Online Casino and Gambling News: September 2011

Dutch Gambling Legislation In Jeopardy

Gambling expansion in the Netherlands may be blocked by Dutch MPs unless action is taken by the government to fight gambling addiction.

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Mega Fortune Jackpot Surpasses 10 Million Euros

Net Entertainment's popular slot game Mega Fortune keeps seeing its massive jackpot grow, with the grand total now surpassing €10 million.

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More Calls For Lower French Gambling Tax

More and more calls are being made for the French government to lower its online gambling tax, which many see as a barrier for legitimate gambling companies wishing to enter the market.

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Betfair Releases First Quarter Results

Online wagering company Betfair has released its first quarter financial results with few surprises and a promising start to the second quarter.

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888 Warns Of Potential Cash Swap Scam

Online gaming site 888 has warned its customers of a potential scam that is taking place on its popular poker forums.

A statement released by the company says: "Certain individuals are approaching poker members via forums, and requesting a swap of funds via money transfer. The individual may offer a high amount of funds into your poker account, in return for a lesser amount to their e-payment account, or alternative poker brand account.

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Pokerstars' 2011 World Championship of Online Poker Underway

Pokerstars' 2011 World Championship of Online Poker (WCOOP) began Sunday with over 17,000 players taking part so far.

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Betfair suffers DNS attack

Online betting exchange Betfair found itself the victim of a DNS attack by a group of hackers calling themselves "TurkGuvenligi".

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PokerStars Gets Seized Account Back

PokerStars has reached an agreement with the U.S. Department of Justice that will see the troubled poker site's funds released from a bank account.

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Popular Land Slot "Black Knight" Goes Digital

WMS Gaming Inc . announced the digital release of its popular land based slot "Black Knight". The video slot is a 5 reel, 30 payline which also boasts free spins, expanding wilds, multipliers, scatters and a four tier Jackpot Party progressive jackpot. The theme for the game is medieval, and features a knight fighting for his kingdom, his love, and wealth.

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Parlay Entertainment Sells Off Assets

Online gambling developer Parlay Entertainment has announced that it has sold a majority of its assets to M Projects Assets S.A. (MProjects) in a deal which was completed on September 1st.

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