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12 November 2017

Top Poker Player Loses $10 Million in ‘Edge-Sorting’ Court Case

Phil Ivey, a professional poker player whose achievements include ten World Series of Poker bracelets and a World Poker Tour Title, has lost a long-running court case against Genting Casinos UK for $10.2 million in unpaid earnings. The American 40-year-old is one of the world’s most successful professional gamblers, earning himself the unofficial title of the ‘Tiger Woods of Poker’. …

12 November 2017

Playtech Shares Plummet Amidst Malaysia Crackdown and UK Betting Machine Controversy

Playtech, the gambling software company behind thousands of gaming websites and fixed-odds betting machines, has issued a profit warning which has caused its shares to drop by 20%. The firm, based on the Isle of Man and founded by Israeli magnate Teddy Sagi, has stated that annual profits are set to be 5% lower than expected: this means an over …

03 November 2017

A Winning Ticket in an Old Shirt and Spain’s Mysterious Big Winner: All the Winnings News this Week

Everyone dreams of winning the lottery, and for many who regularly buy tickets, avidly checking the numbers is part of the excitement. This was not the case for 68 year-old Jimmie Smith from New Jersey, who had a stack of unchecked tickets piled up in an old shirt in his closet. When an appeal for the winner of an unclaimed …

27 October 2017

Gambling Industry Betting Big on Japan’s New Casinos

Macau could have some serious competition for the gaming capital of Asia in the next few years: Japan is planning to legalise gambling in the spring of 2018, an opportunity which the biggest players in the industry are extremely excited about. Las Vegas Sands and MGM have claimed they are willing to invest up to $10 billion in new casino …

09 October 2017

Euromillions Biggest Jackpot ever and 13 New UK Millionaires

The Euromillions Jackpot is now the highest it’s ever been, with the record-breaking €190 million (approximately £168 million) maximum prize currently on offer. The jackpot rolled over on Tuesday 2nd of October, and has now reached its maximum value, where it will stay for the next four draws before it has to be won. The current Euromillions record is held …

09 October 2017

Macau Keeps Winning Big With Gambling

Macau has now been steadily increasing its gambling revenue for 14 months. The territory’s growth surpasses the Chinese 6.5% national target, with revenues currently sitting at $2.7 billion. As an autonomous territory, Macau is famous for being the only place in China with legalised gambling and the main Asian hub for gaming tourism. This has allowed it to become the …

09 July 2017

NetEnt keeps giving away jackpots, and founder of Playtech gets bumper profit

A famous manufacturer of digital games for gambling industry reported last week about another jackpot in the sum of €7,5 million hit on one of the most popular slots – Hall of Gods. With this win, a lifelong payoff reached €80 million. Company representatives reported that the win took place on online Folkeautomaten venue belonging to “GemeOn”. A happy winner is a 47-year …

01 July 2017

Three-time lottery winner!

  The middle of June turned to be a really lucky month for a man from Ontario, Canada. On June 14 PaulHindo, a fan of lotteries hit the jackpot playing Lotto 6/49 and won $22 million! This gamer immigrated to this northern country from Iraq in 1972 bringing his wife and small children with. He had to start his life from nothing …

25 June 2017

$447,800.00 in Powerball or €153,800.00 in EuroMillions – what would you prefer?

  It was a quiet Saturday night on June 10 when the marathon on increasing the sum of the main prize in a mega-popular American Powerball lottery came to an end. It lasted 70 days within which 20 drawings were organised. Since April 5, 2017 the sum of the jackpot increased from $40 million up to an incredible sum of $447,8 million …

18 June 2017

€3 700 000 in Tipico – another win from Mega Moolah

  It’s been a while since we could really impress you with a selection of mega-wins. Please accept our apologies and let us surprise you with an unusual jackpot that was won within the last 6 months. It’s been less than a month since a progressive prize-pool in the sum of €8,000.00 was won in mobilecasino Tipico. Plus, quite recently one more …

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Lotteries have been around for centuries, and are popular the world over. After all, who doesn’t dream of buying a ticket and winning enough money to buy a house, go on vacation, or simply quit your job? The best lotteries around the world come in all shapes and sizes, but what they all have in common are the millions of …

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Friday 13 – Lucky Day for Lottery Winners!

She is only 24 years old, but she is already the owner of the biggest win in Michigan Lottery. Kelsey Zachow bought a lottery ticket on Friday, the 13th, but checked it only after 11 days. Now she can say that Friday the 13th is her happiest day – it was the day she won ….. $ 66 millions!!! This …

Your Lucky Numbers in July!

  No matter how sceptical you can be to different predictions and superstitions, in summer when the sun is reflected in the water when the magic of travel is always around you when everyone becomes more easy-going, there appears a hope for a miracle, for magic things and unbelievable twists of fate. We start believing in Luck, listening to the …

Gambling horoscope – June 2017

  Summer is here, and this long awaited time of the year sweeps off the feet all dreamers and gambling fans who’ve been waiting for a long time for new adventures and exciting opportunities. Fun, entertainments, pleasure – holiday atmosphere is here all the time and will last for 3 more months. We know that for sure because the Stars …