May 2007 News Article Archive

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Everest Poker to Sponsor Italian Championship, Offer Seats to Players - 31 May 2007
Everest Poker http://www.everestpoker.com today announced that the online poker room would be sponsoring the third event in the upcoming Italian Championship. In addition to this sponsorship, Everest Poker is giving its players the opportunity compete for seats in the preliminary events held on 13 - 14 June as well as - read more »

Titan Poker Player Wins Pokerface 2007 Tournament in Las Vegas - 20 May 2007
Thirty-year-old Titan Poker player, Maik Andre Daehling from Germany, one of fifteen attending Titan Poker players, won the Pokerface 2007 Tournament, which took place at the Binion's Gambling Hall in Las Vegas, this week. A Hamburg resident, Maik makes his living as a freelance journalist, working for a small daily in - read more »

Social networking sites to overtake porn sites as most popular web destinations - 20 May 2007
When the Internet took off in the 1990s, it was demonized as a steaming cauldron of porn.It has certainly made pornography more widely and easily available than ever before. The online porn industry is difficult to measure, but was valued at $1 billion in 2002 by America's National Research Council.Google, which publis - read more »

Poker Nations Cup Glory For Sweden Popular Show - 18 May 2007
Sweden defied huge odds against them to pull off a spectacular triumph at the PartyPoker.com Poker Nations Cup in Cardiff. The winning team, captained by Bo Sehlstedt, included 2006 WSOP bracelet winners Anders Henriksson and Mats Rahm, as well as Johan Storakers, William Thorsson and online qualifier Hans Isoz. They s - read more »

$96,000 Team PokerNews World Series Freerolls Series Continues at Full Tilt Poker - 18 May 2007
Team PokerNews (http://www.pokernews.com/wsop-2007) and Full Tilt Poker (http://www.pokernews.com/full-tilt-poker) have three more $12,000 Team PokerNews Freeroll tournaments coming up in May and June. Now is the perfect time for PokerNews players to join Full Tilt and obtain their chance of joining Team PokerNews at t - read more »

Bam Bam Slam, the New Online Talent Game Has Hit the Net - 15 May 2007
Bam Bam Slam, the world's first nonstop, interactive, on-line talent/video game says "no" to advertisers and "yes" to keeping its focus on talent videos for its new on-line social network and on-camera performance game. After months of trying to find a credible on-line talent competition, creator Cliff Schwarz realized - read more »

bwin is world's biggest publicly listed online gaming provider - 15 May 2007
For the first time ever in Q1 2007 now ended, bwin Interactive Entertainment AG has achieve the goal it had pursued since 2004 of becoming the Number One world-wide, in terms of both the number of active customers and gross and net gaming revenues. At the same time the reorientation of the company's strategy announced - read more »

Everest Poker Announces Everest Poker European Cup Live Event in Amsterdam - 11 May 2007
Everest Poker today announced that a live event in its second annual Everest Poker European Cup tournament would be held in Amsterdam on May 13, 2007 at 19:00 local time (17:00 GMT). The Everest Poker European Cup is a freeroll poker tournament that allows players from all over Europe to compete for a €100,000 prize. - read more »

Canadian gambling software firm to move HQ to Dublin - 11 May 2007
A gambling software specialist with annual sales of €77 million is relocating its headquarters to the Republic, in a move driven partly by the US ban on internet betting.Canada-based Cryptologic plc will seek shareholder approval later this month to move its corporate head office to Dublin from its current location in - read more »

AFL tightens screws on betting - 11 May 2007
The AFL has signed an information-sharing deal with an Australian-based betting association as the league boosts its ability to investigate gambling.But dozens of small betting agencies can still deny the league access to their client records.While industry sources praised the league's new agreement with the Australian - read more »

Slotland.com Increases Seed Jackpot After Record-breaking $179K Jackpot Win - 09 May 2007
After their famous progressive jackpot was recently hit for an all time high of $179,166, Slotland.com has increased the jackpot seed for their frequently hit progressives to a whopping $50,000. A player known as TOPNOTCHED was playing the Golden 8 slot machine when he hit the amazing jackpot. His win surpassed Slotl - read more »