Archive for 2013

NBA Owner, High-Stakes Poker Player Jerry Buss Dead At 80

Sunday, April 7th, 2013

NBA Owner, High-Stakes Poker Player Jerry Buss Dead At 80 During his time away from basketball, Buss played in some of the priciest poker games around, which included appearances on GSN's High Stakes Poker and at the World Series of Poker. Over the years he managed to accumulate dozens of tournament …See all stories on […]

Hidden Security Risks of Social Online Gambling Exposed

Sunday, April 7th, 2013

Hidden Security Risks of Social Online Gambling Exposed There are inherent risks in everything we do and when it comes to the internet the risks become hidden because many of us don't understand the repercussions of our clicking habits. Tracking is a big issue on the net especially when it comes to …See all stories […]

Microgaming Restructures Bad Beat Jackpot, Moves to Opt-In System

Saturday, April 6th, 2013

Microgaming Restructures Bad Beat Jackpot, Moves to Opt-In System The qualifying hand to trigger the jackpot has been lowered, and all players opted-in at that stake will receive a prize when the jackpot is hit. The administration fee has also been eliminated. The changes aim to fix perceived problems with Bad Beat …See all stories […]

Philippine casino hits jackpot before first spin of the wheel

Saturday, April 6th, 2013

Philippine casino hits jackpot before first spin of the wheel Belle Grande, the $1bn Manila casino resort to be managed by Melco Crown Entertainment, won't open its doors until near the end of the year. But the Macau gaming company is already poised to make big gains from a newly acquired, listed vehicle for its […]

Nebraska man wins $1M jackpot at South Dakota casino

Friday, April 5th, 2013

Nebraska man wins $1M jackpot at South Dakota casino PINE RIDGE — A Nebraska man has claimed a $1 million jackpot at Pine Ridge's Prairie Wind Casino. Gordon “Bud” Thompson of Alliance, Neb., hit the jackpot on Valentine's Day while at the casino with his wife of 60 years. Wife Donna was the one playing […]

How Gambling Startups Can (and Should) Help Fix Problem Gambling

Friday, April 5th, 2013

How Gambling Startups Can (and Should) Help Fix Problem Gambling The tech world has its sights on online gambling, according to a recent article in The New York Times, and not just abroad. The legislative floodgates seem ready to burst open in statehouses across the country, and entrepreneurs are preparing to take …See all stories […]

'Jinxed' song helped retail store owner win P44-M Megalotto jackpot

Thursday, April 4th, 2013

'Jinxed' song helped retail store owner win P44-M Megalotto jackpot MANILA, Philippines—The supposedly jinxed song that has triggered a slew of fatal bar brawls in the Philippines has, for a change, brought someone a lot of luck. A 53-year-old family man won Friday's P44-million jackpot of the 6/45 Megalotto by …See all stories on this […]

3 tickets win Fantasy 5 jackpot worth $68689.59

Thursday, April 4th, 2013

3 tickets win Fantasy 5 jackpot worth $68689.59 TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Three tickets matched all five “Fantasy 5″ numbers to collect a jackpot worth $185,589.56 each, the Florida Lottery said Tuesday. The winning tickets were bought in St. Cloud, Pensacola and Fort Lauderdale, lottery officials said.See all stories on this topic »

Switzerland to End its Ineffectual Ban on Online Gaming

Wednesday, April 3rd, 2013

Switzerland to End its Ineffectual Ban on Online Gaming The Federal Council plans to end this unequal tax treatment by exempting all winnings from income taxes. The current 1998 gaming law prohibits online poker and all online gambling. There is no enforcement capability in the law which means that Swiss …See all stories on this […]

Fredericksburg Couple Claims $217 Million Dollar Powerball Jackpot!

Wednesday, April 3rd, 2013

Fredericksburg Couple Claims $217 Million Dollar Powerball Jackpot! When Dave Honeywell returned to Richmond International Airport from a business trip,he walked past the Virginia Lottery's two Lottery Express machines in the atrium. Above them,he saw a banner proclaiming that a jackpot-winning ticket had been bought …See all stories on this topic »

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