August 2008 News Article Archive

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Countdown to the Asian Poker Tour, Macau – Home Of Asia’s Largest Guaranteed Prize Pool - 26 August 2008
The excitement is building ahead of the second leg of the 2008 Asian Poker Tour in Macau. The event is being held at the bustling Galaxy StarWorld Hotel and Casino, running from August 27 to 31, 2008. The first card of the Main Event will be dealt at 2.30pm on Thursday 28th after a welcome reception and satellites tour - read more »

Atlantic City casinos are cutting down on the comps - 24 August 2008
For spending $100 or so on the slot machines, Gloria and David Hykes used to get a free room at Harrah's Resort casino.No more. The couple from York Haven, Pa., paid $99 for a room there last week, and they know why."I didn't even ask," said Hykes, 53, as he sat with his wife at a penny slot machine at Harrah's Resort. - read more »

Table Mountain Casino Congratulates Another MEGA MOUNTAIN JACKPOTS Winner - 24 August 2008
I never thought this would happen to me!" exclaimed Lorena of Madera, California, as she became the most recent Table Mountain MEGA MOUNTAIN JACKPOTS Massive Cash winner. Lorena's random winnings totaled $30,737 on a penny slot machine!The winnings just keep on coming for lucky Club Members at Table Mountain Casino wit - read more »

Casinos in the future for Milford and Marlborough? - 24 August 2008
Casinos could be in the cards for Milford and Marlborough, but local and regional officials aren't exactly starry-eyed over the idea.While casinos have yet to be approved by Massachusetts lawmakers, Marlborough City Council President Arthur Vigeant is skeptical of billionaire Sheldon Adelson's rumored interest in bring - read more »

Pokies unsafe, Xenophon tells industry - 24 August 2008
Anti-pokies campaigner and incoming senator Nick Xenophon told the gaming industry's annual summit that poker machines were "inherently unsafe" and conference attendees were deliberately ignoring the damage they caused.The independent MP from South Australia, who will take his seat in the newly formed Senate later this - read more »

Nevadans debate gambling addictions sickness or choice? - 22 August 2008
Behind bars for the past four years, Rodney Landingham has been mourning the charmed life he once had playing football for the Nevada Wolf Pack.Like those in a number of recent high profile criminal cases in Reno, he says he lost everything because of his love affair with the euphoria he felt winning blackjack and crap - read more »

Five New Real-Series Video Slots at Club World Casinos - 22 August 2008
Real-Series video slots continue to be the most popular category of games offered by RealTime Gaming according to number of games played. They are second only to blackjack and are played twice as much as standard three reel slot games. These new Real-Series video slots offer stunning graphics, captivating sounds, encha - read more »