Listing of Online Casino News for June 2007

NETeller Co-Founder Stephen Lawrence Pleads Guilty
Added: June 30, 2007

Stephen Lawrence, co-founder of the online gambling payment facilitator NETeller plead guilty this Friday to charges of criminal conspiracy. Lawrence who was arrested in January now awaits his sentencing while free on $5 million bail.

CEO of Online Gambling Company Steps Down
Added: June 28, 2007

David Harding, the current Chief Executive Officer of online bookmaker, William Hill, has announced that at the end of this year, he will step down from his position in order to move on to new challenges.

Casino Industry to Reach $144 Billion in 2011
Added: June 25, 2007

According to the international accounting and consulting firm, PriceWaterhouseCooper, the global gambling industry is expected to grow at a rate of 7.2% from $101.6 billion to a massive $144 billion by the year 2011.

Anitgua and Barbuda Seek Over $3.4 Billion from US over Gambling Dispute
Added: June 20, 2007

Only a day after the EU announced that they are seeking compensation from the US because of the ban of Foreign gambling sites, Antigua and Barbuda declared to the US they should face commercial sanctions of more than $3.4 billion.

New HeadHunter Tournaments Taking Place at Cryptologic Powered Poker Rooms
Added: June 19, 2007

Cryptologic powered poker rooms all over the web have launched a new poker tournament concept that awards bonus cash to players when they eliminate an opponent from the competition.

Canadian Online Poker Player Wins Seat at Upcoming WSOP
Added: June 18, 2007

A Canadian online poker player who goes by “WiseOneOX” was pleased to be the winner of a chance of a lifetime prize package to Las Vegas to participate in a WSOP event. 

Gary Kaplan Bail Request Denied
Added: June 17, 2007

Former BetOnSports executive and founder has been denied his request for bail by the St Louis federal court.  Kaplan faces charges that include fraud and racketeering.

Leading Advertising Distributers Make Deal With US PartyGaming Websites
Added: June 15, 2007

Traffic MarketPlace are pleased to announce that they have made a deal with PartyGaming to resell advertising and sponsorship opportunities to their eager network of advertisers.

New Viper Software Brings Tournaments to The Slot World
Added: June 11, 2007

Online casino AllJackpots.com is the first of the Microgaming family to adopt their new Multi-player Viper Software, allowing slot enthusiasts the opportunity to go head to head and compete for the title of top slot player. 

Bill to Allow Skill Games Online Introduced
Added: June 8, 2007

Congressman Robert Wexler has put forth a new bill to the US house of Representatives that if passed, would see the legalization and regulation of online ‘skill games’ in the US.  Such games would include poker, chess, mahjong and bridge.

Microgaming to Feature the Osbournes in New Slot Games
Added: June 5, 2007

Online software providers Microgaming, has just revealed that they have signed a deal with the World Famous Osbourne family (Ozzy, Sharon, Kelly and Jack) to feature them in a new a series of Video Slot games.

Online Slot Game Creates Another Millionaire
Added: June 3, 2007

Only a couple of weeks ago a lucky player won a record breaking jackpot on the online slot game Millionaires Club and as luck would have it for a UK player, the jackpot just hit again, making the player an instant millionaire.

New Image for Titan Poker
Added: June 2, 2007

Titan Poker, a popular online poker room has made a few alterations to their image and service.  Along with a new look, Titan has added a some top of the line animations, a poker school and more to their site.

EFTA Backs UK Betting Company
Added: June 1, 2007

The European Free Trade Association has ruled in favor of Ladbrokes, a UK online betting site, who is seeking entry (but has been denied) into the Norwegian market.