Know the Different Types of Online Casino Bonus

Know the Different Types of Online Casino Bonus

April 11th, 2011

Online casino bonuses are a very popular incentives that online casinos have to offer. In order to entice and encourage players to get involved with their site. To find the best online casino bonus suited to you, simply choose your favorite casino game whether it’s a slot, roulette, poker, blackjack, bingo or some other online casino games or bonus type whether it’s a cashback casino, high roller or a free casino money.

Below are the different types of online casino bonuses together with its special advantages and requirements.
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Some European Countries: No to Gambling

Some European Countries: No to Gambling

April 8th, 2011

Several European countries are currently in different levels of having a competitive regulated set up of online gambling in their location. However, some European countries not only resist this trend but are also even going all out to remove gambling in an online casino from their jurisdictions. Some of these European countries like Poland, Netherlands and Cyrpus have been in the news for the past week.

In Poland, anti – online gambling stance has been maintained by the government through releasing a draft revision to its gambling legislation that confirms bans on all forms of gambling online, except sports betting. Strong punitive measures against illegal and unlicensed operators of online gambling and also those within Poland who promote or support online gambling activity  at unauthorized sites are the advocates of the draft law.

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Virgin Casino launched Harry Potter Promotion

Virgin Casino launched Harry Potter Promotion

April 5th, 2011

It is true that JK Rowling has made a wonderful masterpiece that truly captured the attention of most people. But perhaps, only few of us knew that Harry Potter would also be a prospect for the online gambling industry.

Virgin Casino, one of the popular online casino sites today, is believed to be the first one to launch a promotion that is inspired by the Harry Potter movie. The movie that was based on the seventh Harry Potter book – Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, is being made in two parts. The first part has been released last week. Given by the fan following of Harry Potter the movie will draw in the crowds. Virgin Casino announced: “Get your wands at the ready because we’ve conjured a spell-tacular promotion last 15th November and Sunday 21st November!”
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Brad Pitt Loves Poker More Than His Adopted Children?

Brad Pitt Loves Poker More Than His Adopted Children?

April 1st, 2011

Going off on a parenthesis – and – comma – drenched talk about Brad Pitt, poker, adopted kids and Angelina Jolie, Brad Pitt  has excellently put the “brad” in Bradgelina, as well in Bradifei, Brradyneth, Bradliette and Bradbin, and to some degree any girl he likes wanted to put the Brad in. And of course he put the Pitt in CloonPitt. Brad Pitt happens to be a usual poke player and is currently filming the Vegas centric crime caper, Ocean’s 13 which is a sequel to Ocean’s 12 which is the 12th installment in the Ocean’s franchise. Anyway, word has it that the said Ocean’s film producer Jerry Weintraub was kind enough to make an exclusive on – set poker lounge for Brad and his co – stars George Clooney and Matt Damon. Weintraub sais that “It was inspired by Frank Sinatra and Rat Pack, guys I hung around with all my life, who made the original Ocean’s Eleven.”
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Online Gambling Ban Bill Approved in Cyprus

Online Gambling Ban Bill Approved in Cyprus

March 29th, 2011

Cyprus is a small island country which is a home to numbers of online gambling companies  an island in the Mediterranean. Their government stay committed to blocking or banning the online gambling, with the cabinet passing the said rapidly moving drafted bill.

Last Tuesday, the associated press has been told by the Deputy Government Spokesman Christos Christofides that the bill – which still requires legislative approval – will lessen vague provision under the existing law which have turned a growing online gambling business in the country into a “social wound.”
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Online Casino Gambling Booming in Macau

Online Casino Gambling Booming in Macau

March 25th, 2011

Summarized article based from the news at OnlinePoker.Net; The article below discusses the growth of casino gambling in Macau. Credits to the Original Source of the Article.

Since 1850s when the government of Portuguese legalized the activity in the colony, gambling in Macau has been legalized. Macau has been known all over the world as the “Monte Carlo of the Orient” since then.

The biggest revenue generator in Macau is the gambling tourism which makes up about 50% of the economy. Chinese nationals from the mainland and Hongkong largely make up the visitors. In 2007, Macau overtook Las Vegas Strip in gaming revenues with the advent of huge foreign casinos from Las Vegas and Australia.

Generally, Gambling in Macau can be categorized into three, casino games, horse racing and greyhound racing. Sports betting and lotteries are also available. However, nowadays, Macau does not allow online gaming operations such as online casino sites.
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Gambling at the Movies

Gambling at the Movies

March 22nd, 2011

Many of both land based and online casino gamblers usually not only enjoy gambling alone but also love getting involved with some other activities that with an involvement to gambling and one example for this is watching a gambling movies.

Ocean Eleven is one of the best gambling movies that was watched by many so we provided a review about it for those who still didn’t watched the movie and also for those who want to reminisce the movie.
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About Three Quarts of Britain Adults Are Into Gambling

About Three Quarts of Britain Adults Are Into Gambling

March 21st, 2011

The article below is an excerpt from Telegraph.co.uk entitled “Problem gamblers increase as betting becomes more mainstream in UK.”

According to an independent report released today by the Gambling Commission, more people are getting involved in gambling. In the said report, it shows that about three quarters  or 73% of adults in Britain gambled in the previous year up from 68% in 2007. Common reasons of the huge majority of gamblers say that they get involved in gambling “because it’s fun” and “for the chance of winning big money”. As shown on the The British Gambling Prevalence Survey 2010, the British public take part in a wide extent of activities with still only a comparatively small portion of online gambling.
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Poker Pro, Phil Laak Breaks Guinness Book of World Records

Poker Pro, Phil Laak Breaks Guinness Book of World Records

March 17th, 2011

This is an excerpt from the article in Best Poker Rooms; An Interview with Poker Pro Phil Laak in achieving Guiness Book of World Records.

Philip “Phil” Laak was born on September 8, 1972, grew on the East Coast of the United States and now residing at Los Angeles and California. He is now an internationally recognized professional poker player holding a World Poker Tour (WPT) Title, a WSOP bracelet and also a regular on televised poker shows like Poker After Dark and High Stakes Poker. He is known for his iconic look at the poker table, he always wears sunglasses  and a hooted sweatshirt pulled over his head. His animated personality, joke at the tables and interest in joining in sometimes unusual propositional bets have also contributed to his fame.

On June 7 last year, “the Unabomber”, Phil Laak broke the world record for the most hours of poker played in one sitting after 115 hours. Setting a world record and having that record formally confirmed by the Guinness Book of World Records are a meaningful achievements and Laak reached both with an acceptance of his 201- sessions as an official world record this week.
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Merging of Online Casino Operators

Merging of Online Casino Operators

March 14th, 2011

An excerpt from recentpoker.com news:

As summarized; The online casino gambling industry is growing and developing rapidly and in terms of finances, this current year seems to  be an impressive year. It has been predicted by some of the industry experts that 2011 will be the top choices for stock market investors.

The investors interest has been stimulated by the recent merger of several online casino companies. The enormous billion dollar deals that has been created will be some of the largest online casino gambling operators in existence and proves that the industry is a safe bet on the stock exchange.

Today, other online casino companies in the industry are trying hard to make similar agreements. The perspective of joining with another company guarantee a bigger market share for online casino gambling operators and it also means that an additional source of funding can be provided by the stock market investors.

Online casino companies become more attractive to investors as it grows larger and larger and this is the right time to invest. It would be wise to purchase in online casino gambling companies that are on the approach of merging or expanding wherein the stock prices are still low.
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