Listing of Online Casino News for May 2008

Cash Rules To Be Tightened At BC Casinos
Added: May 29, 2008

In an effort to identify gamblers who are using slot machines to launder money, the Lottery Corporation of British Columbia, Canada, are starting a review of every check that has been issued by casinos in the country.

WSOP Players To Watch Out For
Added: May 28, 2008

The World Series of Poker is the premier event of the year for poker players all around the world.  As the 2008 championship draws closer, players are gearing up to go head to head against each other and against the professionals of poker.

Automated Poker Room Coming To New Jersey
Added: May 25, 2008

With the current economic conditions in the United States being so terrible, casinos are looking for new ways to minimize their operating costs without their customer service being compromised.

Full Tilt Offers Heads-Up World Championship
Added: May 24, 2008

Online poker room Full Tilt Poker is hosting the largest heads-up tournament ever – and that means online or live.  Starting on Saturday, May 24, 2008 at 3pm eastern standard time, players can move through this $25,000 Heads-Up World Championship in an...

Casino Buyout Affects Over 200
Added: May 22, 2008

Niagara Fallsview Casino Resort and Casino Niagara have changed their employment structure and because of it, over 275 employees have decided to take the buyouts the company offered and seek employment elsewhere.

AOL And Games.com Sponsoring WSOP Seats
Added: May 19, 2008

America Online (AOL) has announced that their Games.com website will be awarding six lucky poker players with seats to the World Series of Poker Main Event in Las Vegas.

Washington Judge Upholds Poker Ban
Added: May 17, 2008

A King County judge has made a bunch of poker players disappointed when he upheld the state’s statute that bans Internet gambling and online poker.

Betfair Online Casino Has No House Edge
Added: May 15, 2008

Everyone knows that the house always wins, right?  Wrong!  Online casino players now have the opportunity to play their favorite games online without forking over rakes or other monetary fees to the casino operator by registering a live cash account with Betfair.

CryptoLogic Doing Well In 2008
Added: May 13, 2008

CryptoLogic Limited, one of the online casino and poker communities leading producer of software, has reported that a first quarter revenue of $19.3 million with a net earning of $609,000.

Harrahs Dealing With Challenging Economic Conditions'
Added: May 11, 2008

The current economic crisis in the United States is hitting the usually recession proof gambling industry hard.  Harrah’s Entertainment, Inc., the world’s largest gambling company is feeling it badly with their first quarter numbers coming in to show a net loss of $187.8 million...

Online Poker Site Hosts Tournament
Added: May 9, 2008

Titan Poker is one of the Internet’s premier online poker sites and is a major force to be reckoned with in the online poker community.  Now they are planning on making themselves a force to be reckoned with in the live poker community as they host their first live poker tournament.

MGM Mirage In Bad Shape
Added: May 7, 2008

According to MGM Mirage’s CEO Terry Lanni, the second largest casino operator may have to split their company in two in order to weather the economic crisis occurring across the United States.

Majestic Star Casino Good, SugarHouse And Foxwoods Bad
Added: May 5, 2008

The Majestic Star Casino in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, is finally under construction after plenty of setbacks and obstacles.  This has made owner Don Barden extremely happy.

Beatable Games Key To Poker Wins
Added: May 3, 2008

If you enjoy poker and think you’re pretty good at it but never win, it could be that you’re simply not sitting at the right game.  Learning how to scout out the competition and find the right game is the key to winning at poker and becoming a long term success.

Barden To Keep Promise
Added: May 1, 2008

Casino head Don Barden promised the Hill District in Pennsylvania $3 million to spur development in the area, and he intends on keeping his word.  However, his money is not going to be used in the area closest to the new hockey arena.