888 is known to have become partners with the popular Internet game-server software developer Rival Powered. Previously partnerships have been signed between 888 and Cryptologic, Electracade and GTS.
According to the agreement, Rival Powered is to provide 888 with its games and backend systems to be integrated into the cross-platform system for its customers and white label partners. The financial details of the agreement are unknown.
Rival Powered is supposed to add freshness to 888 with its i-slots video clips, atmosphere and characters.
With the online bingo community growing and bingo halls closing down due to smoking laws, Bingo.com has made a decision to expand outside of the United Kingdom.
It must be noticed that the decision came at the right time, as bingo is getting more and more popular with the online gaming community. Online bingo has become a good alternative for gamblers. Now, they can enjoy their favorite game sitting at home. No wonder, the number of online bingo sites is growing.
To start the expansion operations, Bingo.com Ltd. have closed a private placement of two million shares at $.30 per share.
In the nearest future the company is planning to launch a Spanish version of their website. Their customers will also be able to make deposits in different currencies.
The chance of becoming rich with the help of the lottery ticket attracts not only customers, but also employees who see how much money can be earned instantly.
Thus, Heather Michelle Wright, 18, of Mulbury, was arrested and charged with stealing $600 worth of lottery tickets from her employer.
The lottery tickets were sold for $20. Wright took tickets and cashed the winning ones at various convenience stores around the town. The amount of money that Wright has managed to cash is not known.
It has become known of the joint launch of SuperScore, the new sports betting game of Unibet and Expekt. The game is to be marketed as an alternative to other sports betting games such as Sweden’s Bomben.
The players of the game try to predict the results of between two and four soccer or ice-hockey matches. The games are promised to be from Scandinavian leagues, English. Spanish and Italian football leagues alongside with next month’s Euro 2008 competition.
Larger prize pools may be available for players if the game is made available to other private operators.
“In SuperScore, the winning odds are anticipated to be as high as 250,000 or sometimes even higher,” said Svein Jonassen, Chief Executive Officer for Monnet Enterprises.
The potential buyers of the Svenska Spel gaming monopoly are welcome. The government is selling off the parts of the monopoly. The games that are less likely to lead to gambling addiction are on sale.
The government’s gaming commission is working on modernizing and strengthening Sweden’s gaming regulations. The gaming commission is also responsible for the examination of various gaming companies and making decisions whether to allow these companies to participate in the market or not.
As for the sale itself, the gaming commission has to judge whether the sale is appropriate from the point of social protection aspects and Sweden’s obligations under EU law.
Official Bullet Business Online Bingo Awards 2008 sponsored by Paysafecard will take place on June 17-18, 2008.
Finally, the best in the online bingo industry will be rewarded for their successes in the Online Bingo Industry.
The awards will be taking place alongside the Annual Online Bingo Summit.
The awards will be given in accordance with seven categories: Best Newcomer, Best Online Bingo Portal, Best Marketing Campaign, Best Affiliate Program, Online Bingo Software and the much coveted Online Bingo Operator 2008.
Seven recognized industry experts including Michael Braga of Mice & Dice (Jackpot Joy), Phil Fraser of Which Bingo, David Hunter of Paysafecard, Jessica Luthi of Affiliate Program Advice, Steve Cook of Parlay Entertainment, Steven Baldwin of The Bingo Association and Ravi Virpal of Bullet Business, following hours of discussion and deliberation have selected the categories and decided on the nominees for each category.
Phil Fraser said: “For too long online bingo has been seen as a small adjunct to the online gaming market. The fact that there are awards specifically for the online bingo does indeed make a major contribution towards recognizing the Bingo industry as a stand alone industry”.
The final process of winners’ selection belongs to the delegates at this year’s 3rd sell-out Online Bingo Summit.
A ‘Cash Cow’ jackpot offered by Crown Bingo has reached an amazing figure of £20,391. Now, any player can win it by calling the full house in less than 34 balls in one of special rooms of Crown Bingo.
Great offers and bonuses are waiting for new players. Besides, they’ll have doubling of their first deposit up to £250. A complimentary £1 for all new players will get a bingo novice’s ball rolling. A VIP exclusive club with tones of perks, charity support, live chat and easy registration are the features available at Crown Bingo.
It is reported that Charles Barkley has not settled his gambling debt with Wynn Resorts. Having lost money playing high-stakes card games and sports betting, Barkley owes the casino $400,000.
After the public promise last week to pay the debt immediately, Charles Barkley has not made any payment yet.
Some people suppose Barkley is on the edge of bankruptcy, but there is no proof. Still, there must be some financial crisis in his private life, especially if to take into consideration the fact that he has spent approximately $50 million in gambling losses.
Las Vegas District Attorney David Roger has promised to file a criminal complaint if Barkley doesn’t pay up by June 9.
The project of Asian Coast Development (Canada) Ltd. to build a 4.2-billion-dollar tourism complex in southern beach area near Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, has been approved by the government of Vietnam. The complex will consist of casinos, five stunning resorts, conference and exhibition centre, a shopping hall, restaurants and a 200-acre golf course located on the white-sand beaches of Vung Tau Province.
Gambling is banned in Vietnam, but foreign tourists are allowed to visit a casino in the port of Haiphong.
CantorCasino.com has paid over $158,000 to three British players this week.
Steve Wright was playing Spanish blackjack game when he won over $83,969. The same game let Catharine R win $52,342. The third player whose name is unknown got $21,686. All of them received their funds the next day after play.
Wright admitted that the games on the site have a low house edge. So, “if you take the time to learn how to play properly it can become a hobby with a great bonus”.
CantorCasino.com paid out 97.8% with the next day payouts for all the winning customers last month what describes the casino as a reliable one.
CantorCasino.com offers a variety of games such as StatJack, blackjack, roulette and slots. Besides, players on the site are able to bet on movements in stock in dices with as little as a two-dollar bet through Cantor Financial Odds.