Online Casinos

Why Legalized Internet Gambling in New Jersey Will Help Boost Atlantic City

On Tuesday night, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie addressed his concerns over legalized Internet gambling in the state, primarily will Web casinos and poker rooms keep gamblers from going to Atlantic City?

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Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/23/2013

Bitcoin Online Casinos Report Impressive Results: Triple Digit Growth

SatoshiDice.com, the largest bitcoin online casino in terms of overall volume, has reported impressive earnings on the year.

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Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jan/22/2013

6 Deck Blackjack Online - Mobile Casino

6 Deck Blackjack online is now available at the BetDSI.com new mobile casino where you get instant games, cash back rewards and no house advantage on live Blackjack tournaments.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Jan/21/2013

Live Dealer Casino Online: Vera&John Adds Bodog Gaming Supplied Platform

Online casino and slots specialist Vera&John are adding a Live Dealer Casino to their huge range of table games and slots, supplied by Bodog Gaming, which includes Baccarat, Sic Bo, Roulette and Dragon Tiger.

Submitted by Press Release on, Jan/21/2013

Mobile Online Casino Opens at BetDSI.com With Cash Back Bonus

BetDSI.com has announced the opening of its new mobile online casino.  To celebrate, they are offering great new promos for January 2013.

Games range from Blackjack and Baccarat to Slots and Video Poker you can now enjoy the thrill of casino play direct from your tablet or smartphone.  

Submitted by Payton on, Jan/17/2013

Website Claims GTech, Lottomatica Group Caught ‘Rigging’ Online Casino Games

GTech, a subsidiary of Lottomatica Group, was reportedly caught rigging two online casino games, according to the website 4Flush.com.  GTech’s Lottomatica last week received a recommendation for approval for an online gambling license in the state of Nevada. 

The alleged rigged games were Real Deal and Hi/Lo Gambler, utilizing coding created by Realistic Games then recoded by GTech.

From the 4Flush.com report:

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/17/2013

Virgin Games Taken Over by Gamesys: Move Into US Market Possible

Virgin Games announced on Monday it will now be under new ownership effective 29 January.  Gamesys has taken over the company after eight years of dedicated services as an online casino, bingo and poker operator. 

Affiliates of Virgin Games will be migrated into the Gamesys affiliate program.

Gamesys was founded in 2001 by Noel Hayden, Robin Tombs, Andrew Dixon and four developers.  They operate the popular online gambling site Jackpotjoy.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jan/07/2013

New Jersey Online Gambling Bill to be Voted on Monday

A bill to legalize online gambling in the state of New Jersey is scheduled for vote in the Assembly on Monday (December 20, 2012).

The Garden State is looking to legalize most forms of online gambling including sports betting, poker and casino games. 

The bill is widely expected to pass and end up on Governor Chris Christie’s desk some time next week. 

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Dec/14/2012

3D Online Slots: Gold Raider Now Available at Camasino (Video)

With Camasino.com introducing its real money Web casino last month, a suite of new online slots games were also released including Gold Raider slots

What are Gold Raider online slots?

Gold Raider is a non-progressive 5 reel, 20-payline, Sheriff-gaming-casinos 3D Slot with a theme similar to that of the “Indiana Jones” and “Tomb Raider” adventure films with a rain forest army chasing after our hero.   The maximum jackpot win is $40,000. 

Submitted by Jordan Bach on, Dec/03/2012

Omni Casino Celebrates 15 Years Online: One of the Industry’s First

Omni Casino was established in November 1997 as one of the first online casinos and is the flagship brand of Peak Interactive. Since the beginning, Omni Casino has focused on providing their members a pure casino entertainment experience as the #1 most trusted and secure casino.

Submitted by Press Release on, Nov/29/2012

Trophy Vegas Social Gaming Site Takes Plunge Into Real Money Casino Space

Trophy Vegas, in conjunction with its Facebook application Trophy Slots, is the latest social gaming site to begin offering real money casino play.

Trophy Slots was launched earlier this year as a social slots game, featuring 10 popular slots titles.  To date, the Trophy Slots Facebook page had 37,803 likes.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Nov/28/2012

J.R.R. Tolkien Estate Files $80 Million Lawsuit Over ‘Rings’ Slots Game

The estate of author J.R.R. Tolkien have filed an $80 million lawsuit in the U.S. District Court in Los Angeles claiming Warner Bros. and its New Line subsidiary and “Rings” rightsholder Saul Zaentz Co. have infringed the copyright in the books and breached  a contract by overstepping their rights to merchandising the property of “The Lord of the Rings”. 

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Nov/19/2012

3G Studios Invests $20 million in Online Gambling (Video)

James Kosta, CEO of Reno, Nevada based 3G Studio, revealed on Fox Business this past week that his company has invested $20 million in online gambling as it prepares for legalization either on the federal or state front. 

In an interview with Gambling911.com back in September, Kosta said that 3G Studio was already forming partnerships with operators to offer its vast suite of casino-oriented games, including a poker product.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Nov/19/2012

Gambling Deal Lifts Stock of Online Game Maker Glu

NEW YORK (Associated Press) — Shares of Glu Mobile Inc. got a boost Monday after the mobile game developer said it signed a gambling deal with Probability PLC.

THE SPARK: Glu said U.K.-based Probability will use existing Glu games to create mobile slot games under the Glu brand. The games will be distributed in Probability's regulated markets, first in the U.K. and Italy.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Oct/08/2012

3G Studios Prepares for Online Poker in US: An Interview With CEO James Kosta

3G Studios is the first video game company to apply for an online poker license in the state of Nevada, where real money web gambling is set to launch in the coming months.

Gambling911.com’s Payton O’Brien had the opportunity to interview 3G Studios founder and CEO James Kosta to discuss what the future may hold for his company.

Submitted by Payton on, Sep/26/2012

Nevada Video Game Company 3G Studios Becomes First to Enter Online Gambling Market

Video game developer 3G Studios filed with the Nevada Gaming Control Board for multiple Online Service Provider’s licenses, making them the first video game company to move into the U.S. online gambling market. With this move, 3G Studios will be the first video game company to be approved for real-money gambling in the U.S.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/13/2012

Andy Murray Helps Betfair Smash Record After Slow Football Start

Betfair, the world’s largest betting exchange, revealed on Tuesday that the Wimbledon final was its biggest ever market following reports that the company has gotten off to a slow start with Premier League wagering. 

Betfair.com reports that more than £58 million of bets were taken on the July tennis match in which Murray lost to Roger Federer but ultimately went on to secure his first ever Grand Slam title in New York. 

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Sep/11/2012

Terror in Costa Rica as More Earthquake Videos Surface (Video)

San Jose, Costa Rica, is, and has been for over 15 years, the epicenter of online gambling.  Up until recently even PokerStars, the world’s largest “real money” online poker firm, maintained a base there. 

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San Jose is an epicenter for something else.....EARTHQUAKES!

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Sep/06/2012

Costa Rica Earthquake Causes Significant Damage: Online Gambling Businesses Fine

The hub for several dozen online gambling businesses, San Jose, Costa Rica, was spared any significant damage from Wednesday’s 7.6 magnitude earthquake just 100 miles to the west.

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Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Sep/05/2012

David Gzesh Confirms Sale of Seized Online Gambling Domains

Michael H. Berkens of TheDomains.com has confirmed that attorney David Gzesh purchased and put up for sale online gambling domain names previously seized by US authorities.

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Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Sep/04/2012

Revenues Way Up at 32Red: Will Enter Italy Market

Shares at 32Red have risen 3.3 percent, valuing the company at £30 million following an upbeat forecast of full year revenues. 

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Its first half revenues rose 50 percent to to £16.5 million.  The Gibraltar-based betting firm, backed by Gervais Williams’ Diverse Income Trust, says it plans to launch online gambling websites in the lucrative Italian market. 

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jul/23/2012

888 Poker, Casino Revenue Stun Investors: Share Price Rises 14 Per Cent

The week ended solid for 888 Holdings, parent company of the world’s 4th largest online poker venture, 888Poker.com. 

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Stocks sored up 14 per cent on news that company profits were “materially ahead”, due in part to a strong presence in the Spain market.

The firm is now the second-biggest player in the Spanish poker market after PokerStars.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jul/13/2012

Facebook Introduces New Game ‘Hotel Casino’

There has been much discussion this week over Facebook apps like Zynga’s Farmville and Texas Hold’em Poker offering real money play down the road.  Add Hotel Casino to that list as it seems custom made for such a platform.

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Hotel Casino is Facebook’s newest game, described as “allowing players to manage their own hotel casino, and play each other at their favorite casino games for simulated bets and rewards”.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jul/11/2012

Betable Wants to Revolutionize Online Gambling Industry, Bring Real Money to Social Gaming

Betable introduced the world's first real-money gaming platform and announced its private beta developer program on Monday with Founder and CEO Christopher Griffin slated to appear on a panel Tuesday (July 10) at VentureBeat's GamesBeat 2012 titled "Social Casino Games" at 2:30 p.m. PST.  (read more on the Betable blog here)

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Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jul/09/2012

Betable Brings ‘Real Money’ Betting to Social Gaming: Farmville for Real Cash

A startup company is promising to bring the thrill of winning real money to the social gaming realm.  Betable, a London-headquartered company that is working in California with US game developers, will offer money bets on just about any online game. 

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Camasino opens real money live poker play online using webcams.  The ultimate social gaming experince.  Available to US players for FREE PLAY only at this time. 

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jul/09/2012

Gambling Company News and Tweets – July 3, 2012 (11 am EST)

Here is all the latest Twitter chatter related to the gambling sector – poker, sports betting, financials, entertainment, politics and more.  Be sure to follow Gambling911.com on TWITTER here to get all the latest updated gambling news as it happens. 

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Top Current Company News

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jul/03/2012

Not The Best Week for Ladbrokes: Profit Warning has Investors Heads Spinning

Ladbrokes shares fell 12 percent on Thursday following a profit warning issued by the company.  Profits for Ladbrokes online unit are expected to be half what they were for this period compared to last year.  Follow Gambling911.com on Twitter for all the latest Ladbrokes news.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jun/29/2012

Gambling News – Bookies, Bettors Thrilled That Late NFL Games Pushed Back 10 Minutes

This is the latest gambling news as published June 28, 2012 during the 4 pm EST hour.  Please follow us on Twitter here for up-to-the-minute breaking news

Sports Bettors, Bookies Alike Rejoice Over Sunday Late NFL Games Being Pushed Back 10 Minutes

 

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Jun/28/2012

Delaware Online Poker Roll Call Vote Could be Rescinded: ‘Sorry, I Meant to Vote No’

Just when we thought online poker was about to easily become legal in the state of Delaware following yesterday’s vote in the Senate, one of the Senators has come forward to proclaim that he “accidently voted ‘yes’ when he meant to vote ‘no’.”

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Say what?

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Jun/28/2012

Latest Gambling News – Delaware Online Poker, The Poker Players Championship

This is the latest gambling news as published June 28, 2012 during the 10 am EST hour including Delaware online poker and WSOP updates.  Please follow us on Twitter here for up-to-the-minute breaking news

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The Poker Players Championship – WSOP 2012 Final Table Determined

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Jun/28/2012

Breaking News

Bitcoin Nearly Hits $13K

Bitcoin Nearly Hits $13K

The cryptocurrency Bitcoin continued on a roll Tuesday nearly eclipsing the $13,000 mark during the evening hours.

Can I Bet on Sportsbook.ag From California?

Can I Bet on Sportsbook.ag From California?

Sportsbook.ag no longer accepts new customers from the state of California.  Another great option is Bookmaker.eu, which has been in business since 1986 and is accessible to those living in California.

Online Super Series Cub3d Returns July 21st to August 18th

Online Super Series Cub3d Returns July 21st to August 18th

The colossal OSS Super Series Cub3d returns to Americas Cardroom for a 7th time with over $13 Million in total guarantees. The OSS Cub3d features four weeks of incredible online poker tournaments for every type of player.