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2014-03-03 08:39:49

Board passes resolution recognizing March as "Problem Gambling Awareness Month" HARRISBURG, Pa., March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Recognizing the effects problem gambling can have on people, the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board passed a resolution recognizing March as "Problem Gambling Awareness Month" and encouraged all citizens to learn more about the signs of problem gambling and to help spread the message about the availability of treatment. "The PA Gaming Control Board's Office...

2014-02-28 08:23:43

MANCHESTER, England, February 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The combined funds for Saturday's totescoop6 will be over one and a quarter million pounds. The Win Fund has rolled for two weeks while the Bonus Fund has not been won for exactly six months. Betfred boss Fred Done, who created Britain's first betting shop millionaire when Stuart Boland from Cadishead, Greater Manchester, won the Scoop6 in October 2004, added, "The Scoop6 will smash the million pound...

2014-02-27 12:26:40

DUBLIN, February 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dublin - Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/bwkwvb/mobile_the) has announced the addition of the "Mobile: The Future of Interactive Gambling" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/bwkwvb/mobile_the ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Growth is forecast to be many times that of any other interactive or land based gambling channel:...

2014-02-26 23:00:17

Gambling is all around - learn to protect yourself, protect your family and navigate problem gambling. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) February 27, 2014 The prevalence of gambling today is woven into everyday life - from weekly poker nights, to Internet games, to bingo parlors, to Sunday football, even the phrase “I bet you…” that is commonly used in our language. Gambling is occasional and fun for most adults, but for 6 to 8 million Americans it negatively affects finances, work, and...

2014-02-26 08:25:52

LONDON, February 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Calling all Ant & Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway fans - how would you like go to the actual show and meet Ant & Dec! This exciting offer is just one of many great player promotions as the U.K's leading online Bingo brand, GalaBingo.com celebrates entering the second half of an exclusive two-year partnership with one of ITV's flagship weekend shows. This follows yet another exclusive gaming team-up with ITV's iconic...

2014-02-25 08:29:04

Big Fish Casino Only Casino App to Achieve Top-Ten Grossing 2013 App Ranking from Apple on Both iPhone and iPad in 2013 SEATTLE, Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Big Fish, world's largest producer of casual games, today announced that its chart-topping, free-to-play mobile game, Big Fish Casino, now includes a real-time social Craps game. Big Fish Casino is the first digital casino to offer synchronous play in a mobile Craps game, a feature many experienced digital casino players have been...

2014-02-24 23:20:41

The growing popularity of casino gambling among older adults is contributing to increases in problem gambling among the nation’s aging population, according to Seniors in Casino Land, a newly released report by Amy Ziettlow, an affiliate scholar at the Institute for American Values, a New York City think tank. New York, NY (PRWEB) February 24, 2014 Older Americans, once content with church bingo, are flocking to casinos to play the slots. Since the mid-1970s, the number of seniors...

2014-02-24 16:27:52

SuperLive(TM) Enables Bettors to Wager on In-Game Events as they Unfold in Real Time LAS VEGAS, Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Metric Gaming LLC, a leading provider of sportsbetting products and services, today announced a SuperLive(TM) licensing agreement with Ocho Gaming. Metric will initially provide its SuperLive(TM) products for Liga MX (Mexico) and Primera Division (Peru) as Ocho Gaming rolls out its online gaming platform across Latin and South America. Additional regions,...

2014-02-24 12:23:07

NEW YORK, Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Older Americans, once content with church bingo, are flocking to casinos to play the slots. Since the mid-1970s, the number of seniors visiting casinos has more than doubled, a rate surpassing other age groups. In 2012, more than half of people visiting a casino were age fifty or older. The growing popularity of casino gambling among older adults is contributing to increases in problem gambling among the nation's aging population,...

2014-02-24 08:24:35

LONDON, February 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Playtech, the international designer, developer and licensor of software and services for the online, mobile, TV and land-based gaming industry, is pleased to announce that one of its top licensees, Coral Interactive, has launched Playtech's Mobile Poker solution. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120515/531552 ) This launch is an extension of Coral Interactive's current Poker offering, allowing their players...


Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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