Gambling News Archives 2013

January 2013

Simka Consulting – Adding a New Dimension to iGaming Consultancy - 24 January 2013
St Julians, Malta, January 23, 2013 --( With the turn of the New Year, a group of individuals based in Malta have joined hands to put together a complete iGaming solution for business houses and budding entrepreneurs. This iGaming consultancy will be called Simka Consulting and will offer their clients an end - read more »
Slotland VIP Players Received 'Whale of the Year' Casino Bonuses up to $15,000 Each this Month - 28 January 2013
28 January 2013 (London, UK) – has just paid out a staggering $56,000 in VIP bonuses in its annual “Whale of the Year” contest. Thirty slots game players received prizes in the year-long contest for VIP players with the most deposits made in 2012. Top winners Carol S. received a whopping $15,000 and John - read more »
Live Casino Partners' 4th Anniversary Heralds Major Growth - 21 January 2013
London, United Kingdom, January 20, 2013 --( is an affiliate program dedicated to live gaming. Affiliates earn money by attracting players to regulated, licensed casinos in the UK. Thanks to the successes of 2012 there are currently three different live dealer casino brands: CelticCasin - read more »
Televised Pro Poker Championship Satellite Events Beginning at Dover Downs Hotel & Casino - 12 January 2013
Dover, DE, January 11, 2013 --( Dover Downs Hotel & Casino, in association with Pro Poker Championships will host nationally-televised, high stakes poker tournaments in the Crown Royal® Poker Room in January and February 2013. The episodes will air nationally on Comcast SportsNet in early 2013.Satell - read more »

February 2013

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. had to make room for all the incredible new slot games and while they were at it they adde - 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 »
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 »
NHL Hockey Bets Qualify for $50 Free Bet at 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 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 »

March 2013

Military Discounts Extended at Dover Downs Hotel & Casino - 17 March 2013
Dover, DE, March 16, 2013 --( Dover Downs Hotel & Casino is extending discount offers for members of the U.S military for outlets around the property. The special military discount promotion, began in January, was due to expire March 31, but has been extended indefinitely.Discounts will be offered to any - read more »
Try the New Lost Gems of Brussels Slot at Crystal Spin - 13 March 2013
13 March (London, UK) – Crystal Spin Casino’s new Lost Gems of Brussels slot game takes players on a worldwide manhunt for precious gems that disappeared in Brussels giving players chances to win big along the way. Glittering sapphires, emeralds and rubies spin on this beautiful game’s five reels. Diamonds give the h - read more »
Retired Teacher Wins $50,000 Lotto Mania Slots Tournament at Crystal Spin Casino - 14 March 2013
London, United Kingdom, March 13, 2013 --( The top 25 players in last week’s “Lotto Mania” slots tournament at Crystal Spin Casino ( split $50,000 in prize money with the first place winner, a retired teacher now living in Florida, winning $25,000. The next $100K slots to - read more »
Foxwoods Reports February Slot Revenue - 16 March 2013
MASHANTUCKET, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Foxwoods® Resort Casino today reported that slot revenues for the month of February 2013 totaled $38.5 million, a decline of 24 percent from the same period in 2012. Handle for the month was $462.7 million, off 23 percent from February 2012. The Casino - read more »

April 2013

Red Flush Casino Easter Games Now Live - 04 April 2013
London, United Kingdom, April 03, 2013 --( April has just got exciting for Red Flush Casino players, thanks to the arrival of two new games to play.Both Piggy Fortunes and European Blackjack Redeal go live at Red Flush Casino today on 3 April 2013.“Red Flush is happy to extend Easter for its players by - read more »
Full House Resorts to Announce First Quarter Results on Thursday, May 9, 2013 - 27 April 2013
LAS VEGAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Full House Resorts (NASDAQ: FLL) announced today that it will report first quarter 2013 financial results before the market opens on Thursday, May 9, 2013. The company will host a conference call that day to discuss the results at 11:00 AM Eastern Time. The c - read more »
Empire Resorts Files Registration Statement for Planned Rights Offering - 05 April 2013
MONTICELLO, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Empire Resorts, Inc. (NASDAQ-GM:NYNY) today announced that it plans to commence a rights offering of common stock to the holders of its common stock and Series B Preferred Stock, which, if fully subscribed, will produce gross proceeds to the Company of approxim - read more »
Nobu Hotel Restaurant and Lounge Caesars Palace Las Vegas Celebrates Official Opening With Sake Ceremony, Poolside Party and Concert Featuring Grammy Nominated Performer Ed Sheeran - 30 April 2013
LAS VEGAS, April 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The sake was flowing and music was rocking in celebration of the debut of the world's first Nobu Hotel Restaurant and Lounge Caesars Palace.Nobu Hospitality partners including Chef Nobu Matsuhisa, Robert De Niro, Meir Teper, Trevor Horwell and Struan McKenzie joined C - read more »

May 2013

Caesars Entertainment Reports First Quarter of 2013 Results - 02 May 2013
LAS VEGAS, May 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Caesars Entertainment Corporation (NASDAQ: CZR) today reported the following first-quarter 2013 results: (Logo: Financial Highlights -- Decline in first-quarter 2013 revenues from strong 2012 first quarter due - read more »
Bingo Gets Way More Personal at with New Social Networking Feature - 18 May 2013
San Jose, Costa Rica, May 17, 2013 --( Is there room for yet another social network? Leading online bingo site seems to think so. The popular online bingo site today announced the addition of a social component to their already popular bingo platform. The new social feature lets member conn - read more »
Sportech Racing Announces New Agreement through 2025 with Loteria Electronica Internacional Dominicana S.A. for the Provision of Technologies and Terminals to Support the Dominican Republic's Largest Electronic Lottery - 15 May 2013
NEW HAVEN, Conn., May 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Sportech Racing LLC, a division of Sportech PLC (LSE: SPO), announced that it has entered into an agreement with Loteria Electronica Internacional Dominicana S.A. (LEIDSA) of the Dominican Republic that both extends the current agreement between the two companie - read more »
Gaming Partners International Corporation To Introduce New Products at the Upcoming G2E Asia Trade Show in Macau - 16 May 2013
LAS VEGAS, May 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Gaming Partners International Corporation (NASDAQ: GPIC), a leading provider of casino currency and table game products worldwide, announced today that it will introduce several new products at the upcoming Global Gaming Expo (G2E) Asia exhibition being held May 22 and 23 at the - read more »

June 2013

Comedian Bill Cosby live at Fallsview Casino - 11 June 2013
NIAGARA FALLS, ON, June 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Fusing his signature story-telling antics and astute ability to make people laugh, Bill Cosby will present two hilarious nights of comedy at Fallsview Casino as part of September's month-long lineup of shows. "It's a thrill to have Bill Cosby joining the list o - read more »
SHFL entertainment's iGaming Products Go Live on GameAccount Network - 14 June 2013
LAS VEGAS, June 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- SHFL entertainment, Inc. (NASDAQ Global Select Market: SHFL) ("SHFL" or the "Company") has announced that its iGaming products are now live and eligible to take real-money bets on GameAccount Network's ("GAN") market leading online gaming platform, including its B2C site - read more »
MTR Gaming Group Implements Mobile Wagering Capability at Racetracks - 11 June 2013
Chester, WV, June 10, 2013 --( MTR Gaming Group, Inc. (NasdaqGS: MNTG) announced today the recent implementation of a mobile wagering application that will allow its customers to place bets using their smartphones and iPads.Now that smartphones and smart devices are prevalent in society many businesses and co - read more »
Isle of Capri Casinos, Inc. Announces Fiscal 2013 Fourth Quarter And Year Results - 07 June 2013
ST. LOUIS, June 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Isle of Capri Casinos, Inc. (NASDAQ: ISLE) ("Isle") today reported financial results for the fourth fiscal quarter and fiscal year ended April 28, 2013. 2013 Fourth Quarter Financial Highlights -- Net revenues, excluding insurance recoveries in the fourth quarter of - read more »

July 2013

InQ Secures Strategic Partner - Boston Trust Company - 02 July 2013
DOUGLAS, Isle of Man, July 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- New Isle of Man-based consultancy secures unique Betting and Gaming offering Ambitious Isle of Man-based betting and gaming consulting company InQ has joined forces with the eGaming team at Boston Trust to support strategic advice and provid - read more »
Baha Mar Announces General Managers For Rosewood, Grand Hyatt And Mondrian - 16 July 2013
NASSAU, The Bahamas, July 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- This past February, Baha Mar celebrated the topping out of The Baha Mar Casino & Hotel, marking the halfway point of its construction timeline. In May, it announced the selection of its casino management partner, Gaming Global Asset Management (GGAM), an - read more »
Gas Prices Are On The Rise, But Total Rewards Members Can Save At The Pump With New Loyalty Program Alliance - 20 July 2013
LAS VEGAS, July 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- As gas prices continue to rise at a steady incline this summer, Caesars Entertainment's award-winning Total Rewards loyalty program is providing members everyday benefits where it matters most: fuel savings. Starting July 22, 2013, the loyalty program will offer me - read more »
Pennsylvania Lottery's July 6 Millionaire Raffle Game Is Sold Out - 06 July 2013
More than $5 Million in Prizes Awaiting 6,000 Winners MIDDLETOWN, Pa., July 5, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The final ticket for the Pennsylvania Lottery's July 6 Millionaire Raffle drawing was sold at 11:32 a.m. today at Mr. Smokes, 12120 Route 30, North Huntingdon, Westmoreland County. Sales for the 16t - read more »

August 2013

Chef Giada De Laurentiis to Open Very First Restaurant at Gansevoort Las Vegas, Set to Open Early 2014 - 22 August 2013
LAS VEGAS, Aug. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Chef, author and television personality Giada De Laurentiis plans to open her very first restaurant in early 2014 at the upcoming and all-new luxury lifestyle resort Gansevoort Las Vegas. This innovative concept is expected to open in early 2014 in conjunction with the hotel an - read more »
$29,000 in Fines Levied by Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board - 22 August 2013
HARRISBURG, Pa., Aug. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board today levied fines totaling $29,000 against two casino operators for various violations. The fines were the result of consent agreements between the PGCB's Office of Enforcement Counsel and the casino license holder - read more »
All Slots Casino launches state-of-the-art immersive gaming experience - 14 August 2013
You can now enjoy seamless play across mobile,tablet and desktop with All Slots Casino’s new player experience.The personalized system offers seamless login andlocalization, while you can get quick and easy access to the most popular gameson the online casino. It is now easier than everto make a deposit and start playi - read more »
Kenilworth Systems Announces The Design And Prototyping Of The WagerPort Module - 29 August 2013
UNIONDALE, N.Y., Aug. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Kenilworth has announced design and prototyping of the "WagerPort" proprietary data capture module essential to the Company's live casino gaming system. The data capture system, which uses patented technology owned by Kenilworth, is the essential 'front end' of th - read more »

September 2013

Bally Technologies and Cantor Gaming® Sign Online Content Agreement - 19 September 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, and Cantor Gaming®, a leading innovator in mobile casino gaming and - read more »
JackpotCity Casino Announces Paypal as New Banking Solution - 06 September 2013
VALETTA, Malta--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- As well as offering a variety of banking options, JackpotCity Casino has announced that they will add PayPal to their list of web-wallets. Shortly, new and existing players in the United Kingdom will be able to make use of this prestigious addition in the banking - read more »
Genesis Gaming Solutions Chosen by Chumash Casino Resort to Install its Complete Table Management Solution - 04 September 2013
LAS VEGAS, Sept. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Genesis Gaming Solutions, Inc., a leader in table games management and player tracking systems, announced today that is has completed the installation of its BRAVO Pit and Poker table management systems at Chumash Casino Resort in Santa Ynez, California. The Company a - read more »
Choctaw Casino Hotel Receives ABC’s 2013 Excellence in Construction Award - 21 September 2013
POCOLA, Okla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Choctaw Casino Hotel in Pocola, one of eight casinos operated by the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma, and Tulsa-based Manhattan Construction Co. have received the Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) of Oklahoma’s 2013 Excellence in Construction Award. - read more »

October 2013

All Slots Casino Enjoys Unprecedented Tablet Growth - 04 October 2013
3 October 2013 (Ta Xbiex, Malta) – All Slots Casino has seen remarkable growth from its tablet casino in the last 12 months, with the number of players rising by 80% year-on-year.The majority of this growth has come from iPad users, with All Slots’ mobile casino launching in the UK App Store in July this year and movin - read more »
Jackpot Capital Adds Spooky New 'Count Spectacular' Slot Game to its Mobile Casino for iPhones and iPads - 29 October 2013
October 29, 2013 – Nicosia, Cyprus (Press Release) – Just in time for Halloween, Jackpot Capital Casino has added a spooky new slot game to its growing collection of mobile casino games ( Count Spectacular, already a favorite of online casino players, has a bonus round that awards - read more »
Juicy Stakes Welcomes Poker Players to the World of Prime Grade A Gaming with $1000 Bonuses and $1000 Freeroll Tournaments - 24 October 2013
October 24, 2013, London, UK (Press Release) – Juicy Stakes online poker room ( is going to be busy for the rest of this month as new players cash in on up to $1000 in free bonus cash and get a chance at another $1000 in the next New Depositor Freeroll.Every player that makes a minimum $20 de - read more »
Million Dollar Jackpot Game, Aztec's Millions, Now Available for Mobile Casino Players - 08 October 2013
Jackpot Capital Casino ( has introduced its first million dollar jackpot slot game to its new mobile casino. Aztec’s Millions, one of the most popular games made by Real Time Gaming, is now available in a special format optimized for iPhone and iPad users. A second million dollar ja - read more »

November 2013

Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority Announces Results of Tender Offer for Its 11.5% Second Lien Senior Secured Notes Due 2017 Through the Early Tender Deadline and Closing of New Senior Secured Credit Facilities - 20 November 2013
UNCASVILLE, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority (the “Authority”) announced today several developments regarding its previously announced refinancing transactions. Second Lien Tender Offer Update The Authority announced that the early tender period w - read more »
ED Sports: Best Score Prediction App Available on iOS & Android January 2014 - 22 November 2013
Los Angeles, CA, November 21, 2013 --( EZ Man Team is pleased to announce the future released of its most anticipated mobile application ED Sports in January 2014.ED Sports will be a mobile and web application aimed at providing its users a social platform for predicting scores of competing events in sports, - read more »
Juicy Stakes Throws More Money into the Pot this Weekend as its Sunday GTD Bumps to $17,500 -- $10,000 November Rake Race Continues - 14 November 2013
November 14, 2013, Curacao (Press Release) – Juicy Stakes online poker ( is increasing its Sunday Guaranteed poker tournament to $17,500 beginning this Sunday at 3:00 pm Eastern. Juicy Stakes $17,500 GTDNo Limit Hold’em TournamentSunday, November 17, 20133:00 pm EST$125 + $9 buys a seat in t - read more »
Juicy Stakes Launches $10,000 FPP Race - 02 November 2013
London, United Kingdom, November 01, 2013 --( $10,000 is up for grabs in the Juicy Stakes $10K FPP Race in November. Simply by playing and earning Frequent Player Points, players can win a share of $10,000 in prize money.Juicy Stakes offers plenty of different poker game options including America’s favo - read more »

December 2013

Foxwoods Reports Uptick in Slot Revenue - 17 December 2013
MASHANTUCKET, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- November slot revenue at Foxwoods® Resort Casino was up 2.1 percent from a year ago, improving to $43.9 million from the $43.0 million reported last year. Handle for the month was $510.0 million, off 2.1 percent from the $521.0 million wagered in Novemb - read more »
The European Lottery Guild Starts 2014 with 560 Million Euros Up For Grabs - 20 December 2013
20 December 2013, Zaandam, Netherlands (Press Release) -- The European Lottery Guild (ELG), world’s most trusted lottery agent, has announced that sales for the El Niño Spanish Lottery draw, held on January 6th, have commenced and 560 Million Euros is to be won. El Niño, a huge annual lottery event in Spain since 1763, - read more »
Slotastic! Transports Players to Middle Earth in New "Orc vs Elf" Slot Game – RTG's First 3D Game - 21 December 2013
London, United Kingdom, December 20, 2013 --( This Christmas Slotastic Casino is transporting players to the magical world of Middle Earth with its amazing new Hobbit-inspired Orc vs Elf 3D slot game.To celebrate the launch of the epic new game Slotastic is doubling players’ deposits, up to $200. The co - read more »
Twin River Worldwide Holdings to Acquire Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Biloxi, Mississippi - 16 December 2013
LINCOLN, R.I.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- In a move to geographically expand its gaming operations, Twin River Worldwide Holdings, parent company of Twin River Casino ( in Lincoln, Rhode Island, announced its intent to acquire the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Biloxi, Mississippi. The - read more »