Category ‘Casino news’

UK online bingo group widens its selection of games

International Game Technology (IGT) has announced another games supply deal, this one with the UK online bingo group Mandalay Gaming Holdings Ltd.
Mandalay pioneered the development of profitable free bingo in the UK with Costa Bingo and has recently launched its own proprietary software platform, which initially features more than 30 online casino titles from [...]

SKY VEGAS great winner

Although he originally wanted to remain anonymous, the Sky Vegas big winner who recently hit a GBP2.64 million progressive jackpot on the Millionaire’s Club slot revealed his identity over the weekend.
Civil servant David Robson, who is still living in his parents’ council house, says he was “just killing half an hour” with a 90p bet [...]

Tough day with many eliminations

After a day off Sunday, the survivors of the preliminary six flights of the $10 000 buy-in Main Event of the 2010 World Series of Poker came together Monday afternoon, the combined Day 2a and 2b field for the first time joining together to compete in Day 3.
2,559 players, all that remains of an initial [...]

Governor claims states limited resources can be better used elsewhere

New Jersey governor Chris Christie this week damaged political initiatives to reverse a federal ban on sports betting in the state by declaring that he will not sign on for a lawsuit initiated by a state senator against the federal government last year.
New reports that the governors legal representative informed the judge handling the [...]

Texas Calculatem continuing to up

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Pitcher Shawn Chacon arrested on unpaid casinos debts

Authorities say they have arrested former major league pitcher Shawn Chacon at a Colorado bowling alley on charges related to unpaid gambling markers in Las Vegas.
Greeley police say Chacon was arrested Monday night and booked in the Weld County Jail.
The Las Vegas Sun reported Friday that Chacon faces a felony charge in connection [...]

Indicators all pointing in the right direction

“Up” was the operative word in Playtech plc’s half yearly results published this week as the online gambling software developer continued to shine despite the difficult trading environment.
Financial highlights for the six months ended June 30th included:
* Gross Income up by 29.8 percent to Euro 66.9 million (2008: Euro 51.6 million)
* Total revenues up by [...]