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

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

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

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

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!

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 »

UK Man Hits €3.1m Mega Fortune Slot Jackpot Online

April 2nd, 2013

UK Man Hits €3.1m Mega Fortune Slot Jackpot Online A 31 year old man from Britain has just scooped a massive online slots jackpot worth €3.1 million, while playing at Mr. Green Casino on Wednesday. The family man and father of two was gambling only £2.50 per spin when he ended up hitting the huge […]

Legal online gambling moves closer to reality

April 2nd, 2013

Legal online gambling moves closer to reality Delaware is set to become the first state with online gambling, with the governor's office estimating that online gambling will start this year, USA Today reports. However, federal law will require gamblers to be within Delaware's borders — with GPS …See all stories on this topic »

Wallace woman claims half of lottery jackpot

April 1st, 2013

Wallace woman claims half of lottery jackpot Larry Barksdale of Faison claimed the first half of the $422,282 jackpot Tuesday. He purchased his winning ticket at the Friendly Mart on Center Street in Faison. Ticket sales for games such as instant scratch-offs have enabled the lottery to raise …See all stories on this topic »

World Series of Poker ensures the Ladies Only championship includes just …

April 1st, 2013

World Series of Poker ensures the Ladies Only championship includes just … World Series of Poker officials cited a law enacted by the Nevada Legislature in 2011 that governs gender-based marketing and promotional efforts. It's the law that allows women to enjoy reduced prices on drinks, food and entertainment at restaurants, …See all stories on […]

Online gambling company PokerStars moves to buy struggling Atlantic City casino

March 31st, 2013

Online gambling company PokerStars moves to buy struggling Atlantic City casino Leading online poker site PokerStars has made an offer to buy a physical casino in New Jersey's Atlantic City, a collision of worlds that would represent the first time an online poker company has acquired a brick-and-mortar counterpart in the US.See all stories on […]

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