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2014-01-15 12:23:22

First U.S. lottery to sell tickets via an app CHICAGO, Jan. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Illinois Lottery has unveiled a mobile app where consumers can play Mega Millions, Powerball, and Lotto from their smart phone, check winning numbers and jackpots and, for the first time, even find a nearby retailer. The free app is available for download on iOS and Android devices and is the first of its kind in the United States offering any Illinois adult the chance to purchase lottery tickets via an...

2014-01-14 16:23:18

? December 2013 New Jersey Online Data Show Borgata/PartyPoker Network Establishes Leading Market Share of 45% ? LAS VEGAS, Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boyd Gaming Corporation (NYSE: BYD) today provided the following statement regarding the December 2013 online gaming data release by the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20030219/BOYDLOGO) Keith Smith, President and Chief Executive Officer of Boyd Gaming, said: "We are...

2014-01-13 08:24:55

LAS VEGAS, Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Best Bet on Sports, America's leading sports handicapping website, is proud to announce a company record of $120,020 in profits in 2013, beating out $114,000 in profits in 2012. "2013 was our most profitable year in company history," explains Managing Partner Mike Byrd. "Football in 2013 had $32,000 profit down from last year's record setting $40,000. We made up for it in basketball and baseball averaging well over $10,000 a month with...

2014-01-13 08:24:34

WEST TRENTON, New Jersey, January 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- 888.com, a leading global online gaming entertainment company, and operator of New Jersey licensed us.888Poker.com, is excited to offer its players free tournaments every hour - 24/7 [http://us.888poker.com/promotions/freeroll-every-hour ], with a $50,000 weekly guaranteed prize pool. Starting January 13th all us.888poker.com registered players will receive 24 free tickets for use in guaranteed prize...

2014-01-08 16:24:07

'Words with Friends' mirrors popular virtual game CHICAGO, Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Illinois Lottery released new instant games this month. Match 3 Tripler, $100 Frenzy, Words with Friends, Jokers Wild, and Fabulous Fortune offer players a chance to win big prizes ranging from $3,000 to $4 million. These five games join popular instant games like Wild Cherry Tripler and ongoing numbers games like Lotto with Extra Shot. (Logo:...

2014-01-07 08:41:10

LONDON, January 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Industry-leading and award-winning provider of turnkey sports betting solutions, SBTech, has signed an exclusive deal with leading Mexican land based bookmaker Operadora General de Entretenimiento SA de CV which operates Ganabet.mx. Licensed and regulated in Mexico, Ganabet.mx will replace their entire legacy sport system with SBTech's powerful turnkey platform. The new partnership will see SBTech provide Ganabet.mx full turnkey...

2014-01-07 08:38:57

NEW YORK, Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Joint statement by: Michael K. Fagan, career federal prosecutor and post-911 anti-terrorism coordinator active in investigating and prosecuting illegal offshore online commercial gambling enterprises; Earl L. Grinols, distinguished professor of economics at Baylor University, former senior economist for the President's Council of Economic Advisers; Jim Thackston, software engineer with a background in the aerospace, manufacturing and energy...

2014-01-06 12:28:09

TOPEKA, Kan., Jan. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gambling disorders complicate the lives of millions year-round--but for many facing a gambling issue, the lingering financial strain of the holiday season can cause already significant impulses to increase. This can take a toll on both individuals and their families. In partnership with the Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services (KDADS), ValueOptions(®), Inc., a health improvement company specializing in mental and emotional...

2014-01-03 12:23:51

Players over 18 Invited to Visit Lottery Booth at Farm Show Complex HARRISBURG, Pa., Jan. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "Moola" is the new, cow-themed, $1 Pennsylvania Lottery instant game paying tribute to the Pennsylvania Farm Show. It is available at the Farm Show and at Lottery retailers statewide. Moola offers 20 top prizes of $5,000 and players can win up to five times on each ticket. Scratch to reveal a "COWBELL" (CWBELL) symbol and win the prize shown under it. Reveal...

2013-12-27 16:20:27

LONDON, December 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- USA: Some industry observers believe fear will grip the United States in 2014; the fear of individual states being left behind in the great online gambling race. The situation will mimic the newly regulated markets in Europe, in which one or two dominant players emerge while the rest struggle hard just to break even. Bwin.party...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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