Listing of Online Casino News for December 2007

Australia to Censor the Internet
Added: December 31, 2007

The winds of change are moving out of China and into Australia. Prime Minister Kevin Rudd stated that Australia would be joining the People’s Republic of China in the effort to largely censor the internet.

Macau the new Gambling Capitol of the World
Added: December 29, 2007

As the incredible tourist home in the People Republic of China, Macau, becomes a true rival for the gaming community to the Las Vegas capital of gaming, they reach record levels. On average the United States gambling capital reaches more than 8 billion dollars annually.

The UK Avoiding Their Own Taxes
Added: December 27, 2007

For a number of years now, the UK has had it’s own government owned booking service, the Tote. The online arm of this booking service is known as Totesport. The Casino online owned by Tote the government bookmaker has made a solid business decision.

New Online Casino Slots Site Arrived
Added: December 25, 2007

A new online slots site has arrived with perks for the online casino enthusiast, as well as the online slots machine player. With the many options available to the online gaming player, this is the year to pick your site, game and get your bonus! The fact that slots are a good way to ease you into the online casino venue, Sloterix is dedicated to the online slot machines, as well as the fun they bring to the players.

Yahoo Google and Microsoft Settlements Regarding Online Gambling
Added: December 23, 2007

United States District Attorney for the Eastern District of Missouri announced that they have conclusively reached settlements with 3 of the countries largest corporation, regarding their alleged participation in promoting illegal gambling online. Combined the settlements total more than 31.5 million USD.

Super Slots Online Casino and Just Gamble for Free Partner
Added: December 21, 2007

Just Gamble for Free has partnered with the online casino Super Slots Online Casino to bring the Winter Wonderland Slot Tournament to the online slots community. Free promotional play in preparation for the tournament began on Dec. 1st.

Pennsylvania Gaming Board Regulatory Change
Added: December 19, 2007

In the US, during a hearing by the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board, a new regulatory change was suggested. This change would put an end to the unplanned benefit the casinos receive when a player misplaces their earnings vouchers.

Mirage Casino Opens in Macau
Added: December 18, 2007

MGM a global mega giant in the world of casinos is ready to open their doors in the historic era of the Macau Casino Resorts. Positioned in direct business opposition to the already renowned Crown Macau, the new MGM Mirage casino resort plays host to 600 rooms, with a full casino...

Casino Cheaters Sentenced
Added: December 15, 2007

The son of Seattle Mayor Greg Nickels apologized to his former co workers at the NookSack River Tribal Casino, and to the NookSack Tribe as he was handed down his 3 month sentence in Federal Prison. Jacob Nickels was involved in casino cheating alliance that reached across state lines.

Poker Room Not Over
Added: December 13, 2007

In a recent report, Lycos Media released the top search terms that were the most searched for in 2007. For 2 years running, Poker has come out as the first. It appears the fear of the online poker boom coming to an end, is an overestimated inaccuracy. 

Doyle Brunson Poker Classic Ready to begin
Added: December 11, 2007

The tournament play for 2007 is drawing to a close. Many wins are already history, but there is still one major live event to go. The 2007 ‘Doyle Brunson Classic’ on the World Poker Tour is set to play starting Wednesday, December 12th, and it stands as the last for this year.

Celebrity Poker Tournament set to help
Added: December 10, 2007

The Las Vegas Hilton will become the heart of the strip on December 11th, 2007, when they host the first Celebrity Poker Tournament to raise money for the TJ Martell Foundation.

Massachusetts Casino Gambling may Become Reality
Added: December 7, 2007

On December 18th the first hearing will be held regarding the Govenor's proposal to license three casinos in Massachusetts. The hearing is said to be drawing in the whose who of the casino gambling industry including Donald Trump, Harrah's CEO Gary Loveman and well known developer Richard Fields.

2008 Gaming Preview Event in UK Just Finished
Added: December 5, 2007

The 2008 Gaming Preview Event just finished up in the UK. On hand were some of the most amazing people in the gaming industry and from around the world.

Moscow Millions Winner Determined
Added: December 3, 2007

In the first ever ground breaking poker tournament held on Russian soil a winner has been determined. The winner is a member of the PokerNews' staff Tony 'G' Gouga. The event which spanned two days was held at the Kosmos Casino.

Cyber World Group of Golden Palace Casino Charged 2 Million Dollars
Added: December 3, 2007

One of the largest online casinos to breach the market GoldenPalace.com have been charged 2.0 Million dollars by the Quebec government. Running though the Kahnawake indian reserve it has recently been questioned as to whether the Mohawks are even able to be doing this.

Party Gaming is going Private
Added: December 1, 2007

Party Gaming formerly the worlds largers online poker room prior to the UEIGA is going to be going private.