2011 February 24 Gambling News, Events and Happenings
A professional poker player accused of killing his parents for financial gain in March 2008 testified in his own defense Thursday morning in his Alameda County Superior Court murder trial.
i> >Strong online verification technology cracks down on underage gaming b> i> /> />As New Jersey prepares to become the first jurisdiction in the US to embrace online gaming for State residents, regulators, while highlighting the fiscal benefits of the new legislation, are emphasising the importance of implementing water-tight measures to prevent underage gambling. Fortunately the technology is already there. /> />Joe Brennan Jr, Chairman of the Interactive Media Entertainment
–$135,000 in Fines Levied By Gaming Control Board for Underage Patron Violations
–PA Gaming Control Board Approves $47,000 Fine for Underage Patron Violations
–PA Gaming Control Board Fines Casino $100,000 for Underage Gambling Violations
It may be the defense’s turn to present evidence in the trial of Ernest Scherer III, but witnesses this week spent much more time answering questions from prosecutor Michael Nieto.
A man wearing a fedora hat, a fake mustache and sunglasses walked into a casino just west of the Las Vegas Strip on Thursday morning, stole about $32,000 in chips and pulled out a gun after a dealer tried to stop the holdup, authorities said.
Net Entertainment’s 5 reel, 20 pay-line slot Trolls attracted substantial interest at the ICEi expo recently, and has now been released on a wider basis to licensees. Themed on Norse mythology with a comical twist, the game features magicians, hostile monsters and heroic beings, along with a slew of rewarding features that include Scatters that […]
Veteran online gambling group Sportingbet.com has presented positive numbers in its unaudited results for the second quarter and half year ended 31 January 2011 Key highlights for the quarter include: * Like for like amounts wagered in Europe up 19 percent. * Strong growth in Australian operations with NGR up 73 percent, contributing 27 percent […]
There’s a sense of déjà vu about reports in US publications Thursday that the Rio land casino in Las Vegas – famous as the venue for the World Series of Poker – was hit in the early hours of the morning by a taxi-borne robber. Police were still searching for an armed man who walked […]
A Swedish woman became an instant multi-millionaire at the Paf online casino this week, hitting the top jackpot on Net Entertainment’s progressive slot Mega Fortune for Euro 5.3 million. The win is believed to be the biggest yet by any Swedish online gambler. Mega Fortune is a 5-reel, 25-line video slot developed by Net Entertainment […]