variety of mobile gaming options including games such as Blackjack, European Roulette, Video-Poker, various three and five reeled Slot-Machines, Scratch-Card and two additional progressive-jackpot games, all utilising Microgaming’s Jackpot Network system...
 Internet Gambling Spending Cap Earmarked
Category: Casino, Comments (0) - 10 years ago
Mike Weir, the Scottish National Party (SNP) MP for Angus, called for a limit to be set at £1,000 a week, and also called sites to limit players to using one credit card each...
 BSkyB Closing In Online Casino Group Takeover
Category: Casino, Comments (1) - 10 years ago
Initially, just 30 per cent of shareholders supported the deal, which saw BSkyB offering 68p a share for the company last month and equated to a £96 million cash offer...
 Striking New Game Launched by Slotland.com
Category: Casino, Comments (0) - 10 years ago
After a win, Striking 7s players are offered the option to “Double or Collect”...
 Games Under the Weather of Online Casino
Category: Casino, Comments (0) - 10 years ago
The company confirmed that it will add Instant Win Games, Bingo Games, Casino Games, Scratch card Games and Pull Tab Games to its website TheWeatherLottery.com, with the official launch expected in the first week of February 2007...
 Australian Odd to Hit Another Century is 500/1
Category: Casino, Comments (0) - 10 years ago
At present this doesn’t seem too outlandish a possibility, as England slumped to a humiliating 5-0 whitewash with a 10 wicket defeat in the final test in Sydney...
 Polish Leg Announced by European Poker Tour
Category: Poker, Comments (0) - 10 years ago
The inaugural Warsaw EPT, scheduled to take place on 14-17 March 2007, will have a maximum capacity of 300 players and a 15,000 Zloty buy-in (approximately Ђ3,900), with the no limit Texas Hold’em tournament taking place at the Hyatt Regency Hotel....
 Avalanche from Everest’s Online Poker
Category: Poker, Comments (0) - 10 years ago
The tournament will span a nine month period and features a three-round structure that allows players of all levels of ability to join in...
 Playoff Contest by Skybook.com
Category: Casino, Comments (0) - 10 years ago
The free NFL playoff contest, which begins on January 7 and runs until the end of the 2007 NFL post-season (including Super Bowl), will see participants try to correctly answer all six propositions in each of two games per week, with the first contestant to correctly select all 12 propositions winning the brand new Hummer H3....
 Jackpot Tracker Launched by Online Casino
Category: Casino, Comments (0) - 10 years ago
The free of charge Progressive Jackpot Tracker will allow players to locate the biggest progressive jackpots as well as being able to research the biggest payouts, current jackpots, hit histories, averages and record breaking wins....
 Online Casino Millionaire of Captain Cooks
Category: Casino, Comments (0) - 10 years ago
The player becomes the tenth millionaire created by the Microgaming progressive network, which has paid out a record $220 million since its launch, and recently launched the Mega Moolah progressive, where the jackpot is currently sitting at $1.1million...
 First Winner of MANSION’s Poker Tournament
Category: Poker, Comments (0) - 10 years ago
The tournament began at 03:00GMT this morning, attracting 498 players and delivered an impressive $52,690 prize pool overlay...
 Change in HSBC Policy descents on Online Gamblers
Category: Casino, Comments (0) - 10 years ago
From 1 February, HSBC customers will be charged the cash advance rate rather than the normal purchase rate, meaning that they will immediately pay interest at between 21.9 percent and 27.8 percent instead of between 15.9 percent and 22.9 percent...
 Slots Club Unveiled by UIM Online Casinos
Category: Casino, Comments (0) - 10 years ago
The UIM casinos involved in the Slots Club promotion include Casino Elegance, Casino Fantasy, Casino Glamour, Casino Lux, Casino Treasure and Imperial Casino...
 Playboy Bash Offered Online Poker
Category: Poker, Comments (0) - 10 years ago
Last year, eight Online Poker Tour players won trips to the Playboy Mansion, with two winning trips to a celebrity poker tournament where the likes of Shannon Elizabeth, Tara Ried, Don Cheadle, Lakers owner Jerry Buss, plus poker pro’s such as Daniel Negreanu, Hoyt Corkins, Ted Forrest, and Gavin Smith were in attendance....
 Online Casino Says Advantage in Australian Open
Category: Casino, Comments (0) - 10 years ago
Whilst Roger Federer has struggled to find the right formula on the clay of Roland Garros, he has been completely dominant on the lawns of Wimbledon and the hard courts of Melbourne and Flushing Meadows, as he looks to gain his 10th Grand Slam title at this year’s Australian Open, which starts on 15 January...
 Mansion Hand Won by Online Poker Player
Category: Poker, Comments (0) - 10 years ago
The $30,000 Added Value final attracted a field of 242 entrants in the $300+$20 buy-in tournament with $30,000 in cash added directly to the prize pool, courtesy of MANSION...
 Regional Preferences Revealed Online Slots Survey
Category: Casino, Comments (0) - 10 years ago
The survey suggests that whilst some games are more popular in America and others in Europe or Asia or Australia, one in particular is a favourite with players around the world...
 Online Casino support - The real face
Category: Casino, Comments (0) - 10 years ago
This article is really about how to create a better support for online casinos, It stands to reason that when you walk into a brick-and-mortar business, your first impression of the place will be influenced by the way you are treated by the staff of the establishment...
 addiction for Internet and Online Gambling debate continues
Category: Casino, Comments (0) - 10 years ago
The 2005 study on Internet addiction carried out by Stanford University researchers achieved an astonishing amount of mainstream media coverage throughout 2006 for a relatively small sample survey, indicating a fascination with the link between *Internet* and *addiction* also including Online Gambling....
 Online Casino Companies last deals for 2006
Category: Casino, Comments (0) - 10 years ago
The world's biggest online casino poker company, PartyGaming of the UK that work through iGlobal Software, is buying two rival online casino companies for $66.3 million in shares...
 Online Casinos Summaries for the year 2006
Category: Casino, Comments (0) - 10 years ago
The leaves of the Christmas trees falling off, and the temperatures falling down even more, it must be New Year's - the time of year for summaries...
 King Cashalot progressive jackpot of Microgaming is won
Category: Casino, Comments (0) - 10 years ago
We have now been announced by the word is that the Microgaming progressive King Cashalot jackpot has been won by one lucky player at USD $1,745,471 (yeah that's over a million) this is surely onne way to end 2006!...
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