27 December 2010No Online Poker Bill a Good Thing
Sadly, another year of having the UIGEA, as ambiguous as it may be, is in place for the United States and there was no movement in getting online gambling in any form regulated. The efforts of Senator Reid, the Poker Players Alliance and other supporters fell short in getting any legal online gambling bill through the Senate during this lame duck session. To some however, namely some professional online poker players, this was not a bad thing and they are glad nothing happened.Read full article
23 December 2010Details Released of Bwin and PartyGaming Merger
In press releases separately put out by both companies today, bwin and PartyGaming have released details of their merger plans. In the press release from bwin, Norbert Teufelberger, Co-CEO of bwin explains, “The online gaming industry is going through a phase of consolidation, making market players’ size and geographic diversification more crucial than ever.” The new company will operate worldwide with its existing brands under the name of bwin.Read full article
22 December 2010New 3D Slots at Rival Gaming Casinos!
Rival Casinos introduced their first 3D slots last week, Crazy Jewelry slots and Dr. Magoo’s Adventure slots, both games have an expanding wild and three-dimensional animation. There are several online casinos that have already introduced 3D slots in their slot game lineup, but Rival casinos are showing off their new slots in a different perspective. You can find the following new slot games in our new slots section and probably a couple others we may have missed in the past couple weeks.Read full article
22 December 2010Carbon Poker's New Year's Resolution: Plant Super Money Tree
If you’re trying to narrow down your 2011 New Year’s Resolutions, add planting a money tree to your list. And if you don’t believe in fantasy resolutions (which, who am I kidding myself, I believe in those every year), then go to Carbon Poker and plant a Super Money Tree and see what happens. In its Super Money Tree promotion, Carbon Poker is kicking of 2011 with loads of free cash.Read full article
20 December 2010Legalized Gambling in U.S. Running Out of Time
“On behalf of the millions of Americans who play online poker, I am disappointed Congress has not acted to implement important licensing and regulation of this growing industry. Not only will this include valuable consumer protections, but it also will pump much needed funding and jobs into the weakened U.S. economy. It’s a missed opportunity, pure and simple.”Read full article
19 December 2010Advent Adventure Day 20: Megajackpot Monday at Paddy Power Casino
Every day for the last 19 days, Paddy Power Casino has announced a new daily holiday casino promotion in celebration of its Advent Adventure Promotion. While we haven’t covered it daily here in the Casino Bonus Blog, we certainly couldn’t resist showcasing what Paddy Power is offering during the last few days of this unprecedented special. Day 20 is Megajackpot Monday. Earn up to 150 leaderboard points for every £1 you stake.Read full article
19 December 2010Cabaret Club Spells Out "Promotions" in 5 New Languages
Cabaret Club online casino recently announced that it can now support five more languages, doubling their fluency to 10 translated casinos. Now players can download the elegant Cabaret Club casino in Finnish, Swedish, Danish, Norwegian and Greek. Of course, numbers translate to nearly every language, and now is a great time to take advantage of the promotional offers Cabaret Club casino has available.Read full article
18 December 2010Bingo Mega Sure Likes Meeting New People
Some online bingo sites are friendly, some online bingo halls are chatty, and some online bingo sites put bling right on their Welcome mats to lure in as many bingo players as possible. Bingo Mega is one of those online bingo halls. With a $10 free, a 350% welcome bonus, a 75% reload bonus (for every deposit), and more games than you could play in a weekend (although you may try), Bingo Mega almost snows with excitement (and that’s not just their animations getting the best of me).Read full article
18 December 2010More new Vegas Tech slots: The Ramesses Riches slots game is here!
Ramesses Riches, a 5-reel, 25-payline slots game, is one of the newest Vegas Technology slots to hit the market. Featuring paying wilds, scatters, triple-payout free spins, and a jackpot worth 15,000 coins (up to $150,000!), Ramesses Riches online slot game is one of simple premise, but solid execution. As with King Tiger slots, another new VT slots game that I described in a previous post, Ramesses Riches leans more toward the classic 5-reel category.Read full article
18 December 2010Bodog Poker Launches its Holiday PokerFest
Bodog Poker brings new meaning to “deck” the halls with its 14-day Holiday PokerFest promotion, starting on December 18th and going through December 31st. During those festive two weeks, online poker players can earn cash, casino chips, freeroll entries, free bets, and more. To participate, all players need to do is sign up for the Holiday PokerFest promotion.Read full article
17 December 2010Probation For BetOnSports, Norman Steinberg
Norman Steinberg, co-owner of Millenium Group, a subsidiary of BetOnSports, which was shut down by federal prosecutors in 2006, came to the U.S. this week and was sentenced to 3 years’ probation which is to be served from his home on Costa Rica, a $10,000 fine, no restitution and is unrestricted to travel anywhere in the world. This is a far cry from what the other people who were related with BetonSports got from the U.S. prosecution.Read full article
17 December 2010Everest Poker has Big Value Guarantees
Every week, Everest Poker offers Guaranteed Poker Tournaments packed with a high-value-per-buy-in factor. Operating on the premise that online poker players should “get more for their money”, Everest Poker features daily Guaranteed Tournaments that feature prize pools ranging from $100 to $50,000 with buy-ins as little as $.10+$.10. I could tell you the whens and wheres and how muches, but I prefer to show you:Read full article
16 December 2010New Vegas Technology Slots for December 2010!
The newest Vegas Tech slot games, King Tiger slots and Ramesses Riches slot, with 5-reels, 25-lines, and free spins, went live just recently at most Vegas Technology online casinos! A week ago these new slots were live to play at less than a handful of casinos, but now you can play them at any VT (Vegas Tech) casino. It looks like Vegas Technologies was busy with the upcoming holidays since their two new slot games are fairly basic in game play; check them out…Read full article
16 December 2010New VT slots hit the market: Introducing King Tiger slots
Vegas Technology powers a simple, yet understated 5-reel, 25-payline slot game in King Tiger slots. You won’t find multiple bonus games or animations that take your breath away or wilds that perform tricks or scatters that do your laundry. What you will find is a 15,000 coin jackpot, stacked wilds on multiple reels, and a retriggering free spin feature that awards 3x payouts. And all of that might help you find someone you can pay to wash your clothes.Read full article
16 December 2010Halfway through the Christmas Countdown at Sun Bingo!
Every day between December 1st and December 24t, the Sun Bingo Christmas Countdown is whittling down the hours by filling up their largest seasonal promotion. Online bingo players must meet the qualifying criteria each day to participate (wager at least £5 on Bingo or £20 on Slots). The day after each promotion (except on the weekends), Sun Bingo staffers will draw 10 winners from all who qualified.Read full article
16 December 2010CAIGames' December Promotions Heat Up
Last week we posted about the December promotions going on at CAIGames. With most of them still rolling full steam head, we thought we’d better revisit them to make sure every online player (at least those outside of the United States) is aware of how much there is to win at this unique casino.Read full article
16 December 2010Pennsylvania Lottery: Online Poker Bill Could Decimate Sales
It looks like there is a lot of shots being fired of late over the possibility of a bill getting added to a must pass legislation that will legalize and regulate online poker in the United States. The bill is being pushed by Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and seems to have the backing of the U.S. casino industry. Not everyone however is for this legislation and the Pennsylvania Lottery published a press release Wednesday offering their views as to why it should not get pushed through.Read full article
15 December 2010Games and Casino Exclusive $500 Slots Tournament Ends at Midnight
It’s been an exciting two weeks since the launch of the second Games and Casino Exclusive $500 Slots Tournament hosted by a handful of Vegas Technology casinos. Our previous blog post mentioned how, despite the excitement and participation, the current leader had a very beatable balance of $25.00.Many players rose to the occasion, knowing that all it takes is a really good spin and a few nice multipliers to beat such a low online slot tournament total.Read full article
15 December 2010Let Jackpot Joy fill your Christmas Stockings!
From December 13th to December 16th, 2010, take advantage of the latest player promotion from Jackpot Joy! Jolly ol’ Jack’s been given £15,000 to fill holiday Christmas stockings, and he’s got plenty to go around. All you need to do to get a piece of the festive funding is play any of Jackpot Joy’s top slots games. Hit the £35 minimum wagering requirement and you’ll get a bigger present for every £1 you wager!Read full article
14 December 2010Will There be Legal Online Gambling in the United States?
Its seems like those of us in favor of regulated online gambling are on pins and needles lately, much like in 2006 when things looked like and eventually did go the other way with the passing of the UIGEA. Every day there seems to be a little more information coming out as to the possibility of having some sort of legalized online gambling in the United States before Congress adjourns.This week, casino industry’s top trade group, The American Gaming Association, said that it supports U.S.Read full article
13 December 2010Caribbean Gold Casino Hosts Final Days of The G&C Slots Tourney
Caribbean Gold online casino is a vacation-inspired, Vegas Technology-powered, fully loaded casino that is available both in Flash and download versions to reach as many online players as possible. It’s no wonder it was selected as one of a handful of Vegas Technology casinos to host the second Games and Casino Exclusive $500 Slots Tournament.Read full article
13 December 2010G&C Exclusive $500 Slots Tourney: Two Days Left and Still Plenty of Time To Win!
If you haven’t entered the Games and Casino Exclusive $500 Slot Tournament now is definitely the time to do so. At last check, the leader had just a $25 balance–which means all you need to do is win over $25 and you’ve landed the $200 top prize. At the very least, it’s worth the price of admission (which, ahem, is FREE) to give it your best shot. After all, the top 29 positions get awarded a prize in the $500 prize pool. Chances are, you’ll still get something for nothing!Read full article
12 December 2010Purple Lounge Casino and the 12 Days of Christmas
Shrouded in mystery, Purple Lounge announces its Twelve Days of Christmas promotion for new and current players. In addition to the many ongoing promotions, players who wager at least $170 between December 13th and December 24th will be entered into a raffle drawing for a mystery prize.Read full article
11 December 2010Bingo Splash Ups the Ante
Bingo Splash adds more sparkle to its already impressive line-up with the addition of 30-Ball Bingo games and 80-Ball Bingo games. Also rounding out the Bingo Splash playlist are Instant Bingo, a 7-reel Bank Heist slots (in addition to the 3-reel and 5-reel games it already had under the Bank Heist name–gotta love it when slots have sequels!), as well as a shiny version of Caribbean Poker.Read full article
11 December 2010Current G&C Slots Tournament is All About "The Reel Deal"
The $500 Vegas Technology Slot Tournaments selected “The Reel Deal” as the slot to play for the online slots competition for several reasons: It’s a wildly popular 5-reel, 20-payline slot game. It’s based on a TV show, which automatically makes it fun to play. Its name provides nice, catchy titles. While the above list may be a bit of a stretch, the $500 prize purse for this Games and Casino Exclusive Tournament isn’t.Read full article
11 December 2010Fight to the Finish with CAIGAMES
CAIGAMES wants you to end the year with a bang with its £5,000 Fight to the Finish 2010 casino promotion. All December long, players get 1 point for every £100 wagered on CAIGAMES card and table games. The player with the most points at the last second of 2010 wins that beautiful £5,000 prize. The Leaderboard is alive and kicking, with plenty of room near the top.Read full article
10 December 2010New Jersey Online Gambling Bill Passes Step Two
In hopes of reviving the state horse racing industry and boosting the revenues of the Atlantic City casinos, there was almost a dozen bills that legislators voted on that drew bipartisan support Thursday as they are trying to send as many bills to the desk of Governor Christie’s by years end as possible.The Assembly Regulatory Oversight and Gaming Committee Assembly voted to approve a bill that would make New Jersey the first state to legalize online gambling in the United States.Read full article
10 December 2010Action Poker and Guaranteed Poker Tournaments
Some things just go together naturally. Cream and sugar. Kanye West and controversy. Your neighbor and tacky Christmas lights. And guaranteed poker tournaments and Action Poker. I happened to get the itch for a little online poker tournament action and had completely forgotten exactly how many different guaranteed poker tournaments the Action Poker offered. Here’s a sample:Read full article
09 December 2010New Bingo Billy Caught Kissing Santa
New Bingo Billy wants to leave holiday bingo promotions and presents under your tree–and if that means sneaking in a smooch with Jolly Ol’ Red, so be it. New Bingo Billy has outdone herself this holiday season–so much so, in fact, that I can’t possibly list all the December promotions in one blog post. She’s decorated her award-winning online bingo site so wonderfully that it’s absolutely worth the trip to explore her winter bingo bonus-land.Read full article
09 December 2010Games and Casino Exclusive Tourney Off and Reeling
We’re well into the home stretch of the Games and Casino Exclusive $500 Slot Tournament, where hundreds of players are vying for one of the top 29 prizes. Since most of them paid absolutely nothing to enter (a few had to dip into the $5 rebuy), getting any slice of that $500 prize pot will be worth the price of admission.Since it’s all about who has the largest number of coins at the end of the tournament, it’s definitely not to late to put your name into the running.Read full article