Gambling News Archives 2011

January 2011


tombola Bingo Launches Lotto Syndicates - 13 January 2011
SUNDERLAND, England--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- North East based online bingo site tombola bingo, have launched ‘Syndicates’ to complement their existing bingo game portfolio. tombola is playing the Lotto and inviting tombola players to join their syndicate. ‘Syndicates’ gives - read more »
Full House Resorts to Present at the 13th Annual ICR XChange - 08 January 2011
LAS VEGAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Full House Resorts (NYSE Amex US: FLL) announced today that the Company will be presenting at the 13th Annual ICR XChange Conference on Wednesday, January 12, 2011 at the St. Regis Monarch Beach Resort & Spa in Dana Point, California. The presentation will begin a - read more »
International Speedway Corporation Reports Financial Results for the Fourth Quarter and Full Year of Fiscal 2010 - 28 January 2011
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., Jan. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- International Speedway Corporation (NASDAQ Global Select Market: ISCA; OTC Bulletin Board: ISCB) ("ISC") today reported financial results for its fiscal fourth quarter and full-year ended November 30, 2010. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20091005/FL87045LOG - read more »
Thunder Valley Casino Resort Gives Away Over $124 Million in Jackpots During 2010 - 13 January 2011
LINCOLN, Calif., Jan. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Thunder Valley Casino Resort celebrated another stellar year by giving away an astonishing $124,175,326.12 to over 50,000 players in 2010. Capping off the year, Thunder Valley also gave away $11,116,852 in jackpots in the month of December, a perfect way to celebrate the - read more »

February 2011


Fairway Charity Golf Open Announced - 19 February 2011
LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Fairway Casino is delighted to announce that it will host the Fairway Charity Golf Open taking place on Tuesday 24th May 2011, at the prestigious K Club Golf Resort which is situated just forty minutes from Dublin City Centre. Twenty five teams will tee of - read more »
APT London ICE Poker Championship in London Tonight - 02 February 2011
£4,000 Guaranteed Prize Pool and £1,000 to Winner’s Choice of CharityThe Asian Poker Tour (APT) has organized a £200 Turbo Tournament with a £4,000 guaranteed prize pool to be held tonight at the Fox Poker Club in London’s West End. Registrations will be capped at 40 entrants – more than 20 have already confirmed.APT - 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 »
1,000 Free Spins for all Players at Europa Casino - 04 February 2011
LONDON, February 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- - Cupid's Arrow Strikes Throughout February, Giving all Players a Valentine's Day Bonus of 1,000 Free Spins Europa Casino, Europe's leading online casino, is celebrating Valentine's Day with a special casino bonus. Throughout the entire month of February, all pla - read more »

March 2011


bwin Interactive Entertainment AG - Q4 and Financial Year 2010bwin Interactive Entertainment AG - Q4 and Financial Year 2010 - 24 March 2011
VIENNA, March 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- EUR million Q4 2010 Q4 2009 % YoY 2010 2009 % YoY Gross gaming revenues 130.8 132.9 -1.6% 514.5 446.6 15.2% Net gaming revenues 103.1 109.8 -6.1% 408.0 373.0 9.4% Total revenues 115.0 125.4 -8. - read more »
Caesars Entertainment First in Gaming Industry With EPA Approved Green House Gas Reduction Goal - 25 March 2011
LAS VEGAS, March 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Caesars Entertainment Corporation, formerly known as Harrah's Entertainment, Inc., announced another environmental first for the gaming entertainment industry with its U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) approved commitment to reduce its greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions a - read more »
Gaming Partners International Corporation Reports 2010 Fourth-Quarter and Year Results - 31 March 2011
LAS VEGAS, March 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Gaming Partners International Corporation (Nasdaq: GPIC), a leading worldwide provider of casino currency and table gaming equipment, today announced financial results for the fourth quarter and year ending December 31, 2010. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20060127 - read more »
IGT Announces the Opening of Registration for IGT Systems Global Users Conference - 10 March 2011
LAS VEGAS, March 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- International Game Technology (NYSE: IGT), a global leader in creating the major games that players love and the network systems that improve the player experience, announced today the opening of registration for the IGT Systems Global Users Conference at ARIA Resort & Cas - read more »

April 2011


FBI Shuts Down Poker Stars, Absolute Poker and Full Tilt - 17 April 2011
LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Following the issue of arrests warrants by the FBI and the US Justice Department on persons connected with Poker Stars, Full Tilt and Absolute Poker the time has come to reflect on where the online gambling industry is heading. Following the passing of the Unlaw - read more »
Research and Markets: Exchange Traded Funds: A Concise Guide to ETFs - 09 April 2011
DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/2f7810/exchange_traded_fu) has announced the addition of the "Exchange Traded Funds: A Concise Guide to ETFs" book to their offering. The progress of exchange traded funds (ETFs) in the 21st century has - read more »
Pinnacle Entertainment First Quarter Revenues Rise 9.6% to $287.7 Million; Operating Income Increases 28.6% - 28 April 2011
LAS VEGAS, April 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Pinnacle Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE: PNK) today reported strong financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2011, as summarized in the table below. First quarter revenues increased 9.6%, or $25.2 million, to $287.7 million from $262.6 million in the first quarter o - read more »
Get Deposit Bonus to Try New 'Mice Dice' Game with Free Bonus Game at GrandeVegasCasino.com - 28 April 2011
The latest new online slot machine at GrandeVegasCasino.com proves that good things do come in small – furry – packages. In the new Mice Dice game, now available at Grande Vegas, loveable rodents call the shots and there's not a mousetrap in sight. Mice Dice is a 25 pay line slots game with a Major Jackpot that start - read more »

May 2011


Boyd Gaming Reports First-Quarter Results - 04 May 2011
LAS VEGAS, May 3, 2011 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Boyd Gaming Corporation (NYSE: BYD)today reported financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2011. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20030219/BOYDLOGO) Net revenues were $564.9 million for the first quarter 2011, compared to $573.4 million(1) durin - read more »
Five-Star Hotel Okura Macau Opens In New Galaxy Macau™Resort - 20 May 2011
TOKYO--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- On Sunday, Okura Hotels & Resorts held the grand opening of Hotel Okura Macau. The hotel is one of three luxury 5-star hotels in Galaxy Macau©, a brand new, nearly $2 billion casino, hotel and entertainment resort complex in Macau. Galaxy Macau™feature - read more »
Ameranth Releases Poker Room Manager '5.0' (With Revolutionary New Technical Features), Wins New Major Poker Room Accounts and Licenses Its Gaming Patents to Major Casinos - 04 May 2011
SAN DIEGO, May 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Ameranth, Inc. today announced the availability of its revolutionary Poker Room Manager (PRM) '5.0' software as part of its 21st Century Casino(TM) vision, inclusive of many breakthrough features and capabilities never before available anywhere in the world. This significant ne - read more »
PA Gaming Control Board to Hold Public Hearing in Philadelphia for SugarHouse Casino License Renewal - 13 May 2011
Public welcome and invited to participate HARRISBURG, Pa., May 12, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board today announced a hearing will be held on Thursday, June 16, 2011 to gather evidence, including public comment, on the renewal of the slot machine operators' license for the SugarHo - read more »

June 2011


Midwest Gaming & Travel Magazine's 10th Annual Readers' Choice Award Winners Announced - 24 June 2011
Waseca, MN, June 23, 2011 --(PR.com)-- Midwest Gaming & Travel, the No. 1 source for information about casino gaming in America's Heartland since 1995, today announced that the winners of the 10th Annual Readers' Choice Awards for Midwest commercial casinos will be published in the July issue of the magazi - read more »
New Internet Gambling Legislation Introduced with Bi-Partisan Support - 25 June 2011
WASHINGTON, June 24, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, Rep. Joe Barton (R-TX), an influential member of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce, introduced the Internet Gambling Prohibition, Poker Consumer Protection, and Strengthening UIGEA Act of 2011, which would regulate online poker and strengthen attemp - read more »
Slotland Players Get Casino Bonus $15 for Free Spins on New 'Tikal Treasure' Online Slot Machine - 11 June 2011
Slotland is giving every player a free $15 chip to take a free spin on a new game launching this week on the long-popular all slots and video poker site.  The exotic new Tikal Treasure online slot machine takes players to the mystical temples of the ancient Mayans where the treasures of the ancients lay waiting. U - 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 »

August 2011


Hoof It 6/1 With Sponsors After Being Supplemented for Betfred Sprint Cup - 30 August 2011
MANCHESTER, England, August 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Hoof It has been installed as a 6/1 chance by the sponsors for Saturday's Betfred Sprint Cup at Haydock after connections supplemented the gelding for the race. Mick Easterby's four-year-old was beaten favourite in the Coolmore Nunthorpe Stakes - read more »
Harrah's Cherokee Casino & Hotel Opens North Carolina's First Johnny Rockets - 30 August 2011
ALISO VIEJO, Calif., Aug. 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Johnny Rockets is pleased to announce its newest location at Harrah's Cherokee Casino & Hotel, bringing the company's unique blend of all-American fare, timeless music and vibrant decor to Cherokee, North Carolina. This marks Johnny Rockets' 21st restaurant in a - read more »
GGG Marketing Announces New Concert Sponsorship Opportunities at MotorCity Casino Hotel - 19 August 2011
ATLANTA & DETROIT--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Atlanta-based GGG Marketing today announced the extension of its partnership with MotorCity Casino Hotel in Detroit, to market sponsorship of live concert events at MCCH’s SoundBoard venue. Upcoming events include LeAnn Rimes (September 15), Richard M - read more »
Understanding a Dead Cat Bounce in Financial Trading - 06 August 2011
LONDON, August 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The second week of July saw European banks recovering slightly after a sharp bearish movement over the last 4 months. RBS, Barclays, Lloyds and UniCredit all saw positive movement, with rises ranging from 5% to 10%. While some traders saw this as a sign the sector - read more »

September 2011


Lakes Entertainment Announces Formation of Joint Venture for Potential Maryland Project - 30 September 2011
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Lakes Entertainment, Inc. (“Lakes”) (NASDAQ: LACO) announced that it entered into a joint venture with Addy Entertainment, LLC to form Evitts Resort, LLC (“Joint Venture”), which submitted a response to a request for proposal by the State of Mary - read more »
Statement From Richard D. Bronson, Chairman of U.S. Digital Gaming (USDG), In Reaction To The U.S. Department of Justice's Decision To Amend The Civil Complaint Against Full Tilt Poker - 24 September 2011
LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- “This is ‘Exhibit A’ as to why we need to have a fully-regulated, above-board gaming industry in this country that operates in the light of day and within the context of the law,” explained longtime gaming veteran Richard “Skip” Bronson - read more »
CORRECTING and REPLACING U.S. Digital Gaming and Los Angeles Business Journal Join Together to Present Forum on the Impact of Legal Online Gambling in California and Beyond - 19 September 2011
LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- URL at the end of the U.S. Digital Gaming boilerplate should read: www.USDG.us (sted http://www.usdg.com). The corrected release reads: U.S. DIGITAL GAMING AND LOS ANGELES BUSINESS JOURNAL JOIN TOGETHER TO PRESENT FORUM ON THE IMPACT OF LEGAL ONLIN - read more »
Galaxy Entertainment Group Reports Exceptional 2011 Q2 and Half Year Results - 01 September 2011
HONG KONG, Aug. 31, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Galaxy Entertainment Group Limited ("GEG" or "the Group") (HKEx stock code: 27), today reported unaudited 2011 half year results. HIGHLIGHTS GEG: -- Group EBITDA of HK$1.8 billion in H1 2011, up 84% year-on-year -- All-Time Record EBITDA of HK$1.1 b - read more »

October 2011


Sky Bet Launches Exciting New Campaign - 02 October 2011
LONDON, October 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- BSkyB's betting arm, Sky Bet [http://www.skybet.com/betting ], are launching a major new TV advertising campaign today. The campaign highlights the 'excitement of uncertainty' intrinsic to betting and introduces the strapline 'Nothing's certain. That's why - read more »
Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board Renews Casino Operator's License For SugarHouse Casino - 14 October 2011
HARRISBURG, Pa., Oct. 13, 2011/PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board on Thursday unanimously voted to renew the Category 2 casino operator's license of HSP Gaming, LP, operator of the SugarHouse Casino in Philadelphia. The seven member Board determined that HSP Gaming had fulfilled the oblig - read more »
$50,000 Slots Freeroll Being Held by Global Gaming Events - 14 October 2011
Las Vegas, NV, October 11, 2011 --(PR.com)-- Global Gaming Events (GGE) (http://www.globalgamingevents.com) has done it again. Fulfilling their mission to bring players everywhere the biggest value added events, GGE has partnered with new DGS casino, RaginBet (http://www.raginbet.eu), and are proud to announce an asto - read more »
For a Short Time, NaturalMotion is Offering endorphin 2.7 at a Discounted Rate - 26 October 2011
OXFORD, England--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- NaturalMotion, a leading game technology and development company, today announced an offer for the commercial version of endorphin 2.7. For a limited time only, the fully licensed version can be purchased for $999. Full details can be found at www.naturalmotion. - read more »

November 2011


Betfred Make Major New Signing !!! - 25 November 2011
MANCHESTER, England, November 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- It may be outside the transfer window but Betfred have made a major new signing to shock the betting world! (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20111124/494843 ) Soccer AM's Helen Chamberlain has agreed to be the new face of - read more »
Team Titan Player Sam Trickett Wins Partouche Poker Tour Main Event - 17 November 2011
LONDON, November 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Titanpoker.com sponsored player was chosen as Britain's Best Cash Player and scored huge tournament wins at the 2011 Aussie Millions. Team Titan player Sam Trickett [http://sam-trickett.titanpoker.com ] has continued his string of huge successes repre - read more »
IGT Brings sbX(TM) and Sex and the City(TM) Multi-Level Progressives to the Gala Leo's Casino in the UK - 11 November 2011
LAS VEGAS, November 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- International Game Technology [http://www.igt.com ] (NYSE: IGT) announced today it has installed the first sbX(TM) casino management solution and player favorite Sex and the City(TM) Multi-Level Progressives (MLP) in the United Kingdom at Gala Leo's Casino, o - read more »
Pinnacle Entertainment Enters Into Definitive Agreements to Divest Boomtown Reno and Adjoining Land Acreage - 11 November 2011
LAS VEGAS, Nov. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Pinnacle Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE: PNK) announced today the signing of definitive agreements to sell its Boomtown Reno casino-resort operations and land adjacent to the facility in two separate transactions. Total proceeds from the transactions are expected to be approximate - read more »

December 2011


The Anderson Group Invests in Cole Kepro International, LLC - 01 December 2011
BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich., Nov. 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Anderson Group, LLC, an operationally focused private equity firm, has invested in Cole Kepro International, LLC. Cole Kepro, headquartered in Las Vegas, is a leading designer and manufacturer of turn-key cabinets, such as those used in video and slot - read more »
DEQ Issues Stock Options and Amends its Stock Option Plan - 01 December 2011
LEVIS, QC, Nov. 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - DEQ Systems Corp. (TSX-V: DEQ) ("DEQ" or the "Company"), a leading provider of table game bonusing, jackpot and loyalty solutions, announces today the issuance of 500,000 stock options to its independent board members as part of their annual compensation. Also, the Compa - read more »
Gamesys: Jackpotjoy wins Slots Site of the Year from eGaming Review - 08 December 2011
LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- eGaming Review distributed their 2011 awards last Wednesday and Jackpotjoy landed a trio of top awards including Slots Site of the Year, one of the most hard fought for awards of the evening... eGaming Review are the market leading publication for the eGaming - read more »
Top 3 Spread Betting Tips for New Traders - 23 December 2011
LONDON, December 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Spread betting is becoming an increasingly popular form of trading in the UK. Unlike conventional trading, spread betting offers a number of benefits from small deposits to the potential to profit irrespective of whether the markets are going up or coming down. - read more »