Listing of Online Casino News for January 2008

Indiana House Passes Legalized Gambling Bill
Added: January 30, 2008

In a 62-36 victory proponents of a gambling bill that would allow taverns and bars in Indiana to offer low-stakes gambling games had a small yet important victory.

Monte Carlo In Vegas Needs Work Before Reopening
Added: January 28, 2008

The Monte Carlo hotel-resort-casino in Las Vegas, Nevada, will have to remove its trademark facade before it will be allowed to reopen for business.  The burned exterior is a safety hazard after the roof caught on fire Friday afternoon.

Online Casino School Now Open
Added: January 26, 2008

Looking to understand and learn how to play the most popular casino games?  Does Baccarat confuse you?  Then fear no more.  A new online casino school has been launched on the Royal Vegas website.

Gambling Dot Come Has Anounced Re-Launch
Added: January 24, 2008

Gambling.com, one of the Internets largest online gambling search-driven portals, announced today that it has relaunched their website.  New and improved, the site has gone from being simply search driven to content laden, making it a better portal and overall gambling site for its members and the public alike.

Online Addiction Affecting Colleges Students
Added: January 22, 2008

It’s not surprise that college students engage in alcohol and illegal drugs on campus.  It is part of the ritual of moving from High School student to adult.  Unfortunately, online gambling is also becoming a problem and is quickly moving up the scale to addiction.

Rushmore Casino gets the nod from casino watchdog
Added: January 20, 2008

Player safety in the online gambling world is of paramount importance, so online casino fans in the US will be pleased to know that online casino watchdog Online Casinos USA has just added new online casinos to its growing list of trusted sites.

Sportingbet And Rotoplay Embroiled In Law Suit
Added: January 18, 2008

Rotoplay, Inc., a Hershey, Pennsylvania online fantasy sports paying game company, has filed a lawsuit against British Sportingbet plc, a competitor in the fantasy sports games, citing that Sportingbet engaged in copyright infringement and unfair competition.

Online Gambling Websites Banned
Added: January 16, 2008

It was announced today that the European betting industry intends on filing a formal complaint to the EU that will fight the current ban of online gambling in Germany.

Betsson Swedish Online Casino Expands
Added: January 14, 2008

Betsson.com an Online Swedish Casino announce they are offering 15 new games at their online casino. This roll out will be the first in a 2-phase program of gaming products produced in the UK by the GTS online gaming software firm.

The Euro Currency Changes Online Gambling
Added: January 12, 2008

The total number of Euro Currency countries has grown by 2 recently as Cyprus and Malta have chosen to convert there to as well. What does that have to do with online gambling? Both Cyprus and Malta are major hubs for online gambling companies, casinos, and sports books.

BackgammonMasters Makeover
Added: January 10, 2008

In a recent announcement BackgammonMasters, the impressive developer of online casino software, stated they were updating the game lobby to improve navigation for all of their online casino players and community members.

Playtech Online Casino Software Provider Reports Growth
Added: January 8, 2008

Playtech, the world renowned online casino software programming giant, informed the British Alternative Investment Stock market that they continue to benefit from a positive trading movement, with 2007 ending in an incomparable up swing.

Secure Online Cashier Offers a Multi-Currency Service
Added: January 6, 2008

It has just been announced that online gamers are now able to make their transactions in most currencies worldwide, this is all thanks to the new secure online cashier from BackgammonMasters.

Betting Terminal Inc Extends Backgammon Masters
Added: January 4, 2008

The CEO of Betting Terminal Inc. announced that Betting Terminal chose BackgammonMasters for this project because "BackgammonMasters known for their Backgammon community and also having the best graphics, the widest variety of games, and their platform is the most powerful and at the same time stable game software available in the industry."

Glimmer Ltd and Net Entertainment Release Online Casino
Added: January 4, 2008

The online casino industry grew to 18 legal online casinos established in 2007. The last came when Net Entertainment signed a license agreement with Glimmer Ltd. The agreement was for the delivery of their Casino Module.