Online Gambling News from August 2005

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Gambling News from August 2005
August 31st, 2005: New Slots Games Launched by Gambling Software Provider
(PRWEB) August 31, 2005 -- Online Gambling Insider, the gambling portal that offers its visitors casino deposit insurance, today announced the release of four brand new games at its certified... (Read more)
August 31st, 2005: Green Tie Poker.Com - The Next Generation of Online Gaming
LOS ANGELES, Aug. 30 /PRNewswire/ --, launched in July 2005, is more than just a traditional no frills online gaming site, is a virtual experience. Spokesperson... (Read more)
August 31st, 2005: River Belle Hits the Jackpot!
GIBRALTAR, Aug. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- River Belle Online Casino, lead casino brand in the Belle Rock Gaming portfolio, which is owned by Carmen Media, has won two top industry awards - 'Best Jackpots'... (Read more)
August 30th, 2005: New Small Town Poker Tour Show Blends Real Life and Texas Hold'em
The tour is set to travel the USA in search of the best amateur player in America, along the way featuring a unique blend of characters that make for some very exciting action. Mark Fracalossi, CEO... (Read more)
August 30th, 2005: WORLD POKER TOUR(R) Continues Stratospheric Growth With Record 839 Players
LOS ANGELES, Aug. 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- With an ever-increasing schedule of poker tournaments filling the calendar, the instigator of the worldwide poker phenomenon, the WORLD POKER TOUR®,... (Read more)
August 30th, 2005: Tips for Playing Blackjack at the Online Casino
What makes blackjack so different than lot of other games you can find at the online casino is that the player can actually minimize the online casino house edge considerably. To some degree, a good... (Read more)
August 29th, 2005: Poker Hits the Road
(PRWEB) August 28, 2005 -- Anyone with a television knows that poker has fast become one of the most popular pastimes in North America, if not the world. Casinos are reporting record numbers of poker... (Read more)
August 26th, 2005: World Player Magazine Steps Out
The premiere edition of the exclusive Fortune Lounge magazine has been much-anticipated and is a global call for all players to epitomize the ultimate World Player, which is the name for this new... (Read more)
August 26th, 2005: Casino Favorites Tomb Raider™ and Texas Tea™ Video Slots Now Offered Online
(PRWEB) August 26, 2005 -- Usually, when online casino players play slots, they don't see the 'Big Name' Games, like Wheel of Fortune™, I Dream of Jeanie™, Texas Tea™ and Jeopardy™ video slots,... (Read more)
August 26th, 2005: King Cashalot Progressive Jackpot Cruising For The $1 Million Mark
GIBRALTAR, Aug. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- King Cashalot Jackpot - the progressive slot available at all Belle Rock Gaming casinos (except Home Casino) - has reached a massive $882,700.00 and counting! The... (Read more)
August 25th, 2005: Woman Uses Head to Raise Money
SPARKS, Nevada –, the online casino famous for turning eBay into the ultimate advertising vehicle by acquiring several outrageous items is at it again. They have paid $18,000 to... (Read more)
August 25th, 2005: Launches High Roller Event
BELL GARDENS, California -- announced today, the live, world premiere Internet broadcast of its all new, "Whale Game," a weekly high-limit event that will feature high-stakes players... (Read more)
August 25th, 2005: Online Casino Group Launches Magazine
Fortune Lounge, one of the premier online casino groups in the industry, will be launching their much anticipated magazine at the beginning of next month. The first issue of the magazine is scheduled... (Read more)
August 24th, 2005: Launches Profit Sharing Concept
LOS ANGELES – The launch of this month initiates a brand new concept in online poker -- players own profits from the site. The company will distribute a share of its profits to players... (Read more)
August 24th, 2005: Uses Phantom Fiber's Advanced Wireless Platform
TORONTO -- Phantom Fiber Corporation (OTCBB:PHFB), the leading developer of wireless platform software announced that it will be providing the technology to enable Aspinalls Online Casino... (Read more)
August 23rd, 2005: Getmintedpoker Launch VIP Scheme
UNITED KINGDOM – Getmintedpoker is delighted to announce the launch of its VIP scheme. The VIP scheme is designed to reward top players' loyalty and the VIP status is offered to players who earn more... (Read more)
August 23rd, 2005: Freestar, Metropolitan Poker Sign Contract
NEW YORK – FreeStar Technology Corp. (OTC Bulletin Board: FSRT) today announced that its Rahaxi Processing Oy. subsidiary has signed a software development contract with Metropolitan Poker, Inc., to... (Read more)
August 23rd, 2005: Online Poker Rigged? Find Out Just How Safe It Really Is
(PRWEB) August 23, 2005 -- Online Poker has become one of the largest markets on the net since opening around 1999. Many people make very good livings being either in the industry, or playing on the... (Read more)
August 22nd, 2005: Commerce Casino Offers $1.5 Million Poker Tournament
COMMERCE, California – If Ben Affleck can do it, can you? Winning the California Sate Poker Championship, that is! In 2004, Ben Affleck became the first film star to win a major poker open when he... (Read more)
August 22nd, 2005: Poker Site Joins Poker Network
TORONTO –- Check n Raise is pleased to announce that it will become a part of "The Poker Network". This is great news, as players will not only have the option to use a downloadable or non... (Read more)
August 22nd, 2005: Nigro Development Breaks Ground on New Building at Desert Canyon in Las Vegas
Nigro Development broke ground on a 56,000-square-foot marquis office building at Desert Canyon, a 15-acre master-plan, mixed-used business park located at the intersection of the I-215 Beltway and... (Read more)
August 22nd, 2005: Lou Diamond Phillips to Play the Stanley Star City Casino CelebPoker Grand Prix September 7th 2005
(PRWEB) August 21, 2005 -- are sending players to the prestigious Stanley Star City Casino CelebPoker Grand Prix, with a guaranteed first prize of £100,000. This is a No Limit Freeze... (Read more)
August 19th, 2005: Raises the Bar With $5 Million Jackpot
ST. JOHNS, Antigua – The biggest jackpot ever offered on an online casino slot machine is now available at, the #1 Internet Casino & Poker Room. Their new Five Million Dollar Slot... (Read more)
August 18th, 2005: Vegas Partner Lounge Launches Multi-Player Casino
(PRWEB) August 18, 2005 -- Online Casino pioneers Vegas Partner Lounge once again leads the way by launching a new multi-player casino that increases excitement and allows for player interaction. The... (Read more)
August 17th, 2005: New Website Helps Women Poker Players Get Into League Play
A new website enables women poker players across the county to come together in league play to win seats into the Ladies International Poker Series Grand Championship in May 2006 at Binion's Gambling... (Read more)
August 16th, 2005: Professional Poker Player Roy Rounder Breaks 13 Years Of Silence
Professional card player, Roy Rounder, has broken the silence and is now marketing a brand new book that he guarantees can teach anyone his winning Texas Hold-Em strategies. I noticed right away... (Read more)
August 16th, 2005: GameAccount to provide Skill Games to Fortune Lounge Group
LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 15, 2005--GameAccount (, the #1 Skill Gaming supplier and Fortune Lounge Group, one of the original and largest casino groups, today jointly launched... (Read more)
August 16th, 2005: Tips for Playing Slots at the Online Casino
There is more to playing online casino slots than meets the eye. Believe it or not, this online casino game is not just about pulling the virtual handle. This article contains a few tips for playing... (Read more)
August 16th, 2005: Video Poker Strategies & Rules for the Online Casino
Online casino video poker is a cross between slot machines and table games. On the one hand it incorporates the look and feel of an online casino slot machine; on the other hand, it requires the use... (Read more)
August 15th, 2005: Wild, Wild West Poker Showdown at Cherokee Casino
OKLAHOMA – Cherokee Casino, PokerHost and Fulltilt Magazine announce the Wild, Wild West Poker Showdown at the Cherokee Casino in Tulsa, OK October 20-24th. Texas Hold'em poker tournaments will be... (Read more)
August 15th, 2005: Test Your Skills at the Game of Odds and Probabilities With Online Blackjack
(PRWEB) August 13, 2005 -- Blackjack remains to be one of the most popular casino games played today and with the growing number of online casinos, Blackjack rooms are the most frequently visited... (Read more)
August 15th, 2005: Best online Casino Payouts: Integrity of Software Provider and Operator is Key
(PRWEB) August 13, 2005 -- When it comes to online casinos, nearly all of them claim to have the highest payouts. Likewise, nearly all of them claim to have better payouts than the Vegas casinos,... (Read more)
August 12th, 2005: U.S. Poker Series Selected by L.A. County Fair to Provide Charity Poker Tournament
U.S. Poker Series today announced that it has been selected by the L.A. County Fair to provide its Travelin’ Texas Hold’em poker tournament to benefit the Fairplex Education Foundation. The... (Read more)
August 12th, 2005: The World First $5 Million Slot Machine with a $5 Million Jackpot is Online
(PRWEB) August 12, 2005 -- Golden Palace casino is now featuring on the biggest jackpot ever offered by an online casino. A $5 million slot machine -- This incredible... (Read more)
August 12th, 2005: Critics: Close Online Poker Loophole
CANADA – As reported by the Globe and Mail: "Critics say broadcasters should close a 'loophole' that allows on-line poker rooms to advertise on Canadian television. "With poker's recent surge in... (Read more)
August 12th, 2005: How To Find the Top Online Casino Payout
For the avid online casino player, there is one aspect of internet gambling that cannot be overlooked; namely the payout rate. Not all online casinos are created equal. Some feature different types... (Read more)
August 11th, 2005: Andy Black Wins the Player Award
LONDON, UK -- Andy Black is the latest recipient of the coveted European rankings (powered by player of the month award. His fantastic 5th place finish in... (Read more)
August 10th, 2005: Crazy Poker Gives Players a 33 Percent Rakeback
Crazy Poker has stunned the online gaming community when it announced that it will offer its players a 33 percent rakeback every month – the only site to offer such a high amount. “People think... (Read more)
August 10th, 2005: Rolls Out the Red Carpet to Mac Users
Gibraltar (PRWEB) August 10, 2005 -– (, the world's leading online casino, recently announced the launch of Pacific Poker’s Mac Online Poker (, one of... (Read more)
August 10th, 2005: eCOGRA Launches Initiative
LONDON – Barring under-age aspirant players and protecting addicted gamblers from harming themselves financially is at the centre of the latest initiative launched by self regulatory body eCommerce... (Read more)
August 10th, 2005: Love Poker? Start Making Money Promoting Party Poker Right Now
(PRWEB) - (PRWEB) August 9, 2005 -- Poker Affiliate Programs & Casino Revenue Sharing Webmasters are earning money while they sleep by promoting poker on the internet. Online gaming represents... (Read more)
August 10th, 2005: Aristocrat System Approved by Nevada Board
LAS VEGAS – Aristocrat Technologies, Inc. announced that its OASIS(TM) Casino Management System is the first online slot monitoring and cashless wagering system to be approved by the Nevada Gaming... (Read more)
August 9th, 2005: 'The Great Canadian Poker Tournament' Comes to BC
LAS VEGAS -- Extreme Poker Ltd. (OTC: EXTP) is pleased to announce that its television program, "The Great Canadian Poker Tournament, brought to you by," has entered into negotiations... (Read more)
August 9th, 2005: Adds Tournament Feed
In response to the request of their players, has added a real time tournament feed. The feed provides the latest tournament information from all of their recommended poker sites... (Read more)
August 9th, 2005: Play your cards right: Celebs flop on ITV dud
As reported by: Sunday Mail: "ITV'S All-Star Poker Challenge was the perfect show to tune into if you wanted to learn how NOT to play the game. The players were clearly selected for who they... (Read more)
August 9th, 2005: Hollywood Poker Antes Up for 2006 Calendar Model Search
Who needs a straight flush when you have a Top Pair? Hollywood Poker (, "where the stars come to play," has announced its newest ace up its sleeve: the search for 12... (Read more)
August 9th, 2005: River Belle Online Casino Sponsors Marlin Tournament
KONA, Hawaii – The River Belle Online Casino, Belle Rock Gaming's leading casino brand, is sponsoring the 2005 Maui Jim Hawaii Marlin Tournament Series. The tournament series started on June 23rd at... (Read more)
August 8th, 2005: Gamble Online Gaming Companies Gamble on Stocks: An Editorial
When one stops to really think about it, there really is not much difference between purchasing stocks than an Internet sports wager; online poker game or online casino play: its all a gamble. The... (Read more)
August 8th, 2005: Orange County Casino Developers Hold Public Session
INDIANA – As developers of a new casino in Orange County plan to break ground next week, state and federal agencies held a session in Paoli Wednesday to foster related economic development efforts.... (Read more)
August 8th, 2005: Legislators Find Alternative to Casino Funding
BANNING, California – As reported by the California Press-Enterprise: "Inland legislators announced Thursday they have found a way to restore $20 million in Indian-casino revenue that Gov.... (Read more)
August 5th, 2005: Online poker rooms: Gambling911 helps players make informed decisions
Miami Beach, Florida, (PRWEB) August 5, 2005 -- With so many online poker rooms popping up all over the net these days, has responded to the needs of an ever growing poker playing... (Read more)
August 5th, 2005: Passes 10 Million Tournament Milestone
LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 3, has now hosted over 10 million tournaments, more than any online site, casino or card room; gives out more prize money and has created more... (Read more)
August 5th, 2005: Report on the CelebPoker Palm Beach Classic Tournament, July 30/31, 2005
(PRWEB) August 4, 2005 -- What a smashing success CelebPoker's Palm Beach Classic turned out to be! Applications from celebrities, professionals and just plain players poured in, and by the... (Read more)
August 5th, 2005: Launches Ad Cow-paign
SARASOTA COUNTY, Florida – As reported by the Florida Herald Tribune: "Six people dyed more than 100 cattle fluorescent purple and pink -- not as some sort of prank, but as the latest marketing... (Read more)
August 4th, 2005: PartyGaming Signs with Marketing Company
CESAREA, Israel – InterAge Ltd. (Pink Sheets:ITGJ), a leading provider of integrated web marketing solutions, announced today that it will begin fulfilling the web-based marketing needs of... (Read more)
August 3rd, 2005: Small Town Poker Tour Visits Saskatchewan, Canada
The Small Town Poker Tour, continuing to look for unique venues, recently visited Saskatchewan, Canada. Mark Fracalossi executive producer and creator of the tour visited possible sites. "We spent... (Read more)
August 3rd, 2005: Win World Poker Tour Seat at the Bicycle Casino in Los Angeles
(PRWEB) August 3, 2005 -- August 27-31, 2005, the World Poker Tour is hosting the “Legends of Poker” tournament at the Bicycle Casino in Los Angeles. You could win seats to this prestigious event... (Read more)
August 2nd, 2005: Celebrity Poker Goes From TV to Your PC
CelebPoker is the fastest growing new poker room. Allowing players to play with celebrities in weekly promotions. The action is very loose, with lots of beginners on the network as well as celebrity... (Read more)
August 2nd, 2005: World Poker Exchange Announces Poker Pros Heading to London Open
The World Poker Exchange announced today the first round of professional poker players who will be joining celebrities Willie Garson, Nicholas Gonzalez, Mimi Rogers and Jennifer Tilly for the $2... (Read more)
August 2nd, 2005: Coral plans £800m float amid fears of gambling stocks glut
As reported by - The Times: The owners of Coral Eurobet, Britain’s third-biggest bookmaker, are preparing to cash out at the top of the gaming market with plans for an £800 million flotation,... (Read more)
August 2nd, 2005: Online gaming giant hit's yet another million winner
Sometimes when you number’s up, it’s up. And it certainly came up in a big way at 11h10 on the July 27th for new millionaire Richard R., the lucky winner of a staggering $1,067,836.00 on the... (Read more)
August 2nd, 2005: Casino Of The Week - CASINO LAS VEGAS Online Casino
Enjoy the feel and environment of a Las Vegas style casino in the luxury of your own home. The first thing you notice when you visit Casino Las Vegas is a great $400 welcome bonus, and a range of... (Read more)
August 1st, 2005: Useful Information and News About Gambling
(PRWEB) July 31, 2005 -- Free information about online casinos, game rules, beginner’s tips, gambling-history, casino jargon, strategies, news and other useful tips. Gambling Infos is an online... (Read more)
August 1st, 2005: Play Las Vegas Style Baccarat Online At
Curacao (PRWEB) July 29, 2005 -- ( For years the game of baccarat was known to be a game played by the elite with roped off rooms for exclusivity for high-rollers baccarat... (Read more)
August 1st, 2005: Tips for Playing Roulette at the Online Casino
Since there is no way of predicting on which number the ball will land, there is no strategy that will ensure a victory each time you play at roulette at online casinos. In response to those who... (Read more)
August 1st, 2005: Playing Pai Gow Poker at the Online Casino
Pai Gow poker is just one of the many forms of poker that can be played at the online casino. Online Casino Reports has included a guide to help players unfamiliar with Pai Gow. The general purpose... (Read more)
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