GAMBLING NEWS


Welcome at the gambling news section. This page offers visitors the latest news about existing and new deposit options, and the latest developments on poker, bingo, casino and sportsbook websites. Everything that is important for online gamblers is listed on this page. The news items on gambling deposits are always related and up to date to a certain payment option like Ecocard or are related to one of the gambling providers like PKR poker. Mainly the news items will have a combination of a deposit option together with a provider,  these pages are found with a link in the news items and look like this: Intercash Sportsbook. There could also be some important news about advertisers on our website like Maria Bingo and in this case there will be a whole news item related to this subject. The messages are ranked on date and by using the button at the bottom of the page, you are able to browse through all published messages.

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Apr 6, 2009 - The economic downswings start pounding on Internet gaming companies

In the footprints of last year’s great recession a lot of companies starts to struggle with their finances and has been forced to start cutting costs. The cost cut that has been done has mainly been focused on reducing the staff and reorganize the workforce. Some of the companies hit is Partygaming who was rumored to make over 100 over their employees redundant has been forced to reduce their workforce by 90 staff from 317 to 227. Another Gibraltar based company Mansion LTD has fired 56 employees from last August reported figures of 149 to Februarys 93.

Apr 5, 2009 - PKR expands with more 3D poker games

The much innovative poker room PKR who took the online poker world by storm when introducing their 3D version of the popular gambling game is now to release more ways of playing poker on the computer with a real live feel. Marketing director of PKR Simon Podger recently announced that two more poker games is on the way to back up Texas Hold’em. The two new games coming in is Pot-limit Omaha and Omaha 8 a split pot version of the regular Omaha. The game of Omaha has really become the new playground for many poker players looking for a softer game.

Apr 4, 2009 - More Online game rooms take advertisement space in the UFC octagon.

As the Gambling Deposit crew earlier reported the Ultimate Fighting Championships has relaxed its previous hard view on online gambling companies to take part in sponsoring of the UFC. The UFC opened up for a big sponsorship from Full Tilt Poker late last year due to the economic recession. Now after a few months of free space for Full Tilt Poker to sponsor they are getting some competition in the marketing campaigns by the all American poker site with 11 time WSOP bracelet winner Phil Hellmuth as a spokesperson, Ultimate Bet .

Apr 3, 2009 - David Carruthers, former CEO of BetonSports pled guilty.

The former CEO from BetonSports have pled guilty to the count 1 charges of the RICO act. The charges is about taking part in illegal orginaztion, in this case taking bets from us citizens via telephone and on the internet. By taken bets from citizens living in United States of America David and BetonSports plc have violated the section of Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act (UIGEA) within the Safeport act. By violating the Safeport act Mr. Carruthers can receive a sentence up to 5 years in prison but has agreed not to appeal if the sentence won’t exceed more than two years and nine months.

Apr 2, 2009 - Team PokerStars Pro expand with two new players

The online poker room Pokerstars has announced that they are expanding their already very strong team of poker players Team Pokerstars Pro. The new players coming in and joining already signed poker mega stars like Daniel Nagreanu, Barry Greenstein, Greg Raymer and World Series of Poker main event champions Chris Moneymaker and Joe Hachem is the Norwegian poker player Johnny Lodden and team captain of Mexicos poker team that competed in the Pokerstars World Cup of Poker V. Juan Carlos Alvarado.

Apr 1, 2009 - Unibet, Ladbrokes, Expekt and Betsson takes on the Swedish gambling monopoly.

The readers of Dagens Nyheter the largest morning newspaper in Sweden where surprised to find a big full page add about how the online gambling companies think about the monopoly all paid by four of the markets biggest online gambling companies Expekt, Ladbrokes Betsson and Unbet. The add is based on a quote from Les Miserables by the famous French author Victor Hugo “There is nothing like dream to create the future” and the message to the reader is that with a free market of online gaming there will be better odds, better service and a lot larger range on what the player can play on.

Mar 31, 2009 - The European Union blames United States to break against W.T.O

The United States of America is targeted by some hard criticism from the European Commission in its handling of the online gambling industry. According to The European Commission, the internal marketing regulatory organ within the European Union the laws enforced by America regarding Internet Gambling, such as sportsbook, casino, poker and bingo games are inconsistent with the World Trade organizations rules. But before any action sanction by the W.T.O The European trade officials has stressed a round of negotiations with the United States.

Mar 30, 2009 - Playtech shows a positiv result, up 70% for 2008

Despite the credit crunch and banks collapsing in every corner of the globe the online gamblers keep on playing more than ever. The software company Playtech owner of the popular online casino site Europa Casino, the well renowned poker room Titan Poker and the well visited bingo hall Bingo Day, released the Full-year audit for last year. The Isle of Man based company had a tremendously good year 2007 and with the economic setback all around the world the expectations of the report on the 2008 results where surprisingly low.

Mar 29, 2009 - Braveheart will return to your screen, now as a videoslot.

The famous character William Wallace portrayed as Braveheart in the 1995 box office hit will be turned in to a video slot. The software developer Cryptologic has struck a deal with Paramount Digital Entertainment to develop new videoslots based on numerous of their movie characters. The first of the characters to be turned in to a videoslot is expected to be Mel Gibson middle age Scottish hero Breavheart. This game should be ready to hit the market in the third quarter of 2009 with more games to follow, based on movie personalities like Beowulf, Beverly Hills Cop, Ghost and Forrest Gump.

Mar 28, 2009 - Jenson Button is the predicted winner of Australian Grand Prix

As Gambling Deposit previously has reported the Austrian sports book company Bwin is sponsoring the new Formula 1 team Brawn formerly Honda. The expectations of their own team are pretty high and they give very low odds of Brawn winning the construction cup of the F1 circus. Brawn has answered up very well to these expectations since there drivers Jenson Button and Rubens Barrichello took the both front positions on the grid in the qualifiers this morning. Button took the pole position whilst Berrichello had the qualifications fastest Lap.

Mar 27, 2009 - Unibet open returns and this time in Portugal

The well renowned Unibet Open poker tournament is returning once again and this time it will be held in the beautiful sunny surroundings of the Portuguese city of Vilamoura May 14 – 17. This will be the 6th appearance for the tournament since the beginning in Warsaw December 2007. The growth of the event is enormous. The first tournament attracted just over 120 players and accumulating a grand prize of 159.000 PLN (about €44125) this has grown to 360 participants with a grand prize of €135.000 last event in Budapest three weeks ago.

Mar 26, 2009 - The Ultimate Fighting Championships bans Full Tilt Poker from advertising.

Full Tilt Poker has recently been very aggressive in branding around the UFC (Utlimate Fighting Championships). Full Tilt Pokers is seen sponsoring everything from separate fighters with branding on shorts t-shirts and hats to being a top shelf sponsor of the fight company. This has been a good way for Full Tilt Poker to target there demographic marketing group in a specific way. UFC that until recently had a strict policy against online gaming companies has let Full Tilt Poker roam free, but that seems to come to an abrupt end.

Mar 19, 2009 - Moneybookers report 88 percent growth

Moneybookers the online payment system provider reported and released in the 2008 financial reports that the annual growth has raise with 88 percent against 2008. The growth is orginating from the succesful rise in number of account holders and the ever growing merchant network. Moneybookers now hold over 5,9 million moneybookers account holders all over the world and these accounts make it for consumers and merchants possible to transfer save and secure money online without showing any details to other parties.

Mar 17, 2009 - Click and Buy start accepting cash money funding

Click and Buy one of the many online payment providers and viritual wallets starts accepting cash from there UK customers. Click and Buy feels the competion of companies who offer cash payment on the internet and introduced a new feature to the e-wallet wich makes it possible to load fund into Click and Buy trough one of the 30,000 Payzone points in the UK. The only thing UK Click and Buy customers have to do is buy voucher at one off the Paypoint zones and the cash moeny can be added instantly to the ClickandBuy account.

Mar 12, 2009 - Full Tilt Poker lowers first deposit

Full Tilt Poker is targeting from today on the lower stakes players and offers poker clients who does not have made a deposit yet the oppertunity to deposit from $10 instead of the higher $50 they had as a deposit minimum. By lowering the first deposit limit Full Tilt Poker hopes to attrack big summs of smaller players who get big or bigger during their poker lifetime. By lowering the deposit limit Full Tilt is trying to let player cross the bridge from "Play Money" players to real money players. The deposit minimum is not only for new player who have never made a deposit but is also available to excisting players on the Full Tilt network.