Monthly Archives: December 2009

Slot Games for Every Day of the Week

The popularity of the recently launched Slots Galore online casino is growing mainly because of the tournaments offered there.

Daily pot pool tournaments are available in December. Every day the tournament is played on a different slot game.

Tournaments start at midday and run for 24 hours till noon the following day. The buy-in and the re-buy fees a $2 each. The top 40 players share the prize pool. The first place winner gets 30% of the pot prize.

The designated slot game for Mondays is Princess Jewelss. On Tuesdays players can play Mermaids Quest. On Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays – Cool Bananas, Eastern Dragon and Fat Cat respectively. On Saturdays players can enjoy Magic Monkey online slot game.

Caesars Go Online

Harrah’s Entertainment has recently launched its new online casino – Caesars Casino Online. Unfortunately it is not taking US customers yet.

Caesars is the first land-based operator moving online. Dragonfish (an independent entity within 888 Holdings) has been chosen as casino’s software developer.

The new online casino is based on the ancient Rome theme and carries all traditional table games. Unfortunately, it lacks lots of popular slot games as a result of Harrah’s choice in software developers.

The Top Award for Innovation Goes to…

Every year the Isle of Man announces the Isle of Man Newspapers Award. Microgaming, as one of the top software development companies in the world, is always a nominee there. Microgaming’s previous Newspapers Awards include the Business Person of the Year and the award for New Business and Program Development. This year is not an exception for the company.

Despite a serious competition this year, Microgaming won the 2009 Innovation and Independent Thinking Award. Voters have definitely taken into consideration the company’s commitment to strong and innovative gaming content where the latest industry technologies have been used and the company’s commitment to responsible gaming.

7Sultans Caters to International Demographics

Multiple language feature has already become standard. The fairly new is one of many online casinos offering this multiple language option.

7Sultans offers their customers service in 7 languages (English, French, German, Greek, Italian, Spanish and Portuguese) what helps attract players from all over the world. The site claims they are going to add even more languages. In addition to the multiple language option 7Sultans offer various international currencies as well. operates as a part of the Fortune Lounge Group and offers a bunch of card, casino and slots games along with extensive promotions and bonuses for both new and existing players.

Roulette Gains More Attention

Roulette has always been the most popular form of online gambling for American women, while women in the UK have traditionally given their preference to bingo. Now the situation seems to be changing, as the research shows the increasing popularity of roulette among the UK women. And appearance of live roulette on TV helps increase interest from women.

The increasing popularity of roulette can be explained by a chance to win serious cash very quickly. However, very few people think that choosing roulette as a form of gambling they can lose a lot more money and a lot quicker.

Tricky Christmas Promotion

Online bingo site is already running its Christmas promotion. It is a two-hour tree race promotion that begins every day at 8 pm New York time.

Promotion plsyers pick up their teams themselves (Little Elves, Good Shepherds, Snow Fairies and Santa’s Reindeers. Whenever the team bingos, the band moves the number (the number they have bingoed) of squares with the goal to reach the Christmas Tree Star at number 25. The game is over when one of the team reaches the star.

However, the game has some tricky surprises. The squires the teams will step on might elevate the players up or bring them down the Christmas tree.
The winner will get a huge prize, while there is something for the runner-up team as well.

Censorship is Spreading

Censorship in the online casino gambling industry is a growing problem all over the world. The governments like China and the US try to justify it in any form what makes it easy for smaller countries to also justify unnecessary internet blocks.

Censorship, in general, is the direct way to limit personal freedoms. So, internet gambling sites seem to be a launching point for governments to take total control of their citizens.

Software Protection Against Computer Bots

The recently formed at the Cambridge University Engineering Department company called Featurespace is developing a software program to help protect online casino players from fraud.

Having partnered with specializing in skill games, Featurespace started working at software that has to protect players using from computer bots that might try to compete with human players for cash prizes. At the moment lots of casinos are concerned about this issue.

Featurespace is a small company with 15 employees. The company is currently looking for more software engineers to work further in software development for online casinos and other industries.

The software is supposed to work based on behavior patterns that it will look for. Analyzing statistics the program determines if behavior is normal or not and then shows if fraud is occurring.

Featurespace was slow at the beginning, but now it is booming, and it is likely that very soon e will hear more news about them.

Illegal Gambling Thrives in Russia

The decision to move land gambling venues from major cities to remote regions of Russia resulted in a hole in the Russian gambling industry that is rapidly filled with illegal online casino gambling operations.

Making this decision, the Russian government hoped that it would help solve the problem of gambling addiction, but it did not, as lots of small gambling parlors have turned into “internet cafes” offering access to the online casinos, lottery and instant betting games. But because Russia does not allow legalized and licensed internet gambling, all of the sites offering gambling services to Russians are offshore gaming sites that are harder to catch and stop.

Online Gambling Ban Becomes Contagious

Major concerns for the online gambling industry are coming. A few months ago Russia announced their decision to stop online gambling their country. Poland is following Russia in their decision to stop online gambling. So are Israel and India. The United States have been banning the online gambling since 2005 and as result have been paying the consequences as well. However, more countries seem to be banning online gambling.

If laws remain, lots of business will run into huge problems. They’ll have either to close or to branch out into other European countries where online casino gambling has not been banned.