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  News Archive 10/2006
 $1,000,000 Sit & Go Seat Won by Swedish Student
Category: Poker, Comments (0) - 10 years ago
The Tournament Titan is a Sit & Go tournament with a massive $1,000,000 guaranteed prize pool and is the richest Sit & Go tournament ever played online...
 U.S. Residents Continue to Deposit in Online Casino
Category: Casino, Comments (0) - 10 years ago
Todd Wolf, Affiliate Manager of InterXgaming said, “The legislation signed recently by President Bush, stating that credit card transactions to online gaming sites not be allowed, had no mention of actually gaming online, and therefore until that is legislated upon, we will continue to accept U.S players.”...
 Its Hen Pecked Hubby at Slotland.com
Category: Casino, Comments (0) - 10 years ago
As one logs on to the household computer and the other accesses Slotland.com using WebTV, the husband and wife team battle against each other in their own household slots tournament...
 Business Unhindered For Online Casino
Category: Casino, Comments (0) - 10 years ago
Publicly traded gaming sites such as 888.com and PartyPoker were force to cease all services to US customers after President Bush signed the Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act...
 Dublin European Poker Tour Odds Offered by Paddy Power
Category: Poker, Comments (0) - 10 years ago
The Irish bookmaker is offering odds on each Tour event including stopovers in London, Dublin, Copenhagen, Baden, Deauville and Monte Carlo...
 Online Casino $500,000 Freeroll Won by French Player
Category: Casino, Comments (0) - 10 years ago
French player Thierry Barou claimed first place and the $80,000 cash prize at the event staged on October 15, 2006...
 Milestone Celebration At Online Casino
Category: Casino, Comments (0) - 10 years ago
Belle Rock has already hit the 990,000,000 mark and they are expecting to hit the one billionth hand within the next three weeks...
 New Gaming Era Envisioned by Online Casino
Category: Casino, Comments (0) - 10 years ago
PartyGaming, which was forced to shut its website to US customers following the assent of the US Port Security Act last week, said it would take a one-off charge in the second half of about $250 million as a result of the new legislation...
 New Online Casino Gets License in Malta
Category: Poker, Comments (0) - 10 years ago
24hPoker.com offers a brand new lobby for players and thousands of Euros in tax-free jackpots...
 Lyceum Events on the Look out for Perfect Partner
Category: Casino, Comments (0) - 10 years ago
The Lyceum Group began its sponsorship drive at last week’s EiG in Barcelona, with high expectations of welcoming a record number of attendees to the Fire & Ice 2007 due to last year’s success, and the ICEi and CAP Europe Conference crossover...
 Ј210m in Charges Revealed by Sportingbet
Category: Casino, Comments (0) - 10 years ago
The company’s US facing facility, which accounted for two thirds of its overall revenue stream, was sold just prior to the passing of the Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act by President Bush on Friday...
 Online Casino Competition Gives Away $100,000
Category: Casino, Comments (0) - 10 years ago
The inaugural competition winner claimed that he had actually forgotten he had entered, saying “it took me a few minutes to even recall the contest.” Bowman was one of a number of Bodog players whose total online deposits between August 3 and September 15 were equal to or greater than $100...
 Online Gambling Ads Banned by Ontario Government
Category: Casino, Comments (0) - 10 years ago
The Ontario government is expected to introduce a new legislation today that will ban advertisements of illegal Internet gambling websites, and force media companies to scrupulously monitor their advertisers to ensure that no indirect links are to be found in their campaigns...
 Intercontinental Closes its Doors to American Players
Category: Casino, Comments (0) - 10 years ago
Responding to approval of the Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act, Intercontinental Online Gaming has announced that it is to join the plethora of companies who are no longer accepting players located in the United States...
 Civil Case of Online Casino to be Resolved Next Week
Category: Casino, Comments (0) - 10 years ago
Jeffrey Demerath, representing BetOnSports, told US District Judge Carol Jackson that the company received a proposed consent order from prosecutors on Thursday night but was unable to consult with the company's board of directors over the weekend to review the document...
 Online Casino Offers Free Spins
Category: Casino, Comments (0) - 10 years ago
A countdown timer is live on the Royal Vegas 300 Free Spins Countdown website that shows how many Free Spins remain and when the next Free Spin will be lost...
 Poker Finale of Online Casino in Las Vegas
Category: Poker, Comments (0) - 10 years ago
The contestants in Sin City will have the chance to compete for a fantastic array of prizes including a trip for four to Cabo San Lucas, Mexico and a walk on role in a National Lampoon movie...
 Election Odds Posted by Bodog.com
Category: Casino, Comments (0) - 10 years ago
Bodog has posted odds on all 33 U.S...
 US Players Excluded by Another Online Casino
Category: Casino, Comments (0) - 10 years ago
Playtech-powered XXL Club has become the latest online casino to ban US players...
 Online Casino Launched by Betfair
Category: Casino, Comments (0) - 10 years ago
Zero Lounge offers adapted versions of Blackjack, Roulette, Jacks or Better and Baccarat and is expected to attract more than 80 percent of Betfair’s casino users...
 Online Casinos Confident in Costa Rica
Category: Casino, Comments (0) - 10 years ago
The signing of the Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act by President Bush on Friday sparked an exodus from the US market, with many companies selling off their American facing businesses...
 September Chart Sees Online Gambling in the Top
Category: Casino, Comments (0) - 10 years ago
Heading the category was PartyGaming which saw a 75 percent increase in US visitors at 10.9 million, followed by SportingBet PLC, which registered an increase of 194 percent to 5.4 million US visitors...
 US Facing Online Casino List is Out
Category: Casino, Comments (0) - 10 years ago
With the recent flurry of emails and press releases from sites stating their position on the US market in relation to the now enforced online gambling law, one could be forgiven for becoming a little confused as to who’s in and who’s out...
 Poker Revenue of PartyGaming Down by 90%
Category: Poker, Comments (0) - 10 years ago
Comparing Saturday night's poker traffic with the previous week, Panmure Gordon’s Ivor Jones revealed, “Our very tentative estimate would be that rake and tournament fees would have been down more than 80%...
 Real Time Sports Odds Provided by Fantasy Sports Site
Category: Casino, Comments (1) - 10 years ago
FantasyBetsZone.com will provide the site's visitors with an advanced streaming interface to monitor betting odds from a wide variety of sportsbooks in real time and completely free of charge...
 All the Way to Denmark from Online Casino
Category: Casino, Comments (0) - 10 years ago
The satellite tournaments will offer seats to the Showdown event at Denmark's oldest and most beautifully situated casino, Casino Marienlyst in Elsinore...
 Online Poker Rooms to Join Together
Category: Poker, Comments (0) - 10 years ago
Steve Cook, European managing director at Tribeca, commented, “We have been working for some time to reach into the lucrative Scandinavian poker markets, and we are very pleased to complete a significant deal with Tain.”...
 Cleopatra Now Decorates Online Casino
Category: Casino, Comments (0) - 10 years ago
Cleopatra will be awarding some big payouts to the site's players with a top jackpot that can be as high as £90,000 in a single spin...
 Bodog Features New Scarface Video Game
Category: Casino, Comments (0) - 10 years ago
‘Scarface: The World Is Yours’ is the hotly anticipated video game based on the classic Scarface film...
 Re-launched by Online Casino TouchStone
Category: Casino, Comments (0) - 10 years ago
TouchStone are offering a 110% Walk-On bonus with all new players awarded a 110% deposit bonus on Neteller deposits and 100% on non-Neteller deposits...
 Bitten by Online Casino Legislation
Category: Casino, Comments (0) - 10 years ago
Shares in the firm World Gaming, which had relied on the US for more than 95% of its customers, were suspended on Monday due to “a fundamental uncertainty over its ability to continue trading.”...
 Texas Dolly Continues To Take US Online Poker Wagers
Category: Casino, Comments (0) - 10 years ago
PartyPoker, 888.com, Titan, America's Card Room, Paradise Poker and various other online poker sites have pulled out of the US market over the past two weeks as a result of the Safe Ports Bill...
 Online Casino Tips Player Odds
Category: Casino, Comments (0) - 10 years ago
The amended version of the American ‘Game of Kings’ improves the player’s odds by removing the extra zero that was added to improve house odds, and is already one of the more popular games available at Aces.com...
 PlayShare.com Hitherto Goes Online
Category: Casino, Comments (0) - 10 years ago
This UK public company has been created to capitalize on the success of the two online gaming sites, with the integration providing an improved online experience for its customers, whilst providing them and company partners and investors with a centralized focal point...
 Online Casino Re-launches Website
Category: Casino, Comments (0) - 10 years ago
FPC has re-launched The Fox Poker Club website enabling players to pre register for membership, ensuring regular updates on how the applications are proceeding...
 2006 eGaming Review Award Conferred on SkyBet
Category: Casino, Comments (0) - 10 years ago
SkyBet won the accolade of Multi Channel Operator of the Year at the ceremony held on Monday night at the Natural History Museum...
 GameAccount Scoops eGaming Review Award
Category: Casino, Comments (0) - 10 years ago
GameAccount, the world's largest provider of networked person-to-person (P2P) games, achieved the accolade of 'Innovation of the Year' at the 2006 eGaming Review Awards...
 Private Companies Benefited By Online Casino Legislation
Category: Casino, Comments (0) - 10 years ago
The fear of extradition to the United States has forced UK-listed operators to turn away from their most lucrative market, some selling their US operations to counterparts in and around the Caribbean...
 Sportingbet Beaming with Online Casino Award
Category: Casino, Comments (0) - 10 years ago
The sale of Sportingbet’s US facing sportsbook and casino business takes the shine off what was a successful defense of the company’s status as ‘Non European Sportsbook of the Year’...
 Online Casino Investigation is Being Conducted By European Union
Category: Casino, Comments (0) - 10 years ago
The European Union's executive office confirmed it is pursuing information from France and Italy over online betting including sports betting, and from Austria on its online casino industry...
 No US Business. Says RBS and Barclays
Category: Casino, Comments (0) - 10 years ago
Reports have been circulating that two of the UK’s leading financial brands, Barclays and Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS), will shortly advise its corporate customers to avoid any further involvement in taking Internet bets from the United States...
 Sportingbet Sells US Operations for $1 to Jazette
Category: Casino, Comments (0) - 10 years ago
Troubled online gaming firm Sportingbet has sold its US sports betting and casino operation to Jazette Enterprises for the nominal sum of $1 (53 pence), prior to the impending passage of law to criminalize Internet gambling...
 Internet Gambling Bill Signed by President Bush
Category: Casino, Comments (0) - 10 years ago
Reports are surfacing that President Bush has signed the Port Security Bill, which has in turn set the wheels of the Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act firmly in motion...
 As Bush Signs, Speaker of House Commends
Category: Casino, Comments (0) - 10 years ago
Following the signing of the Port Security Bill by President Bush within the last few hours, the Speaker of the House has praised the passing of a bill which he describes as a ‘top priority’...
 Internet Bill Sparks Dividend Drop
Category: Casino, Comments (1) - 10 years ago
In the aftermath of the US Congress decision to pass the Internet Gambling law, online gaming group PartyGaming has announced that it is to cancel its dividend that was due to be paid at the end of this month...
 Online Merger Date Pushed Back
Category: Casino, Comments (0) - 10 years ago
Chartwell Technology Inc, the leading provider of gaming software systems to the online and remote gaming industry and Parlay Entertainment Inc, the world's leading provider of Internet bingo solutions, have announced their intention to extend the closing date for their proposed business combination, originally set out in a Letter of Intent (LOI) in August...
 PartyGaming Founders Face Big Loss
Category: Casino, Comments (0) - 10 years ago
Four founder members of online gaming company PartyGaming have seen £1.8 billion wiped off the value of their holdings since news broke at the weekend that US Congress had passed the Internet Gambling bill...
 Business as Usual for Online Casino Group
Category: Casino, Comments (0) - 10 years ago
Despite the passing of the Internet gambling bill at the weekend, online casino group Jackpot Factory has announced that all of its eight online casino and poker sites will remain open for business with US players until further notice...
 BingoTek Storms Vegas
Category: Bingo, Comments (0) - 10 years ago
BingoTek.com has announced the launch of Microgaming’s brand new pay-to-play bingo network with the introduction of the Vegas Partner Lounge group’s Crazy Vegas bingo...
 US Senate Prepares to Outlaw Online Gaming
Category: Casino, Comments (0) - 10 years ago
The online gaming industry is in turmoil after the United States Senate passed the Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act this weekend...
 Following US Senate’s Move, Share Prices Plummet
Category: Casino, Comments (0) - 10 years ago
Shares in online gaming firms have dived this morning on the London Stock Exchange, as the industry grapples with the news that the US Senate has passed a bill outlawing internet gambling...
 Ban on Gambling Advertising Triggers Football Club Protest
Category: Casino, Comments (0) - 10 years ago
Ligue 1 club Toulouse protested against a French ban on advertising for gambling by wearing the slogan '???.com, censored' on their shirts during a game at Olympique Marseille on Sunday...
 Understanding Net Neutrality and Online Gambling
Category: Casino, Comments (0) - 10 years ago
In this Daily Show episode, Jon Stewart discusses Ted Stevens' view of the Internet and uses it to describe how the new legislation on gambling works...
 US Judge Declined to Sign Arrest Warrant on UK Online Casino Boss
Category: Casino, Comments (0) - 10 years ago
This decision, at a criminal court in the borough of Queens, will come as a relief to the 58 other internet gambling executives with outstanding warrants against them issued by the State of Louisiana...
 Aces.com Movie Gala will be Hosted by Brandi Williams
Category: Casino, Comments (0) - 10 years ago
The TV poker host will preside over events celebrating the release of Aces the Movie...
 Online Entry Chance for Irish Open in Paddy Power
Category: Casino, Comments (0) - 10 years ago
The monthly shootout is on the first Monday of every month at 8pm between now and March 2007, with players being able to qualify online at paddypowerpoker.com for the grand prize of a ticket worth €3,500 to one of Europe's most prestigious poker tournaments...
 Online Casino Gaming Software Provider Sells Subsidiaries
Category: Casino, Comments (0) - 10 years ago
Dynasty Gaming has entered into a ‘non-arm’s length contract, which is still subject to regulatory approval, involving the sale of all shares in Cadence Healthcare Communications Inc, MedEvents Inc, and CPC Econometrics Inc...
 Online Casino Withstands the Trembling of US Bill
Category: Casino, Comments (0) - 10 years ago
Share prices of American facing firms have plummeted this week following the passing of the Internet Gambling bill by US Congress; however Purple Lounge Chairman Chris Gorman explained that the firm’s current 10 percent weekly growth proved that his company had not been affected...
 Is Uncle John Pushing Online Gaming to Europe?
Category: Casino, Comments (0) - 10 years ago
The mood of the industry was anything but upbeat yesterday as operators, software providers and payment processors lined up to release negative statements on the Stock Exchange...
 NHL Competition Launched by Bowmans.com
Category: Casino, Comments (0) - 10 years ago
This free-to-enter competition challenges players to pick the winning teams from the 10 NHL games posted by Bowmans.com every Wednesday from the weekend’s schedule...
 Partygaming Change Strategy Because of Gambling Law
Category: Casino, Comments (0) - 10 years ago
PartyGaming said that it had decided to cancel the interim dividend of three cents a share that was due to be paid on October 31 in order to spend the money, a total of $120 million or £64 million on acquisitions...
 Biggest Ever Progressive Jackpot Awarded by Online Bingo Site
Category: Bingo, Comments (0) - 10 years ago
Shalu pocketed the $17,592 progressive jackpot this week - her third jackpot from the site...
 $1 Million Tournament Seat Earned by Online Casino Player!
Category: Casino, Comments (0) - 10 years ago
Franck Thimonier from France will take his place at the richest Sit & Go tournament ever played online with a guaranteed prize pool of $1 Million...
 Odds on World Series by Sportsbook.com
Category: Casino, Comments (0) - 10 years ago
Not surprisingly the New York Mets and New York Yankees are front-runners as odds makers predict a second subway series in six years...
 Bettors Can Now Learn from New Review Website
Category: Casino, Comments (0) - 10 years ago
BookmakersReview.com aims in this concept by collating the opinions of an international group of experienced online betting experts...
 888 Holdings are looking for new ways to stick in the US market
Category: Casino, Comments (0) - 10 years ago
The new US legislative measures against internet gambling have triggered a wave of fresh strategy thinking in companies active in the sector, and one of these, 888 Holdings already sees an opportunity in the fantasy games carve-outs in the new law....
 Big Dollar Recognized by eCOGRA
Category: Casino, Comments (0) - 10 years ago
Ashanti Ltd, who recently acquired the management of brands under the Liberty Group umbrella, has reported impressive results from Big Dollar Casino following its revamp to include next generation Microgaming software and up to date design, and sees recognition from eCOGRA as a very important step towards achieving company expectations...
 Peter Dicks was Waiting While Officials Decide
Category: Casino, Comments (0) - 10 years ago
The US criminal court in New York delayed the hearing which will determine whether Mr...
 Increased Revenue Reported by Betfair
Category: Casino, Comments (0) - 10 years ago
The company ended the year with a cash balance of over £142 million against its 2005 figure of £52 million, whilst the net assets of the Group increased from £48 million in 2005 to £130 million this time around...
 Online Casino Calls it a Day
Category: Casino, Comments (0) - 10 years ago
A spokeswoman for the London based company, The Ritz Club, confirmed that the site had been taken down on Friday and that all links from the club’s main website had also been erased...
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