Gambling News Archives 2011

January 2011

Research and Markets: Malcolm Pryor's Spread Betting Techniques: Winning Trend and Counter-Trend Strategies for All Time Frames and - 08 January 2011
DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Research and Markets ( has announced the addition of the "Malcolm Pryor's Spread Betting Techniques: Winning Trend and Counter-Trend Strategies for All Time Frames and Traders" report to their offering. - read more »
Team Titan Player Sam Trickett Dominates Aussie Millions Tournaments - 28 January 2011
LONDON, January 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Team Titan player Sam Trickett (, nominated as European Poker Player of the Year following his huge successes representing ( at tournaments around the world in 2010 - read more » Casino Review Website Launches - 10 January 2011
London, United Kingdom, January 09, 2011 --( JP Promotions Ltd announced the launch of their new casino review website today. Created by a talented team of iGaming professionals, the site aims to review high-tech online slots and casino games.Casino reviews have become an important part of online gamers&rsquo - read more »
Williamsville Wellness Invites Ed Rendell to See the Ravages of Gambling Firsthand - 11 January 2011
HANOVER, Va., Jan. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Nationwide, states are dealing with monumental budget deficits that politicians are pressured to overcome. Pennsylvania Governor, Ed Rendell, is one of many to recognize casinos as an additional source of revenue. Although Rendell has only a few days left as Pennsylvania's G - read more »

February 2011

Caesars Entertainment Reports Results for 2010 Fourth Quarter, Full Year - 26 February 2011
LAS VEGAS, Feb. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Caesars Entertainment Corporation (formerly Harrah's Entertainment, Inc.) today reported the following financial results for the 2010 fourth quarter and full year: (Logo: COMPANY-WIDE RESULTS Caesars Entertai - read more »
Sports Interaction: Oscar Bets Hedged on King’s Speech, Social Network - 26 February 2011
MONTREAL--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Academy Awards for Best Picture and Best Director normally go hand in hand - why then does Sports Interaction ( make The King’s Speech favorite for Best Picture, but The Social Network’s David Fincher favorite for Best Dir - read more »
I-Gaming North America - Boot Camp at Monte Carlo Set for May 2-4 - 22 February 2011
The gambling capital of the America will get an up-close look at its future during the inaugural iGaming North America conference to be held May 2-4, 2011 at Monte Carlo Casino & Resort in Las Vegas.Organizers BolaVerde Media Group, Lewis & Roca and The Innovation Group have taken a new approach in designing th - read more »
Pennsylvania Auditor General Jack Wagner Reminds Homeowners That March 1 Is Deadline for Property Tax Relief - 04 February 2011
HARRISBURG, Pa., Feb. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Auditor General Jack Wagner said today that time was running out for Pennsylvania homeowners to obtain property tax relief from casino revenue. The application deadline is March 1, said Wagner, who urged property owners to take advantage of this cost-saving sta - read more »

March 2011

Multimedia Games to Participate in Roth Capital Partners 23rd Annual OC Growth Stock Conference on Tuesday, March 15 - 09 March 2011
AUSTIN, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Multimedia Games, Inc. (Nasdaq: MGAM) (the “Company”) announced today that its President and Chief Executive Officer, Patrick Ramsey, will participate in an audio webcast at 11:00 a.m. PT (2:00 p.m. ET) on Tuesday, March 15, 2011, in conjunction with the - read more »
Littlefield Corporation Reschedules Earnings Conference Call To Wednesday, March 16, 2011 Due to Flooding at Conference Call Provider Facility - 12 March 2011
AUSTIN, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Littlefield Corporation (OTCQB: LTFD) announced today that it has rescheduled its Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2010 earnings conference call to Wednesday, March 16, 2011. The reschedule results from flooding at the conference call provider’s facility in New J - read more »
Isle of Capri Casinos, Inc. Executive to Speak at Barclays Capital 2011 High Yield Bond and Syndicated Loan Conference - 24 March 2011
ST. LOUIS, March 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Isle of Capri Casinos, Inc. (Nasdaq: ISLE) Chief Financial Officer Dale Black is scheduled to speak at Barclays Capital 2011 High Yield Bond and Syndicated Loan Conference at the Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek in Florida on Thursday, March 24 at 2:05 pm EDT. Isle of Capri Casino - read more »
GrandPrivé's DreamWheel Progressive Jackpot Won - 05 March 2011
LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- February has proved to be an exceptional month for Grand Privé Casinos’ progressive jackpot winners. The group has announced its latest winner - Mary S - who won over $83,000 playing the progressive jackpot DreamWheel Classic Slot. “It has - read more »

April 2011

Asia Entertainment & Resources Ltd. to Announce Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2010 Results on Friday, April 1, 2011 - 02 April 2011
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 that it will report its fourth quarter and full year 2010 results before th - read more »
First Ever Best Live Win Moment Announced - 15 April 2011
LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- has announced its best “Live Win Moment” for March. A fantastic sum of £1,000 was awarded to “Loopi” one of the new players to the site, who created the most creative and funniest Live Win Moment for the month of March. - read more »
PokerTek to Report First Quarter 2011 Financial Results on May 4th - 28 April 2011
MATTHEWS, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- PokerTek, Inc. (NASDAQ: PTEK) expects to release its first quarter 2011 financial results at 9:00 am on Wednesday, May 4, 2011. A webcast conference call will be held on that same day at 11:00 am EST for management to discuss the company’s first quarter 2011 - read more »
Florida Gaming Corporation Announces Closing of $87,000,000 Senior Secured Term Loan - 28 April 2011
MIAMI--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Florida Gaming Corporation (OTCBB: FGMG) (“FGMG” or the “Company”), owner and operator of two Jai-Alai frontons located in Ft. Pierce and Miami, Florida, which offer poker and inter-track pari-mutuel wagering facilities, today announced the completion - read more »

May 2011

Pennsylvania Lottery: Cash 5 Ticket Worth Nearly $1.5 Million Sold in Montgomery County - 28 May 2011
MIDDLETOWN, Pa., May 27, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- One jackpot-winning Cash 5 ticket worth nearly $1.5 million from the May 26 drawing was sold at Green Lane Liberty, 112 Gravel Pike, Green Lane, Montgomery County. The ticket correctly matched all five balls, 01-10-17-19-43, to win a jackpot of $1,474,320, les - read more »
Global Gaming Events and myBet Poker Announce Double Cash Prize Event - 07 May 2011
LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Global Gaming Events (GGE) has partnered with myBet Poker for the next Online Forum Challenge (OFC). With a combined added prize pool of $2,500, these two cash added events are fantastic value for players of any level. Players also have the rare opportunity to doub - read more »
Gold Strike Casino Resort Reopens Today - 20 May 2011
TUNICA, Miss., May 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Driven by an unwavering commitment to the employees, residents and visitors of the Mid-South region, MGM Resorts International's Gold Strike Casino Resort Tunica will reopen its doors for business today - just two weeks after rising Mississippi River floodwaters forced a ma - read more »
Spread Betting Losses and How to Learn From Them - City Index - 20 May 2011
LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The leverage inherent in financial spread betting ( has pros and cons. On one hand, any profits you make are amplified, but the same is true of your losses, meaning you can lose more than your initial investment. Losses are some - read more »

June 2011

City Index Company Reporting Calendar 31st May 2011 - 01 June 2011
LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Every Friday, spread betting and CFD trading provider City Index ( publishes a calendar of the major UK and US trading announcements for the following week. With everything from quarterly results to AGMs included, you can use the company repor - read more »
Littlefield Corporation Completes South Carolina Acquisition - 24 June 2011
AUSTIN, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Littlefield Corporation (OTCQB: LTFD) announced today that it has completed the acquisition of a bingo hall in Columbia, South Carolina acting through appropriately formed and licensed wholly owned corporate subsidiaries. This acquisition, which is on the - read more »
How to Plan Your Exit from Your Next Trade - City Index - 04 June 2011
LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- When it comes to spread betting on the financial markets, our instincts are not always wrong but they are not always right either. You could make 50 pounds on one hunch but lose 100 on another, and you would have learnt nothing to aid your future trading in the process. - read more »
Celtic Casino New Spanish Live Roulette - 26 June 2011
London, United Kingdom, June 25, 2011 --( CelticCasino has recently added Spanish Roulette to the list of live casino games. The new Spanish Live Roulette is the European variation with Spanish speaking dealers as well as a complete Spanish interface. Spanish speaking players can now enjoy the authentic live - read more »

August 2011

WMS Promotes Rob Bone to Senior Vice President of North American Sales - 17 August 2011
WAUKEGAN, Ill. & LAS VEGAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- WMS Industries Inc. (NYSE:WMS) announced today that Rob Bone has been named Senior Vice President of North American Sales. The appointment highlights WMS’ commitment to customer alignment, including greater support in working with customers t - read more »
Gamesys Break New Ground Again - 13 August 2011
LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- UK based gaming company Gamesys pride themselves on being one of the most innovating gaming brands in the marketplace. Throughout their ten year history they’ve created a range of unique soft-gambling games including Team Bingo, Monopoly Snap! and Bingo Royale. - read more »
The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board Approves Fines Totaling $30,000 - 19 August 2011
HARRISBURG, Pa., Aug. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board today levied fines totaling $30,000 for a regulatory violation by a casino operator and for an individual's illegal campaign contribution. The casino fine was the result of a consent agreement between the PGCB's Office of - read more »
Terrelle Pyroe NFL Supplemental Draft Odds Released by - 19 August 2011
PANAMA CITY, Panama, August 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Hours after the NFL declared former Ohio State Buckeyes signal-caller Terrelle Pryor eligible for Monday's Supplemental Draft, the fastest growing sportsbook in the US, BetOnline, released odds on where he'll land. It's been an incredibly scand - read more »

September 2011

Asia Entertainment & Resources Ltd. Announces Additional Line of Credit for VIP Room at Star World Hotel & Casino - 09 September 2011
HONG KONG--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Asia Entertainment & Resources Ltd. (“AERL” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ: AERL), which operates through its subsidiaries and related promoter companies as a VIP room gaming promoter, today announced that it has received an additional HK$100 millio - read more »
Try Slotland's New Pearls of Atlantis Online Slot Machine Free -- This Week Only - 17 September 2011
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Affinity Gaming Announces Reopening of St. Jo Frontier Casino - 30 September 2011
LAS VEGAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Affinity Gaming, LLC (the “Company”) announced today the reopening of its St. Jo Frontier Casino riverboat in St. Joseph, Missouri, which had been closed since June due to flooding from the Missouri River. “We thank the Missouri Gaming Commission, Ma - read more »
PA Lottery Prize Worth More Than $300,000 to Expire Sept. 13 - 01 September 2011
Unclaimed, Jackpot-Winning Cash 5 Ticket was Sold in Luzerne County MIDDLETOWN, Pa., Aug. 31, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Time is running out for the holder of a jackpot-winning Cash 5 ticket worth more than $300,000 from the Sept. 13, 2010, drawing to claim the prize. The ticket and prize will expire one year fr - read more »

October 2011

Net Entertainment’s Mega Fortune™ Pays Out a World Record €11.7 Million Jackpot - 01 October 2011
Stockholm, Sweden, September 28, 2011 --( Net Entertainment congratulates the lucky 20-year old Norwegian who has won the world record breaking €11,7 million on Net Entertainment’s progressive jackpot slot, Mega Fortune™. The highest ever jackpot in the history of online gaming was won early - read more »
Scientific Games Announces Consent Solicitation - 20 October 2011
NEW YORK, Oct. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Scientific Games Corporation (Nasdaq: SGMS) (the "Company") announced today that its direct wholly owned subsidiary, Scientific Games International, Inc. ("SGI"), is soliciting consents (the "Consent Solicitation") from the holders of the 7.875% Senior Subordinated Notes due 20 - read more »
ICV Partners Announces Completion of $95.5 Million Dividend Recapitalization of Marshall Retail Group - 20 October 2011
NEW YORK, Oct. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ICV Partners (ICV), a private investment firm focused on investments in smaller middle market companies, announced today that it has completed a dividend recapitalization of Marshall Retail Group, the leading independent operator of specialty retail stores in the casino resort - read more »
A Totally Gobsmacked Jackpotjoy Winner! - 23 October 2011
LONDON, October 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- "So shocked and happy! Totally gobsmacked to see what I have won - seeing that I've never won anything like this before nor anywhere!" These were some of the winning words that were spoken by Mrs. Gaynor B, who was thrilled when she won GBP9,417 playing Deal or N - read more »

November 2011

Pinnacle Entertainment to Present at the J.P. Morgan Small and Mid Cap Conference and the Bank of America Merrill Lynch Leveraged Finance Conference - 29 November 2011
LAS VEGAS, Nov. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Pinnacle Entertainment (NYSE: PNK) management will present on Wednesday, November 30th at the J.P. Morgan Small and Mid Cap Conference at 11:00 a.m. ET in New York, NY, and on Thursday, December 1st at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch Leveraged Finance Conference at 2 - read more »
Travis Tritt Hits Spotlight 29 Casino Showroom on December 3rd - 29 November 2011
COACHELLA, Calif., Nov. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- T-r-o-u-b-l-e is heading to Spotlight 29 Casino. On Saturday, December 3(rd) at 8pm, multi-platinum country artist, Travis Tritt will be performing in the Spotlight 29 Casino Showroom. Ticket prices are $45, $55 and $65 each. For tickets, visit www.Spotl - read more »
Pennsylvania Cash 5 Ticket Worth More Than $325,000 Sold in Northampton County - 29 November 2011
MIDDLETOWN, Pa., Nov. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- One jackpot-winning Cash 5 ticket worth more than $325,000 from the Nov. 27 drawing was sold at Friendly Food Mart, 3750 Freemansburg Ave., Bethlehem, Northampton County. The ticket correctly matched all five balls, 01-17-27-30-39, to win a jackpot of $ - read more »
MGM Grand Detroit Workers Ratify New Agreement - 05 November 2011
Four-Year Contract Third Casino Agreement Approved DETROIT, Nov. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Casino workers at MGM Grand Detroit voted tonight to ratify a new, four-year agreement - the final of three casino contacts to be approved. The valet, front desk, phone operators, warehouse, grounds and general workers - read more »

December 2011

Intertops Poker Hosting Christmas Poker Tournaments, Giving up to $300 Reload Bonus - 21 December 2011
21 December 2011 (St. Johns, Antigua) – After the gifts have been unwrapped and the turkey is reduced to leftovers, Intertops Poker ( has a full schedule of Christmas poker tournaments to keep the festivities going. Bounty, free roll and guaranteed tournaments begin Christmas day and continue - read more »
Paragon Casino Resort Unveils a New Alligator Themed Ball Drop for New Year's Eve Celebration - 31 December 2011
MARKSVILLE, La., Dec. 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Paragon Casino Resort is ringing in the New Year "Louisiana Style" with a one-of-a-kind ball drop. Inspired by the culture of Louisiana, Paragon Casino Resort created a unique piece that represents the property and the alligator. (Photo: http://p - read more »
MTR Gaming Group Files for Ohio Gaming License - 21 December 2011
CHESTER, W. Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- MTR Gaming Group, Inc. (NasdaqGS: MNTG) today announced that it has officially submitted its application with the Ohio Lottery Commission for a license to operate video lottery terminals (“VLTs”) at its Scioto Downs racetrack. The filing is the next - read more »
Table Trac, Inc. Signs Deal With Its First Nevada Casino The Moapa Band of Paiutes - 21 December 2011
MINNETONKA, Minn., Dec. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Table Trac, Inc. (OTCQB: TBTC), a developer and provider of casino information and management systems that automate and monitor the operations of casinos, today announced the completion of a new systems contract with the Moapa Band of Paiutes' Tribal casino - read more »