Gambling News Archives 2012

January 2012

Pennsylvania Lottery's Millionaire Raffle Drawing Creates Four New Millionaires - 01 January 2012
$5,089,200 in Total Prizes Awarded to 6,000 Winners MIDDLETOWN, Pa., Dec. 31, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --The Pennsylvania Lottery's Millionaire Raffle has created four new millionaires. The selection of four $1 million raffle ticket numbers and four $100,000 raffle ticket numbers was televised li - read more »
CityCenter Residential Announces Partnership With Sotheby’s International Realty Affiliates, LLC and Blueprint Global Marketing - 19 January 2012
LAS VEGAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- CityCenter today announced a partnership with Sotheby’s International Realty, the world’s most prestigious luxury real estate brand, intended to drive international interest and sales momentum in CityCenter Residences. Led by Blueprint Global Marketing in pa - read more »
Casino La Vida Welcomes Its First New Games of 2012 - 13 January 2012
Johannesburg, South Africa, January 12, 2012 --( Casino La Vida has announced this week that it has received its first internet casino games of 2012. The Grand Journey and Megaspin Break da Bank were released on January 9, 2012 across 160 Microgaming powered online casinos, including Casino La Vida.The releas - read more »
IGT Premieres Innovative and Show-stopping MegaJackpots® Premium Product Titles at ICE 2012 - 20 January 2012
LAS VEGAS, January 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- International Game Technology (NYSE: IGT) is introducing new thrills into some of the most universally loved pillars of popular culture, and is rolling out the Company's latest eye-popping collection of Premium Product titles, known in the U.S. as MegaJackpots - read more »

February 2012

Last Chance to Play in the Gala Casino Carnival of Cash! - 25 February 2012
LEEDS, England, February 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- It's the last few days to get involved in the Carnival of Cash at Gala Casino! Gamers from all over the UK have been getting into the carnival spirit of this fantastic, fun cash spectacular offering bonuses and cashback for all casino games. Carni - read more »
Gamesys: Online Slots Player Scoops the lot on Jackpotjoy's Wonderland Slots! - 07 February 2012
LONDON, February 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Thanks to Jackpotjoy the start of 2012 is looking very rosy indeed for one online slots player, a Mrs. Zoe D, who scooped a massive GBP5,307 on online slots [ ] favourite Wonderland. Well done! Besides slots there are - read more »
Shuffle Master Receives Top Honors at Inaugural International Table Games Awards - 08 February 2012
LAS VEGAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Shuffle Master, Inc. (NASDAQ Global Select Market: SHFL) (“Shuffle Master” or the “Company”) received four prestigious awards from industry experts in Casino Enterprise Management’s (“CEM”) inaugural 2012 International Table Games Aw - read more »
Gamesys: Jackpotjoy Online Slots Winner Gets One Handsome Payout! - 16 February 2012
LONDON, February 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The latest winner to scoop a prize on the popular gaming website Jackpotjoy has spoken of her shock and delight at winning the huge sum of GBP17,739. Ms Veronica A won the staggering payout on the Tycoon Progressive game, a version of the classic slot machine wh - read more »

March 2012

Caesars Entertainment Executive to Meet With Securities Analysts at TAG's 4th Annual Spring Consumer Conference - 21 March 2012
LAS VEGAS, March 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Caesars Entertainment Corporation (NASDAQ:CZR) Senior Vice President of Finance Eric Hession is scheduled to present at TAG's 4th Annual Spring Consumer Conference beginning at 8:10 a.m. EDT March 27 in New York. His presentation can be accessed in the Investor Relation - read more »
Littlefield Corp. Announces Q4 and Full Year 2011 Earnings Conference Call and Webcast - 07 March 2012
AUSTIN, Texas, March 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Littlefield Corp. (NYSE: LTFD.PK) announces the following Webcast: What: Q4 and Full Year 2011 Earnings Conference Call and Webcast When: March 9, 2012 @ 12:00 PM Eastern Where: How: Live - read more »
Sky Bet Cheltenham Gold Cup Day Offer SIX Places in the County Hurdle - 17 March 2012
LONDON, March 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Sky Bet is capping off a spectacular Cheltenham Festival with two fantastic offers for Gold Cup Day. Sky Bet now are offering an unbeatable six places on all each-way bets in the Vincent O'Brien County Hurdle. The amazing six places offer is now available across al - read more »
New Report Reveals That Online Gambling Benefits Off-Line Casinos - 27 March 2012
GIBRALTAR and LEEDS, England, March 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --, the market leading website for advice and coaching in online Poker, today announced that it believes a recent academic study could signal an early change to US laws covering online gambling. The report, by Kahlil Sime - read more »

April 2012

Punters Will be in "Eighth Heaven" at Samvo Betting Cafés for the 2012 National - 14 April 2012
LONDON, April 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Samvo Camden and Hammersmith to pay out up to 8 places on each-way Gaming café Samvo will break the each-way betting mold at this year's Grand National, offering punters an unprecedented opportunity for betting value by paying out on eight p - read more »
Powerball® Tickets Worth $1 Million Each Sold in Montgomery, Franklin Counties - 17 April 2012
April 18 Jackpot Grows to $131 Million MIDDLETOWN, Pa., April 16, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Two Powerball tickets worth $1 million each from the April 14 drawing were sold at the following locations: -- Smokings, 2894 Dekalb Pike, East Norriton, Montgomery County; and -- Rutters, 141 S. Potomac St., W - read more »
Juno Award-Winning Gowan Live at Fallsview Casino - 10 April 2012
NIAGARA FALLS, ON, April 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Canadian rocker Gowan returns to the Avalon stage for two nights as part of Fallsview Casino's July concert line-up. From July 11-13 fans will have the chance to sing out loud as Gowan, former solo artist and keyboardist/vocalist of the legendary band Styx, pe - read more »
Gamesys: Jackpotjoy Announce Details of Latest Winner! - 25 April 2012
LONDON, April 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Miss Lauren W has scooped a fantastic GBP1,632 on one of the UK's most popular gaming website, Jackpotjoy [ ]. The details of this win have just been announced, and the lucky player managed to walk away with this prize on the multi line slo - read more »

May 2012

Commerce Casino in Los Angeles installs 12 G3 Progressives - 03 May 2012
LEVIS, QC, May 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - DEQ Systems Corp. (TSXV: DEQ) ("DEQ" or the "Company"), a leading provider of table game bonusing, progressive jackpot and table game linking solutions, is proud to announce that the Commerce Casino in Los Angeles has installed 12 G3, i3 edition progressives. "This has - read more »
Greektown Superholdings, Inc. Reports First Quarter 2012 Financial Results - 16 May 2012
DETROIT, May 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Greektown Superholdings, Inc. ("Greektown" or the "company") today reported financial results for its first quarter ended March 31, 2012. Net revenues for the quarter ended March 31, 2012 were $91.8 million, compared to $85.5 million for the same quarter of 2011, an increa - read more »
Ronaldo v Messi: Who Will Win the Battle for the Pichichi? - 05 May 2012
LONDON, May 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- With Real Madrid securing their first Primera Division title amid joyous scenes in the Basque Country, the focus now turns to the individual battle between Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi to finish top scorer, with the Argentine the odds-on favourite to wrest the t - read more »
IGT spotlights localized, Asian themed games at G2E Asia - 17 May 2012
LAS VEGAS, May 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- International Game Technology (NYSE: IGT) will showcase a portfolio of games tailored to the specific demands of Asian markets during G2E Asia 2012 at The Venetian Macao in Macau, May 22 - 24. "IGT is proud to introduce our newest Asian market-attuned games and industr - read more »

June 2012

Table Trac, Inc.'s Casino Management System Approved by Peruvian Government - 12 June 2012
MINNETONKA, Minn., June 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Table Trac, Inc. (OTCQB: TBTC), a developer and provider of casino information and management systems that automate and monitor the operations of casinos announced that its Casino Trac Casino Management System (v3.8.2a) has been approved by the Peruvian governmen - read more »
Rafa Nadal Joins PokerStars - 22 June 2012
LONDON, June 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Olympic gold medallist and multiple Grand Slam tennis champion Rafael Nadal has joined PokerStars [ ], lending his support to the world's largest online poker site and inviting sports fans to join him in playing the popular - read more »
MTR Gaming Group’s Newest Gaming Facility at Scioto Downs Racetrack in Columbus, Ohio Opens for Business This Friday - 01 June 2012
CHESTER, W.Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- MTR Gaming Group, Inc. (NasdaqGS: MNTG) announced today that the new Scioto Downs, the latest addition to its gaming properties, will open as scheduled this Friday, June 1. The last two hurdles leading up to this Friday’s opening were cleared yester - read more »
Net Entertainment Releases Innovative New Video Slot, Zombies(TM) - 21 June 2012
STOCKHOLM, June 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Net Entertainment [ ], the world's leading provider of high-quality casino games, announces the release of its latest video slot, Zombies(TM). [ ] In one of the highly anticipated games of 2012, Zombies(TM) s - read more »

July 2012

Maryland Live! Casino Reports June Gaming Taxes and Revenues in Line With Projections; State Receives in Excess of $19M in Taxes - 04 July 2012
HANOVER, Md., July 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Maryland Live! Casino today reported paying in excess of $19 million in gaming taxes to the State of Maryland for its first partial month of operation. These taxes were based on the State's 67% portion of $28,481,477.62 in gaming revenue generated by the facility, - read more »
MTR Gaming Group to Report Second Quarter 2012 Results on Thursday, August 9, 2012 - 31 July 2012
CHESTER, W.Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- MTR Gaming Group, Inc. (NasdaqGS: MNTG) today announced that it will issue its financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2012 on Thursday, August 9, 2012 after the stock market closes. Management will conduct a conference call focusing on the fin - read more »
888games £400,000 Jackpot is a Prime Hunting Target - 10 July 2012
GIBRALTAR, July 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- It's open season at 888games and players are invited to hunt the 888games [ ] jackpots with free cash bonuses every day until July 24th 2012. Everyone gets to take a shot at more than GBP400,000 in 888games' exciting jackpots! Active - read more »
Manitoba Lotteries installs and links DEQ Progressive Technology over 2 properties - 05 July 2012
LEVIS, QC, July 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - DEQ Systems Corp. (TSXV: DEQ) ("DEQ" or the "Company"), a leading provider of table game bonusing, progressive jackpot and table game linking solutions, is proud to announce today that Manitoba Lotteries has installed 6 G3((TM)) progressive systems and connected two proper - read more »

August 2012

Mandalay Bay installs 3 EZ Baccarat - 29 August 2012
LEVIS, QC, Aug. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - DEQ Systems Corp. (TSXV: DEQ) ("DEQ" or the "Company"), a leading provider of table games, table game bonusing, progressive jackpot and table game linking solutions, announces today that Mandalay Bay on the Las Vegas Strip has installed 3 EZ Baccarat((TM)) and 3 EZ Trak( - read more »
Mega Millions® Ticket Worth $250,000 Sold in Luzerne County - 14 August 2012
Aug. 14 Jackpot Grows to $36 Million MIDDLETOWN, Pa., Aug. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- One Mega Millions ticket worth $250,000 from the Aug. 10 drawing was sold at PQ Express, 16 N. Broad St., West Hazleton, Luzerne County. The winning ticket correctly matched all five white balls, 10-18-36-38-44, - read more »
Match 6 Lotto Jackpot-Winning Ticket Worth $3.1 million Sold in Lackawanna County, Pa. - 04 August 2012
MIDDLETOWN, Pa., Aug. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- One jackpot-winning Match 6 Lotto ticket worth $3.1 million from the Aug. 2 drawing was sold at Turkey Hill, 925 Main St., Dickson City, Lackawanna County. The ticket correctly matched all six winning numbers, 13-22-23-29-33-39, to win a jackpot - read more »
Maryland Live! Casino Pays More Than $23.7M In Gaming Taxes To The State Based On July Revenue Of $35,408,796.62 - 07 August 2012
ANNE ARUNDEL COUNTY, Md., Aug. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Maryland Live! Casino today reported paying more than $23.7 million in gaming taxes to the State of Maryland after its first full month of operation. July 2012 taxes were based on the State's 67% portion of $35,408,769.62 in gaming revenue generated by th - read more »

September 2012

ProSpreads Now Offering Mini Lots & Retail - 05 September 2012
LONDON, September 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- ProSpreads, the pioneers of Direct Market Access [ ] spread betting in the UK, have introduced mini lots across their range of Futures contracts and Spot FX. In addition to this, ProSpreads have been granted a licence by the Gover - read more »
Scoop6 Guaranteed at Half a Million Pounds - 08 September 2012
MANCHESTER, England, September 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- This weekend's totescoop6 has been guaranteed at half a million pounds. Betfred boss Fred Done has guaranteed both the win fund and the bonus at quarter of a million pounds each. Betfed boss Fred Done said, "It's a big weekend f - read more »
Brighten Up your Day With "Chasing Sunny" From Costa Bingo - 11 September 2012
LONDON, September 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Win some fantastic prizes, including cash, bonuses, or cards into games by entering the fantastic Chasing Sunny Quiz This month, Costa Bingo [ ] is bringing you some major quiz show action! Not onl - read more »
DEQ CEO to Speak at G2E Las Vegas - 26 September 2012
LEVIS, QC, Sept. 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - DEQ Systems Corp. (TSXV: DEQ) ("DEQ" or the "Company"), a leading provider of table games, table game bonusing, progressive jackpot and table game linking solutions, announces today that DEQ's President & CEO, Earle G. Hall will be a speaker at G2E Las Vegas 2012. - read more »

October 2012

Food University at Caesars Palace Las Vegas to Enlighten Palates Beginning This December - 18 October 2012
LAS VEGAS, Oct. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Coming to Las Vegas this holiday season: the inaugural Food University at Caesars Palace, taking place Dec. 11 through 13. The event is designed to transform fun-loving foodies from across the country from spectators into competition-ready chefs--who just might end up be - read more »
IGT and Bally Technologies Settle Patent Litigation - 26 October 2012
LAS VEGAS, Oct. 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- International Game Technology (NYSE: IGT) and Bally Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: BYI) announced today they have entered into a Settlement and License Agreement that will end their pending patent litigation in the case styled IGT v. Bally Gaming Int'l, Inc., Civil Action No. 1:06-c - read more »
Mega Millions® Ticket Worth $250,000 Sold in Beaver County - 16 October 2012
Oct. 16 Jackpot Grows to $61 Million MIDDLETOWN, Pa., Oct. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- One Mega Millions ticket worth $250,000 from the Oct. 12 drawing was sold at Conway Superette, 1120 13th St., Conway, Beaver County. The winning ticket correctly matched all five white balls, 06-10-24-26-42, but not - read more »
Caesars Entertainment Chairman Gary Loveman to Speak At Company-Hosted Investor Event in Las Vegas - 02 October 2012
LAS VEGAS, Oct. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Caesars Entertainment Corporation (NASDAQ: CZR) Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President Gary Loveman is scheduled to speak at an investor event hosted by the company in Las Vegas on Tuesday, Oct. 2 at 4 p.m. PDT. A webcast of the event will be available in the I - read more »

November 2012

Red Flush Mobile Win Makes History - 01 November 2012
London, United Kingdom, October 31, 2012 --( Many people play casino games from their mobiles to while away spare minutes of the day, but few expect to win fabulous sums of money from their pastime. Yet this is exactly what happened to lucky mobile gamer G.Y. recently.It was a week like any other for Australi - read more »
Bingo Delight Launches as the Go-to Place for Bingo Reviews - 09 November 2012
Liverpool, United Kingdom, November 08, 2012 --( There is a brand new Bingo Review site that is set to revolutionise how people play online bingo...Bingo Delight is finally here and set to take the online bingo world by storm With in-depth reviews of some of the biggest and best online bingo websites, as well - read more »
Try Microgaming's New Arcade-style Casino Game, Max Damage, at and Get $500 Free - 05 November 2012
5 November 2012 (London, UK) has just launched a new arcade-style casino game that ushers in a new era in online gambling. Max Damage and the Alien Attack is a ground-breaking new game that combines real money gambling with video game action. Its the first of a new genre from Microgaming and Bulldo - read more »
Gamesys CEO, Noel Hayden and Venture Beat''s Dean Takahashi to Speak at Social Gambling Conference - 02 November 2012
LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Casino-style Social Games are gaining 3X the revenue of other social games, and are now considered the gems of the social media industry. In response, the Social Gambling Conference ( has been formed to focus on this highly profitable gam - read more »

December 2012

Slots of Vegas Brings Joy and Excitement to the Holiday Season with the Santa vs. Rudolph Promotion - 15 December 2012
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Qualifying Almost Over for Seasons Winnings - 14 December 2012
London, United Kingdom, December 13, 2012 --( The epic end-of-year Seasons Winnings tournament is currently being played out at Red Flush Casino, and things are in full action mode, with the second week of qualifying rounds having just drawn to a close.Now, Round Three of the tournament commences – the - read more »
WinADay Casino Vacation Prize Winner Surprised Sisters with Wild Weekend in Reno - 02 December 2012
London, United Kingdom, December 01, 2012 --( Reno may never be the same… At the beginning of this year, WinADay Casino announced the year-end grand prize winner of its Game of the Month contest. The luxurious prize package – a weekend in Reno -- was quite a treat and she even came back from The B - read more »
Seasons Winnings Finals Approaching for Casino La Vida - 14 December 2012
Toronto, Canada, December 13, 2012 --( Seasons Winnings has only been going two weeks at Casino La Vida, and already the tournament has seen a ton of action.Round Two was a flurry of excitement, with German player RB winning a sleek HD Multimedia Player as the round’s winner. Second place player GK, mea - read more »