Monthly Archives: December 2008

Party Gaming Offers Live Dealer Format

In the competitive world of the internet gambling the appearance of new technologies and gaming formats is unavoidable. So, Party Gaming after two years of brand reestablishment and new player base development launched a live dealer format at the site’s casino and poker sites.

The company has been looking for a niche at the European market, and the live dealer agreement of Party Gaming with Evolution gaming will for sure help them achieve their goal.

The fairly new technology, the live dealer format is thought to be a very good means in the intense competition at the European internet gambling market.

The CEO at Party Gaming, Jim Ryan notes: “We believe that live casino will gain us access to players who enjoy and prefer the experience of watching croupiers dealing cards or spinning roulette wheels and calling ‘place your bets’ in real time that’s great, live online gaming entertainment.”

Austrian Gamblers Spend More at Internet Gambling and Betting sites

Austria is showing increased number of online gamblers. Online betting is very popular there and Austria’s gross gaming revenues are on the rise this year.

The Austrian betting market demonstrates significant overall increase of 12.4% for the country’s 50% yearly growth.

The gambling and betting industries’ analysts predict the European online casino and sportsbetting industries will grow at huge rates. As for the Austrian market, it will slow down on yearly gross revenue growth two year after its massive growth.

The Latest Offer from Club Vegas USA

Baby Boomers: Cash Cruise is another i-slot game launched by Club Vegas USA. It is a 15-line, 5-coin i-Slot game that has free spins, expanding wilds, multiplier and four absolutely new bonus rounds.

The player starts his journey in the “Travel Agency” and then visits the randomly selected various places via the bonus round.

Club Vegas USA offers gigantic 300% bonus and an ongoing $20,000 bonus promotion.

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Blackberry Keeps up with Customers’ Demands

Blackberry, in its attempt to expand into the mobile gaming industry, has announced a new application for its users.

The application will make it possible for US mobile gamers to enjoy sportsbetting without the illegal aspect to the game. Gamblers will have instant access to wagering odds and regularly updated information on sporting events. But please note that the only form of wagering is free-money.

The application announced is compatible with Blackberry and is a SportsLine. The BBSportsLines free application is an alternative for Blackberry devices.

Dual Luck

Sophie M from Peterborough turned out to be the first dual jackpot winner at William Hill. The first time she was playing on the Pharaoh’s Treasure slot game and won EUR 102,000. Her second winning came one month after the first one. This time she was playing Gold Rush Showdown and won EUR 84,978.

Asian Gambling Market Grows despite Taboos

In spite of the fact that lots of Asian governments ban internet gambling, it has become very popular in the Asian Pacific gaming market and lots of online casino gambling companies are trying to enter or have already entered the market.

Thus, CryptoLogic has teamed up with Mahjong Time to offer Mahjong gaming products appealing to the Asian market.
The idea of that partnership is for international software developers like CryptoLogic to secure brand preference before online casino legislation is even passed. In fact, the popularity of Mahjong gaming in Asia proves to be very lucrative for the software development company as more internet based games come into demand in the coming months.

Land Casinos Use Online Marketing Techniques

After the implementation of UIGEA, some of the land gambling companies started looking for the ways to attract more gamblers to their land casinos.

Thus, Foxwoods Casino offers internet gamers the opportunity to play slot machines and other games for free. Meanwhile the players will be earning credits redeemable at the land casino. The similar online marketing campaign is offered by the Pauma Tribe in California.

Online marketing techniques used to attract gamblers to land casinos really proved to be a success for Foxwoods some time ago. As for the Pauma tribe, despite some legality problems, they can celebrate success as well.

The Event You Cannot Stay Indifferent to

In the 27th of July James J., a 63-year old Canadian, was playing “Fruit Mania” Progressive Jackpot at and won $76,103. That is his second prize for the period of less than two months. On the 28th of May this year he took a jackpot of $16,381.90 playing the same game. It is really amazing, isn’t it?

Wait for Changes and Updates to Hitman Slots Game

Microgaming high quality products attract gamblers from all over the world who seek out Microgaming powered online casinos.

The 7th Annual European Interactive Gaming and Expo (EiG) is one of the top conferences in the world drawing executives from major online casinos and technology companies who can take part in industry centered discussions and lectures, visit vendors that come to the event to demonstrate all of their latest technologies. And there, as it has become known, Microgaming is going to unveil the latest Hitman title.

So, one of the most popular online casino slots games, the Microgaming Hitman slots series, is to come to online casinos in the nearest future.

Playtech to Grow

Playtech is considered to be one of the top-five online casino software developers in the world and it is still working at the expansion of the brand within the online casino gambling industry. Besides, the company is bettering its products, services and offerings, possesses exclusive licensing rights to some of the top movie blockbuster themes and also offers poker gambling platform and poker gaming network growing in prominence all over the world. Meanwhile, its gaming products and the number of online casino and poker games have become very diverse, and the quality of the products is getting better and better.

Playtech’s report for the first half of the year says that the company occupies a good financial position. Playtech’s revenues have greatly increased in comparison with the same period in 2007, jumping 109%. Gaming revenues from company’s licensed online casinos revenues went 78% up and came in at $58 million.

Judging by increasing revenues, poker gambling in the Asian-pacific region and increased interest in the European market, experts in the online gambling industry think of growth opportunities for Playtech.