March 2008 News Article Archive

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Even in hard times, gamblers keep . . . ROLLING THE DICE - 30 March 2008
All the doom and gloom over the economy has Tony Marty seeking sanctuary in a familiar place. Behind a slot machine.Marty, 41, has intensified his gambling habit during this economic downturn. He used to frequent the casinos in Atlantic City once a month; now, he's at a gambling hall in the Philadelphia suburbs at leas - read more »

3 local men accused in Internet gambling ring - 30 March 2008
Three Syracuse men who were arrested in a $20.3 million gambling operation in Central New York three years ago are now accused of being involved in a gambling ring that racked up more than $50 million in bets between September 2006 and this March. George Bedigian, 63, of North McBride Street; Salvatore Tumino, 70, of N - read more »

Bodog Poker Open Main Event Goes to Shawn "phatcat" Luman - 18 March 2008
The inaugural Bodog Poker Open drew to a close on Sunday, March 9 with 596 online poker players making Bodog history as they competed for a share of a whopping $305,120 prize pool in the series' championship, the Bodog Poker Open Main Event. The total cash purse, which included $25,000 in additional money added by Bodo - read more »

German Domain Name Sold for USD 591,000.00 - 17 March 2008
The Danish Internet company Balslev Media has recently purchased the German domain name for Euro 400,000 / US $591,000. This is a new record price paid for a German domain name.According to the new owner of, the domain name acquisition was a bargain. "The value of the domain consists of several - read more »

Golf Magazine Announces the 2008 List of "Best Golf Resorts" - 10 March 2008
Want to know the ultimate golf destinations in North America? GOLF MAGAZINE has the answer. This year marks the 20th anniversary of GOLF's "Best Resorts Awards," an honor bestowed upon the 75 greatest destinations in North America which appears in the April issue on newsstands today. A complete listing is attached. - read more »

Scotland Tops Poker League at Ladbrokes After Hat Trick Wins - 10 March 2008
Scotland ( tops the poker ( league with, and players bagged the Ladbrokes VIP party for less than the price of a pint.Four years ago, Edinburgh placed second in a Ladbrokes-commissioned poll to find the city with the most successful poker players. Now, it - read more »

Bluff Europe’s ElkY EXCLUSIVE Out Now! - 04 March 2008
The March issue of Bluff Europe is on UK newsstands and in card rooms today -- featuring an in-depth interview with one of the games biggest online stars, Bertrand Grospellier.The Frenchman might not be a name you're all familiar with, but his online alias is one that is well known to online players. ‘ElkY' has been on - read more »

Lucky Fish Hopes for More Good Fortune in Saturday’s Million Dollar Free Roll Tournament Monthly Final - 02 March 2008
This week, players are winning their way to Saturday's monthly final in the site's richest poker tournament ever, the Million Dollar Free Roll series. A player that came close to taking it all last month hopes to win the $75,000 first prize this weekend.“Just get this over with” moaned one of the oth - read more »

Seminole Tribe keeps low profile in Vegas - 02 March 2008
The Seminole Tribe, which operates seven casinos in Florida and purchased the Hard Rock restaurant chain in 2006 for nearly $1 billion, has become the envy of Las Vegas casino operators.While Vegas slots generally turn a daily profit of about $100, Florida slots, which actually are electronic bingo devices, make from $ - read more »