Skill gaming fans will find a new and advanced version of the popular game Yatzy (more commonly known to English speakers as Yahtzee) now available at Bwin, branded 'Maxi Yatzy'. The game is a revved-up version of the original game and now offers six dice as a key feature as well as several other new elements.
Last week's news that the Tasmanian government had taken Tote Tasmania off the selling block and intended to restructure it for international operations has been followed by reports that Swedish mobile gambling company Mobenga has inked a deal with the company.
Online gambling software provider Microgaming has followed its release of ten online bingo side games over October and November this year with a further five for its operators in time for the festive season.
It looks as if another major television program is on the cards in the United States, with CNCB promoting a documentary titled "The Big Business of Illegal Gambling." The network is not specific on whether the presentation will include online gambling, but it appears likely given the widespread coverage that Barney Frank's efforts to legalise the pastime has achieved recently.
With sports bodies, regulators and law enforcement all focusing on recent football scandals in Europe, an Internet betting company executive stepped forward this week to assure that Internet operators are one of the safest bets around.
Amercan talk show host and high profile newcomer to the world of online poker, Montel Williams, is being sued for breach of contract and other claims after an online poker venture turned sour, reports WBBM780.com.
The Isle of Man-based online gambling software provider Playtech plc has acquired skill games provider Gaming Technology Solutions for an initial €10.8 million, with further amounts based on performance over the next two years capped at €21.6.
Making the headlines in Melbourne, Australia this week is the case of Harry Kakavas, a property developer who claimed that the Melbourne Crown Casino exploited his gambling problem with the result that he dropped A$30 million between 2005 - 2006.