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Facebook Rolls Dice With Online Gambling
2012-08-07 13:52:24

John Neumann for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Are you ready to use real money to play games on Facebook? A new game available from the social network is launching a virtual bingo machine that offers real cash prizes for users in the UK, for now. Facebook insists the games, Bingo & Slots Friendzy, and its controls will prevent anyone aged under 18 from gambling. The move however, is likely to provoke concern from parents whose children spend vast amounts of time on the site....

PokerStars Settles $731 Million Suit With Justice Department, Acquires Full Tilt Poker
2012-08-01 11:19:12

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The world´s largest online poker company has agreed to pay more than $730 million in a settlement of a US government investigation charging the company used fraudulent methods to process payments and evade US restrictions on Internet gambling, according to officials involved in the case. A federal judge approved the $731 million settlement, which will be paid up by British-gambling firm PokerStars. In the settlement, the US...

2012-07-20 23:02:39

The Horse and Sports Betting industry in Australia is undergoing significant change, as governments abandon their holdings in state-based TAB operations to effectively develop a national wagering market. Private betting websites are also gaining a greater foothold in the market, due to changing consumer demand and preferences, and improved access to betting websites. For these reasons, industry research firm IBISWorld has updated its report on the Horse and Sports Betting industry in...

2012-07-03 23:01:20

Impressive line-up in place for conference in Milwaukee Washington, DC (PRWEB) July 03, 2012 From teens to veterans to seniors to Internet gambling and much, much more, the focus will be on problem and compulsive gambling at the 26th National Conference on Problem Gambling. More than 400 people are expected to attend the conference July 13-14, 2012 at the Hyatt Regency, Milwaukee.     “Most people probably don´t think about the fact that the young adults of...

Word of the Day
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.