February 2013 News Article Archive

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Get a Free NBA Bet at American-style Sportsbook AllYouBet.ag - 28 February 2013
28 February 2013 (Road Town, BVI) – As the NBA Regular Season begins to head down the home stretch, AllYouBet.ag is the place for hoops fans to wager on American basketball action and slam dunk their way to a $25 Free Bet.Bet at least $100 on the NBA and you'll automatically get a $25 Free Bet coupon code. Bets must be - read more »

Forget About Easter Eggs -- Get Some of the $180,000 in Casino Bonuses on Offer at Intertops Casino This Month - 27 February 2013
February 27, 2013 (St. Johns, Antigua) – With Easter approaching, many are thinking about candy eggs and chocolate bunnies. But, as usual, the folks at Intertops Casino are giving away something better -- $180,000 in casino bonuses over the next six weeks. Each week the top 15 players will be entered in a Grand Prize - read more »

Crystal Spin Casino Hosting One Big Money Slots Tournament After Another - 26 February 2013
25 February (London, UK) – If you like to play slots tournaments -- and who doesn't, they're such a great way to win big prizes risking only a small entry fee -- then you have to check out Crystal Spin Casino (www.CrystalSpin.com) .  They are hosting one big money slots tournament after another!The top 25 players - read more »

New Look at WinADay Casino Gives Easier Access to One of a Kind Slot Games - 26 February 2013
25 February 2013 (London, UK) – One of the world’s most original online slots and video poker sites has just had a complete make-over that gets players to their favorite casino games easier and faster than ever. WinADayCasino.com had to make room for all the incredible new slot games and while they were at it they adde - read more »

Check Out the New Jackpot Capital Casino Website -- Get a $200 Bonus and Free Spins on 'Loch Ness Loot' - 25 February 2013
February 6, 2013 (Nicosia, Cyprus) – Anyone that says what happens in Vegas stays in Vegas hasn’t seen the new Jackpot Capital Casino website where a stylish new design brings the excitement of The Strip to homes around the world in a cleaner and more contemporary way. The new home page makes it even easier for new pl - read more »

NHL Hockey Bets Qualify for $50 Free Bet at AllYouBet.ag Online Sportsbook - 25 February 2013
25 February 2013 (Road Town, BVI) – They’ll take bets on any sport from snooker to American football, but right now AllYouBet.ag bookmakers have their eyes on basketball and hockey. Other events currently trending include Champions League soccer and both ATP and PGA Tour action.“For a while the NFL dominated proceeding - read more »

Wynn Resorts Stockholders Vote Overwhelmingly To Remove Kazuo Okada From Board of Directors - 23 February 2013
LAS VEGAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Wynn Resorts, Limited (Nasdaq: WYNN) today announced that stockholders voted overwhelmingly to remove Kazuo Okada from the Wynn Resorts Board of Directors at its Special Meeting of Stockholders held here today. With over 86 million shares voting, the proposal to remov - read more »

Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority to Present at the J.P. Morgan Global High Yield & Leveraged Finance Conference - 22 February 2013
UNCASVILLE, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Mario C. Kontomerkos, Chief Financial Officer of the Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority, or the Authority, will present on behalf of the Authority at the J.P. Morgan Global High Yield & Leveraged Finance Conference on Monday, February 25, 2013, at the Loews M - read more »

Kazuo Okada Resigns from Wynn Resorts Board of Directors - 22 February 2013
LAS VEGAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Wynn Resorts, Limited (Nasdaq: WYNN) today announced that Kazuo Okada has resigned from its Board of Directors. As a result, the Wynn Board will be reduced to eight directors, including six independent directors. The company will hold its Special Meeting as planned - read more »

MTR Gaming Group to Present at the J.P. Morgan Global High Yield & Leveraged Finance Conference - 22 February 2013
CHESTER, W.Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- MTR Gaming Group, Inc. (NasdaqGS: MNTG) today announced that management will be presenting at the J.P. Morgan Global High Yield & Leveraged Finance Conference on Wednesday, February 27, 2013 at the Loews Miami Beach Hotel in Miami, Florida. The presenta - read more »

Affinity Gaming Announces Annual Meeting Date - 21 February 2013
LAS VEGAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Affinity Gaming (the “Company”) announced that its 2013 Annual Meeting of Stockholders will be held on Tuesday, May 14, 2013, at 9:00 a.m., Pacific Time, at the JW Marriott Las Vegas Resort & Spa in Las Vegas, Nevada. Stockholders of record at the close - read more »

WMS and Sky Betting & Gaming Enter Into B2B Online Gaming Content Agreement - 21 February 2013
LONDON & WAUKEGAN, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Williams Interactive LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of WMS Industries Inc. (NYSE:WMS), announced today that the Company entered into an online content licensing agreement with Sky Betting & Gaming, the online betting and gaming division of - read more »

Low Buy-in PLO Omaha Tournaments with Guaranteed Pots at Intertops Poker This Weekend - 20 February 2013
20 February 2013 – From Friday to Sunday Intertops Poker (http://poker.intertops.eu) is hosting Pot Limit Omaha tournaments with a guaranteed prize-pool of $1,000 and extra cheap buy-ins without any fees.Tournaments are a great way to win some money without risking much. You can win a few hundred dollars risking only - read more »

Sycuan Casino Partners with the Challenged Athletes Foundation along with NBA Hall of Famer Bill Walton to Make a Difference in the Lives of Others - 20 February 2013
SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Sycuan Casino and legendary basketball pro Bill Walton join together with the Challenged Athletes Foundation® (CAF), a world leader in helping individuals with physical challenges get involved - and stay involved - in sports, to launch a second year of partnershi - read more »

Statement from Leo Chu, President of Century Gaming Management, Doing Business as Hollywood Park Casino, Regarding Commitment to Ensuring Employee Retention - 20 February 2013
INGLEWOOD, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Interests representing Hollywood Park Casino employees held a press conference Monday supporting efforts to protect their jobs as current Hollywood Park Casino President Leo Chu and his team, who have consistently backed full employee retention, prepare to han - read more »

Revel AC Reaches Agreement with a Majority of Its Lenders to Significantly Reduce Its Debt and Strengthen Its Balance Sheet - 20 February 2013
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Revel AC Inc. (“the Company,” “Revel”) announced today that it has reached an agreement with a majority of its lenders to significantly reduce its debt through a debt-for-equity conversion. Revel plans to implement the restructuring throu - read more »

WMS Slot Machine Pays out Record Jackpot of $7.2 Million at Palace Casino Resort in Biloxi, Mississippi - 20 February 2013
WAUKEGAN, Ill. and BILOXI, Miss.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- WMS Gaming Inc., a subsidiary of WMS Industries (NYSE: WMS), announced today that a 73-year old Michigan resident won a $7.2 million jackpot on a WMS THE LORD OF THE RINGS™progressive penny slot machine at the Palace Casino in Biloxi, Miss. - read more »

Foxwoods Reports January Slot Revenue - 20 February 2013
MASHANTUCKET, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Slot revenue at Foxwoods® Resort Casino for January 2013 was $40.7 million, 12.1 percent lower than the same month a year ago. Handle for the month declined 8.3 percent to $504.4 million. The Casino contributed $10.6 million to the Connecticut Specia - read more »

Sightline Launches Innovative New Colusa Casino Prepaid Card Program - 20 February 2013
LAS VEGAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Sightline Interactive, a wholly owned subsidiary of Sightline Payments® (Sightline), an innovative payments company to the land-based and online gaming industry, along with its partner Vantiv, Inc. (NYSE: VNTV), today announced it has entered into an agreement wi - read more »

Makarem & Associates Files Suit against Commerce Casino for Sexual Harassment Allegations - 20 February 2013
LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Makarem & Associates has filed suit against California Commerce Club, Inc. on behalf of a former employee ("Plaintiff") for sexual harassment and wrongful termination allegations. The Plaintiff represented by Makarem & Associates is a former employee - read more »

Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation Announces Exchange Offers for All Outstanding Series of Notes - 20 February 2013
MASHANTUCKET, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation (“MPTN”), owner of Foxwoods Resort Casino®, today announced that it has commenced exchange offers for all of its outstanding series of notes in association with its previously disclosed debt restructuring - read more »

Alpari (US) Appoints Paul Thomas as New SVP Of Institutional Sales for QuantumFX - 20 February 2013
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Alpari (US), LLC (“Alpari”), a global provider of online foreign exchange (“FX”) and futures trading services, today announces the appointment of Paul Thomas to the company’s institutional division QuantumFX. In the role of Senior Vice Presiden - read more »

Cummins Allison Announces Its Latest Solutions for Retail Back-Office Processing - 20 February 2013
MISSISSAUGA, Ontario--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Cummins Allison, the leading innovator and provider of currency and coin handling solutions, today announced its latest solution offerings for retail back-office processing. Cummins Allison now offers a back-office solution for retailers that - read more »

sbe Announces SLS Las Vegas Groundbreaking - 20 February 2013
LAS VEGAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- sbe, an industry-leading creative hospitality company that develops, manages and operates award-winning hotels, restaurants and nightlife, announced that they will officially break ground on SLS Las Vegas. Slated to open in fall 2014, the redevelopment of SLS - read more »

IGT Extends Interactive Foothold in Italy Through Supply Partnership with iSoftBet - 20 February 2013
LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- International Game Technology (NYSE: IGT), the global leader in driving technology innovations in the gaming industry, today announced that it has partnered with iSoftBet to provide content to the Italian iGaming market. The agreement will see iSoftBet, speciali - read more »

New Game Brings New Technology to Casino La Vida - 18 February 2013
Toronto, Canada, February 17, 2013 --(PR.com)-- Casino La Vida is the new ground zero for breakthroughs in online games technology, as March brings with it a new game with new developments.Girls With Guns – Jungle Heat, the new 5 reel video slot from Microgaming, will go live at Casino La Vida on 6 March.Along w - read more »

"Piano" Opens First U.S. Location Showcasing Live Music at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino - 14 February 2013
Hollywood, FL, February 12, 2013 --(PR.com)-- A unique entertainment and dining experience has debuted at Seminole Paradise at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino. Piāno, an upscale live music bar has opened its first U.S. location.Piāno, created by Bazz Norton and Moya Ruskin, offers guests a unique exper - read more »

Claim a $100 Bonus When You Try Lucky Club Casino's New 'Duel in the Deep' Slots Game - 13 February 2013
February 13, 2012 (London, UK) – If you like the Windows 8 "metro-style" then you should check out Lucky Club Casino.  They've just added a new slots game where exotic marine life fights for control of a tropical coral reef. Duel in the Deep includes the new Boiling Point jackpot meter that lets you know how clos - read more »

Piano Opens First U.S. Location Showcasing Live Music at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino - 13 February 2013
Hollywood, FL, February 12, 2013 --(PR.com)-- A unique entertainment and dining experience has debuted at Seminole Paradise at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino. Piāno, an upscale live music bar has opened its first U.S. location.Piāno, created by Bazz Norton and Moya Ruskin, offers guests a unique exper - read more »

Unlikely Bad Beat Jackpot Unfolds at Dover Downs Hotel & Casino - 09 February 2013
Dover, DE, February 08, 2013 --(PR.com)-- The Crown Royal Poker Room at Dover Downs Hotel & Casino had a hit on the Bad Beat Jackpot on Feb. 2 on a Texas Hold‘em table. The jackpot netted $110,763.48, and was divided incrementally among the ten players at the table.The hand started with a man from Portsmouth - read more »

Intertops Poker Giving $300 Reload Bonus This Weekend -- Extra Free Roll Tournaments Scheduled - 07 February 2013
6 February 2013 (St. Johns, Antigua) – Intertops Poker offers regular special reload bonuses to its players – and it’s that time again this weekend. From February 8th – 10th (only), the fifteen-year-old poker site will double players’ deposits up to $300. To claim their reload bonus , players just enter the reload code - read more »

Trans World Corporation Appoints Patrick J. Bennett to Board of Directors - 07 February 2013
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Trans World Corporation (OTC: TWOC) (“TWC” or the “Company”), a premier owner and operator of casinos and a hotel in Europe, today announced that Patrick J. Bennett, Sr., has joined the Company’s Board of Directors as an Independent Director ef - read more »

M3t Partners with ARCA to Expand Gaming Kiosk Lineup - 07 February 2013
MEBANE, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- As M3 Technology Solutions (M3t) prepares to launch a new self-service gaming kiosk, the company has chosen ARCA as its cash automation partner. Known for its gaming IT and casino management software, m3t has developed a new solution for customers in - read more »

Bally Technologies to welcome lead celebrity of HISTORY’s “Pawn Stars” at ICE Totally Gaming February 6 in London - 07 February 2013
--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Bally Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: BYI) The HISTORY(R) Pawn Stars branded video slot game. (Photo: Business Wire) WHAT: Bally Technologies invites the media and ICE attendees to its ICE Stand S3 - read more »

NJ Internet Gambling Bill: Protect Kids, Problem Gamblers, and the Economy - 06 February 2013
WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The internet gambling bill awaiting Governor Christie’s signature this week provides more than just a market for online gaming - it will strengthen the state’s economy and protect children and problem gamblers, according to two white papers issu - read more »

Winner of 'Master of Bulldog777.com' Las Vegas Vacation Prize Unable to Travel so Takes Cash Equivalent - 05 February 2013
Since the winner of its “Master of Bulldog777.com” contest is unable to travel, Bulldog777.com has awarded the Swedish poker player the cash equivalent of the epic Las Vegas vacation prize that he won. Lars Nielsen was automatically entered in the contest when he played poker and casino games and placed a sports bet at - read more »

Statement on Behalf of Steve Wynn Regarding Chuck Mathewson - 05 February 2013
LAS VEGAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The following statement is from Steve Wynn: "I have known Chuck Mathewson both as a business man and as a friend for over 30 years. My various companies have done business with him during his tenure as Chairman of IGT, and we have benefitted from his expertise - read more »

Bally Technologies Brings Content Online Through Agreement with OpenBet - 05 February 2013
LAS VEGAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Bally Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: BYI), a leader in slots, video machines, casino-management, interactive applications, and networked and server-based systems for the global gaming industry, today announced it will bring its market-leading content online through a - read more »

WMS to Report Fiscal 2013 Second Quarter Results on February 6; Cancels Conference Call and Webcast - 05 February 2013
WAUKEGAN, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- WMS Industries Inc. (NYSE:WMS) reaffirmed today that it will release its fiscal 2013 second quarter results after the market closes on Wednesday, February 6, 2013. However, in light of the announcement on January 31, 2013, that Scientific Games Corporation (Nasda - read more »

Twin Peaks Las Vegas Seeks “Perky” Girls at Casting Call on Feb. 11 - 05 February 2013
LAS VEGAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Twin Peaks Restaurants, a growing restaurant chain known for its hearty man food, 29 degree draft beer and a comfortable sport-viewing lodge atmosphere, is in search of the next Twin Peaks Girls that will serve local guests at its first Las Vegas restaurant loca - read more »

Wynn Resorts Reports Three Positive Developments for Shareholders - 05 February 2013
LAS VEGAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Wynn Resorts, Limited (Nasdaq: WYNN) today reported three positive recent developments for the Company and its shareholders in combating the ongoing smear campaign against Wynn Resorts by Kazuo Okada. First, the Nevada Gaming Control Board has informed Wynn Resorts - read more »

Asia Entertainment & Resources Ltd. Announces Rolling Chip Turnover of US$1.26 Billion for January 2013 - 05 February 2013
HONG KONG--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Asia Entertainment & Resources Ltd. (“AERL”) (NASDAQ: AERL), which operates through its subsidiaries and related promoter companies as a VIP room gaming promoter, today announced unaudited Rolling Chip Turnover (as defined below) for the month of January - read more »

Betable Announces Partnership With 3OAK, Frima Studio’s New Real-Money Gaming Division, Anticipates Massive Growth in 1H 2013 - 05 February 2013
LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Betable, the world’s only platform that enables developers to legally offer real-money play in their games, today announced a partnership with Frima Studio. Betable will power games developed by Frima’s newly launched real-money gaming division 3OAK, which in a - read more »

Pro Poker Championship Final Events Listed for Dover Downs Hotel & Casino - 02 February 2013
Dover, DE, February 01, 2013 --(PR.com)-- The Pro Poker Championship final events will take place in the Crown Royal® Poker Room at Dover Downs Hotel & Casino, as follows:Feb. 7, 7 p.m.: Event 5 – Multi-table satellite into Event 7; $375 buy in, 10,000 chipsFeb. 8, 7 p.m.: Event 6 – $10,000 guaran - read more »

Casino Entrepreneur Celebrates 10 Years of Triumph on the Success City Radio Show - 02 February 2013
Henderson, NV, February 01, 2013 --(PR.com)-- The Emerald Island Casino is Nevada’s only all penny casino. Tim Brooks and his twin brother decided when they were going to open a casino in Nevada; they were going to do something different. Their focus would be on superior guest service and they would be the only - read more »

€80 000 Win for Casino La Vida Gamer - 01 February 2013
Toronto, Canada, January 31, 2013 --(PR.com)-- Casino La Vida player PL got the one year birthday present of a lifetime when he won more than €80 000 last weekend.Romanian player PL was enjoying an average day enjoying online casino games when he won a whopping €82,625.00 on the video slot Immortal Romance - read more »