Monthly Archives: August 2010

Breach Warning

The BC Lottery Corporation had to shut down its Play Now online casino gambling site on its launch day as a result of security compromise causing the leak of personal information of account holders. An attempt to re-launch the site has actually failed too, as gamblers other than account holders were still able to access player accounts and important security data was accessible too.

Unfortunately the account breach is still active, and the company has not overcome the security issues yet. Initial reports say that the security breach compromised some player accounts and at least $8,000 was wagered illegally.

Promotion as a Ticket to Oktoberfest

35 packages to attend Munich’s world-famous Oktoberfest and $75,000 in cash will be awarded during a special leaderboard challenge promotion recently announced by

The four-week promotion starts on August 2 and is exclusive to Palladium Lounge members only. Its four winners will get $2,000  and 1,000 points each, the runners-up – $1,500 in cash and 975 points, while the third place winners will get $1,200 and 950 points. To say more, all the participants who finish in the top 100 will receive cash prizes, while points will be awarded all the way down to the 500th spot.

35 top players will get two-night accommodation with breakfast at a five-star hotel in Munich for themselves and a friend and two passes to Oktoberfest party. Special dinner, an open bar, poker tournament in the Davidoff Lounge and entry to a VIP party at Pasha, as well as an activity or spa treatment are also part of an award.

Branded Games on the New Site

The Bolly Bingo site has been recently added to the Jackpot Joy Network, a prominent gambling network in the UK. The new site brings some authentic fun to Indian gamblers and besides that a new twist on the bingo games.

The Bolly Bingo site is already operating in the market, and its players can play all of their favorite games like the Monopoly jackpot game, The Price is Right and others. The game offers real time changes which can be enjoyed b y any gambler.

Will Hill to Correct the Error

The UK liberalized gambling regulations resulted in the fact that now online casinos sites have to ensure that all of the messages leaving the gambling group should correspond with the strict standards laid out by the Advertising Standards Authority in the UK. The messages should not be misleading and contain over-sells for their gaming products.

One of William Hill’s email marketing messages about the currently running new bonus promotion  has been recently called out by the ASA. The complaint was initiated because of vague details, key details and requirements left out of the Will Hill emails.

Will Hill’s entire email campaign had to be abandoned.

Baidu Involved in Illegal Criminal Activity

Online casino gambling in China is illegal, and it is not a surprise that at the moment raids and arrests of very high profile gambling rings are taking place.

One of the latest raids has turned out to be the most successful – several employees from the Baidu Search Engine have been arrested (after Google pulled out of the market in China, Baidy became the largest search alternative in the country.

In accordance with official reports, the arrested employees worked in the company to illegally manipulate the search results to let “777 Real Online Casino” site pop up in the search results.

The Baidu company claims that the company has received money for advertising only, not for SEO manipulation. Baidu thinks the accused employees accepted the bribe which is completely outside of the company’s ethos and policies.

Baidu has officially apologized. Launches a Promotion has a launched a new promotion where every regular player will be awarded with a guaranteed daily free prize just for logging in. Prizes could be points, bonus points and real cash, but available to the players who have made a deposit over the previous seven days.

As for the new members at, they can get a free welcome bonus of 250%. SO, the more you deposit, the more free cash you will get on top.

For those who don’t have a feeling of playing big, there are always penny rooms with a chance to win big prizes or free bingo fun but still with a chance to win real cash.