2008 November 26 Gambling News, Events and Happenings
Published: Wednesday, November 26, 2008 at 3:51 p.m. Last Modified: Wednesday, November 26, 2008 at 3:51 p.m. It wasn’t a dead man’s hand, but another man’s poker hand was enough to land a Williston resident in …
A collaboration by two of the world’s most respected news organizations reveals how online poker players suspecting cheating were forced to successfully ferret out the cheaters themselves.
The poker room of UK poker sensation Dave a oeDevilfisha Ulliott has acquired a player base to enhance their own.
Interest in the Isle of Man as an online gambling jurisdiction has resulted in the Treasury launching the Gambling Supervision Bill 2008, which is primarily intended to provide for the Gambling Supervision Commission to become a statutory board. It also expands on the constitution, status and the exercise of functions of the commission, but does not look to alter the existing regulatory objectives, reports Isle of Man Today.
Jacksonville’s Lottery Post reports that two local men are facing felony charges over a stolen lottery ticket that was redeemed for $20 000, according to a police report.
Federal prosecutors in Manhattan report that six arrests were made Monday in the Bronx in connection with online sportsbetting offences. The New York Daily News said prosecutors associated the arrests with organised crime, with one of those detained, Anthony Croce, allegedly an acting capo in the Luchese crime family.
Online gambling software provider Topgame has debuted its latest online slot developments on the Costa Rican based Money-Casino.com website. The launch includes a brand new progressive jackpot slot, and a collection of slots upgraded by the addition of bonus games.
The Australian gambling group Tabcorp’s new casino boss is to be Larry Mullin (46), a highly experienced executive recruited from Atlantic City in the United States. Mullin will replace former CEO Walter Bugno who leaves early in 2009 to take up a new appointment in London