Gambling News Archives 2013

January 2013

Jackpot Capital Casino is Throwing a $175,000 Oscars Party - 25 January 2013
January 25, 2013 (Nicosia, Cyprus) – Jackpot Capital Casino is throwing an Oscars Party and giving away $175,000 in casino bonuses. Every week top scoreboard players will divide $30,000 in Oscar Bonuses. As the stars and starlets compete for top honors in Hollywood, Jackpot Capital Casino players will be racing again - read more »
Successful Season of Giving at Presque Isle Downs & Casino - 06 January 2013
Erie, PA, January 05, 2013 --( During the 2012 holiday season, Presque Isle Downs & Casino partnered with five local charities to help raise both monies and goods for our region and those affected by Hurricane Sandy. The casino partnered with The Second Harvest Food Bank, Toys for Tots Foundation, The Uni - read more »
Take a Free Spin on the Luxurious New 'Reel De Luxe' at Free Online Slots Site - 08 January 2013
8 January 2013 (London, UK) – To celebrate the New Year, one of the world’s most popular free online slots sites has added yet another free casino game, the Reel De Luxe. now has seven unique games and continues to award cash prizes to daily slots tournament winners.“I love it – you can’t lose a penny on t - read more »
Slotland Pays Out $56,000 in Annual "Whale of the Year" VIP Bonuses - 31 January 2013
London, United Kingdom, January 30, 2013 --( 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. re - read more »

February 2013

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 »
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 ( 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 »
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 »
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 »

March 2013

NASCAR® Video Slots Take Center Stage at NIGA’s Indian Gaming 2013 as America’s Most Popular Spectator Sport Gets Ready to Roar onto Casino Floors - 21 March 2013
LAS VEGAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Bally Technologies’ (NYSE: BYI) new NASCAR video slots and Virtual Racing NASCAR application are taking center stage at the NIGA Indian Gaming 2013 Tradeshow & Convention in Phoenix, Ariz. March 24-27, getting ready to bring the horsepower of America - read more »
Hot Topics Recap:  March Madness 2013 - 16 March 2013
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The following releases focus on March Madness 2013: AMSTERDAM & SAN FRANCISCO--AVG Technologies Offers Security Tips for March Madness Source: AVG SAN FRANCISCO--Bracketology Goes Social as Fanhood Offers Major Updates to March Madness Betting - read more »
Asia Entertainment & Resources Ltd. Announces Rolling Chip Turnover of US$1.29 Billion for February 2013 - 05 March 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 Februar - read more »
WinADay’s First Set of Penny Slots Are the Cheapest Slots Online -- Easy-to-Play Games Are Perfect for Beginners - 21 March 2013
London, United Kingdom, March 20, 2013 --( WinADay Casino, home of some of the most innovative and extravagant slot games anywhere, has just launched a set of five Penny Slots with the lowest pay line bets available anywhere. The new slots games give hours of playing time for just a few cents.The new penny sl - read more »

April 2013

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 »
Betsson AB: Betsson Publishes Annual Report for 2012 - 18 April 2013
STOCKHOLM--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Regulatory News: Betssons (STO:BETSB) annual report for 2012 is now available on the company´s web site, Betsson AB’s Core Business consists of owning and administering shareholdings in companies which, themselves or through partners - read more »
Highest Paying Games at Casino La Vida Released - 13 April 2013
Toronto, Canada, April 12, 2013 --( Microgaming online casino Casino La Vida has just published a list of their top 10 most popular games, as based on the amount of payouts they have awarded to players.The list, which catalogues the most generous games during the month of March, was released on Monday this we - 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

Intertops Poker Taking Players to €1,000,000 CAPT Casino Velden Tournament - 27 May 2013
27 May 2013 -- St. Johns, Antigua (Press Release) – Intertops Poker will be sending its top tournament players to the Casino Austria Poker Tour (CAPT) event in Velden, Austria this summer where the prize pool will be an estimated €1,000,000. One $4500 prize package will go to the player at the top of the MTT Leaderbo - read more »
The Best Bet on Sports Handicapping Site Announces Continued Success, Delivers Over $100,000 in Profits Over the Last 12 Months - 22 May 2013
LAS VEGAS, May 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Best Bet on Sports, America's leading website for sports handicapping, is proud to announce the latest statistics on the sports success of its membership. The world of sports handicapping is full of gimmicks and one-trick ponies. The Best Bet on Sports bucks that s - read more »
DEQ wins Best Table Gaming Technology Award for Real Link at the 2013 Inside Asian Gaming Supplier Awards - 09 May 2013
LEVIS, QC, May 8, 2013 /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 its wide area table game progressive management system, Real Link((TM)), has won in the - read more »
PA Lottery Sells Powerball Tickets Worth $1 Million in Allegheny, Franklin Counties; Multi-State Game Jackpots Now Total $520 Million - 14 May 2013
MIDDLETOWN, Pa., May 13, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania Lottery retailers statewide are experiencing very strong ticket sales as jackpots for the multi-state Powerball® and Mega Millions® games have grown to a combined total of $520 million. Before the Powerball® jackpot for May 15 rolled - read more »

June 2013

Northstar Lottery Group Opens After School Advantage Lab in Paris Cooperative High School - 13 June 2013
PARIS, Ill., June 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Northstar Lottery Group, the private manager of the Illinois Lottery, unveiled its newest After School Advantage learning lab today in Paris Cooperative High School located in Paris, Illinois. This marks the seventh lab of its kind in the state. Northstar's latest - read more »
PA Lottery Cash 5 Ticket Worth $325,000 Sold in Philadelphia - 19 June 2013
MIDDLETOWN, Pa., June 18, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- One jackpot-winning Pennsylvania Lottery Cash 5 ticket worth $325,000 was among more than 38,100 prize-winning tickets sold statewide for the June 17 drawing. The jackpot-winning ticket was sold at 7-Eleven, 8101 Oxford Ave., Philadelphia. It correctly - read more »
Hit the Road this Summer with up to $15,000 in Free Gasoline from the Illinois Lottery - 05 June 2013
CHICAGO, June 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Just in time for the summer travel season, the Illinois Lottery has launched a new Free Gas instant lottery game. Under The Good Life family of games, the Free Gas gameoffers more than 700 Gas Card prizes ranging from $650 to $15,000 worth of gasoline--and the Illinois Lo - read more »
European Gaming Sites Targeting US Gamblers - 28 June 2013
NEW YORK, June 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The recent legalization of online gambling in some US states (specifically in Nevada, Delaware and New Jersey) is industry changing. The current European market size of online gambling is $30/B year in 2012 and according to Juniper research mobile gambling alone i - read more »

July 2013

Mega Millions to Offer Larger Starting Jackpots Beginning in October - 17 July 2013
Advance Play Option Begins to Taper July 23 MIDDLETOWN, Pa., July 16, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Mega Millions® multi-state lottery game is being redesigned to offer bigger starting jackpots and better overall odds beginning Oct. 22, 2013. "The updated Mega Millions game will offer a starting j - read more »
Core Gaming Makes the Jump to Odobo with Evel Knievel® - 09 July 2013
GIBRALTAR--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- CORE Gaming - a leading developer of HTML5 mobile and tablet casino games - today announced a partnership with Odobo, the new games development platform and marketplace for the regulated gambling industry. CORE Gaming, whose clients include Sky Vegas and Padd - read more »
IGT Creates Another Millionaire as the Jackpot Hits at the Choctaw Casino Resort in Durant, Oklahoma - 09 July 2013
LAS VEGAS, July 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- International Game Technology (NYSE: IGT) has awarded $1,141,958.19 on a Texas Tea® Texas Tango(TM) Money Madness slot machine in the southern state of Oklahoma over the holiday weekend on July 5th. Iron T. of Dallas, Texas became IGT's newest millionaire at the Choctaw Cas - read more »
H2r Agency Selected by The Downs Racetrack & Casino as Marketing Agency of Record - 04 July 2013
Denver, CO, July 03, 2013 --( H2R Agency, the country’s premier casino marketing agency, has been selected by The Downs Racetrack & Casino, in Albuquerque, New Mexico to be its marketing agency of record.“Having worked with the principals from H2R in the past, I knew their gaming backgrounds w - read more »

August 2013

PA Gaming Control Board to Hold Hearing in Philadelphia on September 24th - 08 August 2013
HARRISBURG, Pa., Aug. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board today announced that it would hold a hearing on Tuesday, September 24, 2013 to gather evidence from City of Philadelphia Administration Officials regarding the six applicants for the remaining casino license in Philad - read more »
Scientific Games Signs Rhode Island Lottery Instant Ticket Printing Services Contract - 02 August 2013
NEW YORK, July 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Scientific Games Corporation (Nasdaq: SGMS) today announced that the Company has signed a contract with the Rhode Island Lottery to serve as the sole supplier of instant ticket printing services. The Company was selected following a competitive procurement process. The - read more »
FutureLogic's GEN2 Universal(TM) Printer Specified by Leading Casino Groups In France - 21 August 2013
GLENDALE, Calif., Aug. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- FutureLogic, Inc., the world's leading developer of innovative ticket printing and couponing solutions, announces today that its GEN2 Universal(TM) printer has been selected by Groupe Partouche and Groupe Tranchant, along with several leading independent casinos, - read more »
New blockbuster for All Slots Casino as Dark Knight Rises slot launches - 30 August 2013
August 30, 2013 (Ta Xbiex, Malta) — One of the biggest blockbuster films of all time forms the theme of All Slots Casino’s newest and biggest game: the 5-reel, 243-way video slot THE DARK KNIGHT RISES.The film has already accrued top box office earnings becoming the 9th highest grossing film of all time.All S - read more »

September 2013

$15,000 Fall Slots Tournament Paying Winners Daily at WinADay Casino - 11 September 2013
11 September 2013, London, UK (Press Release) – Slots tournaments have become incredibly popular at WinADay Casino and another series is underway now, awarding cash prizes daily. $15,000 in prizes will be awarded in a month of fun-filled slots tournament competition.The new Dollar Storm slot game introduced just last w - read more »
Amazing Sports Trading Club Golf Savant Successfully Predicts 48 - 1 Outsider Zach Johnson to win BMW Championship - 25 September 2013
LONDON, September 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- For the fourth time in as many months, the "human computer" known as the Sports Trading Club golf savant has successfully predicted the winner of a PGA tour event, this time the 48-1 outsider Zach Johnson in the BMW Championship. Johnson, a 37-year-old A - read more »
Daylife to Nightlife - MGM Grand is the Entertainment Authority - 13 September 2013
LAS VEGAS, Sept. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- We didn't invent entertainment--we perfected it. Enjoy star-studded events at the Grand Garden Arena. Indulge in world-class shows, dining and nightlife at a variety of restaurants and lounges. Revel in the beauty of our stunning new nightclub, Hakkasan, with DJs Tiesto, Calvi - read more »
IGT Wins Systems Solutions Business at Station Casinos - 27 September 2013
LAS VEGAS, Sept. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- International Game Technology (NYSE: IGT) a global leader in gaming systems technology, today announced that Station Casinos has chosen IGT as its exclusive systems provider at all Station Casinos properties. (Photo: (Logo: - read more »

October 2013

Hemstock Wins Clipper Logistics Championship on PGA EuroPro Tour - 01 October 2013
LEEDS, England, September 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Gavins loses second consecutive play-off but assures himself Challenge Tour card Billy Hemstock won the Clipper Logistics Championship at Moor Allerton Golf Club on Friday, beating Daniel Gavins i - read more »
Betsson Launches Next Generation Mobile App - 22 October 2013
STOCKHOLM--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Regulatory News: Betsson AB’s (STO:BETSB) operating subsidiary is today launching one of the Nordic market's first mobile applications for real money gambling developed in Apple's programming language (called "Native" app). Native apps have not previousl - read more »
Discover the World Marketing Expands Relationship With Caesars Entertainment - 01 October 2013
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Sept. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Discover the World Marketing offices in Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, Mexico, and the United Kingdom have recently started representing 10 more Caesars Entertainment gaming-entertainment resorts located in Atlantic City, NJ, Reno/Lake Tahoe, NV and Tunica, M - read more » Halloween Spooktakular Features 3 Spooky New Games and 31% Reload Bonus - 11 October 2013
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November 2013

Penn National Gaming to Participate in Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2013 Leveraged Finance Conference on Wednesday, December 4 - 27 November 2013
WYOMISSING, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Penn National Gaming, Inc. (PENN:Nasdaq) (“Penn” or the “Company”) announced today that Walter Bogumil, Vice President, Financial Analysis, will participate in an audio webcast in conjunction with the Company’s participation at the Bank - read more »
Free Chip to Try WinADay Casino's New 'Haunted' Slot Game Available at Until Thursday - 05 November 2013
5 November 2013, London, UK (Press Release) – WinADay Casino ( welcomes slots players to Dracula’s spooky castle in its new 'Haunted' slot game. There’s a free chip and 30% deposit bonus available this week and a Haunted Slots Tournament next week.Haunted is a 23 payline horror slot machine - read more »
Bally Technologies, Inc. Completes Acquisition of SHFL entertainment, Inc. - 26 November 2013
LAS VEGAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Bally Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: BYI) (“Bally”), a leader in gaming machines, table-game products, casino-management systems, interactive applications, and networked and server-based systems for the global gaming industry, today announced that it has co - read more »
Lakes Entertainment to Host Conference Call and Webcast on Results for Third Quarter 2013 - 01 November 2013
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Lakes Entertainment, Inc. (NASDAQ: LACO) announced it will host a conference call and webcast to discuss the Company's third quarter 2013 financial results on Wednesday, November 6, 2013, at 1:00 p.m. Central Time (2:00 p.m. Eastern). The Company will issue financia - read more »

December 2013

New 'Sugar Rush' at Crystal Spin Casino is a Sweet Christmas Treat - 23 December 2013
December 23, 2013 -- London, UK (Press Release) – Crystal Spin Casino has a sweet surprise for slots players this Christmas – its new Sugar Rush slot game, a 5-reel, 20-line video slot loaded with mouth watering candies.Players can bet from $.01 to $5.00 per line. Gingerbread Men are Wild. Three Cupcakes wins up to 900 - read more »
Slotland's New 'Treasure Island' Slot Game Features Booty-Boosting Treasure Hunt Bonus Game - 20 December 2013
December 19, 2013, London, UK (Press Release) – Yo, ho, ho me hearties, Slotland ( has just set sail with Treasure Island, a new pirate-themed slot game with a Treasure Hunt bonus game to boost winnings. Also available in a specially enhanced version for iPhones, the new Treasure Island is tied t - read more »
Gold Series Strikes Again - 29 December 2013
Las Vegas, NV, December 28, 2013 --( Rocket Gaming Systems® is pleased to announce that on December 26th, 2013 a lucky player was awarded a Gold Series top progressive prize of $1,052,563 while playing Rocket’s Golden Sapphire ® mechanical reel game. The win occurred at Seven Feathers Casino R - read more »
€594,923 Winner at All Slots Casino on Caribbean Draw Poker - 18 December 2013
December 17, 2013, Ta Xbiex, Malta (Press Release) – For Matej B, Christmas has arrived early at All Slots Casino. He was playing €4 bets on Caribbean Draw Poker, a Gold Series progressive poker game, when suddenly, he was dealt following five cards: a 10, Jack, Queen, King and Ace of Hearts. A Royal Flush.Matej was in - read more »