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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...


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Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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