July 2008 News Article Archive

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All Bingo Club Joins BrightShare Affiliate Program - 28 July 2008
BrightShare Limited (www.brightshare.com), the exclusive affiliate program of the Jackpot Factory group, announced that as of today its affiliate partners can generate revenue by promoting online bingo via the Jackpot Factory's new All Bingo Club (www.allbingoclub.com). All Bingo Club, which launched in April 2008 unde - read more »

Top Asian Poker Pros Look Forward to APT Macau - 24 July 2008
The list of renowned poker pros participating in the Macau leg of this year's Asian Poker Tour (APT) has just gotten longer. With 2008 APT Philippines champion David Saab already placing 46th at the World Series of Poker and confirming his participation in the main event of APT Macau, four big-name poker pros of Asian - read more »

APT Philippines Champion Sets Sights on Macau - 08 July 2008
The Asian Poker Tour (APT) is proud to announce that the champion of this year's inaugural leg, David Saab, is confirmed to attend the next leg of the APT in Macau. Australia-based Saab survived ferocious competition at the final table to win APT Philippines this past June, taking home $280,000 US. This August, he will - read more »

Poker's biggest tournament gets under way in Vegas - 04 July 2008
The marathon grind toward the richest pot in poker is under way.Play opened in the 39th World Series of Poker main event Thursday, with nearly 1,300 players hoping to make it through a 10-hour day of no-limit Texas Hold 'em against high-profile players and unknowns who could come out of nowhere to win millions of dolla - read more »

E-gaming software leader unveils player-created tournaments, advanced sorting and filtering tool - 03 July 2008
CryptoLogic Limited., a leading software developer to the global Internet gaming market, today introduced two unique features to its Internet poker software line-up: the ability for players to host their own tournaments, and a new advanced sorting and filtering tool that allows players to customize their own settings f - read more »

Bodog Casino Goes Mobile - 01 July 2008
Bodog is proud to announce the official release of its mobile casino client, Bodog Mobile. With versions specifically designed for mobile phones, BlackBerry® smartphones, PDAs and other Smartphones, Bodog Mobile puts your favorite Bodog Casino games in the palm of your hand. Anytime, anywhere, simply log in and enjoy t - read more »

Scotty Nguyen wins US$2 million at World Series of Poker tourney - 01 July 2008
Poker professional Scotty Nguyen won nearly US$2 million at the World Series of Poker on Monday, topping a field of 148 players and emerging from a marathon final table with his fifth gold bracelet.Nguyen beat out 23-year-old Michael DeMichele in H.O.R.S.E., a rotating-game tournament that cost $50,000 to enter.The var - read more »

Over $15 mln gambling bets on Euro 2008 in Thailand - 01 July 2008
Thai police have found over 500 million baht (15.2 million U.S. dollars) were placed on football gambling in Thailand on the Euro 2008 football tournament which just ended, media here reported. After arresting 1,098 gamblers and bookmakers, police have by far located only 931,496 baht (28,227 dollars) in cash, accordin - read more »

How to Win at Poker -- and at Business - 01 July 2008
Deepak Thadani learned how to play poker during a trip to Atlantic City in 2004, a few years after he launched a high-end network security company in Woodside, N.Y. He soon discovered that many of his clients-CEOs and CFOs of large New York companies-were also aspiring card sharps. So he organized a monthly game. "Poke - read more »